SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive - Obituaries

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.

January 20th, 2016

Charles Wall

Funeral services for Charles W. Wall, age 66 of Dubach, LA. will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, January 22, 2016 at Salem United Methodist Church in Dubach, LA with Rev. Danny Baskin officiating. Charles was born on October 30, 1949 and went to be with the Lord on January 18, 2016 after a one-year battle of Lewy Body Dementia with Parkinson’s.

Bookmark and Share

Dorothy Smith

012016 Dorothy Smith .jpg

Funeral services will be held for Dorothy Smith, age 91, at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Arcadia. Bro. Jeff Hoffman will officiate. Interment will follow at Driskill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel.

Dorothy was born September 4, 1924 to William and Ester Fuller. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Arcadia.

She is preceded in death by her husband Sidney Smith, daughter Betty Lonidier, 5 brothers and 4 sisters.

Bookmark and Share

January 19th

Morita Palmer

011916 Palmer.jpg

Funeral services for Morita Baxter Palmer, age 87 of Dubach, LA, will be held at Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston at 2:00 on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Officiating the service will be Dr. Randy Ray. Interment will be in Saint Rest Cemetery in the Goose Creek Community of Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
Nelder Morita Thomas was born May 23, 1928, to Hewel and Minnie Thomas in Ruston, LA.

She died January 17, 2016, at Princeton Place in Ruston.

Bookmark and Share

January 15th

Talmadge Frasier

011516 Frasier.jpg

Funeral Services for Talmadge Frasier, age 91 of Mineral Springs, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, January 17, 2016 at Mineral Springs Baptist Church under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel. Officiating the service will be Bro. Danny Howard. Graveside service with military honors will follow in Mineral Springs Cemetery.

Bookmark and Share

Carolyn Griffin

Funeral services for Carolyn Teal Griffin, age 79, of Choudrant, LA will be 10:00 AM Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA with Rev. Tod Hibbard officiating. Interment will follow at 1:30 PM at Forest Park West Cemetery in Shreveport, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Griffin was born December 17, 1936 and passed away January 13, 2016.
She is preceded in death by her husband's; William Teal and James D. Griffin and granddaughter Elizabeth Mae Teal.

Bookmark and Share

Larwence Toney

Funeral services for Larwence “Toney Tiger” Toney will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville with Bro. Cecil Gregory officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethel Cemetery, Holly Ridge, LA.

Mr. Larwence was born July 30, 1944 in Delhi, LA and passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in Monroe, LA.

Mr. Larwence is preceded in death by his parents, Jay and Ethel Toney.

Bookmark and Share

January 12th

Michael Hancock

011216 Hancock.jpg

Funeral services for Mr. Michael Ellis Hancock, age 74 of Dubach, will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Rock Corner Baptist Church in Dubach. Rev. Gary Massey will be officiating the services. Burial will follow in Rock Corner Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

Bookmark and Share

January 11th

Steve Garris

Steven Rai Garris, age 62, of Ruston, LA passed away suddenly on January 9, 2016.

He began his career at Hughes Tool Company and retired from Baker Hughes Corporation. During this time he lived and worked all over the globe. Prior to relocating to Ruston 6 years ago, he was a resident of The Woodlands, Texas.
He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, great husband, wonderful son, loving father and grandfather, brother, and loyal friend.

Bookmark and Share

January 8th

Rosa Sparks

010816 Sparks, Rosa.jpg

Rosa Wade Sparks, age 88, of Dubach, passed away on January 6, 2016 in Ruston. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the United Pentecostal Church of Dubach, Louisiana. Rev. Kevin Cox will officiate and will be assisted by Rev. Douglas Stewart. Interment will follow in Unionville Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Bookmark and Share

January 7th

Joann King

010716 King.jpg

Funeral services for Mrs. Joann Spillers King, age 75, of Ruston will be 2:00 PM Friday, January 8, 2016 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston with Rev. Brad Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. King was born June 5, 1940 and passed away January 5, 2016.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Linnie and Elsie Frazier and son Jason Spillers.

Bookmark and Share