Florence K. "Doodie" Halbert

July 31, 1939August 3, 2022
Obituary of Florence K.  "Doodie" Halbert
Florence K. “Doodie” Halbert of Kenner, LA passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Laketown Village. She was born on July 31, 1939 in New Orleans, LA to Cyrus Murray Knapp and Marvel Anderson Knapp. She was married to the late James Austin Halbert. Preceded in death by her brother Cyrus Knapp. Florence was a graduate of Dominican High School and Loyola University. She worked for the Jefferson Parish School System as a Spanish Teacher for over 20 years. She was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Kenner, LA. Florence was an avid swimmer and would frequently swim at the East Jefferson Wellness Center. She was a Junior Olympics Synchronized Swimming Gold Medalist. Florence is survived by her two sons, James Austin Halbert, Jr. and Timothy Cyrus Halbert and one grandson Evan Frederick Halbert. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA on Tuesday morning, August 9, 2022 beginning at 9:00 AM with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM in Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home’s chapel. Interment will be in Hope Mausoleum, New Orleans, LA. The online guestbook is available at

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