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Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Claiborne, Thelma Jenkins Cutno

She passed away on March 16, 2015 at the age of 87. She was a retired cafeteria cook with the Ascension Parish School System. Interment in Hopeful Triumph Cemetery.

DeArmond, David Allen

A resident of St. Amant, he passed away at his home on Monday, March 23, 2015 at the age of 65. Visitation took place at Sorrento Baptist Church on Tuesday, March 24.

Gustain Sr., Wellon "Mop"

A retired laborer and a resident of Donaldsonville, he passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 12:20 p.m. at his residence. He was 91. Burial in First Israel Baptist Church Cemetery, Belle Rose.

Johnson Jr., Isiah "Junius"

A resident of Baton Rouge, he passed away on Wednesday March 4, 2015, at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Hospice, the Carpenter House. He was 72. Interment in Prairieville Community Cemetery. He was an employee of Uniroyal Chemical Plant for many years, he later became self employed of his own construction business. He was a member of New Life Christian Fellowship.

LeBlanc, Earl J.

He passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 7:45 p.m. at his home in Gonzales, at the age of 89. He was a native of Gonzales, a WWII Army veteran and retired from LA Dept. of Transportation and Development. Entombment in Hope Haven Garden of Memory. He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a charter member of the Jambalaya Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans.

Lemmon, Donald G.

He passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015. He was 57. He was a native of New Orleans and resident of Gonzales. He was employed with GSA Consulting Engineers. He was instrumental in the Dixie Youth Baseball League. Visitation and a mass were held at St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church on Friday, March 20. Cremation followed.

Milano, Marie Catherine

A native and resident of Donaldsonville, she passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015. She was 91. She was retired from the State of Louisiana. Entombment in Ascension Catholic Church mausoleum.

Martinez, Joy D. Jones

A native of McCall Creek, MS, and a resident of Praireville, she passed away on March 16, 2015. She was 80. She was an active member of New Life Church for many years. She was the Deli Manager at Super Fresh Grocery Store and worked there for 17 years. Interment in Resthaven Gardens of Memory Cemetery.

Millet, Edgar Joseph "E.J."

A native of Livingston and a resident of St. Amant, he passed away at his home on Monday, March 23, 2015. He was 89, a retired welder/pipe fitter and a veteran of the United States Coast Guard. He graduated from Maurepas High School. Interment in Holy Rosary Catholic Church Cemetery.

Mouille, Raymond “Ray”

A devoted husband, loving father and grandfather and friend, Ray passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at the age of 60, after a brief illness. He was a resident of Prairieville and native of St. Paul, Minnesota. He was a mechanic with Boudreaux’s Automotive and U.S. Army Veteran. Ray was an avid outdoorsman and fisherman. He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Rhonda Mouille; daughters, Stephanie Bateman, Melissa Mouille, Naomi Bordelon, Rachel Bordelon, Jasmine Cochran; son, Billy Taylor; sisters, Dottie Hoyt, Dorene Guillory, Geraldine Coleman, Darlene Poppo, Angie Stermer, Bernice Bruce, and Laurie Leader; brothers, Wilbert Mouille and Darrel Mouille; and grandchildren, Mason Bateman, Brody Bateman, Elijah Mouille, Branson Brewer, Tristan Brewer, Heath and Ryan Bullard, Skylar Bordelon, Judd Bordelon, Trenton Davis, and Kennedy Bordelon. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbert Mouille and Pearl Patnode Mouille. Visiting was at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. followed by a funeral service beginning at 7 p.m. Rev. Frank Valenzano officiated. Cremation follow services. Honorary pallbearers were Virgil Chamners, Glenn Andra, Davis Boudreau, Scott Bruce, Mason Bateman, and Bill Mouille. To offer your condolences to the family please visit www.oursofh.com. To: My Sweet Heart, “You have a heart of gold and gifted hands. Gathering flowers for the Master’s bouquet. Beautiful flowers that will never decay. Gathered by angels and carried away. Forever to bloom in the Master’s bouquet.” Love You Always, Rhonda. To sign and view the family guest book, please visit www.legacy.com/weeklycitizen to offer condolences to the family.

Sagona, Harold A.

He was born on November 13, 1931, in Barton, (Outside Donaldsonville). He passed away at home on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. He is an army veteran of the Korean War, life member of Knights of Columbus Council 1087, Co-founder of Mary's Hands of Service, and retired from the Boilermakers Union. Entombment in Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church cemetery.

Sagona, Virginia

She passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015 after battleing cancer. She 69. Entombment in Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church cemetery.

Thomas, Shirley K.

She was a native of Galvez and passed away on March 14, 2015 at her home in Zachary. She was 80. Burial in Greenoaks Memorial Park.

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