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Rosa Lee Gallagher
Funeral services for Rosa Lee Gallagher, 80, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Robert Roecker, associate pastor of College Heights Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery in Dimmitt by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gallagher died at 12:05 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998 in Care Inn of Plainview.

She was born Jan. 15, 1918 in Cuervo, N.M. She grew up in Albany, Okla. and attended schools there. She moved to Hereford in 1952 and to Dimmitt in 1954.

She was in the first LVN class that graduated from Plains Memorial Hospital where she worked for many years before moving to Plainview in 1979. She was a member of College Heights Baptist Church and was active in the Plainview Senior Citizens.

She married Earl Brown in June 1935 in Albany, Okla. He died Nov. 18, 1975. She married Clyde Gallagher on Jan. 1, 1979 in Dimmitt.

Survivors include her husband; one son and daughter-in-law, Clayton and Kay Neal of Quinlan; one brother and sister-in-law; David and Wilma Lynn of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sisters, Evelyn Garrison of Panhandle and Hazel Burchell of Roosevelt, Utah; one sister-in-law, Jo Schull of Plainview; one son-in-law, Bill West of Hereford; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Dixie West, died in 1996.

Memorials may be sent to the LVN scholarship fund at First United Bank of Dimmitt and Plains Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

The family will be at Lemons Funeral Home at 5 p.m. today to receive friends.
 

Velma Hall

Funeral services for Velma Hall, 80, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hall died today, Aug. 25, 1998.

Mable McAda

Funeral services for Mable Avalette Black McAda, 97, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home chapel in Floydada with the Rev. Don Robertson, pastor of College Heights Baptist Church in Plainview, officiating.

Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery. 

Mrs. McAda died at 3:20 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 1998, at Prairie House Living Center.

She was born Feb. 21, 1901, in Telico, Ellis County, Texas. During her early years she lived in Baylor and Jones counties.

She married A.O. “Bud” McAda in 1920 in Haskell. He died in 1961. They resided in Jones County until 1921 when they moved to Floyd County. They lived in various farming communities until about 1946 when they moved into Floydada. Mr. McAda managed and operated the Floydada Ice Plant. Mrs. McAda ran the Commercial Hotel Coffee Shop and later assisted at the Ice Plant. She moved to Amarillo in 1976, then to Plainview in 1997.

Survivors include a son, Cecil D. McAda of Wichita Falls; four daughters, Ruth Ray and Loretta Cargill of Amarillo, LaJuana Cooper of Plainview, and Barbara Jacobs of Massillon, Ohio; 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and 22 great-great-grandchildren.

A son, Billy McAda, died in 1947.

Memorials may be made to the Prairie House Living Center.
 

O.A. "Shorty" Neff

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Olvie Aubrey “Shorty” Neff, 79, will be at 3 p.m. today in New Salem Primitive Baptist Church with Elder George Johnson of Lubbock Primitive Baptist Church and Elder Don Martin of Perryton Primitive Baptist Church officiating.

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

Mr. Neff died Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998. 

He was born Aug. 13, 1919 to William Pinckney and Annie Lavada Neff in Cotton County, Okla. He moved to Floyd County in 1923. He attended school at Lakeview and Fairview communities. He served in the Army from 1942-1946 rising to the rank of technical sergeant. He was stationed in the Philippines during World War II. He married Leona Juanell West April 6, 1946 in Clovis, N.M.

He was employed by Lighthouse Electric Co-op in Floydada in 1949 until his retirement in 1982 after 33 years. He was a member of New Salem Primitive Baptist Church in Floydada.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Aubrey Lynn Neff of Dalhart; two grandchildren; two brothers, W.A. Neff of Amarillo and Ed Neff of Floydada; three sisters, Barbara Hauteen Woody of Lubbock, Pauline Eatherly of Prescott, Ariz., and Lela Fay Capshaw of Fayettville, Ark.

Three brothers, Buiel Neff, Eli Neff and Lee Neff, all of Floydada, and one sister, Lillian Guffee of Plainview, are deceased.

Memorials may be made to the New Salem Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Gale McPherson, Rt. 1, Box 69, Lockney, TX 79241, or the American Heart Association, 3403-73rd St. Lubbock, TX 79410.
 

Lydia Palmore

Funeral services for Lydia Palmore, 68, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Palmore died Monday, Aug. 24, 1998.
 

Faye Curry

Funeral services for Faye Belle Marlin Curry, 97, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. Travis Hart, pastor, officiating.

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

Mrs. Curry died at 1:25 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 1998, at her residence.

She was born Dec. 7, 1900, in Quanah, the daughter of Jesse and Flora Cox Marlin, pioneers of Hale County. The family moved by wagon to the East Mound Community in Hale County on Feb. 2, 1906. She attended school at East Mound and then Central School in Plainview. In 1917, she attended Canyon Normal, now West Texas A&M.

She was a 73-year member of First Baptist Church where she had taught Sunday school in the primary department for nearly 30 years and also had sung in the choir.

She was an active civic worker serving as PTA president at Lamar School and Plainview High School, and as Boy Scout den mother. She was a member of Beta Delphin Study Club, Chapter CZ of PEO, Community Concerts, Women´s Division of the Chamber of Commerce, Hi-Plains Genealogical Society and Plains Art Association. She was a charter member of Plainview Woman´s Club and Hale County Historical Commission and a founding member of Plainview Symphony Guild.

She was vitally interested in history and was a member of the Daughters of American Revolution, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Daughters of American Colonists, Colonial Dames of Seventh Century XVII, and Hereditary Order of First Families of Massachusetts.

She received many honors including the Plains Art Association Life Membership, the Grumbacher Award of Merit for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts in 1977 and several years received the Citation for Distinguished Service from Texas Historical Commission. She was the first recipient of the Plainview Cultural Council´s Silver Star Award.

On Sept. 1, 1923, she married Samuel Eric Curry in Plainview. He died April 27, 1970.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ramona and J.B. Roberts of Plainview; three sisters, Naomi Matlock of Houston, and Mozelle Slaton and Bea Oswald, both of Plainview; five grandchildren, Randall Curry Roberts, Mrs. John (Sarah Roberts) Estes and Drury B. Roberts, all of Plainview, Mrs. George (Cynthia Curry) Fletcher of Lubbock and Marlin Curry of Albuquerque, N.M.; and six great-grandchildren, Curry Roberts, Jessica Ann Roberts, Rachel Roberts, Garrett Estes, Erica Estes and Joanna Estes.

A son, John William Curry, died Feb. 14, 1995.
 

Ray Jack James

Funeral services for Jack James, 78, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in First Baptist Church sanctuary with Dr. Travis Hart, pastor, and Dr. Roy McClung, president emeritus of Wayland Baptist University, officiating.

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

Mr. James died at 11:01 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Plainview.

He was born Feb. 25, 1919, in Stratford, Okla. He grew up in Grandview and moved to Littlefield in 1924. He graduated from Littlefield High School and began farming.

He served with U.S. Navy from March to October of 1945 and in 1949 he moved to Plainview where he farmed west of town. In 1964 he and his brother, Earl, bought Larson-Turner Implement Company. James retired from farming in 1983. He continued to be involved with James Bros. Implement Company until his death.

He served on the Central Plains Regional Hospital Board from 1968-1977 and was a member of First Baptist Church and Formby Sunday School Class.

On May 6, 1938, he married Lillian Carpenter in Roswell, N.M.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Mervin Evans and Kay and Ronnie Shannon, all of Plainview; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and LaGay James, Ricky and Sue James and Tommy and Vickie James, all of Plainview; one brother, J.D. James of Plainview; four sisters, Mrs. Maurice (Mary) McCarty of Edmonson and Mrs. Mark (Helen) Pair, Mrs. Bill (Joyce) McBride and Mrs. Mel (Bonnie Faye) Gaston, all of Plainview; 11 grandchildren, Kirk Evans, Cheryl Evans Lee, Jeff James, Dayna James Hightower, Rhonda McCampbell, Lisa Shannon, John David Shannon, Tyler James, Russell James, Lori James, and Ryan James; and six great-grandchildren, Jared James, Austin James, Trevor Lee, Courtney Evans, Taylor James and Lexy Hightower.

Three brothers, Glen, Earl and Bennie James, and a sister, Pauline Gandy, are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church Building Fund.
 

Robbie Ella Parker

Funeral services for Robbie Ella Parker, 75, are pending with Ossie Curry Funeral Home.

Mrs. Parker died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, in University Medical Center in Lubbock.
 

Leon Alcozer

Funeral services for Leon Alcozer, 75, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Deacon Agusdin Cantu officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Alcozer died at 7:47 p.m. Friday, July 10, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

Born Nov. 6, 1922, in Temple, he grew up in the Belton and Temple areas.

He married Juanita S. Alcozer on May 14, 1942, in Belton. They moved to Plainview in 1945.

Mr. Alcozer had worked for the City of Plainview in the Parks and Recreation Department.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Francis Galvan of Plainview and Ofelia Llanes of Arlington; one son, Shorty Alcozer of Arlington; 18 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
 

Charles R. Cohn

CHILTON - Graveside services for Charles R. Cohn, 65, of Chilton, will be at 5 p.m. Monday in the Chilton Cemetery with Dr. Ned E. Walton officiating.

Visitation will be from 6-8:30 p.m. today at Adams Funeral Home in Marlin.

Arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home.

Mr. Cohn died Friday, July 10, 1998, at his residence.

Born June 20, 1922, in Marlin to Joe B. and Alma Williams Cohn, he graduated from Marlin High School in 1952.

He married Mary Anne Hicks on June 6, 1954.

He was a rancher and was in the dozer business for 44 years in Falls County.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Garry and Charlanne Burson of Lockney, and Billy and Joylynne Heaton and Becky Cohn, of Riesel; three sons and daughters-in-law, Joe Tom and Ofelia Cohn of Riesel, Charles “Bubba” Jr. and Sandra Cohn of Marlin; and James and Peggy Cohn of Groesbeck; two brothers, Elmer Cohn of Reagen and Leslie Cohn of Katy; one sister, Norma Ruth Winkler of Belton; and fifteen grandchildren.

A brother, Billy Joe Cohn, is deceased.

Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
 

Ruby Holcomb

ROARING SPRINGS - Funeral services for Ruby Holcomb, 89, of Roaring Springs, will be at 2 p.m. today in the Roaring Springs Church of Christ. Officiating will be Michael Crowley, local minister, and Ted Kingery, minister of the Silverton Church of Christ.

Burial will be in the Roaring Springs Cemetery by Seigler Funeral Home of Matador.

Mrs. Holcomb died Friday, July 10, 1998, at Floydada Care Center.

She was born Jan. 18, 1909, at Melrose, N.M. She had been a resident of Motley County since 1911, and had resided at the Floydada Nursing Home since 1987.

She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She married E.H. Holcomb in 1925 in Dickens County. He died in 1977. A daughter, Gladys Keele, died in 1964, and another daughter, Mavis Parks, died in 1989.

Survivors include three sons, Melvin Holcomb of Lockney, Wayne Holcomb of Buffalo, Mo., and Ray Holcomb of Floydada; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Russian Ministry Fund, c/o Matador Church of Christ, P.O. Box 238, Matador, TX 79244.
 

Lola Mae Young

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Lola Mae Young, 90, were at 1 p.m. Saturday in Elgin Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Buckland, pastor of First Baptist Church in Littlefield, officiating.

Graveside services were at 3 p.m. in Plainview Memorial Park by Sanders Funeral Home.

Mrs. Young died Thursday, July 9, 1998, in Home Sweet Home Elder Care in Lubbock.

She was born Dec. 12, 1907, in Guthrie. She moved to Lubbock from Aspermont in 1925 and to Plainview in the 1930s. She worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone in Lubbock and Plainview for many years. She moved back to Lubbock in 1973.

She was a member of Elgin Avenue Baptist Church and taught Sunday school for several years.

On Nov. 7, 1933, she married James E. Young in Plainview. He died April 8, 1973.

Survivors include four brothers, Orville L. Davidson, Pat N. Davidson and Troy Davidson, all of Lubbock, and Morgan N. “Pug” Davidson Jr. of Arlington.

The family suggests memorials to Elgin Avenue Baptist Church in Lubbock.

Inez Ott

Funeral services for Inez Ott, 90, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in First United Methodist Church Chapel with Dr. Max Browning, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be at 2 p.m. in Springlake Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Ms. Ott died at 12:50 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, 1998, in Prairie House Living Center.

She was born Nov. 12, 1907, in Reno County, Kan. She moved with her parents to Hereford in 1909 and later to Plainview. She attended Plainview schools and graduated from Plainview High School. She attended Lippert´s Business College and in the 1930s served as county clerk. She later worked for Hale County State Bank until her retirement.

She worked extensively for the American Cancer Society and was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.
 

Carolyn Purcell

DALHART - Graveside services for Carolyn Mozelle Purcell, 80, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Sammie Rainey, pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church in Borger, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Hass Funeral Home.

Mrs. Purcell died Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998, in Amarillo.

She was born in Munday and grew up in Silverton where she graduated from high school. She moved to Dalhart in 1948 and worked as a nurse and lab technician in Coon Memorial Hospital in Dalhart and Cimarron Memorial Hospital in Boise City.

She was a member of Lakeview United Methodist Church and Emmaus Group.

She and K.C. “Shorty” Purcell married in 1956. He died in 1983.

Survivors include four sons, Robert Sanders of Lubbock, Joe Sanders of Cleburne, Mike Purcell of Hereford and Kenny Purcell of Allen; a daughter, Sandy Purcell of Sunray; a sister, Onita Sanders of Clarendon; three brothers, Clifton Stodghill of Silverton, Bill Stodghill of Amarillo and Joe Stodghill of Perryton; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Connie Rocha

Graveside services for Connie Rocha, 50, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Plainview Cemetery with the Rev. Ben Kasteel, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Rocha died at 5:36 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

She was born Feb. 7, 1947, in Mission. She grew up in Hale Center where she attended schools. She moved to Petersburg in the early 1970s. She worked at the Kettle Restaurant and attended Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

On Nov. 26, 1974, she married Juan Rocha in Plainview.

Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Eva Rocha of Lubbock; six brothers, Pablo Calamateo of Hale Center, Tony Calamateo and Salvador Calamateo, both of Amarillo, and Danny Luna, Ruben Luna, and Bobby Luna, all of Aurora, Ill.; three sisters, Linda Luna, Aurora Herrera and Nancy Luna, all of Aurora; and one grandchild, Evan Mendez of Lubbock.

A brother, Jerry Luna Jr. died in March of 1977.

Charlotte Ann Walton

AMARILLO - Charlotte Ann Walton, 43, died Friday, Jan. 23, 1998.

Cremation was by Memory Gardens Crematory. Her cremains will be taken to the California desert. Arrangements were by Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Directors.

Survivors include two sons, Timothy Lancaster and Jason Lancaster, both of Plainview; four sisters, Christine D. Worthy of Tulsa, Okla., Marie James of Cleveland, Okla., Victoria Walden of Lucerne, Calif., and Elizabeth Bradley of Las Vegas.
 

Ray Wiese

PETERSBURG - Funeral services for Ray Wiese, 87, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sharon O´Quinn, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Petersburg Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home of Plainview.

Mr. Wiese died at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998, in Hi-Plains Hospital in Hale Center.

He was born Nov. 26, 1910, in Petersburg where he grew up and graduated from high school. He attended Texas Tech where he played basketball. He returned to Petersburg in 1930 to help on the farm and care for his stepmother and sisters.

He was a member First United Methodist Church which his father help found, Methodist Men´s Foundation, and his Sunday school class which was very important to him. He was a member of Khiva Shrine, a 32nd Degree Mason and a 56-year member of Petersburg Lions Club.

He had worked with the 4-H in Hale County for several years and many regarded him as a grandfather. He stressed to the children the importance of animal care.

On May 7, 1948, he married Ima Cannon in Lovington, N.M. She died on Jan. 4, 1994 in Petersburg.

Survivors include two sons, Bill Wiese of Petersburg and Ken Wiese of Lubbock; and two sisters, Maxine Blankenship and Ellen Wartes, both of Lubbock.

The family suggests memorials to Cal Farley´s Boys Ranch or to the Lubbock Children´s Home.

The body will be at the church at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Frank L. Criswell

OLTON - Funeral services for Frank L. Criswell, 74, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Norman Patton, pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Criswell died at 9:38 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock after a brief illness.

He was born May 17, 1923, in Anson. He moved to Olton from Springlake in 1952 and was a carpenter.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II and in the Korean War.

On Feb. 6, 1952, he married Nita Miller in Crowley, La.

Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Brenda Smith and Susie Trusty, both of Lubbock, Judy Hilderbrandt of North Glenn, Colo., and Melody Wells of Floydada; one sister, Bonnie Watson of Springlake; and 11 grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Olton Ambulance Service, P.O. Drawer Q, Olton, TX 79064 or to First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, Drawer K, Olton, TX 79064.
 

Margaret Flatt

Funeral services for Margaret Flatt, 68, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Flatt died today, Feb. 13, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Plainview.
 

Joann Garrison

Funeral services for Joann Garrison, 55, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Ms. Garrison died Thursday evening, Feb. 12, 1998, in University Medical Center in Lubbock.
 

Richard R. Gonzales

HART - Funeral Mass for Richard R. Gonzales, 36, will be at 4 p.m. today in St. John´s Catholic Church with the Rev. John Hickey, pastor, officiating.

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

Vigil services were at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Mr. Gonzales died at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998, in University Medical Center in Lubbock after a brief illness.

He was born May 20, 1961, in Dimmitt. He graduated from Hart High School in 1980 and worked for Hart Auto Parts for 17 1/2 years.

He was a member of Hart Volunteer Fire Department for 13 1/2 years and was an active volunteer for Hart High School football games, running the chains on the sidelines.

On Aug. 30, 1980, he married Eloisa Guzman in Hart.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Cynthia Gonzales and Chelsey Gonzales, both of Hart; one son, Richard Gonzales Jr. of Hart; his parents, Rodolfo and Maria Gonzales of Hart; a sister, Rosa Linda Ramirez of Hart; three brothers, Rodolfo and Rene Gonzales, both of Hart, and Robert Gonzales of Amarillo; and his grandfather, Donaciano Gonzales of Monterrey, Mexico.

Pallbearers will be Robert Gonzales, Rene Gonzales, Roy Gonzales, Rodolfo Gonzales III, Pancho Diaz and Richard Gonzales Jr.
 

Inez Vititow

HEREFORD - Funeral services for Inez Vititow, 89, former Plainview resident, were held Monday at 10 a.m. in Parkside Chapel with the Rev. Mack Streun officiating.

Graveside services were at 2 p.m. in Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Plainview by Parkside Chapel.

Mrs. Vititow died Saturday, Feb. 7, 1998, in West Gate Nursing Center in Hereford.

She was born Inez Ruff on July 13, 1908, in Vasco. She worked as a Licensed Vocational Nurse with the Plainview Hospital for more than 25 years before retiring. She was a charter member of the Church of God in Plainview and also the church clerk for more than 25 years. She moved to Hereford in 1946.

On Dec. 13, 1938, she married C.W. Vititow in Wheeler County. He died in 1987.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Brown of Olton and Nelda Fortenberry of Hereford; three sisters, Fanny West of Pampa and Juanita Lightfoot and Elinita Atkins, both of Amarillo; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorials to King´s Manor Methodist Home, 400 Ranger, Hereford, TX 79045 or to Crown of Texas Hospice.
 

Maebelle Wilson

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Maebelle Marie Whitfield Wilson, 71, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Agape Church of God in Christ with W.W. Watson and Charles Tanner officiating.

Burial will be in City of Lubbock Cemetery by Ossie Curry Funeral home.

Mrs. Wilson died Monday, Feb. 9, 1998, in Methodist Hospital.

She was born Dec. 2, 1926, in Ralls, and married J.H. Wilson on Dec. 23, 1942, in Ralls.

Survivors include her husband; five sons, James Henry Wilson of Fort Worth, Edward Charles Wilson of San Antonio, Stanley Jay and Douglas Carl Wilson, both of Austin, and Lawrance Otto Wilson of Lubbock; three daughters, Willie Mae Wilson Hervey of Plainview, Mozelle Marie Wilson and Annie Belle Wilson Alexander, both of Lubbock; two brothers, James Willie Whitfield of Ralls and R.L. Whitfield of Lubbock; two sisters, Ora Bea Barnes of Lubbock and Nellie Olivia Collins of Hereford; 30 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Beatrice Adams

FLOYDADA - Graveside sercices for Beatrice Connelley Adams, 88, of San Antonio, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Floyd County Memorial Park with Michael Holister, music minister at First Baptist Church, officiating.

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

Mrs. Adams Died Friday, Feb. 20, 1998, in Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.

She was born Feb. 5, 1910, in Rocky, Okla. She attended schools in Oklahoma and New Mexico before moving to Floydada in 1926. She was a homemaker

She married S.V. “Dude” Adams on Dec. 21, 1928, in Plainview. He died on March 18, 1986.

Survivors include a daughter, Glea Adams of San Antonio; two sisters, Naomi Fawver of Decatur and Geneva Cockrell of Floydada.

The family suggests memorials to the Floydada Senior Citizens, 301 E. Georgia; Friends of the Library Building Fund at Floyd County Courthouse; or to the Floyd County Historical Museum, 105 E. Missouri, Floydada, TX 79235.
 

Willie Cason Autry

Funeral services for Willie Cason Autry, 75, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Autry died Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Plainview.
 

Hazel Crain

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Hazel V. Crawford Crain, 80, of Midland, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Luke´s United Methodist Church in Lubbock.

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

Mrs. Crain died Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998.

She was born Dec. 22, 1917, in Tell. She farmed in Lockney and Muleshoe and moved to Lubbock in 1969. She had lived in Midland since 1995.

She married Vance Crawford. He died in 1969. She married J.B. Crain in 1971. He died in 1991.

Survivors include one daughter, Beverly Kay Vaughan of Lubbock; a son, Larry Van Crawford of Lubbock; two brothers, Jake Jones of Kress and V.W. Jones of Lufkin; one sister, Sybil Smith of Arizona; and two grandsons.
 

Flora B. Hamblen

WAYSIDE - Funeral services for Flora Bernice Goode Hamblen, 79, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Wayside Community Church with the Rev. Jim Frantz and the Rev. Jim Tope officiating.

Burial will be in Wayside Cemetery by Holley Funeral Home of Canyon.

Mrs. Hamblin died Saturday, Feb. 21, 1998, in Wayside.

She was born Dec. 25, 1918, near Santa Rosa, N.M. She graduated from West Texas Normal High School. She farmed and ranched in the Wayside Community for 58 years and was active in 4-H, Extension Club, Happy Wheat Growers Association and Farm Bureau in Swisher and Armstrong counties. She served as secretary-treasurer for Wayside Baptist Church for 42 years.

On June 12, 1939, she married Henry Hamblin in Tucumcari, N.M. He died Oct. 5, 1997.

Survivors include three sisters, Carrie Mae Doak of Hereford, Vera Ray Dodson of Canyon and Ruby Benton of Plainview.
 

Jo Nunnery

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Jo Pinson Nunnery will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in W.W. Rix Chapel with Betty Givens, a Christian Science Reader from Halfway, officiating.

Burial will be in Hale Center Cemetery by Rix Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Nunnery died Saturday, Feb. 21, 1998, in Methodist Hospital.

She was born near Roff, Indian Territory, Okla. She completed her education in music at Kid-Key College (now Austin College) and attended North Texas State University. She taught school in Silverton and sang with the Liberty Quartet. She taught school and piano in Hale Center and operated Pinson Drug in Hale Center and Lubbock with her husband, Roger Pinson. After his death, she moved to Plainview and operated a business.

She married Dr. Ernest Nunnery and they moved to Florida where she was a life member of the Miami Music Club. After her husband´s death, she returned to Lubbock and sold real estate before retiring.

She was a member of Lubbock Music Club, Lubbock Women´s Club, PEO and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include two sons, James Pinson of Lubbock and Maxey Pinson of Oklahoma City; a brother, Jack Maxey of Boyd; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
 

Lois Parrish

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Lois Nell Parrish, 68, former Floydada resident, were at 11 a.m. today at Franklin-Bartley Chapel with Percy Parrish officiating.

Burial was in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park by Franklin-Bartley Funeral Home.

Mrs. Parrish died Saturday, Feb. 21, 1998, in Methodist Hospital.

She was born Nov. 23, 1929, in Clinton, Okla. She graduated from Floydada High School and moved to Lubbock.

She was a homemaker and a Methodist.

On Aug. 31, 1947, she married Raymond L. Parrish in Floydada.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Kenneth L. Parrish of Lubbock; a daughter, Sharon K. Parrish of New Braunfels; a sister, Margie Langley of San Diego; and a grandson.


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