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Archive - 2012 - Obituaries

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November 15th

Dr. John C. Adams

Funeral services for Dr. John C. Adams, 64 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, November 16, 2012 St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Officiating the service will be Fr. Frank Folino, OFM and Rev. Brian Mercer. Burial will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

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Todd Wayne Farley

Funeral services for Todd Wayne Farley, age 41, of West Monroe, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Friday November 16, 2012 at Sharon Baptist Church 8 miles west of Dubach on Hwy. 152. Officiating the service will be Rev. Carroll Holmes. Interment will follow at Sharon Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Farley was born December 28, 1970 and passed away November 14, 2012 following a brief illness.

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Lois Elaine Franklin

Lois Elaine Franklin, 64 of Magnolia, Arkansas passed away on Monday, November 12, 2012 at her home after a one year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born July 2, 1948 and was a retired nurse from Magnolia Regional Medical Center after twenty years of employment.

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November 14th

Floyd (Sonny) Ellerman

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A memorial service for Mr. Floyd (Sonny) Ellerman of the Douglas Community will be held at 2:30 PM Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Douglas United Methodist Church., Officiating the service will be Rev Jeremy Jones assisted by Rev. Rolly Walker. Private graveside service will be held at Douglas Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. .

Mr. Ellerman was born December 19, 1932 and passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents Floyd and Maude Ellerman; and sister: Christine Carpenter.

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Rev. James Freeman Taylor

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Funeral services for Rev. James Freeman Taylor, age 95, of Ruston, LA will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 17 at the Cross Point Church in Madison, AL. Officiating will be Rev. John Dees, the Church’s Pastor.

Rev. Taylor was born on March 21, 1917, in Phoenix City, Alabama. He went home to be with his Heavenly Father on November 12. 2012.

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November 12th

Rev. James H. Humphreys

Funeral services will be held for Rev. James H. Humphreys, at the First United Methodist Church Homer on November 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ed Frankie, Rev. R.B. Moore and Rev. Larry Maxwell officiating. Interment will follow at Arlington Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, November 12, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Rev. Humphreys was born January 6, 1937 in Moultrie, Ga. to James T. and Evelyn Cross Humphreys. He entered into rest Saturday, November 10, 2012 following a long illness.

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Eva Jane King Bell

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Funeral services for Eva Jane King Bell, age 94, of Dubach, LA will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston with Rev. Jack E. Dolphin officiating the service. Interment will follow in Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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November 9th

Bryan “poppy” James Burkhalter

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Bryan “poppy” James Burkhalter, 54, of Little Rock passed away November 6, 2012. He was born in Ruson, LA to the late Orum and Renna Burkhalter.

Bryan is survived by his wife Alpha Burkhalter, his three sons; Bradley, Brenton, and Brody Burkhalter. He is also survived by his two brothers; Steve and David Burkhalter and their wives. His step-children; Mr. & Mrs. Brandon Rogers and Mr. & Mrs. Michael Williams along with his grandchildren; Lola, Luna, and Brooklyn.

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Ruby Nell Barker

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Funeral services for Ruby Nell Barker, age 80, of Ruston will be held at 2:30 PM Sunday November 11, 2012 at Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston.

Ruby Nell Barker, beloved daughter of Elmo and Elaine Causey, was raised in Sterlington, Louisiana and moved to Ruston, Louisiana her senior year of high school. She graduated from Ruston High School at mid-term in 1950.

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Eddie James Lacy

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Services for Eddie James Lacy, 63, will be 11 a.m., Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Mt. Calm Baptist Church in Simsboro, Louisiana. Pastor Braggs will be officiating.

Open visitation will be from 12 to 7 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2012 at Heavenly Gates, 1339 Jewell St. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Mr. Lacy was born August 17, 1949 to Nathaniel and Naomi Lacy Sr. He was called unexpectedly to be with the Lord on November 1, 2012.

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