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September 16th, 2016

Berdiana Smelley

Funeral services for Berdiana “Bo” Smelley, age 91, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2016 in the Chapel of Temple Baptist Church, 1515 S. Service Road West, Ruston, Louisiana with Rev. Dale Oden officiating. Visitation will be from 1:30 – 2:30 in the Chapel prior to the service. A private interment will be at Forest Cemetery in Forest, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA

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September 15th

Rita Halbrook

Rita Robertshaw Halbrook, 86, artist and homemaker, passed away peacefully at her Belzoni home surrounded by family on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

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Marie Everding

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Memorial Service for Iris Marie Oates Everding, 85, of Ruston, LA, will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Longstraw Baptist Church.

She passed away on September 3, 2016, in Ruston, surrounded by her family.

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Elizabeth Morgan

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Services for Elizabeth Morgan, 90, of Ruston, LA will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 16, 2016 at Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston, officiated by the Rev. Bob Deich with direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to the service at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Interment will be at Pines Memorial Gardens.

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September 12th

Brenda Kitchingham

Funeral services for Brenda Roan Kitchingham will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Monroe. Pastor Warren Eckhardt will officiate. Interment will follow at Camp Creek Cemetery in Spearsville, LA.

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Hope Napper

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Hope Marbury Napper, infant daughter of Sandy and Lomax Napper of Ruston went to Heaven on September 8, 2016. Hope was born on May 31, 2016 and was welcomed into this world by her loving big brother Camdyn Napper, her parents and grandparents: Becky and Lue Napper, Susan and Mark Singleton, Melissa and Eddie Parkman.

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Felix Armstrong Jr.

Memorial services for Felix Ray Armstrong, Jr. age 61, of Ruston, LA will be held Monday, September 12, 2016, at Temple Baptist Church Chapel in Ruston, LA. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM with the service to follow at 11:00 AM. Officiating the service will be Dr. Reggie Bridges.

Ray was born October 22, 1954, and passed away September 9, 2016.

He is preceded in death by his father, Felix Ray Armstrong; his mother and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Dalton Smith; sister-in-law, Pati Smith and his brother-in-law, Rob Carter.

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September 9th

Mary Ashford

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Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Eva Taylor Ashford will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 10, 2016, at Lewis Temple CME Church in Grambling, Louisiana. The wake will be held Friday, September 9 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Lewis Temple CME Church, 310 Main Street in Grambling, Louisiana.

She died early Friday, September 2 at home. She was born March 1, 1927 in Montgomery, Alabama to James Taylor and Dora Roberson.

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September 8th

Carol Ciaciuch

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Carol Marie Ciaciuch, also remembered as Carol Williams, age 63, of Big Bear, CA, died Tuesday August 30, 2016, peacefully in her sleep.

She was born November 19, 1952 to the parents of Edwin and Helen Ebright who preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband Jim Ciaciuch of Big Bear, two sons, Joe and Heath Williams, two grandsons, Joe Dalton and Christopher Gage Williams. Also surviving her is a sister, Judy Couvillion.
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September 7th

Mary Holstead

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A celebration of life will be held for Mary Belle Taylor Kirkland Holstead on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the sanctuary of Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston, Louisiana. Visitation with the family will be held in the sanctuary from 10:00 a.m. until time of the funeral. There will be a private family burial. The service will be officiated by Reverend Jerry Hilbun and Reverend Juliet Spencer and is under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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