Submitted by Ruston Leader on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 9:48am
Felton Cottonham, 78, a long time resident of Jackson parish passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. Felton was a veteran of the Korean War and a dedicated employee of Stone Container for over 40 years. After he retired, he worked at Wal-Mart in Jonesboro for more than 10 years.
Felton was a member of Traveler's Rest Missionary Baptist Church and was a respected member of the deacon board.
He maintained an active social life with friends, family, neighbors and church members throughout his life.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:46am
Funeral services for Anne Aulds Holstead, age 78, of Choudrant, LA will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Grace United Methodist Church. Rev. Hulen Warren will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Douglas Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:44am
John Anderson Doles, age 89, of Arcadia formerly of Monroe, services will be held Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville. Officiating the service will be Rev. John Mabray. Interment will follow at Beulah Cemetery in Farmerville under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.
Mr. Doles was born December 23, 1922 and passed away October 25, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his wife Thelma Wade Doles.
Mr. Doles was a member and Elder of the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Monroe.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 8:39am
Mrs. Eugenia Louise Barnett, 79 of Crossett, AR, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Ashley County Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Ashley County, was a homemaker and was a member of Community Chapel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Mr. Robert Barnett, her parents, Frank & Duel Lambert Watt and two brothers, James & Willie Van Watt.
Mrs. Louise enjoyed fishing, camping and sewing quilts.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 8:34am
Joe Fowler, 81, passed away on October 22, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents, Osie and Lura Fowler; and brother, Jack Fowler. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Ann Fowler; daughter, Julie Kae Fowler; son, Michael Joe Fowler; brother, David Fowler and wife, Carole; nephew, Andy Fowler; and a host of other family and friends.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 8:30am
Retired Marine Corps Major, Harvey E. Britt went home to be with the Lord Sunday October 21, 2012. He is survived by his wife Donna Stevens Britt of Ruston. Harvey was born on October 1st, 1930 to Hubert and Grace Lee Britt and was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers Winford, Aquilla and Clay; and three sisters Virginia, Carol and Margueriet and granddaughter Whitney Leigh and great granddaughter Petra Fry.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 8:21am
Mildred Wedgeworth Lamkin, age 88, died on October 24, 2012. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 27, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Arcadia, LA. The officiating minister will be the church's pastor, Rev. Jeff Hoffman. Visitation will be at the Arcadia Rose-Neath Funeral Home, October 26, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 9:10am
A Memorial service for Maxine Barbara Caldwell Simmons, 86, of Bullard, Texas will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 10:30 AM in Ruston, Louisiana at the Temple Baptist Church Chapel with Rev. Jared Billups officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to10:30 AM, 1hour prior to the service.
A private inurnment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston, Louisiana.
Mrs. Simmons passed away October 16, 2012 in Tyler, Texas. She was born September 29, 1926 in Many, Louisiana to W.C. and Estella Speight Caldwell.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 8:47am
Helen Pesnell Wooten McMeen was born in Lincoln Parish, LA on August 9, 1931; and passed away Thursday October 18, 2012 at Stoney Brook Memory Care Assisted Living, West Monroe, LA. She was educated in public schools in Choudrant and Chatham, LA prior to attending Louisiana Tech in Ruston, LA. She received her BA degree, majoring in Home Economics and Science, in three years graduating in August, 1953.