Lois Ida Alston, 82, of Lumberton, Texas, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. She was born in Jennings, Louisiana, on April 8, 1929, to Morris and Ida Martin. Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Walter J. Alston; son, Johnny Alston; daughter, Deborah Alston Horton. She is survived by sons, Bob Alston and wife, Glenda, Mark Alston and wife, Tressa; daughters, Barbara Alston McDaniel, Patricia Alston Morgan and husband, Jack; 13 grandchildren; and 36 great grandchildren. Visitation will take place Thursday, September 22, 2011, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services to be held Saturday, September 24, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel.