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Lloyd W. Beaird

LUBBOCK - Graveside services for Lloyd Wayne Beaird, 61, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Trinity Cemetery east of Denton.

Burial arrangements are by Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home.

Mr. Beaird died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, in St. Mary´s Hospital in Lubbock.

He was born southeast of Denton on March 9, 1936. He attended Denton public schools and worked for his father at Beaird & Beck Garage. He joined the Army National Guard in January of 1953 and served six years. He was discharged as a master sergeant with the 155th Tank Battalion.

He owned and operated Beaird & Beaird Body Shop with his brother, Bill, and also operated Beaird & Brown Body Shop. He moved to Ozona and operated a body shop there and moved back to Denton and worked for the University of North Texas in the custodial department, retiring in 1994.

He moved to Lubbock with his son Larry in 1994.

He was a member of the Church of Christ and a former member of the Denton Jaycees.

Survivors his parents, James Murl and Clemmie Overall Beaird of Denton; three sons, Eddie Wayne Beaird of Mesquite, Larry Bryan Beaird of Lubbock and James Robert Beaird of Flower Mound; a daughter, Melissa Gwen Kubeczka of Hurst; a brother, Billy Murl Beaird of Ponder; one sister, Jennie Lavon Laird of Plainview; and two grandsons.
 

Rev. R.C. Guest

SILVERTON - Graveside services for the Rev. R.C. Guest, 93, were at 11 a.m. today in Silverton Cemetery with the Rev. Jess Little, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements were by Franklin-Bartley Funeral Home in Lubbock.

Rev. Guest died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998.

He was born Sept. 19, 1904, in Red River County. He was a retired Baptist minister, a 32nd Degree Mason, a Shriner, and a member of First Baptist Church.

He married Ollie Lee “Myrt” Campbell on Oct. 25, 1924 in Deport. She died in 1990.

Survivors include a daughter, Earlyne Hutsell of Silverton; a son, Dick Guest of Lubbock; a brother, Gobel Guest of Mesa, Ariz.; a sister, Annie Mae Dickson of Brownfield; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity or to First Baptist Church in Silverton.
 

Alvin Hodge

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Alvin Hooper Hodge, 85, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Resthaven Chapel.

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

Mr. Hodge died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at St. Mary´s Hospital.

He was born July 30, 1912, in Slaton. He had worked for Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad for 43 years before retiring.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth; one son, Terry Hodge of Midland; one daughter, Leona Elaine Byrd of Snyder; three stepchildren, Bobby McCall of Tulia, Jerry McCall of Dumas, and Louise McCall of Lubbock; two sisters, Blanch Butler of Dumas and Dude Taylor of San Angelo; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

´Billy´ Key

Funeral services for Norvell “Billy” Key, 87, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. Travis Hart, pastor, officiating.

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

Mr. Key died at 3:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Plainview.

He was born March 2, 1910, in Singleton. He graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor´s degree and a master´s degree in history. He was a teacher, coach and administrator in the Ropesville school district from 1932-1943 and was an elementary school principal and school superintendent in Sundown from 1944-1975.

He moved to Lubbock after retiring from Sundown school in 1975 and to Plainview in 1989.

He was a Baptist, a member of Sundown Lions Club for 43 years and a 32nd Degree Mason.

He married Nina Opal Davies on July 22, 1936, in Lubbock. She died in 1974.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Walter Fuchs of Azle; one son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Marie Key of Plainview; one sister and brother-in-law, Rob Elaine and George Burgher of Houston; three stepgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Two sisters, Pauline Johnson and Marjory Ford, and three brothers, Yates Key, John Key and Harold Key, are deceased.

Pallbearers will be Norvell Johnson, John C. Key, Roger Ford, Jon C. Little, Joe Ince and Mike Guess.

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

The family suggests memorials to the Building Fund or the Music Fund at First Baptist Church.
 

Icel Mauldin

TULIA - Funeral services for Icel Maudlin, 84, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. James Sain, a Baptist minister from Pecos, and the Rev. Don Auten, pastor, officiating.

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

Mrs. Mauldin died at 4:07 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, 1998, in Baptist/St. Anthony Hospital in Amarillo.

She was born Icel Chenault on July 5, 1913, in Lone Camp. She grew up in Haskell County, attended Judd Elementary School and graduated from Rule High School. She moved to Terry County in 1958 and farmed near Tokio for 10 years, to Pecos in 1969 where she and her husband worked for Gibson´s Discount Stores, and to Tulia in 1979.

She was a homemaker, a member of Calvary Baptist Church and the Woman´s Missionary Union. 

She married Leland Mauldin on Aug. 13, 1932, in Rule. He died Jan. 17, 1979, in Odessa.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. David (Janice) Malone of Tulia; one sister, Ruth Campbell of San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Tulia Cemetery or to Calvary Baptist Church building fund.
 

Doris Parrott

AMARILLO - Funeral services for Doris Parrott, 69, will be at 4 p.m. today in Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors Ivy Chapel.

Burial will be in Llano Cemetery.

Mrs. Parrott died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, in Houston.

She was born in Roosevelt, Okla., and had lived in Amarillo for 45 years. She was a retired school teacher and had taught home economics for many years. She was a Baptist.

She married James Robert “Bob” Parrott in 1971 in Clovis, N.M.

Survivors include her husband; a sister, LaVerne Brazele of Plainview; and a special friend, Peggy Williams of Amarillo.
 

Joe Polk

Graveside services for Joe Polk, 71, were at 11 a.m. today in Parklawn Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Roger Foote, pastor of Northside Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements were by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Polk died at 6:50 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, in IHS Heritage Home.

He was born Jan. 10, 1927, in Kaufman where he grew up. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force on March 2, 1946, and was stationed in Guam. He was discharged on Feb. 7, 1949 and moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

He worked for Tillerson-Fish implement dealership and the International Tractor dealership in Plainview. He also worked at Parklawn Memorial Gardens from 1990 to 1993 when he retired.

His hobby was fishing.

There are no known survivors.
 

Vera Zahn

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Vera Zahn, 81, will be at 4:30 p.m. today in Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lynn Lemon officiating.

Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Mrs. Zahn died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998.

She was born in Quanah and moved to Lubbock in 1941. She was a homemaker and member of Bacon Heights Baptist Church.

She married Carl William Zahn on Feb. 2, 1934, in Montague. He died Feb. 4, 1989.

Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Ruth Meyer of Hale Center; two sons, Ronnie Zahn of Lubbock and Don Zahn of Possum Kingdom; two brothers, Clayton Barker and A.B. Barker, both of Lubbock; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association.

Maria Chavez

LUBBOCK - Funeral Mass for Maria Nicolasa Chavez, 77, will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael O´Dwyer officiating.

Burial will be in Lorenzo Cemetery by Guajardo Funeral Chapels.

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

Mrs. Chavez died Thursday, June 25, 1998, in St. Mary Hospital.

She was born Aug. 25, 1920, in San Marcos. On Dec. 5, 1938, she married Manuel Chavez in Cameron. He died June 21, 1995.

Survivors include three daughters, Linda Chavez, Virginia Guana and Juanita Mendez, all of Lubbock; two sisters, Natalia Guzman and Maria Salinas, both of Lubbock; a brother, Juan Mojica of Cotton Center; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
 

Effie Cude

TULIA - Funeral services for Effie Cude, 91, are pending with Wallace Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cude died at 9:40 p.m. Thursday, June 25, 1998, in Tulia Care Center.
 

Robert Lloyd Horn Jr.

FLOYDADA - Graveside services for Robert Lloyd Horn Jr., 58, of Hot Springs, Ark., will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Floydada Cemetery with the Mike Holster, minister of music for First Baptist Church, officiating.

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

Mr. Horn died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, in St. Joseph´s Regional Health Center in Hot Springs.

He was born Feb. 17, 1940, in Lockney. He attended school in Lubbock and also Texas Tech. He moved from Lubbock to Hot Springs in 1981 and owned and operated Wiley´s Metal Works.

On June 24, 1966, he married Randie Ring.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Richard Henderson of Chandler; his mother, Gail Horn of Lubbock; a sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Neil Aslin of Tulsa, Okla.; a brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Betty Collins of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two grandchildren, Robert Scott McWilliams and Stephanie McWilliams, both of Chandler.

His father, R. Lloyd Horn, and two children are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association.
 

Oscar Golden

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Oscar Taylor Golden, 85, of Aiken, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in West College and Third Street Church of Christ with Frank Duckworth, minister, officiating.

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

Mr. Golden died Thursday, June 25, 1998, in Mangold Memorial Hospital.

He was born March 3, 1913, in Bosque County, the son of the late Taylor Golden and Maude Elizabeth Callaway Golden. He moved to Floyd County with his family in 1916. He attended school at Prairie Chapel and graduated from Plainview High School. He owned Golden´s Point Farm where he raised exotic animals such as llamas, wallaroos, registered Chiangus cattle and donkeys, and farmed and ranched.

On June 27, 1934, he married Gladys Frances Carthel in Lockney. They were named Floyd County Pioneer Couple of the Year for 1993.

He served on the Lockney ISD school board, Texas Angus Association and the Hale County Sheriff´s Posse.

He was a deacon at West College and Third Street Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Jill Golden of Aiken; a daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Jerry Williams of Lockney; two sisters, Maye Belt of Lockney and Ora Bea Tomlinson of Canyon; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to The Mexico Fund, c/o West College and Third Street Church of Christ, P.O. Box 217, Lockney, TX 79241.
 

Kent Watson

PETERSBURG - Graveside services for Kent Watson, 60, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Ralls Cemetery.

Burial arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home in Ralls.

Mr. Watson died at 4:50 a.m. Friday, June 12, 1998, at his residence.

He was born May 28, 1938, in Ralls. He graduated from Ralls High School in 1956 and attended West Texas A&M University and Ranger Junior College on a football scholarship. He served with the U.S. Army in the 8th Honor Guard.

He lived in Lubbock, Ralls, Sterley and Lockney before moving to Petersburg in 1974.

He was a member of Lubbock Cotton Exchange, Texas Cotton Ginners Association, Texas Independent Cotton Ginners Association and First Baptist Church in Ralls.

On Dec. 28, 1960, he married Eleanor Ann Hartzog in Ralls.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Monty Watson of Hobart, Okla.; three daughters, Dede Stone and Donna Vaughn, both of Lubbock and Dana Drake of New York; his parents, Hubert and Dolly Watson of Ralls; and 10 grandchildren.

A brother, Rex Watson, is deceased.

The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Lubbock, P.O. Box 53276, Lubbock, TX 79453, or to Ronald McDonald House, 1212 Indiana, Lubbock, TX 79415.

The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. Saturday and 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Adams Funeral Home in Ralls.
 

Weldon R. Webb

KRESS - Funeral services for Weldon R. Webb, 78, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Kress Church of Christ with Jack McCall, minister, and Ralph Beistle, with South Plains Church of Christ in Lubbock, officiating.

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

Mr. Webb died at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 1998, in the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Amarillo.

He was born Feb. 5, 1920, in Duncan, Okla. He moved to Mountain Air, N.M., at an early age. He moved to Claude where he attended schools and worked for the railroad. He served in the U.S. Army from Feb. 9, 1942 to October 1945, being discharged as a sergeant with the 316th Quartermaster Bakery Co. He served mostly in the Asiatic-Pacific area and was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with three Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal and the Philippine Liberation Medal with one Bronze Star. 

After his discharge he worked as a mechanic in Claude until 1948 when he moved to Quitaque and worked as a mechanic. He moved to Kress in 1949 and farmed and worked as a truck driver for Carl Losson. He also owned the Phillips 66 station in Kress.

He was the Star Route mail carrier for 31 years until retiring in 1991. He was a member of Kress Church of Christ and Kress Senior Citizens.

On May 31, 1945, he married Erma Young in Amarillo. She died Oct. 21, 1988 in Kress.

Survivors include two sons, Richard Webb of Lubbock and Glenn Webb of Kress; three brothers, Clarence Webb of Frederick, Okla., C.C. Webb of Kress and Wayne Webb of Ocean Springs, Miss.; one sister, Opal Hartwell of Amarillo; and three grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society in Lubbock or to the Kress Cemetery Association.

R.L. Cass

Funeral services for R.L. Cass, 87, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Cass died at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 1997, in Prairie House Living Center.
 

Everette Crisp

Graveside services for Everette Crisp, 74, of Amarillo, former Plainview resident, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Parklawn Memorial Gardens with Roy Dean Verner of Tyler officiating. Arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Crisp died at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 1997, in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Amarillo.

He was born March 3, 1922, in Thalia. He grew up in Foard County and attended schools at Rayland. He served as a combat infantryman in Japan with the U.S. Army from 1944-1946 during World War II.

He moved to Plainview and worked for the fire department for two years, the police department for two years and moved to Hereford in 1952 and worked for the police department one year. In 1954 he started Crisp Dozier Co., which he operated until 1974. He then worked for the City of Hereford, retiring in 1988. He moved to Amarillo in 1996.

He married Wanda Ruth Klausing on March 2, 1979, in Hereford.

Survivors include his wife; a stepson, Jim Winfrey of Kingsville, Mo.; two brothers, Wayne Crisp of Lubbock and Travis Crisp of Plainview; three sisters, Tommie Lee Scott of Dumas, Naomi Thornton of Amarillo and Wanda Berner of Tyler.
 

Ralph C. Garrett

FRESNO, Calif. - Memorial services for Ralph C. Garrett, 100, brother of H.W. Garrett of Plainview, will be Saturday in Nicheside Services Chapel of Memories in Fresno Memorial Gardens. The body was cremated by Buchheim Family Palm Colonial Chapel.

Mr. Garrett died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 1997, at the home of his daughter.

He was born in Texas and had lived in Lubbock for several years where he managed Cloverlake Dairy. He retired in 1966 and moved to California in 1983.

Other survivors include a son, Kenneth Garrett of Fresno; two daughters, Donna Hampton of Hayward, Calif., and Betsy Estes of Fresno; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
 

Seth Hatfield

BURKBURNETT - Funeral services for Seth Edward Hatfield, 84, father of Shirley Bell of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Avenue D Church of Christ with Steve Wiggins, minister, officiating. 

Burial will be in Burkburnett Cemetery by Dutton Funeral Home.

Mr. Hatfield died Thursday, Jan. 16, 1997, in a Henrietta hospital.

He was born Feb. 12, 1912, in Strawn. He was a self-employed upholsterer and brick mason, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

He married Dovie Fern Carlisle on Nov. 5, 1932, in Dickens County.

Other survivors include his wife; a son, Eddie Hatfield of Lubbock; four other daughters, Erlene Kuykendall of Alamogordo, N.M., Lanell Hill of Sweetwater, Beverly McLamb of Burkburnett and Glenda Ponder of Wichita Falls; five sisters, Velma Roberts of Spur, Cleo Smith of Jayton, Dorothy Flannagan and Bonnie Robertson, both of Modesto, Calif., and Peggy Cox of Big Flatt, Ark.; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
 

Modelle Jennings

DORA, Ala. - Funeral services for Modelle Garnett Jennings, 83, of Plainview, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in New Horizon Memorial Chapel with Dr. Sammie Reid, officiating. Burial will be in New Horizon Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Jennings died Thursday, Jan. 16, 1997, in Dora after an illness.

She was a retired nurse and member of Bethel Baptist Church in Plainview.

Survivors include two sons, C.J. Garnett of Dora, Joe Garnett of Lockney; a daughter, Mrs. Woody (Mona) Follis of Houston; two sisters, Jonnie Cotton of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Billie Smith of Wichita Falls; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association or to the American Cancer Society.
 

Frank A. Juno

GARDEN CITY, Kan. - Funeral Mass for Frank A. Juno, 84, grandfather of Dana Mustard of Plainview, will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Dominic Catholic Church with the Rev. Dennis Reed, officiating.

Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery by Garnard Funeral Home.

Vigil services will be at 7:30 p.m. today in the same church.

Mr. Juno died Thursday, Jan. 16, 1997, in Terrace Garden Care Center.

He was born July 21, 1912, in Timken, Kan. He had lived most of his life in the Rush County, Kan. area. He graduated from Rabbit Ridge School, attended high school in both Bison, Kan., and Timken, and business college in Hutchinson, Kan. He was a retired farmer and also had worked as an insurance agent for Farmer Mutual Insurance Co.

He later became manager of the ASCS office in LaCrosse, Kan., retiring in 1972. He enjoyed stamp collecting and hunting rabbits. He moved to Garden City in 1994 and was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church.

He married Anna Schneider on Aug. 6, 1940, in Olmitz, Kan.

Other survivors include his wife; one son, Gene F. Juno of Garden City; a brother, Edward Schneider of Otis, Kan.; another grandchild, Gene Juno Jr., of Garden City; and a great-grandchild, Justin Juno of Plainview.

The family suggests memorials to Terrace Garden Care Center or to the St. Dominic School Endowment Fund, both in care of Garnard Funeral Home.
 

Nolberto Martinez Sr.

ANDREWS - Funeral Mass for Nolberto Martinez Sr., stepbrother of Ramon Martinez of Plainview, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernard Gully, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Andrews North Cemetery by McNett Funeral Home.

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today in the same church.

Mr. Martinez died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1997, in Permian General Hospital.

He was born June 6, 1938, in Sanderson. He was a laborer and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.

He married Juanita Martinez on Aug. 24, 1956, in Sanderson.

Other survivors include his wife; a son, Sonny Martinez Jr. of Andrews; three daughters, Paula Carrasco of Los Angeles, Calif., and Teresa DeLaCruz and Rachel Trevino, both of Andrews; two stepsisters, Cecilia Mendoza of San Angelo and Francisca Naverette of Alpine; and 14 grandchildren.
 

Ramon Q. Natera

MADISON, Wisc. - Funeral services for Ramon Q. Natera, 86, father of Mrs. Alfonso (Armandina) Nevarez of Plainview, were at 10 a.m. today in Ryan Funeral Home. Burial was in Sunset Memory Gardens.

Mr. Natera died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1997, in a Madison hospital.

He was born July 31, 1910, in Mexico. He had been employed by Madison-Kipp Corporation and was a Jehovah´s Witness.

He married Amada Rivera on Oct. 19, 1931, in Taft, Texas.

Other survivors include his wife; six sons, Rodolfo Natera of Madison, Raul Natera of Lodi, Calif., Ramiro Natera of Lubbock, Texas, Nolberto of Muscatine, Iowa, Daniel Natera of Alamo, Texas and Eduardo Natera of Madison; two other daughters, Mrs. Onesimo (Adelmira) Naranjo of Loveland, Colo., and Maricela Dominguez of Madison; four brothers and a sister, 34 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Three brothers are deceased.
 

Donald Van Pelt

WELLINGTON - Funeral services for Donald Cullen Van Pelt, 66, of Morton, brother of Allois Alexander and uncle of Carole Bell, both of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the First Baptist Church with Tom Wilkins officiating.

Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery by Adams Funeral Home.

Mr. Van Pelt died Thursday at 1 a.m. in a Morton Hospital.

He was born May 16, 1930, in Collingsworth County. He graduated from Wellington High School in 1948 and attended Amarillo College and Highlands University. He received his bachelor´s degree in English in 1960 from North Texas University and a master´s degree in education in 1961.

He taught at Samnorwood, Quail, Hedley and McLean and had served as Collingsworth County Co-op Counselor. He retired from education in 1981. He also had farmed and ranched in Kelley and Bean. He was a Baptist.

Other survivors include his wife, DeAnna of San Antonio; two sons, Neal Van Pelt of Dallas and Brian Van Pelt of Denton; a daughter, Valorie Paulukaitis of Phoenix, Ariz.; and two brothers, James Van Pelt of Amarillo and Newell Van Pelt of Vernon; and two grandchildren.


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