Visitation was at Pugh’s Mortuary at 58233 Plaquemines St. in Plaquemines on Saturday, September 11, 2010 from 9 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. Interment is in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Stutes is survived by two sons, Melvin and Ronnie Stutes; daughter, Melva S. Tate; beloved sister, Mary Jane LeBleu; nephew and spouse, Charles and Brenda Manuel; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by parents, Peyton and Rachel Stutes; and four brothers, Calvin, Leroy, Weldon and Roland Stutes; and a sister, Cloney Bell S. Manuel.
Special thanks to Dr. Gerald P. Milletello, Dr. Vic, Dr. Cooley, and the 5th floor staff of Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.
Friends and family from Crowley can sign the guest book online at 2theadvocate.com.