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Jack Dickey, former fire marshal whose funeral was held Tuesday, had worked for Silver Hawk Securities at Excel for the past 10 years and was superintendent for the first shift. This information was left out of his obituary.
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for William Lowell Bilbrey, 75, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene Hawkins, retired Baptist minister, officiating.
Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mr. Bilbrey died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000, in Lockney Health & Rehabilitation Center.
He was born Sept. 5, 1924, in Olustee, Okla., the son of the late John Burrus and Lena Leota Kyle Bilbrey. He attended schools in Hollis, Okla., where he graduated from high school. He served with the U.S. Marines and moved to Lockney in 1949 and to Floydada in 1969. He had served as police officer in Lockney and retired in 1992 as a justice of the peace in Floydada.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Floydada and Hollis, Okla. Baptist Church.
On Jan. 24, 1948, he married Wanda Joye Pence in Childress. She died Dec. 15, 1997.
Survivors include two daughters, Judy Atkinson of Plainview and LaDonna Waltman of Ashland City, Tenn.; a sister, Wilma Robertson of Midland; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Hospice Hands of West Texas, 103 S. Main Street, Lockney, TX 79241.
Capt. Wayne Carter
SAN ANTONIO - Funeral services for Capt. Clinton Wayne Carter, 57, will be be at 1 p.m. Friday in Porter Loring North Chapel with Mark Spain, chaplain, officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery by Porter Loring Mortuary North.
Capt. Carter died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2000, in a San Antonio hospital after a brief illness.
He was born in Swisher County where he grew up in the Claytonville area. He graduated from Kress High School in 1960 and from West Texas State University in 1964 where he was in the Army ROTC. He served in Vietnam as a Cobra helicopter pilot, and after his discharge worked as a civilian helicopter instructor at Fort Hood. He joined the U.S. Coast Guard and retired in 1995 as a captain with 30 years active duty.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl; a son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Heidi Carter of Austin; a daughter and son-in-law, Cory and Lance Thieshen of Pittsburgh, Pa.; a stepdaughter, Tricia Stahel of San Francisco, Calif.; a stepson, Ryan Stahel of Eugene, Ore.; his mother, Roberta Carter of Kress; a sister and her husband, Virda Jean and David Hawkins of Dumas; a brother and his wife, Dwight and Donna Carter of Denton; and a granddaughter, Sierra Jade Carter of Austin. He was a nephew of Happy and Gen Garner of Kress and Avenell and J.C. Armstrong of Plainview.
His father, Clin Carter, died in 1983.
Mary Beth Doss
AMARILLO - Funeral services for Mary Beth Doss, 66, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Mescalero Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy Almaroad, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Llano Cemetery by N.S. Griggs & Sons Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Doss died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000.
She was born in Tell and attended high school in Estelline and Carey. In 1950 she moved to Amarillo and worked for the Canyon Independent School District in food service.
She was a homemaker and was pianist at Ridgecrest Baptist Church and Mescalero Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Kim Prater of Kerrville; two sons, Chris Doss and Joe Doss, both of Amarillo; four sisters, Fern Powers of Everett, Wash., Claudine Perry of Silverton, Maxine Atkison of Garland and Sandy Aultman of DeSoto; two brothers, Bob Crain and S.B. Crain, both of Amarillo; and five grandchildren.
A daughter, Juana Beth Doss, died in 1959.
The family suggests memorials to Mescalero Baptist Church.
Augustin ´Joe´ Moreno
Funeral services for Augustin “Joe” Moreno, 75, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Bartley-Silva Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Gerard Kenney, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Bartley-Silva Funeral Home.
Mr. Moreno died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2000, in Covenant Hospital.
He was born May 28, 1924, in Brady. He was a veteran of World War II and received several medals including the Bronze Medal.
He worked for Excel Beefpackers on the kill floor for 20 years and for Texas Tech University as a maintenance man and custodian for 15 years.
On April 23, 1996, he married Faye Chaney in Clovis, N.M.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Anna Pacheco of Billings, Mont., and Noria Rodriquez of Shallowater; four sons, Augustine Moreno of Minnesota, Vicente Moreno II and Manuel Moreno, both of Plainview, and Robert Moreno of Lubbock; two sisters, Ruby Alcala and Mary Cruz; a brother, Leon Moreno; and 20 grandchildren.
A brother, Octaviano Moreno died in 1938 and a sister, Juanita M. Martinez, died in 1970.
The family will receive friends at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel.
Funeral services for Eleazar Saldana, 48, will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Church of the Valley in Hale Center with the Rev. Eleseo Saldana, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Bartley-Silva Funeral Home.
Mr. Saldana died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000, in University Medical Center in Lubbock.
He was born June 6, 1951, in Edinburg. He was a truck driver for Bobby Bouldin.
On March 6, 1972, he married Yolanda Estrada in Plainview.
Survivors include his wife; one son, Michael Saldana of Plainview; two daughters, Angie Garza of Plainview and Julie Zanbrano of Lubbock; three brothers, Rene Saldana of Lubbock, Joe Saldana of Hale Center and “Willie” Guillermo Saldana of Plainview; three sisters, Sylvia Jimenez of Lubbock, Mary Ann Dominguez of Plainview and Diana Saldana of Hale Center; his mother and father, Eleseo and Alejandra Saldana of Hale Center; and three grandchildren, Breana Skye Saldana, Jacob Mathew Garza and Zachery Vinson.
LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Della Ruth Thompson, 71, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Franklin-Bartley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Tutor officiating.
Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park by Franklin-Bartley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Thompson died Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center Lakeside.
She was born July 30, 1928, in Lubbock. She was an assistant manager at Cloth World for 20 years, retiring in 1992. She also worked as a seamstress. She was a member of Shadow Hills Baptist Church.
On May 8, 1944, she married J.C. “Clay” Thompson in Lubbock. He died May 22, 1971.
Survivors include three daughters, Johnnie Unger and Della Newburn, both of Lubbock and Sue Thompson Morris of Advance, N.C.; two sisters, Vera Fair and Loritta Hill, both of Lubbock; a brother, Glynn Haddock of Tulia; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Norma Nash Baker, 71, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in First United Methodist Church Bowman Chapel with the Rev. Keith Wiseman officiating.
Private burial will be in Plainview Cemetery in Plainview by Rix Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Baker died Monday, May 2, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center.
She was born March 8, 1929, in Plainview. She graduated from Lubbock High School and attended Texas Tech.
She was an executive secretary for Life Underwriters Association, retiring in 1992. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Matt Baker of Lubbock and Paul Baker of Dallas; a brother, Tom Nash of Richmond, Va.; and five grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials in her name to First United Methodist Church, 1411 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79401.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Friday at the church.
LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Florence Dillahunty, 96, will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Westside Church of Christ in Lockney with Boyce Mosley, minister, officiating.
Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Tulia by White Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dillahunty died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at Lakeside Rehabilitation Center.
She was born March 31, 1904, in Swisher County. She attended schools in Tulia and Canyon and was a member of the 1920 Tulia championship women´s basketball team. While attending school in Canyon, she was the women´s champion tennis player of 1921. She taught school in Swisher County and was a homemaker. She moved to Lockney from Tulia in 1946 and to Lubbock in 1994.
She was a member of Westside Church of Christ in Lockney.
Survivors include two daughters, Evelyn Mattison of Lubbock and Joyce Churchwell of Plainview; two sisters, Hazel B. Ford of Hereford and Merlene Buford of Dallas; 14 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Gwendolyn Hooten, died in 1936 and a son, John L. Hooten, died in 1987.
The body will be at Moore-Rose White Funeral Home in Lockney on Friday from 8 a.m. until service time. The family will receive friends Friday morning at the funeral home in Lockney.
Jesse O. Sanchez
Funeral Mass for Jesse O. Sanchez, 66, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Elbert Fadallan, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today in Colonial Chapel at the funeral home.
Mr. Sanchez died at 9:58 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at his residence.
He was born June 16, 1933, in Hallettsville. He moved to Plainview in 1960 and was a farmer most of his life.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
On Dec. 31, 1958, he married Jessie Vargas in Levelland.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Joe Sanchez and Robert L. Sanchez, both of Plainview; a step-brother, Donato Sanchez of Morton; a sister, Sally Swann of Frederick, Okla.; six step-sisters, Julie Garza, Gloria Sanchez, Adela Sanchez, Fruste Garcia and Lucia Sanchez, all of Victoria; and Mary Rosas of Houston; two nieces that he raised, Linda Cantu and Cristina Vagai, both of Plainview; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A sister, Janie Coffey and a step-brother, Augustine Sanchez, are deceased.
Pallbearers will be Michael, Jerry, Richard and Jesse R. Sanchez, and Paul, Bobby and Charles Nunn.
ODESSA - Graveside services for Sadie Bell Thompson, 87, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Herb Mims officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Rank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Thompson died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at Parks Methodist Retirement Village.
She was born July 4, 1912, in Seymour. She moved to Odessa in the late 1940s from Forsan. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
In 1934, she married Steve Thompson.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy Billingsley of Houston; a four sisters, Clodell Aven of Hart, Ruby Jones of Levelland Lois Young of Grand Prairie and Joyce Pebsworth of Tahoka; and six grandchildren.
MIDLAND - Funeral services for Kay Tue, 59, former Plainview resident, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Pipkin Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in a Midland cemetery.
Mrs. Tue died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at her residence.
She was born May 21, 1940, in Spade. She had lived in Plainview until moving to Midland in 1997.
On May 23, 1956, she married Charles Tue, later sheriff of Hale County from 1972-96.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Sherry Ebeling of Plainview and Darbi Fortenberry of Sugarland; a son, Paul Tue of Flower Mound; two sisters, Aurelia Whittenberg of Plainview and Sherry Kidwell of Nocona; eight grandchildren, including Jenny Matthews, Micki Carreon and Lesli Ebeling, all of Plainview; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be the Midland Law Enforcement Honor Guard.
Girtha Mae Vaughan
SILVERTON - Funeral services for Girtha Mae Johnston Vaughan, 93, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Mullin and Ted Kingery officiating.
Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery in Quitaque by Myers-Long Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Vaughan died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, in Lockney.
She joined the Baptist church at an early age.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Norma Vaughan of Silverton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Norma and Homer Ragland of Lockney and Lola and Dale Smalts of Hereford; four sisters, Arrena Vaughan of Altus, Okla., Nancy Smallwood of Plainview, Catherine Meeks of Hollis, Okla., and Dephena Crownover of Amarillo; seven grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
A son, Denzil Vaughan, died in 1983 and a brother, J.D. Johnston in 1971.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice Hands of West Texas, 103 S. Main, Lockney, TX or to Resthaven Cemetery Association c/o First National Bank of Quitaque.
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Marie Baxter, 80, of Lubbock, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Moore-Rose White Funeral Home in Floydada, with Jerry Copeland officiating.
Interment will be in Floyd County Memorial Park in Floydada by Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Floydada.
She died Saturday, May 6, 2000, at her residence.
Mrs. Baxter was born Oct. 27, 1919, in Floydada, to R.F. Finley and Ella Gaither Finley.
She graduated from Floydada High School and was a lifetime resident of Floydada.
Mrs. Baxter was a bookkeeper, a Sunday school teacher and a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Gail and Larry White of Canyon, Judy and Wiley Bollman of Lubbock, and Rebecca and Ricky Burns of Floydada; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Robert E. "Bob" Kirchhoff
Funeral services for Robert E. “Bob” Kirchhoff, 77, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Trinity Fellowship Church with the Rev. Steve Rogers, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Kirchhoff died Thursday, May 4, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock after a brief illness.
He was born Jan. 1, 1923 in Edwardsport, Ind. and moved to the Plainview area with his parents, the late Hal and Leona Kirchhoff, at the age of 7. He graduated from Plainview High School and attended Texas A&M University.
He married Shirley Ruth Gravelle on Sept. 16, 1945 and enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps for two years and was part of the occupation forces in Japan. He returned to Texas and farmed south of Halfway for 32 years. He was a Boy Scout leader for Troop 58 in Halfway for a couple of years.
Mr. Kirchhoff also was a member of the Plainview Chapter of the Barbershop Quarter Singers of America for several years.
On May 12, 1980, he married Marilyn L. “Lyn” Emerson and farmed in the Providence Community until retiring. He and his wife ran the Open Hand Thrift Store, were owners of the Kirchhoff Kostume Kloset and served for several years on the Plainview Humane Society board.
Surviving are his wife, Lyn; his former wife, Shirley Gravelle Kirchhoff; two sons, Albert E. Kirchhoff of Wichita Falls and Ronald R. Kirchhoff of Plainview; two stepsons, Scott E. Meyer of Fallon, Nev. and Steve Meyer of High Rolls, N.M.; one stepdaughter, Mindy Rupp of Dallas; a brother, George Kirchhoff of Pampa; an uncle, Ken Sierp of Las Cruces, N.M.; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins, including John Joe Kirchhoff of Plainview.
Family visitation will be from 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to VistaCare Family Hospice, Plainview Humane Society or the American Heart Association.
Jacqualine Jean Owen
FLOYDADA - Private graveside services for Jacqualine Jean Owen, 54, of Lockney, will be at 2 p.m. today at Floyd County Memorial Park in Floydada with Vance Mitchell officiating.
Arrangements are by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home of Floydada.
Mrs. Owen died Thursday, May 4, 2000, at her residence.
She was born April 3, 1946, in Floydada, to Jack Yeary and Betty Beard Yeary.
She graduated from Floydada High School and attended Texas Tech University and South Plains College in Levelland for two years.
She was a longtime resident of Floyd County.
Survivors include her mother, Betty Yeary of Floydada; one son, Trevor
Owen of Austin; two brothers, Max Yeary of Floydada and Rex Yeary of Quitaque;
and one sister, Jennifer Donaghe of Floydada.
A´Honesty E.Bri Dowd Rockmore
QUITAQUE - Graveside services for A´Honesty E.Bri Dowd Rockmore, infant daughter of Chancy Dowd of Quitaque and Earl Rockmore of Amarillo, will be at 4 p.m. today in Resthaven Cemetery with the Rev. Anthony Veals of Tulia officiating.
Burial will be by Myers-Long Funeral Directors of Quitaque.
The child was stillborn Friday, May 5, 2000, in Lubbock.
Surviving are her mother; her father; her maternal grandmother, Cookie Dowd of Quitaque and her paternal grandparents, Paula and Cordell Rockmore Sr. of Amarillo.
Bertha Mary Whitfield
LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Bertha Mary Whitfield, 89, former Plainview resident, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in First Baptist Church Ford Memorial Chapel with Dr. D.L. Lowrie, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Plainview Memorial Park by Rix Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Whitfield died Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 14, 1911, in Orange. She graduated from Buckner Baptist Children´s Home in Dallas and attended East Texas Baptist College and West Texas State College. She was a teacher and a homemaker. She was a member of College Heights Baptist Church in Plainview, but the First Baptist Church of Lubbock has ministered to her during the last few years.
She married Isaac Louis Whitfield on Aug. 12, 1933 in Marshall. He died Jan. 26, 1992 in Plainview.
Survivors include two sons, Lonnie L. Whitfield of Houston and Shelby Whitfield of Marlboro, N.J.; three daughters, Sandra Maryleigh Wellman of Ogden, Utah, Melrose Wilson of Sweetwater and Marlene Whitfield of Lubbock; a brother, Carroll V. Davis of Dallas; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Rix Funeral Directors.
Memorials are suggested to Buckner Baptist Children´s Home, 129 Brentwood Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79416 or to a favorite charity.
LOCKNEY - Graveside services for Florene Wofford, 83, of Lockney, will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Lockney Cemetery with the Rev. Cecil Golden officiating, assisted by Bill Serman.
Arrangements are by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home of Lockney.
Mrs. Wofford died Friday, May 5, 2000, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 23, 1916, in Union Parish, La., to the late John Leonard Miller and Gordie Lee Miller.
She graduated from Marion schools in Louisiana. She moved to Lockney in 1946 from Marion, La.
She married Leon B. Wofford on Dec. 19, 1938, in Louisiana.
She was a homemaker, a member of Polly Anna Club and Main Street Church of Christ.
Three brothers, W.T. Miller, Joe Clelle Miller and John Miller, are deceased.
Survivors include her husband; one son, Jerry Wofford of Lockney; one daughter, Sara Ruth Stowe of Georgia; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Carlos Arellano, 67, will be at 2 p.m. today in Temple Bethel of Assembly of God with the Rev. Alejandro Ruiz officiating.
Burial will be in Floydada Memorial Park by Guajardo Funeral Chapels of Lubbock.
Mr. Arellano died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at University Medical Center in Lubbock.
He was born Dec. 29, 1932, in Brownsville. He moved to Floydada in 1955 and worked as a farm hand and for First National Bank as a custodian. He retired from seismographing after 20 years.
Survivors include three sons, Manuel Rodriguez of Plainview, Carlos P. Arellano of Victoria and Adam P. Arellano of Floydada; three daughters, Ofilia Arellano of Floydada and Anita R. Salas and Selia P. Arellano, both of Wyoming, Mich.; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Kidney Foundation.
HEREFORD - Graveside services for J.E. Brooks, 86, will be at 2 p.m. today in West Park Cemetery with the Rev. H. Wyatt Bartlett officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Parkside Chapel Funeral home.
Mr. Brooks died Saturday, June 10, 2000.
He was born Oct. 17, 1913, in Rockwall County. He moved to Hereford more than 40 years ago and was a farmer, rancher, mechanic and custom harvester.
He was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and Temple Baptist Church.
On Nov. 5, 1936, he married Hazel Hulsey in Floydada.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Sylvia of Hereford; two sisters, Effie Parker of Lockney and Hazel Stevens of Littlefield.
Ellen "Sally" Curtis
Funeral services for Ellen “Sally” Curtis, 67, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Wood-Dunning Colonial Chapel with the Rev. De Buchanan, retired Assembly of God minister from Lubbock, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mrs. Curtis died at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center Lubbock.
She was born Oct. 12, 1932, in New Boston, Texas.
She moved to Plainview in 1960 and worked at the Hilton Hotel and the American Legion. She worked at the Nu-Griddle Cafe for 20 years, retiring in 1998. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include three daughters, Brenda Leatherwood, Carla Bradshaw and Sharon Curtis, all of Plainview; two stepdaughters, Carolyn Rollins of Plainview and Jackie Alexander of San Diego, Calif; a stepson, Jim Bob Curtis of Plainview; two sisters, Pat King of Plainview and Lorine Brown of Texarkana; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
A brother, Hershel Lee Waller, and a sister, Margaret Louise Ward, are deceased.
ABERNATHY - Funeral services for Lola Lee Haston, 98, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Abernathy Church of Christ with Condy Billingsley and Jerry Chism, Church of Christ ministers, officiating.
Burial will be in the Abernathy Cemetery by Abell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Haston died Saturday, June 10, 2000, in Bender Terrace Nursing Home in Lubbock.
She was born May 30, 1902, in Red Springs. She moved to Abernathy in 1951 from Hale Center. She was a member of the Church of Christ and the Daughters of the American Revolution and Pocahontas Chapter in San Angelo.
On July 7, 1924, she married Alva D. Haston in Duncan, Okla. He died April 30, 1977.
Survivors include three sons, A.D. Haston of Jacksboro, John Haston and Frank Haston, both of San Angelo; three daughters, Elma Dean Mock and Letta Stephenson, both of Lubbock, and Dixie Faith of Lovington, N.M.; a sister, Molly Adams of Lubbock; 17 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great-grandson.
LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Clyde Jester, 80, former Lockney resident, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Lakeridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Kim Clark of Lakeridge Baptist Church and the Rev. Donnie Miller with Faith Bible Baptist Church in Crowell officiating.
Burial will be in the Resthaven Memorial Park by Franklin-Bartley Funeral Home.
Mr. Jester died Sunday, June 11, 2000, in Covenant Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 26, 1919, in Montague County. He moved to Lockney in 1941 and to Lubbock in 1953. He worked as a salesman with Bennett Auto Supply for 40 years.
He had been a deacon at First Baptist Church in Ralls and a member of Lakeridge Baptist Church in Lubbock. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
Survivors include his wife; a stepdaughter, Sandra Speck of Lubbock; a stepson, Jimmy Ellis of Amarillo; a brother, Joe Jester of Falls; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Building Fund at Lakeridge Baptist Church, 4601 82nd St., Lubbock, TX 79424.