Published 12:00 am Friday, July 30, 2004


Rowena Madere Ayme, 71, a native of LaPlace and resident of Destrehan, died July 22. She was the wife of the late Thomas “Tate” Ayme and mother of Kim Bordelon, Keah and Bobby, Kelly and Kasha Cannon and the late Thomas “Dale” Bordelon.

She was the daughter of the late August and Regina Baily Madere, and the sister of Marie Duhe.

She was a member of the Destrehan American Legion Ladies Auxillary.

Services were held July 26 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Destrehan, with interment at the church mausoleum.


Joseph Williams,79, a native of Lions and a resident of LaPlace died July 22. He was the son of the late John and Virginia Montz Williams.

He was also the brother of Peter Williams, Rita Simon, Ethel Mae Trosclair, Joyce Graugnard, Myrtis Guidry and the late Willis, Nicholas, Gilbert, Richard, Roland and O.J. Williams, Johnette Hargis and Lucette Duhe.

Services were held at St. Peter Catholic Church with internment at the church cemetery.