Ruth McCaffery McLain
SHREVEPORT, LA - A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Ruth McCaffery McLain, age 85, will be held from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the home of Freeman and Ruth McLain, 2947 Duncan Drive, Shreveport, LA.
In 1972, Mrs. McLain was the founder and co-owner of McLain's Garden Center on Jewella and Dilg League and then moved the business to Buncombe Road. Near and dear to her heart was her love for her family, friends, flowers, and
She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, one brother, and grandson, Shane Bernard. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Freeman McLain Sr.; brother, Paul McCaffrey and wife Jeri; sons Freeman McLain Jr. and his wife, Linda; Patrick McLain and his fiancée, Eileen Martinez; daughters, Kathy Murphy; Karen Vanderkuy; Kristie Clements and her husband, Chuck; Kelly Yokem; thirteen Grandkids, nine Great Grandkids; numerous Nieces and Nephews, as well as other family members.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to The
or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Published in Shreveport Times from Jan. 1 to Jan. 3, 2013