OBITUARY

Ruby Jewel Halm

March 13, 1929November 4, 2017
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Ruby Jewel Ferguson Halm entered peacefully into heaven on Saturday, November 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. The devoted wife of the late Eddie “Sonny” Halm 41 years. A loving mother of David Wayne Halm (Sally) of Hawaii, Brenda Halm Cunningham (Terry) of Westwego, LA, Steve Allen Halm (Diana) of Independence, LA, Rosemary Halm Brooks-Mathes of Marrero, LA, Melody Halm Breaux (Gerald) of Marrero, LA, and Sandra Halm KennedyHeausler (Christian) of Mandeville, LA. A proud grandmother of Victoria Cunningham Becnel French( Jacob), Sharon Cunningham, Joseph Halm (Jenna), Stacey Halm Ducote (Wesley), Jewel Brooks, Audrey Brooks, Sunny Breaux, Sarah Breaux Garitty (Kevin), Kacie Kennedy-Rodrigue (Michael), Cristina Kennedy-Wall (Nick), Sean Kennedy, Cole Heausler, Anna Heausler and a great grandmother of Caitlin Brooks, Adriana David, Kameron Becnel, and Thomas Wall. She was the daughter of the late Rosie Lee Shiers Ferguson and Howard Thomas Ferguson of Vicksburg, MS. Sister of Hazle Ferguson Hill-Fletcher (Sidney) of Vicksburg, MS, Velma Ferguson Sanderford-Pitts (Ernest) of Vicksburg, MS, Joyce Ferguson Grey-Wright (JW) of Vicksburg, MS, Margie Ferguson Beard (Charles) of Metairie, LA and Violet Ferguson Moore- Henderson-Carlise (William) of Vicksburg, MS. She was also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly. Age 88, native of Boliver County, MS and a lifelong resident of Marrero, LA. Ruby was the past President of the Westbank Oakdale Golden Ager’s Club for 9 years. She enjoyed cooking, working her crafts, gardening, traveling and mainly spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Visitation at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA on Friday, November 10, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm and a visitation at Fisher Funeral Home, 1830 Cherry St., Vicksburg, MS on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. A graveside service in City Cemetery in Vicksburg, MS. Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 10, 2017

  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 11, 2017

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, November 11, 2017

Memories

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Melvin Oakes

November 27, 2017

I knew Ruby when she was at Redwood High School. I was seven years younger but remember her quiet demeanor and kindness. Her picture is in the 1948 Redwood yearbook, located here http://www.redwoodhs.net
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obituary is in the Class of 1948 page.

My sympathies to the family.

Mel Oakes

November 9, 2017

WAYNE,
PLEASE ACCEPT MY CONDOLENCES ON YOUR LOSS.
DONNIE WOLFE

November 8, 2017

Our love to Sandra and family on this life occasion. We are available to support you in any way necessary as you adjust to her loss. Greg and Linda Heausler

Gayle Key

November 7, 2017

I have known Ruby for many yrs through the Oakdale Golden Age club. I was a member when she was President. My pleasure to have known her she was a blessing to the club. Her sweetness and Kindness will not be forgotten. May she be resting in peace in her Heavenly Home.
Oakdale Family sending love and prayers to her family and friends .

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