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February 17th, 2016

Charles Marsh

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Mr. Charles Varn Marsh, 60, of Hixson, TN, entered eternity on February 8, 2016. He was born August 5, 1955 in County Line Community, on the border Lincoln and Jackson Parishes, a very unique place of birth. Charles was born at home and was affectionately delivered by his grandmother, Mattie Lee Marsh (Ma' Mattie). He was born the son of Mary Alice Marsh and Charles Lee Nelson.

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February 16th

Charles Bishop Jr.

Funeral services for Charles William “Charlie” Bishop Jr. age 68 of Ruston will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel with Rev. B.K. Miller officiating the service. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

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February 15th

Jack Owen

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Jack Lain Owen, resident of Hico, Louisiana died peacefully Saturday, February 13, 2016 surrounded by family. We are grateful for the one last day we had with him, and for the many happy family memories with which we are blessed.

Jack was born in Hico, Louisiana January 1, 1929 to Robert Caleb Owen and Iva Lee Knox Owen. He married (Dorothy) Marie Boyett on May 14, 1949 and they had 49 happy years before she passed away in 1998. He retired from Texas Gas Corporation in 1989 after 39 years of service and was a member and deacon at Hico Baptist Church.

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John Roy Porter

A Memorial Service for John Roy Porter, age 82, of Dubach, LA will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Chaplain Jim Gstohl. Visitation will begin at 1:00 P.M. until service time Tuesday, February 16, 2016 under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

Mr. Porter was born March 30, 1933 in Bernice, LA and died on Friday, February 12, 2016 in Arcadia, LA. He served in the U. S. Air Force and was a retired Master Sergeant E-8 with 22 years of service.

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February 8th

Byron Rainwater Jr.

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Byron Hudson Rainwater, Jr. passed away on February 6, 2016.
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M.at Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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February 5th

Huey Davis

Huey Garland Davis, age 89 of Dubach, LA, left this life Thursday, February 4 , 2016 at his home following a long, hard fought battle.

Mr Davis is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving on the USS Cyble during WW-II His career employment was with Texas Gas Transmission, retiring in 1986 after 30 years of service.
He leaves his loving and devoted wife, Mary Jean Davis of Dubach, His son Garland Wayne Davis(Janet), Shreveport, LA; His two daughters, Barbara Ann Jeffcoat(John) and Virginia Lynn Rodrigues (Ronnie) both of Dubach, LA

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Lorene Dupree

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Mrs. Lorene Dupree, age 81 of Simsboro, passed away on Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, February 8, 2016 at New Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Arcadia. Visitation will be Sunday, February 7, 2016 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM at Memorial Funeral Home, Arcadia Louisiana.

Mrs. Dupree was born in Bienville Parish and spent the majority of her adult life as a resident of Lincoln Parish. She is a graduate of Grambling State University and worked as an educator in Bienville Parish for over 25 years.

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February 4th

Charlotte Moody

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Funeral services for Charlotte Parker Moody, age 92 of Ruston will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Michael Hawley from Emmanuel Baptist Church where she was a charter member.

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February 3rd

Jerrel Huey

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Blain Owens Memorial services for Mr. Jerrel Don Huey, age 76 of Ruston, will be held at10:00 AM, Friday, February 5, 2016 at Barnett Springs Baptist Church in Ruston with Rev. Bill Reid and Rev. Lynn Hawkins officiating. Mr. Huey died Monday, February 1, 2016 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, LA following several years of fighting illness.

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February 1st

Nelwyn Irby

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Graveside services for Nelwyn Ireta Irby, age 80 of Ruston, will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, February 2, 2016 in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Irby died January 31, 2016 in Ruston, with her family by her side.

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