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November 8th, 2016

FLORA "BLACKIE WRIGHT

Flora "Blackie" Wright of Ruston, age 96 died November 7, 2016. Services are incomplete under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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SAVANNAH NOELLE PAYNE

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A c e l e b r a t i o n o f t h e l i f e o f S a v a n n a h N o e l l e P a y n e , a g e 2 1 , w i l l b e h e l d 2 : 0 0 P M , W e d n e s d a y , N o v e m b e r 9 , 2 0 1 6 a t F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f R u s t o n w i t h R e v . J o s h S a n d e r s o n a n d R e v . C l a y t o n P o l a n d o f f i c i a t i n g .

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November 7th

Wm. David Franklin

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Wm. "David" Franklin, entered the gates of heaven on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Graveside: 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 7, 2016 at Mineral Springs Cemetery in Unionville, Louisiana. In lieu of flowers, donations may be in David's name to the National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.David was a native of Ruston, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Edna Franklin; his daughter Dena Pendleton and granddaughter, Berkley Pendleton.

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Skylar Michael-Lee Rabourn

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Skylar Michael-Lee Rabourn, 2, was born January 31, 2014 in Henderson, Texas and passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Gilmer, Texas.
Skylar loved Mickey Mouse and Paw Patrol. He enjoyed spending time at the Armory where he could tear stuff up and hide all the keys. He was a sweet little boy and very protective of his baby sister. Skylar is preceded in death by his Great Great Grandfather, B.H. Peterson, Great Grandfather, Robert L. Rabourn, and Great Grandmothers, Roberta Hoffman and Debora Hillhouse.

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Savannah N. Payne

Funeral services for Savannah N. Payne, 21 of Ruston, formerly of Greenwell Springs, LA, are pending under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Miss Payne died Friday, November 4, 2016.

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Samantha McLaughlin

Funeral services for Samantha McLaughlin, 32 of Choudrant are scheduled for 2 PM Monday, November 7, 2016 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church near Ringgold. Burial will follow in the Ebenezer Cemetery near Castor under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be from 5 PM until 7 PM Sunday, November 6, 2016 at the funeral home.

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November 4th

JOHNNIE CURRY JR

Johnnie Curry, Jr., 92 died October 27, 2016. Viewing will be Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10:00 am at New Hope Baptist Church, Homer, LA.. Services are Saturday Nov. 05 at 11:00 am at New Hope Baptist Church, Homer, LA. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Homer. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Homer, LA

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GEORGE EARL BRAGG

Funeral Services for George Earl Bragg (67) will be held Saturday November 5, 2016 at 3PM at the Willie Davis Jr. Recreation Center in Farmerville, Reverend Joe Watson, Officiating. Interment will Immediately follow at the Pleasant Hill Memorial Garden in Spearsville. Visitation will be held Friday November 4, 2016 from 2 till 5PM and Family Hour from 5:30 Till 6:30 PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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November 3rd

Mrs. Laura Ellen Lamb Cowan

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Former first lady of Grambling High Football passes
After a lengthy illness, Mrs. Laura Ellen Lamb Cowan of Grambling, Louisiana earned her heavenly wings and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 29, 2016. She was 87 years old.
Lady Laura was born November 1, 1928 in Girad, Louisana. She graduated from Robinson Business College in Monroe, and began working at Grambling College in 1952. She retired in 1994 from Grambling State University, after working in the Accounting Department for 42 years.

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George Earl Bragg

Funeral Services for George Earl Bragg (67) will be held Saturday November 5, 2016 at 3PM at the Willie Davis Jr. Recreation Center in Farmerville, Reverend Joe Watson, Officiating. Interment will Immediately follow at the Pleasant Hill Memorial Garden in Spearsville. Visitation will be held Friday November 4, 2016 from 2 till 5PM and Family Hour from 5:30 Till 6:30 PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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