About Louisiana

Louisiana may be known as the Bayou State, and it is all that and more. The Southern state is a melting pot of cultures ranging from the French, French-Canadian, African, and more. Its largest city, New Orleans, is a culinary destination in itself. Famous restaurants include Brennan’s Restaurant, the Commander’s Palace, and Emeril’s Delmonico. The Mississippie Delta region is home to a rich collection of birds, fish, and plants. Sports teams include the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans and the NFL’s New Orleans Saints.


In 2016, there were 36,849 obituaries reported in the state of Louisiana on Legacy.com. This is a 6% increase from 2015 when 34,763 obituaries were reported in Louisiana. You can browse through the full list of Louisiana obituaries to find life stories that may be of interest to you.