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Archive - Sep 2012 - Obituaries

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September 30th

Johnnie Ruth Milner Nealy

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On Sept 27, 2012, Johnnie Ruth Milner Nealy, our sweet angel of a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother left this world to be with her Heavenly Father.

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September 27th

Ruth Helen Upshaw Everett

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Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Helen Upshaw Everett, age 84, will be held Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 2:00 PM in Central Baptist Church with family and nephew, Dr. Rex Horne officiating. Interment will follow in Canaan Cemetery, Spearsville, LA under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill, LA.

Visitation will begin Thursday at 9:00 AM in Central Baptist Church with the family receiving friends from 12:00 PM until 1:45 PM.

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September 24th

Dorthy Faye Holloway Flowers

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Dorthy Faye Holloway Flowers, “Dot”, “Mimie”, age 76 of Ruston went to be with the lord September 21, 2012. She passed away peacefully at home with all of her family by her side.
A memorial service will be held at 10 am Monday, September 24th at First Baptist Church in Ruston. Dot donated her body to Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, LA, for medical education and research.

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September 23rd

Bobby Joe Wiltcher Sr.

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Funeral services for Bobby Joe Wiltcher Sr., age 73, of Bernice will be held at Shiloh Baptist Church on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 2:00 PM. Officiating the service will be Rev. Scott Scallan and Rev. Terry Hughes, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

Visitation for Bobby Joe will be on Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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September 21st

J. G. Lewis

Funeral services for J. G. Lewis, age 80, of Simsboro will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, September 23 , 2012 at the Simsboro First Baptist Church . Officiating the service will be Rev. Ronnie Cathey. Interment will follow at Simsboro Cemetery, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Lewis was born May 5, 1932 and passed away September 19, 2012.

Mr. Lewis was a member of Simsboro First Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He was preceded in death by his parents, Amy Lee and Grady Lewis.

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September 19th

Willie Fred “Bill” Colvin

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Funeral services for Willie Fred “Bill” Colvin age 88, of Ruston will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, September 20, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Chris Craig
and Rev. Andy Johnson. Interment will follow at Unionville Cemetery in Unionville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Colvin was born January 28, 1924 and passed away September 16, 2012.

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September 18th

Joe Glyn Edmiston

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Funeral services for Mr. Joe Glyn Edmiston, age 79, of Choudrant, LA will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dwayne Monk and Rev. Rolly Walker. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Baptist Church cemetery in Clay, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Edmiston was born April 26, 1933 and passed away September 16, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Purvis and Majorie Edmiston; sister: Betty Smith; brothers: Wayne Edmiston and Donnie Edmiston.

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September 16th

Kenneth Armond “Jake” Martin

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Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Armond “Jake” Martin, age 82 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

Known throughout Ruston as “Jake,” he was a proud father, grand-father, and veteran. Jake spent his life in service to family, community and country. He is remembered as Ruston’s official Santa Claus, Sunday school teacher, gumbo chef, or electrician.

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Mary Claire Bryant Simpson

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Mary Claire Bryant Simpson, age 96 of Ruston, died Friday September 14, 2012. Mimi - as she was known to family - was born August 30, 1916. Services will be held at 3:00 pm Monday September 17, 2012 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm until service time. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston. Rev. Larry Emory and Rev. Drew Spillers will officiate the service.

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Howard Lyles, Jr.

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Funeral services for Mr. Howard Lyles, Jr, age 64, of Dubach, LA will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden.
Interment will follow at Unionville Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Lyles was born October 18, 1948 in Ruston, LA and passed away September 13, 2012 in Dubach, LA following a brief Illness.

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