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November 3rd, 2017

Dr. Barbara Ann Staff

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After a lengthy illness, Dr. Barbara Ann Staff of Grambling, Louisiana, has been transitioned from her temporary existence here on earth. She was 66 years old. Barbara's parents, Mr. Malvin and Mrs.
Ruth Lathan Staff, preceded her in death, and she is survived by two siblings: Mary Staff Arthur of Grambling, and John K. Staff of Chesapeake, Virginia.

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Fletcher S. Sutton Jr

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Fletcher S. Sutton Jr., age 75, of Ruston, La, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday November 1, 2017. Visitation will be Saturday November 4, 2017 from 11:00 to 12:30 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston, LA and followed by a graveside service at Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Gibsland at 2:00pm.

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Thomas Delane Caldwell

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Funeral services for Thomas Delane Caldwell, 79 ,of Ruston, LA will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Alabama Presbyterian Church under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA .Rev. Allison Moody will officiate. Burial will follow at Sibley Cemetery in Sibley, LA. Visitation will be 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Friday, November 3, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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November 1st

Elva Marie Terrell

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Funeral services for Mrs. Elva Marie Terrell age 91 will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, November 3, 2017 at Memorial United Methodist Church, Simsboro. Brother Eddie Rushing and Brother Danny Baskin will officiate. Interment will follow at Antioch Cemetery, Simsboro under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.
Marie was born on June 10th 1926 to Elva Betsworth and John W. Carter in Canton, Oklahoma. She married Lester Terrell on March 31, 1946 and moved in 1958 making Louisiana their home where her husband took a job with TL James working on I-20.

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October 31st

Dallas Burns Hanna

Funeral services for Dallas Burns Hanna, age 95 of Ruston, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston with Bro. Benji Pitts officiating. Interment will follow in Shiloh Cemetery near Bernice under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Ora Williamson

Funeral services for Ora Belle “BoBo” Williamson, age 96 of Dubach, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Mineral Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Greg Tipton and Rev. Larry Bullock officiating. Interment will follow in Mineral Springs Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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October 26th

Ruth Burkhalter McMichael

Memorial services for Ruth Burkhalter McMichael, born July 23, 1918, died October 22, 2017 will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Burkhalter Chapel Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston, Louisiana under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Rev. Rolly Walker will officiate. The family will receive visitors from 1:00 PM until time for the service.

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October 25th

Brenda Jean Hood

Funeral services for Brenda Jean Hood, 67, of Mineral Springs Community, LA will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Mineral Springs Baptist Church under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Rev. Greg Tipton will officiate. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Ruston. Visitation will be 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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October 19th

Kelley Moseley Valentine

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Kelley Moseley Valentine, 55, of Homer, LA. went to be with our Lord on Oct. 17, 2017. She is survived by her husband Mitch Valentine of Homer, her son J.W. Brookshire (Leslie) of Shreveport, Stepchildren Dustin and Tara. Her parents Carolyn Sue Jones of Dallas, Loyd Moseley (Mary) of Ferris, Tx. Brothers Keith Moseley (Linda), Wade Moseley (Kelli), Gerald Loyd (Cecilia) & Lane Moseley. Grandchildren Bryce, Sam, Hunter, Alyssa, & Brooklyn. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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October 18th

Zachariah Lord Wasson

Zachariah Lord Wasson, 64, of Choudrant, LA passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at his home following a lengthy battle with cancer. Memorial services will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 20, 2017 at St. James Episcopal Church- Holy Eucharist with lunch to follow (3921 Oakridge Drive, Jackson, MS 39216).
Zachariah was born on May 14, 1953 in Shady Grove, MS to David and Evelyn Wasson. He earned an MBA and CPA, was CFO of Origin Bank, and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

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