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Joel Ruffner Somers, Sr
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Birth: May 8, 1925
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 2009
Tangipahoa Parish
Louisiana, USA

Somers obituaries, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
Obituary published in The Hammond Daily Star: 8/16/2009

Joel Ruffner Somers, Sr. passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2009. Beloved husband of Mary E. Somers. Father of the late Joel R. Somers, Jr. Brother of the late James Franklin Somers, Jr. and Diana Marye Wright. Especially beloved uncle of Charles Geisinger, Connie Geisinger, Joseph Riche, T. Ann Riche, John Christopher Hardesty, Rebecca Riordan, Mark Geisinger, Ann
Metcalf and Ted LaMonica. Age 84 years. A native of Jacksonville, FL and a resident of Ponchatoula, LA for the past 2 years. He was a WWII veteran serving in the Army Air Corp. He attended Tulane University. A retired manager for Prudential Insurance Co. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service from E.J. Fielding Funeral Home Inc., 2260 W. 21st. Ave., Covington, LA 70433 on Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 11:00 AM. Visitation from 10:00 AM until service time. Interment in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens.

Parents: James Franklin Somers, Sr
Born: 25 Sep 1896 (Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina)
Death: Jun 1963 (Louisiana)

Dorcas Lyle Ruffner
Born: 02 Sep 1901 (Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Death: 08 Jan 1979 (Santa Ana, Orange County, California)
Gravesite: Fairhaven Memorial Park (Santa Ana, Orange County, California)

Married 28 Sep 1921 (Lexington, Virginia)

3 Children of James & Dorcas Somers
Joel Ruffner Somers, Sr
James Franklin Somers, Jr (02 Apr 1923 - 23 Aug 1993)
Diana Marye Somers (04 Nov 1928 - 25 Aug 2007) 
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  Dorcas Lyle Ruffner Somers (1901 - 1979)
Note: 18 August 2009
Pinecrest Memorial Gardens
St. Tammany Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Holly
Record added: Feb 24, 2011
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Joel Ruffner Somers, Sr
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