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December 2nd

Mrs. Marzee White Mitcham

Funeral services for Mrs. Marzee White Mitcham, age 93 of Ruston, will be held on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. in the Temple Baptist Church Chapel with Rev. Dale Oden officiating. Burial will follow at Pines Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Mrs. Mitcham was born in Castor, LA on February 16, 1920 and passed away in Ruston, LA on November 27, 2013. Mrs. Mitcham was a long time active member of Temple Baptist Church for over 77 years. She enjoyed her Round Table Book Club, WMU, and flower arranging for which she received many awards.

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Dorothy Dean Washington LeGuin

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Funeral services for Dorothy Dean Washington LeGuin, 87, of Rayville, LA will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, December 2, 2013 at the Rayville United Methodist Church with Rev. Darryl Tate officiating. Burial will follow in the Rayville Masonic Cemetery under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.
Dorothy was born September 8, 1926 in Lake Village, AR and passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2013 in Ruston, LA after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Malcolm LeGuin and her brother, William “Bill” Washington.

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November 29th

Ramsey Ballard

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Ramsey Ballard went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on November 25, 2013 in Dallas TX at the age of 26 years. The funeral services will be held Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. John Nugent and Dr. Michael Hawley. Interment will follow at Pisgah Cemetery in Bernice, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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November 25th

Doris Grant Smith

Funeral services for Doris Grant Smith, age 94, of Choudrant will be Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 3:00 PM at the Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant. Officiating the service will be Chaplain Michael Frazier of Nashville, TN. Interment will follow at Sibley Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Smith was born November 10, 1919 and passed away November 22, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband of 69 years Norris Smith, three brothers, and one sister.

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Mrs. Ruth Elizabeth Brown Bradshaw

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Elizabeth Brown Bradshaw, age 77 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Monday November 25, 2013 at South Parkway Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. George Fluitt and Pastor Chris Witt. Burial will follow in Douglas Cemetery near Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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November 20th

George Allen Rogers

Memorial services for George Allen Rogers, age 73, of Troup, Texas formerly of Ruston, LA will be held at 3:00 PM Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Mr. Rogers was born September 13, 1940 in Pine Bluff Arkansas, and passed away Monday, November 18, 2013. He is preceded in death by his first wife: Angie Rogers. Mr.

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November 19th

Mr. Roy Gene Hastings

Funeral services for Mr. Roy Gene Hastings, age 69 of Dubach, will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at South Parkway Church in Ruston. Pastor Chris Witt will officiate the service. Graveside services will be held Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Forrest Park Cemetery in Forrest Park, AR. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston.

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Neil Fussell, Jr.

Funeral services will be held for Neil Fussell, Jr., 80, at the Rocky Springs Baptist Church in Lisbon on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Larry Sellers, officiating. Interment will follow at Rocky Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 405 E. 5th St. on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. Mr. Fussell was born Jan. 13, 1933 in Winnsboro to Nerious Oneil Fussell and Georgia Herlong Fussell. He entered into rest Sunday, November 17th at his home following a sudden illness. Mr. Fussell was a retired Supervisor from Dow Chemical with 25 years of service.

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Theon McGee

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Graveside services for Theon McGee, age 95, of Shreveport formerly of Bernice will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Bernice City Cemetery in Bernice LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Officating the service will be Rev. Lamar Skinner.

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November 15th

Bettianne Cordley Scheiber

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Bettianne Cordley Scheiber, age 71 of Choudrant, died Thursday, November 14, 2013 in Ruston. Mrs. Scheiber was born in Harrison, VA October 17, 1942, daughter of William Paul Smith and Francis Virginia Bassist Smith.  Bettianne was a homemaker and took care of her children while her husband served in the Air Force. Later on, she enjoyed spending time with her granddaughter. 

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