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July 3rd, 2017

WILMA JEAN BUTCHER PORTER

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A funeral mass for Wilma Jean Butcher Porter, 86, will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, 471 Main Street, Grambling, LA. Mourners may view the body at the church from 10 a.m. until the funeral service begins at noon. Born in Sylacauga, Alabama, on May 30, 1931, to Blanche Leonard and Harrison Samuel Butcher, Jean earned a bachelor's degree from Tuskegee University in Alabama, a master's from Michigan State University, and a PhD in Institution Management from Iowa State University.

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June 30th

MR. LESTER E. FOSTER

A celebration of Life for Mr. Lester E. Foster will be held on Sunday at 11:00 A.M. at Simsboro Cemetery in Simsboro, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Lester E. Foster was born on August 29, 1929 and departed this earth on June 28, 2017 to be reunited with the love of his life, Helen Clark Foster. Lester, an avid sportsman, was 86.

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LISA G. CHIPMON

Lisa G. Chipmon, age 60, of Ruston died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Visitation is from 5:00 PM util 7:00 PM, Friday, June 30, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in the Longstraw Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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MS BARBARA A. CARTER

Ms. Barbara A. Carter, 45 died June 27, 2017. Visitation will be Friday, June 30 at 12:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Friday, June 30 at 6:00 pm at King's Funeral Home Chapel, Ruston, LA. Burial will be Saturday, 07/01/2017, 10:00 am, at Mt. Sinai Cemetery, Sibley, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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June 29th

LESTER FOSTER

Lester Foster, 88, of Ruston
passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Arrangements are incomplete under the
direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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LISA GALE CHIPMON

Lisa Gale Chipmon, age 60, of Ruston, LA died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Visitation is 5:00-7:00 PM, Friday, June 30, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in the Longstraw Cemetery in Choudrant, LA under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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June 28th

LISA G. CHIPMON

Lisa G. Chipmon , age 60, of Ruston died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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LAMAR R. NICK

Lamar R. Nick, 78, of rural Walnut, Kansas passed away at his residence Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 6: 24 p.m. with his family by his side. Lamar was born to Elois Revels on October 25, 1938 in Ruston, Louisiana. He attended Ruston High School and Ouachita Parish High School in Monroe, Louisiana. On May 29, 1970, Lamar married Mary C. Purdon; she survives of the home. Lamar served in the U. S. Air Force and Seabees in the U. S. Navy serving in Germany, Vietnam, and Adak, Alaska. Lamar was a retired truck driver. He was an owner/operator for 15 years.

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BILL CROWE

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Bill Crowe passed away peacefully on May 1, 2017 in his home surrounded by friends and family. Bill is survived by his loving wife Joyce of 43 years and his children; Angela Sterry, her husband Mike, and daughter, Courtney of Wharton, TX; Susie Coe, her husband David and children, Landen and Brooke of Cypress, TX. Bill was active in the Ruston community and a business owner as well as President of the Rotary Club for two terms. He and Joyce are members of Temple Baptist church. There will be a memorial service for Bill on July 8th, 2017, 2:00pm at Temple Baptist, in the Chapel.

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June 26th

THOMAS JACK "TOMMY" NORRIS

Funeral services for Thomas Jack “Tommy” Norris, Jr., 59, of Choudrant, LA will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Rev. Karl A. Norris and Phillip Neaville will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Sibley Cemetery near Choudrant under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 PM Monday, June 26, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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