Miscellaneous Hale County, Texas Obituaries


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L.C. Hall Sr.

Funeral services for L.C. Hall Sr. will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in New Hope Baptist Church of Caldwell with the Rev. David Gardner, pastor, and Bobby E. Hall, officiating.

Burial will be in Teal´s Prairie Cemetery by Ossie Curry Funeral Home of Lubbock.

Mr. Hall died at 5:15 p.m. April 18, 1998 in I.H.S. Heritage Home in Plainview.

He was born Sept. 24, 1908 in Milan County and has lived in Caldwell since that time. He married Corene H. Hall in June of 1938 in Burleson County. She died Aug. 28, 1989.

Survivors include five sons, Lester French of Tucumcari, N.M., Bobby Eugene Hall of Casa Grande, Ariz., L.C. Hall Jr., Edward Wayne Hall and Quincy Allen Hall, all of Plainview; three daughters, Ethel V. Thomas, Charles Etta Smoots and Yvonne Franklin, all of Plainview; 26 grandchildren, and 40 great-grandchildren.

His wife, a son, Napolene Hall, three brothers and one sister are deceased.

Wyneth Howell

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Wyneth McDaniel Howell, 75, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne R. Williams, pastor emeritus of Parkway Drive Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Terry County Cemetery in Brownfield.

Mrs. Howell died Wednesday, April 22, 1998, in Quaker Villa Nursing Home.

She was born Sept. 25, 1922 in Clay County and graduated from Seagraves High School. She married Wayne Dee Howell on Dec. 23, 1940 in Brownfield. He died in May of 1961.

She moved to Lubbock from Brownfield in 1958 and retired from Rip Griffin Truck Centers in 1984. She was a member of Parkway Drive Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, Ronnie of Lubbock; two daughters, Patt Watson of Ingleside and Judy Sharbono of Oklahoma City; two brothers, Marvin McDaniel of Lubbock and Bobby Lee McDaniel of Seagraves; a sister, Jerry Hooper of Hale Center; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

A son, Jerry Ralph Howell, died in 1946.

The family suggests memorials to the Arthritis Foundation.

Anita Crespin
DIMMITT - Funeral Mass for Anita Crespin, 84, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Guillermo Morales, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Castro Memorial Gardens by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.

Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. today in the same church.

Mrs. Crespin died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1998, in Amarillo.

She was born April 23, 1914, in Gilmer. She moved to Dimmitt from Hereford in 1942 and was a homemaker and a Catholic.

On May 30, 1933, she married Flabio Crespin in Las Vegas, N.M. He died Oct. 15, 1986.

Survivors include five daughters, Rose McLain of Hart, Nora Spears of Texico, N.M., Vitalia Sandoval and Donna King, both of Dimmitt, and Helen Crespin of San Angelo; five sons, Louis Crespin of Denver, Colo., Alfonso Crespin of Lamar, Colo., Joe Crespin of Long Beach, Calif., Robert Crespin of Dimmitt, and Johnny Crespin of Amarillo; a stepsister, Mary Jaramillo of Amarillo; 30 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Mary Crespin, died in 1987 and a son, Frank Crespin, died in 1987.

The body will be at the church until service time.

Mary Davis

VERNON - Funeral services for Mary E. Davis, 86, were at 1 p.m. today in Sullivan Funeral Home with Camilla Prather, chaplain of Texhoma Hospice, officiating.

Burial was in Crowell Cemetery by Sullivan Funeral Home.

Mrs. Davis died Monday, Dec. 21, 1998, in Vernon.

She was born June 14, 1912, in Hardeman County. She moved to Foard County and graduated from Crowell High School. She moved to Vernon in 1975 and lived in the Rio Grande Valley before returning to Vernon in 1979.

She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church of Crowell.

On Dec. 15, 1932, she married George Davis in Crowell.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, George Ann Scott of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mary Pat Gentry of Floydada; a sister, Ruth Hammonds of Floydada; a brother, Otis Gafford of Crowell; three grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.

The family suggests memorials to Golden Wings Hospice Foundation.

Lopez Hauck

McLEAN - Funeral services for Lopez Hauck, 88, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Thacker Haynes, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon by Lamb Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hauck died Monday, March 9, 1998.

She was born in Grand Saline. She received a bachelor´s degree from West Texas A&M University and retired as a teacher for the Alanreed school district. She moved to McLean from Clarendon in 1951 and was a member of First United Methodist Church.

She married Lawrence F. Hauck in 1940 at Alice. He died in 1993.

Survivors include a daughter, Ann Goodman of Fort Worth; two sons, Don Hauck and David Hauck, both of McLean; a sister, Charlsey Scribner of Olton; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Kirby Hyman

OLTON - Funeral services for Kirby Hyman, 87, are pending with Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.

Mr. Hyman died at 12:20 p.m. Monday, March 9, 1998, in Hi-Plains Hospital in Hale Center.

Leona Pearl Yancey

SILVERTON - Funeral services for Leona Pearl Yancey, 71, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jess Little, pastor, and Ted Kingery, minister of the Silverton Church of Christ, officiating.

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

Mrs. Yancey died Monday, March 9, 1998, in Silverton.

She was born June 27, 1926, in Kerens. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church.

She married Elzie Yancey on Aug. 30, 1941, in Clovis, N.M. He is deceased. She married Willard Vardell on April 4, 1975 in Clovis. They were divorced.

Survivors include three daughters, Linda Masey of Slaton, Dorothy Martin and Brenda Jasper, both of Silverton; two brothers, Homer Ragland of Lockney and Jack Ragland of Odessa; three sisters, Melba Austin of Plainview, Betty Morrison of Kress and Billie Schacher of Lockney; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and her best friend, Willard Vardell of Silverton.

Two daughters are deceased. Carolyn Archer died Oct. 3, 1984 and Marsha Green died Nov. 15, 1955. Also deceased is a brother, Richard Ragland, and a sister, Hattie Stapp.

Mae Stanton
HALE CENTER - Funeral services for Mae Stanton, 84, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church with Silas Short, minister of the Church of Christ in O´Donnell, officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Stanton died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998, in Hi-Plains Nursing Home in Hale Center.

She was born Nov. 15, 1913, in Canadian and moved to Hale Center as a child. She worked as a seamstress for the Village Shop in Plainview and was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Plainview.

Survivors include one son, Tommy Gene Stanton of Amarillo; a brother, Lee Dent of Hale Center; and a sister, Jean Ballinger of Plainview.

A sister, Lou Wardlaw, died in 1981. Two daughters also are deceased. Nancy Carla Stanton died in 1951 and Jane Anne Stanton died in 1988.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Louthan, Lloyd Louthan, Sid Berry, Smokey Faith, Claude Burnett Sr., and Bobby Wardlaw.

Alva Wade

ANSON - Funeral services for Alva G. Wade, 85, of Tulia, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Lee Welch, the Rev, James Brigham and the Rev. Bob Evans officiating.

Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery by Lawrence-Adams Funeral Home.

Mr. Wade died Monday, Aug. 31, 1998, in a Tulia care center.

He was born April 10, 1913, near Anson and attended Compere Community schools. He farmed in Jones County and moved to Swisher County in 1949. He returned to Anson in 1972 and moved to Tulia in 1997.

He was a former trustee of the Plainview Community School in Jones County and was a member of First Baptist Church in Tulia.

On Dec. 6, 1932, he married Clara Camilla Viertel.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Arthur Garland Wade of Tulia; three brothers, James “J.B.” Wade of Roscoe, Calvin Wade of Abilene and Brandon Wade of Merkel; four sisters, Odell Casady, Ennis ArŽ Hestand, Zoella Mae Thompson and Tessie Hester, all of Merkel; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Autistic Treatment Center, 10503 Forest Lane, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75243.

Thomas C. Livesay

DALLAS - Funeral services for Thomas Clifton Livesay, 76, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Grove Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Gary Buckner officiating.

Burial will be in Grove Hill Memorial Park by Grove Hill Funeral Home.

Mr. Livesay died Saturday, June 27, 1998.

He was born Feb. 15, 1922 in Lockney where he grew up and attended schools. He moved to Dallas about 30 years ago and was retired as a campus maintenance worker for Eastland College.

Survivors include his wife, Katharine; a daughter, Linda Sue Rasco of Clarendon; a son, Tommy Livesay of Amarillo; a stepson, Norman Baldwin of Dallas; two brothers, Ted G. Livesay of Dallas and J.T. Livesay of Plainview; and seven grandchildren.

Murphy White

DUMAS - Funeral services for Murphy White, 72, former Plainview resident, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jake Armstrong, associate pastor of Northside Baptist Church in Hobbs, N.M., and the Rev. Scott Willingham, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Northlawn Memorial Gardens by Morrison Funeral Directors.

Mr. White died Sunday, June 28, 1998, in Memorial Hospital.

He was born Feb. 13, 1926, in Beckham County, Okla. He lived in Plainview prior to moving to Dumas in 1961.

He was an industrial lubrication salesman and owner/operator of Efficiency Irrigation Inc. since 1980. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

On April 22, 1944, he married Vi Wells in Sayre, Okla.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Dale White of Dumas and Larry White of Amarillo; three brothers, Bob White of Clovis, N.M., Kenneth White of Little Falls, Minn., and Donald White of Amarillo; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Memorial Hospice, 224 E. 2nd, Dumas, TX 79029.

John Haddock
LUBBOCK - Graveside services for John W. Haddock, 92, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in City of Lubbock Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Winn, a Baptist minister, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Sanders Funeral Home.

Mr. Haddock died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 1998, in the Lutheran Home of West Texas.

He was born on May 19, 1906, in Ballinger. He moved to Lubbock in 1907, and was a self-employed welder for many years.

On Sept. 26, 1926, he married Frances McDermett in Lubbock. She died June 14, 1975.

Survivors include a son, Glynn Haddock of Tulia; three daughters, Della Ruth Thompson, Vera Fair and Loretta Hill, all of Lubbock; 15 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

A son, Jerry “Pete” Haddock, died in 1983.

Geneva Harman

TULIA - Funeral services for Geneva Harman, 82, are pending with Wallace Funeral Home.

Mrs. Harman died at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998, in St. Mary´s Hospital in Lubbock.

Lena Horton

Funeral services for Lena Mae Horton, 91, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Reese, pastor of Shepherd of the Plains Church in Canyon, officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Horton died at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998, in Coon Memorial Hospital in Dalhart.

She was born Dec. 1, 1907, in Stephenville and grew up in Sylvester and Merkel. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church.

On Nov. 17, 1930, she married Vernon Horton in Clayton, N.M. He died May 26, 1998.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Choice (Yvonne) Barrow of Dalhart and Mrs. Wayne (Tommye Sue) Allen of Lubbock; four grandchildren, Sydonua Pyle of Midland, Kathy Crab of Dallas, Michael Allen of Dallas and Kristi Swinney of Rockwall; and nine great-grandchildren.

A grandson, Stanley Barrow, is deceased.

The family suggests memorials to the First Baptist Church Building Fund or to the Billy Graham Crusade.

Sam Yandell

TULIA - Funeral services for Sam Yandell, 85, are pending with Wallace Funeral Home.

Mr. Yandell died at 12:50 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11, 1998, in Baptist/St. Anthony´s Hospice in Amarillo.

Verla Mae McBride
MIDLAND - Funeral services for Verla Mae McBride, 78, of Midland, are set for 1 p.m. Monday at Lemons Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Jack Skidmore, pastor of the Church of the Living God in Cottondale, officiating. Burial will follow in Olton Cemetery.

Mrs. McBride died at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, 1998, at her home.

She was born Aug. 27, 1920, in Jefferson County, Okla. She married C.W. McBride on May 10,1941, in Waurika, Okla. He died April 11, 1994, in Hereford. The couple lived in Midland and Liberal, Kan., before moving to Hereford, where they lived for 22 years. She moved to back to Midland four years ago and was a member of the Fairmont Park Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, Roy G. McBride of Midland; two daughters, Edna Waddell of Midland and Barbara McKee of Flint; two brothers, John Havron of Muskogee, Okla., and Joe Havron of Fritch; one sister, Faye Blackburn of Bakersfield, Calif.; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Hospice of Midland, P.O. Box 2621, Midland 79701.

J.R. Robison

ABERNATHY - Funeral services for J.R. “Pete” Robison, 96, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Wilcox, pastor, and the Rev. Dennis Teeters, pastor of First Baptist Church in Lamesa, officiating.

Burial will be in Abernathy Cemetery by Abell Funeral Home.

Mr. Robison died Friday, Dec., 18, 1998, at University Medical Center in Lubbock.

He was born May 18, 1923 in Lynn County and married Mary Ina Turner on Oct. 14, 1923 at County Line. She died Feb. 6, 1991.

He moved to Abernathy in 1944 from New Deal and was a retired farmer and member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, Donald Robison of Abernathy; a daughter, Bobbie Peeples of Lubbock; five sisters, Bertha Brack of Farmington, N.M., Mickey Turner of Abernathy, Cecil Guest of Orosia, Calif., Nell McGeorge of Oceanside, Calif., and Floreen Miller of Oregon; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Lubbock, Box 53276, Lubbock 79453, or to a favorite charity.

Jose A. Herrera
Funeral services for Jose Armando Herrera, 39, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Herrera died at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998, in Edmonson.

David Perez Sr.

DIMMITT - Funeral Mass will be held for David Perez Sr., 70, at 2 p.m. today in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Guillermo Morales officiating.

Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.

Mr. Perez died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998.

He was born in San Benito and moved to the Dimmitt area in 1962 from Brownsville. He was a front-end alignment specialist for Dimmitt Safety Lane and Tire Shop for 26 years.

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and had had been an umpire for the Dimmitt Little League.

In 1948 he married Santos Guerra in Brownsville.

Survivors include his wife; seven sons, David Perez Jr., and Daniel Perez, both of Yoakum, Jose Perez of Hale Center, Lino Perez of Dimmitt, Luis Perez and Carlos Perez, both of Amarillo, and Elias Perez of Conroe; three daughters, Sylvia Perez of Amarillo, Delia Cavazos of Weslaco and Priscilla Chavira of Dimmitt; five brothers, Jose Perez II of Goliad, Antonio Perez and Daniel Perez, both of San Juan, Elias Perez of Edinburg and Lino Perez of Santa Paula, Calif.; two sisters, Oralia Perez of Oregon and Elena de Leon of Alamo; 19 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Robert Quiroz

PETERSBURG - Funeral services for Robert Quiroz, 33, are pending with White Funeral Home in Lubbock.

Mr. Quiroz died Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998.

Jim Rodriguez IV

ABERNATHY - Graveside services for Jim Rodriguez IV, infant son of Jim Rodriguez III and Tessa Schaap of Abernathy, will be at 2 p.m. today in the Abernathy Cemetery with Louis Schaap, the child´s great-grandfather, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Abell Funeral Home.

The infant was born Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, in University Medical Center. He died the same day.

Survivors include his parents; his grandparents, Jeff and Jennifer Schaap of Abernathy and Jim and Martha Rodriguez Jr., all of Abernathy; his great-grandparents, Ada Wright and Louis and Alma Ruth Schaap, all of Abernathy.

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