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Funeral arrangements set for Fmr. Caddo School Board Member Mildred Pugh

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Former Caddo Parish School Board Member Mildred Pugh Former Caddo Parish School Board Member Mildred Pugh
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Funeral arrangements have been set for longtime Caddo Parish educator and Shreveport community leader Mildred Pugh who died over the weekend.

Pugh served two terms on the Caddo Parish School Board representing District 5. She took office at the beginning of 1999 and served through the end of 2006. She was also one of the first black females to win an elected office in Shreveport.

During her time as an educator, Pugh worked for Caddo Parish Public Schools as a principal. The last school she oversaw was Woodlawn High School.

Outside of education, Pugh dedicated her time to improving her community. She was one of the founding members of the Queensborough Neighborhood Association.

Funeral services for Pugh will be held at Paige Chapel Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m. at 7711 Jefferson Paige Road in Shreveport on Saturday, June 1st.

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