January 25, 1942 - October 14, 2017
Connie Tatum, 75, of Nederland, Texas passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Connie was born in Port Arthur, Texas on January 25, 1942 to the late, Charlie Ivy Sanders and Barbara Alice Lynd Sanders. Those left to cherish Connie’s memory are her loving husband, Pate Tatum, Sr. of Nederland; son, Pate Tatum, Jr. and his wife, Tracey of Nederland; two daughters, Raylene Cook and her husband, David of Nederland and Stacey Butler and her husband, Brent of Nederland; five brothers, Aaron, Dan, Jon, Joel and Jeff Sanders; seven sisters, Linda Denzlinger, Wanda Bienvenu, Sandra Rossi, Jessica Rowley, Lora Hill, Beverly Miller and Sherilyn Edwards; five grandchildren, Joshua Cook and wife, Lauren, Jess Butler, Wade Butler, Beau Tatum and Brianna Tatum; two great-grandchildren, Caden and Cameron Cook; and a host of loving nieces, nephews and countless friends. In addition to her parents, Connie is preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Sanders; and one sister, Carol Jo Wells. Connie was a dedicated member of Calvary Baptist Church in Nederland, where she was the longest living Charter Member. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, maw-maw and a steadfast Christian. Her love was contagious and reflected by everyone who knew her. To know her was to love her. She loved the Texas Rangers baseball team and she never missed a game. She had an angelic singing voice that is now blessing heaven’s choir. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Monday, October 16th, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland, Texas. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at Calvary Baptist Church, 2515 Canal Avenue, Nederland, Texas with Bro. Donald J. Bean officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County in Nederland, Texas.
Connie Tatum, 75, of Nederland, Texas passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Connie was born in Port Arthur, Texas on January 25, 1942 to the late, Charlie Ivy Sanders and Barbara Alice Lynd Sanders. Those left to cherish Connie’s... View Obituary & Service Information
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