Beauregard Vital Records

Out of Area Obituaries

Rev. W. Graham Pugh
W. Graham Pugh, 84 of Joplin, passed away at 12:25 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2000 following a long illness.

Rev. Pugh was the son of Walter Graham Pugh Sr. and Josie Carroll Pugh. He was an ordained minister of Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ). Upon graduating from Texas Christian University in 1942 followed by two years of seminary, he became pastor of Trinity Christian Church, Dallas, Texas and served there for 10 years. During his 40 years of ministry, he pastored churches in Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Texas. He was a member of First Christian Church of Joplin at the time of his death.

On October 17, 1937 he married Dorothy Hallite Bellows at Shreveport, La. She survives. Additional survivors include his son, Rev. Fred Pugh, pastor of First Christian Church, Joplin; a brother, Rev. Travis C. Pugh DeRidder, La.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in the sanctuary of First Christian Church, 4th and Pearl Street in Joplin. Rev. Brent Haworth, pastor of First Christian Church, Butler, Mo., will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Parker Mortuary Chapel. Interment will take place in DeRidder, La. Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church of Joplin.

01/29/1950 Elam T. Chance, Sr. DeRidder, LA Hixson Funeral Home DeRidder, LA

The Arlington Morning News
Marvin J. Sigler
Services for Marvin J. Sigler, an Arlington resident, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Arlington . Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be at Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington.
Mr. Sigler died Thursday in Arlington. He was 79.
Born Nov. 14,1919, in Sugartown, La., he was a superintendent in home building. He had been an Arlington resident since 1949 and was a former resident of Victoria, Texas.
He was a cabinet maker and tool and die maker at Chance Vaught. He served in the Air Force during World War II. He was a mason and a shriner for 50 years, and also was a member of Scottish Rite and York Rite for 50 years.
Survivors include a son, James R Sigler of Arlington; a daughter Penny Kay Cato of Russellville Ariz.; a brother, Claud F. Sigler of Nacogdoches, Texas; a sister, Bessie F. Nolen of DeRidder...