Eugene Carroll Landers, 90 years of age, entered in eternal rest at home surrounded by family on September 18, 2020.
Visitations will be on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Delta Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Johnny Witherspoon officiating. Pallbearers are: Jeremy Nelms, Gary Rainey, Eric Tullos, Devin Puckett, Justin Elliott and Zach Barton. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Gene was born to Herman and Nina Jeter Landers on November 11, 1929 in Lake Creek, Texas. He lived in Delta County all of his life. He was an educator at Sulphur Bluff ISD for 35 years, as well as a farmer and a rancher. He was a member of the Lake Creek Presbyterian church and taught Sunday school for over 50 years. Gene and Barbara Strong were married on December 5, 1958 in Durant, Oklahoma. They were married for 61 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, brother-in-law and 2 sisters-in-law: Glenn & Deanna Landers, Billie Marie & Tink Harris.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife Barbara; sons, Jim and wife, Kay; Jeff and wife, Neali. 4 grandchildren, Scott Landers and wife, Alexa, Jamie Kay and Devin Puckett, Emily and Zach Barton, Addie and Justin Elliott; Nephew, Markell Landers and wife, Lisa; 3 Nieces, Lisa and Gary Rainey, Stacy and Eric Tullos, Lori and Shaun Tabor; sister-in-law, Wilma Davis; 3 great grandchildren and several cousins.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Delta County Library, 300 W. Dallas Ave., Cooper, TX 75432 or Delta Hope House, P.O. Box 341, Cooper, TX 75432.
Online condolences may be made at: www.deltafuneralhome.com.
Services entrusted to Delta Funeral Home.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Eugene Carroll Landers, please visit our floral store.