Obits published Friday, Feb. 8

Hillard “Slim” Bertrand, 57, Matthews & Son Funeral Home of Jennings

Paul Caesar, 62, King’s Funeral Home

Betty Jean Fear, 85, Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh

Florence Floyd Fontenot, 87, Combre Funeral Home

Francese Fondel Gordon, 78, Fondel Memorial Chapel

Fern H. Ford, 94, Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale

Leotha Hamilton, 59, Fondel Memorial Chapel

Jane Broussard Henderson, 83, Matthews & Son Funeral Home of Jennings

James Daniel “Punkin” January, 77, James Funeral Home

Sister Emma Bell Jacob Johnson, 100, Combre Funeral Home

Stanley C. Kent, 85, Johnson Funeral Home

Thomas “Red” Leger, 57, Fondel Memorial Chapel

Edmund Francis O’Keefe, 81, Johnson Funeral Home

Sovelia Guillory Reed, 85, Fondel Memorial Chapel

Steve Spears Sr., 88, James Funeral Home

Merle Donovan Stewart, 65, Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles

Layton “Buggie” Cole Stroud, 5, Johnson Funeral Home

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Obituaries are presented as submitted by funeral homes and other responsible parties.