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June 18th, 2013

Mr. Richard Newton Moore

Mr. Richard Newton Moore, age 87, of Ruston passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Mr. Moore was born March, 4, 1926 and passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013.

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June 17th

Melba Spillers Snow

Funeral services for Melba Spillers Snow, age 69, of Choudrant, LA, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Southside Baptist Church in Ruston, LA.. Rev. Oda “Tuck” Roberts and Rev. Tommy Gray will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Longstraw Cemetery in Choudrant, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.

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Mrs. Martha Rea Mills

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Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Rea Mills, age 67 of Dubach, will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, June 17, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Kenneth Neal. Burial will follow in Simsboro City Cemetery in Simsboro under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Mills was born September 18, 1945 in Minneapolis, MN to Harold Delbert Buckland, Sr. and Florence Rea Buckland.  She died at her home in Dubach June 14, 2013. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Christian Center in Arcadia.

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Arthur Clifford Parr

Arthur Clifford Parr, age 87 of Ruston, died June 10, 2013 in Ruston. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on December 16, 1925 to Arthur Parr and Pearl Long Parr. He was a veteran of WWII and served in the US Navy. Mr. Parr worked for many years as a dental technician. In his spare time, he enjoyed music, playing violin and playing golf. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his four sisters:  Lucille, Dorothy Nell, Ruth and Christine. Mr. Parr is survived by his wife: Geraldine Stafford Parr; his children:  Laura Elaine and husband Glynn Futch, Sr.

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June 14th

James Lester Duncan

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James Lester Duncan of Ruston, LA, formerly of Monroe, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. He was born to parents, Dillard H. Duncan and Lessie Irby, September 19, 1924.

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Mrs. Judy Cooper Martin

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Funeral services for Mrs. Judy Cooper Martin, age 66 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Scott Jennings and Rev. Greg Tipton. Burial will follow in Unionville Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Martin was born November 7, 1946 in Dubach to Elmer Lane Cooper and Nancy Sanders Cooper. She died June 13, 2013 at her home in Ruston after a lengthy illness. She was a cafeteria worker at Hillcrest Elementary for many years. In her spare time, Mrs.

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June 12th

Dellon Karl Fulton

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Dellon Karl Fulton, Jr., age 86, of West Monroe, Louisiana went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. He was born on June 29, 1926, to the union of Dellon Karl Fulton, Sr. and Maud Hyatt Fulton in Long Island, New York. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Frances Ann Gregory Fulton, and daughter, Karla Lee Fulton. Mr. Fulton attended school in New York City and graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1950 when he was a member of Delta Chi Fraternity.

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June 11th

Joesph Wayne Vallery

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Joesph Wayne Vallery, age 66, of Ruston, LA, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 09, 2013 at the North Louisiana Medical Center in Ruston. Mr. Vallery was born in Lake Charles, LA on October 5, 1946.

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June 10th

Olimbia Karagiorgi

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Olimbia Karagiorgi of Athens, Greece, died Saturday June 8, 2013 in Athens. She was the mother of Ruston resident Noula Rodakis and her husband, Steve, and grandmother of Ruston resident Olitsa Robbins, and her husband, Lee and their children, Trey and Adrianna. She is also survived by grandson John Rodakis and his wife, Christi, of Dallas, Texas, and their children, Nicholas and Evie. In Greece, are daughter Adoula Stavropoulou of Athens and her husband Dimitri, daughter-in-law Dina Karayiorgi, and also numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

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Helen Flowers

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Funeral services for Helen Flowers, age 84, of Ruston will be held at 11:00 AM Sunday, June 9, 2013 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Interment will follow at Colvin Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Flowers was born December 18, 1928 and passed away June 6, 2013.

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