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Re: Howard Almand Barrett b:6/12/1912, Lk. Charles
Posted by: Annette Ditto (ID *****2783) Date: January 24, 2011 at 17:23:49
In Reply to: Howard Almand Barrett b:6/12/1912, Lk. Charles by Marilyn McGuire of 219

Ruth Barrett Husband

Obituaries: Herman Knouse, Sabine Parish K-520
Source: Sabine Index, Many, La., Mar 24, 1977
Submitted by: Carl Dilbeck
carlrad@earthlink.net


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Herman Knouse

Herman Knouse, 70, of Zwolle, died at his home, Friday, March
18, at 2:30 a.m., after a short illness.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 19, at 2 p.m., in the
Zwolle First Baptist church, with the Rev. Lee Dickson
officiating. Burial was in the Zwolle Cemetery, under the
direction of Warren Meadows Funeral Home.

Surviving Mr. Knouse are his widow, Mrs. Ruth Knouse of Zwolle;
one son, Herman Knouse Jr. of Livingston, Tex.; one brother,
Frank Knouse of Olla; two sisters, Mrs. J. D. Bradley of
Huntsville, Tex., and Mrs. H. H. Hensen of Urania, La.; and three
grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Woodrow Salter, James Salter, Jim Graves,
Sherman Tatum, John Patton, Fred Roberson, Bill Hopkins, and
Doyle Dewitt.

Found obit at
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Ruth Barrett obit

Obituaries: Ruth B. Knouse, Sabine Parish K-520
Source: Sabine Index, Many, La., May 30, 1985
Submitted by: Carl Dilbeck
carlrad@earthlink.net


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Ruth B. Knouse (Photo)

Mrs. Ruth Bell Knouse, 81, of Zwolle, died in the Sabine Medical
Center on May 23, 1985, at 5:14 p.m.

Funeral services were held in the First Baptist Church of Zwolle
on Saturday, May 25, at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Lee Dickson
officiating. Interment was in the Zwolle Cemetery, under the
direction of Warren Meadows Funeral Home of Many.

Mrs. Knouse is survived by one son, Herman Knouse Jr. of
Livingston, Tex.; three grandchildren, Nancy Helton of Conroe,
Tex., Tommy Knouse of LaPorte, Tex., and Ann McClain of Richmond,
Tex.; and five great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jim Graves, James Q. Salter, John Patton Sr.,
Sherman Tatum, Jack Napier, and John Loring.

Mrs. Knouse was a retired school teacher, having taught in the
Zwolle schools for 45 years; a very active member of the Zwolle
First Baptist Church, having served as Sunday School
Superintendent, Training Union Director, Vacation Bible School
Director, a very active member in the WMU, and a teacher in all
departments of the church.

She was also a member of the Sabine Parish Retired Teachers
Association, 8th District Retired Teachers Association, and the
Louisiana Retired Teachers Association. She was the founder of
the Sabine Parish PSI Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, and
held many offices of these organizations. She also was
Co-Chairman of the first Tamale Fiesta Scrap Book.

Mrs. Knouse was the first woman member of the Zwolle Planning
Commission; member of the Zwolle Civic Club; member of Zwolle
Cemetery Committee; was listed as the outstanding Educator of
Delta Kappa Gamma; and was a very active President in the Sabine
Parish Teacher's Association during her active teaching. She
served as a Senior Sponsor for many years.

In 1963, the yearbook "The Hawk's Flight" of the Zwolle High
School was dedicated to Mrs. Knouse, with the following
statement:

"We, the Senior Class of 1963, with deep respect and admiration,
dedicate this year's edition of the Hawk's Flight to a teacher
who is a living symbol of all Zwolle High School stands for. Her
inspired teaching of the last 34 years has imported knowledge to
hundreds who will never forget her. It is with appreciative
hearts that we Seniors dedicate this, our yearbook, to you Mrs.
Ruth Knouse."

Mrs. Knouse loved her community, church, and friends, and she
served wherever she was needed.

OBIT found at

http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/sabine/obits/k/k5200024.txt


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