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July 6th, 2016

Bobbie Houck

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Funeral services for Bobbie McCoy Houck, age 83, of Simsboro, LA, will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at the Simsboro Memorial United Methodist Church. Rev. Danny Baskin will officiate. Interment will follow at the Simsboro Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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July 5th

Newlyn Craig

Funeral services for Nelwyn Craig, age 86, of Ruston were held 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service was Rev. Rolly Walker.

Interment followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Craig was born in Jonesboro, LA on October 25, 1929 and passed away in Ruston, LA on July 2, 2016.

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Demaris Burns

Demaris Rockett Burns, age 93, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016, in Ruston, La. Visitation and funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of Bernice on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. with funeral service to follow beginning at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Len Woods will officiate the service. Burial will be held at the Bernice Cemetery. A reception for family members will be held at the church following the burial service.

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Shelby Harris

Shelby Jean Davis Harris, 77, of El Dorado, AR formerly of Leesville, LA; entered Heaven‘s gates on Sunday, July 3, 2016.

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June 30th

Kathlyn Haffey

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Our Mom died a few days ago, on Monday, June 27th. It was the end of a life only her kids can really pay homage to. Because her kids were her life.

A eulogy will begin at 10:15 AM prior to Mass.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Saint Peter’s Catholic.

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June 28th

Edward Dettemheim

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A family and friend gathering celebrating the life of Mr. Edward Dettenheim, 82, will be on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at the home of Elizabeth Dettenheim, 723 South Main Street, in Homer. The family would like to extend an invitation to anyone interested in playing music in Mr. Dettenheim’s memory bring a guarti for his final pickin.

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June 23rd

Carlton Braudaway

Carlton Braudaway, age 77, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 19, 2016 at his residence surrounded by family.

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June 22nd

Peggy Wilson

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Memorial services for Peggy West Wilson, 91, of Ruston, LA will be held at 11 AM on Friday, June 24, 2016 in the Temple Baptist Church Chapel under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Rev. Dale Oden will officiate.

Peggy West Wilson was born and raised in Southeast Texas.

She married Joe Wilson and traveled the world as a military wife, living in Europe and Central America.

She moved to Ruston in 1966 when her husband became a professor at Louisiana Tech University.

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June 21st

Thoma McMillan

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Services for Tom McMillan, 76, of Ruston, will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at the Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston with the Rev. Gerald Nelson officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Clay (Jackson Parrish) under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at the funeral home prior to the service.

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June 20th

Daniel Evans

Funeral services for Mr. Daniel “Dan” Evans, age 73, of Ruston, LA will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Temple Baptist Church Chapel. Rev. Dale Oden will officiate the service. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Gardens in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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