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January 4th, 2017

Patrick Lavell Mitchell

Patrick Lavell Mitchell, 38 died December 28, 2016. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 06 at 6:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Saturday, Jan. 07 at 1:00 pm at Life Church.LA, Ruston, LA. Burial will follow at Grambling Memorial Garden, Grambling, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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Jerry Cecil Norris

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Graveside services for Jerry Cecil Norris, age 82, of Ruston, LA will be held at 2PM on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Dr. Chris Craig, pastor of First Baptist Church of Ruston, will officiate. Jerry went to his Heavenly Home on January 2, 2017 after a long, hard battle with liver cancer. Jerry graduated from Ruston High School and attended Louisiana Tech. Throughout his life, he owned several Ruston businesses, two of which include The Keg and The Huddle House.

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January 3rd

Patricia Ann Jones

Patricia Ann Jones, age 59 of Castor died January 1, 2017. Services are 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Fellowship Baptist Church, Dubach. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Fellowship Cemetery, Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Jerry C. Norris

Jerry C. Norris, age 82, of Ruston, LA
passed away Monday, January 02, 2017.
Arrangements are incomplete under the
direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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Ruth Rigdon Tipton

Graveside services for Ruth Rigdon Tipton, 79 of Ruston,LA will be held at Natchez National Cemetery in Natchez, MS on Tuesday, January 03, 2017 at 1:30 PM with Rev. Ralph Webber officiating under the direction of Young's Funeral Home. Ruth Tipton was born on Friday, October 29, 1937 in Sicily Island, LA. and passed away Thursday, December 29, 2016 In Ruston, LA. She was preceded in death by Father- RV Rigdon Mother- Versie Hall Rigdon
Husband- SFC Charles R. Tipton Sister- Montiel Tullos Brother- Edward Rigdon
Brother- Johnnie Rigdon Granddaughter- Samantha Tipton

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December 30th, 2016

Phillip Wayne May

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Phillip Wayne May passed peacefully from this life on December 26, 2016 after a short illness. Phil was born on October 13th, 1934 of Amelia Clark May and Phillip N. May at Smackover, Arkansas. Phil attended El Dorado High and joined the Air Force upon graduation. He left the Air Force in August of 1957 as a staff sergeant. After his military service, Phil attended Louisiana Tech University, graduating in 1965 with a degree in electrical engineering. Phil then went to work for the General Electric Company until his retirement.

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December 29th

Ms. Pearline Sawyer Fields

Ms. Pearline Sawyer Fields, 84 died December 23, 2016. Memorial Service are Dec. 30 at 11:00 am Woodlawn Baptist Church, Farmerville, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA

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Ms. Rosa Siah Brown

Ms. Rosa Siah Brown, 93 died December 20, 2016. Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 29 at 4:30 pm at St. James Baptist Church, Minden, LA. Services are Friday Dec. 30 at 11:00 amSt. Rest Baptist Church, Minden, LA. Burial will follow at St. James Church Cemetery, Minden, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA

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Gloria D. Whitmore Goree

Gloria D. Whitmore Goree, 79 died December 25, 2016. Viewing will be Thursday, Dec. 29 at 2:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Friday Dec. 30 at 11:00 am at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Burial will follow at Mt. Harmony Church Cemetery, Ruston, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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December 28th

PATRICIA "PAT" TOWNSEND

Patricia "Pat" Townsend of Ruston, a retired teacher, died Monday, December 26, 2016. Services are 11:00 AM Friday, December 30, 2016 at Squyres United Methodist Church in Ragley, LA. Visitation is from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston and 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Squyres United Methodist Church in Ragley, LA. Burial will follow in the Risinger Memorial Gardens in Ragley, LA.

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