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March 17th, 2017

CLARA EVANS OWEN

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Clara Evans Owen, 95, of Choudrant, passed away March 15, 2017. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, March 17, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Rev. Jerry Whitman will officiate. Burial will follow at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery in Choudrant, LA. Visitation will be 9:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M., Friday, March 17, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Clara was born in Hebert, LA on October 13, 1921. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.

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NORMA HELEN SMITH BALSTER

Norma Helen Smith Balster, 84, of Ruston, LA passed away March 13, 2017 after a lengthy illness. A memorial service will follow at a later date. Norma Balster, a homemaker, was born in Poteau, OK on September 2, 1932 to Floyd Tex and Bennie O'Shields Smith. She is preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Don Smith; and a sister, Patricia Tull.

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LUCY HELEN WALKER

Lucy Helen Walker, 74 died March 08, 2017. Memorial Services are Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 2:00 pm at St. Mary Baptist Church, Ruston, LA.

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SALLIE L. DYKES THOMAS

Sallie L. Dykes Thomas, 91 died March 09, 2017. Visitation will be Friday, March 17, at 1:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Saturday, March 18 at 1:00 pm at St. Peter Baptist Church, Ruston, LA. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery, Ruston, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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MIRA ANN MACK OSBORNE

Mira Ann Mack Osborne, 85 died March 10, 2017. Wake will be Friday, March 17, at 6:30 pm at St. Rest Baptist Church, Quitman, LA. Services are Saturday, March 18 at 11:00 am at St. Rest Baptist Church, Quitman, LA. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Quitman, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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March 16th

JOHN "STRINGBEAN" KNOX

John "Stringbean" Knox, age 56, died March 5, 2017. Memorial services are 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Rock Corner Baptist Church, Dubach. Followed by a potluck lunch and time of fellowship till 2:00 PM.

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BEATRICE SMITH

Beatrice Smith of Ruston died March 14, 2017. Services are incomplete under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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MRS. MARY JO ATKINS HOUCK

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Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Jo Atkins Houck “Mary Jo”, of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston with the Rev. Dale Oden officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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ABBIE T. COLVIN

Abbie T. Colvin, age 91, of Ruston, passed away on March 16, 2017 in Ruston, LA. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.

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CLARA EVANS OWEN

Clara Evans Owen, age 95, of Choudrant, passed away March 15, 2017 in Ruston, LA. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.

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