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Barbara Ann Ceaser Sylvester Howard

Barbara Ann Ceaser Sylvester Howard departed this life on January 23, 2022, at the age of 75. Barbara leaves to cherish her memory, her mother, Dorothy P. Lee; sister, Betty Lewis; brothers, Joseph Jr., (Tracey); Edward, Brian, Michael, Kenneth, and Rodney Ceaser. Her sons, Arthur Sylvester Jr; Derrick (Dareen) Howard, and her daughter Darlene (Melvin) Lewis, and a host of relatives. She was preceded in death by her father Joseph Ceaser Sr, her husbands Arthur Sylvester Sr. and Horace Howard. Her daughter, Marva “Rosie” Ceaser; grandson Gilbert “Manny” Ceaser; stepfather Rev. Dr. Melvin J. Lee, and brother Kevin Ceaser.


  • Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Third Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Armstrong Road, St. Bernard, LA.


  • Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service.


  • . Interment will follow at Merrick Cemetery, Violet, LA.


Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.

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