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June 15th, 2017

Harriet Nell Payton

Harriet Nell Payton, 79, of Ruston, LA passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017.
Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Ala S. Crawford

Ala S. Crawford, 99, of Choudrant, LA passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017.
Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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June 14th

MS. JOANN HUEY

Ms. JoAnn Huey, 72 died June 12, 2017. Wake will be Friday, June 16 at 6:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Saturday, June 17 at 1:00 pm at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Grambling, LA. Burial will follow at Grambling Memorial Garden, Grambling, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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MS. MATTIE P. WILLIAMS THOMPSON

Ms. Mattie P Williams Thompson, 103 died June 11, 2017. Viewing will be Friday, June 16, at 1:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Saturday, June 17 at 11:00 am at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Jonesboro, LA. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Jonesboro, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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June 13th

CARLOS "NOONIE" TAYLOR

Funeral Services for Carlos "NOONIE" Taylor (68) will be held Saturday June 17, 2017 at 11 AM at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Downsville Louisiana. Intement will Immediately follow at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday June 16, 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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June 9th

ALINE PETERSON

Aline Peterson, age 83, died Thursday, June 8, 2017. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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MARY WILKERSON TELLINGHUISEN

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Mary Wilkerson Tellinghuisen, age 97, died in her sleep early May 31, 2017, at Barton House Memory Care, Nashville, TN. From 1954 to 1966, she and her family lived in Ruston, where her husband Alfred was a professor of vocal music at Louisiana Tech. Mary graduated from Tech with a bachelors degree in nutrition in 1957. She worked in insurance for a number of years in Ruston and Kingsville, TX; but above all, she was a master homemaker, cook, tailor, and flower arranger, and a Life Master in bridge.

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TOMMY RAY MORROW

Tommy Ray Morrow of Dubach, LA, a wood processing saw operator, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the United Pentecostal Church of Dubach. Visitation is Saturday 9:00 AM until service time at the United Pentecostal Church of Dubach. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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EDNA VIRGINIA LEE FRANKLIN

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A memorial service celebrating the life of Edna Virginia Lee Franklin will be held at 3 P.M., Monday, June 12, 2017, at Temple Baptist Church, Ruston. Rev. Dale Oden, and Rev. Oda W. “Tuck” Roberts will officiate. Interment will follow in the Mineral Springs Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Whitman officiating. Visitation will be from 1-4 P.M., Sunday, June 11, at Temple Baptist Church. Services are under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Franklin left this earth and went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at her home, on June 6, 2017, at the age of 83 years.

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DAVID ROGER WEEKS

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David Roger Weeks passed away June 7, 2017. He was born on August 18, 1942 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Hazel and Roderick Weeks. His father, Rod, was a Baptist minister, pastoring churches in the Little Rock area. In 1957 the family relocated to Star City, Arkansas where he met and married Patricia Ann Davidson, in 1960.

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