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Ruth Allen Brown Bernard
  • In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to:
  • Golden Heirs C/O Crossing Place Fellowship
    1096 Northwest Blvd.
    Franklin, LA 70538
  • In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to:
  • Chez Hope, Inc.
    P.O. Box 98
    Franklin, LA 70538

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“Botella, so sorry to hear about your sister. I hadn't heard that she was sick. Did not really know her, but remember seeing her around town and I...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Elaine Hebert - Lafayette, LA

“I'm Sad to hear about RUTHIE that smile a precious Woman ”
2 of 29 | Posted by: Mary Willis - Franklin, LA

“I was sadden to hear that Ruth passed away recently. I remember her lovely smiles any time she greeted me. She was a lovely person. Ruth is at...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Bobby Clay - River Ridge, LA

“She was always Ruth Allen to those of us who knew her from grade school, high school and thereafter. Not Ruthie or Ruth, but Ruth Allen. Very seldom...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Michael Attaway - Sausalito, CA

“I offer my sympathy to Ruthi's family and pray that God's love will give you all peace a this difficult time in your lives. Ruthi was a good and...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Sarah Belle Minor - Thibodaux, LA

“So sorry to hear about Ms Ruth. She was so sweet. My thoughts and prayers are with your family ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: Gwen Parker - Harlingen, TX

“Ruthie was a very beautiful spirited person. I will miss her for our conversation, when she always supported my son Tyra Yarber. I worked for her...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Claudette Yarber - Franklin, LA

“God bless you all.. Ruth is now resting peacefully and will certainly be shining a beautiful light on earth.. What a special lady. May you Rest...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Julie Cloutier - Kenner, LA

“Ruthie, your life was difficult at times but you made the most of it. Our family has always loved yours as your smiles light up a room. You have...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Donna Hahn/Lancon

“Franklin has lost one of its strongest, and beautiful role models; she will be missed! Before Mom and Dad moved to Alec, Ruthie came by to say...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Cindi Angers - Lafayette, LA

“Condolences to family...Mrs.Ruth you will be missed. ”
11 of 29 | Posted by: Holly August - Franklin, LA

“Torger, Bo and Family,Ruthie was such a special person. Always a smile and loving life to the fullest!!!!! God has a new angel in heaven!! She will...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Jody Suire - Sunset, LA

“So sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. We worked together many years ago in Franklin and what I most remember is her smile and sweet laugh. Rest easy...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Susan Costa - Patterson, LA

“Rest In Peace Ruth Allen Classmates and graduates at franklin high 1961Condolences to her family ”
14 of 29 | Posted by: Jerome Daigle - Los angeles, CA

“What a graceful, beautiful, spiritual woman Sis. Ruth has always been to me in the past 30 years. We've shared some good times together and some...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Michelle Caro - Jeanerette, LA

“What a beautiful woman that brought so much joy, happiness, and laughter into this world. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with your family...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Melissa Hinshaw - The Woodlands, TX

“Forger and Botella, I was saddened to learn of Ruthie's death. We go back all the way to childhood and my relationship with the Brown family has...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Guy Stirling - Franklin, LA

“VeronicaI'm sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I will keep her in my prayers. ”
18 of 29 | Posted by: Donna Daigle Bolner - Morgan City, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Mrs. Ruth was a beautiful, Christian lady. I'll always remember her smile. Praying for the family. Rest in peace ”
19 of 29 | Posted by: Susan Todd - Franklin, LA

“Prayers for you all. I'll always her smile. ”
20 of 29 | Posted by: Mark and Myra Culter - Sulphur, LA

“She will always be a light when I think of her - My thoughts are with Torger and Botella and all her children and grandchildren and all who knew her...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Mariana Titus - LA - Friend

“Such a loss. So sorry for the family. I know Ruthie and Angelle are celebrating. Prayers for all of us left behind who will miss her dearly. ”
22 of 29 | Posted by: Sandy McClelland - Franklin, LA

“I will always remember Ruthie as a fun-loving, beautiful person. She never complained. She met life head on and dealt with whatever God gave her. May...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Claudette Stuart - Roswell, GA

“To her family, so sorry for her loss. Will keep all of you in my prayers.Ruthie was my cousin and we only met each other about eight years ago. We...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Geralyn Molaison - Gray, LA

“Fly high sweet lady for you have surely earned your wings. You will surely be missed! ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: Tambra Verret - Charenton, LA

“Prayers for the family Mrs. Ruth was a very sweet strong beautiful woman. I will miss seeing her ”
26 of 29 | Posted by: Sharon Caviness - Franklin, LA

“So sad that Ruthie has passed on after fighting such a courageous battle; however, she is now free from pain and sorrow and will forever be with our...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: BRENDA CONCIENNE MILLER - LA

“Our deepest sympathy to the family on your loss of Ruth.. She was a classmate of my wife, Patsy Hebert Savoy. Her walk through this life is now...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Effron & Patsy Savoy - Baldwin, ME

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Ms. Ruthie rest in God's eternal peace and may...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

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Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at the Crossing Place Fellowship in Franklin for Ruth Allen Brown Bernard, a native of Centerville and resident of Franklin who was called home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, February 2, 2018. Pastor Patrick Dopson will conduct the service. Following the service she will be laid to rest in the Franklin Cemetery Mausoleum. The family will receive relatives and friends at the church beginning at 10:00 a.m. Serving as pallbearers will be Enos Fangue Jr., Caleb Verret, Malachi Louviere, Joshua Verret, Cameron Stovall, and Isaiah and Noah Verret.

Ruth was a lifelong resident of Franklin who often mentioned that she loved her "Little Town" and valued its rich history. She was an avid supporter of local arts and civic groups. A strong supporter of many charity organizations, she was always available to those in need. But most importantly, she will be remembered for her deep love and service for the Lord, as well as her abundant love for her family and her local Church.

Those she leaves to cherish her memory include her four children, Veronica Fangue and her husband Enos, Mark Verret and his wife Evangeline, Becket Louviere and her husband Dirk, and Michael Verret; son-in-law, Doyle Stovall; 17 grandchildren, Rebecca and Stephanie Fangue, Elizabeth Spears and her husband Cameron, Joshua Verret and his wife Brandie, Ryan and Ansley Verret, Robert Duarte, C.J. and Ethan Clement, Nicole Benedietto, Summer Mestayer and her husband Rivers, Malachi Louviere, Caleb Verret and his wife Amanda, Cameron and Bailey Stovall, and Isaiah and Noah Verret; 11 great grandchildren; one brother, Torger Brown and his wife Carolyn; one sister, Botella Boudreaux and her husband Kenny; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Angelle Stovall; and her parents, Berwick "Bubba" Brown and Celina Champagne Brown.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Golden Heirs, c/o Crossing Place Fellowship, 1096 Northwest Blvd., Franklin, LA 70538, or to Chez Hope, PO Box 98, Franklin, LA 70538,

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.