Submitted by Ruston Leader on Wed, 01/05/2011 - 9:16am
Graveside services for Martha Ann Sutton McCallum, age 79, of Ruston, LA will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at Greenwood Cemetery. Officiating the service will be Rev. Bill Reid under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. McCallum was born on March 11, 1931 in Shreveport, LA and passed away on January 4, 2011 in Ruston, LA. She was preceded in death by her husband: J.D. McCallum and her daughter: Vicky McCallum Mitchell. Survivors include her son: James McCallum and wife, Sue Ellen of Ruston: Grandson: Scott Downs of Dallas, TX.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 01/04/2011 - 8:50am
Memorial services for J. Harper Gaushell, 41, of Lafayette LA will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston. Dr. Rick Byargeon and Rev. Dale Oden will officiate under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday from 12 Noon till time of service at the church. Harper passed away due to a car accident on January 1, 2011.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 01/03/2011 - 12:42pm
Graveside services for Elaine Allen, 88, of Choudrant will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at Longstraw Cemetery in Choudrant, LA. Rev. Leroy Skipper will officiate the service under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Mrs. Allen was born in Choudrant on May 8, 1922 and died in Ruston on January 1, 2011 following a lengthy illness. She was a member of Longstraw Baptist Church and was a retired dietician with the Lincoln Parish School Board. Mrs. Allen is preceded in death by her husband Charles Allen.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 01/03/2011 - 12:00am
Funeral services for Mr. Joe B. Hamilton, Sr. will be held Tuesday, January 4, at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Dubach, with Rev. Barry Joiner officiating, assisted by Rev. Todd Free and Bro. Reagan Colvin. Visitation will be held Monday, January 3, at Kilpatrick’s Funeral Home from 5pm-8pm. Interment will be at Hamilton Cemetery, Dubach under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Mr. Hamilton was born September 23, 1923 and went to be with our Lord and Savior on January 2, 2011. Mr.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Sun, 01/02/2011 - 12:00am
Funeral services for Mrs. Edith E. Shepherd, 87, of Monroe, will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, January 2, 2011, at First Christian Church with Rev. Randy Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park Mausoleum under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe. Edith passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2010. She was a lifetime member for over 54 years of First Christian Church where she played the organ and sang in the choir for over 35 years. Mrs. Shepherd was a former member of a bowling league and a bridge club.