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Lois Louise (Minic) Houston

June 19, 1939 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Lois Louise Houston Obituary

Lois “Louise” Houston, 84, of New Franklin formerly of Macon and LaPlata, passed away January 10, 2024, lovingly cared for by her family.

Louise was born in Queen City, Missouri on June 19, 1939, a daughter of Lester and Bertha Kelly Minic.  She married Dennis Houston on April 25, 1965.  Dennis preceded her in death on October 12, 2020.

Louise was employed as a telephone operator with Southwestern Bell for many years and had also been employed with State Farm and Con-Agra.  She was a former member of the First Baptist Church in LaPlata and was currently a member of Bible Baptist Church in New Franklin, transferring her membership when Louise and Dennis moved to New Franklin to be closer to family.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Cindy Ridgwell and husband, Marvin of New Franklin; two sisters, Helen Pinkerton and husband, Eugene and Barbara Pipes; three grandchildren, Brandy Lykins, Benjamin Ridgwell and Nathan Ridgwell; five great-grandchildren, Libby Lykins, Harper Ridgwell, Vivian Ridgwell, Scarlett Ridgwell and Bendi Ridgwell and nieces and nephews.  Also surviving is her canine companion, Snickers.

In addition to her parents and husband, Louise was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Minic and by a sister, Faye Minic.

Services honoring Louise’s life will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at Bible Baptist Church in New Franklin with Rev. Tim Miller, Rev. Carroll Schoenhals and Kevin Beaman officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be at Highland Park Cemetery in Kirksville on January 18, 2024, at 1:00 PM.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Bible Baptist Church in New Franklin.

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January 17, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Bible Baptist Church New Franklin, MO
4001 Hwy. 5
New Franklin, MO 65274

Funeral Service
January 17, 2024

1:00 PM
Bible Baptist Church New Franklin, MO
4001 Hwy. 5
New Franklin, MO 65274


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