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|Modelle Garnett Jennings
Memorial services for Modelle Garnet Jennings, 83, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Clark, pastor, officiating.
Mrs. Jennings died Jan. 16, 1997, in Dora, Ala., and was buried in New Horizon Memorial Gardens.
She was a retired nurse and a charter member of Bethel Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, C.J. and Laura Garnett of Dora, Ala., Gene and Helen Garnett of Texarkana, Texas and Joe and Ethelyn Garnett of Lockney; a daughter, Mona Follis of Houston; two sisters, Jonnie Cotton of Oklahoma City and Billie Smith of Wichita Falls; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund.
Funeral services for Chellafon Lincoln, 67, of Lubbock, former Plainview resident, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in First United Methodist Church with Dr. R.L. Kirk, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Pampa, and the Rev. Ricky Lawrence, pastor of First Assembly of God Church in Roaring Springs, officiating.
Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. in Afton Cemetery at Afton. Arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lincoln died at 6:10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, 1997, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.
She was born Chellafon Echols on Nov. 3, 1929, in Olton. She grew up in Plainview and attended Plainview and Hart schools. She graduated from Hart High School and when a teenager had worked as a Candy Striper at the hospital. She also worked for Ramsowers and at Estacado Junior High School. She was active in First United Methodist Church where she was a member, and in many social organizations.
She married John Lincoln in September of 1984 in Plainview. He died in 1991.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Leslie Gale) Ramsey of
Graham and Jo Allison Bennett of Austin; two sons, Randy Ray Bennett of
Sumersville, S.C., and John Byron Bennett of Ruidoso, N.M.; one brother,
Kenneth Echols of Tucson, Ariz.; and three grandchildren, Joanie, Meredith
and Ben Ramsey, all of Graham.
Graveside services for Marian Margaret Linville, 83, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Plainview Cemetery the Rev. Rush Coffman, pastor of Edmonson First Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mrs. Linville died at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1997, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock after a lengthy illness.
She was born Marian Margaret Vaughn on Oct. 10, 1913, in Aurora, Neb. She moved to Plainview in 1924 from Pine Bluff, Wyo. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda Breckenridge of Plainview, Mary Jo Linville of Amarillo, Marilyn Helms of Paris, Texas and Helen Sharpe of Granbury; six sons, Everett, Lloyd and Larry Linville, all of Plainview, Floyd Linville of Lubbock, Emmett Linville of Stockton, Mo., and Jerry Linville of Columbus, Ga.; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Three brothers and one sister are deceased.
FRITCH - Funeral services for Linnie McNutt, 74, sister of Lois Freeman of Floydada, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in First Assembly of God Church in Borger with the Rev. Darrell Trout, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery at Stinnett by Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Mrs. McNutt died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1997.
She was born in Vernon and had lived in the Fritch area since 1941, moving from Quanah. She was a homemaker and a member of First Assembly of God in Borger.
She married Paul E. McNutt in 1937 at Quanah.
Other survivors include her husband; two sons, Wayland Edmond McNutt and Gary Lynn McNutt, both of Fritch; a daughter, Cheryl Ann Gray of Clovis, N.M.; another sister, Dorothy Jones of Pauls Valley, okla.; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
HALE CENTER - Memorial services for Robert Lee “Catfish Bob” Moseley, 76, of Crosby, former Hale Center resident, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Hale Center Baptist Church with the Rev. Mitch Wilson officiating.
Interment of cremains will be in Hale Center Cemetery by Sterling-White Funeral Chapels of Highlands.
Mr. Moseley died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1997.
He was born June 25, 1920, in Seymour. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.
He married Olga Dawson on May 5, 1955, in Rosenberg.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Martin Moseley of Baytown; three
daughters, Jeanette Long of Bedford, Myra Davis of Crosby and Nikell Nelson
of Lumberton; four brothers, Hollis Moseley of Mariposa, Calif., Marlin
and Matt Moseley, both of Muleshoe, and Coley Moseley of Bovina; six grandchildren;
and nine great-grandchildren.
ODEM - Funeral Mass for Senaida Montemayor, 82, mother of Maria Reyes of Plainview, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Paul Hesse officiating.
Burial will be in the San Pedro Cemetery by Angelus Funeral Home.
Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the same church.
Mrs. Montemayor died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, in Spohn Bee County Hospital in Beeville.
She was born Senaida Sanchez on Dec. 17, 1914, in Sinton. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.
Other survivors include two other daughters, Ofelia Gomez of Beeville
and Senaida Muniz of Watertown, Wis.; four sons, Reynaldo Montemayor of
Odem, Jimmy Montemayor of Beeville and Ricardo and Pedro Montemayor Jr.,
both of Mesquite; one brother, Daniel Sanchez of Mathis; one sister, Carolina
Medrano of San Juan; 40 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
Lillie Morris Tanner
TULIA - Funeral services for Lillie Morris Tanner, 88, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Auten, pastor, and the Rev. Jess C. Little, pastor of First Baptist Church in Silverton, officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.
Mrs. Tanner died at 8:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, in St. Anthony´s Hospice in Amarillo.
She was born Lillie Belle Morris on Dec. 20, 1908, in Elida, N.M. She moved to Flomot with her family at an early age and attended Flomot schools. She moved to Tulia in 1959. She was a homemaker and a member of the Senior Citizens and Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Geneva Martin of Flomot, Carolyn Ewing of Matador, Joy Barham of Hart and Anna Beth Clay of Quitaque; one son, Charles Tanner of Tulia; one sister, Dillie Garrett of Plainview; one brother, John Morris of Tulia; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Five brothers, three sisters and two sons-in-law, Perry Barham and Don Ewing, are deceased. A grandson, Jeff Ewing, died in July 1969.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Barham, David Barham, Robert Tanner, Chad Tanner, Clay Ewing and Larry Clay.
The family suggests memorials to St. Anthony´s Baptist Hospice and Life Enrichment Center of Amarillo or to a favorite charity.
Funeral services for Maxine Wood, 86, are pending with Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wood died at 2:55 a.m. today, Jan. 22, 1997, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.
Funeral services for Ruby Dizmang, 83, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dizmang died at 9:20 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 1997, in Heritage Home.
WELLINGTON - Memorial graveside services for C.L. “Doc” Harrison, O.D., 77, stepfather of Truitt Holton of Tulia, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Fairmount Cemetery in Hollis, Okla. Arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home of Wellington.
Dr. Harrison died Thursday, Feb. 6, 1997.
He was born in Brown, Okla., and graduated from Durant High School in 1937. He attended Southeastern State University and graduated from Southern College of Optometry in 1950. He served with the 4th Armored Division during World War II, receiving the Bronze Star.
He practiced in Hollis and in Texas, retiring in 1996.
He was a member of the Hollis Kiwanis Club and was on the founding board of directors when Hollis Memorial Hospital was built. He moved to Wellington 1985 and was a member of First United Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
Other survivors include his wife; a son, Kenneth Harrison of Shattuck, Okla.; two stepdaughters, Sallie Jo Busby of Amarillo and Mary Lou Kane of Wellington; five grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; a great-grandchild; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church or to the Collingsworth General Hospital.
A daughter, Mary Lea Watkins, died in 1989.
Memorial graveside services for Ida Hickerson, 95, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Parklawn Memorial Gardens with Elizabeth Abraham, associate pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Lubbock, officiating. Local arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hickerson died Jan. 12, 1997, in St. Louis, Mo.
She was born Ida Spencer on March 14, 1901, in Ringgold County, Iowa. She attended school at Mt. Ayr, Iowa and lived in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Okla., before moving to Plainview in 1948. She operated Hickerson Record Shop until 1964 and moved to Bridgetown, Mo., in 1976.
She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Plainview, a past president of the Plainview Art Association, a member of the Women´s Golf Association and a volunteer at the Eleanor Griffin Children´s Development Center. She also was active in the John Knox Presbyterian Church and played golf and bridge in Bridgetown.
She married Ray Hickerson on Sept. 3, 1919, in Des Moines, Iowa. He died Dec. 30, 1969, in Plainview.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Joseph (Martha) Hunter of Yuma, Ariz.; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Pat Cook of Austin; a brother, John Spencer of Pueblo, Colo.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Plainview Art Association or to
Grace Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services for Louise Joachim, 96, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. Travis Hart, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mrs. Joachim died at 7:25 a.m. today, Feb. 7, 1997, in Methodist Hospital Plainview.
She was born Louise Simpson on Feb. 10, 1900, in the Ellen Community south of Plainview. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Simpson and granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Wasson, pioneer residents who came to Hale County from Arkansas in 1898. The home place, owned by her brother, was willed to the Plainview YMCA.
She attended Ellen School and Plainview schools and graduated in 1918. She attended college in Canyon and received a bachelor of arts degree and did graduate work at Oklahoma State University where she received a master of arts degree.
Her first teaching job was at Lakeside, south of Plainview. She later taught Osage Indians at Pawhuska, Okla. She moved to Plainview in 1942 and began teaching Latin at Plainview High School in 1943, retiring in 1965.
She was a member of the local, state and national teacher organizations and a member of First Baptist Church, Plainview Delphin Club, Order of the Eastern Star and Delta Kappa Gamma.
Survivors include a brother-in-law and his wife, Clarence and Grossie Joachim of Walters, Okla.; several cousins, Margarette Word of Floydada, Mrs. C.H. Oglesby of Hereford and Mrs. A.L. Reynolds and Melva Fowler, both of Amarillo; and her caretakers, Hettie Jo Keisling, Verna Mae King, Melba Austin, Kathy Yowell, Bobbie Brow, Ann Criswell, Florence Foraker, Leota Thornton, Virginia Spain, Dr. C.L. Busby, Audrey Hooper, Don Williams and the nurses at Methodist Hospital Plainview where she had made her home for seven years.
A brother, Scott Simpson, and a sister, Bessie Simpson, are deceased.
OLTON - Funeral Mass for Rey Luera, 44, of Lubbock, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Peter´s Catholic Church with the Rev. Martin Pe–a, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Olton Cemetery by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.
Vigil service will be at 8 p.m. Friday at the same church.
Mr. Luera died at 11:47 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 1997, in University Medical Center in Lubbock after a lengthy illness.
He was born March 27, 1952, in Olton. He lived in Plainview before moving to Lubbock in 1993. He was a Catholic.
He married Delores Valdez on June 10, 1978 in Plainview.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Rocky and Benjamin Luera, both
of Lubbock; a daughter, Annlisa Luera of Lubbock; his parents, Luis and
Mary Luera of Olton; four sisters, Janie Luera of Hereford, Estella Orosco
and Jessie Luera, both of Olton, and Elva Kason of Germany; and three brothers,
Joe Luis Luera, Rev. Ruben Luera and Roy Lee Luera, all of San Antonio.
Etta May Meriwether
GRANBURY - Graveside services for Etta May Meriwether, 98, mother of Eula Darlene Ramsey of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. today in Holly Hills Memorial Park with the Rev. Armo Bentley officiating. Burial arrangements are by Martin´s Funeral Home.
Mrs. Meriwether died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 1997, in Hood General Hospital.
She was born Nov. 29, 1898, in Neodesha, Kan. She had lived in Granbury since 1969 and was a Baptist.
She married Herman S. Meriwether on Dec. 25, 1920 in Neodesha. He is deceased.
Other survivors include two other daughters, Bonnie J. Allen of Tolar
and Wanda Meriwether of Granbury; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren;
and six great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial services for H.C. Weaver, 91, of Creswell, Ore., former Plainview resident, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in First United Methodist Church Chapel with Dr. Max Browning, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Weaver died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 1997, in Creswell.
He was born Oct. 27, 1905, in Purvis. He grew up in Rule where he graduated from high school. He attended McMurry College and graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in civil engineering.
He moved to Plainview in 1948 and served as a resident engineer with the Texas State Highway Department. He retired in 1971 and moved to Creswell in 1991. He had received an honorary degree from McMurry College.
In Plainview he was a member of First United Methodist Church where he had served on the board of trustees and was a member of the Salvation Army board and Senior Citizens. He was a ham radio operator and had been active in the Plainview Amateur Radio Club.
Survivors include two sons, Leon Weaver of San Diego, Calif., and Larry Weaver of Creswell; and one granddaughter, Heath Ann Weaver of Los Angeles.
The family suggests memorials to American Parkinson Disease Association, Oregon Chapter, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd., Portland, Ore., 97201.
Charles C. Anderson
LUBBOCK - Burial for Charles Clifton Anderson, 59, former Plainview resident, was today in Lubbock Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Calvillo Funeral Home.
Mr. Anderson died Thursday, March 13, 1997, in Methodist Hospital.
He was born April 18, 1937, in Plainview where he grew up and attended schools. He served with the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1958.
Survivors include one daughter, Debbie McNeill of Hurst; a sister, Wanda
Tyler of Plainview; a brother, Wayne Anderson of Seagoville; and two grandchildren,
Melody and Chad McNeill.
James Edward Brown
Funeral services for James Edward Brown, 66, of Plainview, are pending with Wallace Funeral Home in Tulia.
Mr. Brown died at 5 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 1997, in Heritage Convalescent
Center in Amarillo.
Guy P. Chennault
Funeral services for Guy P. Chennault, 82, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Seth Ward Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Griffith, pastor of Lytton Springs Baptist Church, and the Rev. Leslie Welch, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Chennault died at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 1997, in Prairie House Living Center.
He was born July 28, 1914, in Quinlan and grew up in the Dallas area. He moved to Vernon and farmed. He moved to Plainview in 1954, farmed in the Aiken area and in the mid 1960s he built his current home. He was owner of South Date Fina and was a deacon at Seth Ward Baptist Church.
He married Halva Lee Boyd on June 24, 1933, in Altus, Okla.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Dorothy Westbrook of Sun
City, Ariz., and Sue Jones of Peoria, Ariz.; three sons, Guy H. and Jimmie
Chennault, both of Plainview, and Randy Chennault of Chandler, Ariz.; two
brothers, Morris Chennault of Lancaster and Marvin Chennault of Yakima,
Wash.; a sister, Opal Bishop of Duncanville; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for John Arnold “Johnny” Hamilton, 55, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Joe P. Weldon, pastor of Parkview Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Hamilton died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 1997, at his residence after an illness.
He was born Aug. 20, 1941, in Childress where he grew up and attended schools. He moved to Plainview in 1955 and worked as a truck driver for Jay Lines.
He attended the Assembly of God Church.
He married Fran Moczygemba on April 28, 1962 in Plainview.
Survivors include two daughters, Terri Taylor and Vicki Gatewood, both of Plainview; one son, Johnny Ray Hamilton of Amarillo; one brother, Bruce Hamilton of Tulia; four sisters, Linda Presley, Nancy Cox and Judy Shuping, all of Plainview, and Brenda Marshall of Tulia; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Butch Carter, J.T. Livesay, Edmon Garner, J.W. West,
Sammy Pinkerton and Ray Simoneau.
Milton Conway Jackson
TULIA - Graveside services for Milton Conway Jackson, 66, of Amarillo, former Tulia resident, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Rose Hill Cemetery with Dennis Conway, minister of Tulia Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Wallace Funeral Home.
Mr. Jackson died at 6:25 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 1997, in Amarillo.
He was born Sept. 21, 1930, in Tulia where he grew up and attended schools. He worked in the auto paint and body business for several years. He moved to Amarillo in the early 1960s and worked for the City of Amarillo in the sanitation department until his retirement.
Survivors his mother, Pearl Jackson of Tulia; a sister, Betty Nall of Odessa; a nephew, Danny McCaslin of Tulia; and two nieces, Diana McCaslin of Tulia and Donna White of Odessa.
The family suggests memorials to St. Anthony´s Hospice & Life
Enrichment Center in Amarillo.
Lerah Howard Newby
AMARILLO - Funeral services for Lerah Howard Newby, 87, sister of Anna Lou Rodgers of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Robert Parker of Village Park Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Newby died Tuesday, March 18, 1997.
She was born in Victoria and moved to Amarillo in 1945 from Floydada. She was a homemaker and a member of Southwest Church of Christ.
Other survivors include four sons, Billy Howard, Dr. Jim Howard, Dr.
Everett Howard and Dean Howard, all of Amarillo; four brothers, Jake Copass
of Sani Nez, Calif., Wes Copass of Santa Barbara, Calif., Ira Copass of
Pahrump, Nev., and Jerdon Copass of Oxnard, Calif.; another sister, Sylvia
Redd of Uvalde; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
JAYTON - Funeral services for Preble “Nannie” Smith, 98, sister of Iva Rippstein, Lila Stokes and Viola McSwain, all of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Jayton Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Shock of Jayton and the Rev. Truett Kuenstler of Haskell officiating.
Burial will be in Jayton Cemetery by Campbell Funeral Home of Spur.
Mrs. Smith died Wednesday, March 19, 1997, in Kent County Nursing Home.
She was born Sept. 14, 1898, in Callahan County. She attended Centerview schools and Simmons College in Abilene. She moved to Jayton from Stonewall County in 1944. She was a Baptist and a homemaker.
Other survivors include two sons, Ray Smith of Jayton and Eldon Smith of Lubbock; two daughters, Louise Bybee of Lubbock and Marie Clayton of Anson; two brothers, Peyton Reese and Howard Reese, both of Littlefield; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Her body will be at the church from 10 a.m. Friday until services.
TULIA - Funeral services for Mabel Stoltenberg, 96, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Wallace Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Davenport, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.
Mrs. Stoltenberg died at 4:10 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 1997, in Swisher Memorial Hospital.
She was born Mabel Viola Knight on Nov. 11, 1900, in Palo Pinto County. She grew up in the Valley View Community and attended schools at Salem. She was a homemaker and had worked at Carl´s Automatic Laundry for about four years.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Valley View and was the oldest citizens of Swisher County to attend the Swisher County Picnic Celebration for the past eight years.
Survivors include two daughters, Maxine Gardner and Ethel Dow, both of Tulia; a stepdaughter, Mary Lou Hasson of Lubbock; three stepsons, Wilmer Stoltenberg of Ingram, Donald Stoltenberg of Texas City and Harold Stoltenberg of Aztec, N.M.; four sisters, Bertha Coker of Irving, Cora Shuman of Abernathy, Edna Smoot of Amarillo and Mildred Server of Ropesville; one brother, Hester Knight of Clarksville; four grandsons, Wesley, Kenneth and Ricky Aldridge and Kent Gardner; several step-grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will Wesley Aldridge, Kenneth Aldridge, Ricky Aldridge, Kent Gardner, Tim Aldridge and Brucella Aldridge.
The family suggests memorials to the Tulia Senior Citizens Center or to the Tulia Cemetery Association.