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Minnie Mae Smith
BURKBURNETT - Minnie Mae Smith, 77, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
No services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home in Burkburnett.
Mrs. Smith was born May 21, 1921, in Canada. She and Raymond Smith were married Sept. 18, 1938. He died in 1989. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She had lived in Wichita Falls for five years and was a former longtime resident of Oakgrove, Mo.
Survivors include two daughters, Janice Cheatle of Wichita Falls and Rebekkah Carr of Black Canyon City, Ariz.; two sons, Sammy Joe of Orange, Calif., and Lilburn Franklin of Wisconsin; 24 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
 
Alma Maxey Weatherall
HENRIETTA, Texas - Alma Maxey Weatherall, 84, died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, in her Henrietta home.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Antelope, Texas, Cemetery with the Rev. Will Aston, pastor of Antelope Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
Mrs. Weatherall was born May 22, 1914, in Antelope. She and J.R. Weatherall were married Feb. 18, 1985, in Knox City, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Graham, Texas. She had lived in Henrietta for 11 years.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Jerry Keenum of Granbury, Texas; a stepson, Paul of Lubbock; a stepdaughter, Lou Ann of Monahans, Texas; a sister, Oleta Mays of Duncan, Okla.; a brother, John "Jake" Maxey of Thornberry, Texas; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 this evening for visitation.

Eleanor Irene Fleming
HENRIETTA, Texas - Eleanor Irene Fleming, 84, died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, in her Petrolia, Texas, home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Darius McKay officiating. Burial will be in Charlie, Texas, Cemetery.
Mrs. Fleming was born April 22, 1914, in Hearnville, Texas. She and Hurburt Fleming were married Jan. 22, 1938, in Henrietta. He died Jan. 14, 1997. She was a former beautician and a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Charlie. She was a lifetime resident of Clay County.
Survivors include two sons, William and Eddie, both of Charlie; three sisters, Lucille Holloway of Denton, Texas, and Helen Ruth Patrick and Margaret Bryant, both of Petrolia; a brother, Ralph Van Winkle of Petrolia; and four grandchildren.

Kevin F. 'K.C.' Christy
Kevin F. "K.C." Christy, 66, of Holliday, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
A memorial gathering at the home will be held Thursday from 4-9 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mr. Christy was born Oct. 1, 1931, in Selina, Ohio. He was a telephone contractor for 20 years. He had lived in Wichita Falls for nine years. A grandson, Cody, died in 1997.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy of Holliday; three sons, Derek of Wichita Falls, Dalton of Elida, Ohio, and Justin O. of Holliday; three daughters, Mistie Comerford of Traverse City, Mich., Bethann Roessler of Wapakuneta, Ohio, and Alliyssonn of Wichita Falls; and seven grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that friends donate a fan to a needy family in his name.

Inez Barboza
Inez Barboza, 91, died Monday, Aug. 4, 1998, in a Wichita Falls nursing center.
Services will be at 7 p.m. today at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with the Rev. David Ramirez officiating. Burial will be Wednesday in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Mrs. Barboza was born Feb. 3, 1907, in San Carlos, Mexico. She was a homemaker and had lived in Wichita Falls for 50 years.
Survivors include a son, Ambrosio of Wichita Falls; three daughters, Frances Rivard and Elizabeth Garcia, both of Wichita Falls, and Nellie of Dallas; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jill Cezanne Thomas
Jill Cezanne Thomas, 41, of Wichita Falls died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with the Rev. John Dillard, associate pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park.
Mrs. Thomas was born Aug. 2, 1957, in Dallas. She was a homemaker. She was involved with the Crockett Elementary School Parent Teacher Association, YMCA sports programs and soccer.
Survivors include a daughter, Bella of Wichita Falls; two sons, Duston and Trace, both of Wichita Falls; and a brother, Nick Fisher of Norman, Okla.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-9 this evening for visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.

Maria N. Garcia
Maria N. Garcia, 65, of Byers, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, in a Wichita Falls nursing home.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Byers United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Christian officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Byers under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Garcia was born Sept. 8, 1932, in Guanajuato, Mexico. She was a homemaker and a member of Byers United Methodist Church. She had lived in Byers for 34 years.
Survivors include her husband, Carlos of Byers; four sons, Carlos Jr. of Longview, Texas, Armando of Byers, Noe of Fort Worth, Texas, and Trini of Wichita Falls; two daughters, Maria Strickland of San Jose, Calif., and Rocieo Chacon of Dodge City, Kan.; three sisters, Josephine of Hearn, Texas, Claudia Tapia of Guanajuato and Juanita Chavez of Mexico; and nine grandchildren.
The family will be at 1600 Longview in Wichita Falls.
 
Betty E. Fisher
Betty Eileen Sprunger Fisher, 53, of Wichita Falls died Saturday, Aug, 1, 1998, in Wichita Falls. 
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Western Hills Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Jordan, interim pastor, and the Rev. Jerry Hodges, former pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Burkburnett Cemetery under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home. 
Mrs. Fisher was born March 16, 1945, in Southgate, Calif. She was a graduate of Grace Bible College in Omaha, Neb., and Southwestern Oklahoma State College in Weatherford, Okla. She worked as an elementary teacher following graduation and was the director of a daycare service in Wichita Falls. She had lived in Wichita Falls for 20 years. She was a member of Western Hills Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Michael; two sons, Bradley of Fayetteville, Ark., and Kevin of Olympia, Wash.; her parents, Lyman and Adeline Sprunger of Canton, Okla.; a brother, John Sprunger of Canton, Okla.; and three sisters, JoAnne Sinclair of Canton, Melody Plemmons of Sacramento, Calif., and Becky Whiting of Enid, Okla.

August Henry Schrick
FREDERICK, Okla. - August Henry Schrick, 96, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, in his Frederick home.
A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. today at Gish Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Helen's Catholic Church with the Rev. William Janocha, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Schrick was born Aug. 1, 1902, in Hennessey in what is now Oklahoma. He and Rena Viola Lynch were married May 11, 1925, in Hobart, Okla. She died Dec. 15, 1989. He moved to Tillman County, Okla., in 1917 and graduated from Frederick High School. He lived northeast of Frederick and was a farmer and rancher for many years. He was the president of the Farm Bureau for several terms. He was a member of St. Helen's Catholic Church.
Survivors include six sons, Paul of Weatherford, Texas, Kenneth Ray, Frank Dean and Edward Lee, all of Frederick, Terry Leon of Waco, Neb., and Michael Phillip of Oilton, Okla.; two daughters, Anna Mae Caron and Patricia Ann Boy, both of Fort Worth; three brothers, Fred of Oklahoma City, Emil of Lawton, Okla., and John M. of Palm Springs, Calif.; a sister, Lucy Delk of Rush Springs, Okla.; 45 grandchildren; 91 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Hazel Lindsey
HENRIETTA, Texas - Hazel Lindsey, 94, of Wichita Falls died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, in a Wichita Falls nursing home.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in Crestview Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home. 
Mrs. Lindsey was born Feb. 8, 1904, in Montague County, Texas. She and Lam Lindsey were married in 1920 in Bowie, Texas. He died in December 1966. She had lived in Wichita Falls for the past 72 years. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls. 
Survivors include a daughter, Jean Wilkins of Wichita Falls; and a granddaughter. 

Robert Lane Fox
JACKSBORO, Texas - Robert Lane Fox, infant son of Jerry and Tammy Fox of Graham, Texas, died Sunday Aug. 2, 1998, in a Fort Worth hospital.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in Oakwood Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Spalding officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Coker Funeral Home.
Robert Lane was born Aug. 1, 1998, in Mineral Wells, Texas.
Survivors include his parents; his grandparents, Robert and Eva Fox of Graham, and Truvette Frazier of Jacksboro; and his great-grandparents, Ava Rhoades and Short Frazer, both of Jacksboro.

Ryan Mark Davis
VERNON, Texas - Ryan Mark Davis, infant son of Michael and Melissa Davis of Vernon, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today in Eastview Cemetery with the Rev. Rusty Leavitt of St. Paul Lutheran Church officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Survivors include his parents; a brother, Colin of Vernon; his grandparents, Paul and Betty Ann Beauregard of Germany, Rodney and Annie Davis of Plano, Texas, Allen and Sharon Storek of Vernon, and Dennis and Belinda Wolsch of Vernon; his great-grandparents, Earl and Peggy Byars Jr., Margaret Wolsch and Burnett Halbrook, all of Vernon; and a great-great-grandmother, Roberta Skelton.

William Gentry Taylor
GRAHAM, Texas - William Gentry Taylor, 78, of Springtown, Texas, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, in a Fort Worth care center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Morrison Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery.
Mr. Taylor was born Feb. 16, 1920, in Graham, Texas. He was a veteran of the Army and served in World War II. He returned to Graham in 1945 and worked in the gas refining industry for many years. In 1961, he went to work for Valero Energy Corporation in the gas refining and distribution systems and worked in several Texas cities during this time. Upon retiring in 1982, he moved to Breckenridge, Texas, and then to Graham. He moved to Springtown in 1993 to pursue an interest in ranching and cattle operations. He was a member of the Young County Masonic Lodge, Texas Cattlemen's Association and the First Christian Church in Breckenridge.
Survivors include a son, Dr. Claude Taylor or Springtown, and a granddaughter.

Robert M. Foley
Robert M. Foley, 77, of Wichita Falls died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Jeffress and Dr. Landrum Leavell officiating. Private graveside services will be in Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel.
Mr. Foley was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Wichita Falls. He and Shirley J. Martin were married in 1949. He was a graduate of Wichita Falls High School and Hardin-Simmons University. He also attended Harvard Law School. During World War II, he served as a captain in the 1st Marine Division Amphibian Tractor Battalion. He bought Foley Sand and Gravel in 1951 from his father and organized F&F Materials in 1955. He was a lifetime member and former chairman of the deacons of the First Baptist Church, where he also taught a men's Sunday School class for 50 years. He served on the Board of Directors of Skyline Developers and the Salvation Army and on the Board of Development of Hardin-Simmons University.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Chuck L. of Wichita Falls, Mark of Mobile, Ala., and Peter of Waco, Texas; a daughter, Jean of Fort Worth; a brother, Ross of Wichita Falls; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Youth Building Fund.

William 'Andy' Jackson
SAINT JO, Texas - William Andrew "Andy" Jackson, 90, of Dolores, Colo., died Friday, July 31, 1998, in a Cortez, Colo., nursing home.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Perryman Cemetery in Forestburg, Texas, with the Rev. C.E. Russell officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Saint Jo.
Mr. Jackson was born July 22, 1908, in Montague County, Texas. He and Dorris fanning were married in 1932. As a young man, he worked in the gypsum mines in Oklahoma, and when the oil boom came to Texas, he followed the need for workers in the oil fields. He and his wife owned a grocery store and later lived on a farm near Dye Mound, Texas. During World War II, he moved to Pyote and helped build airplane hangars on the Air Force Base. He also operated a dairy farm and owned a service station and garage. Other businesses he owned and operated in Pyote included several restaurants, a tavern and dance hall, and an aluminum smeltering plant. In 1968, he moved to Dolores, Colo., where he worked in a sawmill, operated a restaurant and ran a video arcade.
Survivors include four daughters, Colleen Smith of Dolores, Paula Bradford of Kirtland, N.M., EuDell Votroubek of Cedar Springs, Iowa, and Joyce Givens of Lucien, Okla.; three sons, Jerry of Snyder, Texas, Arthur of Arlington, Kan., and Alton of Phoenix; a sister, Estalee Melton of Cedar Hill, Texas; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 8-9:30 Thursday morning for visitation.

Blaine Ivy Gunter
JACKSBORO, Texas - Blaine Ivy Gunter, 28, of Jacksboro died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Grace Baptist Church in Jacksboro with Rodney Mulvane and Dwayne Lamberson officiating. Burial will be in Lost Creek Cemetery in Jack County under the direction of Coker Funeral Home.
Mr. Gunter was born April 22, 1970, in Wichita Falls. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, Ben and Tommie Gunter of Jacksboro; his mother, Billye Apger of Tacoma, Wash.; a stepbrother, Jay Houston of Alvord, Texas; two brothers, Todd of Havlock, Texas, and Brandon of Newcastle, Texas; and two stepsisters, Elizabeth Johnson of Forestburg, Texas, and Cass Greaned of Decatur, Texas.

Mildred Henderson
VERNON, Texas - Mildred Florence Henderson, 76, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, in a Vernon hospital following a lengthy illness.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Wilbarger Street Church of Christ with the Rev. Irl Holt officiating. Burial will be in Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mrs. Henderson was born Oct. 10, 1921, in Crowell, Texas. She and William R. "Hank" Henderson were married March 10, 1946, in Vernon. She had lived in Vernon since 1946 and was a member of the Wilbarger Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Suzanne McWhorter of Abilene, Texas, and June Wood of Vernon; two brothers, John Fish of Paducah, Texas, and Bill Fish of Crowell, Texas; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

James D. 'Jim' Simpson
SNYDER, Texas - James D. "Jim" Simpson, 75, of Snyder died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, in a Snyder hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church in Snyder with the Rev. Miller Robinson and Dr. Graig Curry officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Mr. Simpson was born Jan. 14, 1923, in Young County, Texas. He and Sue Stickland were married Nov. 29, 1990, in Las Vegas. He was a salesman for Hughes Tool Co. and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was a 32nd Degree member of Masonic Lodge No. 706, and was also a member of the Shriners, the Scottish Rite and the York Rite.
Survivors include his wife; a stepdaughter, Fay Bell of Lubbock, Texas; four sisters, Betty Grubbs of Fort Belknap, Texas, Wanda Primerose and Carolyn Collins, both of Graham, Texas, and Glenda Wooldridge of Newcastle, Texas; and four grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2222 Welborn St., Dallas, Texas; or to the Shriners Burn Center in Galveston, Texas.

Mary Clarida Gaines
OLNEY, Texas - Mary Clarida Gaines, 85, formerly of Olney, died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, in a Cleburne, Texas, nursing home.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Restland Cemetery with the Rev. Max Burkhead, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gaines was born Oct. 18, 1912, in Loving, Texas. She and Claudie Gaines were married in 1933 in Lawton, Okla. He died July 2, 1969. She had been a longtime resident of Olney until moving to Cleburne five years ago. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star. She and her husband owned several businesses in Olney, including the Y Café for 14 years. She was also a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Mike of Cleburne; and a sister, Frances Branch of Quitman, Texas.

Barbara Howe
Barbara Howe, 90, died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, in a Wichita Falls retirement center.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Crestview Memorial Park with the Rev. Melvin Bradley officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Howe was born Jan. 3, 1908. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church. She taught primary Sunday School for 50 years. She had lived in Wichita Falls for 18 years.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Nora ‘Noni‘ Mehan
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. – Nora “Noni” Mehan, 78, of Apache Junction died Friday, July 31, 1998.
No services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Apache Junction Mortuary.
Mrs. Mehan was born in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. She became a U.S. Citizen March 16, 1967. She was a teaching artist and taught art at Central Arizona College in Apache Junction for several years. She had a studio in Wichita Falls until 1979 but taught mostly out of her home.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandee Brough of Queen Creek, Ariz.; two sons, Greg of Mesa, Ariz., and Gary of Wichita Falls; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Charles Edmon Ferguson, Jr.
JACKSBORO, Texas – Charles Edmon Ferguson, Jr., 55, of Bangs, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, in Bangs.
Graveside services will be at 8 a.m. Saturday in Wesley Chapel in Jack County, Texas, with the Rev. Craig Lile, pastor of Live-Oak Baptist Church of Jacksboro, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Coker Funeral Home. 
Mr. Ferguson was born June 30, 1943, in Graham, Texas. He had lived in Graham, Texas, Wichita Falls, Jacksboro, and Mineral Wells, Texas. 
Survivors include a daughter, Mica Lyn Liggett of Moses Lake, Wash.; a son, Charles Edmon Ferguson III of Moses Lake; three sisters, Charlotte Marshall, Marie McDaniel, and Verlene Thurman all of Jacksboro; and four granchildren.

Buena Vista England
HENRIETTA, Texas – Buena Vista England, 97, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998, in her Newport, Texas, residence.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Bluegrove Cemetery with David Hall, minister of Carter Lake Church of Christ of Bowie, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
Mrs. England was born Jan. 15, 1901, in Forrestburg, Texas. She and Claude England were married Sept. 3, 1921, in Clay County, Texas. He died April 17, 1972. She was a homemaker and had been a member of Bluegrove Church of Christ since 1939. A son, William Claude, died Dec. 27, 1980.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Alexander of Newport; a sister, Buelah Hodges of Alvord, Texas; a brother, Paul Kuikendall of Hopewell, W.Va.; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice.

Terry Lynn Wesley
OLNEY, Texas – Terry Lynn Wesley, 45, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998, in an Olney hospital.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lunn Funeral Home with the Rev. Andy Graham, pastor of Southside Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Restland Cemetery.
Mr. Wesley was born Oct. 21, 1952, in Fort Worth, Texas. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church and was a lifetime resident of Olney. He attended Cooke County Junior College and worked as an auto mechanic and machine operator. He was an avid fisherman and loved to play baseball.
Survivors include two sons, Chris of Krum, Texas, and Clint of Gilmer, Texas; his parents, R.E. and Ruby Etta of Olney; a sister, Brenda Holeman of Olney; and a grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church.

Mary Williams
IOWA PARK – Mary Gertrude Wren Williams, 96, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Dutton Funeral Home with Dr. Dennis Koger, chaplain of San Marcos Baptist Academy, and the Rev. Andy Krebs, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Kamay, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park.
Mrs. Williams was born Sept. 16, 1901, in Donie, Texas. She and William Madison Williams were married Dec. 25, 1923, in Donie. He died June 12, 1982. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Kamay. She had lived in Iowa Park for 68 years.
Survivors include two daughters, Zona Parnell of Abilene, Texas, and Madrey Wall of Fort Worth; four sons, Felton of Iowa Park, Glynn of Rockdale, Texas, Hayes of Arlington, Texas, and Roland of Abilene; a sister, Peachie Baty of Teague, Texas; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

John Ellis Rouswell
John Ellis Rouswell, 83, died Friday, July 31, 1998, in his Valley View, Texas, residence. 
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Round Timber Cemetery with Benard Jones officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Seymour Memorial Funeral Home.
Mr. Rouswell was born Jan. 22, 1915, in Hatfield, Ark. He was raised in Baylor County, Texas. He had lived in Ardmore, Okla., for many years before moving to Valley View about 35 years ago. He owned Rouswell’s Help-Yourself Laundry in Ardmore and Valley View. He was a Jehovah’s Witness.
Survivors include a sister, Ceemie Bell Denning of Justin, Texas; and several nieces and nephews. 

Robert Prunty
JACKSBORO, Texas – Robert Prunty, 89, of Jacksboro, died Aug. 6, 1998, in Jacksboro.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Coker Funeral Home Chapel with Brad Fry officiating. Burial will be in Cundiff Cemetery in Jack County, Texas.
Mr. Prunty was born May 29, 1909, in Cundiff, Texas. He was a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of North Oak Church of Christ in Mineral Wells, Texas. 
Survivors include a son, Robert Prunty of Van Nuys, Calif.; a brother, Luther Prunty of Jacksboro; a sister, Bertha Jane Young of Garland, Texas; and two grandchildren. 

Jack Doyal Mooney
CHILDRESS, Texas – Jack Doyal Mooney, 76, of Childress, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998, in Childress. 
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Chapel of Childress with the Rev. Jim McCurley, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Childress Cemetery under the direction Johnson Funeral Home. 
Mr. Mooney was born Dec. 5, 1921, in Anna, Texas. He and Rita Mooney were married Jan. 15, 1944, in Gainesville, Texas. She died Feb. 12, 1994. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army. He owned and operated Mooney’s Auto Paint and Body Shop. He was a member of the American Legion and the First Baptist Church of Childress. 
Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Baker of Childress; a son, Doyle Wayne of Amarillo, Texas; a brother, Tommy Mooney of Childress; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

Doris Walker Belk
Doris Musette Walker Belk, 77, of Wichita Falls died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at the University United Methodist Church Chapel with Dr. Larry George and Dr. Bob Lee officiating. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today in Memorial Park in Oklahoma City with the Rev. Wayne Jarboe officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Downtown Chapel.
Mrs. Belk was born March 6, 1921, in Emory, Texas. She and Roy D. Belk were married May 28, 1938. He died Nov. 23, 1995. She graduated from Central High School in Oklahoma City and from Bay City College of Medical Assistants in 1968. She was a co-owner and operator of Belk Enterprises – Texas Mobile Homes and Texas Travel Trailers in Lewisville, Texas. She was the founder of Land of Little People Nursery in Oklahoma City. She was a member of University United Methodist Church Friendship Class and Beta Sigma Phi.
Survivors include two daughters, Alice Oden of Wichita Falls and Patricia Trout of Highland Village, Texas; two sisters, Lila Norriss of Wichita Falls and Ruth Jarboe of Lake Texhoma, Texas; a brother, Carl L. Walker of Lake Eufaula, Okla.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to University United Methodist Church or American Diabetes Association.

Bea Bowman
BOWIE, Texas – Bea Bowman, 80, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998, at her Bowie residence. 
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church of Bowie with the Rev. Ron Abbott, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Newport, Texas, Cemetery under the direction of Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bowman was born Aug. 8, 1917, in Stoneburg, Texas. She and Dick Throckmorton were married Jan. 6, 1935, in Bowie. She and Wayne Bowman were married July 20, 1952, in Bowie. He died April 20, 1985. She was a retired nurses aide for Bellmire Healthcare in Bowie and a lifetime resident of Bowie. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Bowie. 
Survivors include two daughters, Alta Jean Cambre and Jackie Simpson both of Bowie; five sons, Deryl, James, Loyd, and Kirt Throckmorton all of Bowie, and Weldon Throckmorton of Las Cruces, N.M.; a sister, Lucille Cox of Bowie; 31 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Connie Ellis
FREDERICK, Okla. – Connie Ellis, 43, of Lawton, Okla., died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, in Lawton. 
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Loyd Logan officiating. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Frederick Funeral Home. 
Mrs. Ellis was born Sept. 13, 1954, in Clinton, Okla. She and Michael Ellis were married June 8, 1986, in Lawton. She lived in Frederick for 17 years where she joined the First Baptist Church at a young age. She moved to Wichita, Kan., and graduated from Wichita Kansas Senior High School. She later moved to Lawton and worked as a certified nurses aide for many years. She lived in Germany for five years. She returned to Lawton in 1995 and became a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church. 
Survivors include a son, Graylon Mayberry of Lawton; her father, Orel Mayberry, Sr. of Frederick; three sisters, Balerie and Monique Mayberry of Lawton, and Laverne Mayberry of Frederick; and five brothers, Tommy Carl Mayberry of Los Angeles, Calif., Larry Randle Mayberry of Wichita, Ronny Mayberry of Wichita Falls, Orel Mayberry, Jr. and Eric Mayberry both of Frederick.
Memorials may be made to the Mayberry Family, P.O. Box 205, Frederick, Okla. 73542.

Leo Huff
GAINESVILLE, Texas – Leo Huff, 86, of Gainesville, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998, in a Lewisville hospital.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Clement-Keel Funeral Home. 
Mr. Huff was born Sept. 20, 1911, in Idabel, Okla. He and Lois Fern Benningfield were married Sept. 3, 1944, in Merkel, Texas. She died Nov. 8, 1993. He was a self employed horse trainer. He was a former member of the Cowboy Turtles Association, the R.C.A., the National Cutting Horse Association, and the American Quarter Horse Association.
Survivors include a son, Anthony of Fort Worth, Texas; a daughter, Dianne Otwell of Lewisville, Texas; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
The family will be at the funeral home tonight from 7-8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Home Hospice of Cooke County.

Ronny Osborn
OLNEY, Texas – Ronny Osborn, 35, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, in an Olney hospital.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Lunn Funeral Home with the Rev. Andy Graham, pastor of Southside Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Restland Cemetery.
Mr. Osborn was born Oct. 19, 1962, in Olney. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church. He graduated from Olney High School in 1982 and worked as a cook at Rodge’s Restaurant for 10 years. He was a lifetime resident of Olney.
Survivors include his parents, Lewis and Shirley Osborn of Olney; a sister, Vicki Gibson of Houston; and his grandmother, Bertha Osborn of Wichita Falls.

Nancy Kay Cox
FORT WORTH, Texas – Nancy Kay Cox, 45, of Fort Worth, died Thursday, July 30, 1998, in a Forth Worth hospital. 
Memorial services were at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Baumgardner Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Evans officiating. 
Mrs. Cox was born Jan. 13, 1953, in Fort Hood, Texas. She and John Douglas Cox were married Dec. 22, 1972, in Wichita Falls. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church of Fort Worth. 
Survivors include her husband; a son, Jason Lee Cox of Fort Worth; a daughter, Charolette Ann Cox of Arlington, Texas; her mother, Pauline Aaron of Wichita Falls; and a brother, Terry Aaron of Waurika, Okla.


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