We will have a beautiful memorial tribute table to all of our Alumni's that we have lost.
They will not be forgotten.


 

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Timothy Alexander

February 2nd, 1960 - May 5th, 2002

1978 West Jefferson Graduate

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Polly Theriot (Baudean)

July 27th, 1960 - July 23rd, 1987

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Gail Dillard (Beal)

July 18th, 1958 - August 10th, 2006

John Ehret Graduate 1978

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Christine Hammell (Boudreaux)

July 19th, 1960 - July 16th, 2016

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So friendly and always smiling. Never met a
stranger. Too young to leave this earth. You are
missed by so many. You fought a good fight 
but God must have needed another angel. 

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Joseph "Joey" Bourgeois-Hidalgo (Bourgeois, Jr.)

February 3rd, 1957 - May 8th, 2015

REMEMBERING

Joseph "Joey" Frank Bourgeois Jr.

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OBITUARY FOR

Joseph "Joey" Frank Bourgeois Jr.

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FEBRUARY 3, 1959 – MAY 8, 2015

Joseph “Joey” Bourgeois, Jr. entered peacefully into heaven on Friday, May 8, 2015 at home surrounded by his family. After a long illness, “Joey” has moved on to be with his lost great loves.  He joins his Mother, Shirley LeBlanc Bourgeois, his true love, Christine’s mother, Eugenie Simon Bourgeois and best friend, Roy Plaisance. He is survived by his loving daughter, Christine Marie Bourgeois, his loving and devoted father and step-mother, Joseph Bourgeois, Sr. and Norma Bourgeois, sisters, Melanie Bourgeois Hidalgo and Dana B. Cazabon (Ronnie). He leaves cherished memories to his nephew and best buddy, Anthony J. Persica (Alana), nieces, Lauren P. Bray (Cliff), Zoe and Corinne Cazabon, great niece, Coraline C. Bray and great nephew,  “Tripp” Bray. His step siblings, Naomi R. Miller (Mike), Natalie R. Cambre, L J Raffray (Wendy) and their children as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. “Joey” was a former employee of Barbe’s Dairy and Dash Lumber. He and his beloved Christine loved and celebrated all things New Orleans offers such as Saints, Mardi Gras, Festivals and was an avid “LSU” fan! The family would like to extend their thanks to West Jefferson Medical Center, Advance Medical Equipment (Robert), Eagan Hospice (Mary) and Dr. Alan Bowers and his staff especially Mary, for their kindness, compassion and excellent care. “Like knights of old we fight to hold – The glory of the Purple and Gold We’ll carry through we’ll die or do – To win this game for LSU” Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA on Monday, May 11, 2015. A Rosary will be said at 6:00 pm. Visitation from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. His interment will be private. Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.

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Rodney A Brent

June 23rd, 1960 - March 13th, 2009

West Jefferson Graduate

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From Darryl Ward on July 10th, 2018
Rodney was born June 23, 1960.  He attended Joshua Butler Elementary Shoool, Lincoln Middle School and graduated from West Jefferson High School.
Rodney attended Southern University at New Orleans for one year. He was employed at Avondale Shipyard.  Rodney married Debra Numa of Edgar, La., where he resided for years.
He leaves to mourn his wife, daughter and two grandchildren
 
 

Linda Burns (Brown)

May 20th, 1960 - March 12th, 2017

John Ehret Grad.

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She was preceded in death by her father, Melvin Lee Burns, Sr., her mother, Jessie Lee Burns; her first husband, Clyde Jefferson Robinson, Sr.; father-in-law, Ned Brown, Sr.; one son, Antonio Christopher Brown; two sisters-in-law, Kelly Ann Burns and Gwen Burns.
To honor her memories her husband, Ned Brown, Jr.; five children, one son, Clyde, Jr. (Laquanta) Robinson; four daughters, Rachele (Derrick) Blankely, Rebecca Robinson, Larena Burns, and Miracle Brown all of Bogalusa, LA; one sister, Lorie Burns of Bogalusa, LA; six brothers, Timmie (Giselle) Burns, Terry Burns, Melvin Burns, Jr., Mark (Diane) Burns, Jeffrey (Felicia) Burns all of New Orleans, LA, Alex (Marlayna) Burns of Suffolk, VA; five nieces, Tiara DeFreitas, Angel Burns, Shayday Henly, Ma’Kia Jackson and Jaiden Burns; three nephews, Timmie Burns, Jr., Skyler Burns, Jeffrey, Jr.; grandchildren, Barack, LaJonay, Aiden, LaVonn, Jerome, Autumn, Terriana Terrance; one granddaughter on the way, Mishael Robinson all of Bogalusa, LA; mother-in-law, Mrs. Bernice Brown; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Patricia Brown, Nieretta (Tony) Alexander, Minister Kenneth (Mary) Neal all of Bogalusa, LA, Georgia wise of Tucson, AZ; four God Children, Robin Gaines, Timmie Burns, Jr., Shawn Fox, Jr., and Ryan Crumedy; three special friends for life, Brenda Crumedy, Hazel Holts, Arlene Bernard; a host of grand-nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.

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Yoladis Turner (Campbell)

January 31st, 1960 - February 7th, 2008

John Ehret Graduate 1978

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From Youlanda Turner-McCullum on July 7th, 2018
 1978 SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS:
 Vice -President.... Yolandis Turner
 

Don Chauvin

January 2nd, 1960 - December 2nd, 2007

Louisiana 63rd AFJROTC Group Commander, West Jefferson High School 1978.
 

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Aprell Roberts (Clark)

April 25th, 1959 - December 27th, 2012

Graduate of John Ehret High School "1978"

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Ronald Clark

February 16th, 1960 - November 21st, 2017

West Jefferson High School

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Ronald "DJ DOC" Louis Clark passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Ochsner Medical Center surronded by family and friends.  Ronald was a graduate of  West Jefferson HS and Tulane Univ. with a Bachelors Degree in Social Studies.  He was a retired school teacher for Ruppell Academy For Advanced Studies.
Loving husband of Yvette Williams Clark, devoted father of Christophere (Tiffany) Joseph, Cameron, and Christen Clark.  Son of Margie Clark-Harris and the late Joe Louis Clark.  Stepson of Abra Harris and Alberta Clark. Brother of Brenda Clark.
Ronald was a native of Baton Rouge, LA and a resident of Marrero, LA.

 

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Loretta Marie Myles (Coleman)

November 19th, 1960 - November 29th, 1997

Graduate of John Ehret High School

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Dee Dee Powell (Cousin)

February 21st, 1960 - March 30th, 2017

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Thomas “Shaggy” (Dean)

September 20th, 1960 - August 28th, 2001

To my friend.  So sad the you are no longer with us.   

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Michael Hannibal

November 11th, 1960 - October 17th, 2000

West Jefferson 1978 Graduate

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Lisa Burmaster (Harrison)

December 2nd, 1960 - November 1st, 2009

John Ehret Graduate 1978

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Rose Marie (Pee-Wee) Moore (Jackson)

1960 - February 5th, 2000

Graduate of John Ehret High School

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Miss Jackson was born in New Orleans and lived in Algiers.  Survivors include three sons, Keshon Craig, Dion and Thaddeus Jackson Jr.; a daughter, Kadijah Craig; her mother, Ella Moore Hunter; a brother, Edward Lloyd; two step brothers, James and Ike Hunter Jr. Three sisters, Shirley L. Pickens, Angel L Felder and Verna Lloyd; and a stepsister, Patricia A. Crawford. 

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Paula Thompson (Jones)

September 17th, 1960 - March 25th, 2013

John Ehret Graduate 1978

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Torey Creath (LeRuth)

December 22nd, 1960 - June 7th, 2000

John Ehret Graduate 1978

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Barbara Collins (Mason)

1960 - January 24th, 2003

John Ehret Graduate 1978

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Barbara Lynn Mason Collins departed this life at her residence on Friday January 24, 2003 at 6:55 AM.  Devoted wife of Kim Collins.  Mother of Randell Letroyed, Edward Lucien, Dominique Marcell, Kimberly Grace and Christina Danielle Collins  Grandmother of Breanna S. Collins.  Daughter of Barbara Taylor Williams and the late Charles E. Mason Sr. 

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Kelly Porter

April 1st, 1958 - April 5th, 2015

John Ehret Graduate

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Terri Turner (Smith)

July 26th, 1958 - August 22nd, 1999

John Ehret Graduate 1978

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Terri Lynn Smith, a kindergarten teacher at Total Community Action Academy died Sunday of heart failure at Pendleton Memorial Methodist hospital.  She was 41.  Mrs. Smith was a lifelong resident of Harvey.  She graduated from John Ehret High School.  Survivors include her husband, Junius Smith Jr.: her mother, Norma Turner, two sisters, Iris A. Boyd and Yolandis Turner; and a grandmother, Hazel Turner.

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Raymond (RJ) Smith Jr

March 24th, 1960 - July 24th, 2015

RJ was a graduate of West Jefferson - Class of 1978

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Rebecca Wright (Stevenson)

October 2nd, 1960 - January 21st, 2011

John Ehret Graduate 1978

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Dennis Strohmeyer

July 15th, 1960 - February 5th, 2017

West Jefferson High School

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Dennis Joseph Strohmeyer of Gretna, LA, on February 5, 2017, 56 years old, a graduate of University of New Orleans and a former coach and teacher at Mandeville Junior High School as well as with the Jefferson Parish Public School System. He is survived by his sons, Alex Joseph Strohmeyer and Grant Michael Strohmeyer; his daughter, Jacquelyn Frances Strohmeyer; his mother, Frances Pierrottie Strohmeyer; brothers and sisters, Kathleen Strohmeyer Keppel, Susan Strohmeyer Million, Donald Joseph Strohmeyer, and Barbara Strohmeyer McGowan (John) and his former wife, Janice Darce Strohmeyer. He is also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins.  
He is preceded in death by his father, Warren Joseph Strohmeyer and his sister, Joan Sandra Strohmeyer Broussard.

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Della Collins (Watson)

1960 - February 22nd, 2011

John Ehret Graduate 1978

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Della Collins Watson went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday February 22, 2011.  She leaves to cherish her memories devoted husband, Glen A. Watson, a loving mother, Betty H. Collins; three sons, Michael, Jeremy and Ryan Hannibal; three grandchildren, Jasmine, Caleb and William Hannibal; one godchild, Jerica Knox, one sister, Ingrid Collins and six brothers, Edwasrd, Kirk, Kim and Trent Collis, Charles and Cain Davis.

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From SHARON BODLEY on July 4th, 2018
Image Della always the life of the party. Miss you!
 

David Weber

April 5th, 1960 - October 15th, 2010

David was a Graduate of West Jefferson - Classs of 1978

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Stephanie Young

1960 - March 19th, 2011

John Ehret High School
Daughter of thee late Robert and Evelyn Bates. She leaves behind 1 son Stephen Young.

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