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Funeral services for Ora Fraga, 77, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Fraga died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, in Covenant Hospital Plainview.
AMARILLO - Memorial services for Marie Howard, 81, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Polk Street United Methodist Church Chapel with the Rev. Ted Taylor, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene in Hereford, officiating.
Cremation arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.
Mrs. Howard died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, in Amarillo.
She was born May 22, 1918, in Plainview, the daughter of the late C.P. and Helen Gross Seipp. She grew up in Plainview and graduated from high school in 1936.
She married Keith Howard on Dec. 12, 1943, in Hollywood, Calif. She and her husband farmed in Dimmitt for many years and she served as a church organist. They moved to Amarillo in 1969. Mr. Howard died April 23, 1994.
She was a musician and entertainer in Amarillo for 30 years. She played at Ruth´s Steak House, Amarillo Club, Amarillo Country Club, Tascosa Country Club and the Royal Inn.
She was a member of the Wednesday Morning Donut Club.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda Allen of Amarillo and Keith Ann Gearn and Jeanette Browning, both of Hereford; five grandchildren, one step-grandchild; and seven great-grandchildren. She was a sister-in-law of Wilma Seipp and an aunt of Randy Seipp, both of Plainview.
The family will be at 8000 Blessen Road in Amarillo.
The family suggests memorials to the Nazarene Christian Academy Scholarship
Fund, P.O. Box 432, Hereford, TX 79095.
Alta Mae Keen
Funeral services for Alta Mae Keen, 73, are pending with Bartley-Silva Funeral Home.
Mrs. Keen died at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, in Hi-Plains Hospital
in Hale Center.
LORENZO - Funeral services for William “W.O.” Lockwood, 85, will be at 2 p.m. today in Lorenzo First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary Boles officiating.
Burial will be in Ralls Cemetery by Adams Funeral Home.
Mr. Lockwood died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, at his residence.
He was born June 9, 1914, in Crosby County. He attended Ralls schools and graduated from Lubbock High School. He was a farmer stockman and retired at age 81. He was a pilot, a member of Masonic Lodge No. 1144 and had worked with Boys Scouts, serving as chairman of the Comanche Trail District.
On Feb. 28, 1940, he married Marcia Wheeler in Crosby County.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Robert Lockwood of Lorenzo and
David Lockwood of Temple; two daughters, Jane Bryant of Plainview and Martha
Ann Lockwood of Fort Worth; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Frances Powell, 77, of Albuquerque, N.M., former
Floydada resident, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the Floydada First Baptist
Church with Doyle Corder, associate minister of Garland Street Church of
Christ in Plainview, and the Rev. Jimmy McGuire officiating. Burial will
be in Floyd County Memorial Park by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
SLATON - Funeral services for Giles Smith, 57, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Cleve Kerby officiating.
Burial will be in Englewood Cemetery by Englunds Funeral Service.
Mr. Smith died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, in University Medical Center.
He was born July 15, 1942, in Slaton. He graduated from Slaton High School in 1960 and attended Texas Tech for two years. He was a farmer in Slaton and Wilcox, Ariz., and had lived in Dallas and Amarillo before returning to Slaton in 1997. He worked for Smith South Plains Ford.
On March 18, 1995, he married Kaye Kincer in Richardson.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Mark Smith of Carrollton and David
Smith of Dallas; two stepdaughters Annette Sykora of Ransom Canyon and
Susan Tant of Plainview; two brothers, Larry Smith of Slaton and Don Smith
of Plano; and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services for Eldon Sykes, 64, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Sykes died early today, Oct. 22, 1999, in Lubbock.
Funeral services for Bernice “Gaggie” Warren, 90, of Deer Park, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Lemons Memorial Chapel with Mark Hackett, minister of Lamesa Church of Christ, and Raymond Hackett, an elder at Ninth and Columbia Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Warren died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1999.
She was born July 26, 1909, in Hill County. She lived in Plainview and was a member of the Ninth and Columbia Church of Christ for many years. She moved to Deer Park in 1989.
On March 14, 1935, she married Marvin T. Warren in Haskell. He died June 9, 1985.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Sandy Warren of Deer Park; three grandchildren, Mark and Doyle Warren and Melissa Harrison; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Jennie Ann Black
Burial arrangements are by Bartley-Silva Funeral Home.
Mrs. Black died Sunday, Dec. 19, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center Plainview.
She was born Sept. 166, 1936, in Grandfield, Okla. She had worked as a nurses aide at Nichol´s Clinic.
Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Jones of Plainview; three sons, Harold Jones, Bobby Jones and David Jones, all of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two brothers, Bert Marriott and Daniel Marriott, both of Plainview.
The family will receive friends today at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
SILVERTON - Funeral services for Billy Wayne Garvin, 66, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Silverton Church of Christ with Tek Kingery and J.D. Nance officiating.
Burial will be in Silverton Cemetery by Myers-Long Funeral Directors.
Mr. Garvin died Sunday, Dec. 19, 1999.
He was born Nov. 13, 1933. He owned and operated Garvin Trucking since 1961 and Garvin Oil since 1982.
On Nov. 7, 1953, he married Peggy Jean Holt in Silverton.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Scott Garvin of Silverton; a daughter, Dara Ware of Floydada; two brothers, L.B. Garvin of Silverton and Kenneth Ray Garvin of Petrolia; and four grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Silverton Volunteer Ambulance Service
or to the American Diabetes Association.
LUBBOCK - Memorial services for Angela Renee Hudson Harrell, 49, will be at 2 p.m. today in Trinity Church with Doyle Patterson and Paul Jantzen officiating.
Burial was at 10 a.m. today in Center Plains Cemetery in Cotton Center by Brock´s South Plains Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Harrell died Thursday, Dec. 16, 1999, in Covenant Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 6, 1950, in Lubbock. She graduated from Cotton Center High School in 1968 and attended Sul Ross University, West Texas State and Jessie Lee´s Beauty Academy. She graduated from Christ for the Nations in 1976 and where she was on staff. She attended Trinity Church and was involved with jail ministry and Heartline Ministry.
In May of 1977 she married Kenneth Harrell in Dallas.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Matthew Harrell of Lubbock; two daughters, Shannon and Lynnlee, both of Lubbock; her mother, Dorothy Hudson of Cotton Center; three sisters, Sherry Hudson of Dallas, Stephanie Hudson of Lubbock and Cynthia Schneider of Midland.
The family suggests memorials to Heartline Ministries at Trinity Church,
7002 Canton Ave., Lubbock, TX 79413.
LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Hiram Jordan, 74, former Tulia resident, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Monterey Church of Christ with Keith Mast officiating.
Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park by Resthaven Funeral Home.
Mr. Jordan died Saturday, Dec. 18, 1999.
He was born June 9, 1925, in Dunn. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and in 1950 graduated from Texas Tech University.
He was president of First State Bank in Tulia from 1965 to 1983, later served as president of First State Bank of Shallowater and was a regional director for the State of Texas Banking Department. He was a member of Monterey Church of Christ and the Agape Sunday School Class.
On Nov. 22, 1950, he married Irene Duke in Artesia, N.M.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Doug Jordan of Lubbock and Gregg Jordan of Amarillo; a daughter, Deborah Titus of Lubbock; a brother, Harold Jordan of Oklahoma City; a sister, Lenora Olson of Colfax, Iowa; and five grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Monterey Church of Christ Missions.
Lloyd C. Miller
MORTON - Funeral services for Lloyd C. Miller, 83, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dan Carter officiating.
Burial will be in Morton Cemetery by Ellis Funeral Home.
Mr. Miller died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1999, in Lubbock.
He was born in Fremont, Mich. He was a graduate of Texas Tech University and received a master´s degree from the University of Nebraska.
He was farm manager for C.C. Slaughter Farms and moved to Lubbock from Morton in 1989.
He was a member of Texas Tech Ex-Student´s Association, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, the Morton Lions Club and Westmont Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Shirley Miller Thomas of Roswell, Ga., and Tooter Miller Gardner of Anderson, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Diane Madison of Valley Center, Kan.; a stepson, David Bowser of Amarillo; a brother, Paul D. Miller of Tulia; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family suggests memorials to the Morton Lions Club, c/o Robbie Key, secretary/treasurer, 303 E. Hayes, Morton, TX 79346.
Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Cass died at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, 1999, in Prairie House Living Center.
She was born Nov. 9, 1911, in Amarillo where she grew up. She graduated from Amarillo High School and Kansas State University. She moved to Plainview in 1940.
She was a member of St. Mark´s Episcopal Church since 1951, a teacher for St. Mark´s Parish Day School and a member of Alpha Delta Pi.
Survivors include one son, Ross Cass of Dallas; two sisters, Inga Pratt of Albuquerque, N.M., and Flora Spangler of Olympia, Wash.; two grandchildren; Donal Stewart Cass and Alicia Janelle Cass, both of Dallas; and 14 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to St. Mark´s Episcopal Church,
710 Joliet, Plainview, TX 79072.
FLOYDADA - Graveside services for Herschel Dale Hammonds, 85, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Floydada Cemetery with the Rev. James M. Hunton, pastor of La Sierra Baptist Church in Riverside, Calif., officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mr. Hammonds died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, in Floydada Rehabilitation Care Center.
He was born May 20, 1913, in Floydada where he attended schools. He was a retired farmer and a former member of the Masonic Lodge 712 in Floydada. He was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Lynda Hunton of Riverside; two brothers, Ralph Hammonds of Dallas and Jim Hammonds of Los Altos, Calif.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Floydada Rehabilitation and Care Center,
925 W. Crockett, Floydada, TX 79235, or to Gideon´s International
c/o Jerry Etter, 1210 19th St., Lubbock, TX 79401.
David Leo Keys
AMARILLO - Funeral services for David Leo Keys, 48, will be at 4 p.m. today in Memorial Park East Mausoleum with Bruce Ridling of Borger Missionary Baptist Church officiating.
Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery by Colonial Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Keys died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999.
He was born in Wellington. He attended schools in Dumas and moved to Amarillo in 1991 from Durant, Okla. He was a janitor at Texas Tech University Health Science Center and attended Borger Missionary Baptist Church.
In 1996, he married Marie Anders in Amarillo.
Survivors include his wife; his father and stepmother, Charlie Clyde and Pat Keys of Dumas; a brother, Bill Keys of Durant; a stepbrother, Garland Banes of Plainview; a sister, Goldie Dziuk of Amarillo; a half-sister, Patricia Keys of Midlothian; and a stepsister, Alveta Fergueson of Melrose, N.M.
The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association.
Zoe Annie Steele
SILVERTON - Funeral services for Zoe Annie Francis Steele, 92, of Lubbock, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Rock Creek Church of Christ with Elgin Conner of Levelland and J.D. Nance of Silverton officiating.
Burial will be in Silverton Cemetery by Myers-Long Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Steel died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1999, in Lubbock.
She was born Dec. 14, 1906, on the Francis home place southwest of Silverton to the late John Louise and Minnie Margaret Francis.
Survivors include a daughter, Polly Jarrett of Lubbock; a son-in-law, Louie Kitchens of Silverton; five grandchildren, Joe Kitchens of Silverton, Sharon Bell and James Jarrett of Lubbock, Jo Bidwell of Levelland and Earl Jarrett of Pilot Point; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Rock Creek Church of Christ or
to the Silverton Cemetery Association.
WICKENBURG, Ariz. - Funeral services for Claude Workman, 78, were at 10 a.m. today in Brown´s Wickenburg Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James P. Longstreet, pastor, officiating.
Burial was in Wickenburg Cemetery.
Mr. Workman died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, in Wickenburg.
He was born Aug. 20, 1920, in Floyd County in the Muncy community. He moved to the Lone Star Community and attended schools. He graduated from Lockney High School in 1938 and worked for the telephone company, retiring after 35 years of service.
Survivors include a son, Mark Workman of Flagstaff, Ariz.; a brother, Harley Workman of Lockney; two sisters, Almeda Phillips and Lorene King, both of Lockney; and three granddaughters.
A daughter, Ruth Workman, died in 1988.
Burial will be in Milo Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.
Mrs. Beasley died at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 1999, in Covenant Hospital Lubbock.
She was born Mary Pearl Anderson on March 25, 1919, in Tulia. She attended school at Vigo Park and graduated from Tulia High School. She attended Draughn´s Business College and Amarillo College.
She was active in the family farming, ranching and timber business and also prepared income tax returns for area farmers for many years.
She was a longtime member of Vigo Park Baptist Church and Tulia Senior Citizens.
On Dec. 25, 1937, she married Roy Beasley in Hale Center.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Faye Marie Brown of Roanoke; a son, Wayne Beasley of Tulia; one sister, Ida Letha Elms of Tulia; four grandchildren, Linda Steen of Tyler, Christy Brown of Roanoke, Gina Goettsch of Watertown, N.Y., and James Brown of Lubbock; and one great-granddaughter, Faye Elizabeth Brown.
A son, Leon Beasley, died March 21, 1997.
Pallbearers will be Larry Elms, Roger Beasley, Danny Beasley, James Anderson, Walter Anderson and Cody Anderson.
The family suggests memorials to the Tulia Senior Citizens Center or
to the Milo Cemetery Association.
Vera Rimmer Horton
Funeral services for Vera Rimmer Horton, 79, will be at 2 p.m. today in Wood-Dunning Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Jim Ritter, pastor of Seth Ward Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Floyd County Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mrs. Horton died at 11:10 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 1999, in Denton Regional Hospital.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bert and Tammy Rimmer of Gainesville; a daughter, LaJuana R. Lindsey of Allen; a sister, Audean Hartsell of Scottsboro, Ala.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A son, Kenneth Dale Rimmer, two brothers and five sisters are deceased.
The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association or to
the American Cancer Society.
Myrtle Belle Shields
WELLINGTON - Funeral services for William W. “Bill” Shields, 99, and Myrtle Belle Shields, 95, will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Dozier Church of Christ with Jay Wishkaemper, Shawn Zybach and Bill Wischkaemper officiating.
Burial will be in Dozier Cemetery by Adams Funeral Home.
Mrs. Shields died about 9 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 1999, and Mr. Shields died about 6 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 1999.
He was born Dec. 2, 1899, in Warrens Bend. He moved to Quail in 1907 and attended schools in Gainesville, Plymouth and Dozier. He was a farmer, rancher and member of the Church of Christ.
She was born Myrtle Jones on Oct. 31, 1903, in Wrec, Okla. She attended Dozier schools and was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ.
They married Sept. 15, 1918.
Survivors include two sons, Jack Shields of Amarillo and Mack Shields of Briscoe; four daughters, Kathlene Wischkaemper of Smyer, Jimmie Montgomery of Amarillo, Joyce Tippie of Lubbock and Nancy Hall of Tulia; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He also is survived by a brother, Worth Shields of Samnorwood, and she is also survived by a sister, Beulah Murray of Amarillo.
The family will receive visitors today from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral
Funeral services for Mamie Stair, 86, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. Travis Hart, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Stair died at 10:07 a.m. Sunday, March 21, 1999, in Prairie House Living Center.
She was born Mamie Green on Sept. 20, 1912, in Marietta, Okla. She grew up in the Oklahoma and Lawton area and moved to Hale County in 1940. She lived in the East Mound Community and was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church and the Pastor´s Class.
On Oct. 14, 1930, she married James Edward Stair in Lawton, Okla. He died Oct. 28, 1987.
Survivors include three sons, James Stair, Robert Stair and Charles Stair, all of Plainview; four brothers, Roger Green of Forrest Grove, Ore., Archie Green of Lebanon, Mo., Clifton Green of Higden, Ark., and Ernest Green of Norman, Okla.; four sisters, Lois Priefert of Plainview, Estelline Lupin of Norman, Lilley Frier of Midwest City, Okla., and Rosemary Cox of Lawton; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, including Leonard Sanmann of Plainview.
A grandson, Monty Stair, is deceased.
The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church Building Fund.
Burial will be in Olton Cemetery by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Homes of Olton.
Mrs. Bearden died at 8:23 a.m. Friday, May 7, 1999, in Running Water Draw Care Center in Olton.
Surviving are two daughters, Beverly Hasha of Graham and Becky DeBerry of Olton; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
A son, Royce Bearden, died in 1989.
The family suggests memorials to Running Water Draw Care Center or the
Olton Ambulance Association.
Forrest Lee Denton
PANHANDLE - Funeral services for Forrest Lee Denton Sr., 83, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in First Christian Church with Dr. Doug Harvey, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Claude Cemetery by Rector Funeral Home, 2800 S. Osage, Amarillo.
Mr. Denton died Friday, May 7, 1999.
He was born in Meridian and retired in 1968 after 28 years as an engine foreman for Santa Fe Railroad. He then farmed and ranched near Goodnight, moving from there to Panhandle in 1994. He was a member of First Christian Church and was a fiddler for the Panhandle Goodtimers.
He married Maxine Routson in 1945 in Happy.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Frances McAffrey of Amarillo and Joyce “Sue” Elliot of Tucson, Ariz.; two sons, Forrest Lee Denton Jr. of Wylie and James Calvin Denton of Fort Smith, Ark.; three sisters, Altha Todd of Waterford, Calif., Lillian Williams of Shamrock and Rachel Key of Amarillo; three brothers, Jay Denton of Borger, Clarence Denton of Plainview and Charles Denton of Amarillo; 11 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be today at the funeral home and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the church.
The family suggests memorials to First Christian Church in Panhandle.
PETERSBURG - Funeral Mass for B.J. Flores, 20, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Louis Dussan officiating.
Burial will be in Petersburg Cemetery by Rix Funeral Directors of Lubbock.
Rosary will be recited at 7 tonight in the church. Another rosary was said Saturday night at W.W. Rix Chapel.
Mr. Flores died Thursday, May 6, 1999.
He was born Sept. 8, 1979, in Plainview and was a lifelong resident of Petersburg and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He graduated from Shallowater High School in 1997 and was a student at Texas Tech University.
Surviving are his mother, Angela Flores of Seattle, Wash.; his father,
Cooper Ellison of Petersburg; two brothers, Michael and Christopher Flores,
both of Seattle; a sister, Marissa Flores of Seattle; his grandparents,
Alfredo Flores and Doug Ellison, both of Petersburg, and Pat Ellison of
Plainview; his great-grandmother, Ginger Ellison of Petersburg; and uncles
and aunts, John and Serena Flores of Lubbock, Artemio and Gloria Flores
of San Antonio and Alfred and Ophelia Flores of Oklahoma City.
Narcisa A. Hernandez
OLTON - Funeral Mass for Narcisa A. Hernandez, 71, was at 2 p.m. Saturday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Dimmitt with the Rev. John Ni–o officiating.
Burial was in Castro Memorial Gardens in Dimmitt by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hernandez died at 3:47 a.m. Friday, May 7, 1999, in Lamb County Care Center in Littlefield.
She was born Oct. 29, 1927, in Gonzales. She moved to Olton in 1987 from Dimmitt and was a member of St. Peter´s Catholic Church.
On Sept. 16, 1944, she married Fernando Hernandez in Clairmont. He died in 1985.
Survivors include three daughters, Lisa Aleman and Juanita Gonzalez,
both of Amarillo, and Lupe Perez of Olton; three brothers, Gill Almanza
and Phillip Almanza, both of Rotan and Pete Almanza of Odessa; nine grandchildren;
and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Donna Teague, 66, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Teague died at 7:42 p.m. Friday, May 7, 1999, in Covenant Hospital
Ruby Belle Vaughn
TULIA - Graveside services for Ruby Belle Vaughn, 72, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Don Hill, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be by Wallace Funeral Home.
Mrs. Vaughn was born in Lamar County and grew up in Memphis where she attended school. She lived in Dumas before moving to Grand Prairie 20 years ago. She moved to Tulia in 1985 and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Barbara Barnes of Rockwood, Tenn., Linda Smith of Portland, Ore. and Laveta Hankins of Amarillo; five brothers, Charlie Nolen and Dean Nolen, both of Tulia, Melvin Nolen of Dallas, Raymond Nolen of Anton and John Nolen of Wichita Falls; a sister, Sue Overton of Amarillo; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.