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Archive - 2011 - Obituaries

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December 20th

Grace Elizabeth Carney

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Funeral services for Mrs. Grace Elizabeth Carney, age 84 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 21, 2011, in the chapel of Temple Baptist Church in Ruston, Rev. Dale Oden and Rev. Dalton Shovan officiating. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

Grace Carney was born February 27, 1927, in Dallas, Texas to William Emerly Camp and Sarah Goodwin Camp. She died December 17, 2011, in Ruston.

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December 16th

Levi Otis McCullin

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Funeral services for Levi Otis McCullin, age 86, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. James Grafton. Interment will follow at Ansley Cemetery in Ansley LA. with Military Honors under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

Mr. McCullin was born October 21, 1925, and passed away December 13, 2011. He was preceded in death by his son, Wesley McCullin.

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December 15th

O. Eston Payne

O. Eston Payne, 88, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 in Ruston. Visitation will be held at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, followed by a graveside service at 2:30 p.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston, officiated by Rev. Jerry Hilbun.

Born in Hilly, La., Eston was a resident of Ruston for 49 years. He served his country during World War II, completing 35 missions over Europe in the Army Air Corps.

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December 14th

Wesley Chandler

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Funeral services will be held for Wesley Chandler, at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Don Woodard will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. The interment will follow at the Hurricane cemetery.

Mr. Chandler was born May 24, 1970, in Ruston, LA, to Bobby Dean Chandler and Helen Woodard Chandler. He entered into rest on December 11, 2011, in Simsboro, LA. Mr. Chandler was a front-end specialist for Genesis Energy.

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Diane Davis Bailey

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Funeral services will be held for Diane Davis Bailey, 55, at 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel, at 2:00 p.m. The interment will follow at the Hurricane Cemetery. Rev. Tom Lemley and Rev. Jamie Bird will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.

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Dr. Harold Gilbert (Doc) Hedrick

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A memorial service to honor the life of Dr. Harold Gilbert (Doc) Hedrick, age 87 of Ruston, will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, December 17, 2011 in the chapel of Temple Baptist Church in Ruston. Rev. Dale Oden and Dr. Lynn Hawkins will officiate the service.

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Dr. Harold Gilbert (Doc) Hedrick

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A memorial service to honor the life of Dr. Harold Gilbert (Doc) Hedrick, age 87 of Ruston, will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, December 17, 2011 in the chapel of Temple Baptist Church in Ruston. Rev. Dale Oden and Dr. Lynn Hawkins will officiate the service.

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Bryant J. Grant

Funeral services for Mr. Bryant J. Grant, age 84 of Ruston, will be held at 1:30 PM Thursday December 15, 2011 at Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston.  Rev. Hulen Warren will officiate the service.  Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
 

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Charles Daniel (Danny) Woody

Graveside service for Charles Daniel (Danny) Woody, age 58 of Minden, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Friday December 16, 2011 at Pecan Grove Cemetery in Hilly Community under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Hulen Warren.

Mr. Woody was born September 29, 1953 and passed away December 12, 2011.

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December 13th

Verna Anne Poarch Myers

Verna Anne Poarch Myers walked with God; then she was no more; because God took her on Thursday, December 8, 2011 peacefully at her daughter’s home in Geismar, Louisiana.  She overcame the sting of cancer and death by living life with her family and friends in her last days.  Verna was 64 years old and a native of Virginia having lived in Ruston, Louisiana since 1981 with her high school sweetheart and husband of 49 years.

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