Obituaries

Diana Johnson
B: 1949-06-10
D: 2021-02-24
View Details
Johnson, Diana
Robert Caswell
B: 1937-07-31
D: 2021-02-22
View Details
Caswell, Robert
Janila LeBouef
B: 1944-02-28
D: 2021-02-07
View Details
LeBouef, Janila
Pamela McRight
B: 1956-01-29
D: 2021-01-29
View Details
McRight, Pamela
Ronald Young
B: 1934-12-09
D: 2021-01-29
View Details
Young, Ronald
James Prather
B: 1932-05-03
D: 2021-01-12
View Details
Prather, James
Carol Vincent
B: 1964-01-24
D: 2021-01-10
View Details
Vincent, Carol
Jackie "Jack" Mills
B: 1938-04-14
D: 2021-01-04
View Details
Mills, Jackie "Jack"
Charlotte Johnson
D: 2020-12-28
View Details
Johnson, Charlotte
Walter Allen
B: 1943-10-17
D: 2020-12-19
View Details
Allen, Walter
Shamie May
B: 1968-01-28
D: 2020-12-04
View Details
May, Shamie
Mary Pugh
B: 1933-03-12
D: 2020-11-25
View Details
Pugh, Mary
Linda Tamburrino
B: 1951-07-05
D: 2020-11-10
View Details
Tamburrino, Linda
Sandra Sanders
B: 1952-04-30
D: 2020-11-07
View Details
Sanders, Sandra
Dillion Granger
B: 1993-04-22
D: 2020-10-07
View Details
Granger, Dillion
Sandra Baker
B: 1950-05-07
D: 2020-09-29
View Details
Baker, Sandra
Randy Veillon
B: 1955-01-01
D: 2020-08-30
View Details
Veillon, Randy
Alain Newman
B: 1996-06-01
D: 2020-08-26
View Details
Newman, Alain
Gregory Vincent
B: 1949-10-01
D: 2020-08-21
View Details
Vincent, Gregory
Linda Ogea
B: 1947-01-01
D: 2020-08-21
View Details
Ogea, Linda
Jeanette Town
B: 1958-06-17
D: 2020-08-20
View Details
Town, Jeanette

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
340 East Prien Lake Road
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70601
Phone: 337-656-2628
Fax:

Louisiana Cremation Regulations

Per Louisiana Revised Statues 37:876 the following persons, in the priority listed, have the right to serve as an authorizing agent for cremation:

 
(1) Any person arranging the cremation, if the decedent has given specific directions in the form of a notarial testament or a written and notarized declaration providing for disposition of his remains by cremation. 
 
(2) The person designated to control disposition by the decedent in the form of a notarial testament or a written and notarized declaration. 
 
(3) The surviving spouse, if there is no pending petition for divorce filed by either spouse prior to the death of the decedent spouse. 
 
(4) A majority of the surviving adult children of the decedent.
 
(5) A majority of the surviving adult grandchildren of the decedent.
 
(6) The surviving parents of the decedent.
 
(7) A majority of the surviving adult siblings of the decedent.
 
(8) A majority of the surviving adult persons respectively in the next degree of kindred as provided in Civil Code Articles 880 et seq. 
 
B. Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection A of this Section, if the coroner releases the remains of a decedent to an interested person pursuant to R.S. 9:1551(A)(l), such person may serve as the authorizing agent for cremation.
 
C. If the required authorization cannot be obtained, a final judgment of a district court shall be required.