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February 27th, 2015

Solomon Lee DeVille

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Solomon Lee DeVille, 3 of Huntingdon, TN, passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville,
TN. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 10:30 AM in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home.  Interment followed in the Humbles Cemetery.  Bro. Alex Hilliard and Pastor Linda Hilliard officiated the service.

Pallbearers who served were Dan Williams, Bridger DeVille, Joe Smothers, Russell Kirchner.  Honorary pallbearers were Cameron Murphy and Chandler Murphy.

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February 26th

Mr. Eddie Ray Hammons

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Mr. Eddie Ray Hammons, age 81, of Choudrant, La. went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February 24, 2015 after a brief illness. He was born October 5, 1933 in Choudrant, La. to the late William S. Hammons and Pearl Roach Hammons. Eddie Ray graduated from Choudrant High School in 1954 and on October 8, 1954 he married the love of his life, Bertie Rae Dugdale. When asked by his wife if he loved her, he would always give the same answer, “I told you I did once, and if anything changes I will let you know”.

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Mrs. Peggy Stewart

Memorial services for Mrs. Peggy Stewart, age 65, of Ruston will be held Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Church of Nazarene in Ruston, LA. Officating the service will be Rev. Marvin Denton and speaker Rob Shadoin. Mrs. Stewart was born November 15, 1949 and passed away February 15, 2015.

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Eulice Doyal Dick

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Funeral services for Eulice Doyal Dick, age 93, of Ruston will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday February 28, 2015 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the services will be Rev. Greg Morrow. Interment will follow at GaylaTraina Cemetery in Jonesboro under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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February 25th

Dorothy Kasten Jewell

A Memorial Service for Dorothy Kasten Jewell, age 86, of Ruston will be held at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer at 2:00 pm on Thursday, February  26, 2015. visitations to follow service. Dorothy Jewell was born September 9, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois to Erwin and Virginia Lamb Kasten.  She passed away early Saturday morning, February 21, 2015 following a brief illness.

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February 23rd

Douglas Lyons McGuire

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A memorial service for Douglas Lyons McGuire will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, with the Rev. Rolly Walker and Rev. Gary Willis officiating. A visitation will also be at Trinity Church following the service under the direction of Kilpatrick's Funeral Home.

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Ellan Morgan Davis-Dunn

Ellan Morgan Davis-Dunn - A beloved mother, sister, and aunt, she departed this life on February 15, 2015, at her home in Dubach, LA.  She was a native of Clinton, LA, a retired teacher in the public school system, and a member of the Mt. Zion #2 MBC in Dubach, LA.  Viewing will be at Mt. ZIon #2 MBC on February 28, 2015 from 9:30-11:00 a.m.  Services will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. E.C. Morgan officiating.  Interment will be in the church cemetery.  Miller Family Mortuary, Ruston, LA, is in charge of arrangements.

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February 20th

Martha Jean Green Reichert

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Funeral services for Martha Jean Green Reichert, age 80, of Choudrant will be held at New Hope Baptist Church at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 21, 2015. The Rev. Dewayne Monk will officiate with the Rev. Wilton Wall assisting. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Reichert was born September 10, 1934 in Ruston, Louisiana to Watson and Eva Ambrose Green. She died February 18, 2015

Martha graduated from Ruston High School in 1952 and also graduated from Meadows-Draughn Business College in Shreveport the same year, having completed a 12 month course in 4 months.

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Martha Lillian Willis Till

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Martha Lillian Willis Till, 77, of Shreveport, Louisiana, died peacefully at the Glen Retirement System Monday February 16, 2015.
She was born to the late Prentiss N. Willis and Elna Kavanaugh Willis, June 18, 1937, in Columbia, Louisiana. Martha graduated from Ruston High School in 1955 and received her BS in business education in 1958 and her MS in education in 1969 from Louisiana Tech University. She married the late Billy Herschel Till on March 29, 1959. They lived, worked and reared their family together in Linville, LA until Martha relocated to Shreveport, LA in 2004.

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February 17th

Bonnie M. Wiltcher

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A memorial service for Bonnie M. Wiltcher will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Weldon Baptist Church in Bernice, LA. Officiating will be Bro. Neil Everett, assisted by Bro. Harvey Hoffman. Bonnie was born November 1, 1936 in Bernice, LA to Tommy and Dolly Green Flurry and went to be with our Lord on February 10, 2015. She was a member of Weldon Baptist Church and a homemaker.

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