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March 30th, 2016

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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Rob McClellan

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Rob McClellan, of Norman, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 in an auto accident in California. He was born March 28, 1963 in Odessa, TX to James Thomas McClellan and Patricia Jean (Humphreys) McClellan. He grew up in Algiers, Africa; Kenai, Alaska; and Ruston, Louisiana. He graduated from Ruston High and attended Louisiana Tech and the University of Oklahoma.
Rob was an honorary member of the Cheyenne Tribe.

He was an artist, writer, and musician. He used his countless talents to teach and give back to the many communities that he enjoyed.

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March 17th

Perry Lowe

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Funeral services for Perry Lowe, age 78, of Ruston, LA will be held Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 4:00 PM at Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston. Reverend Bob Deich will officiate. Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery in Hilly Community, LA.

Mr. Lowe passed away on March 14, 2016 at his home. He has been a member of Grace UMC since 1976 and served his country in the U. S. Army. Mr. Lowe is preceded in death by his parents, Eldred and Clara Lowe.

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March 16th

Hailard Moore

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Funeral services for Hailard Moore, Jr., 63, will be held at 10:00am Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Shiloh Baptist Church with Bro. Reagan Colvin and Bro. Phillip Farris officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Mr. Moore, a carpenter, went to his heavenly home March 14, 2016. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church, a good carpenter, an accomplished hunter and fisherman. He loved to hunt with his grandson. Mr. Moore was an avid Nascar fan, a good friend to everyone and a loving father and grandfather.

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