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“Mr. Jarrell, I am so sorry to hear of Laura's passing. I immediately thought of my days at A.E. Phillips with Brian and playing on the swings with...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Jim Ford - Conway, AR

“I was Laura's direct supervisor at Mountain Resorts Association Management.  Laura was such a valuable asset to this company and to our...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Debbie Marten - Steamboat Springs, CO

“To Laura, Friends & Family, I recently got to know Laura as her co-worker and friend at Mt. Resorts in the accounting department.  We had been...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Lisa Hayes - Steamboat Springs

“My deepest sympathy.  There are no words to express this kind of sorrow! May the love and support of your family and friends sustain you at this...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Libby English - Ruston, LA

“LarryI am so very sorry for your loss.  Please know that my family, and friends at First Baptist Church in Homer are holding you in our prayers. ”
5 of 26 | Posted by: Barbara Fallin Monzingo - LA

“Dear Larry and family,    My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.  I pray that God's peace and love will...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Susan Martin Potter - Texarkana, TX

“Larry and family,We are so sorry to learn of Laura's accident and passing. Our prayers are with you and your family in these and the coming days.Mike...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Mike and Paula Smith - Apison, TN

“Larry and family...We are so sorry for your immeasurable loss.  We are praying for the peace that passes all understanding for each of you...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Hope Winter Ferguson - LA

“Laura and I worked together at First National Bank of Steamboat.  She was a good friend.  I am deeply saddened by her loss, and want to...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Samantha Rabesa - CO

“I can't believe Laura is gone.  Ashley was so excited to see her again for their 10-year high school reunion.  I'm thankful they had that...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Susan Hollis McFarlain - LA

“Dear Larry,May the  sweet memories of your lovely daughter be a part of what sustains youas you journey the path of this life. Know that when we...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Margaret Thompson - Ruston, LA

“Mr Jarrell, I am so very sorry to hear about Laura. I just saw it in the paper today. I know you were very close with her and will miss her. You are...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Heather Billberry - Dubach, LA

“Dear Larry,  Fern Newsom sent Laura's obituary to Gray today.  We did not know about her death until then.  Although we have not seen...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Gray Allison and Suzanne Grigsby - TN

“Jarrell family-I was very sadden to hear of Laura's accident and passing.  We met during Rush week at LA Tech and I immediately became friends...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Keli Higginbotham - Little Rock, AR

“To Larry and FamilyOh Larry, I'm so sorry.  I pray for you and your family to be held close in God's arms.  Y'all are so sweet and loving...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Melinda Thigpen

“Dear Jarrell family, I pray you feel God's loving arms around you during this difficult time. I'm sure Mrs. Sharon and my mom are having the time of...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Carrie White Owen - Bryan, TX

“Mr. Jarrell, I was so very sad to hear about Laura.  My heart is breaking for you and your family.  I have the fondest memories of her and...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Holly and Paul Wood - Shreveport, LA

“I didn't know Laura that long, but she always had a smile on her face and a great outlook.  Her absence is already noticed whenever I walk into...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Hollie Sutton - Hayden, CO

“Larry,my heart is aching for you but your strength of charactor and lovingmemories will get you through this.If you can't remember me I am the...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Donna White - Farmerville, LA

“Laura was always such a fun, alive and confident person.  I really enjoyed going down the street to her house because you never knew what we...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Jenn Davidson - Broomfield, CO

“Larry,     I'm so sorry about Laura.  Please know that you have my sympathy.  My thoughts and prayers are with you and...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Martha - Minden, LA

“Larry, I have just learned about your daughter.  Please accept my prayers, and deepest thoughts to share in your loss.  As a Father, I...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Jim Reeves - Hattiesburg, MS

“Larry I was so sorry to hear of Laura's death.  I know the Lord will hold you especially close during this time.  Know that I am thinking...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Jody Gray - LA

“Laura was somebody that stood out in a crowd with her big smile and distinct laugh.  My heart goes out to her family... she is missed. ”
24 of 26 | Posted by: Paul Knowles - Steamboat Springs, CO

“Laura,You will always be in our hearts and prayers. Your dedication to work, friends and family will never be lost or forgotten.God BlessTom ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Tom Simmins - Steamboat Springs, CO

“I am deeply saddened by Laura's passing. I hope your family finds peace and comfort during this difficult time. I remember Laura as a fun, energetic,...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Susie Orman Stinson - LA

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Laura Elise Jarrell

Kilpatrick Funeral Home

Ruston, LA

Run Date: Tuesday December 4

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Funeral services for Laura Elise Jarrell, age 29, of Steamboat Springs, CO. formerly of Ruston will be held at 10:30 A.M  Thursday,  December  6,  2007,  at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden and Rev. Jodie Williams. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

Laura was born November 17, 1978 and passed away December 1, 2007, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Laura was a wonderful, vibrant personality who enjoyed life, friends and family. As a student at Cedar Creek School in Ruston she was active in the Emerald Entertainers and other school activities. As a five-year old she starred as Tiny Tim in the Louisiana Tech University production of ?Scrooge.? She and her family were also involved in other musical productions. She was involved in the youth group and choral activities of Temple Baptist Church. While at Louisiana Tech University she was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority and enjoyed working in the gift shop at the Tech Bookstore. She graduated with a B.S. in Marketing from the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University 2000.

After graduation she worked for Regions Bank in Shreveport and then moved to Steamboat Springs, Colorado. She was employed there with First National Bank and was presently employed with Mountain Resorts of Steamboat Springs, CO as an account manager. Laura loved the mountains and was an inspiration to those surrounding her.

Laura was the peace maker and always an integral part of her immediate family. She loved her family and was looking forward to her life with her fiancé Mike Sprinkling. Her dream was to be married and to care for her family. Alex (her white little poodle) will miss her loving touch as all of her family who at this time find it so hard to even begin to think of life without her sweet smile and loving hugs.

A memorial service is being planned in Steamboat Springs, CO for Laura at a later date.

Laura was a wonderful person and will be missed forever by her dad, brothers and sister and all of her extended family and friends

She is preceded in death by grandparents: J.W. Jarrell, Maxine Jarrell Holloway, Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Teague; and mother: Sharon Teague Jarrell.

Laura is survived by her father: Larry H. Jarrell; siblings: Brian K. Jarrell and wife Kirsten, Katie Jarrell Kilgore, and Jonathan Jarrell; fiancé: Mike Sprinkling; grandmother: Evelyn Teague; grandfather: L.D. Holloway; niece: Landry Jarrell; nephew: Daniel Kilgore; Jess Kilgore, Danny Bonaventure, and numerous aunts, uncles, and other family and friends.

Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M Wednesday December 5, 2007 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com

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