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September 17th, 2013

Brother John Henry Wyatt

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Funeral Services for Brother John Henry Wyatt will be held, Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 a.m., at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 2586 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue, Grambling, LA. Rev. Anthony C. Slack, Pastor, officiant.

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September 13th

Ms. Macelle Hunt

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Graveside services for Ms. Macelle Hunt, 90, of Dubach, LA, will be held at Hamilton Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2013. Officiating the service will be Bro. Todd Free under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Ms. Hunt was born on January 7, 1923, and passed away on September 12, 2013, in Ruston, LA, following a brief illness. Macelle was a member of First Baptist Church of Dubach and was a member of the Flora Colvin Sunday School class. After moving into the Russ House Assisted Living, Ms.

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Joyce Wooldridge

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Joyce Wooldridge passed from this world to the next September 10th in Shreveport. She was 84. Joyce was born in Christiana, Pennsylvania, August 30, 1929 to John Livingston and Julia Baker Ashworth. She graduated from West Chester Teachers College with a degree in music education. Shortly after an introduction to a young Texas serviceman stationed at

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Lola Kathleen Edwards Bennett

Funeral services for Lola Kathleen Edwards Bennett, age 91, of Choudrant, LA will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday September 14, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the services will be Rev. Bill Sanderson. Interment will follow at Sibley Cemetery near Choudrant under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Bennett was born April 28, 1922 and passed away September 11, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl Richard Bennett, Jr. and son, Ronnie Bennett. Mrs. Bennett was a member of the Alabama Presbyterian Church.

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September 11th

Mr. Gregory Wayne Alexander

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Funeral services for Mr. Gregory Wayne Alexander will be held at 4:00 PM Friday, September 13, 2013, at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Marcus Murphy, Rev.

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Mr. John Malon Farrar, Jr

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Funeral services for Mr. John Malon Farrar, Jr. will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, September 13, 2013 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Dubach. Officiating the service will be Rev. Connie Smith. Burial will follow in Lisbon Cemetery in Lisbon under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Farrar passed away September 7, 2013 in Longview, TX at the age of 89. Mr. Farrar was born in Lillie on December 1, 1923. He graduated from Bernice High School in 1941 and attended Louisiana Tech majoring in Chemical Engineering.

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R. W. Gregory, Jr

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Visitation for R. W. Gregory, Jr. will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2013, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe. A family graveside service will be held the next morning at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery with Dr. Tim Neustifter officiating. R. W. was born February 5, 1926 and passed away September 9, 2013. Mr. Gregory was a lifelong resident of Ouachita and Union Parish. He was born in Monroe and spent most of his life in the Monroe area. Mr. Gregory served two and one-half years in the U. S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific aboard the U.

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Evie Mae Murray

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Graveside services for Evie Mae Murray, age 92, of Calhoun was held Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:00 AM at MT. Zion Cemetery in Calhoun under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service was Rev. Mickey Frost Mrs. Murray was born March 23, 1921 and passed away September 9, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Cleo Murray. She is survived by her grandsons: Jamison Murray of Calhoun and Jasen Murray of Panama City Beach, Fl; great grandson: Jess Rich and several nieces and nephews.

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September 9th

Dorothy “Dot” Elaine (Calhoun) McRee

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Our mother, Dorothy “Dot” Elaine (Calhoun) McRee passed away on September 7, 2013. Dorothy was born in Monroe on February 15, 1928 to Ida Eugenia Calhoun and James Daniel Calhoun. Mom grew up all over Louisiana, as her family followed her father in his work in sawmills. She graduated from Louisiana Tech with a degree in Biology, going on to work for the Bendel-Wright Clinic in Monroe. She spoke fondly of her time at the Clinic and of Drs. George Wright and William Bendel. It was Dr. Wright who would deliver Dorothy's first child, Briana.

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September 5th

Mr. Jack Demarcus Sanderson

Funeral services for Mr. Jack Demarcus Sanderson, age 92 of Choudrant, will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, September 6, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Rev. Reginald Colvin and Rev. Bill Sanderson will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Choudrant Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Sanderson was born December 15, 1920 in Choudrant to William A. (Bill Dock) Sanderson and Kate Davis Sanderson. He died September 3, 2013 in Ruston.

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