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June 1st, 2017

Robert William “Bob” Turner

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Robert William “Bob” Turner of Choudrant, LA left this earth to be with his Father in Heaven on May 31, 2017. Bob passed away at his residence peacefully after a brief illness with cancer. Mr. Turner is survived by his wife of 59 years, Honor Jean Tarbutton Turner, and his four sons: Bill Turner and wife Vicki of Choudrant, LA, Paul Turner and wife Lori of Cincinnati, OH, Jim Turner and wife Kay of Dubach, LA, and Chuck Turner and wife, Remona, of Ruston, LA. He is also survived by four grandsons - Brad Turner, Clay turner, Kevin Turner and wife, Ashley, and Casey Turner and wife Haley.

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Emory “Slim” Joyner

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Funeral services for Emory “Slim” Joyner, age 38, of Eros, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday June 2, 2017 from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia with Rev. Larry Bullock officiating. Interment will follow at McGee-Mt. Rose Cemetery in Grayson. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 PM into 9:00 PM at the funeral home.Emory was born May 21, 1979 to Steve Joyner and Christine Redlund Duke in Minden and he passed from this life on May 29, 2017 at his residence in Eros. He worked as a diesel mechanic for Ruston Tractor. He was an outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish, and hike.

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May 31st

ROBERT WILLIAM "BOB" TURNER

Robert William “Bob” Turner, Sr., 80, of Choudrant,
passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
Arrangements are incomplete under the direction
of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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CECIL MACK CARPENTER

Cecil Mack Carpenter, 82, passed away on April 29, 2017.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday,
June 3, 2017 at the Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston.
Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00 until the memorial begins.

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MR. JERRY RONALD BOYCE

Memorial services for Mr. Jerry Ronald Boyce of Calhoun, LA will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe. Mr. Boyce was born August 27, 1946 in Artesia, NM and passed from this life on May 27, 2017 in Calhoun, LA at the age of 70. He was a hardworking person who always had a project. He was an artist, an architect, and was a Godly man, loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He is preceded in death by his parents, Widd Miles and Marbeth Lois Boyce.

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LARRY BOND SR.

April 4, 1937 ~ May 28, 2017

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May 30th

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

Joyce Ann Lyles Johnston, 76

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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