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|Phil M. Green
LAWTON, Okla. - Funeral services for Phil M. Green, 79, will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Becker Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with the Rev. James P. Holley, chaplain of Hospice of the Lawton Area, officiating.
Burial will be in Elgin Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Green died Friday, April 9, 1999.
He was born in Plainview and was raised in Motley County. During World War II, he served with the Army Air Corps. He lived much of his life in Borger where he was in the banking business.
In 1998, he moved to Lawton. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Matador.
He married Vada J. “Nita” Mize in 1943 in Motley County.
Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Carita D. Hutchinson of Lawton;
seven brothers, Ted of Plainview, Donald of Floydada, Jack and Luther,
both of Matador, Art of Flomot, Pat of Sinton and Richard of Texas; two
sisters, Bessie Jean Williams of Matador and Juanita Pritchett of Flint;
four grandchildren and six great-granddaughters.
MULESHOE - Funeral services for Leonard A. Griswold, 79, former Hart resident, were at 2 p.m. Saturday in Ellis Funeral Home with the Rev. Brad Reeves, pastor of First United Methodist Church, and the Rev. Jack Stone, pastor of First Assembly of God, officiating.
Burial was in Muleshoe Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Griswold died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, in Muleshoe Area Medical Center.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church, the American Legion and was active in Boy Scouts. He was a carpenter and mechanic.
Surviving are his wife; three sons, Jack, Dale and Donald, all of Muleshoe; two sisters, Freida Meinengar and Barbara Kloss, both of Lafayette, Colo.; five brothers, Kenneth Griswold of Richland, Wash., Alden Griswold of Thornton, Colo., Clifford Griswold of Broomfield, Colo., Jack Mixon of Kennewick, Wash. and Lloyd Mixon of Naponee, Neb.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.
Mattie Louise Whitfield
Funeral services for Mattie Louise Whitfield, 79, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in First United Methodist Church Chapel with Dr. Max Browning, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mrs. Whitfield died at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, 1999, in IHS Heritage Home.
She was born Jan. 17, 1920 in Abilene and grew up and went to school in the Liberty community and in Plainview. She attended Wayland College for two years.
She taught school for several years and worked for JC Penney until 1962. She had been a Girl Scout leader for 10 years. She also played the piano at Finney Methodist Church. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and was a lifetime member of the Women´s Missionary Society.
Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Bell of Halfway; a sister, Jonell McCullough of Plainview; two brothers, Bruce Buchanan of Plainview and Royce Buchanan of Preston; two grandchildren, Todd Bell of Germany and Royce Burk of Dallas; and one great-grandchild, Jordan Shelby Burk of Dallas.
The family will be at the home of Don and McCullough.
The body was cremated.
Mr. Daily died Saturday, Nov. 13, 1999, in Providence Hospital.
He was born Sept. 5, 1940, in Lubbock. He attended Abernathy schools and was a self-employed mechanic.
Survivors include a daughter, Angela Daily of Anchorage; a son, Tony Ray Daily of Amarillo; three sisters, Brenda Neve of Stephenville and Mary Lester and Linda Downs, both of Abernathy; and three grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.
LUBBOCK - Graveside services for Oma “Jerri” Fair, 56, were at 11 a.m. today in Resthaven Memorial Park with the Rev. Joe Lee officiating.
Burial arrangements were by Chapel of Angels Funeral Home.
Mrs. Fair died Monday, Nov. 15, 1999, in University Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Rita Drake of Lubbock; four
sisters, Doye Payne of Abernathy, Marie Stanton of New Castle, Frankie
Dewbre of Crosbyton and Melba Hickman of Hereford; a brother, Wayne Dobson
of Longview; and two grandsons.
Joshua Kenneth Isom
ABERNATHY - Funeral services for Joshua Kenneth Isom, 17, were at 2 p.m. today in Abernathy First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Currie, pastor, and the Rev. Russ Byard, pastor of Lockney First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial were in Abernathy Cemetery by Abell Funeral Home.
Mr. Isom died Monday, Nov. 15, 1999, in Abernathy.
He was born Feb. 20, 1982, in Lockney. He moved to Abernathy with his family in March of 1990 from Plainview. He was a senior at Abernathy High School where he was a member of the Science Club and the Power Mechanics Team. He was a member of Explorer Post #451 of the Lubbock Fire Department and was involved in motocross racing, hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his parents, Jeff and Kristi Isom of Abernathy; a sister, La´Shae Isom of Abernathy; his grandparents, Jack and Willetta Isom and Kenneth and Bonnie Edwards, all of Lockney.
Pallbearers were members of the Lubbock Fire Department Honor Guard. Honorary Pallbearers were members of the Abernathy High School senior class.
The family suggests memorials to Explorer Post #451, Lubbock Fire Department,
1202 18th Street, Lubbock, TX 793401.
LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Verna Oden, 77, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in First Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. John Donnerberg officiating.
Burial will be in Abernathy Cemetery by Sanders Funeral home.
Mrs. Oden died Monday, Nov. 15, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center.
She was born Nov. 11, 1922, in Jester, Okla. She lived in Petersburg and Plainview before moving to Lubbock in 1949.
She was a homemaker and a bookkeeper for Oden Motor Service and a member of First Church of the Nazarene.
On Jan. 14, 1946, she married C.H. “Heavy” Oden in Clovis, N.M.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Robert L. Oden of Waxahachie; four brothers, Arlie Paxton of Abernathy, Marvin Paxton of Jacksonville, Fla., Thurman Paxton of Oklahoma and Don Paxton of Houston; a sister, Elouise Stanley of Atlanta, Ga.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Burial arrangements are by Brownfield Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ballard died Sunday, June 27, 1999, in Brownfield.
She was born Oct. 27, 1912, in Swisher County where she grew up and attended schools. She lived in Seagraves and Wellman before moving to Brownfield in 1992.
On May 30, 1931, she married Robert Ballard in Lovington, N.M. He is deceased.
Survivors include a son, Ray Ballard of Irving; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Joe L. Davis
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Joe L. Davis, 62, are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mr. Davis died Saturday, June 26, 1999, in University Medical Center
Funeral services for Sammy Dunn, 57, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in College Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Robertson, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Dunn died Saturday, June 26, 1999, at Lake LBJ.
He was born Nov. 10, 1941, in Amarillo where he grew up and graduated from Amarillo High School. He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After his discharge, he drove an armored truck in Amarillo. He moved to Plainview and worked for the Plainview Police Department and also attended Wayland Baptist University where he received a degree in criminal justice. At that time he became the only officer for the Adult Probation Department for Hale County and, at the time of his death, was a deputy for the Hale County Sheriff´s Department.
He was a member of College Heights Baptist Church and Noon Lions Club. He was a Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite and was active in all youth sports, serving as a coach, and was on the Sports Commission.
On July 21, 1967, he married Jo White in Perryton.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Darlene Needham of Plainview,
Teresa Reed of Pineville, La., and Karen Wyatt of Lovington, N.M.; a sister,
Barbara Chrostowski of Amarillo; and five grandchildren.
MULESHOE - Funeral services for Erwin F. Nieman, 81, were at 11 a.m. today in Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Brown, pastor, and the Rev. J. Dean McNamara, chaplain of Vista Care Family Hospice of Plainview, officiating.
Burial was in Muleshoe Memorial Park by Ellis Funeral Home.
Mr. Nieman died Friday, June 25, 1999, at his residence.
He was born March 22, 1918, in Lynn County. During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army. In 1948 he moved to Muleshoe from Wilson where he farmed. He was a member of St. Martin Lutheran Church in Littlefield and attended Trinity Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Connie Clevenger of Aztec, N.M., and Curtis Clevenger of Floydada; a daughter, Judy Moore of Muleshoe; two stepsons, Roy Baker of Portales, N.M., and Larry Baker of Greenville; a stepdaughter, Alice Moffitt of Borger; a brother, Marvin Nieman of Muleshoe; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.
Mr. Andrus died at 1:15 a.m. today, Jan. 5, 1999, in Swisher Memorial
Juanita Brady Dorley
AMARILLO - Graveside services for Juanita Brady Dorley, 73, were at 1:30 p.m. today in Llano Cemetery.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. today in First Christian Church with Dr. Alan Lobough and Dr. John B. Bridwell, church ministers, officiating. Arrangements are by N.S. Griggs & Sons Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Dorley died Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999.
She was born in Hamilton and moved to Amarillo from Claude in 1946. She attended West Texas State and graduated from Amarillo College with a degree in nursing. She worked at St. Anthony´s Hospital from 1976-1980 and for Family Hospital from 1980-1992.
She was a member of First Christian Church and Friendship Sunday School Class.
Survivors include four daughters, Jan Hinds, Camille Cargill, Denise Cherry and Susan Reeve, all of Amarillo; a son, Tony Brady of Corpus Christi; her father, George Simpson of Lubbock; two sisters, Gwen Riley of Abernathy and Shirley Rendleman of Lubbock; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family suggests memorials to Baptist/St. Anthony´s Hospice.
Anna Mae Collins Gilbert
FRITCH - Funeral services for Anna Mae Collins Gilbert, 96, were at 10 a.m. today in Fritch Church of Christ with Don Stone, Church of Christ minister from Clarendon, officiating.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Lockney Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Gilbert died Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999.
She was born in Grayson County and received her teacher´s certificate from West Texas Normal College. She taught two years in Sherman and two years in Lockney. She moved to Fritch in 1962.
She was a member of Fritch Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Leslie Gilbert of Fritch; a nephew whom
they raised, Richard Collins of Amarillo; a sister, Ina Phillips of Amarillo;
and a brother, Joe Si Collins of Amarillo.
TULIA - Funeral services for M.K. Hardee, 74, are pending with Wallace Funeral Home.
Mr. Hardee died at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, at his residence.
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Elmer R. Watson
Funeral services for Elmer R. Watson, 78, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in College Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Robertson, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mr. Watson died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 19, 1920, in South Plains. He grew up in Plainview and attended Plainview schools. He was owner/operator of Watson Brothers garage and a World War II veteran. He was a member of College Heights Baptist Church.
On May 24, 1947, he married Joyce Langston in Plainview.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Richard N. Watson, Lenard Watson and Rodney Watson, all of Plainview; one daughter, Dawn McMillan of Plainview; one sister, Mary Louise Vorvour of Ocean Shores, Wash.; one brother, Eugene Watson of Fort Worth; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Randy Johnson, Richard W. Watson, Mack Watson, Kirk Watson, Matt Watson and Ricky Watson.
Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park.
Mrs. Glenn died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, in Amarillo.
She was born Feb. 26, 1922, in St. Louis, Mo. She moved to Dimmitt from Louisville, Ky., in 1970 and was a homemaker.
Survivors include three daughters, Janis Glenn of Amarillo, Bonnie Downing
of Oklahoma City and Melissa Glenn of Dimmitt; four grandchildren; two
great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Willa Ruth Simmons of Plainview.
Betty Jean Hiller
Funeral services for Betty Jean Hiller, 73, are pending with Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Ms. Hiller died at 10:25 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in Care Inn.
LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Hazel Standlee, 91, of Grapevine, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dave Treet and the Rev. Herb Tavenner officiating.
Burial will be in City of Lubbock of Cemetery by Rix Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Standlee died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, in Grapevine.
She was born Hazel Kayler on Nov. 7, 1907, in Bellvue. She graduated from West Texas State University and Texas Tech University and was a teacher for 30 years, mostly in the Lubbock ISD.
She was a lifelong Methodist, a member of Kappa Kappa Iota and enjoyed traveling, painting, quilting and visiting the elderly and shut-ins of her church and the Northwest Texas Conference. She moved to Grapevine in 1994.
Survivors include two sons, William “Bill” Standlee and his wife, Jo Ann, of Grapevine, and Horace Standlee and his wife, Sue, of Weatherford; and five grandchildren.
A great-granddaughter, Kayler Nicole Woolcock, is deceased.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-8:30 p.m. today.
Memorials are suggested to Asbury United Methodist Church, 2005 Ave.
T, Lubbock, TX 79411.
Eula Mae Wilson
FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Eula Mae “Granny” Wilson, 78, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Trinity Church with the Rev. Henry Russell, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Ralls Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wilson died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in Mangold Memorial Hospital in Lockney.
She was born Dec. 31, 1920, in Cedar Hill Community in Floyd County, the daughter of the late Joe and Leola Dillard Fortenberry. She attended Cedar Hill school and graduated from Floydada High School in 1939. She attended Draughan´s Business College in Plainview for one year. She retired from Piggly-Wiggly in Floydada where she had worked in the meat department for 17 years. She moved to Ralls from Floydada in 1967 and back to Floydada in 1984.
She was a member of Trinity Church.
Survivors include a son, Joe Melvin Allard of Holly, Colo.; a brother, Eddie Fortenberry of Abernathy; three sisters, Pauline Van Hoose of Kingsland, Louise Guilliams of Carlsbad, N.M., and Marie Strickland of Amarillo; two grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Joe Truett Payne
Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Payne was born Oct. 2, 1917, in Fannin County. He served from 1941-1945 with the 17th Airborne Division during World War II. He was in the Battle of the Bulge and with the occupation forces in Berlin. He was a captain and received the Bronze Star.
He moved to Plainview after World War II and owned and operated Payne´s Gift & Jewelry for 38 years, retiring in 1992.
He was a member of First Baptist Church.
On June 4, 1950, he married Patsye Traylor in Plainview.
Survivors include his wife; three sisters, Mildred Leimenstal of San Antonio, Gertrude McKelvy and Bess Caldwell, both of Dallas; and two brothers, Paul Payne of Pampa and Bob Payne of Phoenix, Ariz.
Two brothers, Jack Payne and George Payne, are deceased.
The family suggests memorials to the Northwest Texas Chapter of Myesthenia
Gravis Foundation, P.O. Box 766, Muleshoe, TX 79347 or to a favorite charity.
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AMARILLO - Funeral services for Carolyn Rogers, 52, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Blackburn-Shaw Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Marvin James officiating.
Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery by Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Rogers died Monday, June 21, 1999, in Amarillo.
She grew up in Plainview where she graduated from high school. She had worked with Special Olympics and owned and operated Snip & Clip Dog Grooming for 22 years. She moved to Amarillo from Plainview in 1994.
She was a member of Lake Tanglewood Community Church.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmy; two daughters, Kim Moore of Longview and Jeannine Rice of Amarillo; a sister, Wanda Moon of Amarillo; and three grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to St. Anthony´s Hospice & Life
Enrichment Center, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79176 or to St. Jude´s
Children´s Hospital, Attn: Memorial and Honors Program, 501 St. Jude´s
Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.
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JOES, Colo. - Funeral services for Jomarie Hope Weaks, 65, were at 2 p.m. Monday in Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Keith and Gary Weaks, a nephew, officiating.
Burial was in Kirk Cemetery in Kirk by Spellman-Schmidt-Baucke Funeral Home of Yuma, Colo.
Mrs. Weaks died June 17, 1999, in Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.
She was born Dec. 13, 1934 in Vigo Park, Texas, the daughter of the late Buck and Mabel Wesley. She grew up in Swisher County. She moved to Burlington, Colo., in 1965 and to Joes in 1971 where she and her husband farmed. She was a member of Joes Ladies Auxiliary.
On May 3, 1952, she married Richard Orval Weaks in Clovis, N.M.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Shirley Langrell of Richland, Mo., and Lequita Damon of Joes; two sisters, Elvira Weaks of Tulia and Mildred Mouser and her husband, Bud, of Plainview; two brothers, Willie Wesley and his wife Betty of Tulia and Eddie Wesley and his wife Bobbie of San Angelo; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A brother, Lonnie Wesley, is deceased.
The family suggests memorials to the Joes Fire Department.
Amanda Olive Allen
Burial will be in the Bogata Cemetery by Wood Funeral Home in Bogata.
The body will be at Wood-Dunning Funeral Home through Saturday.
Mrs. Allen died at 10:34 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, in Prairie House Living Center.
She was born May 6, 1905, in Bogata. She had worked as a church musician and taught piano for 40 years. She moved to Plainview 1984.
She was a member of Bogata First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Steve (Betty) Hurt of Plainview;
and three grandchildren.
Jessye Ruth Arellano
McGREGOR - Funeral services for Jessye Ruth Arellano, 52, were held at 2 p.m. on Jan. 30 in Cole Funeral Home.
Burial was in McGregor Cemetery by Cole Funeral Home.
Rosary was recited at the funeral home on Jan. 29.
Mrs. Arellano died Jan. 27, 1999, in Waco.
She was born Jessye Ruth Nelson on Oct. 25, 1946, in Spur. She grew up in Plainview and received a nursing degree. She worked as a nurse in Plainview hospitals before moving in 1985. She lived in Waco, and Copperas Cove before moving to McGregor.
Survivors include her husband, Epifano Arellano; her mother, Mary Haydan of Plainview; nine sons, Moses, Daniel and George Arellano, all of Waco, Bobby Arellano of Copperas Cove, Rowdy Arellano of Hewitt, Raul, Ronald and Epifanio Arellano Jr., all of McGregor, and Robert Arellano of Oklahoma City, Okla.; three daughters, Lorraine Vargas of Sommerville, Lisa Flores of McGregor and Laura Torres of Gatesville; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the McGregor Cemetery Association,
1100 West Sixth Street McGregor, TX 76657.
Rev. R. Luther Kirk
LUBBOCK - Memorial services for the Rev. R. Luther Kirk, 97, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Luke´s United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elton Wyatt and the Rev. Johnny Williams, officiating.
Private burial arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Home.
Rev. Kirk died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, in Lubbock.
He was born Dec. 15, 1901, in Indian Territory in Oklahoma. He moved to Texas and farmed in the Littlefield area before making the decision to become a Methodist minister. He graduated from McMurry University in 1936 and received an honorary doctorate from the university in 1953.
A was a pastor for 40 years, serving in Blackwell, Rochester, Munday, Slaton, Midland, San Jacinto, Amarillo, Hamlin and St. John´s Methodist Church in Lubbock, which he organized. He had served as district superintendent in the Northwest Conference of the Methodist Church in Perryton, Plainview and Pampa.
He was the oldest minister in the Northwest Texas Conference.
On July 23, 1923, he married Edwyna West in Princeton. They gave a $100,000 endowment for scholarships to McMurry University in February of 1998.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy and Rev. Davis Edens of Lubbock and Mary Tom and Wendell Tooley of Plainview; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. R.L. and June Kirk of Amarillo; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to St. Luke´s United Methodist Church.