MONROE – Services for former broadcast reporter Ruth Phelps Mickel will be Friday. She died April 25 at age 90.
She was a former radio broadcaster for WDSU in New Orleans, WKRG in Mobile and KNOE in Monroe. She worked as a public librarian before joining KNOE-TV as its senior reporter. She was active in a number of community organizations and was chosen Louisiana Mother of the Year.
Survivors include two sons and two daughters.
Arrangements are by Mulhearn.
Rental store owner
NEW IBERIA – Services for businessman and community leader Donald “KeeWee” Cox will be Saturday. He died April 24 at age 79.
He was long-time owner of Iberia Rental Service and also owned Parties Plus Bridals store and a thoroughbred horse breeder.
Survivors include his wife Sue, a son and a daughter.
Arrangements are by Pellerin.