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Ann May Daniel
FLOYDADA - Private services were held today for Ann May Daniel, 62. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mrs. Daniel died Monday, Sept. 28, 1998, in Mangold Memorial Hospital in Lockney.

She was born Jan. 6, 1936, in Kirby, Ark., and attended school in eastern Oklahoma. She moved to Floyd County from Olton in 1983. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

On June 20, 1975, she married Floyd Daniel in Reno, Nev.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Randy Armstrong of Lubbock; a daughter, Donna; three brothers, John Stevenson of California, Bill Stevenson of Indiana and Jim Stevenson of Oklahoma; and a sister, Avis Curtis of California.
 

Celia Lira

TULIA - Funeral services for Celia Gonzalez Lira, 61, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Central Church of Christ with Delfino Ruiz, minister of Ninth and Columbia Church of Christ in Plainview, officiating.

Graveside will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Memory Gardens in Amarillo. Arrangements are by Wallace Funeral Home.

Mrs. Lira died at 10:50 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, 1998, in Swisher Memorial Hospital.

She was born Celia Gonzalez on Aug. 14, 1937, in Jimenez, Mexico where she grew up. She lived in Eagle Pass for several years before moving to Abernathy. She moved to Tulia in 1969. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Church of Christ.

On March 26, 1952, she married Jose M. Lira in Jimenez.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Julie Rodriquez and Yolanda Benson, both of Amarillo, and Romelia Leal of Pampa; three sons, Raymond Lira of Tulia, and Joe Lira Jr. and Francisco Lira, both of San Angelo; a sister, Isabel Esquivel of Jimenez; two brothers, Elien Gonzalez of Fort Worth and Mariano Gonzalez of Uvalde; and 17 grandchildren.
 

Bessie M. Sanders

OLTON - Funeral services for Bessie M. Sanders, 78, were at 11 a.m. today in the Nazarene Church with the Rev. J. Dean McNamara, chaplain of Family Hospice of the Plains, and the Rev. Jack Camp, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be at 4 p.m. today in Rose Cemetery in Hedley by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sanders died at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998, in Amarillo.

She was born Sept. 20, 1920 , in Amarillo. She moved to Olton from Hedley in 1929.

On Dec. 1, 1939, she married Utah Sanders in Clovis, N.M. He died in 1989.

Survivors include six sons, Willie Sanders of Littlefield, J.B. Sanders of San Angelo, Joe Sanders of Tulia, Ron Sanders of Olton, Jack Sanders of Plainview and Tommy Sanders of Odessa; two daughters, Susan Baland of Lubbock and Jimmie K. Peters of Aspermont; two sisters, Flora Sanders of Hedley and Maggie Mobbs of Altus, Okla.; one brother, Marion Parker of Dimmitt; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Vista Hospice Care Foundation, 4418 Olton Road, Plainview, TX 79072.

Celia Gariby

PETERSBURG - Funeral services for Celia Gariby, 65, will be at 4 p.m. today in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Louis Dussan officiating.

Burial will be in Petersburg Cemetery by Guajardo Funeral Chapels of Lubbock.

Ms. Garibay died Wednesday, March 4, 1998, in University Medical Center.,

She was born April 1, 1932, in Buckholtz. She was a Catholic.

Survivors include a son, Jimmy Garibay of Lubbock; two brothers, Alfred and Raul Garibay, both of Hale Center; three sisters, Clementina Gonzales of Waco, Elida Gonzales of Marlin and Estella Esparza of Hale Center; and a granddaughter.
 

Dawson Jackson

TULIA - Funeral services for Dawson Jackson, 86, of Amarillo are pending with Wallace Funeral Home.

Mr. Jackson died at 3:20 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 1998, in the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Amarillo.
 

Kenneth Neagle

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Kenneth Edward Neagle, 71, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry L. Sanders, pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Neagle died Wednesday, March 4, 1998, in University Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 12, 1927, in Boxelder. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He moved to Lubbock in 1950 and worked for Mechanical Equipment. He later established Airco Inc., in 1959 and served as president of the company.

On Sept. 23, 1949, he married Joyce McKinney in Amarillo.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Kenneth E. Neagle Jr., of Cranberry Township, Pa.; two daughters, Darla Kay Sekimoto of San Antonio and Janis Lynn Sprout of Weatherford; two sisters, Nadine Roach of Plainview and Mable Heinsen of Paradise; a brother, Roy S. Neagle of Lubbock; and three grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Lymphoma Research Foundation of America, 8800 Venice Blvd., No. 207, Los Angeles 90034.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. today.
 

C.V. Ray Jr.

LITTLEFIELD - Funeral services for C.V. Ray Jr., 77, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Sunset Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. Benny Goss, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Littlefield Memorial Park by Hammons Funeral Home.

Mr. Ray died at 3 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 1998, in Lamb Healthcare Center after a lengthy illness.

He was born Oct. 22, 1920, in Abernathy. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II in the Philippines. He lived in Littlefield for more than 40 years and worked as a maintenance superintendent for Lamb County Electric.

He was a charter member and treasurer of Sunset Avenue Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce; three sons, Larry, Kenneth and Van Ray, all of Littlefield; a sister, Gretchen Brown of Littlefield; two brothers, Gregory Ray of Bedford and Odell Ray of Dallas; five grandchildren, including Andrea Ray of Plainview; two stepgrandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.

Joseph Bauman

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Joseph J. Bauman, 64, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in First United Methodist Church in Hart with the Rev. Kelly Inman, pastor, officiating.

Cremation arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Home.

Mr. Bauman died Sunday, May 10, 1998, in Lubbock.

He was born June 3, 1933, in Hart. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He owned and operated Bauman´s Garage in Lubbock and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

In 1958 he married Linda Brown in Nazareth. She died in 1995.

Survivors include a son, Frank Bauman of Pottsboro; a sister, Patsy Entrekin of Hart; a granddaughter; and a niece and nephew.

A sister, Antoinette Tierce, died in 1980.
 

Joe Hill

AMARILLO - Funeral services for Joe Warnick Hill, 74, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Schooler Brentwood Chapel with the Rev. Brady Christian and the Rev. Wayne Scheffield officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery by Schooler Funeral Home.

Mr. Hill died Monday, May 11, 1998, in Baptist/St. Anthony´s Hospice.

He was born March 16, 1924, in Abilene. He retired as a salesman with Continental Baking Co. after 15 years of service.

He was a member of Trinity Methodist Church and the Odd Fellows Lodge.

On Sept. 11, 1942, he married Margarette Hill in Claude. She died in 1984. He married Evelyn Marcum on Aug. 30, 1984 in Amarillo.

Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Rhonda Buie of Plainview, Jeanne Massel of Florida, Patricia Wilson of Colorado, Margarette Wisinger of San Antonio and Kathy Fishburn of Odessa; 23 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m. today.
 

Yvonne Daisy Moody

POSSUM KINGDOM - Memorial services for Yvonne Daisy Moody, 73, former Plainview resident, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Westlake Chapel at Possum Kingdom Lake with the Rev. Tim Havin, pastor, officiating.

Arrangements are by Morrison Funeral Home of Graham.

Mrs. Moody died Monday, May 11, 1998, in a Graham healthcare center.

She was born Jan. 8, 1925, in O´Donnell, the daughter of the late Willis and Lee Kyle. She moved to Graham from Plainview in 1993.

She was a homemaker and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Possum Kingdom Westside Ladies Club and Westlake Chapel.

On July 15, 1963, she married Leon Moody in Plainview.

Survivors include her husband; four nieces, Linda Hodges of Alvord, Judy Thorp of Cedar Park, Sarah Moore of Midland and Patty Joplin of San Angelo; a great-niece, Selna Hodges and a great-nephew, Randy Hodges; a stepdaughter, Linda Moody Reed of Sanger; two grandchildren, James and Ricky Kyle Reed; and a brother-in-law, and his wife, Glen D. “Corky” and Patricia Moody of Plainview.

Two sisters, Esteline Hindsley and Velene Stanley, are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to Chapel, 701 1148 Graham, TX 76450.

Layton Covington
OLTON - Funeral services for Olton City Manager Layton Covington, 55, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at 11th and Amarillo Church of Christ in Plainview with J. Henderson, elder, officiating. 

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

Mr. Covington died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, in Amarillo.

He was born Oct. 17, 1942, in Dimmitt, graduated from Olton High School in 1961 and married Linda Eastwick on July 9, 1985, in Bonham.

Mr. Covington was Olton´s first city manager and had held the post for four years.

A member of Olton Lions Club, he worked at Hanlin Auto Parts in Littlefield for four years, served in the Army and Army Reserve for two years, worked for GTE for 17 years and owned and operated OSP Construction in Greenville from 1985-1989.

He was a member of the Antique Telephone Collectors Association and a member of the Olton Main Street Board.

Survivors include his wife Linda; his mother, Wilma Covington of Olton; four daughters, Carrie Hayes of Plainview, Kristi Downey of Lubbock, Kori Hendricks of Bishop and Alexis Barina of Olton; one son, Eric Fitzgerald of Fort Sill, Okla.; one sister, Tomi Struve of Olton and three grandchildren.

His father, T.C. Covington, and a brother, Clayton Covington, are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to the Roxy Theater Renovation Fund, P.O. Drawer O, Olton 79064, or to the Olton Lions Club.
 

Jessie Davis

AMARILLO - Graveside services for Jessie Davis, 89, were at 11 a.m. Saturday in Llano Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel with Dr. Murray Gossett, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Arrangements were by N.S. Griggs & Sons Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Davis died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998.

She was born in Briscoe County and lived in Amarillo for more than 50 years. She and her husband moved to Amarillo from Clarendon in 1934. She was a buyer for Brown´s House of Books for 25 years and was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

She married Clifford Davis in 1929. He died in 1978.

Surviving are a brother, Johnnie Burson of Silverton; a sister, Luree Burson of Silverton; three granddaughters; and seven great-grandchildren.

A son, Bill Davis, died in 1994. 
 

Virgil Spencer

Funeral services for Virgil Spencer, 76, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home. 

Mr. Spencer died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998.

He was born Sept. 30, 1922.

Among survivors is his wife Pat.
 

Mildred Thompson

SILVERTON - Graveside services for Mildred Thompson, 79, of Dimmitt, will be at 2 p.m. today, at Silverton Cemetery with Ted Kingery, minister of the Silverton Church of Christ, officiating. Arrangements are by Myers-Long Funeral Directors of Silverton.

Mrs. Thompson died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, in Dimmitt.

She was born Dec. 19, 1918, in Lockney. She was a member of the Silverton Church of Christ and a homemaker.

Her husband, Ray R. Thompson, died Sept. 24, 1967.

Survivors include two daughters, Glenna Cornett of Dimmitt and Helen Strange of Corsicana; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. 

The family suggests memorials to a favorite charities.

Teodoro Cantu

LOCKNEY - Graveside services for Teodoro Cantu, 74, of Abilene, will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Lockney Cemetery with the Rev. Harold Abney, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Cantu died Wednesday in Coronado Nursing Home in Abilene.

He was born April 1, 1924, in Corpus Christi. He moved from Palacios to Lockney in 1963 and was a plumber.

He was a member of Salem Baptist Church in Lockney.

In 1973, he married Catarina Gallegos. She is deceased. He later married Juaquina Amador.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Rosa Saucedo of Amarillo, Stephanie Arnold of Melbourne, Fla., and Elizabeth McCarty of Lockney; two brothers, Jessie Cantu and Chano Cantu, both of Corpus Christi; two sisters, Marie Perez and Martina Cantu, both of Corpus Christi; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
 

Robert J. Harder Jr.

LUBBOCK - Military graveside services for Robert Jenkins “Bob” Harder Jr., 71, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Plainview Cemetery with the John Burk, a lay minister at Lakeridge Methodist Church in Lubbock, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home in Plainview.

Mr. Harder died at 12:20 a.m. Thursday, June 18, 1998, in Lubbock Hospitality House after a lengthy illness.

He was born Aug. 7, 1926 in Lubbock. He grew up in Plainview where he graduated from high school. He was a former Senate Page in the U.S. Senate and served with the U.S. Marine Corp during World War II. He returned to Plainview and was a banker at City National Bank for many years. In 1984 he moved to Lubbock.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Plainview.

Survivors include one son, Ray Harder of Plainview.
 

Johnnie Reedy

PETERSBURG - Graveside services for Johnnie W. Reedy, 78, of Fritch, were at 11 a.m. today in Petersburg Cemetery with the Rev. Scott Cundiff, pastor of Trinity Church of the Nazarene, officiating.

Burial arrangements were by Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.

Mr. Reedy died Wednesday, June 17, 1998, in the VA Nursing Home in Amarillo.

He was born in Ravenna and moved to Fritch from Greenville in 1958. He was an operator for Phillips Copolymer Plant, retiring in 1982.

He was a veteran, serving with the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II. He was a charter member of the Church of Nazarene in Fritch where he was choir director.

On Sept. 21, 1942, he married Betty Jo Cox in Petersburg.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Jonitta Ward and Jodena Dotson, both of Fritch, and Kathy Whelchel of Borger; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

T.V. David McAdoo Jr.

Funeral services for T.V. David McAdoo Jr., 55, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Emmanuel Church of God in Christ with Bishop W.H. Watson officiating.

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

Mr. McAdoo died at 1:41 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 1998, in St. Mary´s Hospital in Lubbock.

He was born Dec. 11, 1942, in Troy. He moved to Plainview in 1963.

Survivors include three sons, Anthony McAdoo and Kelvin McAdoo, both of Lubbock, and David McAdoo of Gallup, N.M.; one brother, Lee McAdoo of Plainview; two sisters, Jean Hearn of Dallas and Grace McAdoo of Amarillo; and five grandchildren.
 

Celia Lopez

Funeral services for Celia Lopez, 75, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Lopez died at 11 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 1998.
 

Nona Heard

DIMMITT - Memorial services for Nona Heard, 59, of Nazareth, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church in Dimmitt with the Rev. Howard Rhodes, pastor, officiating. Arrangements are by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Homes.

Her body was donated to Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.

Mrs. Heard died at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, 1998, in Amarillo after a lengthy illness.

She was born Jan. 4, 1939, in San Angelo. She moved to Dimmitt in 1974 from Dodd.

She was a manicurist and member of First Baptist Church in Dimmitt.

On May 14, 1972, she married Kenneth Heard in Mexico.

Survivors include her husband; four sons, James Heard of Lewisville, Ashley Heard of Nazareth, Donnie Heard of Littlefield and Emmett Heard of Dimmitt; three daughters, Delinda Flake of Amarillo, Cindy Waldon of Lewisville and Dina Heard of Plainview; one brother, James Cobb of Dimmitt; and 11 grandchildren.

A sister, Bonnie Heard, is deceased.

The family suggests memorials to St. Anthony´s/Baptist St. Anthony Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79176-0001.
 

Denzil Hollars

VERNON - Funeral services for Denzil Hollars, 74, were at 10 a.m. today in Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ron Fox of Calvary Baptist Church and the Rev. Sam Tullock officiating.

Burial was in Eastview Cemetery.

Mr. Hollars died Sunday, May 17, 1998, in a Vernon hospital.

He was born June 1, 1923, in Vernon. He graduated from South Lockett High School and attended Oklahoma City University. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was a businessman and former Borden´s distributor. He also designed products for football equipment for John T. Athletics.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and served on the Vernon City Council.

On Dec. 21, 1944, he married Violet Andrew in Vernon.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Mickey Hollars of Plainview; two daughters, Brenda Lehman of Vernon and Pat Mayfield of Iowa Park; three brothers, Wilson Hollars of Midland, and Bill Hollars and Bob Hollars, both of Plainview; two sisters, Faye Barnes of Plainview and Eurice Lee White of Vernon; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


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