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3994 Monroe Hwy
Ball, LA 71405
Phone: 318-640-1375
Fax: 318-641-3012
Ruth McCarey

Ruth Roma McCarey

Wednesday, April 4th, 1923 - Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Mrs. Ruth McCarey, age 96, of Alexandria, LA, entered eternal rest on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
Graveside services for Mrs. McCarey will be on Monday, September 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 601 Highway 80 East, Haughton, Louisiana. Visitation for Mrs. McCarey will be held on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Gallagher Funeral Home in Ball, Louisiana.

Mrs. McCarey was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She worked many years as a registered nurse and loved taking care of her family and friends. She enjoyed reading and loved poetry.
Mrs. McCarey was preceded in death by her husband, James A. "Keal" McCarey, a son, Patrick McCarey and a sister, Betty Dunn.

She is survived by her daughter, Erin Michelle Scharff (Frank) of Pineville, Louisiana; one son, James Michael McCarey (Mary) of North Carolina; two grandchildren, Caitlin S. Janet (Kerry) of Pineville and Benjamin Scharff (Amy) of San Antonio, TX; four great-grandchildren, Christopher Janet, Kaiah Janet, Lorelei Scharff, Tanner Scharff and a host of friends who will miss her dearly.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gallagher Funeral Home and Crematory, Ball, LA.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 29th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Sunday, September 29th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
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  • Service

    Monday, September 30th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, September 30th, 2019 11:00am
    Hillcrest Cemetery
    601 Highway 80 East
    HAUGHTON, LA 71037
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  • Interment

    Graveside, Hillcrest Cemetery
    601 Highway 80 East
    HAUGHTON, LA 71037
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Erin Scharff

Posted at 10:00pm
Mourning Light
My heart full
And wrung
She inspires
In death
As in life
Morning brings new light,
Old and deep
And vast as night
Her gift to me
My heart's delight

Dedicated to Ruth T McCarey

Sharon Brandenburg

Posted at 06:57pm
Mrs. McCarey was a wonderful person and a great influence in my life. I will always remember her for her kindness and words of encouragement growing up and throughout my life.
Sharon Brandenburg

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