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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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Norma Lee Blaylock Roberson

Norma Lee Blaylock Roberson, 86, of Atlanta died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in a local hospital. Mrs. Roberson was born Sept. 30, 1931, in Bryans Mill, Texas. She was a nurse and a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church, Douglassville, … Continue reading

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Bobbie Hall

Bobbie Hall, 69, of Atlanta, TX passed away on June 5, 2018 at a local Nursing Facility.   She was born September 26, 1948, to the late Lester and Gladys Hall. She attended Booker T Washington High School in Atlanta, … Continue reading

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Col. Richard Lewis Cary, Sr.

Richard Lewis Cary Sr., 93, of Jefferson, Texas, died Monday, April 30, 2018, in a Bossier City, La., hospital. Mr. Cary was born Sept. 1, 1924. He was a colonel in the Army and a member of First Baptist CHurch. … Continue reading

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Helen Roberson Titus

Helen Roberson Titus, 89, of Jefferson, Texas, died Thursday, March 8, 2018, at her home. Mrs. Titus was born April 19, 1928. She was a member of Floyd Valley Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, … Continue reading

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Stephanie Casteel Terry

Stephanie Casteel Terry passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 in Morrillton, Ark.  She was born on March 16, 1961, to Joe and Maggie Casteel.  Stephanie graduated from Atlanta High School and went on to earn her Bachelor’s and Master’s  Degrees from Texas … Continue reading

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Annie Louise Smith

Anne Louise Smith, 86, of Atlanta died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at a local hospital. Ms. Smith was born April 14, 1931, in Jefferson, Texas. She was a dietary aide and a member of New Light Missionary Baptist Church. She … Continue reading

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Otis Dale Wallace

Otis Dale Wallace, 92, of Atlanta died Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at a local hospital. Mr. Wallace  was born March 25, 1925, in Carthage, Texas.  He was a retired mechanic and a member of Faith Temple Church. Survivors include his … Continue reading

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Earnest Edward Clark

Earnest Edward Clark, 67, of Longview, Texas, died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at his home. Mr. Clark was born Oct. 10, 1950. He was a real estate agent and a member of Jones Hill COGIC. Survivors include his wife, Darlene … Continue reading

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Mattie B. Gilliam Stiger

Mattie Gilliam Stiger, 89, of Atlanta died Saturday, November 25, 2017 at her residents.  Mrs. Stiger was born December 16, 1927, in Rodessa, La.   She was a homemaker. Survivors include four sons, Larry Gilliam, Quinton Gilliam, Michael Gilliam and Kenneth … Continue reading

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