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Hubert Davis

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Hubert Davis, 82, are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Davis died today, Feb. 11, 1997, in Mangold Memorial Hospital.
 

Corina Delgado

ABERNATHY - Graveside services for Corina N. Delgado, infant daughter of Crystal Torrez and Oscar Delgado, will be at 3 p.m. today in Abernathy Cemetery with the Rev. Louis Dussan, pastor of St. Isidore Catholic Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Abell Funeral Home.

The infant was stillborn Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, in University Medical Center in Lubbock.

Survivors include her parents; grandparents Sylvester and Nettie Torrez and Socorro Delgado, all of Abernathy; and great-grandparents, Leonides Vicente of Abernathy and Antonio Frances Ramirez of Idalou.
 

Dale Denton

AMARILLO - Funeral services for Dale Denton, 60, brother of Clarence Denton of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Coulter Road Baptist Church with the Rev. Jay Denton, retired Baptist minister from Borger, and the Rev. Royce Denton, Baptist minister from Lovington, N.M., officiating.

Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery by Rector Funeral Home.

Mr. Denton died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997.

He was born in Hall County and moved to Amarillo in 1955 from Lelia Lake.

He worked for Meade´s Bakery until they closed and was a security guard for Park Place Towers for nine years.

He was a member of Bolton Street Baptist Church and was an Army veteran.

He married Mary Rich in 1975 at Clarendon.

Other survivors include his wife; two sons, Andy Denton of Nashville, Tenn., and Jeff Denton of Amarillo; two stepdaughters, Jacque Morin and Amanda Short, both of Amarillo; a stepson, Bobby Short of Lubbock; three sisters, Altha Todd of Waterford, Calif., Lillian Williams of Shamrock and Rachel Key of Amarillo; three other brothers, Forrest Denton of Panhandle, the Rev. Jay Denton of Borger, and Charles Denton of Grand Island, Neb.; and nine grandchildren.

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

Bernice Dudley

GRUVER - Funeral services for Bernice Dudley, 72, sister of Wilma Dudley of Floydada, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Church of Christ with Bob Setliff, minister, officiating. 

Burial will be in Gruver Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home in Spearman.

Mrs. Dudley died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, in Lubbock.

She was born in 1924 in Groom. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ.

She married James E. “Ed” Dudley in 1944 in Olton.

Other survivors include a daughter, Deborah Lynn Crawford of Abilene; a son, Bryan Dudley of Gruver; three brothers, Foy Langford of Lubbock, Kenneth Langford of Monett, Mo., and Delbert Langford of Weslaco; seven other sisters, Bess Reed, Bonnie Stone, Jean Love and Dorothy Perdue, all of Lubbock, Irene Pruitt of Canyon, Hazel Roberts of Monett, Mo., and Irma Rexrode of Brownfield; and five grandchildren.
 

Opal V. Hibler

AUSTIN - Funeral services for Opal V. Hibler, 89, mother of David E. Brown of Plainview, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Harrell Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Colley and Rolland McLean officiating.

Burial will be in Forest Oaks Memorial Park.

Mrs. Hibler died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997.

She was born Nov. 1, 1907, in Belton and grew up in Austin. She was an active member of the Church of Christ, a member of Eastern Star and a senior volunteer for several years.

Her husband, James Dayton Hibler, died in 1979.

Other survivors include a daughter, Betty Lindsay Reed of Buda; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association, to the Church of Christ or to a favorite charity.
 

Ray Andrew Perez

FLOYDADA - Funeral Mass for Ray Andrew Perez, infant son of Dorothy DeLeon Perez and Reymundo Perez, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church with the Rev. John Ohlig officiating.

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

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today in Moore-Rose-White Memorial Chapel.

The child died Saturday, Feb. 8, 1997. He was born Saturday at Methodist Hospital Plainview.

Survivors include his parents, both of Floydada; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hilario Reyes and Mr. and Mrs. Monserrate Camacho, all of Floydada.
 

Myrtle Sinclair

Funeral services for Myrtle Sinclair, 91, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sinclair died at 7:40 a.m. today, Feb. 11, 1997, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

Everett E. Bailey

Funeral services for Everett E. Bailey, 87, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Larry Vezey, pastor of Glad Tidings Assembly of God, and the Rev. Ted Samples, pastor of Grace Fellowship Church in Lockney, officiating. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Bailey died at 3:30 a.m. today, Jan. 7, 1997, in Heritage Home.

He was born April 14, 1909 in Leonard where he grew up. He moved to Dimmitt in 1949 and farmed. In 1959 he moved to Plainview and worked for the City of Plainview Sanitation Department until he retired in 1973. He was a Baptist.

He married Alma Johnson on June 22, 1935, in Leonard.

Survivors include his wife; six daughters, Glenda Faye Higgs and Pat Wheeler, both of Plainview, Nelda Jean Cathey of Quitaque, Marleta Mayfield of Lubbock, Diane Laurent of Bovina and Debra Young of Edmonson; two sons, Gary Don Bailey and Ronnie Mack Bailey, both of Lubbock; a sister, Ola B. Johnson of Plainview; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
 

Johnny Lee

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Johnny Lee are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Lee died today, Jan. 7, 1997, in Memorial Medical Center in Port Lavaca.
 

Joe Thomas

CROSBYTON - Funeral services for Joe Lee “Chief” Thomas, 80, former Floydada resident, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Moore-Rose-White Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Art Hollingsworth, minister of American Indian Christian Fellowship Church in Lubbock, and the Rev. Darwin Robinson, minister of Bible Baptist Church in Floydada, officiating. Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home of Floydada.

Mr. Thomas died Sunday morning, Jan. 5, 1997, in Crosbyton Care Center.

He was born Nov. 1, 1916, in Spencerville, Okla., where he grew up and attended schools. He moved to Floydada in 1976 from Brinkman, Okla. He was a retired construction worker and a member of Seth Ward Baptist Church in Plainview.

Survivors include three sons, Vernon Thomas of Plainview, Jessie Thomas of Romulus, Mich., and Carlos Thomas of Germany; six daughters, Helen Lipham of Floydada, Ann Odell and Connie Gourdon, both of Lubbock, Judy Rhiner of Metter, Ga., Lavon Reid of Garland and Cathy Plunger of Houston; one brother, Herman Thomas of Jones, Okla.; 32 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A son, Chesley Thomas, and a daughter, Dimple Baird, as well as seven brothers and eight sisters are deceased.
 

Minnie B. Woolverton

Funeral services for Minnie B. Woolverton, 99, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with Dr. Max Browning, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Ms. Woolverton died at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 1997, in Heritage Home.

She was born July 19, 1897, in Browns Valley, Ind. She worked in the District Clerk´s office at Hale County Courthouse for several years and was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a niece, Dorothy Poe of Tulsa, Okla., and a nephew, Joe Rushing of Lubbock.
 

Myrtle Stubblefield

Funeral services for Myrtle Stubblefield, 87, of Garden City, Kan., will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Church of Christ in Garden City. Services will be in Plainview at 10 a.m. Thursday in Wood-Dunning Colonial Chapel with Robert E. Stubblefield, her son, officiating. Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mrs. Stubblefield died Sunday, Jan. 5, 1997, in Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.

She was born Myrtle Reece on Jan. 26, 1909, in Decker. She graduated from Spur High School. She married Howard B. Stubblefield on Oct. 17, 1929, in Spur. He was a Church of Christ minister and they served churches in several Panhandle towns. They moved to Silverton in 1948 and to Plainview in 1956. He died March 11, 1969. She moved to Garden City in 1988.

She was active in World Bible School with more than 10,000 lessons distributed. She enjoyed crocheting and was a member of the Church of Christ. She had worked for Jack Morris Ford for several years.

Survivors include two sons, Howard E. Stubblefield of California and Robert E. Stubblefield of Garden City; one sister, Mattie Ellen Thomas of Seattle, Wash.; five brothers, Leonard Reece of Leonard, Ark., J.H. Reece of Plainview, and Raymond, Wayford and Marvin Reece, all of Houston; and two grandchildren.

Her parents, three brothers and two sisters are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to the Church of Christ Library Fund or to the World Bible School.

Minnie Boxter

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Minnie Lee Boxter, 60, sister of Isom Murry of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lyon´s Chapel Baptist Church with Willie Loggins and the Rev. Wendell Davis, pastor, officiating.

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

Mrs. Boxter died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, in University Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 22, 1936, in Marlin. She married Robert B. Boxter on Nov. 12, 1983, in Lubbock. He died April 20, 1992.

Other survivors include five sons, Lee Hoover Hall, James Hall and Victor Boxter, all of Lubbock, Marvis Moore of San Antonio and William Moore of Abilene; four daughters, Vanessa Hall, Sarah Harris, Yvonne Moore and Yvette Moore, all of Lubbock; two other brothers, James Willie Murry of Denver, Colo., and Seth Ray Murry of Houston; four sisters, Beatrice Anderson of Abilene, Margaret Murry of Lubbock, Iris Sterling of Houston and Isom Mae Drake of Chicago, Ill.; 29 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
 

Bobby Cantrell

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Bobby Cantrell are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Cantrell died at 8:30 a.m. today, Jan. 31, 1997.
 

Verna Drake

TULIA - Graveside services for Verna Drake, 96, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Rose Hill Cemetery with Eugene Johnson, minister of Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nashville, Tenn., officiating. Burial arrangements are by Wallace Funeral Home.

Mrs. Drake died at 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1997, in Siloam Springs, Ark.

She was born Verna Dawson on Feb. 15, 1900, in Eastland. She moved to Tulia in 1918 with her family and attended schools in Tulia, college in Canyon and taught school in the Flint community for several years.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

She married Floyd Drake on Jan. 1, 1924, in Tulia. He died Sept. 9, 1962, in Tulia.

Survivors include two daughters, Emogene Evensen of Gentry, Ark., and Rose Johnson of Nashville, Tenn.; two sisters, Alleta Flint of Tulia and Rie Ford of Denton; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A son, Charles Drake, died in 1993.

Pallbearers will be R.B. Dawson, Ken Dawson, Harold Drake, George Dawson, Robert Espinoza and Jason Drake.
 

Ottis Earl Johnson

FLOYDADA - Graveside services for Ottis Earl Johnson, 77, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lakeview Cemetery with Gene McCarty, minister of City Park Church of Christ, officiating. Burial arrangements are by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Johnson died Thursday evening, Jan. 30, 1997, in Mangold Memorial Hospital.

He was born Sept. 3, 1919, in Floyd County. He attended schools in Dougherty and Harmony. He was a member of City Park Church of Christ.

He married Mary Etta May. She is deceased.

Survivors include five brothers, Otis Johnson and Wendell Johnson, both of Floydada, Acie Johnson of Plainview, J.L. Johnson of Lufkin and Pete Johnson of Conroe; and one sister, Eban Curb of Plainview.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30-8 p.m. today.
 

F.A. Ussery

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for F.A. “Abe” Ussery, 92, father of Bennie D. Ussery of Olton, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hugh Harris and the Rev. Van Perryman, both of South Plains Christian Fellowship Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Mr. Ussery died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1997.

He was born March 7, 1904, in Wright County, Mo. He moved to Lubbock from Roanoke in 1928 and owned Lubbock Blacksmith Shop. He raised and trained thoroughbred and quarter horses.

He attended Faith Temple Church.

He married Ruby Maynard on May 10, 1923, in Grapevine. She died April 9, 1990.

Other survivors include four other sons, Gene T. Ussery of Puyallup, Wash., J.D. Ussery of Lubbock, Henry A. Ussery of Belton, and Gerald Junior Ussery of Bay City; two daughters, Dola Miller of Lubbock and Anita Spellman of White, Ga.; a sister, Mary Forbus of Brownfield; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Country Haven Home Care, Rt. 1, Box 259 D, Lubbock 79407.

Hubert Davis

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Hubert Davis, 82, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Harold Abney, pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Davis died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1996, in Mangold Memorial Hospital.

He was born Sept. 11, 1914, in Palmer where he attended schools. He moved to Floyd County in 1945 and worked for Consumer´s Fuel for 30 years. He also farmed.

His wife, Izell, died on Feb. 11, 1991.

Survivors include three sons, Mac Davis of Ransom Canyon, Tommy Davis of Lockney and Raymond Davis of Hereford; five daughters, Libby Hernandez of Lockney, Frances Carlson and Nancy Hayes, both of Lubbock, and June Taylor and Laura DeLuna, both of Plainview; two brothers, Lester Davis of California and Herman Davis of Hurst; two sisters, Gladys Blocker of Palmer and Lois Wills of Ferris; 18 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and nine step-great-grandchildren.

A son, James Davis, died Nov. 13, 1988.

The family will greet friends at the funeral home.
 

George C. Glasscock

AMARILLO - Graveside services for George C. Glasscock, 73, father of Kay Dykes of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. today in Llano Mausoleum Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Billington of Trinity Fellowship Church officiating. Military rites are by Disabled American Veterans Chapter 26.

Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Mr. Glasscock died Monday, Feb. 10, 1997.

He was born in Pampa. He worked for Phillips Petroleum Co. until retirement and moved to Amarillo in 1995.

He served with the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

He married Betty Reigh in 1946 at Panhandle.

Other survivors include his wife; two sons, Mike Glasscock of Amarillo and Gerald Glasscock of Dallas; and five grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Baptist/St. Anthony´s Hospice and Life Enrichment Center, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, Texas 79176-0001.
 

Clara Machen

Graveside services for Clara Machen, 102, of Seminole, will be at 2 p.m. today in Plainview Cemetery with the Rev. Craig Curry of Abilene, a great-grandson, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Connally Funeral Home in Seagraves.

Mrs. Machen died Monday, Feb. 10, 1997, in Memorial Health Care Center in Seminole after an illness.

She was born Sept. 3, 1894 in Chatooga County, Ga. She was a longtime resident of Plainview and moved to Seminole in 1993. She also had lived in Waco for 14 years.

She was a homemaker and a short-term and long-term caregiver and served as a baby nurse. She was a Baptist and had taught Sunday school and sang in the church choir for many years.

Survivors include one son, Freddie Mitchell of Wichita Falls; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Two daughters, Shelby Rogers and Marion Kendrick, are deceased.
 

Myrtle Sinclair

Funeral services for Myrtle Sinclair, 91, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Ninth and Columbia Street Church of Christ with Kenneth Sinclair of Abilene and Alton Williams of Hamlin officiating.

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

Mrs. Sinclair died at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

She was born Dec. 8, 1905, in Stamford where she grew up and attended schools. She married W.H. “Harry” Sinclair on May 15, 1925, in Haskell. He died Nov. 26, 1987.

She and her husband moved to Hale County and farmed near Petersburg. She later lived in the Bellview Community in Floyd County and returned to Petersburg in 1937. She moved to Plainview in 1957 and worked as a dietitian at Plainview Hospital and at Nichol´s Clinic. She retired in 1969.

She was a member of Ninth and Columbia Street Church of Christ.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Joe McWhorter of Plainview; two sons, Wayne Sinclair of Catawissa, Pa., and Kenneth Sinclair of Abilene; another son-in-law, Glen Amonett of Petersburg; four brothers, Haskell Sandefur of Killeen, Pat Sandefur of Hermleigh, Vick Sandefur of Alvarado, and Glen Sandefur of Fort Worth; two sisters, Nan Rankin of Lubbock and Dorothy Dean of Angleton; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A daughter, Edith Amonett, died in 1986, and three brothers and two sisters also are deceased.
 

Gary Turner

SILVERTON - Funeral services for Gary Turner, 37, of Hico, former Silverton resident, will be at 1 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jess Little, pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Turner died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, in Stephenville.

He was born June 24, 1959, in Borger. He graduated from Silverton High School and attended West Texas State University.

Survivors include his wife; Marilyn; a son, Garrett Turner of Hico; three daughters, Nicole Turner, Erika Turner and Alexis Turner, all of Hico; his parents, Billy and Juanell Turner of Silverton; and his grandmother, Ellen Russell of Vernon.


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