Aug. 27, 1940-May 26, 2020

Marilyn Lumpkins was born Aug. 27, 1940, to the late Leslie Lyle and Beulah Rose in Clarksville, Texas.  She passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at her residence in Natchitoches with her family by her side.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Bob Lumpkins and daughter, Mary Leslie Lumpkins.

She earned her Masters of Education degree at Northwestern State University and taught fourth grade in Natchitoches for many years.  She was an active member and served on many committees at First Presbyterian Church of Natchitoches.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Lisa Guthrie and husband Joe; grandchildren, Brandon McCauslin and Linsey Guthrie; sisters, Janet Hobbs and husband George and Mary Alice Steward and husband Jerry; nephew Brett Steward; and nieces, Roseanne Miller and Susan Templeton.

A service to honor her life will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 29, at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home of Natchitoches with the Rev. Sara Anne Berger officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.  A service will be Saturday, May 30 at noon at New Shamrock Presbyterian Church, 597 Co Rd 2123, Clarksville, TX 75426 and interment will follow at the New Shamrock Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 114 Bienville Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457 or to New Shamrock Cemetery Association c/o Mary Alice Steward, 628 CR 2123, Clarksville, TX 75426.