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March 21st

Barbara C. Rodney

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Barbara C. Rodney of Las Vegas, NV and formerly of Compton, CA and Ruston, passed away peacefully at the age of 75 March 1, 2012. She has gone to be with God and her beloved husband of 39 years Sterling Rodney Sr.

Barbara C. Rodney was born November 28, 1936, the first child of Jonnie and Rosia Lewis in Ruston, Louisiana.

She was a proud graduate of Lincoln High in 1955. She also received her B.S. in secondary education, from Grambling College in 1960. “Go Tigers”

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March 20th

Fannie Clyde Graham Barham

Funeral services will be held for Fannie Clyde Graham Barham, 85, at 1:30 p.m., on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Cook Baptist Church in Ruston. The interment will follow at the Price Memorial Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. prior to service.

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March 18th

Leslye Mount Puddy

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Leslye Mount Puddy, 108, went to be with the Lord on March 15, 2012. She lived in Ruston for 98 years prior to moving to Florence, SC to live with her son, Dr. Robert Puddy, and daughter-in-law, Lynda. For the past four years, the family has resided in Peachtree City, Georgia.

Mrs. Puddy was born in Ruston on February 24, 1904. She married Earl Puddy in 1937 and they were married for 52 years. During their years together Earl and Leslye traveled extensively across the United States and Europe.

Leslye graduated from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute in 1925 with a Bachelor of

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S.E. "Red" Ginn

Funeral services for S.E. "Red" Ginn, 77 of Ruston will be 10AM Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Rock Corner Baptist Church near Ruston with Rev. Gary Massey officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Corner Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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March 16th

Billy David Aaron

Funeral services for Billy David Aaron, age 75, of Epps, La, will be 11AM, Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Cox Funeral Home with Rev. Todd Perry officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday from 9AM until service time at Cox Funeral Home.

He is preceded in death by his father, Willie Calvin Aaron.

Billy was retired from the United States Air Force after 23 years of service to his country.

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March 15th

Irma Lee “Fannie” Goree

Homegoing service for Sister Irma Lee “Fannie” Goree will be held Saturday, March 17, 2012 at the Springhill Baptist Church, 727 Dicks Store Road, Ruston, LA; at 11:00AM. Pastor James R. Hall, III. Elder Barry C. Calahan, Pastor of The Victorious Faith Church of Grambling, LA, Officiating. Family Hour will be held Friday, March 16, 2012 from 6 - 7PM at Paradise Funeral Home, 3201 Sixth Street, Arcadia, LA.

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Anna-Claire Sisemore

Funeral service for Anna-Claire Sisemore, age 21, of Ruston will be held 10:00 AM Friday, March 16, 2012 at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Rick Byargeon and Rev. Dale Oden. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Anna- Claire was born February 23, 1991 and passed away March 12, 2012 following a brief illness.

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Billy C. Shields

Billy C. Shields of Beverly Hills, Florida and formerly of Ruston and Monroe died on March 9, 2012 after a short illness. Born in 1923, he lived a full life. Following high school, he married Ruby Valine Ambrose whom he had known since he was 9 years old. He joined the U.S. Army when the U.S. entered World War II serving in the 361st Special Services Engineers. He served in the European Theater and was in the Philippines preparing for the invasion of Japan. He was part of the Occupation Force stationed in Japan before his release.

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March 13th

John Allen Bertrand

Services for John Allen Bertrand, age 83, of Ruston, LA formerly of Mamou, LA will be held Wednesday March 7, 2012 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church at 2:00 PM in Mamou, LA

Mr. Bertrand was born January 20, 1929 and passed away March 10, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his 2 sisters.

Mr. Bertrand is survived by his wife Frankie Bertrand; daughter: Christine Haifley and husband John II of Ruston; grandchildren: John Haifley III, Grynis Nordman, Erin Haifley and Jacob Haifley; great -grandchildren: Breelyn Haifley and Carter Nordman; and nephew: Ray Chapman.

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March 9th

Albert Joseph Lautigar

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Albert Joseph Lautigar, 87, of Ruston, Louisiana, passed away March 6, 2012. He was born the third of three sons on March 20, 1924 in McKinley, Minnesota to John and Julia (Lebon) Lautigar. Al was a veteran of WW II in the Pacific. In 1955, he moved his family to Bernice, LA where he worked for the Rock Island railroad as a station agent.

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