Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 12/06/2011 - 9:57am
Frederick Henry Price WWII fighter pilot took his last flight above the clouds on Dec. 2, 2011.
During his service, he flew 55 missions in the European Theatre. He was a life-long sportsman, volunteer Firefighter, and patriot born July 7 1923 in Ruston, LA.
He was a graduate of Louisiana Tech and received his law degree from The University of Arkansas. After moving from Shreveport to Houston in 1975, he retired from Pennzoil after 33 years.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 12/06/2011 - 9:52am
Funeral services for Buddy Mercer will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 11am, at First Baptist Church of Dubach with his nephew, Rev. Paul Watts and Rev. Todd Free officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 6, 2011, from 5pm – 8pm at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Buddy was born May 16, 1955 in Dayton, Texas and departed this world on December 5, 2011 at his home in Vienna, after a long struggle with cancer.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 12/06/2011 - 9:41am
Funeral services for Retha N. Neel, 70, of Farmerville will be 10:00am Wednesday, Dec. 7th at Farrar Funeral Home with Bro. Mike McKee and Bro. Laymond Tucker officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery near Bernice. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.
Mrs. Neel, a retired waitress, passed away Dec. 3rd, 2011. She was a member of Bethel Church near Downsville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Aubrey Earl McKee. Sr. and Mamie Lee Calvert; 1 brother, 2 sisters and 1 grandson.