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, Texas.

Survivors include his husband, Brice Lee Roberson; two daughters, Gwendolyn Roberson Jones and Debra Lois Roberson Oliver; one son, James Marlin Roberson; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Tabernacle Church, Queen City, Texas, with the Rev. Arlistel Maxie officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Douglassville, under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. The body may be viewed noon to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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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, Texas.   Bobbie accepted Christ at an early age at Shady Grove CME church. She worked various jobs throughout Atlanta.

Services will be held, Saturday, June 16, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m. at Shady Grove CME, 1029 County Road 3324, Atlanta, TX 75551 with  Rev. Willie R. Collins, Officiating.  Viewing will be Friday, June 15, at the funeral home from noon to 5:00 p.m.    Burial will be at Shady Groves Cemetery under the direction of Coleman Atlanta Funeral Home

Bobbie was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, one sister, Patsy Warren, and one son Carlos Hall.

She is survived by two loving children: Dorothy (NeNe) Hall of Atlanta, TX and Adrain (Nina) Hall of Russellville, AR, She is also survived by Seven grandchil- dren and one great grandson. Five Sisters: Dorothy Hall of Atlanta, TX, Hattie Stiger of Marshall, TX, Martha (Ben) Collins of Atlanta, TX, Glenda (Willie) Jackson of Rodessa, LA, Joyce (Freddie) Tyson of Atlanta, TX. One Brother: Michael (Timika) Hall of Texarkana, AR. One Brother-in-Law: Robert Warren; Two Aunts: Ada Appling of Stockton, CA and Nancy Truitt of Cibolo, TX. One Uncle: Kline Hall and host of other relatives and friends.

 

 

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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.

Survivors include his wife, Ida Cary; one son, Richard Cary Jr.; one daughter, Margo Faithful; two granddaughters, Richael Faithful and Tiffany St. Thomas; one grandson, Robert Faithful V; one niece, Connie Burks; two grandnieces, Caela Kinchion and Lorie Allen; and two great-grandsons.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Atlanta, with Dr. John Stanmore officiating. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. The body may be viewed noon to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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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, David Titus Sr.; one son, Andrew Mondy; two daughters, Virign Mondy and Kathy L. Roberson; and three grandchildren, Derrick Piece, Johnathan Glenn Chatman and Edward Mondy.

Survivors include three daughters, Benne V. Chatman of Douglassville, Texas, Valerie Mondy Sandiford of Marietta, Texas, and Annie R. Jackson of Greenville, Texas; five sons, Samuel Roberson of Atlanta, Billy R. Mondy and Gary R. Mondy of Marietta, Ronnie R. Mondy of Farmersville, Texas, and Varice Mondy Jr. of Fort Worth, Texas; 25 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Floyd Valley Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie R. Collins officiating. Burial will be in Floyd Valley Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. The body may be viewed noon to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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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 A.M. at Texarkana. She was working towards earning her Doctorate degree.

On June 16, 2012, she married the love of her life, Philip Terry. She and Philip lived happily in Texarkana, Texas. Philip brought so much to Stephanie’s life, including two beautiful children, Philip, Jr. and Alicia. Recently, they welcomed their wonderful and much loved grandchildren Miracle and Paisley.

Stephanie was dedicated member of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Texas. She sang in First Praise Choir, the Praise Team and played the hand bells. Stephanie, an educator at heart, taught Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, served as a Children’s choir teacher and volunteered with AWANA clubs. Throughout her many years of a member of First Baptist, she served in many other areas in the ministry.

Stephanie was a dedicated teacher at Yerger Middle School. Stephanie worked for many years as an educator and impacted the lives of many of her students and co-workers.  Stephanie was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Atlanta Woman’s Club.

Stephanie leaves to cherish her memory, Philip, her husband. She is also survived by her mother, Maggie Casteel; her step-children, PJ and Alicia; her siblings Pam Boyce (LaPrensa), Karen Casteel, Kasonja Velasquez, (Frank), Chris Casteel (Habiba), Kelli Casteel, Terry Lloyd (Theressa), Tammy Blaylock, Michael Williams (Deb) and Stacy Henderson (Quincy), her sisters-in-law Mary Lloyd and Barbara Jones (Ralph). Stephanie also leaves her aunts and uncles; Jewel Blaylock, Dorothy Nickelberry, Edna Nickleberry, LaRuth Casteel, Wiley Scott and Tony Hudson; nieces, nephews, cousins, and many, many wonderful co-workers and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Casteel, brother, Gerald Lloyd, and niece LaShonda King.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Atlanta, with Wesley Mills officiating. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. The body may be viewed noon to 6 p.m., Friday, February 9, at Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

 

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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 was preceded in death by one daughter, Helen Ruth Brown.

Survivors include three sons, James (Gloria)  Smith, Charles Smith and Vernon (Claudette) Smith; and five daughters, Beverly  (Larry) Young, Thressa  (David) Rainge, Patricia Richardson, Debra Smith-McLin and Kathy Smith.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Salem Missionary Baptist Church, Linden, Texas, with Johnny Jackson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. Viewing will be Friday, February 2, from noon to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

 

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Otis Dale Wallace

Otis Dale Wallace, 92, of Atlanta died Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at a local hospital.

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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 wife, Bobbie Wallace of Atlanta, TX; three sons, Joel D Wallace, Otis M. Wallace and Clifford R. Wallace; three daughters, Linda J. Maxie, Alice S. Black and Barbara Wallace, and two brothers, Tom Wallace and Milton Wallace.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church with The Rev. Arlistel Maxie officiating.  Burial will be in Sips Cemetery, Karnack, Texas, under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.  Viewing will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

 

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Earnest Edward Clark

Earnest Edward Clark, 67, of Longview, Texas, died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at his home.

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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 Roberson Clark; two daughters, LaTasha R. Clark and Andrea S. Clark; and four brothers, Henry Clark, Lee A. Clark, Charles Clark and David Clark.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Jones Hill COGIC with Elder K. N’Namdi officiating. Burial will be in Jones Hill Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. The body may be viewed noon to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home

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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 Gilliam; two stepchildren, James Smith and Alice Smith; one sister, Dorothy Davis; one brother, Thomas Humphrey; two grandchlidren, Robert Gilliam and Shaderdia Gilliam and a number other relatives and friends.

Service will be 11 a;.m. Saturday at Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. B.C. James officiating, Rev. Arlistel Maxie Pastor.  Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.   Visitation will be noon to 5 p.m. Friday, December 1, at the funeral home

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Preston Lockhart, Jr.

 

M. Preston Lockhart Jr., 75, of Linden, Texas, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, in Texarkana, Texas. Mr. Lockhart was born Jan. 10, 1942, in Douglassville, Texas. He was employed in construction and a member of Gum Springs CME Church.

Survivors include four sisters, Queen Dickerson, Mary Neal, Helen Collins and Roberta Dowell; four brothers, Sammie Lockhart, Billy Martin, David Martin and Joe Martin; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Gum Springs CME Church with the Rev. Patricia Fuller and Elder D. Casteel officiating. Burial will be in Gum Springs Community Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. The body may be viewed noon to 5 p.m. Friday, November 3, at the funeral home.

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Cynthia Louise Lendford

Cynthia Louise “Penny” Lendford, 59, of Shreveport, La., died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at a local nursing home. Mrs. Lendford was born Jan. 9, 1958, in Marshall, Texas. She was employed in retail sales and a member of New Birth Baptist Church, Shreveport, La.

Survivors include her father and stepmother, O.D. and Bobby Wallace of Atlanta; three brothers, Joel D. Wallace of Marshall, Otis M. Wallace (Sheena) of Dacula, Ga., and Clifford R. Wallace  (Tish) of Dallas; four sisters, Linda J. Maxie (Arlistel) of Atlanta, Texas, and Alice S. Black (Wilbert E) of Tyler, Texas, and Barbara A. Wallace and Della Prince of Dallas; one special friend, Ricky Thomas; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Arlistel Maxie officiating under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

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James Ray Hatley

James Ray Hatley, 72, of Douglassville, Texas, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in a Texarkana, Texas hospital. Mr. Hatley was born Dec. 14, 1944, in Atlanta.

Survivors include A very close friend, Dorothy Wells; three daughters, Linda (Shawn) Young of Atlanta and Carolyn Hatley and Tina Hatley of Fresno, Calif.; six sons, Tyrone (Veronica) Tatum of Texarkana, Kenneth(Betty) Hatley, Ardis Hatley and Edward Lawson of Fresno, Roy (Sametra) Wells of Carthage, Texas, and Rodney (Letizia) Wells of Atlanta; two sisters, Sandra (Harvey) King and Debra Williamson of Texarkana; four brothers, Jesse (Odessa) Hatley of Dallas and Lawrence (Pat) Hatley, Kenneth (Alice) Richardson and Dale Williamson of Texarkana; 34 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Gum Springs CME Church, Douglassville, with Superintendent Greggory Hatley officiating. Burial will be in Gum Springs Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. The body may be viewed noon to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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John Martin

John L. “Big Daddy” Martin, 79, of Queen City, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at a Texarkana hospital. Mr. Martin was born April 16, 1938, in Shiloh, Texas. He was a concrete layer and a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Johnnie R. Martin of Domino, Texas, Will Martin of Texarkana and Fedric L. Martin of Shiloh; three daughters, Sharel Dyer of Texarkana and Dorothy Martin and Rachel Martin of Domino; one brother, C.M. Martin of Amarillo, Texas; three sisters, Mozelle H. Jackson of Atlanta, Martha Watson of Tyler, Texas, and Lue Ella Kidd of Los Angeles; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Tabernacle, Queen City, with Bishop Marvin Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Lanark Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. The body may be viewed noon to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home

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Christopher Michael Ivery

Christopher Michael Ivery, 56, of Galveston, Texas, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in a Galveston hospital. Mr. Ivery was born Feb. 17, 1961, in Atlanta. He was a landscaper.

Survivors include:  his mother, Mable Wilson;  two daughters, Kristy Ivery and Zalissy Ivery; three sons, Russell (Tenique)  Stiger, Vonderrick Blackwell and Zamarion Ivery; eight brothers, Kelvin (Temikia) Ivery, Greg (Casey) Wilson, Rodney Wilson, Patrick Wilson, Robert Wilson, Eugene Wilson Ronnie Wilson and Michael Wilson; five sisters, Christene (Rickie) Banks, Phoebie (David) Boley, Carol Beane, Maxine Mallory and Connie Wilson; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Closed casket services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Faith Community Nazarene Church, Atlanta, with Elder Herbert Harper officiating. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

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Delvon Eugene Federick, Sr.

Delvon Eugene Federick, Sr., 36 of Atlanta, TX, passed away September 20, 2017 at U.T. Southwest Medical Center, Dallas, Tx.  Mr. Federick was born January 9, 1981 in Compton, California.  H was a member of St. John Baptist Church and was a custodian at Queen City ISD.

Survivors include his wife, ShaRhonda Edmond; five children, Delasia, Ariannah, Nyanza, Delvon Jr. and Koredell; his parents, Junior Federick and Belinda Magee Federick; two brothers, Paul E. Magee III and Jermaine V. Magee; one sister, Tameka L. Fletcher; his grandparents, Annette and Norman Walker; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m Friday, September 29 at Bible Deliverance located at 1405 Loop 236, Queen City, TX with the Rev. Antwoin Falls officiating.  Viewing will be held Thursday, September 28, at Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home from 12 noon until 5:00 p.m.    Burial will be held at Shady Grove Cemetery under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

 

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