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April 25th, 2014

Marcia Lee Stegall McCain

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Marcia Lee Stegall McCain, 76, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at home. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at Valley United Methodist Church, 4201 Ashworth Road in West Des Moines, IA with visitation one hour prior.

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April 24th

Pamela Jean Beck Toburen

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Pamela Jean Beck Toburen, 68, of Ruston, died April 21, 2014 at her home in Ruston.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, April 26, 2014 in the Burhkalter Chapel of Trinity United Methodist Church.  Reverend Jerry Hillburn will officiate.  Visitation will be 9:00AM until 11:00AM service time Saturday, April 26, 2014 in the Burkhalter Chapel. Pam was born November 23, 1945, at Colby, Kansas, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Beck, Jr.  She grew up in Colby, graduating from Colby Community High School in 1963.. She began college at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

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Ms. Kathy Mayo

Funeral services for Ms. Kathy L. Mayo, age 58 of Calhoun, will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, April 25, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Rev. Wendell Sellers will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memory Gardens in Calhoun under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Wayne Palmer Colvin

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Memorial services for Wayne Palmer Colvin, age 85, of Ruston, LA will be held at 2PM, Saturday, April 26, 2014 in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Visitation will be at 1 PM until the beginning of the service. Officiating the services will be Dr. Mike Anderson. Wayne was born in Dubach, LA on August 16, 1928 to Jasper Lee Colvin and Lucille Ferguson Colvin and passed away on April 17, 2014 following a lengthy illness.

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April 23rd

Carolyn Taylor Perritt

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Funeral services will be held for Caroline Taylor Perritt, age 18, at 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Arcadia. Bro. Lamar Skinner and Bro. Allen Jordan will officiate. The interment will follow at Alabama Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday night from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.

Caroline, affectionately known as Queenie, was born June 26, 1995, in Minden, LA, to Randall and Leigh Ann Perritt. She entered into rest on April 21, 2014, in Minden, LA. Caroline was a senior at Simsboro High school and was scheduled to graduate on May 22. 

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April 22nd

Miss Henri Alice Wise

Services will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Ruston for Miss Henri Alice Wise of Ruston,LA.
She died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS.
Burial will be in Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach, LA.

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Leon Pesnell

Graveside services for Leon Pesnell, age 82, were held Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Alabama Baptist Church Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Ronnie Flurry, nephew officiating. Leon was born June 30, 1931 in Lincoln Parish and died at North Louisiana Medical Center on April 17, 2014 after a short illness due to complications from cancer. Leon had a career as a long distance truck driver.

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April 15th

Jesse Claude Nolan, Jr

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Funeral services for Jesse Claude Nolan, Jr, age 85, of Ruston will be held Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officating the service will be Rev. Jeremy Jones.

Mr. Nolan was born December 21, 1928 and passed away April 13, 2014 following a lengthy illness.

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April 14th

Nathan Glenn Chipmon

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Memorial services for Nathan Glenn Chipmon, age 69, of Ruston, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Longstraw Baptist Church in Choudrant, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. He was born September 12, 1944 in Jonestown, Mississippi and passed away April 11, 2014 in Ruston.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Annie Mae Brown and William Ellis Chipmon; sisters: Saline and Tassie; and brother: William.

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Ruby Simpson Brown

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Funeral services for Ruby Simpson Brown, age 92, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the services will be Rev. Steve Hughes. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Mrs. Brown was a health care sitter for many years. She was born February 9, 1922 and passed away April 11, 2014 and is preceded in death by her husband: Huey Brown and grandson: Reife Brown.

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