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April 4th, 2017

CORTEZ HICKS LAURENCE

Cortez Hicks Laurence, age 99, of Bernice, LA passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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CEDRIC (BIRD) HAULCY

Funeral Services for Cedric (Bird) Haulcy (52) will be held Friday April 7, 2017 at 1PM at the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Farmerville, Reverend Tommy L. Carr, Pastor, Reverend Darien Brown, Officiating. Interment will Immediately follow at the Millard Hill Cemetery in Farmerville. Visitation will be held Thursday April 6, 2017 from 2 Till 6PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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ELTON MICHAEL SMITH

Funeral Services for Elton Michael Smith (61) will be held Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 12 Noon at the Hebron Baptist Church in Arcadia Louisiana, Reverend MacAurthur Simmons Pastor. Interment will immediately follow at the Saline Ridge Cemetery in Arcadia. Visitation will be held Tuesday April 4, 2017 at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Arcadia from 2 Till 6PM and Family (Wake) Hour from 6 Till 7PM. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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April 3rd

MARVIN LUTLINE NAPPER

Visitation for Marvin Lurline Napper, age 98, of Monroe, LA will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Graveside services will follow at 11:30 A.M. at Simsboro Cemetery in Simsboro, LA. Rev. Bill Hearne will officiate.

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March 31st

Hellas M. Potter

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Hellas M. Potter, 103 years young, of Ruston, LA, was called home to the Lord on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Born to Albert and Ruby Gunter in Shelby County, Texas on October 28, 1913, she developed an outstanding sense of humor, which she got from her dad, “Pop”. She married Paul Potter in 1931 and became a widow in 1956. She devoted her life to raising three boys, Gene, Jack, and Jan. She loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Grandma Potter was a particularly special grandma to all her grandchildren.

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Father Blane O'Neill, O.F.M.

Funeral services for Father Blane O'Neill, O.F.M., 92 of Ruston, LA will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Ruston. Father Michael Jennrich, O.F.M. Vicar Provincial will preside. Interment will follow at St. Paschal's Cemetery in West Monroe, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Visitation will begin at 4:00 PM on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the church with a 6:00 PM prayer service in English, and an 8:00 PM prayer service in Spanish.

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March 30th

BROOKE PRINCE

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Funeral services will be held for Brooke Prince, 37, at 11 a.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Homer with Brian Thurman and Rick Scarborough officiating. Interment will follow at Arlington Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30-11 a.m. at the church prior to the service. Brooke was born December 21, 1979 in Fort Worth, Texas, to Dr. and Mrs. Andy Prince. She entered into rest Monday, March 27, 2017 in Homer, La. Brooke loved her boys and was a loyal friend. She had an infectious smile and a passion for fashion.

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HELLAS . POTTER

Memorial service for Hellas M. Potter, age 103, of Ruston will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Rev. Dale Oden will officiate. Visitation will be 1:00 until 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston.

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March 29th

GEORGE SPENCER MEAD

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Memorial services for George Spencer Mead, age 87 of Ruston will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, March 31, 2017 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston. Reverend Leslie Stephens and Reverend Juliet Spencer will be officiating. George died Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Ruston, LA suffering complications from an accidental fall at his home. George was born January 18, 1930 in Monticello, AR to John Curtis Mead Sr. and Thelma Spencer Mead. He spent his childhood there and developed his Southern charm.

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LONNIE "BUSTER" DARBY

Funeral Services for Lonnie "Buster" Darby (95) a native of Farmerville will be held Saturday April 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Farmerville Louisiana, Reverend Tommy L. Carr Pastor/Officiating. Interment will Immediately follow at the Zion Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday March 31, 2017 from 2 Till 6PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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