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January 19th, 2015

Virgil L. Miller

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Graveside memorial services with Military honors for Virgil L. Miller, 83 of Quitman, will be 2:00PM Tuesday, January 20, 2015 in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Brother David Walsworth of Jonesboro 1st Assembly of God, officiating under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston. Mr. Miller died Wednesday, January 14, 2015 in Ruston. 

Mr. Miller was a US Army veteran honorably discharged as 1st Lieutenant and had worked as a VA Benefits counselor in Texas.

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January 16th

Mr. Marvin E. Davidson

Funeral services for Mr. Marvin E. Davidson, age 85 of Dubach, will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Barry Joyner. Burial will follow in St. Rest Cemetery near Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Davidson was born November 23, 1929 in Simsboro to John F. Davidson and Eunice Lee Davidson. He died January 15, 2015 in Ruston.

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Mrs. Evelyn Ruth Harlon

A celebration of the life of Mrs. Evelyn Ruth Harlon will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Rock Corner Baptist Church, 824 Rock Corner Road in Dubach, Louisiana. Reverends James Carson, Barry Joyner, and Brad Delaughter will officiate.  Friends may gather at the church for fellowship beginning at 1:00 pm Saturday, January 17. Evelyn Ruth Harlon joined her beloved husband Charles in glory on Sunday, January 11, 2015 in DeRidder, Louisiana. 

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January 15th

Mary Fay Watts Gallien

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A Memorial Service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, January 17, 2015, in the chapel at First Baptist Church, 508 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457, for Mary Fay Watts Gallien, 91, who passed away on Friday, January 9, 2015, at St. Agnes Healthcare & Rehab Center in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. Mary was a career military spouse, a loving wife and mother. She enjoyed playing golf, going bowling, and fishing.

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Bobby W. Williams

Home Going services for Bobby W. Williams of West Monroe, Louisiana will be held at 2: 00 p.m. on Saturday (January 17th) at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church #1, 239 Glenn Road, Dubach, Louisiana, where he was a member. The Reverend Mac Arthur Thomas is the officiating minister. Interment will follow in the Macedonia Church Cemetery under the direction of Miller Funeral Home of Monroe, Louisiana.

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January 14th

Mr. William Ardis Lowrey

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Funeral services for Mr. William Ardis Lowrey, age 85, of Dubach will be held 11:00 Am Friday, January 16, 2015 at Lisbon United Methodist Church. Officiating the service will be Rev. Steve Fowler and Rev. Terry Willis. Interment will follow at Lisbon Cemetery in Lisbon, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. William Ardis Lowrey was born August 21, 1929 in Lisbon, LA to Irene Clements and William Herbert Lowrey and passed away January 13, 2015.

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Christine Dick

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Funeral services for Christine Dick will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Michael Hawley. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Dick was born June 27, 1928 in Mangham, Louisiana and passed away January 10, 2015. She is preceded in death by her husband Amos Dick. She was also preceded in death by her parents Howard and Fannie Kline; 2 brothers: Leonard and Martin Kline; 2 sisters: Alice Banister and Hattie Leary.

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January 12th

Elayne McCartney Miller

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Funeral services for Elayne McCartney Miller, also lovingly known as Buddy, age 74, of Ruston will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, January 12, 2015 at Cook Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Gil Arthur. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Miller was born April 5, 1940 and passed away January 8, 2015. She is preceded in death by her husband: Jerry L. Miller.

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January 6th

Mr. Tommy Pye

A graveside service for Mr. Tommy Pye, age 67 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday January 7, 2015 at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery in Choudrant. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jerry Whitman. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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January 5th

Charlotte Sumlin Cantwell

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A visitation will be held for Charlotte Sumlin Cantwell, 77, at Rose-Neath's Arcadia Chapel 1680 1st Street Arcadia, LA, Tuesday, January 6, 2015 from 12 noon until 2 o'clock p.m. Private interment will be in Simsboro Cemetery.

She was born on Friday, December 31, 1937 in Shreveport, LA. She was raised in Simsboro, LA and a graduate of Simsboro High School. A graduate of LA College in Pineville. Charlotte moved to Baton Rouge where she met her husband Buster Cantwell and was a school librarian until she retired to follow her passion.

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