|ADAMS, DR. SAM
Died at the age of 85 on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, at Our Lady of the
Lake Regional Medical Center. A native of Webster County, Miss., he was
born March 14, 1916, the son of Sam F. Adams and Addie Eidson Adams. Preceded
in death by his parents; his first wife, Dr. Grace Boudreaux Adams; two
brothers, Josh Adams and W.J. Adams; and two sisters, Ruth Wilson and Elia
Stallings. He leaves his wife, Guillot Adams of Baton Rouge; and a daughter,
Carolyn Adams of Newport News, Va. He was a veteran of World War II. He
graduated from Delta State University in 1936 and received a master’s degree
in 1940, and a Ph.D. in education in 1951 from LSU. For three years, he
was a research physicist at the federal laboratories in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
He was a professor in the education department at LSU for 31 years from
1954 to 1985, when he retired as an alumni professor of education. He wrote
many educational textbooks and articles for professional journals. His
latest book, "People, Places, and Things," is a collection of short articles
depicting the lives of ordinary people. Many of the stories are taken from
his youth in rural Mississippi. Visitation at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East,
11000 Florida Blvd., from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Visiting at the funeral
home chapel from 8 a.m. until memorial services at 10 a.m. Monday.
BUTLER, DOROTHY YATES "MRS. SWEET"
A child-care provider and a resident of Baton Rouge, she died Saturday,
Dec. 15, 2001, at Earl K. Long Medical Center. She was 62 and a native
of Jackson, Miss. Visiting at Winnfield Funeral Home from 8 a.m. until
religious services at 10 a.m. Saturday, conducted by the Rev. Eddie Sulcer
Jr. Interment in Winnfield Memorial Park. Survived by six daughters, Junice,
Sherry, Melissa and Michelle Yates, Kathy LeDuff and Annette Crockett;
a son, Clifford Robins; and four sisters, Ernestine Brown, Pearl Higgins,
Beverly Paul and Eddie M. Richard. Preceded in death by her husband, Jessie
Butler; mother, father, a son, two brothers, a granddaughter and a stepdaughter.
CARLISLE, DOROTHY BABIN
A cosmetologist and a resident of Gonzales, she died Friday, Dec. 21,
2001, at her residence. She was 77 and a native of Cornerview. Visiting
at Welsh Funeral Home, Gonzales, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and from
3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Religious services at St. John the Evangelist
Catholic Church, Prairieville, at 10 a.m. Monday, conducted by the Rev.
Vicente Tanaligan. Interment in Prairieville Cemetery. Survived by a son,
Bobby Gene Carlisle, Houston; and two grandchildren, Tammy Martin, Magnolia,
Ark., and Amy Carlisle, Houston. Preceded in death by her husband, Henry
Carlisle; parents, Adler and Edna Cling Babin; three brothers and two sisters.
CARRAWAY, MARY IRENE DILLON
A homemaker and resident of Meadville, Miss., she died Thursday, Dec.
20, 2001, at her residence. She was 85, born Oct. 25, 1916, and a native
of Franklin County, Miss. Visiting was at Franklin Funeral Home, 901 Main
St., Meadville, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Visiting at the funeral home
from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Religious services at Siloam Baptist
Church, Meadville, at 11 a.m. Saturday, conducted by the Rev. David Crowe.
Interment in church cemetery. Survived by two sons and daughters-in-law,
Clinton E. and Nancy Carraway, Baton Rouge, and James L. and Betty Joe
Carraway, Meadville; three daughters and sons-in-law, Elrea and James Hux,
Bogue Chitto, Miss, Annell and William G. Peek, Baton Rouge, and Brenda
Carraway, Baton Rouge; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by parents, Victor and Margaret Pine Dillon; husband,
H.E. Carraway; five brothers and a grandson. She was a member of Siloam
Former owner of a chain of theaters and owner of City Drug Store in
Woodville, Miss., she died at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, at Field
Memorial Community Hospital, Centreville, Miss. She was 85, born Nov. 11,
1916, in New Roads, and a resident of Woodville. Visitation at St. Joseph’s
Catholic Church, Woodville, from 9 a.m. until religious services at 11
a.m. Saturday, conducted by the Rev. Walt Brown. Interment in Evergreen
Cemetery. Survived by four sons, Albin M. Randall Jr., James L. Randall,
Rory P. Randall and Charles E. Randall, all of Woodville; a stepson, William
Henry Catchings Jr., St. Francisville; a sister, Gwen Robillard, New Roads;
a brother, J.C. Langlois, New Roads; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her father and mother, Lionel Joseph Langlois and
Annie Savignol; husbands, Albin Major Randall and William Henry Catchings;
and two brothers, L.J. Langlois Jr. and Vernon Langlois. Pallbearers will
be James Randall Jr., Paul Randall, Al Randall, Nick Randall, Jordan Smith,
Cody Smith, Charles Canova Jr. and Travis Sharp. She was a member of St.
Joseph’s Catholic Church. Berryhill Funeral Home, Woodville, in charge
CHARLEVILLE, SR. RICHARD BARRY "DICKIE"
A retired employee with Exxon Co. USA and a resident of Belle River,
he died at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001, at Our Lady of the Lake
Regional Medical Center. He was 59 and a native of Baton Rouge. Visiting
was at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd., from 6 p.m. to
9 p.m. Friday. Visiting at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church at
1 p.m. Saturday, celebrated by the Rev. Tom Duhe. Interment in Roselawn
Memorial Park. Survived by his wife, Janice Ann Becnel Charleville; a daughter
and son-in-law, Erin and Ronnie Frioux; two sons and daughters-in-law,
Richard "Barry" Jr. and Leslie Charleville and Steven and Rhonda Charleville;
six grandchildren, Chandler and Joseph Charleville, Reagan and Ryan Frioux
and Grace and Julia Charleville; a brother, Fred S. Charleville Jr.; and
numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by his
father, Fred Charleville Sr.; mother, Ida Mae Charleville Lemoine; stepfather,
Alvin Lemoine; and a son, Jeff Charleville. Pallbearers will be Tommy,
Gene, Jimmy and Dickie Becnel, Scott and Ricky Charleville and Marshall
GARDNER, MERCEDES LEGRO "MERCI"
A resident and native of Baton Rouge, she died at 3 a.m. Friday, Dec.
14, 2001, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center. She was 91. Religious
services at Rhodes United Fidelity Funeral Home at noon Saturday. Interment
in Gilbert Memorial Park. Survived by two daughters, Eva Mae Buckney and
Yvonne Rowe; two sons, Charlie Mills and Paul Hayes; 11 grandchildren,
Toni Lynn White, John McCray, Joshua Mills, Ingrid Mills, George Mills,
Fredrick Tate, Kendrick Mills, Anita Mills, Beverly Mills, Katie Hills
of Las Vegas, Nev., and Janetta Hills of California; 18 great-grandchildren
and two great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, William
Gardner; parents, maternal grandparents, a daughter, two sisters and a
GILBERT, ELSIE BERGERON
A native and resident of Napoleonville, she died at 11:05 p.m. Thursday,
Dec. 20, 2001. She was 92, born Nov. 16, 1909. Visiting at Assumption Catholic
Church, Plattenville, from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at noon
Saturday. Interment in St. Anne Cemetery, Napoleonville. Survived by a
brother, Iven J. Bergeron; and two sisters, Hesmie Himel and Thelma Thibodeaux.
Preceded in death by husband, George Gilbert; parents, Philip and Angella
Oncale Bergeron; and a brother, Hervey Bergeron. Landry’s Funeral Home
Inc., Napoleonville, in charge of arrangements.
HEBERT, ESTELLE AYO
A longtime resident of Thibodaux, she died at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, Dec.
18, 2001, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Bluebonnet. She was 93.
Visitation at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral in Thibodaux from 9 a.m. until
Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Saturday. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ellen and Lee Shiflett;
and grandson, C. Benton Landry, all of Baton Rouge; and granddaughter,
Lauryn Landry of Atlanta. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward
Hebert Jr.; parents, Dr. Sampson A. Ayo and Annette Coulon Ayo; and a sister,
Odette Ayo Blanchard. She taught English at East Thibodaux Junior High
School for many years, then tutored at E.D. White Catholic High School
until 1990 when she moved to New Orleans to be near her daughter. She was
a resident of St. Clare Manor in Baton Rouge at the time of her death.
JONES, ALBERTA C. THOMPSON
A retired custodian with the St. Helena Parish school system and resident
of Clinton, she died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001, at Grace Health and Rehabilitation
Center, Clinton. She was 75 and a native of Staten Island, N.Y. Visiting
was at Charlet Funeral Home Inc., Clinton, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.
Visiting at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pine Grove, from 9 a.m. until
religious services at 11 a.m. Saturday, conducted by the Rev. Phillip McDaniel.
Interment in Montpelier Cemetery. Survived by her mother, Marie A. Sapp,
Advance, N.C.; a daughter and son-in-law, Laura Thompson and Darrel W.
Aucoin, Clinton; three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law, James and
Dianne Thompson, and Ralph Thompson, all of Pine Grove, Billy Johnson,
Clinton, and Janice W. Thompson; two grandsons, Darrel W. Aucoin Jr. and
wife Patricia, and Arthur Dewitt Aucoin and wife Heather; five great-grandchildren,
Trevor, Jackson, Sawyer, Karlyn and Ethan Aucoin; and a brother, Gary A.
Sapp, Advance, N.C. Preceded in death by husbands, Albert Dewitt Thompson
and Homer S. Jones; father, Albert T. Sapp; a sister, Yvonne Selfslaghs
Neal; a brother-in-law, Sibley W. Thompson and wife Dorothy P. Thompson;
and a sister-in-law, Ella Mae Johnson. Pallbearers will be Darrel Aucoin,
Dewitt Aucoin, Wayne Aucoin, T.W. Graham, David Thompson and Kirby Thompson.
She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pine Grove. Memorial
donations may be made to the family to help with funeral cost.
A retired electrician and a resident of Slaughter, he died at 4:26
a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001, at Lane Memorial Hospital, Zachary. He was
79 and a former resident of Longview, Texas. He was honorably discharged
from the U.S. Army after service in World War II. Visiting was at Charlet
Funeral Home Inc., Zachary, from 8:30 a.m. until religious services at
10 a.m. Friday, conducted by Dr. Alan Dee Einsel. Interment in Port Hudson
National Cemetery. Survived by his wife of 18 years, Alberta Meetz Maxwell,
Slaughter; two daughters, Sherry Ann Morales, Shreveport, and Rebecca Eck,
LaVista, Neb.; three sons, Jerry Maxwell, Shreveport, Jimmy Maxwell, Farmington,
N.M., and Barry Maxwell, Indianapolis; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his first wife, Vennette Miller Maxwell; a son, Ray
Maxwell; and a sister, Marie Herrick. He was a lifelong member of Veterans
of Foreign Wars in Longview.
MCMILLAN, ZILPHIA HODGESON "ZIP"
A retired supervisor for the Louisiana Rating Commission, with 35 years
of service, and a resident of Baton Rouge, she went to be with the Lord
at 4:15 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at Landmark of Baton Rouge. She was
84 and a native of Baker. Visiting at Greenoaks Funeral Home chapel, 9595
Florida Blvd., from 10:30 a.m. Monday until funeral services at 2 p.m.,
conducted by Ken Norton. Interment in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Survived
by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert K. and Kathryn McMillan, Greenwell
Springs; a daughter, Julie Burt, Cleveland; eight grandchildren and six
great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Forrest McMillan;
a daughter, Molly Stockwell; parents, Hardy and Lillie Bankston Hodgeson;
a sister and a brother. She was a member of Broadmoor United Methodist
Church and the church’s ABC group.
PERKINS, LA JEANNE W.
Passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001, at Sun Valley Health Care Center,
Harlingen, Texas. She was 79, born May 29, 1922, in Monroe to Robert and
Lavina Smart. She had been a resident of Harlingen for 20 years, moving
there from Colorado. She was a member of the Contract Bridge League, where
she served as a national master and was a member of St. Alban’s Episcopal
Church. She is survived by a daughter, Penny Perkins, Castle Rock, Colo.
Preceded in death by her husband, James H. Perkins on March 7, 2000. Memorial
services at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church at 1 p.m. Saturday, with the Rev.
David Reed and the Rev. Judy Sessions officiating. Those desiring may make
memorial donations to St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 1417 E. Austin, Harlingen,
POCHE, GERMAYER DWAYNE "DUCI"
A resident and native of Baton Rouge, he died at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec.
6, 2001. He was 24. Religious services at New Southside Funeral Home at
9 a.m. Saturday, conducted by the Rev. Leroy Williams. Burial in Southern
Memorial Gardens. Survived by his mother, Debra Kent; and father, Harry
Poche. Preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Mattie Jackson; an aunt,
Lena Winsey; and two uncles, Felton Kent and Larry Mackson. He was a 2000
graduate of Wilma C. Montgomery Center.
ROBARDS, MERLE JEAN BENNETT
A resident of Denham Springs, she died at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20,
2001, at Summit Hospital, Baton Rouge. She was 59 and a native of Livingston
Parish. Visiting at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, from 4 p.m. to
9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. until religious services at 3 p.m. Sunday,
conducted by the Rev. Paul Taylor. Interment in Beech Ridge Cemetery, Denham
Springs. Survived by her husband, Allen Robards; four daughters and two
sons-in-law, Gloria Robards, Denham Springs, Tammy Robards, Maurepas, Terrie
and Richard Brown and Shawn and Edward Stephens, all of Denham Springs;
mother, Lillian Bennett, Denham Springs; five sisters, Martha Arnold, Denham
Springs, Hilda Herrod, Santa Anna, Texas, Susie McMullan, Greensburg, Elaine
Cavalier, Walker, and Vickie Goff, Bendale, Miss.; three brothers, Bill
Bennett, Denham Springs, Joe Bennett, Satsuma, and Gary Bennett, Walker;
eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and
nephews. Preceded in death by her father, Hulion Bennett. Pallbearers will
be Johnny Herrod, Scotty Herrod, David Herrod, Billy Joe Bennett, Jason
Robards, Chris Cavalier and Corey Bennett. She was a member of Emmanuel
Baptist Church on Arnold Road.
ROBILLARD, RUTH WAUDEEN
A retired employee of The Advocate and a resident of Prairieville,
she died at 12 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at Baton Rouge General Medical
Center-Bluebonnet. She was 74 and a native of Liberty, Miss. Visiting at
Niland’s Funeral Home, New Roads, from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Religious
services at St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, conducted by
the Rev. Michael Schatzle. Interment in False River Memorial Park. Survived
by her husband, Russell J. Robillard, Prairieville; a daughter and son-in-law,
Delores and Todd Bloomfield, Prairieville; a sister, Dimple Causey, Natchez,
Miss.; a brother, Arlis Rogers, Natchez; and a grandchild.
SANCHEZ, MYRTLE BRIGNAC
A resident of Bear Island, she died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at her residence.
She was 78 and a native of Maurepas. Visitation was held at St. Stephen’s
Catholic Church from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Visiting at the church from
8 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. Saturday, conducted by the Rev.
Lee. Interment in Maurepas Cemetery. Survived by a son and daughter-in-law,
Charles and Jan Sanchez, Maurepas; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and
Collins Dupuy, Whitehall; a daughter, Dot Smiley, Lake Charles; nine grandchildren
and 18 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Paul and Rogers Brignac;
and a sister, Nita Brignac Poche Picou, all of Maurepas. Preceded in death
by husband, Renny Sanchez; five brothers, Alcide, Valmond, Lee Roy, Alfred
and Jessie Brignac; a sister, Lena May Thompson; and parents, Alcide and
Alice Berthelot Brignac. She was a member of the American Legion Post No.
58, Maurepas Auxiliary, St. Mary Catholic Church, Senior Friends, Gonzales
chapter, and AARP, Maurepas chapter. Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home,
Hammond, in charge of arrangements.
STAPLETON, PERRY GEORGE
Came into this world as a child of God on Feb. 7, 1932, and was welcomed
back in the kingdom of our father on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001. During his
journey through life he became a first class machinist, retiring from Allied
Chemical. He also served on the Baker City Council during the years of
1968-1972. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Baker, Istrouma and
Northeast lodges and Order of the Eastern Star, Baker. Visiting was at
Charlet Funeral Home Inc., Zachary, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Visiting
at the funeral home from 8:30 a.m. until services at 10 a.m. Saturday,
conducted by the Rev. Butch Taylor. Burial in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Baker. He felt his greatest accomplishment was his family. He is survived
by his wife of 50 years, Vivian Ernestine Hodge Stapleton of Baker; three
daughters and two sons-in-law, Carolyn Stapleton of Zachary, Roxson and
Duke Welch and Regina and Steve Freeman, all of Baker; seven grandsons
and a granddaughter, Jewel "Trae" Welch and Tena Welch, both of Baker,
Jason Freeman, Alexandria, Jacob Welch, Zachary, Gabriel Tate, Hawaii,
Justin Freeman and Brandon Freeman, both of Baker, and Joshua Tate, Zachary;
six great-grandchildren, Tamara, Jackie, Taryn, Chase and Caleb Welch and
Madelynn Freeman; three sisters, Jean Cole, Richardson, Texas, Larine Kirkland,
Poplarville, Miss., and Yvonne Zeringue, Slidell; and numerous nephews,
nieces and lifelong friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alex
and Pearlie Crocker Stapleton; and his brother, Buford Stapleton. Pallbearers
will be grandsons. They will carry him to his final rest, as he carried
them as children. Honorary pallbearers are his sons-in-law, Jewel E. "Duke"
Welch, Steve Freeman, Larry Langlois and his dearest friend, Stan Bellgraph,
a brother of the heart.
VARICE, MICHEAL WAYNE "SQUIRREL"
A resident and native of Baton Rouge, he died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2001.
He was 38. Religious services at New Southside Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Interment in Zachary Public Cemetery. Survived by his father and mother,
James and Rose Varice, Baton Rouge; a son, Gary Eugene McKnight; two sisters,
Vilinda and Vonetta Varice, both of Baton Rouge; and three brothers, James
Varice and Otis and Alfred Hicks, all of Baton Rouge. Preceded in death
by his grandparents, John and Idella Patty; an uncle, Alfred Patty; three
aunts, Wilda and Estella Patty and Vivian Coleman; a brother, Demetrious
A. Varice; and a nephew, Micheal Wayne Varice. He was a graduate of Tara
WILLIAMS, GERTRUDE GAYDEN "MARIE"
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, she died at 6:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001, at Southwest Medical Regional Center, McComb, Miss.
She was a resident of Summit, Miss., and a native of Baton Rouge. Survived
by her loving and devoted husband, Enoch Williams, McComb; a daughter,
Michelle L. Owens, Baton Rouge; and five stepchildren, all of Amite; a
loving father, Bishop Alfred Al Gayden; stepmother, Mary Gayden, Baton
Rouge; a granddaughter, Jaila Owens; 15 stepgrandchildren; two sisters
and brothers-in-law, Jacqueline K. and Alfred Plant Jr., Janice G. and
Matthew Nunnery; and two brothers, Jessie Kilbourne and James "Charles"
Nellon Jr., all of Baton Rouge; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her mother, Elect Lady
Eva Mae Gayden; and grandparents. Visiting at Winnfield Funeral Home from
5 p.m. Sunday until religious services at 7 p.m., conducted by Bishop T.E.
Clark. Dismissal at 10 a.m. Monday. Interment in Southern Memorial Gardens.
WILLIAMS, ISIAH "SON"
A self-employed plumber and resident and native of Baton Rouge, he
died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001, at Sterling Place. He was 71. Visiting at
Jordan United Methodist Church from noon until religious services at 2
p.m. Saturday. Interment in Hope Cemetery. Survived by two daughters, Alma
Williams and Patricia W. Albert; five sons, Desi, Cleveland, Gregory, Walter
and Malcolm Knight; two sisters, Elizabeth Augustus and Lovie Williams;
20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Winnfield Funeral Home
in charge of arrangements.
WILLIAMSON, ELOUISE THAMES
A retired employee with United Companies and a resident of Denham Springs,
she died at 4 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional
Medical Center. She was 63 and a native of Watson. Visiting was at Seale
Funeral Home, Denham Springs, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Visiting at
the funeral home from 10 a.m. until religious services at 3 p.m. Saturday,
conducted by the Rev. Mark Crosby. Interment in Live Oak Methodist Church
Cemetery, Denham Springs. Survived by her husband, Buddy Williamson; two
daughters and a son-in-law, Jan Wunstel, and Penny and Charles Powell Jr.,
all of Watson; two sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Selena Williamson
and Charles A. "Al" Jr. and Jackie Williamson, all of Watson; a sister,
Juanita Cowart, Watson; two brothers, Beverly Thames, Watson, and I.B.
Thames, Pineville; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and two
brothers-in-law, Donald Arbour and Jimmy Graves. Preceded in death by her
parents, Isrie B. and Celia Impson Thames; and two sisters, Ida Lee Arbour
and Mary Dell Graves. Pallbearers will be Bubbie Cowart, Charles Ray Thames,
Ray Thames, Dean Thames, Donnie Arbour, Barry Arbour, Timmy Thames, Tracey
Thames and Jesse Gordon. Honorary pallbearers are Jim McMorris and Ernie
Sanders. She was a member of Live Oak United Methodist Church.
WINFIELD, PEARL SMITH "MAMA PEARL"
A resident and native of Baton Rouge, she died at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Dec.
18, 2001, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. She was 91.
Visiting was at Winnfield Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Religious
services at Israelite Baptist Church at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, conducted
by the Rev. Dr. Charles Burris, Ph.D. Entombment in Greenoaks Memorial
Park Mausoleum. Survived by five daughters, Dorothy Durio, Vera Jones and
husband Alvin, Joyce Hatch, Helen Loretta Rankins and husband Arthur, and
Ruth Brown and Beatrice Jones, all of Baton Rouge; a son, Lloyd Winfield,
Minnesota; two sisters, Louise Henderson and Mary Lee Bazile; 28 grandchildren,
23 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in
death by her husband, Samuel Winfield; two sons, Edward and Samuel Winfield;
mother, Annie Bell Davis; and two sisters, Lucy Servick and Elnora Jones.