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June 19th, 2015

Dr. Robert Parke Phillips

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Dr. Robert Parke Phillips, DDS, 58, passed away June 4, 2015 at his home in Marysvale, Utah with his loving family at his side. Parke's passing was due to complications of cancer. He was born May 1, 1957 in Ruston, Louisiana to Robert Wayne “Moose” and Yvonne Catherine Lazarus Phillips. He married Katherine Marie Heath, March 8, 1986 in Ruston. The marriage was solemnized in the Manti Utah Temple, September 24, 2005.

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Judie Davidson Patton

Funeral services for Judie Davidson Patton, age 51, of Ruston will be 10:00 AM on Monday, June 22, 2015 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Gerald Nelson. A graveside service will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Bernice with Bro. Steve Barrett officiating.

Mrs. Patton was born January 22, 1964 and passed away June 17, 2015. She is preceded in death by her husband Johnny Patton. Mrs. Patton was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church in Bernice, LA.

She is survived by her son: Marcus Patton of Ruston and sister: Betty Welch of Bossier City.

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June 17th

Arell George Perry

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On September 08, 1934, the earth smiled as the late Willie K. George and the late Essie Mae West George rejoiced at the birth of one of their beautiful daughters, Arell George Perry of Homer, Louisiana. On June 11, 2015, the heavens smiled and the angels rejoiced at the eternal homecoming of Arell.

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Judi Anderson Rhodes

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A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, June 19, 2015 in the Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers for Judi Anderson Rhodes, 76, who passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015.
Reverend Brian Taylor, Pastor of St. Genevieve Catholic Church will preside over the service.

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June 16th

Mrs. Ruby Ester Beckham Barnett

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Ester Beckham Barnett, age 94 of Flower Mound, TX, formerly of Dubach, will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Hico Baptist Church in Hico with Rev. Don Cardin officiating. Burial will follow in Fellowship Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Virginia Chandler Singleton Evans

Virginia Chandler Singleton Evans, age 73 of Farmerville departed this life on the 14th day of June 2015 in Farmerville, LA. Services will be Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jerry Whitman. Interment will follow at Mt. Moriah in Athens, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

Through her faith in God she developed and inspirational inner strength and contentment. She was a homemaker and momma. She raised 5 girls and was step-mother to two more children.

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Lee Arvin Moeller

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Lee Arvin Moeller, 68, peacefully passed away June 9, 2015 in Ruston, LA. He is survived by his wife: Kathy Moeller; his daughter: Jill Moeller- Sarafine; sons: Jason Moeller and Jon Moeller; sisters: Sharon Terry and Janet Clements; brother: Les Moeller; and his grandchildren, in-laws, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents: Lee Orwin and Idabelle Elizabeth (Burke) Moeller.

Arvin enjoyed a lifetime of family, business, exotic woodworking and music.

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June 15th

Mrs. Skinner

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Mrs. Skinner passed away June 8th in Baytown, Texas from complications of Alzheimer's. She was born in Weldon, Louisiana on September 26, 1919 to Thomas Clifford Shirey and Myra Lee Shirey. In 1942 she married John W. Skinner of Hilly, Louisiana and enjoyed 68 years of marriage to him.

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Billy E. Laird

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A Celebration of Life Service for Billy E. Laird, age 71, of Ruston will be 10:00 A. M. Monday, June 15, 2015 at First Baptist Church in Ruston, LA. Coach Ed Colvin will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Pines Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Visitation will be 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Sunday, June 14, 2015 at First Baptist Church in Ruston, LA. Billy was born on May 7, 1944 in Shreveport, LA and passed away June 11, 2015.

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Dolores Nan Stevens

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Dolores Nan Stevens, 77, of Farmerville, Louisiana lost her long struggle with COPD on June 09, 2015 at Union General Hospital. Nan was born in Minden, Louisiana and was a long time resident of New Orleans before moving to the Ruston area. She never met a stranger and had friends from all walks of life. She worked for Wal Mart for 18 years. Meeting people and making friends made her job a joy.

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