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|Grace H. Grundy
FLOYDADA -- Funeral services for Grace H. Grundy, 87, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Anthony Sisemore, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Floyd County Memorial Park by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mrs. Grundy died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000, in Mangold Memorial Hospital in Lockney.
She was born Sept. 30, 1913, in Floyd County. She attended schools in Lakeview and graduated from Floydada High School. She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Floydada.
She was a member of Spirit of Sharing, Rebekah Lodge, Floydada Senior Citizens and Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Coy and Donna Grundy of Floydada; a daughter and son-in-law, Juandell and Bob Giles of Spur; a brother, H.H. Hodges of La Mesa, Calif.; a sister, Jessie Lee Odom of Freemont, Calif.; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to the Floydada Senior Citizens, 301 E. Georgia, Floydada, TX 79235.
Roberto Luna Juarez
CHILDRESS -Graveside services for Roberto Luna Juarez, 41, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Childress Cemetery with the Rev. Dennis Boylan officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Johnson Funeral Home.
Rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel.
Mr. Juarez died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000.
He was born in Chihuahua, Mexico and was a farmer.
Survivors include four daughters, Percillia Juarez, Veronica Juarez, Yolanda Patricia Juarez and Lindsey Juarez, all of Childress; his parents, Manuel Perez and Juanita Juarez of Childress; three brothers, Alex Juarez of Plainview and Oscar Juarez and Victor Juarez, both of Childress; four sisters, Alma Rojo of Garden City, Kan., Olga Juarez of Arizona, Esmeralda Longoria of Plainview and Marie Easley of Childress; and one grandchild.
SAN ANGELO - Memorial services for Joe Arthur Ferguson, 57, former fire chief for the City of Plainview, are pending with Johnson Funeral Home of San Angelo.
Mr. Ferguson died Thursday in San Angelo Community Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
Floye Wynona Lyde
LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Wynona “Dee” Lyde, 82, will be at 3 p.m. today in Abbey Chapel at Resthaven Funeral Home with Jay Don Rogers officiating.
Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park by Resthaven Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lyde died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, in Heritage Oaks Nursing Center.
She was born Floye Wynona Bomar on Nov. 30, 1917, in Silverton, the daughter of the late Wylie and Julia Massey Bomar. She graduated from Silverton High School in 1936 and attended Southwestern College in Weatherford, Okla. She received a bachelor´s degree from West Texas State University in Canyon in 1940 and did graduate work at Texas Tech.
She taught school in Lubbock public schools for 13 years and was a third grade teacher at Lubbock Christian School.
She was a member of Sunset Church of Christ, Annex Bible Class and had taught third grade Bible class and Vacation Bible School. She spent several years as an arts and crafts helper at White River Youth Camp.
She was a charter member of Lubbock Christian University Association, a member of the Retired Teachers Association, Knife and Fork Club, Ranching Heritage Association, Friendly Reviewers Book Club, Garden Club and had been active in PTA and was a Brownie Scout leader.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Dee Ann and Max Odem of Plainview and Mary Lee and Jay Don Rogers of Vancouver, Canada; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
The family suggests memorials to the Delta Church of Christ for Russia Work, P.O. Box 831, Point Roberts, Wash. 98281.
Burial arrangements are by Abell Funeral Home of Abernathy.
Mr. Downs died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
He was born March 5, 1922, in Sentinel, Okla. She served with the U.S. Army during World War II and moved to Abernathy from Dimmitt in 1957.
He was a member of the American Legion.
On Oct. 5, 1944, he married Glenna Smith in Clovis.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Harland S. “Sandy” Downs Jr. of Allen and Randy Lee Downs and Danny Glen Downs, both of Abernathy; and four grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Abernathy EMS, c/o Darrell Stephens,
1609 Ave. H, Abernathy, TX 79311.
G.B. Shelburne Jr.
AMARILLO - Funeral services for G.B. Shelburne Jr., 86, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of College of Biblical Studies at Abilene Christian University with Lyndon Latham, associate minister of Anna Street Church of Christ in Amarillo, and Elmore Johnson, minister of Quaker Avenue Church of Christ in Lubbock, officiating.
Graveside services will be at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in Paint Creek Cemetery south of Robert Lee with Tommy Williams, minister of the Northside Church of Christ in Robert Lee, officiating. Arrangements are by Shaffer Funeral Home of Robert Lee.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Clearlake Church of Christ with Larry Branurn, minister of the Pleasant St. Church of Christ in Springdale, Ark., and Jerry Reeves, minister of the New Beginnings Church in Clearlake officiating.
Mr. Shelburne died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, in Pasadena.
He was born Jan. 15, 1913, in Runnels County. He graduated from high school in Stanton and was valedictorian of his 1935 class at Abilene Christian University. While attending ACU, he edited the campus newsletter, led a debate team and broadcast sports for a radio station and began an almost 70-year career as a minister.
Mr. Shelburne helped start congregations of the Church of Christ in San Angelo and Corpus Christi and served as minister to three Abilene congregations.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Ruth Ann Reamer of Houston; four sons, B. Shelburne of Houston, Gene Shelburne and Jim Shelburne, both of Amarillo, Curtis Shelburne of Muleshoe; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the South Houston Bible Institute or to favorite charities.
Funeral Mass for Petra Hernandez, 60, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Guadalupe with the Rev. Gerard Kenney, pastor, officiating.
Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. today in Bartley-Silva Memorial Chapel.
Cremation arrangements are by Bartley-Silva Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hernandez died Saturday, July 1, 2000, in the Lockney Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Dec. 10, 1939, in Carrizo Springs. She lived in Crystal City before moving to Plainview where she has lived for 35 years. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.
In 1967 she married Raymondo Hernandez.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Elizabeth Hernandez and Susanna Hernandez, both of Plainview; four brothers, Manual Diaz of Almerage, Ariz., Jesus Diaz of Brighton, Colo., and Ricardo Diaz and Jose Diaz, both of Fort Lupton, Colo.; four sisters, Lupe Rodriquez of Lockney, Maria Diaz of Longmont, Colo., Gloria Valdez of Greeley, Colo., and Olga Sanchez of Fort Lupton; and nine grandchildren.
Her parents, Jesus and Concepcion Flores Diaz, are deceased.
The family will receive friends at 6 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel.
Versie M. Perry
Funeral services for Versie Magdaline Perry, of Corsicana, formerly of Lockney, will be at 2 p.m. today in Bartley-Silva Memorial Chapel with the Rev. A.C. Hamilton, retired Baptist minister, officiating.
Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Bartley-Silva Funeral Home.
Mrs. Perry died Thursday, June 29, 2000, in Navarro Regional Hospital in Corsicana.
She was born Feb. 10, 1922, in Montague County. She owned and operated the Dixie Cafe in Lockney in the 50s and later became active farming with her husband in the Lockney area for 40 years.
She was a past officer in the Order of the Eastern Star in Floyd County as well as in Corsicana and she enjoyed playing Bingo.
Survivors include a son, Jo Dean Roberson of Corsicana, a daughter and her husband, Gay and Clarence Bradley of Corsicana; five brothers, Wilcey Wayne Barclay of Lakeview, William Grant and Clarence Curtis, both of Amarillo, Sol David of Lockney and Dalton Daniel of Kingman, Ariz.; and seven grandchildren.
Burial will be in East Mound Cemetery by Seigler Funeral Home.
Mrs. Baker died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center.
She was born Dec. 16, 1914, in Wynnwood, Okla. She moved to Motley County in 1949. She was a homemaker and a member of First Assembly of God Church and was active in the Matador Senior Citizens.
She married Dee C. Baker Dec. 16, 1930, in Pauls Valley, Okla. He died April 18, 1997.
Survivors include three sons, Durrell Baker and Morgan Baker, both of
Lubbock, and Kenneth Baker of Sweetwater; four daughters, Thelma Boedeker
of Plainview, Mary Marshall and LaVon Simpson, both of Matador, and Faye
Mead of Lubbock; a brother, Gene Bollinger of Farmersville, Calif.; a sister,
Thelma Ray of Pauls Valley; 20 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and
Funeral services for Lucia Balderas, 51, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Trinity Fellowship Church with the Rev. Steve Rogers, pastor, and the Rev. Elbert Fadallan, pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Bartley-Silva Funeral Directors.
Prayer services will be at 6 p.m. Sunday in Bartley-Silva Memorial Chapel.
Mrs. Balderas died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, at her residence after a lengthy illness.
She was born Dec. 12, 1948, in Kenedy. She moved to Plainview from Hereford and had worked for Mrs. K´s Bakery. She was a member of Trinity Fellowship Church.
An article about her concern for others with cancer, how she helped raise money for them and her fight against her own cancer, ran in the Herald several years ago.
On July 22, 1967, she married Manuel Balderas in Lockney.
Survivors include her husband; three sons, Robert Balderas and Manuel Balderas, both of Plainview and Michael Balderas of Dallas; a daughter, Mary Martinez of Lubbock; five sisters, Luciana Burchfield of Pottsboro, Elvira Fielden of Whitesboro, Linda Housel of Pennsylvania, Elva Castillo of Nacona and Emily Doty of Sherman; eight brothers, Remigio Guerrero of Whitesboro, Reymundo Guerrero of Graham, Rudy Guerrero and Joe Guerrero, both of Dallas, Raul Guerrero, Rojelio Guerrero and Ruben Guerrero, all of Sherman, and Reynaldo Guerrero of Abilene; and five grandchildren, Monica Balderas, Christopher Balderas, Robert Balderas Jr., Brandi Martinez and Brian Martinez.
The family will receive friends at 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Southwest Cancer Center in Lubbock.
Eric Weems Humphreys
LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Eric Weems Humphreys, 27, of Lewisville, will be at 1 p.m. Friday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Russell Byard, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery in Lubbock by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home of Lockney.
Mr. Humphreys died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2000, at his residence.
He was born May 20, 1973 in Plainview. He attended schools in Lubbock and graduated from Lockney High School in 1990. He attended the University of North Texas in Denton and lived in Lockney until 1990 when he moved to Lewisville. He worked at Don Harris Moving Co., and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lockney.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Dani and Jerry Johnson of Lockney; his father and step-mother, Dennis and Karen Humphreys of Waco; his grandparents, Betty and J.D. Weems of Levelland and Dennis and Joy Humphreys of Levelland; two stepbrothers, Jerald Johnson of Lockney and Jason Johnson of Plainview; and four half-brothers.
The family suggests memorials to Gideon´s International, 1104 Dallas, Plainview, TX 79072.
The funeral home will be open today from 6-9 p.m. only for family members
to receive visitors.
Henry Wallace Slayton
Funeral services for Henry Wallace Slayton, 73, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in College Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Robertson, pastor, and the Rev. Robert Roecker, associate pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Slayton died at 12:47 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center Lubbock.
He was born Feb. 9, 1927, in Decatur. He attended schools in Flomot and graduated from high school in Quitaque. He moved to Edmonson in 1952 and farmed until 1997. He was a member and a deacon at College Heights Baptist Church. He was a former director of the Edmonson Co-Op and was president of Hale County Farm Bureau and current director of the Senior Citizens.
On June 6, 1952, he married Aubrey Grundy in Lubbock.
Survivors include his wife; twin daughters, Terri Slayton and Jerri Slayton, both of Amarillo; one brother, Bobby Slayton of Plainview; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Slayton of Lubbock.
The family suggests memorials to College Heights Baptist Church.
Kianna Paige Brinson
ABERNATHY - Graveside services for Kianna Paige Brinson, infant daughter of Anthony and Wendy Brinson of Honolulu, Hawaii, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Abernathy Cemetery with the Rev. Claude Mullins, the infant´s great-grandfather, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Abell Funeral Home.
Survivors include her parents; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Curtis Patterson of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. Winford Mullins of Lubbock; and great-grandparents, Rev. and Mrs. Claude Mullins of Lubbock and Les Patterson of Eupora, Miss.
A brother, Tre Eric Brinson died Dec. 8, 1993.
FLOYDADA - Graveside services for Allie Mae Muncy, 90, will be at 3 p.m. today in the Floydada Cemetery.
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. today in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Anthony Sisemore, pastor of First Baptist Church, and Pamela Jones officiating.
Arrangements are by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mrs. Muncy died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 7, 1910, in Cook County, the daughter of the late Bill and Lottie Farr Crawford. She attended school in Plaska where she graduated from high school. She moved to the Muncy Community in 1927 from Hall County and to Floydada in 1965.
She was a member of First Baptist Church and received the Floyd County Pioneer Woman of the Year award in 1998.
Survivors include a son, Norman Muncy of Floydada; a daughter, Betty Gordon of Lubbock; three grandchildren, Penny Giesecke of Floydada, Pamela Jones of Dallas and Britt Gordon of Lamesa, and three great-granddaughters
A daughter, Sharon Muncy, died in 1940 and a sister, Nadine Hall, also is deceased.
The family suggests memorials to the Exodus Project of Floydada First
Baptist Church, 401 S. Main, Floydada, TX 79235 or to a favorite charity.
Ethel Burns Sutton
AMARILLO - Funeral services for Ethel Burns Sutton, 90, will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors Ivy Chapel with the Rev. Marty Hamrick, associate pastor of Polk Street United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Llano Cemetery.
Mrs. Sutton died Wednesday, March 29, 2000.
She was born in Harrison, Ark., and attended schools in Post and Wilson. She attended Texas Tech University and moved to Amarillo in 1949. She had worked at White & Kirk Department Store as a knitting instructor.
She was a member of Polk Street United Methodist Church, the Co-Workers Sunday School class and was active in bridge clubs and the Amarillo Federation of Women´s Clubs.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Whitehead of Amarillo; a sister, Hester Bodkin of Olton; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Dana Sue Whitehouse, died in 1998, and two infant daughters
also are deceased.
LOCKNEY - Funeral services for J.M. Tye, 86, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Cecil Golden, interim pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mr. Tye died Wednesday, March 29, 2000, in Prairie House Living Center in Plainview.
He was born Oct. 22, 1913, in Plainview, the son of the late Dora Morris and John Madison Tye Sr. He graduated from Plainview High School and served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He farmed in Floyd County and moved to Lockney in 1957. He was a farm equipment manufacturer and implement dealer, founding the Tye Co. in Lockney. He retired in 1993.
He was a member of First Baptist Church.
On Dec. 18, 1938, he married Jessie Stephens in Logans Port, La. She died Jan. 27, 1995.
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, John M. and Vyrella Tye III and Steve Tye, all of Plainview; a brother, Ben Tye of Kress; a sister, Cleda Byars of Fort Worth; and a grandson, John M. Tye IV of Los Angeles, Calif.
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Lucille Barnes, 74, are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mrs. Barnes died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000.
KRESS - Graveside services for O.C. Campbell, 86, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Plainview Memorial Park with the Rev. Johnnie Williams, retired Methodist minister from Lubbock, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home of Plainview.
Mr. Campbell died at 4:25 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, in Prairie House Living Center in Plainview.
He was born Sept. 16, 1913, in Atoka County, Okla., one of nine children of the late Winston Otis and Carabelle Campbell. He moved with his parents to Arizona in 1928 and to Texas in 1931. He was farmer and rancher and with the help of two brothers, developed what is now the O.C. Campbell Ranch at Roaring Springs in 1950. He later bought a farm west of Kress and moved his family to Swisher County.
He was active in the Kress community, serving as president of the Kress School Board, was Sunday school superintendent of Kress First United Methodist Church, and a member of the Masonic order.
Survivors include three sons, Gene Campbell of Leigh Acres, Fla., Jerry Campbell of Pasadena, Calif., and James Campbell of Hart; a daughter, Molly Box of Abilene; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
One child and three grandchildren are deceased.
The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church, Kress, TX 79052.
TULIA - Funeral services for Lori Garcia, 32, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Brooks Funeral Directors Chapel in Canyon with Juan Herrera and John Luna officiating.
Burial will be in Dreamland Cemetery in Canyon.
Mrs. Garcia died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000.
She was born in Tulia. She was a member of Betania Assembly of God in Canyon.
In 1986 she married Poncho Garcia in Happy.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Valerie Lynn Garcia and Leah Micole Garcia, both of Tulia; a stepson, Gonzalo Duran of Odessa; and her mother and stepfather, Julia and Enrique Lopez of Happy.
A son, Poncho Garcia Jr., died in 1987.
LEVELLAND - Funeral services for Kathy Burnett, 69, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Geo. C. Price Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Roland Burnett, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church in Fairview, officiating.
Burial is by Geo. C. Price Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Burnett died Thursday, June 15, 2000, in Covenant Hospital Levelland.
She was born March 8, 1931, in Sayre, Okla. She moved to Levelland in 1948. She was retired as secretary-treasurer of the Cass Electrical Construction was serving as treasurer of North Texas Myasthenia Gravis. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
On Nov. 5, 1948, she married Marvin Burnett in Littlefield.
Survivors include her husband; three brothers, Kenneth Montgomery of Plainview, Robert Montgomery of Fort Smith, Ark., and David Montgomery of Dallas; three sisters, Betty West and Nancy Montgomery, both of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Janice Biddy of Lubbock.
The family suggests memorials to the North Texas Myasthenia Gravis Association, c/o LaJuana Miller, 281 CR 135, Ovalo, TX 79541.
TULIA - Funeral services for Faye Carter, 97, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Wallace Funeral Home Chapel with Trey Morgan, minister of Central Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.
Mrs. Carter died at 12:55 p.m. Thursday, June 15, 2000, in Swisher Memorial Hospital.
She was born Feb. 5, 1903, in Pottawatomi County, Okla. On Dec. 17, 1922, she married Clyde E. Carter in Marlow, Okla. They moved to Tulia in 1936 from Springlake and opened the Helpy Selfy Laundry. He died May 18, 1952 and she continued to run the laundry until retiring in 1977.
She was a member of the Business Women´s Association, Tulia Chamber of Commerce, Central Church of Christ and was involved in Senior Citizens and Meals on Wheels.
Survivors include two daughters, JoAnn Ford and Clydell Grantham, both of Tulia; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.
ABERNATHY - Funeral services for Ruby Catherine Heath, 96, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Abernathy First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Currie, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in the Strip Pearce Chapel Cemetery by Abell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Heath died Monday, Feb. 14, 2000, in Hi-Plains Nursing Home in Hale Center.
She was born July 7, 1903, in Hale County. She had been a longtime Abernathy area resident and was the oldest member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Don Heath of Abernathy and Bob Heath of
Littlefield; a sister, Verda Meester of Abernathy; three grandchildren;
and five great-grandchildren.
Yasmine Ann Silva
TURKEY - Graveside services for Yasmine Ann Silva, 1-month-old daughter of Bobby and Yesenia Silva of Plainview, will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Dreamland Cemetery in Turkey.
Arrangements are by Myers-Long Funeral Directors.
Survivors include her parents; grandparents Juan and Juana Arredondo of Dimmitt and Linda Silva of Turkey; and great-grandparents, Barbara Galvan of Turkey and Alvino and Juanita Mena of Leon, Gto. Mexico.
OLTON - Funeral services for Maxine Struve, 81, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Norman Patton, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Olton Cemetery by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.
Mrs. Struve died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000, in Covenant Hospital in Plainview.
She was born May 2, 1918, in Plainview. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and had served as secretary/treasurer of the Olton Senior Citizens. She also was a volunteer at Running Water Draw Care Center and taught art classes for many years.
On Aug. 17, 1941, she married Frank Struve in Amarillo.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Robert Struve of Olton; a daughter, Francine Ramage of Olton; a sister, Martha Arrant of Amarillo; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family suggests memorials to the Olton Volunteer Ambulance Association, Drawer Q, Olton, TX 79064, or to the Olton Senior Citizens.