Obituaries – May 19

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 19, 2001


LOS ANGELES – Isadore Breaux Jr., 71, a native of New Orleans, resident of LaPlace for 20 years and resident of Los Angeles, died April 24.He was the husband of Beverly Breaux and father of Gwenesta Fenroy, Dwanese Dunn, Lanai Pope and Thadrance, LeTuana, Rickie, Kirkland, Kevin, Willie, Aaron and Isadore Breaux III.Me was also the son of Mildred Humphrey and brother of Geraldine Livingston.He is also survived by 34 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.Services were April 30 at Praises of Zion Baptist Church, Los Angeles, with interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.HALL
RESERVE – Edward Hall, 96, a native and resident of Reserve, died May 16. He was the husband of the late Vivian A. Hall and father of Esma Brougham, Reah Bernard, Sister Cornelia Hall and the late Edsel Hall.He was also the son of the late Caroline Duhe and Edward Hall and brother of Robert Hall and the late Viola Colon and Priscilla, Marretta, Edmond, Clarence and Herbert Hall.He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.He was a civil rights activist and founder of the St. John the Baptist Parish branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. In 1944, he challenged discriminatory voting practices through a federal lawsuit. In 1997, he was grand marshal of the annual march to honor Dr. Martin Luther King in Reserve.He also helped organize a labor union at the Godchaux Sugar Refinery in Reserve and, in 1991, received the Order of St. Louis Medallion from the New Orleans archdiocese. East 27th Street in Reserve was renamed Edward Hall Street in his honor by the St. John Parish Council.Services were May 18 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Reserve, with interment at St. Peter Cemetery, Reserve.MALBOROUGH
NEW ORLEANS – Sister Mary Jude Malborough, O.P., 85, a native of Edgard and resident of New Orleans, died May 17. She was the daughter of the late Adam and Amelia Schmidt Malborough and sister of the late Agnes Cooper, Lucille Waguespack, Matiel Vicknair, Mable Louque and Emile, Wilson, Rudolph, Whitney, Clarence and Rita Malborough.She is survived by nieces and nephews, Linda McMurray, Sue Bishop, Sally Porter, Matiel Vicknair, Dean and Jack Cooper, Sandra Caligan, Rita Dinklage, Judy Baldwin, Mickey and Wilson Jr., Clarence Jr., Rudolph, Sidney, Robert, Louis and Bert MalboroughShe was a retired teacher and principal, having worked in Catholic schools in Mississippi and Louisiana, including St. Peter School in Reserve.Services are today at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Dominican Sisters Mother House, New Orleans, with interment at Dominican Sisters Cemetery, Ponchatoula.