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Gretna, Louisiana Funeral Homes
230 Monroe Street
Gretna, Louisiana 70053
(504) 361-8649
1020 Virgil St
Gretna, Louisiana 70053
(504) 367-0621
Gretna, Louisiana Obituaries and News
Frankie Ford: Singer who rode the wave of 1950s rock’n’roll and had his biggest hit with Sea Cruise October 02, 2015

Sophie Tucker once told me, ‘These people have paid to see you, so dress up!’” Frankie Ford was born in Gretna, Louisiana, close to New Orleans, in August 1939. He was the son of Vince and Anne Guzzo, his father being a shipyard worker. They ... (The Independent)

Frankie Ford, at 76; sang ‘Sea Cruise’ September 30, 2015

Mr. Ford died Monday of natural causes, according to the Jefferson Parish, La., coroner ... His adopted parents, Vincent and Anna Guzzo of Gretna, brought him to New York when he was 5 to perform on the ‘‘Ted Mack Amateur Hour.’’ (The Boston Globe)

James’ Brand New Blog September 30, 2015

An Associated Press obituary has a fascinating ... Ford’s last performance was at the 2013 Gretna Heritage Festival. Shepherd said he last saw Ford a couple of months ago when he visited to get items for the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame museum. (

Frankie Ford, who sang 'Sea Cruise,' dies at age 76 September 29, 2015

Ford’s last performance was at the 2013 Gretna Heritage Festival. Shepherd said he last saw Ford a couple of months ago when he visited to get items for the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame museum. He said Ford, no longer able to walk, told him ... (Tulsa World)

Blues singer Frankie Ford dead at 76, had hit with 'Sea Cruise' September 29, 2015

Shepherd said Ford had been ill and unable to walk since he was hit by a car in Memphis several years ago. Born Aug. 4, 1939, in Gretna, La., he was named Vincent Francis Guzzo by his adoptive parents. (Los Angeles Times)

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Kinder, Louisiana
Very Caring-easy to work with.

Bunkie, Louisiana
The family and friends of Mrs. Azelia Goudeau, I am sorry for your lost, Mrs. Goudeau, I would like to say thank for making a lasting impression on Eddie J. Thomas, Sr. life, I have been married for more than 23 years and he constantly talk about how you made a lasting impression in his life, when he was a child you did so much for him and how he appreciate the lasting impression you in his life. Thank You for making a difference in Eddie J. Thomas, Sr life, I would also like to thank for you having a lasting impressing in my life also, especially Eddie J. Thomas Sr. Wilma H. Thomas, El Paso Texas

Deridder, Louisiana
Hixson Funeral Home has gone down hill and I would not recommend them to take care of even a pet. They have lesbians living together in the funeral home and running the place. I was embarassed to see such a mess. Use Myers or Labby or even Leslie before ever sending your loved one to Hixsons,

New Orleans, Louisiana
i was trying to see if you was still in business to do can contact me at 504-307-8589.the number i call was a residentual number

El Reno, Oklahoma
Why not put the obituary on this site? It would be so helpful to people not living in El Reno to inform them of a friend's departure, especially if they are not sure if the information they have 'heard,' is true or not.