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February 3rd, 2014

Jane Gunn Corley

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Funeral services for Jane Gunn Corley, age 70, of Ruston, LA will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, February 3, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Chris Craig, Rev. Andy Johnson, and Rev. Dudley Poda. Visitation will begin at 12:30 P.M. until service time at the church. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Ringgold, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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January 29th

Billy Webb Dawkins

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Memorial Services will be held at a later date for Billy Webb Dawkins, 87, who passed away on the afternoon of Sunday, January 26, 2014.

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January 28th

Mrs. Zelia Faye Evans

Funeral services for Mrs. Zelia Faye Evans, age 82 of Dubach, will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at New Prospect Baptist Church 3438 Hwy 167, Dubach. Burial will follow at Hasley Cemetery, in West Monroe, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana. Mrs. Evans was born in the Central community in northeast Louisiana on April 24, 1931 and passed away in Shreveport, Louisiana on January 27, 2014. Mrs. Evans was a long time active member of New Prospect Baptist Church.

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Mrs. Beverly Tyler

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Memorial services for Mrs. Beverly Tyler, 75, of Jonesboro, were held Sunday, January 26, 2014, at the Jonesboro Church of Christ with Brother Freddie Shows and Brother Jim Davis officiating.  Mamaw Beverly, as she was lovingly known, was born on May 18, 1938 and passed from this life on January 24, 2014.

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January 27th

Margaret “Alene” Brazzel

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Funeral services for Margaret “Alene” Brazzel, age 91, of Corinth will be held at 1:00 PM Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Michael Hawley. Interment will follow at Corinth Cemetery near Hico under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Brazzel was born September 05, 1922 and passed away January 23, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband: Melvin Brazzel; son: Leon Brazzel and grandson: Jonathon Brazzel. Mrs. Brazzel was the owner of Alene's Beauty Shop for over 45 Years.

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John Calvin Calhoun

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Funeral services for John Calvin Calhoun, age 73, of Dubach will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, January 27, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Connie Smith. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in Calhoun under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. Calhoun was born January 31, 1940 and passed away January 23, 2014. He is preceded in death by his son, Carl Calhoun and parents, Make and Jewel Calhoun.

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Terrell Daniel Stafford

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Funeral services for Terrell Daniel Stafford will be held at 10 am, Monday, January 27, 2014 in the Harmony Church, 1366 Hwy 1207 in Deville with Reverend Richie Craig officiating. Committal services will follow in the St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Deville under the guidance of White Oaks Funeral Home, Alexandria. Daniel, 32, of Ruston, entered eternal rest on Thursday, January 23, 2014. He was born January 23, 1982 to the union of Terrell Allen and Linda Kilpatrick Stafford in Alexandria. He graduated in 2001 from Buckeye High School in Deville.

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January 24th

Mitchell Edwin "Ed" Walker

Funeral servics for Mitchell Edwin "Ed" Walker, 49, of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Rev. Jerry Whitman will officiate. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Walker was born May 26, 1964 in Natchitoches, LA to Weldon Reed Walker and Clara Sue Baggarly Walker. He died January 23, 2014 at University Health in Shreveport after a lengthy illness. Mr. Walker graduated from Ruston High School and then Louisiana Tech University with a BA degree in history.

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January 20th

Marjorie Malone DeSordi

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Marjorie Malone DeSordi died January 17, 2014, at Alpine Gamble Guest Care where she had been a resident for the past four years. She was born January 28, 1919, in Arizona, LA to Perry and Vera Robinson Malone, and was a life long resident of that community. She was a life member of the Arizona Methodist Church, a Sunday School teacher, and an Administrative Board member for many years. Marjorie attended elementary school at the Nicholson Academy in Arizona and Lisbon High School in Lisbon, LA where she graduated as Salutatorian of her senior class in 1936.

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Calvin A. Lemke

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Services for retired Louisiana Tech University Civil Engineering professor, Calvin A. Lemke, age 92, will be held at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the Temple Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. Reggie Bridges and Rev. Dale Oden officiating. Local arrangements are under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Burial will be later in the week at the Rosemound Cemetery in Waco, TX. Calvin was born in Waco, Texas, on August 25, 1921 and went to be with our Lord on January 18, 2014 in Ruston.

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