Funeral services for Helen Louise Burk Huggins, 70, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 26 at Northwest Baptist Church with the Reverend Leonard Ezell officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. A time of visitation and support for the family will be from 6 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.

The daughter of the late Dick Woodrow and Grace Bell Loughridge Riner, Louise was born January 29, 1943, at Dickson and passed away April 23, 2013, in Ardmore.

A resident of the area all of her life, Louise graduated from Dickson High School. She had worked as a receptionist for Dr. Miller, volunteered at Cross Timbers Hospice and was a homemaker. Louise enjoyed traveling.

She married John Burk August 29, 1960, in Gainesville, Texas, and he preceded her in death July 27, 2002. Louise later married Jim Huggins September 3, 2005, here in Ardmore.

Louise is survived by her husband, Jim of the home; daughter, Bobbie Scott and her husband, Steve of McKinney, Texas; son, Greg Burk and wife, Stacie of Shawnee, Okla.; sisters, Susan Harrison of Greenville, Okla., and Rowena Peterson of Seattle, Wash.; brothers, Kenneth, David and Barney Riner of Ardmore; her grandchildren, Dylan Scott, Holly Karnes and Jesse Burk; and one great-granddaughter, Alexis Karnes. Her brother, Richard Riner preceded her death.

Serving as bearers will be Grant Huggins, Ryan Huggins, Jesse Burk, Tyler Karnes, Steve Scott and Dylan Scott.

Memorials may be made to Dallas Children’s Cancer Fund, 1935 Motor Street, Dallas, TX 75230, the American Cancer Society or Cross Timbers Hospice.

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Services under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory.