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Archive - Jan 2012 - Obituaries

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January 20th

Joe O. Wilson

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The last surviving child of sixteen children born to the union of Walter “Bud” Scott Wilson & Ida Lenore McElroy Wilson, Joe O. Wilson returned home to the Lord on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at the age of 96.

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January 18th

Dr. Mary Ann Goodwyn

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A celebration of the life of Dr. Mary Ann Goodwyn of Ruston will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 21 in the large, enclosed pavilion (L-6) in Lincoln Parish Park. Marvin McFarland will guide reminiscences of Mary Ann by her friends, colleagues, and students. Dress for the celebration will be casual. Lincoln Parish Park is located just west of State Hwy 33 (Farmerville Highway) at the end of Parish Park Road, about 3.6 miles north of Interstate 20. Check with the gate attendant for directions to the pavilion.

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January 17th

Ernestine Lovelady Tatum

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Funeral services for Mrs. Ernestine Lovelady Tatum, age 94, of Dubach will be held at 10 A.M. Wednesday, January 18, at First Baptist Church in Dubach.

Officiating the service will be Rev. Todd Free, assisted by Bro. Barry Joyner and Dr. Connie Ward. Interment will follow at Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Ernestine was born February 3, 1917, in Lillie, LA, to E.D. (Judge) and Linnie Lovelady. She passed away on January 15, 2012, following a brief illness.

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January 10th

Lawrence P. (Larry) Novak

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Funeral services for Mr. Lawrence P. (Larry) Novak, age 78 of Simsboro, will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at New Hope Baptist Church in Choudrant. Rev. Dwayne Monk will be officiating the service. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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January 8th

Ginger Hathaway Pullin

Funeral services for Ginger Hathaway Pullin will be held on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 2pm at First Baptist Church in Jonesboro. Dr. Charles Wesley will officiate with burial following in the Gayla Traina Cemetery in Jonesboro.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Edmonds Funeral Home from 4-9pm. Mrs.

Pullin was born on June 8, 1951 and passed away on January 5, 2012. She was 60. Mrs. Pullin was a guidance counselor at Quitman High School in Quitman, LA., where she also was the golf coach and won three State Championships in a row.

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January 5th

Maudine Pepper Jeffcoats

Maudine Pepper Jeffcoats, age 87 of Simsboro, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 after a long life as a much loved wife; a caring and adored mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother; and as a faithful, supportive friend.

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January 2nd

Jeanette Alexander Howell

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Funeral service for Mrs. Jeanette Alexander Howell, 87, of Ruston, LA formerly of Monroe, LA, will be held at 1:00PM Tuesday, January 3, 2012, at First United Methodist Church in Monroe with Dr. Larry Stafford officiating. Graveside service will be held at 3:30PM Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Quitman, LA under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home Sterlington Rd. Monroe.

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January 1st

Joe Michael

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Funeral services will be held for Joe Michael, 88, at the St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Homer on Monday, January 1, 2012, at 11 a.m. with Father Mark Franklin officiating. Interment will follow at Arlington cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. at St. Margaret’s.

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Howell R. “Dale” Tatum, Jr.

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A graveside service for Mr. Howell R. “Dale” Tatum, Jr. age 62 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, January 1, 2012 at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery in Choudrant.  Rev. Jerry Whitman will officiate the service.  The service is under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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