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Roberta “Roe” Martin

Roberta “Roe” Martin, age 90 of Atlanta, TX died September 6, 2019, at her home. Ms. Martin was born December 13, 1928, in Atlanta, Texas. She was a C.N.A. She was preceded in death by One son, Willie Henry Martin; … Continue reading

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Claudia Beatrice Grigsby-Lane

Claudia Beatrice Grigsby-Lang, 83, of 74 County Road 1793, died July 17, 2019, in Lodi, Texas 75564. Services are 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Ebenezer CME Church Lodi, Texas with Billy Collins officiating. Burial will be in Whitaker … Continue reading

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Leonard Neal, Jr.

Leonard Neal, Jr., 58 of Douglassville, Texas passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 at his residents.   Mr. Neal was born December 16, 1960, in Douglassville, Texas.   He was a machine operator and a member of Free Christian Zion … Continue reading

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Normalene Jefferson

Normalene Jefferson, 86, of Atlanta died Sunday, June 16, 2019, in a local nursing home. Ms. Jefferson was born May 8, 1933, in Linden, Texas. She was an inspector and a member of First Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters … Continue reading

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Ruth Northcutt

Ruth Northcutt, 83, of Atlanta died Friday, May 3, 2019, in a local nursing home. Ms. Northcutt was born Feb. 22, 1936, in Atlanta. She was retired from Red River Army Depot and a member of Saint Paul C.M.E. Survivors … Continue reading

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J.T. Neal

J.T. Neal, 96, of Marietta, Texas, died Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Mr. Neal was born Dec. 4, 1922. He was an Army veteran. Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Neal and Ricky Neal; three daughters, Annie Neal, … Continue reading

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Ella Louise Jiles

Ella Louise Jiles, 72, of Naples, Texas, died Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Naples. Ms. Jiles was born Sept. 16, 1946. She was a retired CNA. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Asa and Gabrielle Jiles of Fort Worth, Texas; … Continue reading

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William M., “W.M.” Hines

William M. “W.M.” Hines, 86, of Lodi, Texas, died Monday, March 11, 2019, in a local hospital. Mr. Hines was born Nov. 12, 1932, in Lodi. He was self-employed and a member of Ebenezer CME Church. Survivors include three sons, … Continue reading

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Clyde Nathan Jackson

Clyde Nathan Jackson, 66, of Rodessa, La., died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Shreveport, La. Mr. Jackson was born Jan. 12, 1953, in Ida, La. He was a mechanic and a member of First Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include … Continue reading

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Lila Murl Haskins

Lila Murl Haskins, 74, of Douglassville, Texas, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Douglassville. Mrs. Haskins was born April 25, 1944. She was a CNA and a member of Gum Springs CME Church. Survivors include one daughter, Tonya Haskins; five … Continue reading

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Sonny Bee Garner

Sonny Bee Garner, 67, of Atlanta died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in a Shreveport, La., hospital. Mr. Garner was born March 3, 1951. He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church. Survivors include one brother, James C. Garner; six … Continue reading

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Spaesio Willard Mothershed, Sr.

Spaesio Willard Mothershed Sr., 93, of Houston died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in a Houston hospital. Mr. Mothershed was born June 30, 1925, in Bloomburg, Texas. He was a librarian and a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include … Continue reading

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Junior Ray Federick

Junior Ray Federick, 74, of Atlanta died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at his home. Mr. Federick was born Jan. 8, 1944, in Douglassville.  He was a retired welder and a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include his … Continue reading

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Lametric Renee Evette Gamble

Lametric Renee Evette Gamble, 36, of Queen City, Texas, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in a Texarkana hospital. Ms. Gamble was born Dec. 11, 1981, in Texarkana, Texas. She was a member of New Beginning COGIC, Queen City. Survivors include … Continue reading

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Earl Ray Bland

Earl Ray Bland, 77, of Bivins, Texas, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in a local hospital. Mr. Bland was born Dec. 11, 1940. He was a lumber strapper for Anthony’s Saw Mill and a member of St. Mary’s Baptist Church, … Continue reading

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