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May 19th, 2017

H. RICHARD TURNER

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H. Richard Turner, 79, of Ruston passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Shreveport, LA. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Bro. Tony Anthony will officiate. Interment will follow at Williamson Cemetery near Sailes, LA. Visitation will be Friday, May 19 from 5-7 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Richard was a lifelong educator with fifty years of experience as a teacher, coach, principal, and mentor to many as evidenced by some of his nicknames: Uncle Punt, Coach, and Peco.

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WILLIAM RAMON RATLIFF JR

William Ramon Ratliff, Jr., 68, of Ruston, LA passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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MARY BETH HUDDLESTON

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Memorial services for Mary Beth Huddleston, age 89, of Albuquerque, New Mexico will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 20 at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston with Rev. Edith Hill officiating. Mary Beth moved to Ruston in 1957 and was a resident until 2013. She lost her battle with kidney disease and passed away on New Year's Eve, 2016 and went to dance with Cliff, her husband of 53 years, who preceded her in death. Mary Beth retired from Ruston State School where she was employed as an Occupational Therapist for 20 years. Her passions in life were music, dancing, and arts & crafts.

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May 18th

NATASHA M. MILLIEN

Natasha M. Millien, age 45, of West Monroe, LA died Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in West Monroe, LA. Services are incomplete at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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CLAUDINE PAGE HATTER

Funeral Services for Claudine Page Hatter (75) will be held Tuesday May 23, 2017 at 1 PM at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Farmerville, Reverend Tommy L. Carr, Pastor, Reverend Marcus Ellison Officiating. Interment will Immediately follow at the Zion Hill Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday May 22, 2017 from 2 TILL 6 PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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MARTHA GANTT CALHOUN

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Funeral services will be held for Martha Gantt Calhoun, age 71, at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Arcadia. Bro. Howard Cole and Bro. Tony Smith will officiate. Interment will follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday. Martha was born September 5, 1945, to Isaac and Mildred Dobbins Gantt. She passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Martha was a member of Bryceland Baptist Church.

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PAUL ROGER RAMSEY

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Paul was born on July 27, 1945 in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Mabel and Victor Ramsey. He passed away on May 05, 2017 in Tyler, Texas. Paul was a biology professor at Louisiana Tech University for over 40 years. Memorial service for Paul Ramsey will be held on May 20, 2017 at 11am in Merriman Baptist Church, Ranger Texas and scattering of ashes will follow at Lake Leon, Ranger Texas. Paul was preceded in death by his father Victor Ramsey and his sister Patsy Anderson.

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STEPHEN PRICE BARKER

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A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Stephen Price Barker will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017 at First United Methodist Church, Shreveport, Louisiana. The family will receive friends at a reception following the service at the church. Price was born on October 9, 1964 in Falls Church, Virginia and passed away on May 13, 2017. Price was a 1982 graduate of Ruston High School and a 1986 graduate of Louisiana Tech University, where he received his degree in Business Administration. He then graduated with his Juris Doctor from LSU Law School in 1989.

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May 17th

PAUL ROGER RAMSEY

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Paul was born on July 27, 1945 in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Mabel and Victor Ramsey. He passed away on May 05, 2017 in Tyler, Texas. Paul was a biology professor at Louisiana Tech University for over 40 years. Memorial service for Paul Ramsey will be held on May 20, 2017 at 11am in Merriman Baptist Church, Ranger Texas and scattering of ashes will follow at Lake Leon, Ranger Texas. Paul was preceded in death by his father Victor Ramsey and his sister Patsy Anderson.

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DONNA MARIE BEAVER

Donna Marie Beaver of Homer, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Graveside services are 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Arlington Cemetery in Homer, LA under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation is 5:00-7:00 PM, Wednesday, at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston

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