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Luberta Dabney Francis

Luberta Dabney Francis, – age 91, departed this life on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at her home in New Orleans, LA. A lifelong resident of New Orleans, Luberta graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and worked at Deansgates Sewing for more than 35 years. She also was a member of First African Baptist Church – 6th District in New Orleans, LA. Luberta is survived by her daughter, Linda Demesme; son, Leon Varnado; daughters-in-law, Sharon and Kathleen Varnado; sisters, Rita D. Hughes and Geraldine Houston; sister-in-law, Alice Dabney; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her father, Dave Dabney Sr.; her husband, Harold Francis; and two sons, Michael and Lucius Varnado. Family, friends, the staffs of Ochsner Health System, Macy’s Inc., the National Maritime Union, and Passages Hospice, are invited to attend services honoring Luberta on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 10:00AM at Greater Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 3431 South Claiborne Ave., New Orleans, LA.

Visitation will be held from 8:00AM until the hour of service.

Interment will follow at Providence Memorial Park, Metairie, LA.


…Arrangements entrusted to Heritage Funeral Director, 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA.

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