Obituaries published Sept. 22, 2016

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Obituaries published Sept. 22, 2016

Celia Jo Davis passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2016, in Covington.
She was 57 years old.
Celia was born in Houston, Texas and lived in Abita Springs for the last 10 years.
She worked for Kidney & Hypertension Associates in Covington.
She was the life partner of Shan Crosby for 10 ½ years; daughter of the late David Lloyd and Edith Imozelle Magee, and Barney and Lezette Crosby, whom she called Mom and Dad.
A special thank you to Toni Rabalais and Lori Seal, nurses with Key Home Health for their kind and loving care and close friend and neighbor, Cynthia Christon.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend funeral services at Serenity Funeral Home, 20419 Hwy. 36, Covington on Thursday, September 22 at 11 a.m.
Visitation starts at 10 a.m. Interment immediately following at New Bethel Church Cemetery in Angie, LA on Alton Williams Rd.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington.

Therrell “Terry” Duhe passed away Monday, September 12, 2016, in Mandeville.
She was 84 years old.
She was born in Sarasota, Fla., and resided in Mandeville for most of her life.
Terry formed the Krewe of Juno in 1967, and served as its captain for over 25 years.
She was the daughter of the late Mary and Dave Peters; loving wife of the late Weidman Duhe; devoted mother of Craig, Tracy, Weldon, and the late John Duhe; and grandmother of Jamie Duhe Marcel, William Duhe, Kidd-Duhe Solomon, Taggart Solomon, Payton Thayer, Jace Duhe, Jeremiah Duhe, Jon Michael Duhe. Jaden Duhe, and Katlyn Duhe.
Relatives and friends of the family attended a Memorial Celebration and Reception at the Madisonville Maritime Museum.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington.

Claire Provost Tully, former spouse of the late Laurent Millaudon Tully, mother of the late Lauren Ann Tully, daughter of the late Louise and Dennis Provost, granddaughter of the late Albert John Sacerdote, and sister of the late Louise Provost Zichichi, passed away due to complications from pancreatic cancer on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans.
She was 84 years old.
She is survived by her loving daughter, Colleen Claire Tully; and loving grandson, Graham Tully Elmore of Boulder, Colorado; many dear cousins, nieces, nephews and friends; as well as her best friend Billy Bob Ber Van Vrancken, whose friendship endured for over 50 years.
Claire was born and raised in New Orleans. She grew up on Poland Avenue and graduated from Francis T. Nicholls High School on St. Claude Avenue, Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and attended professional and continuing studies classes at Loyola University, New Orleans. Claire was an operating room nurse for over a decade and pivoted careers in 1970 to found CTA (Claire Tully and Associates, Interior Design).
She was the recipient of a variety of awards and accolades for both commercial and residential design spanning 40 years. This longevity was recognition of her unique style, creativity and attention to detail.
One of the best-known hotel projects CTA completed was the conversion of the New Orleans Maison Blanche building into a Ritz Hotel property.
Tully also owned and operated a hotel property in the French Quarter (Olivier House Hotel at 828 Toulouse St.) from 1978 – 1982. She was a longtime member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), board member of New Orleans Women of Fashion, The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater New Orleans and The Compassionate Friends, Greater New Orleans Chapter.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 1 at 9:30 a.m. at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor located on the campus of Ursuline Academy: 2635 State St, New Orleans, LA 70118.
A reception will immediately follow on the campus from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Interment will take place at the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, 425 Basin Street at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Claire’s memory to The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (, The Compassionate Friends, Greater New Orleans Chapter (, or The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater New Orleans (
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington.

Carol “Granny” Partlan Scheuermann passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016, in Slidell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Karl Louis Scheuermann, Sr.
She was born on December 13, 1937 in New Orleans to the late Daniel Bernard Partlan, Sr. and Margarite Rittler Partlan.
Carol was the loving mother of Karen A. Scheuermann, Karl L. Scheuermann, Jr. (Stephanie), Mark A. Scheuermann (Tricia), Scott M. Scheuermann (Gina), Marie S. Wagner (Sean), Patrick E. Scheuermann (Sarah), Thomas J. Scheuermann (Ana), Michael D. Scheuermann (Chantelle), and Sherri S. Dutreix (Lonnie).
She was the proud grandmother of Kale, Callie, Kelsie, Kendall, Colin, Heidi, Alexis, Brett, Tyler, Rebecca, Sally, Chandler, Christina, Julia, Amy, James, Caroline, Matthew, Lonnie, Evan, Claire, Sam, and Henry.
Carol was the sister of Elaine Smith, Yvonne Spicuzza, Jackie Turner, Patricia Burgard, and the late Daniel Partlan, Jr.
A funeral Mass was held at at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home Chapel, 2260 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, on September 16.
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Tracy Fujko-Whatley passed away on September 3, 2016.
She was 53 years old.
She was born on April 29, 1963 in Neenah-Menasha, Wisconsin.
Tracy is survived by her beloved son, Lance Alan Whatley, II; her parents, Joseph and Deloris Fujko; sisters, Susan Fujko-Reynolds (Paul), Heidi Fujko, and Jodi Rotolo (Keith); nephews, John Reynolds, and Ryan and Sam Rotolo; nieces, Megan Reynolds and Kate Rotolo; also an uncle, many aunts and cousins.
Tracy earned a degree in hotel and restaurant management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin.
A private burial will be held for her family.
A memorial fund has been set up at Bridge House/Grace House, C/O: Tracy Whatley Fund, 4150 Earhart Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70125 or online at:
Please visit to sign guestbook. Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home, Inc., Slidell.

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