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November 16th, 2016

Josie Tubbs

Bernice--------Mrs. Josie Tubbs, 74, Assistant Bank Manager at Guaranty Bank of Dubach died Sunday, November 13, 2016. Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M., November 16, 2016 at First Baptist Church, Bernice. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Bernice under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Ruston, LA.

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November 15th

Josie Tubbs

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Funeral services for Josie Tubbs will be 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at
First Baptist Church Bernice. Jay McCallum will officiate. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Bernice, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Ruston, LA.

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Mrs.Mary Colvin Gray

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Colvin Gray will be held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Dubach with Reverend Barry Joyner and Reverend Corey Bruce officiating. Burial will follow in Unionville Cemetery near Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

Mary Gray was a wonderful wife, mother, and Mema. She was a true southern lady who loved the Lord, her family, her church, and going to the beauty shop. She enjoyed traveling and would talk to everyone she met. Mary was blessed with many sweet friends.

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Artis Lee Smith

Funeral Services for Artis Lee Smith (71) will be held Saturday November 19, 2016 at 2:30 PM at Beech Grove Church in Spearsville Louisiana, Reverend Linsey Jones, Officiating. Interment will Immediately follow at the Beech Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday November 18, 2016 from 2 Till 5:30 PM and Family Hour/Wake will be from 6 Till 7 at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville.

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November 14th

Pearl S. DeFreese

Pearl S. DeFreese, 87, homemaker from Ruston, died Saturday, November 12, 2016. Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. until time of service at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Ruston, LA.

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November 11th

ETHEL BEAIRD STONE

Funeral services for Ethel Beaird Stone, 95, of Bernice, formally of Spearsville, will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Mt. Union Baptist Church with Bro. Jared Hawthorne and Bro. Marcell McGee officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Union Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.
Mrs. Stone, a homemaker, went to her heavenly home on November 10, 2016. She was a member of Mt. Union Baptist Church.

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November 9th

FLORA "BLACKIE" WRIGHT

Funeral services for Mrs. Flora Mae Wright, age 96 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
lora Mae Wright was born on April 13th, 1920, to Catherine and Matthew Dowdy on a family farm in Jonesville, Louisiana.
The oldest of four children growing up in a flood plain during the Depression, Flora said she and her siblings always felt well provided for.

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November 8th

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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