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April 30th, 2015

Dr. John Heard

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Dr. John Heard passed away at NLMC on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the age of 85. He had been living at Russ Place for the previous 8 months. Dr. Heard was a retired music professor at Louisiana Tech University. He taught many people in his 30 years at Tech. Prior to teaching at Tech, he was proud to have taught music at Dickinson State College. Dr. Heard had a doctorate of music art from the University of Texas, a bachelor's from Eastman School of Music andamasters from University of Michigan.

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Mr. Courtney A. Reed, III

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Memorial services for Mr. Courtney A. Reed, III, age 66, of Shreveport will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Scotty Gibson. Courtney A. Reed, III passed away of natural causes at his Shreveport residence on Monday, April 27, 2015.

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April 28th

Della Marteal Canterbury

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Funeral services will be held for Della Marteal Canterbury, age 97, at 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Arcadia. Bro. Jeff Hoffman will officiate. The interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:30 until service time on Tuesday.

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Gilbert Wade Hood

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Funeral services will be held for Gilbert Wade Hood, age 81, at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at St. Rest Baptist Church, 13015 LA Hwy 146, Dubach, LA. Bro. Randy Ray will officiate. The interment will follow at St. Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday after 5:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Arcadia.

Wade was born February 24, 1934, in the Cross Roads Community in Lincoln Parish, to Gilbert “Mutt” and Ella Lee Hood. He entered into rest on Monday, April 27, 2015, Shreveport. He was a member of St. Rest Baptist Church. He was a retired farmer.

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April 21st

John R. Barmore

Funeral services for John R. Barmore, 65, of Choudrant will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Scott Jennings. Interment will follow at Mineral Springs Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Mr. Barmore was born April 19, 1950 and passed away April 19, 2015.

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April 20th

James David “J.D” Caver

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James David “J.D” Caver was born to Guin Richard Caver & Mary Elizabeth Brazzel on Nov. 9, 1934, the youngest of eight children. He passed away on April 16, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital in Monroe, LA from a brief illness after a seventeen year battle with complications stemming from cancer.

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Dale Russell Price

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Dale Russell Price, 54, of Ruston, LA passed away on April 13, 2015. Dale was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph R Price, Sr. and Wanda Jean Price. He is survived by his daughter, Katie Price Strahan of Bernice, LA and granddaughter Olivia. Other survivors include his sister, Quhana Light of Palestine, TX and his brother Joseph R. Price, Jr. of Dallas, TX along with several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 26 at 2:00 PM at Weldon Baptist Church in Bernice, LA. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com

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Mrs. Elbie M. Hall

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Funeral services for Mrs. Elbie M. Hall, 95, of Ringgold, LA will be held at Springhill Baptist Church in Ringgold, LA at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, April 20, 2015. Graveside services will be at 2:30 P.M. in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston, LA. Officiating will be Bro. Josh Eubanks. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Rockett Funeral Home in Ringgold, LA.

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April 17th

Lola Pearl Holtzclaw Chandler

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Funeral services for Lola Pearl Holtzclaw Chandler age 86 of Ruston will be 11:00 AM Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Douglas United Methodist Church. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jeremy Jones, and Rev. Rolly Walker. Interment will follow at Douglas Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Chandler was born September 18, 1928 and passed away April 16, 2015.
She is preceded in death by her husband, W.S. (Billy) Chandler, Jr.

She was a member of Douglas United Methodist Church.

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April 15th

Nell Lewis Dawsey

Graveside services for Nell Lewis Dawsey, age 92, of Ruston will be 12:30 PM Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Columbia, MS. under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Mrs. Dawsey was born January 25, 1923 and passed away April 14, 2015. She worked as an RN Recovery Nurse at Lincoln General Hospital for 23 years.

Mrs. Dawsey is survived by her son: Bill Dawsey and wife Peggy of Ruston; grandsons: Cory Dawsey and wife Jennie of Ruston and Kelly Dawsey; great granddaughter: Eden Dawsey and numerous nieces and nephews.

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