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August 18th, 2017

John Henry Amaden

Joe Henry Amaden, age 66, passed away August 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Amaden of the home; his mother Nell Amaden and brother, Howard (Linda) Amaden of Lonoke, AR; son, Heath (Tiffany) Amaden of Brandon, MS, daughter-in-law, Holly Amaden of Jacksonville, AR; grandchildren, Claudia Amaden of Jacksonville, AR and Charlotte Amaden of Brandon, MS.; mother-in-law Berly Gray of West Monroe, LA. Preceding in death are his father C.H. Amaden, sister, Ginger Amaden Putnam, son Brian Amaden, and father-in-law Leroy Gray.

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August 15th

Donna Schimschock Clark

Donna Schimschock Clark

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Garrison Lee Barr

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Garrison Lee Barr, 26, of Choudrant, LA passed away on August 12, 2017. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Ruston, LA. Rev. Bill Sanderson, assisted by Bro. Neil Everett and Dr. Chris Craig, will officiate. Interment will follow at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 5-8 PM at First Baptist Church of Ruston.
Love. Agape love. Love without bounds and unconditional.

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August 14th

Beverly Jean Swanson Otwell

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Funeral services for Beverly Jean Swanson Otwell, 80 of Farmerville, LA, will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, LA. Officiating the service will be Connie Ward assisted by Bro. Bob Witt. Visitation will be held at 9:30 A.M. to till time of service. Interment will follow at Vienna Cemetery in Vienna, LA under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.

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August 11th

Maggie Otwell Fincher

Maggie Otwell Fincher, 87, of Dubach, passed away on August 8, 2017 in Ruston, LA. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Burial will follow at Vienna Cemetery in Vienna, LA. Visitation will be 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM, Monday, August 14, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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Lt. Col. Edward L. Hlavaty USAF

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Lt. Col. Edward L. Hlavaty USAF, (Ret.)1930-2017 Lt. Col. Edward L. Hlavaty, retired United States Air Force pilot took his final flight on August 5, 2017 at the age of 87. He was born July 19, 1930 in Crete, Nebraska and was a resident of Lillie, Louisiana. Visitation will be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Glory Ministries in Junction City, Arkansas.

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August 10th

Christine Weldon Caldwell

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Christine Weldon Caldwell, 90, of Bernice, LA passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Presbyterian Village in Little Rock, AR. She was born on March 11, 1927, in Bernice, LA.
Funeral services for Christine Weldon Caldwell will be held Friday, August 11, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Bernice Methodist Church. Rev. Johnie Adkins will officiate. Interment will follow at Bernice City Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Visitation will be Friday, August 11, 2017 from 2:00 until the service at the church.

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Alice Durbin Davis

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Alice Durbin Davis, age 89, went to her heavenly home on August 5th at her daughter and son-in-law's home in Houston, Texas. Alice was born March 16, 1928, in Friendship, Louisiana.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Bertha and Jewel Durbin; her husband, Cecil; sister, Martiel Holland; brothers: Arnold, Douglas, and Leon Durbin; and her precious great-grandson, Mason Theodore Whatley.
Alice played on the basketball team and enjoyed studying history at Friendship High School where she graduated in 1945.

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August 9th

Clinton Heath Durrett

A celebration service for Clinton Heath Durrett will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston with Rev. Danny Baskin officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery near Simsboro, LA under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Pauline Cassel

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Pauline Cassel joined her beloved family in Heaven on August 2, 2017, a few weeks away from her 104th birthday. Pauline spent her final 15 years in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, moving there to be near her niece.

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