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August 17th, 2016

Marie Roberts

Marie “Christine” Roberts was born October 3, 1953 and died on July 22 in Lexington, Kentucky.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday August 20 at 10am at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her father Donald Roberts and a sister Maribeth Heurtevant.

Left to cherish her memory is her mother Anne Marie Roberts, her siblings: her twin Therese Spurgeon (Roland), Kathleen Acree, Susan Cline (Chip), Robert Roberts, Anne Marie Whitehurst (Paul), and hosts of nieces and nephews.

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Lisa Northcott

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Memorial services for Lisa Northcott, 41, of Monroe, LA., will be held at 5:00 P.M. Saturday August 20, 2016 at Christ Church in West Monroe, with Rev. Tom Lowe officiating under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, LA. Visitation will be from 3:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. Saturday at Christ Church in West Monroe.

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August 5th

Claudie Brown

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Claudie Brown was born to Jessie and Beatrice Dupree Brown on June 28, 1938. He passed August 2, 2016. He and his twin sister, Cloutis, were the oldest of 5 children, with one preceding him in death.

Claudie was employed with the City of Ruston, T L James, Twin Oaks Nursery and Cook & Company. He loved his family, cowboy boots and hats.

He leaves to cherish his memory, sons Terry Bradford, Marcus Brown and stepson Kenny along with daughters Stephanie Windley, Veronica Jenkins and step-daughter Yvonne.

Viewing is today at Memorial Funeral Home, Arcadia, LA at 6:00 pm-7:00 pm.

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Ruby Conville

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Ruby Kathleen Best Conville was born on May 14, 1926 in the Bienville Parish community of Liberty Hill to Joe Cephus and Nancy Elizabeth Mathews Best. At the age of 12, Kathleen professed Jesus Christ as her Savior, and she went to be with Him on August 5, 2016 in Ruston, LA.

At the age of two, Kathleen moved with her family to Simsboro, LA where she lived and attended school. A 1942 graduate of Simsboro High School, Kathleen was a proud alumnus and became a founding member of the SHS Alumni Association.

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Frank Johnston

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Graveside services for Frank Lee Johnston, age 96, of Ruston, LA will be held on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at 2:00 PM at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle, AR.

Mr. Johnston was born June 7, 1920 in Dardanelle, AR, and passed away August 3, 2016 in Ruston, LA. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Ruston, LA.

Frank Johnston was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Anna Mae Gateley Johnston, 2 brothers: John Johnston and Roy Johnston, and a great granddaughter: Kylie Lynette Johnston.

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August 4th

Connie Sincox Hair

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Connie Sincox Hair, 62, of Ruston passed away peacefully August 2, 2016, surrounded by loved ones after a lengthy illness. Connie was a homemaker for many years, as well as a friend to many.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Tipton of Mineral Springs officiating. The family will be accepting visitors from 9:00 AM until service time.

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Billy Adcox

Billy Joe Adcox, age 84, passed away Tuesday, August 2nd in Ruston, Louisiana surrounded by his family. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, August 5th, 2016, at 11 AM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana. Visitation will be held at 10:00 A.M., preceding the memorial service at 11:00 A.M. The burial will follow at 3:30 P.M. at the Atlanta Cemetery in Atlanta, Arkansas. Dr. Chris Craig will officiate.

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August 1st

Frank Wayne Martin Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. Frank Wayne Martin, Sr., age 77 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Rev. Jeff May will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Douglas Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Mayme Caver

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Those with a knack for growing things are said to have a green thumb. But some of those thumbs are even greener than the others. Mayme Caver’s could best be described as forest green as she could seemingly grow anything, and often did. Gardening was her favorite pastime, but her nurturing care was also greatly felt by both family and friends — and will be greatly missed, too.

Mayme Caver passed away July 25, 2016 in Austin, Texas, and with little doubt the gardens of Heaven are already more lush.

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Glenn Miller

Funeral services will be held for Glenn Edward Miller, 57, at the Alabama Baptist Church, north of Arcadia, on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Alabama Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 1680 First St. in Arcadia.

Glenn was born Jan. 28, 1959 in Bernice, LA to Chester and Fannie Taylor Miller. He passed away on Saturday, July 30th at Minden Medical Center following a sudden illness. Glenn was a trucking supervisor in the oilfield.

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