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July 12th, 2017

ANNIE MAXINE MARTIN BROWN

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Annie Maxine Martin Brown was born October 23, 1928 in Archie, Louisiana to the late Joseph Madison Martin, Sr. and Adria Holly Martin. She was the youngest of nine children, seven who preceded her in death. On July 5, 2017, at her home in Ruston, LA, she was called to her heavenly home. She was 88 years old. Annie grew up in a Christian home where education, social justice and social change were stressed, and helping others was demonstrated by precept and example. The Martin family motto, “Not for ourselves, but for others” was a running theme throughout her family that has remained.

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ANNIE BROWN

Annie Brown, 88 formerly of Ruston, LA passed away July 5, 2017. Funeral Service is Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 1:00pm at the New Rocky B.C. in Grambling, LA. Burial will be at Grambling Memorial Garden. The Funeral Home is Memorial Funeral Home in Arcadia, LA.

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Clyde T. "BIDDY" McGee

Funeral Services for Clyde T. "BIDDY McGee (86) will be held Friday July 14, 2017 at 11 AM at the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Farmerville, Reverend Tommy L. Carr Pastor/Officiating. Interment will Immediately follow at the Zion Hill Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday July 13, 2017 from 2 Till 6PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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July 7th

MISTY AYN TRULL

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Graveside services for Mrs. Misty Ayn Trull, age 43, of Dubach, LA, will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, July 8, 2017 at St. Rest Cemetery in Dubach with Dr. Randy Ray officiating. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Misty’s family was her life. She loved her girls and enjoyed being with her family. She enjoyed cooking for them and going on vacations. She worked as a lab secretary at Northern Louisiana Medical Center for nearly 6 years and then at the Diabetic Care Center in Ruston. She had recently become active in her church.

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MELLIE LYONS OMEGA

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July 2, 2017. Funeral Services for Mellie Lyons will be held Saturday July8th 11a.m. at the Calvary Baptist church 5200 Hwy 167. Family hour will be Friday July 7th from 6pm-7pm at the St David Baptist church Vienna, La

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July 6th

MISTY MARINE TRULL

Misty Marine Trull, age 43, of Dubach, LA, died Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston.

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CHARLES M. BELL

Charles M. Bell, age 73, of Dubach, LA died Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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July 3rd

WILMA JEAN BUTCHER PORTER

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A funeral mass for Wilma Jean Butcher Porter, 86, will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, 471 Main Street, Grambling, LA. Mourners may view the body at the church from 10 a.m. until the funeral service begins at noon. Born in Sylacauga, Alabama, on May 30, 1931, to Blanche Leonard and Harrison Samuel Butcher, Jean earned a bachelor's degree from Tuskegee University in Alabama, a master's from Michigan State University, and a PhD in Institution Management from Iowa State University.

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June 30th

MR. LESTER E. FOSTER

A celebration of Life for Mr. Lester E. Foster will be held on Sunday at 11:00 A.M. at Simsboro Cemetery in Simsboro, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Lester E. Foster was born on August 29, 1929 and departed this earth on June 28, 2017 to be reunited with the love of his life, Helen Clark Foster. Lester, an avid sportsman, was 86.

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LISA G. CHIPMON

Lisa G. Chipmon, age 60, of Ruston died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Visitation is from 5:00 PM util 7:00 PM, Friday, June 30, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in the Longstraw Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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