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MELVIN L. CHANDLER
Melvin L. Chandler, 83, of Odessa, a former Pampa resident, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 1997. Services are pending under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.
Mr. Chandler was born Dec. 20, 1913, at Endee, N.M. He had been a Pampa resident from 1948 until moving to Odessa in May of 1997. He worked as a lumber man at White House Lumber Company for several years. He was a member and had served as a deacon of Mary Ellen and Harvester Church of Christ of Pampa.
Suvivors include his wife, Evelyn Correne Chandler, of the home; three daughters, Pat Lauen of Spavinaw, Okla., Pari Brown of Redding, Calif., and Johnnie Kitchens of Odessa; a sister, Bernice Booth of Portales, N.M.; two brothers, Garvin Chandler of Portales and Clinton Chandler of Albuquerque, N.M.; a granddaughter; and four grandsons.

EPIFANIO JOSE JARAMILLO
LELIA LAKE - Epifanio Jose Jaramillo, 89, father of a Pampa resident, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Clarendon. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in the church with the Bill Dorsey, deacon, officiating. Burial will be in Citizens Cemetery at Clarendon under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors Inc. of Clarendon.
Mr. Jaramillo was born April 7, 1908, at Los Alamos, N.M. He married Guadalupe Quintana in 1937 at La Liendee, N.M.; she died in November of 1978. He had been a resident of Lelia Lake since 1959, moving from Lourdes, N.M. He worked for Lelia Lake Gin, retiring after 35 years of service. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Survivors include five daughters, Faye Sanchez, Gloria Jaramillo and Mary Jaramillo, all of Lelia Lake, Angie Lucero of Clarendon and Teresa David of Pampa; six sons, Elias Jaramillo and George Jaramillo, both of Lelia Lake, Charlie Jaramillo, Joe E. Jaramillo and Robert Jaramillo, all of Hedley, and Tony Jaramillo of Washington, D.C.; a brother, Tom Jaramillo of Amarillo; 34 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

SAMMY JOE PARSLEY
Sammy Joe Parsley, 59, of Parsley's Sheet Metal and Roofing of Pampa, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997, in Gray County. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with the Rev. John Valdez, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and the Rev. Delbert White, pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.
Mr. Parsley was born July 22, 1938, at Borger. He had been a Pampa resident since 1946, moving from Felt, Okla. He graduated from high school at Felt and attended Panhandle State University at Goodwell, Okla. He married Robin Lynne Rose on March 16, 1981, at Pampa. He had worked as a roofing estimator for Parsley Roofing Company for the past 30 years. He attended St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, was a member of Loyal Order of the Moose and was a square dance caller for 20 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, R.K. and Nadia Parsley.
Survivors include his wife, Robin, of the home; four daughters, Sammie Jo Parsley, of the home, Miki Davis and Mandy Hearn, both of Pampa, and Mona Parsley of St. Louis, Mo.; a son, Roy Don Parsley of Amarillo; a sister, Sallie May Stidger of Amarillo; three brothers, Larry Parsley of White Deer, Lonnie Parsley of Weatherford, Okla., and the Rev. Sid Parsley of Lazbuddie; and eight grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

PAMELA DOYLENE PURCELL
McLEAN - Pamela Doylene Purcell, 47, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with James Mantooth, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church of McLean, officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.
Mrs. Purcell was born May 10, 1950, at Eldorado, Ark. She had been a McLean resident for the past 15 years. She married Edward Frank Purcell; he preceded her in death in 1983. She owned-operated a day care center in McLean. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church of McLean.
Survivors include a daughter, Angie Purcell of Canyon; two sons, Doug Purcell and Toby Purcell, both of Canyon; her parents, Floyd and Christine Johnson of McLean; two sisters, Mary Ann Curry of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Floye Patton of McLean; and a brother, Darrell Johnson of Woodward, Okla.
The family requests memorials be to Hospice of the Panhandle or Circle of Friends through Don and Sybil Harrington Cancer Center.

JOE RODRIGUEZ
SHAMROCK - Joe Rodriguez, 81, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 1997. Graveside services were to be at 2 p.m. today in Shamrock Cemetery with Father Dennis Boylin of Childress officiating. Burial will be in Shamrock Cemetery under the direction of Wright Funeral Directors of Shamrock.
Mr. Rodriguez was born Dec. 15, 1915. He had been a Shamrock resident for over 50 years and had worked as a painter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine M. Rodriguez, in 1996.
Survivors include two daughters, Josephine Snyder of Dallas Town, Pa., and Mary Workman of Harrisonvile, Pa.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

BEA HALL
Bea Hall, 78, of Pampa, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at Borger. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Gillmore, pastor of Riverview Baptist Church of Borger, officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.
Mrs. Hall was born Jan. 10, 1922, at Betsy Layne, Ky. She married Estill Hall on April 15, 1940, at Banner, Ky.; he died in 1970. She had been a Pampa resident since 1950, moving from Banner. She was cafeteria manager at Coronado Nursing Center for 10 years and belonged to Freewill Baptist Church in Wheelwright, Ky.
She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Rex Pryor, in 1994.
Survivors include a daughter, Glema Pryor of Stinnett; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dwayne and Cindy Hall of Skellytown and Ray and Peggy Hall of Pampa; five sisters, Anita Ann Farmer of Lawton, Okla., Billie Doris Guilliam of Roseville, Mich., Linda Susan Wilson and Ruth Caldwell, both of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Margaret Wilbur of Lebanon, Ky.; eight grandchildren, James Pryor Jr., Danita Sanders, Dawn Re'nee Pritchard, Amy Jo Sloan, Marcus Hall, ReDonn Woods, Rita Rogers and Cory Hall; and 11 great-grandchildren, Shoshawna Pryor, Kaylee Sanders, Ashlee Sanders, Hunter Hall, Christopher Hall, Jake Sloan, Rachael Sloan, Cody Sloan, Danielle Pritchard, David Pritchard and Marie Perez.

GLADYS E. STONE
Gladys E. Stone, 85, of Pampa, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, at Oceanside, Calif. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Todd Dyess, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.
Mrs. Stone was born Nov. 27, 1914, at Pulco, Kan. She married Hubert M. Stone on July 20, 1935, in Oklahoma; he died in May of 1993. She lived at Phillips from 1935 until moving to Pampa in 1939. She was a homemaker and belonged to First United Methodist Church and Clara Hill Sunday School Class of Pampa. She was a member and past president of Pampa Home Demonstration Club.
She moved to Oceanside in August of 1994.
Survivors include a daughter, Katheryn C. Griffin of Oceanside; two sons, Marion F. Stone of Jacksonville, N.C., and Rowland D. Stone of Oceanside; a sister, Nellie Baldwin of Holdenville, Okla.; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

HARRY R. WOOD
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. ­ Harry R. Wood, 93, a former Pampa resident, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000. Graveside services were Wednesday in Dreamland Cemetery in Canyon with Dr. Jim Garrett, of Polk Street United Methodist Church of Amarillo, officiating. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Grace United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tom Richardson and the Rev. Jack Moffatt officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Sears Alamogordo Funeral Home.
Mr. Wood was born at Mexia, Texas. His family moved to the New Mexico territory and homesteaded at Delphos. He grew up at Pampa, graduating from Pampa High School. He married Alice King in 1927; she preceded him in death. He moved to Happy and the couple owned a grocery store there. He later owned a butane business in Tucumcari, N.M. He worked for Whites Auto from 1965 until retiring in 1979.
He married Geraldine Hasty in 1987.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving three years during World War II and participating in the Battle of the Bulge.
He belonged to Grace United Methodist Church, Parkinson's Support Group and Alamo Senior Center. He was a member of ASC Nutrition Board.
He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Alice Rae.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine; two sons, Brad Hasty of Cedar City, Utah, and Charles Hasty of Burlington, Wash.; three sisters, Lorene McCarty and Rose Johns, both of Amarillo, and Joan Harris of Salina, Kan.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be in lieu of flowers to Grace United Methodist Church, 16th and Cuba, Alamogordo, N.M.; or to Polk Street United Methodist Church, 1401 S. Polk, Amarillo, TX 79101.


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