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Andrew Lawrence Poplus

January 10, 1946 ~ November 25, 2021 (age 75)

Obituary

Andrew L. Poplus, also known as “Pops,” was born in New Orleans, LA on January 10, 1946. He was the son of the late Samuel G. Poplus, Sr. and Anna Mae White Poplus. He was the brother of Samuel Poplus, Jr. (Catherine), Barbara P. Willams (Ervin, Jr.) and the late Tyrone Poplus.  He was the proud uncle of Samuel Poplus, III, Yolanda G. Butler Knox, Kecia Poplus, Colette Mayeux Dickerson (Charles), and Adley Mayeux, II.

Andrew was an active member of his church in New Orleans, LA. He worshipped at Haven United Trinity Methodist Church. After moving to LaPlace, he later joined Greater Good Hope Baptist Church in Norco, LA under the late Pastor Willie Dewey and continued under the leadership of Pastor Tyrone Scott.

Andrew attended school in Jefferson Parish. He lived in Bunche Village for many years and was well respected and loved in his village. He lived there until his health required closer attention. He then moved in with his sister “Barbara” who also gave him special attention. Andrew had a special affect upon those that he communicated with. They felt great love and respect toward him. Many of these individuals became very protective of him and his nephew Adley Mayeux, II.

Andrew was called home very peacefully in his sleep at the age of 75 on November 25, 2021, Thanksgiving morning, around 8:00 a.m. He was under the care of Harmony Hospice, LLC of Metairie, LA.

Andrew was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Anna Mae Poplus and his brother Tyrone Poplus. He leaves to cherish his memory his brother Samuel, sister, Barbara and a host of nieces, nephews. cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. at the Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home & Funeral Directors, Inc. 605 Main Street, LaPlace, LA  70068. Rev. Tyrone Scott-Greater Good Hope Baptist Church-Officiant. In accordance with the CDC guidelines for COVID-19 all in attendance must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be private. Final arrangements entrusted to Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home & Funeral Directors, Inc. For information 985-359-1919. “Providing Care & Comfort is Our Highest Mission.”

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 4, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home
605 Main Street
La Place, LA 70068

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 4, 2021

12:00 PM
Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home
605 Main Street
La Place, LA 70068

Private Interment

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