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Everett E. Bailey

Funeral services for Everett E. Bailey, 87, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Larry Vezey, pastor of Glad Tidings Assembly of God, and the Rev. Ted Samples, pastor of Grace Fellowship Church in Lockney, officiating. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Bailey died at 3:30 a.m. today, Jan. 7, 1997, in Heritage Home.

He was born April 14, 1909 in Leonard where he grew up. He moved to Dimmitt in 1949 and farmed. In 1959 he moved to Plainview and worked for the City of Plainview Sanitation Department until he retired in 1973. He was a Baptist.

He married Alma Johnson on June 22, 1935, in Leonard.

Survivors include his wife; six daughters, Glenda Faye Higgs and Pat Wheeler, both of Plainview, Nelda Jean Cathey of Quitaque, Marleta Mayfield of Lubbock, Diane Laurent of Bovina and Debra Young of Edmonson; two sons, Gary Don Bailey and Ronnie Mack Bailey, both of Lubbock; a sister, Ola B. Johnson of Plainview; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
 

Johnny Lee

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Johnny Lee are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Lee died today, Jan. 7, 1997, in Memorial Medical Center in Port Lavaca.
 

Joe Thomas

CROSBYTON - Funeral services for Joe Lee “Chief” Thomas, 80, former Floydada resident, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Moore-Rose-White Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Art Hollingsworth, minister of American Indian Christian Fellowship Church in Lubbock, and the Rev. Darwin Robinson, minister of Bible Baptist Church in Floydada, officiating. Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home of Floydada.

Mr. Thomas died Sunday morning, Jan. 5, 1997, in Crosbyton Care Center.

He was born Nov. 1, 1916, in Spencerville, Okla., where he grew up and attended schools. He moved to Floydada in 1976 from Brinkman, Okla. He was a retired construction worker and a member of Seth Ward Baptist Church in Plainview.

Survivors include three sons, Vernon Thomas of Plainview, Jessie Thomas of Romulus, Mich., and Carlos Thomas of Germany; six daughters, Helen Lipham of Floydada, Ann Odell and Connie Gourdon, both of Lubbock, Judy Rhiner of Metter, Ga., Lavon Reid of Garland and Cathy Plunger of Houston; one brother, Herman Thomas of Jones, Okla.; 32 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A son, Chesley Thomas, and a daughter, Dimple Baird, as well as seven brothers and eight sisters are deceased.
 

Minnie B. Woolverton

Funeral services for Minnie B. Woolverton, 99, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with Dr. Max Browning, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Ms. Woolverton died at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 1997, in Heritage Home.

She was born July 19, 1897, in Browns Valley, Ind. She worked in the District Clerk´s office at Hale County Courthouse for several years and was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a niece, Dorothy Poe of Tulsa, Okla., and a nephew, Joe Rushing of Lubbock.
 

Myrtle Stubblefield

Funeral services for Myrtle Stubblefield, 87, of Garden City, Kan., will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Church of Christ in Garden City. Services will be in Plainview at 10 a.m. Thursday in Wood-Dunning Colonial Chapel with Robert E. Stubblefield, her son, officiating. Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mrs. Stubblefield died Sunday, Jan. 5, 1997, in Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.

She was born Myrtle Reece on Jan. 26, 1909, in Decker. She graduated from Spur High School. She married Howard B. Stubblefield on Oct. 17, 1929, in Spur. He was a Church of Christ minister and they served churches in several Panhandle towns. They moved to Silverton in 1948 and to Plainview in 1956. He died March 11, 1969. She moved to Garden City in 1988.

She was active in World Bible School with more than 10,000 lessons distributed. She enjoyed crocheting and was a member of the Church of Christ. She had worked for Jack Morris Ford for several years.

Survivors include two sons, Howard E. Stubblefield of California and Robert E. Stubblefield of Garden City; one sister, Mattie Ellen Thomas of Seattle, Wash.; five brothers, Leonard Reece of Leonard, Ark., J.H. Reece of Plainview, and Raymond, Wayford and Marvin Reece, all of Houston; and two grandchildren.

Her parents, three brothers and two sisters are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to the Church of Christ Library Fund or to the World Bible School.

Jack Collis

Funeral services for Jack Collis, 64, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Collis died at 8:48 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.
 

Pearl Culp

PETERSBURG - Funeral services for Pearl Culp, 77, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Main Street Church of Christ with Owen Carr, minister, officiating.

Burial will be in Strip Cemetery in the Lakeview Community by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Culp died at 4:50 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

She was born Jan. 11, 1921, in Walnut Bend. She moved with her family to the Petersburg area in 1923 and she attended Lakeview school. She graduated from Petersburg High School in 1938.

She was a member of Main Street Church of Christ.

On Jan. 14, 1939, she married Odell Culp in Plainview. He died Oct. 20, 1995.

Survivors include two sons, Jack Culp of Alice and Lynn Culp of Petersburg; one sister, Lettress Harkness of Roswell, N.M.; a brother, Jessie Goldston of Tucumcari, N.M.; four grandchildren, Lisa and Brent Scott, both of Denver, Colo., Jason Culp of Petersburg, and Rhea Culp of Lubbock; and three great-grandchildren.
 

Mary Anna Escamilla

Funeral services for Mary Anna Escamilla, infant daughter of Stacey Escamilla of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. today in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Elbert A. Fadallan, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

The infant died Monday, June 15, 1998. She was born that same day.

Survivors include her mother; her grandparents, Juan and Anna Escamilla of Plainview; and great-grandparents, Jose and Ramona Escamilla and Ysabel Herrera, all of Plainview.
 

Maria Louise Herrera

BROWNFIELD - Funeral Mass for Maria Louisa Herrera, 50, will be at 3 p.m. today in St. Anthony´s Catholic Church with the Rev. John Casey officiating.

Burial will be in Brownfield Cemetery by Head Family Funeral Home.

Rosary was recited Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Mrs. Herrera died at 2:42 p.m. Monday, June 15, 1998, in University Medical Center in Lubbock.

She was born Maria Louisa Mata on May 26, 1948, in Sinton. She moved to Brownfield in 1956. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.

On Nov. 4, 1962, she married Frank Herrera in Brownfield.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Frank Herrera Jr. of Lubbock, and Isaac and Steven Herrera, both of Brownfield; four daughters, Theresa Flores, Irene Miranda and Cecilia Limon, all of Brownfield, and Cynthia Llanas of Wolfforth; seven brothers, Lupe and Joe Mata Jr., both of Brownfield, Gildo and Alfredo Mata, both of Lubbock, Blas Mata of Tulia and David and Tony Mata, both of Plainview; three sisters, Teresa Basaldua of Tulia, Anita Herrera of Brownfield and Susie Morales of Lockney; her mother, Fidela Mata of Tulia; and 22 grandchildren.

Her father, Jose Mata, a brother and a sister, are deceased.
 

Guadalupe Sanchez

LOCKNEY - Funeral Mass for Guadalupe Sanchez, 77, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in San Jose Catholic Church with the Rev. John Ohlig, pastor of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Floydada, officiating.

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

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel.

Mrs. Sanchez died at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, 1998, in W.J. Mangold Memorial Hospital.

She was born Guadalupe Randon on Dec. 12, 1920, in Eden. She moved from Hondo to Lockney in 1951. She was a homemaker and a member of San Jose Catholic Church.

On Jan. 18, 1936, she married Domingo Sanchez in Hondo.

Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Janie Burciaga of Lockney; one brother, Steven Randon of Hondo; two sisters, Alicia Coronado and Mercedes Randon, both of Hondo; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Mary Maggie Duncan

BRONTE - Funeral services for Mary Maggie Duncan, 69, former Plainview resident, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First United Methodist Church.

Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Winters by Shaffer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Duncan died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1997, in a San Angelo hospital.

She was a graduate of Fairgrove High School and Draughn´s Business College. She lived in Plainview for several years before moving to Bronte. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church.

On Sept. 22, 1951, she married L.W. Duncan in Harrison, Ark.

Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Mrs. Curtis (Marsha) Blair of Lubbock; one son, Mark Duncan of Bronte; two sisters, Nathalie Ramey of Fairgrove, Mo., and Donna Cooley of Cottage Grove, Minn.; a granddaughter, Dana Blair of Lubbock; and a grandson, Chad Duncan of San Angelo.
 

Ola B. Johnson

Funeral services for Ola B. Johnson, 97, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Roger Foote, pastor of Northside Baptist Church, officiating.

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

Mrs. Johnson died at 2:03 a.m. today, Jan. 2, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

She was born April 14, 1900, in Van Alstyne where she grew up. She later moved to Leonard and in 1949 moved to a farm near Edmonson. In 1950 she moved to Nazareth and later to Dimmitt. She moved to Plainview in 1959.

She was a homemaker and member of First Christian Church in Van Alstyne. She attended churches in Plainview.

On June 27, 1936, she married Homer F. Johnson in Leonard. He died on July 17, 1991.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. John (Sue) Wheeler of Plainview; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A brother, Everett Bailey, died Jan. 7, 1997.
 

Wynona Johnson

TURKEY - Funeral services for Wynona Johnson, 69, will be at 2 p.m. today in the Turkey Church of Christ with Delos Johnson and Earle McDonough of Plainview officiating.

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

Mrs. Johnson died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1997, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

She was born Sept. 4, 1928, in Lockney. She attended school at Lone Star and Lockney. She was a homemaker and farmer.

On Nov. 24, 1945, she married Eiland Johnson in Lubbock. He died Aug. 22, 1997.

Survivors include two daughters, Diane Hill of Silverton and Shirley Johnson of Turkey; a brother, Delton Jack of Lockney; two sisters, Nadine Bickley of Amarillo and Wanda House of Tulia; and a grandson, Michael Hill of Plainview.
 

Lillie Sperry

FLOMOT - Graveside services for Lillie Fay Speery, 83, of Quitaque were at 11 a.m. today in Flomot Cemetery with the Rev. Anthony Sisemore, pastor of First Baptist Church in Quitaque, officiating.

Burial arrangements were by Seigler Funeral Home of Matador.

Mrs. Sperry died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1997, in Lockney Care Center.

She was born July 6, 1914, in Mannisville, Okla. She moved to Flomot in 1941 and farmed and ranched. She moved to Quitaque in 1994.

She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

On Oct. 29, 1932, she married Jeff Z. Sperry in Frederick, Okla. He died in 1978.

Survivors include five sons, Jeff Sperry Jr. of Anniston, Ala., Ray Sperry of Idalou, Bill Sperry of Eldorado, Ark., Terry Sperry of Quitaque and Pat Beane of Austin; two daughters, Yvonne Goldston of Lubbock and Sharon Wickliffe of Odessa; a brother, Doyle Barham of Kress; a sister, Marie Barham of Madill, Okla.; 24 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

A son, Marvin, and a daughter, Wanda King, are deceased.
 

David Tipton

SILVERTON - Funeral services for David Tipton, 54, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with Ted Kingery, minister of Silverton Church of Christ, officiating.

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

Mr. Tipton died Dec. 31, 1997, in Lubbock.

He was born Feb. 1, 1943, in Plainview. He was a retired bank officer and director and had served on the Silverton City Council and Mackenzie Water Authority. He was a volunteer for the Silverton Fire Department and Silverton Ambulance Service. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

On June 4, 1961, he married Reba Jo Maples in Silverton.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Dwain Tipton of Lubbock; a daughter, Susie Younger of Abernathy; his mother Annabelle Tipton of Silverton; a brother, Weldon Tipton of Colorado City; a grandson, Chase Younger of Abernathy; and two granddaughters, Anna Younger of Abernathy and Abbie Tipton of Lubbock.

The family suggests memorials to Silverton Volunteer Ambulance Service or to the Silverton Cemetery Association.

Janice Clanton

ENNIS - Funeral services for Janice Jones Clanton, 57, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Idalou First Methodist Church with the Rev. George Johnson and the Rev. Darin Skinner officiating.

Burial will be in the Ralls Cemetery by White Funeral Home of Idalou. Arrangements were by J.E. Keever Mortuary in Ennis.

Ms. Clanton died Sunday, March 1, 1998, in Baylor Medical Center in Dallas.

She was born Sept. 20, 1940, in San Antonio, the daughter of Connie C. and Alma Wooley Jones. She moved to Idalou where she graduated from high school in 1959. She attended American Airlines Flight Attendant School and was a flight attendant for American for 37 years.

She moved to Plainview in 1975 and to Lubbock in 1985, and to Ennis in 1990. She was a member of Idalou First Methodist Church.

Survivors include her mother, Alma Jones of Ennis; two brothers, Winston Jones of Lubbock and Larry Jones of Ennis; two sisters, Sharon Fisher of Ennis and Kerry Ogden of Bremerton, Wash.; four stepchildren, Danny Clanton, Darrell Clanton, Debby Loveridge and Cathy Marutzky; six grandchildren; and a special friend, Richard T. Mills of Austin.

The family will receive friends at the White Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. today.
 

H.G. Daily

DALLAS - Funeral services for H.G. “Bill” Daily, 92, former Floydada resident, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in First Community Church in Dallas.

Burial will be in Restland Memorial Park by Restland Funeral Home.

Mr. Daily died Monday, March 2, 1998, in Dallas.

He was born Feb. 3, 1906, in Russellville, Ark. He moved to Floydada in 1912. He played on Texas Tech´s first football team in 1925. He was a 32nd Degree Mason in the Hella Temple.

He married Evelyn Kizzier. She is deceased. He married Dorothy Mead. She is deceased.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Jo Ann and Bob Wertheimer and Betty and Gordon Brin; a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Linda Daily; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family suggest memorials to First Community Church or to a favorite charity.
 

W.F. Detwiler

PADUCAH - Funeral services for W.F. Detwiler, 79, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Sam Crosby, pastor, and the Rev. Shannon Gresham, pastor of First Christian Church of Paducah, officiating.

Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery by Seigler Funeral Home.

Mr. Detwiler died Sunday, March 1, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

He was born Nov. 9, 1918, in Cottle County. He worked for Ford Motor Co., Anderson Motor Co., Prater Equpment and Big Green Farm Supply. He also farmed and ranched in Cottle County.

He was a member of Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of the Paducah Volunteer Fire Department for 33 years.

He and his wife, Mae, were married on April 6, 1973, in Paducah.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Robin Detwiler of Plainview, Tom Detwiler of Bonham, and Randy Detwiler of Paducah; three daughters, Syble Wofford of Paducah, Betty McKeehan of Lewisville and Janet Mullin of Tulsa, Okla.; a sister, Thelma Martin of Paducah; 15 grandchildren, including Saxton and Summer Detwiler of Plainview; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
 

Oneida Hayhurst King

Funeral services for Oneida Hayhurst King, 72, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Garland Street Church of Christ with Karl King, minister, and David King, elder of North Oaks Church of Christ in Los Angeles, Calif., officiating.

A second service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Azle Church of Christ.

Burial will be in Azle Land Cemetery by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mrs. King died at 10:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, in IHS Heritage Home.

She was born Feb. 13, 1926, in Gunter. She worked as a dorm superviser at Oklahoma Christian University until 1988 when she moved to Plainview. She taught the Three Bears pre-school class and Bible and Quiz Class at Garland Street Church of Christ.

On May 7, 1945, she married Merle King in Mason. He died on Dec. 7, 1978.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Mike Burnam of Raton, N.M.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Karl Wayne and Darla King of Plainview, Warren and Lynda King of Bartlesville, Okla., and David and Janet King of Los Angeles, Calif.; two sisters, Fidelia Carter of Conway, Ark., and Wayma Pyle of Harlingen; two brothers, Verner Wayne Hayhurst of Spearsville and Welbon Hayhurst of New Zealand; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Oneida King Memorial Fund at Garland Street Church of Christ.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6:30-9 p.m.

Vernon Horton

Funeral services for Vernon Horton, 91, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 1998, at First Baptist Church Family Life Chapel with Dr. Travis Hart, pastor, officiating. 

Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Horton died at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 1998, at Prairie House Living Center.

He was born Oct. 27, 1906, in Navarro County. He married Lena Mae Jones Nov. 17, 1930, in Clayton, N.M. He grew up and went to schools in Merkel, moved to Plainview in 1948, to Dalhart in 1952, and back to Plainview in 1953. 

He farmed east of Plainview in the East Mound Community. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Plainview and was a supporter of Cal Farley´s Boys Ranch.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Choice (Yvonne) Barrow of Dalhart and Mrs. Wayne (Tommye Sue) Allen of Lubbock; four grandchildren, Sydonua Pyle of Midland; Kathy Crabb and Michael Allen of Dallas, and Kristi Swinney of Lubbock, and seven great-grandchildren. One grandson, Stanley Barrow, died in 1980.

The family suggests memorials be made to Cal Farley´s Boys Ranch.
 

Jackie Ruth James

TULIA - Jackie Ruth James, 51, died Sunday, May 24, 1998. No services are scheduled. 

Arrangements are by Colonial Funeral Chapel of Amarillo. 

Mrs. James moved to Tulia from Littlefield in 1978. She was employed in retail sales and was a homemaker.

She married Donald Dean James in Amarillo. 

Survivors include her husband; two sons, William Edward Hargesheimer of Italy and Ronald T. Hargesheimer of Amarillo; a daughter, Melissa Gruver of Amarillo; a sister, June Hargesheimer; and 12 grandchildren.
 

Savannah Jones

EARTH - Funeral services for Savannah Jones, 93, of Olton will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. J. Dean McNamara officiating.

Burial will be in Earth Cemetery by McCarty Funeral Home of Littlefield.

Mrs. Jones died Sunday, May 24, 1998, in Runningwater Draw Care Center.

She was born July 11, 1904, in Cameron. She attended Robinson County schools. She moved to Olton from Plainview. Her husband, Willie C. Jones, died in 1980. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include two daughters, Beauetta Nealy of Fort Worth and Iola Griffin of Sunnyvale, Calif.; a son, Johnnie Lee Porch of Olton; two sisters, Rose Washington of Earth and Georgia Nunn of Monahans; 25 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and four great-great-great-grandchildren.

Gonzalo Martinez

BURLEY, Idaho - Funeral Mass for Gonzalo C. Martinez, 78, was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Little Flower Catholic Church with the Rev. Juan Garatea officiating.

Burial, with military rites, was in Riverside Cemetery by Hansen Funeral Home.

Mr. Martinez died May 15, 1998, in Burley.

He was born Sept. 21, 1919, in Bracketville. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II and was wounded. He received several medals including the American Theater Medal, four Overseas Bars, the Asiatic Pacific Theater Medal with Bronze Service Stars, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with Bronze Service Stars and the Purple Heart.

He moved to Burley from Olton in 1967.

He was a Catholic.

On May 7, 1948, he married Maria Fuentes in Bracketville.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Gonzalo Martinez II and David Martinez, both of Heyburn, Idaho, and Alvino Martinez of Rupert, Idaho; three sisters, Margaret Rodriguez of Guyman, Okla., Ernestine Martinez and Maria Barrera, both of Olton; five brothers, Eusebio Martinez of Denver, Colo., Sammy Martinez, Elias Martinez and Joe Martinez, all of Olton, and Ernest Martinez of Littlefield; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was the uncle of Rosa Martinez Casarez, Joey F. Martinez, Brenda F. Flores and Kay F. Martinez, all of Plainview and Hector Martinez of Olton.

His parents, Simplico and Maria Martinez, a daughter, Patsy Martinez, a sister, Belia M. Rodriquez, and a brother, Gabriel Martinez, are deceased.
 

Billy D. Thompson

SPRING - Funeral services for Billy D. “Tom” Thompson, 56, will be at 2 p.m. today in Green Lawn Memorial Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in The Woodlands with Dr. Bob D. Donald officiating. 

Burial will be in Chapel of the Chimes Gardens.

Mr. Thompson died Thursday, May 21, 1998.

He was born in Silverton and raised in the Silverton, Tulia and Vega areas. He had lived in the Houston area for the past 20 years. He was employed as a USDA meat inspector.

Survivors include his wife, Carol; two daughters, Julie Thompson and Laura Thompson, both of Spring; his mother, Billie Lou Thompson of Stratford; and a brother, Harry Thompson of Edmond, Okla.


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