January 10, 1947 - April 19, 2020
Lorita Ellen Chittenden Veazey was born January 10, 1947 to Stanley James and Willa Grace (Wilson) Chittenden in Farmington, NM. She passed into the eternal presence of her Savior and Lord on April 19, 2020 at Briarcliff Nursing Center in Carthage, TX, with her husband and sons at her side. She married the love of her life, Robert Franklin Veazey, November 9, 1963 in Albuquerque, NM. The two have been faithful and devoted to each other for almost 57 years. Born to Lorita and Robert are two Sons, Wesley Franklin Veazey and Leon Arnold Veazey, both born in Albuquerque, NM. Mrs Veazey was a homemaker deluxe as well as a wonderful wife and mother. She was also an accomplished artist, specializing in oil paintings and painting store windows every Holiday Season. She cherished the opportunity to spend her seasonal earnings spoiling her sons with Christmas presents. After her Sons were grown and moved away from home, Lorita earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from The University of New Mexico. She taught school at Grace Baptist Academy in Farmington, NM and served as a full time Substitute Teacher for both Gary ISD and Carthage ISD In Panola County Texas. Mrs. Veazey was a dedicated Christian and devout in her faith until the very end! She served as a Sunday School Teacher and taught Vacation Bible School for many years. She was a loyal member of Enterprise Missionary Baptist Church of Gary, Texas and loved her church family and Pastor, Brother Mike Taylor and his precious wife, Leslie. Mrs. Veazey is preceded in death by her parents, by one sister, Willa Mae Thomen, by two brothers, Theodore Arnold (Ted) Chittenden and Wilson Glen Robinson. She is Survived by her devoted husband, Robert Veazey Of Lake Murvaul in Panola County, and by Sons, Wesley Veazey and wife Debbie of Elkhart, TX and Leon Veazey of Calera, OK. She is also survived by 8 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren, and 2 Great Great Grandchildren. Also Surviving Mrs. Veazey is one Sister, Georgia Plale of Farmington, NM; Three Brothers; Caroll Gordon Chittenden and wife Mary K of New Braunfels, TX, Lloyd James Chittenden and wife Louise of Pasadena, TX, and Price Randolph Robinson. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Briarcliff Nursing Center of Carthage for their devoted care over the past several years and for Angel Care Hospice of Henderson for making her last days on this earth much more comfortable. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations can be made to Enterprise Missionary Baptist Church of Gary, TX. A Memorial Service will be held at a future date yet to be determined.
Lorita Ellen Chittenden Veazey was born January 10, 1947 to Stanley James and Willa Grace (Wilson) Chittenden in Farmington, NM. She passed into the eternal presence of her Savior and Lord on April 19, 2020 at Briarcliff Nursing Center in Carthage,... View Obituary & Service Information
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