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Agnes Baker

FLOYDADA - Graveside services for Agnes Baker, 84, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Floydada Cemetery with the Rev. Anthony Sisemore, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mrs. Baker died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

She was born March 21, 1916, in Erath County, the daughter of the late William U. and Gracie Forkerson Riggle. She was a homemaker and lifelong resident of Floydada.

She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and First Baptist Church.

On Sept. 12, 1938, she married Raymond Albert Baker in Crosbyton. He died May 14, 1979.

Survivors include two daughters, Kay Wilson of Floydada and Joyce Brown of Tulsa, Okla.; a sister, Mae Pope of Deming, N.M.; six grandchildren, Randy Wilson and Kristal Wilson, both of Floydada, Trena Segovia of Lockney, Christy Fiffer and Shawnda Brown, both of Tulsa, Okla., and Jeff Brown of Arkansas; and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church, 401 S. Main, Floydada, TX 79235.

Domingo L. Camargo

Funeral services for Domingo Lopez Camargo, 80, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with Joe Camargo, minister of Iglesia De Cristo, officiating.

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

Mr. Camargo died at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, in Covenant Hospital.

He was born Dec. 20, 1919, in Reynosa, Mexico. He moved to Plainview in 1959 and worked for the Plainview Compress and for Jimmy Dean Meat Co.

On Oct. 20, 1942, he married Maria Herlinda Moreno in Reynosa.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Mary Vasquez, Elvira Barela and Chris Jimenez, all of Plainview; six sons, Jesse Camargo, Joe Camargo, Ignacio Camargo, Mario Camargo and Willie Camargo, all of Plainview, and Domingo Camargo Jr., of Irving; a brother, Santos Camargo of Mission; two sisters, Panchita Acosta of McAllen and Fernanda Salinas of Mission; 32 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Lucille Frisbie

AMARILLO - Funeral services for Lucille Frisbie, 72, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in N.S. Griggs & Sons Pioneer Chapel with Dr. Larry Payne, pastor of Coulter Road Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Llano Cemetery.

Mrs. Frisbie died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, in Amarillo.

She was born in Plainview where she grew up. In 1945, she married Raymond Frisbie and moved to Amarillo. He died in 1999.

She had worked as an LVN at St. Anthony´s Hospital for 25 years and attended Highland Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Rose Chapman of Amarillo; a sister, Betty Vaughn of Amarillo; a brother, Bluford Turner of Fritch; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Baptist St. Anthony´s Hospice and Life Enrichment Center.

Lottie Johnson

PORTALES, N.M. - Funeral services for Lottie Johnson, 82, former Plainview resident, will be at 2 p.m. today in Wheeler Mortuary Chapel with Scott Reeves, a family friend, officiating.

Burial will be in Causey Cemetery by Wheeler Mortuary.

Mrs. Johnson died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, in Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales.

She was born Lottie O´Neal on July 18, 1918, in the community of Spartenberg, Texas, near Lamesa, where she grew up. On April 30, 1941, she married Hugh E. Johnson in Plainview. They continued to make their home in Plainview until moving to Roosevelt County in 1944. They lived in Portales and she worked in an upholstery shop and took care of the elderly. She had lived in a rest home since 1994. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Donna Stockard of Portales and Brenda Burris of Elida; two brothers, Jake O´Neal of Portales and Bud O´Neal of Lovington; two sisters, Margaret White of Fresno, Calif., and Laverne Jones of Causey; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Ira Wall

LUBBOCK - Graveside services for Ira “George” Wall, 83, of Floydada, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in City of Lubbock Cemetery with the Rev. Darwin Robinson officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Rix Funeral Directors.

Mr. Wall died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, in University Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 22, 1916, in Crockett. He lived in Sundown before moving to Lubbock until 1959, moved to Shallowater in 1960 and to Floydada in 1994.

He was a salesman and a Baptist.

During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army.

On July 22, 1949, he married Adelle Howard in Dallas.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Billy Roy Wall of Abernathy; a daughter, Sue Castle of Bastrop; three grandsons; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, 3411 73rd St., Lubbock, TX 79423.

Lela Creek

COLEMAN - Funeral services for Lela Wayne Creek, 89, of Lockney, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Walker Funeral Home Chapel with the James Bailey of Elm Street Coleman Church of Christ officiating.

Burial will be in Voss Cemetery by Walker Funeral Home.

Mrs. Creek died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000, in Lockney Health Center.

She was born May 9, 1911, in Voss. She was a homemaker and had lived in Coleman County for most of her life.

On Nov. 4, 1928, she married Henry Creek. He died in 1984.

Survivors include two daughters, Gyneth Petty of Myrtle Creek, Ore., and Margie Sue Savage of Lockney; three sisters, Modene Dodds and Mary Wireman, both of San Angelo; and Lala Copeland of Coleman; and two brothers, Preston Arnold of Abilene and Ben Arnold of Coleman.

The family suggests memorials to Coleman Church of Christ, Coleman, TX 76834.

Imogene Franklin

LITTLEFIELD - Funeral services for Imogene Jones Franklin, 84, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Hammons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Benny Goss and the Rev. Ted Wilson officiating.

Burial will be in Littlefield Memorial Park by Hammons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Franklin died Monday, Dec. 18, 2000, in Hi-Plains Hospital in Hale Center.

She was born July 5, 1916, in Manitou, Okla. She moved to Littlefield from Tifton, Okla., in 1951 and worked as a nurse for more than 20 years. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church in Littlefield.

In 1932, she married Dudley Jones. He died Feb. 3, 1969. She married Ray Franklin in 1959 in Littlefield. He died May 22, 1992.

Survivors include six daughters, Marlyn Layton of Bonham, Kay Tooley of Amherst, Marvetta Findley of El Paso, Sudie Jones of Marlin and Marbara Richardson and Angie Dickson, both of Plainview; two sons, Max Jones of Irving and Mark Jones of Midland; a stepdaughter, Betty Jo Ledford of Amarillo; a stepson, Roy Franklin of Lubbock; a sister, Jewel Clark of Blum; 22 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Two stepsons, Bill Franklin and Eugene Franklin, are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to a Christian children´s home of choice.

Arlie Gardner

PETERSBURG - Funeral services for Arlie Gardner, 75, will be at 2 p.m. today in Main Street Church of Christ with Owen Carr officiating.

Burial will be in Petersburg Cemetery by Sanders Funeral Home.

Mr. Gardner died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 27, 1925, in Conway. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. On Dec. 24, 1952, he married Margaret Simmons. She died on April 16, 1988. They served as house parents for Sunny Glenn Children´s Home prior to moving to Lubbock in 1979. He moved to Petersburg in 1981 and worked for Pay ´n Save until retiring in 1987.

Survivors include a son, Tommy Simmons of Lubbock; a daughter, Chris Pohorelsky of Rockwall; a brother, John Gardner of Lake Jackson; a sister, Irene Wolters of Osborn, Idaho; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Main Street Church of Christ or Sunny Glenn Children´s Home, Box 1373, San Benito, TX 78586.

Rev. James A. Lunsford

Funeral services for the Rev. James A. Lunsford, 90, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in College Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Williams, retired pastor, and the Rev. Don Robertson, pastor, officiating.

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

Rev. Lunsford died at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, 2000, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 7, 2000, in Paducah, Ky. He graduated from high school in Jonesboro, Ark., and from Hardin-Simmons University in 1933. While at Hardin-Simmons he pastored Elmwood Baptist Church, formerly known as Sunset Baptist Church. He attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and received his ordination at First Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Ark. He pastored several churches in Fort Worth, Round Prairie and Cleburne and was pastor of First Baptist Church in O´Donnell for four years. He served as a missionary in Brazil for 36 years.

In 1976, he retired to Plainview and worked as an interim pastor in the area. He was senior adult pastor at College Heights Baptist where he was a member.

On Dec. 24, 1930, he and his wife, Jewel, married in Jonesboro, Ark.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, James Alan Lunsford and Eddie Lunsford, both of Plainview; one sister, Prudance Willey of Memphis, Tenn.; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
 

Guillermo Saldana

Funeral services for Guillermo Saldana, 48, are pending with Bartley-Silva Funeral Home.

Mr. Saldana died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000.

A prayer service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 7 p.m. today.

Gayle Hutto

TULIA - Funeral services for Gayle Marie Hutto, 54, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Wallace Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rusty Gray, pastor of Tulia Christian Fellowship Church, officiating.

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

Mrs. Hutto died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, in Swisher Memorial Hospital.

She was born June 13, 1946, in Tulia where she grew up. She graduated from Tulia High School in 1965 and attended West Texas State University. She graduated from Draughn´s Business School in 1968 and was deputy clerk for the Swisher County Tax Assessor´s office for 15 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Leslie Gosneel and Lisa Hutto, both of Amarillo; a brother, Dale Stringer of Dallas; and three grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Desta Drive, Suite 220 E, Midland, TX 79705.

Mary Baker Phillips

LOCKNEY - Graveside services for Mary Baker Phillips, 92, of New Braunfels, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Lockney Cemetery with Boyce Mosley, an elder at West College and Third Street Church of Christ, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Zoeller Funeral Home of New Braunfels.

Mrs. Phillips died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, in New Braunfels.

She had been a longtime resident of Lockney.

Survivors include one daughter, Sarah Schandua of New Braunfels; one sister, Helen Gross of Port Lavaca; and two grandchildren, Judy Schandua of Arlington, Va., and James Schandua of San Antonio.

The family suggests memorials to the Eden Home Chapel Fund or to the Alzheimer´s Association.

C.W. "Shorty" Scott

KRESS - Funeral services for C.W. “Shorty” Scott, 73, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Cecil Foster of Lubbock and the Rev. Jay Simpson, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Plainview by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home of Plainview.

Mr. Scott died at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2000, in Covenant Hospital Plainview.

He was born March 18, 1927, in Memphis, Texas. He grew up in Anton where he attended schools. He moved to Kress in 1955 and farmed for 21 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

On Jan. 31, 1950, he married Marquetta Reed in Anton. She died April 26, 1976.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Scott of Plainview and Jackie Scott of Kress; two daughters, Beverly Cortez of Coleman and Judy Scott of Abilene; one brother, R.L. Scott of Muleshoe; a sister, Joyce Turnbow of Kentucky; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Freddie “Curt” Scott Trust Fund, c/o First National Bank of Sweetwater.

Ola Mae Solomon

PARIS, Texas - Funeral services for Ola Mae Ridley Solomon, 70, were at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Hospitality Church of God in Christ with Elder Benjamin Nickerson, pastor, officiating.

Burial was in Restlawn Garden Cemetery by Maxey Funeral Home.

Mrs. Solomon died June 6, 2000.

She was born Feb. 10, 1930, in Blossom, the daughter of the late Louis and Ora Ridley Sr. She grew up in Blossom where she attended school and graduated from Blossom High School.

She was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. She served as Bible Band president and also was a member of a sewing circle and sang in the choir.

For several years she worked for Campbell Soup.

She married Louis Solomon Sr. in Blossom.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Fulbright of Independence, Mo., and Bobbie Jean Lane of Paris; three sons, Dewayne Solomon of Paris, Larry Solomon Sr., of Davenport, Iowa, and Louis Solomon Jr., of Harker Heights; a sister, Willie Helen Driver of Plainview; a brother, William Ridley of Baton Rouge, La.; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A son, Arthur Lee, nine sisters and three brothers are deceased.

Piedad S. Soto

HALE CENTER - Funeral Mass for Piedad S. Soto, 82, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Theresa´s Catholic Church with the Rev. Rey Sorgon, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Hale Center Cemetery by Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.

Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. today in the same church.

Mrs. Soto died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, in Hale Center.

She was born April 10, 1918, in Chihuahua, Mexico. She moved to Hale Center in 1998 and was a member of St. Theresa´s Catholic Church.

In November of 1935, she married Rosario Soto in Mexico. He died in 1997.

Survivors include three sons, Carlos Trejo of Gruver, Crisoforo Trejo of Tyler and Guadalupe Trejo of Morse; three daughters, Catalina Borunda of Phoenix, Ariz., and Emidia Borunda of Hale Center; two brothers, Pedro Soto of Juarez, Mexico and Florencio Soto of Delicias, Mexico; 25 grandchildren; and 50 great-grandchildren.

Three children, Ramon Trejo, Salome Borunda and Bertha Trejo, are deceased.

Dorothy Jean Arberry

ABILENE - Funeral services for Dorothy Jean Lockett Arberry, 56, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in New Light Baptist Church with the Rev. A.M. Mackey officiating and a cousin, the Rev. Paul Giddings, pastor of the Helping Hand Baptist Church in Houston, giving the eulogy.

Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery by Curtis-Starks Funeral Home.

Mrs. Arberry died Monday, July 3, 2000, in an Abilene hospital.

She was born April 15, 1944 in Abilene, the daughter of the late Rev. Tom and Lenora Lockett. She moved with her family to Plainview in 1951. They returned to Abilene in 1959 and she graduated from Woodson High School in 1962.

In 1963 she married Sgt. Morse Arberry, USAF, and they were stationed at various Air Force bases throughout the United States, Asia and Europe, until his retirement in 1985. They returned to Abilene where she was a homemaker and a member of the Friendly Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Arjorie Arberry of Eugene, Ore.; four sons, Lonnie, Anthony, Reginald and Timothy Arberry, all of Abilene; five sisters, Mrs. Herman (Tommie) Williams of Palestine, Mrs. Curtis (Bobbie) Nash of Plainview, Mrs. Claudie (Lula) Royals and Mrs. Luther (Marjorie) Hutchinson, both of Abilene and Mrs. Edward (Brienda) Middleton of DeSoto; three brothers, Hardie Lockett of Dallas, Col. (Ret.) Carl Lockett and Allan Neil Lockett, both of Abilene; and seven grandchildren.

A brother, Leonard Don Lockett, is deceased.

Lucia Arguello

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Lucia Arguello, 77, are pending with Chapel of Angels Funeral Home in Lubbock.

Miss Arguello died Wednesday, July 5, 2000.

Eufemia Barraza

FLOYDADA - Funeral Mass for Eufemia Barraza, 48, of Silverton, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church with the Rev. Ricky Vasquez officiating.

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

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel.

Mrs. Barraza died Wednesday, July 5, 2000, at her residence.

She was born May 11, 1952, in Slaton. She attended Floydada schools and was a nursing assistant in nursing homes. She was a member of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church.

On April 8, 1978, she married Juan Barraza in Floydada.

Survivors include her husband; her father, Carlos Riojas of Floydada; two daughters, Melissa Ann Barraza and Andrea Barraza, both of Silverton; eight brothers, Balentine, Valdemar, Johnny and Martin Riojas, all of Floydada, Armando Riojas of Wolfforth, Marcus Riojas of Dumas, Carlos Riojas of Lamesa and Alex Riojas of Amarillo; and three sisters, Rosa Trejo of Ralls, Connie Daniels of Plainview and Rachel Flores of Floydada.

Hazel Bearden

ARLINGTON - Funeral services for Hazel Bearden, 93, were at 10 a.m. today in Arlington Funeral Home.

Burial was in Keystone Cemetery by Arlington Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bearden died Tuesday, July 4, 2000, in Arlington.

She was born July 31, 1906. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Petersburg and taught school at Center and Boz, where she met her husband, Troy Bearden, who is deceased.

She was a past Worthy Matron of Petersburg Eastern Star and a homemaker.

Survivors include three sons, Robert Bearden of Petersburg, John Dewayne Bearden of Krum and Pat Bearden of Lovington, N.M.; three brothers-in-law; four sisters-in-law; 13 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

Two sons, David Milton Bearden and Melvin Leon Bearden, and a grandchild, Kim Bearden, are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to Texas Masonic Retirement Center.

Charles Benson

HALE CENTER - Funeral services for Charles Benson, 78, of Lubbock, former Cotton Center resident, are pending with Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.

Mr. Benson died Wednesday, July 5, 2000.
 

Callie Mae Carter

Funeral services for Callie Mae Carter, 92, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Wood-Dunning Colonial Chapel with T.A. Williams, minister of Ash & Carver Street Church of Christ, officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mrs. Carter died at 12:27 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2000, in Covenant Hospital.

She was born Feb. 28, 1908, in Caldwell. She moved to Plainview in 1945 from Lubbock.

She was a member of Ash & Carver Street Church of Christ and instrumental in its development.

On Aug. 4, 1961, she married Earnest Carter in Plainview. He died in 1987.

Survivors include two daughters, Pearlene Campbell and Imogene Jackson, both of Oklahoma City, Okla.; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 30 great-great-grandchildren.


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