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March 27th, 2014

Allie Lann Lomax

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Allie Lann Lomax, native of Ruston, LA, and resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at age 89. She was a retired registered nurse.

She is survived by her daughter, Theresa Louise Lomax; son, William (Bill) Lomax, Jr.; and a grandchild, Tiffany Lomax. Preceded in death by her parents, Iva Lee Kennedy and James Lann; two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral service will be at Sherwood Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, LA on Saturday, March 29, at 11:00 a.m. conducted by the pastor, Dr. David Womack.

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Corrie Lee Telford

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Funeral services for Corrie Lee Telford, age 94, of Ruston will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, March 28, 2014 at the chapel of Temple Baptist Church with Reverend Dale Oden officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick
Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM to service time of 11:00 AM in the Temple Baptist Church Chapel.

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Hazel Lou “Sis” Bennett Watkins

Hazel Lou “Sis” Bennett Watkins was born in Ballinger, TX on December 18, 1932; the daughter of Joe and Edna Bennett. She entered Heaven's gates on March 25, 2014 at the home of her son Randy and daughter- in-law Judi Null. Hazel had many loves in her life. As a child she gave her life to her first love, Jesus Christ and was baptized in the creek behind her grandparents' home. She recently had recommitted her life to Him.

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March 26th

Jeremy Lance Pickering

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Visitation for Jeremy Lance Pickering, age 42 of Choudrant, will be 4 PM to 7 PM Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Riser Funeral Home, Columbia, LA. Mr. Pickering was born on September 14, 1971 in Bastrop, LA and passed from this life on March 20, 2014 in Manheim, PA.

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JoAnn Price Traylor

Memorial services for JoAnn Price Traylor will be held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Mineral Springs Baptist Church at 10am. Visitation will be Thursday from 9am until time of service.

JoAnn was born on April 22, 1943 and passed away March 24 at Lincoln General Hospital at the age of 70. She was employed at the Glass Plant for many years. She loved that place more than her home and had many great friends there. JoAnn also loved to collect cookbooks and talk on the phone.

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March 25th

Christene Patricia Brooks-Lewis

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Christene Patricia Brooks-Lewis was born August 26, 1933 in Lincoln Parish, LA to the parentage of Beulah and Willie Brooks. She was the fifth of five children to this union. Both parents preceded her in death. She accepted Christ as Savior at an early age, Zion Traveler Baptist Church, Ruston, LA. She attended Lincoln High School, Ruston, LA where she completed most of her education. She met Clarence Lewis, Jr. and they joined in holy matrimony in 1950.

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Eva Jean Cunningham

Eva Jean Cunningham, 87, of Houston, passed away on Thursday March 20th, 2014 at Bayou Manor Nursing Center. Eva Jean was born May 28, 1926, in Celina, TX to Lee Van and Jessie Pearl (Garrison) Cunningham.

Visitation will be on Monday evening Mar. 24, 2014 from 6-8 at the Slay Memorial Funeral Center in Pilot Point. Funeral services will be on Tuesday Mar. 25, 2014 at 10 AM at the First United Methodist Church in Pilot Point with the Dr. Jim Porter officiating. Burial will follow at Pilot Point Community Cemetery where four generations of her family are buried.

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March 24th

Rev. John E. Finch, Jr.

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Rev. John E. Finch, Jr., age 51 of Simsboro, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 following a brief illness.  Reverend Finch was pastor of Clay United Methodist Church.  He served as a volunteer for Kairos Prison Ministry, Epiphany Prison Ministry, Walk to Emmaus and Grace Camps.  He was an enthusiastic citizen of Lincoln Parish for many years.  He saw every encounter as an opportunity to share the love of Jesus Christ.

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March 21st

Donald Lee (Trey) Bouwell, III

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Funeral services for Donald Lee (Trey) Bouwell, III, age 2 months and 10 days of Ruston will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick Serenity Gardens in West Monroe under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather: Kenneth Ritchie; great grandmother: Royce Harper and great grandparents: Elmer and June Bouwell.

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Kathleen Geneva Wilson Eason

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Kathleen Geneva Wilson Eason, born January 23, 1924, in Welsh, Louisiana, passed away on March 19, 2014, in Shreveport, Louisiana at the age of 90. “Kat-leen” as she was fondly called by her grandchildren, entered peacefully into heaven surrounded by her family reading scripture.

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