Reverend Lamar Faggett was born December 16, 1940 in Hallsville, Texas, to the parentage of Robert Faggett and Lillian Taylor Faggett. Along with sisters, Shirley and Barbara, the family moved to Dallas, Texas, where Lamar graduated from the historical Booker T. Washington High School.
Lamar was a member of the United States Army, where he served proudly, as well as a retiree of General Motors and UT Southwestern Medical Center.
On December 20, 1980, he married the love of his life, Novella Pointer. To this union, he lovingly became “Daddy” and “PawPaw” to 2 adult children, 1 hard-headed, willful teenager, and three beautiful grand children.
He accepted the mantle of God’s calling on his life and began his ministry at Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, under the headship of his Pastor and childhood friend, Dr. Mack T. Flemmings, Sr., and continued under Bishop Alvin Fuller of God’s Final Warning Ministries, where he attended until his home-going.
Rev. Faggett was called home to be with his Savior on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Welcoming him with loving arms, were his parents, Robert and Lillian, siblings Kirly, Robert, Jr., Shirley Coleman, and Barbara Miles, as well as his loving wife, Novella.
He leaves to mourn his passing daughters, Derilyn Turner Cox (Eli), Daphne Lee Holly (Chuck), and son, Lonnie Lee Sorrells; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, special friend Linda Gray, her daughter Loni and grandson, Maceo, whom he loved dearly, as well as a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends, who all loved him beyond measure.
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