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August 27th, 2015

Carol Yvonne Franklin

Carol Yvonne Franklin was born August 14, 1959 and departed this life on August 17, 2015. Carol was the daughter of Lorene Lewis Franklin and James Scales. Carol’s parents preceded her in death. Carol leaves to cherish her memories two sons, LeAndre Jacobs (Angela) Oakland, CA., and Kevin Sexton, Jr. Sacramento, CA, town brothers, Lorenzo Franklin and James Earl Franklin, Grambling, grandsons Devonte and Moses Sexton, an uncle, Sidney (Betty) Branch, Sr., a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

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August 26th

John Revis Fowler

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Funeral services for Mr. John Revis Fowler, 80, of Sharon Community, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Sharon Baptist Church with Rev. Carroll Holmes officiating.Interment will follow at Sharon Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Mr. Fowler was born April 28, 1935 and passed away August 24, 2015.
He is preceded in death by his parents: J.A. (Jack) Fowler and Terrelle Heard Fowler; and sisters: Marcie Fowler Barnette and Betty Fowler Loyd.
Mr. Fowler was a member of Sharon Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Army.

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August 20th

ORLAN JOHN BRYAN

Private graveside services for Orlan John Bryan of Choudrant will be held Friday, August 21, 2015 at Douglas Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Jones officiating.
Mr. Bryan was born October 7, 1945 in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England and passed away August 19, 2015 at the age of 69, when he lost his battle with diabetes. He is preceded in death by his parents, O. C. and Joyce Bryan and his sister Jeanette Bryan.

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LUCILLE VALENTINE SIMS

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Funeral services for Lucille Valentine Sims, age 97, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, August 20, 2015, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, Louisiana, with Dr. Michael Hawley officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Visitation will be prior to services beginning at 9:00 AM.

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August 19th

Bobby Smith

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Funeral services for Bobby E. Smith of Chatham will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Jonesboro. Officiating will be Pastor Randy Lee, Brother Wayne Morrow, and Dr. Wilton Wall. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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August 17th

Newton "Tank" Oxford

Funeral services for Newton “Tank” Oxford, age 87,  of Dubach, will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Dubach First Baptist Church with Bro. Barry Joyner and Bro. Rodney Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Unionville Cemetery near Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
Newton was born on March 18, 1928 to the union of Ray and Audria Oxford in Dubach. He died Friday, August 14, 2015 in Ruston, LA. Newton is preceded in death by his parents; son, Phillip Oxford and sister, Mary Alice Martin.

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Loyce Elaine Fallin Morgan

Funeral services for Mrs. Loyce Elaine Fallin Morgan will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at First Baptist Church in Ruston with Dr. Randy Hales officiating assisted by Dr. Chris Craig. Interment will follow at St. Rest Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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Dewayne Ellerman

A celebration of the life of Dwayne Lee Ellerman will be held on Saturday, August 22, at 1:00. The service will be held at Grace UMC. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Bob Deich and Rev. Jeremy Jones.

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August 14th

William H. "Bill" Ross, III

Funeral services for Mr. William H. “Bill” Ross, III will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Interment will follow at the Cook Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.
Mr. Ross was born January 1, 1946 in Ruston and passed away on August 8, 2015 in Ruston, LA.
He is survived by his children: Stephanie “Shae” Ross and William H. “Casey” Ross, IV.

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August 13th

MICHAEL WAYNE CALLENDER

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Michael Wayne Callender 65 of Urania, LA passed away Aug. 9th, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 9:00am Friday, August 14, 2015 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers in Jena, La. officated by Bro Johnnie Phillips pastor of First Baptist Church in Olla, La & Bro Dean Johnson of Old Pisgah Baptist Church in Marthaville, La. Visitation will be held at Hixson Brothers Jena, La on Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 4 until 9pm.

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