Ruby Mae Newman

December 28, 1929 ~ March 10, 2024

Born in: Jennings, LA
Resided in: Broussard, LA


A Mass of Christian burial for Mrs. Ruby Lavergne Newman, 94, will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2024, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jennings, with Father Trey Ange officiating.

A gathering of friends and family will be held on Thursday at Miguez Funeral Home from 9:30 a.m. until the time to depart from church at 1:45 p.m. A rosary will be recited at 11:00 a.m. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

Ruby was born on December 28, 1929, in Jennings, LA, to Willie Lavergne and Zora Doucet. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend. She loved her family and cherished her grandchildren deeply.

Left to cherish her loving memory are her daughter, Sue Newman Robson; son, Daryl Wayne (Blanca) Newman; grandchildren, Melanie (Joe) Hollier, Andrea (Joey) Strozik, Bryan W. (Sarah) Newman; great grandchildren, Kaitlyn Richard, Jared Richard, Allyson Richard, Peyton Hollier, Carson Hollier, Mason Strozik, Adrianna Strozik; and great-great grandchildren, A’llyvia, Hunter Richard, Ocean, Marlie Richard, and David Oliver.

She now rejoices in Heaven with her beloved husband, Lionel Newman; her parents; one grandchild, Marla Robson; and one great-great grandchild, Addison Richard.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.


Visitation: March 14, 2024 9:30 am - March 11, 2024 1:30 am

Miguez Funeral Home - Jennings
114 E. Shankland Ave.
Jennings, LA 70546

Rosary: Thursday, March 14, 2024
11:00 am

Miguez Funeral Home - Jennings
114 E. Shankland Ave.
Jennings, LA 70546

Funeral Mass: Thursday, March 14, 2024
2:00 pm

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
515 Bryan St.
Jennings, LA 70546

Burial: Thursday, March 14, 2024
3:00 pm

Calvary Cemetery
Roberts Ave.
Jennings, LA 70546

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  1. Ruby worked for many years for Drs. Shirley and Bearden. A wonderful, kind person. May God comfort you in the loss of your mom and grandmother.

  2. So sorry to learn about the loss of your mother. I have so many fond memories of her and the time spent at your home. Will always remember the time she pierced my ears!!!

    All of you are in my prayers and thoughts during this time.

    Charlotte Albright Elmer

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