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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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Judith Ann Smith

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Funeral services for Mrs. Judith Ann Smith, age 69 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, September 4, 2010 at First Pentecostal Church of Ruston with Sister Earlene Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

Mrs. Smith was born December 9, 1940 in Little Rock Arkansas to Emil Fritts and Jewel Fritts. She died September 1, 2010 in Ruston. She was a member of First Pentecostal Church of Ruston.

In her spare time, Mrs. Smith enjoyed reading most of all as well as playing handheld games and find-a-word puzzles.

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