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Isiah Diggs

Isiah “Rookie” Diggs, departed this earthly life on Monday, August 10, 2020 at the age of 48. A native of New Orleans, LA, and a resident of West Feliciana Parish, Isiah leaves to mourn his memory, his loving and dedicated companion, Tameko Benjamin; children, Jonas, Isiah, Iesha and Whitley Theophile, Jovana, Darione and Darielle Benjamin, and John Dooley; father, Isiah Steele; siblings, Anthony and Lisa Diggs, and Clara Terrell-Morris; as well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Isiah is preceded in death by his mother, Marguerite Brown Diggs.

-Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend his funeral service on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 11:00AM at Abundant Life Tabernacle, 1701 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA.

-Visitation will be held from 10:00AM until the hour of service.

-Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery and Mausoleum, New Orleans, LA.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, attendance will be limited to 50 people. It is mandatory that everyone entering the church wear a face mask or some type of face covering. Arrangements entrusted to Heritage Funeral Directors of New Orleans, LA.

-To view and sign the guestbook, please visit


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



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