BATON ROUGE – Services for former chief of the Louisiana Attorney General’s Criminal Division and prosecutor Jack Yelverton will be Wednesday. He died April 7 at age 78.
A U.S. Army Airborne veteran of the Korean War, he serviced three attorneys general - Jack Gremillion, Billy Guste and Richard Ieyoub. He was founding director of the Louisiana District Attorneys Association. He was founder of the Criminal Justice Institute and former executive director of the National District Attorneys Association.
Survivors include his wife Donna, three sons and a daughter.
Arrangements are by Rabenhorst.
LAFAYETTE – Services for funeral director Francis Delhomme will be Wednesday. He died April 8 at age 78.
A former U.S. Air Force captain, he was active in civic and business affairs. He served as commissioner on the Lafayette Bayou Vermilion Drainage District, the Lafayette Municipal Airport Commission and was a past Kiwanian of the Year.
Survivors include his wife wife Billie, a son and four daughters.
Arrangements are by Delhomme.
Vocational Rehab advocate
ABBEVILLE – Services for noted vocational rehabilitation advocate and author Dotsie LeBlanc will be Wednesday. She died April 7 at age 80.
She was former training director for the Louisiana Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation. She was three times president of the state vocational rehab association and wrote the grant application that secured federal training funds for state V.R. employees. She wrote two books.
Survivors include two sons and two daughters.
Arrangements are by Vincent.
SHREVEPORT – Services for Methodist historian and archivist Norma Winegeart will be Wednesday. She died April 6 at age 89.
She and her late husband Jack served a number of Louisiana Methodist Conference churches over a 40-year period. She served district Methodist offices in Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, Ruston and Shreveport districts. She was a former UMW Conference Historian, a former conference president, served on the Commission on Archives and History for two quadrennia and was chairperson of the task group that published the official history of Louisiana Methodism.
Survivors include a son and a daughter.
Arrangements are by Rose-Neath.