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August 5th, 2014

Mr. Walter Carroll Burton, Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. Walter Carroll Burton, Sr., age 74 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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August 4th

David Keith White

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Funeral services for David Keith White, age 50, of Ruston, LA will be 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Rock Corner Baptist Church. David's uncle, Rev. Thomas Lee, will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2:00 P.M., prior to the service, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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August 1st

Billy Joe Tuten

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A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Billy Joe Tuten, age 76 of Baton Rouge, will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, August 1, 2014 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Baton Rouge. Celebrating the mass will be Rev. Thomas P. Duhé. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 on Friday. Burial will be Monday, August 18, 2014 at Farmerville City Cemetery in Farmerville under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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July 31st

James Jerome McCann

James Jerome McCann, age 95, of St. Charles died Monday, July 21, 2014.  He was born June 13, 1919 in Waterloo, Iowa to Roy Otis and Isabel Rose Denning McCann.  He was retired after 30 years service in the U. S. Air Force, was a member of St. Charles Methodist Church, the American Legion, DeWitt-St. Charles Hunting Club and was an advisor and worked for many years with the Boy Scouts.

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July 29th

Khari Marie Green

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Heaven’s little angel Khari Marie Green born on June 4, 2014, suddenly departed life on July 23, 2014. Left to share her precious memories are her parents Sherita Green and Tori Worrall along with her twin brother, Khalil Christopher. Grandparents: Vicky Green, Karen Askins, Wayne Jerro, John Franklin and Robert Worrall. Aunt: Kiara Jerro, Uncles: Dionte Green and Joseph Jerro. Cousins: Kamryn, Khloe, and Jeremiah. Special aunts: Tosha, Kim, Candice, Shea and Shirmyra. Special uncle: Brandon; Great aunts: Debra, Denise and Rhonda.

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Dorothy B. Matranga Yuratich Iannazzo

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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Dorothy B. Matranga Yuratich Iannazzo, age 91 of Dubach at 10:00 AM Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Ruston. Celebrating the mass will be Rev. Frank Folino, O.F.M. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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July 23rd

JUne Claire Goodson Post

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June Claire Goodson Post, 88, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2014 in Bedford, Texas. She was born on January 8, 1926 in Salinas, California and was raised by her mother Lillian Smith Goodson and step-father Nate Goodson in Hanford and Coalinga, California. Before attending Coalinga Jr. College, June graduated from her beloved Coalinga Union High School in 1943, where her friends still say she was “the cutest girl in the school.”

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July 22nd

Cleo S. Bagwell

Cleo S. Bagwell, 89, left us for a better place to be with family who have gone before her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Bagwell and her brother Claude H. Hornsby. She is survived by her four children, Pam Bagwell, Mary Bagwell McKinney, Joe Christopher Bagwell, and Rodney Daryl Bagwell, as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A service in her memory will be held at Evergreen Baptist Church in Bernice, Louisiana Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 10 a.m. Those wishing to send flowers are asked instead to make a donation to Alzheimer's or Cancer Research.

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July 21st

Melba Glenn

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Melba Glenn, 86, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Titusville. She was born in Ruston, LA. Melba was a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. She was a member of St Gabriel's Episcopal Church.

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Mr. Charles Richard Loe

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Funeral services for Mr. Charles Richard Loe, age 65, of Ruston, LA, formerly of Magnolia, AR, were held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. 

Richard spent his lifetime pursuing a career in the oilfields of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas.  He worked as floor hand, operator, tool pusher, and in 1998 began his own consulting firm.  His passion in life was spending time with family, drag racing and work. Richard was born September 14, 1948 and passed away July 16, 2014 at an oilfield location in Claiborne Parish. 

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