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Linda Tamburrino
B: 1951-07-05
D: 2020-11-10
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Tamburrino, Linda
Sandra Sanders
B: 1952-04-30
D: 2020-11-07
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Sanders, Sandra
Dillion Granger
B: 1993-04-22
D: 2020-10-07
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Granger, Dillion
Sandra Baker
B: 1950-05-07
D: 2020-09-29
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Baker, Sandra
Randy Veillon
B: 1955-01-01
D: 2020-08-30
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Veillon, Randy
Alain Newman
B: 1996-06-01
D: 2020-08-26
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Newman, Alain
Gregory Vincent
B: 1949-10-01
D: 2020-08-21
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Vincent, Gregory
Linda Ogea
B: 1947-01-01
D: 2020-08-21
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Ogea, Linda
Jeanette Town
B: 1958-06-17
D: 2020-08-20
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Town, Jeanette
Russell Gautreaux
B: 1943-02-03
D: 2020-08-19
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Gautreaux, Russell
Kay Wynn
B: 1943-01-03
D: 2020-08-18
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Wynn, Kay
Cheryl Russum
B: 1955-01-08
D: 2020-08-10
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Russum, Cheryl
Jacob Miles
B: 1952-02-08
D: 2020-08-10
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Miles, Jacob
Clifton Legendre
B: 1938-11-11
D: 2020-07-31
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Legendre, Clifton
Winston Latour
B: 1982-10-19
D: 2020-07-29
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Latour, Winston
Roland Manuel
B: 1943-07-31
D: 2020-07-28
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Manuel, Roland
Edward Rodrigue
B: 1940-08-17
D: 2020-07-28
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Rodrigue, Edward
Dana Jones
B: 1929-12-14
D: 2020-07-23
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Jones, Dana
Chester Carr
B: 1950-01-23
D: 2020-07-18
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Carr, Chester
Agnes Gadd
B: 1939-02-17
D: 2020-07-17
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Gadd, Agnes
Russell Carre
B: 1945-01-31
D: 2020-07-17
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Carre, Russell

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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.