Hattie Marie Lunsford was born on Sept. 2, 1920, in Garrison and was called from this life on Friday, March 28, 2014. Marie was a resident of Willowbrook Nursing Home at the time of her death. She was a lifelong member of the Pioneer Park Church of Christ. Marie was a Christian lady who loved and served her Lord faithfully. She loved life and never met a stranger. She worked as a waitress for many years at Sheperd's Restaurant, and then went on to become a food service manager at Stephen F. Austin State University. Hattie was preceded in death by her parents, Columbus and Lula Ann (Lowe) Lunsford, seven brothers, and one sister. She is survived by one sister, Ms. Mertie Sparks of Hempstead, and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive visitors beginning at 11 a.m. to noon at Laird Funeral Home in Nacogdoches. Graveside service will immediately follow at 12:30 p.m. at Bethel Cemetery in Appleby. Chaplain Bob Harbuck will officiate. The family would like to express their gratitude to Willowbrook nursing staff, Dr. Olin Fearing and Heart To Heart Hospice of Lufkin for the compassionate care our family received. Laird Funeral Home.
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Laird Funeral Home
2116 South St Nacogdoches, TX 75964
Published in The Daily Sentinel on Apr. 1, 2014