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MR. MILTON E. (RED) CRAIGHEAD

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Funeral services celebrating the life of Mr. Milton E. (Red) Craighead, 86, of Calhoun, LA will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, February 25, 2017 in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, LA. Rev. Neil Everett and Rev. Chris Craighead, Jr. will be officiating. Mr. Craighead passed away peacefully on February 21, 2017 at Princeton Place in Ruston, LA. Interment will be in Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery in Monroe, LA. Red was born in Swartz, LA on July 22, 1930 to Cecil and Joyce Nolan Craighead.

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JO ANN HYBEL

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June 06, 1958 – Feb. 11, 2017

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MRS. BESS DEAS COLE

Graveside services for Mrs. Bess Deas Cole, age 80, of Homer, LA will be held Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Simsboro City Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Rev. R. B. Moore will officiate. Bess Cole was born on October 29, 1936 and passed away following a brief illness on February 22, 2017 at Willow Ridge Nursing Home in Arcadia, LA. She was a graduate of Arcadia High School and attended LA Tech. Bess worked in the insurance industry before retiring and living on Lake Claiborne. Mrs.

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MR. JOEL L "DICK" AMBROSE

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Graveside services for Mr. Joel L “Dick” Ambrose, age 89 of Ruston, are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Friday, February 24, 2017 at Douglas Cemetery in Choudrant with Rev. Roger Johnson officiating under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Ambrose was born July 3, 1927 to Conrad M Ambrose and Euna Holstead Ambrose in Choudrant, LA. He passed away February 21, 2017 at his home in Ruston, LA. Mr. Ambrose was a barber in Ruston for 66 years, from 1948-2014. He loved spending time with his coffee bunch every morning. He also served his country in the U.S.

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D.C. DIMMER

D.C. Dimmer, 90 died February 19, 2017. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 24, at 2:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Saturday, Feb.25 at 1:00 pm at Ebenezer CME Church, Ruston, LA. Burial will follow at Ebenezer CME Cemetery, Ruston, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA

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DAVID W. BISSIC

David W. Bissic, 58 died February 10, 2017. Memorial Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 24, at 6:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Memorial Service Saturday, Feb. 25 at 12:00 pm at Zion Traveler Baptist Church, Ruston, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA

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GERALDINE (GERRY) YARBOROUGH LAMBRIGHT

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Geraldine (Gerry) Yarborough Lambright went to her Heavenly Father on February 21, 2017 at the age of 90. A memorial service will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church Chapel on Sunday, February 26 at 1:00 with Rev Rolly Walker officiating. Gerry (Nana) was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, teacher, and friend to many. She was born in Columbia, Mississippi, on June 11, 1926. She graduated from Columbia High School in 1944.

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CLIFTON KNIGHTON SR.

Funeral Services for Clifton Knighton Sr. (58) will be held Saturday
February 25, 2017 at 2:30 PM at the Friendship Baptist Church in
Bernice, Reverend Fletcher J. Thomas, Pastor/Officiating. Interment
will Immediately follow at the Friendship Cemetery in Bernice/Shiloh.
Visitation will be held Friday February 24, 2017 from 2 Till 6PM at
the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services Entrusted to
Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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JOEL L "DICK" AMBROSE

Joel L "Dick" Ambrose, age 89 of Ruston, died February 21, 2017. Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Friday, February 24, 2017 at Douglas Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. The public is invited to come by the funeral home to sign the register book prior to the service.

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BRANDON W. DURDEN

Brandon W. Durden, age 72, of Ruston, LA passed away on February 20, 2017 at North Louisiana Medical Center after a brief illness. A private family celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Brandon was born on March 25, 1944 in Ruston to William Watson and Sarah Gill Durden. He was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Ruston, LA. After graduating from Ruston High School, he went to work in Singapore as a chief engineer on diesel engines in the South Pacific.

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