Moses Marvin Willingham

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Funeral services for Moses Marvin Willingham, 83, of Montgomery, Texas will be held on Monday, October 3, 2011 at 11:00 AM at The Ark Family Church in Conroe, Texas. The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 2, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home. Pastor Alan Clayton will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Fairlawn Cemetery in Liberty, Texas.

Moses was born on January 14, 1928 in Pollock, Louisiana to Mose Watson Willingham and Lettie Farnell Boyt. He passed away on September 29, 2011 in Conroe, Texas. He married Betty Ann Surrey on April 19, 1948 in Dayton, Texas. He drove a truck for Central Freight Lines for 40 years and worked as a door greeter at the Sam's Club in Conroe for five years. He was a member of The Ark Family Church for 16 years where he enjoyed ushering, but served wherever he was needed.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62-1/2 years, Betty Willingham; sons Timothy Willingham and his wife, JoAnn; Alan Willingham and his wife, Laura; Andy Willingham and his wife, Margaret; and TJ Willingham and his wife, Rikki; daughters Pauline Fabbri and her husband, Oreste; and Twana Kitzman and her husband, Danny; brother Herman Willingham; sisters Beulah May Lee, Bertha Lorraine Mills and Gladys Fay Kendall; 17 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Janell Marie Wooten; brothers Ronnie Willingham, Andrew Willingham and Raymond Willingham; and a granddaughter, Christina Yvette Willingham.

Moses was greatly admired and respected as a man of God. He loved and served Jesus every day of his life. As one grandchild said, "He was a true hero."

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Published on from Oct. 3 to Oct. 17, 2011