- OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY
LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH
UTILITY - GENLOOKUPS
Click HERE to also search the Texas Obituary and Death Notice Archive
TULIA - Funeral services for Janice Fisher, 47, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Davenport, pastor, and the Rev. Jerry Stein, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Nazareth, officiating.
Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.
Mrs. Fisher died at 9 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 1998, at her residence.
She was born Janice Burton on Sept. 19, 1950, in Levelland. She grew up in Sundown and attended Sundown and Levelland schools, graduating from Levelland High School in 1968. She attended South Plains College and West Texas State University and graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma School of Pharmacy in 1973.
She was an insurance agent in Lubbock for several years and worked as a pharmacist at Wal-Mart, Eckerd Drug and L&H Drug and eight years with VA Outpatient Clinic in Lubbock. She had worked as a pharmacist at Tulia Health Mart since 1995.
She was a member of First Baptist Church.
On Aug. 20, 1993, she married Robert “Bob” Fisher in Levelland.
Survivors include her husband; her mother, Allene Burton of Levelland; two sisters, Norma Jackson of Levelland and Sue Schneider of Lubbock.
Her father, James Burton, died March 15, 1978.
LUBBOCK - Memorial services for Walter Ray Gault, 69, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Resthaven Mausoleum Chapel with John Brown officiating.
Cremation arrangement is by Resthaven Funeral Home.
Mr. Gault died Monday, May 4, 1998, in Heritage Oaks Nursing Center.
He was born Aug. 17, 1928, in Kelly, Kan. He received a bachelor´s degree in physical education from Kansas State University and trained in physical therapy at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He received a master´s degree in public health from the University of Missouri, and moved to Lubbock in 1972. He served as director of PM&R at Texas Tech University.
He moved to Mobile, Ala., in 1975 and established and served as director of the School of Physical Therapy at the University of South Alabama. He returned to Lubbock in 1989.
He was active in Boy Scouts and a veteran of the Korean War.
On Dec. 24, 1950, he married Donna Berry in Wichita, Kan.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Dee Brown of Lubbock and Jane Holt of Plainview; two brothers, John Gault of Florence, Ore., and Ted Gault of Kansas City, Mo.; and six grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association or
to the March of Dimes.
MORTON - Funeral services for Myrtle Hodge, 88, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in First United Methodist Church with her son, the Rev. Jesse Hodge, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Tulia, and the Rev. Gary Boles, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Morton Memorial Cemetery by Ellis Funeral Home.
Mrs. Morton died Monday, May 4, 1998, in Cochran Memorial Hospital.
She was born Jan. 8, 1910, in Haskell County. She moved to Morton from Tahoka in 1944 and was a retired Cochran County Sheriff dispatcher.
Survivors include five sons, Jesse Hodge of Tulia, Dub Hodge of Borger, Wiley Hodge of Lubbock, Wilson Hodge of Morton, and Donald Hodge of Austin; five daughters, Ruth Minor of Lubbock, Ruby Davis of Morton, Joann Reeves of Goodland, Sue Dewbre of Marble Falls and Linnie Moore of Midland; a sister, Pearl Vaughn of Bakersfield, Calif.; two brothers, Edger M. Hammonds of Tahoka and Arthur J. Hammonds of Roswell, N.M.; 38 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
A son, Lewis Hodge, died Jan. 10, 1987.
The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church, Morton,
Memorial services for Luz Rodriquez, 41, will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with the Rev. Ben Kasteel, pastor, officiating.
Cremation arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.
Rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Mrs. Rodriquez died at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 3, 1998, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 20, 1957, in Floydada where she grew up and attended schools. She received her GED and attended the Lifelong Learning Center at Wayland. She received her LVN license from South Plains College and had worked at St. Mary of the Plains and Methodist Hospital in Lubbock and was employed by Plainview Methodist Hospital.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
On June 1, 1974, she married Edward Rodriguez in Floydada.
Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Andrea Rodriquez of Plainview;
a son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Stacy Rodriquez Jr. of Amarillo;
five brothers, Maurice Martinez of Plainview, Juan P. Martinez of Lubbock,
Mickey Martinez of Florida, and Simon and Tony Martinez, both of Floydada;
one sister, Amelia Galvan of Floydada; and a granddaughter, Kay Lynn Ortiz
OLTON - Funeral services for Leann Russell, 16, are pending with Wood-Dunning Funeral Home in Plainview.
Delita Burk Woodard
AMARILLO - Funeral services for Delita Burk Woodard, 44, will be at 2 p.m. today in Colonial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Anthony Pennington officiating.
Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Woodard died Sunday, May 3, 1998, in Baptist/St. Anthony´s Hospice.
She was born Aug. 10, 1953, in Amarillo where she had been a lifelong resident. She graduated from Amarillo High School and worked for Greatwestern Directories. She attended Northwest Baptist Church.
On March 4, 1995, she married Steven Woodard.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, David and Cody Spain of Amarillo; two daughters, Brandy Nicole Richardson and Tina Marie Woodard, both of Amarillo; two brothers, Gary Hugh and Bob Burk of Amarillo; a sister, Deloris Berry of Amarillo; and her mother-in-law, Frances Woodard of Plainview.
Her parents, Pauline and Cecil Burk and two brothers, Bill Burk and Bob Benson, are deceased.
Graveside services for Ashford Anderson, 69, will be at 2 p.m. today in Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. James Mims, pastor of New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church in Amarillo, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary in Amarillo.
Mr. Anderson died Saturday, July 11, 1998.
He was born in Clarksville where he attended school. He was a Baptist.
There are no known survivors.
Mildred A. Bennett
Graveside services for Mildred Anne Bennett, 89, of Atlanta, Ga., will be at 5 p.m. Friday in Plainview Cemetery with Dr. Max Browning, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Local arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bennett died at 9 a.m. on July 4, 1998, in Atlanta.
She was born Nov. 17, 1908, in Clarendon. She lived in Plainview where she graduated from high school. She lived in Lubbock for many years before moving to Atlanta.
She was the granddaughter Plainview pioneers, of the late Florence McWhorter Harrington and daughter of the late Anna Cochran.
Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Reid; a son, George Bennett of
Atlanta; three granddaughters and one grandson.
David T. Ramirez
OWATONNA, Minn. - Funeral services for David Ramirez, 80, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Brick-Postlewaite Funeral Home with the Rev. Job Talamantes officiating.
Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis with full military rites.
Mr. Ramirez died Tuesday, July 14, at the Austin Medical Center.
He was born June 15, 1918, in Aspermont, Texas. He served with the U.S. Army during World War and worked as a greenskeeper at the Plainview Country Club. He also was a golf pro for many years.
He was a member of United Pentecostal Church in Owatonna.
On Oct. 14, 1981, he married Debra Fergeson in Plainview.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, David Ramirez of Plainview, and Bearl and Nickolas Ramirez, both of Owatonna; three daughters, Trine Rodriguez of Plainview, Mary Talamantes of Albert Lea and Margaret Rodriguez of San Angelo; three brothers, Dan and Paul Ramirez of California and Juan Ramirez of San Angelo; one sister, Esther Ponce of San Angelo; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
His first wife, Francis, died in 1980.
Kathy A. Riddle
SAN ANGELO - Funeral services for Kathy Appleton Riddle, 43, will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Park Heights Baptist Church with Dr. James Miller, officiating.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hobbs, N.M., with Dean Mathis, pastor of Taylor Memorial Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are by Johnson´s Funeral Home.
Mrs. Riddle died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at her residence.
She was born March 21, 1955, in Hobbs, N.M. where she grew up and graduated high school. She attended New Mexico Jr. College and Wayland Baptist University. She moved to San Angelo in 1989 and was a homemaker and member of Park Heights Baptist Church.
On Aug. 31, 1985, she married Randy Riddle in Hobbs.
Survivors include her husband; her mother, Reta M. Appleton of Hobbs; one brother, Terry Appleton of Hobbs; three sisters, Becky A. Rood and Melanie A. Gallagher, both of El Paso, and Marty A. Patterson of Beckville.
A brother, Wilson Rocky Appleton, died in 1992.
Anna Mae Tue
Graveside services for Anna Mae Tue, 73, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Parklawn Memorial Cemetery with Rex Tiffin of Silverton, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Tue died at 9:10 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, 1998, in Prairie House Living Center.
She was born July 16, 1924, in Quitaque where she grew up and attended schools. She lived in Turkey before moving to Plainview in 1951. She was a Jehova Witness.
On July 18, 1939, she married Woodrow Wade Tue in Esteline. He died April 9, 1988.
Survivors include one daughter, Lola Miller of Plainview; a bnrother, Claude Mayes of Amarillo; six grandchildren, Leslie Baxter, Stacy Miller, Jodie Daniels, Michael Tue, Jennifer Carlisle and Jessica Tue; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Two sons are deceased. Jerry Wade Tue died in 1970 and Lloyd Wayne Tue
SAN ANTONIO - Memorial services for Shay Wester, 79, former Plainview resident, were at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Porter Loring North Chapel. Arrangements were by Porter Loring Mortuary North.
Mr. Wester died Monday, July 13, 1998.
He owned Wester Crown and Bridge Laboratory in Plainview and for many years lived in Corpus Christi.
He was a sailor and pilot and at the age of 73 took up soaring.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Curtis and Lisa Wester of Bulverde and Chris Wester of Austin; a sister, Lucy Mosshart of Dallas; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Ron (Kitty) Neutzling and their three children, all of San Antonio; two grandsons; and one great-grandson.
The family suggests memorials to Cancer Therapy & Research Center,
Attn. Donor Relations, P.O. Box 1657, San Antonio, TX 78296-1657; or to
Trinity Baptist Church, 319 E. Mulberry, San Antonio, TX 78212-3098.
Leta Faye O´Conner
Funeral services for Leta Faye O´Conner, 83, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Lemons Memorial Chapel.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. O´Conner died at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, March 29, 1998, in Heritage Oak Nursing Center in Lubbock.
She was born Aug. 24, 1914, in Lamar County where she grew up. She attended schools in Gillam, Ark., and lived in Faught, Texas for a while. She moved to Plainview in 1954 and to Lubbock in 1993. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Plainview.
On Dec. 1, 1967, she married Jack O´Conner in Seymour. He died Nov. 2, 1975.
Survivors include five daughters, Delores Swilling of Irving, Goldia House of Lubbock, Dorothea Williams and Norma Holley, both of Shallowater, and Sue Hunt of Amarillo; one son, Billy Holley of Arizona; 26 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
A son, J.R. Holley, is deceased.
OLFEN - Funeral services for Harold Alois Kahlig, 70, were at 10 a.m. today in St. Boniface Catholic Church with the Rev. Stephen Kennelly and Monsignor Tim Schwertner of Plainview officiating.
Burial was in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery by Rains-Seale Funeral Home.
Mr. Kahlig died Saturday, March 28, 1998, in Floydada.
He was born Sept. 25, 1927, in Olfen. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church.
Survivors include his sister, Dorine Schwertner of Floydada; and several nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials to St. Boniface Seminarian Burse or to
a favorite charity.
Eunice Wellborn Lewis
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Eunice Wellborn Lewis, 65, will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Bible Baptist Church with the Rev. Darwin Robinson officiating.
Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lewis died Saturday, March 28, 1998, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 21, 1933, in Pampa, the daughter of the late James Dennis and Ermon Ethel Kelsey Wellborn. She was a lifelong resident of Floydada and attended Floydada High School.
She was retired as dispatcher for the Floyd County Sheriff´s department, serving for more than 20 years. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Steve Arney of Floydada; two brothers, James Wellborn of Hurst and Bobby Wellborn of Floydada; two sisters, Donna Booth of Crowley and JoAnn Gooch of Floydada; and two granddaughters, Heather Arney and Amber Arney, both of Floydada.
The family suggests memorials to Bible Baptist Church, 810 W. 3rd St.,
Floydada, TX 79235.
OLTON - Funeral services for Dewey Moses, 86, will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Northside Church of Christ with Kenneth Avaritt of Benton, Ark., and Howard Morris of Canyon officiating.
Burial will be in Olton Cemetery by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Homes.
Mr. Moses died at 12:51 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Plainview after a lengthy illness.
He was born Oct. 26, 1911, in Muddig. He previously had lived in Estelline and moved to Olton in 1937. He served in the Coast Guard from 1942 until 1945. He owned and operated the Circle Store west of Olton with his brother, John Moses, from 1937 until 1949 and was a farmer.
On Dec. 29, 1937, he married Frances Blanks in Childress.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter and son-in-law, Carla and John Synatschk of Olton; two sisters, Beatrice Hamman of Mishawaka, Ind., and Dorothy Robinson of Granbury; and three grandsons, Alton, Dustin and Michael Synatschk of Olton.
Five brothers, Hubert, John, Forest, Charlie and Hershel Moses, and a sister, Gladys Moses, are deceased.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family suggests memorials to the Olton Ambulance Association, P.O.
Box 665; or to the Olton Cemetery Association, Rt. 1, Box 28, Olton, TX
Sarah Magaline Noble
DUMAS - Funeral services for Sarah Magaline “Maggie” Noble, 78, will be at 2 p.m. today in Morrison Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Harold Turner, pastor of Pentecostal Church of God in Seminole, Okla., and the Rev. Les Berg, pastor of the Pentecostal Church of God in Dumas, officiating.
Burial will be in Dumas Cemetery by Morrison Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Noble died Friday, March 27, 1998.
She was born in Tyler and moved to Dumas from Waurika, Okla., in 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of Pentecostal Church of God.
Survivors include two daughters, Pat White and Wanda White, both of Dumas; three sons, Bill Noble of Tulia, the Rev. Tommy Noble of Sulphur Springs and the Rev. Jim Noble of Stillwell, Okla.; 21 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
The family suggests memorials to Harvest Outreach Pentecostal Church
of God, 222 W. Eighth, Dumas, TX 79029.
Howard L. Standefer
HALE CENTER - Funeral services for Howard L. Standefer, 76, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene Meacham, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.
Mr. Standefer died at 8:20 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.
He was born Sept. 20, 1921, in Plainview. He moved to Hale Center where he lived for 19 years and worked in sales for Kerr-McGee Chemical Co., and for Hale Center Feeders.
He was a member of First Baptist Church and a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army as a corporal.
He married Vinita Webb on Sept. 27, 1942, in Matador.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Sharon Beltz of Spring Hill, Tenn., Linda Bowman of Georgetown and Donna Sauve of Austin; two sisters, Genell Lowery of Canyon and Ruth Anderson of Quitaque; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will include Jeff Beltz, Joel Brown, Jessie Kennedy, Gary Daniel, Randy Daniel, and Brad Bowman. Honorary pallbearers include Matthew Sauve and Mark Sauve.
The family suggests memorials to the Hale Center Senior Citizens Association, P.O. Box 205, Hale Center, TX 79041.
Mariah Warren Amburn
Burial will be in Dreamland Cemetery.
Mrs. Amburn died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998.
She was born in Wolf City and moved with her family to Floyd County in 1914. She attended country schools in Floyd County and worked as a seamstress for 35 years. She was a member of Floyd County Home Demonstration Club and Second Avenue Church of Christ.
She moved to Canyon in 1972.
In 1924, she married Foster Amburn in Floydada.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Juanelle Taylor of Canyon; two sons, Glen Amburn of Tulia and Thomas Amburn of Amarillo; a sister, Bertha Raley of Albuquerque, N.M.; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.
Nola Kate Bishop
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Nola Kate Bishop, 97, will be at 2 p.m. today in Moore-Rose-White Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Wendell Horn, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Floyd County Memorial Park by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bishop died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, at HCA Medical Center in Lewisville.
She was born Nola Kate Caudle on April 6, 1901 in Carlton. She moved with her family, the late T.A. and Belcora B. Caudle, to Floydada in 1915. She attended Floydada Schools and worked as a telephone operator in Floydada. She also was a homemaker and a member of the Floydada Senior Citizens, First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and several bridge clubs.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Cross of Lewisville; four grandchildren;
and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for Adrian Connally, 77, were at 11 a.m. today in Plainview Memorial Park with the Rev. Neil Unwin, pastor of First Assembly of God, officiating.
Burial arrangements were by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home
Mr. Connally died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998.
He was born Oct. 16, 1921, in Plainview. He retired from the U.S. Army Air Corp and was a World War II veteran.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Elks Lodge, the Lost Battalion Association and Trinity Church of Lubbock.
On Feb. 11, 1981, he married Lois McClanahan in Clovis, N.M.
Survivors include his wife; one stepson, Mike Jacobs of Bedford; three
stepdaughters, Sharon Hinds of Arlington, Sandra Januta of Plainview and
Debbie Shook of Arlington; a sister, Earlene Estep of Plainview; seven
grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Cleo Maurie Evans
Graveside services for Cleo Maurie Evans, 89, of Mineral Wells, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Plainview Memorial Park with the Rev. Phillip Jones, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mrs. Evans died at 10:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998, in Mineral Wells Care Center.
She was born Oct. 26, 1909, in Carnegie, Okla. She lived in Plainview for over 60 years and moved to Mineral Wells in 1995. She was a resident of Crazy Water Retirement Center and later moved to Mineral Wells Care Center where she was voted “Resident of the Month” in May of 1998.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Mineral Wells where she attended Sunday school.
Survivors include one son, Bobby Evans of Possum Kingdom; three sisters, Opal Justice of Marlow, Okla., Willie Meredith of Marlow, Okla., and Mildred Thompson of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one brothers, J.W. Himes of Albuquerque, N.M.; four grandchildren, Russell Evans of Belton, Donna Blankenship of Plainview, Gary Dickson of Lockhart and Chesna James of Charlotte, S.D.; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
A son, Jerry Evans, and a daughter, Billie Jean Evans, are deceased.
Funeral services for Naomi Morris, 97, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Trinity Methodist Church with the Rev. Tommy Ewing officiating.
Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mrs. Morris died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, in Hereford Care Center.
She was born Oct. 13, 1906, in Cloudchief, Washita County, Oklahoma.
In 1923 she married Audrie Morris in Motley County. He is deceased.
Survivors include two sons, Fred Morris of Two Buttes, Colo., and Albert Morris of Fort Worth; three daughters, Juanita Jones of Anchorage, Alaska, Dorothy Winders of Broken Bow, Okla., and Betty Quillen of Hereford; two sisters, Amy Merritt of Morton and Oleta Moore of Oden, Ark.; 18 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
A son, A.J. Morris, also is deceased.
RALLS - Graveside services for Pauline Sellers, 90, of Crosbyton, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Ralls Cemetery with Johnnie Williams of Lubbock officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sellers died Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998, in St. Mary Hospital in Lubbock.
She was born Dec. 4, 1907, in Ben Franklin. She attended school at Fairview and moved to Crosby County in 1921. She was a homemaker and member of Crosbyton First United Methodist Church and the Crosbyton Senior Citizens where she was named “Senior Citizen of the Year” in 1978.
On Nov. 2, 1924, she married William Frank Sellers in Crosbyton. He died July 25, 1974.
Survivors include three sons, Clayton Sellers of Ralls, Norris Sellers of Crosbyton and Kenneth Sellers of Ralls; three daughters, Marie Brixey of Greenwood, Ark., Kathryn Hunter of Lubbock and Barbara Lutrick of Floydada; a sister, Mary Lee Beck of Odessa; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Frances Lorine, is deceased.
The family will receive friends at Adams Funeral Home in Crosbyton today
from 5-7 p.m. Memorials are suggested to Crosbyton Senior Citizens, Crosbyton
First United Methodist Church or the Crosbyton Care Center.
Ronnie Lee Thompson
Funeral services for Ronnie Lee Thompson, 52, are pending with Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mr. Thompson died at 2:30 a.m. today, Oct. 19, 1998, in Amarillo.