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July 12th, 2016

Jarred Newton

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Jarred Davis Newton, of Ruston, LA, went to be with the Lord on July 5, 2016, at his home in Evans, CO. He was 29.

Jarred was born on April 26, 1987, in Ruston, LA, to Curtis and Debi Newton. He graduated from Ruston High School in 2006 and from Sydney College of Divinity in 2010. Jarred was a loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and uncle (AKA Uncle Bear Bear).

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July 8th

Doris Samuel

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Celebration of life services for Ms Doris Lynn Samuel, 44, will be 12 p.m., Saturday, July 9, 2016 at King's Funeral Home, 1511 W. California Ave., Ruston, LA. Pastor E. Allen Williams, officiating. Interment will follow at Grambling Memorial Garden. Family visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. Friday at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, La.

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Lula Kunkel

Lula Jean Poland Kunkel, 86, of Odessa, passed away July 1, 2016 in Odessa Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 9, 2016 in the Pyles Cemetery with Nick and Michelle Hutchison officiating.

Pallbearers will be Ray Kunkel, Luke Kunkel, Luther Ward, Brad Rogers, Leigh Foreman and Fred Corson. Family will receive friends from 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM Friday at the Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home Paris, Texas.

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July 6th

Bobbie Houck

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Funeral services for Bobbie McCoy Houck, age 83, of Simsboro, LA, will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at the Simsboro Memorial United Methodist Church. Rev. Danny Baskin will officiate. Interment will follow at the Simsboro Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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July 5th

Newlyn Craig

Funeral services for Nelwyn Craig, age 86, of Ruston were held 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service was Rev. Rolly Walker.

Interment followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Craig was born in Jonesboro, LA on October 25, 1929 and passed away in Ruston, LA on July 2, 2016.

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Demaris Burns

Demaris Rockett Burns, age 93, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016, in Ruston, La. Visitation and funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of Bernice on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. with funeral service to follow beginning at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Len Woods will officiate the service. Burial will be held at the Bernice Cemetery. A reception for family members will be held at the church following the burial service.

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Shelby Harris

Shelby Jean Davis Harris, 77, of El Dorado, AR formerly of Leesville, LA; entered Heaven‘s gates on Sunday, July 3, 2016.

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June 30th

Kathlyn Haffey

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Our Mom died a few days ago, on Monday, June 27th. It was the end of a life only her kids can really pay homage to. Because her kids were her life.

A eulogy will begin at 10:15 AM prior to Mass.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Saint Peter’s Catholic.

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June 28th

Edward Dettemheim

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A family and friend gathering celebrating the life of Mr. Edward Dettenheim, 82, will be on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at the home of Elizabeth Dettenheim, 723 South Main Street, in Homer. The family would like to extend an invitation to anyone interested in playing music in Mr. Dettenheim’s memory bring a guarti for his final pickin.

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June 23rd

Carlton Braudaway

Carlton Braudaway, age 77, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 19, 2016 at his residence surrounded by family.

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