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February 1st, 2018

Lucille Genice Owens

Graveside services for Mrs. Lucille Genice Owens, age 95, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 2, 2018 at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston, LA with Rev. Larry Emory officiating under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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January 30th

Lora Lewis Watson

Loved wife and mother, Lora Lewis Watson, died at age 84 at 10 a.m. Sunday, January 28th in Ruston at the Ruston Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a short illness. She is survived by her husband Warren W. Watson and her 4 children Lori Watson Brennan, Marki Watson, Sam Watson and Joe Watson and
11 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on March 31st @ 1:00 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston located at 212 Bonner Street. There will be a
reception to follow in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to St. Jude's.

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Leta Nell Holstead Potts

Funeral services for Leta Nell Holstead Potts, 88, of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Jim Davis, Minister of the Ruston Church of Christ will officiate. Interment will follow at Douglas Cemetery in the Douglas Community, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 30, from 5-7 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Ruth Winstead Carwile

A celebration of the joyful life of Ruth Winstead Carwile, who passed away peacefully Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the age of 86, will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel, 209 N. Bonner Street, Ruston, LA. Rev. Thomas W. Stodghill III will officiate. Visitation is Thursday from 1-2 PM prior to the service at Kilpatrick's.

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Jesse Earl Otwell

Jesse Earl Otwell, age 67 of Dubach, died Thursday, January 25, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston with Rev. Reagan Colvin, Rev. Greg Tipton, and Bro. Tony Billberry officiating. Burial will follow in the Mineral Springs Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Mrs. Doris Hilton Arnold

Graveside services for Mrs. Doris Hilton Arnold will be on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at Wilder Cemetery in Ruston, LA at 1:00 PM. Bro. Jerry Whitman will be officiating the services. Visitation will be at Brookhaven Funeral Home on Monday, January 29, 2018, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
Mrs. Arnold, 104, of Brookhaven, MS, passed from this life on Friday, January 26, 2018, at home. She was born on October 25, 1913 in LA, to Thomas Augustus Hilton and Allie Garr Hilton.

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Vivian Annett Wise

Vivian Annett Wise, born September 5, 1923, passed peacefully on January 14, 2018, at the age of 94 at Southland Care Center in Norwalk, CA, where she has been a resident for the past three years.
She is survived by her daughter, Deathra (Mike) Van Scoy of Cerritos, CA; her son, Burt (Eileen) Wise of Miramar Beach, FL; her daughter-in-law LaDean Wise; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her son, Fred; her husband Bill; and her 10 siblings.

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January 26th

Gayle Voncile Canterbury Hood

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Gayle Voncile Canterbury Hood

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January 25th

Marilyn Bankston Strickland

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Marilyn Bankston Strickland, age 88 of Ruston, LA died Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Northern Louisiana Medical Center in Ruston, LA. A service to celebrate her life will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday January 27, 2018 at Cook Baptist Church in Ruston with Rev. Mark Strickland and Rev. Jeff Smart officiating. Interment will follow at Sibley Cemetery in Choudrant, LA under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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