• Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Stephen “Steve” Wyles

    Funeral services for Stephen “Steve” Wyles of West Monroe will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, July 29, 2019 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Interment will follow at South Central Cemetery, Wisner, LA. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Steve was born December 19, 1961 in Walters, Oklahoma and passed away July 25, 2019 in West Monroe. He was preceded in death by his parents, J.D. Wyles and Yvonne Wyles; brothers, Johnny Wyles, Jimmy Wyles and Cecil Wyles; and his grandparents. Steve was a long-time employee of Bamburg Steel and was a loving husband, dad, brother and a loyal friend. Steve is…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Ralph J. Hendrix

    Funeral services for Ralph J. Hendrix 94 of West Monroe, LA will be held at 5:30 PM, Sunday, July 28, 2019 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Dr. Les Colvin will be officiating. Interment will follow at Luna Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:30 Pm until 5:30 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Mr. Hendrix was born December 5, 1924 in West Monroe and passed away July 25, 2019 in West Monroe. Mr. Hendrix was a World War II veteran having served in the Navy. He loved LSU Sports, especially LSU Baseball, fishing on Cheniere Lake. Mr. Hendrix loved long walks in the woods, gardening…

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    Gregory Fox Baxter

    Memorial services for Gregory Fox Baxter, 54, of West Monroe will be held at a later date. Gregory Fox Baxter was born March 19, 1965 and passed away July 25, 2019. He graduated from West Monroe High School and attended NLU where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Spanish. Gregory received a Masters Degree in counseling, and also studied at LA Tech and Merida, Mexico. He had a deep love for learning and enjoyed being a student. Gregory also tutored students in Spanish and math. He was employed at Universal Rehabilitation Center, Monroe, LA as an addiction counselor and served in the United States Navy. Gregory taught Karate…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Hutchinson “Hutch” Gannon Bryan

    Hutchinson “Hutch” Gannon Bryan June 27, 2018 – July 23, 2019 Hutchinson grew his wings on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 at Glenwood Regional Medical Center unexpectedly. Our hearts are heavy and broken. The family has been turned upside down and are absolutely shattered. Lord, thank you for giving me this child, this blessing, until you called him home. God blessed us and let us have him nearly 13 months.We are holding on tight to the precious little moments that we had with him. It’s difficult to measure the real value of a moment until it’s a memory. He is in a better place and is without all those machines hooked…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Lisa McIntire Joyner

    Funeral services for Lisa McIntire Joyner, age 54, of Ruston will be 10:00 A.M. Friday, July 26, 2019 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA.  Rev. Larry Emory will officiate the service.  Interment will follow in Mt. Rose Cemetery in Grayson, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Lisa was born on December 23, 1964 and died on July 22, 2019 in Ruston.  She worked as a nurse for close to twenty years.  Lisa is preceded in death by her parents: Charles and Donna McIntire. She is…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Eura Catherine Durrett Guess

      Eura Catherine Durrett Guess, age 91, passed away at Seasons Alzheimer’s Care and Assisted Living in San Antonio, Texas on July 19, 2019.  Eura was born on June 4, 1928 in Bienville Parish, Louisiana to Ora and Joseph Paul Durrett. She is survived by a daughter, Beverly Guess Bush and husband James Bush of Yakima, WA; a son, Paul Guess and wife Carol Guess of San Antonio, TX; two sisters, Betty Templeton of Shreveport, LA and Dora Hall of Ruston, LA; two grandchildren, Michael Bush and wife Megan Bush of Yakima, WA, Elizabeth Bush Schaper and husband Brian Schaper of Renton, WA; a sister-in-law Carolyn Durrett; and many nieces…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Billy Jack Price

    Funeral services for Billy Jack Price, 87, will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.  Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.  Reverend Dale Oden will officiate. Mr. Billy Jack Price, son of the late William Travis (Bunk) and Cassie Dring Price was born June 26, 1932, in Ruston, Louisiana.  He attended school in both Simsboro and Ruston, Louisiana and later attended Louisiana Tech University.  Billy Jack served as a deacon at Cook Baptist Church and was a dedicated member of Temple Baptist Church until his death. He was married to the late Virginia (Jennie)…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    William Randolph Graham

        William Randolph Graham, 89, of Ruston, Louisiana went to be with the Lord, Saturday, July 20, at his home surrounded by his family.  Visitation will be their home in Vienna, 224 Deer Trail, Dubach, Louisiana on Thursday, July 25th, from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm.  Funeral services will be held at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston with Pastor Dale Oden and Pastor Reggie Bridges on July 26th at 4:00 PM.  A private burial will follow at the Vienna Cemetery. Bill was born on June 28th, 1930 in Bogalusa, Louisiana to Annabelle and Leon Graham.  He graduated from Bogalusa High School and received an athletic scholarship to attend Georgia Tech…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Charles M. May, Sr.

    Funeral services for Charles Milton May, Sr., age 87, of Dubach, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Dubach, LA. Rev. Connie Smith will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. May was born on November 22, 1931 in Smithdale, MS and died on July 20, 2019 following a one car accident south of his Dubach residence. Milton was a longtime member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Dubach. “Paw Man” as he was known by his family and friends, will truly be missed. He is preceded in death…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Kathleen Bloomer Duffey

    Funeral services for Kathleen Bloomer Duffey, 74, will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, July 22, 2019 at Mount Tabor Baptist Church in Farmerville, LA.  Rev. Kurt Auger will officiate.  Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until the time of the service. Kathleen was born September 21, 1944 in Santa Ana, CA. and passed from this life July 19, 2019 in Farmerville, LA surrounded by her family.  She worked briefly in retail and as secretary for her husband at the Local 710 Iron Workers Union. She primarily dedicated her time to her family as a loving wife and devoted Mom and Mamaw. She is preceded in death by her mother,…

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    Melba Woods

    On July 17th, 2019, loving mother and grandmother, Melba Woods, went to her Heavenly home at the age of 81. Melba was born in Bernice, Louisiana, on November 29, 1937 to Robert and Pearl Shaw. In 1958, she began her career with South Central Bell. She was one of the first women in her field, and her hard work opened the door for other women. She retired after thirty-five years of service. She was known for her kindness, generosity, and sense of humor. She loved studying the Bible, gardening, fishing and cooking. She was renowned throughout the community for her beautiful hand-sewn quilts which generously blessed so many. She is…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Kaydell Jackson

    Kaydell Jackson, 80, of Monroe passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019.  Services are incomplete at this time.  A full obituary will be posted at a later date. The post Kaydell Jackson appeared first on Kilpatrick Funeral Homes.

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    David L. Swain

    Graveside services for David Lee Swain, 83, of Ruston, will be held at 10 AM on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Rayville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. David was born in Salem, Illinois to Dwight and Leona Gardner Swain.  Ye was a truck driver for many years.  He served his country in the U.S. Army. David was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Paul Swain Survivors are his daughters: DuAnn Swain and Deborah Swain; sister: Barbara Swain; nieces: Mary Haag and Janet Haag; and nephew: John Haag. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Mr. Troy Dobbins, Jr.

    Funeral services for Mr. Troy Dobbins, Jr. will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday July 20, 2019 at Bethel Assembly of God Church. Bro. Frank Sellers and Wayne Pilcher will be officiating. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the church under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Mr. Dobbins was born March 10, 1936 in Dyess, Arkansas and passed away July 16, 2019 in West Monroe.  He was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church and was retired from the Local Carpenters Union. Mr. Dobbins was preceded in death by his parents, Troy and Dorothy…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Thelma Doris Hales Moon

    It is with heavy hearts that the family of Thelma Doris Hales Moon of Natchitoches, Louisiana announce her passing. Thelma was born December 29, 1925. She went to be with her Lord on July 15, 2019. A dedicated wife and mother, a wonderful friend, Thelma leaves behind a beautiful legacy of love for her family, the joy she shared with others, her infectious smile and her strong faith.  Thelma was a gifted musician, an amazing cook and a wonderful woman to everyone who knew her. Thelma is preceded in death by her parents Ola Jane Gray and Alex Addison Hales, brothers and sisters Luther, Ralph, Carl, Myrt, Cecil Hales, Bernice…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Shirley Dean Linzay Ainsworth

    Shirley Dean Linzay Ainsworth, 75, of Rocky Branch Louisiana passed away on July 15, 2019.  Born in Collinston, Louisiana on November 22, 1943, Shirley began her career at the NewStar and then transitioned to a long-term career at the University of Louisiana at Monroe where so many students will remember her as Ms A in the Pow-Wow. She is preceded in death by parents, Thomas James and Lula Mae Linzay, and siblings Tommy Mae Linzay, Audrey Faye Talley and David Linzay.  She is survived by JC Ainsworth, her husband of 53 years, children Chris Ainsworth of Charlottesville, VA and Terri Paine of Bloomington, IL; six grandchildren Kacie Smith, Josh Ainsworth, Jordan Ainsworth,…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    JoNita Quaid

    JoNita Jackson Quaid was born on December 4, 1943 to the union of Joseph Coy Jackson and Gladys Morrison Jackson.  She went home to be with her Jesus on July 14, 2019 at the Haven Nursing Center in Columbia, Louisiana. Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe, LA with Brother Jeremiah Andrews officiating.  Visitation will be  from 10:00 AM until the time of service.  Interment will be at Welcome Home Cemetery, Grayson, Louisiana. Although JoNita had no biological children of her own, she loved and nurtured many in her life.  She said she had to make sure every child knew…

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    Mary Ellen Driggers | 07/16/2019

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  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Richard Crockett

    Funeral services for Richard Crockett will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, July 19, 2019 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Terry Rainbolt will be officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Richard Was born August 29, 1949 in Augusta, Georgia and passed away July 14, 2019 in West Monroe. He was an ordained minister of different churches for over 42 years. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Odis and Francis Crockett; and his brother-in-law, Reggie Pleasant. Richard is survived by his wife Lisa Crockett;…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Margaret C. Murphy

    Our beloved mother, and grandmother, Margaret Chandler Murphy of Hico, LA, left her earthly home and entered God’s Kingdom on July 14, 2019.  Born in Ruston, LA, to her parents, Lillian and M. H. Chandler of Chandler Road, Choudrant, LA, Margaret lived most of her life in Lincoln Parish, LA.  She attended Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, (Louisiana Tech University), in Ruston, LA, before becoming a homemaker and mother of three. Margaret is survived by her spouse of 53 years, Joel Murphy, and three children and their spouses:  Richard L. Murphy and wife, Dianne, of Center, TX; Milton Thomas “Tommy” Murphy and wife, Rebecca, of Ruston, LA; and Sharon M. Smith and husband,…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Carol Caples Whittington

    Funeral services for Carol Caples Whittington will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at New Chapel Hill Baptist Church. Rev. Marty Black, Rev. David Mixon and Rev. Kelvin Clark will be officiating. Interment will follow at New Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Carol is preceded in death by her parents, Howard Caples and Versie Caples; and a brother, Jimmy Dale Caples. She was a member of New Chapel Hill Baptist Church. Carol is survived by her husband, Carroll “CK” Whittington; daughters,  Angela Wyles and husband Stacey, and…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Rose Mae Procell

    Graveside services for  Rose Mae Procell will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Wood Family Cemetery, Eros, LA. Rose Mae was preceded in death by her grandfather, Michael Procell. She is survived by her parents, Layton and Samantha Procell; 2 brothers, Elijah and Elam Procell,; sister, Ruthie Procell; grandparents, Roger and Gwen Bloxham, Debbie Procell; several aunts, uncles, and cousins and other relatives. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe The post Rose Mae Procell appeared first on Kilpatrick Funeral Homes.

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Mary Ellen Brown Crain

    Mary Ellen Brown Crain, 84 of Rocky Branch, Louisiana went to her heavenly home surrounded by her three loving daughters Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Oakwoods Nursing Home, Mer Rouge, La. Mrs. Mary was known for her cooking skills and enjoyed her 25 years at Rocky Branch Elementary School cooking for all of her kids! She also enjoyed fishing, riding four wheelers and going to the hunting camp with her sister-in-laws and brothers-in-law before Alzheimers took control of her mind and body. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and her husband of 63 years until he passed away last year. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Brenda Smith

    Funeral services for Brenda Smith, 70, of Calhoun, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at First Baptist Church of Calhoun, with Rev. Neil Everett officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:00 PM until the time of service. Brenda was born on July 21, 1948 in Monroe, LA and passed away on July 13, 2019 in Ruston, LA. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Smith; and her grandson, Robert Herrington. Brenda is survived by her special nephew, David Smith; daughters, Lisa Herrington and husband Buddy, and Tonya Monk and husband Terry; son, Leslie Smith and wife…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Joe A. Riley

    Funeral services for Joe A. Riley, 66, of Ruston, will be held at 4:30 PM on Monday, July 15, 2019 at Cook Baptist Church in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.  Rev. Jeff Smart will officiate. Joe was born on September 6, 1952 in St. Louis, MO to Joe D. and Barbara Foy Riley, and passed away on July 11, 2019 in Ruston.  He was an USDA Federal Food Inspector for many years.  Joe was a member of Cook Baptist Church for over 30 years and helped teach Connect Group Class. He loved meeting new people and visiting long time friends.  He enjoyed vacations and spending…

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    Joe Dell Manasco | 07/12/2019

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  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Earl Keaton

    Earl Keaton of West Monroe, Louisiana went to be with the Lord on his 86th birthday, July 11, 2019. He was born in Bogalusa, Louisiana in 1933 to Earl E. Keaton and Mattye Williams Keaton. On December 22, 1956 he married Marian Johnson Keaton, his loving wife of 62 years. Earl was preceded in death by his parents and two beloved children, Kyle Linton Keaton and Leslie Kay Keaton. He is survived by his wife, Marian; two children, Michael Keaton and his wife Jill of West Monroe, Louisiana and Amy Keaton Rypkema and husband Scott of Little Rock, Arkansas. Earl was known as “Pop” to four adoring grandchildren, Keaton Rypkema,…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Barbara Jean Higgins

    Funeral services for Barbara Jean Higgins will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, July 15, 2019 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe, with Brother Gerald Brinkley officiating. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens. Visitation will be held from 12:30 PM until service time (2:00 P.M.). Barbara is preceded in death by her father, Author Pauley and her mother, Grace. She is survived by her husband, Phillip Higgins; daughter, Anissa Higgins Dabat; and grandchildren, Yasmeen Dabat and Faisal Dabat. Barbara was a member of The Father’s Church. She loved God, her husband, and her grandchildren. Barbara was a lovely wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed flowers and trips to Vicksburg…

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    James C. Odom | 07/11/2019

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  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Bruce A. Beckham

    Memorial services for Bruce Allen Beckham, 66, of Choudrant, LA, will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.  Rev. Larry Emory will officiate.  A private family graveside service will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Bruce was born on January 25, 1953 in Bernice, LA to Otis Harold and Lyvonne Warren Beckham, and passed away on July 9, 2019 in Monroe after a brief illness. He worked as a transmission specialist for Edwards Transmission for many years. Left to cherish Bruce’s memory are his wife, Celia Beckham; children: Corey A. Beckham…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Ophelia Manning “Fifi” White

    Funeral services for Ophelia Manning “Fifi” White, 97, of Ruston, LA, will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 12, 2019, in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.  Rev. Frank Nihart will officiate.  Interment will follow at Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery, 502 Canaan Church Road, Spearsville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Fifi was born in Union Parish on January 9, 1922 as the oldest of five to James A. and Lou Della Manning.  She passed away on July 9, 2019 in Ruston, LA. Fifi was a retired Postal Clerk and a member of Cook Baptist Church in Ruston, LA.  She was an…

  • Farmerville,  Monroe,  Ruston,  West Monroe

    Mrs. Jimmie Arrant

    Funeral services for Mrs. Jimmie Arrant will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home ~ West Monroe. Rev. Mike Sims will officiate and interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in West Monroe, Louisiana. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home ~ West Monroe. Jimmie was born October 22, 1950 in Monroe, Louisiana and passed away on July 6, 2019 in West Monroe, Louisiana. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Church. Jimmie retired from the Ouachita Parish School board as a cafeteria worker at several different schools…

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    Willis Ward

    Funeral services for Willis Ward will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, July 13, 2019 at First United Methodist Church ~ West Monroe. Brother Lamar Oliver will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 P.M. at Memory Lawn Cemetery in Natchitoches. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M., Friday, July 12, 2019 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home ~ West Monroe. Willis was born on November 25, 1925 in Natchitoches and passed away on July 6, 2019 in Monroe at the Northeast Louisiana Veteran’s Home. He retired from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII. Willis was…

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    Dr. Elaine Gertrude Fichter Mickey

    Elaine Gertrude Fichter Mickey began her life on March 12, 1920, in West Hazelton, Pennsylvania as the third child of parents, who were both children of immigrants, her father’s parents from Germany and her mother’s from Ireland. Her mother died less than a year after Elaine’s birth. This tragedy shaped the rest of Elaine’s life, in many ways making her the strong, fierce, determined, and disciplined woman she became. Her own harsh childhood made her forever sympathetic to “little people”. She excelled in school, attending Maryville College in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she majored in Chemistry and was the captain of the debate team and the queen of the May. After…