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February 27th, 2014

Lodie Lee Arthur

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Funeral Services for Lodie Lee Arthur, 91, of Ruston, LA will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at the McClendon Baptist Church in West Monroe, LA with Chaplain (CPT) David Arthur officiating. Interment will follow in Beulah Methodist Church Cemetery in Calhoun, LA.

Lodie Lee Arthur went home to be with her Lord on February 24, 2014. She had fought a courageous fight against adrenal cancer. Lodie was born on September 30, 1922 to John B. and Arlean Jarrell Lee in Jackson Parish.

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Lillian Rose Robinson Broaden

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Lillian Rose Robinson Broaden was born to this world on February 7, 1942, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as the only daughter of the late Eddie G. Robinson, Sr. and Doris Mott Robinson. A true “Daddy's Girl”, Rose was very active in sports (basketball) and ultimately became a majorette for the Grambling Laboratory High School, where she received her high school diploma.

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February 24th

Mr. Thomas Russell Huffman, Jr. (T.R.)

A private graveside service for Mr. Thomas Russell Huffman, Jr. (T.R.), age 100 of Dubach, will be held at Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach. Officiating the service will be Rev. Barry Joyner. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Huffman was born September 2, 1913 in Dubach to Thomas Russell Huffman, Sr. and Laura Alice Autry Huffman. He died February 21, 2014 in Bernice. He was a lifelong resident of Dubach. Mr.

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Angie Lee Sanders

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Funeral services for Angie Lee Sanders, age 89, of Ruston, will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, February 24, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the services will be Rev. Bill Reid. Interment will follow at Douglas Cemetery in Choudrant, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Sanders was born November 8, 1924 and passed away February 21, 2014 following a brief illness. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Sanders is preceded in death by her husband, Louie Sanders; children, Glen Sanders, Linda S.

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Mr. Billy Joe Jacobs

Funeral Services for Mr. Billy Joe Jacobs, age 76 of Simsboro, will be held at 2:00pm Monday, February 24, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jason Cole. Burial will follow in Simsboro City Cemetery in Simsboro under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Lawrence H. Buckless II

Graveside services for Lawrence H. Buckless II, 76, of Ruston will be 2:00pm Monday, February 24, 2014 in Forest Lawn Cemetary in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Father Bill Easterling will officiate. Mr Buckless died Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

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February 21st

Mr. Jimmy Austin

A graveside service for Mr. Jimmy Austin, age 70 of Ruston, will be held Sunday February 23, at 4:00 p.m. at Mineral Springs Cemetery with Rev. Doug White officiating. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Austin was born October 3, 1943, in Mississippi and died February 20, 2014, at his home in Ruston. He had many jobs over his years but his last was at Holtzclaw Construction. Mr. Austin was a member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church.

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Dr. Lawrence C. Smith, Jr

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Dr. Lawrence C. Smith, Jr., 80, of Ruston, went to be with the Lord on February 19, 2014 at LSU Health Medical Center. The funeral services will be held Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 10:00am at Temple Baptist Church Chapel in Ruston, Louisiana. Interment will immediately follow at Midway Cemetery in Meadville, Mississippi, at 3:30pm under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Dr. Ben Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church, Lake Dallas, Texas. Lawrence was born on May 25, 1933, in Bunkley, Mississippi to Lawrence C.

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February 20th

Doris Blalock Hennigan

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Doris Blalock Hennigan, 78, formally of Jonesboro, passed away February 18, 2014 of a sudden illness in Monroe, Louisiana. Visitation will be held at Edmonds Funeral Home in Jonesboro, on Friday, February 21, 2014, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, with service following in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Karvin Adams of Cypress Street Church of God, of West Monroe officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olive West Cemetery, under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home. Doris was born in Punkin Center to Charles Loyd and Lou Allie Blalock on July 17, 1935.

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Tommy Dean Callaway Hearne

Tommy Dean Callaway Hearne, 82, of Ruston, passed from this earth Tuesday February 18, 2014 after a brief illness. Tommy Dean was born May 23, 1931 in Monroe, Louisiana to Margaret Jeffress Callaway and Thomas Dean Callaway, and grew up in Jonesboro. She met her husband of 66 years, Eugene, while attending Jonesboro- Hodge High School.

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