James Edward Lafayette

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Funeral services for James Chucka Lafayette, 73, of Cason will be at 1 PM on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Cason with Rev. Jessie Biles officiating. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery in Cason under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mr. Lafayette was born in Morris County, TX on May 21, 1937 to Joe and Azell Mason-Lafayette and went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 13, 2010 at Beacon hospice in Longview. Survivors include his wife Annie Lafayette of Cason; two daughters Pamela Thomas (Garry) of Garland, TX, Miyoshi Wilkerson (Ken) of Richardson, TX; one son Mark Duffey of Sulphur Springs, TX; ten grandchildren and one great grandchild. Mr. Lafayette was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Hurlene Doddy, two brothers Joe Lewis and Joe Melvin Lafayette. Visitation will be Friday, August 20, 2010 from 6-7 PM at the funeral home in Hughes Springs.

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  1. To the family, be blessed and we love you. We are very sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our prayers.

  2. We will miss his laugh and miss talking with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with my aunt and cousins during this time.

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