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Beeson - Morrison Funeral Directors
Tuesday June 28th, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Temple Baptist Church
Wednesday June 29th, 2022

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Ernestine "Teenie" Lanham

Ernestine “Teenie” Lanham, 87 of Dumas, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022. A Private Graveside will be held at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial services will be held at 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Temple Baptist Church with Grady Burkhalter, officiating. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 o’clock to 7 o’clock in the evening on Tuesday. Arrangements are under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors.

Teenie was born on September 19, 1934, in Gray, OK to William Ernest and Laura Etta (Reeves) Groves. She was united in marriage to John “Tuffy” Lanham on October 31, 1952, in Borger, TX. The couple moved to Dumas in 1968 where they made their home. Teenie was a very talented seamstress. She loved to fill her time making clothes, crocheting and upholstery. Teenie was a member of Temple Baptist Church and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tuffy, parents; son: Scooter; sister: Laura Lee Longcrier and great grandson Aaron Patrick Saiv.

Teenie is survived by her sons: Kenneth Lanham and wife Georgia, James Lanham and wife Kelli all of Dumas, TX; daughter: Lynn Johnson of Dumas; daughter-in-law: Cynthia Lanham of Amarillo, TX; grandchildren: Kenneth “Boots” Lanham and wife Michelle, Cathy Lanham, Ollie Lanham and wife Christy, Dusty Lanham and wife Heather, Michael Johnson and wife Kim, Derrick Lanham and wife Haupe, and Brady Lanham; 14 great grandchildren; special nephew Terry Hough and wife Sandra and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. 

The family requests, with gratitude, memorials be made to Middlewell Methodist Church, 5859 Road W, Channing, TX 79018.

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So sorry for the loss of a great lady. It’s wonderful her and Tuffy are on another great adventure now. Bill and Cindy Crowder(Kossey)

Bill and Cindy(Kossey)Crowder Jul 1 2022 10:15 AM

May God give you peace and comfort in the coming days. We will miss Teenie.
We love you!

Brett & Lynette DeMoss Jun 29 2022 9:50 AM

So sorry for the loss of Teenie to her loving family, friends and extended family. I pray Our Father wrap his arms around her family and give them the strength through this time of loss.

Johny Cornelison (Sister of Bobbie Lanham) Jun 29 2022 12:40 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. Teenie was an amazing woman and neighbor! She will be missed but will forever live in our memories.
The Venzors

Astolfo and Trish Jun 28 2022 11:03 PM

So sorry to hearof your families loss ..She was such a sweet and and loving lady. My prayers and hugs during this difficult time.. She will be missed by all who knew her..❤️

Nancy Garrison Jun 28 2022 11:04 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the whole family.

Patsy Blue Jun 28 2022 10:07 AM

Lynn & Jimmy, I am so sorry about the loss of your momma!
You and the family are in my thoughts & prayers!

Jean Kuykendall McDaniel Jun 28 2022 1:29 AM

Prayer and love . Teenie was a loving Christian woman. We have fond memories of time spent together.

Charles @ Sarah Lanham Jun 27 2022 8:57 PM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

Angeline Martinez Jun 27 2022 6:41 PM

So sorry to hear of Aunt Tennie’s passing. She was a sweetheart to all. Prayers for comfort in the coming days!

Butch and Cheryl Jun 27 2022 5:31 PM