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Colonel (Ret.) Jack N. Humphries

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Colonel (Ret.) Jack N. Humphries was born on May 25, 1935 in Oak Grove, LA. Mr. Humphries died December 6, 2017 at Northern Louisiana Medical Center in Ruston after a brief illness. His visitation will be at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 5-7 PM. The funeral services will be on December 9 at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Ruston. A coffee hour will begin at 9:00 AM with the funeral service to follow at 10:00 AM.

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Johnnie Faye Goolsby

Funeral services for Mrs. Johnnie Faye Goolsby, age 85 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Rock Corner Baptist Church near Dubach with Rev. Larry Bullock officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Corner Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Eugene Scray

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Eugene James Scray Jr., 87, of Campton, New Hampshire, passed away on Sunday December 3, 2017, at home in Campton, New Hampshire with his loving wife, Patricia Webster Scray and his son at his side. Eugene was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on March 24, 1930, to Eugene and Anna (Baumeister) Scray. Eugene was raised and attended school in Bound Brook, New Jersey.

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Eloyce Davey

Funeral services for Mrs. Eloyce Hendrix Davey, 89, of Marion, LA, will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Sharon Baptist Church in Dubach. Officiating the service will be Rev. Carroll Holmes. Interment will follow at Sharon Cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.

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Nannie Cooper

Service for Nannie Cooper, 86 of Ruston will be at 10:00am. December 2 at New Hope Baptist Church. Visitation will be December 1, 2pm to 6pm at Miller Funeral Home. Family Hour is 5p-6pm.

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Jacquie Tuck

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Memorial services for Jacquie Tuck, 60, of Ruston, will be held on at 3:00 PM on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Visitation will be on Sunday, from 2PM until the service at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Jacquie was born on December 9, 1956 in Dallas, TX to Samuel and Micheline Tuck, and passed away on November 30, 2017 after a brief illness.
Jacquie was a graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She began her teaching career of over 27 years in California before returning to teach at Arcadia Jr. High.

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Bill Shaw

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“Good-night sweet prince; And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.” William Shakespeare, Hamlet
Bill Shaw (b. 19 June 1940), son of Leslie and Julia Shaw of Ruston, La., grudgingly departed life on 27 October 2017 with no childish fantasies of an afterlife. Bill married the love-of-his-life Monica Gail Johnson on January 29, 1966 in minus 34 degree weather, DeSmet, S.D. They met in 1963 as soda-jerks at Old Faithful, Yellowstone

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George Antal Grozdits

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George Antal Grozdits was born in Balmazújváros, Hungary on 6 February, 1936. He passed peacefully in his sleep in Somerset, Kentucky on 20 November, 2017. He leaves behind his wife, Judy Eames Grozdits and his son, Gregory George Grozdits. He grew up in Hungary and was admitted to the prestigious Forest Academy in Sopron, Hungary. In 1956, as the Soviet tanks rolled on the streets of Budapest, the entire Academy in Sopron: professors, wives, children, students and janitors walked across the border into Austria in protest. The University of British Columbia, Canada, offered asylum.

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George Tommy Campbell

George Tommy Campbell, 76, Lincoln Parish, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017, at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Rev. Carroll Holmes will officiate. Interment will follow at Fellowship Cemetery in Dubach, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will be on Friday, November 17, from 10:00 AM until the service.

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Sylvia Ann Sellers

Sylvia Ann Sellers, 80, of Dubach, LA passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, in Arcadia, LA. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will be on Friday, November 17, from 1:00 PM until the service. Interment will be at Fellowship Cemetery in Dubach, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, Billy C. Sellers and her daughter, Rhonda Sellers.

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