Obits published Friday, March 8

Emmaleis Marie Ashworth, infant, Lakeside Funeral Home

Nathaniel “BB” Franklin Benfield, 68, Fondel Memorial Chapel

Ernest S. Benoit, 80, Johnson Funeral Home

James Doo Celestine, 68, Combre Funeral Home

Douglas “DJ” James David, 75, Johnson & Brown Funeral Home

Cyndi Caryl Gaspard, 53, Johnson Funeral Home

Emma Gillespie, 87, James Funeral Home

Mary Lewis Jackson, 100, Combre Funeral Home

Elgin Leroy Johnson, 71, Hixson Funeral Home of DeRidder

Joe Lewis Sr., 73, Fondel Memorial Chapel

Mary Carolyn “Lang” Lewis, 74, Fondel Memorial Chapel

Kathleen Gallagher Maxfield

Leona Merchant, 85, Rush Funeral Home

Ida Natali Perricone, 93, Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles

Judith Ann Knippers Riddick, 74, Labby Memorial Funeral Home of DeRidder

Dorothy Ann Savant, 77, Reed Funeral Home of Kinder

Donald Wayne Semien, 48, James Funeral Home

Alvin W Stanley, 63, Hixson Funeral Home

Rena’Delores Tademy, infant, James Funeral Home

Dorothy Jane LeBlanc Wiltz, 80, Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home

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