Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

March 21, 2013

MacArthur English

Corsicana —

MacArthur English, 70,  was born May 11, 1942 in Corsicana to the parentage of Mr. Bonner and Ester English. He departed this life on Sunday, March 17, 2013, after a lengthy illness at the Veterans Affairs Hospice in Lancaster.

He attended G.W. Jackson and went on to enlist in the U.S. Army. After being honorably discharged in 1963, he went on to work for Chattanooga Glass and Oil City until retiring. MacArthur professed his faith in Christ and joined Second Mission Baptist church at an early age. He later met and married the love of his life, Lucille Yeldell and to this union four children were born.

He was preceded in death by his wife Lucille English, his parents Bonner and Ester English, siblings Bonner Jr., Willie Dave, L.J. English, and Ester Mae English.

Leaving to cherish his memories are; two sons, Clarence Robinson and Douglas English of Corsicana; five daughters April (Mike) Mwamba of Cedar Hill, Tomaco (Anthony) McAdams of Kerens, Regina (Cedric) Williams of Corsicana, Ketrene Zollocoffer of Beaumont and Kristen English of Arlington. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, five brothers; R.L. (Katherine) English, Vernell English all of Fort Worth, C.J. (Lottie) English of Dallas, David (Clovia) English of Corinth, and Willie Joe (Monica) English of Corsicana; two sisters; Jimmie Mae Brown of Garland, and Linda English of Fort Worth; also two aunts, Bertha English of Fairfield, and Roberta Carrington of Minneapolis, Minn., and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Second Mission Baptist Church with Pastor Larry L. Polk, Sr. officiating.  Interment will follow at Woodland Memorial Park.  

Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.

 

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