Natchitoches & Area Obituaries

Ms. Laura B. Brown
(October 1, 1939 - April 19, 2014)

Arrangements are pending


Donald Wayne Moran Sr. Donald Wayne Moran Sr.
(January 30, 1949 - April 18, 2014)

Funeral service for Mr. Donald Wayne Moran Sr. will be 10 am Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in the chapel of Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home with Frank Ciresi officiating.  Interment will follow at Weaver Cemetery in Flora, LA.  The family will receive friends from 5 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday, April 22nd at Blanchard St. Denis.  Donald Wayne Moran Sr. went to be with Jesus on Friday, April 18, 2014 at his residence in Ponchatoula, LA after a very long illness.  Don grew up in Flora, LA and later relocated to Baton Rouge and Ponchatoula, LA.  He loved to hunt and fish and all those who came in contact with him loved him for his jolly personality. He is survived by his wife Sue Davis-Moran of Ponchatoula, LA;  son , Donald W. Moran Jr. and wife Brenda of Jacksonville, FL; daughters, Kristi Moran Ciresi and husband Frank of Jacksonville, FL, Kim Moran Eason and husband Douglas of Jacksonville, FL, Megan Layne Moran of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Lindsey, Trey, and Timothy Ciresi, Corey and Caleb Eason, Landon McDorman and Brooklyn Sheets; sisters, Yvonne Moran Alost and husband Bobby of Natchitoches, LA, Betty Moran Richardson and husband Dan of Daphne, AL; brother, John Moran of Lafayette, LA, and numerous nieces and nephews. Don was preceded in death by his father Thomas Moran, Sr., mother Olivia Denton, and sister Renee Dowden. The family would like to thank Tulane Medical Center New Orleans, North Oaks Medical Center Hammond, Interim Health Care Hospice Covington, Acadian Ambulance Service and the Ponchatoula Fire Department for their assistance during the last two years.  We would also like to thank all of our family and friends for the thoughts and prayers that were rendered to us during the illness of our love one.

Enez Marie Stevens Enez Marie Stevens
(August 29, 1927 - April 21, 2014)

Funeral services for Enez Marie Stevens will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Blanchard - St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches, LA with Rev. Ellis Newman officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lawn Cemetery in Natchitoches, LA. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm on April 24, 2014 at Blanchard - St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches, LA. Enez Stevens, 86 years of age of Natchitoches, LA, passed away April 21, 2014 in Shreveport, LA. Enez was born August 29, 1927 in Cottonport, LA.  She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a sweet and compassionate lady, was a tremendous cook, and always was willing to help her family and friends. She was a lifetime member of the College Avenue United Methodist Church and a longtime employee of Dr.'s Cook and Campbell medical practice. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her son, Henry Stevens and his wife Kaye of Shreveport, LA; her grandchildren, Kaitlin Stevens and Brady Stevens of Shreveport, LA; one sister, Jewel Ann Shaw of Phoenix, AZ; and two brothers L.J. Armand of Lake Charles, LA and William Armand of Shreveport, LA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buel Stevens; her parents, Henry Robert Armand and Emeline Perot; and one brother, Selcer Armand. Those honored to serve as pallbearers will be Brady Stevens, Ronald Stevens, Kenneth Stevens, Wayne Choate, and Chris Maggio.
Herbert Brooks will serve as an honorary pallbeare