Obituary: Barbara Sue Liggin Houghton

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BOSSIER CITY – Funeral services for Barbara Sue Liggin Houghton, 79, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Hill Crest Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Billy Pierce officiating. Interment will follow in Hill Crest Memorial Park. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service.

Barbara was born in Dubach, LA on September 2, 1937 and passed away on December 9, 2016.

She was a 1955 graduate of McGehee High School in Arkansas. After graduation from business school in Memphis she was later employed by the law firm of Mayer, Smith and Roberts where she was a valued Legal Secretary and Office Manager for nearly five decades. Her retirement years were happily spent traveling with her loving husband and doting on her children and grandchildren.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert L. and Ruth Liggin of McGehee Arkansas; her brother, Samuel L. Liggin of Shreveport and her devoted husband of nearly fifty years, James Richard Houghton of Bossier City, whose love affair now continues in heaven.

She is survived by her daughter, Casandra Duesi Cagle of Shreveport LA and husband Ron; Son, Daniel N. Houghton of Bossier City LA; granddaughter, Rae Lynn Adcock of Bossier City LA grandson, Mitchell C. Houghton of Bossier City LA; sisters, Virginia Leary of Wilminton NC and husband Bill and Alice Hellums of Lake Charles LA and husband J. W.; brother, Michael Liggin of Wylie TX and wife Dena; sister-in-law, Christine Liggin of Shreveport LA and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

The family requests that donations be made to St. Judes in lieu of flowers.