|Birth: ||Nov. 26, 1942|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 2004|
SHREVEPORT, LA - Services for Essie Ellen Kettler Farris, 62, will be held on Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at Rose Neath Chapel, Arcadia, La. Rev. Bill Hoffman, pastor of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church and Rev. Larry Joyner, pastor emeritus of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Mariah Cemetery near Arcadia, La.
Visitation will be Tuesday, December 14, 2004 at Rose Neath, Arcadia, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Ellen passed away Sunday, December 12, 2004 after a courageous battle with leukemia. She was born November 26, 1942 to Olen F. and Arline James Kettler of Gibsland, La. Ellen was a graduate of Louisiana Tech University and retired from Caddo Parish Schools after 23 years of teaching at Linwood, Walnut Hill, Hamilton Terrace and Youree Drive Middle Schools.
Ellen was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church and with her husband, Ellen was also a board member emeritus of the Mt. Lebanon Historical Society.
Ellen was preceded in death by her parents and survived by her husband of 36 years, Ralph Farris and sister, Mary Claire Kettler, a host of cousins and friends.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Gibsland High School Class of 1960. Active pallbearers will be Russell Kettler, Ronald Griffin, Richard Parnell, John Mark Parnell, Jerry Woodard and Lynn May.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home
Arcadia Chapel (318) 263-2094
Olen Fredric Kettler (1912 - 1986)
Arline James Kettler (1913 - 1988)
Ralph Farris (1923 - 2005)
Mount Mariah Methodist Church Cemetery
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Feb 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33742440
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