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Kenneth Hiram Carruth

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Kenneth Hiram Carruth

Kenneth Hiram Carruth, 57, of Spring, Texas passed from this life on Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Leesville. He was born October 25, 1956 in Alexandria and was the son of Annie Merle Barker and W.A. Carruth.

Kenny grew up in Alexandria. Kenny married Karen M. Tison on August 12, 1978 and they had one daughter, Ashley.

Kenny had spent many years in maritime service. Kenny had a wonderful sense of adventure. He loved good food, being with friends, listening to Christian music and believed strongly in the power of gratitude. His greatest love and interest was his family.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Annie Merle Barker, maternal grandparents H.O. and Annie Merle Barker and paternal grandparents, W. A. Carruth, Sr. and Beulah Ella Banks Carruth.

He is survived by his daughter, Ashley Carruth Fowler and husband Billy; father, W. A. and wife Susan Carruth; sisters, Victoria E. Marechal, Merle M. Gremillion, Rebecca M. Lairmore, Nancy E. Carruth, Stacy Milliner, Lindsay Ellington and Kate Dickey; brother, William Jeffery Carruth; eight grandchildren, Abigail, Payton, Hannah, William, Wyatt, Katherine, Charlotte and Eleanor Fowler; mother of his daughter, Karen Tison Hills and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Honorary pallbearers will be William Fowler, Wyatt Fowler, Nick Marechal, Gabriel Sanchez, Torry Langlinais and Houston Hampton.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the Memorial services celebrating his life at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014, with Pastors Anthony Mangun and Terry Shock officiating at The Pentecostals of Alexandria, 2817 Rapides Avenue, Alexandria, LA 71301. Burial will follow at Greenwood Memorial Park, Pineville, under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home, Alexandria.

To extend online condolences to the Carruth family, please visit us at www.hixsonbrothers.com.


Published in The Town Talk on May 27, 2014
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