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Archive - Jun 2012 - Obituaries

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June 29th

Bobby Gene Gant

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Bobby Gene Gant, 72, of Conway, passed away at his home on June 27, 2012. He was born February 9, 1940 in Drakesboro, KY to the late Roy Gant and Evelyn Lucas.

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June 27th

Lera Mae Dunn

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Funeral services for Lera Mae Dunn will be held Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Minden. Officiating will be Rev. Jim Crain and Rev. Don McCormick. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.

Lera was born September 10, 1931 in Minden and entered into rest June 26, 2012 in Minden. She was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Minden.

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Billy Smelley

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Funeral services for Billy Smelley, age 83, of Ruston will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the services will be Rev. James Evans, Rev. Wayne Evans, and Rev. Dalton Shovan. Interment will follow in Liberty Hill Cemetery in Bienville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

Mr. Smelley was born on September 17, 1928 in Bienville, LA and died June 26, 2012 in Monroe, LA following a brief illness. He was a member of Wesley Chapel Methodist Church.

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Audrey Mae Jimerson

Funeral services will be held for Audrey Mae Jimerson, age 74, at Union Baptist Church in Quitman, LA, on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. The interment will follow at the Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Bill Staples will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday, June 28, 2012.

Mrs. Jimerson was born January 12, 1938, in Hodge, LA, to Curtis and Mae Anderson Horton. She peacefully entered her heavenly home on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Mrs. Jimerson was a member of the Union Baptist Church in Quitman, LA.

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June 25th

Peggy Pearson May

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Funeral services for Peggy Pearson May, age 74, of Dubach will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Dubach, LA. Rev. Connie Smith and Rev. Randy Lee will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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O. C. Payne

Funeral services for O. C. Payne, age 82, of Ruston will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Rev. Larry Thatcher will officiate the service. Interment will follow in New Bethel Cemetery in Bryceland, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will begin at 1:00 P.M. until service time.

Mr. Payne was born September 3, 1929 in Mansfield, LA and died June 24, 2012 in Arcadia, LA.

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Harold P. Thomas

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Funeral services for Harold P. Thomas were held on Monday, June 25, 2012 at 1pm at Edmonds Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating was Rev. Stuart Toms and Chaplin Steve Hughes. Interment followed in the Quitman Cemetery in Quitman, LA. Visitation was held on Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Edmonds Funeral Home from 4-8pm.

Mr. Thomas was born on May 15, 1920 and passed away on June 21, 2012. He was 92.

Mr. Thomas is survived by his wife, Mary C. Thomas of Quitman, LA and a host of nieces and nephews.

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June 24th

Kelma Albritton Bridges

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Funeral services for Kelma Albritton Bridges, age 91, of Dubach will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, June 25, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Dubach, LA. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service time. Officiating the service is Rev. Mike Anderson. Interment will follow at Liberty Hill-Taylor Cemetery in Farmerville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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June 22nd

Laura Caldwell Sharp

Funeral services for Mrs. Laura Caldwell Sharp, age 89, of Ruston will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Church of Christ in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jim Davis. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Sharp was born April 24, 1923 in Charleston, MS and passed away June 20, 2012 in Ruston, LA following a lengthy illness. She is preceded in death by husband, Dr. Robert W. Sharp; and brothers: Henry, Jimmy and George Caldwell.

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June 21st

Nellan Maurice Patton Doss

Funeral service for Nellan Maurice Patton Doss, age 80, of Dubach, LA will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, June 22, 2012 at Harmony Chapel United Methodist Church in Hico, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Don Lanier. Interment will follow at Harmony Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral home in Ruston.

Mrs. Doss was born February 19, 1932 in Homer, LA and passed away June 19, 2012 in Hico, LA.
She was preceded in death by her husband; James Doss and grandson: Matthew Doss.

Mrs. Doss was a member of Harmony Chapel United Methodist Church.

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