Arthur Artis

Arthur (Tree) Artis

EAST CHICAGO, IN - Arthur (Tree) Artis, age 77, a native of East Chicago, IN made his transition into God's kingdom on Monday, February, 17, 2020. Arthur was a graduate of East Chicago Roosevelt High School, Class of 1963. After graduating, Arthur worked for five years at US Steel. He then moved to Albion, MI and started a career at Albion Industries where he retired after 25 years. He then returned to Northwest Indiana to assist his dad in the operation of his popular store A&D Liquor on 11th Avenue in Gary, IN.

Arthur was preceded in death by his mother Mildred (Gaye) Wilson, stepmother Delphine Artis, father Allen (Tree) Artis and brother Carlton Rollins. He leaves to cherish his memory daughter, McKenzie Wills of Birmingham, Alabama; two grandsons, Matthew and Malachi; sisters: Camille Mitchell of South Bend, IN, Aretta Artis of Los Angeles, CA, Llana (Joseph) White of Indianapolis, IN; brother Terrance (Priscilla) Rollins of Chicago, IL, special friend Hazel Lias of Albion, MI, special cousin Ernestine Williams of Hammond, IN, as well as, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

The visitation will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at First Baptist Church, 4911 McCook Ave., East Chicago, IN at 10:00 a.m., followed by Homegoing services at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Fern Oak Cemetery, Griffith, IN.



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Published by The Times on Feb. 26, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Feb
29
Visitation
9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
First Baptist Church
4911 McCook Ave., East Chicago, Indiana
Feb
29
Service
11:00a.m.
First Baptist Church
4911 McCook Ave, East Chicago, Indiana
Funeral services provided by:
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
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TREE miss u man
Anton Redmon
February 20, 2021
I will always cherish those long talks about life that we shared.

Anton Redmon
Anton Redmon
March 16, 2020
Debra Smith
March 1, 2020
RIP TREE
May God comfort your heart's of the family friend's today tomorrow and forevermore.
Debra Smith
March 1, 2020
Aretta, Llana, my deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Y. Thompson-Rogers
February 27, 2020
My prayers are with you and your family.
Michele Towns Howard
February 26, 2020
Condolences and lifting you in prayer!
Love,
Gertrude Word Barting
Albion, MI
February 26, 2020
To Areta and family I offer my condolences and sincere prayers for you. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
Frances Bridges- Resto
February 26, 2020
Condolences for the lost of your Brother Llana
Karen Bond
February 26, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Susie Kelly
February 26, 2020