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Archive - 2012 - Obituaries

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October 25th

Eugenia Louise Barnett

Mrs. Eugenia Louise Barnett, 79 of Crossett, AR, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Ashley County Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Ashley County, was a homemaker and was a member of Community Chapel Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Mr. Robert Barnett, her parents, Frank & Duel Lambert Watt and two brothers, James & Willie Van Watt.

Mrs. Louise enjoyed fishing, camping and sewing quilts.

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Joe Fowler

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Joe Fowler, 81, passed away on October 22, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents, Osie and Lura Fowler; and brother, Jack Fowler. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Ann Fowler; daughter, Julie Kae Fowler; son, Michael Joe Fowler; brother, David Fowler and wife, Carole; nephew, Andy Fowler; and a host of other family and friends.

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Harvey E. Britt

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Retired Marine Corps Major, Harvey E. Britt went home to be with the Lord Sunday October 21, 2012. He is survived by his wife Donna Stevens Britt of Ruston. Harvey was born on October 1st, 1930 to Hubert and Grace Lee Britt and was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers Winford, Aquilla and Clay; and three sisters Virginia, Carol and Margueriet and granddaughter Whitney Leigh and great granddaughter Petra Fry.

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Mildred Wedgeworth Lamkin

Mildred Wedgeworth Lamkin, age 88, died on October 24, 2012. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 27, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Arcadia, LA. The officiating minister will be the church's pastor, Rev. Jeff Hoffman. Visitation will be at the Arcadia Rose-Neath Funeral Home, October 26, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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October 21st

Maxine Barbara Caldwell Simmons

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A Memorial service for Maxine Barbara Caldwell Simmons, 86, of Bullard, Texas will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 10:30 AM in Ruston, Louisiana at the Temple Baptist Church Chapel with Rev. Jared Billups officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to10:30 AM, 1hour prior to the service.

A private inurnment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston, Louisiana.
Mrs. Simmons passed away October 16, 2012 in Tyler, Texas. She was born September 29, 1926 in Many, Louisiana to W.C. and Estella Speight Caldwell.

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October 19th

Robert (Bob) Howard Newell

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A private committal will be held for Mr. Robert (Bob) Howard Newell, age 81, of Ruston, on Saturday at Wimberly Cemetery in Ringgold, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Newell was born June 20, 1931 and passed away October 18, 2012 following a brief illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Eura and John Howard; and sister, Jean Newell.

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Helen Pesnell Wooten McMeen

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Helen Pesnell Wooten McMeen was born in Lincoln Parish, LA on August 9, 1931; and passed away Thursday October 18, 2012 at Stoney Brook Memory Care Assisted Living, West Monroe, LA. She was educated in public schools in Choudrant and Chatham, LA prior to attending Louisiana Tech in Ruston, LA. She received her BA degree, majoring in Home Economics and Science, in three years graduating in August, 1953.

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October 18th

Bettye Joe Crawford Strahan

Funeral services for Mrs. Bettye Joe Crawford Strahan, age 85 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, October 19, 2012 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Reverend Darrell Strahan will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Weldon Cemetery in Bernice under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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October 17th

James H. (Jimmy) Ambrose

Funeral services for Mr. James H. (Jimmy) Ambrose, age 82, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Douglas United Methodist Church, Officiating the service will be Rev. Jeremy Jones. Interment will follow at Douglas Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Ambrose was born August 17, 1930 and passed away October 16, 2012.

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October 16th

June Florene Mosley (Sugar)

Graveside services will be held for June Florene Mosley (Sugar), at 10:00 a.m., on October 16, 2012, at Campground Cemetery. Bro. Jackie Sutton will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, October 15, 2012.

Mrs. Mosley was born November 9, 1936, in Tempe, AZ, to Alvie and Dora Nottingham. She entered into rest on October 13, 2012, in Ruston.

Mrs. Mosley is preceded in death by her parents and brother Marrion Nottingham.

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