Barbara Joseph Lay

  • Born: January 27, 1935
  • Died: February 5, 2018
  • Location: Hammond, Louisiana

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home

PO Box 2035
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA 70404
Tel. (985) 345-5801

Tribute & Message From The Family

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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Condolence & Memory Journal

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 be around. Always smiling.

Posted by Linda Melancon Arceneaux - Ponchatoula, LA - Coworker   February 15, 2018


Judy and Donna . So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers with you and the family

Posted by Denise Joseph - Glens Falls, NY - Family   February 11, 2018

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 know that she will be missed. My sympathy and prayers are with the family.

Posted by Debbie Saik - Hammond, LA - Family   February 08, 2018