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LUBBOCK - Services for Velma L. “Donnie” Clark, 66, of Lubbock, were Saturday at Bacon Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy McGuire officiating.
She was buried in Resthaven Funeral Home.
She died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, at her home.
She was born May. 2, 1933, in Erath County and attended schools in Levelland and Smyer. She moved to Lubbock in 1951 and married Robert E. “Bob” Clark on Aug. 26, 1953. She was a bookkeeper for several Lubbock businesses and was a member of the Bacon Heights Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Mike of Vancouver, Wash.; two daughters, Brenda Turner of Plainview and Cheryl Graham of Dallas; a brother, Curtis Smith of Hurst; four sisters, Juanita Overstreet of Tecumseh, Okla., Bea Miles of Arlington, Dorothy Betts of Mesquite and Catherine Crane of Tupelo, Miss.; and three grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Lubbock.
STANTON - Services for Anita Cox, 61, of Stanton were Saturday in Evergreen Cemetery with Van Pendergrass officiating.
She died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, in Midland.
She was born Nov. 14, 1938, in Roscoe and married Vernon Cox on June 29, 1957, in Stanton. She attended school in Grady and graduated from Stanton High School. She worked for Farm Service Agency for 20 years and was a member of the Downtown Church of Christ.
A daughter, Vickie Ann Klein, died July 18, 1997.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Vernon Jr. and Billy Don, both of Stanton; eight sisters, Aline Couch of Abilene, Reba Walker of Plainview, Minnie Garnel of Midland, Betty Curry of Kerrville, Ollie Curry of Junction, Neoma Mitchell of Centerville, Mo., Thelma Overby of Belton and Joyce Hanson of Lamesa; and 11 grandchildren.
Rose Ellen Gregg
DALLAS - Funeral services for Rose Ellen Couch Gregg, 88, former Plainview resident, were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Rylie Road Church of Christ with Maurice R. Neathery officiating.
Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Park in Seagoville by Roselawn Cemetery Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gregg died Jan. 21, 2000, in Dallas.
She was born Rose Ellen Copeland, the daughter of the late Melvin W. and Beulah Copeland, on Sept. 14, 1911, in Pickton. She had worked as a nurse for more than 40 years in Plainview. She was a member of Rylie Road Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband; five daughters, Leavern Grubbs of Dallas, Hazel Everett of Lodi, Calif., Shirley Wedgeworth of Hobbs, N.M., Opal Robinson of Fayetteville, Ark., and Nancy Couch of West Fork, Ark.; three sons, Ira Dale Peoples of Henryetta, Okla., Charles Couch of Irving and Jack Couch of Berwick; one brother, Woodrow Copeland of Dallas; two sisters, Annie Pearl Burnett of Quinlan and Lillian Smith of Loco Hills, N.M.; and 24 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Three siblings, Margie Parker and Opal Bishop, and Jody Copenald, are deceased.
The family suggests memorials to the Rylie Church of Christ, Mission Field Fund, 10240 Rylie Road, Dallas, TX 75217.
Services for Margaret Ann Norman, 80, of Plainview, will be 11 a.m. Monday in St. Mark´s Episcopal Church with the Revs. James A. Mock and Lamuel Salik officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Norman died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, at Covenant Hospital Plainview.
She attended Plainview schools and Texas Tech University. She was an accomplished bridge player and a member of St. Mark´s Episcopal Church. She was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.
Survivors include a daughter, Carol Ann LeMaster of McAllen; a son, Jim Norman of Austin; and three grandchildren.
Mary Willyne Norman
FLOYDADA - Services for Mary Willyne Norman, 74, of Floydada, will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Floydada with Michael Holster, music minister, officiating.
Burial will follow in Floyd County Memorial Park by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mrs. Norman died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, at her residence.
She worked for Energas for 26 years and was a member of the Tuesday Bridge Club. She was a member of the Eastern Star where she was past matron three times and past deputy grand matron. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Jerry Hodges of Salina, Kan., Rick Hodges of Iraan and Bill Norman of Prattville, Ala.; a daughter, Linda LeHaney of Arlington, Va.; two brothers, C.E. Crow of Abernathy and R.E. Crow of Granite Shoals; 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for O.P. Watson, 84, of Booneville, Mo., will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Plainview Cemetery with the Rev. Roger Foote, pastor of Northside Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mr. Watson died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, in Ashley Manor Care Center in Booneville.
He was born Nov. 15, 1915, in Texola, Okla., the son of the W.T. and Onie Wallen Watson. He moved from Kress to Clovis, N.M., in 1950. He had lived in Booneville since 1975.
Survivors include a sister, Vesper Brooks Davis of New Franklin, Mo.; a brother, Eddie P. Watson of Clovis; and 10 nieces and nephews.
Seven brothers and two sisters are deceased.
The family suggests memorials to the New Franklin Senior Center.
LUBBOCK - Services for Cleta Mae Webb, 51, of Lubbock, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Greenlawn Church of Christ with Robby Rhodes and Dale Mannon officiating.
Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.
She died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, at her residence.
She was a graduated from Muleshoe High School and attended Lubbock Christian College for two years. She was a member of the Meistersingers Choir. She worked for several cotton companies and Norwest Bank.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Jeff Webb and Chad Webb, both of Lubbock; a sister, Mary Dale of Marion, Ky.; and a brother, Tom Cornelison of New Braunfels.
Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Lubbock or to Greenlawn Church of Christ Building Fund.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30-7:30 p.m. today.
MORTON - Funeral services for Stacy Lynn Brown, 26, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Ann´s Catholic Church with the Rev. Tom Diebel, Alfredo Franco and Joey Pierce, officiating.
Burial will be in Morton Cemetery by Head Family Funeral Home of Levelland.
Mr. Brown died Monday, March 20, 2000, in a vehicle accident near Sundown.
He was born Dec. 22, 1973, in Brady. In 1992 he graduated as valedictorian of his class at Cotton Center High School where he played basketball and was a quarterback for the Elks. He coached Little Dribblers and was a volunteer firefighter.
He had been involved with law enforcement all his adult life and was completing paramedic training. He had received an associate degree in law enforcement from South Plains College.
He had been a member of the Lamesa Police Department since February and had was a candidate for sheriff in Cochran County.
Brown had worked in Plainview from October 1999 to February of this year as a swing-shift dispatcher and day jailer for the Hale County Sheriff´s Department.
On Aug. 22, 1997, he married Priscilla Honesto in Morton.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Monic Honesto and Naomi Salinas, both of Morton; his parents, Vickie Hill Gonzales and Ben Gonzales, both of Cotton Center; three brothers, Joe Brown, Christopher Gonzales and Jeremy Gonzales, all of Cotton Center; seven sisters, Barbara Gonzales, Candy Gonzales, Misty Gonzales, Krystal Gonzales, CoSandra Gonzales, Brenda Gonzales and Kasey Gonzales, all of Cotton Center.
His body will be at the church.
Memorial services for Pablo Chavez, 67, of Levelland, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Lemons Memorial Chapel.
Burial will be Center Plains Cemetery at Cotton Center by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Chavez died Sunday, March 19, 2000, in Levelland.
He was born June 30, 1932, in Cameron.
Survivors include four brothers, Steve Chavez, John Chavez Jr., Joe Chavez and Matilde Carrillo Jr.; and 11 sisters, Julia Garcia, Janie Donoso, Marie Chavez, Teresa Sidon, Eva Kuhns, Paula Burrows, Ramona Martinez, Herminia Vasquez, Helen Carrillo, Sandy Ruiz and Elva Martinez.
Virginia Lorine Crandall
Graveside memorial services for Virginia Lorine Crandall, 83, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Plainview Memorial Park with the Rev. Don Robertson, pastor of College Heights Baptist Church, officiating.
Cremation arrangements are by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mrs. Crandall died at 4 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2000, in Prairie House Living Center.
She was born Oct. 31, 1916, in Erin, Tenn. She had worked as a dental assistant for over 35 years in Fairfax Va. She was a Baptist and had been an active member of the Dental Association. She moved to Plainview in 1990.
Survivors include three sisters-in-law, Ruby Nichols of Plainview, Mary Crandall of Vermont and Dorothy Crandall of Boston; two brothers-in-law, Paul Crandall of California and Walter Crandall of Washington; and several nieces and nephews.
SNYDER - Funeral services for Roy McClaskey, 89, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Marty Akins officiating.
Burial will be in Hillside Memorial Gardens by Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Mr. McClaskey died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, in Cogdell Hospital.
He was born Oct. 5, 1910, in Blackwell, Okla. He graduated from Braggadacio, Mo., High School in 1928 and from Arkansas State University in 1935. He taught school in Missouri.
In 1941 he joined the Navy and served in the African and European theaters. He later served as a district training area officer at Great Lakes, New Orleans and Abilene. He retired as commander and was a life member of the Navy Reserve.
He moved to Snyder in 1956 and was the first agent for State Farm Insurance Co. in Scurry County, retiring in January of 1995 after 40 years.
He was active in civic affairs and served as lieutenant governor of District 22, Kiwanis, in 1966-67 and 1989-90. He had a perfect attendance in Kiwanis of 44 years.
He was a member of Snyder Masonic Lodge #706, Snyder Shrine Club, Scottish Rite, the Suez Temple and American Legion Post 0181.
He was an active member of First Baptist Church, a charter member of the CITA Bible Class and co-founder of the Snyder Goodfellows.
On March 17, 1974, he married Elizabeth Odom.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Beth Harris of Lee´s Summit, Mo.; a son, John Odom of Floydada; a brother, Thomas McClaskey of Winnemucca, Nev.; and seven grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church in Snyder, Floydada First Baptist Church Building Fund or a favorite charity.
PETERSBURG - Memorial services for Johnnie L. Williams, 76, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sharon O´Quinn and Rusty McReynolds officiating.
Arrangements are by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home in Floydada.
Mrs. Williams died Monday, March 20, 2000, in the Floydada Rehabilitation & Care Center.
She was born July 23, 1923, in Thorndale. She moved to Petersburg from San Angelo in 1990. Was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and had served as a Nobel Grand. She was a member of Harris Ave. Baptist Church in San Angelo and a member of First United Methodist Church in Petersburg.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Eva and Jack Martin of Petersburg; four grandchildren, James Martin, Michelle Martin and Rebecca Ramos, all of Petersburg and Michael Martin of New Braunfels; and two great-grandchildren, Matthew Ramos and Makenzie Ramos.
Two brothers and two sisters are deceased.
The family suggests memorials to Petersburg Plaza c/o Petersburg Beautification Committee, P.O. Box 326, Petersburg, TX 79250 or to the Petersburg Library, P.O. Box 326, Petersburg, TX 79250.
BIG SPRING - Funeral services for Nancy Alexander, 60, former Plainview resident, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Tubbs, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Trinity Memorial Park.
Mrs. Alexander died Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at her residence.
She was born Nancy Carey on Jan. 29 1940, in Wichita Falls. She grew up in Snyder and moved to Big Spring in May of 1978 from Plainview. She was a Baptist, a homemaker and had been co-owner of Pat Walker Figure Salon for a number of years.
On Feb. 3, 1962, she married A.C. “Alec” Alexander in Snyder.
Survivors include her husband; one son, Carey Wayne Alexander of Big Spring; three daughters, Tabatha Hill of Plainview and Paula Sue Baker and Denise Qualls, both of Big Spring; two sisters, Carmen Ivison of Joshua and Mary Ann Chance of Bedford; and seven grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, 3525 Andrews Hwy., Suite 111, Midland, TX 79703.
Funeral services for Claudia Andrews, 81, are pending with Bartley-Silva Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Andrews died Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at her residence.
TULIA - Funeral services for Eston Breitling, 80, will be at 4 p.m. Friday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Davenport, pastor, and Trey Morgan, minister of Central Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.
Mr. Breitling died at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2000, in BSA Hospice in Amarillo.
He was born Dec. 22, 1919, in Whitehouse. He moved to Plainview at an early age and later to Canyon where he started school and graduated from Canyon High School. He worked as a heavy equipment operator in pipeline construction until joining the Army in 1944. He served in the Philippines as an Army engineer and was discharged in 1946. He returned to Canyon and worked as an electrician with his brother. He moved to Tulia in 1954 and farmed and ranched.
He was a member of First Baptist Church.
On Dec. 21, 1940, he married Marie O´Donald in Hereford.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Mrs. Buttons (Kathy) Carlisle of Tulia; three sisters, Noreen Smith of Fort Worth, Alene Morris of Susanville, Calif., and Shirley Phillips of Hobbs, N.M.; two brothers, Herbert Breitling of Amarillo and J.D. Breitling of Dalhart; three granddaughters, Amie Carlisle, Mrs. Foy (Amanda) Campbell, and Anna Kate Carlisle; and one great-granddaughter, Ashley Carlisle.
A brother, O.D. Breitling is deceased.
The family suggests memorials to Olivia´s Angels at BSA Hospice in Amarillo or to the Bereavement Committee at First Baptist Church in Tulia.
Funeral services for Paralee “Pat” Cobb, 92, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with J.W. Hamby, elder at Garland Street Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Cobb died at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2000, in IHS of Plainview.
She was born May 25, 1907, in Kentucky. She moved to the Runningwater Draw community at an early age and had worked at Carpenter´s Cleaners for many years. She was a member of Garland Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include a nephew, Alvie Willis of Denver, Colo.; and four
cousins, Dan Kimball of Edmonson, Ray Yowell of Plainview, Jean Berner
of Kress and Jean Martin of Lubbock.
Dr. James Turton Fowler
Memorial services for Dr. James Turton Fowler, 88, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Christian Church with the Rev. Dean McNamara, interim pastor, officiating.
Cremation arrangements were by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mr. Fowler died at 7:30 p.m. April 8, 2000, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 16, 1912, in Fontana, Kan. He attended Fontana and Osawatomie, Kan., schools the University of Kansas and Kansas University Medical Center. He was in private practice with his father in Osawatomie before and after his service with the U.S. Army. He retired after 20 years with the Veterans Administration Hospital in El Paso and moved to Plainview in 1995.
He was a member of First Christian Church and Rotary Club and was an antique collector, wood worker, artist, photographer, rock collector, stone setter, and enjoyed animals and reading.
On April 9, 1976, he married Barbara Davey in Osawatomie.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Martha Mundis of Kansas City, Mo., and Margaret Johnson of Plano; one son, Joseph Fowler of Osawatomie; two sisters, Eleanor Stephens and Maxine Swan, both of Carmichael, Calif.; and four grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Diabetes Association.
Funeral services for Oscar “Bud” Holbert, 83, of Amarillo, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Wood-Dunning Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Jim Ritter, pastor of Seth Ward Baptist Church, officiating.
Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. in Abernathy Cemetery with the Rev. Travis Shannon, pastor of Golden Pathways Church in Amarillo, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mr. Holbert died at 12:12 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2000, in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Amarillo.
He was born Sept. 9, 1916, in Paris, Texas. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II and was highly decorated for his service. He had worked most of his life in farming and in the oil fields as a roughneck.
He was a Baptist.
Survivors include two sisters, Patsy Holbert Rodgers of Hart and Diane Holbert Shannon of Amarillo; and two brothers, Jerry Holbert of San Antonio and Pat Holbert of Bakersfield, Calif.
The family suggests memorials to Family Council at the VA Medical Center in Amarillo.
NAZARETH - Funeral Mass for Lonnie Ehly, 40, of Amarillo, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Holy Family Catholic Church with the Rev. Peter Otto, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Family Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home in Tulia.
Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Saturday in Wallace Funeral Home Chapel. The body will be taken to the CCD building in Nazareth at 2 p.m. today. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. today.
Mr. Ehly died Thursday, March 30, 2000, in Amarillo.
He was born Feb. 25, 1960, in Dimmitt. He grew up in Nazareth and graduated high school in 1978. He worked for Holmes Construction in Amarillo.
He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Survivors include his mother and father, Emil and Mary Ehly of Nazareth; four sisters, Glenda Gerber and Pamela Ehly, both of Canyon, Wanda Teafatiller of Plainview and Cindy Gatz of Easton, Kan.; and several nieces and nephews.
A brother, Wayne Ehly, died Oct. 25, 1995.
The family suggests memorials to the Nazareth Museum Association or to the Nazareth Volunteer Fire Department.
Clarice C. Hendricks
ABILENE -- Graveside services for Clarice C. Hendricks, 96, a former Abilene resident, will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Elmwood Memorial Park with the Rev. J. Scott Mayer officiating.
Burial is by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home of Abilene. Local arrangements were by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home in Plainview.
Mrs. Hendricks died 10:45 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2000, at Prairie House Living Center in Plainview.
She was born April 15, 1903, in Chelsea, Indian Territory (Oklahoma) and moved from Cisco to Abilene where she lived for 62 years.
During her years in Abilene she worked as a secretary to H.S. McFarland with Reed-Nichols-McKenzie Civil Engineers, which later became Brown and Company of New Jersey. The company built Camp Barkley in Abilene, Pantex in Amarillo and the railroad in Chihuahua City, Mexico. Her last job prior to retirement in 1980 was in Abilene as district secretary to the manager of Safeway Stores in Oklahoma.
She married T. Wade Hendricks on Oct. 15, 1924, in Houston. He died Sept. 25, 1985.
Mrs. Hendricks was an active member of the Church of the Heavenly Rest, Episcopal in Abilene.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 30, and active in R.S.V.P. for West Texas Rehabilitation Center, both in Abilene.
Survivors include a sister and brother-in-law, Odean and Joe Don Scott of Plainview; and three nieces, Doris Bumpus of Houston, Edna Marie Burklow of Fort Worth and Julie Kay Byrd of Lexa, Ark.
Miguel Angel Longoria
Funeral services for Miguel Angel Longoria, 4 months, are pending with Bartley-Silva Funeral Home.
He died Wednesday, March 29, 2000, in Wichita, Kan.
He was born Nov. 14, 1999, in Plainview.
Eula Lavonia Moody
Funeral services for Eula Lavonia Moody, 63, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the College Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Waymon Swopes of the First Baptist Church of Greenwood, assisted by the Rev. Don Robertson and Robert Rocker, both of the College Heights Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Bartley-Silva Funeral Home.
She passed away on Friday, March 31, 1999, at her home, 1005 Joliet.
She was born Aug. 16, 1936, in Plainview.
She married James Weldon Moody on June 3, 1980, in Petersburg.
She was a member of College Heights Baptist Church and was a voice and piano teacher for 43 years.
For 50 years she served as pianist for several Baptist churches, including College Heights, Bovina, Petersburg, Levelland, Edmonson and Halfway.
Survivors include her husband, Weldon Moody of Plainview; three sons, Karl Vaughn of Spring Lake, David Vaughn of Petersburg and Robbie Moody of Fort Worth; four daughters, DeeDee Gustin of Kansas City, Mo., Joni Foote of Whiteface, Linda Johnson of Fort Myers, Fla., and Elyse Anderson of Austin, one brother, Jeff Terrell of Plainview; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Cal Farley´s Boys Ranch in Amarillo or College Heights Baptist Church in Plainview.
FLOYDADA -- Funeral services for Weldon Pruitt, 60, of Floydada, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the First United Methodist Church in Floydada with the Rev. Anthony Sisemore, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Floydada, officiating.
Burial will be in the Floyd County Memorial Park by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home of Floydada.
Mr. Pruitt died Thursday, March 30, 2000, in Mangold Memorial Hospital in Lockney.
He was born Aug. 14, 1939, in Lynn County, to the late L.C. Pruitt and Lella Dickerson Pruitt.
Mr. Pruitt attended schools in Southland and Slaton and graduated from Floydada High School in 1957.
He moved to Floyd County from Slaton in 1956.
He married Jane Tye on Jan. 10, 1960, in Floydada.
Mr. Pruitt was a lifelong farmer. He was on the Floydada school board for nine years and was a board member of Producers Elevator, Consumers Fuel Association and Floyd County Livestock Association. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Floydada where he served as a deacon.
Survivors include his wife, Jan Pruitt; a son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Robin Pruitt of Rotan; two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Lance Walton of Lubbock and Christy and Travis Parker of Richardson; a sister, Wanda Hogue of Wimberly; seven grandchildren, Emily Pruitt, Rachel Pruitt, Molly Pruitt, Lauren Walton, Samantha Walton, Lyndsey Walton and Tye Parker; and a mother-in-law, Edna Beth Tye of Floydada.
The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.
Funeral services for Charles Wyckoff, 73, are pending with Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
He died at 7 a.m. Friday, March 31, 2000, in Care Inn.
He was born June 2, 1926.