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Archive - Dec 2010 - Obituaries

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December 20th

Leonard Hodge Jenkins

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness which the Lord will award to me on that day." A service celebrating the life of Leonard Hodge Jenkins, 92, of Bastrop, Louisiana will be held on Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Bastrop officiated by the Rev. Rosemary Stelz with burial in Christ Church Cemetery, Bastrop under the direction of Cox Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 22nd, from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

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December 16th

James L. Poda Jr.

Mr. James L. Poda Jr. was born on June 29, 1938 and passed away on December 16, 2010 at the age of 72 from a lengthy illness. He was a dedicated husband and a loving father who will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife Margaret M. Poda, two daughters Dana D. Poda and Mona P. Colvin both of Ruston. Stepson Dale Cooler and wife Debra Cooler from Ridgeland, South Carolina. Grandchildren: Lindsay Bondi, Zach Bondi, Tad Colvin and Chasidy Colvin. Great Grandchildren: Aubrey E. Cripps and Haley G. Bondi. He is preceded in death by his father James L.

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James C. St. Andrie

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Graveside services for James C. St. Andrie, 63 of El Paso, Ark. will be 2PM Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Bethel Cemetery in Colfax, LA. Visitation will begin 4PM Friday, December 17, 2010 at Hargis Baptist Church in Montgomery, LA. and continue until service time Saturday. James was born August 16, 1947 at home in Colfax ,LA. to Edward and Mildred Univee St. Andrie. After attending Boyce Schools he entered the military in August of 1964. He served until April 1970. He was a retiered truck driver of 20 years plus.

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Joe Creath Montgomery

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Funeral Services for Mr. Joe Creath Montgomery, 70, of West Monroe, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 15, 2010 in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe with the Rev. Robert Dandridge officiating. Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery, Monroe, LA under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe. Mr. Joe Creath Montgomery was born on June 12, 1940 in Monroe, LA to the late Aylmer Eugene Montgomery, Sr. and Frances Noel Montgomery and passed away at his residence on December 13, 2010 in West Monroe, LA.

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Ruth Pruett Odom

Funeral services for Ruth Pruett Odom, age 77, of Ruston will be held Friday, December 17, 2010 at 10:00 AM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Woodrow Reeder. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Odom was born October 10, 1933 and passed away December 14, 2010 following a brief illness. Mrs. Odom was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church in Farmerville. She is survived by her husband Tom R. Odom of Ruston; sons: Tommy A.

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December 15th

Clifton C. (Jack) Parks, Jr.

Funeral services for Clifton C. (Jack) Parks, Jr., age 82, of Ruston will be held at 12:00 (Noon) Friday, December 17, 2010 at South Parkway Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Chris Witt. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. Parks was born August 14, 1928 and passed away December 13, 2010. Mr. Parks was a retired business owner and a merchant for 48 years in Ruston, LA. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Pauline W.

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Glynn D. Corry

Glynn D. Corry of Tallulah and Ruston passed away December 8, 2010 at the Olive Branch Senior Care Center after a lengthy illness. Mr. Corry was born April 30, 1927 to Rev. George Henry and Gertrude Moore Corry. Mr. Corry is predeceased by his father and mother and his brother Coleman Randolph Corry and grandson James Glynn Doughty. Mr. Corry is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Jimmie J. Corry, daughter Susan J. Hodge and husband Bill, daughter Donna A. Abrahm and husband Charles, grandsons Paul A.

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December 14th

Betty Jean Price Mabry

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Graveside services for Betty Jean Price Mabry, age 82, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, December 16, 2010 at Wilder Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden. Mrs. Mabry was born December 12, 1928 and passed away December 13, 2010. Mrs. Mabry lived her life for her family, sacrificing everything to help her children through the years. Until her youngest child was grown, she chose not to work outside the home.

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Rev. Dayton A. Doughty

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Funeral services for Rev. Dayton A. Doughty, age 86, of Ruston will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at Temple Baptist Church Sanctuary in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Rick Byargeon, Rev. Dale Oden and Rev Barry Joyner. Interment will be at Unionville Cemetery (Colvin Memorial) near Dubach, LA. under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Rev. Doughty was a member of Temple Baptist Church.

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December 13th

Linda G. Griffith

Funeral services for Mrs. Linda G. Griffith, age 60 of Dubach, will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston with Rev. David Griffith officiating.  Burial will follow in Henry Cemetery near Hico under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Griffith was born August 13, 1950 in Bernice to Arthur Nolen Brown and Annie Gilley Brown.  She died December 8, 2010 in Beaumont, Texas.  She worked as an operator in the construction field.  In her spare time, she enjoyed watching and feeding the wildlife near her home. Mrs.

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