Sort by:

Arthur Lee Durham

December 17th, 1931 - September 30th, 2011


In Loving Memory of
Mr. Arthur Lee Durham
Portland, Orgeon

Profile picture

Obituary

Arthur Lee Durham was born December 17, 1931 to Arthur Durham and Lovie Hill. Arthur was born in Durant, Mississippi. He came to the West coast in 1942, with his mother and father who precedes him in death. He attended Jefferson High School and also Roosevelt High School. He joined the Navy in 1950; after serving his time in the Navy, he met his first wife, Dorothy Jean Scurlock. They had two children, Gloria and Wyndell. Arthur married Edna Fay Green,February 14, 1981.

He gladly accepted the responsibility of raising 7 step-children. Arthur worked at United States Postal Service were he retired in the early 1980’s. Arthur enjoyed watching westerns, camping, fishing and traveling with the Ebony Rose City Travelers RV Club.

Arthur leaves to cherish his lovely memories with his wife Edna Fay, and his children Gloria Bates (Anthony Sr.), Wyndell Durham (Teri), Aletha Summerfield (Larry), Gregory Green, Donald Green (who also precede Arthur in death), Patricia Franklin (Benjamin), Linda Green, Dorine Bromell (Thurman), and Dona Salami (Yomi). Arthur also leaves 25 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; and a host of family and friends.  Arthur will be loved and missed.

Profile picture

Tribute

Charles Reynold Lee

January 23rd, 1928 - February 25th, 2011

In Loving Memory of a
Walton-Johnson
"Trailblazer"
Tyler, Texas

Profile picture

Obituary


The Life and Legacy of
Charles Reynold Lee
(affectionately known as)
"CHIEF" 
 
ROOTS
Born: January 23,1928
Texarkana, Texas
Parents: Walter A. Lee, Sr. and
RosaA. Walton Lee, preceded in death
Brother: Walter A. Lee, Jr., preceded in death

FAMILY
Married Eloise Brooks Lee, Novem&r 24,1949
Children - Regina Lee Newsome & Charles R. Lee II
Grandchildren - Jamina Newsome & Dr. Reginald Newsome
Son-inJaw - James (Jim) Newsome
Daughter -in-law - Mary Green-Lee
Niece - Betty Joe (John) Watkins
Nephew - Clarence Arthur Lee

EDUCATION
Graduated - Dunbar High School, Texarkana, Texas
Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Arts from
Kansas State Teacher's College, Pittsburgh, Kansas
Master of Science Degree from North Texas State University,
Denton, Texas

EMPLOYMENT
First teaching experience Dunbar High School, Lufkin, Texas,
1950 - 1953
Industrial Arts Teacher, Emmett J. Scott High School,Tyler,
Texas, 1953 - 1970
Electronics, Industrial Arts, Mathematics Teacher,
Robert E. Lee High School, Tyler, Texas, 1970 - 1986
Lawn Sprinkler Company owner, Licensed Sprinkler System
Designer and Installer




Profile picture

Tribute

From Regina Lee-Newsome on September 13th, 2011
Dad, 

Each and every day I think of you and smile.  

Love always, Regina

 
From Charles Lee II on September 9th, 2012
 Dad, I will always remember and cherish every moment with you . You are forever my HERO....  Love you
 

Aletha Joyce Green (Summerfield)

November 30th, 1954 - September 23rd, 2012

In Loving Memory of
Mrs. Aletha Joyce Summerfield
Portland, Oregon

Profile picture

Obituary

Family:

Larry G. Summerfield, Spouse
Kevin Summerfield, Son
Gene Summerfield, Son
Edna F. Durham, Mother
Gregory Green, Brother
Patricia Green, Sister
Linda Green, Sister
Donna Green-Salami, Sister
Dorine Bromell, Sister
5 Grandchildren

Profile picture

Tribute

From Rosalynn Mcfadden on May 5th, 2014
I came 632 miles to my cousins bedside when I found out she was near death sharing the last moments with her was a blessing to me I count it a privilege and a honor to have a cousin so full of joy keep smiling cousin always love but never forgotten