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“Aunt Ruth was one of the most kind women I have ever met in my life. I always loved our visits and talking about times past. I know that the Lord...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Theresa Sparacello Bell - MS

“May you feel God's love as you grieve during this time. What a wonderful life and legacy she has left behind. I know you loved her so. Sending...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Courtenay Wall - Marietta, GA

“So sorry for your loss. Miss Ruth always had a smile on her face and kind words to say to me. I know she is at peace. May God help you through your...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Carol Dicharry Farbe - Lacombe, LA

“Ruthie, so sorry for your lost. You are in my prayers. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Diane Singletary - Ruston, LA

“I am so sorry for the families loss. I am saying a pray for your healing. God has her in his hand and home. Now she will never be in pain or stress....Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Gail Bergemann - Denham springs,, LA

“We love you and miss you more than words can say. All our love to the family. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: The James D. Miley Family - LA

“Henry so sorry to hear about Miss Ruth. Good memories. Our prayers are with you. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

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Ruth Erwin Holden passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 89. She was born on Friday, April 20, 1928 in Natalbany, Louisiana to the late Mary and Joe Erwin. She was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana.

Ruth is survived by her son, Henry Holden (Rosalind); her daughter, Ruth Holden Alack; and her sister, Mary Miley. Also survived by 7 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Frank Holden; daughter, Jannie Lott; parents, Joseph Cephas Erwin, Sr. and Mary Etta Sloan Erwin; two sons-in-law, Jerry Lott and Ricky Alack; six sisters, Bertha, Lillie, Rosetta, Lena, Pearlie, and Lenora; and four brothers, Jack, Bill, Wiley, and Joe, Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Visitation will be held on Sunday evening from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm and Monday morning from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.

Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Hammond, Louisiana.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family, in memory of Ruth Holden.

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