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August 29th, 2016

Paul Colvin

Funeral services for Mr. Paul David Colvin, age 57 of Farmerville, will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Sharon Baptist Church in Hico. Rev. Caroll Holmes will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery in Hico under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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August 23rd

Roberta Gayle Simmons Poole

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Funeral services for Roberta Gayle Simmons Poole, age 92, will be at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Grace United Methodist Church on North Trenton, Ruston, LA, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston with Rev. Bob Deich officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service starting at 9:00am. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in Gloster, MS at 4:00pm.

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Andrew Frazier

A service of memory will be held for Mr. Andrew Douglas Frazier on Tuesday August 23rd, 11:00 a.m. with a wake and vigil held Monday, August 22nd, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm both at Mays Chapel CME Church in Ruston.
Mr. Frazier passed away Tuesday, August 16th.
He was born on April 18, 1934 in Arcadia, Louisiana to Andrew and Lenora Frazier and was proceeded by his wife and high school sweetheart Lucy Frazier. He attended Lincoln High School and Grambling State University. He also served our country in the U.S. Marine Corps.

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August 18th

Era Chandler

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A memorial service for Era Byrd Chandler will be held at 2PM on Saturday, August 20, 2016, in the Burkhalter Chapel of Trinity United Methodist Church. Reverend Leslie Stephens will officiate. Private family interment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

Mrs. Chandler died Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at the Alpine Senior Care Center in Ruston, Louisiana, after a long illness.

She was born in Dodson, Louisiana, on October 11, 1921, to Esther Williamson and Roland McCray Pullen. She earned a

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August 17th

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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