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Loyd Lee Duvall
LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Lloyd Lee Duvall, 86, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Sessom Sr., of Lewisville and Terry Ellison officiating.

Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Duvall died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center Lubbock.

He was born Feb. 2, 1913, in Midlothian where he grew up and attended schools. He moved to Lockney from Arlington in 1954. He served with the U.S. Navy and was a retired farmer.

He was a former member of the Plainview Pony Express and was a past president of Hale County Sheriff´s Posse. He was a member of Lockney First Baptist Church and Senior Citizens.

On Jan. 3, 1934, he married Verna Evelyn Briggs in Midlothian. She died April 24, 1998.

Survivors include two sons, Cecil Duvall of Grapevine and Don Duvall of Davis, Okla.; a daughter, Mary Kay Cummings of Hale Center; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-7:30 p.m. today.

Memorials are suggested to Lockney Senior Citizens, 118 W. College St., or First Baptist Church Building Fund, 401 S. Main, Lockney, TX 79241.
 

Beulah Harkleroad

COTTON CENTER - Funeral services for Beulah Mae White Harkleroad, 87, were at 1 p.m. today in Resthaven´s Abbey Chapel in Lubbock with the Rev. Lyndall Fletcher of the Sudan and Spade Methodist Churches, and Jeff McCreight, minister of New Life Family Center, officiating.

Burial was in Center Plains Cemetery near Cotton Center by Resthaven Funeral Home.

Mrs. Harkleroad died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, at Quail Ridge in Lubbock.

She was born April 13, 1912, in the Kelly Community in Collingsworth County. She graduated from Wellington High School in 1930. On June 13, 1936, she married Olaf Welch Harkleroad in Wellington. They lived in Fieldton before moving to Cotton Center where they farmed. Mr. Harkleroad died Feb. 6, 1991 and she moved to Lubbock.

She was a music teacher and had been organist at the Cotton Center Methodist Church for many years. She was active in her church organizations, 4-H and Methodist Youth Fellowship.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, E.W. and Joy Harkleroad of Pittsburg, Pa., and Oran W. and Jan Harkleroad of Barnhart; a daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca Ann and Steve Kidd of Lubbock; four sisters, Helen Foote of Frisco, Colo., and Joanna Thomason, Peggy Holland and Virginia Nell Tarver, all of Wellington; two brothers, J.W. “Chub” White of Wellington and Kelly White of Frisco; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

A brother, Austin Texas White, is deceased.

The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.
 

Annie Leonard

ABERNATHY - Graveside services for Annie Lou Leonard, 78, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Kern River Valley Cemetery in Kern County, California.

Local arrangements are by Abell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Leonard died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, in Covenant Hospital.

She was born Dec. 22, 1916, in Loraine. She moved to Hale Center in 1986 from Lake Isabella, Calif. She was a Baptist and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

On July 19, 1946, she married Earl Herman Leonard in Loraine. He died April 7, 1986.

Survivors include two sisters, Burnie Hardin and Tootsie Faulkenberry, both of Abernathy; and a brother, Otto Curry of Baton Rouge, La.
 

Fidel Martinez

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Fidel Martinez, 68, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Lupe Rando, pastor of Primera Iglesia Bautista, officiating.

Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Martinez died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999 in Mangold Memorial Hospital in Lockney.

He was born April 24, 1931, in Derby. He attended schools in Pearsall and moved to Floydada in 1952. He retired from the Texas Highway Department in 1992.

He was a member of Primera Iglesia Bautista and a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War.

On Dec. 23, 1957, he married Esperanza Barrera in Floydada. She died June 14, 1991.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Alex and Sally Martinez of Floydada; a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Rick Peralez of Plainview; four brothers, Mingo Martinez of Chattanooga, Okla., and Alfredo, Benito and Joe Martinez, all of Floydada; two sisters, Irma Garcia of Floydada and Manuela Mendoza of Metters, Ga.; three grandchildren, Jonathan and Cynthia Martinez and April Peralez.

The body will be at Primera Iglesia Bautista, 401 W. Kentucky, until service time.
 

Jack Mickey

Funeral services for Jack Mickey, 51, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Garland Street Church of Christ with Larry Denton of Turkey, officiating.

Burial will be in a Plainview Cemetery by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mr. Mickey died at 7:12 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, in Covenant Hospital after a sudden illness.

He was born Jan. 6, 1948, in Hale Center. He grew up in Lockney. He graduated from Lockney High School in 1966 and attended Texas Tech. He worked for several years for West Texas Farm Machinery and in 1996 began work with the Wheeler Formby Unit.

On March 28, 1972, he married Debra Burton.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters and a son-in-law, Amber and Todd Pierce and Lori Mickey, all of Plainview; a brother, Jerry Mickey of Rockport; a sister, Kim Hall of Wichita, Kan.; and his mother, Maylene Mickey of Plainview.

The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.
 

Melton Miles

ASPERMONT - Funeral services for Melton Bruce “Buddy” Miles, 65, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Hal Upchurch officiating.

Burial will be in Aspermont Cemetery by McCoy Funeral Home.

Mr. Miles died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, in an Abilene hospital.

He was born in Franklin and was retired from the Texas Department of Highways. He was a Baptist and served with the U.S. Air Force.

On May 17, 1959, he and his wife, Carol, married in Aspermont.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Denise Smart of Floydada; a son, Gary Miles of Stamford; two sisters, Jean Peacock of Ackerly and Barbara Garrett of Lubbock; and five grandchildren.
 

Daniel Soliz

Funeral Mass for Daniel Soliz, 42, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with the Rev. Jerry Kenney, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Lemons Funeral Home.

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday in Lemons Memorial Chapel.

Mr. Soliz died at 1:27 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, in Covenant Hospital Lubbock.

He was born Feb. 3, 1957, in Lockney. He grew up in Plainview where he attended schools. He had worked for Excel and in 1994, began working for Birdsong´s Pump Service.

He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

On Feb. 2, 1996, he married Nancy Davis in Plainview.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Herman Soliz of Lockney; five brothers, Baldomero and Jesse Soliz, both of Plainview, Antonio Soliz of Amarillo, Raynaldo Soliz of Lawton, Okla., and Richard Soliz of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one sister, Mrs. Martin (Sylvia) Crowder of Plainview; his mother, Consuelo Soliz of Plainview; three stepchildren, Mrs. Ramiro (Nona) Sanchez, Bill McDowell Sr., and Leticia Davis, all of Plainview; and four grandchildren.

Bertha Drager
HEREFORD - Funeral services for Bertha Cooper Drager, 82, will be at 2 p.m. today in Immanuel Lutheran Church with the Rev. Erik Stadler, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in West Park Cemetery by Gililland-Watson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Drager died Monday, July 12, 1999, in Westgate Nursing Home.

She was born Jan. 25, 1917, in Collinsworth County. She moved to Deaf Smith County in October 1974 from House, N.M. She was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She baked for the Home Demonstration Market for many years.

On Feb. 14, 1934, she married Abraham Drager in Rhea. He died Oct. 9, 1978.

Survivors include three sons, Paul Drager of Plainview, George Drager of Sunset and David Drager of Claude; a daughter, Lillian Batenhorst of Hereford; a brother, Richard Cooper of Dardanelle, Ark.; two sisters, Joyce Bogart of Tucumcari, N.M., and Mildred West of California; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Vista Hospice or Kings Manor in Dimmitt.
 

Cecil Mae Carthel

Graveside services for Cecil Mae Evans Carthel, 79, of White Settlement, were at 1 p.m. June 30 in Plainview Memorial Park with the Rev. Roger Foote, pastor of Northside Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements were by Memorial Funeral Home in White Settlement with local arrangements by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mrs. Carthel died June 25, 1999, at her residence.

She was born May 18, 1920, in Ruff, Okla., the daughter of the late F.E. “Dick” and Hattie Evans. She grew up and attended school in Bailey, Okla. She moved with her parents to Plainview.

On June 7, 1951, she married Alvin Carthel. They farmed in the Liberty Community until moving to South Bend to run the Stovall Hot Wells. After retiring, they moved to White Settlement, near Fort Worth.

Survivors include her husband; a son and daughter-in-law, Wesley and Janice Carthel of Hobbs, N.M.; a son-in-law, Jimmy Hall of White Settlement; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Waunella Hall; three brothers, Vester, Melvin and W.C. “Chuck” Evans, and a sister, Evelyn Staggs, also are deceased.

Grandsons and grandsons-in-law served as pallbearers.
 

Clyde O. Holt

MULESHOE - Funeral services for Clyde O. Holt, 83, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lyndal Fletcher, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Sudan, officiating.

Burial will be in Muleshoe Memorial Park Cemetery by Ellis Funeral Homes.

Mr. Holt died Monday, July 12, 1999, in Muleshoe Area Medical Center.

He was born Aug. 1, 1915, in Hugo, Okla. He moved to Muleshoe in 1931 from Sudan and was a wholesaler and retailer for Fina Oil and Gas. He was division manager for Panhandle Oil and Gas.

He was a past president of Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce and a member of Muleshoe Rotary Club, Muleshoe Masonic Lodge and Muleshoe Eastern Star.

On Jan. 6, 1935, he married Mary Frances Willis in Happy.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Jimmy Clyde Holt of Muleshoe; one daughter, Mary Jo Black of Plainview; a sister, Helen Gardener of Charlotte, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer´s Association South Plains Chapter, TTU-HSU, 3601 4th St., Room 3A 116, Lubbock, TX 79430.
 

Ruby M. Janney

Funeral services for Ruby M. Janney, 90, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dean McNamara, interim minister of First Christian Church and chaplain of VistaCare Family Hospice, officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Janney died at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, 1999, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 28, 1908, in Hardeman, Colo. She moved to Plainview in 1931 and was an administrative secretary for Plainview ISD for many years. She was a member of First Christian Church.

She married H.D. Janney on Dec. 24, 1935, in Wichita Falls. He was part owner of the John Deere Agency for many years. He died July 21, 1984.

Survivors include one nephew, Paul Michelet of Lubbock.
 

Elaine E. Schneider

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Memorial services for Elaine Eliason Schneider, the wife of Carl G. Schneider, former Plainview resident, were at 2 p.m. Sunday in First Christian Church.

Arrangements were by Messinger Mortuary and Chapel.

Mrs. Schneider died July, 9, 1999, in Scottsdale.

She was born in Swedeburg, Neb. She married Carl G. Schneider and they moved to Arizona in 1978 from Dayton Ohio.

She was a member of First Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Debra Laine Furches of Atlanta, Ga.; one son, Robert Glen Schneider of Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother, Frans R. Schneider of Scottsdale; two sisters, Arlene R. LeBaron of Omaha, Neb., and Jeanie Peterson of Bella Vista, Ark.; and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Midland Lutheran College General Fund, Fremont, Neb., 68025; First Christian Church, 7405 E. McDonald Dr., Scottsdale, Ariz., 85250; or Hospice of the Valley, Eckstein Center, 9494 E. Becker Lane, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85260.
 

Ida Pearl Smith

TULIA - Funeral services for Ida Pearl Smith, 84, will be at 2 p.m. today in Wallace Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Davenport, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.

Mrs. Smith died at 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 12, 1999, in Plano.

She was born Oct. 24, 1914, in Stonewall County. She graduated from Oriana High School and lived in Jayton before moving to Hart in 1945. She moved to Tulia in 1952 and moved to Plano in 1994.

She was a member of First Baptist Church.

On Dec. 23, 1933, she married Marshall N. Smith in Spur. He died April 12, 1974.

Survivors include a daughter, Marsha Chisum of Plano; a sister, Anita Baker of Bonham; a daughter-in-law and her husband, Kathy and Joe Lust of Dimmitt; three grandchildren, Ryan Kirk Smith of Lubbock, Zachary Tate Smith of Bryan and Tiffany D´Lyn Smith of San Marcos; and three great-grandchildren.

A son, Darrell Smith, died Feb. 12, 1979. Six sisters and three brothers also are deceased.
 

Robbie Traylor

HEREFORD - Funeral services for Robbie Traylor, 61, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Christian Assembly Church with the Rev. Ray Sanders officiating.

Burial will be in West Park Cemetery by Parkside Chapel Funeral Home.

Mr. Traylor died Monday, July 12, 1999, in Baptist St. Anthony Hospital in Amarillo.

He was born Sept. 7, 1937, in Crosbyton, the son of Thomas and Fannie Roberts Traylor. He was in the trucking business for more than 40 years.

On April 6, 1957, he married Patricia Fish in Plainview.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Kevin Traylor of Roswell, N.M.; three daughters, Denise Brorman of Vega, Louise Cardinal and Robin Smith, both of Hereford; four sisters, Winnie Brooks of Amarillo, Francis Lemoine of Plainview, Alice Sayers of Seattle, Wash., and Wanda Morris of Two Buttes, Colo.; and eight grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, Box 913, Plainview, TX 79072.

Rev. Robert Allen
Funeral services for the Rev. Robert Allen, 50, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Trinity United Methodist Church with Dr. Dennis Hochgraber of Mesquite and the Rev. Henry Salley, district superintendent of the Northwest Texas Conference of the Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Parkdale Cemetery in Arlington by Lemons Funeral Home.

Rev. Allen died at 4:54 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

He was born March 21, 1948, in Fayetteville, Ark., where he grew up. He graduated from Grand Prairie High School in 1963 and in 1966 joined the U.S. Navy.

In 1975 he went to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth and became an associate pastor at Southpark Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. He was involved with prison ministry for three years. He became pastor of First United Methodist Church in Chillicothe, serving two years. In June of 1997, he took over the ministry at Trinity United Methodist Church in Plainview.

He was a member of the Optimist Club and the Plainview Ministerial Alliance.

On Aug. 16, 1974, he married Eileen Winburn in Grand Prairie.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Rubee Allen of Arlington and Jennifer Allen of Odell; his mother, Ora Dale Allen of Chandler; three brothers, Russell Allen of Houston, Joe Allen of Hurst and Rick Allen of Plano; one sister, Judy Allen of Chandler; his mother-in-law, Charlene Winburn of Grand Prairie; and one grandchild, Erin Burgess of Arlington.

His father, the Rev. Russell Allen, is deceased.

The family will receive friends at Lemons Memorial Chapel from 6-8 p.m. today.
 

Israel Irlas

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Israel Irlas, 41, of Floydada, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Marantha Church of the Living God with the Rev. Elias Garcia officiating.

Burial will be in City of Lubbock Cemetery by Calvillo Funeral Home.

Prayer services will be at 7:30 p.m. today in the same church.

Mr. Irlas died Monday, Feb. 15, 1999, in University Medical Center.

He was born June 12, 1957, in Lubbock. He moved to Floydada from Lubbock in 1974. He was a roofer.

On July 11, 1978, he married Dominga Marmolejo in Floydada.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Johnny and Israel Irlas Jr., both of Lubbock; four daughters, Teresa Castaneda of Oklahoma, Sonia Guerrero and Melissa Irlas, both of Floydada, and Gloria Basaldua of Ralls; his father, Domingo Irlas of Floydada; four brothers, Robert, Isabelo and Miguel Irlas, all of Floydada, and Lupe Irlas of Lubbock; four sisters, Teresa Irlas and Eloisa Fuentes, both of Floydada, Susue Irlas of Plainview and Linda Garcia of Edinburg; and seven grandchildren.
 

Lawson Kemp

Funeral services for Lawson Kemp, 78, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in College Heights Baptist Church with Dr. Travis Hart, pastor of First Baptist Church, and the Rev. Neil Unwin, pastor of First Assembly of God, officiating.

Burial will be in a Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Kemp died at 1 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999, at his residence.

He was born June 21, 1920, in Tahoka where he grew up. He graduated from Plainview High School and moved to California to work as a carpenter and on the railroad. He joined the service in 1944 and after his discharge moved back to Plainview and farmed. He moved to Brownfield in 1963 and ranched. In 1964 he bought the International dealership and sold it in 1969. In 1970 he sold the ranch and in 1977 moved back to Plainview and drove a truck for Grace Chemical Company.

He was active in the Senior Citizens and enjoyed fishing.

On Aug. 24, 1940, he married Alice Eujane Landers in Plainview. She died in January of 1988.

Survivors include one daughter, Gail Thrasher of Plainview; one brother, Alton Kemp of Coleman; one sister, Earlene Schneider of Hereford; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Two sons are deceased. Johnny Kemp died in 1997 and David Kemp died in 1987. A brother, Clois Kemp, also is deceased.
 

Charles Reeves

Funeral services for Charles Reeves, 54, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in College Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Robertson, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Reeves died at 2:08 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center Lubbock.

He was born Feb. 13, 1945, in Plainview. He graduated from Plainview High School and attended Southwestern University in Weatherford. He was a farmer.

In 1997, he received the Plainview Daily Herald´s Citizenship Hall of Fame honor for Agriculture.

On Nov. 25, 1969, he married Janet Tarkenton in Plainview.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Lacy Reeves of Plainview; a son, John Reeves of Plainview; three brothers, Jimmy, David and Steve Reeves, all of Plainview; and a sister, Janice Anderson of Meridian.
 

Billy Sandefur

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Billy Sandefur, 76, will be at 2 p.m. today in Moore-Rose-White Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Wendell Horn, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Sandefur died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 26, 1922 in Stamford, the son of the late William B. and Rosa Phelps Sandefur. He graduated from Anson in 1940 and served with the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater with most of his combat in India. He moved to Floydada from Lockney in 1975. He was retired from Curry Motor Freight in Floydada and also had been a farmer. He was a Methodist.

Survivors include two sisters, Elizabeth Hagler of Deming, N.M., and a twin sister, Rosalie Brown of Kingwood.

The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association.
 

Norma Elena Silva

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Norma Elena Silva, infant daughter of Raymundo and Josefina Silva, were at 10 a.m. today in Primera Iglesia Bautista with the Rev. John Silva, pastor of Mision el Calvario in Crosbyton, officiating.

Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

The infant was stillborn Monday, Feb. 15, 1999, in Mangold Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her parents; and grandparents, Raymundo and Maria Elena Silva and Andres Pacheco and Leonor Olague.
 

Herman Williams

Funeral services for Herman Williams, 73, will be at 1 p.m. Friday in New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Edward Jennings, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Ossie Curry Funeral Home of Lubbock.

Mr. Williams died Saturday, Feb. 13, 1999, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 30, 1925, in Teague. He moved to Plainview in 1954 from Red Oak. He was retired from Southwestern Grain where he worked for 24 years.

He was a member of New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church.

In March of 1956, he married Louise Shaw in Plainview. She died Dec. 3, 1997.

Survivors include seven sons, Frankie L., Jerry, and Bobby Ray Williams, all of Dallas, Bryant Williams of Charlotte, N.C., Larry Williams of Plainview, Craig S. Williams of Midland and Marlin Williams of Livingston; five daughters, Mary L. Ivy and Erma J. Williams, both of Dallas, Debra K. Williams and Rita Faye Williams, both of Plainview, and Patricia Morrison of Charlotte; a sister, Mae Francis Bugsby of Corsicana; 32 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Cora Bateman
Funeral services for Cora Bateman, 94, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Restland of Dallas.

Local arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bateman died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999, in Covenant Hospital Plainview.

She was born Cora Bernice Pool on Nov. 20, 1905, in Lindale. As a young child, she took lessons from her mother on a borrowed piano. She was given a piano by an uncle on her sixth birthday and continued her music education, graduating from high school and from St. Mary´s Conservatory of Music in Dallas. She worked for Baldwin Piano Co. in Dallas for many years and was the principal instructor. She often played the piano for WRR radio station and later she joined two friends to perform a regularly scheduled show on WRR.

She married Walker H. Bateman Jr. on Jan. 26, 1929, in Dallas. They made their home in Plainview and she continued to play the piano and teach and often substituted as organist at First Presbyterian Church where she was a member.

Mr. Bateman died in 1970.

Survivors include two sons, Jerry Bateman of Dayton, Ohio and James Bateman of Tool; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A son, Walker H. Bateman III, four brothers and one sister are deceased.
 

Billie Ruth Bivens

GROOM - Funeral services for Billie Ruth Bivens, 70, former Tulia resident, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Byron Williamson officiating.

Burial will be in Groom Cemetery by Schooler Funeral Home Armstrong Chapel in Claude.

Mrs. Bivens died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999.

She was born in Turkey and graduated from Tulia High School.

She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Women´s Missionary Union.

In 1947 she married Jack Bivens.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Bimbo Bivens of Filer, Idaho and Mark Bivens of Groom; two daughters, Andrea Jennings of Richmond and Lynette of Luther, Okla.; a brother, John Harold Shannon of Killeen; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorials to the Groom Ambulance Service.
 

Glenn Daily

ABERNATHY - Memorial services for Glenn W. Daily, 59, of Anchorage, Alaska, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in North Side Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Horn officiating.

Mr. Daily died Nov. 13, 1999, in Providence Alaska Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 5, 1940, in Shallowater. He moved to Alaska in 1968.

He served with the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of Anchorage Baptist Temple.

Survivors include a son, Tony Daily of Amarillo; a daughter, Angela Thompson of Anchorage; three sisters, Linda Downs and Mary Ann Lester, both of Abernathy and Brenda Neeve of Stephenville; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
 

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Gary Raymond Linfoot

Funeral services for Gary Raymond Linfoot, 52, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Grace Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Connie S. Nieto, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier California by Rose Hills Mortuary. Local arrangements are by Bartley-Silva Funeral Home.

Mr. Linfoot died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

He was born April 4, 1947, in Altadena, Calif. He was a mechanical engineer and worked for Flow Service Corp.

On Oct. 27, 1973, he married Betsy Salter in Downey, Calif.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Gary Allen Linfoot of Clarksville, Tenn., and Stephen Andrew Linfoot of Downey; one daughter, Casandra Kay Linfoot of Plainview; two brothers, James Frank Linfoot of Raton, N.M., and Charles Linfoot of Klamath, Calif.; two sisters, Julie Hancock of Cave Junction, Ore., and Debbie Shearer of Canyon County, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

A son, Larry Raymond Linfoot died in May 1975.

The family will be at the funeral home from 6-7 p.m. today. They suggest memorials to the American Heart Association or to the American Cancer Society.
 

Edith Martin

SHERMAN - Graveside services for Laura Edith Martin, 88, former Plainview resident, were at 11 a.m. today in West Hill Cemetery with Quinton Gage of Coleman Avenue Church of Christ officiating.

Arrangements were by Waldo Funeral Home.

Mrs. Martin died Thursday, Dec. 2, 1999, in IHS of Texoma.

She was born April 1, 1911, in Turkey, the daughter of the late William and Rosa Mae Kirkland. She grew up in Flomot where her family farmed and later lived in Levelland before moving to Plainview. She moved to Sherman in 1985 and lived with her son from 1991 to 1998.

She attended Center Street Church of Christ.

On Nov. 22, 1928, she married Barney B. Martin in Turkey. He died in May of 1985.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Barney Joe and Cloris Martin of Sherman; a brother, Odell Kirkland of Kingston, Ariz.; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Four brothers and seven sisters are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to Home Hospice of Sherman.
 

Thomas Parks

LUBBOCK - Memorial services for Thomas Calvin Parks, 73, of Slaton, will be at 3 p.m. today in University Medical Center Chapel in Lubbock.

Mr. Parks died Thursday, Dec. 2, 1999, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 31, 1926, in Locker.

Survivors include three sons, Dirk Parks of Midland, Todd Parks of Rockwall and Dane Parks of Lubbock; his mother, Eddie Parks of Lubbock; a brother, James Parks of Lubbock; a sister, Vynomma Clark of Hale Center; and five grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 5665, Lubbock, TX 70408.
 

Thomas D. Rolen

CANYON - Memorial services for Thomas D. Rolen, 55, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Christian Church with the Rev. Suzanne Rolen of First Christian Church in Riverside, Calif., officiating.

Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors in Amarillo.

Mr. Rolen died Thursday, Dec. 2, 1999.

He was born in Lindsay, Okla., and had lived in Canyon since 1970. He worked for the Canyon Police Department and also was chief of police until 1978. He served with the Naval Reserves.

Survivors include two sons, Shane Rolen of Murrieta, Calif., and Matthew Rolen of Borger; two daughters, Kym Dennis of Canyon and Chelsea Rolen of Plainview; two brothers, Larry Rolen of Canyon and Lewis Rolen of Hereford; two sisters, Lavanna Hogan of Nashville, Tenn., and Brenda Smith of Amarillo; and five grandchildren.

The family will be at 1209 20th St. in Canyon.
 

Bert A. Whitson

WOLFFORTH - Funeral services for Bert A. Whitson, 77, former Plainview resident, were at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark McMillan, pastor, officiating.

Burial was in Resthaven Memorial Park by Resthaven Funeral Home of Lubbock.

Mr. Whitson died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center.

He was born in Itasca. He lived in Plainview until moving to Lubbock and later moving to Wolfforth. He was a machinist and had worked for Clark Equipment Co. for 18 years.

He served with the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of Wolfforth First Baptist Church.

On July 14, 1946, he married Darlene Weed.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Vicki Young of Wolfforth and Jeanice White of Midland; two sons, Rodney Whitson and Randy Whitson, both of Wolfforth; two sisters, Mary Jane Lovell of Eustis, Fla., and Dorothy Hickman of Fort Worth; one brother, Travis W. Whitson of Goosecreek, S.C.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-8:30 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association.


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