In memory of
Louis Edward "WeeBoo" Brown
In memory of
Louis Edward "WeeBoo" Brown
Louis Edward "WeeBoo" Brown, native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Terrytown, LA, departed this earthly life on Sunday, November 15, 2020, age 77. Louis was born on February 5, 1943, to the late William Brown, Sr. and Mathilda LaBranch Brown. He was educated in the New Orleans Public School System attending Booker T. Washington High School. He was a veteran serving nine years in the Army and eleven years in the Air Force. He was later employed, as a police officer, with the Harbor Police Department where he patrolled the Port of New Orleans and the Rivergate. Cooking was his passion and he was an outstanding chef. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was always the life of the party. With lasting remembrances of his comedic personality and generous heart, he is survived by his children; Toya Brown-Robertson (Doug), Damon Brown (Ava), Jerome Brown, Jessica Brown, Judi Brown, Joshua Brown, and Jennifer Brown; brother, Norris Brown (Barbara Jean); sister, Clyde Marie Dangerfield (Ernest); grandchildren, Lauryn, Yanci, Decoreon, Layla, Jailynn, Jerome Jr., Devin, Jullian, Steven, Daelyn, Skylen, Jaxon, Kamille, Daniel, Jazzlynn, Kennedy, and Kai; sisters-in-law, Rev. Dr. Helen McMurray, Beverly Brown, Rose Mary Starling, and Thelma Gipson; brothers-in-law, Charles Moore and Willie Gipson (Melba); Godchild, Charmaine Moore, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 31 years, Willene Gipson Brown; father, William Brown, Sr; mother, Mathilda LaBranch Brown; brothers, William "Butch" Brown, Jr., and Rev. Fred McMurray; sister, Theodora Moore, and grandchildren, Kaitlyn Claire-Pauline Robertson, Steven Rogers, and Ryan Kennedi Robertson. Due to strict city and state government regulations, only a limited number of relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home located at 3933 Washington Ave. New Orleans, LA 70125. Visitation from 9:00 am until 10:00 am. Due to COVID-19 strict mandates all those in attendance are required to wear face masks or coverings continuously and to practice social distancing at all times. Military Honors and Interment at Greenwood Cemetery & Mausoleum, 5200 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124. The funeral will be accessible via live streaming on the Rhodes Funeral Home Facebook Page www.facebook.com/D.W.RhodesFuneralHome/live. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guestbook.
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In memory of
Louis Edward "WeeBoo" Brown
Louis Edward "WeeBoo" Brown, native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Terrytown, LA, departed this earthly life on Sunday, November 15, 2020, age 77. Louis was born on February 5, 1943, to the late William Brown, Sr. and Mathilda LaBranch Brown. He was educated in the New Orleans Public School System attending Booker T. Washington High School. He was a veteran serving nine years in the Army and eleven years in the Air Force. He was later employed, as a police officer, with the Harbor Police Department where he patrolled the Port of New Orleans and the Rivergate. Cooking was his passion and he was an outstanding chef. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was always the life of the party. With lasting remembrances of his comedic personality and generous heart, he is survived by his children; Toya Brown-Robertson (Doug), Damon Brown (Ava), Jerome Brown, Jessica Brown, Judi Brown, Joshua Brown, and Jennifer Brown; brother, Norris Brown (Barbara Jean); sister, Clyde Marie Dangerfield (Ernest); grandchildren, Lauryn, Yanci, Decoreon, Layla, Jailynn, Jerome Jr., Devin, Jullian, Steven, Daelyn, Skylen, Jaxon, Kamille, Daniel, Jazzlynn, Kennedy, and Kai; sisters-in-law, Rev. Dr. Helen McMurray, Beverly Brown, Rose Mary Starling, and Thelma Gipson; brothers-in-law, Charles Moore and Willie Gipson (Melba); Godchild, Charmaine Moore, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 31 years, Willene Gipson Brown; father, William Brown, Sr; mother, Mathilda LaBranch Brown; brothers, William "Butch" Brown, Jr., and Rev. Fred McMurray; sister, Theodora Moore, and grandchildren, Kaitlyn Claire-Pauline Robertson, Steven Rogers, and Ryan Kennedi Robertson. Due to strict city and state government regulations, only a limited number of relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home located at 3933 Washington Ave. New Orleans, LA 70125. Visitation from 9:00 am until 10:00 am. Due to COVID-19 strict mandates all those in attendance are required to wear face masks or coverings continuously and to practice social distancing at all times. Military Honors and Interment at Greenwood Cemetery & Mausoleum, 5200 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124. The funeral will be accessible via live streaming on the Rhodes Funeral Home Facebook Page www.facebook.com/D.W.RhodesFuneralHome/live. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guestbook.
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