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    Betty “Bitsy” Lord

    Funeral services for Betty “Bitsy” McCullough Lord will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, September 16, 2019 at New Chapel Hill Baptist Church. Rev. Jon Lord, Dr. Gevan Spinney and Dr. Marty Black will be officiating. Interment will follow at New Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until service time Monday, September 16, 2019 at New Chapel Hill Baptist Church under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Betty was born March 3, 1928 and passed away September 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by parents, L E and Lou Mildred McCullough; husband of 70 years, Jeb Stuart “Jake” Lord, Jr.; brother,…

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    Lynda Janan Glass

    Funeral services for Lynda Janan Glass, née Ebarb, will be held on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Swartz First Baptist Church, Monroe, Louisiana, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Homes, Monroe, Louisiana. The Reverends Aaron Dickenson and Ron Thomas, along with Jon Glass will officiate. Interment will follow at Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Rayville, Louisiana, followed later with a private service for the family. Janan was born on May 24, 1942 in Plainview, Texas and died on Thursday, September 12, 2019 in Monroe, Louisiana. She died of complication of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after a long and courageous battle. A true Daughter of Texas, Janan grew up in…

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    Dorothy Sue Rinehart Taylor

    Dorothy Sue Rinehart Taylor, born January 5, 1933, passed peacefully September 11, 2019, at her residence following a lengthy illness. Dorothy worked at the News-Star Paper as a phone room supervisor starting in 1976. She also had her own weekly genealogy column in the News-Star. In 1987, she was awarded a plaque for Woman of the Year by Monroe-West Monroe Board of Realtors Women’s Council and another plaque for 20 plus years of service with the News-Star. She retired December 21, 2000. She spent most of her time working on genealogy and made many friends from all over the United States. She was also the Secretary and Treasurer of the…

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    George “Pete” Taylor | 09/12/2019

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  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Harley David Corder

    Private family services for Harley David Corder, age 40, will be under the direction of  Kilpatrick Funeral Homes of Monroe.  Harley was born in Mobile, AL on January 10, 1979, and passed away on September 7, 2019, in Monroe, LA. He was a driller with Seadrill International.  Harley’s greatest joy was spending time with his family. He enjoyed attending his son, Gavin’s, sporting events. He was preceded in death by his father, Dennis Corder; grandmother, Gloria Lorenz; step – father, John Searcy; brother-in-law, Stacey Graham. Harley is survived by his wife; Heather Corder; son, Gavin Corder; mother, Rose Searcy; sister, Gloria Corder McIntosh and her husband, Chris, Sunny Searcy McCormick…

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    Laurie Ann Clark Osbon

    Funeral services for Laurie Ann Clark Osbon, 55, of Columbia will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, September 13, 2019 at Palestine Baptist Church, Vixen, LA. Bro. Hudey Beaubouef will be officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Palestine Baptist Church under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Laurie was born October 18, 1963 in West Monroe and passed away September 9, 2019 in Monroe. Laurie is preceded in death by her father, Buck Clark, Jr. and grandparents, Woodrow Hogard and Dorothy Hogard. Laurie loved her family, animals, cooking, gardening and was a professional cake decorator. Laurie is survived…

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    Chris Kimbell, Jr.

    Chris “Jack” C. Kimbell, Jr. of Tallulah, LA died on September 9, 2019 at St. Francis Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Chris was born on September 16, 1930 in Homer, LA. Growing up, he played football and baseball and was a member of the Homer High School award winning Choir and Barber Shop Quartet. A talented vocalist, he sang at church events and in weddings. Chris attended LSU and La Tech before joining the Air Force from 1950 to 1953 and is a veteran of the Korean Conflict. Following his service, Chris entered into radio and TV broadcasting. He owned KBYO-FM and KZZM-AM in Tallulah before becoming the…

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    Wanda Eubanks

    Funeral services for Wanda Eubanks will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at First United Methodist Church Farmerville, LA. Rev. Hank Hamilton and Rev. Robbie Lawson will officiate. Interment will follow at Farmerville City Cemetery, Farmerville, LA. Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 10:00 AM until service time under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home Farmerville, LA. Wanda Louton Stracener Eubanks was born March 30, 1933 at Sweetwater, Oklahoma and passed away September 8, 2019 at the age of 86. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Eubanks; her parents, Randell Louton and Daunleta Wilson Louton Bates; brother, Don Louton. The Eubanks…

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    Betsy Ann Crothers Moreland

    Betsy Ann Crothers Moreland, a long time resident of Louisiana, passed away September 3, 2019 in Houston, Texas following a long illness. Betsy Ann was born on August 19, 1936 to William W. “Billy” Crothers and Bessie Mae Baucum Crothers.          Betsy Ann was an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution for over 32 years, leading Louisiana as State Regent from 2001-2004 and as National Vice-President General from 2004-2007.  She held numerous chapter, state, and national offices. Betsy Ann also led the state’s historical marker project, identifying and marking historical sites throughout Louisiana. Betsy Ann retired from Louisiana State University after 37 years of service to Claiborne and…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Tony C. Odom

    Funeral services for Tony C, Odom, 59, of West Monroe, LA, will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Officiating the service will be Rev. Danny McIlveene. Visitation will be held prior to service from 1:00 p.m.  till time of service at the funeral home.  Interment will follow in Chatham Cemetery in Chatham, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.   Tony was born on March 17, 1960 in Ruston, LA., and passed away on September 6, 2019 in West Monroe, LA.  He is preceded in death by his father, Carnas Odom, mother, Carrie Lou Rockett,…

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    Patricia Ann Wilson Spillers

    Patricia Wilson Spillers, age 77, of Gibsland, LA died on Saturday September 7, 2019 in Gibsland, LA. Mrs. Spillers was born on June 15, 1942 in Oklahoma.  She was a retired nurse.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Spillers, Jr. and her grandson, Christopher Merle Tomlinson. Patricia  is survived by her daughter, Virginia Skipper and husband Ray; grandchildren, James Tomlinson, Michael Hill and wife Brooke; great grandson, Jack Tomlinson and great granddaughter, Stella Hill; sister’s Marie Holleman, Charolette Little; brother, J.C. Wilson and wife Fredia; and numerous nieces and nephews. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com. The post Patricia Ann Wilson Spillers appeared…

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    Agnes “Chi Chi” Robison Grafton

    Agnes “Chi Chi” Grafton completed her earthly journey on September 6, 2019.  She was born in Ruston, LA on September 18, 1912.  She grew up in Ruston, and graduated from Ruston High School and Louisiana Tech.  She taught at Haynesville High School for two years.  She was employed by the U.S. Soil Conservation Service for five years, Ark-La Gas for 10 years, and Louisiana Power and Light Company for 20 years. Agnes married George “Sport” Grafton in 1935.  For many years she served as choir director, treasurer, and Sunday School teacher at Bernice United Methodist Church. Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Dr. Warren “Donny” Grafton (Carol) and…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Triniti Berlyn Berry

    Funeral services for Triniti Berlyn Berry, 8, of Ruston, will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Ruston.  Dr. Chris Craig will be officiating with interment to follow at Kilpatrick’s Memorial Gardens in Ruston, LA. Triniti was born on October 3, 2010 in Ruston, LA, and passed away on August 31, 2019 in Shreveport, LA.  She attended Ruston Elementary School where she was in third grade.  Triniti was preceded in death by her grandmother, Linda Lumpkin. Left to cherish Triniti’s memory are her mother, Kelli Lumpkin; father, Sean Berry; sister, Shanice Benjaminson; brothers: Corey Berry and Kobe Berry; grandparents James and Jeanette…

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    Juanita Gray Waller

    Juanita Gray Waller was born on June 25, 1921 in Ashely County, Arkansas and passed away September 3, 2019 in West Monroe, Louisiana. She was a business manager, quilter and a loving mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Jennie Gray, her husband, Allen Elmer Waller and daughter, Wanda Diane Ford. Juanita is survived by her sons, Earl Kenneth Waller and Allen Vance Waller; Grandchildren, Noa Lynn Ford Axtell and husband Rodney, William Randy Ford, Melissa Juanita Waller, Christy Waller Anderson and husband Jodi, Jennie Lynn Waller, Tanja Aaron and Tamma Hughes; 18 Great Grandchildren and 3 Great, Great Grandchildren. The post Juanita Gray…

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    Ambrose Ecker

    Funeral services for Ambrose Ecker, 80, of West Monroe will be held at 9:30 AM, Saturday, September 7, 2019 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Dr. Woods Watson will officiate. Interment will follow at Gwin Cemetery, Mangham, LA. Visitation will be held Friday, September 6, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Ambrose was born December 30, 1938 in Corpus Christi, Texas and passed away September 3, 2019 in Monroe, LA. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army. Ambrose was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Agnes “Sister” Ecker and a brother, Jerry Ecker.…

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    Michael Shane Beckham

    Michael Shane Beckham, 50, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019, at Merit Health Central Hospital in Jackson, MS.  Graveside services will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, September 7, 2019 in the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery in Dubach, LA Michael was born on March 31, 1969, in Bernice, LA and was currently a resident of Jackson, MS.  He was a hard worker, very outgoing, funny, and had a quick wit.  Michael had many friends and would help anyone that was in need.  Most of all he was a very loving family man and will be greatly missed. Michael is survived by his mother, Madelyn Beckham; father, Ronnie James Beckham…

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    Doris Kilcrease Harper

    Funeral services for Doris Kilcrease Harper, 74 will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, September 2, 2019 at Christ Church in West Monroe.  Rev. Jeffrey Kent will officiate.  Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park.  Visitation will be held Sunday, September 1, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Christ Church in West Monroe. Doris was born in Bonita, LA to on September 18, 1944 and passed away on August 30, 2019 in West Monroe. She was a member of Christ Church and retired from Glenwood Hospital after 37 years of service as a nurse.  Doris loved cooking, shopping and spending time with her grandchildren, her sister Arleen and…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Tulasi Das Kakarala

    Memorial Services for Tulasi Das Kakarala will be held at 9:00 AM Saturday on August 31, 2019 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe. Tulasi Das was born on November 27, 1936 and passed away on August 29, 2019 at age 82.  He was born in Pedapadu, A.P, India and passed away in West Monroe, LA.  He was a chemist and worked in the textile industry. Tulasi Das was a great teacher, philosopher, and an active member of The SV Temple, Chicago, IL. He is survived by his wife, Sarala Kakarala; son, Anand Kakarala and wife, Vani Kakarala; daughter, Dr. Aruna Gullapalli and husband, Ram Gullapalli; grandchildren, Vivek Gullapalli and his…

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    Dorene Johnson Poole

    A celebration of Life will be held for Dorene Johnson Poole Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2:00  PM in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in West Monroe with Bro Bryan Rankin officiating. Interment will follow at Hasley Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday, August 30 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Mrs. Poole was born in Wyatt, Louisiana and passed away at Ridgecrest Nursing Home West Monroe on August 28, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hareace Johnson Borland and John W Johnson, her brothers I G Johnson and Bobby Ray Johnson.  She was also…

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    John Larry Moore

    Funeral services for John Larry Moore will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Reverend Billy Taylor will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Larry was born to the union of John Moore and Aline Nettles on May 11, 1946. He passed away on August 28, 2019 after a brief illness. Larry left this life just as he came into it, with a love of family and zest for adventure. Family and adventure would take him to Oregon for a season and eventually lead him back home to Louisiana. Larry…

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    Billy Joe Jones

      Celebration of life services for Billy Joe Jones of Choudrant will be held Friday, August 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Douglas United Methodist Church in Choudrant with the Reverend Jeremy Jones officiating.  Interment will follow at the Sibley Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.  Visitation will be held Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Douglas United Methodist Church. Billy was born in Downsville, LA, on December 20, 1946 and went to be with his Lord in Heaven on August 27, 2019 after a lengthy illness. Billy was a life-long resident of Choudrant and a member of the Douglas United Methodist Church.…

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    Bro. Harvey Wilburn Hoffman, Jr. | 08/27/2019

    View The Obituary For Bro. Harvey Wilburn Hoffman, Jr.. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing Bro. Harvey Wilburn Hoffman, Jr. on this permanent online memorial presented by Farrar Funeral Home. View Original Notice → Bro. Harvey Wilburn Hoffman, Jr. | 08/27/2019

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    Linda Sue Hawthorne Brantley

      Linda Brantley Funeral services for Linda Sue Hawthorne Brantley,73 , of Louisiana will be held on  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Bro. Bubba Hoggatt will be officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Dean Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Brantley was born in Winnsboro, La. and passed away at her daughter’s home in Collinsville, Ms. Linda was a member of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce for 5 years and was named 2000 Chamber Ambassador of the year. She was a Glenwood Ladies Auxiliary member,…

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    Frank Walton Etherington

    Frank Walton Etherington, 75, of Ruston, LA, passed away on August 25, 2019 in Ruston. Frank was born in Louisville, KY, on June 19, 1944 to Frank and Edna Futrelle Etherington.  He was a native of Louisville, KY, worked as a geologist, and served his country in the Army.  Frank was an avid birder, gardener, and conservationist.  He profoundly improved the world around him and will be deeply missed by his relatives, friends, and the world of wildlife. Frank is survived by his spouse, Dr. Patricia Barnwell; sister, Carol Etherington Fossick (Stan) of Nashville, TN, and a host of cousins and friends. The family would like to extend a special…