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September 17th, 2014

Georgia Fillingham Huckabay

Georgia Fillingham Huckabay, age 72, a resident of Fairhope, AL, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014.

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September 10th

Christopher Shayne Norman

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Funeral services for Christopher Shayne Norman, age 38, of Choudrant, LA will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Choudrant, officiating the service will be Rev. David Harrell and Rev. Ernie Norman. Interment will follow at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Shayne was born May 11, 1976 and passed away September 8, 2014. He is preceded in death by his grandparents: C. L. Norman, sr., Charles M. Tolar and Voris Viola Brewster Pardue.

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September 5th

Martha Ann “Marty” Futrell Rambin

Funeral services for Martha Ann “Marty” Futrell Rambin, 67, of Ruston will be 2:00PM Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston with Rev. Rick Walters, Rev.. Glenn Rodgers and Rev. Robert Leach officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Springs Cemetery in Quitman under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston.

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Ruth Green Lovelady Farrar

Services for Ruth Green Lovelady Farrar will be held at 10:00 Saturday, September 6 at First Baptist Church in Bernice, Louisiana with Dr. Connie Ward officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery in Junction City, Arkansas under the direction of Kilpatrick's Funeral Home of Ruston. Ruth was born February 23, 1916 in Bernice, Louisiana to George Wesley Green and Mary Ann Hammock Green. She died May 13, 2014.

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September 2nd

Ruth Gantt Prince

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Funeral services were held for Ruth Gantt Prince, 86 years old, at the First Baptist Church in Homer, La. on August 31, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Greg Dunn, Rev. Steve Pettey and Rev. Spencer Lovitt officiating. Interment will follow at Arlington cemetery.

Mrs. Prince was born August 26, 1928 to Cloy and Lois Gantt. She entered into rest Friday August 29, 2014 in Shreveport. Mrs. Prince was a lifelong member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She was the owner and operator of Port-Au-Prince on Lake Claiborne for 48 years, her entire life was spent serving others.

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Frederick Henry (Rusty) Richardson

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Frederick Henry (Rusty) Richardson, 90, of Ruston passed away peacefully at home on August 29, 2014 after a valiant battle with congestive heart failure. Visitation will be on Monday, September 1, 2014 from 5-7pm at Kilpatrick Funeral Home. A service of remembrance will be held on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 11:00 am in Kilpatrick Chapel with interment at Wilder Cemetery immediately following the service under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Reverend Dalton Shovan will officiate at the service.

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John A. Melder, Jr.

Funeral services for John A. Melder, Jr, age 53, of Maurepas, LA, will be held on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Mike Frazier. Burial will follow in the Caney Lake Baptist Church Cemetery in Chatham, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.

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August 29th

Bankie Rae Hollis Holley

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Bankie Rae Hollis Holley, 74, died August 7, 2014, in Little Rock. She was born on October 1, 1939, in Lillie, LA, the daughter of Elmer Leslie and Ella Rae Hollis. Mrs. Holley received a B.A. in Music Education and an M.M. in Music Education from Louisiana Tech in Ruston, LA. Prior to her husband’s passing, Bankie and Don had recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

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August 28th

Hazel McGee Peterson

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On Monday, August 25 2014, Hazel McGee Peterson, 63, formerly of Dubach, LA passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones. Hazel resided in Arlington, TX. She was the librarian for Moises E. Molina High School, Dallas, TX and taught at Tarrant County College, Fort Worth, TX. Hazel spent her entire career as an educator. A graduate of Dubach High School and Louisiana Tech University, Hazel's passions in life were God, family and education.If she wasn't teaching, she was learning. Hazel was a member of Fielder Road Baptist Church, Arlington, TX.

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August 27th

Camille Marie Cates

Camille Marie Cates burst forth into this world on Nov. 11th 1998, head full of hair and screaming at the top of her lungs, born to two loving parents, Jim and Marydel Cates.

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