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March 17th, 2014

Mr. Billy Wick Colvin

Mr. Billy Wick Colvin, 76, entered into rest Friday, March 14, 2014 in Wagener, SC. Mr. Colvin, from Dubach Louisiana, was the loving husband for 52 years to Margie Ann Fallaw Colvin. He is also survived by his children: Billie Ann C.(Jim) Begley of Kingsport, TN, Terry L. (Darlene) Colvin of Aiken, and Jerry F (Sonya) Colvin of Wagener, grandchildren; Asher, Hayden & Caroline Begley, Andrew and Cassidy Colvin, Melissa (Braxton) Baughman, and Joseph Colvin, brothers; Thomas (Ann) Colvin and Donald Ray (Diane) Colvin. He was the son of the late Johnnie and Willie Bell Hunt Colvin.

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Maurine Harris Broome Sleeth

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Funeral services for Maurine Harris Broome Sleeth, age 92, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden. Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery near Hilly under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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March 14th

Dorothy Mae Hayden

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Funeral Services for Dorothy Mae Hayden will be Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM.at Owens Memorial Chapel.  Mrs. Dorothy  was born on April 11, 1929 in Dubach, Louisiana to Paul and Ion Bagwell.  She departed this life on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the age of 84 after a brief illness. 

She is survived by one daughter: Linda A and husband Mark Combs; one granddaughter: Kelly Flowers; one great grandson: A.J. Flowers; she is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews who were precious to her.  Mrs. Hayden is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and three sisters.

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Roxie Maxine Washam

Roxie Maxine Washam, affectionately known as “Mac”, was born October 7, 1944 to Mary Evelyn Brantley Washam and Arthur Chesley Washam and left this life to be with her Lord on Thursday, March 13, 2014. 

She is survived by her mother, Evelyn, of Farmerville; her two sisters, Jean Washam Hollis and husband, Steve, of Ruston; Leah L. L. Washam, of Monroe; and three nieces Maradith Jean Hollis of Mobile, Alabama, Lily Claire Washam-Coggins of North Richland Hills, Texas, and Kerry W. Harrell and husband Kevin of Fernandina Beach, Florida.  She is pre-deceased by her daddy, Arthur C. Washam.

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March 13th

Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Gasko Aulds

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Funeral services for Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Gasko Aulds, age 39 of Falls City, Texas, will be held 10:00 AM March 14, 2014 at South Parkway Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Pastor Chris Witt. Burial will follow in Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Janice Elizabeth Thomas Scriber

A courageous inspiration to everyone who knew her... Janice Elizabeth Thomas Scriber, went to be with her Lord Monday, March 10, 2014. Born on November 23rd, 1952, and raised in Spearsville, LA by her late parents, Arnold and Mildred Thomas. She was the Valedictorian of the 1970 graduating class at Spearsville High School. She later completed nursing school with academic honors at Louisiana Tech University in 1982. She fulfilled her career at Lincoln General Hospital in Ruston, LA as a Registered Nurse, where she touched many lives and fulfilled her passion as an Operating Room nurse.

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March 11th

Mr. Michael Wayne (Mike) Henry

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Funeral services for Mr. Michael Wayne (Mike) Henry, age 60 of Dubach, will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Officiating the service will be Rev. Greg Tipton and Rev. Rick Walters. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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March 10th

Marjorie Marie Brown Rainwater

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Funeral services for Marjorie Marie Brown Rainwater, age 82, will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, March 10, 2014 at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Ruston, Louisiana. Officiating will be The Rev. Bill Easterling. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick's Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held at Haskell Hall at the Church of the Redeemer, located at 504 Tech Dr. at 1:00 pm Monday, March 10, 2014 prior to the service at 2:00 pm

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March 7th

Mrs. Ethel Odelia Rinehart

Funeral services for Mrs. Ethel Odelia Rinehart, age 80 of Vernon, will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday March 9, 2014 at Vernon Baptist Church.  Officiating the service will be Rev. Gerald Nelson. Burial will follow in Vernon Cemetery in Vernon under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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March 6th

Mr. Lloyd “ BoBo” Arness Byrnside

Funeral services for Mr. Lloyd “ BoBo” Arness Byrnside, age 52 of Dubach, will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, March 7, 2014 at Hico Baptist Church in Hico. Officiating the service will be Rev. Don Cardin. Burial will follow in Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

Mr. Byrnside was born October 24, 1961 in El Dorado to Floyd Byrnside and Martha Dukes Byrnside. He died at his home in Dubach March 5, 2014. He was a member of Hico Baptist Church. In his spare time, Mr. Byrnside enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping.

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