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was born November 9, 1928, in Bedias, Texas.
Lou owned and operated a beauty shop in Huntsville, Texas, for over 40 years. She retired in 1998 and moved to Jacksonville in 2001 to be near her family. Lou's most treasured times in her life was spending time with her family. Lou adored every moment she shared with her brothers, children, grandchildrean and great-grandchildren. Lou stood on solid ground with her personal relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ. She never missed an opportunity to share her love for Jesus and give advice for life from a Christian point of view.
Lou was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Allen Decker; sister, Carolyn Slocumb and Nell Freeman; her father and mother, Carl Pete and Willie Pearl Slocumb.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Kenneth Decker, Patricia Wideman and Ron Decker and wife Holly; grandchildren, Sabrina Lumpkin and husband Kevin, Cheri Coleman and husband Craig, Shane Looney and wife Brandi, Jason Decker and wife Michelle, Monica Gaskin and husband Charles, Rocky Decker, Kendal Decker and wife Sherri, and Polly Ann Junko and husband Michael; 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; and countless family and friends.
Services are being arranged by Boren-Conner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at Calvary Baptist Church, 122 Tena St., in Jacksonville, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, with visitation at 1:30 p.m., followed by a service at 2 p.m.
She will be laid to rest at Corine Cemetery in Jacksonville, Texas.
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