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November 6th, 2014

Everett O. Pesnell

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Funeral services for Everett O. Pesnell, age 93, of Choudrant , LA will be held Friday, November 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Choudrant. Officiating the service will be Bro. Brad Jones and Bro. Chris Witt. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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November 4th

Mrs. Melba Irene Gillette Garner

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Mrs. Melba Irene Gillette Garner, age 84 of Ruston, passed away on October 27, 2014 in Ruston, LA. Affectionately known by family and friends as “Honey”, she was preceded in death by her parents and siblings; her husband Mr. Murrell O’Neal Garner; and her son Larry W. Garner Sr. She is survived by her daughter Sherry Colvin-Rhodes and husband George; her grandchildren Heather Brigham and husband Phil; Jessica Ansley and husband Zack; Stacy Toyer and husband Lionel; Larry Garner Jr; Megan Colvin and Lauren Colvin.

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Donald L. Belton

Donald L. Belton was born September 4, 1929 at Pleasant Hill, Louisiana and passed away

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Bill Rogers

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Funeral services for Bill Rogers will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. with visitation at the church at 12:30 p.m. prior to the service. The Reverend Brian Mercer, together with Reverend Gary Willis and Reverend Leslie Stephens will officiate at the services under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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November 3rd

Inez Hunt Rainwater

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Funeral services for Inez Hunt Rainwater, age 97, of Ruston, LA will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Temple Baptist Church. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. A visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 12:00 P.M. until service time.

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October 28th

Mr. Thomas Morgan Hunt

Mr. Thomas Morgan Hunt
Kilpatrick Funeral Home
Ruston, LA

Mr. Thomas Morgan Hunt, born August 16, 1935, was the youngest son of Alverne Davis Hunt and Alexander Trotter Hunt. He died October 26, 2014, at the age of 79. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 25 years, Adelaide Murdock Hunt; a brother, Virgil Davis Hunt; and sisters-in-law, Laura James Hunt and Sandra Gray Hunt. Tommy grew up in Ruston where he attended A.E. Phillips Laboratory School and graduated from Ruston High School.

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Dr. Helen L. Richards-Smith

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Dr. Helen L. Richards-Smith was born March 29, 1923, in the Bar Lake community located in Sabine Parish, Louisiana. She was the fourth child of Allison Madison Richards and Modest Grice Richards. Having lost her mother in early infancy, she was reared by her stepmother, Faustina Simmons Richards. At a youthful age, she united with Macedonia CME Church. She peacefully passed away on October 24, 2014.

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Adrienne Walswort

Funeral services for Adrienne Walsworth of Ruston will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10am at the Quitman Baptist Church in Quitman, LA with Bro. Donald Rudd and Bro. David Walsworth officiating.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 4-9pm at Edmonds Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

Mrs. Walsworth was born on February 8, 1935 and passed away on October 22, 2014. She was 79.

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October 27th

Mrs. Emily Calhoun Guillot

A visitation for Mrs. Emily Calhoun Guillot, age 89 of Ruston, will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Monday, October 27, 2014 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home in New Orleans with visitation from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Entombment will follow in Hope Mausoleum in New Orleans.

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Mrs. Willa Dee LaForme

Funeral services for Mrs. Willa Dee LaForme, age 82, of Livingston, TX, will be held at 11:00 am Saturday October 25, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston.  Officiating the service will be Rev. Dwight Boozer.   Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. 

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