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April 12th, 2017

JAMES LYNN NEWSOM

James Lynn Newsom, Sr., 76, of Simsboro, passed away April 11, 2017 in Arcadia, LA. Arrangements are ncomplete under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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April 11th

MARY A. BECK PYLANT

Funeral services for Mary Alice Beck Pylant, 99, of Choudrant, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Rev. Johnny Hankins, Rev. Larry Bullock, and Chaplain Scotty Riggs will officiate. Burial will follow at Culbertson Cemetery in Union Parish Visitation will be 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 13, 2017 and 10:00 to 11:00 AM on Friday April 14, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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ROBERT ALLEN DAVIS

Davis, Robert Allen, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died April 8, 2017. Mr. Davis was a member of Providence United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Mr. Davis was the son of the late, Barton Allen and Ruby Mae Batey Davis. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Earline Davis. He is survived by: Wife - Rita Massingale Davis Children - Jeffrey Allen Davis and Jennifer Davis Goshorn Step-children - Matt Massingale and Susan M. Ramsey Sister - Donna Neyland Grandchildren - Allison Davis and Ryan Davis

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April 10th

MARGARET KATHERINE COLLINSWORTH

Funeral services for Margaret Katherine Collinsworth, a retired nurse of Arcadia, will be held at 2:00pm, Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel with Bro. Gene Reeves officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Mrs. Collinsworth, 85, went to her heavenly home on April 7, 2017. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Margaret retired as a registered nurse from Alpine Nursing Home, Baptist Home and Arcadia Manor. She was also a member of First Baptist Church of Arcadia.

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MARY A. BECK PYLANT

Mary A. Beck Pylant, 99, of Ruston, passed away on April 8, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.

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MYRTLE BRANCH

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Funeral services for Myrtle Branch, age 88, of Ruston will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Rev. Dwayne Monk will officiate the service. Interment will follow in New Hope Cemetery in Garrs Mill, LA near Dodson, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will be prior to the service at 10:00 A.M. until service time. Mrs. Branch was born on August 13, 1928 in Hodge, LA and died on April 9, 2017 in Ruston, LA. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Choudrant, LA. Mrs.

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April 7th

CORTEZ HICKS LAURENCE

Funeral services for Cortez Hicks Laurence, 99, of Bernice, will be held at 3pm, Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Shiloh Baptist Church, Highway 2, east of Bernice. Officiating will be Rev. Mike Fletcher and Rev. Scott Fletcher. Interment will be in the Bernice City Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be held from 3 to 7pm, Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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DOLAPHYNE "DOLLY" JONES

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A celebration and Memorial Service for Dolaphyne “Dolly” Clough Jones will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. The family will greet guests at 1:00 PM on Saturday, prior to the service. Dolly was born on April 27, 1931 in McCook, Nebraska. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

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DON T. THRASH

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Graveside services for Mr. Don T. Thrash, age 76, will be held at 3:00 pm, Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Springhill Cemetery with Bro. Michael Hawley officiating, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill, LA.

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April 6th

DOLAPHYNE "DOLLY" JONES

Dolahyne "Dolly" Jones, age 85 of Pineville died April 4, 2017. Services are 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be held at 1:00-2:00 PM, April 4, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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