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January 27th, 2017

PENNY L. GUBOSE GOLDSMITH

Penny L. Dubose Goldsmith, 59 died January 16, 2017. Memorial Service will be Saturday, Jan. 28, at 11:00 am at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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HATTIE B. MATTOX MELTON

Hattie B. Mattox Melton, 78 died January 22, 2017. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 27, at 6:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Saturday, Jan. 28 at 1:00 pm at Macedonia Baptist Church #2, Choudrant, LA. Burial will follow at Macedonia Baptist Church # 2 Cemetery, Choudrant, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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PATRICIA RICHARDSON

Patricia Richardson, 60 of Ruston, LA died January 21, 2017. Funeral will be Friday, February 3, 2017 at 1:30pm at South Parkway Church in Ruston. Place of burial is Macedonia Cemetery in Ruston. Paradise Funeral Home is handling the arrangements in Arcadia, LA

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January 26th

Minnie Elizabeth Ratliff Mize

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Mrs. Mize was born in Lakeland, Florida, on April 21, 1920, to John Alexander Ratliff and Martha Elizabeth Weeks Ratliff and passed away on January 20, 2017, in Baton Rouge, LA. Mrs. Mize was an eighth generation direct descendent of Benjamin Weeks who arrived in Massachusetts in the 1600's and whose descendents were pioneer families in North Carolina in the 1700's and pioneer families in Florida in the 1800's. She was educated in the local school system, graduating from Lakeland High School in 1937.

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Maudie Lee Davis Nelms

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Our hearts are filled with sorrow as we announce the passing of our loving mother, sister, grandmother and friend, Maudie Lee Davis Nelms, age 84. Mrs. Nelms was a native of and life-long resident of Calhoun, LA.  Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM, Friday, January 27, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston (2300 West California Ave. Ruston, US Hwy 80 West) under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
 

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January 25th

Minnie Elizabeth Ratliff Mize

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Mrs. Mize was born in Lakeland, Florida, on April 21, 1920, to John Alexander Ratliff and Martha Elizabeth Weeks Ratliff and passed away on January 20, 2017, in Baton Rouge, LA. Mrs. Mize was an eighth generation direct descendent of Benjamin Weeks who arrived in Massachusetts in the 1600's and whose descendents were pioneer families in North Carolina in the 1700's and pioneer families in Florida in the 1800's. She was educated in the local school system, graduating from Lakeland High School in 1937.

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January 24th

MINNIE MIZE

Minnie R. Mize, age 96, formerly of Ruston, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017 in Baton Rouge, LA. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Trinity United Methodist Church. A private graveside service for the family to follow under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be held 12:30PM – 1:45 PM Saturday, January 28, 2017 in the Chapel foyer of Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston, LA.

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LAVELLE JENKINS

Funeral Services for Lavelle Jenkins (63) will be held Saturday
January 28, 2017 at 11 AM at the Lane Chapel Baptist Church in
Downsville. Interment will Immediately follow at the Lane Chapel
Cemetery. Visitation will be Held Friday January 27, 2017 from 2 Till
6PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services
Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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HOWARD A. DUCK

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The funeral service for Howard A. Duck, beloved husband, father, and grandfather will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Ruston with Dr. Chris Craig and Ed Colvin officiating the service. Interment will follow at Beech Springs Cemetery in Quitman, Louisiana under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Howard went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Howard was born to David Eldridge “Bud” Duck and Nancy Ann Gilbert Duck in Quitman, Louisiana on February 6, 1939.

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January 23rd

HOWARD DUCK

Howard Duck , 77 of Ruston, LA died January 21, 2017. Service is at 2:00pm Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Ruston. Interment is Beech Springs Cemetery in Quitman, LA. Visitation is 12:30pm until service time Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at the church. Under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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