Lula L. Gordon was born July 3, 1912 to William and Lucinthia Phillips in Onalaska, Texas. Lula grew up in Onalaska and attended public schools there. She accepted Christ at an early age. Lula married David Gordon, she was blessed to be a housewife, and to stay home and take care of her family and she also raised some of her grandchildren: Anthony Ray Malveaux; Portia Malveaux Batts; Phillip Malveaux; and Malinda Wyatt.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; children; R.L. Jackson; Everett Jackson; David Jackson; Leroy Jackson; Willie Lee Jackson; Clarance Jackson; David Gordon Jr.; Ola Beatrice Mills; Gladys Marie Robinson; grandchildren: Anthony Ray Malveaux; Sylvia Kay Denman; Sisters: Iola Davis; Ollie B. Harden; Hartense Smith; Alma Fay Sloulders; Vergie Mae Henderson; Brothers: Felix Phillips; William Sylvester Phillips; Leonard Phillips.
She leaves to cherish her memories: A loving and devoted daughter Evelyn Carlson Henry (John) of Livingston, TX; Special Niece: Louise Pickens of Livingston, TX; Sisters: Lacy M. Edwards of Baytown, TX; Inell Ford of Houston, TX; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends
Active pallbearers: Phillip Malveaux Jr.; Gabriel Keith Malveaux; Debron Gearld Malveaux; Rashard Jeffries; Charles Winbush III; Jabonte Joseph
Honorary Pallbearers: Jordan Reece; Peter McKelvey; Keith Batts; Peter McKelvey Sr; Sherman Joseph; Willie Jernigan Jr.