Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 12/06/2010 - 10:21am
Donald Raye Oxford will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn Cemetery on Monday, 12/6/2010, 2:00pm. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until 2:00pm. He passed away on 11/28/2010 and is survived by his son and wife Kris and Angie Oxford, grandsons Blake and Kannon in Smynra, TN., brother John and his wife Sharon in Woodland, WA. After high school Donny attended Louisiana Tech and briefly worked as the Sports Editor for the Ruston Daily Leader. He enlisted in the U. S.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Mon, 12/06/2010 - 10:20am
Funeral services for Ellon Grigsby Nelson, 83 of Ruston will be 2PM Sunday, December 5, 2010 in the chapel of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Officiating will be Rev. Bill Reid and Rob Lary. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Nelson died Friday, December 3, 2010 following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Nelson is preceded in death by her husband Alfred A. Nelson and siblings Ernest Grigsby, Gene Grigsby, Elaine Pesnell and Yvonne Goss. She was a skilled seamstress who enjoyed needlepoint and quilting for years with the Grace Quilters.