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September 7th

Willis

Betty Davis Willis, 71, of Arcadia, died Aug. 22. Open visitation will be from noon-5 p.m. Friday at King’s Funeral Home in Ruston. Family hour will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. A twilight funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Burial will be in Harmony Church Cemetery in Arcadia.

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Holland

Caroline Mamon Holland, 85, of Simsboro died Aug. 20. Open visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Friday at King’s Funeral Home in Ruston. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fellowship Baptist Church in Simsboro. Burial will be in Fellowship Church Cemetery.

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Singleton

Willie Jean Singleton, 70, of Ruston, died Aug. 27. Open visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Friday at King’s Funeral Home in Ruston. Overnight drive through viewing will be from 4:45 p.m. Friday through 9 a.m. Saturday. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Burial will be in Macedonia No. 1 Cemetery in Dubach.

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Ford

Loye Ford, 75, of Grambling, died Aug. 24. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Grambling. Burial will be in Grambling Memorial Gardens.

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Paul Hurysz

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A memorial service for Paul Hurysz will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Thomas Aquinas Church (810 Casey Ave.). Reception to follow. A member of the Men’s Club, Knights of Columbus and active fan of Louisiana Tech sports, having had two of his children graduate from the university, he was a man who loved being social. All friends and those who know Paul are welcome to join us for a celebration of his life.

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September 3rd

Billie Downer Miller

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A graveside service for Billie Downer Miller, age 84, of Lafayette, LA formerly of Ruston, LA, was held at 10: a..m. Friday September 3, 2010 at Antioch Cemetery in Simsboro, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Officiating the service was the Rev. Joe Koskie.

Mrs. Miller was born July 22, 1926 and passed away September 1, 2010. Mrs. Miller was a graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She taught in Arcadia, LA for 1 year and retired from Crowley School System as a Home Economics Teacher with over 31 years of service.

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September 2nd

Dr. Floyd Coleman

Dr. Floyd Coleman, 76, of Mesquite, Texas, died Aug. 27, 2010. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Our Christian Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial is at Grambling Memorial Garden.

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Billie Wayne Miller

Mrs. Billie Wayne Miller, 84, of Lafayette, formerly of Ruston, died Sept. 1, 2010. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Antioch Cemetery in Simsboro.

Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. today at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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Ruth Foster Tubb

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Ruth Foster Tubb, a resident of Statesboro, GA and formerly of Ball, LA departed her earthly home on August 25, 2010 at the age of 95.

Ruth was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend and will be missed greatly. She was greeted in Heaven by her Heavenly Father, her loving husband of 71 years John Tubb, Sr., her parents, 4 brothers, and 3 sisters.

Those left behind to cherish her memory include one son, John B. Tubb, Jr. and wife Ann of Houston, TX; one daughter, Fay Tubb Williams and husband Buck of Statesboro, GA; two granddaughters, Nancy Tubb of Clyde, TX and Amy Williams Rowell and husband Harold of Sylvania, GA; one grandson, John B. Tubb III and wife Robyn of Magnolia, TX; two great-grandsons, Alan Michael Tubb and John B. Tubb IV of Magnolia, TX; and one great-granddaughter, Haleigh Tubb of Magnolia, TX. Ruth’s celebration of life service will be held at Harmony Chapel Methodist Church in Hico, LA on Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 1:00pm, with Dr. Henry Blount officiating.

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Shelby Jean Woodard

Funeral services were held for Shelby Jean Woodard, 73, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel, Arcadia, on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Bruce Willson and Rob Perritt officiated. The interment followed at the Alabama Baptist Church cemetery. Mrs. Woodard was born September 8, 1936, in Hico, LA, to Charlie and Lula Napper Doss.

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