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October 20th, 2014

William Cecil Harrell

A celebration of the life of William Cecil Harrell, 92, of Dubach will be held 2:00 Monday, October 20, 2014 at Salem United Methodist Church with Rev. Danny Baskin officiating. Interment will follow at Salem Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. A visitation will begin at 12:30 P.M until service time at the church.

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Royce Lee Patterson

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Funeral services for Royce Lee Patterson, 85, of Farmerville will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, October 20, 2014 at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Aleck Nyegaard officiating. Burial will be in the Liberty Hill Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.

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October 17th

Martha Elizabeth (Betsy) McGuire Teuton

Martha Elizabeth (Betsy) McGuire Teuton of Quaker Hill, CT (formerly of Ruston), died peacefully on October 14, 2014, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. She was 63 years old and spent those years loving the Lord, her family, and her friends. A memorial service will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church at 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 18, 2014, with a visitation-reception in the Fellowship Hall to follow. Plans are pending for a second memorial service and interment in New London, CT.

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October 15th

James W. "Jay" Landry

Funeral services for Mr. James W. “Jay” Landry, age 44 of Dubach LA, will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, October 17, 2014 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Dubach, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Connie Smith and Rev. Don Cardin. Burial will follow in Fellowship Cemetery in Dubach, LA under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.
 

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October 10th

Sandra Elizabeth Gray Hunt

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Sandra Elizabeth Gray Hunt was born on May 16, 1935, to the late Nellie Elizabeth Carlton Gray and the late Henry Grady Gray of Minden, Louisiana. She spent her childhood in Minden, surrounded by family and close friends. Sandra graduated from Minden High School, class of 1953. She was Miss Minden 1953.She then attended Louisiana State University where she was a Gumbo Beauty and Favorite and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. While at LSU, she spent a summer attending Stanford University and a summer in Hawaii at the University of Hawaii. Sandra graduated from LSU in 1957.

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October 9th

Martha M. Mantooth

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Graveside services for Martha M. Mantooth, 74 of Ruston will be 2:00PM Friday, October 10, 2014 in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston with Rev. Wendell Sellers officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 12 noon until 2:00PM graveside time at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Mrs. Mantooth died Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Ruston.

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October 6th

Juel Meredith Downs Chappell

Juel Meredith Downs Chappell died peacefully October 3, 2014. Ms. Juel was born December 5, 1919 to James Monroe Meredith and Pearl Jane Hearne Meredith in Grayson, LA. After graduating from Chatham High School she completed her education at Louisiana Polytechnic Institute in 1939.

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October 2nd

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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