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Mary Ruth Alligood

Thursday, July 6, 2006

Born 8-27-1930 -- Died 6-25-2006

Mary Ruth Alligood of Salem daughter of the late Felix Jefferson and Mabel Lee (Dunaway) Sigrest, was born Aug. 27, 1930, in Bogalusa, La. She died June 25, 2006, at her home in Salem at the age of 75.

She was united in marriage to Johnny Mack Alligood on Aug. 6, 1947, at Picayune, Miss., and to this union six children were born. She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include four sons, Johnny Alligood Jr. and wife Sandra of Monroe, La., Donald Alligood and wife Luana of Salem, Edward Alligood of Salem, and David Alligood and wife Christine of Slidell, La.; a daughter, Deborah Evans and husband Melvin of Gulfport, Miss.; a sister, Lois Balcer of Bogalusa, La.; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers, one sister, and an infant daughter, Tiffany Adelle Alligood.

The funeral services were held June 27 at the Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem with Bro. Jim Brown officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Barker Funeral Home of Salem.