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ORA MAE JORDAN BARNES

Ora Mae Jordan Barnes, 58 died November 29, 2016. Wake will be Friday, Dec. 2 at 6:00 pm at Harmonia Missionary Baptist Church, Olla, LA.. Services are Saturday Dec. 3 at 11:00 am at Olla First Baptist Church, Olla, LA. Burial will follow at Oak Forest Cemetery, Olla, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.
Mrs Barnes is from Olla, LA

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ROBERT EARL HOLLEY

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Robert Earl Holley, 83, of Arkadelphia, formerly of Little Rock, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. He was born to James Luther and Cleo Myra Holley in Montgomery, Alabama, on May 31, 1933. He lived most of his childhood in Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Holley entered the ministry after graduating from Howard College (now Samford University) in 1952, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1954.

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Anita K. Young

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Funeral services for Anita “Nita” Young, age 73, of Ruston, LA, will be held Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Rocky Springs Baptist Church, Lisbon, LA - 425 Rocky Springs Road, Homer, LA 71040. Interment will follow at Rocky Springs Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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Anita K. Young

Anita K. Young, age 73, of Ruston, LA
passed away Monday, November 28, 2016
in Shreveport, LA. Arrangements are incomplete
under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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Barbara Ann Hedrick

Barbara Ann Hedrick, born in Natchitoches Parish on April 8, 1941, passed away after a brief illness on November 24, 2016, at the age of 75 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. “Nana” was the Mother of John Poindexter and Kelly of Lafayette, Louisiana; Wayne Poindexter and Nicole of Fulshear, Texas; Teri Poindexter of San Antonio, Texas; and Tracy Poindexter of Houston, Texas. Nana enjoyed 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

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Dr. Joseph Willis Strother

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Dr. Joseph Willis Strother, 82, of Clayton, Georgia, died November 25, 2016. He was born December 14, 1933 in New Orleans, Louisiana, son of Southern Baptist Missionaries, Dr. Greene W. and Mrs. Martha Krause Strother. From 1934-1940 and 1947-1949, he lived with his family in Anhui, Henan and Jiangsu provinces of China. He received a B. A. degree from Louisiana College in 1955. On June 1, 1955, he was married to Earlene Richards in St. Landry, Louisiana.

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VIRGINIA SELLERS

Virginia Sellers, age 74 of Choudrant, died November 23, 2016. Services are 2:00 PM, Friday, November 25, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel, Ruston. Visitation is 1:00-2:00 PM, Friday, November 25, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel, Ruston. Burial will be in the Choudrant Memorial Cemetery, Choudrant under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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William Lee Welch

William Lee Welch, 85, a very loving son, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and veteran went to be with our Lord on Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Euless, Tx.
Visitation: Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Tuesday, November 22, from 5-7 pm
Funeral: Kilpatrick Funeral Home, November 23, at 10:00 am
Burial: Cartwright Cemetery, Choudrant, LA

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Ronald Charles Sanders

Ronald Charles Sanders, age 76 of Dubach, died November 20, 2016. Services are 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at New Prospect Church, Dubach. Visitation is 1:00-2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at New Prospect Church, Dubach. Burial will be in the Hamilton Cemetery, Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Chief Kenneth Matlock

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Chief Kenneth Matlock passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016. He was born on December 3, 1928 in Shreveport, the son of Raiford and Louise Matlock. A graduate of Fair Park High School, he married Frances Davidson in 1948, who was the love of his life and constant companion. In 1947, Matlock joined the Louisiana National Guard. In 1958 he was honorably discharged with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant, having earned his commission at Ft. Benning, GA. In 1949 he started his own automobile and furniture upholstery business which he operated for twenty five years.

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