Submitted by Ruston Leader on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 7:44am
Funeral services for David Lee Ficklin, age 67, of Simsboro will be held 2:00PM Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Services will be officiated by Dr. Jason Cole and Dr. Wilton Wall. David was born May 7, 1946, in Galvez, Louisiana and went on his final mission trip to Heaven on October 7, 2013, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is survived by his wife/best friend of 30 years: Rosemary Loria Ficklin; children: Warren Lynn Alford, Jr.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 7:44am
Graveside services for Mr. David Ford McCloud, 72 of Bernice, LA, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday October 15, 2013 at Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Bernice, Louisiana. Rev. Jeff Hurst and Jerry Watkins will be officiating. Under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents David and Faye McCloud and his daughter Misty Lynn McCloud. He is survived by his son, Rex Anthony McCloud and his mother Loretta McCloud, two sisters Linda McCloud and Virginia Elizabeth McCloud Murphey and husband Grafton.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 8:40am
Royce Row Thompson, 88, of Ruston, passed away October 8, 2013 in Shreveport, LA. Preceding her in death were her husband of 36 years Dr. William L. Thompson of Itta Bena, MS, and her parents, Floy T. Row and James Roy Row of Batesville, AR. She is survived by her daughter Anne T. Hough and husband Jim of Ruston, her son William L.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 9:07am
“The inconveniences that are sometimes associated with release from our labors here are necessary in order to accelerate the work there. Heavenly Father can’t do His work there, with 10 times more people than we have on this planet, without on occasion taking some of the very best sisters and brothers from among us. The conditions of termination here, painful though they are, are a part of the conditions of acceleration there. Thus we are back to faith in the timing of God, and to our need to be able to say “Thy timing be done,” even when we do not fully understand it.” Neal A.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 7:06am
Richard Luel “Dick” Breeding, 72, of Pineville, Louisiana passed away peacefully on October 6, 2013 in Ruston, Louisiana, as he succumbed to Parkinson's Disease. He was surrounded in love by his three children. Preceding him in death were his father, Luel “LL” Breeding, his mother, Mildred Chapman Breeding and a brother, Michael Breeding.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 7:54am
Graveside services for Steve Martin, age 66, of Summerfield, LA will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at Bernice City Cemetery with Dr. Johnie Adkins, Jr. officiating. A memorial service will immediately follow at Bernice United Methodist Church. Fellowship with the family will follow the memorial service. Steve was born on January 14, 1947, in Sacramento, California and died on October 6, 2013, at his home near Summerfield, after a lengthy illness. Steve was the only child of Floe Lambert and Hugh Garrett Martin.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 7:53am
Funeral services for Gerald David “Sharkey” Lynde, of Clay, LA will be Monday, October 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Chris Craig and Rev Charles Penuell. Interment will be at Brooks Chapel Cemetery in Quitman, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Lynde was born January 16, 1947 in McComb, Ohio and went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 4, 2013 at his residence in Clay.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 7:36am
Riley Paige Hearne, infant daughter of Danielle and Brad Hearne, arrived on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, LA. Though she spent no time with us, she touched our lives forever. Survivors include her parents, Danielle and Brad, big sister Sydney, and a large circle of loving family and friends. Riley will be laid to rest in a private graveside service officiated by Steven Riles. Interment will be in the Mineral Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Dubach, LA.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 7:56am
Funeral services for Mr. Johnny Pierce Frasier, age 77 of Shreveport, will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, October 3, 2013. Officiating the service will be Rev. Tuck Roberts. Burial will follow in Culbertson Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Frasier was born October 6, 1935 in Vienna, LA to Virgil Frasier and Ava Otwell Frasier. He died September 29, 2013 in Shreveport after a lengthy illness. He worked for many years as a loan officer and lineman for Gould/Exide Batteries. In his spare time, Mr.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 7:33am
Services to celebrate the life of Lester Lavelle Hood, age 92, will be held Friday, October 4, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Arcadia. Bro. Jeff Hoffman will officiate. He will be laid to rest at St. Rest Cemetery in Lincoln Parish. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Roseneath Funeral Home in Arcadia. Mr. Hood was born April 17, 1921, in rural Arcadia to Andrew and Geneva Hood. He entered into rest on October 1, 2013, in Ruston, LA. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Pearl Hood, and his sister, Ineta Baker. Mr.