NEWS

Obituaries for May 26

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Brown, Sidney "Red"

He died Wednesday, May 20, at 9:45 p.m. He was 85. He was born, raised and lived in French Settlement and was a longtime member of VFW Post 3693 in Gonzales. "Red" was a retired boilermaker and member of Local 542. Interment in St. Williams Cemetery in Port Vincent.

Cedotal, Cecila

A resident of Gonzales, she died Sunday, May 24, 2009, at Gonzales Health Care Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Ascension Funeral Home, 426 W. New River St., Gonzales.

Ezell, Nellie "Billie"

A resident of St. Amant and a native of Mississippi, she died Sunday, May 10, 2009, at Jefferson Manor. Interment in New River Baptist Church cemetery, St. Amant.

Franklin-Goodgame, Delories

She died May 18, 2009 after her battle with cancer. A native of Plaquemine and a resident of Prairieville, she was born Sept. 30, 1932. She was in the trucking industry for 42 years after attending Memphis State for traffic and transportation. She was a member of the Baptist church and worked with children. Interment in Grace Memorial Park.

McAlister, Vivian Ruth

A resident and native of St. Amant, she died at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2009, at Our Lady of Lake Regional Medical Center. She was 2. Interment in Holy Rosary Catholic Church Cemetery.

Melancon, Odile Ellen Delatte

A resident of Gonzales, she passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Gonzales. She was 95 and a native of Whitehall. Visiting at St. Mark Catholic Church, Gonzales, on Thursday, May 28, from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment in Hope Haven Cemetery, Gonzales.

Mott, Betty Babin

A homemaker and a resident of Kenner, she died at 10 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2009, in Gonzales. She was 70 and a native of Gonzales. Visitation at Celebration Church, 3400 U.S. 51, LaPlace, on Tuesday, May 26, from 9 a.m. until religious service at 10:30 a.m. Interment in Jefferson Memorial Gardens, St. Rose. Arrangements by Church Funeral Services, St. Amant, (225) 644-9683.

Savoy Jr., Robbie Gabriel

He passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009, in Grand Isle. He was the operations manager at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Interment Holy Rosary Church Cemetery.

Traylor, Jeremy Joseph "J.T."

A resident of Baton Rouge and a 2009 graduate of Dutchtown High School, he passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, May 20, 2009. He was 18 and a native of Slidell. Interment in Hope Haven Cemetery, Gonzales.

Tullier, Elvina Vicknair

A resident of Sorrento, she passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Baton Rouge. She was 89 and a native of Whitehall. Visiting at St. Anne Catholic Church, Sorrento, on Tuesday, May 26, from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment in Holy Rosary Cemetery, St. Amant. She was a member of the Ladies Altar Society at St. Anne Church.

Watson, Bernadine Evelyn

A native of St. Amant and a resident of Lake Havasu City, Ariz. She was 64 and passed away unexpectedly Sunday, April 26, 2009. Interment in New River Baptist Cemetery, St. Amant. She was a 1963 graduate of St. Amant High School.