Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Cynthia Jane Lanphear
January 5, 2018
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Memorial services for Cynthia “Sissy” Lanphear, 55 of Kilgore will be 4:00 p.m. Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with Rev. David Hampton officiating. Mrs. Lanphear completed her earthly journey on Friday, January 5, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. The family will receive friends from 3:00- 4:00 p.m. Monday afternoon at the funeral home.
Sissy was born on January 8, 1962 in Kilgore, Texas. She found her calling as an assistant administrator for a local nursing home where she worked for 16 years. It truly was her passion and she fondly referred to the residents as her babies. Sissy was a proud member of her community and was awarded a Woman of the Year award for her contributions. She loved her beach vacations and spending time with her grandbabies as well. She was an animal lover and loved to spoil her 3 dogs. She had many hobbies including gardening, crafting, and decorating. She loved to celebrate life and would go all out every holiday season. Her family was the source of her strength and spending time with them was when she was happiest.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, and the love of her life, of 24 years, Jack Lanphear of Kilgore; son, B.J. Vestal and wife Jessica of Gilmer; daughters, Jessica Young and husband Toby of Overton and Amanda Sebastian and husband Jeffry of Arp; mother, Perk Cline of Kilgore; brothers, Ricky Steddum and Bubba Cline both of Kilgore; grandchildren, Cooper Vestal, Kaitlyn Tryon, August Vestal, Bubba Tryon, JoJo Vestal, Olivia Hubbard, Kailyn Young and Aiden Young and lifelong friend, Lilmah Wyatt of Kilgore. Also, left to carry on her legacy are numerous nieces, cousins, nephews, friends and other loving family members.
She is preceded in death by her father, Bob Steddum, sister, Sonja Steddum, and sister-in-law, Patty Cline.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Cynthia Jane Lanphear
January 5, 2018
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home Chapel of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Monday, January 08, 2018
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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Service Schedule
Memorial Service
Rader Funeral Home Chapel
401 N. Martin
Kilgore, TX  75662
Monday, January 08, 2018
4:00 p.m.
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Memorial Contributions
St. Jude Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105




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