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March 10th, 2013

Frances Irene Hampton Stewart

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Funeral services for Frances Irene Hampton Stewart, age 83, of Ruston will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Stewart was born June 26, 1929 in Oak Grove LA and passed away March 8, 2013 in Ruston, LA.
She was preceded in death by her husband: James A. Stewart.

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March 8th

Robbie Tean Wiltz

Robbie Tean Wiltz, a long-time resident of Ruston, died Monday, the 4th of March in Houston, Texas.

Born Robbie Tean Tate on November 13, 1928 in Eldorado, Arkansas, she came to Louisiana to attend Grambling College. Ira Edward Wiltz entered into Robbie’s life during college. They married and one daughter, Toni was born of this union.

Robbie received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Grambling College in 1951. She worked in the Beulah, Mississippi school district and later in the Lincoln Parish, Louisiana school district, where she remained until her retirement.

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March 7th

Laurice Dean “Buddy” Napper

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Laurice Dean “Buddy” Napper, a Ruston politician, attorney and professor passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at his home in Ruston, LA.

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March 5th

James Wesley Council

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Funeral services will be held for James Wesley Council, age 82, at 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Arcadia. Bro. Stephen Boyd and Bro. Freddie Shows will officiate. The interment will follow at Jonesboro Cemetery.

He was born July 25, 1930 in Castor, LA to James and Susan Knotts Council. He entered into rest on March 3, 2013, in Shreveport, LA. Mr. Council was a member of Arcadia Church of Christ.

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March 1st

Viola Brewster Pardue

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Funeral services for Viola Brewster Pardue, age 81, of Chatham, LA, will be held Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 3:00 PM at Alabama Presbyterian Church in Sibley, LA. Officiating the service will be Dr. Michael Hawley, Rev. Author Robinson, and Rev. Bill Willis. Interment will follow at Sibley Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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February 28th

Alcy “Buddy” Campbell

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Funeral service for Alcy “Buddy” Campbell, age 77, of Dubach will be held 2:00 PM Friday, March 1, 2013 at Fellowship Baptist Church with Bro. Connie Smith and Bro. Eddie Fuller officiating. Interment will follow at Fellowship Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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February 26th

Colin Davidson Seaman

Graveside services for Colin Davidson Seaman, 67 of Ruston will be 10:30AM Wednesday, February 27, 2013 in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston. Rector Easterling of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer will officiate. Mr. Seaman was born March 20, 1945 in Waterproof, LA and died Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Northern Louisiana Medical Center in Ruston.

He is preceded in death by his parents, J.C. Seaman, Sr. and Edith Post Seaman; Brother, J.C. “Shootsie” Seaman.

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Ricky Joe Bergeron, Jr.

Funeral services for Ricky Joe Bergeron, Jr., age 14 of Downsville will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday at Fellowship Baptist Church near Dubach with Bro. Connie Smith officiating. Interment will be in Fellowship Cemetery, Dubach. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville.

Ricky Joe, a student, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013. He was in the Honors Program at Farmerville High School and enjoyed bull riding, football, baseball, Bass fishing and listening to music.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, S.D. Wilson, Jr.

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February 24th

Helen A. Martin

Funeral services for Mrs. Helen A. Martin, age 88, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Monday February 25, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Michael Hawley and Rev. Gerald Nelson. Interment will follow at Beulah Cemetery in Calhoun under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.

Mrs. Martin was born June 7, 1924 and passed away February 22, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her husband Virgil Martin; sister: Grace Griffin; brothers: Lynn Audirsch and Dale Audirsch.

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Katherine Dianne Burford

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Services for Katherine Dianne Burford age 55 of Rocky Branch, LA will be Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Griffin Funeral Home in West Monroe, LA. Visitation for friends and family will be from 12:00 until time of service beginning at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Scott Jennings will be officiating with Billy Joe Youngblood and Reverend Woodson McGuffe assisting.

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