Submitted by Ruston Leader on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:42pm
A Celebration of Life for William Charles “Billy” Arrant, age 80, of Ruston will be held from 2:00PM - 4:00PM, Saturday, February 18, 2017, at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston in the fellowship hall. Billy passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017. Billy was born on August 27, 1936 in Ruston, LA to A.F. Arrant and Jessie Meig Arrant. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Ruston. Starting out at a young age, Billy was an icon in the natural gas industry.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:59pm
Funeral Services for Vertene Morris (72) will be held Saturday February 18, 2107 at 2:30 PM at the Christ Centered Ministries Church in Farmerville, Reverend Michael Singleton, Pastor/Officiating. Interment will Immediately follow at the Countyline Cemetery in Spearsville. Visitation will be held Friday February 17, 2017 from 2 Till 6 PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 02/14/2017 - 12:41pm
Funeral services for Bobby Brewer, age 69, of Ruston will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Rev. John Mangum will officiate. Interment will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Choudrant, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Bobby Brewer was born on December 6, 1947 and passed away February 12, 2017. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Allen E. Brewer and Ruby L. Brewer.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 02/14/2017 - 12:40pm
Gary Clark, age 77, of Springfield, Missouri passed away peacefully on February 10, 2017, at his home in Springfield. He was born January 6, 1940. Gary was a former resident of Ruston. He graduated from Ruston High, and attended LA Tech before joining the USAF. He worked in the oilfield industry and retired from Rowan Oil. He was a charter member of Emmanuel Baptist. He is preceded in death by his parents John W. and Francis Clark; brother, Craig Clark, and sister in law, Sondra Clark.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 02/14/2017 - 12:38pm
Services for James Michael Hashimoto, age 54, of Ruston, LA will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in the Burkhalter Chapel at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 02/14/2017 - 12:37pm
Funeral services for Melody Jane Herring, 33 of Ruston will be 2:00 PM Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Life Church of Ruston. Burial will follow in the Simsboro City Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston. Pastor Dallas Witt will officiate. Melody passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017 in Ruston. Melody was so full of life. She faced so many obstacles and trials every day, but she never let them get to her. She had so much faith in knowing that she would walk again. She never met a stranger and loved everyone for who they were.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:49pm
Funeral services for Mr. Arvel Gentry “A.G.” Owens, Jr., age 81 of Farmerville, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel Rev. Leroy Skipper officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. A.G. was born on July 15, 1935 in Ruston, and passed away on February 11, 2017 in Farmerville. He earned the nickname “Ackie” when he was 6 years old because he always came in from recess with a pocket full of acorns. This fascination with nature would endure for the rest of his life. A.G.