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Robert H. Barnett
AMARILLO - Memorial services for Robert H. Barnett, 75, were at 10:30 a.m. today in Quail Creek Congregation of Jehovah´s Witnesses with Pat Mills officiating.

Arrangements were by Memorial Park Funeral Home.

Mr. Barnett died Wednesday, March 10, 1999.

He was born in Clara, Okla., and moved to Amarillo from Plainview in 1991. He was a carpenter in construction and a Jehovah´s Witness.

In 1942 he married Nadine E. Hill in Plainview.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Ricky Harold Barnett of Garden City, Kan.; two daughters, Carol Dean Tandy of Claremore, Okla., and Carissa Renae Kirchhoff of Plainview; two brothers, Jack Barnett of Amarillo and W.Y. Barnett of near Amarillo and several other brothers and sisters; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
 

Murlene Edwards

Funeral services for Murlene Edwards, 77, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Wood-Dunning Colonial Chapel with Dr. Travis Hart, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.

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

Mrs. Edwards died at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, 1999, in Covenant Hospital.

She was born Era Murlene Vickers on Sept. 9, 1921, in Hillsboro. She moved to Plainview in 1939 from Portales, N.M. She was a teacher´s aide with the Plainview Independent School District for 20 years. She a member of First Baptist Church and was active with Meals on Wheels.

On June 6, 1940, she married Garland Edwards in Plainview. He died Jan. 5, 1987.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Starnes of Pampa and Shirley Leach of Canyon; one son, Jerry Edwards of Lubbock; a sister, Ruth Sherrod of Portales, N.M.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A son and a brother are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society.
 

Ruby Tubman

DALHART - Graveside services for Ruby Tubman, 85, will be at 2 p.m. today in Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Rusty Hancock, pastor of Lincoln Street Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Hass Funeral Home.

Mrs. Tubman died Tuesday, March 9, 1999.

She was born in Thomas, Okla. and received a nursing degree in 1958.

Survivors include two daughters, Mildred Hugley and Mavine Johnson, both of Plainview; a grandson, Tracy Howell of Dalhart; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her husband, John Tubman, and two daughters, Thelma Howell and Margaret Valdez, are deceased.

Bernice Collier
Funeral services for Bernice Collier, 61, are pending with Bartley-Silva Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Collier died at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 1999, in Covenant Hospital Plainview.
 

Lynn Jones

HALE CENTER - Funeral services for Lynn Jones are pending with Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.

Mr. Jones died Wednesday, July 28, 1999, in Denton Community Hospital in Denton.
 

Navolia Kinslow

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Navolia Scott Kinslow, 83, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tom Ballard and the Rev. Wendell Horn, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Floyd County Memorial Park by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mrs. Kinslow died Monday, July 26, 1999, in Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Denton.

She was born May 29, 1916, in Russellville, Ark., the daughter of the late Jones Thomas and Georgia Teeter Scott. She graduated from Pottsville High School in Pottsville, Ark., and moved to Texas in 1945. She moved to Floydada from Plainview in 1954.

She was a homemaker and a member of the County Home Demonstration Club and had been a 4-H Club leader.

On March 22, 1939, she married E.J. Kinslow in Russellvillle.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Bary Kinslow of Coppell, Philip Kinslow of Lewisville and Steven Kinslow of Buda; a sister, Eula Scott Ellison of Olton; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Three brothers, Bleve Scott, Burch Scott and Thomas Grady Scott, and two sisters, Elizabeth Scott Ashmore and Lola Scott Minor, are deceased.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-7 p.m. today.

Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 719, Floydada, TX 79235.
 

Earl Pettis

AMARILLO - Graveside services for Earl Pettis, 31, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Llano Cemetery with Joe Taylor of Emmanuel Church officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Warford-Walker Mortuary Inc., 509 N. Hughes St.

Mr. Pettis died Saturday, July 24, 1999.

He was born in Amarillo and attended Palo Duro High School. He worked for Morgan Spa & Building.

Survivors include his mother, Annie Walker of Amarillo; two sisters, Anita Pettis of Amarillo and Demetrius Jones of Lubbock; and two brothers, Robert Pettis of Dilley and Andrew W. Pettis of Plainview.

Evart 'Cowboy´ Adams
HALE CENTER - Funeral services for Evart “Cowboy” Adams, 98, are pending with Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.

Mr. Adams died at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 1999, in Hi-Plains Nursing Home.
 

Josie Baca

MULESHOE - Funeral Mass for Josie Baca, 73, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Joe Augustine, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Muleshoe Memorial Park by Ellis Funeral Home.

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

Mrs. Baca died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, in Muleshoe Area Medical Center.

She was born May 3, 1925, in Trinidad, Colo. She moved to Muleshoe from Pueblo, Colo., in 1969. She was a homemaker and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

On May 12, 1947, she married Fred Baca in Trinidad. He died in March of 1980.

Survivors include a daughter, Josie Guerrero of Muleshoe; a sister, Mary Hernandez of Olton; and two grandchildren.
 

Carolina C. Gonzalez

Funeral Mass for Carolina C. Gonzalez, 67, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with the Rev. Gerard Kenny, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Lemons Funeral Home.

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

Mrs. Gonzalez died at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 1999, in Covenant Hospital Plainview.

She was born Carolina Cisneros on Aug. 6, 1931, in Taft. She grew up in Mexico and moved to Plainview in 1931. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and the Cursillistas.

On Dec. 31, 1949, she married Manuel Gonzalez in Bustamante, Mexico.

Survivors include her husband; six daughters and five sons-in-law, Lala and Roberto Herrera of Austin, Tila and Rich Hernandez of Dallas, Carolina and Pete Salazar of San Marcos, Betty and Adolfo Rangel, Elva and Abel Morales and Annette Gutierrez, all of Plainview; one son and daughter-in-law, George and Chris Gonzalez of Plainview; one brother, Avelino Cisneros of Laredo; two sisters, Guadalupe Limon of Laredo and Alicia Cervantez of Valle Hermoso, Mexico; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Her mother and father, Guadalupe and Blasita Cisneros, are deceased. Also deceased are a daughter, Yolanda Gonzalez, who died in 1953; a grandson, Robert Daniel Herrera, in 1995, and a sister, Eva Moralez in 1994.

The six daughters will serve as pallbearers.

Roy C. Davis
PETERSBURG - Funeral services for Roy C. Davis, 73, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sharon O´Quinn, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Petersburg Cemetery by Adams Funeral Home of Ralls.

Mr. Davis died Friday, Dec. 3, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

He was born April 9, 1926, in Memphis, Texas. He moved to Petersburg in 1964, to Missouri in 1971 and back to Petersburg in 1994. He had lived most of his life in the Amherst area.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church.

On Nov. 19, 1956, he married Mary Finkner in Amherst.

Survivors include a son, Roy Davis Jr. of Las Cruces, N.M.; three daughters, Celia Railey of Big Spring, Susie Varreto of Midland and Joann Jackson of Hearne; two brothers, Pete Davis and Bill Davis of Amherst; five sisters, Helen Faye O´Grodnick of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Sherria Evans and Nell Scott, both of Amarillo, Patty Vincent of Sudan and Wilma Hughes of Arkansas; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time.
 

Manuel Escobar

Funeral services for Manuel Escobar, 75, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Escobar died at 9:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, 1999, in Covenant Hospital Plainview.
 

Gracie Medrano

Funeral services for Gracie Medrano, 33, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Medrano died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, in Idaho from injuries suffered in a vehicle accident.
 

Clayton Parson

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Clayton “C.O.” Parson, 75, was at 2 p.m. today in Resthaven´s Abbey Chapel with the Rev. Jack Thompson officiating.

Burial was in Resthaven Memorial Park by Resthaven Funeral Home.

Mr. Parson died Friday, Dec. 3, 1999, in Lutheran Home of West Texas.

He was born June 26, 1924, in Oklahoma. He worked for Stafford Road Construction and was a member of First Baptist Church in Roosevelt.

On Nov. 29, 1940, he married Earline Taylor.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Mike Parson of Floydada; a daughter, Cherryl McCelvey of Lubbock; a sister, Dorothy Lewis of Amarillo; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Heart or American Lung associations.
 

Cipriano Sepulveda

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Cipriano Sepulveda, 83, are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Sepulveda died Sunday, Dec. 5, 1999.
 

Inez Montoya
FRIONA - Funeral Mass for Inez, Montoya, 54, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Anton Chico, N.M., Catholic Church.

Burial will be in San Jose Cemetery in Anton Chico by Ellis-Blackwell Funeral Home.

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

Mrs. Montoya died Sunday, Nov. 7, 1999.

She was born in Pueblo, Colo. and moved to Friona from Anton Chico in 1969.

She was a homemaker and member of the Assembly of God Church.

In 1959, she married Phil Montoya in Anton Chico.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Mark Montoya of Phoenix and Sam Montoya of Amarillo; a daughter, Brenda Ramon of Plainview; her father, Apolinario Morales of Serafina, N.M.; a brother, Raul Morales of Serafina; and five grandchildren.
 

Simon G. Rivera

OLTON - Funeral Mass for Simon G. Rivera, 66, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Peter´s Catholic Church with the Rev. Rey Sorgon officiating.

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

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

Mr. Rivera died at 6:40 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

He was born June 1, 1933 in Pecos. He moved to Olton in 1952 and was a member of St. Peter´s Catholic Church.

Survivors include his mother, Modesta Rivera of Olton; two brothers, Pete Rivera of Leavenworth, Kan., and Tiodoro Rivera of Olton; seven sisters, Nolberta Almanza and Chenta Rey, both of San Angelo, Josefa Gloria and Maria Hernandez, both of Olton, Nicomedes Ansaldua of Texas City, Dominga Sanchez of Garland and Eliza Sauceda of Lubbock; 120 nieces and nephews; and four great-nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorials to the Olton Ambulance Association.
 

Dwight Royal

SAN ANGELO - Funeral services for Dwight Royal, 45, will be at 2 a.m. Thursday in Park Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. James Miller, pastor, officiating.

Graveside services will be in Robert Lee Cemetery at 4 p.m. Thursday by Robert Massie Funeral Home.

Mr. Royal died Monday, Nov. 8, 1999, in a Dallas hospital.

He was born May 6, 1954, in Plainview. He graduated from Arizona State University and was a teacher and coach at Lakeview High School. He was a member of Park Heights Baptist Church and an avid golfer.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara; four sons, Brock, Brian, Brent and Brodie Royal, all of San Angelo; his parents, Lawrence and Betty Royal of Plainview; a brother, L.A. Royal of Edmonson; a sister, Judy Waller of Hale Center; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

O.V. Sprawls
TULIA - Funeral services for O.V. Sprawls, 78, of Tulia, are set for 10 a.m. Monday at Wallace Funeral Home Chapel, with Trey Morgan, pastor of Central Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.

Mr. Sprawls died at 10:24 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, at Baptist-St. Anthony´s Hospice in Amarillo.

He was born April 1, 1920, in Callahan County. He moved to Swisher County in 1924, attended schools in Tulia and married Virginia Camp on Jan. 18, 1941, in Tulia. He was a lifelong Swisher County rancher and farmer.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Karen Duval of Uvalde; a son, Butch Sprawls of Knippa; two sisters, Ruth Loveless of Tulia and Tessa Dawson of Junction; one brother, H.G. Sprawls of Lubbock; and three grandchildren.

The family suggests that memorials be made to Baptist-St. Anthony´s Hospice or the Tulia Cemetery Association.
 

George G. Williams Sr.

MORTON - Funeral services for George G. Williams Sr., 90, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary Boles, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Morton Memorial Cemetery by Ellis Funeral Home in Muleshoe.

Mr. Williams died Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999, in Cochran Memorial Hospital.

He was born April 1, 1908, in Comanche. He moved to the Morton area in February 1935 from Shamrock and had farmed in Collingsworth County and in Cochran County. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and had served on area USDA boards.

On Jan. 4, 1929, he married Marie Moore in Wellington.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Ike Williams of Morton; two daughters, Wanda Sullivan of Plainview and Marjorie Key of Morton; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church, 418 W. Taylor, Morton, TX 79346.
 

Mal Young

Funeral services for Mal Young, 79, of Plainview, are set for 2 p.m. Monday at Lemons Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. A.C. Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery.

Mr. Young died at 9:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 1999, at the V.A. Hospital in Amarillo.

He was born Jan. 5, 1920, in Sulphur Springs. He married Sudie Dell Newkirk on Aug. 30, 1958, in Sulphur Springs.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Donna P. Moreno of Plainview; a son, James E. Young of Plainview; a brother, J.T. Young; one sister, Margie Young; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A son, Robert Young, preceded him in death.

Lucile Ann Johnson
LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Lucile Ann Jarboe Johnson, 82, will be at 2:30 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.

Mrs. Johnson died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, in Mangold Memorial Hospital.

She was born July 3, 1916 in Lexington, Okla., the daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson and Sallie Lee Percy Jarboe. She moved from Oklahoma to Floyd County in 1921 and attended Lonestar Community Schools.

She was a homemaker, a member of First United Methodist Church where she had taught Sunday school for several years, and a member of the Senior Citizens of Lockney and Good Sams Travel Club.

On Aug. 17, 1932, she married Ike Johnson in Fort Sumner, N.M. 

Survivors include her husband; one son, Tom Johnson of the Providence Community north of Lockney; two daughters, Betty Gilbert of Lubbock and Rita Pollard of Fraser, Mich.; one sister, Billie Rue Dorsett of Lamesa; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A son, Larry Johnson, died in 1948.

The family suggests memorials to Lockney Senior Citizens, P.O. Box 82, Lockney, TX 79241 or to a favorite charity.
 

Dr. M. W. Putnam

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS - Funeral services for Dr. Miron W. Putnam, 83, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Calvary Cathedral International in Fort Worth.

Burial will be in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park by Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Directors.

Dr. Putnam died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, in a Bedford hospital.

He was born Sept. 30, 1915, in Fort Worth. He received the Doctor of Divinity from the International Theological Seminary in Florida and had served in the ministry for 63 years, was a pastor for 53, and for 16 years he served as pastor of SouthSide Assembly in Plainview. He was on the ministerial staff and a member of Calvary Cathedral International.

He was a member of the Chaplain 65th Congressional Session, Who´s Who in American Church Leadership, Chaplain Civil Air Patrol, founder of “New Anointing” TV broadcast, West Texas District of the Assemblies of God Sectional Presbyter, Honorary Deputy Sheriff of of the City of Sherman, and had ministered with Rex Humbard, Oral Roberts and Smith Wigglesworth.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria, whom he married in 1988; a son, Miron “Dub” Putnam Jr. and his wife, Nannette of Hurst; two stepsons, Kevin Jones and Jess Jones, both of Bedford; a daughter, Edna Frances Lott and her husband Jeff of Duncanville; a stepdaughter, Katrina Lee of Deport; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Arcy Dunlap

Funeral services for Arcy Dunlap, 75, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Dunlap died at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center Lubbock.
 

Simon George Marina

McALLEN - Funeral Mass for Simon George Marina, 75, was held Monday at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church with the Rev. Gus Pacheco officiating.

Entombment was in Roselawn Mausoleum by Mont Meta Funeral Home.

Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, and Monday at the church.

Mr. Marina died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at his home after an illness.

He was born Dec. 2, 1924, in Lebanon. He and his wife Olga, whom he married in 1948, emigrated from Lebanon in 1955 to Morton where they operated The New York Store until 1980 when he moved to McAllen and opened The New York Store there.

He was a Catholic and a member of many civic and charitable organizations. He loved to cook and often prepared Lebanese food for his family.

Other survivors include his wife; four daughters, Caroline Lutz of San Antonio, Micheline Crockett of Morton, and Mary Ackels and Alice Totah, both of Dallas; two sons, Charles Marina and Henry Marina, both of McAllen; two sisters, Rose Ghawi of Atlanta and Isabel Madi of California; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was a cousin of the Masso family of Plainview.

Grandchildren served as pallbearers.
 

Moises H. Salazar Sr.

HEREFORD - Funeral Mass for Moises H. Salazar Sr., 93, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in San Jose Catholic Church with the Rev. Domingo Castillo officiating.

Burial will be in St. Anthony´s Cemetery by Parkside Chapel Funeral Home.

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

Mr. Salazar died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at his residence.

He was born July 24, 1906, in Musquiz, Mexico. He retired after 70 years as a farmer and was a caretaker of sheep feeders. He was a member of San Jose Catholic Church.

In 1938, he married Jovita Munoz in Del Rio.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Moises Salazar Jr., and Reginaldo Salazar, both of Hereford, and Jerry Salazar of Plainview; three daughters, Maria Gavina and Cynthia Ramos, both of Hereford, and Linda Camarillo of Salt Lake City, Utah; one sister, Margarita Escamilla of Denton; 29 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorials to Crown of Texas Hospice, 1000 S. Jefferson, Amarillo, Texas.


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