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James Leon Miller
VERNON, Texas - James Leon Miller, 58, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998 in a Vernon hospital.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in Eastview Cemetery with the Rev. Ron Fox, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Community Funeral Home.
Mr. Miller was born Jan. 27, 1940, in Fort Worth. He moved to Vernon in 1991 from Altus, Okla. He was a Baptist and a self-employed lawnmower repairman. He was engaged to be married to Marietta Elliott of Vernon.Survivors include a daughter, Judy Renee Mill; a brother, Dod Hankins of Muskogee, Okla.; and two sisters, Beatrice Miller and Mary Frances Rogers, both of Fort Worth.

Susie Zuber Brown
BOWIE, Texas - Susie Zuber Baker Brown, 103, of Whitney, Texas, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home with Dr. Ronnie Lawson, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Bowie, officiating. Burial will be in Truce Cemetery near Bowie.
Mrs. Brown was born Feb. 7, 1895, in Burton Springs, Texas. She and Louie Baker were married in 1915. He died in 1957. She and Lee Wiley Brown were married in 1959. He died in 1979. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church. She was a former resident of Newport, Texas, and Bowie. A daughter, Novella Barto, died in 1996.
Survivors include a son, L.E. of Chico, Texas; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. today for visitation.

Ruth D. Harty
GRAHAM, Texas - Ruth D. Harty, 90, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, in a Graham care center.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Morrison Funeral Home with the Rev. Edgar Jones of Graham officiating. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Highland Cemetery in Iowa Park.
Mrs. Harty was born Oct. 7, 1907, in Aurora, Texas. She and R.B. Lucy were married June 12, 1929. She and William E. "Bill" Harty were married July 17, 1964, in Wichita Falls. He died Feb. 24, 1997. She was a retired school teacher in Iowa Park and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Graham. A son, Mac, died in 1988.
Survivors include two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Samaritan's Fund at First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 88, Graham, Texas 76450.

Gertrude Wells
Gertrude Wells, 92, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 1998, in a Wichita Falls care center. 
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 809 Harding, with the Rev. R.M. Castle, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Wichita Falls under the direction of Young & Company Funeral Home. 
Mrs. Wells was born Aug. 13, 1906, in Hearne, Texas. She and Clint Wells were married in 1945 in Anson, Texas. She was a retired domestic technician. She had lived in Wichita Falls for 30 years. She was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. 
Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Temple of Wichita Falls; two sons, Sanco Nash Jr. of Lubbock, Texas, and Roosevelt C. Nash of Denver, Colo.; a brother, Arthur Lee Rice of Bryan, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. 
The family will be at 509 Jalonic in Wichita Falls. 
Visitation will be from 2-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Henry Phillip Heard
VERNON, Texas - Henry Phillip Heard, 51, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, in a Vernon hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sullivan Funeral Home with Ed Smith officiating. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery.
Mr. Heard was born Aug. 5, 1947, in Graham, Texas. He and Carolyn Smith were married March 4, 1997, in Altus, Okla. He moved to Vernon from Archer City, Texas, in 1962. He served in the Army in Vietnam from 1967-69 and was a specialist fourth class. He received the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4747. He was a volunteer with Citizens on Patrol for the city of Vernon and was a member of Eastside Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Sherry Honaker of Vernon; two sons, Mark Heard and Steven Johnson, both of Vernon; and two grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 this evening for visitation.

Charlie Estes Morgan
COMANCHE, Okla. - Charlie Estes Morgan, 79, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, in his Comanche home.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Morehead-Goetz Funeral Home with Mirl Yates officiating. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery.
Mr. Morgan was born July 14, 1919, in Cotton County, Okla. He and Lillian Geraldine Bragg were married July 15, 1939, in Duncan, Okla. She died in 1987. He was a retired carpenter and a member of the Comanche Church of God.
Survivors include a son, Charles of Comanche; a daughter, Jean Keck of Sulphur, Okla.; a sister, Eda Yearby of Comanche; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Comanche Church of God.

Bessie Lee Kilcrease
BOWIE, Texas - Bessie Lee Kilcrease, 98, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, in Bowie.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home with Dr. Larry Cox, pastor of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Bowie, officiating. Burial will be in Lindale Cemetery near Bowie.
Mrs. Kilcrease was born Feb. 22, 1900, in Bowie. She and William Edward "Edd" Kilcrease were married Oct. 18, 1924, in Bowie. He died Dec. 12, 1942. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bowie. She was a lifetime resident of Bowie. A grandson, Ricky Rosendahl, died 1987.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Louise Rosendahl of Wichita Falls and Glenna Mae Piotzsch of Roscoe, Texas; a son, Frank of Lubbock; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 6-8 this evening for visitation.

Verne Chambliss
Verne Chambliss, 68, of Wichita Falls died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Christmas, pastor of Allendale Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park. 
Mr. Chambliss was born April 25, 1930, in Eros, La. He and Polly Gillespie were married Oct. 20, 1960, in Homer, Ark. He was a master sergeant for the Air Force, retiring after 21 years of service. He was a Baptist. 
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Jan Hamilton of Iowa Park; a son, James Kelley Chambliss of Vidor, Texas; three brothers, Boyce, Joyce and Bobby, all of Eros; a sister, Betty of Eros; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Wichita Falls. 

Nelda Alberta Mullen
ELECTRA - Nelda Alberta Rhoton Mullen, 82, of Electra died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Nichols, pastor of Southside Church of Christ, and the Rev. Larry B. Russel of Amarillo, Texas, officiating. Burial will be in Electra Memorial Park under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.
Mrs. Mullen was born Oct. 23, 1915, in Monroe County, Mo. She and Van Buren Mullen were married Feb. 13, 1936, in Frederick, Okla. He died in 1975. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Electra.
Survivors include two daughters, Nita Carter of Fort Worth and Voncille Jones of Electra; a son, Billy of Electra; a brother, J.T. Rhoton of Lumberton, Texas; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church WMU Benevolent Fund, 406 West Garrison Ave., Electra, Texas 76360; or the Electra Public Library, Electra, Texas 76360.

Billy D. Mathews
ARCHER CITY, Texas - Billy D. Mathews, 60, died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, in his Lake Kickapoo, Texas, residence.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Archer City Cemetery with the Rev. Eugene Bullard, pastor of the First Assembly of God Church in Archer City, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Aulds Funeral Home.
Mr. Mathews was born Nov. 10, 1937, in Carnegie, Okla. He and Jean Mathews were married March 3, 1972, in Wichita Falls. He moved to Wichita Falls in 1956 and moved to Lake Kickapoo in 1991. He was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the Army and had been stationed in Germany, Fort Sill and Fort Hood. He had served as a staff sergeant in food service. He was a former member of Veterans of Foreign Wars in Nebraska and Post No. 202 Green Pierce American Legion in Wichita Falls. He had been an oil field worker for most of his life.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Danny of Lake Kickapoo; a daughter, Raeanne; four brothers, Larry and Cliff, both of Wichita Falls, Sam of Keller, Texas, and Ricky of Granbury, Texas; three sisters, Martha Welch of Fort Worth, and Loretta Baron and LaVerne Portor, both of Wichita Falls.
The family will be at the funeral home from 10-10:30 a.m. Wednesday for visitation.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 26460, Austin, Texas 78755.

Mike Duncan
Mike Duncan, 71, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, in his Wichita Falls home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel with the Rev. Max Dowling, pastor of Highland Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park.
Mr. Duncan was born June 23, 1927, in Vernon, Texas. He was a co-owner/operator of Baker-Duncan Van & Storage in Wichita Falls for more than 50 years. He was a charter member of Sunrise Optimists Club and was a member of Highland Heights Christian Church. He was a Gold Coat Ambassador and a private pilot. He was a member of the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross. He was a veteran of the Navy.
Survivors include two daughters, Polly Wilkinson and Jenny Barmore, both of Wichita Falls; a sister, Patsy Hunter of Wichita Falls; and two grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 this evening for visitation.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.

Louise Richardson
MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas - Louise Richardson, 86, died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, in her Wichita Falls home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bates-Cooper-Robison Funeral Home in Mount Pleasant. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Mrs. Richardson was born Nov. 26, 1911, in Lindale, Texas. She and Harrold H. Richardson were married March 26, 1932. He died June 7, 1971. She was a homemaker and a longtime resident of Mount Pleasant before moving to Wichita Falls in 1990. She was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church and attended First Baptist Church in Wichita Falls, where she was a member of the Discovery Sunday School Class.
Survivors include two sons, Niles of Mount Pleasant and Danny R. of Wichita Falls; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Ruth Driver Brown
GRAHAM, Texas - Ruth Driver Brown, 76, of Graham died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy McNeil, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Brooks Cemetery in Young County, Texas, under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Mrs. Brown was born March 13, 1922, in Bunger, Texas. She and Ray Brown were married May 6, 1939, in Graham. She was a lifetime resident of Graham and a member of Faith Baptist Church. She was a retired private duty nurse.Survivors include her husband; five daughters, Betty Roberts of Jacksboro, Texas, Annette Snider, Barbara Trice, Helen Gowens and Beverly Brogdon, all of Graham; three sons, Dennis of Red Oak, Texas, Wendell of Graham and Bobby of Sarasota, Fla.; three sisters, Alta Shahan and Ruby Brooks, both of Graham, and Ollie Mae Shahan of Carlsbad, N.M.; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Billy Hudspeth
BOWIE, Texas - Billy Hudspeth, 75, died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, in a Bowie hospital.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Elmwood Cemetery with Randy Bard, pastor of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Bowie, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home.
Mr. Hudspeth was born Nov. 15, 1922, in Rip, Texas. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He was the retired owner of Hudspeth Beach on Amon G. Carter Lake in Bowie. He had lived in Bowie for 55 years.
Survivors include a brother, Paul of Ennis, Texas; a niece, Marge Ayers of Garland, Texas; and a nephew, Ronald of Ennis.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2304 Midwestern Parkway, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308.

G.W. 'Dub' Scarberry
G.W. "Dub" Scarberry, 65, of Burkburnett died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Montague Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Kuykendall, pastor of Evangel Temple, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn's Colonial Funeral Home.
Mr. Scarberry was born Dec. 29, 1932, in Hobart, Texas. He and Jerry Lewis were married May 5, 1954, in Clovis, N.M. He worked for Daniels Construction Co. and retired in 1980. He lived most of his life in the Wichita Falls area.
Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Sharon Browning of Rosston, Texas, DeAuta Vernon of Valley View, Texas, Wanda Winkleblack of Lake Kickapoo, Texas, and Gerry Groves of Petrolia, Texas; three sisters, Wynell Norton of Burkburnett, Louise Pitts of Arkansas and Sybil Roberts of Quanah, Texas; and nine grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 this evening for visitation.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls or the Montague Cemetery Association.

Teddy Ray Brown
Teddy Ray "Teddy Bear" Brown, 57, of Nelson, Ga., died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Salvation Army Chapel on Seymour Highway. A luncheon will be in the fellowship hall after the services. Flowers may be sent to the chapel between 9 and 10 a.m. Friday. Arrangements are under the direction of Sosebee Funeral Home in Canton, Ga.
Mr. Brown was born April 12, 1941, in Wichita Falls. He was a singer, songwriter and musician, and played drums in a band called Teddy & the Teddy Bears.
Survivors include his wife, Anita Gray; a son, Lloyd R. of Texas; three brothers, Billy Ray, Marvin and Grady; and a sister, Shirley Ann Bates.

Elizabeth Jackson
VERNON, Texas - Elizabeth Jackson, 97, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998, in an Arlington, Texas, nursing home.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Eastview Cemetery with the Rev. Derrell Patterson, minister of the First Methodist Church in Vernon, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jackson was born Jan. 12, 1901, in Seymour, Texas. She and Irvin Lee Jackson were married in September 1942 in Yuma, Ariz. She lived in Vernon where she worked as a bookkeeper and operator at Jackson Implement Company and John Deere Company. She moved to Wichita Falls in 1957 and moved to California in 1972. She was a member of Daughters of the Nile, Order of the Eastern Star in California, and was a former active member of the First Baptist Church in Pasadena, Calif., and had been a Sunday School teacher for nine years.
Survivors include six nieces, Vivian Andrews of Sherman Oaks, Calif., Sue Carol Russell of Vernon, Faye Zinzer of Lubbock, Texas, Lillian Shell of Eugene, Ore., Bonnie Jo Sanford of Ralls, Texas, and Mary Ann Hyatt of Missouri City, Texas; a nephew, John L. Waggoner Jr. of Electra; and two stepdaughters, Doris Bodeker of Stamford and Janis Brown of Bellevue, Neb.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 this evening for visitation.

Leroy Estes
OLNEY, Texas - Leroy Estes, 67, of Olney died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Lunn Funeral Home with Scotte Clark, minister of Hamilton Street Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in Restland Cemetery.
Mr. Estes was born March 7, 1931, in Bryson, Texas. He was a member of the Hamilton Street Church of Christ. He worked for Red Livingston as a truck driver for many years and also worked as an oil field pumper. He moved to Olney from Graford, Texas, in 1943.
Survivors include his sister, Wanda Ickert of Olney; two nieces; and a nephew.
Memorials may be made to the Hamilton Street Church of Christ (Children's Library), P.O. Box 736, Olney, Texas 76374.

Melvin Charles Wesley
VERNON, Texas - Melvin Charles "M.C." Wesley, 54, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998, in his Vernon home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wood Street Baptist Church in Vernon with the Rev. Floyd Chenault, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mr. Wesley was born Oct. 30, 1943, in Henderson, Texas. He and Mary Nell Carpenter were married in 1960 in Vernon. He lived most of his life in Vernon and was a member of Wood Street Baptist Church. He was a former truck driver and worked in maintenance at Wright Brand Foods.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Mitchell of Dallas, Melvin of Wichita Falls and Dewayne of Stamford, Texas; four daughters, Regina and Vickie, both of Dallas, and Nickie and Selena, both of Vernon; three brothers, Johnny Ray Finley and Cloeth'e Finley, both of Henderson, and Junior Finley of Wichita Falls; and a sister, Willie Faye of Vernon.

George Thomas Myers
ABILENE, Texas - George Thomas "Tom" Myers, 71, of Abilene died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, in a Dallas hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home in Abilene. Burial will be in Elmwood Memorial Park.
Mr. Myers was born in Bellevue, Texas. He and Frances Winingham were married Aug. 28, 1948, in Bellevue. He grew up in the Friendship community and graduated from Bellevue High School. He served two years in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in the Philippines and served with the Occupation Forces in Japan. He moved to Abilene from Bowie, Texas, in 1960. He spent many years working in the oil fields in Texas and owned and operated Rig Testers, Inc., an oil field service company. He was a member of Southwest Park Baptist Church in Abilene and was a 50-year Mason in the Bowie Masonic Lodge. He was a member of West Central Texas Oil and Gas Association and the Abilene Petroleum Club. During his retirement, he was active in the Fore Travel Club.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Randall "Randy" of Abilene; a daughter, Nancy Anthony of Colleyville, Texas; two sisters, Margaret Johnson of Wichita Falls and Ethel Anderson of Dallas; and five grandchildren.

John Dennis Risinger
QUANAH, Texas - John Dennis 'J.D.' Risinger, 85, of Quanah died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, in a Hardeman County, Texas, hospital.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Quanah Memorial Park with the Rev. John Spangler, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, officiating and Randy Akers assisting. Arrangements are under the direction of Price-Jackson Funeral Home.
Mr. Risinger was born Feb. 27, 1913, in Hardeman County, Texas. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army. He was a lifetime resident of Quanah and a Baptist. He had owned and operated service stations in the area for more than 20 years.Survivors include a daughter, Janet Risinger Jones of Quanah; two sons, Dennis D. and Spencer Earl, both of Quanah; three brothers, Fred of Paris, Texas, W.L. of Hugo, Okla., and Carl of Houston; a sister, Tollie Bee Pool of Hugo; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
 
Debbie K. Hickerson
FREDERICK, Okla. - Debbie K. Coleman Hickerson, 42, of Davidson, Okla., died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, in a Frederick hospital. 
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Davidson with Brother R.K. Miles officiating. Burial will be in Davidson Cemetery under the direction of Gish Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hickerson was born Oct. 8, 1955, in Lodi, Calif. She and Ricky Coleman were married in 1972 in Clinton, Okla. She and Ronnie Hickerson were married in July 1996 in Vernon, Texas. She attended school in Arapaho, Okla. She moved to Davidson in 1983. She worked for Schlegel Industries for the past seven years. She was a member of Davidson First Baptist Church. 
Survivors include her husband; her mother, Lillian Suddreth; three sons, Ricky, Billy and Aron Coleman, all of Davidson; two daughters, Tammy Smith and Shonna Coleman, both of Davidson; three brothers, Johnny Burkhart of Davidson, David Burkhart of Atoka, Okla., and Kenny Burkhart of Dill City, Okla.; a twin sister, Donna Williams of Eakly, Okla.; a sister, Glenda Burkhart of Tulsa, Okla.; and three grandchildren. 
Memorials may be made to the Davidson School Enrichment Fund. 

Cleo Capehart Davis
WAURIKA, Okla. - Cleo Capehart Davis, 93, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, in a Jefferson County hospital.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Christian Church with the Rev. Dale Crow, pastor, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Willis C. Worley and Son Funeral Home. 
Mrs. Davis was born Feb. 11, 1905, near Broken Bow in what is now Oklahoma. She and Stub Davis were married in 1936 in Oklahoma City. He died March 15, 1985. She grew up in Oklahoma City where she graduated from high school. She moved to Ryan, Okla., in 1925 where her family opened Capehart's Variety Store and later in the same year opened a second store in Waurika. The family sold the variety stores in 1947 and opened Davis Flower Shop. She retired in 1989. She was a longtime member of the Waurika Chamber of Commerce and First Christian Church in Waurika. 
Survivors include a son, Jim of Waurika; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Memorials may be made to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 Northeast 13th, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73104; or the First Christian Church, Waurika, Okla. 73573.

Melvin Charles Wesley
VERNON, Texas - Melvin Charles "M.C." Wesley, 54, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998, in his Vernon home following a lengthy illness.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wood Street Baptist Church in Vernon with the Rev. Floyd Chenault, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mr. Wesley was born Oct. 30, 1943, in Henderson, Texas. He and Mary Nell Carpenter were married in 1960 in Vernon. He lived most of his life in Vernon and was a member of Wood Street Baptist Church. He was a former truck driver and worked in maintenance at Wright Brand Foods.
Survivors include his wife; six sons, Mitchell of Dallas, Melvin of Wichita Falls, Dewayne of Stamford, Texas, and Charles Irving, Terry and Melvin Phillips, all of Wichita Falls; four daughters, Regina and Vickie, both of Dallas, and Nickie Murray and Selena Hall, both of Vernon; three brothers, Johnny Ray Finley and Cloeth'e Finley, both of Henderson, and Junior Finley of Wichita Falls; two sisters, Willie Faye of Vernon and Lillie Mae Waterson of Lubbock, Texas; and 17 grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 8-9 p.m. tonight. 

Francisco Ramirez
Francisco Ramirez, 48, of Wichita Falls died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, in an Oklahoma City hospital.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Josh Ibarra, pastor of First Mexican Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel.
Mr. Ramirez was born Nov. 22, 1949, in Lubbock, Texas. He and Erlinda Ramirez were married Feb. 15, 1982, in Brownfield, Texas. He owned and operated a paint and body shop in Wichita Falls.
Survivors include three sons, Christopher of Vancouver, Wash., Joe Cortez of Wichita Falls and David Cortez of Beaverton, Ore.; four daughters, Isabel Cortez of Aloha, Ore., and Maggie Cortez, Eloisa Ramirez and Noemi Ramirez, all of Wichita Falls; two sisters, Mary Munoz of Los Lunes, N.M., and Juanita Mead of Albuquerque, N.M.; three brothers, Natividad of Wichita Falls, George of Brownfield and Thomas of Yuma, Ariz.; and nine grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m. today for visitation. 

Thomas F. Rasile
Thomas F. Rasile, 65, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, in his Wichita Falls residence.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Ivor Koch, pastor, officiating. Burial with full military graveside services will be in Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel. 
Mr. Rasile was born Jan. 9, 1933, in Boston. His wife, Ida Mae Rasile, died Sept. 30, 1993. He was a veteran of the Air Force, serving in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He retired as a master sergeant in the Air Force after 21 years of service on Dec. 1, 1971. He worked for the city of Wichita Falls Human Resources for 10 years. He retired as a comptroller for the Work Services Corporation of Wichita Falls January 1995. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. 
Survivors include his wife, Ovil Christine Williams Rasile; a daughter, Diana Lynn Cantu of San Antonio; three sons, Thomas 'Tony' F. and Joseph 'Joe' L., both of Wichita Falls, and John R. of Waynesboro, Va.; and four grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Work Services Corporation. 

Mina Mae Wooldridge
Mina Mae Wooldridge, 81, of Wichita Falls died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, in a local nursing center. 
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wade Hood, pastor of West Side Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park. 
Ms. Wooldridge was born May 2, 1917, in DeLeon, Texas. She was a retired nurses aide at Wichita Falls State Hospital. She was a longtime resident of Wichita Falls and a member of West Side Baptist Church. 
Survivors include a daughter, Erlena Vinson of Wichita Falls; two sons, Paul Wooldridge of Wichita Falls and Guy Wooldridge of Lompoc, Calif.; four sisters, Sally Murphy, Mildred Shetley and Belle Roush, all of Sulphur, La., and Kathy Lindsey of Wichita Falls; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m. today. 

Ada Ruth Wilbanks
Ada Ruth Wilbanks, 89, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, in her Wichita Falls residence. 
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Crestview Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with the Rev. Bill Jackson, pastor of Victory Baptist Church, and the Rev. James Patterson, pastor of Floral Heights Assembly of God Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wilbanks was born July 25, 1909, in Ocala, Fla. Her husband, K.D. Wilbanks, died Nov, 17, 1992. She was a homemaker. 
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth D. of Brunswick, Ga., and Dewey W. of Plano, Texas; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m. today. 
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.

Marie Guadalupe
Marie Guadalupe, infant daughter of Saul and Juana Herrera of Wichita Falls, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Hector Medina, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, officiating. 
Marie was born Aug. 20, 1998, in Wichita Falls. 
Survivors include her parents; her paternal grandparents, Leon and Maria Herrera of Wichita Falls; and her maternal grandparents, Refugio and Alicia Ortiz of Mexico. 

James H. Adams
GRAHAM, Texas - James H. Adams, 56, of Graham died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, in a Graham hospital. 
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Amarillo, Texas. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Amarillo. Local arrangements are under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home. 
Mr. Adams was born June 14, 1942, in Bowie, Texas. He and Darlene Mathis were married April 22, 1962, in Portales, N.M. He was a veteran of the Army. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hobbs, N.M., and the Hobbs Evening Lions Club. He was a retired production foreman for Amoco Production Company. He moved to Graham from Hobbs four months ago. 
Survivors include his wife; his mother, Mary E. Adams of Amarillo; a son, Jason Lane of Amarillo; three sisters, Emma Lee Nowell and Burlene Applewhite, both of Amarillo, and Mary Jane Dallas of Pampa, Texas; two brothers, A.B. Adams Jr. of Oklahoma City and Cleston of Amarillo; and three grandchildren.


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