Ruth LaDawn Rugg, 94, of Downsville, LA., was born on March 4, 1926, and passed away on April 11, 2020. Graveside services will be held at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church Cemetery in Downsville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville officiated by Bro. Bobby Kranz.
Ruth was a very faithful and dedicated member of Mt. Ararat. She loved her Lord and her family dearly and always prepared meals to share with her family and others. Her main hobby was deer hunting of which she had mounted many trophy deer heads and a massive Red Stag she proudly displayed on her wall. Ruth was a loving and caring person that will be greatly missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Thurman F. Rugg, parents, Erie Futrell and John Wyatt Nunn; son- in -law Jim Evans and special friend and hunting buddy LaDean Chapman.
She is survived by her daughter Mary Ruth Evans, 2 sons Eddy (Kathy), Jerry (Charlotte); 9 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 22 great-great-grandchildren, a brother, Malery Nunn (Gilda), numerous nieces and nephews and special friend Bro. Jerry Chapman.
We want to thank the staff of Ouachita Healthcare for their dedication, care and support of our mother over her years in the facility and Compassus Hospice Care for their care the last year.
Memorial donations may be made to the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church Building Fund.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.
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