Submitted by Ruston Leader on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 7:56am
Robert P. Willett of Waskom, Texas passed away August 3, 2011. He was born August 5, 1932 in Clay, Louisiana to the late Odis P. and Sallie L. Willett. He was a graduate of Quitman High School, attended LSU and graduated from Louisiana Tech in Petroleum Engineering. He served in the US Army, spending time in Japan and Korea.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a sister Sarah Ellen Willett, his beloved wife, Mary Mullinax Willett and step-son, Bobby Duke, niece, Sarah Ann Buford and nephew, David Roaden.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Wed, 08/03/2011 - 7:52am
Funeral services for Carol Anne Ratliff, age 72, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, August 5, 2011 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Mike Holloway. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Mrs. Ratliff was born December 1, 1938 in Boone, Iowa and went home to be with the Lord on July 30, 2011 after losing her battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents: Paul and Dorothy Cooper.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 9:33am
Funeral services for James T. Davis will be held Friday August 5, 2011 at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church Minden. Officiating will be Rev. Leland Crawford and Rev. Bill Crider. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 PM Thursday August 4, 2011 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
James was born March 29, 1932 in Frisco, Texas and entered into rest July 28, 2011 in Minden.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 9:31am
Caroline Ardis Marbury, affectionately known as Carrie, passed away July 23, 2011. Born in Ruston, Louisiana June 13, 1958 she was educated in Lincoln Parish schools -“Miss Willie’s” Louisiana Tech Nursery School, A. E. Phillips Lab School, Ruston High School, and Louisiana Tech University. The visitation will be Wednesday August 3, 2011 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home from 5:00pm til 7:00pm. The service will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday August 4, 2011 at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Ruston, Louisiana.