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Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home

2051 East Napoleon Street, Sulphur, LA

OBITUARY

Ruth Nell Starr

September 30, 1924June 22, 2020
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Sulphur- Ruth Nell Starr, 95, died Monday, June 22, 2020, in her daughter's residence.

She was a native of Chatfield, Texas and had been a resident of Sulphur for over 30 years, coming from Poolville, Texas. Ruth was a member of First Baptist Church of Sulphur and the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed drinking coffee with friends and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her daughter, Charlotte Currie and husband, Larry of Carlyss; her brother, J.C. Thomas of Little Elm, Texas; her grandchildren, James Currie, Staci Currie Melaerts and husband, Sebastien, and John Currie and fiance', Melissa Cummings; and ten great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jim Starr; her parents; and seven siblings.

A Celebration of Ruth's Life will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, in Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home, led by Celebrant, Jody Barrilleaux. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (www.stjude.org). Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Charlotte Currie and husband Larry, Daughter
  • J.C. Thomas, Brother
  • James Currie, Grandson
  • Staci Currie Melaerts and husband Sebastien, Granddaughter
  • John Currie and fiance Melissa Cummings, Grandson
  • Jim Starr, Husband (deceased)
  • also left to cherish her memory are ten great-grandchildren. She is also preceded in death by her her parents; and seven siblings.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Memories

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Pat Colvin Guthridge

June 30, 2020

My favorite memories of time spent with Ruth was sitting down with a cup of coffee and talking. She always had a smile on her face and a warm inviting nature. It was a blessing to have known and loved such a wonderful woman.

Billye Dillard

June 28, 2020

What a beautiful soul
Ruthie made your day with her loving spirit and kind words.
Thank you for the privilege of knowing her for our short time.

God bless you all, you are in my prayers .
Hugs, Billye Dillard

Donna Thomas

June 26, 2020

Ruth was a beautiful women inside and out. I never heard her say a harsh word. I know she will be missed by her loving family and she is now joined with her heavenly loved ones. ❤️

Keith Rising

June 26, 2020

So sweet and caring and always a smile. May she rest in peace 🙏

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