December 21, 1931 – December 22, 2019
Funeral services for Ruthie Louene Pullig, 88, of Castor, LA will be at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Rockett Funeral Home Chapel, Ringgold, LA. Officiating will be Bro. James Hester. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery, Castor, LA. Visitation will be Thursday, December 26, 2019 from 11:00 A.M. until service time at Rockett Funeral Home, Ringgold, LA.
Louene was born on December 21, 1931 and died on December 22, 2019. She was a 1950 graduate of Castor High School, finished the Shreveport “trade school” in office skills, and was a homemaker.
Louene was preceded in death by her husband, Malcolm Pullig; father Rev. Russell Nelson; mother Ethel Nelson; infant unnamed sister; and half-brothers John and Cliff Nelson, all of Castor, LA; sisters Irene Snead of Martin, LA, Una Lee Collier of Campti, LA, Lavon Giddens of Coushatta, LA; brother J. R. Nelson of Castor, LA;, brothers-in-law Tommy Pullig of Nederland, TX and Rupert Pullig of Jasper, TX and daughter-in-law Brenda Pullig of Ashland, LA.
She is survived by a sister, Leta Spillman and husband Gene of Natchitoches, LA; brothers R. J. “Cotton” Nelson and wife Carol, and Don Nelson and wife Glenda, all of Castor, LA; sisters-in-law, Sandra Pullig of Nederland, TX and Kate Nelson of Castor, LA; son, Doug Pullig of Castor, LA; daughter Pam Pullig Vascocu of West Monroe, LA; grandsons Dusty Pullig of New Orleans ,LA and Lucas Vascocu and wife Shelby of West Monroe, LA; granddaughter Carmen Vascocu of Campti, LA; great-grandchildren, Chandler Kate Vascocu of West Monroe, LA, Chelsea Vascocu McQuillin of Creston, LA, Cassidy Vascocu, and Chaylie Cox , both of Campti, LA; great-great granddaughter, Hayven Aubrey McQuillin of Creston, LA and many, many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Lucas Vascocu, Dusty Pullig, Brad Adams, Michael Nelson, Eli Hay, and Nelson Guest.
The family would like to thank Dr. Fitzgerald and the 3rd floor nurses/staff of Willis Knighton South Hospital as well as the private sitters who have provided wonderful care and friendship with her at the nursing home – Juanita Caldwell, Patricia Iverson, Dorothy Valentine, Annette Edwards, and Ruth Frazier.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.