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December 1st

Mrs. Edna Juanita Hux Barnett

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Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Juanita Hux Barnett, age 101, 0f Ruston will be 1:00 P.M. Monday, December 1, 2014 at Longstraw Baptist Church in Choudrant with Rev. Larry Emory officiating. Interment will follow in Longstraw Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 PM Sunday, November 30, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home and Monday prior to the service at the church beginning at 12:00 until service time.

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Grayson Eldridge Spears

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Grayson Eldridge Spears, 85, of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed away on November 23, 2014, in Texarkana, Texas. He was born in Spearsville, Louisiana on December 20, 1928, to Grayson Lee and Lillian Rockett Spears. Upon graduating from Lisbon High School he enlisted in the U.S. Army at age 17, serving in Korea at the close of World War II. After the war he attended Northwestern State University and Centenary College in Louisiana. A natural leader, Mr.

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Daniel W. Fallin

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Daniel W. Fallin died peacefully in his sleep during the early morning hours of November 28, 2014. He was 101 years old. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, with Rev. Larry Emory officiating the service. Burial following at Longstraw Memorial Cemetery in Choudrant. Visitation will be prior to the service at 1:00 PM until service time.

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November 26th

Bobby Brown Hinton

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Bobby Brown Hinton, 76, of Palatka, Fla., and formerly of Ruston, died Nov. 20, 2014, in Orange Park, Fla. Bobby was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia on Oct. 31, 2014. He died from complications following treatment at Orange Park Medical Center.
Bobby was born Sept. 12, 1938, in Camden, Ark., to Mary Agnes Hammond and Frank Berry Hinton, who coached the Louisiana Tech baseball team for 24 years.

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November 13th

Colleen Parnell Easterling

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Funeral Services for Colleen Parnell Easterling, 87, of Ruston, LA will be held at 3:00 P.M. Friday, November 14, 2014 in the Mausoleum Chapel of Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery in Monroe, LA with Bro. Larry Emory and Bro. Reginald Colvin officiating under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home West Monroe, LA. Mrs. Easterling was born on February 14, 1927 and passed away on November 12, 2014 in Ruston, LA. She is preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, George Easterling.

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Dr. Thomas Lee Richardson

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Funeral services for Dr. Thomas Lee Richardson will be held on Saturday, November 15, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Lewis Temple CME Church in Grambling.  Visitation is Friday, November 14, 2014, from 5-7 p.m. at King’s Funeral Home, 1511 W. California in Ruston. Interment will be in Grambling Garden.

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November 10th

Rubye “Lady” Perritt

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Funeral services will be held for Rubye “Lady” Perritt age 92, at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, November 10, 2014, at Alabama Baptist Church. Bro. Lamar Skinner will officiate. The interment will follow at Alabama Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Arcadia.

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November 7th

Alfred E. Farley

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Funeral services for Alfred E. Farley, 69 of Dubach will be 2:00 PM Monday, November 10, 2014 at Corinth Baptist Church at Hico with Dwayne Ramsey and Luther Farley officiating. Burial will follow in Corinth Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston. Mr. Farley died Wednesday November 5, 2014 in Monroe.

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Emerson Kyle Johnson

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A Celebration of Life for Emerson Kyle Johnson, 6 weeks, of West Monroe, LA will be November 8, 2014. Visitation will be from 11am till time of service. Funeral Service will be at 1pm at White's Ferry Road Church of Christ in West Monroe with Mike Kellett and Daryl Johnson officaiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.Under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home, West Monroe.

Emerson Kyle was born September 23, 2014 and passed from this life with his Mother Jenna Johnson on November 5, 2014. Emerson is preceded in death by: Great grandparents Lavelle and Orene Wininger.

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Mary Loretta Conley Martin

Mary Loretta Conley Martin of Grambling, took a final bow in her earthly body on October 28, 2014 at the age of 69. She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and three brothers and is survived by her daughters Mary Darcelle Martin Foster and Danyelle Martin Williams, two sons-in- law, two grandsons, one brother and his wife, two sisters and their husbands, many nieces and nephews, and a host of Gaulden and Conley cousins.

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