Jonell Richardson Gatlin, 82 of Buna, TX left for her heavenly home on March 6, 2013. Visitation will be at First Baptist Church on Saturday, March 9th @ 5-9. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Buna with Bro. Paul Boughan officiating. Burial will be at Antioch Cemetery. Pallbearers are Roy Gatlin, Cole Johnson, Billy Owens, Todd Walters, Jereme Woodard and Will Withers. Born May 4, 1930 in Buna,Tx to Fay and Roy Richardson, she lived most of her life in Buna, TX, where she served 28 yrs at Buna ISD as a librarian. She also served as librarian to First Baptist Church and to the Public Library. She was preceeded in death by her parents, her husband, H.L.Sonny Gatlin and a grandson, Troy Gatlin. Survivors include her children and their spouses: Rhonda Moore, Jolene and Don Travis, Lance and Tammy Gatlin. 7 grandchildren and their spouses: Stephanie and Eric Johnson, Kelly Austin, Kim Hamilton, Jereme Woodard, Alicia and Billy Owens, Katie and Cole Johnson, and Roy Gatlin. 15 great grandchildren: Kelsey, Christopher, Nicholas, Andrew, Benjamin, Steele, Elizabeth, Will, Hannah, Megan, Alec, Heather,Victoria, Olivia, and Rhylan.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Mar. 9, 2013