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October 13th, 2017

Irvin Baker Albritton

Irvin Baker Albritton, age 87, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Visitation will be Saturday from 12:30-1:30 P.M. at Owens Memorial Chapel followed by a graveside service at Greenwood Cemetery at 2:00 P.M. in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Dr. Reggie Bridges will be officiating.

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October 12th

Kenneth Edward Riggin

Kenneth Edward Riggin was called home by the Lord on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in Choudrant, Louisiana. He passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by family and friends after a 3 year battle with cancer.

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John David Logan, Jr.

Graveside services for Mr. John David Logan, Jr., age 88 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday,October 14, 2017 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Ruston with Rev. Leslie Stevens officiating. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Lester Kethan Sisemore

Lester Kethan Sisemore, 71, passed away at his family's home on October 9, 2017 after a lengthy illness. Lester was born in Fort Worth, Texas on February 5, 1946. Lester graduated from Louisiana Tech University and the University of Oklahoma with a Ph.D in Physics. His successful career as a geophysicist was in the oil and gas industry.

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October 10th

Danni Madden

Funeral services for Danni Madden will be 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Dubach. Brother Cory Bruce will officiate. Interment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Ruston.
Danni was born on August 1, 1985 and passed away after a lengthy illness on October 7, 2017 in Dubach, LA. She was a retired nurse.

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October 6th

Linda Gail Lummus

Linda Gail Lummus, 71 passed away at 11:11 A.M. on October 5, 2017 of natural causes. Linda was born September 8, 1946 in Ashland Kentucky. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM, Saturday October 7, 2017 at Ansley Cemetery in Ansley, La under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Ruston.

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October 5th

Mrs. Gene Hall


Peacefully, at home, on October 2, 2017, Mrs. Gene Hall left this earth for her heavenly home. Born to Harris Morton Allen and Mary Clair Hardison Allen on July 1, 1922, Mrs. Hall spent her early years with her farm family in Caney Springs, TN. As a teen, she moved to Birmingham, AL., and later earned a B.S. in secretarial science from Alabama College, State College for Women in Montevallo, AL. She met her husband Dr. David M. Hall while working as a medical secretary at the University of Alabama’s new medical school in Birmingham. They came to Ruston in the early 1950s, and Dr.

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William Allen “Bill” Simmons

William Allen “Bill” Simmons, 65, of Dubach, LA passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Ruston. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Sharon Baptist Church in Dubach, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Rev. Carroll Holmes will officiate.

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Pam Killough

Pam Killough, 63, of Ruston, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Rev. Paul Gray will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00 PM until the service at Kilpatrick's.

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Charlene Looper

Charlene Looper, 90, of Ruston, LA (formerly of Oregon), passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Pines Memorial under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Close family friends are welcome to attend. Rev. Dale Oden will officiate.
Charlene was very active in the Tops Club where she was recognized with many awards, even on the national level. She was a wonderful grandmother, an awesome cook, and very talented in her musical abilities.

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