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August 30th, 2017

Rev. Yuey "Y.D." Jackson

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Celebration of life services for Rev. Yuey "Y.D." Jackson, 84, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 02, 2017 at Zion Travelers Baptist Church in Ruston, Louisiana. Rev. Jackson will be laid to rest at Grambling Memorial Garden in Grambling, Louisiana. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 01 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Arcadia, Louisiana. Rev. Jackson entered into rest on August 21, 2017 in Grambling, La. He is survived by his loving wife Betty Jackson, 2 sons, 7 daughters, and 1 sisters.

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August 29th

Otis Leon “Skip” Crawley, Jr.

Otis Leon “Skip” Crawley, Jr.
Graveside services for Otis L. “Skip” Crawley, Jr., 80, of Arcadia, will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at the Driskill Cemetery, Highway 507 south of Arcadia under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Reverend Jeff Hoffman, pastor of First Baptist Church Arcadia, will officiate. A gathering for family and friends will be held at the Fellowship Hall First Baptist Church immediately following burial.

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August 24th

Bille Jean Jenkins

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Funeral services for Billie Jean Jenkins, 87, of Dubach will be held at 3:00pm Friday, August 25, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Dubach with Bro. Barry Joiner & Bro. Cory Bruce officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery near Dubach under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Mrs. Jenkins went to her heavenly home August 22, 2017. She was a retired respiratory therapist and a member of First Baptist Church of Dubach.

She was preceded in death by her husband Billy G. Jenkins; Parents-Robert and Audrey Tubbs; Step mother Dolly Britt Tubbs and one sister: Sandra Tubbs.

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August 23rd

John A. Clark

John A. Clark of Aberdeen,

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August 18th

John Henry Amaden

Joe Henry Amaden, age 66, passed away August 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Amaden of the home; his mother Nell Amaden and brother, Howard (Linda) Amaden of Lonoke, AR; son, Heath (Tiffany) Amaden of Brandon, MS, daughter-in-law, Holly Amaden of Jacksonville, AR; grandchildren, Claudia Amaden of Jacksonville, AR and Charlotte Amaden of Brandon, MS.; mother-in-law Berly Gray of West Monroe, LA. Preceding in death are his father C.H. Amaden, sister, Ginger Amaden Putnam, son Brian Amaden, and father-in-law Leroy Gray.

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August 15th

Donna Schimschock Clark

Donna Schimschock Clark

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Garrison Lee Barr

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Garrison Lee Barr, 26, of Choudrant, LA passed away on August 12, 2017. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Ruston, LA. Rev. Bill Sanderson, assisted by Bro. Neil Everett and Dr. Chris Craig, will officiate. Interment will follow at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 5-8 PM at First Baptist Church of Ruston.
Love. Agape love. Love without bounds and unconditional.

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August 14th

Beverly Jean Swanson Otwell

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Funeral services for Beverly Jean Swanson Otwell, 80 of Farmerville, LA, will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, LA. Officiating the service will be Connie Ward assisted by Bro. Bob Witt. Visitation will be held at 9:30 A.M. to till time of service. Interment will follow at Vienna Cemetery in Vienna, LA under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.

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August 11th

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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