Funeral services for Mr. Jimmie Langston age 76, of Panola County, TX will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in the Colonial Chapel at Sullivan Funeral Home, with Bro. Michael Richard officiating. Burial will follow the service at Mount Zion Cemetery in DeBerry, TX. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the funeral home.
Mr. Langston entered into rest on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Bossier City, LA. He was born in Shreveport, LA on November 23, 1940 to Lorraine and James Langston.
Jimmie married Kate Evans on August 12, 1961 in Marshall, TX. He loved collecting antique cars, boating and water skiing.
Mr. Langston was preceded in death by his grandson, Kaleb Alexander and his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years Kate; two sons, Jimmie Gaston Langston, Jr. of Texarkana, TX and Ty Langston of Deberry, TX; grandson, Noah Ty Langston; brothers-in-law, Harold Evans and Gary Evans and wife Linda; sister-in-law, Ilene VanHecke; two special cousins, Martha Ann Morris and T.G. Davis; as well as numerous other cousins, nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Morris, Chris Morris, Steve McDonald, Jonathan Morris, Wendell Perritt, and Shawn VanHecke. Honorary pallbearers will be Franklin Fischer, Dick Nelson, Norman Davis and Gene Evans.