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November 8th, 2013

Russell L. Alexander

Services for Russell L. Alexander age 68, of Ruston will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Leroy Skipper. Interment will follow at Mt Olive Cemetery in Quitman under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral home in Ruston. Mr. Alexander was born January 11, 1945 and passed away November 6, 2013. Mr. Alexander was a long time resident of Ruston and a member of Ruston Church of God. He enjoyed seeing the county through his occupation as a Truck Driver. Mr.

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November 7th

U’Lawnda R. Lewis

U’Lawnda R. Lewis, age 40 of Snellville, GA went to be with her Lord and Savior November 1, 2013. She was preceded in death by her mother, Jacqueline Duncan and is survived by her loving husband of 10 years, Ronnie Lewis, Sr.; daughter, Presley Quinn Lewis and son, Ronnie Lewis, Jr. all of Snellville; step son, Nicholas Lewis, step daughters, Taevia Lewis and Sydney Lewis; father and step mother, Adolph and Gail Cofield; grandmother, Mary Wilson; 2 brothers, 1 sister and many loving family and friends.

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November 4th

Glenda Kay Lowery

Funeral services for Glenda Kay Lowery, age 76, of Ruston, LA will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, November 4, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Oden officiating the service. Visitation will be 10:00 A.M., one hour prior to the service, Monday at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Henry Cemetery in Hico, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Ms. Lowery was born on October 4, 1937 in Bernice, LA and died on November 1, 2013 in Ruston, LA.

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Mrs. Margaret Estes

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Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Estes, 91, of Farmerville will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, November 4, 2013 at Farmerville United Methodist Church with Rev. Johnny Hankins officiating.  Interment will be in the Farmerville City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Margaret was born on June 25, 1922 in Hillsboro, TN. She was the daughter of Rev. Cecil and Mrs. Sudie Crosslin. She passed away Friday, November 1st at home surrounded by her loving family. Margaret lived in twenty-seven different locations and never met a stranger.

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Dorothy Brown

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Dorothy Brown, 60, of Choudrant, passed in peace from this life on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Pointe Coupee Hospital Hospice floor in New Rhodes. She was born November 5, 1952 in McAllen, Texas to the union of her parents, Felipe Ramous Davila and Carmen Cisneros Davila. She was much loved by her family and friends and will be forever remembered as an amazing grandmother, mother, and friend. Despite a long battle with cancer, she continued to be active in her children and grandchildren's lives.

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November 1st

Sharon Jennings Hamilton

Funeral services for Sharon Jennings Hamilton, age 68 of Vienna will be 2:00PM Monday, November 4, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Burial will follow in Vienna Cemetery. Mrs. Hamilton was born December 6, 1944 in Taylor, AR. and passed away October 29, 2013 on her way home from an African Safari vacation due to health complications.  She was a loving housewife, mother and meme.  She loved traveling, fishing, flowers and visiting with family.  Mrs. Hamilton is preceded in death by parents, Grady Sr. and Dovie Mae Jennings; brothers, Hollis, Gladney and Grady Jr.

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October 28th

Virginia Ann Reed Knight

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Funeral services for Virginia Ann Reed Knight, 75, of Choudrant, LA, will be held at 10 a.m. on October 28, 2013 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston, LA with Dr. Michael Hawley officiating. Burial will be in  the Roselawn Cemetery in Calhoun, LA under the direction of Owens Memorial Funeral Home.  Mrs. Knight was born in Wilmont, AR on August 26, 1938. The Lord called her home on October 26,2013 in Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe , LA. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

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Florence Collie Johnston

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Funeral services for Florence Collie Johnston, 75, will be held on Monday, October 28, 2013 at Rose-Neath's Southside Chapel in Shreveport at 2500 Southside Drive. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. B.J. “Rocky” Maddox and Rocky Paul Maddox. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. with a service following at 4:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the New Hope Cemetery in Choudrant, LA. She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Bobby Johnston, her parents, Algie and Lucelia Collie; siblings, John Bill Collie, Marnee Stephenson and Alice Howard.

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Mr. I.B. Emmons Jr

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Funeral services for Mr. I.B. Emmons Jr., 81 of Ruston will be 2:00 PM Monday, October 28, 2013 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston with Dr. Michael Hawley officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston.  Mr. Emmons died Friday, October 25, 2013 in Ruston. Mr. Emmons was a US Army Korean War veteran and longtime member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.  He was retired from T.L. James in Ruston and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is preceded in death by his son, Paul P. Emmons. Mr.

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Dr. Ronald H. (Ron) Thompson, Sr

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Dr. Ronald H. (Ron) Thompson, Sr., passed away suddenly on the morning of October 24th, 2013. Visitation will be held at Kilpatrick Funeral Home on Sunday from 5 pm to 8 pm. The funeral service will be at Temple Baptist Church on Monday at 3 pm, with Rev. Dale Oden presiding, with interment following at Pine Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Adopted as an infant from the Memphis Children's Home by Roy and Marie Thompson, of Monroe, LA, Ron found his biological parents when he was 50 years old.

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