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|Manuel B. Escobar
Graveside services for Manuel B. Escobar, 75, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Plainview Cemetery with Augustin Cantu, a deacon at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Escobar died at 9:35 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, 1999, in Covenant Hospital Plainview.
He was born May 20, 1924, in Loraine. He grew up in Ballinger and moved to Plainview in 1942. He owned and operated a pest control business for several years, serving Plainview and surrounding area. He also coached baseball in Plainview and Lubbock for many years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
In May 1942, he married Tina Calsada in Ballinger.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and
Candido Espenosa of Porterville, Calif., and Dorothy and Adam Galvan of
Ballinger; one son, Johnny Ray Escobar of Red Bluff, Calif.; two brothers,
Louis Escobar of Ballinger and Fortenio Escobar of Washington; a sister,
Ramona Flores of Texas; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for Carla Moore, 99, of Ruidoso, N.M., formerly of Plainview, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Plainview Cemetery with the Rev. Joe P. Weldon, pastor of Parkview Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Moore died at 10:30 p.m. MST in Ruidoso.
She was born Sept. 14, 1900, in Hartman, La. She moved to Plainview in 1963.
On March 11, 1941, she married Sam S. Moore in Littlefield. He died
Dec. 24, 1985 in Plainview.
LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Cipriana Sepulveda, 83, will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Vicente Villalon Jr., pastor of The Redeemer Assembly of God Church in Lubbock, officiating.
Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Prayer services will be at 7 p.m. today in Bethel Assembly of God Church.
Mrs. Sepulveda died Sunday, Dec. 5, 1999, in Mangold Memorial Hospital.
She was born Cipriana Alaniz on July 11, 1916, in La Grulla. She moved to Lockney from Pharr in 1959. She had farmed, was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include four sons, Pete Gonzalez of Exeter, Calif., Joe Sepulveda of Buda, Chon Sepulveda of Lubbock and Santos Sepulveda of Waseca, Minn.; five daughters, Irene Hernandez of Streamwood, Ill., Maria Villalon of Plainview and Josephine Galvan, Lupe Enriquez and Angie Gonzalez, all of Lockney; 41 grandchildren; and 64 great-grandchildren.
The body will be at the Bethel Assembly of God Church Wednesday until service time.
Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.
Mrs. Harman died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, 1999, in Swisher Memorial Hospital.
She was born Dec. 31, 1915, in Happy, the daughter of the late Otto Henry and Edna Helen Rahlfs. She graduated as valedictorian from Happy High School in 1933 and received a mathematics degree from Austin College in 1937.
She lived in Stratford and Coleman before moving to Amarillo in 1941. She moved to Tulia in 1943 and taught math in Tulia and Panhandle schools.
She was a member of Tulia PTA, serving as room mother and band parent. She was the first woman to serve on the Swisher County Grand Jury and the first woman elder at First Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday school.
On Aug. 23, 1939, she married C. Otis Harman in Happy.
Survivors include her husband; five daughters, Mrs. Tommy (Betty) Womack and Mrs. Bryan (Pam) Edwards, of Tulia, Mrs. Jerry (Patsy) Merrill of Shreveport, La., Mrs. Larry (Martha) Goff of Dallas, and Mrs. Warren (Mary Beth) Hewitt of Gladstone, Mo.; a brother, O.H. Rahlfs of Happy; 10 grandchildren, including Eddie Womack, Kaury Edwards, Lee Edwards, Thomas Edwards, all of Tulia; and four great-grandchildren.
A sister, Catherine Miller, and a brother, George Rahlfs, are deceased.
The family suggests memorials to Presbyterian Children´s Services,
P.O. Box 637, Waxahachie, TX 75168.
CHRISTOVAL - Funeral services for Clint Lewis, 58, will be at 4 p.m. Friday in Hermleigh Methodist Church with the Rev. Loren Gardener of Anson United Methodist Church officiating.
Burial will be in Hermleigh Cemetery by Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Mr. Lewis died Wednesday, July 14, 1999, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 24, 1941, in Hermleigh. He retired from Texaco on March 31, 1999. He had lived in Christoval for the last year.
He was a member of Hermleigh Masonic Lodge.
On March 25, 1961, he married Billie McBride in Hermleigh.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Margaret Jane Burleson of Midland and Cindy Burleson of Tulia; two sons, James Lewis of Christoval and Jeff Lewis of Levelland; three sisters, Clara Mae Hoskins of Hermleigh, Eunice Graham of Zavala and Frances Hess of Roscoe; and two granddaughters.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice of San Angelo, 36 East Twohig #1100, San Angelo, TX 76903.
Arrangements are by Holley Funeral Home of Canyon.
Mrs. Carter died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999.
She was born in Plainview and was a homemaker. She was a certified volunteer firefighter for both the TBC Volunteer Fire Department and Potter County Volunteer Fire Department.
She married Ralph E. Carter in 1944 in Portales, N.M.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Richard Carter of Concord, N.C., and Steve L. Carter of Amarillo; two brothers, Gid Montague of Tulia and Clyde Montague of Clovis, N.M.; three sisters, Opal Grimes of Morton and Peggy Parkey and Mayrene Betts, both of Portales, N.M.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Harrington Cancer Center, or Baptist St. Anthony´s
Hospice Care Unit.
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Burl Huckabee, 90, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with Michael Holster, music minister, officiating.
Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home of Floydada.
Mr. Huckabee died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, in Santa Fe, Texas.
He was born March 15, 1909 in Mitchell County to William Archie Huckabee and Viola Gertrude Hampton. He moved to Floyd County from Hall County in 1917. He attended schools in Hall County and the Center Community in Floyd County.
He married Doris Spence on Oct. 31, 1929 in Floydada. He was a rural mail carrier, retiring in 1971. He was a member of Rural Letter Carriers Association and the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, a son, Kenneth Huckabee of Norman, Okla.;
three daughters, Margaret Teague of Portland, Ore., Juanita Chappell of
Floydada and Burldene Templeton of Santa Fe, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 27
great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
PAMPA - Graveside services for Dorothy “Granny” Pairsh, 77, were at 11 a.m. today in Memory Gardens Cemetery with the Rev. Lewis Ellis, pastor of First Baptist Church of Lefors, officiating.
Arrangements were by Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Pairsh died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999.
She was born in Skiatook, Okla., and grew up in Pampa where she graduated from Pampa High School. She was a homemaker, a Methodist and helped raise her grandchildren. She also was a member of E.S.A.
She married Welby R. “Papa” Pairsh in 1942 in Lawton, Okla.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Connie Allen of Olton; a son, Preston Pairsh of Pampa; a sister, Leota “Dutch” Fletcher of Vista, Calif.; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Joey William Adams
Mr. Adams died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999.
TULIA - Funeral services for Emma Armstrong, 94, former Tulia resident, are pending with Wallace Funeral Home.
Mrs. Armstrong died at 5:05 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, in Covenant
SILVERTON - Graveside services for Richard Butler, 52, of Turkey, will be at 2 p.m. today in Dreamland Cemetery with the Rev. Melvin Clinton of First Baptist Church officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Myers-Long Funeral Home.
Mr. Butler died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, in Lubbock.
He was born Dec. 4, 1946, in Matador. He served with the U.S. Army in Korea and during the Vietnam War. He was a plumber and a heavy equipment operator.
Survivors include two brothers, Mark Butler of Turkey and Sammie Butler
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Lillie Mae Johnson
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Lillie Mae Johnson, 86, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Christian Church with the Rev. Ione Sedinger, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Floyd County Memorial Park by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mrs. Johnson died Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, in Lockney Rehabilitation and Care Center.
She was born Nov. 8, 1912, in Flomot, the daughter of the late I.E. “Van” and Eva B. Hunt Martin. She attended schools in Flomot and graduated from Flomot High School. She moved to Floyd County from Grey Mule Community in 1939.
She was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors include two sons, Jay V. Johnson of Austin and Leonard Buck Johnson of Floydada; three daughters, Lillian Sue Burrows of Duncanville, Jobe Hales of Nazareth and Darlene Johnson; two brothers, Farris Martin of Turkey and Donnie Martin of Silverton; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to First Christian Church, 301 W. Missouri,
Floydada, TX 79235.
Jacob Lee Jones
LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Jacob Lee Jones, 24, are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mr. Jones died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999.
LOCKNEY - Graveside services for Meagan Adelia Trevino, infant daughter of Gilbert Trevino Jr., and Laticia Lynn Gonzales of Floydada, were at 10 a.m. today in Lockney Cemetery with the Rev. Jim McCartney officiating.
Burial arrangements were by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Survivors include her parents; and grandparents Gilbert and Diana Trevino
Sr. and Lydia Gonzales, all of Hale Center.
Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery by Comanche Funeral Home.
Mr. Gregory died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999, in Columbia Brownwood Regional Medical Center in Brownwood.
He was born Sept. 24, 1906, in Swenson and was a lineman for TU Electric. He attended Eastside Baptist Church and was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 481.
He married Lennie Parker. She is deceased. On Oct. 2, 1970, he married Delna McEntire in Comanche.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Cynthia McCarty of Lubbock;
five sons, Dr. Kennith C. Gregory of Abernathy, Dr. Jerry D. Gregory of
Lubbock, Garry L. Graham and Larry Graham, both of Comanche, and Danny
Lee Graham of Early; 19 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three
Ray H. Kemper
AMARILLO - Funeral services for Ray H. Kemper, 93, will be at 2 p.m. today in Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Directors Memorial Chapel with Dr. Stan Coffey, pastor of San Jacinto Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Llano Cemetery.
Mr. Kemper died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999.
He was born in Granite, Okla., and moved to Amarillo in 1942. He farmed in Swisher County for 20 years and retired from Phillips Petroleum Co.
He was a member of the Sheriff´s Association and was a Baptist.
Survivors include two daughters, Lynda Zimmerman of Dallas and Glynda Patterson of Arlington; a son, Truman Kemper of Dallas; three sisters, Opal Vice of Tulia, Gladys Null of Vega and Theresa Wilson of Amarillo; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Baptist/St. Anthony´s Hospice
and Life Enrichment Center.
OLTON - Graveside services for Kate Truelock, 86, will be at 3 p.m. today in Olton Cemetery with Rick Harper of Main Street Church of Christ officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.
Mrs. Truelock died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999, in Running Water Draw Care Center.
She was born Sept. 18, 1912, in Tomkinsville, Ky. She lived in Vernon several years before moving to Olton in 1929.
She was a member of Main Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Uelala Durham of Littlefield and Gaylene Smith of Olton; two sons, James D. Truelock of Denison and David Truelock of Fort Worth; a sister, Mary Chancelor of Ardmore, Okla.; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
The family suggests memorials to Running Water Draw Care Center in Olton.
Burial will be in Abernathy Cemetery by Abell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lewis died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center-Lakeside.
She was born March 31, 1920, in Henderson. She moved from Tatum, to Abernathy in 1949. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, serving as treasurer of the choir and missions.
Survivors include two daughters, Daisey Pouges of Milan, N.M., and Emma Carlton of Dallas; a sister, Artavia Bradley of Abernathy; 16 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
A son, Harvie Lewis, died Sept. 22, 1998.
Richard W. Mahagan
LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Richard William Mahagan, 63, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ted Samples, retired minister, officiating.
Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Plainview by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mr. Mahagan died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999, at his residence.
He was born May 17, 1935, the son of the late Eligh and Delpha Burton Mahagan. He attended schools in Ellen and moved from Plainview to Floyd County in 1972. He was a farmer, a Baptist and a member of Elks Lodge #1175 in Plainview.
On Feb. 18, 1953, he married Annie Collene Dipprey in Plainview. She died July 28, 1991.
Survivors include a son, Ronald Mahagan of Plainview; two daughters, Vonda McLaughlin of Lockney and Licinda Torrez of Commerce; two brothers, L.G. Mahagan of Claytonville and Melvin Mahagan of Hale Center; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice Hands of West Texas, 103 S.
Main St., Lockney, TX 79241.
LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Fred Mize, 90, are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mr. Mize died Tuesday morning in Crain.
LOCKNEY - Graveside services for Gertie Alice Smith, 93, will be at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in Lockney Cemetery with Kline Nall, a nephew, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Miss Smith died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1999, in Heritage Convalescent Center in Amarillo.
She was born Jan. 26, 1905, in Floyd County, the daughter of the late Charlie Walker and Emma Ann Mickey Smith. She graduated high school in the Sand Hill Community and attended West Texas State College. She moved from Floyd County to Amarillo in 1938 and was a retired teacher. She taught at Pleasant Valley and in the San Hill Community School District.
She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include a brother, Milton “Mit” Smith of Mountainair, N.M.,
and several nieces and nephews.
Tommie A. Harrison
Graveside services were Saturday in Resthaven Cemetery in Quitaque.
Mrs. Harrison died Thursday, July 1, 1999, in a Weatherford nursing home.
She was born Sept. 25, 1910, in Grady, Okla. She lived in Quitaque and for many years was a resident of Weatherford. She was a homemaker.
She married Ocie Lee Harrison. He is deceased.
Survivors include two sons, Truman Harrison of Merkel and Norman Harrison
of Weatherford; four daughters, Janie Hartley of Lubbock, Linda Wright,
Jo Hall and Mavis Lea, all of Weatherford; two brothers, Namon Phelps of
Farmington, N.M., and Delbert Phelps of Quitaque; 19 grandchildren; 40
great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
DEPUE, Ill. - Funeral Mass for Joe Mitchell, 76, former Plainview resident, were at noon Friday in St. Mary´s Catholic Church with the Rev. Mubarak Anwar Amar officiating.
Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery with military rites by the Depue American Legion. Burial arrangements were by Barto Funeral Homes.
Mr. Mitchell died at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, 1999, in St. Margaret Hospital in Spring Valley, Ill.
He was born Feb. 19, 1923, in Gallegas, N.M..
He served with the U.S. Army in the European Theatre during World War II. He lived in Plainview before moving to Depue where he worked as a policeman and mailman and retired as machinist from Caterpillar in Aurora in 1984.
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Depue Booster Club.
On Dec. 20, 1969, he married Fern Manrriquez in Depue.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Sandra Mitchell and Elizabeth Mitchell, both of Albuquerque, N.M.; one son, Joe Mitchell Jr. of Albuquerque; seven brothers, Benny Mitchell of Burnett, Texas, Lucario Mitchell of Lubbock, Hilario Mitchell of Bakersfield, Calif., Eloy Mitchell of Tucumcari, N.M., Ernest Mitchell of Hernandez, N.M., Manuel Mitchell of Plainview, and Sammy Mitchell of Logan, N.M.; six sisters, Carmen Vera and Ramona Escalante, both of Plainview, Vicky Sandoval of Albuquerque, Pascuala Martinez of Santa Cruz, N.M., Maggie Eggart of Hernandez, N.M., and Irma Hernandez of Hereford; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
His parents, Marcelino and Manuelita Tafoya Mitchell, and a sister are
Raymond N. Rogers
TYLER - Graveside services for Raymond Norris Rogers, 76, former Plainview resident, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Amarillo with the Rev. Claud Tugwell, retired minister, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Schooler-Gordon Funeral Home.
Mr. Rogers died Thursday, July 1, 1999, in Tyler.
He was born in Bailey. He served with the U.S. Army Air Corps and Air Force. He was a government worker and a Baptist.
Survivors include a brother, Ernest Rogers of Carlsbad, N.M.; and several nieces and nephews in the Plainview area.
Rico Manuel Gomez
Burial will be in Hart Cemetery by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Homes of Olton.
The infant died Friday, April 30, 1999, in Covenant Hospital in Plainview.
He was born Feb. 15, 1999, in Hale Center.
Also surviving are paternal grandparents, Elida and Juan Gomez of Olton; maternal grandparents, Darrel Roth of Yampa, Colo., and Delia Roth of Friona; one brother, Joseph Gomez of Carrizo Springs; and three sisters, Cheyenne Roto and Star Roto, both of Olton, and Jasmine Gomez of Carrizo Springs.
The child will be in state at the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Hart
until service time.
GRANBURY - Funeral services for Bruce Moore, 93, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Davis Morris Funeral Home in Brownwood with Grady Teague of Marble Falls and Darrell Miller of Berryville, Ark., a great-grandson, officiating.
Burial will be in Moro Cemetery.
Mr. Moore died Saturday, May 1, 1999.
He was born June 11, 1905, on the Moore Ranch in Stonewall County. He was the eldest of 13 children and was a retired rancher and plumber.
He married Mary Howton on Dec. 22, 1928, in Abilene.
He lived in Brownwood before moving to Granbury in 1989.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Harvey (Sue) Renois of Granbury and
Mrs. Worthy (Bonnie) Cantwell of Plainview; a son, Joe Moore of Goldthwaite;
five sisters, Mary Hill of Hamlin, Mattie Ferguson of Monahans, Sally Lee
and Ella Hoenehs of Crane and Eva Hagle of Midland; seven grandchildren,
Benny Cantwell of Plainview, Mrs. Ronny (Linda) Miller of Berryville, Ark.,
Mrs. Marty (Watha) Edwards of Burkburnett, Mrs. Todd (Lora) Seabourn of
Crane, Eddy Ogle of Weatherford, Allan Ogle of Las Vegas, Nev., and Capt.
Wesley Moore of Okinawa; 16 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
SILVERTON - Graveside services for R.E. Sweek, 82, will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Silverton Cemetery with the Rev. Jay Stinson and the Rev. Edwin Norris officiating.
If the weather is inclement, services will be in First Methodist Church.
Burial will be by Myers-Long Funeral Directors of Silverton.
Mr. Sweek died Friday, April 30, 1999, in Lockney.
He was born June 23, 1916, in Erath County and married Maggie Vardell on Aug. 3, 1939, in Silverton. He retired after 30 years with the Texas Highway Department. After his retirement, he did carpentry work for a number of years.
Surviving are his wife; four daughters, Vanita Chappell of Canyon, Fay Perkins of Silverton, and Jerry Perkins and Rhonda Williams, both of Amarillo; a sister, Lillie Loftis of Burnet; a brother, Henry Sweek of Mesquite; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Rose Hill Cemetery in Tulia by Schooler Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ray died Tuesday, March 23, 1999.
She was born in Lazar and lived in Vigo Park from 1962 to 1974 when she moved to Amarillo. She was a bookkeeper and prepared income tax for many years. She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.
Survivors include four sons, Roy H. Ray of Lockney, Don L. Ray and Jerry D. Ray, both of Amarillo, and Arthur Dell Ray of Plainview; two sisters, Margie Tolleson of Dimmitt and Helen Cokendolpher of Brownwood; a brother, Calvin M. Hayden of Sacramento, Calif.; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
DENTON - Graveside services for Sydney Justine Brockette Trevino, infant daughter of Khristi Brockette and Troy Trevino, will be today in Baby Land at Roselawn Memorial Park in Denton with the Rev. Bill Black of the McKenny Street Baptist Church officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home.
Survivors include her parents; grandparents Charles Brockette Jr., Bettie
Ann Fain and Donicio and Melody Trevino, all of Denton; great-grandparents,
Charles and Evelyn Brockette Sr., Susie Fain and Olga Juanez, all of Denton,
Armandina and Alfonso Hevares of Plainview; and great-great-grandparents
Enoch and Nettie Sorrell and Basilia Arredondo, all of Denton, and Amada
Hatera of Madison, Wis.
Peggy Leota Wiley
LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Peggy Leota Wiley, 65, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Harold Abney, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wiley died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, in Mangold Memorial Hospital.
She was born Peggy Leota Whitaker on Feb. 2, 1934, in Plainview, the daughter of the late Grady and Ozella Beatrice Low Whitaker. She graduated from Plainview High School in 1952 and moved to Lockney in 1955.
She was a homemaker and a member the Order of the Eastern Star and First Baptist Church where she was librarian and a nursery worker.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Donny and Donna Wiley of Ozona and Buddy and Debbie Wiley of Lockney; one daughter and son-in-law, Melody and J.H. Lane of Lockney; one brother, Harold Whitaker of Floydada; one sister, Edna L. Smith of Lockney; and 12 grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church Nursery Fund, 401 S. Main St., Lockney, TX 79241.