James Edwards Young, Jr.

James Edward Young Jr., 55, of Texarkana Texas passed from this life on March 20, 2022 in Dallas, Texas.  James was born July 16, 1966 in Atlanta, TX,

Service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Enon First Baptist Church, 510 N. Howe Street, Atlanta, TX with Pastor John Smith officiating.  Dr. A.C. Williams, Sr. is the Pastor.  The body may be viewed from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., April 2, 2022 at Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.  (Please Wear Your Mask.)

He leaves to cherish his memories:

Children:  James Kirk, Terrence Young, Kendra Marshall, Lauren Hicks, and Kennedi Young.

Siblings:  Gregory Young, Eric Young, Cecil Young, and Corey Young

And a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Internment:   Olive Branch, Doddridge, Arkansas

 

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Mary Joyce Childs

 

Mary Joyce Childs, 80, passed away on March 12, 2022 at Christus Health Care Systems.   She was born January 25, 1942 in Atlanta, Texas.

Services will be held 11:00 A.M, Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Enon 1st Missionary Baptist Church, 510 Howe Street, Atlanta, Tx. with Pastor,  Dr. A.C. Williams officiating.

The body may be viewed from 3:00 P.M until 5:00 P.M. on Friday, March 18, 2022 at Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

Mary leaves to cherish her memories:  two daughters, Adrianne Smith (Aiden) of Ft. Worth, Texas, Ronette Gulley (Johnny) of Atlanta, Texas.; Brothers, Alvin Childs, Clark Child, Billy Childs, and Harold Childs all of California; six grandchildren, Aiden Smith, Jr., Geordi Gulley, Gerrell Gulley, Gecorri Gulley, Elizabeth Gardner and Jewel Gardner.   Seven great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends who loved her dearly.

Internment:  Shady Grove Cemetery, Atlanta, Texas

 

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Retta Faye Walker

Retta Faye Walker, 60, of Marshall, Texas passed away March 5, 2022 at her residence. Mrs. Walker was born October 20, 1961 to the parentage of the late Mr. Clyde Rainey,  and Leatrice Crenshaw Rainey in Lodi, Texas, and she was a member of Kingdom Faith Ministries, Domino Texas.

Services will be held 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 10, 2020 at Kingdom Faith Ministries, Domino, Texas with Bishop Marvin Campbell officiating.   Viewing will be held Wednesday, March 9, 2022 from 12:00 Noon until 5:00 PM at Coleman Atlanta Funeral Home.

She leaves to mourn her homegoing;  a loving husband, Mr. Jesse L. Walker; her mother, Mrs. Leatrice Rainey of Lodi; three sisters,  Mrs. Urecia Tucker, Ms. Wynetta Boyd, all of Marshall, and Mrs. Sharon Rainey of Lodi; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Interment:  Galloway Cemetery, Kildare, Texas.

 

 

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Mrs. Val J. Williams

Val J. Williams, 79, of Houston, TX passed away peacefully on February 15, 2022. Ms. Williams was born October 18,1942 in Lodi, TX to Mr. Harvest Lee Williams and Mrs. Mable Gill Williams.   Val united with Ebenezer CME Church at an early age.   After moving to Houston, TX she attended E.O. Smith and graduated from Phyllis Wheatley High School.  She also graduated from Houston Community College.   Val retired from Methodist Hospital as an Accounting Specialist in Houston, TX after 40 years of service.

She is survived by her loving sister, Shirley Williams Johnson of Houston, TX; two nephews, Rodney Johnson and Reginald Johnson;  one niece, Erica Johnson, all of Houston, TX.

She is preceded in death by her father, mother, aunts; Annie V. Wallace, Willie B. Gill Griffin, Alice Eversley, Jessie Mae Smith and Mable Jewel Williams; six uncles, Johnny Gill, Earl Milton Gill, Sam Gill, George Gill,  Freddie Lewis Gill and Hobert Gill.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 26, 2022 at Ebenezer CME Church  with Rev. Torrance Hall officiating.

Viewing will be February 26, 2022, 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at the Church.

Interment will be in Whitaker Cemetery under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

 

 

 

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Queen Ola Lockhart Dickerson

Queen Ola Dickerson, 77, of Douglassville, Texas  passed away on January 23, 2022 at Christus Health Care System, Texarkana, Texas.  Mrs. Dickerson was born October 15, 1944 to the late Preston and Josie Lockhart, Sr. in Douglassville, Texas,  She was united in Holy matrimony to Vernon Lee Dickerson, the Love of her Life,  on August 10, 1961.

She leaves to cherish her memories, her loving children, Ed (Doris) Dickerson of Texarkana, Texas, Diane Dickerson, Kathryn Gibson, Diana Casteel, all of Douglassville, Texas, and Sandra (Donald) Ryan of Texarkana, Texas; six grandchildren, LaToya Young of Douglassville, Tiffany Cochran of Texarkana, Ashley (Darnell) Simmons , LaTisha Haire, both of Atlanta, Tx., Shaunta Dickerson of Texarkana and Daniel Ryan of Dallas, Texas;  fourteen great grandchildren, Kanya and Kinya Simmons, Jayda Blaylock, Carmello, La’Mya, and Alexus Cochran, Devin Whitaker, Jr., Braylen & Derione Chatman, Jr., Nyeisha (Demetrius) Williams, Larissa and Darrell Williams, Jr., Carrington Warren and Ja’Maiya Mack; four great great grandchildren, Cason Davis, Josiah Williams, Keylen and Zy’lana Williams; three sisters, May Neal of Springdale, Texas, Helen (Paul) Collins and Roberta (Eddie) Dowell both of Dallas, Texas; four brothers, Elder Sammie Lockhart, Sr. of Longview, Texas, Billy (Sharon) Martin and Dave (Diana) Martin, both of Dallas Texas area, and Joe (Sherita) Martin of El Paso, Texas; Sisters-in-law, Pearlie Oliver, Annie (Austin) Shackleford, and Rosie Kidd; Brothers-in-laws, A.D. Dickerson, Turner (Lisa) Dickerson, Willie Dickerson,  and Johnny (Georgia) Dickerson; Special Sister-in-law, Maurine Dickerson; Two special cousins, Camilla Brown and Joe Gilbert Lockhart; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Queen was preceded in death by her parents, Preston, Jr. and Josie Lockhart; her husband, Vernon Dickerson; two grandsons, Tracey and Darrell Williams; two sister, Josie Mae Harper and Alberta Martin; three brothers, Roosevelt, James and Preston Lockhart, Jr.; and son-in-law, John Gipson.

Services will be 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Linden Kildare Auditorium, Linden, Texas under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home with Presiding Elder Diana Casteel Officiating.

A Walk through Viewing will be from  3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 28 at Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.   MASK ARE REQUIRED.

Interment will be in Gum Spring Cemetery, Douglassville, TX.

 

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Andrew Lee Coleman

Andrew Lee Coleman, 69 of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on January 2, 2022.    Andrew was born July 28, 1952 in Aubrey, Arkansas.

Closed Casket service will be held January 10, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Temple.   The body may be viewed from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Faith Temple.   Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

Andrew leaves to cherish his memories:   Sons, Andrew “Lamonte” and wife, Tisha Coleman, Christopher Miller; Daughters, Cassandra Coleman, Kimberly and husband, John Brooks; Grandchildren, Andre Banks, Rashonda McClinton, LaMondra Coleman, Keaira Coleman, Jermijah Coleman, Kaylin Coleman, Darius Jackson; Great Grandchildren, Lazaree Johnson, Christian Jones, Devonte Connor, RaNiya Thomas, KeAndrea Bands, Joseph Venson, Jr.; Brothers, Calvin Coleman and Anthony Coleman; Brother-in-law, Donny Green; Mother-in-law, Doris Appleby; Special Friend, Raymond Roston, and a host of nieces , nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends to cherish his memories

 

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Sammie Lee Haskins

Sammie Lee Haskins, 76, of Douglassville, Texas passed away  December 20, 2021 at his residence.  Sammie was born November 28, 1945. in Douglassville, TX.   He was a member of Gum Springs C.M.E. of Douglassville and a retiree of Cooper Tire. .

Service will be held at 11:00 AM at Enon First Missionary Baptist Church, Atlanta, TX, Rev. AC Williams, Pastor, on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 with Superintendent Gregory Hatley officiating.  Viewing will be held at Enon First Missionary Baptist Church from 9:15 AM to 10:45 AM on Wednesday, December 29, 2021.   PLEASE WEAR A MASK. Burial will be at Gum Springs Cemetery under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

Sammie leaves to cherish his memory; two daughters, Lori Haskins of High Point, North Carolina and Toshalyn Sanders of Mansfield, Texas; two grandsons, Samuel Haskins of Tyler, Texas, and Richard Sanders II of Mansfield, Texas; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

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Squire Williams (SW) Jones

Squire Williams Jones, Jr.,79, of Atlanta, Texas passed away December 8, 2021 at his home.    Mr. Jones was born May 4, 1947 in Atlanta, TX.   S.W. was a member of Shady Grove C.M.E. Church and retired as a Steelworker at Lone Star Steel.

Closed Casket service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at First Baptist Church, Rev. Johnny Stanmore Pastor and Rev. Carolyn G. Chamblee, officiating.   Burial will be at Shady Grove Cemetery under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.    A walk through viewing will be held Friday, December 17, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the funeral home.    PLEASE WEAR A MASK.

Squire leaves to cherish his memory, a son, Braylon Jones of Atlanta, Tx; a sister, Janie R. White and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 

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Felecia Thomas

Felecia Roshunne Thomas, age 46, of Queen City, Texas went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 13, 2021, in Texarkana, TX.  Felecia was born May 13, 1975 to the late Mary Heath.   She was a member of Cornerstone Assembly of God and worked as a General Manager of various businesses.

A Celebration of Life (Closed Casket) to honor her will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at Cornerstone Assembly of God, 105 West Main, Atlanta, TX with Pastor John Smith, Jr.,  officiating. Burial will follow at Gum Springs Cemetery, Douglassville, TX under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.   A walk through viewing will be held from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Friday, December 17, 2021 at the funeral home.  PLEASE WEAR A MASK.

Felecia was preceded in death by her parents: Mary Heath and Jesse Northcutt; two brothers, Eddie Eugene Young and Joe Northcutt; one sister, Jesse Ann Northcutt

She leaves to cherish her memories, son, Christopher Young; a daughter, DeShunte Young; granddaughter, Naomi Young; 5 brothers, Cory, James, Gregory, Eric Young, and Secial Heath; 11 Nieces, 10 Nephews; A Life Partner, Berry Sheppard and a host of cousins and relatives.

 

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Rose Marie King

On Sunday, December 5, 2021 at the age of 64, Sister Rose King was called from Labor to Reward.   Ms. King was born December 8, 1956 in Marietta, TX to the late LasSalle King, Sr. and Thersa King.

Service will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Hughes Springs Community Church, 750 North Taylor St., Hughes, Springs, Tx with Bishop Jessie Biles, Sr. officiating. Burial will be at Floyd Valley Cemetery, Marietta, Tx under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

A walk through viewing will be held on Friday, December 10, 2021 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.    Please wear your mask.

Left to cherish her sweet memories, a loving devoted son, Laumarko Lynn (Lashanta) King of Atlanta, Texas; two brothers, Ellie (Lee Pear) King of Marietta, Texas, and Bobby King of Tyler, Texas; one sister, Vera Shed of Marietta; and one sister-in-law, Janice King of Olivehurst, California; grandchildren, Destiny Alexander, Diamond King, Taylor King, Jalen Polk and Ja’Shundria Stokes; best friends; Gail Brown, Hattie Hatten, and Lettie Castleberry; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 

 

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Brenden DeMarco Lomax

Photo of BRENDEN LOMAX Brenden DeMarco Lomax, 21, of Atlanta, Texas passed away November 13, 2021 in Texarkana, Texas.  He was born July 30, 2000 to Sonja Brown and Don Diego Lomax in Harvey, Illinois.   Brenden graduated from Atlanta High School and was employed with Sand Plant in Doddridge, Arkansas.  He was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.

Closed Casket service will be held Saturday, Nov 27, 2021, 12 Noon at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Doddridge, AR with David E. Boone officiating.   Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of ColemanAtlanta Funeral Home.

Survivors include; mother, Sonja Brown Banks (Randolph);  father, Don Diego Lomax, Sr (Kim).; brothers, Don Diego Lomax, Jr., Derrick Lomax, and Zhordan Banks.

 

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Beverly Ann Stephens

Beverly Ann Stephens,48, went to be with the Lord on November 17, 2021.  Beverly was born November, 4, 1973, in Atlanta, Texas to Felton Stiger and Kay Stiger.   She attended Atlanta High School and Tyler College.

Service will be held 11:00 AM, at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church on Friday, November 26, 2021, Rev. Arlister Maxie, Pastor and Elder Hebert Harper, Officiating.  Viewing will be from 10:15 AM until 10:45 AM on Saturday, November 26, 2021 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be at Ware Cemetery, Domino, Texas under the direction of ColemanAtlanta Funeral Home.

Beverly was preceded in death by her father, Felton Stiger; sister, Francis Stiger; brother, Alvin Stiger; and nephew, Bobby Stiger.

Mrs. Stephens is survived by sons, De’Vas (Ambriyanna) Stiger and Joshua Burns; mother, Kay Bryant; sisters, Linda McKinney, Mattie Chamblee, Hattie (Alfred) Lemke, Marie Miller; bothers, Wilfred (Sharon) Stiger, Donald Stiger, Michael Stiger; grandchildren, De’Vas A’Trillion Stiger and JaySiree Burns; special friend, Jerry; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

 

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Mae Francis Haskins

Mae Francis Haskins, 78, of Douglassville, Texas passed away November 12, 2021 at Mother Frances Hospital, Tyler Texas.   She was a member of Gum Springs C.M.E. of Douglassville and a retired Registered Nurse.

Service will be held at 12:00 PM at Enon First Baptist Missionary Church, Atlanta, TX on Saturday, November 20, 2021 with Elder Melton Hatley officiating.  Viewing will be held at Enon First Baptist Missionary Church from 10:15 to 11:45 on Saturday, November 20, 2021.

Burial will be at Gum Springs Cemetery under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

Mare Francis leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Sammie Lee Haskins; two daughters, Lori Haskins of High Point, North Carolina and Toshalyn Sanders of Mansfield, Texas; two grandsons, Samuel Haskins of Tyler, Texas, and Richard Sanders II of Mansfield, Texas; two brothers, Joe Bell of Omaha, Texas and James Henry Bell of Atlanta, Texas; four sisters, Ida Blaylock, Maggie Cunningham, Betty Range (Sam), all of Atlanta, Texas and Linda Smith (Bobby) of Mesquite, Texas as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

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Patrick Vern Neal, Sr.

Patrick Vern Neal, Sr,52, of Atlanta passed away October 26, 2021 in Texarkana Texas. He was employed with Cooper Tire — Tire Builder for 11 years.

Service will be Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Faith Community Church of the Nazarene, 104 North Louise Street, Atlanta, Texas with Elder Herbert Harper officiating. Viewing will be at 10:00 AM until 10:45 AM Saturday, November 6 at the Church. Burial will be at Lamarck Cemetery, Queen City Texas.

Survivors: wife, Delecia Neal; sons, Patrick Neal Jr., Brian Simington Jr.; daughters, Amaya Neal, Ashlynn Randle; parents, Cleophus (Minnie) Neal Sr.and Ethel Cook Neal; mother-in-law, Delois Young; father-in-law, Charles Young; brothers, Billy (Shamica) Neal, Cleophus (Deidra) Neal Jr., Michael Clark Neal, Cleotis O’Neal Spencer, Bennie (Cheree) Clark, Jamiya Clark Neal; sisters, Tina Neal Walton, Angelia “Ann” Neal, Lameka Neal; brothers-in-law, Sherman (Angela) Randle Jr., Anthony (Jessica) Randle; sister-in-law, Sharon (David) Clark; 11 nephews; 12 nieces; five great nephews; nine great nieces; and numerous cousins

 

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Charlie Lester Richardson

Charlie Lester Richardson, 62, passed from this life on September 25, 2021 in Atlanta, Texas surrounded by his loving family.    Charlie was born August 25, 1959 in Marietta, TX to Eddie Marie Richardson Peoples.

Graveside Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Jones Hill Cemetery, Marietta, TX with Minister Larry James Officiating.  A walk thru viewing will be 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 8, 2021 at Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.  (Please Wear Your Mask.)

Charlie was preceded in death by his mother, Eddie Marie and brothers Carl Peoples, Willie H. Peoples, and Arnold Ray Richardson.

He leaves to cherish his memories:

Childrens:  Carmen Dickerson, Earnest Charles Richardson(Barbara Davis), and Charles Dexter Richardson.

Siblings:  Eugene Richardson, Welton Richardson, Nell James (Larry), Charlotte Martin(Andrew Hines), Gary Richardson(Lorrie), Concery Richardson, Hazel Rogers, and Nadell Richardson.

Grandchildren: Emani Smith, Daketrick Smith, Tiffany Smith, Kaleah Garner, Kalen Garner, Earnest Garner, Jr., Kameron Waston, Kellen Garner, Korbyn Garner, Kennedy Garner, and Drew Garner

Very Special Friend:  Robin Ann Garner and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends

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