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October 28th, 2014

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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October 24th

Mrs LaVerne Margaret Hess

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Mrs LaVerne Margaret Hess, age 94 of Ruston, was born September 29, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio to Charles George Menk and Lillian Loretta (nee Caleb) Menk. . She died October 23, 2014 in Ruston.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 67 years: Donald J. Hess; two brothers: Burt and Caleb Menk; sister, Delores (nee Menk) Lavelle.
 

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October 23rd

Nancy Rainey

Funeral services for Nancy Rainey, age 61, of Choudrant , LA will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Chris Whitt. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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October 22nd

Mrs. Billie Marie Hogan

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Funeral services for Mrs. Billie Marie Hogan, age 85 of Choudrant, will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, October 24, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Reginald Colvin. Burial will follow in Douglas Cemetery near Choudrant under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

Mrs. Hogan was born September 28, 1929 in Choudrant to Frank L. Gibson and Sarah Emory Gibson. She died October 21, 2014 in Ruston. Mrs. Hogan was a homemaker. In her spare time, Mrs. Hogan enjoyed reading, flowers and spending time with her family.

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Charles E. Murray

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Funeral services for Charles E. Murray are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 23, at the Temple Baptist Church Chapel, Ruston, LA with Pastor Dale Oden officiating. Burial will follow at the Pines Memorial Garden under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service starting at 10:00 AM.

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Rev. Joe T. Sheeler

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A memorial service for the Rev. Joe T. Sheeler, of Ruston, will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston, with the Revs. Joe Hill and Edith Hill officiating.
Sheeler, 77, died Oct. 8 in Ruston. Graveside services were held in Alvarado, Texas. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery in Alvarado. Sheeler was the retired executive presbyter of the Presbytery of the Pines, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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October 20th

William Cecil Harrell

A celebration of the life of William Cecil Harrell, 92, of Dubach will be held 2:00 Monday, October 20, 2014 at Salem United Methodist Church with Rev. Danny Baskin officiating. Interment will follow at Salem Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. A visitation will begin at 12:30 P.M until service time at the church.

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