Dorothy “Lou” Costlow Barney

Dorothy “Lou” Costlow Barney passed away on February 27, 2014 at the age of 65 years. Beloved wife of Ronald Barney. Mother of Shelby J. Lavergne Jr., Kenneth D. Lavergne, Michelle F. Bobb Chartier (Jeffery), Dennis P. Barney (Patricia) and Thomas M. Barney (Brandi). Grandmother of Alley, Makayla, Kami, Cameron, Brennon, Kristin, Gavin, Jordan, Kain, Lainey, Katie, Jill, Ronnie, Ellen, Michael, Brandon, Victoria and Brittany. Great-grandmother of Chloe, Bentlei, Heaven and Zay. Sister of Frances Costlow, Winford “Buddy” Costlow Jr. (Nancy) and Cherri Costlow Jackson (Rick). Daughter of the ate Winford and Irene Costlow Sr. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends. Lou retired as a 9-1-1 Dispatcher with the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office and was a faithful member of River of Life Fellowship in Port Sulphur. Relatives and friends attended the visitation at Mothe Funeral Home in Harvey, LA on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Services took place. To view and sign the online guest book, please visit

Plaquemines Gazette

7962 Hwy 23
P.O. Box 700
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Phone: 504-392-1619
Fax: 504-392-7526