Toka Juanita Lambert, age 96, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Toka was born on June 18, 1921 to the late George Chambers and the late Delia Brown Chambers in Cherry Hill, Arkansas. She was married to Olen Lambert for thirty-four years and enjoyed raising a family together. She also worked for Renova factory for many years and made many friends. Toka loved to travel and her favorite quote was “suitcase packed and if you are waiting on me, your left behind”. She enjoyed watching sports, especially the Arkansas Razorback Hogs basketball and football. Most of all she enjoyed watching her boys play basketball. Toka was famous for her banana-nut bread, which everyone in her neighborhood enjoyed. She loved wearing the color “red”. Toka truly loved her family and friends dearly and will be missed by all. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister and friend to all.
She is survived by sons, Tony Lambert and (Jill) of Wesley, Arkansas, Teal Lambert and (Betty) of Queen City, Texas, William Lambert and (Glenda) of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren, Tia King and (Kenny), Jayme Ozanich and (Lanny), D’Ann Fryar and (William), Cherish Lambert and (Heath Noble), Nathaniel Lambert, TJ Lambert, Melissa Hawkins and (Houston), Cade Lambert, Tyse Lambert and Gage Lambert; numerous great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; sisters, Betty Jo Martino, LeeWanda Costa, Jackie Wade.
She was preceded in death by husband, Olen Lambert, parents, George and Delia Chambers, son, Stephen (Steve) Lambert, and sisters, Jean McNutt and Elwanda Chambers.
Funeral services will be Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Alvin Rosson officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Visitation is general.
Pallbearers will be Nathaniel Lambert, TJ Lambert, Cade Lambert, Tyse Lambert,
Gage Lambert, Kenny King, Houston Hawkins, Lanny Ozanich, William Fryar and Heath Noble.