|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
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
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
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, 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
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
He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter,
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.