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September 14th, 2015

William Andy Pee

William Andy Pee, 78, of Russellville, Arkansas, was born October 10, 1936 in Archibald, Louisiana, and died Thursday, September 10, 2015 at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Russellville. 

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Marian Virginia Cobb Belue

Marian Virginia Cobb Belue, age 88, of Little Rock, AR died on September 9, 2015.  She was born on November 18, 1926 to the late Blythen C. and Mae Jones Cobb in the Haefer community of Crittenden County Arkansas.
 Marian attended school in Turrell, Arkansas where she graduated as Valedictorian of her Senior Class.  She attended college at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, formerly Arkansas State College, and Blytheville Business College in Blytheville, Arkansas. 

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Bobbie Lucille Davidson

Memorial services for Mrs. Bobbie Lucille Babin Davidson, age 86 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jerry Whitman. Burial will be in Choudrant Memorial in Choudrant under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
 She went to be with the Lord on September 10, 2015 in Ruston. Bobbie worked at Bellsouth for 37 years and 1 month. She was a member of The Ruth Sunday School Class at Emmanuel Baptist Church and a longtime member of Choudrant First Baptist Church.

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September 9th

Jane Ella Nabors Atchison

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Jane Ella Nabors Atchison, age 74, died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, September 6, 2015.
Born September 24, 1940, in Meridian, Mississippi, to Verba Martha Anne Huey Nabors and Ben Frank Nabors, Jane attended Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Alabama, and graduated with a BA in French from Agnes Scott College in 1962. She married James William David Atchison in Birmingham, Alabama, on June 23, 1962.

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Richard Gregory Hudson

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Richard Gregory Hudson, age 62, died peacefully in his sleep September 3, 2015. Greg was born July 4, 1953 to Della Elizabeth Butler Hudson and Richard “Dick” Hudson.

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Pauline Elizabeth Scarborough

Pauline “Elizabeth” Scarborough, PhD, 80, of Mishawaka, Indiana, passed away August 18, 2015 in her home following a long struggle with colon cancer.

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September 3rd

Curtis Raymond Stewart

Funeral services for Mr. Curtis Raymond Stewart, age 70 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Rock Corner Baptist Church in Dubach. Officiating the service will be Rev. Randy Ray and Rev. Greg Tipton.  Burial will follow in Rock Corner Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Dorothy "Dot" Wright Watkins

Funeral services for Dorothy “Dot” Wright Watkins, 88, of Ruston will be held 2:00 PM Friday, September 4, 2015 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston with Rev. Dale Oden officiating. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Mrs. Watkins was born March 22, 1927 in O'Neal, AR. and passed away August 30, 2015 in Ruston, LA.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Doug Watkins; father: Orvey S. Wright; mother: Audie Mae Thompson; sister: Mary Sue Wright and brother: Thurl Wright.

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September 1st

Joseph L. Sanders

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Memorial Services for Joseph L. Sanders, 87 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at The Presbyterian Church of Ruston with Reverend Edith Hill officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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August 27th

James Edgar "Eddie" Hood

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James Edgar “Eddie” Hood, age 75, of Pottsboro, TX passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at home, surrounded by family.
Eddie was born in Ruston, LA on September 27, 1939 the son of Franklin Malcolm Hood and Marie Perritt Hood. He married Mary Alice Herring on August 7, 1962 in Dallas, TX.
Eddie was preceded in death by his parents, and his older brother, F. Malcolm Hood.

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