Herbert Lee Diggs

December 26, 1969 ~ March 13, 2020 (age 50)

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Herbert Lee Diggs, 50, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, LA, passed away at 10:55 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020.

He is survived by his sons, Dalvin DaShawn Watkins and Herbert Lee Calloway; three grandchildren; father, Herbert Franklin; brother, Derrick Celestine; sisters, Ona Franklin, Talana Diggs-Carter (Terrill), Ivy Townsend and Demetrea Triggs; paternal grandmother, Hazel H. Franklin; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Gilda Ann Diggs; brother, Derrick Diggs, Sr.; paternal grandfather, Daniel Franklin; maternal grandmother, Mary Robinson Diggs Smith; maternal grandfathers, Herman Diggs and Roy Morrison; paternal great grandparents, Henry and Ollie Harding, and Edward and Rose Franklin.

In an effort to comply with the CDC recommendations to cancel/postpone events with 50 or more people for 8 weeks, and imploring people to stay home and limit social interaction, no public funeral services will be conducted at this time. 

For individuals still wishing to view the body, a walk-through viewing will be conducted from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020 at  Jones Funeral Home chapel located at 230 S. Hollywood Road in Houma. Burial will follow in Southdown Cemetery.

The family appreciates your understanding and thoughtfulness during this most difficult time.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.

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March 20, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jones Funeral Home - Hollywood Road Houma
230 S. Hollywood road
Houma, LA 70364

Interment following funeral service
March 20, 2020

Southdown Cemetery
125 Civic Center Blvd
Houma, LA 70360

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