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April 14th, 2014

Mrs. Alma R. “Sis” Hogan

A graveside service for Mrs. Alma R. “Sis” Hogan, age 80 of Ruston, will be held at 3:00 PM April 13, 2014 in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston. Reverend Leroy Skipper will officiate the service. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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John Charles Ford, Sr.

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Funeral services for John Charles Ford, Sr, age 84, of Sibley, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday April 13, 2014 at Alabama Presbyterian Church. Officiating the service will be Rev. Allison Moody. Interment will follow at Sibley Cemetery in Sibley, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Ford was born September 29, 1929 and passed away April 8, 2014. Mr. Ford was a member of Alabama Presbyterian Church in Sibley, LA. He was an artist, an avid gardener, and loved to work with his hands.

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April 10th

Mrs. Willie Mae Brantley Williams

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Funeral Services for Mrs. Willie Mae Brantley Williams were held April 9, 2014 at 12 noon at Church of Christ of Haynesville, La and she was in state at 11am. Willie Mae was born in the farming community of “Norton Shop” (now Shongaloo), the third of five children born to Wade Brantley and Beatrice Roberson Brantley.

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April 7th

Lewis Benjamin “Buster” Barnette

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Lewis Benjamin “Buster” Barnette, 73, of Dubach, passed away on April 6, 2014, due to a lengthy illness. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Dubach. Bro. Todd Free will be officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4-6 PM at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will follow the funeral at Fellowship Cemetery in Dubach.

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Richard E. Paige, II

A memorial service for Richard E. Paige, II, will be held at 12 Noon on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the New Hope Cemetery in Choudrant, Louisiana.  Rev. Oda W. “Tuck” Roberts will officiate. Richard was the son of Rev. Richard E. “Dick” and Mary Lee Paige.  He was born on November 28, 1958, and he died in Monroe, Louisiana, after a lengthy battle with cancer. 

Richard is survived by his sister, Lauren Paige Law and husband, Dan, of Salamanca, New York; his brother, David Paige and wife, Kim, of Kennesaw, Georgia, and a large extended family.

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Eddie Jarmon

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Funeral services for Eddie Jarmon, 60 of Choudrant will be 2:00 PM Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral home in Ruston with Rev. Brad Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Mr. Jarmon passed away suddenly April 3, 2014 in Monroe.

Eddie was an estimator at Owens Construction in West Monroe. An avid deer hunter, he loved NASCAR, spending time outdoors with his children and riding four wheelers.

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April 2nd

Robinette C. “Robbie” Norris

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A Celebration of Life for Robinette C. “Robbie” Norris, 87, of Ruston will be 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Ruston, LA. The Celebrant will be Rev. Bill Easterling and the Officiant will be Rev. Edward Head. A visitation will begin at 12 noon until service time in Haskell Hall at the church. Interment will follow in Pines Memorial Garden under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Constance (Connie) Connolly

Constance (Connie) Connolly, 90, of Ruston, LA passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on Dec 11, 1923 to the late Emerson and Hattie Ferris.  Connie graduated from Loyola University at Chicago in 1952 with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.  After several years of her professional nursing career, Connie completed a Master's Degree in Nursing in 1958 at The Catholic University of America in Washington DC.

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April 1st

David Colton Gray

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David Colton Gray, Ruston, LA
A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel. The family will be receiving friends on Tuesday from 1:00 until time of service. Inurnment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park.

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March 28th

James Stuart Baker

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James Stuart Baker, son of James Thomas Baker and the late Ineta Hood Baker, entered eternal rest on March 25, 2014. Stuart, a native of Metairie, LA, was born on June 29, 1963.

He is survived by his father James T. Baker, his sister Melissa Baker Schroeder, his brother-in-law Richard Schroeder, his nephews and nieces Jacob, Benjamin, Hannah, Abigail, and Silas Schroeder, and a host of relatives.

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