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ELVIA "ELVA" PESNELL FLURRY

Elvia “Elva” Pesnell Flurry, 93, of El Dorado passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Timberlane Health & Rehab. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2017 in Young’s Chapel with Rev. Steve Pelz officiating. Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Weldon Cemetery near Bernice, LA with Rev. Ron Flurry officiating, under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. Visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 a.m. Wednesday prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church, 3408 North Wyatt, El Dorado, AR 71730.

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January 27th

BILLY RAY COX

Billy Ray Cox, 31 of Ruston, LA died January 26, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

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LEONARD POOL

Leonard Pool, age 77, of Choudrant, LA passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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EARNEST EDWARD MILES

Earnest Edward Miles, 89 died January 25, 2017. Visitation will be Monday, Jan. 30, at 2:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 10:00 am 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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PENNY L. GUBOSE GOLDSMITH

Penny L. Dubose Goldsmith, 59 died January 16, 2017. Memorial Service will be Saturday, Jan. 28, at 11:00 am at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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HATTIE B. MATTOX MELTON

Hattie B. Mattox Melton, 78 died January 22, 2017. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 27, at 6:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Saturday, Jan. 28 at 1:00 pm at Macedonia Baptist Church #2, Choudrant, LA. Burial will follow at Macedonia Baptist Church # 2 Cemetery, Choudrant, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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PATRICIA RICHARDSON

Patricia Richardson, 60 of Ruston, LA died January 21, 2017. Funeral will be Friday, February 3, 2017 at 1:30pm at South Parkway Church in Ruston. Place of burial is Macedonia Cemetery in Ruston. Paradise Funeral Home is handling the arrangements in Arcadia, LA

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January 26th

Minnie Elizabeth Ratliff Mize

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Mrs. Mize was born in Lakeland, Florida, on April 21, 1920, to John Alexander Ratliff and Martha Elizabeth Weeks Ratliff and passed away on January 20, 2017, in Baton Rouge, LA. Mrs. Mize was an eighth generation direct descendent of Benjamin Weeks who arrived in Massachusetts in the 1600's and whose descendents were pioneer families in North Carolina in the 1700's and pioneer families in Florida in the 1800's. She was educated in the local school system, graduating from Lakeland High School in 1937.

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Maudie Lee Davis Nelms

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Our hearts are filled with sorrow as we announce the passing of our loving mother, sister, grandmother and friend, Maudie Lee Davis Nelms, age 84. Mrs. Nelms was a native of and life-long resident of Calhoun, LA.  Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM, Friday, January 27, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston (2300 West California Ave. Ruston, US Hwy 80 West) under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
 

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January 25th

Minnie Elizabeth Ratliff Mize

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Mrs. Mize was born in Lakeland, Florida, on April 21, 1920, to John Alexander Ratliff and Martha Elizabeth Weeks Ratliff and passed away on January 20, 2017, in Baton Rouge, LA. Mrs. Mize was an eighth generation direct descendent of Benjamin Weeks who arrived in Massachusetts in the 1600's and whose descendents were pioneer families in North Carolina in the 1700's and pioneer families in Florida in the 1800's. She was educated in the local school system, graduating from Lakeland High School in 1937.

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