Edgar James Hebert

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Sept. 2, 1923 – May 9, 2011

FERRIDAY — Services for Edgar James Hebert, 87, of Ferriday, who died Monday, May 9, 2011, in Alexandria, La., will be at 2 p.m. today at Pentecostal of the Miss-Lou with the Rev. Gary Howington and the Rev. Jeremy Howington officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home in Ferriday.

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Mr. Hebert was born Sept. 2, 1923, in Houma, La., the son of Edgar Adam and Edna Hebert. He was an oilfield supervisor and a member of the Pentecostals of the Miss-Lou.

Mr. Hebert proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Hebert; his parents; one sister, Betty LeCompt; and three brothers, Raymond, Lloyd and Reynard Hebert.

Survivors include one niece, Ilene Gill of Natchez; one sister-in-law, Melissa Myers of Ferriday; one nephew, Joseph Blakley of Ferriday; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Cory Myers, Jerry Myers, Jeremy Howington, Stephen “Bobo” Myers, Mickey King and Joe Blakley.

Online condolences may be sent to www.youngsfh.com.