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November 17th

Carrie Lee Heard Link

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Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Carrie Lee Heard Link age 86; will be held Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Officiating will be Reverend James G. Benbrook of The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer. Carrie Lee was born on June 1, 1924 in Ruston from the union of Charles Raymond Heard and Mayme Cargill Heard and she passed away on Monday, November 15, 2010 after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her son, John Raymond Link.

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Earl Howard Slaton

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Earl Howard Slaton, 82, of Ruston, Lousiana passed on Friday November 12, 2010 at Northern Louisiana Medical Center in Ruston. The Slaton Family will receive family and friends from 6-8 P.M. on Thursday November 18, 2010 at Kings Funeral Home in Ruston. Funeral Services will be held Friday November 19, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at the Zion Traveler Baptist Church in Ruston, Louisiana. Burial will be in the Bonner Cemetery of Ruston.

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November 15th

William Samuel Smart

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Funeral services for William Samuel Smart, age 18, who passed away November 13, 2010, will be 3:30 P.M. Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Rev. Chris Witt and Rev. Karl Norris will officiate the service. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 16, 2010 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home. William was born on March 18, 1992 to Caroline Marbury Smart and William Thomas Smart. He attended A. E.

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James Milton Futrell

Funeral service for Mr. James Milton Futrell, age 89, of Ruston will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday, November 16, 2010 in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dwayne Monk. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. Futrell was born August 29, 1921 and passed away November 13, 2010. Mr. Futrell was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was a barber in Ruston for many years and served in the United States Air Force during WWII.

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November 11th

Harold Bartlett

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Harold Bartlett

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J. B. Edmiston

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J. B. Edmiston
Graveside services for Mr. J. B. Edmiston, age 70 of Ruston, LA, formerly of Shreveport, LA will be held at 3:30 PM on Sunday, November 14, 2010 at Simsboro City Cemetery in Simsboro, LA with Pastor Clay DeFriend officiating.  Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Edmiston was born March 31, 1940 to the late Charles and Lillian Edmiston being the last of 15 children. He entered into rest on Tuesday, November 9, 2010.

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November 8th

Terri Lynn Dennard Kavanaugh

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Funeral services for Mrs. Terri Lynn Dennard Kavanaugh, age 54, of Dubach will be Monday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church of Ruston. Rev. Brian Mercer will officiate the services, assisted by Rev. Beth Love Tu’Uta and Rev. Jerry Whitman.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 7 from 5 - 7:30 p.m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Interment will follow at the Colvin Cemetery in Unionville under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

Terri was born on December 29, 1955 and passed away on Nov. 4 after a yearlong struggle with brain cancer.

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October 25th

Joe Ellin Marti

Joe Ellin Marti, 77, of Ruston, died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

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Edward Dale Pennington

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Edward Dale Pennington, 92, of Ruston, formerly of Malvern, Ark., died Friday, Oct. 22. He was born Dec. 19, 1917, in Fordyce, Ark., to John W. and Della McAllister Pennington. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26, in the Atkinson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Scroggin of Taylor’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery.

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Billy “Bull” Ford

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Funeral services for Billy “Bull” Ford, 70, of Dubach, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Bro. Dan O’Neal, assisted by the Rev. Terry Willis will officiate the service.  Interment will follow in Choudrant Memorial Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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