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Lottie Burns

AMARILLO - Funeral services for Lottie Swepston Burns, 77, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Dana Moore, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery by Blackburn-Shaw Martin Road Chapel.

Mrs. Burns died Saturday, May 23, 1998, in Amarillo.

She was born in Floyd County and moved to Amarillo from Plainview in 1959. She was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church and a member of the DAR and the Eastern Star.

On Jan. 18, 1948, she married O.L. “Bob” Burns. He died on March 22, 1995.

Survivors include one daughter, Roxanna Routten of Shady Side, Md.; one son, Doyle Burns of Arlington; one sister, Betty Jean Campbell of Floydada; and one brother, Hershel Swepston of Floydada.

The family suggests memorials to St. Anthony´s Hospice.
 

Kathelene Cooper

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Kathelene Dorothea Cooper, 82, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Parker, retired Baptist minister, and the Rev. Harold Abney, pastor, officiating.

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

Mrs. Cooper died Saturday, May 23, 1998, in Baptist/St. Anthony´s Hospital in Amarillo.

She was born Kathelene Dorothea Finley on July 26, 1915, in Nolan County. She attended school in Hardscabble, Okla., and moved to Lockney from Oklahoma in 1928. She was a clerk at Brown´s Department Store in Lockney for 25 years. She was a member of the DAR and First Baptist Church.

On May 7 , 1932, she married Clarence Earl Cooper in Floydada. He died on Dec. 7, 1990.

Survivors include one son, Eddie Wayne Cooper of Amarillo; one daughter, Shirley Durmon of Amarillo; one brother, Leonard Monroe Finley of Plainview; one sister, Ebie Lou Ella Fay Martes of Calusa, Calif.; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7-9 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to Baptist/St. Anthony´s Hospice, 200 N.W. Seventh St., Amarillo, TX 79107.
 

Charles Robertson

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Charles Edward Robertson, 58, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Rix Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Archie Hall officiating.

Burial will be in Cone Cemetery by Fix Funeral Directors.

Mr. Robertson died Monday, May 25, 1998, in St. Mary´s Hospital.

He graduated from Ralls High School in 1957 and was an engineer technician for the city of Lubbock, Myers Corporation as golf course construction foreman and Pioneer Natural Gas.

He served with the U.S. Marine Corps and was a sober member of Alcoholics Anonymous for almost 20 years.

In 1964 he married Sue Cannon in Mayfield.

Survivors include two sons, Clyde and Tharin Robertson, both of Haltom City; two daughters, Karen Bruce of Hurst and Joann Phillips of Haltom City; a brother, Author Dale “Zeke” Robertson of Washington,, D.C.; three sisters, Rita Pierce of Floydada, Helen Robertson of Naples and Jean Richards of Hemphill; and four grandchildren.

Edra Elizabeth Bridges

CLOVIS, N.M. - Memorial services for Edra Elizabeth Bridges, 85, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday (CDT) in Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ron Brewer officiating.

Burial will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Hale Center Cemetery by Muffley Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bridges died Saturday, May 2, 1998.

She was born in Altus, Okla., and worked as a cosmetologist. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Trinity Delightful Dozen, Senior Citizens and Woodmen of the World Auxiliary.

In 1933 she married Floyd Melvin Bridges in Clovis. He died in 1992.

Survivors include a daughter, Dollie Chase of Clovis; three sisters, Lorene Jeffries of Hale Center and Hope Elliott and Earlene Lovvorn, both of Clovis; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A son, Eddie Bridges, died in 1942.

The family suggests memorials to Trinity United Methodist Church.
 

Augusta Johnson

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Augusta Johnson, 67, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Church of God in Christ with the Rev. Mac Donald officiating.

Burial will be in Abernathy Cemetery by Jamison´s Funeral Home.

Mrs. Johnson died Monday, April 27, 1998, in Methodist Hospital.

She was born Sept. 27, 1930, in Magnolia, Ark.

She moved to Abernathy in 1947 and to Lubbock in 1992. She moved to Carlsbad, N.M., in 1996 and returned to Lubbock in 1998.

She was a member of Abundance of Life Church in Carlsbad.

She was married to Johnnie Johnson.

Survivors include three sons, Edward E. Herby Sr., and Paul L. Johnson, both of Carlsbad, and James E. Herby of Dalhart; three daughters, Fannie L. Stewart and Theresa Washington, both of Lubbock and Wanda Johnson of Abernathy; 32 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
 

Aubrey Stewart

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Aubrey Vivian Stewart, 94, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Moore-Rose-White Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ione Sedinger, pastor of the First Christian Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Floyd County Memorial Park by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Stewart died Saturday, May 2, 1998, in St. Mary Hospital in Lubbock.

He was born Aug. 9, 1903, in the Cego Community where he grew up and attended schools. He moved to Floydada in 1934 and in 1936 opened Stewart Cleaners. He retired in 1980.

He married Edna Lea Fyffe in 1937. She died in December 1972. He married Jessie Leah Wilson Roberts in January 1974. She died April 22, 1994.

He was a member of Floydada Senior Citizens.

Survivors include two brothers, Fred Stewart of Waco and Louis Stewart of Belton; two sisters, Lois Haddock of Temple and Audrey Lee McClure of Raytown, Mo.; three stepsons, Lyndell Roberts of Lubbock, Dale Roberts of McKinney and Ken Roberts of Richardson; one stepdaughter, Janis Julian of Floydada; 12 stepgrandchildren; and six great-stepgrandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to First Christian Church, 301 W. Missouri, Floydada 79235; the Floydada Senior Citizens, 301 E. Georgia, Floydada 79235; or to Lockney Care Center, 401 N. Main St., Lockney 79241.

Darla Anglin

SEMINOLE - Services for Darla Anglin, 29, of Stone Mountain, Ga., will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Community Chapel with the Rev. Jessie Turner and the Rev. Alvin Childers officiating.

Burial will be in Gains County Memorial Cemetery by Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Anglin died Wednesday, June 10, 1998, at her residence.

She was born Oct. 10, 1968, in Seminole where she grew up and graduated from high school. She attended West Texas University and worked for Kirby Co. in Stone Mountain. She was a member of Morning Star Church in Levelland.

On Nov. 14, 1992, she married Terry Anglin in Levelland.

Survivors include her husband; her parents, Monroe and Betty Hill of Seminole; eight brothers, Dewayne Hill of Oklahoma City, James Hill of Frisco, Donald Hill of Plainview, Dwight Hill of Fort Sam Houston, Darrell Hill of Lubbock, and Jonathan Hill, David Hill and Jerrold Hill, all of Seminole; and eight sisters, Ruth Hill of Abilene, Janet Williams, Janice Bell and Debra Crow, all of Lubbock, Deanna Turner of Brownwood, DeAngela Sanders of Mesquite and Jacqueline Hill and Joan Adams, both of Seminole.
 

Leonna Bersbach

AMARILLO - Memorial services for Leonna “Lee” Bersbach, 53, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel with Marion Gion, a deacon at 11th and Amarillo Church of Christ in Plainview, officiating.

Ms. Bersbach died Thursday, June 4, 1998, in Amarillo.

She was born in Colorado Springs, Colo. She lived in Plainview where she attended high school and worked as a Nanny and was in the childcare business for several years.

She was the daughter of the late Curtis and Sweetie Nicholson, longtime Plainview residents.

Survivors include a daughter, Christi Nance Borden of Houston; a son, Tracy Lynn Edwards of Amarillo; a brother, Kenny Gilmer of Colorado; and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Alzheimer´s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Panhandle Chapter, 2200 W. 7th, Amarillo, TX 79106.
 

Paula Rodriquez

Funeral services for Paula Rodriquez, 72, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Rodriquez died at 12:05 a.m. today, Friday, June 12, 1998, at her residence.
 

Zanona Woolen

TULIA - Funeral services for Zanona Woolen, 96, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Drew Travis, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Plainview, officiating.

Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.

Mrs. Woolen died at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 1998, in Tulia Care Center.

She was born July 2, 1901, in the Milo Community in Swisher County. She graduated from Tulia High School in 1921 and in the 1940s, worked as a bookkeeper and city secretary for the City of Tulia.

She lived most of her life in Tulia. She had been a member of First Presbyterian Church since 1923.

She married William J. “Bill” Woolen on May 28, 1921, in Tulia. He is deceased.

Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Emmitt (Ione) Kirkland of Payson, Ariz.

A son, Charles Ray Woolen, and a brother, Austin Love, also are deceased.
 

Betty June Durham
AMHERST - Graveside services for Betty June Durham, 67, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Littlefield Memorial Park in Littlefield with Greg Martin officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Hammons Funeral Home of Littlefield.

Mrs. Durham died at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998, in Lamb Healthcare Center in Littlefield after a lengthy illness.

She was born June 17, 1931 in Uvalde County.

She had lived in Amherst for 22 years and retired from Sears-Roebuck in 1994 as manager/operator of Sears stores in Littlefield and Muleshoe. She also had worked at Ware´s Department Store in Littlefield. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

On Sept. 2, 1950, she married L.V. “Chick” Durham, in Clovis, N.M.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Vicki Sharp of Lubbock; three sons, L.V. Durham Jr. of Brownwood, and Cary Durham and Randy Dale Durham, both of Plainview; a brother, Joe Horace Boultinghouse of White Oak; a sister, Sydney Martin of Texico; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
 

Mary Nance

LUBBOCK - Graveside services for Mary Allene Bridges Nance, 76, of Hope Mills, N.C., former Plainview area resident, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Resthaven Memorial Park with the Rev. Jimmy Fikes, pastor of South Park Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Home.

Mrs. Nance died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998, in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C.

She was born Dec. 19, 1921, in Fannin County. She moved to the Lubbock-Plainview area in 1949 and worked as a licensed cosmetologist and LVN. She moved to Odessa from Lubbock in 1988 and to Fayetteville, N.C., in 1998. She was a Baptist.

Survivors include one daughter, Susan Brown of Fayetteville; two brothers, William Painter of Richland Hills and Tom Taylor of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Betty Jo Behrends of Odessa, Nell Hanks of Arlington; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She married Cecil Bridges. He died in 1966. She married Joe Nance. He died in 1984. A son, Jerry Bridges, died in 1997.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

Memorials are suggested to a favorite charity.
 

Roel Garza

PETERSBURG - Funeral Mass for Roel Hinojosa Garza, 50, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Luis Doussan officiating.

Burial will be in Petersburg Cemetery by White Funeral Home of Idalou.

Rosary will be recited at 6 tonight in the same church.

Mr. Garza died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1998, in Methodist Hospital in Lubbock.

He was born July 25, 1948, in Premont. He moved to Petersburg in 1963 and attended Petersburg schools and Texas Tech. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Survivors include a son, Manuel Gilberto Garza of Petersburg; a daughter, Bernice Lopez of Jackson, Mich.; his mother, Esperanza Hinojosa Garza of Petersburg; five brothers, Saul Garza of Plainview, Joe H. Garza of Petersburg; Leonard Garza of Lubbock, Lorenzo Garza of Idalou and Gabriel Garza of Corpus Christi.

The body will be at the church from 4 p.m. today until service time Saturday.

Belle Heckendorn

TUCUMCARI, N.M. - Funeral services for Belle Heckendorn, 87, will be at 2:30 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Miller, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery by Dunn Funeral Home.

Mrs. Heckendorn died Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998.

She was born in Denver and moved to Quay County in 1928. She lived at Bard and Endee where she graduated from high school. She moved to Tucumcari in 1952 and was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church. She had worked for the ASCS office in Tucumcari and Jennings Furniture Store.

She married John Melvin Heckendorn in 1932 in Bard. He is deceased.

Survivors include a son, Harry Heckendorn of Tucumcari; three daughters, Betty Bonds of Albuquerque, Donna Wallace of Aurora, Colo., and Patricia Stevenson of Alamogordo; three sisters, Ollie Roach of Amarillo, Grace Morgan of Tucumcari and Elnola Hance of Pueblo, Colo.; three brothers, Tom Morgan of Hale Center, Frank Morgan of Bard and Donald Morgan of Fort Sumner; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
 

Christyn Michele Jones

Funeral services for Christyn Michele Jones, 3, of Dallas, former Plainview resident visiting in Lubbock, are pending with Ossie Curry Funeral Home.

The child died at 9:40 a.m. Saturday in UMC in Lubbock.
 

Charlie Murphy

Funeral services for Charlie William “Dub” Murphy, 87, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Ninth and Columbia Church of Christ with Mike Prather, minister, and Charles Broadhurst, retired Church of Christ minister from Amarillo, officiating.

Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Murphy died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, in a care home in Amarillo.

He was born Dec. 31, 1910, near Ellen on the Callahan Ranch. He grew up in the Irick Community near Lockney where he attended schools. He served with the U.S. Navy from 1942-1945 and saw action in the South Pacific. He was present when the flag was raised on Iwo Jima.

After his discharge he lived in Amarillo and Odessa and moved to Plainview in 1953 and farmed and did custom harvesting. He retired in 1973.

He was a member of the Ninth and Columbia Church of Christ.

He married Faye Shannon and they were married 53 1/2 years.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Larry Murphy of Spring, Charlie William “Bill” Murphy III of Houston and Denzil Murphy of Amarillo; two sisters, Ruth Lackey of Lubbock and Donna Nell Broadhurst of Amarillo; nine grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren, three stepgreat-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

Three sisters, Thelma Moreland, Gladys Ford and Ethyl Marble, are deceased.

Pallbearers will be grandsons Todd, Chad, Justin, Dee, Scott, Brad and Kerry Murphy.
 

Selma Ramsey

FRESNO, Calif. - Funeral services for Selma Ramsey, former Plainview resident, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Lisle Funeral Home.

Mrs. Ramsey died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998.

Survivors include two sons, Mugs and Ray Ramsey, and one daughter, Joann Carter, all of Fresno. She was a sister-in-law of Frank and Cy Ramsey and Fay Phillips of Plainview.
 

Caribel Adams

DIMMITT - Graveside services for Caribel Adams, 83, of Tulia, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Castro Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Rusty Dickerson, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Homes.

Mrs. Adams died Friday, May 22, 1998, in Tulia Care Center.

She was born Feb. 23, 1915, in Oklahoma and had lived in the Tulia area since 1945. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Mangum, Okla.

Her husband, Elza McClain Adams, died in 1963.

Survivors include five sons, Eddie Adams of Dimmitt, David Adams of Canyon Lakes, Bobby Adams of Tulia, Jimmy Adams of Seguin and Johnny Adams of Smithville; three brothers; three sisters; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Salvation Army or to a favorite charity.
 

Orby Lee Jaman

MULESHOE - Funeral services for Orby Lee Jaman 89, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Muleshoe Church of Christ with John Knox, minister, officiating.

Burial will be in Muleshoe Memorial park by Ellis Funeral Homes.

Mr. Jaman died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at his residence.

He was born Dec. 14, 1908, in Marlow, Okla., and moved to Muleshoe in 1927. He was a retired farmer and a member of Muleshoe Church of Christ.

On Nov. 2, 1935, he married Juanita Wariner in Wellington.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Gene Paul of Muleshoe; a daughter, Jo Dean Neel of Muleshoe; a sister, Faye Carter of Tulia; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to New Mexico Christian Children´s Home, HC69, Box 48, Portales, N.M. 88130; or to Northwest Texas Myasthenia Gravis Association, P.O. Box 766, Muleshoe, TX 79347.
 

Truett Hannabas

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Truett Hannabas, 74, will be at 2 p.m. today in Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dave Treat, the Rev. Herb Tavenner and the Rev. James Carter officiating.

Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park by Rix Funeral Directors.

Mr. Hannabas died Thursday, May 21, 1998, in Methodist Hospital.

He was born Oct. 21, 1923, in Charleston. He graduated from Wilson High School and served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked for Southwestern Public Service in Lubbock from 1946 until retiring in 1986.

He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, past member of the McKenzie Lodge 1327, a Boy Scout troop leader, an adviser for the Post Boy Scouts and coach in Dixie Little League.

On April 26, 1948, he married Patsy Boyd in Roswell, N.M.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Byron B. Hannabas of Plainview and Donald T. Hannabas of Lufkin; a daughter, Cheryl Sellers of Ralls; a brother, Edward Hannabas of Arlington; a sister, Fama McCelvey of Lubbock; and 11 grandchildren.

A son, Gregory Hannabas, died Dec. 24, 1955.

The family suggests memorials to Asbury United Methodist Church, to the Scottish Rite Learning Center, or to a favorite charity.

J.E. Fleming
LORENZO - Funeral services for J.E. Fleming, 78, of Lubbock, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Lorenzo First United Methodist Church with the Rev. W.L. Armstrong of Whitney officiating.

Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park by Adams Funeral Home.

Mr. Fleming died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

He was born Jan. 26, 1920, in Lynn County. He served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and was a member of South Plains Basha China Burma India.

He was a member of Lorenzo First United Methodist Church where he was superintendent for many years and was active in the Boy Scouts, Sports Boosters and School Boosters. He was a member of Lorenzo Masonic Lodge 1341, and served as a delegate for state and local politics in the Democratic Party.

He moved to Lubbock from Lorenzo in 1991.

On Sept. 20, 1947, he married Margie Mae Stanley in Caps.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Mike Fleming of Bryan; three daughters, Sandy Naslund of Amarillo, Debbie Gainer of Austin and Christy Lacy of Midland; a brother, Elmer Dwayne Fleming of Halfway; five sisters, Vera Meeks of Shallowater, Mary Baker of Arlington, Martha Hobbs of Lubbock, Pearl Walker of Littlefield and Wanda Jackson of Odessa; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
 

Jack M. Gfeller

DIMMITT - Funeral services for Jack Mitchell Gfeller, 19, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Howard Rhodes, pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Gfeller died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998 in Dimmitt.

He was a lifetime resident of Dimmitt.

Survivors include his parents, Ronald and Kay Gfeller of Dimmitt; a brother, Matt Gfeller of Dimmitt; two sisters, Jill Millican of Silverton and Lee Dobson of Sydney, Australia; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Fulkerson of Tulia and Agnes Albrandt of Vernon.

The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church Jack Gfeller Fund, 1201 Western Circle, Dimmitt, TX 79027.
 

Jane LaFont

Funeral services for Jane LaFont, 80, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. LaFont died at 3:10 a.m. today, Oct. 2, 1998, in Prairie House Living Center.
 

June Ann Malone

Funeral services for June Ann Malone, 57, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Neil Unwin, pastor, and James Jones, officiating.

Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Malone died at 12:37 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, in Covenant Hospital Plainview.

She was born June 17, 1941, in Lilbourn, Mo. She moved to Kress in 1950, attended Kress schools, then moved to Plainview in 1960. She was a homemaker and a member of First Assembly of God.

She married Thomas Carrol Malone on Oct. 10, 1960, in Plainview. He died Feb. 16, 1986, in Oklahoma.

Survivors include her parents, Paul and Jearl Hodges of Plainview; a sister, Tammy Schank and her husband, Terry, of Plainview; and a niece, Mandy Formby of Plainview.
 

Johnny Megna

ABERNATHY - Funeral services for Johnny Megna are pending with Abell Funeral Home.

Mr. Megna died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998.


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