Edgar James Anderson, MD
Edgar James “Jim” Anderson, MD, was born on December 11, 1935. He was married to Emma Jean Majeau who predeceased him and then to Mary Hartel Brent Anderson. He is survived by his wife, four children, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Jim was in the first graduating class of De La Salle High School in New Orleans; he received his B.S, degree as well as his M.D. degree from Louisiana State University.
He served as a doctor in the U.S.Navy before entering private pediatric practice. He founded Sunrise Pediatrics in Metairie in the 1970’s and practiced there until his retirement.
He was on staff at the following hospitals in the New Orleans area: East Jefferson, Lakeside, Children’s, Memorial and Doctor’s. He served on many professional committees, was president of the Greater New Orleans Pediatric Society and was published in 5 times in professional journals.
Before Hurricane Katrina, Jim and Mary retired to their home in Waveland Mississippi. After the destruction of their home, they moved to Bay St. Louis.
Jim was very accomplished, much loved by his patients and their families. But above all, he was a caring man who relished being with his family and good friends. He loved to travel and to garden. He was beset with physical infirmities throughout his life. Not only did he not let them slow him down, he rarely complained.
Services will be on Friday, May 27 at Schoen Funeral home 3827 Canal Street in New Orleans. Visitation for friends begins at 10:30 followed by Mass at 12:15pm. Interment to follow in St Louis #3 cemetery.
Helen Lorenzo Green Johnson 86, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Bay St. Louis, MS. She was a longtime resident of Lakeshore and Waveland, MS. Helen was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Clermont Harbor and St. Ann's Catholic Church in Lakeshore MS. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and a friend to many who will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin William Johnson; parents, Glover and Mary Green; four brothers, Malocom B. Green, Marion F. Green, Matt Green and Lester Green; three sisters, Ruth LaFontaine, Leolia Stoufflet and Isabelle LaFontaine; three grandchildren, Ronald Lambert, Bubba Luxich and Tracey Luxich Claflin.
She is survived by her four sons, Thomas "TJ" Bookhard and his wife Sue of Metairie, LA, Harold E. Jackson of Lakeshore, Robert "Bobby" Golden and his wife Cheryl of Lakeshore and Raymond "Ray" Green and his wife Donna of Lakeshore, MS; three daughters, Helen Claire Peters of Bay St. Louis, MS; Bonnie Jean Heffron of Kiln, MS and Paula J. Deogracias of Lakeshore, MS; twenty four grandchildren; forty eight great-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
The visitation will be on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. On Thursday, May 26, 2016 the procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Lakeshore, MS. Entombment will follow in Lakeshore Cemetery in Lakeshore, MS. Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis, MS is in charge of the arrangements.