Lavada Noble

Published 4:05 pm Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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Lavada Diane Williams Noble, born Dec. 1, 1947, died Jan. 18, 2020. She was a resident of Bogalusa.

She is survived by her daughters, Chantelle Thomas, Dena Talley, Michelle Thomas and Tara Thomas; and son, Shane Thomas, all of Bogalusa; her mother, Doris Alsobrooks McClane of Bogalusa; stepfather, Mike Pounds; her brothers, Marty Williams and Macky Williams of Baton Rouge; sisters, Melissa Williams of Baton Rouge and Joan Vince of Bogalusa; aunt, Mabel Williams and uncle, Dewitt Williams of Bogalusa; and aunt, Bobbie Williams; grandsons, Jamie Thomas, Tristen Torres and Chance Thomas; great-grandson, Chancellor Thomas of Bogalusa; her cousin, Willie Mae Sumrall; and lifelong friend, Shery Amacker.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Mickey Williams; her aunts, Barbara Ann Simmons, Mildred Alsobrooks Jones, Gloria Williams, Willie Pearl Wheat, Annie Schneider and Sarah Jane Cornet; and her uncles, Lavern Alsobrooks, Edward Alsobrooks, Ernest, J.T. Alsobrooks and Oliver Alsobrooks.

She was of the Baptist faith.

Services celebrating her life will be held at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, Jan. 25. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. and continue until the memorial service begins at 3 p.m. The Rev. Dennis Allen will officiate.

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