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Melvin Douglas Hood, AF MSGT, Retired
Services for Melvin Douglas Hood, 81, of Dubach, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2002, at Harmony Chapel United Methodist Church in Hico. Rev. Jon Lord and Rev. George Cunningham will officiate. Burial will be in the Harmony Chapel Cemetery with military honors under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Melvin D. Hood went home to be with his Lord at home the morning of June 14. Mr. Hood departed this life while looking over his garden one last time before going to Bossier City to spend Fatherís Day weekend with his family. Mr. Hood was a retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant and served in India during WWII. He taught B-52 refueling and seat ejection and never tired of sharing his many stories of his years and travels in the Air Force. After retiring in 1962, he worked many years for Westinghouse where he continued to always go the extra mile for everyone. Mr. and Mrs. Hood then retired to their homeplace in Dubach, Mr. Hoodís heaven on earth, where he was truly the most content man you could meet. He loved his garden, growing enough vegetables for all his family and friends, sharing stories with his brothers on the porch, and most of all his wifeís good cooking. In Bossier City, Mr. Hood was very active at St. Stephenís United Methodist Church where he truly loved his church family. In Dubach, he was active at Harmony Chapel United Methodist Church and loved serving his Lord in many different areas whenever needed. He was preceded in death by his parents Eddie and Dora Hood, and his brother Ernest Hood. Survivors include his beloved wife of 61 1/2 years, Oneta McCurry Hood; daughters, Nancy Ann Strauss and husband Jim, Susan Carmichael and husband John, all of Bossier City; his precious grandchildren, Jimmy Strauss of Dallas, Texas, Jerry Strauss of Elgin Air Force Base, Fla., Jeff Strauss of New Orleans, Johnny Carmichael of Fort Worth, Texas, and Kristy Carmichael Coast and husband John Stewart Coast of Baton Rouge; two precious great-grandchildren, Chris Strauss of Elgin Air Force Base, Fla., and Maggie Kate Coast of Baton Rouge; brothers Leonard Hood and wife Inez of Dubach, and Cecil Hood and wife Ila of Ruston; sister-in-law, Irene Hood Clardy; and many loved nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Mike Hood, Don Jacks, Jean Roberson, Billy Max Roberson, Connie Farrar and Robbie Roberson. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons Jimmy Strauss, Jerry Strauss, Jeff Strauss, John Carmichael and grandson-in-law John Stewart Coast. Memorials may be made to Harmony Chapel United Methodist Church. Family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 16 at the funeral home. Mr. Hood always knew God has truly blessed his life with riches far more precious than gold. Daddy, we thank God for blessing our lives with you. Happy Fatherís Day. In my fatherís house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. John 14:2.

Lillie Marie Fontenot
Sis. Lillie Marie Fontenot was born in Lake Charles, LA on April 15, 1945 to the late Ora Mae Harris Gillyard and James Mosley. She was baptized and she became a member of the Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in 1951. She continued her membership for 51 years. Although she moved to Grambling, LA in 1990, she continued her membership at Mt. Pilgrim and also became an associate member at Fellowship Baptist Church of Simsboro, LA. At Fellowship Baptist Church, she worked with numerous special occasion projects and programs of the church. Sis. Lillie Fontenot's most treasured career was her time at Grambling State University as a dormitory counselor. She only completed one year of college, but she felt blessed as a counselor to be able to touch the lives of many young women as they pursued their college careers. Sis. Lilie Marie Fontenot began her journey of eternal life on Saturday, June 8, 2002 in Alexandria, LA. She was in her daughter's home surrounded by the love and joy of having all her grandchildren playing right outside the window as she watched. Her family is comforted by the fact that our mother received Christ as her Lord and Savior, and she is spending eternity in the presence of God. Preceding her in death were her mother, Ora Mae Gillyard and her brother, Rodney Guerry. She leaves to celebrate her homecoming one son, Pastor Earl W. Fontenot of Opelousas, LA; one daughter, Mitzi Gibson of Alexandria, LA; one daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Fontenot of Opelousas, LA; one son-in-law, Jerry L. Gibson, II of Alexandria, LA; one brother and sister-in-law, Will Elliott and Linda Gillyard of San Francisco, CA. She also leaves six grandchildren, Maya Lewis, Sommer Gibson, Earl W. Fontenot, II, Jerry L. Gibson, III, Hunter Gibson, and Christian J. Fontenot; two nieces and five nephews, Rodney, Jr., Andre, Adrianne, Tiffany, Joe Giavonni, Will, II, Aaron Keith and a host of loving relatives, friends and church family.

Lurena Bell Jacobs
Services for Lurena Bell Jacobs, 89, of Sour Lake, Texas (formerly of the Patroon Community) will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2002 in the Mangum Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Bro. Marks. Interment will be in West Hamilton Cemetery, Shelbyville, TX, under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home of Center, TX. Mrs. Jacobs died Saturday, June 8, 2002 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont, Texas. She was born January 6, 1913 in Shelby County Texas to C. T. Jamison and Nannie Gann Jamison. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Jacobs, and a son, Travis Lee Jacobs. Survivors include two sons, Billy Joe Jacobs and wife Gail of Simsboro, LA and Troy Wayne Jacobs and wife Sadie of Sour Lake, TX; four grandchildren, Dana Jacobs Boockoff, Billy Tyler Jacobs, Kimberly Ann Jacobs Lutz and Kristi Lee Jacobs; two step grandchildren, Delano Dale Nelson and Jeremy Wayne Nelson; eight great grandchildren; two sisters, Laverna Krueger and Mildred Burney; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Pallbearers will be Herb Lutz, Paul Astorga, William Jacobs, Glenn Jacobs, Rodney Jarvin and Buddy Rozelle.

Helen Cutler Lane
Services for Helen Cutler Lane, 86 of Delhi, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, at the Delhi United Methodist Church with Rev. Joe Rountree officiating. Interment will follow in the Delhi Masonic Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Homes of Delhi. Mrs. Lane died June 6 at Lincoln General Hospital in Ruston. Mrs. Lane was born in Dyersburg, Tenn., Dec. 2, 1915, and was preceded in death by her husband William Patrick Lane, Sr., her father Elmer L. Cutler, and her mother Ivah D. Pike Cutler. Survivors include son, Patrick Lane, Jr., of Lake Village, Ark. and daughter-in-law, Kirk Lane; son, James Michael Lane of Pace, Fla. and daughter-in-law, Debi Lane; daughter, Linda L. Newton of Ruston; nine grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Matt Zimmerer, Gaylon Owens, John Cutler, Charles Hixon, Melvin Oswell, Tommy James, Norman Grantham and Bruce Bagwell. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, June 10, until the time of the service at 11 a.m. at the Delhi United Methodist Church in Delhi. Any planned memorials may be made to the Delhi United Methodist Church.

Linard Nedress "Po-Boy" Castle
Services for Linard Nedress "Po-Boy" Castle, 77, of Dubach will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, June 10 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston with Rev. Randy Walton and Rev. Leroy Skipper officiating. Interment will be in Longstraw Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Castle died Friday, June 7 at Longleaf Guest Care after a brief illness. Mr. Castle was a member of Christian Revival Center, UPC and was a retired highline construction worker. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Tassie Chipmon Castle of Dubach; two sons, Joseph Raymond Castle of Dubach and William Linard Castle of Downsville; three daughters, Glenda Otwell of Dubach, Judy Roane of Ruston, and Luana Castle of Dubach; two brothers, Frank Castle of Ruston and Jesse Castle of Myrtle Beach, Va.; and seven grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday June 9 at the funeral home.

Gary Lee Squyres
Services for Gary Lee Squyres, 54, of Choudrant, LA will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2002 in the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating will be Dr. Michael Hawley. Interment will follow in the Vienna Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Squyres died Monday, October 7, 2002 in Dayton, Ohio following a brief illness. Mr. Squyres was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and a project engineer for ALERT Corp. He served in the US Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents Earl and Irene Squyres. Survivors include his wife, Rickie Krousel Squyres of Choudrant; one son, Tony Squyres and his wife Amy of Monroe; two daughters, Stacie Squyres of Choudrant and Nikki Chandler and her husband Josh of Choudrant; one sister, Susan Rasbury and her husband Murray of Ruston; two brothers, Keith Squyres and his wife Dale of Warren, TX and Sam Squyres and his wife Patricia of Simsboro; grandchildren, Slade Craig, Jennifer and Cole Squyres, and Allyson Chandler; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be James Ray Watts, Cortez Bridges, Ronnie Loyd, Mark Sutton, Lanny Brantley and Eddie Thomas. Honorary pallbearers will be Skip Russell, Eric Shively, James Sawyer and Brandon Watts. Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church. Visitation will be Friday, October 11, 2002 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Irene Fiehler
Services for Irene Minnie Louise Burger Fiehler, 91, of Farmers Branch, TX will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2002 in Kilpatrick Funeral Home's Ruston Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Siegfried Kunz. Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Fiehler died peacefully in her sleep on October 8, 2002 in Farmers Branch, TX. Irene Fiehler was an operetta singer and soprano soloist in her youth, as well as an artist. She moved to Ruston with her family in 1956 and immediately adopted the town as her own. She did much to beautify Ruston as a longtime member of the Green Thumb Garden Club and president of the Fifth District of the Louisiana Garden Club Federation. She served as Chairman of the Peach Festival Flower Show for many years. As Chairman of the Cleanest City contest, she inspired Ruston to win this state-wide award several times. She and her husband, Dr. Rudolph Fiehler, organized and led European tours which gave many Rustonians the opportunity to understand their world more fully. She was an enthusiastic fan of the Lady Techsters and traveled with the team to national basketball tournaments. A woman with deep, abiding faith, she was a founding member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and active in the Lutheran Women's Missionary League. She was also a member of the Louisiana Tech Faculty Wives Club and the Gottschalk Music Club. Mrs. Fiehler was preceded in death by her husband of forty eight years, Dr. Rudolph Fiehler, who shared her love of music. He was a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, taught as an English professor at Louisiana Tech University, and wrote editorials for The Ruston Daily Leader. Survivors include three daughters, Judith Marie Fiehler of Washington, DC, Janet Louise Palmer and her husband James Felix Palmer of Hammond, LA and Sharon Ann Tindell and her husband William "Kip" Tindell III of Dallas, TX; grandchildren, Eric Palmer and his wife Aimee of Atlanta, GA and Heather Palmer Roddy and her husband Clark of Harvey, LA; great grandchildren, Tyler and Zachary Roddy of Harvey, LA; and numerous nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends on Friday, October 11, 2002 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mack Milam "Sonny" Gatlin
Funeral services for Mack M. "Sonny" Gatlin, 77, of Ruston, LA will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2002 at Sweetwater Baptist Church in Quitman with Rev. Dale Oden and Rev. Stuart Toms officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Visitation will be Friday, October 11 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 12 from 9 a.m. until noon at Southern Funeral Home. Mr. Gatlin was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Ruston, and a former member and deacon at First Baptist Church in Jonesboro. He was a long-time member of Lions International. For many years, Mr. Gatlin was owner and operator of an automobile dealership in Jonesboro. Survivors include two sons, John Gatlin and wife Sally of Bakersfield, CA and Scott Gatlin and wife Johnye of Quitman, LA; one daughter, Beth Jordan of Pineville, LA; one sister, Mary Prager and husband Ray of Grand Junction, CO; seven grandchildren, Sandra and Glenn Gatlin of Bakersfield, CA, Alicia Simmons and husband Jay of Cabot, AR, Gabriel Gatlin of Kunming, China, Callie Gatlin of Ruston, LA, Kristina Jordan of Denver, CO and Brittney Jordan of Pineville, LA; a great grandchild, Brenden Simmons of Cabot, AR; a very special friend and helper, Mary Crowe of Ruston, LA; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorials may be made to Temple Baptist Church Building Fund, Ruston, LA.

Paula Torbert Robinson
Paula Torbert Robinson, 67, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas died Tuesday, October 8, 2002. Born April 8, 1935 in a Ulysses, Kansas dust storm, much of her childhood was spent on the move between Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana before her parents and three siblings settled in Ruston, Louisiana. She was a 1953 Ruston High School graduate and attended Louisiana Tech University. In 1955, she and Orrin S. Robinson were married at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Ruston. She had lived in Pine Bluff since 1962, and for 10 years was a receptionist at the Children's Clinic. Recognized by her gentle and creative spirit, she spent her later years tending the many flower beds made with her husband, painting, and adoring her three grandchildren. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church and the Pine Bluff Art League. She is survived by her husband, Orrin of Pine Bluff; four children, Katherine R. Neale of Olympia, Washington, Julie R. Taub of Cabot, Jamie L. Robinson of Conway and David S. Robinson of North Little Rock; three grandchildren, Joseph Taub of Cabot, and Lauren and Molly Robinson of North Little Rock; and a brother, Al C. Torbert of Bastrop, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Helen Torbert; and sisters, Ruthye Futrell and Sannie Kirkland. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fuller Funeral & Memorial Services, Pine Bluff, AR. Service will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Grace Episcopal Church in Pine Bluff. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston. Services are under the direction of Fuller Funeral & Memorial Services in Pine Bluff. Memorials may be made to Grace Episcopal Church Building Fund, 4101 Hazel Street, Pine Bluff, AR 71603 , or the Pine Bluff Art League, 1516 Laurel Street, Pine Bluff, AR 71601.

Maxine Anderson Jackson
Graveside services for Maxine Anderson Jackson, 81, a resident of Greenwood, LA and a former resident of Ruston, LA, will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at the New Hope Cemetery in Choudrant, LA. Services are under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Jackson died October 5, 2002 in Greenwood, LA following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Jackson was a member of the First Baptist Church in Greenwood, LA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Murray B. Jackson and brother, Sam Anderson. Survivors include one daughter, Joy McDearmont and husband W. R. of Greenwood, LA; one son, Billy Mac Jackson and wife Joyce of Alvarado, TX; grandchildren, Glen Jackson and Judy Townsend, both of Alvarado, TX, William Timothy McDearmont of Greenwood, LA and Terrie L. Hollowell of Shreveport, LA; three great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Greenwood, LA. Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8, 2002 at the funeral home.

Esther P. Lewis
Memorial services for Esther P. Lewis, 82, of Ruston, LA will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 7, 2002 in the Presbyterian Church of Ruston. Officiating will be Rev. Connie Nieto. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Lewis died Thursday, October 3, 2002 in Ruston, LA following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Lewis was a longtime member of the Presbyterian Church of Ruston. She was a retired school teacher and was a native of Alexandria, LA, residing in Ruston since 1938. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Xerxes Lewis. Survivors include one daughter, Mary Lewis Henderson and husband Eric of DeFuniak Springs, FL; one son, Dr. Stanley Xerxes Lewis, Jr. of Hattiesburg, MS; grandchildren, Wesley Lewis Wilkerson and wife Angie of Franklin, TN, Melissa L. Kersting and husband Mike of Edison, NJ and Melanie L. Lewis of Hattiesburg, MS; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. D. D. Lewis of Little Rock, AR and Mrs. James A. Lewis of Crossett, AR; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Church of Ruston.

Verus (Vee) Walker Honaker
Verus (Vee) Walker Honaker, 79, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2002 after a lengthy illness. Visitation will be held at Osborn Funeral Home on Sunday, October 6 from 3 until 6 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 7, 2002 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Officiating will be Fr. Guido Verbeck. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery, Ruston, LA. Vee Honaker was born on October 10, 1922 in Trout, LA. She attended LA Tech from 1939 until 1942. She enjoyed being an Air Force wife from 1942 until her husband retired and they moved to Shreveport in 1972. She was an avid bridge player and a member of BAFB Officers Wife's Club. A member of a family of seven children, Joella Stewart, deceased, Doris Dean Harlan, Roma Nell Delacroix, L. P. "Sonny" Walker, deceased, W. R. "Bobby" Walker, and C. D. "Donnie" Walker, deceased. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John P. Honaker, Jr.; three sons, John P. Honaker III and wife, Alice, Robert L. Honaker and wife, Anna, and Kenneth D. Honaker and wife, Brenda; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Betty Loyce Northcutt Cobb
Funeral services for Betty Loyce Northcutt Cobb, 63, of Choudrant, will be held at 3 p.m., Sept. 29 in the Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston with the Rev. Wendell Sellers and Bro. Joe Cannon officiating. Interment will be in Fellowship Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Cobb died Sept. 26 in Choudrant following a brief illness. She was a member of the Sardis Baptist Church in Farmerville. Survivors include husband Harvey Cobb of Choudrant; sons Larry Cobb of Ruston and Harvey Wayne Cobb of Dubach; daughter Cathy Godwin of West Monroe; brother Bo Northcutt of Columbia; sisters Utha Faye Chambliss of Houston, Texas, and Mildred Reynolds of Hico; sister-in-law Ela Rae Northcutt of Winnfield; as well as five grandchildren, one great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers include Michael Ray, Charles W. Cobb, David W. Godwin, Roger Cobb, Mark Singleton, Dennis Northcutt, Robert Guise and Ronnie Northcutt. Honorary pallbearers include Jesse Cobb and Dennis Northcutt, Jr. The family received friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at the funeral home.

Clarence William Gilmore
Funeral services for Clarence William Gilmore, 100, of Epps will be held at 1:30 p.m., Sept. 29, in the Epps Baptist Church with the Rev. Pat Loftin officiating. Interment will follow in the Epps Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sept. 28, at the Cox Funeral Home in Delhi. Mr. Gilmore was born in Jonesboro and lived at 4045 Highway 134-West in Epps. He died Sept. 27 at the North Louisiana Rehabilitation Hospital in Ruston. Mr. Gilmore was preceded in death by his spouse Sibyl Smith Gilmore, his father James Thomas Gilmore and his mother Mattie Robertson Gilmore. He is survived by son Dr. Joe William Gilmore of Ruston; daughter-in-law Jo Ann Gilmore of Ruston; daughter Sibyl Ann Leach of New Orleans; son-in-law William G. Leach of New Orleans; granddaughter Mary Allison Wetzel of Clinton, Mo. and her husband Dr. Robert Wetzel of Clinton, Mo.; grandson Jacob Gilmore of Lafayette and his wife Callie Gilmore of Lafayette; granddaughter Jessica Gilmore of Ruston; and six great-grandchildren. Pallbearers include Bobby Cleveland, Inmon Powell, David McVay, Dennis Labatt, Don Gwin and Douglas Fairchild. Honorary pallbearers include Deacons of Epps Baptist Church, Floyd A. Hale and members of the Go-Getum Sunday School Class. Mr. Gilmore was a graduate of Simsboro High School. He obtained his college education at Louisiana Tech University and the University of Chicago earning a master's degree in education. He was a longtime teacher and principal of Epps High School and served as a former superintendent of education for the West Carroll Parish School System. He was a longtime member and deacon of Epps Baptist Church. Mr. Clarence was a devoted family man, was well known in the community and was a friend to many in West Carroll Parish.

Mary Ellen Boitier Bass
Funeral services for Mary Ellen Boitier Bass, 59, of Lafayette, formerly of Ruston, will be held at 1 p.m., Sept. 30, in Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston with Father Jerry Thelen officiating. Interment will follow in the Farmerville City Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Bass died Sept. 27 in Lafayette after suffering a heart attack. Survivors include husband Doug Bass of Lafayette; son David Bass of Kyle, Texas; daughters Laurie Bass and Katie Bass, both of Houston, Texas; mother Mrs. Ellen Gillum of Ruston; brothers George Gillum of Ruston, Billy Gillum of Kilgore, Texas; sister Virginia Rainwater of Ruston; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Bonnie Cooper Hillman
Services for Bonnie Cooper Hillman, 53, of Dubach, LA will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 29, 2002 in the First United Methodist Church of Dubach. Officiating will be Rev. Robert Davis and Rev. Jon Lord. Interment will be in Hamilton Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Hillman died Wednesday, September 25, 2002 in Monroe, LA following a brief illness. Mrs. Hillman was a member of First United Methodist Church of Dubach. She was preceded in death by her son, Joshua Aaron Hillman, parents, Eron Monroe Cooper, Sr. and Audrey Jordan Cooper; and sister, Monette Cooper. Survivors include one daughter, Heather Durrett and husband Tommy of Bernice, LA; one son, David Hillman, Jr. and wife Sharon of Hattiesburg, MS; four grandchildren, Tommy and Taylor Durrett and Shelby and Haylee Hillman; two brothers, Eron Cooper, Jr. and wife Susan of Zachary, LA and Max Cooper of Dubach, LA; two sisters, Debbie Waltz and husband Bill of Ruston, LA and Peggy Bennett and husband Tony of Fort Smith, AR; and numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Pallbearers will be Billy Waltz, Phillip Waltz, Eric Cooper, Jere Cooper, Chase Bennett, Woody Cooper, Jackie Cooper and Gary Cooper. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Dubach. Family will receive friends on Saturday, September 28, 2002 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Carl E. Gray
Services for Carl E. Gray, 85, of Ruston, LA will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 30, 2002 in the Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Harmony Chapel Cemetery, Hico, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Gray died Thursday, September 26, 2002 in Longleaf Nurse Care Center. Born in Hico, LA on October 2, 1916, he graduated from Hico High School and attended Louisiana Tech University. For the past 19 years he lived in Ruston and previously lived in Big Spring, TX for 22 years. While residing in Texas he was active in Little League baseball, organizing local teams and also as a referee. He was an active ourdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing, especially hunting trips to Colorado and Wyoming with friends. He loved to travel and enjoyed his camper and motor home. Mr. Gray was a retired oil and gas well production foreman. He was a Master Mason of Masonic Lodge 277, Dubach, LA for over 50 years. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Gertie Lee Hendrix Gray; one daughter, Margaret E. Garrard of Doylestown, PA; two grandchildren, Lisa R. Hillman and Chris A. Garrard, both of PA; five great grandchildren of PA; and one sister, Terelle Colvin of Tallulah, LA. Memorials may be made to Special Resident Fund, Longleaf Nurse Care Center, P. O. Box 849, Ruston, LA 71273. Family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2002 at the funeral home.

Robert Michael "Mike" Worsham
Services for Mr. Robert Michael "Mike" Worsham, 52, of Homer will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 27, 2002 at Owens Memorial Chapel, Ruston, with Bro. Dan McCormick officiating. Interment will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Spearsville, under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Ruston. Mr. Worsham died Wednesday, September 25, 2002 at Lincoln General Hospital after a brief illness. He was a pipeline truck driver. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lillie Alverne Martin and a grandson, Dylan Wall. Survivors include his wife, Glenda Ann Worsham; his father, Henry Maxwell Worsham; two daughters, Tiffany Lary of Ruston and Jennifer Heisler of Chatham; three sisters, Bonita Smith of Ruston, Cyndy Gantt of Athens and Suzanne Cupples of Pasadena, TX; and seven grandchildren.

Inez Logan
Inez Logan, 90, of Vidor, TX passed away on Monday, September 16, 2002 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home in Beaumont, TX. Visitation will be today from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A graveside service will be Friday at Mineral Springs Cemetery. A native of Ruston, Louisiana, she was a former longtime Beaumont resident and had lived in Vidor for one year and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Rufus Logan of Vidor; daughter, Charline Brizendine of Vidor; son, Ernest Rufus Logan of Mineola; four grandchildren, Colette Turner, Ernie Logan, Stuart Brizendine and Danny Logan; and four great grandchildren, Daniel Turner, Jason Logan, Amanda Turner and Laura Logan.

Amelia (Millie) Daley McEntyre
Amelia (Millie) Daley McEntyre, 88, a resident of Baptist Retirement Center in Arcadia, Louisiana died Wednesday, September 18, 2002 in Ruston, LA. Her remains were cremated. A celebration of her life will be held at 6:45 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2002 at the Barnett Springs Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Ruston, LA with visitation 6:00 - 6:45 prior to the service. Her ashes will be buried beside her late husband in Cincinnati, Ohio and a memorial service will be held there at a later date. Millie was one of eight children born to Charles Edmund and Marie Wohn Daley. Her parents, husband Joe, three sisters and one brother preceded her in death. Millie is survived by three sons, David of Simi Valley, CA, Jon of Corte Madera, CA and Jerry of Mesa, AZ; one daughter, Doris Cramer of Ruston, LA; two sisters, Thelma Schneider and Dorothy Moore; and one brother, William Daley, all of Cincinnati, OH; six grandchildren, David, Ron, Dean and Mitchell McEntyre, all of California, Amber McEntyre Ehrlich of Vermillion, SD and Mark Cramer of Ruston, LA; six great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Millie, a native of Cincinnati, OH, was a lifelong learner and teacher. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse, Headstart Instructor, 25 year Brownie Scout leader, Den Mother, Little League Baseball coach, Pee Wee Football coach, Sunday School teacher, and home tutor. Millie was a wellness and wheelchair aerobics instructor at the Clifton Senior Center in Cincinnati. In 1995 she was inducted into the Cincinnati Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame. Millie moved to Ruston, Louisiana in 1997, where she was a member of Barnett Springs Baptist Church. She participated in the Northern Louisiana Nursing Home Olympics winning a Bronze Medal in the category "Socrates Trivia". She was an avid reader and donated a one hundred book Louis L'Amour collectors edition to the Lincoln Parish Library in Ruston, LA. Memorials may be made to the Barnett Springs Baptist Church, 1505 S. Barnett Springs St., Ruston, LA 71270 or to the Baptist Retirement Center, 1355 6th St., Arcadia, LA 71001.

Jasper "Buddy" Tilley
Graveside services for Jasper "Buddy" Tilley, 74, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2002 at Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood, LA. Officiating will be Rev. Kemper Smith of Greenwood United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 24, 2002 at Rose-Neath's Southside Funeral Home. Mr. Tilley, a long time resident of Greenwood, LA, was born September 1, 1928 in Shreveport, LA and passed away Sunday, September 22, 2002 in Shreveport. He was a member of Greenwood United Methodist Church, Greenwood Masonic Lodge, American Telephone Pioneers, and Greenwood Volunteer Fire Department. He was also an Auxiliary Officer for the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Department and the former mayor of Greenwood. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Irma Tilley and brothers, Glenn A. Tilley and Joe C. Tilley. Mr. Tilley is survived by his wife, Maudine Salley Tilley of Greenwood, LA; four daughters, Kay Day and husband Skip of Longview, TX, Martha Tucker and husband Albert of Minden, LA, Glenda Rivers and husband Mark of Kingsland, AR and Lori Price and husband Brad of Lafayette, LA; two sisters-in-law, Beulah Tilley of Farmerville, LA and Lolita Tilley of Baton Rouge, LA; eleven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be the grandsons and sons-in-law, Steven Day, Nathan Wiley, Cole Tucker, Mark Rivers, Albert Tucker and Skip Day. Honorary pallbearers will be John Roan, Michael Phillips, Brad Price, Gary Roan and Bill Peters.

Ray Kimbell
Services for Ray Kimbell, 75, of Haughton, LA, former resident of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2002 in the Emmanuel Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Billy Pierce assisted by Dr. Michael Hawley. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Kimbell died Monday, September 23, 2002 in Shreveport, LA following a lengthy illness. Mr. Kimbell was a member of the First Baptist Church in Haughton and former member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston. He served in the U. S. Navy. He was a graduate of the Landig College of Mortuary Science in Houston and was a Funeral Director for 15 years. Mr. Kimbell retired from Cameron Iron Works. He was a member of the Holiday Rambler Recreational Club for more than 30 years and was Louisiana State Manager for 4 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and loved fishing, camping, and word games. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Minnie J. Kimbell of Haughton; one daughter, Peggy Ann Kimbell of Elma, WA; one son, Donald Kimbell and wife Katie of Ruston, LA; sisters and brother, Ernie Lewis of Ringgold, LA, Robert Kimbell and Janette Cross, both of Minden, LA; two grandsons, Bradley Kimbell of Quitman and Daniel Kimbell of Farmerville; one great grandson, Gaige Kimbell; and numerous nieces and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Navy buddies, Holiday Rambler members, and members of the Gloryland Singers of First Baptist Church in Haughton. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Haughton or Emmanuel Baptist Church. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 24, 2002 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Caroline Outley
Death and love are two wings which bear men from earth to Heaven.
Caroline Outley, affectionately known as "Pete", was born on August 6, 1949 in Lincoln Parish to the late Ruth Outley Waldon and Johnnie M. Jones. She departed this life on September 11, 2002 at home. Caroline confessed her faith in Christ at an early age at Woods Chapel Baptist Church. She was a faithful member and always willing to help. One of her favorite past times was cooking. She graduated from Lincoln High School. She continued her education at Grambling State University, where she received an Associated Degree in Criminal Justice. Caroline leaves to mourn her passing: father, Johnnie M. Jones (Ruby) of Kenner, Louisiana; two sons, Charles E. Outley (Victoria) of Chino, California, Miles Outley III (Debra) of Ruston, Louisiana; two daughters, Wilma C. Outley and Samantha O. Spivey (Eugene) of Ruston, Louisiana; two godchildren, Devin D. Edmonds and Shunda R. Spivey of Ruston, Louisiana; eight grandchildren, one which preceded her in death; three brothers, James Waldon, Jr. (Jean) of Ruston, Louisiana, Melvin Jones (Melodie) of Kenner, Louisiana, Ronald K. Jones (Lynette) of Destreham, Louisiana; four sisters, Margie O. Bedford and Rosa O. Modest of Ruston, Louisiana, Deritch Markus (Joe) of Butler, Pennsylvania, Marilyn James (Carlton) of La Place, Louisiana; host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends; also a very loving and devoted cousin, Ruth O. Spivey of Ruston, Louisiana.


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