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September 6th, 2017

Dr. Lamore Joseph Carter

Dr. Lamore Joseph Carter was born in Carthage, Texas on April 18, 1925. He joined the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church at an early age. He was the third of five children born to Nancy Fite Carter and Peter Carter. He is preceded in death by his devoted and loving wife of 57 years, Lena Jones Carter, his parents, three brothers, three sisters, and an infant son, Lamore Carter, II.Upon graduating from high school, Carter was drafted to serve in World War II, where he served in the United States Army from 1943 - 1946.

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Mollie “Etta” Tibbit Pendry

Mollie “Etta” Tibbit Pendry, 94, of Ruston, LA, passed away early Tuesday morning September 5, 2017 after a battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Barnett Springs Baptist Church with Reverend Lynn Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow in Simsboro City Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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September 5th

Clyde Brasseal

Funeral services for Mr. Clyde Brasseal, age 75 of Dubach, will be held at 4:00 PM, Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston with Brother Jim Davis of Ruston Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Jerry Dean Sadler

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Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Dean Sadler, age 85 of Choudrant, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Alabama Presbyterian Church in Choudrant with Reverend Allison Moody and Reverend Jeremy Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Sibley Cemetery in Sibley. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston.

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August 30th

Betty Grafton Taylor

Betty Grafton Taylor, 80, of Monroe, LA (formerly of Ruston), passed away August 26, 2017 in Monroe. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Rev. Todd Young will officiate. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Ruston. Visitation will be 1:00 PM until the service on Thursday, August 31 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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Rev. Yuey "Y.D." Jackson

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Celebration of life services for Rev. Yuey "Y.D." Jackson, 84, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 02, 2017 at Zion Travelers Baptist Church in Ruston, Louisiana. Rev. Jackson will be laid to rest at Grambling Memorial Garden in Grambling, Louisiana. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 01 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Arcadia, Louisiana. Rev. Jackson entered into rest on August 21, 2017 in Grambling, La. He is survived by his loving wife Betty Jackson, 2 sons, 7 daughters, and 1 sisters.

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August 29th

Otis Leon “Skip” Crawley, Jr.

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Graveside services for Otis L. “Skip” Crawley, Jr., 80, of Arcadia, will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at the Driskill Cemetery, Highway 507 south of Arcadia under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Reverend Jeff Hoffman, pastor of First Baptist Church Arcadia, will officiate. A gathering for family and friends will be held at the Fellowship Hall First Baptist Church immediately following burial.

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August 24th

Bille Jean Jenkins

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Funeral services for Billie Jean Jenkins, 87, of Dubach will be held at 3:00pm Friday, August 25, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Dubach with Bro. Barry Joiner & Bro. Cory Bruce officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery near Dubach under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Mrs. Jenkins went to her heavenly home August 22, 2017. She was a retired respiratory therapist and a member of First Baptist Church of Dubach.

She was preceded in death by her husband Billy G. Jenkins; Parents-Robert and Audrey Tubbs; Step mother Dolly Britt Tubbs and one sister: Sandra Tubbs.

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August 23rd

John A. Clark

John A. Clark of Aberdeen,

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August 18th

John Henry Amaden

Joe Henry Amaden, age 66, passed away August 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Amaden of the home; his mother Nell Amaden and brother, Howard (Linda) Amaden of Lonoke, AR; son, Heath (Tiffany) Amaden of Brandon, MS, daughter-in-law, Holly Amaden of Jacksonville, AR; grandchildren, Claudia Amaden of Jacksonville, AR and Charlotte Amaden of Brandon, MS.; mother-in-law Berly Gray of West Monroe, LA. Preceding in death are his father C.H. Amaden, sister, Ginger Amaden Putnam, son Brian Amaden, and father-in-law Leroy Gray.

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