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Jessie Baker

EARTH - Funeral services for Jessie Baker, 95, of Olton, were at 2 p.m. Saturday in Ellis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joe Augustine officiating.

Burial was in Castro Memorial Gardens by Ellis Funeral Home.

Mrs. Baker died Friday, Jan. 10, 1997.

She was born Aug. 29, 1901 in Haskell County and married Carl Baker in 1919 in Amarillo. He died in 1950. She moved to Siloam Springs Ark., to Dimmitt in 1989, to Hereford in 1990 and to Olton in 1996. She was a Catholic.

Survivors include two nephews, Donald and L.G. Layman of Earth; and three nieces, Arlene Ashley and Jo Jones, both of Earth, and Mary Qualls of Clovis, N.M.
 

Blanche Coggin

ABERNATHY - Funeral services for Blanche Coggin, 86, were at 4 p.m. Saturday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Russ Byard, pastor, and the Rev. Tommie Beck, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Lockney, officiating.

Additional services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Caps Methodist Church at Caps. Burial will be in Drummond Cemetery at Caps by Abell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Coggin died Thursday, Jan. 9, 1997 in Lutheran Home of West Texas in Lubbock.

She was born Feb. 3, 1910 in Abilene and married the Rev. H.B. Coggin on Jan. 15, 1925 in Abilene. They moved to Abernathy from Ralls in 1970. Her husband died Oct. 7, 1995.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Garden Club and Abernathy Senior Citizens.

Survivors include a son, Charles Wayne Coggin of Lubbock; a sister, Lee Darby of Caps; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and four step-greatgrandchildren.

Two sons, Morris Talmon Coggin and James Thomas Coggin, are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to Abernathy Senior Citizens, 717 Ave. C., Abernathy 79311 or First United Methodist Church, 704 Ave. D, Abernathy 79311.
 

Dallas Kenady

JAYTON - Funeral services for Dallas Kenady, 95, brother of Margaret Kenady Brandenberg of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Glen Shock and the Rev. Howard Jones officiating.

Burial will be in Jayton Cemetery by Weathersbee Funeral Home of Rotan.

Mr. Kennedy died Friday, Jan. 10, 1997, in Jayton.

He was born Oct. 1, 1901 in Callahan County and married Mayne Fowler on Dec. 25, 1926 in Abilene She died Jan. 29, 1996.

He was a director and bookkeeper for the Farmers Gin and was a bookkeeper for the 0-0 Ranch for 21 years. He was appointed Kent County Auditor in 1955 and was a director for the Federal Land Bank and the Cap Rock Telephone Co. He was a member of First Baptist Church and the Men´s Bible Class and was a past member of the Jayton City Council.

Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
 

Euna Oswalt

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Euna M. Oswalt, 89, sister of Juanita Poole of Petersburg, were at 2 p.m. Saturday in W.W. Rix Chapel with the Rev. Jay Beyer officiating.

Private burial was in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Mrs. Oswalt died Thursday, Jan. 9, 1997, in Lutheran Home of West Texas.

She was born Aug. 13, 1907 in Collin County and married Marvin L. Oswalt on Oct. 25, 1931. He died in 1990. She was a homemaker.

Also surviving are a son, Winston, of Lubbock, and two other sisters, Merle Waner of Amarillo and Joyce Murphree of Dallas.

The family suggests memorials to the Lutheran Home of West Texas Auxiliary, 5502 Fourth St., Lubbock 79415 or to a favorite charity. 
 

A.B. Ramsey Jr.

QUITAQUE -- Funeral services for A.B. Ramsey Jr., 73, of Quitaque, will be 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Quitaque First Baptist Church with the Rev. Anthony Sisemore, pastor, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Jess Little, pastor of the Silverton First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery by Myers-Long Funeral Directors of Quitaque.

Mr. Ramsey died Friday, Jan. 10, 1997, in Amarillo.

He was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Tecumseh, Okla., and served in the Army during World War II.

He and Marie Duck were married Aug. 24, 1946, in Silverton.

Mr. Ramsey served on the Quitaque school board and city council.

Survivors include his wife, two sons, Dale Ramsey of Quitaque and Dwight Ramsey of Silverton; two daughters, Glenna Jameson of Kress and Wanda Chadwick of Amarillo; four brothers, Glenn Ramsey of Quitaque, Doyle Ramsey of Plainview, Charles Ramsey of Eastland and Albert Ramsey of Wellington; two sisters, Cora Lee Taylor of Coleman and Mona McAtee of California; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the St. Anthony´s Hospice in Amarillo in lieu of flowers.
 

Mary Jane Thompson

MEMPHIS - Funeral services for Mary Jane Thompson, 91, an aunt of Verna Moore of Plainview and Jill Kirk of Floydada, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in First Christian Church with the Rev. Tom Posey officiating.

Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery by Spicer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Thompson died Thursday, Jan. 9, 1997, in Hall County Hospital.

She was born July 19, 1905, in Turkey to the late David Leon and Adella Maude Clark Cooper. She moved to Memphis in 1924 and was a lifetime resident of Hall County.

She attended Las Vegas College in Las Vegas, N.M., and Texas Woman´s College in Denton. She was a member of First Christian Church, Order of the Eastern Star, Daughters of the Nile, Daughters of the Confederacy, the Atlantean Club, the Memphis Garden Club and bridge club. 

She was an accomplished horsewoman, musician, beauty shop operator and store clerk and had helped in preparing income taxes.

She married Glynn Thompson on April 17, 1927, in Turkey. He died in 1982.

Other survivors include two stepsons, Leo E. Thompson and Peter R. Thompson, both of Amarillo; seven step-grandchildren; 12 step-great-grandchildren; two step-great-great-grandchildren; two other nieces and two nephews.

The family suggests memorials to First Christian Church or to Hall County Meals on Wheels.
 

Gloria Ulibarri

SILVERTON -- Funeral services for former Silverton resident Gloria Ulibarri are pending with Myers-Long Funeral Home of Silverton.

She died Friday, Jan. 10, 1997, in Amarillo.
 

Frankie Lee Williams

KRESS -- Funeral services for Frankie Lee Williams, 57, of Kress, will be 2 p.m. Monday in the Kress Church of Christ with Tommy Stewart, associate minister of the Tulia Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in Kress Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home of Plainview.

The body will be at the Kress Church of Christ from 11 a.m. Monday until the funeral service.

Mrs. Williams died 3:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 1997, in St. Mary of the Plains Hospital in Lubbock.

She was born June 29, 1939, in Lubbock and grew up in the Lubbock area. She moved to Kress in the early 1960s and worked at Andy´s Grocery and Market.

Mrs. Williams was a member of the Kress Booster Club and Kress Church of Christ.

She married Clifford Williams on Dec. 20, 1959, in Lubbock.

Survivors include her husband, Clifford, of Duncanville; one daughter, Amy L. Walker of Kress; one son and daughter-in-law, Davie L. and Patrica Williams of Kress; two brothers, Frank Benson of Lubbock and Lloyd Benson of Wolfforth; two sisters, Lurlene Roberts and Lora Edwards, both of Lubbock; and one granddaughter, Rebecca Ann Williams of Kress.

Pallbearers will be Derrell Edwards, Daniel Edwards, Calvin Riggins, William Riley Cogdill, Todd Cogdill and Jerry Riggins.

The family suggests memorials to Tiptons Children´s Home.
 

Florence Abbott

Funeral services for Florence Abbott, 90, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Larry Veazy, former pastor of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, officiating.

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

Mrs. Abbott died at 7:05 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, in Prairie House Living Center.

She was born Oct. 24, 1907, in Anson in Jones County where she grew up. She moved to Rule in 1927 and to Anson in 1941. In 1948 she moved to Floydada and to Hale County in September 1948 and to Plainview in 1954. She worked for Home Beautiful from 1949-1954 and owned and operated Abbott´s Decorator, making draperies from 1954 until closing the business in 1990. She was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God.

On Oct. 1, 1927, she married Jordan Henry Abbott in Rule. He died April 18, 1973, in Plainview.

Survivors include one daughter, Margaret Abbott Davis of Plainview; one son, Charles M. Abbott of Plainview; three brothers, Austin Barrett of Kress, E.M. Barrett of Dallas and Bill Barrett of Plainview; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
 

Irene Gwin

HALE CENTER - Graveside services for Irene Gwin, 76, will be at 2 p.m. today in Parklawn Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Scott Jimenez, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Hale Center, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gwin died at 10:55 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

She was born Irene Rastetter on Feb. 7, 1922, in Plainview. She moved to Six Point with her parents in 1929 and attended Hale Center schools. She graduated from Hale Center High School and was an RN and work for Dr. McKinley Howell in the old Plainview Hospital. After her marriage she lived in Houma, La., until 1963 when she returned to Hale Center and worked for Hi-Plains Hospital, retiring in 1969. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

She married Malcolm M. Gwin on Dec. 24, 1948, at Six Point. He died Sept. 2, 1992.

Survivors include one son, John M. Gwin of Bastrop; one sister, Gladys Mason of Paradise, Calif.; three granddaughters; and a sister-in-law, Novella Sneed of Hale Center.
 

Stella Hart

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Stella Hart, 91, are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hart died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998.
 

Pauline Evelyn Haydon

Graveside services for Pauline Evelyn “Polly” Haydon, 77, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Plainview Memorial Park with Dr. Max Browning, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mrs. Haydon died at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, in IHS Heritage Home.

She was born Pauline Evelyn Dennis on March 10, 1920, in Hammond, Okla. She moved to this area as a young child. She moved to Clovis in 1981 and worked as a foster parent in the Grandparent and Handicapped Children program with the Clovis public schools. She returned to Plainview in 1991.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

On May 5, 1941, she married Lavelle Haydon in Plainview. He died March 13, 1979. They operated Haydon Shoes in downtown Plainview for several years.

Survivors include one sister, Ruth Hair of Olton; and a granddaughter, Lori Lowell of Plainview.

A son, Larry E. Haydon; a daughter, Gayle Ann Haydon, and a granddaughter, Holly Haydon, are deceased.
 

Harold W. Newton

PETERSBURG - Graveside services for Harold Windell Newton, 75, of Lubbock, former Petersburg resident, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Petersburg Cemetery with Terry Newton officiating.

Burial arrangements are by White Funeral Home of Idalou.

Mr. Newton died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, in the Lutheran Home of West Texas in Lubbock.

He was born Dec. 25, 1922, in Cone, the son of the late Virgil and Bill Williams Newton. He graduated from Petersburg High School and was a farmer and lifelong resident of Petersburg. He was a member of First Methodist Church and had served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He married Inez Carmichael on Sept. 6, 1941, in Clovis, N.M. She died Oct. 26, 1997.

Survivors include a son, Tommy Newton of Ransom Canyon; two brothers, Clifton Newton of Abernathy and Carl Newton of Buena Vista, Colo.; a sister, Lucille Williams of Lubbock; and a grandchild.
 

Bobbie L. Pelton

CLOVIS, N.M. - Funeral services for Bobbie L. Pelton, 72, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Wheeler Chapel with Frank Poynor and Marlin Poynor officiating.

Burial will be in Portales Cemetery by Wheeler Mortuary in Portales.

Mr. Pelton died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, in Plains Regional Medical Center in Portales.

She was born Jan. 28, 1925, in Lamesa. He moved to the Caprock area between Tatum and Roswell as a young boy and in 1939 moved to the Floyd area where he graduated from high school in 1943.

He joined the U.S. Army in May of 1945 and served in the Pacific Theater. He returned to Floyd and farmed and also owned a farm near Portales.

He was a member of the VFW Post 9515.

On Nov. 29, 1973, he married Margie Durham Bulls, who grew up in the Plainview area.

Survivors include his wife; three stepsons and daughters-in-law, Jace and Dorothy Bulls of Portales, Shane and Terry Bulls of Lubbock and Roc and Sherry Bulls of Amarillo; two stepdaughters and sons-in-law, Melody and Winkey Hodges of Portales and Harmony and Randy Hardin of Lubbock; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
 

Oleta Price

NEW DEAL - Funeral services for Oleta Teeter Price, 78, of Shallowater, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church in New Deal with the Rev. Mitch Wilson, pastor of First Baptist Church in Shallowater, officiating.

Burial will be in City of Lubbock Cemetery by Franklin-Bartley Funeral Home in Lubbock.

Mrs. Price died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, at Heritage Oaks Nursing Center.

She was born in Russellville, Ark., and was a longtime Lubbock and Shallowater resident. She managed Lubbock Mobile Lodge for 20 years and was a member of First Baptist Church in New Deal.

She married Luther Price on March 29, 1968, in Fluvanna.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Druscilla Boyd of Houston and Elaine Fry of Thibodeaux, La.; two sisters, Lora Woods of Conway, Ark., and Nina Taylor of Wolfforth; two stepdaughters, Glendean Henderson of Deer Park and Joyce Mallow of Arlington; six stepsons, Charles Price of Abernathy, Delbert Price of Lubbock, Glynn Price of Shallowater, Lynn Price of Atkins, Ark., Wayne Price of Denton and Dwayne Price of Charleston, W. Va.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous stepgrandchildren and great-stepgrandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today.
 

Martha Trevino

DIMMITT - Funeral services for Martha Trevino, 74, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. John Salazar officiating.

Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. today.

Burial will be in Castro Memorial Gardens by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Homes.

Mrs. Trevino died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, in Deaf Smith General Hospital in Hereford.

She was born July 2, 1923, in Tampico, Mexico. She had lived in Hereford before moving to Dimmitt in 1962. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

She married Juan G. Trevino in 1936 in San Benito.

Survivors include her husband; five sons, Eutimio Trevino of McAllen, Rolando and Alfredo Trevino, both of Dimmitt, Mike Trevino of El Paso and Jorge Zuniga of San Diego; three daughters, Juanita Z. Hernandez of Odessa, Josefa T. Gauna of Shallowater and Maria T. Carrasco of Hart; 21 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The body will be at the church until service time.
 

Rebecca Allman

HALE CENTER -- Graveside services for Rebecca Allman, 87, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Plainview Memorial Park with the Rev. Scott Jimenez, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Hale Center.

Burial is by Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Allman died Saturday, May 30, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

Born July 2, 1911, in McKinney, she graduated from Wayland Baptist University, was a school teacher, a worthy matron for the Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 38 and a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Janice Sackett of Pampa and Sharon Bell of San Francisco, Calif.; three grandchildren, Edmond Sackett of Florida, Susan Dowling of Pleasanton, Calif., and Steven Bell of Dallas; and two great-granddaughters.

The family suggests memorials to the Hale Center Senior Citizens Association, P.O. Box 205, Hale Center 79041; or the Hale Center Cemetery, P.O. Box 850, Hale Center 79041.
 

Mae Francis Brown

LAWTON, OKLA. -- Funeral services for Mae Francis Brown, 47, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the New Hope Church of God in Christ with Supt. Vermon Cross, pastor, and Elder Van Deloney officiating.

Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Jefferson Funeral Home of Lawton.

Mrs. Brown died Wednesday, May 27, 1998, in a Lawton hospital following a sudden illness.

She was born April 10, 1951, in Plainview and moved to Lawton from Plainview in 1978.

She married James Brown on March 17, 1967, in Plainview.

She was employed by Olsten-Kimberly for the past two years as home health nurse.

Mrs. Brown was a member of the United Baptist Church in Plainview.

Survivors include three daughters, Rotina Brown, Sabrina Brown and Jeanne Brown, all of Lawton; one son, Elgin Brown of Lawton; four sisters, Yvonne Jordan of Fort Worth, Sylvia and Sherry Johnson of Lawton and Kimberly Gail Leonard of St. Louis, Mo.; four brothers, Wyoma Johnson Jr. of Lawton, Donnell Johnson and Barry Johnson of Plainview, and Vance Johnson of Las Vegas, Nev., and four grandchildren.
 

Robert Darrell Brown Jr.

Funeral services for Robert Darrell Brown Jr., 71, were at 2 p.m. Saturday in Wood-Dunning Colonial Chapel with Larry Pruitt of Benson, Ariz. officiating, assisted by Karl King, minister of Garland Street Church of Christ.

Burial was in Plainview Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Mr. Brown died Wednesday, May 27, 1998, in Lewisville after a lengthy illness.

He was born Sept. 9, 1926, in Dallas and married Madelyn Joyce Robertson on April 5, 1946 in Canyon. He was a World War II veteran. As a young man, he spent many years as a custom harvester. He was a member of the Church of Christ and very involved in personal evangelism and the Hale County Senior Citizens Center.

Surviving are his wife; a son, Kevin Dane Brown and his wife, Kat Boykin Brown, of Mesquite; a daughter, Tamara Shan Wright, and her fiance, Todd Hewlett, of Lewisville; two grandchildren, Cheri Lane Wright Byars and Trecia Kelli Wright Foreman of Austin; and four great-grandchildren.

His parents, Nina Mary Chambers Brown and Robert Darrell Brown Sr., are deceased.
 

Richard Warren Duvall

COPPERAS COVE - Funeral services for Richard Warren Duvall, 56, of Kempner, will be a 2 p.m. Monday in First United Methodist Church in Roscoe with the Rev. Charles Addington officiating.

Burial will be in Roscoe Cemetery by Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove.

Mr. Duvall died Thursday, May 28, 1998, at his residence.

He was born June 22, 1941, grew up in Lockney and graduated from Lockney High School in 1959. He farmed in the Lockney and Plainview area before traveling the world with various aerospace firms as an aircraft technician. He lived in Korea and Okinawa before settling in the Copperas Cove area. He was a Baptist.

Surviving are his wife, Hyesook Duvall; two sons, Terry of Lubbock and Leo Duane of Dickinson; three daughters, Kathryn Burch of Pasadena, Lee Duvall of San Francisco, Calif. and Destiny Duvall of Shreveport, La.; his mother, Jane Boozer of Coleman; two brothers, Charles of Coleman and Thomison of Atlanta, Ga.; his grandmother, Dorothy Denson of Coleman; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. today. The body will be at the church from noon until service time Monday.
 

Betty Waller Goebel

DALLAS - Memorial services for Betty Waller Goebel, 78, of Dallas, stepmother of Patty Goebel Ratliff of Plainview, were held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Laurel Land Cemetery.

Cremation was by Laurel Land Funeral Home.

Among other survivors include one son, Jack Waller; and stepgrandchildren Bryan and Linda Ratliff Davis of Belton, Tonya Ratliff of Olton, and Tony and Amy Loflin Ratliff of Fort Worth, another grandson, seven more step-grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren. 

A son and a daughter are deceased.
 

Louise Heisler

WAYSIDE -- Funeral services for Louise Heisler, 75, of Wayside, are pending with Wallace Funeral Home of Tulia.

Mrs. Heisler died at 11:40 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 1998, in Palo Duro Hospital in Canyon.
 

Geneva Justice

DIMMITT -- Funeral services for Geneva Justice, 74, will be 1 p.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Howard Rhodes, pastor, and the Rev. Paul Kenley, former pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery in Post by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home of Dimmitt.

The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Justice died 3:35 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 1998, in Plains Memorial Hospital in Dimmitt following a lengthy illness.

Born Jan. 26, 1924, in New Lynn, she married Virgil Justice on Dec. 6, 1941, in Lamesa. He died Sept. 3, 1992.

Mrs. Justice lived in Hereford from 1958-1974 and moved to Dimmitt in 1974.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church and Plains Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors include two daughters, Avie Lewis of Georgetown and Janet Ross of DeKalb; two sisters, Dorothy Keeton of Abilene and Jewel Rogers of Abernathy; and four grandchildren, Kerry Lewis of Edwards, Calif., Ronna Traylor of Alexandria, Va., and Jennifer Rankin and Juli Justice, both of Lubbock.

A son, J. Ken Justice, died Dec. 5, 1991.

The family suggests memorials to Dimmitt Hospice Care, P.O. Box 278, Dimmitt, TX 79027.
 

Mrs. John Ralphine Terrell

Funeral services for Mrs. John Ralphine Terrell, 84, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church Family Life Chapel with the Rev. Alvin Petty, pastor of First Baptist Church of Halfway, officiating.

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

Mrs. Terrell died at 6:15 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Plainview.

Mrs. Terrell was born Dec. 16, 1913, in Fedsville, Tenn. She grew up and went to school in the Irick Community.

She married John Tomas Terrell on May 6, 1934, in Olton. They lived in the Bellview Community all their married life, where they farmed. He died July 10, 1979.

She was a member of the Esther Class and First Baptist Church of Plainview.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Don Castleberry of Plainview; a son and daughter-in-law, Buster and Linda Terrell of the Irick Community; a sister, Leona McElroy Hamilton of Irving; five grandchildren, LaDonyce Hamilton of DeKalb, Danny Castleberry of Petersburg, Cory Castleberry of Canyon, Lisa Kelly of Olton and Mark Terrell of Lubbock; and seven great-grandchildren.

Barbara Barnard
Memorial Services for Barbara Barnard, 77, of Plainview, are set for 2 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, Floydada, with the Rev. Wendell Horn, pastor, officiating. Her body was donated to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine.

Ms. Barnard was born Aug. 9, 1921, in Wichita Falls. She died at 3:10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, 1998, at Covenant Hospital Plainview.

She graduated from Wichita Falls High School and Texas Womens University at Denton. She came to Floyd County in 1948 and lived on a farm, moving to Floydada in 1960 and Plainview in 1982. She operated and was part-owner of the Barwise Elevator and Fertilizer Co. in Floyd County for many years and was a member of the Plainview Bridge Club.

Survivors include a sister, Jean Vinyard of Wilmington, N.C.

Memorials may be made to the Floyd County Public Library.
 

Myrtle Ferguson

Graveside services for Myrtle Ferguson, 82, of Plainview, are set for 10 a.m. Monday at Plainview Cemetery, with the Rev. Brad Ferguson of Lubbock officiating.

Mrs. Ferguson was born Nov. 21, 1915, in Pauls Valley, Okla. She grew up in Oklahoma and attended schools there. She married H.M. Ferguson on Aug. 8, 1952, in Clovis, N.M. He died Nov. 19, 1982. She lived on a farm near Barwise for 10 years prior to moving to Plainview.

Survivors include two stepsons, Ray Ferguson of Lubbock and Tommy Ferguson of Fort Worth; and several nephews and nieces, including Glenda Edwards of Plainview.
 

Justin Green

TURKEY - Funeral services for Justin Green, 19, of Maumelle, Ark., will be at 10 a.m. Monday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Wilburn, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Tulia, and the Rev. Julius Early, pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Green died Thursday, Oct. 8, 1998, in Little Rock, Ark.

He was a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and attended First Baptist Church in Little Rock.

Surviving are his parents, Jerry and Kathy Green of Maumelle; a sister, Jaymie Green of Maumelle; paternal grandparents, Betty and Keith Green of Turkey, and maternal grandmother, Audrey Simpson Greeley, Colo. and numerous cousins.
 

Kenneth D. Henson

FLOYDADA - Graveside services for Kenneth Donald Henson, 61, will be at 2 p.m. today in the Floydada Cemetery with the Rev. Wendell Horn, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

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

Mr. Henson died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, in University Hospital in San Antonio.

He was born Sept. 20, 1937 in Caddo Mills. On Jan. 26, 1957, he married Ann Hickerson in Plainview.

Survivors include his wife; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Henson of Greenville; a daughter and son-in-law, Kenda and Trae Willoughby of San Antonio; two sons, Brent Henson and Bart Henson, both of Uvalde; a sister, Barbara Galloway of Canton; and a grandson.

A brother, Max Henson, is deceased.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, 3411 73rd St., Lubbock, TX 79423.
 

Virginia F. McLaury

OLTON - Funeral services for Virginia F. McLaury, 82, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Kyle Streun, pastor, officiating.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo with Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home of Olton in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. McLaury died Friday, Oct. 9, 1998, in Lubbock.

She was born April 19, 1916 in Lockney and graduated from Canyon High School in 1933. She married Lee McLaury on June 27, 1936 in Canyon. He died Nov. 27, 1982.

She was a member of First Baptist Church and had previously been a member of First Baptist Church in Amarillo where she worked at Blackburns Clothiers as a cashier from 1962-82 before moving to Olton in 1985. 

Surviving are two daughters, Kathleen Rose of Olton and Carolyn Shults of Rising Star; two sisters, Obera Zachry of Roy, N.M. and Lucille Ruff of Sedona, Ariz.; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be John Huguley, Chuck Kennedy, David Ridley, Rickey Parkey, Jimmy Morris and Jonathan Light.

The family suggests memorials to Olton Ambulance Association, c/o Olton Banking Center, P.O. Box 665, Olton, TX 79064.
 

Mary Alma Moore

PETERSBURG - Funeral services for Mary Alma Moore, 80, of Petersburg, are set for 2 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Sharon Quinn, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Petersburg Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Moore died at 9:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 1998, at South Manor Nursing Home in Lubbock.

She was born Jan. 25, 1917, in Scurry County. She graduated from Petersburg High in 1938 and married Charles R. Moore on June 22, 1945, in Temple. He died June 9, 1969. She was a lifelong resident of Petersburg and worked as a secretary for Dr. Truitt for 20 years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and a former member of Rebecca Lodge and WSCS.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Moore of Portland and Charles R. Moore of Spring Valley, Calif.; a brother, Bill Boren of Carollton; two step-grandsons; a brother-in-law and three sisters-in-law.

Memorials may be made to Altztimers or Petersburg Cemetery.
 

Marvelle Neuman

TULIA - Graveside services for Marvelle Catherine Neuman, 78, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Davenport, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.

Arrangements are by Wallace Funeral Home.

Mrs. Neuman died Friday, Oct. 9, 1998, in Palo Duro Nursing Home in Claude.

She was born June 1, 1920 in Tulia and was raised at Vigo Park. She graduated from Tulia High School and attended West Texas A&M University in the 1940s. She returned in the 1960s and graduated. From 1970-91 she taught kindergarten in Tulia. She also had a quilting business for a number of years.

She married Howard Neuman in Tulia. He died in 1988. A son, Duane Neuman, also is deceased as are her mother, Mabel Cox; a brother, Earl Cox; and a grandson, Lucas Starkey.

Surviving are a daughter, Vicki Adams; two sons, Ralph Neuman and Troy Neuman, both of Canyon; four sisters, Romaine Flanagin of Austin, Betty Brown of Burkburnett, Nina Englishbee of Wheatland, N.Y. and Kathleen Vaughn of Dallas; two brothers, Mark Cox of Paris and Ralph Cox of Austin, and three grandchildren, Ryan Neuman of Canyon, Arlo Blue Neuman of Austin and Ezra Jennings Starkey.
 

Joseph T. "Joe" Roney

HALE CENTER - Funeral services for Joseph Thornton “Joe” Roney, 88, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in First United Methodist Church with Dr. Max Browning, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Plainview, and the Rev. Ken Rowland, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Hale Center Cemetery by Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.

Masonic graveside rites will be by Lemond Masonic Lodge #832.

Mr. Roney died at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 1998, in Hi-Plains Hospital.

He was born June 25, 1910 in Alvarado and moved to Hale Center in 1922. He married Oma Monroe on Feb. 15, 1950 in Hale Center. She died in 1980.

He was a farmer until his retirement in 1978. He was a United States Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, serving 4 1/2 years in North Africa, China, Indian, Italy and Burma.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church and was a member of Lemond Masonic Lodge #832 for more than 50 years. He was a past master and 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. He also was a member of the American Legion and VFW and a past member of the Hale Center Lions Club.

Surviving are a sister-in-law, Grace Roney, and several nieces and nephews.

His sister, Marie Witten, died in June of 1997 and his brother, Ben Roney, died in December of 1997.

Pallbearers will be Red Bevill, A.J. Ashburn, Harold Heath, Leslie Johnson, Charles Stroope and Raymond McDonald.


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