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Mary Alice Beck Pylant

November 5, 1917 - April 8, 2017

Funeral services for Mary Alice Beck Pylant, 99, of Choudrant, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Rev. Johnny Hankins, Rev. Larry Bullock, and Chaplain Scotty Riggs will officiate. Burial will follow at Culbertson Cemetery in Union Parish. Visitation…read more

Funeral services for Mary Alice Beck Pylant, 99, of Choudrant, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Rev. Johnny Hankins, Rev. Larry Bullock, and Chaplain Scotty Riggs will officiate. Burial will follow at Culbertson Cemetery in Union Parish. Visitation will be 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 13, 2017 and 10:00 to 11:00 AM on Friday April 14, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

Mary Alice was born on November 5, 1917 and passed away on April 8, 2017. Mary Alice was a seamstress for Service Cleaners, a member of Rock Corner Baptist Church, and a woman who loved to travel and see the world. She was an excellent seamstress, cook, and quilter. Mary Alice was loved by all who knew her.

Mary Alice was preceded in death by her parents: Joseph and Susie Beck; her husband, Kermit Pylant; daughter, Katherine Thornton; sisters: Ruby Craighead and Shirley Patterson; brother, James Beck; and sons-in-law, Elbert Wheelis and Ronnie Thornton.

Mary Alice Pylant is survived by daughters: Janelle Wheelis of Ruston and Sherry Brooks (Eddie) of Edwards, MS; son, Orland “Bud” Pylant (Betsy) of Ruston; and sisters: Emma Ravenna of Shreveport and Nelda Austin of Bernice. Mary Alice has 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be left in Mary Alice’s online guestbook at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

Mary Alice left a message: “Thanks to everyone who helped me on my way. What a wonderful day!”

Memorials may be made to Rock Corner Family Life Center or Culbertson Cemetery Fund.

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Visitation Information


Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Ruston

Address:

209 North Bonner
Ruston, LA 71270

Service Information


Date: Friday, April 14, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Ruston

Address:

209 North Bonner
Ruston, LA 71270

Cemetery Information


Date: Friday, April 14, 2017

Culbertson Cemetery

Union Parish


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