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Glen E. Hunt

Services for Mr. Glen E. Hunt, age 89, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, June 2, 2011 at Temple Baptist Church Chapel. Officiating the service will be Dr. Rick Byargeon. Interment will follow at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. Hunt was born February 25, 1922 in Krum, Texas and passed away May 30, 2011 in Ruston, Louisiana following a lengthy illness. On May 30, 2011, we said good-bye to Glen Hunt, a wonderful Husband, Daddy, Paw-Paw, Pops and Friend. He will be remembered for his love of God, family and friends.

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Barbara Joan Kemp

Barbara Joan Kemp, 76, Ruston, LA, passed away Friday, May 27, 2011, in NLMC, Ruston, LA.  She was born December 17, 1934 to Thomas D. and Rowena Kemp, in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida.  She was a lifelong resident of Miami, Florida, moving to Ruston in 1996. Joan was a retired educator having served in both Polk County and Dade County, Florida, University of Illinois, and Florida Southern College. She is survived by a brother, Don (Rita) Kemp, Chauncey, Georgia; a niece, Lori Kemp Ostlie, Orlando, Florida; two nephews, Duane and Kelly Kemp, Delray Beach, Florida.

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May 30th

Eric Wayne Millican

Eric Wayne Millican, 31, of El Dorado, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2011, at the Medical Center of South Arkansas. Born March 9, 1980, in El Dorado, he was the son of Tim Millican and Sherri Lemonds.  He was employed by the City of El Dorado and was of the Southern Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by Kenneth Dwayne Millican, Jareda Evans Lorenz, Charles (Harry) Lorenz, and Shirley Nell Patterson, and Ellen and James Sheeks.

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Michael Anthony Tartt

Mr. Michael Anthony Tartt, age 47 of Choudrant, LA left this world to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 28, 2011. He was a good man with a really really big heart, a great husband and the best Dad in the world.  We will truly miss you!! Please join us in celebrating his wonderful life that we had with him.

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Pauline (Polly) Wiggins

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Mrs. Pauline (Polly) Wiggins, 68, of Hamburg, died Friday, May 27, 2011 at the Stonegate Villa Health & Rehabilitation Center in Crossett.  Mrs. Wiggins was a native of Pineville, Louisiana; a resident of Hamburg for the past 11 years and a former resident of Wilmot, Clinton Oklahoma and Ruston Louisiana for many years. She worked for Holiday Inn for over 25 years and she worked as a ward clerk at the Lincoln General Hospital in Ruston, Louisiana. She won many awards from the Dale Carnegie courses that she took. She attended the First United Pentecostal Church in Crossett.

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May 28th

”Red” Gerald Davis Sanderson

Funeral services for Mr. ”Red” Gerald Davis Sanderson, age 89, of Choudrant, LA will be held at 4:00 PM Monday, May 30, 2011 at First Baptist Church in Choudrant. Officiating the service will be Bro. Gerald Nelson, Bro. David Harrell, and Rev. Bill Sanderson. Interment will follow at Choudrant Cemetery on Hwy. 80, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Sanderson was born November 2, 1921 in Choudrant, LA to William and Kate Sanderson. He passed away on May 28, 2011 at his home in Choudrant. He was retired from Louisiana Tech University.

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May 26th

Bobbie L. Jones

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Homegoing celebration for Bobbie L. Jones, sunrise April 26, 1939 and sunset May 21, 2011. I have fought the good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith, 2nd Timothy 4:7. Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday May 27, 2011. Services for Bobbie L Jones will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday May 28, 2011 at Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ in Ruston. Under the direction of Paradise Funeral home in Arcadia, Louisiana.

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Carolyn Rabb Gardebled

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Funeral services for Mrs. Carolyn Rabb Gardebled, age 81 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Owens Memorial Chapel.  Dr. Rick Byargeon will be officiating.  Burial will follow in Cook Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Gardebled was born November 18, 1929 in Ruston to Arthur Joel Rabb and Norma Lee Simmons Rabb. She died May 25, 2011 in Sulphur.  Mrs.

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BROOKS, EDDIE BREARD (“EB”), Age 93, was born on April 16, 1918, in Ruston, LA and passed away on May 25, 2011. His life is celebrated and cherished by his nephews and nieces: Joseph Kemp, Jr., Charles Underwood, Lena Kemp-Trigg and Doris Kemp-Harris; and a host of other nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, May 30, 2011 from 1:00 – 9:00 PM at Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home, 6449 University Hills Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75241.

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May 25th

Michael J. Kilmer

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Michael J. Kilmer was born August 11, 1940 in St. Louis Missouri to Harold Kilmer and Eunice Kilmer. He died May 24, 2011 in Ruston after a lenthy illness. He was a maintenance supervisor and a veteran of the US Navy. Mr. Kilmer was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Mary Kilmer. Mr.

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