Ruthie Whitney Hassell, 65, a native of Houma and a resident of Gray, died Saturday, November 01, 2014.
Visitation will be Friday, November 7, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Mulberry Baptist Church, 2025 Bayou Black Dr. Houma.
Religious Services will be on Friday, November 7, at Mulberry Baptist Church at 11 a.m.
She is survived by husband, Tom Hassell; son, Stephen Hassell; daughters, Sara Hassell, Whitney Voisin and husband Kevin and Leslie Waalk and husband Guy; brothers, David, Stephen, Martin, Daniel and Lee Whitney; sisters, Christine King and Trudy Whitney; 7 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by parents, Ruth Kelly Whitney and Stephen Douglas Whitney.
Memorial Donations can be made to: Hope Restored for Life "Pregnancy Counseling Center" 7833 Main Street Houma, LA 70360 or MacDonell Children's Home 8326 Main Street Houma, LA 70363 Ruthie was a devoted mother, master gardner and a watercolor artist. 20-year cancer survivor. "Hostess with the Mostess"
Samart Funeral Home of Houma is in charge of Arrangements.