Myrtis A. Tatum Lambert

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Funeral services for Myrtis A. Tatum Lambert are scheduled for 3 PM Saturday, April 23, 2022, in the chapel of Golden Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Post officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, prior to the service, beginning at 2 PM. Mrs. Lambert was a long-time member of Cherry Ridge Baptist Church (62 years) where she served in various positions, including: nursery helper, Ladies Sunday School Teacher, W.M.U. President, G.A. Leader, Church Hostess, Good News Club Leader, and a member of the Keenager Choir. Myrtis worked fourteen years at Bastrop High School as cafeteria worker and then was promoted to Cafeteria Manager. After obtaining her LPN License at the age of fifty-nine, she worked at Morehouse General Hospital on the Medical Surgical Floor for ten years. After moving to West Monroe, LA, to live with her daughter, she joined New Chapel Hill Baptist Church where she was a member for ten years. Mrs. Lambert was born December 20, 1922 and passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022, at the age of ninety-nine. She is survived by her two children, Mary L. Martin and husband, Billy, of West Monroe, LA, and Jo Hatten and husband, Fred, of Palisade, CO; daughter-in-law, Jeanne Lambert (widow of J. Marcus Lambert); brothers, Ben F. Tatum of Flatonia, TX, R.C. Tatum of Shreveport, LA, and Billy E. Tatum of Dallas, TX; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, Johnny L. Lambert; son, J. Marcus Lambert; grandson, J. Spencer Lambert; parents, Claude S. And Mary E. Tatum of Oak Ridge, LA; brother, T.C. Tatum of Arkansas; sisters, Mary Ann Dunbar of Bastrop, LA, Lula Mae Sharbono of Shreveport, LA, Rachael Faulkner of Marrero, LA, Helen Smith of Bastrop, LA, and Louise Kelly of Bastrop, LA. Serving as pallbearers will be Bryan Nugent, James Mardis, Mike Barham, Andy Nugent, Justin Lambert, Tommy Reagan, and Chad Reagan.
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