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February 7th, 2014

Evelyn Joyce Young Whitfield

Funeral services for Evelyn Joyce Young Whitfield, 83, of Ruston, LA will be held at 10a.m. Saturday, February 8, 2104 in the Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating will be Brother Lynn Hawkins. Interment will be in the Forest Lawn Cemetery under direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Whitfield died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 in Hampton Willow Brook Health Care Center in Houston, TX.

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Catherine Canterberry Ballard

Catherine Canterberry Ballard was born on November 23, 1917 and died February 4, 2014. She was married to Ingram Ballard until his death in 1965. There are three children: Ann, Steve, and Richard, four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. She had several nieces and nephews as well as some very special adopted adult children.

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Mike Reed

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Long time Ruston resident, Mike Reed, passed away on Thursday morning, February 6, 2014 at Northern Louisiana Medical Center. He was 88 years old. Mike was born in Centreville, Mississippi, on June 15, 1925 and was named for his father, Courtney Reed, Sr., but was best known as Mike. Visitation will be Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Trinity Methodist Church from 12:00-1:00 PM. Reverend Brian Mercer will lead the memorial service at 1:00 PM at Trinity Methodist Church of Ruston.

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February 3rd

Jane Gunn Corley

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Funeral services for Jane Gunn Corley, age 70, of Ruston, LA will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, February 3, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Chris Craig, Rev. Andy Johnson, and Rev. Dudley Poda. Visitation will begin at 12:30 P.M. until service time at the church. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Ringgold, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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January 29th

Billy Webb Dawkins

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Memorial Services will be held at a later date for Billy Webb Dawkins, 87, who passed away on the afternoon of Sunday, January 26, 2014.

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January 28th

Mrs. Zelia Faye Evans

Funeral services for Mrs. Zelia Faye Evans, age 82 of Dubach, will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at New Prospect Baptist Church 3438 Hwy 167, Dubach. Burial will follow at Hasley Cemetery, in West Monroe, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana. Mrs. Evans was born in the Central community in northeast Louisiana on April 24, 1931 and passed away in Shreveport, Louisiana on January 27, 2014. Mrs. Evans was a long time active member of New Prospect Baptist Church.

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Mrs. Beverly Tyler

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Memorial services for Mrs. Beverly Tyler, 75, of Jonesboro, were held Sunday, January 26, 2014, at the Jonesboro Church of Christ with Brother Freddie Shows and Brother Jim Davis officiating.  Mamaw Beverly, as she was lovingly known, was born on May 18, 1938 and passed from this life on January 24, 2014.

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January 27th

Margaret “Alene” Brazzel

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Funeral services for Margaret “Alene” Brazzel, age 91, of Corinth will be held at 1:00 PM Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Michael Hawley. Interment will follow at Corinth Cemetery near Hico under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Brazzel was born September 05, 1922 and passed away January 23, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband: Melvin Brazzel; son: Leon Brazzel and grandson: Jonathon Brazzel. Mrs. Brazzel was the owner of Alene's Beauty Shop for over 45 Years.

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John Calvin Calhoun

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Funeral services for John Calvin Calhoun, age 73, of Dubach will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, January 27, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Connie Smith. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in Calhoun under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. Calhoun was born January 31, 1940 and passed away January 23, 2014. He is preceded in death by his son, Carl Calhoun and parents, Make and Jewel Calhoun.

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Terrell Daniel Stafford

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Funeral services for Terrell Daniel Stafford will be held at 10 am, Monday, January 27, 2014 in the Harmony Church, 1366 Hwy 1207 in Deville with Reverend Richie Craig officiating. Committal services will follow in the St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Deville under the guidance of White Oaks Funeral Home, Alexandria. Daniel, 32, of Ruston, entered eternal rest on Thursday, January 23, 2014. He was born January 23, 1982 to the union of Terrell Allen and Linda Kilpatrick Stafford in Alexandria. He graduated in 2001 from Buckeye High School in Deville.

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