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April 7th, 2013

Emogene Futrell “Emer” Taylor

Emogene Futrell “Emer” Taylor

A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend, she died April 5, 2013. She was 72 years old, a resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Ruston.

Visiting will be at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc in Zachary on Monday, April 8, 2013 from 5pm until 9pm and continues on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 8:30am until service at 9:30am conducted by Rev. T.W. Terrell. Burial will be in Port Hudson National Cemetery, Zachary.

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Elsie Sanders

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Funeral services for Mrs. Elsie Sanders, age 87 of Ruston, will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, April 8, 2013at Mount Moriah Methodist Church near Arcadia with Pastor Ricky Bonnett officiating. 

Burial will follow in Mount Moriah Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Elsie Sanders went home to be with the Lord on April 3, 2013. 

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Dr. Rick Byargeon

Funeral services for Dr. Rick Byargeon will be held at 2:00 PM Monday April 8, 2013 at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Mack Roark, Rev. Clint Pressley, Dr. Eddie Wren and Dr. Steve Horn. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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Thomas R. Odom

Funeral services for Thomas R. Odom 80, of Farmerville, LA., will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, April 8, 2013 in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, LA. Officiating will be Reverend Richard Shreve and Bobby Franklin assisting. Interment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Ruston, LA under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.

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Ruby Harris Young

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Ruby Harris Young, 92 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013, at North Oaks Medical Center. She was born November 22, 1920, in Dubach, Louisiana. Mrs.

Young was a faithful member of Woodland Park Baptist Church and the Fidelis Sunday School class for 54 years. She was retired from the Tangipahoa Parish School System and was a member of the Tangipahoa Parish Retired Teachers Association.

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April 5th

Johnnie Faye Morris Taylor

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Johnnie Faye Morris Taylor was born March 16, 1957 in Arcadia, LA to W. Harold and Dorothy Morris and passed away in Shreveport, LA on April 3, 2013.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 5 ,2013 at Owen’s Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston, LA family from 5 until 6 p.m. and friends 6 until 8 p.m. Funeral services celebrating the life of Johnnie Faye Morris Taylor will be held 2p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013 also at Owen’s Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Officiating will be Dr. Wilton Wall. Burial will follow at Walnut Creek Cemetery in Simsboro, LA.

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Stephen Brooks Jackson

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Stephen Brooks Jackson, 31, of Ruston, Louisiana, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at his residence.

Stephen was born March 19, 1982 in Texarkana, Texas. He was in management with an auto dealership and had received his MBA from Louisiana Tech and was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity and was an Eagle Scout.

He was preceded in death by his father Jerry Lee Jackson.

Survivors include his mother and step-father, Judge Sherry and Buddy Hawkins of Texarkana, Texas; and numerous other relatives.

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Thomas Malcom “Tom” DuBose

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Thomas Malcom “Tom” DuBose, age 76, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Louisiana Heart Hospital in Lacombe, Louisiana.

Funeral services, officiated by Pastor William C. Willis of Alabama Presbyterian
Church in Choudrant, Louisiana, will be held Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
Visitation will be observed prior to the services from 10:00-11:00 a.m. with burial
following the service.

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James Logan Greenwood

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Funeral services for James Logan Greenwood 21, of Ruston, LA., will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church of Downsville, LA with Rev. Jarrod Bearden officiating. Interment will be held at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church Cemetery in Downsville, LA, after cremation at a later date under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.

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April 4th

Dr. Harold H. Harms

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Funeral services for Dr. Harold H. Harms will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013. He passed away on April 2 at Princeton Place in Ruston, LA.

Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 AM in the Burkhalter Chapel at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1000 W. Woodward Avenue, Ruston, LA on Saturday, with the funeral service beginning at 11:00 AM. A graveside service will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 2300 W. California Ave. Ruston, LA.

The youngest of eight children, Dr. Harms was born in Cordell, OK on Sept. 6, 1916, to John H. Harms, M.D. and Margaret Ruth Kliewer.

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