Natalie Lemons passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life of 92 years today, February 22, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. A tribute of Natalie’s life may be found at www.memorialdesigners.net, where you may view a live broadcast of her service, as well as leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family.
Natalie was born on October 19, 1921 to Walter and Cornelia Holloman Lytle in Lubbock, TX. She graduated from Morton High School in 1941. During the summer, she married Joe Thurl Lemons and they resided on a farm in Bailey County. She moved to Roswell in 1976, where she was employed at St. Mary’s Hospital until she retired in 1999. Natalie moved back to Lubbock, where she enjoyed playing golf. She tried to live long enough to shoot age. Natalie loved her Lord, family and friends. She will be thought of and missed every day.
Survivors include her children, Sandra Thompson and husband, R. E., Kay Kindle and husband, Robert and Joe Lemons and wife, Linda; grandchildren, Michael Thompson, Mark Thompson and wife, Lorri, Matt Thompson and wife, Meagan, Jay Lemons and wife, Mandy, Doug Lemons and wife, Karen, Robin Whitehead and husband, Mike, Stacy Kirkendall and husband, Richardl, Kristi Hamilton; great-grandchildren, Luke Thompson, Josh Whitehead, Jake Lemons, Cody Lemons, Andrew Lemons, Joe Lemons, Caige Hamilton, Kadin Kirkendall, Riley Thompson, Emily Goodwin-Thompson, Oliva Goodwin-Thompson, Whitney Whitehead, Courtney Whitehead, Grace Lemons, Maddie Kate Lemons, Mikaela Lemons, Kendall Hamilton, Kelsey Hamilton; great-great granddaughter, Milaya Lemons; and sister, Dorothy Raglin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe Thurl Lemons, who died March 8, 1979.