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“I just read this. Sorry for your loss. I worked with Barbara years ago at Dr Winkler's office. She was always nice to the patients and a pleasure to...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Linda Melancon Arceneaux - LA

“Judy and Donna . So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers with you and the family ”
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“So Sorry to hear about Barbara. Her Mom and my Dad were very close as relatives. Barbara was such a delightful person and always had a smile. I...Read More »
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Barbara Joseph Lay passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 83. She was born on Sunday, January 27, 1935 in Jackson, Mississippi to the late Eva Saik Joseph and the late Alfred "Freddie" Joseph Sr. She was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana.

Barbara is survived by her two daughters, Judy L. Tye, Donna L. Arnone and her husband Joseph; grandchildren, Jason E. Tye, Joshua J. Arnone and his wife Diana, and Drake L. Arnone; and great-grandchild, Chloe Rose Arnone.

She was preceded in death by her father, Alfred "Freddie" Joseph , Sr.; mother, Eva Saik Joseph; husband, Avery Lay; brother, Freddie Joseph , Jr.; and sister, Dolores J. Briggs.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 11:00 am until the Funeral Service at 1:00 pm.

Interment will follow in Rose Memorial Mausoleum.

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