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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Arstine Dickerson

Arstine Dickerson, 80, of Atlanta died Monday, June 26, 2017, in Texarkana, Texas. Ms. Dickerson was born May 19, 1937, in Linden, Texas. She was retired from Red River Army Depot and a member of Free Christian Zion Church.

Survivors include four sons, J.C. Dickerson Jr.,  Everett Undra Dickerson Sr. and Roy Lee  (Tammy) Dickerson all of Atlanta, TX, Timothy Dickerson of Dallas, TX; four daughters, Bernice (Joe) Anderson of Nashville, Arkansas, Wonder Faye (Tommy) Rosser of Clarksville, TX, Josie LaVonne Banks of Bloomburg, TX, and Stena Faye Snell of Nashville, Arkansas; four sisters, Sivrene, Fannie, Joyce and Judy of ,Greenville, TX; one brother, Roy Stephens of Greenville, TX; three sisters-in-law, Estell Neal and Mae Bell Finley of Douglassville, TX, Princy Dickerson of Atlanta, TX.; 25 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Free Christian Zion Church with Vera A. Brown 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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Charles Edward McKinney

Charles Edward McKinney, 78, of Atlanta died Saturday, June 10, 2017, in a Texarkana hospital.  Mr. McKinney was born Dec. 5, 1938, in Douglassville, Texas.  He was a member of Queen City COGIC.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Kay McKinney; five children, Charles Jefferson, Russell Stiger, Erika Allen, Pamela Jefferson and Kristy Ivery; five brothers, John McKinney, Harold McKinney, Maurice McKinney, Will McKinney and Lonnie “Cole” McKinney; three sisters, Merline Lawson, Odessi Lee and Alberta; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Enon First Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop Connie R. Jiles officiating. Burial will be in Ware Memorial Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Dessie Simmons

Dessie George Simmons, 62, of Queen City, Texas, died Thursday, May 11, 2017, at his home. Mrs. Simmons was born Aug. 1, 1954, in Domino, Texas. She was a production worker with Holly Burton Industrial Plant.  Dessie was preceded in death by her son Kenny Hunt and sister, Cynthia Jefferson.

Survivors include her husband, Mathew Simmons of Domino; two daughters,  Shelia (Larry) Mayfield and Amy Hunt Smith of Fort Worth, Texas; her mother, Ammie Jefferson of Domino; three sisters, Onita (Gerald Boyce) Tyson of Queen City, Deborah (Gilbert) Williams of Domino and Felecia (Lonnie)  Waller of Texarkana, Texas; two brothers, Ray Charles (Willa)  Jefferson and James  of Domino; six grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Serviecs will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Golden Gate Baptist Church, Domino, with the Rev. Joe Nelson 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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Charles Henry Bridges

Charles Henry Bridges, 65, of Kildare, Texas, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Kildare.  Mr. Bridges was born May 1, 1951, in Kildare. He was a member of St. John Divine Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include,  one daughter, Queenie Griggs; two sons, Rodney Coleman and Demetrice Coleman of Dallas; two brothers, Clarence Bridges and Leroy Bridges of Dallas; one sister, Ruthetta Mathews of Bivins, Texas; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Closed casket services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Divine Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Darty officiating. Burial will be in Galloway Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. O

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Ernest A. Roberson, Sr.

Ernest A. Roberson Sr., 69, of Bloomburg, Texas, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at his home. Mr. Roberson was born Aug. 8, 1947, in Bloomburg. He was retired from Red River Army Depot and a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Bloomburg.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Brian Sr. and Deadra Simington of Texarkana and Ernest Jr. and Mashina Roberson of Bloomburg; two sisters, Mary Roberson of Shreveport, La., and Lillie E. Young of Wake Village, Texas; two brothers, Calvin Roberson of Shreveport and Alvin Roberson of Houston; eight grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Shady Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Simington Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Olive Branch 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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Sam Houston Turner

Sam Houston Turner, 74, of Dallas died Wednesday, February 8, 2017, in Dallas.   Mr. Turner was born July3, 1942, in New Boston, Texas.   He was a high explosive operator with Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant and a member of Prosperity Baptist Church.

Survivors include:  one daughter,  Vanessa Sims; nine sisters, Gladys Hasbrouck, Ethel Robinson, Virginia Minor, Dorothy Battle, Joyce Garvin, Lois Jackson, Carolyn Gooden, Felicia House and Tammy Thompson; nine brothers, Robert Turner, Lorenzo Turner, Don Noel, Chet Turner, Lynn Turner-Harris, Joe Thompson, Billy Thompson, Greg Thompson and Steve Thompson; granddaughter, Valencia Sims; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and many dear friends.

Services will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday at Prosperity Baptist Church with David Hood officiating.  Burial will be in Shady Gove Cemetery under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.   The body may be viewed noon to 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the church.

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June Patterson

June Patterson, 53, of Wake Village, TX passed away Monday, January, 23, 2017 at her home.   Ms. Patterson was born June 16, 1963, in Bryan TX.  She was a Lab Supervisor at Cooper Tire and a member of Church on the Rock, Texarkana, TX.

Services will be held Saturday, January 28th, 2017, 10:00 A.M. at Hickory Hill Baptist Church, Nash, TX with Dr. Rockridge Hannah officiating.   Burial will follow at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens  Cemetery under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home in charge.

Survivors include:   Two sons, Jarred (Kembri) Patterson and Marcel Patterson; daughter, Octavia Johnson; Five Brothers, Jethro (Sharon) Patterson, Jr., Roderick (Pamela) Patterson, Titus Patterson, Britton (Tenisha) Patterson, and Kurstin Patterson;  Sister, Tummie Patterson;   Four grandsons, Jordan Patterson, Demazzi Patterson, Kayden Patterson, Jonas Patterson-Johnson; granddaughter, Alexandria Patterson, and a hosts of nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephew, cousins, and friends.

The body may be viewed noon to 5 p.m. with visitation from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m, Friday, January 27, at the funeral home.

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Cassie Smith

Cassie Vickers Smith, 94, of Atlanta died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Atlanta. Mrs. Smith was born Aug. 31, 1922, in Washington, Ark. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary Baptist Church, Bivins, Texas. Survivors include six sons, Darnell R. Smith of Abilene, Texas, Charles E. Smith of St. Paul, Minn., Joe H. Smith of Dallas, Eddie L. Smith and Charlie D. Cole of Atlanta and Franklin Cole Smith of Texarkana; three daughters, Lorine Linthicum and Maxine Lowery of Dallas and Marilyn J. Carmack of Atlanta; 25 grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Faith Community Church of Nazarene with the Rev. Gaylon Harrison officiating. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. The body may be viewed until 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Thomas Earl Gamble, Sr.

Thomas Earl Gamble, Sr., 80, of Queen City, Texas, died Thursday, December 8, 2016 in Domino, Texas.   Mr. Gamble was born in Somerville, Tennessee.  He was a saw operator and a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include eight children;  Jeanette Jacobs of Texarkana, Tracy Gamble, Angela Harrison and Thomas Gamble, Jr. all of Atlanta; Zeola Denise Maxie, Linda Shephard and Bernice Gamble, all of Domino, and Anthony Gamble of South Carolina; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Baptist church with the Rev. Arlistel Maxie officiating.   Burial will be in Lanark Cemetery, Domino, Tx, under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.   The body may be viewed from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, December 16, at the funeral home.

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