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Archive - May 16, 2011 - Obituaries

Dr. F. Jay Taylor

Funeral services for Dr. F. Jay Taylor will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at the First Baptist Church in Ruston, LA. He died Sunday following a brief illness. When Dr. Taylor came to Ruston in 1962 as the 12th president of then Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, it was a small rural North Louisiana institution with fewer than 4,000 students.

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Sybil Virginia Alexander Howard Henry

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Funeral services for Sybil Virginia Alexander Howard Henry were held at the First Baptist Church of Ruston on Friday afternoon, May 13, 2011 at 4:00 o’clock with Dr. Chris Craig officiating. Visitation was at the church at 3:00 o’clock. Following the service, interment was at the Simsboro Cemetery in Simsboro, Louisiana. Mrs. Sybil Howard Henry, 93, died on May 9, 2011 in Bryan, Texas. She was born in Simsboro, Louisiana on December 4, 1917, and had lived in Ruston for the past 36 years, until a short move to Bryan, Texas.

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