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July 24th, 2013

Mrs. Beulah Clark Douget

Funeral services for Mrs. Beulah Clark Douget, age 92 of Arcadia, will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at 3:30 PM at Campbell Cemetery in Pine Prairie, LA under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Sara Susanne Lowe Parker

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Sara Susanne Lowe Parker, 36, of Ruston, Louisiana departed this life to be with her Lord on Monday, July 22nd, 2013, after suffering complications from pneumonia. Sara resided in Ruston, Louisiana with her beloved husband, Ruston Police Department Captain Tim Parker, and their children, Elizabeth Erin Parker (17), Brett Anthony Parker (10), and Erin Katherine Parker (7).

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July 22nd

Josie Smith Noland

Graveside services to Josie Smith Noland will be held at Downsville Cemetery on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 2 PM under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 1:30 PM till time of service at the cemetery. Born on August 12, 1919, in Downsville, Louisiana, and died peacefully on July 20, 2013 in Ruston, Louisiana. She was a member of Downsville Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher, training union teacher, and church clerk.

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James Melton Bryant

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Funeral services for James Melton Bryant, age 78, will be held at First United Methodist Church, 903 Broadway Street, Minden, Louisiana at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 2013, with Rev. John Cannon officiating. Interment will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Minden. Arrangements are under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home of Minden. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home. A native of Ruston, Louisiana, and a resident of Minden since 1958, he passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013, at his home after a long courageous battle with cancer. Mr.

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July 19th

Margie Prothro "Meemaw" Colton

Margie Prothro "Meemaw" Colton, age 79 of Birmingham, AL formerly of Ruston, LA passed peacefully on July 15, 2013. She was a Southern Baptist and a member of Clay First Baptist Church. She graduated from Business College in Natchitoches, LA. She worked at Valley Electric, Early Chevrolet and retired in 2007 from Ronnie Ward GMC Toyota Dealership. She was a Notary Public. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Ray Colton; parents, Rev. O.H. and Elva Roe Prothro; sister, Jewell Prothro McElwee.

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July 18th

Sarah Margaret Regan

Sarah Margaret Regan, age 70, died Monday, July 15, 2013. Born December 17, 1942 in Washington DC, she was the loving daughter of Attorneys William J. Regan and Margaret Caroline Henderson Regan, both of whom predeceased her. She is survived by her sister, Star-Beth Regan of Chattanooga. After WWII, her family moved to Miller Beach, Gary, Indiana where Sarah attended Saint Mary's Grade School and William A. Wirt High School. Sarah continued her education and earned a BA in Philosophy from Marian College, Indiana, an MA in Communication, Indiana State University, Terra Haute, Indiana.

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July 15th

Mr. Richard Glenn “Ricky” McDowell

Funeral services for Mr. Richard Glenn “Ricky” McDowell, age 53, of Weston, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jason Frazier. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Choudrant, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. McDowell was born April 20, 1960 and passed away July 10, 2013. He is preceded in death by his father: Thomas Ray McDowell; sister: Marsha Kay McDowell and son: Matthew Aaron McDowell.

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Jerry Lamar Brazzel

Jerry Lamar Brazzel went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 13, 2013. Visitation will be held Monday, July 15, 2013 at 10:00am at First Baptist Church of Dubach. The funeral service and memorial will be held immediately following the visitation at First Baptist Church of Dubach with Dr. Connie Ward and Rev. Todd Free officiating. Interment will follow at Fellowship Baptist Church cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Jerry, born December 6, 1945, in Hico, Louisiana, was the son of the late L.C. Brazzel and Iva Lee Brazzel. His father, L.C.

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July 12th

Richard I. Stevenson

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Richard I. Stevenson, age 73, of Ruston passed away at home on Sunday, July 7, 2013 after a brief battle with cancer.

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Samuel Poole “Sammy” Riser

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Samuel Poole “Sammy” Riser, 71, a life-long resident of Lincoln Parish, died suddenly at his home on Wednesday, July 10. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday July 14, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Choudrant with the Rev. David Harrell officiating. Interment will follow at Riser Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation is scheduled from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Saturday at Owens Memorial Chapel. Born Feb.

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