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August 11th, 2017

Maggie Otwell Fincher

Maggie Otwell Fincher, 87, of Dubach, passed away on August 8, 2017 in Ruston, LA. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Burial will follow at Vienna Cemetery in Vienna, LA. Visitation will be 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM, Monday, August 14, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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Lt. Col. Edward L. Hlavaty USAF

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Lt. Col. Edward L. Hlavaty USAF, (Ret.)1930-2017 Lt. Col. Edward L. Hlavaty, retired United States Air Force pilot took his final flight on August 5, 2017 at the age of 87. He was born July 19, 1930 in Crete, Nebraska and was a resident of Lillie, Louisiana. Visitation will be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Glory Ministries in Junction City, Arkansas.

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August 10th

Christine Weldon Caldwell

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Christine Weldon Caldwell, 90, of Bernice, LA passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Presbyterian Village in Little Rock, AR. She was born on March 11, 1927, in Bernice, LA.
Funeral services for Christine Weldon Caldwell will be held Friday, August 11, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Bernice Methodist Church. Rev. Johnie Adkins will officiate. Interment will follow at Bernice City Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Visitation will be Friday, August 11, 2017 from 2:00 until the service at the church.

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Alice Durbin Davis

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Alice Durbin Davis, age 89, went to her heavenly home on August 5th at her daughter and son-in-law's home in Houston, Texas. Alice was born March 16, 1928, in Friendship, Louisiana.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Bertha and Jewel Durbin; her husband, Cecil; sister, Martiel Holland; brothers: Arnold, Douglas, and Leon Durbin; and her precious great-grandson, Mason Theodore Whatley.
Alice played on the basketball team and enjoyed studying history at Friendship High School where she graduated in 1945.

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August 9th

Clinton Heath Durrett

A celebration service for Clinton Heath Durrett will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston with Rev. Danny Baskin officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery near Simsboro, LA under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Pauline Cassel

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Pauline Cassel joined her beloved family in Heaven on August 2, 2017, a few weeks away from her 104th birthday. Pauline spent her final 15 years in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, moving there to be near her niece.

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August 8th

ROBERT CHARLES SIMS

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Graveside services for Robert Charles Sims, 74, of Arcadia, LA will be held Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 2 PM at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Rev. Jon Lord will officiate. Visitation will be 5 - 7 PM, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.

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August 3rd

Mr. James E. “Pony” Ivey

Memorial services for Mr. James E. “Pony” Ivey, of Dubach, LA will be 2:00pm Saturday, August 5, 2017 in the chapel of Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe.

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James Williams

A memorial service for James Richard Williams, 80, of Ruston, LA will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 5, 2017 in the Temple Baptist Church. Rev. Dale Oden will be officiating. Visitation will be at 10:00 prior to the service.
Richard passed away on Thursday, July 27, after a lengthy illness. He was a faithful member of Temple Baptist Church and the Bobby Price Sunday School Class. He graduated from Sulphur High School and was a graduate of Louisiana Tech University and was a retired employee of the Louisiana Tech ROTC Department.

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July 31st

Gladie T. Kirkham

Mrs. Gladie T. Kirkham, age 102 of Ruston, died Thursday after a period of declining health. Mrs Kirkham was retired from La. Tech where she had been employed in housekeeping. She loved her family and she kept her mind sharp by playing along with her favorite show - Wheel of Fortune. The family of Mrs. Kirkham wants to give specical thanks to the staff at Ruston Nursing & Rehab Center for all of the care and love that they shared with her.

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