Ruby Boisseau Allgood, age 90 of Hermitage, and formerly of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at McKendree Village.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Jim Johnston officiating. Burial will follow in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Ricky Formosa, Chris Allgood, Joshua Formosa, Clark Boudreaux, Chris Allgood, II and Samuel Allgood serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday from 10 until the hour of service at 11 a.m.
Mrs. Allgood was born October 13, 1928 in Springfield to the late Claude and Laura Barrow Boisseau. She was a Nutritionist at Springfield High School for many years and was a member of the Barren Plains Baptist Church where she was a devoted member of the choir. Mrs. Allgood loved to sing, loved people, loved growing things and loved the Lord. Her family recalls her “green thumb” with flowers and that she was the world’s best cook.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Allgood is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence “Carney” Allgood, her sister, Mary Ruth Boisseau Wilson, brother, Claude Edward Boisseau, her grandson, Darin Keith Allgood, her niece, Nancy Wilson Smith, and her nephew, John Edward Wilson.
Mrs. Allgood is survived by her sons, Ronnie (Sharon) Allgood of Clarksville and Timothy (Dawn) Allgood of Springfield; daughter, Kim (Troy) Formosa of Old Hickory; grandchildren, Brian Cantrell, Chris (Rena) Allgood, Sharon (Paul) Allgood, Joshua Formosa, Jordan Formosa and Samuel Allgood; 10 great-grandchildren; and ex-daughter-in-law, Judy (Jim) Evans Hale.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements.