LAFAYETTE -- Services will be Thursday for former UL-Lafayette chemistry professor Dr. Dean F. Keeley. He died Feb. 11 at age 83.
He was a US Marine Corps veteran of World War II, including the invasion of Iwo Jima, and held the Distiguished Professor Award from ULL.
Survivors include his wife Mary and a brother.
Burial will be in Arlington, Va., National Cemetery.
Local arrangements are under direction of Martin & Castille.
Thelma Blalock, one of first flight attendants
BATON ROUGE -- Services for Thelma Stanborough Blalock, the original Sue Bee Honey Girl, were Monday. She died Feb. 11 at age 89.
Following World War II, during which she worked at Avondale Shipyard, then Esler Army Air Field, she became a flight attendant on one of the first commercial airlines, flying the South American and Caribbean routes from New Orleans on Chicago and Southern Airlines. She was the Sue Bee girl on billboards across the country.
She is survived by a son and a daughter.
Arrangements are under direction of Rabenhorst.
'Bo' Connella, power plant consultant
ALEXANDRIA -- Services will be Tuesday for former power station superintendent Clarence “Bo” Connella. He died Feb. 14 at age 69.
He also worked for Cajun Electric as maintenance superintendent and was a consultant to the Louisiana Energy and Power Authority.
Survivors include his wife Joan, two sons and a daughter.
Arrangements are under direction of John Kramer and Son.