Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 10:19am
Mr. Jeffery Davis Lumpkin, 46, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Mr. Lumpkin was born March 26, 1967 in Ruston Louisiana to Dr. William “Bill” and Elizabeth Davis Lumpkin. He was a graduate of Louisiana Tech University.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:47am
Funeral services for Reverend Woodrow Wilson Reeder Jr., 69 of Bernice, LA., will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Crestview Baptist Church in Farmerville. Officiating the service will be Rev. Connie Ward, Rev. Wayne Whiteside, Rev. Barry Joyner, and Rev. Charles Malone. Interment will follow in Bernice City cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville. Mr. Reeder was born on May 17, 1944 in Buffalo, New York and passed away on May 20, 2013 in Farmerville, LA.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 10:05am
Mrs. Cecelia Richter Mercer was born on January 31, 1922 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and went to be with her Savior & Lord Jesus Christ on May 19, 2013 in Ruston, Louisiana. A time of visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 5:00 - 7:00 PM at First Baptist Church, Dubach, Louisiana. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church, Dubach officiated by Rev. Paul Watts and assisted by Rev. Barry Joyner. Interment will follow at Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:17am
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Mae Gateley Johnston, age 92, of Ruston, La. will be held on Friday, May 17. 2013, at 2:00 PM at the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Interment will be at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle, AR. on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM Mrs. Johnston died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Glenwood Hospital in Monroe, LA
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:15am
Joe Hampton Holman died at his home in Ruston May 15, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents, Polly and Drayton Holman, and by his brother, Thomas Bruce Holman. Joe was born on November 5, 1949, in Monroe, Louisiana.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:14am
Funeral services for Jeraldine “Jerry” Durrett Mobley, age 85 of Dubach, LA will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, May 17, 2013 at Mineral Springs Baptist Church. Officiating the service will be Rev. Greg Tipton. Interment will follow at Mineral Springs Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Mrs. Mobley was born April 29, 1928 in Choudrant, LA and passed away May 13, 2013 in Ruston, LA. Mrs. Mobley was a very active member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church; she taught Sunday school and was a member of WMU.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 8:41am
Funeral services for Billy Rex Harper, Sr., 86 will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Ringgold, LA with interment to follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Officiating the services will be Bro. James Morgan and Bro. B.R. Loftin.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Rockett Funeral Home Chapel in Ringgold, LA.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 7:19am
Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Mae Brazzel Eley, age 68 of Dubach, will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, May 13, 2013 at Corinth Baptist Church in Dubach. Officiating the service will be Rev. Scott Jennings and Rev. “Runt” Warren. Burial will follow in Corinth Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
Mrs. Eley was born November 7, 1944 in Dubach to Malvin Brazzel and Ophelia Stephenson Brazzel. She died May 10, 2013 in Ruston after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Eley was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.