Wilbert "Coonie" Ruffin Sr.

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  • "Bro and Sis Ruffin, Our prayers are with you and your..."
  • "Sorry for your loss God will strengthen you during this..."
    - Joyce Wilson
  • "Ms. Mickey, It saddens me to hear of the passing of your..."
    - Anita Woodley-Dennis
  • "Praying for healing for my family we loved uncle coonie but..."
    - Jammon Ruffin
  • "Rip uncle coonie,I will never forget when you came by my..."
    - Denise anderson, allen
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Wilbert "Coonie' Ruffin, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the age of 80. He was a native and resident of New Orleans, LA. Loving husband of Celeste Brooks Ruffin. Devoted father of Shirley Ruffin Crump, Jerome (Linda) Ruffin, Wilbert Ruffin, Jr. and the late Cheryl and Joan Ruffin. Son of the late Henry Ruffin, Sr. and Josephine Felo Ruffin. Brother of Alberta Anderson, Joseph Ruffin and the late Bertha Jackson, Joyce Lewis, Hannah Price and Henry Ruffin, Jr.; also survived by 11 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of Second Nazarene Baptist Church and all neighboring churches are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Second Nazarene Baptist Church, 3062 Boyd St. Algiers, LA on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10:00a.m. Pastor Peter L. Crawford, officiating. Visitation will begin at 8:00a.m. unitl service time at the above named church. Interment: Westlawn Cemetery-Gretna, LA. Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service, 230 Monroe St., Gretna, LA. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from May 14 to May 17, 2014