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October 2nd, 2014

Otis Moore

Otis Moore, 88, passed away September 28, 2014, at Sunrise of Decatur in Decatur, GA.  Memorial services are 11am Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Grambling, LA.  In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations are made in honor of Otis Moore to the Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org.

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September 30th

Mrs. Yvonne Rogers Tinsley

Funeral services for Mrs. Yvonne Rogers Tinsley, age 88 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 14, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Officiating the service will be Dr. Michael Hawley. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston.

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September 29th

Mrs. JoAnn Hanna Cook

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Funeral Services for Mrs. JoAnn Hanna Cook will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, September 29, 2015 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Blaine O’Neill, O.F.M. and Rev. Frank Folino, O.F.M. Burial will follow in Pines Memorial Gardens in Ruston.
Today, we celebrate the life of JoAnn Hannah Cook, born October 2, 1938 in Kentwood, LA and died September 26, 2014 in Ruston, LA.   

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Jerry Gene Grigsby

Funeral services for Jerry Gene Grigsby, age 67, Ruston, LA., will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston. Visitation will be prior to the service from 12:00 P.M. until service time at 2:00 P.M. Rev. Gary Willis and Rev. Brad Jones will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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September 26th

Sandra Gail Adams Wilson

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Funeral services will be held for Sandra Gail Adams Wilson at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 1500 Pierre Ave., Shreveport, LA 71103. Interment will follow at the Grambling Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Family visitation will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, September 26 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 3300 Greenwood Road. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in charge.

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September 25th

Beth Bingham Duddy

Beth Bingham Duddy, age 95, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2014. A memorial service will be held at Antioch United Methodist Church in Simsboro on Monday, September 29 at 11:00 A.M.

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September 23rd

Mr. James William "Jake" Spears

Funeral services for Mr. James William "Jake" Spears, age 87 of Alexandria, formerly of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, September 22, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Mr. Dwight “Charlie” Brown

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A service to honor the life of Mr. Dwight “Charlie” Brown will be at 11 am Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home with Bro. Yancey Martin and Danny McIlveenee officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at St. Maurice Cemetery in St. Maurice, LA. The family will receive friends from 5 pm until 8 pm on September 23rd at Community Baptist Church, 164 Defreese Road, West Monroe, LA 71219 and again Wednesday the 24th from 9am until service time at Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home, 848 Keyser Ave, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

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September 17th

Georgia Fillingham Huckabay

Georgia Fillingham Huckabay, age 72, a resident of Fairhope, AL, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014.

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September 10th

Christopher Shayne Norman

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Funeral services for Christopher Shayne Norman, age 38, of Choudrant, LA will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Choudrant, officiating the service will be Rev. David Harrell and Rev. Ernie Norman. Interment will follow at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Shayne was born May 11, 1976 and passed away September 8, 2014. He is preceded in death by his grandparents: C. L. Norman, sr., Charles M. Tolar and Voris Viola Brewster Pardue.

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