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Archive - 2011 - Obituaries

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January 16th

Conny “Tube” Pearce

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Funeral services will be held for Conny “Tube” Pearce at First Baptist Church Arcadia, on Tuesday January 18, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Jeff Hoffman and Dr. George Steerre will officiate. The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church on Monday January 17, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The interment will follow at the Alabama cemetery. Mr. Pearce was born December 2, 1949 in Magnolia, Ar, to James Everette and Zettie Houck Pearce. He entered into rest on January 15, 2011 in Arcadia. Mr. Pearce was a member of the First Baptist Church of Arcadia.

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Joseph Franklin O’Neal

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Funeral services celebrating the life of Joseph Franklin O’Neal, 92, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at Delhi Presbyterian Church, Delhi, LA, with Rev. Paul Lipe officiating. Interment will follow at Sibley Cemetery, Sibley, LA (Lincoln Parish). The family will receive friends for visitation at the church, one hour prior to the service. Surrounded by his family, he died peacefully at his home on January 15, 2011, in Shreveport, where he has lived for the past three years and prior to this time, having lived sixty-five years in Delhi, LA.

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January 15th

Petra Miette Fry

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A memorial service will be held for Petra Miette Fry on Monday, January 17th, 2011, from 1pm to 3pm. The service will be held at the Gwen Mooney Funeral Home, in Cincinnati, OH. Petra was born June 15, 2009 and passed away on January 11, 2011 after a short illness. She leaves behind two loving parents, Nicholas Alden Fry and Megan Marie Hanna, grandmother Bettina Myers, great grandmother Maria Hintz, all of Cincinnati, OH.

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January 14th

Thermon Holstead

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Funeral services for Thermon Holstead, age 79, of Choudrant will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, January 15, 2011 at Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Hulen Warren and Rev. Jimmy Pyles. A private family graveside will follow the service at Douglas Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. Holstead was born December 29, 1931 and passed away January 12, 2011. Mr. Holstead was a long time member of Grace United Methodist Church where he held numerous positions. He was the owner and founder of Holstead’s Inc.

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Maxwell R. Taunton, Sr.

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Funeral services for Maxwell R. Taunton, Sr., 85, of Farmerville will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 15, 2011 at Farmerville United Methodist Church with Bro. Truman Stagg and Bro. Kurt Auger officiating.  Burial will be at Sardis Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mr. Taunton joined his Heavenly Father on January 12, 2011. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, a true southern gentleman and a fine Christian man.

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January 13th

Vicky Boyd Mead

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Funeral services for Vicky Boyd Mead, age 53, of Choudrant, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 15, 2011 at Longstraw Baptist Church in Choudrant. Officiating the service will be Rev. Larry Emory. Interment will follow at Longstraw Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Mrs. Mead was born May 11, 1957 and passed away January 11, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents: William C. Boyd and Frances Jennings Boyd; and sister-in-law: Pat Boyd. Mrs. Mead was a member of the Longstraw Baptist Church.

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January 12th

Norman Jack Ross

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Funeral services for Mr. Norman Jack Ross, age 85 of Ruston, will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, January 14, 2011 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston with Pastor Paul McCormack officiating.  Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.  Mr. Ross was born August 12, 1925 in Spencer, Nebraska and died January 9, 2011 in Ruston.  He was a retired Electronics Technician for the Federal Aviation Administration.  He served his country in the US Navy during WWII.  Mr.

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January 11th

Helen Worsham Jones

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Services for Helen Worsham Jones, age 85, of Ruston are scheduled for 10:30 AM Friday, January 14, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Ruston, La. Officiating the service will be Rev. Andy Johnson assisted by Dr. Chris Craig, preceded by visitation from 6:00 until 8:00 PM the day before on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Burial will follow in the Pines Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Jones passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 9, at the Princeton Place, Ruston, La, where she was cared for with loving kindness since her admission in August of 2010.

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January 7th

Audrey Reeve Gray

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Funeral services will be held for Audrey Reeve Gray of Minden, formerly of Heflin on Saturday, January 8, 2011, at 3:00 P.M. at Heflin Baptist Church in Heflin. Officiating at the celebration of life will be Dr. Mike Hawkins, pastor of Heflin Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Bistineau Cemetery in Heflin. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Friday, January 7, 2011, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home. Audrey was born in Heflin, May 15, 1920 to Maggie Lou Felts Reeve and David Laird Reeve. She died on January 3, 2011 at Minden Medical Center.

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January 6th

Sarah Robison Crozier

Graveside services will be held for Sarah Robison Crozier on Friday, January 7, 2011, at 11:00 am in Ruston, LA at Greenwood Cemetery with Rev. R.B. Moore officiating.  The family will have visitation on Thursday, January 6, 2011 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Sarah was born July 16, 1916 in Ruston, LA to Alva E. and Annie Mae Southern Robison and she passed away January 1, 2011, in Destin FL. She was a graduate of Ruston High School and LA Tech University in 1937. After graduating from LA Tech, Sarah taught 3rd grade at Hodge Elementary School.

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