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February 16th, 2015

Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Rushing

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Celebration of Life for Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Rushing, 72, of Athens, LA, will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at New Hope Baptist Church in Athens, LA with Rev. Eddie Balance officiating. Interment will follow in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Athens, LA. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Monday, February 16, 2015 at New Hope Baptist Church in Athens, LA under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home in West Monroe.

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February 13th

James W. Evans

Memorial services for James W. Evans will be held Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Ruston Presbyterian Church, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
James W. Evans was born in Ruston on January 27, 1924 and went to his eternal home on February 1, 2015. He was the son of Winnie D. Smith Evans and J. Wilburn Evans.

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Mr. Arby Williams

Funeral services for Mr. Arby Williams, age 76, of Simsboro, LA will be held Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Cook Baptist Church in Ruston, LA. Officiating the service will be Dr. Michael Holloway. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Mr. Williams was born January 1, 1939 and passed away February 11, 2015. He is preceded in death by his first wife of 38 Years: Betty Ruth Williams.

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February 12th

James Warren Cayer

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Funeral services for James Warren Cayer, 83, of Monroe, will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, February 14, 2015, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church of Ruston, Louisiana, with Rev. Frank Coens and Rev. Blaine O'Neill officiating, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe, Louisiana.

James Cayer passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 8, 2015, at his residence.

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February 9th

Ms. Ollene Sutton Norman

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Graveside services for Ms. Ollene Sutton Norman will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, February 9, 2015 at Ogden Cemetery, in Liddieville, LA. Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. LA. The Reverend Ernest Norman will officiate the services under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

Ollene was born on February 19, 1925 and passed away on February 5, 2015 at Landmark Nursing Home in West Monroe.

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February 6th

James Morrece Smith

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Funeral services celebrating the life of James Morrece Smith, 91, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Canaan Baptist Church, Spearsville, LA.  Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.  Conducting the services will be Bro. Tommy Mellinger, Bro. Charles Ainsworth, and Bro. James Miller.  Interment will follow in the Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery. 

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February 5th

Sara Wafer

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Sara Wafer went to be with her Lord and Savior February 4, 2015 in LifeCare Hospital on Linwood in Shreveport, LA. Services will be held Friday, February 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in Couch Chapel at First United Methodist Church, Shreveport, LA. Dr. Carl Rhoades will officiate. Graveside services will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Ruston, LA at 1:00 p.m. A reception will follow the graveside service at The Lincoln Parish Museum at 2:00 p.m.

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February 4th

Skylar Elizabeth Fox McFarland

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Skylar Elizabeth Fox McFarland was stardust born on Mother's Day in 1996, and she blazed a spectacularly beautiful light over this world.

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Columbus Clayton Pickett, Sr.

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Funeral services will be held for Columbus Clayton Pickett, Sr., age 79, at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, February 5, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Arcadia. Bro. Jeff Hoffman will officiate. The interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Arcadia.

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February 3rd

Mary Jo Edmiston

Funeral services for Mary Jo Edmiston, age 89, of Ruston will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the services will be Rev. Larry Emory. Interment will follow at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Mrs. Edmiston was born July 19, 1925 and passed away January 31, 2015.

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