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September 7th, 2016

Verdie Anderson

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Graveside services will be held for Verdie Kathryne Hicks Anderson on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 2:30 PM at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Reverend Dale Oden will officiate, assisted by Dr. Reggie Bridges Immediately following, a memorial reception will be held at Temple Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

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Cecil Calhoun

Funeral services for Cecil William Calhoun, age 60 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston with a small family gathering at Lincoln Parish Park, 211 Parish Park Road Ruston, LA following the service.

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September 1st

Jeanette Hattaway

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Funeral services for Jeanette Hattaway, age 74, of Dubach, LA will be held Friday, September 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Rev. Danny Baskin will officiate. Interment will follow at Fellowship Cemetery, Dubach, LA.

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Harold Fuhrmeister

Funeral services for Harold Edward Fuhrmeister, 87, of Ruston will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Douglas United Methodist Church. Rev. Jeremy Jones will officiate. Interment will follow at Douglas Cemetery in Choudrant, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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August 31st

Leroy Dykes

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A memorial service for Mr. Leroy Dykes, age 69, of Wichita, KS was held with family members present at Central Avenue Funeral Home in Wichita, KS.

Mr. Dykes was born August 29, 1946 to Artis Lee Dykes and Mattie Lou Jenkins Mitchell. He died August 24, 2016 in Wichita, KS. Mr. Dykes attended Lincoln Elementary School, Fellowship School and graduated from Grambling High School.
He was affectionately known by family and friends as Boley. All who know him will forever remember his hearty laugh.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by his wife Christine Dykes.

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Debbie Silmon

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Debbie Hutson Silmon of Farmerville, LA passed peacefully in the arms of her Heavenly Father on Monday evening, August 29, 2016 following a lengthy illness.

Debbie had a heart of gold and a wide circle of family and friends to whom she was devoted. She will be dearly missed by so many people.

She was born in El Dorado, AR to Frank and Catherine Hutson and later was raised in the Farmerville area.

She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Hutson and grandparents, Lois & John Clinton Digby and Thelma & Fred Hutson.

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Jerome Bush

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Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend and teacher, Jerome Franklin Bush, 64, of Quitman, Louisiana, died Friday, August 26, 2016, at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans. A celebration of his life and scattering of ashes will be held at the beach in Biloxi the weekend of September 17, 2016.

Jerome was born March 22, 1952, in Kerrville, Texas, to Ellus Franklin Bush and Mary Ida Shirley Bush Maxwell.

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Ronda Thomas

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Memorial services for Ronda Sue Thomas, age 69, of Dubach, LA will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2016 at Life Church.LA in Ruston, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Rev. Chris Witt and Rev. Dallas Witt will officiate.

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August 29th

Paul Colvin

Funeral services for Mr. Paul David Colvin, age 57 of Farmerville, will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Sharon Baptist Church in Hico. Rev. Caroll Holmes will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery in Hico under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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August 23rd

Roberta Gayle Simmons Poole

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Funeral services for Roberta Gayle Simmons Poole, age 92, will be at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Grace United Methodist Church on North Trenton, Ruston, LA, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston with Rev. Bob Deich officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service starting at 9:00am. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in Gloster, MS at 4:00pm.

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