Notice of Death

William Walter Hall

A funeral service celebrating the life of William Walter Hall, 88, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 14, 2019 at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Coushatta, LA with Brother Olan McLaren of Davis Springs Southern Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Old Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the funeral home.

Mr. Hall was born on March 31, 1931 in Hall Summit, LA to Vester and Essie Yashti Bamburg Hall and passed away February 8, 2020 in Coushatta, LA.

Mr. Hall was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, three sisters, and daughter, Donna Cox.

Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Richard Hall and wife, Roxann, Randy Hall and Steven Hall; daughters, Deborah Hall, Leta Brown and husband, David, and Dorenda Rutherford; sisters, Betty Carney and Faye Williamson; twenty grandchildren; thirty-two great-grandchildren; and other numerous nieces and nephews.

Honoring Mr. Hall as pallbearers will be his grandsons.

Annie Susie Ouzts

Funeral services for Annie Susie Ouzts, 60, of Ashland, LA was held at 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Ashland Baptist Church with Dr. David Moore and Bro. James Lovell officiating.  Interment followed in Oak Grove Cemetery.  Visitation was held Monday from 5:00 – 9:00 P.M. at Ashland Baptist Church under the direction of Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home, Coushatta, LA.

Susie was born April 3, 1959 in Chestnut, LA and passed away February 8, 2020. 

She loved her job and had a calling for taking care of others.  She was sweet, sweet Susie who always had a smile on her face.  She always said, “God has got this”.  Sweet, sweet Susie loved her family.  She was always talking about her family and loved them unconditionally.  Her nieces and nephews were “her babies”. 

Susie always enjoyed her outings with Mrs. Dixie and Mrs. Oleta.  She also had special friendships with Julia Adams, Dianne Allison, and Virginia Fair.  She will be dearly missed by all those who knew her. 

Susie was preceded in death by her parents, Wayland and Lorena Ouzts and one brother, Tom Ouzts.

She is survived by two sisters, Bobbie Lowery and husband, Doug of Quitman, LA and Dora Ward of Chestnut, LA; sister-in-law, Mary Thomas and husband, Glennie of Castor, LA; brother-in-law, Dean Ward of Coushatta, LA; nieces, Connie Adams (Eddie) of Ashland, LA, Penny Joiner (Charles) of Jonesboro, LA, Tammy Anderson of Grayson, LA, and Cathey Harper (Bubba) of Castor, LA; nephews, Tom Ouzts, Jr of Ashland, LA, Bubba Ward of Winnfield, LA, Gary Lowery (Jen) of Quitman, LA, and Ricky Lowery (Gay) of Jonesville, LA; special aunt, Lena Mae Pullig of Ashland, LA; and special friends, Julia Adams and Becky Singletary, both of Coushatta, LA.

Pallbearers will be Gary Lowery, Charles Joiner, Chris Joiner, Bubba Ward, Skip Welch, and Jay Nitz. Honorary pallbearers will be Josh Adams, Brandon Adams, Donnie Ward, Bobby Ward, Brian Anderson, and Hannah Adams.

The family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. Dhawan, Dr. Richards and staff at the cancer center in Natchitoches, LA, Dr. Wyche Coleman, Specialty Rehab, Ashland Baptist Church and St. Joseph Hospice.

Kim Davis Rector

Celebration of life memorial service for Kim Davis Rector, 56, was held at Grand Bayou Resort on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM with Brother Shawn Beard officiating.

Kim Davis Rector was born February 19, 1963 and lived her life to the fullest, to the beat of her own drum.  She left this world suddenly, with too many friends to count, on February 7, 2020.

Kim loved life, she loved her family, but more than anything, she loved her daughter, Bridget Walker (fiancé Britney Wimer) and her son Dylan Rector. The last ten years of her life, she devoted to her three precious grandbabies, Addison, Aubree, and Aaron.

We all knew Kim and shared memories of years gone by.  In those years, Kim made more friends and memories than most people.  She was always ready to smile and laugh, or to share your troubles.  Kim never abandoned or questioned the burden of friendship.  She never met a stranger.

Kim left this earthly life to join in the streets of heaven with her mother, Sue Lane Giddings Davis, sister Brenda Pullig, and brother Robert Charles “Bubba” Davis. 

Kim left behind to cherish her life her brothers, Kenny and Roger Davis, sisters Gayle (Ernie) Culver and Nita (Moochie) Allen; nephews, Mike Davis, Jacob Tune, Kyle Davis, Casey Allen, Jared Allen and Jason Culver; nieces Marie Woodard, Dianna Allen, Melissa Nielsen, and Lacy Culver. Her beloved fur baby Snowflake will miss snuggling with Kim every night. 

Don’t mourn for Kim.  She is no longer suffering and is dancing once again.

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