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Georgia Edwards
CROSBYTON - Funeral services for Georgia Fay Boyd Edwards, 75, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Les Griffin officiating.

Burial will be in Crosbyton Cemetery by Adams Funeral Home.

Mrs. Edwards died Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998, in Crosbyton Hospital.

She as born Nov. 18, 1923, in Dickens County. She was a manager of the Mini-Mart Convenience Store and a member of First Baptist Church.

On June 23, 1955, she married Stanley “Chick” Edwards in Clovis, N.M.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Glenda Kemp of Floydada, Donna Fowler of Fort Worth and Reba Sageser of Lubbock; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
 

Nadyne Hendrix

OLTON - No funeral services will be held for Nadyne Hendrix, 78, who died Friday, Nov. 20, 1998 in Olton.

She was born Feb. 17, 1920, in Olesta, Okla., and was a resident of the South Plains of Texas for most of her life.

She was a graduate of Olton High School and worked as an executive secretary at area banks.

Survivors include a daughter, Jane Smith of Abilene; two brothers, Clois Johnson of Abernathy and Herman Johnson of Goldthwaite; a sister, Roylene Hall of Corpus Christi; and five grandchildren.

A son, James E. Hendrix, is deceased.
 

Ruben Lopez III

DIMMITT - Funeral Mass for Ruben Lopez III, 17, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Guillermo Morales officiating.

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

Prayer vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at the church.

Mr. Lopez died Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998, in Hereford.

He was born Oct. 30, 1981, in Dimmitt. He attended Dimmitt High School and participated in football and track. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

Survivors include his parents, Ruben and Modesta Lopez of Dimmitt; two sisters, Delia Godino of Plainview and Crusita Valdez of Lubbock; five brothers, Robert Lopez of Post, Ruben Lopez Jr. of Dimmitt, Jessie Lopez of California, Johnny Lopez of Wichita, Kan., and Alex Lopez of Plainview.
 

Dorothy Stone

ABERNATHY - Funeral services for Dorothy Stone, 96, will be at 3 p.m. today in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Currie officiating.

Burial will be in Abernathy Cemetery by Abell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Stone died Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

She as born June 13, 1902, in Bluffdale, in Erath County. She moved to Abernathy from Knox County in 1928 and was a member of First United Methodist Church.

On March 25, 1923, she married A.L. Stone Sr. in the Bethel Community. He died Jan. 26, 1965.

Survivors include two sons, A.L. Stone Jr. and Delton Stone, both of Abernathy; two daughters, Billie Grimsley and Judy Stracener, both of Abernathy; one sister, Ima Poff of Lubbock; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

A granddaughter, Cathy Grimsley, died Aug. 5, 1982.

The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church, 704 Avenue D, Abernathy, TX 79311; the Joe Arrington Cancer Research & Treatment Center, 4101 22nd Place, Lubbock, TX 79410 or to a favorite charity.
 

Willis Wood

TULIA - Funeral services for Willis L. “Woody” Wood, 81, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Willborn, pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Wood died at 2:25 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998, in Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo.

He was born Sept. 16, 1917, in Wichita County. He grew up in Burkburnett where he attended schools. He lived in Hale Center before moving to Tulia in 1933. He attended West Texas Barber College in Amarillo in 1940 and worked for Ben O. King in Silverton before he joined the Navy in 1942.

He was a ship serviceman barber during World War II and was discharged in 1945. He returned to Tulia and worked for Mack Elliott then opened his own shop, Ideal Barber Shop. He was a barber for 57 years and a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.

On Sept. 26, 1954, he married Louise West in Tulia.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Sue Morgan-Frye of Toronto, Ohio; one sister, Vera Roderick of Burkburnett; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Doyle Black
PORTALES, N.M. -ÊFuneral services for Doyle Black, 68, of Portales will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Wheeler Mortuary with Sonny Jones officiating.

Mr. Black died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998.

He was born in Amherst and graduated from Spade High School. He worked in irrigation and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and was active in Gideons International and the Full Gospel Business Men´s Fellowship.

He married Theragene Ross on March 7, 1956, in Spade. She died June 15, 1992. 

Survivors include two daughters, Schelia Vruble of Olton and Kyla Black of Temecula, Calif.; a brother, Sedall Black of Littlefield, and three grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Industrial Education Departments of the Olton Schools or Floyd Schools or to the Ronald McDonald House in Lubbock.
 

C.E. Dick Jr.

“CROSBYTON -ÊMemorial services for C.E. Dick Jr., 73, of Florence, Ore., will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Les Griffin, pastor, officiating.

Adams Funeral Home of Crosbyton will handle arrangements.

Mr. Dick died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998.

He graduated from McCaulley High School and attended Hardin-Simmons University. He trained at Great Lakes Naval Base in Chicago and was a veteran of World War II. 

He married Mary Jean Fulkerson in 1942 in Crosbyton. She died 1988. He married Mona Smith in 1989 in Florence, Ore.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Randall Neil of Williams, Ariz.; a daughter, Gayle McCrea of Florence, Ore.; three sisters, Edith Moore of Crosbyton, Hazel Shugart of Austin, and Sally Galloway of Floydada; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
 

Lucy Jo Eastham

FLOYDADA -ÊMemorial services for Lucy Jo Eastham, 61, were at 11 a.m. today in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Wendell Horn, pastor, and Rev. Jimmy McGuire, officiating.

Private burial was by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home of Floydada.

Mrs. Eastham died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at Methodist Hospital win Lubbock.

She was born April 11, 1937 in Ardmore, Okla. She attended schools in Ardmore and Roswell, N.M. and graduated from Roswell High School. She married Carmel Eastham on June 5, 1955 in Roswell. They lived in Clovis, N.M., Fort Knox, Ky., and Fort Polk, La., before moving to Daugherty in Floyd County. They moved to Floydada a year ago. 

Mrs. Eastham was a homemaker, substitute teacher in the Floydada schools for many years and assisted at the Daugherty Gin many years. She also was librarian at the Daugherty schools for several years. She was a Volunteer for Spirit of Sharing in Floydada, a former member of the Child Welfare Board, Floyd County Friends of the Library, and was active in bridge clubs.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Floydada where she taught Sunday school for many years.

Survivors include her husband; one son, Martin Eastham of Fort Worth; two daughters, Sara Coursey and Jodie McGuire, both of Floydada; one sister, Carole Walker of Shreveport, La., and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3411 73rd St., Lubbock, 79423; or to the First United Methodist Church, 203 W. Kentucky, Floydada 79235, or to Floyd County Friends of the Library, c/o Janice Lloyd, Rt. 2 Box 49, Floydada 79235.
 

Floy Sikes

Funeral services for Floy Stroman Sikes, 87, of Marble Falls will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Sanders Memorial Chapel in Lubbock with Lynn Anderson officiating.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. in Plainview Memorial Park by Sanders Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sikes died Saturday in Northwood Health Care Center in Marble Falls.

She was born in Mt. Pleasant on April 28, 1911. She married George W. Sikes on Aug. 22, 1926 in Plainview. He died May 21, 1991.

Survivors include a daughter, Florene Brown Coldeway of Marble Falls; five sons, Weldon and Frank of Lubbock, Clarence “Rus” of Creve Couer, Ill, Loyd “Scott” of Granite Shoals, and Larry of Ben Lomand, Calif.; a sister, Orene Dean Smith of Redding, Calif., 23 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. 

A daughter, Majorie McBride, died in 1991.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Lonnie Brown, Ronnie Brown, Weldon Sikes Jr., Donnie Brown, Russell Sikes and Brian Sikes.

Michael D. Carey

PFLUGERVILLE - Michael David Carey, 29, former area resident, will be at noon Saturday in Cook-Walden/CapitalParks Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Robert J. Koke and the Rev. Sam Mota of Shoreline Christian Center officiating.

Burial will be in Cook-Walden/CapitalParks Cemetery.

Mr. Carey died Wednesday, May 6, 1998.

He was born Jan. 24, 1969, in Lockney. He moved with his family to the Austin area from Plainview. He was a superviser with Albertsons and a member of Shoreline Christian Center.

Survivors include his daughter, Lynette Carey; his fiancŽ, Veronice Lopez; his stepdaughter, Jennifer Mora; his parents, David and Sara Carey; three sisters, Mrs. David (Joanna) Mercado, Mrs. Craig (Mary) Wallace, and Mrs. Fred (Josephine) Farr; and three brothers, Robert, Ruben and Rene Carey.
 

Clifton D. Hopper

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Clifton DeWayne Hopper, 37, of Dougherty, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ricky Lawrence, pastor, and the Rev. Henry Russell, pastor of Trinity Church, officiating.

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

Mr. Hopper died Wednesday, May 6, 1998, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 8, 1960 in Plainview. He had been a lifelong resident of Floydada where he attended grade school and graduated from Floydada High School in 1979.

He worked as a mechanic for Lighthouse Electric Co-Op and was a member of Roaring Springs Full Gospel Church.

On Dec. 1, 1979, he married Kristi Ward.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Rusty Hopper of Dougherty; a daughter, Kalli Hopper of Dougherty; his parents, William and Elena Hopper of Floydada; a sister and brother-in-law, Jan and David Campbell of Graham; a brother and sister-in-law, David and Cindy Hopper of Lubbock; and his grandmother, Clara Barkowsky of Lamesa.

The family suggests memorials to Roaring Springs Full Gospel Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 179, Roaring Springs, TX 79256.
 

Jose De La Paz Jurado

AMARILLO - Funeral Mass for Jose De La Paz Jurado, 26, of Plainview, former Amarillo resident, were at 2 p.m. Thursday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Amarillo with the Rev. Hector Madrigal, officiating.

Burial will be in Llano East Cemetery by Rector Funeral Home.

Rosary was recited at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.

Mr. Juardo died Tuesday, May 5, 1998, in Amarillo.

He was born Jan. 24, 1970 in Durango, Mexico. He lived in Amarillo three years before moving to Plainview in 1996.

He was a farmer and member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Plainview.

He married Estela Manriquez on April 25, 1998 in Plainview.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Ariana Juardo of Plainview; five sisters, Guadalupe Flores and Lucy Jurado, both of Seattle, Wash., Martina Olivas of Lovelock, Nev., Lorena Luna and Ramona Juardo, both of Durango, Mexico; two brothers, Tobias Samuel Jurado of Durango, and Rafael Jurado of Dumas; and his parents, Pedro and Luz Maria Jurado of Durango.
 

Velma L. Little

TULIA - Funeral services for Velma L. Little, 85, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jesse Hodge, pastor, officiating.

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

Mrs. Little died Thursday, May 7, 1998, in Hemphill County Hospital in Canadian.

She was born Velma L. McClish on Jan. 20, 1913, in O´Donnell. She grew up in Brownfield. She began teaching at the age of 17 in Wellman. She later attended WTSU and received her bachelor´s degree in 1964. She moved to Tulia in 1943 from California and taught in Tulia schools until retiring in May of 1978.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

On May 28, 1939, she married Robert “Toby” Little in Yuma, Ariz. He died on May 6, 1989.

Survivors include a niece, Gladene Woodside of Canadian and a grand-nephew and his wife, Glen and Amy Woodside of Canadian.

A son, R.L. Little, died May 15, 1992, and a sister, Martha Hogan, died May 13, 1996.

The family suggests memorials to the Swisher County Senior Citizens, Tulia First United Methodist Church or to the Abraham Memorial Home, 803 Birch, Canadian, TX 79014.
 

Charles Tragesser

Funeral services for Charles Tragesser, 66, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Tragesser died Thursday, May 7, 1998.

Beulah Baker
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Beulah Mae Baker, 87, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in City Park Church of Christ with Ken Free of Ralls Church of Christ, officiating.

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

Mrs. Baker died Monday, Nov. 2, 1998, at her daughter´s home in Ralls.

She was born March 10, 1911, in Checotah, Okla. where she grew up and attended school. She also attended school in Floydada after moving there in in 1928.

She was a homemaker and member of City Park Church of Christ, Senior Citizens and was a volunteer for Spirit of Sharing.

On Aug. 13, 1928, she married Francis Earl Baker in Floyd County. He died Feb. 28, 1980.

Survivors include a daughter, Nell Sue of Ralls; two sisters, Evelyn Leatherman of Weatherford and Dolly Burgett of Dallas; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Two sons and a daughter are deceased. Ken Baker died in 1992, Bobby Baker in 1932 and Wanda Pearl Baker in 1936.

The family suggests memorials to City Park Church of Christ, 505 S. Fifth St., Floydada, TX 79235.
 

W.M. ÔShorty´ Hartman

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for M.W. “Shorty” Hartman, 86, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church Association and the Rev. Harold Abney, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Hartman died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1998, in Lockney Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Oct. 20, 1912, in Comanche. He attended school in the Buck Creek Community and moved to the Lone Star Community in Floyd County from Silverton in December of 1949.

He was a retired farmer, a member of First Baptist Church and Lockney Senior Citizens Association.

On Nov. 5, 1932, he married Ruby Lorene Crawford in Wellington.

Survivors include his wife; one son, David Hartman and his wife Frankie of Lubbock; one brother, J.C. Hartman Jr.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A daughter and two sons are deceased. Joyce Louise Hartman died Nov. 3, 1937; Melvin Ray Hartman died Oct. 9, 1946; and Timothy James Hartman died Sept. 4, 1967.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:30 p.m. until service time.

Memorials are suggested to the Lockney Senior Citizens Association, 118 W. College St., Lockney, TX 79241; or to Hospice Hands of West Texas, 103 S. Main St., Lockney, TX 79241.
 

Louvaine Scaff

MATADOR - Graveside services for Louvaine B. Scaff, 78, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in East Mound Cemetery with the Rev. Monte Wilke, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Seigler Funeral Home.

Mrs. Scaff died Monday, Nov. 2, 1998, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 25, 1920, in Motley County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church.

On Aug. 29, 1939, she married Charlie Scaff in Turkey. He died July 21, 1990.

Survivors include two sons, Roger Scaff of Sanger and Tommy Scaff of Bovina; three daughters, Jane Cartwright of Amarillo and Jill Scaff and Joyce McCarty, both of Odessa; her father, J.B. Barton of Jayton; a brother, Bud Barton of Floydada; a sister, Betty Aldridge of Elk City, Okla.; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Hospice of the Plains, 4416 Olto Road, Plainview, TX 79072, or to the American Kidney Foundation.
 

Preston ÔShorty´ Woods

QUITAQUE - Funeral services for Preston “Shorty” Woods, 83, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Church of Christ with J.D. Nance, Elgin Conner and Delos Johnson, officiating.

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

Mr. Woods died Monday, Nov. 2, 1998, in Turkey.

He was born on April 29, 1915, in Kent County, the son of the late Ernest and Bertha Woods. He moved with his family to Briscoe County in 1919. He was a farmer and a member of the Church of Christ.

On Nov. 21, 1937, he married Ruby Mae McKay.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Sharon Corgill and her husband Eugene of Midland; a son, Terry Woods and his wife, Nancy, of Lubbock; two brothers, Carl Woods of Plainview and James Woods of Quitaque; two sisters, Opal Hamilton and Ruth Phelps, both of Quitaque; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer´s Association.
 

Bobbie Chew

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Bobbie J. Chew, 61, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Brooks officiating.

Burial will be in City of Lubbock Cemetery by Jamison´s Funeral Home.

Mrs. Chew died Tuesday, April 28, 1998, in Lubbock.

She was born Aug. 29, 1936, in Calvert.

Survivors include five sons, Theado “Michael” Haggins of Plainview, Louis Chew, Gregorey Chew and Joe Wilborn III, all of Lubbock, and Darrick Wilborn of El Paso; two daughters, Nedra Chew of Houston and Jacqueline Adjepong of Slaton; and 11 grandchildren.
 

Jerry Craig

Funeral services for Jerry Craig, 58, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church chapel with Dr. Travis Hart, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Craig died at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 1998, in Houston.

He was born Oct. 18, 1939, in the Halfway Community. He grew up in Plainview where he attended schools. He served three years in the U.S. Marines and lived in the Houston area and in San Leon for the last 20 years. He had worked for Gulf Freeway Pontiac as parts manager.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in Plainview and enjoyed boating, fishing and hunting.

Survivors include a daughter, Amanda Blair of Commerce; three sisters, Maxine Looney and Guenith Beedy, both of Lubbock, and Evelyn Coleman of Wichita Falls; his mother, Ethel Amie Phillips of Plainview; four grandchildren; and several close friends.
 

Margaret Craigo

KILLEEN - Funeral services for Margaret Craigo, 80, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Harper-Talasek Funeral Home with the Rev. Rex Forsyth officiating.

Burial will be in Killeen Cemetery.

Mrs. Craigo died Wednesday, April 29, 1998, in a Houston hospital.

She was born April 14, 1918, in Vernon, the daughter of the late J.G. and Lillie Caros. She attended schools in Vernon and lived there until 1961 when she moved to Plainview. She moved to Killeen in 1989.

On Jan. 6, 1961, she married James Franklin Craigo in Vernon. He died May 4, 1980.

Survivors include a son, Happy Chatman of Killeen; a daughter, Barbara Maddin of Houston; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

An infant daughter died in 1943.
 

Fred D. Maple

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Fred D. Maple, 85, former Plainview resident, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Park Funeral home Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Ken Peterson of O´Donnell and the Rev. Ron Kelley of Kress, officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Amarillo.

Mr. Maple died Tuesday, April 28, 1998.

He was born in Indiahoma, Okla., and moved to Claude in the mid 1940s from Oklahoma. He lived in Claude until moving to Dumas in 1957. He lived in Plainview from 1978 to 1997 and was living in Lubbock at the time of his death.

He was self-employed and owned and operated Dumas Locker in Dumas after spending many years farming and ranching. He retired in 1978.

He was a member of the Lions Club in Dumas and was past president of the Texas/Oklahoma Locker Association. He was a Baptist.

In 1938 he married Jennola Crownover in Claude.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, DeWarren Maple of Superior, Neb., and Timothy Maple of Bedford; a daughter, Mary Kelley of Lubbock; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.
 

Pauline Pantoja

Funeral services for Pauline Pantoja, 74, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Pantoja died Thursday, April 30, at 11:32 a.m. in University Medical Center in Lubbock.
 

Lorine Wilson

MULESHOE - Funeral services for Lorine Wilson, 90, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Muleshoe Church of Christ with the John Knox, minister, officiating.

Burial will be in Muleshoe Cemetery by Ellis Funeral Home.

Mrs. Wilson died Thursday, April 30, 1998, in Muleshoe Area Medical Center.

She was born July 28, 1907, in Amarillo. She moved to the Muleshoe area from Amarillo in 1932 and was a homemaker and farmed for several years. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

In 1924, she married James Robert Wilson in Lubbock. He died Oct. 26, 1954.

Survivors include two sons, Leon Wilson of Abernathy and Harold Wilson of Vail, Ariz.; two sisters, Christine Conner of Shamrock and Juanita Jarmon of Muleshoe; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Northwest Texas Myasthenia Gravis, P.O. Box 766, Muleshoe, TX 79347.


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