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March 12th, 2018

Doris Woodard

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Funeral services for Doris Woodard, 88, of Ruston, LA will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Rev. Lonnie Woodard will officiate. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-2 PM prior to the service at Kilpatrick's in Ruston.

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Billy Mixon Colvin

Billy Mixon Colvin, 77, of Chattanooga, died peacefully on March 7, 2018.
Mr. Colvin was a member of Wauhatchie United Methodist Church in Lookout Valley for the past seven years. A former resident of Decatur, Alabama, Mr. Colvin was formerly a member of Central United Methodist Church, very active in the Loaves and Fishes Ministry for more than 10 years. Additionally, he volunteered more than 10 years at Decatur General Hospital, visiting patients and volunteering for other services there as needed. He retired from Morrison Health Care, Inc after 35 years of faithful service.

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March 8th

Mary Jean Davis

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Funeral services for Mary Jean Davis will be held at 3:00PM on Friday, March 9, 2018 at New Prospect Baptist Church in Dubach, LA. Brothers Terry Ganey, Mickey Manning, and Steve Jensen will officiate. Interment will immediately follow at Colvin Cemetery in Unionville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 5:00PM until 7:00PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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March 7th

Laurence “Raymond” Snipe

Funeral services for Mr. Laurence “Raymond” Snipe, age 73 of Ruston, LA will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston with Dr. Michael Hawley officiating. Burial will follow in Riser Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Kenneth “Dude” Durrett

Kenneth “Dude” Durrett, age 73, was born August 5, 1944 and passed into life eternal on March 5, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, March 9, 2018 at Salem United Methodist Church in Dubach with Rev. Danny Baskin officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery near Simsboro under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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March 5th

Elizabeth Lafaye Maghsoud Roane

Elizabeth Lafaye Maghsoud Roane, age 58, born April 24, 1959, from Ruston, LA passed away March 1, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Monroe, LA after a brief illness. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, James Roane; son, Peyvand Maghsoud, wife Terez; daughter, Sara Maghsoud; mother, Loma Anglin; sister, Celia Elkharash, and husband, Salem, grandsons, Cameron Maghsoud and Maddox Maghsoud. She is also survived by niece, Rachael Futch, and husband, William; nephew, Zachary Elkharash; and many aunts and uncles and cousins.

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March 1st

Joel Walton Reed

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Mr. Joel Walton Reed, age 94 of Jonesboro, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Mr. Walton proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a World War II veteran with Company B in the 106th infantry and during his service he earned a long list of medals including a purple heart and bronze star. He was a devoted family man and warmed the hearts of everyone he met.

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February 27th

James Preston “JP” Duke

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Funeral services for James Preston “JP” Duke will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Rock Corner Baptist Church in Dubach, LA. Brother Larry Bullock will officiate. Interment will follow at Mineral Springs Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 4PM-until PM at Rock Corner Family Life Center.

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February 23rd

Homer Wiley McCrary

Homer Wiley McCrary went home with the Lord Jesus Christ .
February 9th 2018 at about 10:20 A.M Homer McCraray entered in the rest.

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Molley Carilyn Boone Cartwright

Molley Carilyn Boone Cartwright was born on April 16, 1986, in Ruston, Louisiana. She passed from this earth to her heavenly home in the early hours of February 20, 2018, in Baton Rouge, after having delivered her precious son, Braddock Stone Cartwright, on February 19 at 12:42 p.m.--a healthy baby boy of 9 lbs. 2 oz. and 22 1/2 inches long.

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