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Otis L. Barnett

Funeral services for Otis L. Barnett, 89, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Barnett died at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at his daughter´s home.
 

Edith Yvonne Carpenter

VISTA KNOLL, Calif. - Funeral services for Edith Yvonne Young Carpenter, 81, were held today in California.

Mrs. Carpenter died Sunday, March 29, 1998, in Vista Knoll after a lengthy illness.

She was born May 22, 1916, the daughter of the late Jim C. and Mary Ola Bishop Young, longtime Plainview residents. She married Clifton C. Carpenter in 1947. He is deceased.

Survivors include one sister, Mrs. J.L. (Pauline) Murphy of Austin, formerly of Plainview; a brother, Gene Young of Plainview; and three nephews, Edwin F. Pierce of San Diego, Calif., Neal Young of Dallas, and Eli Montgomery “Monty” Carter II of Austin.
 

Cass Kirkpatrick

OLTON - Funeral services for Cass Kirkpatrick, 79, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Wilcox, pastor of First Baptist Church in Abernathy, officiating.

Burial will be in Olton Cemetery by Ellis Funeral Home.

Mr. Kirkpatrick died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at his residence.

He was born June 16, 1918, in Tompkinsville, Ky.

He moved to Olton in 1940 from Napa, Calif., and was a retired farmer.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Olton Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Khiva Temple in Amarillo.

On Oct. 2, 1938, he married Mable McNamara in Olton.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Barbara Phares of Olton and Brenda Barton of Irving; two sisters, Kate Truelock of Olton and Mary Chandler of Ardmore, Okla.; four grandchildren, Howard Alford Phares, David Phares, Bryan Barton and Kim Smith; and one great-grandchild, Cleat Smith.

The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, 3403 73rd St., Suite 1, Lubbock, TX 79424.
 

Ruth Meyers

LUBBOCK - Graveside services for Ruth Daniel Meyers, 84, of Waco, former Plainview resident, will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Resthaven Memorial Park with Dr. D.L. Lowrie, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Home.

Mrs. Meyers died Monday, March 30, 1998, in Hillcrest Baptist Hospital in Waco.

She was born in Wylie and graduated from Plainview High School and Wayland Baptist University. She worked at Basin Supply and Midland County Courthouse until retiring. She moved to Waco in 1991. She was a member of St. Mark´s Methodist Church in Midland.

On April 12, 1934, she married Stanley A. Meyers in Plainview. He died in July 1984.

Survivors include a sister, Mary Max Noble of Waco.
 

Ona Reed

TULIA - Funeral services for Ona Reed, 85, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. James Sain, former pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Kress Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.

Mrs. Reed died at 10:17 p.m. Monday, March 30, 1998, in Tulia Care Center.

She was born Ona Mae Blackwell on Jan. 5, 1913, in Roosevelt Co., N.M. She moved to Briscoe County in 1914 and to Center Plains Community in 1920. She had lived in Kress until 1977 when she moved to Tulia.

She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was active in the Tulia Senior Citizens.

On Jan. 13, 1930, she married Clifton Alva Reed in Tucumcari, N.M. He died March 1, 1976, in Kress.

Survivors include 12 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

A daughter and four sons are deceased. Dicy Pearl Reed died in 1934, Jack Reed in 1971, Joe Reed in 1942, Pap Reed in 1994 and Buddy Reed in 1990. Also deceased are three brothers and four sisters.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family suggests memorials to Calvary Baptist Church or Swisher County Senior Citizens.
 

Charles Spence

SHERMAN - Funeral services for Charles Orvel Spence, 80, former Floydada resident, were held March 24 in Friendship United Methodist Church with the Rev. A.W. Blaine officiating.

Burial was in Friendship Cemetery by Dannel Funeral Home.

Mr. Spence died March 22, 1998, in Wilson N. Jones Regional Health System.

He was born Feb. 19, 1918, in Crosbyton and graduated from Floydada High School. He received bachelor´s and master´s degrees from Texas Tech University. He was an air traffic controller for the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and was a retired agronomist through the Texas A&M Extension Service.

He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and the Rotary Club, receiving the Paul Harris Award in 1996.

He married Cleo Audrey Pospesil on Jan. 18, 1942, in Las Vegas.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Charles O. Spence of Irving and William P. Spence of Denison; a daughter, Shirley Waldrum of Sherman; a brother, Sam Adrel Spence of Lubbock; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Beverly Chicoine, is deceased.

Armando Carrasco
TULIA - Funeral Mass for Armando Carrasco, 49, will be at 2 p.m. today in Church of the Holy Spirit with the Rev. John Salazar-Jimenez, pastor, officiating.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are by Wallace Funeral Home.

Mr. Carrasco died Friday, Dec. 4, 1998, in Dumas Hospital.

He was born Aug. 27, 1949 in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico. He grew up in Mexico where he attended schools. He moved to Tulia in 1967 and to Cactus in 1971. He worked for Montford Beef Packing Plant for more than 20 years and was retired.

He married Amalia Dominquez in November of 1971 in Cactus.

Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Leticia Carrasco of Amarillo and Nancy, Maria Ellena and Brenda Carrasco, all of Cactus; two sons, Javier Carrasco of Fort Sill, Okla., and Armando Carrasco of Houston; his father, Ysidro Carrasco of Tulia; three sisters, Vicki Rey, Cruz Rey, and Manuela Subaldia; four brothers, Hippolito, Martin, Emmitt and Salome Carrasco; and two grandchildren.

A brother, Santiago Carrasco, died Oct. 21, 1998.
 

James Hill

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for James Hill, 79, will be at 2 p.m. today in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Russell Byard, pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Hill died Saturday, Dec. 5, 1998, in Mangold Memorial Hospital.

He was born Dec. 4, 1919, in Floyd County, the son of the late Patrick Henry and Margaret Inez Whitfill Hill. He moved to Ellis County in the 1930s and back to Floyd County in 1938. He attended school in Ellis County and the Irick Community. He was maintainer operator for Floyd County and a member of First United Methodist Church, Lockney Volunteer Fire Department and Lockney Senior Citizens Association where he served as a director.

On Dec. 6, 1952, he married Myrtle E. Harkins. She died Aug. 13, 1992.

Survivors include four sons, Mickey Pennington of Brazoria, Travis Barton of Glen Bernie, Md., Alvie Barton of Woodward, Okla, and Dick Barton of Plainview; a brother, J.T. Hill of Seattle, Wash.; a sister, Maxine Parker of Mabank; 12 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Lockney Senior Citizens Association, 118 W. College Lockney, TX 79241; or to First United Methodist Church, 102 W. Poplar, Lockney, TX 79241.

A son, Kenneth Don Hill, died Oct. 29, 1948.
 

Jeanetta Johnson

CANYON - Funeral services for Jeanetta Johnson, 40, were at 11 a.m. today in Hale Center Church of Christ with Larry Hambrick officiating.

Burial was in Hale Center Cemetery by Warford-Walker Mortuary Inc., in Amarillo.

Mrs. Johnson died Saturday, Dec. 5, 1998.

She was born in Hale Center where she grew up and attended schools. She was a housekeeper.

In 1980, she married Ronnie Johnson Sr.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Ronnie Johnson Jr., of Canyon; five brothers, Orville McDaniel, Cal McDaniel, Paul McDaniel, Luther McDaniel and Joe Nathan Davis, all of Hale Center; five sisters, Alice Malone of Happy, Carolyn Williams and Callie Acqueag of Hale Center, Jeannie Malone of Dallas and Freddie Strong of Hale Center.
 

Frances Medina

CROSBYTON - Funeral services for Frances G. Medina, 91, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Asuncion Sanchez and the Rev. John Silvas officiating.

Burial will be in Crosbyton Cemetery by Adams Funeral Home.

Mrs. Medina died Sunday, Dec. 6, 1998, in Crosbyton Clinic Hospital.

She was born Dec. 3, 1907, in Monterrey, Mexico. She moved to Crosbyton in 1959 from Florida and was a member of Templo Elim Assembly of God Church where she was a member of WMU.

On April 14, 1936, she married Samuel Medina in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Petra Rendon and Elida Mendez, both of Crosbyton, and Sophia Moreno of Lubbock; three sons, Joe Medina of Crosbyton, State District Judge Sam Medina of Lubbock and Frank Medina of Olton; 49 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

A son, Pete Osuna, died in 1997 and a daughter, Ramona Medina, died July 3, 1994.

The family suggests memorials to Templo Elim Women´s Ministry in Crosbyton.
 

Phyllis Schweisberger

LUBBOCK - Graveside services for Phyllis J. Schweisberger, 71, was at 1 p.m. today in City of Lubbock Cemetery with the Rev. Leon Anderson officiating.

Burial arrangements were by Resthaven Funeral Home.

Mrs. Schweisberger died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, at her residence.

She was born June 23, 1927, in Goshen, Ind. She was a homemaker and lived in Tulia before moving to Lubbock in 1968.

She married Raymond Schwesiberger in Michigan City, Mich. He died Aug. 1, 1994.

Survivors include two daughters, Pamela Jo Cox of Lubbock and Julie Ann Coffin; two sisters, Mary Louise Curtis and Donna Burkman, both of Goshen; and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Legion Auxiliary, Post 575, Lubbock, TX.

William Benton Cates

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for William Benton Cates, 83, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene Hawkins, interim pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Cates died Thursday, March 26, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

He was born Nov. 15, 1914, in Swisher County, the son of the late William Cloe and Laura White Cates. He graduated form Floydada High School and attended Draughn´s Business College in Lubbock.

He moved back to Floyd County in 1955 and to Floydada in 1963. He was a retired farmer, a member of First Baptist Church where he was a deacon for more than 50 years, and a member of Whirlwind Sams Travel Club and the Senior Citizens.

On July 8 , 1934, he married Eula Mae Gilbreath in Crosby County. She died in October of 1997.

Survivors include a son, David Cates of Lubbock; a daughter, Nelda Maurer of Darrouzett; a brother, Lonnie C. Cates of Justin; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Floydada First Baptist Church, 401 S. Main, Floydada, TX 79235.
 

Frank Johnson Jr.

ODESSA - Funeral services for Frank “Ruffhouse” Johnson Jr., 57, were held at 11 a.m. March 24 in Hubbard-Kelly Chapel with the Rev. Roy Gentry officiating.

Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery at Odessa by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.

Mr. Johnson died March 19, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Odessa.

He was born Oct. 2, 1940, in Lockney. He grew up in Plainview where he attended schools. He moved to Odessa in 1964 and was a lawn care specialist.

Survivors include one daughter, Beverly Johnson of Plainview; four brothers, Richard Johnson and Arthur Wooley, both of Grand Prairie, Don Johnson of Columbus, Ga., and Douglas Johnson of Houston; two sisters, Mamie Macon of Fort Worth and Lois Jackson of Plainview; and two grandsons, Deautry Wideman and Hershey Wideman, both of Plainview.

Edwin Earl Mitchell

Funeral services for Edwin Earl Mitchell, 85, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Parkview Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe P. Weldon, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Mitchell died at 9;15 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 1998, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 27, 1913, in Plainview, the 13th of 15 children of Plainview pioneers, Ben E. and Tennie Mitchell. He was in the building trade and had worked on the crew that constructed Hoover Dam in Nevada. During World War II, he served as a White House guard for President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He was a volunteer fireman and later served on the Plainview police force. He was a Baptist.

In 1938 he married Velma Loyd in Vega.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters and sons-in-law, Earline and Dannie Moore of Lubbock, Pat and Doyle Parrish of Crosbyton and Barbara and Bill Bass of Lubbock; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
 

Gayle Rush

MULESHOE - Funeral services for Gayle Rush, 45, of Stamford, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Ellis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Burris, pastor of Texico Assembly of God in Texico, N.M., officiating.

Burial will be in Muleshoe Cemetery.

Mrs. Rush died Wednesday, March 25, 1998.

She was born in Hereford and grew up in Muleshoe. She moved to Stamford in 1980 from Abernathy.

She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

In 1969 she married R.T. Rush in Muleshoe.

Survivors include her husband; a son, R.T. Rush Jr., of Las Vegas; her mother and stepfather, Eva and Gene Payne of Abernathy; three sisters, Carolyn Springer of Lubbock, Norma Whisenhunt of Orange and Clois Reynolds of Abernathy; two brothers, Zoal Cody of Stamford and Archie Dale Cody of Des Moines, Iowa.

A daughter, Tonya Danielle, died in 1975.

The family suggests memorials to the Hendricks Medical Center, 19th St. and Hickory St., Abilene, TX 79601; or to the American Cancer Society, 2411 73rd St., Lubbock, TX 79423.
 

Faye Sanford Termin

Memorial services for Faye Sanford Termin, 66, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with the Rev. James A. Mock, retired Episcopal minister, officiating.

Cremation arrangements were by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Termin died at 6:05 p.m. Monday, March 23, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

She was born Faye Sanford on Jan. 28, 1932, in Abernathy. She was a lifelong resident of Plainview and had worked for Lucian Morehead, attorney, for 40 years.

She was a member of West Texas Native American Association, RSVP, Jan. 28 Birthday Club and was a past president of the Legal Secretarial Association.

She married J.C. Termin on Aug. 29, 1977 in Plainview. He died Sept. 27, 1990.

Survivors include a brother, Newell and wife Faye Sanford of Dallas; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Daniel and Sheryl Fondren of Plainview, John and Tracy Fondren of Lubbock and Tim Fondren of Plano; four stepchildren, Dale Termin, Tina Termin, Michael Termin and Michelle Stanford; seven grandchildren and six stepgrandchildren.

The family will be at 2000 W. 17th Street.

Gladys Benson

DIMMITT - Funeral services for Gladys M. Benson, 86, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rusty Dickerson, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in West Park Cemetery by Gililland-Watson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Benson died Saturday, April 4, 1998, in Hereford.

She was born Aug. 29, 1911, in Childress. She moved to Castro County in 1944. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church, the Order of the Eastern Star and several duplicate bridge clubs.

On March 24, 1932, she married Joe W. Benson in Clovis, N.M. He died Dec. 19, 1996.

Survivors include a daughter, Susan Royal of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; two brothers, George Jones and J.P. Jones, both of Hereford; two sisters, Helen Brown of Hereford and Dovie Jane Harman of Tulia; and one granddaughter.

A daughter, Myrna Kay Benson, died in 1949.

The family suggests memorials to the Panhandle Chapter of Alzheimer´s Association, 2200 W. Seventh Street, Amarillo, TX.

Domer Birdsong

Funeral services for Domer Vernon Birdsong, 94, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Wood-Dunning Colonial Chapel with James Dean McNamara, Hospice chaplain, officiating.

Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mr. Birdsong died Sunday, April 5, 1998, in Integrated Health Services Heritage Home.

He was born Dec. 24, 1903, in Sunny Slope, Ark. He was a farmer and had served on the Sunny Slope school board and worked in timber and saw mills in New Mexico, Arizona and Arkansas. He also had worked in the restaurant business. He retired in 1963 and moved to Plainview in 1972.

He married Susan Majors on Jan 6, 1929. She died April 8, 1992.

Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Mary Ann and Melton Saiz of Fort Sumner and Shirley Birdsong Saiz of Plainview; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Marsha Birdsong of Plainview and Sammy and Isabelle Birdsong of Show Low, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Margie Claborn, and a granddaughter, seven sisters and a brother are deceased.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Kortese, Luke Kortese, Melton Saiz Jr., Ronnie Birdsong, Lanny Rendon, Jason Saiz and Evelyn Saiz.
 

Lena May Criswell

MERKEL - Funeral services for Lena May “Fuffer” Criswell, 89, will be at 2 p.m. today in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Greg Kennedy officiating.

Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel by Starbuck Funeral Home.

Mrs. Criswell died at 4:50 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 1998, in Merkel.

She was born Lena May Wilson on May 10, 1908. She graduated from Merkel High School. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church, Gleaners Sunday School, one of the original members of Methodist Quilters, Stith Home Demonstration Club, Merkel Riding Club and secretary for the Merkel Senior Citizens.

On Dec. 23, 1929, she married Wilmer Criswell in Merkel. He is deceased.

Survivors include a son, Robert J. Criswell of Plainview; three daughters, Mary Boone and Kathryn Whisenhunt, both of Merkel and Virginia English of Abilene; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and four step-great-great-grandchildren.
 

Rev. Carl McMaster

LITTLEFIELD - Funeral services for the Rev. Carl McMaster, 93, were at 11 a.m. today in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. George C. Price, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Littlefield Memorial Park by Hammons Funeral home.

Rev. McMaster died Saturday, April 4, 1998, in Knight´s Nursing Home.

He was born Feb. 23, 1905, in Henrietta. He graduated from McMurry College and taught school and coached boy´s high school basketball for eight years. He was pastor of several churches in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, including Lubbock.

On May 12, 1929, he married Delphia Witt in Palaska.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Billy Carl McMaster of Abilene; a sister, Sibble Bradford of Plainview; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.

Martiriano Perez

Funeral Mass for Martiriano “Tilano” Perez, 72, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Elbert A. Fadallan, pastor, officiating.

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

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Lemons Memorial Chapel.

Mr. Perez died at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, April 5, 1998, at his residence.

He was born July 2, 1925, in Austin. He was a farmer and a member of Sacred Heat Catholic Church and Cursillistas.

He married Francisca “Kika” Lopez on June 14, 1943, in Robstown. She died in December of 1997.

Survivors include six daughters, Anasticia Rodriquez of Plainview, Bertha Hinojosa of Lubbock, Carmen Garza and Maria Rodriguez, both of Blooming Prairie, Minn., Rosa Washington of Midland and Juana Tarago of Owatonna, Minn.; four sons, Joe Perez and Mario Perez, both of Plainview, Martiriano Perez Jr., of Tulia, and Tony Perez of Northfield, Minn.; 40 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren.

A son, Juan Perez, died in 1994.

Estelle Lytal

LUBBOCK - Memorial services for Estelle Lytal, 91, sister of Grady Shepard of Hale Center, were held Tuesday in W.W. Rix Chapel with the Rev. Bobby McMillan, pastor of St. John´s United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial was in City of Lubbock Cemetery by Rix Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Lytal died Monday, Jan. 13, 1997, in Methodist Hospital.

She was born on July 31, 1905, in Quinlan where she grew up and graduated from high school. She graduated from Texas Tech and taught school. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John´s United Methodist Church.

She married Sam M. Lytal on Aug. 1, 1930, in Lubbock. He died in 1978.

Other survivors include a son, Sam W. Lytal of Lubbock.

The family suggests memorials to St. John´s United Methodist Church, 1500 University Ave., Lubbock 79401, or to Meals on Wheels, 2304 34th St., Lubbock 79411.
 

Geraldene Moore

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Geraldene “Jerry” Moore, 75, of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Moore-Rose-White Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Hal Farnsworth, Baptist minister, officiating. Burial will be in Floyd County Memorial Park by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mrs. Moore died Monday, Jan. 13, 1997, in Southern Manor Nursing Home in Lubbock.

She was born on June 20, 1921, in Lorenzo. She graduated from Rule High School and attended McMurray College and Texas Tech. She moved to Abilene in 1939 from Lubbock and to Floydada in 1951. She lived in Amarillo before moving to Plainview in 1994.

She married Edell Moore on July 29, 1939, in Rule.

Survivors include two daughters, Janet Julian of Lubbock and Jenis Tucker of Cortez, Colo.; four grandchildren, Kristi Tucker of Cortez, Rich Tucker of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Clay Julian and Wade Julian, both of Lubbock; and three great-grandchildren.

Three brothers, C.G., Malone, Griffin Malone and Bob Malone, are deceased.
 

Carl W. Reeves

TULIA - Funeral services for Carl Wayne Reeves, 74, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Auten, pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Reeves died at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 1997, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

He was born on July 14, 1922, in Swisher County. He grew up in Tulia and graduated from Tulia High School. He served three years in the military during World War II and had worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Tulia for 29 years.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Calvary Baptist Church.

He married Georgia Height on Feb. 14, 1947, in Tulia.

Survivors include his wife; two sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie and Linnet Reeves of Plainview and Joey and Debbie Reeves of Tulia; one sister, Hazel Thompson of Boise City, Idaho; five granddaughters and one grandson.

The family suggests memorials to Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund.
 

Federico Saldana Sr.

TULIA - Funeral Mass for Federico Saldana Sr., 63, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the Church of the Holy Spirit with the Rev. John Salazar-Jimenez, pastor, officiating.

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

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday in Wallace Funeral Home Chapel.

Mr. Saldana died at 2:40 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 1997, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

He was born in Martindale where he grew up and attended schools. He moved to Tulia in the late 1940s and attended schools in Tulia. He worked as foreman for Earl Bell Cosby Well Pump Service for 25 years. He retired in 1978. 

He married Delia Corrall on Dec. 10, 1933.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Gloria Ann Barrerea and Barbara Alvarado, both of Amarillo and Delia Ybarra of Plainview; four sons, John David Saldana and Roberto Saldana, both of Tulia and Federico Saldana Jr. and Ramon Saldana, both of Amarillo; three brothers, Guadalupe Saldana of El Paso, Gilbert Saldana of Kress and Fabian Saldana of Tulia; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
 

Agnes Stockett

WAYSIDE - Funeral services for Agnes McGehee Stockett, 97, aunt of Roy Stockett of Tulia, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Tulia with the Rev. Jacklyn McNeil, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Happy, officiating. Burial will be in Wayside Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.

Mrs. Stockett died at 7:18 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 1997, in Tulia.

She was born Agnes McGehee on April 2, 1899, in Wayside where she remained all her life. She attended Wayside schools and college in Canyon. She taught school in the Milo Community for several years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Eastern Star in Happy for 50 years.

She married W.R. Stockett on Sept. 20, 1922. He died on March 5, 1976, in Wayside.

Other survivors include two other nephews, N.M. “Mack” Stockett of Claude and C.D. “Red” Rogers of Wayside; and two nieces, Mary Ann Ashley and Beth Louviere, both of Amarillo.

Pallbearers will be James, Jimmy, Joe, Wes, Lee and Jeff Stockett.

The family suggests memorials to Wayside Cemetery.


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