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July 18th, 2013

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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Lori Young Cupps

Lori passed from this life to the next on July 10, 2013, at home in Manchester, MO after an extended illness. She was 50 years young. A memorial service will be held Saturday, 10:00 AM, July 13, 2013, at The First Evangel Free Church, Carman Drive, Manchester, MO. Visitation will be held following the service. She is survived by her husband, Brian, sons, Jacob, and Justin, her parents, Ernest & Andrea Young of Ruston, LA, siblings Ernest Young, IV of Ruston, Virginia & Grace Young of New Orleans, and Roxanne Lee of Choudrant. Her extended Cupps Family, Rayanne Cupps & Christina C.

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July 11th

Beatrice Malloy Girlinghouse

Beatrice Malloy Girlinghouse, 89 of Ruston, LA, formerly of Minden, LA died July 9, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. LA followed by graveside service at Old Athens cemetery in Athens, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Claude Girlinghouse; her parents, Will and Lillie Malloy; sister Dimple Volentine and Mavis Anderson.

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John Miller Futch

Funeral services will be held for John Miller Futch, 88, at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, July 12, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Arcadia.  The interment will follow at the Arcadia Cemetery. Rev. Jeff Hoffman will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home for visitation on Thursday, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. John Miller Futch was born on September 24th, 1924, in Lillie, Louisiana, to Robert Kilgore Futch and Olivia Farrar Futch.  He died July 9th, 2013, in Shreveport, Louisiana, at the age of 88.

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July 8th

Barbara Courtney Land

Services for Barbara Courtney Land, age 85 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Edith Hill. Visitation will be t the church from 1:00 PM until the time of the service. Mrs. Land was born in Mt. Lebanon, LA on September 29, 1927 and died Friday, July 5, 2013 in Ruston. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Jack McCormick Land, Sr. They were married at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church in Mt.

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Claxton Herbert Wactor

Funeral services for Claxton Herbert Wactor, age 89, of Oak Grove, LA, will be 10:00AM, Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at the First Baptist Church of Oak Grove with Rev. Jimbo Herring officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove City Cemetery. Service are under the direction of Cox Funeral Home. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00PM - 8:00PM at Cox Funeral Home.

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