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December 23rd

Mariola Hollis Foster

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Funeral services for Mariola Hollis Foster, age 71, of Ruston, LA will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Temple Baptist Church Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. David Abernathy. Interment will follow at Camp Creek Cemetery in Spearsville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Mrs. Foster was born October 12, 1942 and passed away Friday, December 20, 2013 after a lengthy Illness. She was preceded in death by the love of her life; Terry Foster and her son Robert.

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Leslie "Gene" Jackson

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Leslie "Gene" Jackson departed peacefully from this life on December 19, 2013. He was surrounded by family and friends in his Ruston home after succumbing to a long, terminal illness. The family is receiving guests during a Visitation, Sunday afternoon, December 22nd, 5-7pm at Grace United Methodist Church (GUMC), 3401 North Trenton Street, Ruston, LA. A memorial service to celebrate his life will take place December 23rd, at 1pm also at GUMC. Officiating the service will be Rev. Scott Adams. Military Honors to be conducted following the service, weather permitting.

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December 20th

Bernice Andrews Colvin

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Bernice Andrews Colvin, 97, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Princeton Place
Nursing Home in Ruston, LA., Graveside services will be held at Pines Memorial Garden in
Ruston at 2:00 PM on Sunday, December 22, 2013. Officiating the service will be Brian Mercer.

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December 19th

Mr. Theodore Elmo Franklin

Funeral services for Mr. Theodore Elmo Franklin, age 86 of Dubach, will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Bro. Bill Reid. Burial will follow in Cook Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Franklin was born April 2, 1927 in Ruston to Alfred E. Franklin and Lucille Gallman Franklin. He died December 17, 2013 also in Ruston. Mr. Franklin was a retired custodian from Louisiana Tech. In his spare time, Mr.

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George Valentine Evanoff

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Service celebrating the life of George Valentine Evanoff will be held on Friday December 20, 2013 at 11 AM in the Chapel at Rose- Neath Marshall Street. Interment will follow at Forest Park Cemetery St. Vincent. The family will receive friends at 10 AM prior to the service. George was born August 12, 1924 and passed away on December 18, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Slavka Evanoff and wife Syble. Left to cherish his memory is his son Dr. George V. Evanoff, Jr.

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December 18th

Mrs. Bari Lynn Teagle Kennington

Memorial services for Mrs. Bari Lynn Teagle Kennington, age 64, of Simsboro, LA will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Michael Hawley.
Mrs. Kennington was born July 6, 1949 and passed away December 15, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents: Barry Teagle and Ruth Teagle Smith; and her husband: Floyd Kennington,

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Alan Gray Trammell, Sr

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A memorial service for Al or Big Al, as he was known to his friends, will be held on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Dubach at 2:00pm with Bro. Barry Joyner officiating and assisted by Dr. Connie Ward. Visitation will be at 1:00pm till service. Al was born December 19, 1932 and passed away on December 13, 2013. He was 80 years old. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He graduated from Dubach High School and Louisiana Tech University. He served in the United States Air Force and retired as Captain. He worked in family business; G.L. Trammell & Sons, W.S.

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December 17th

Mr. Leonard Joe Guree

Funeral services for Mr. Leonard Joe Guree, age 49 of Simsboro, will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Rick Walters. Burial will follow in Walnut Creek Cemetery near Simsboro under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Guree was born March 9, 1964. He passed from this world December 14, 2013 at age 49.

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December 16th

Thomas Edward Batterton

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Thomas Edward Batterton, age 68, traded his earthly garments for heavenly ones on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, Louisiana after battling cancer.

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Katie Hinton Jimmerson

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Memorial services for Katie Hinton Jimmerson , 72, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday December 17, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Minden, La., Rev. Carolyn Michaels will be officiating. Mrs. Jimmerson was born in Ansley, La and entered into rest December 14, 2013 in Dubberly. Mrs. Jimmerson is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Clara Mae Hinton, husband Jesse, daughter Cathy Castilaw, son Charles Jimmerson. Mrs. Jimmerson enjoyed cooking and caring for her family, reading her bible, singing, playing the piano, and taking walks

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