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Charles Byron Rainwater

03.20.19 Rainwater Charles Byron

Charles Byron Rainwater was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 30, 1959, and passed away at home on March 16, 2019, in Mesquite, Texas after a long battle with pneumonia.Charles is preceded in death by his parents B.H. Rainwater, Jr. and Marjorie Marie Brown Rainwater of Ruston, Louisiana. He is survived by his sister Carol Lynn Rainwater Gorgal, and husband Ralph, of Mesquite, Texas, sister Rebecca Anne Rainwater Pesnell of Ruston, and brother Marshall Howard Rainwater, and partner Chris Burdsall, of Houston, Texas. Nephews and nieces, C.J.

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Allan Brian Crow

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Allan Brian Crow passed away at his home in Decatur, Georgia on Friday,
March 8th after a ten-year struggle with neuroendocrine cancer. He was
born on February 17, 1953, and was 66 years old.
A graveside service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Ruston,
Louisiana on March 23rd at 11:00 am. A reception will follow at the Temple
Baptist Church Life Center, 1515 S. Service Road W, Ruston, Louisiana,
71270.
Allan attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and graduated
with a Bachelor of Science in communications in 1976 (Geaux Tigers).

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Logan Joel Crume

03.19.19 Logan Crume

Logan Joel Crume was born December 9, 1991 in West Monroe, Louisiana. He was received by his heavenly father the morning of March 14, 2019. Logan was a dynamic person who was loved by all that knew him. He was an alumnus of A.E. Phillips Laboratory School, Ruston High School, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge and PHI Chapter Of Sigma Nu Fraternity. Logan earned a bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture and was employed as a salesman with ForeverLawn in Dallas, Texas. He was predeceased by his great grandparents: Frank and Ann Johnston, Walt Davis, and grandfather, Donald Crume.

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Logan Joel Crume

Funeral services for Logan Joel Crume, of Lewisville, TX are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Monday, March 18, 2019 at First Baptist Church Ruston. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston. Visitation will be held from 12:00 PM until time of service on Monday.

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Jonathan Donehoo

Jonathan Donehoo
Ruston, Louisiana

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James (Jim) Young, Jr

James (Jim) Young, Jr., 91, of Arcadia, LA, died on March 7, 2019 in Ruston, LA.Memorial services celebrating the life of Jim Young will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at St. Rest Baptist Church, Dubach, LA, where he was a member. Officiating the service will be Dr. Randy Ray.He was born on September 1, 1927 in Columbia, LA to James Otho Young, Sr. and Mary Reitzell. Jim worked for 35 years with Halliburton Oil Services, retiring in 1985 as District Manager of the Industrial Cleaning Division in Dubai.

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Patricia Rene Null Squyres

03.12.19 Patricia

On March 4, 2019, Patricia Rene Null Squyres, loving wife and mother, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at the age of 66.
Patricia was born April 4, 1952 in Ruston, LA. She married her husband of 47 years, Sam Squyres, on January 14, 1972. They raised two children - Annie and Richard.
Patricia was known for her sense of humor and kind spirit. Her life's work was teaching children about Jesus. “Miss Patricia” loved every child entrusted to her care over the years.

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Laverne E. Hunt

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Laverne E. Hunt, 85 of El Dorado, AR, died on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.
Born on November 30, 1933 in Bernice, LA; she was the daughter of Dewey and Mary Creel Evans. She worked as a telephone operator and was later a homemaker. She was known for her delicious pecan and lemon pies. Laverne was a member of the First Baptist Church, on the benevolence committee, and was a strong caring person.

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Pauline Parks Gray

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Pauline Parks Gray
Kilpatrick Funeral Home
Ruston, LA
Funeral services for Pauline Parks Gray, age 87, will be held at Life Church/South Parkway Monday March 11, 2019 at 2:00pm. Officiating the service will be Pastors Chris Witt, Dallas Witt, and Dean Walsworth. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick's Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will be from 4-6 PM on Sunday, March 10 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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Fairlyn Faith Dean Brantley

Funeral services for Fairlyn Faith Dean Brantley, 79, of Farmerville are set for Tuesday, March 12 at 2:00 P.M. at the Farmerville Church of Christ, where she was a member. The funeral will be under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville, with Bros. Larry White and Stanley Brantley officiating. Interment will follow at Liberty Hill-Taylor cemetery near Farmerville.

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