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January 26th

Mother Mildred Harris

Mother Mildred Harris, 88 years of Minden, La. passed on Tuesday, January 18, 2011. The Harris Family will receive family & friends from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 27, 2011 at Kennon Funeral Home in Minden. The funeral service will be held Friday, January 28, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Rest Baptist Church, 61 E. Union, Minden, La.

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January 25th

Ethel Elizabeth Adams Duncan Snow

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Funeral services for Ethel Elizabeth Adams Duncan Snow, age 94, will be held Tuesday, January 25, 2010 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston with Rev. Hulin Warren officiating.  Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Snow  died January 23, 2011 at Alpine Guest Care in Ruston, Louisiana.  She was born January 16, 1917 near Lake City, Arkansas to Joseph and Berthia Adams.  Her mother died the next year.  Three years later her father married Nell Counce Adams. Ethel graduated from Dixie High School.  She married Cecil Duncan in 1940.

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Robert Edwin "R.E." Crowe, Jr.

Funeral services for Mr. Robert Edwin "R.E." Crowe, Jr., will be held on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at Ansley Union Church in Ansley, LA at 2p.m. Rev. Eddie Rushing, Rev. James Grafton, Rev. Bill Stokes, Rev. Bill Sanderson and Rev. Jimmy Pyles will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Ansley Cemetery. Mr. Crowe was born on June 18, 1915 and passed away on January 23, 2011. He was 95. Survivors include, one son, Robert E.

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January 20th

Fredrick Woodard

Funeral services will be held for Fredrick Woodard, 70, at Rose-Neath Home Chapel , on Friday, January 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Bruce Willson will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. The interment will follow at the Alabama cemetery. Fredrick was born June 18, 1940, in the Alabama Community, to Wiley and Emily Gracy Cox Woodard. He entered into rest on Monday, January 17, 2011, in Homer, LA. He was a member of Alabama Baptist Church.

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January 19th

Mary Catherine Reynolds

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Catherine Reynolds, age 57, of Heflin, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, January 21, 2011 at Corinth Baptist Church. Officiating the service will be Rev. Scott Jennings and Rev. Ronnie Dies. Interment will follow at Corinth Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Reynolds was born July 15, 1953 and passed away January 17, 2011. She is preceded in death by her husband: Josh Reynolds; sister: Diane Strozier; and brother: Steven Johnston. She is survived by her daughter: Valerie Mercer and husband Shawn; grandchildren: Ashton P.

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January 18th

Lisa Beth Reynolds

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Memorial services for Lisa Beth Reynolds will be held Thursday January 20, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. at United Methodist Church in Athens. Officiating will be Rev. Ross Genger. Lisa was born November 27, 1955 in Homer and entered into rest January 16, 2011 in Minden. She had been a resident of Athens for years. She was a homemaker who loved helping others. She loved children, especially her grandchildren Emma and Jackson. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, playing games, and drinking her Dr. Peppers.

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Helen Foster

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Graveside services for Mrs. Helen Foster, age 81, of Ruston, will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at Simsboro Cemetery in Simsboro Louisiana under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Stan Pody. Mrs. Foster was born October 28, 1929 and passed away January 17, 2011.

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Helen Davis Owen

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Helen Davis Owen passed away on Saturday January 15, 2011 at her family home at D’Arbonne, Louisiana in Union Parish after a long illness. She was 86. Helen was born in Arcadia on August 14, 1924. Helen graduated from Farmerville High School and attended Louisiana Tech University where she was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority. Before her marriage to C.B. Owen of Sedley, Virginia, she enjoyed her exciting work as a stewardess for Delta Airlines and later she wrote a column for a local paper in Ohio. After raising their family in Virginia and Ohio, Helen and C.B.

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January 16th

Joseph Franklin O’Neal

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Funeral services celebrating the life of Joseph Franklin O’Neal, 92, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at Delhi Presbyterian Church, Delhi, LA, with Rev. Paul Lipe officiating. Interment will follow at Sibley Cemetery, Sibley, LA (Lincoln Parish). The family will receive friends for visitation at the church, one hour prior to the service. Surrounded by his family, he died peacefully at his home on January 15, 2011, in Shreveport, where he has lived for the past three years and prior to this time, having lived sixty-five years in Delhi, LA.

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Lunnie Colvin Grafton

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Funeral services for Lunnie Colvin Grafton, 96, of Dubach will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at New Prospect Baptist Church near Dubach with Rev. Mickey Manning and Dr. Andrew H. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery, 1187 Pine Grove Church Road, near Bernice under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be held Monday, January 17, 2011 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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