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Mary Corley

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Mary Corley, 90, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. Floyd Bradley of Plainview, retired Baptist minister, officiating. Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mrs. Corley died Monday, May 27, 1996.

She was born Mary Fawver on May 9, 1908, in Floydada where she had lived all her life. She had worked as a nurse for Dr. Guthrie for 30 years.

She married Travis Robert Corley on May 28, 1927, in Floydada. He is deceased.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, the Card Club, and Senior Citizens.

Survivors include three grandchildren, Gravis Weems of Fort Worth, Mark Weems of Port Aransas and Kathryn Kercher of Hitchcock; and five great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Betty Weems, is deceased.

The family suggests memorials to the Senior Citizens Center or to Lighthouse for the Blind.
 

Reyes Guadalcasar

PETERSBURG - Funeral Mass for Reyes Guadalcasar, 50, will be at 4 p.m. today in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Tim Judd officiating. Burial will be in Petersburg Cemetery by Abell Funeral Home of Abernathy.

Mr. Guadalcasar died Sunday, May 26, 1996, in University Medical Center.

He was born Jan. 5, 1946, in Taylor. He lived in the Abilene State School from 1969 until moving to the Lubbock State School in 1989.

Survivors include his mother, Paulita Guadalcasar of Petersburg; four brothers, Jesse of Haskell, Joe of Petersburg, Julian of Lubbock and Edward of Abernathy; and six sisters, Maria Hernandez of Houston, Juanita Juarez of Lorenzo, Lucy Rivera of Abernathy and Ester Villegas, Amelia Nava and Gloria Hernandez, all of Petersburg.

The family suggests memorials to the Lubbock State School, P.O. Box 5396, Lubbock 79417.
 

Bill Hood

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Bill Hood, 67, of Plainview, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home Chapel with the Dr. Floyd Bradley of Plainview, retired Baptist minister, officiating. Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery.

Mr. Hood died Tuesday afternoon, May 28, 1996, in Littlefield Hospital.

He was born Aug. 21, 1928, in Pauls Valley, Okla. He moved to this area in 1956 and lived in Floydada for several years before moving to Plainview in 1994. He was a truck driver.

He married Lou Ewing on Dec. 22, 1956, in Clovis, N.M. She died May 23, 1994.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharla Rucker of Plainview; two grandsons, Lance and Tanner Rucker of Plainview; and three sisters.
 

Melba Patterson

OLTON - Graveside services for Melba Patterson, 69, of Moore, Okla., former Olton resident, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Olton Cemetery with Rick Harper, minister of Main Street Church of Christ, officiating. Burial arrangements are by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Homes.

Mrs. Patterson died at 9:48 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 1996, in Southwest Medical Center of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City.

She was born Nov. 9, 1926, in Delwin. She graduated from Olton High School in 1944 and attended Draughn's Business College in Lubbock for two years. She was a homemaker and moved to Moore in 1966.

She married Louis E. Patterson on Nov. 16, 1946 in Olton.

Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Candis Mull of Kress; one brother, Morris Gene Brown of Sun City, Ariz.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Olton Cemetery Association, Rt. 1, Box 28, Olton 79064.
 

Margaret E. Urban

WINONA, Minn. - Funeral services for Margaret Eleanor Groves Urban, 78, mother of Mrs. Norbert (Patricia) Bublis of Plainview, were at 2 p.m. Friday in St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in St. Charles, Minn., with the Rev. Armin Deye officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Dover, Minn. by Fawcett Funeral Home.

Mrs. Urban died Thursday, May 23, 1996, in Community Memorial Hospital.

She was born Sept. 17, 1917, in Winona. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Martin's Lutheran Church.

She married Lyle E. Urban on Aug. 4, 1952 in Winona.

Other survivors include her husband; and four grandsons, Rocky, Ricky, Rusty and Roy Reese, all of Plainview.

Wayne E. Crandall

TULIA - Funeral services for Wayne Everett Crandall, 73, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Wallace Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Karel Smith, pastor of First Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.

Mr. Crandall died at 4:40 a.m. Monday, May 27, 1996, in Amarillo.

He was born April 2, 1923, in Sanborn County, S.D. where he grew up. He moved to Tulia in 1963 and was a custom wheat harvester, and a mechanic for Zigler-Wimberly Tractor Co. He was a member of First Christian Church.

He married Annie Laura Hancock on Aug. 15, 1968, in Tulia. She died Nov. 17, 1991.

Survivors include four brothers, and their wives, Glen and Nina Crandall of Huron, S.D.; Chester and Beatrice Crandall of Rapid City, S.D., Raymond and Julia Crandall of Wolsey, S.D., and Archie and Alice Crandall of Nampa, Idaho; a sister-in-law, Ida Crandall of Nampa, Idaho.

Three brothers, Dr. Harold LeRoy Crandall, Eugene Crandall and John Crandall, are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.
 

Nina Hildreth Fletcher

PETERSBURG - Funeral services for Nina Hildreth Fletcher, 93, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jesse Nave, former pastor, and the Rev. John Lowrey, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Petersburg Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home of Plainview.

Mrs. Fletcher died at 4 a.m. Monday, May 27, 1996, at her residence in Petersburg after a lengthy illness.

She was born Nov. 20, 1902, in Pickett County, Tenn., where she grew up and attended Red Hill Schools. She moved to Petersburg with her parents, E.P. and Texas Hildreth, in 1924. She owned and operated Nina's Beauty Shop from 1945 until she retired in 1984.

She was a member of First Baptist Church and had taught the junior boys Sunday school class for several years.

She married Claude Fletcher in 1958 in Petersburg. He died on Jan. 28, 1978 in Lockney.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Bynum (Clara) Stapleton of Petersburg; and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Petersburg Cemetery, Petersburg First Baptist Church or Hospice.
 

Viola Kelley

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Viola G. Kelley, 78, of New Deal, sister of Eugene Roden of Petersburg, will be at 1 p.m. today in Resthaven Chapel in Lubbock with the Rev. Jimmy McGuire officiating. Burial will be in City of Lubbock Cemetery.

Mrs. Kelley died Thursday, May 23, 1996, in St. Mary Hospital.

She was born Jan. 27, 1918, in Indian Territory, Okla. She lived in Shallowater before moving to New Deal in 1950. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

She married Marvin Kelley on April 9, 1933, in Oklahoma.

Other survivors include three daughters, Edith Emery of Lubbock, Barbara Howell of New Deal and Merle Rushing of Seattle, Wash.; a son, Bill Kelley of Amarillo; a sister, Marguerite Harkins of Lorenzo; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Kidney Foundation.
 

Ruby Wanell Sims

Funeral services for Ruby Wanell Sims, 79, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with Earl McDonough, an elder of Southwest Third Street Church of Christ in Lockney, officiating. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sims died Sunday, May 26, 1996, in Charlton Methodist Hospital in Dallas.

She was born Ruby Wanell Estep on Aug. 25, 1919, in Arkansas. She grew up in Cartwright, Okla., and moved to Fannin County, Texas in 1935, to Tulia in 1953 and to Plainview in 1965. She moved to Dallas in 1991. She was a Methodist.

She married Walter Neal Sims on March 1, 1957 in Clovis, N.M. He died Jan. 8, 1979 in Plainview.

Survivors include three daughters, Ruby Joyce Hunt of Dallas, Sue Cliburn of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mazie McCarty of Plainview; one son, Eldon W. Box of Flomot; a brother, Buddy Eastep of Colbert, Okla.; a sister, Jewel Reese of Eugene, Ore.; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Ronnie Lee Arnn

Funeral services for Ronnie Lee Arnn, 36, will be at 4 p.m. Thursday in Wood-Dunning Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Joe P. Weldon, pastor of Parkview Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mr. Arnn died at 5:36 a.m. today, May 14, 1996, at his residence after a lengthy illness.

He was born Oct. 27, 1959, in Paducah. He graduated from Plainview High School where he was active in band and choir and moved to Dallas and worked for a travel agency. He returned to Plainview in 1992 and worked for Wal-Mart and MH/MR.

He was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his mother, Bonnie Gray of Plainview; and two sisters, Carolyn Ann and Vicki Sue Arnn, both of Dallas.
 

Audrey Helms

ABERNATHY Ð Funeral services for Audrey Doyle ÒA.D.Ó Helms, 78, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Assembly of God Church with the Rev. H.C. Lonis and the Rev. Bob Slaton, superintendent of the West Texas Assemblies of God, officiating. Burial will be in Strip Cemetery by Abell Funeral Home.

Mr. Helms died Sunday, May 12, 1996, at his residence.

He was born March 14, 1918, in Upshur County. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and moved to Abernathy from Gladewater in 1956. He was a deacon at First Assembly of God.

He married Stella Pierson on Nov. 3, 1947, in Plainview.

Survivors include his wife; a foster daughter, Louise Teeter of Abernathy; a sister, Valera Brown of Texarkana; four brothers, Huel Helms of Goodwell, Okla., Nathan Helms of Longview and Glenn and Mickey Helms, both of Texarkana; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorials to the Pleasant Hill ChildrenÕs Home, P.O. Box 1177, Fairfield 75840, or to a favorite charity.
 

Martha Hogan

TULIA Ð Funeral services for Martha Hogan, 80, are pending with Wallace Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hogan died at 4:45 p.m. Monday, May 13, 1996, at her residence.
 

Gary Jarnagin

IDALOU Ð Graveside services for Gary Jarnigan, 49, former Floydada resident, were at 11 a.m. Monday in Floydada Cemetery with Dr. Michael Passmore, pastor of First Christian Church in Lubbock, officiating.

Memorial services were at 4 p.m. Monday in First Christian Church in Lubbock. Burial arrangements were by Sanders Funeral Home.

Mr. Jarnigan died Friday, May 10, 1996, in University Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 9, 1947, in Lubbock. He grew up in Floydada and graduated from Floydada High School in 1965. He graduated from West Texas State University in 1970 and was employed by Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. from 1970 to 1990.

He was an elder at First Christian Church of Lubbock and a member of the Seekers Sunday School Class, Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and vice president of South Plains Quail Unlimited.

He married Shannon McCampbell on Sept. 18, 1976 in Floydada.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Sammie Kay Trimble and Mandy Jarnagin, both of Idalou; his father, Glenn Jarnagin of Floydada; a brother, Joe Mack Jarnagin of Port Orchard, Wash.; and two granddaughters.

The family suggests memorials to the Gary Jarnagin Memorial Youth Fund, c/o First Christian Church, 2323 Broadway, Lubbock 79401.
 

Beatrice Lee Temple

Funeral services for Beatrice Lee Temple, 85, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Bill Gibson, pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Lubbock, officiating. Burial will be in Jayton Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Temple died at 6:35 a.m. Monday, May 13, 1996, in Prairie House Living Center.

She was born Aug. 15, 1910, in Eastland. She moved to Plainview from Dallas in 1960 and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

She married Herman Temple Sr. on Dec. 27, 1961 in Irving. He died Oct. 3, 1987 in Plainview.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Mary Cantrell of Lubbock; two stepsons, Herman Temple Jr. of Atlanta, Texas and Larry Temple of Austin; two sisters, Bernice Tyler of Waxahachie and Jewell Turner of Artesia, N.M.; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

A.D. Helms

ABERNATHY Ð Funeral services for A.D. Helms, are pending with Abell Funeral Home.

Mr. Helms died Sunday, May 12, 1996.
 

J.D. Murray

CHILDRESS Ð Funeral services for J.D. Murray, 85, father of Nancy Phillips of Hart, were at 10 a.m. today in 

First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kerry Hurst, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Childress Cemetery by Johnson Funeral Home.

Mr. Murray died Saturday, May 11, 1996, in Childress Regional Medical Center.

He was born June 17, 1910, in Bosque County and had been a longtime Childress resident. He was a retired farmer and a member of First United Methodist Church.

He married Margie Jones on April 9, 1932, in Childress. She died in May 1987.

Other survivors include another daughter, Peggy Cordell of Lubbock; a brother, Bill Murray of Childress; a sister, Irene Weatherly of Amarillo; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
 

Bill Rogers

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Bill Rogers, 58, former Plainview football coach, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Bacon Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Murray, pastor; the Rev. Hank Scott, pastor emeritus, and Greg Sherwood, Lubbock schools athletic director, officiating. Private burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park by Resthaven Funeral Home.

Mr. Rogers died Saturday, May 11, 1996, in Methodist Hospital of an apparent heart attack.

He was born Sept. 29, 1937, in Jackson, Miss. He graduated from Kilgore High School and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended the University of Texas and West Texas State University where he played football and graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelorÕs degree in 1968.

He worked as a pharmaceutical representative for Wyeth and Lederle Laboratories and later owned and operated a chain of retail stores under the name of Bill Rogers and Associates.

He coached football at Monahans and Longview before coaching freshman football and varsity baseball in Plainview. He was assistant baseball coach when Plainview made the state playoffs in 1988.

He later was head football coach at Dimmitt and had coached at the junior high level in Lubbock for several years.

He was a member of Bacon Heights Baptist Church and served on the building committee and was a Sunday school teacher. He also was a member of the Texas Classroom TeacherÕs Association, Texas Coaches Association and a sponsor with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

He married Margie Nichols on Dec. 8, 1962, in Amarillo.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Robin Rucker and Rhonda Rogers, both of Lubbock; his mother, Tad Rogers of Brookhaven, Miss.; two sisters, Barbara Nau of Jackson, Miss., and Peggy Monahan of Brookhaven, Miss.; and a brother, Tommy Rogers of Jackson, Miss.

The family will be at the funeral home today from 7-8 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Bill Rogers Memorial Scholarship, c/o First United Bank, P.O. Box 16500, Lubbock 79490.

Sandy Strickland

COLEMAN Ð Funeral services for Sandy Alvin Strickland, 68, brother of Vera Wilson of Petersburg, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Walker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kermit Sorrells of Trinity Methodist Church and the Rev. Paul Smith of Community Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Burkett Cemetery.

Mr. Strickland died Saturday, May 11, 1996, in Vencor Hospital in Fort Worth.

He was born Aug. 6, 1927, in Haskell County. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II and moved to Coleman in 1988. He worked for Brown & Root Construction for 12 years and was owner and operator of CalvinÕs Equipment Repair before retiring.

He was a member of Trinity Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Optimist Club in Orange and Masonic Lodge in Kingsland.

He married Helen Isom on Aug. 4, 1956, in Lovington, N.M.

Other survivors include his wife; two daughters, Bobbie Wood of Coleman and Bonnie Sjerven of St. Paul, Minn.; two other sisters, Ruby Caldwell of Lubbock and Wilma Sanders of Coleman; two brothers, Arlin Strickland of Lubbock and W.A. ÔBudÓ Strickland of Bonham; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Hospitality Apt., 7219 Ceci St., Houston, 76030.
 

Beatrice Temple

Funeral services for Beatrice Temple, 85, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Temple died at 6:35 a.m. today, May 13, 1996, in Prairie House Living Center.


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