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November 14th, 2016

Pearl S. DeFreese

Pearl S. DeFreese, 87, homemaker from Ruston, died Saturday, November 12, 2016. Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. until time of service at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Ruston, LA.

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November 11th

ETHEL BEAIRD STONE

Funeral services for Ethel Beaird Stone, 95, of Bernice, formally of Spearsville, will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Mt. Union Baptist Church with Bro. Jared Hawthorne and Bro. Marcell McGee officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Union Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.
Mrs. Stone, a homemaker, went to her heavenly home on November 10, 2016. She was a member of Mt. Union Baptist Church.

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November 9th

FLORA "BLACKIE" WRIGHT

Funeral services for Mrs. Flora Mae Wright, age 96 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
lora Mae Wright was born on April 13th, 1920, to Catherine and Matthew Dowdy on a family farm in Jonesville, Louisiana.
The oldest of four children growing up in a flood plain during the Depression, Flora said she and her siblings always felt well provided for.

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November 8th

FLORA "BLACKIE WRIGHT

Flora "Blackie" Wright of Ruston, age 96 died November 7, 2016. Services are incomplete under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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SAVANNAH NOELLE PAYNE

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A c e l e b r a t i o n o f t h e l i f e o f S a v a n n a h N o e l l e P a y n e , a g e 2 1 , w i l l b e h e l d 2 : 0 0 P M , W e d n e s d a y , N o v e m b e r 9 , 2 0 1 6 a t F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f R u s t o n w i t h R e v . J o s h S a n d e r s o n a n d R e v . C l a y t o n P o l a n d o f f i c i a t i n g .

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November 7th

Wm. David Franklin

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Wm. "David" Franklin, entered the gates of heaven on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Graveside: 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 7, 2016 at Mineral Springs Cemetery in Unionville, Louisiana. In lieu of flowers, donations may be in David's name to the National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.David was a native of Ruston, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Edna Franklin; his daughter Dena Pendleton and granddaughter, Berkley Pendleton.

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Skylar Michael-Lee Rabourn

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Skylar Michael-Lee Rabourn, 2, was born January 31, 2014 in Henderson, Texas and passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Gilmer, Texas.
Skylar loved Mickey Mouse and Paw Patrol. He enjoyed spending time at the Armory where he could tear stuff up and hide all the keys. He was a sweet little boy and very protective of his baby sister. Skylar is preceded in death by his Great Great Grandfather, B.H. Peterson, Great Grandfather, Robert L. Rabourn, and Great Grandmothers, Roberta Hoffman and Debora Hillhouse.

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Savannah N. Payne

Funeral services for Savannah N. Payne, 21 of Ruston, formerly of Greenwell Springs, LA, are pending under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Miss Payne died Friday, November 4, 2016.

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Samantha McLaughlin

Funeral services for Samantha McLaughlin, 32 of Choudrant are scheduled for 2 PM Monday, November 7, 2016 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church near Ringgold. Burial will follow in the Ebenezer Cemetery near Castor under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be from 5 PM until 7 PM Sunday, November 6, 2016 at the funeral home.

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November 4th

JOHNNIE CURRY JR

Johnnie Curry, Jr., 92 died October 27, 2016. Viewing will be Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10:00 am at New Hope Baptist Church, Homer, LA.. Services are Saturday Nov. 05 at 11:00 am at New Hope Baptist Church, Homer, LA. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Homer. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Homer, LA

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