Laveda S. “Vee” Cunningham, age 72, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 11, 2017 in a Texarkana, Texas hospital surrounded by family. Laveda was born October 4, 1944 in Atlanta, Texas to Obin and Claudie Spraberry. She was retired from Guardline; was a founding member of Cross Creek Cowboy Church and the Anteeks Bible Study. She loved spending time sewing and quilting. She was preceded in death by her husband,…"Laveda S. “Vee” Cunningham"
Mary Sadine Williams Godwin age 73, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 11, 2017 in an Atlanta, Texas nursing home. Mary was born January 18, 1944 in Linden, Texas to T.G. and Margarett Williams. She was retired from Thiokol; a member of First United Methodist Church where she worked in the Nursery. She enjoyed flower gardening, music, and cooking. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Jo…"Mary Sadine Williams Godwin"
Kenneth M. Thompson age 74, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 11, 2017 in an Atlanta, Texas nursing home. Kenneth was born December 2, 1942 in Marshall, Texas, to Earnest M. and Flora J. Thompson. He was a parts salesman for many years and for the past 8 years he was a dispatcher for Cole Distributing Co. He was a member of the Army National Guard for 6 years. He…"Kenneth M. Thompson"
Troy Pate, age 85, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in a Texarkana, Texas hospital. Troy was born, May 2, 1932, in Cass County, Texas, to David and Lillie Pate. Troy was a member of the Carpenter’s Union, Piney Grove Baptist Church and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a landlord, and enjoyed gardening, fishing, watching and listening to old western movies…"Troy Pate"
Billy Jack Mote, age 90 of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 4, 2017 in a Atlanta, Texas nursing home. Billy Jack was born May 9, 1927 in Paducah, Texas to O.L. and Rosaleen Woods Mote. He was retired from Tex D.O.T., served in the United States Army and was a Baptist by faith. He enjoyed reading his Bible daily, spending time with family at his cabin on Caddo Lake, fishing,…"Billy Jack Mote"
Joe Scott, age 80, of Atlanta, Texas, left this life, Saturday, June 03, 2017, in a Texarkana, Texas hospital with his daughter by his side. Joe was born, March 11, 1937 in Atlanta, Texas to W.E. and Jeff Scott. He attended Atlanta High School, graduating in 1955 and then went to Arlington State University on a football scholarship. Joe returned to East Texas in 1957 and attended Texarkana College and joined the International Brotherhood of…"Joe Scott"
Sharon Johnson, age 54, went to be with the Lord, Friday, June 2, 2017, in a Humble, Texas nursing center. Sharon was born October 31, 1962, in Houston, Texas to Gilmer Lamont and Iva Nell Long Phillips. Sharon was baptized into the United Pentecostal Church, she enjoyed crafts, gardening, and singing. She was known as a very giving and helpful person, especially to the elderly who depended on her to help them get the benefits…"Sharon Johnson"
William “Carrel” Porterfield age 75 of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Sunday, May 21, 2017 at his residence surrounded by family. Carrel was born June 9, 1941 in Douglassville, Texas. He was retired from Frito Lay; and a member of First Baptist Church, Atlanta. He enjoyed spending time mowing the yard, tractors and was a picker before picking was cool but most of all he enjoyed helping others. He was preceded in…"William “Carrel” Porterfield"
Sandra Kay Lummus Duke, age 63, of Bloomburg, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, May 21, 2017 after a valiant battle with breast cancer. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God gave her tremendous strength and comfort. Sandra was born to the late S. W. and Rosemary Lummus in Atlanta, TX on October 1, 1953. A world traveler in her youth due to her father’s career, she often recounted…"Sandra Duke"
James Powell, age 78, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in a Shreveport, Louisiana hospital. James was born December 9, 1938, in Beaumont, Texas, to William and Mildred Powell. He was a retired salesman and a member of Queen City Assembly of God. He enjoyed coaching sports, time with family, and loved meeting new people. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Carolyn Savage; and a…"James Powell"