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Archive - Jan 2011 - Obituaries

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January 11th

Helen Worsham Jones

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Services for Helen Worsham Jones, age 85, of Ruston are scheduled for 10:30 AM Friday, January 14, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Ruston, La. Officiating the service will be Rev. Andy Johnson assisted by Dr. Chris Craig, preceded by visitation from 6:00 until 8:00 PM the day before on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Burial will follow in the Pines Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Jones passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 9, at the Princeton Place, Ruston, La, where she was cared for with loving kindness since her admission in August of 2010.

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January 7th

Audrey Reeve Gray

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Funeral services will be held for Audrey Reeve Gray of Minden, formerly of Heflin on Saturday, January 8, 2011, at 3:00 P.M. at Heflin Baptist Church in Heflin. Officiating at the celebration of life will be Dr. Mike Hawkins, pastor of Heflin Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Bistineau Cemetery in Heflin. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Friday, January 7, 2011, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home. Audrey was born in Heflin, May 15, 1920 to Maggie Lou Felts Reeve and David Laird Reeve. She died on January 3, 2011 at Minden Medical Center.

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January 6th

Sarah Robison Crozier

Graveside services will be held for Sarah Robison Crozier on Friday, January 7, 2011, at 11:00 am in Ruston, LA at Greenwood Cemetery with Rev. R.B. Moore officiating.  The family will have visitation on Thursday, January 6, 2011 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Sarah was born July 16, 1916 in Ruston, LA to Alva E. and Annie Mae Southern Robison and she passed away January 1, 2011, in Destin FL. She was a graduate of Ruston High School and LA Tech University in 1937. After graduating from LA Tech, Sarah taught 3rd grade at Hodge Elementary School.

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January 5th

Martha Ann Sutton McCallum

Graveside services for Martha Ann Sutton McCallum, age 79, of Ruston, LA will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at Greenwood Cemetery.  Officiating the service will be Rev. Bill Reid under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. McCallum was born on March 11, 1931 in Shreveport, LA and passed away on January 4, 2011 in Ruston, LA. She was preceded in death by her husband: J.D. McCallum and her daughter: Vicky McCallum Mitchell. Survivors include her son: James McCallum and wife, Sue Ellen of Ruston: Grandson: Scott Downs of Dallas, TX.

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January 4th

J. Harper Gaushell

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Memorial services for J. Harper Gaushell, 41, of Lafayette LA will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston. Dr. Rick Byargeon and Rev. Dale Oden will officiate under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.  Visitation will also be held on Wednesday from 12 Noon till time of service at the church. Harper passed away due to a car accident on January 1, 2011.

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January 3rd

Elaine Allen

Graveside services for Elaine Allen, 88, of Choudrant will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at Longstraw Cemetery in Choudrant, LA. Rev. Leroy Skipper will officiate the service under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Mrs. Allen was born in Choudrant on May 8, 1922 and died in Ruston on January 1, 2011 following a lengthy illness.  She was a member of Longstraw Baptist Church and was a retired dietician with the Lincoln Parish School Board.  Mrs. Allen is preceded in death by her husband Charles Allen.

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January 2nd

Joe B. Hamilton, Sr.

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Funeral services for Mr. Joe B. Hamilton, Sr. will be held Tuesday, January 4, at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Dubach, with Rev. Barry Joiner officiating, assisted by Rev. Todd Free and Bro. Reagan Colvin. Visitation will be held Monday, January 3, at Kilpatrick’s Funeral Home from 5pm-8pm. Interment will be at Hamilton Cemetery, Dubach under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Mr. Hamilton was born September 23, 1923 and went to be with our Lord and Savior on January 2, 2011. Mr.

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January 1st

Edith E. Shepherd

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Funeral services for Mrs. Edith E. Shepherd, 87, of Monroe, will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, January 2, 2011, at First Christian Church with Rev. Randy Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park Mausoleum under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe. Edith passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2010. She was a lifetime member for over 54 years of First Christian Church where she played the organ and sang in the choir for over 35 years. Mrs. Shepherd was a former member of a bowling league and a bridge club.

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