VisitationLowe Funeral Home
Quitman, Texas 75783
Funeral service for Rex Ingram, 80, of Quitman, is scheduled for 10:00 AM Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Myrtle Springs Baptist Church with Pastor David Cook officiating. Graveside service will follow at Myrtle Springs Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 â 8:00 PM Wednesday evening at Lowe Funeral Home.
Rex Ingram passed away Sunday evening, July 15, 2018 surrounded by his family.
Rex Lynn Ingram was born October 21, 1937 in Quitman to the late Aubrey and Lavelle (White) Ingram. On August 21, 1954 Rex married the love of his life, Shirley. He and Shirley lived in Dallas before returning to Quitman in December of 1985. Upon returning, he became a member of Myrtle Springs Baptist Church.
Rex worked as a truck driver for 48 years for Haggar Apparel Company, and was a member of the Yantis Masonic Lodge #382. His hobbies included hunting, crappie fishing, and spending time with his family.
Rex was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, and will be dearly missed by his family.
He is preceded in death by his father, Aubrey Ingram; mother, Lavelle (White) Ingram; and brother, Douglas Ingram.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 63 years, Shirley Ingram of Quitman; two sons, Gary Ingram and wife Carla Rae of Sargent, Texas, and Steven Ingram and fiancÃ© Jackie of Quitman; two daughters, Susan Sullivan and husband Keith of Quitman, and Tammy Cherry and husband Thomas of Midlothian; nine grandchildren, Karen Adkins, Kimberly Mainor, Gary Ingram Jr., Stephanie Ingram, Clayton Cherry, Matthew Cherry, Shannon Ingram, Christian Ingram, and Dylan Ingram; 13 great grandchildren, and one on the way, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.
Serving as pallbearers are Gary Ingram Jr., Shannon White, Matthew Cherry, Clayton Cherry, Cody Adkins, and Matthew Williams.
Honorary pallbearers are Christian and Dylan Ingram.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in memory of Rex to the Mercy Mall, or Myrtle Springs Baptist Church.