Lavell Lampkin

Lavell Lampkin

Lavell Troy “L.T.” Lampkin, 90, of McGehee, passed away March 28, 2014 at his home.

Mr. Lampkin was born on November 6, 1923 at Havana, Ark. and was the son of the late Austin and Eula McBride Lampkin. He was a Baptist and a retired diesel mechanic.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Thomas Clinton “T.C.”Lampkin, Lavon Lampkin, and Opal Dean Lampkin; a sister, Lavoy Lampkin; and children, Horace Lampkin, Troy Lampkin and Randy Joe Bates.

Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Sue Lampkin of McGehee; brothers, Allie Lampkin of Kentucky, Damon Lampkin of Monticello, and Farrell Lampkin of McGehee; children, Mike Lampkin of McGehee, Jerry Lampkin of Jonesboro, Charles Lampkin of Jefferson, Texas, John Lampkin of Longview, Texas, Roger Lampkin of Dallas, Texas, David Lampkin of Longview, Texas, Randy Lampkin of Woodlawn, John Wayne Bates of Searcy, Bobby Ray Bates of Ponca City, Okla.; daughters, Vivian Hope of Monticello, Beverly Phelps of Monticello, Linda Haire of Star City, Frances Lunsford of Star City, AR, Irene Legg of Star City, Patricia Barnhardt of Star City, Tracey Bates of Mississippi, and Shelia Bates of Kansas, and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held March 31 at 2 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. Burial will be at Tillar Cemetery in Tillar.