New Orleans Obituaries

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  • Tuesday Jun 19 | via Murfreesboro Post 

    Margaret Sansom Henard

    She was born in Adairsville, GA to the late Farris Dewey and Mildred Sexton Sansom. Mrs. Henard was the editor of The Scope newsletter for State Farm.

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  • Tuesday Jun 19 | via The Advocate 

    Warrant in Keeven Robinson case reveals new details ...

    Leontine Moran, left, Ayana Maran, second from left, and a group of about two dozen family and friends of Keeven 'Maxx' Robinson, a 22-year-old black man who died from compressive asphyxia while being taken into custody by Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies in May, protest the slow pace of the investigation while standing outside the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office, in Harvey, La., on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

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  • Friday Jun 15 | via The Advocate 

    Fambrough: Bill Curl remembered as the 'Father' of L...

    Bill Curl never played a down of football in Louisiana. But the Cleveland native leaves behind a high school football legacy few can match.

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  • Thursday Jun 14 | via KLFY-TV Lafayette 

    First woman elected judge in Louisiana dies at 77

    The first woman elected to serve as a judge in Louisiana and first African-American to serve as chief judge of the state's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal has died. The Louisiana Judicial Council, an affiliate of the National Bar Association Judicial Council, Wednesday confirmed the Saturday death of Joan Bernard Armstrong.

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  • Tuesday Jun 12 | via KATC-TV Lafayette 

    Scandal-plagued ex-Louisiana official dead at 64

    David Peralta, who served one term as the president of Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish, has died at age 64. A parish government news release says Peralta was found dead in his home in Meraux on Tuesday. New Orleans-area news outlets report that the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's office said the death appeared to be from natural causes.

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  • Tuesday Jun 12 | via Sea Coast Echo 

    Donlee Joseph "Skeet" Gautreaux

    Donlee Joseph "Skeet" Gautreaux, 67, of Bay St. Louis, MS passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Bay St. Louis, MS. "Skeet" was a musician in New Orleans, LA, he played with Al Hurt, Pete Fountain, Fats Domino, Ernie K. Doe and many other famous musician's.

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  • Tuesday Jun 12 | via Sea Coast Echo 

    D'Ante Washington

    Funeral service will be held Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 12 noon at First Baptist Church in Kiln, MS., for D'Ante Washington age 23 of Kiln, MS. who died Friday June 8, 2018 in New Orleans, LA.

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  • Tuesday Jun 12 | via The Advocate 

    Sheriff: No foul play suspected in former St. Bernar...

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD - Former St. Bernard Parish President David Peralta plead no contest Friday, June 10, 2016, to counts of malfeasance, stalking and abuse of office, a deal that allows him to avoid jail time and be placed on probation. He also was placed on house arrest for 60 days and ordered to pay $2,500 in fines.

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  • Monday Jun 11 | via Best of New Orleans 

    The forgotten inferno: Tinderbox and the Up Stairs L...

    Meet the author Robert W. Fieseler 6 p.m. Wed. June 27 Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St. Fieseler will discuss his book along with a panel of writers and documentarians, including Clancy DuBos.

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  • Wednesday Jun 6 | via Http 

    Keith Krenz

    Keith Roscoe Krenz, 59, of Bloomfield, died Saturday, May 26, 2018 at University of Iowa Hospital of Pancreatic Cancer.

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  • Wednesday Jun 6 | via Restaurant News Resource 

    Remembering 'Miss Ella': Brennan Matriarch Dies at 92

    The National Restaurant Association honored and celebrated the life of Ella Brennan, the legendary Louisiana restaurateur, who died at age 92. The National Restaurant Association honored and celebrated the life of Ella Brennan, the legendary Louisiana restaurateur, who died at age 92. The National Restaurant Association honored and celebrated the life of Ella Brennan, the legendary Louisiana restaurateur and owner of the renowned fine-dining restaurant, Commander's Palace, who died May 31 at age 92. The matriarch of New Orleans' renowned Brennan family of restaurateurs and the city's culinary resurgence, she helped launch the careers of many notable chefs, including Emeril Lagasse, Frank Brigtsen and the late Paul Prudhomme.

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  • Tuesday Jun 5 | via WGNO-TV New Orleans 

    Former Biloxi Mayor A.J. Holloway dies at 79

    Biloxi, UNITED STATES: US President George W. Bush walks with Biloxi Mayor A.J. Holloway just a few blocks off the Gulf of Mexico 28 August 2006 in Biloxi, Mississippi. Bush, whose approval ratings have yet to recover from Katrina's aftermath, opened a two-day visit to Mississippi and New Orleans to meet with local officials and see areas that still bear scars from the killer hurricane.

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  • Tuesday Jun 5 | via NOLA.com 

    Katrina survivors know what Puerto Rico is fighting ...

    Eight months after Hurricane Katrina had mauled New Orleans with a storm surge that overwhelmed the federal levees and deluged the city, President George W. Bush was in south Louisiana on April 4, 2006, to pound a few nails at a reconstruction site in the 9th Ward and repeat his plea for Congress to approve additional money for housing and flood protection in the state. Bush also used the occasion to highlight the city's fragile recovery efforts and to urge more volunteers to join the battle.

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  • Tuesday Jun 5 | via Morning Journal 

    Daniel Allen

    He worked as a truck driver for R&J Trucking, Austintown Dairy and Deming Pump. He was a football and basketball referee for over 20 years.

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  • Tuesday Jun 5 | via WWL-AM New Orleans 

    Slaughter woman arrested and charged for murder by p...

    Googling "how common is barium poisoning" on your phone might not be a good idea if you plan on poisoning someone. That information is in the warrant for 50-year-old Meshell Hale of Slaughter, who was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the 2015 poisoning death of a Damian Skipper.

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  • Friday Jun 1 | via NOLA.com 

    Charles Downey, former Times-Picayune employee, dies...

    Charles Lyn Downey, who worked in The Times-Picayune's composing room for 47 years, died May 23 of multiple myeloma at Passages Hospice & Sanctuary in New Orleans. He was 74. A native of Lawtell, in St. Landry Parish, who graduated from Lawtell High School, Mr. Downey served two years in the Army at Fort Sill, Okla.

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  • Friday Jun 1 | via Eater 

    Chefs Pay Tribute to NOLA Restaurant Legend Ella Bre...

    Yesterday morning, Ella Brennan died at age 92. Brennan, or Miss Ella as she was best known, was a legendary figure in the New Orleans restaurant community, credited with remaking New Orleans landmark Commander's Palace into a fine dining destination and launching the careers of several notable chefs. Brennan got her start at Bourbon Street restaurant Vieux CarrA .

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  • Friday Jun 1 | via NOLA.com 

    Death rate at Baton Rouge jail 2.5 times the nationa...

    Inmates at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison are pictured Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, during a media tour of the facility. A Reuters report examined deaths of five people with mental health problems who died at the jail or after being taken from the jail to a hospital from 2012-2016.

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  • Friday Jun 1 | via Penticton Herald 

    Ella Brennan dies at 92, mentored chefs Prudhomme, L...

    Ella Brennan, who couldn't cook but played a major role in putting New Orleans on the world's culinary map, died Thursday. She was 92. "Tonight, the iconic Commander's Palace sign will not be lit," said a statement emailed from the Commander's Family of Restaurants.

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  • Friday Jun 1 | via NOLA.com 

    Ella Brennan remembered by food lovers here, around ...

    Ella Brennan , the matriarch of one of New Orleans best known restaurant families, was remembered by folks throughout the country this week. New Orleans chefs and restaurateurs who counted her as a mentor, inspiration and friend shared their thoughts.

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