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Archive - Mar 2012 - Obituaries

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March 29th

Jerene W. Fuller

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Services for Mrs. Jerene W. Fuller, age 80, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, March 30, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Lynn Hawkins. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Fuller was born August 25, 1931 and passed away March, 28, 2012.
She is preceded in death by her parents, two sister, and two husbands.
Mrs. Fuller worked as an LPN for over 40 years.

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March 27th

Jack McCormick Land, Sr.

Services for Jack McCormick Land, Sr., 86 of Ruston, will be held at 2PM Thursday, March 29, 2012 at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston. Officiating will be the Rev. Edith Hill. Visitation will be at the church from 1PM until time of the service.

Mr. Land was born in Sibley, LA on September 1, 1925 and died Sunday, March 25, 2012 in Ruston, following a brief illness. He married Barbara Courtney on January 25, 1947, celebrating 65 years of marriage.

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March 25th

G W Sherman

Funeral services for G W Sherman, age 73 of Choudrant, will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 27, 2012 in the chapel of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston with Rev. Gerald Nelson and Rev. Brad Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Sibley Cemetery in Choudrant.

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Willie Rowan Cripps

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Services for Mr. Willie Rowan Cripps, age 89, of Simsboro, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, March 25, 2012 at The Firs Pentecostal Church of Arcadia, LA. Officiating the service will be Bro. Donnie Underwood, Bro. Ronnie House and Bro. Terry Green. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Cripps was born November 11, 1922 and passed away March 23, 2012 following a lengthy illness. He is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Stephens Cripps, one grandson and one granddaughter.

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Jimmie Ann Sutton Revels

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Services for Jimmie Ann Sutton Revels, 86 will be held at Hill Crest Funeral Home on Monday March 26, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Greg Tipton officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family will be receiving visitors prior to service beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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March 23rd

James Patrick Shows

A memorial service for James Patrick Shows will be held at 2PM, on Saturday, March 24, at First Baptist Church of Shreveport. Pat was born in Ruston, Louisiana on June 7, 1942, and died in Shreveport on March 21, 2012. His mother, Thelma Harrison Shows, and father, George Melvin Shows, preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, of 49 years, Helen Fielder Shows, his son, Patrick Fielder Shows, and daughter, Hilaire Shows Williams and her husband, Michael Williams.

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Opal I. Brooks

Funeral services for Opal I. Brooks, 88, will be Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 2 pm. She passed away at Northern Louisiana Medical Ctr. after a brief illness. Pastor Chris Witt will officiate. Burial will follow in Simbsoro City Cemetery in Simsboro under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston.

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Thomas H. Kelley

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Funeral services for Mr. Thomas H. Kelley, age 78, of Ruston, LA will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at Temple Baptist Church. Rev. Dale Oden and Rev. Lynn Hawkins will officiate with burial to follow at Pines Memorial Gardens in Ruston.

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March 21st

Charles Ray Polk, Sr.

Funeral services for Charles Ray Polk, Sr. 62, Presiding Mayor of Dubach, will be 11AM Thursday, March 22, 2012 at New Prospect Baptist Church near Dubach. Ray died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at his residence in Dubach following a brief illness. Bro. Dale Nugent will officiate under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston.

Ray served in the US Coast Guard and had been sworn in as Mayor of Dubach in January of 2011. He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed taxidermy.

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Doyle R. Parker

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Funeral Services for Doyle R. Parker, 86, of Monroe will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 23,2012 at College Place Baptist Church, 301 Sherrouse Avenue, Monroe, LA with Dr. Bryant Barnes officiating. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe.

Mr. Parker was born as the bells were ringing in the New Year in Jackson, MS on January 1, 1926 and departed to his Heavenly home after a lengthy illness Sunday Evening at his home on the bayou.

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