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February 10th

Dollie Laura Bennett Goodling

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A memorial service for Dollie Laura Bennett Goodling, 83, of Ruston, will be held Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 3pm at Grace United Methodist Church located at 3401 North Trenton Street, Ruston, LA.  A short visitation with the family will begin at 2pm in the Grace Fellowship Hall. Dollie was born August 1, 1927, in Winnsboro, Louisiana to Bessie and Murry Bennett and passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 after a brief illness.

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Cecil Alton Hood

Funeral services for Mr. Cecil Alton Hood, age 80 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Cook Baptist Church in Ruston with Dr. Mike Holloway officiating.  Burial will follow in Pines Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Hood was born November 1, 1930 in Corinth, Louisiana to Eddie and Dora Stephenson Hood.  He died February 9, 2011 in Ruston.  Mr. Hood retired from the Chevron company after 35 years of service.

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Lillian Irene Deville

Funeral services for Lillian Irene Deville, 85, of Ruston, LA will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, February 11, 2011 at Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston with the Reverend Hulen Warren officiating the service. Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM until service time at the church. Interment will follow in the Monroe Memorial Park Cemetery in Monroe, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Deville was born May 8, 1925 in Bonita, Louisiana and died on February 9, 2011 in Ruston. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. Mrs.

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Dr. Dale Owen Anderson

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Dr. Dale Owen Anderson, 58, passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2011 after a long battle with cancer. Born August 1, 1952 in Pleasant Grove, Utah, he was the son of Fern Thacker Anderson and Robert Benjamin Anderson. He married Colleen Watts on December 20, 1975, in the Provo, Utah LDS Temple. They have seven children: Jeff, Heather, Brooke, Kristin, Robert, Lauren, and Becca. After completing his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Brigham Young University in 1984, Dale started teaching at Louisiana Tech University. He taught in the Mechanical Engineering Dept.

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James Ray Potts

Memorial services for James Ray Potts, age 60, of Grambling will be held Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at China Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 699 Mondy Road, Grambling, LA 71245. Officiating Garnet Wagner. He is preceded in death by father (Robert L. Potts), mother (Lorine Ferguson Potts), and a brother (Robert E. Potts), and survived by his daughters Melanie Potts (Houston, Tx) and Jamica Potts Arceneaux (Grambling, La) and grandchildren, and niece Tracy Potts Bridges and host of cousins and friends.

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February 9th

Thelma Wade Doles

Funeral services for Thelma Wade Doles, age 94, of Monroe will be held Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. John Mabray. Interment will follow at Beulah Cemetery in Farmerville under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Doles was born January 21, 1917 and passed away February 6, 2011 following a brief illness. Mrs. Doles was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church of Monroe. She is survived by her husband John A.

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February 8th

John Smalley

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Graveside services for John Smalley will be 12:00 PM, Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Arlington Memorial Cemetery, El Dorado, AR. Officiating will be CH (CPT) Scott Thompson, of the 527 EN BN. John was born February 16, 1990 in El Dorado, AR and passed away January 29, 2011. After graduation from high school he joined the Louisiana National Guard and was assigned to the 527th Engineer Battalion where he proudly served the citizens of his community and the state of Louisiana.

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Frances L. “George” Dumas

Frances L. “George” Dumas, age 93, of Ruston, Louisiana peacefully passed away on February 6, 2011 after a brief illness. Visitation will be from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. with the Funeral to follow at Mineral Springs Baptist Church in Ruston, under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home of West Monroe on February 8, 2011, with pastor Stewart Toms officiating. Frances was born on September 8, 1917 in Mineral Springs, Louisiana. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She also worked as a waitress and caregiver.

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February 7th

Odie L. “Roy” Fitzgerald

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Odie L. “Roy” Fitzgerald, age 90, of Ruston died Saturday, February 5, 2010.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2010 at the Chapel of Temple Baptist Church in Ruston with Rev. Dale Oden and Dr. Rick Byargeon officiating.  Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will take place Monday, February 7, 2010, in the Chapel of Owens Memorial Funeral home from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Roy Fitzgerald was born July 19, 1920, in the Pisgah community of Bernice, LA to Odie L.

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Kenneth W. Henry

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Kenneth W. Henry left this world to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday morning, February 5th, as a result of a brief illness. Visitation will be Monday, February 7th from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston, Louisiana. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 8th at Temple Baptist Church with interment at Pines Memorial Cemetery in Ruston. Services for Mr. Henry will be led by Dr. Rick Byargeon and Rev. Dale Oden. Eulogy will be delivered by Scott Thompson with special music presented by Mary Hollis Graham and Margie Hearn.

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