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May 30th, 2017

SARAH ELLEN "SADIE" HOWELL KINCANNON

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Funeral services for Sarah Ellen “Sadie” Howell Kincannon, 92, of Ruston will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston with Rev. Brian Mercer officiating and Rev.Juliet Spencer assisting. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 5:00 - 7:00 P.M., also at Trinity. Burial will be in the family plot at Oak Grove Church Cemetery south of Simsboro under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Sadie lived a vibrant life filled with love and family. She died Saturday, May 27, 2017 following a brief illness.

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LARRY MACK BOND SR.

Larry Mack Bond, Sr., of Ruston, LA, a state highway department road inspector, died Sunday, May 28. 2017. Services will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Ruston, LA. Visitation is Thursday from 12:00 Noon until service time at the Church. Burial will be in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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SAMMY BYRD

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Funeral services will be held for Sammy Byrd, age 74, at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Arcadia. Bro. James Lambert and Bro. Don Woodard will officiate. Interment will follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until service time at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday. Sammy was born November 6, 1942, in Bryceland, LA to Hewett Harold Byrd and Lorene Baker Byrd. He passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Ruston, LA. Sammy worked in the oilfield. He attended Temple Baptist Church in Ruston.

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JOYCE ANN LYLES JOHNSTON

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Farmerville La. – Joyce Ann Lyles Johnston, retired from retail sales, died May 27, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 3:00pm, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Mt. Nebo cemetery near Downsville. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville.

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May 26th

JASMINE NICOLE WRIGHT

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Funeral services for Jasmine Nicole Wright, age 21, from Ruston, LA will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Mount Harmony Missionary Baptist Church in Ruston, LA under the direction of Paradise Funeral Home of Arcadia, LA. Rev. Quincy Knox will officiate. Burial will follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Lincoln County, LA. A balloon ceremony will be held on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. prior to Visitation from 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary at Mount Harmony Missionary Baptist Church. Jasmine was the third of her mother's four children.

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MRS. ANNIE PEARL THOMPSON-KIRKPATRICK

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A Homegoing Celebration for Mrs. Annie Pearl Thompson-Kirkpatrick, 79, will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church 2856 LA 150, Grambling, LA. Pastor Bobby J. Douglas of The WORD Baptist Church, Grambling, LA, officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM at the church until the commencement of the service. The interment will be private.

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EDWARD MOSS SR.

Edward Moss, Sr., 82 died May 15, 2017. Wake will be Friday, May 26, at 6:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Saturday, May 27 at 1:00 pm at Olive Grove Baptist Church, Choudrant, LA. Burial will follow at Olive Grove Cemetery, Choudrant, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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May 25th

JOHN DENNIS TATUM

Graveside services for John Dennis Tatum, age 63, of Ruston will be 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 26, 2017, at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jerry Whitman. Visitation will be Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Dennis was born May 10, 1954 in Ruston and died May 24, 2017 in Ruston. He is preceded in death by his son, Jonathon Morgan Tatum.

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May 23rd

R. Chance Snow

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Funeral services for R. Chance Snow, age 28, of Choudrant will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Dayspring Baptist Church under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Bro. Larry Emory and Bro. J. E. Brown will officiate. Burial will follow at Longstraw Cemetery in Choudrant, LA. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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William Ramon Ratliff, Jr.

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William “Bill” Ramon Ratliff, Jr. was born November 7, 1948, in Washington, Missouri, to William and Elfrieda Ratliff.
He grew up in Washington, Missouri. He joined the service at 17 and served his country well until the age of 20. His bravery during the Vietnam War earned him two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star. He was an Airbourne Ranger for 173rd Brigade.

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