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July 14th, 2014

Mrs. Josephine M. Harrist

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Mrs. Josephine M. Harrist entered into eternal rest Friday, July 11, 2014 after a brief illness.
Funeral services are scheduled at for Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana. Visitation is scheduled from 1:30 PM till service time at 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden. Graveside services will follow at Colvin Memorial Cemetery in Unionville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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Mr. Alvin Y. Green

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Funeral services for Mr. Alvin Y. Green, Sr age 89, of Bernice LA will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the Bernice United Methodist Church in Bernice , LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Johnie Adkins Interment will follow at Bernice City Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.

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July 10th

Dorothy Ann Carpenter

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Funeral services for Dorothy Ann Carpenter, age 79, of Many, LA will be held 10:00 AM Friday, July 11, 2014 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Officiating the service will be Dr. Darryl Ferrington. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Carpenter was born November 15, 1934 and passed away July 8, 2014, after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Carpenter was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Many, LA.

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July 7th

Walter Lee Clark

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Walter Lee Clark, formerly of Grambling, Louisiana passed away suddenly on June 12, 2014. He was born in Niagara Falls, New York on March 8, 1950 to the union of Dorothy Cutter Clark and Donald Clark. Walter was a proud member of the United States Air Force, a Vietnam Veteran, a former Grambling State University Police Officer, a Grambling, Louisiana Police Officer and a volunteer fire fighter in Alton, Texas. He truly loved his jobs and had great compassion for his fellow man.

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Robert Bruce Thomas

Funeral services for Robert Bruce Thomas, a retired deputy sheriff, will be held on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the Charles Garrett Community Center in Jonesboro at 2pm. Interment will follow in the Mt. Olive East Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Edmonds Funeral Home in Jonesboro from 4-8pm. Mr. Thomas was born on September 5, 1961 and passed away on June 30, 2014. He was 52.

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July 2nd

Mary Joyce Coussan

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Mary Joyce Coussan, age 72 of Cumming, GA, formerly of Ruston, LA,  passed away Monday, June 30, 2014. She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Cumming. Joyce graduated from Ruston High School and Louisiana Tech University and was a retired Special Education Teacher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, C. W. Coussan; parents, LeRoy and Lanell Frazier. Joyce will be remembered for her strong spirit, leadership and uncompromising love for her family and friends.

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Mr. Donald Eugene “Peanut“ Comer

Funeral services for Mr. Donald Eugene “Peanut“ Comer, will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Edmonds Funeral Home Chapel in Jonesboro at 10am with Bro. Robert Smith and Bro.Charles Lutrick officiating.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 4-8pm at Edmonds Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Jonesboro. Mr. Comer was born on January 1, 1939 and passed away on July 1, 2014. He was 75.

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June 30th

Margie Normand Drewett

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Funeral mass for Margie Normand Drewett of Ruston will be held at 10 AM, Monday, June 30, 2014 at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Ruston, Louisiana with Father Frank Folino officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Mrs. Drewett, 74, of Ruston, passed away at her home after a long illness on Friday, June 27, 2014.

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June 27th

Clifford Lee Jones

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Funeral Services for Clifford Lee Jones will be held Saturday, June 28, 2014 at New Living Word Ministries at 1:00pm. Mr. Jones was born on April 10, 1950 and passed away on June 19, 2014.

Clifford was a loving husband to Jeanette Jones for 42 years. He was a wonderful father to 3 daughters, Teresa, LaJeana, and Jenequa Jones He was a grandfather of 3 and great-grandfather of 1. He worked for the City of Ruston Water and Sewer for 25 years at the time of his death.

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June 25th

Ms. Rhonda West Jennings

A memorial service for Ms. Rhonda West Jennings, age 57 of Dubach, will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, June 30, 2014 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Dubach. Committal services will follow in Fellowship Cemetery in Dubach. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of the service on Monday at the church. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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