Bertis Lee Chatman 1948-2017

Bertis Chatman the son of A.D. and Ida Chatman was born May 28, 1948 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Bertis went home to be with the lord on Wednesday June21, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents A.D. and Ida Chatman; sisters: Irene Ward, Marine Dailey, and Jeweline Washington; brothers: Aaron D. Chatman, Bill Gene Chatman, Freddie Chatman and Donald Chatman. Left to cherish his memories are his common law wife, Gloria Johnson; children: Michael Wade, Teresa Wade Laval Chatman (Jenny), LaTonya Williams (Gearlen), Lawanda Baker, Latish Jackson (Reuben), Dontae Johnson, Bertis Johnson( Rooshonda) Bertis-Boon, Bertis Chatman and Aron Chatman. Stepdaughter: Angela Johnson, 19 grand-children and 14 great-grandchildren; sisters: Besstie Bradley (Joel), Ruby Guidry (Nadren), Carolyn Forney , Renee Watts and Diane Chatman; brothers: Earl Washington and Aurthor Chatman; aunt: Viola Gilder; uncle: Joe Aldridge and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives & friends.