Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 02/15/2016 - 1:20pm
Jack Lain Owen, resident of Hico, Louisiana died peacefully Saturday, February 13, 2016 surrounded by family. We are grateful for the one last day we had with him, and for the many happy family memories with which we are blessed.
Jack was born in Hico, Louisiana January 1, 1929 to Robert Caleb Owen and Iva Lee Knox Owen. He married (Dorothy) Marie Boyett on May 14, 1949 and they had 49 happy years before she passed away in 1998. He retired from Texas Gas Corporation in 1989 after 39 years of service and was a member and deacon at Hico Baptist Church.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 02/15/2016 - 1:19pm
A Memorial Service for John Roy Porter, age 82, of Dubach, LA will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Chaplain Jim Gstohl. Visitation will begin at 1:00 P.M. until service time Tuesday, February 16, 2016 under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.
Mr. Porter was born March 30, 1933 in Bernice, LA and died on Friday, February 12, 2016 in Arcadia, LA. He served in the U. S. Air Force and was a retired Master Sergeant E-8 with 22 years of service.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 02/08/2016 - 2:44pm
Byron Hudson Rainwater, Jr. passed away on February 6, 2016.
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M.at Kilpatrick Funeral Home.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Fri, 02/05/2016 - 2:08pm
Huey Garland Davis, age 89 of Dubach, LA, left this life Thursday, February 4 , 2016 at his home following a long, hard fought battle.
Mr Davis is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving on the USS Cyble during WW-II His career employment was with Texas Gas Transmission, retiring in 1986 after 30 years of service.
He leaves his loving and devoted wife, Mary Jean Davis of Dubach, His son Garland Wayne Davis(Janet), Shreveport, LA; His two daughters, Barbara Ann Jeffcoat(John) and Virginia Lynn Rodrigues (Ronnie) both of Dubach, LA
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Fri, 02/05/2016 - 2:07pm
Mrs. Lorene Dupree, age 81 of Simsboro, passed away on Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, February 8, 2016 at New Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Arcadia. Visitation will be Sunday, February 7, 2016 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM at Memorial Funeral Home, Arcadia Louisiana.
Mrs. Dupree was born in Bienville Parish and spent the majority of her adult life as a resident of Lincoln Parish. She is a graduate of Grambling State University and worked as an educator in Bienville Parish for over 25 years.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 02/04/2016 - 1:10pm
Funeral services for Charlotte Parker Moody, age 92 of Ruston will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Michael Hawley from Emmanuel Baptist Church where she was a charter member.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Wed, 02/03/2016 - 2:37pm
Blain Owens Memorial services for Mr. Jerrel Don Huey, age 76 of Ruston, will be held at10:00 AM, Friday, February 5, 2016 at Barnett Springs Baptist Church in Ruston with Rev. Bill Reid and Rev. Lynn Hawkins officiating. Mr. Huey died Monday, February 1, 2016 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, LA following several years of fighting illness.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 02/01/2016 - 1:59pm
Graveside services for Nelwyn Ireta Irby, age 80 of Ruston, will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, February 2, 2016 in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Irby died January 31, 2016 in Ruston, with her family by her side.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 02/01/2016 - 1:58pm
Surrounded by his loving family Glen Edward Carter passed from this life to his Heavenly Reward on January 30, 2016. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at First Baptist Church, Ruston. Visitation will be from 12:00 until time of service. Services will be officiated by Dr. Chris Craig and Reverend Perry Lassiter. Interment will follow at the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery in Columbia, Louisiana.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Fri, 01/29/2016 - 1:10pm
Aubrey Gill Gaston, 89, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday January 27, 2016.
Funeral services will be Saturday, January 30, 2016, at 2:00 PM at Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant with Dr. Allison Moody officiating. Interment will follow with military honors at Sibley Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.