Takisha Lambert

Friday, July 12, 2002

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Takisha Lynette Lambert, 26, of Memphis, Tenn., died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis.

She was born July 6, 1976, in Sikeston, daughter of Albert Holmes Jr. and Marilyn K. Lambert.

Lambert was a 1994 graduate of Lee High School in Marianna, Ark., attended the University of Memphis, Baptist College of Health Science, and was currently pursuing a master's degree in education.

She was a registered nurse. She was a member of the U.S. Army Reserves and Greater Imani Church and Christian Center in Memphis.

Survivors include her father of St. Louis; her mother of Marianna; a brother, Bobby Lambert of Sikeston; and a friend, Jimmy Miller Jr. of Memphis.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Greater Imani Church, with the Rev. Bill Akin officiating. Another service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at West End Baptist Church in Sikeston, with the Rev. Chester Yarber officiating. Burial will be in Sunset of Memories Cemetery.

Williams-Farr and Purnell Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.