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April 4th, 2016

Barbara Toliver

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Funeral services for Barbara (Bobbie) June Toliver, age 74, of Ruston, will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 4:00 P.M. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston. Rev. Bob Deich and Rev. Leslie Stephens will officiate with burial to follow in Pines Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Toliver was born in Albany, OR on October 24, 1941, and passed away in West Monroe, LA on April 1, 2016.

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Leona Washam

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Leona Leonard Washam of Monroe, known as Leah her entire life, was born December 22, 1957, to Evelyn and A.C. Washam and left this life to be with her Lord on April 2, 2016. She is survived by her mother, Evelyn Brantley Washam, of Farmerville, Louisiana; children Lily Claire Washam-Coggins and fiancé Jason Wedding, of Haslet, Texas, and Kerry D. Harrell and husband, Kevin, of Highland Village, Texas; her sister Jean Washam Hollis and husband, Steve, of Ruston, Louisiana; her niece Maridith Hollis and husband, Adam Bell, of Mobile, Alabama. She is pre-deceased by her daddy, A.C.

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March 30th

Lois Payne

Memorial services for Lois Mae Payne, age 76, will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM at The Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston, Louisiana. The service will be officiated by Mr. Jeffrey Burnett and Mr. Steve McWhorter. A luncheon will follow for all family and friends who wish to attend and visit with the family. All are encouraged to attend.

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Joanne Maulden

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A memorial service for Joanne Lee Terman Maulden, 81, of Ruston will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, April 2 at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston with Rev. Edith Hill officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 until time of the service.

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Kay Hipp

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Memorial services celebrating the life of Mrs. Kay Hipp of Ruston, LA will be held at 2:30 P.M. Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston, LA with Dr. Reggie Bridges and Rev. Dale Oden officiating. Visitation will be 1:00 PM until the service on Thursday, March 31, 2016 under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Homes of Ruston.

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March 25th

Melvin Nelson

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Funeral services for Melvin Thomas “Geech” Nelson will be on Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 11:00AM at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, located at 446 Bowden Road, Ruston, Louisiana.

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Lucy Cornwell

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Evangelist Lucy Carpenter Cornwell of Grambling, La., died Wednesday the 16th of March at her home.

She leaves to cherish her memory husband Elder James Milton Cornwell, daughter Charlotte Cornwell Winfield, son-in-law William Douglas Winfield, Sr.; seven siblings, four grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Grambling, La.
Arrangements: Kings Funeral Home

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March 24th

Lucy Cornwell

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Evangelist Lucy Carpenter Cornwell of Grambling, La., died Wednesday the 16th of March at her home.

She leaves to cherish her memory husband Elder James Milton Cornwell, daughter Charlotte Cornwell Winfield, son-in-law William Douglas Winfield, Sr.; seven siblings, four grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Grambling, La.
Arrangements: Kings Funeral Home

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March 23rd

Marie Null

Funeral services for Marie Gardner Null, 88 of Ruston will be 2:00PM Friday, March 25, 2016at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Burial will follow in the Cook Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Wilton Wall and Rev. Jason Cole. Mrs. Null died Saturday, March 19, 2016 in Ruston.

Mrs. Null was a longtime resident of Simsboro where she had attended Simsboro First Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years Joe Null and siblings, Lenora Thomas, Betty Martin and Jeff Robert Gardner, Jr.

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Georgia McBride

Georgia Mary McBride, 85, passed away at the Polidori House in Lake Havasu City, Arizona on March 7, 2016. She was born in Ruston, Louisiana on December 28, 1930 to Col. Walton E. McBride and Mary Ragan McBride. She graduated from Louisiana Tech University as an art major in 1952 and attended Parsons School of Design in New York City.

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