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Orin Odessa McPhillips  
DATELINE: Brownwood, Texas 
NAME: Orin Odessa McPhillips, 84 
DIED: August 11, 2002, in Brownwood, Texas 
SERVICES: Graveside services will be at 10:00 AM Thursday at Memory Gardens Cemetery, with Dahl Howard, Jr., a family member, and Rev. Scott Penrod, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Pampa, officiating. Graveside rites are courtesy of Pampa Chapter #65 Order of the Eastern Star, and arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mrs. McPhillips was born June 14, 1918 in Hutchinson County, Texas, to Clayton and Sallie B. Mathis. She married John J. McPhillips, Sr., on August 26, 1959 in Pampa. He preceded her in death on January 26, 1997. She was a retired nurse. She was a 55-year Endow Member and Past Worthy Matron of the Top O? Texas Chapter #1064 Order of the Eastern Star in Pampa. She was an Honoree Life Member of the Elks Lodge, and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Conroe. She served in many offices and participated in many patriotic ceremonies. She had a very loving and loyal heart. She was a true Texas cowgirl who grew up on the range learning values, respect and courage to endure throughout her life. She loved life and enjoyed helping others. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sallie Jane McPhillips. 
SURVIVORS: Daughter: Evelyn A. McCauley Christensen and husband Charles J. Christensen of Ingram. Son: John J. McPhillips and wife Linda McPhillips of Conroe. 4 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren. 
MEMORIALS: To the attention of Georgia Fae, for the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, Weatherford Assembly #87, 1977 Hill Top Circle, Weatherford, Texas 76085. 

Myrle V. Hunter  
DATELINE: Pampa, Texas 
NAME: Myrle V. Hunter, 92 
DIED: August 7, 2002, in Kingsland, Texas 
SERVICES: Graveside services will be at 10:00 AM Monday at Memory Gardens Cemetery, with Rev. Guadalupe Mayorga, associate pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mrs. Hunter was born September 26,1909 in Iowa. She married Floyd Hunter on November 4, 1932 in Canadian. He preceded her in death in 1958. She came to Pampa in 1949 from Mobeetie where she lived until 1997 when she moved to the La Grange and Marble Falls area. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Pampa. She was a nurse's aide for 14 years at Highland General Hospital in Pampa. 
SURVIVORS: 2 Daughters: Verena Lewallen of Kingsland, and Jeanie Caudle of Del Valle. 1 Brother: Verne Lohberger of Allison. 1 Sister: Dorothy Walker of Wheeler. 3 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren. 
MEMORIALS: St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 810 W. 23rd, Pampa, Texas 79065.
 
Birdie Hutsell  
DATELINE: Groom, Texas 
NAME: Birdie Hutsell, 93 
DIED: August 7, 2002, in Pampa, Texas 
SERVICES: Graveside services will be at 10:00 AM Monday at the Groom Cemetery, with Rev. Randy McCormack of Henrietta, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mrs. Hutsell was born August 27, 1909 in Sebastian, Arkansas. She married Leonard Hutsell in 1930 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He preceded her in death in 1977. She was a clerk for TG&Y from 1948 until she retired in 1975. She moved to Groom later that year where she lived until 1993 when she moved to Pampa. 
SURVIVORS: 2 Sons: Ralph Hutsell of Groom, and John Hutsell of Culver City, California. 2 Daughters: Verna Lay of Royse City, and Shirley McCormack of Henrietta. 12 Grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
 
Claude Cain  
DATELINE: Lefors, Texas 
NAME: Claude "Burlo" Cain, 85 
DIED: August 6, 2002, in Amarillo, Texas 
SERVICES: Graveside services will be at 2:00 PM Friday at the Edith Ford Cemetery in Canadian, with Rev. Bill Sparks, pastor of the Union Church of Spearman, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mr. Cain was born February 12, 1913 in Montague County, Texas. He had been a resident of Lefors since 1930 where he was a rancher for 40 years. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorene May Bridwell Cain in 1979, and his second wife, Betty Reed Cain in 1989. 
SURVIVORS: 3 Sons: Richard Cain of Gage, Oklahoma, Dean Cain of Rainier, Washington, and Tom Cain of Spearman. 1 Sister: Toots Windick of Fresno, California. 3 Brothers: Nelson Cain and Dickey Cain, both of Fresno, California, and Stiner Cain of Amarillo. 13 Grandchildren, 16 Great-Grandchildren.
 
Floy Jean Mikeal Jackson  
DATELINE: Pampa, Texas 
NAME: Floy Jean Mikeal Jackson, 77 
DIED: September 30, 2002, in Pampa, Texas 
SERVICES: 10:00 AM Friday, October 4, 2002, at the First Christian Church, with Rev. Barry Loving, pastor, officiating. 
BURIAL: Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mrs. Jackson was born May 17, 1925 in Putman, Texas. She had been a resident of Pampa for 56 years. She graduated salutatorian, summa cum laude, of Polytechnic High School in Fort Worth, Texas. She married Eschol Jackson, who was her high school sweetheart, and they were married for 60 years. She was a faithful member of the First Christian Church for 55 years. A homemaker, she had been active in PTA, Sunday School children's classes, Christian Women's Fellowship (CWF), Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Mrs. Jackson's primary love was her family and her dog, Dustin Lee. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She spent many years with her "girls" in Girl Scout Troop 41, teaching and leading them to become girls of good character. She was truly loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnny B. & Nellie Mikeal of Fort Worth. 
SURVIVORS: Husband: Eschol of the home. 1 Son: Eugene Jackson of Amarillo. 1 Daughter: Mollie Reeves and husband Kevin of Grand Junction, Colorado. 4 Grandchildren: Shane Jackson and wife Amy of Alvin, Texas; Shawn Jackson and wife Bobbie of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Kevin Benjamin Reeves and Alyssa Reeves, both of Grand Junction, Colorado. 3 Great-Grandchildren: Tiffany Jackson of Alvin, Texas; and Erin Jackson and Austin Jackson, both of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
MEMORIALS: BSA Hospice, 800 N. Sumner, Pampa, Texas 79065, or the First Christian Church, 1633 N. Nelson, Pampa, Texas 79065.
 
Foster "Fossie" Winegeart
DATELINE: Pampa, Texas
NAME: Foster "Fossie" Winegeart, 75
DIED: September 29, 2002, in Pampa, Texas
SERVICES: 10:00 AM Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at the Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel, with Rev. Barry Loving, pastor of the First Christian Church, officiating.
BURIAL: Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mr. Winegeart was born December 10, 1926 in Wheeler County, Texas. He had been a resident of Pampa since 1951. He married Wanda Dudley in 1959 and she preceded him in death in 1989. He later married Yvonne Howdeshell in 1996 at Pampa. He worked for Mundy Corporation for 23 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church. 
SURVIVORS: Wife: Yvonne of the home. 1 Son: Jackie Lee Winegeart of Washington. 4 Step-Daughters: Pat Tucker of McKinney, Karla Gray of Howe, Paula Locke of Troop, and Kathy Clements of Sanger. 3 Brothers: L. J. Winegeart of Lindale, Gene Winegeart of Oklahoma, and Doyle Winegeart of Edmond, Oklahoma. 10 Grandchildren and 11 Great-Grandchildren.
MEMORIALS: First Christian Church, 1633 N. Nelson, Pampa, Texas 79065.

Nancy Malena Kelley Everson  
DATELINE: Pampa, Texas 
NAME: Nancy Malena Kelley Everson, 70 
DIED: September 28, 2002, in Pampa, Texas 
SERVICES: 3:00 PM Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with Rev. Gerald Middaugh, pastor of Calvary Assembly of God Church, officiating. 
BURIAL: Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mrs. Everson was born October 4, 1931 in Pampa. She had been a lifelong resident of Pampa. She married Dale Everson on March 4, 1949 in Crowell, Texas. He preceded her in death on February 1, 1988. She was a homemaker, and a member of Calvary Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 1 sister. 
SURVIVORS: 1 Son: Kelly Everson of Pampa; 2 Daughters: Malena Baten and Delpha Cates both of Pampa; 1 Brother: Alfred Kelley of Pampa; 2 Sisters: Lavesta Graham of Amarillo and Achsa Duncan of Houghton, Kansas. 8 Grandchildren and 13 Great grandchildren. 
MEMORIALS: BSA Hospice, 800 N. Sumner, Pampa, Texas 79065.
 
Vaneta J. Keeton  
DATELINE: Pampa, Texas 
NAME: Vaneta Keeton, 72 
DIED: September 27, 2002 at Pampa, Texas 
SERVICES: 10:30 AM Monday at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with Brother Paul Nachtigall, pastor of Highland Baptist Church, officiating. 
BURIAL: 2:00 PM Monday at Wheeler Cemetery in Wheeler, Texas. Services are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mrs. Keeton was born February 19, 1930 in Canadian, Texas, to Elmer & Alice Brewer. She was raised in Wheeler, Texas by her aunt and uncle, Lucy and Andy Markham. She had been a resident of Pampa since 1948. She married Doyle Keeton on August 28, 1949 in Raton, New Mexico. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a daughter Joy Lavelle Keeton in March of 1951, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. 
SURVIVORS: Husband: Doyle Keeton of the home; 1 Son: Allan Keeton of Pampa; 1 Daughter: Annette Hahn of Pampa; 1 Sister: Verlyen Carlisle of Lake Havasu City, Arizona; 2 Brothers: Bill Brewer and Gene Brewer, both of Amarillo; 6 Grandchildren & 1 Great Grandson.
 
John L. Sinches  
DATELINE: Pampa, Texas 
NAME: John L. Sinches, 75 
DIED: September 26, 2002, in Amarillo, Texas 
SERVICES: 2:00 PM Monday, September 30, 2002 at the McCullough Street Church of Christ, with Frankie Lemons, minister, officiating. 
BURIAL: Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mr. Sinches was born December 14, 1926 in Mineola, Texas. He had been a resident of Pampa most of his life. He was a custodian for the Gray County Courthouse for over 30 years. He also owned and operated a lawn service for many years. He was a member of the McCullough Street Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mandy Sinches in 1990. 
SURVIVORS: 3 Daughters: Adella Sinches of Pampa, Lola Price and Shirley Sinches, both of Amarillo. 2 Sons: J. L. Sinches of Amarillo, and Benny Sinches of Pampa. 2 Sisters: Ada May Murray of Pampa, and Mary M. Mack of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 
MEMORIALS: BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, Texas 79176.
 
Doris M. Eckroat  
DATELINE: Pampa, Texas 
NAME: Doris M. Eckroat, 75 
DIED: April 14, 2003, in Amarillo, Texas 
SERVICES: 2:00 PM Thursday, April 17, 2003, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel, with Dr. Randy White, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. 
BURIAL: Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mrs. Eckroat was born February 3, 1928 in Elk City, Oklahoma. She came to Pampa in 1958 from Clinton, Oklahoma. She married Virgil Eckroat in May of 1960 in Pampa. He preceded her in death in 1997. She worked as a waitress at the White Way Café and the Coronado Inn for many years, retiring in 1972. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. 
SURVIVORS: 1 Daughter & Son-in-Law: Linda & George Pappas of The Woodlands. 1 Son & Daughter-in-Law: Don & Melanie Carter of Pampa. 3 Sisters: Hazel McLaughlin of Weatherford, Oklahoma, Uvon Todd of Memphis, Texas, and Evon Flippo of Pampa. 2 Grandchildren: Teresa Armer of Kissee Mills, Missouri, and Lance Daniel of Mustang, Oklahoma. 5 Great-Grandchildren, 1 Great-Great-Grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen & Inez Beth Hall, a daughter Judy Barnett, a granddaughter Kellie Carter, and a brother Allen Hall. 
MEMORIALS: Crown of Texas Hospice, 1000 S. Jefferson, Amarillo, Texas 79101, or Tralee Crisis Center, P.O. Box 2880, Pampa, Texas 79066-2880.
 
Clifford Blake Allen  
DATELINE: Pampa, Texas 
NAME: Clifford Blake Allen, 19 months old, beloved precious angel was called home by his Heavenly Father on Friday, April 11, 2003, at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas. 
Memorial/Celebration Services will be at 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at the Super Playground, intersection of Frost & Louisiana in Pampa. Family, friends, the general public, and all who have prayed for Cliff since September 12, 2001 are invited to attend, and everyone is asked, if possible, to please bring a helium balloon to the service. 
The family requests that memorials in lieu of flowers be sent to Cook Children's Medical Center, Cook Children's Health Foundation, 801 Seventh Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76104-9959, www.cookchildrens.org or Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth, 1004 7th Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76104, www.frworthrmh.org. 
SURVIVORS: Mother & Father: Erica Koehler Allen & Blake Allen, brother Evan Raymond Allen and twin sister, Julia Marie Allen of the home in Pampa. Grandparents: Raymond Eric Koehler and Peggy Locke Koehler of Pampa. Grandmother: Shauna Allen of Fruit Heights, Utah. Grandfather: Ken Allen of Pampa. Great-Grandmother: Pauline McCarty of Clearfield, Utah. Great-Grandmother: Ruby Jo Allen of Pampa. Great-Grandmother: Helen Koehler of Pampa. Great-Grandparents: Wanda & W. H. Locke, Jr., of Stinnett. Great-Great-Grandmother: Jessie Lee Gipson of Shamrock. Uncle: Van Allen of Fruit Heights, Utah. Aunt & Uncle: Nikki & Archie Summers of Amarillo. Aunt & Uncle: Kolleen & Philip Yarbrough and cousins Koehler Anneecia & Ember Elyse of Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Many great uncles and aunts and many more loved ones, friends and all of the doctors and nurses who served as caring healing agents and all those that have given Cliff care and love.
 
Marylin Kay "Katie" Underwood  
DATELINE: Miami, Texas 
NAME: Marylin Kay "Katie" Underwood, 44 
DIED: April 10, 2003, in Amarillo, Texas 
SERVICES: 2:00 PM Saturday, April 12, 2003, at the United Methodist Church in Miami, with Rev. Brent Thornton, pastor of the First Christian Church of Miami, and Rev. Tom Stribling, pastor of the Hunt Memorial United Methodist Church of Dumas, officiating. 
BURIAL: Miami Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mrs. Underwood was born February 12, 1959 in Pampa. She was a 1977 graduate of Miami High School and attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock and McMurry College in Abilene. She received her associate degree in interior design from TSTI in Amarillo in 1982. She married David Underwood on July 31, 1982 in Miami. She owned and operated Designs by Katie in Miami for 5 years and later worked for Roberta's Flowers in Pampa for several years. For the past 5 years, she had served as curator of Roberts County Museum. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Miami and the Miami Chamber of Commerce. 
SURVIVORS: Husband: David Underwood of the home. 1 Son: Cameron Underwood of the home. Mother: Ina Lee Seuhs of Miami. Brother & Sister-in-Law: Joe Bill & Teda Seuhs of Miami. 2 Nieces: Lacee Seuhs of San Marcos and Lauren Seuhs of Levelland, as well as several other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Billy Joe Seuhs on April 6, 2002. 
MEMORIALS: Roberts Co. Museum, P.O. Box 306, Miami, Texas 79059, BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, Texas 79176, or the First Christian Church, 201 Tascosa, Miami, Texas 79059.
 
R. C. Grider  
DATELINE: Pampa 
NAME: R. C. Grider, 88 
DIED: Saturday, May 31, 2003 in Pampa after a long illness 
SERVICES: Graveside services will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery with Masonic rites courtesy of Pampa Masonic Lodge #966 AF & AM. Arrangements are by Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mr. Grider was born July 8, 1914 in Cooper, Texas to Robert Cornelius Grider and Audrey McClanahan Grider. His father was killed by a horse a few months before he was born and his mother later remarried. He had three half-brothers, all of whom are deceased. Mr. Grider came to Pampa from Lubbock in the early 1930's seeking work in the oilfields during the Depression. He graduated from Pampa High School in 1933, and he and his fellow graduate, Mildred Holt, were married on Nov. 25, 1936 in Pampa. She preceded him in death on Oct. 27, 1992. After a number of jobs, including working at the Lanora Theater, General Atlas Carbon Co. (now Cabot Corp.) hired him in 1938. He worked his way up to shift foreman and was employed by Cabot until his retirement in 1971. In 1950, Cabot sent him to Liverpool, England, to assist in the startup of a Cabot plant there, and this trip was one of the high points of his life. After retirement, he went to work part-time in circulation and advertising at the Pampa News. A member of Pampa Masonic Lodge #966 AF & AM since 1944, Mr. Grider was Worshipful Master in 1977-1978 and served as Worthy Patron of the Pampa Chapter #65 Order of the Eastern Star. He was also a member of of Borger Chapter #437, Royal Arch Masons. He belonged to both the York Rite and Scottish Rite and attained the 32nd degree. He celebrated 50 years as a Mason in 1994. He was also a member of the Khiva Shrine Temple in Amarillo. A lifetime Methodist, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Pampa for over 60 years. 
SURVIVORS: 1 son and daughter-in-law: Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Grider, III of Jackson, Mississippi; 1 daughter: Dr. Sylvia Grider of Bryan, Texas; 2 grandchildren: Robert C. Grider, IV of Nashville, Tennessee and Dendy Grider Magee of Jackson, MS; 2 great grandchildren: Davis Marshall Magee and Elizabeth Anne Magee, both of Jackson. He leaves behind many dear friends, especially the staff and residents at Meredith House; his brother-in-law, Ralph Milliron of Pampa; his beloved lodge brothers; and the members of First United Methodist Church. 
MEMORIALS: Pampa Senior Citizens Center, 500 W. Francis, Pampa, TX 79065.
 
Thelma McWilliams  
DATELINE: Austin 
NAME: Thelma McWilliams, 99 
DIED: Wednesday, May 28, 2003 in Austin, her home since 1980 
SERVICES: Graveside services will be at 10:00 AM Thursday, June 5, 2003 at Fairview Cemetery in Pampa with John Curry, officiating. Arrangements are by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home in Austin and Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa. 
BIOGRAPHY: Thelma's Texas roots are deep. Her grandmother, Sam Houston Ross, was named for the famous Texas general, Sam Houston, with whom her family fought the war for independence. Thelma was born in Lavernia, Texas on Dec. 20, 1903. As a young girl, she made a 1200-mile trek from San Antonio to eastern New Mexico where her father homesteaded 30 miles from the nearest town. The family later returned to Lavernia where she lived until she moved to San Antonio and attended Draughon's Business College. Until she married, she worked as a secretary for an oil company. In November, 1929, she married J. C. McWilliams with whom 3 sons and 1 daughter were born. For nearly 50 years, Thelma and "Mack" carved out a wonderfully active life in Pampa, Texas. They were extremely involved with their children, their church, their schools, their business, and community. They made the First Methodist Church their church home. At the time of her death, Thelma was a member of Hyde Park Baptist Church in Austin. A visionary, extraordinaire, Thelma devoted her life to raising her children to be well-educated, good citizens. She was a woman of great determination, dignity, grace, and refinement. No one could question her love and devotion to God, her husband, and children. The simple things she loved were music and homemaking. She was each grandchild's greatest fan and encouraged all of them to strive for excellence. She always told her children, "I love whomever you love," evidenced in the way she treated her children's spouses. She was the model of the "virtuous woman" described in Proverbs 31 whose children "rise up and call her blessed." Thelma was preceded in death by her parents, Gus and Willie Ross McClain; a brother, Gus Ripley McClain; her loving husband, J. C. McWilliams; and her sons, Joseph Clyde McWilliams and Larry Ross McWilliams. 
SURVIVORS: 1 Daughter: Betty Lou Patterson of Oklahoma City; 1 Son: Kenneth Ripley McWilliams of Austin; 1 brother: O. G. McClain of Houston; 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. 
MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Lone Star Hospice, 1212 Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, Texas 78664 or to the local American Cancer Society. 
SPECIAL NOTICE: The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:00 PM Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Home in Pampa.
 
Christy Jan Cade  
DATELINE: Colorado City, Texas 
NAME: Christy Jan Cade, 48 
DIED: May 25, 2003, in Colorado City, Texas 
SERVICES: Memorial services will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at Central Baptist Church in Pampa, with Rev. Bill Austin, interim pastor of Central Baptist Church, and Rev. Rick Parnell, associate pastor of Central Baptist Church, officiating. 
BURIAL: Fairview Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.
BIOGRAPHY: Ms. Cade was born April 8, 1955 in Lubbock, Texas. She graduated from Whiteface High School, South Plains Junior College, and Texas Tech University where she earned a Bachelor degree in elementary education and a Master's degree in counseling. She was employed by Colorado City Independent School District. She has been a teacher and/or a counselor for the last 25 years. She was a member of the Texas Educators Association and she was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Parents: Gene and Earnestine Cade of Pampa, 1 sister: Marilyn Shelton of Pampa. 1 brother: Danny Cade of Lubbock.
MEMORIALS: Central Baptist Church, 513 E. Francis, Pampa, Texas 70065.
 
Dennis Cavalier
DATELINE: Pampa, Texas
NAME: Dennis Cavalier, 58
DIED: May 24, 2003 in Pampa
SERVICES: Memorial services will be at 4:00 PM, Wednesday at Harvester Stadium in Pampa with Mr. Steve Porter, a Baptist minister and Pampa High School teacher, and Dr. Randy White, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are by Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.
BIOGRAPHY: Mr. Cavalier was born August 6, 1944 at DuBois, Pennsylvania to Eugene and Norma Cavalier. He graduated from Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas with his B. A. degree and was an All-American football player. He received his Master's degree from Wichita State University. He married Kathy Heitschmidt on July 5, 1969 at McPherson, Kansas. Mr. Cavalier was a resident of Pampa since 1987, where he served as athletic director and head football coach of Pampa High School. He was the football coach who turned Pampa's boys into men for 16 seasons. In the 16 years as coach, the Harvesters went to the playoffs nine times, including three three trips to the regional round, once to the quarterfinals, and to the semifinals in 1996. In 1999, he was named coach of the decade by the Amarillo Globe-News. He compiled a 107-68-2 record at Pampa. He won his 100th game as a Harvester and his 200th game overall last season. He had coached in Kansas for 13 years and in Chickasha, Oklahoma for 6 years and from 1987 to present in Pampa. He was a member of the Texas High School Coaching Association, Southwestern College Hall of Fame, and First Baptist Church of Pampa.
SURVIVORS: Wife: Kathy of the home, 2 Sons and daughter-in-law: Andy and Wendy Cavalier of Pampa, and Tony Cavalier of Amarillo; 2 Daughters and son-in-law: Katy and Brian Moone of Norman, Oklahoma; and Abby Cavalier of the home; Mother: Norma Cavalier of El Paso, Texas; 2 Brothers: Richard Cavalier of Westampton, New Jersey; and Tom Cavalier of El Paso, Texas; 1 Grandson: Casen Cavalier of Pampa and 1 Granddaughter: McKenna Cavalier of Pampa 
MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pampa Independent School District, Athletic Department Scholarship Fund, c/o Sandy Clark, 101 Randy Matson Ave., Pampa, Texas 79065
SPECIAL NOTICE: Mr. Cavalier will be available for viewing at the Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Home from 9:00 AM--8:00 PM, Tuesday and from 8:00 AM--3:30 PM, Wednesday.
 
Mrs. C. W. (Ann) Henry  
DATELINE: Pampa 
NAME: Mrs. C. W. (Ann) Henry, 93 
DIED: Saturday, May 24, 2003 in Panhandle 
SERVICES: 10:30 AM Friday at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Scott Penrod, pastor, officiating. 
BURIAL: Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. 
BIOGRAPHY: Mrs. Henry was born on Aug. 23, 1909 in Stonewall County and was a resident of Pampa since 1932. She married Chester W. (Chet) Henry on July 18, 1937 at Crowell, Texas. He preceded her in death in 1974. She was a retired registered nurse. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Friendship Sunday School Class. She was chosen as Pampa's Woman of the Year in 1979. 
SURVIVORS: 1 daughter: Carol Halley of Norman, Oklahoma; 1 son: Bill Henry of Knoxville, Tennessee; 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. 
MEMORIALS: First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 1981, Pampa, TX 79066-1981 or American Cancer Society.


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