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Bernice Bond

FLOMOT - Funeral services for Bernice Bond, 88, are pending with Myers-Long Funeral Directors in Turkey.

Mrs. Bond died Tuesday, June 20, 2000.

Hector Hernandez

ABERNATHY - Funeral Mass for Hector Hernandez, 20, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Isidore´s Catholic Church with the Rev. Jesse Cruz, associate pastor of St. Elizabeth´s Catholic Church in Lubbock, officiating.

Burial will be in Abernathy Cemetery by Abell Funeral Home.

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

Mr. Hernandez died Sunday, June 18, 2000, from injuries received in a one-vehicle accident near Crosbyton.

He was born Nov. 28, 1979, in Lockney. He moved to Abernathy from Del Rio in 1995 and graduated from Abernathy High School. He worked at Wal-Mart in Lubbock and was a member of St. Isidore´s Catholic Church.

Survivors include his parents, Atanacio and Gloria Hernandez of Abernathy; five brothers, Atanacio Jr., Ezekiel, Santos, Abraham and Saul Hernandez, all of Abernathy; and his grandmother, Teodora Martinez of Ciudad Acuna, Mexico.
 

Edwin Klokholm

Funeral services for Edwin Klokholm, 68, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Klokholm died at 12:20 a.m. today, June 21, 2000, in Covenant Hospital in Plainview.

Ernie Holloway

MIDLAND - Graveside services for Ernest “Ernie” Holloway, 84, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Bob Porterfield, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Ellis Funeral Home.

Mr. Holloway died Monday, June 19, 2000, in a Midland hospital.

He was born Feb. 6, 1916, in Corsicana, the son of the late Benjamin and Luiza Reed Holloway. He grew up in the Chillicothe area where his family farmed, and in Petersburg.

He worked for Harvest Queen Mill in Plainview and later joined his brother´s business and was employed as a service station attendant. He became a painter in the Plainview area and moved to Midland in 1954 and began working as a paint contractor, retiring in 1990.

He attended Kelview Heights Baptist Church.

On Jan. 18, 1946, he married Mary Dayton in Clovis, N.M. She died April 28, 1990.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ricka and John Bentley of Midland; a brother, J.M. “Murl” Holloway of Lubbock; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Three brothers, Robert Lewis, Alton and W.F. “Bill” Holloway, and two sisters, Carrie Bell Holloway and Nanny Jo Fox, are deceased.

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

Walter A. Kaltwasser

FARWELL - Funeral services for Walter A. Kaltwasser, 81, former member of the board of trustees of Wayland Baptist University, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy McGuire, the Rev. Rick Sullivan, the Rev. Richard Laverty and the Rev. J.L. Bass, minister emeritus, officiating.

Burial will be in Sunset Terrace by Steed-Todd Funeral Home.

Mr. Kaltwasser died Tuesday, June 20, 2000, in Plains Regional Medical Center.

He was born May 6, 1919, in Lockett, the son of the late John and Bertha Haseloff Kaltwasser. He had been a resident of Farwell and Parmer County since 1932. He served nine years as mayor of Farwell, was on the Farwell School Board and was a director of Farm Bureau. He and his family have been major contributors to Wayland Baptist University.

He served with the 8th U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was a member of First Baptist Church where he taught Sunday school and a member of the Texas Christian University Alumni Association.

On March 11, 1944, he married Gladys Grover in London, England.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Kevin John Kaltwasser of Farwell; two daughters, Patricia Anne Kaltwasser Madison of Arlington and Vicky Lynn Kaltwasser Lynn of Texico, N.M.; two brothers, Gilbert Kaltwasser of Farwell and Aurelius Kaltwasser of Fort Wayne, Ind.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A sister, Lilly Mae Murphy, is deceased.

The family suggests memorials to Baptist Children´s Home of Lubbock, the Walter Kaltwasser Scholarship Fund at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, First Baptist Church in Farwell or St. John´s Lutheran Church in Lariat.

Betty Ruth Thrasher

TURKEY - Funeral services for Betty Ruth Thrasher, 71, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Melvin Clinton officiating.

Burial will be in Dreamland Cemetery by Myers-Long Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Thrasher died Monday, June 19, 2000, in Childress.

She was born June 9, 1928, in Arkansas. She was a homemaker and had worked for Burlington Sheet Factory in Memphis for 15 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church.

On Oct. 23, 1946, she married Harold Thrasher in Childress.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Debbie Cagle of Flomot and Patty Kimble of Estelline; two sons, Calvin “Bud” Thrasher of Aztec, N.M., and James Thrasher of Ralls; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A brother, Gauvain Gilbert, died in 1984; her father, Edwin Gilbert, died in 1954; her mother, Naomi Gilbert, died in 1990 and a granddaughter, Jo Ann Cagle Haltz, died in 1993.

SOUTHLAND - Funeral Mass for Pat Adamek, 59, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Lawrence Hemp officiating.

Prayer vigil will be at 7 p.m. today in Englunds Chapel in Snyder.

Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery in Southland by Englunds Funeral Service.

Mr. Adamek died Sunday, July 9, 2000, in University Medical Center. in Lubbock.

He was born Nov. 22, 1940, in Cameron. He moved to Slaton in November of 1943 from New Home. He attended school at St. Joseph Parochial College in Lawton, Okla., and rode bulls in rodeos for many years.

He was an electrician and welder in the metal fabrication business and had helped construct the Jones Power Plant in Slaton, the Tolk Station in Muleshoe and Lubbock Power and Light.

On Oct. 30, 1964, he married Jeanie Shelton in Tahoka.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Monique Binford and Marlana Adamek, both of Southland; his parents, Henry and Maries Adamek of Slaton; a brother, Henry Adamek of Bay Center, Wash.; two sisters, Judy Tullis of Plainview and Janet Reynolds of Southland; and two grandchildren.

Arnold Dean Crawford

HART - Funeral services for Arnold Dean “Cowboy” Crawford, 64, were at 10 a.m. today in Ivey Chapel at Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Hawthorne of Amarillo officiating.

Burial will be at 4 p.m. today in Childress Cemetery by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.

The body will be at Johnson Funeral Home in Childress from 1:30 p.m. until graveside services at 4 p.m.

Mr. Crawford died Saturday, July 8, 2000, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 19, 1935, in Childress where he grew up. He moved to Hart in 1967 and worked in Hart and the surrounding areas working in the cattle industry. He retired in 1994.

On Nov. 21, 1966, he married Christine Hadley in Childress.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Kathy Ethridge of Floresville; one son, Harry Whiteford of Palmsdale, Calif.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Down Syndrome Foundation or to a favorite charity.

Juan Montes Sr.

LUBBOCK - Funeral Mass for Juan Manuel Montes Sr., 71, will be at 2 p.m. today in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with the Rev. James O´Connor, officiating.

Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday in Resthaven Abbey Chapel.

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

Mr. Montes died Friday, July 7, 2000, in University Medical Center.

He was born April 5, 1929, in Swenson. He worked for Clark Equipment Corporation for more than 20 years.

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

On April 21, 1951, he married Felipa Gomez in Plainview.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Juan Montes Jr., Jerry Montes and Rick Montes, all of Lubbock; two daughters, Rebecca Hernandez of Lubbock and Virginia Montes of Olton; a sister, Elida M. Vasquez of Dalhart; a brother, Angel Montes of Plainview; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Addie M. Murphy

MATADOR - Funeral services for Addie M. Murphy, 95, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Royce Jennings, pastor, officiating.

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

Mrs. Murphy died at 2:59 a.m. Sunday, July 9, 2000, in Floydada Care and Rehab Center where she had lived for several years.

She was born July 7, 1905, in Whiteflat. She grew up in Whiteflat where she attended school. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Matador.

Survivors include two daughters, Laverna Price and Mary Jones, both of Matador; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. C.H. and Rayneta Dunning Murphy of Conroe; a sister, Mollie Price of Odessa; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Three brothers and four sisters are deceased.

The body will be at the church at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The family suggests memorials to East Mound Cemetery.

Norman Singletary

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Norman Anthony Singletary, 31, of Carlsbad, Calif., former Lubbock resident, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Parkway Drive Church of Christ with Gerald Jackson officiating.

Cremation arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Home.

Mr. Singletary died Wednesday, July 5, 2000.

He was born Oct. 23, 1968, in Plainview. He lived in Lubbock and graduated from Estacado High School in 1987. He attended Lamar University and was a member of Parkway Drive Church of Christ.

In 1988, he moved to California.

Survivors include two daughters, Ashely Shaniqua Campbell of Lubbock and Alycia Dionna Singletary of Japan; a son, Adonis Deandre Singletary of Japan; his mother, La Von Maxwell of Denver; two sisters, Deidrea Dione Wooley and Dadrione D´Lynn Wooley, both of Lubbock; and his grandparents, John Singletary of Irving, Ruby Lee Joiner of Lubbock and Ella B. Smoots of Plainview.

Gladys Welch

SILVERTON - Funeral services for Gladys Welch, 89, are pending with Myers-Long Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Welch died Saturday, July 8, 2000.

Edward Wilkins

Funeral services for Edward Wilkins, 77, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Wilkins died early today, July 10, 2000, in Covenant Hospital.

Steven Chavez

SILVERTON - Funeral services for Steven Jose Castillo Chavez, 22-day-old infant son of Marco Antonio Chavez and Cecilia Castillo Chavez of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. today in Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church with the Rev. Ed Graff, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Silverton Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home of Plainview.

The infant died Tuesday, July 18, 2000, in Covenant Hospital Plainview.

He was born June 26, 2000, in Plainview.

Survivors include his parents; a brother, Caleb Dwayne Castillo of Plainview; his twin sister, Sierra Trinidad Castillo Chavez of Plainview; and his grandparents, Joe and Maria Castillo of Plainview and Sylvester and Benita Barrios Chavez of Vera Cruz, Mexico.

The family suggests memorials to the American SIDS Institute, 2480 Windy Hill Road, Suite 380, Marietta, Ga. 30067; or to Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church in Silverton.

Melvin S. Eversole

LEWISVILLE - Funeral services for Melvin Stanley Eversole, 52, have been changed to10 a.m. Friday in Goen-Hudgens Funeral Home Chapel in Justin with Ernest Shockley and Carl Roberson officiating.

Burial will be in the Veterans Administration National Cemetery in Dallas by Goen-Hudgens Funeral Home in Denton.

Mr. Eversole died Sunday, July 16, 2000, in Lewisville.

He was born Dec. 26, 1947, in Comanche, Okla. He served with the U.S. Navy and worked as a postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a Baptist.

On Aug. 15, 1998, he married Angelia Diane Shockley in Denton.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Clinton Eversole of Taff, Okla.; four daughters, Arlena Simpson and Tracey Forrest, both of Houston and Nicole Eversole of Minnisota and Tanya Eversole of San Diego, Calif.; two stepdaughters, Shannon and Mandy Brooks of Lewisville; his mother and stepfather, Mildred and James D. Hughes of Plainview; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Linda Eversole of Plainview; a sister, Frances Schnee of Walters, Okla.; six grandchildren; and four nieces.

Elisabeth Anna Harris

Graveside services for Elisabeth Anna Harris, 53, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Plainview Cemetery with the Rev. Gerald Boerger, pastor of St. Paul´s Lutheran Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mrs. Harris died at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, July 18, 2000, in San Antonio at her daughter´s residence.

She was born Elisabeth Anna Patterson on Nov. 1, 1946, in Weiden, Germany. She grew up in Germany where she received her education. She came to the United States in 1990 and worked at the deli/commissary at the U.S. Army Base at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

She was president of Beta Sigma Phi in Lawton and a Lutheran.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Micky and Greg Dixon of San Antonio; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff S. and Vicky Harris Jr., of Sonora; her mother Theresia Patterson of Plainview; a brother, Larry Patterson of Aurora, Colo.; three sisters, Gabriele Raulston of Plainview, and Angelia Vega and Dorothy Hunt, both of Odessa; and two grandchildren, Victoria Dixon of San Antonio and Melinda Harris of Sonora.

Ralph Lemons
Phyllis Lemons

LUBBOCK - Joint funeral services for Ralph Duane Lemons, 66, and his wife, Phyllis Gardener Lemons, 64, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Lubbock Fourth Ward with Bishop Sterling Shumway officiating.

Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park by Sanders Funeral Home.

They were involved in a two-vehicle accident Monday in Lubbock, which also took the life of their poodle, Barney.

Mrs. Lemons died Monday, July 17, 2000, and Mr. Lemons died nine hours later on Tuesday, July 18, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center.

Mrs. Lemons was born March 11, 1936, in Vigo Park. She graduated from Tulia High School in 1954 and attended Texas Tech. She was a homemaker and was involved with the relief society and many other areas in her church.

Ralph Duane Lemons was born Nov. 28, 1933, in Silverton. He graduated from Floydada High School in 1951 and from Texas Tech in 1954. He served with the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956, stationed at West Point, N.Y.

On Aug. 1, 1957, they were married in Tulia.

He returned to Lubbock to work on his master´s degree at Texas Tech and afterward was involved in finance with the U.S. Army Audit Agency, the Internal Revenue Service, Litton Industries, and Allis Chalmers and Case Tractors.

He returned to Litton Industries where he retired as vice president of finance. They moved to Lubbock in 1987.

They were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lubbock Fourth Ward.

Their survivors include a son, D. Douglas Lemons of Houston; a daughter, Mary Alice Lemons of San Francisco, Calif.; her brother, Robert Gardner of Vigo Park; and three grandchildren.

Tony Mendoya

Graveside services for Tony Mendoya, infant son of Angie Rangel and Tanislao Mendoya of Plainview, were at 10 a.m. today in Plainview Cemetery.

Burial arrangements were by Lemons Funeral Home.

The child was stillborn Monday, July 17, 2000.

He is survived by his parents.

Lilla Mae Blanton

Funeral services for Lilla Mae Blanton, 83, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ninth and Columbia Street Church of Christ with Colquitt Nash, minister, officiating.

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

Mrs. Blanton died at 4:45 a.m. Monday, July 24, 2000, in Lockney Care Center.

She was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Petersburg. She grew up in this area and graduated from Dimmitt High School. She had worked as an assistant manager for a hotel in Amarillo during World War II. She moved to California and managed a hotel there and moved to Plainview in 1969. She also had worked at the Yardstick in Plainview.

She was a member of Ninth and Columbia Street Church of Christ and was a former member of the Knife & Fork Club.

On June 19, 1987, she married Malcolm R. Blanton in Plainview.

Survivors include her husband; two sisters, Ona Faye Chapman of Plainview and Katherine Tatro of Carson City, Nev.; and several nieces and nephews.

Bonnie Chilton

HALE CENTER - Funeral services for Bonnie Chilton, 70, of Lubbock, are pending with Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.

Funeral services are planned for 10 a.m. Thursday at Ninth and Columbia Church of Christ in Plainview.

Mrs. Chilton died at 3:15 a.m. today, July 25, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

William A. King

AMARILLO - Funeral services for William A. “Bill” King, 80, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Bell Avenue Church of Christ with Glen Walton and John McMath officiating.

Burial will be in Llano Cemetery by Schooler Funeral Home.

Mr. King died Sunday, July 23, 2000.

He was born in Childress where he grew up. During World War II, he served with the U.S. Navy. He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad for 43 years, during which time he lived in Childress, Littleton, Colo., Chicago, Ill., and White Bear Lake, Minn.

He was a deacon in the Childress Church of Christ, the Littleton Church of Christ, and the Brookfield Church of Christ in Chicago and was an elder for the Roseville Church of Christ in St. Paul, Minn., for 11 years.

In 1980, he retired as manager of purchasing data services in St. Paul and moved to Amarillo in 1981.

He was an elder at Bell Avenue Church of Christ.

In 1938, he married Nellie Gaither in Childress.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Theresa Miller of Amarillo and Jean Harmon and Joan Naron, both of San Antonio; a brother, John King of Littleton; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He also is survived by two sisters-in-law, Norma Jean Webb of Plainview and Della Faye Boling of Silverton, and several nieces and nephews this area.

The family suggests memorials to In Search of the Lord´s Way, P.O. Box 371, Edmond, OK 73973-0371; or to West View Boys´ Home in Hollis, Okla.

Sandra McKinley

Funeral services for Sandra McKinley, 52, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. McKinley died today, July 25, 2000, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

Joe B. Reay

Funeral services for Joe B. Reay, 37, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. Joseph Johnson, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Brumfield Cemetery in Seiling, Okla. by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Reay died at 11:40 a.m. Sunday, July 23, 2000.

He was born April 26, 1963, in Watonga, Okla. He had lived in Tulia before moving to Lockney, where he graduated from high school. He had been a longtime member of the Plainview Bowling Association.

On July 11, 1981, he married Beverly Nokes in Amarillo.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Mandy Reay of Plainview; a son, Matthew Reay of Plainview; a sister and brother-in-law, Kay and Kyle Brock of Lockney; his father and stepmother, Boyd and Gayle Reay of Lockney; his grandmother, Polly Reay of Seiling, Okla.; and two nieces and one nephew.

His mother, Phyllis Reay, is deceased.

E.O. "Jack" Stroup

PAMPA -- Funeral services for E.O. “Jack” Stroup, 84, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Todd Dyess, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Dreamland Cemetery in Canyon by Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mr. Stroup died Sunday, July 23, 2000, in Amarillo.

He was born April 21, 1916, on the family´s ranch southwest of Quitaque. He left college during the Depression to work with the Houston Lumber Companies in Borger and Pampa.

He joined the U.S. Navy during World War II and served as a Seebee. Following the war, he returned to the Houston Lumber Companies, later owning a glass and paint store in Shamrock where he lived for several years. He became associated with Ethridge Claims Service of Pampa, Amarillo, Borger and Plainview in the 1950s and had been co-owner of that firm since 1966.

He was a past president of the Texas Independent Insurance Adjusters Association and a member of First United Methodist Church.

In 1971, he married Marian McReynolds Heare in Amarillo.

Survivors include his wife; a stepson, James Stephen Heare of Pampa; a stepdaughter, Teri Heare Keeling of Canyon; five grandchildren; one niece and three nephews.

The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1981, Pampa, TX 79066; the BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79176; or to a favorite charity.


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