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October 5th, 2017

Mrs. Gene Hall

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Peacefully, at home, on October 2, 2017, Mrs. Gene Hall left this earth for her heavenly home. Born to Harris Morton Allen and Mary Clair Hardison Allen on July 1, 1922, Mrs. Hall spent her early years with her farm family in Caney Springs, TN. As a teen, she moved to Birmingham, AL., and later earned a B.S. in secretarial science from Alabama College, State College for Women in Montevallo, AL. She met her husband Dr. David M. Hall while working as a medical secretary at the University of Alabama’s new medical school in Birmingham. They came to Ruston in the early 1950s, and Dr.

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William Allen “Bill” Simmons

William Allen “Bill” Simmons, 65, of Dubach, LA passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Ruston. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Sharon Baptist Church in Dubach, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Rev. Carroll Holmes will officiate.

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Pam Killough

Pam Killough, 63, of Ruston, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Rev. Paul Gray will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00 PM until the service at Kilpatrick's.

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Charlene Looper

Charlene Looper, 90, of Ruston, LA (formerly of Oregon), passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Pines Memorial under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Close family friends are welcome to attend. Rev. Dale Oden will officiate.
Charlene was very active in the Tops Club where she was recognized with many awards, even on the national level. She was a wonderful grandmother, an awesome cook, and very talented in her musical abilities.

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October 3rd

Dottie Barr Moore

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Dottie Barr Moore, age 77 of Northport, AL, died August 28, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Sybil Green

Funeral services will be held for Sybil Green, age 90, at 2:30 p.m., on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Arcadia. Rev. Perry Anderson and Rev. Jon Lord will officiate. The interment will follow at Mt. Mariah Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 until service time on Tuesday.

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September 28th

Weldon K. Chandler

A memorial service for Weldon K. Chandler will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Trinity United Methodist Church in the Burkhalter Chapel. Reverend Leslie Stephens will officiate. Private family interment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Chandler died early Tuesday, September 26, at the Alpine Senior Care Center in Ruston, Louisiana, after a long illness.

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September 27th

Donny Mack Hood

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Donny Mack Hood passed away September 25, 2017 surrounded by his closest family and friends. Visitation for Donny will be held at Kilpatrick Chapel in Ruston, Louisiana on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. A funeral service celebrating his life will be 10:00 A.M., Friday, September 29, 2017 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Ruston. Officiating will be Brother Chuck Johnston and Brother Billy Pierce.

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September 26th

Betty Franklin

Betty B. Franklin, 80, of Dubach LA passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017 in Ruston, LA.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Mineral Springs Baptist Church under the direction of Kilpatrick Home of Ruston, LA. Rev. Greg Tipton will officiate. Interment will follow at Mineral Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 26, from 5-8 PM at Mineral Springs Baptist Church.

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September 21st

Sarah Eloise Griffin Spillers

Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Eloise Griffin Spillers, age 96 of Choudrant, will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 23, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Choudrant with Rev. Tim Johnson and Rev. David Harrell officiating. Interment will follow at Beulah Cemetery near Calhoun under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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