OKOLONA – Charles Wayne Lambert, 66, died at his residence east of Okolona on Friday, June 20, 2014. He was born in Calhoun County on July 6, 1947, to Robert Lambert and Inez Lambert.
A lifelong resident of the Okolona area, he began his working career at Delta Trousers and retired as a truck driver in the furniture industry. He was married for 47 years to Judy Ann Daniel Lambert, who died Oct. 8, 2013.
A private family graveside service will be held on Monday at East Chickasaw Memorial Gardens in Okolona with Bro. Joel Brooks officiating. Friends and extended family may visit at the Okolona Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 23. Holland Funeral Directors, Okolona Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.
Survivors include his mother, Inez Davis Lambert of Okolona; one son, Greg Lambert (Dorinda) of Okolona; and two daughters, Sheila Christian (Stephen) of Okolona and Jennifer Hester (Dusty) of Nettleton; two sisters, Brenda Lambert Whitlock of Okolona and Geraldine Lambert Inmon of Okolona; five grandchildren, Shelby Hester, Carson Christian, Avery and Erin Lambert and Heather Cox; one great-grandchild, Wesley Cox; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lambert; his wife, Judy; and two children, Charles Lynn and Melissa Ann.
Pallbearers will be Robbie Lynn Brooks, C.E. Brooks, Phillip Brooks, Wade Whitlock, Dusty Hester and Stephen Christian.
Memorials may be made to the Vasculitis Foundation, P.O. Box 28660, Kansas City, MO 28660.
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