May 20, 1919 ~ January 13, 2012
HUGHES SPRINGS Services for Burle Lee Sug Royal will be 1:00 P.M., Thursday, January 19, 2012 at Hughes Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Love Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc., of Hughes Springs. The family will receive visitors from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the funeral home. Burle Lee Washington Royal was born May 20, 1919 in Naples, TX where she attended the public schools of the area and due to a strong religious upbringing accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior at an early age. Her life became seasoned with love as she met Sam Royal and in 1944 united in holy matrimony. Their love and marriage bloomed and blossomed as they together labored in Gods vineyard. She united with the Hughes Chapel Baptist Church and was a life member, and known as the mother of the church. Her enthusiasm and zeal for service could only be matched by her love and commitment to Jesus Christ. She fulfilled this labor of love through the choir, the culinary committee, and any area of service she was asked to perform. Her family was her pride and joy as she endeavored to rear them with love for God and family and to treat everyone they encountered with respect. She was truly a people person, giving her time, energy, and culinary skills freely and cheerfully. On January 13, 2012, this gentle voice was silenced as she became precious in the sight of God. She leaves to cherish her memory and celebrate her homegoing; five sons Vernice Hill and his wife Mary, Lee. J. Royal and his wife Jo Ann, John Royal, Evans Royal and his wife Alex, and Edwin Lynn Royal; five grandchildren Kristi, Stacey, Jackie, Monica Michele and Thomas Earl Graham and wife Dorothy; nine great grandchildren; two special and caring cousins Oreathe Sasser and Elaine Rocquemore; the Hughes Chapel Church family; as well as other relatives and friends.
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. I am the son of Red and MaeNon Martin. They thought a lot of Sug. God Love you and peace be with you all now.
mom sug u will be missed.u are the reason i am where i am now.your love gave me will power to keep living,u have been so dear to me.2 years ago u told that god send me to help u in the kithcen, well u were so right. u are a child of god thank u so much hope to see some day in heaven,stevie loves u very much god bless.
I offer my sincere condolences to the family of Miss Sug. She always had a smile and let you know she was sincerely interested in you. I pray that God will envelop you in his loving arms and carry yout= through the days ahead. I love all of you. Carol Griffis
Though we did not know the mother, we have known her children and many of her loved ones. We join in the sorrow of your loss, but we rejoice in her Christian influence on her family members.
Mama Sug was a sweet lady, Ienjoyed taking care of her inher latter days. May God comfort you at this time of your loss. She will be missed. Judy Hitzelberger, LVN, TGNH
So sorry to hear that you've lost your sweet Mother. She was a dear lady. Know that you and yours are in our thoughts and prayers.
Stacey & family,Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. I am praying for you and your family.
I am sorry for your loss. I know Mrs Royal lived a long good life, but it is never easy losing a loved one. I am blessed to have known Mrs Royal and did visit with her while she was at Theron Grainger. She knew me on sight and would call out to me by name. I know she is in the arms of God the Father and is sharing her love with all there in Heaven.
My deepest sympathy goes out to the Royal Family,may God be with you all.
Family of Burle Lee "Sug" Royal May your Heart and Soul find Peace and Comfort.
My deepest sympathy and many prayers to the family. Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning. God Bless.
I will miss you Sug. I will never forget you and I looking for that missing pocket book. We had fun searching for it..Miss you.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sugg & Angie Niblett