Mary Ruth Gorham

Mary Ruth Gorham, age 59 of Joyce, Louisiana passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019 at Rapides Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

She was a member of Old Union Baptist Church and a homemaker. Mrs. Gorham was the daughter of the late Murle Walter McNeece Sr. and the late Dorothy May Greer McNeece. She was also preceded in death by her father and mother in law Rev. James Gorham Sr. and Beatrice Vines Gorham, as well as three brothers Marion McNeece, Murle Walter McNeece, Jr. and Walter McNeece.

Mrs. Gorham leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband James R. Gorham, Jr., son Sidney Gorham (Penny), daughter April Admire (Michael), Heather Stewart (Landon), and Dorothy Catlin (Dustin), brothers Bob McNeece, and Murle Ray McNeece, sisters Linda Clem and Shirley Dawson, 9 wonderful grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Old Union Baptist Church with Reverend Ricky Vines officiating. Interment followed in the Old Union Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield

Pallbearers were Dustin Catlin, James Dawson, Andrew Clem, Dustin Gorham, Jody Gorham, and Angela Williams. Serving as an honorary pallbearer was James Lee Gorham.

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