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Emily Ann Tatum

1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Emily Ann Tatum Obituary
Emily Ann Tatum, 92, a beloved mother and grandmother, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014. Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Monday in Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment: Boyd Cemetery. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Monday. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Christian Care Hospice. Emily Ann Goodger was born June 18, 1921, in Boyd. She attended Texas Woman's University. Emily was a secretary at Riverside Baptist Church and was employed by several government agencies, including the Social Security Administration. She was a loving grandmother, accomplished baker and loved gardening, travel, entertaining and hosting family dinners. Emily was affectionately known as "Namommy." The family would especially like to thank Prissy De Shazo, Christian Care Hospice and the staff at Lakewood Community Health Care Center for their excellent care. Emily was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, O.T. Tatum. Survivors: Daughters, Cynthia Hippel and husband, Bill, Patricia De Shazo and husband, James; grandchildren, Dawn Ligon and husband, Grady, Leigh Ann Bourgeois and husband, Brandon, Heath Hippel and wife, Amy, and Jay Hippel and wife, Jenny; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Pat Goodger; brother-in-law, Don Bassham; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Published in Star-Telegram on Apr. 7, 2014
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