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Obit: Raymond TOLLETT

Obit: Raymond TOLLETT

June 9th, 2019 in Obituaries Paid Obiturary
In Memory

Raymond Eldred Tollett Sr., 90, of Texarkana, AR passed away Friday, June 7, 2019. Mr. Tollett was born to parents Roy and Pearl Tollett on October 2, 1928, in Lockesburg, AR. He graduated from Lockesburg High School in 1945. Raymond married the love of his life, Glenda Barrick Tollett, in 1951. Raymond served in the Arkansas National Guard for 13 years. In 1962, he moved his family to Texarkana to become part of Collins and Williams Menswear Store. Raymond dressed three generations of customers at the store and was loved and respected by his loyal clients. Survived by his wife Glenda Barrick Tollett of Texarkana, AR; one daughter, Gina Russell and husband, Charley Russell, of Texarkana, AR; one son Jay Tollett and wife, Martha Caviness Tollett, of Arlington, TX; three grandsons, Lee Scott of Atlanta, TX, Nick Tollett (Amanda Tollett) of Austin, TX, and Will Tollett (Kati Tollett) of Burleson, TX; one granddaughter, Laura Scott of Texarkana, AR; and four great-grandchildren, Shelby Scott of Texarkana, AR, and Kinsley, Camden and Caroline Tollett of Burleson, TX. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at East Funeral Home, Downtown, with the Rev. Jaimie Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in East Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2019, at East Funeral Home, Downtown. Memorials can be made to FUMC Texarkana, AR; Texarkana Resources for the Disabled, P.O. Box 19, Texarkana, AR 75504; or Texarkana Animal Shelter. Condolences may be left at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.