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June 23rd, 2014

Todd Cripps

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Funeral services will be held for Todd Cripps, age 31, at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, June 23, 2014, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Arcadia. Rev. Dallas Witt and Rev. Steve Cripps will officiate. The interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Cripps was born August 31, 1982, in Minden to Tim Cripps and Terri Roberson Frasier. He entered into rest on, Saturday June 21, 2014 in Arcadia. Mr. Cripps was a member of South Park Way Church in Ruston.

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June 20th

Patsy Austin

A memorial service for Patsy Austin, age 76, of Ruston, LA will be held Saturday, May 21, 2014 at 4:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Johnny Doyle. Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, May 21, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Mrs. Austin was born March 21, 1938 and passed away June 18, 2014.

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June 18th

Fred Mitchell

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Fred Mitchell, 85, passed away June 16, 2014. He was born in El Dorado, Arkansas on April 6, 1929 to Fred Mitchell and Carey Gipson

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June 12th

Artie Ware Bergeron

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Artie Ware Bergeron

Funeral Services for Artie Ware Bergeron will be Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, Ruston, LA. Interment will follow at Ware's Chapel near Haynesville, LA. at 3:30 P.M. Visitation will be Friday, June 13, 2014 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Grace United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

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Billy F. Rea

Funeral services for Billy F. Rea, 79, of Weldon will be held at 10:00am Friday, June 13th at Spearsville Baptist
Church with Bro. James Miller officiating. Interment will be in Weldon Cemetery in the Weldon community under the
direction of Farrar Funeral Home.
Mr. Rea, a retired plant operator, died June 10, 2014. He was a member of Spearsville Baptist Church and the
Dubach Masonic Lodge.
Preceding him in death were his parents: J. T. and Dolora Mae Rea and 2 brothers: Charles Wesley Rea and Michael
Stewart Rea.

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June 9th

Alton R. Ragland

A memorial service will be held for Alton R. Ragland, 78, at 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston.  Alton passed away at his home in Dubach, LA on Thursday, June 5, 2014.Alton was born April 8, 1936 to Percy and Mae Ragland in Lake Providence.  He graduated for Lake Providence High School in 1954 and he served in the Marines. 

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Mr. Hugh C. Durham

A memorial service for Mr. Hugh C. Durham, IV, age 51 of Ruston, will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, June 9, 2014 at The Ruston Country Club. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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June 4th

Elenora Albrecht Cawthon

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Elenora Albrecht Cawthon was born December 6, 1917, in Mission Valley, Texas, the elder daughter of Lillie Lassmann Albrecht and Otto H. Albrecht. She went to her heavenly home on June 1, 2014, in Carrollton, Texas. Visitation and the funeral will be at Zion Lutheran Church in Mission Valley, Texas, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, June 6, 2014.

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Charles Ray Hancock

Funeral services for Charles Ray Hancock, age 79 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Rev. David Abernathy will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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June 2nd

Mrs. Jo Ann C. Spears

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Services for Mrs. Jo Ann C. Spears will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville with Scott Wayne Spears officiating, assisted by Robbie Spears. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ruston, at 3 p.m. today. The family requests that visitation be observed Tuesday at Hixson Brothers, Pineville from 8:00 a.m. until time of service. Mrs. Jo Ann Spears, 84, of Ruston passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Grace Home, Alexandria.

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