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Stephen Paul Ramming
Stephen "Steve" Paul Ramming, 55, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel with the Rev. Keith Schweitzer, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Burkburnett, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park.
Mr. Ramming was born Sept. 19, 1942, in Winfield, Kan. He and Linda Joyce Taylor were married March 28, 1961, in Burkburnett. He served in the Navy. He was the co-owner of Local Boys Liquor and the owner of Parkway Plaza. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and Joseph A. Kemp Lodge No. 1287 A.F. & A.M. He lived most of his life in Wichita Falls.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Stephanie Hair of Wichita Falls; and two grandchildren.

Rick Fields
Rick Fields, 41, of Petrolia, Texas, died Saturday, July 11, 1998, in Waurika, Okla.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Petrolia United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rick Lucier, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Petrolia Cemetery under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mr. Fields was born June 8, 1957, in Carrollton, Ill. He was a musician, a sculptor, an artist, a cowboy and a welder. He was a member of the Petrolia United Methodist Church. He had lived in Petrolia since 1982.
Survivors include his wife, Darla of Petrolia; a son, Shane Allen of Petrolia; a daughter, Amber Nocole of Petrolia; his mother, Dorothy Hedger of Carrollton; six brothers, Wayne of Wayland, Mo., Garold of Galesburg, Ill., Richard of Vero Beach, Fla., Danny of Quincy, Ill., David of Holliday, Texas, and Kenny of Scotland, Texas; and two sisters, Brenda of Holliday and Janet Franklin of Greenfield, Ill.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 this evening for visitation.

Stephanie L. Labe
Stephanie L. Labe, 21, of Wichita Falls died Sunday, July 12, 1998, in Lawton, Okla.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with the Rev. Chuck Schobert, pastor of Walnut Street Baptist Church in Nocona, Texas, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park.
Miss Labe was born Oct. 6, 1976. She lived most of her life in Wichita Falls. She was a 1994 graduate of Rider High School and attended Vernon Regional Junior College and Midwestern State University. She was a purchaser with Waggoner Estate. She was a member of Rainbow Girls Assembly No. 298 and was a Rainbow State Officer. She was a member of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include her mother, Jane Labe Benton of Wichita Falls; her stepfather, Donald Benton of Wichita Falls; a stepbrother, Raymond Benton of Wichita Falls; and two sisters, Sheryl Labe Marshall and Shelly Labe Fenske, both of Wichita Falls.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 this evening for visitation.

Jessie Wilshire North
Jessie Mae Wilshire North, 47, died Sunday, July 12, 1998, in her Wichita Falls home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with L. Keith Parker officiating.
Mrs. North was born Feb. 4, 1951, in Wichita Falls. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Ray of Wichita Falls; two daughters, Lorie A. Bouch of Alabama and Mandy Wilshire of Pennsylvania; two sons, David of Wichita Falls and Frank of Ohio; a sister, Margaret Young of Oklahoma; two brothers, Robert Melton of California and Curtis Melton of Texas; her father, Leon C. Melton of Wichita Falls; and 10 grandchildren.

W. Troy Williams
W. Troy Williams, 74, of Jacksboro, Texas, died Monday, July 13, 1998, in Fort Worth.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church in Jacksboro with the Rev. Eric Roth, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel.
Mr. Williams was born April 15, 1924, in Antlers, Okla. He and Ina Burt were married Dec. 9, 1944, in Henrietta, Texas. She died Nov. 22, 1984. He and Deubrella Horton were married Dec. 7, 1990, in Jacksboro. He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps and a member of Disabled American Veterans. He retired from Bridwell Oil Co. in 1986 as a landman. He had also worked for Dresser Industries and Schlumberger. He also built and ran a motel in Pagosa Springs, Colo. He was a member of Fairway Baptist Church and was associated with the First United Methodist Church in Jacksboro.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, John of Colorado Springs, Colo., Mark of Evergreen, Colo., and Matt of Schertz, Texas; three stepsons, Harold Horton of Granbury, Texas, Dudley Horton of Wautaga, Texas, and Greg Horton of Dallas; two brothers, David Al of Wichita Falls and Claude of Donalsonville, Ga.; three sisters, Mae Cruden and Susan Dille, both of Wichita Falls, and Betsy Weinburg of Independence, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.
The family will be at Coker Funeral Home in Jacksboro from 7-8 this evening for visitation.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 406 N. Main, Jacksboro, Texas 76458.

Vester Allison Jr.
SEYMOUR, Texas - Vester Allison Jr., 57, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in Seymour.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery under the direction of Archer Funeral Home.
Mr. Allison was born Feb. 4, 1941, in Powderly, Texas. He and Vera Joyce Bridges were married Aug. 20, 1966, in Weatherford, Texas. He worked for the Patoma Corporation in Fort Worth as a machinist in the aircraft industry. He built parts for the first F-111 fighter planes. He moved to Seymour in 1984. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Pilot Point, Texas.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Kathy Hollar of Seymour; a son, Ricky of Fort Worth; four sisters, Jeannie Jones of Holliday, Texas, Patty Vincent of Seymour, Polly Bradshaw of Fort Worth and Frances Bolin of Pilot Point; a brother, Paul of Pilot Point; three grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 this evening for visitation.

Brianna Marie Losoya
Brianna Marie Losoya, 7-month-old daughter of Domingo and Cara Losoya of Wichita Falls, died Friday, July 10, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with the Rev. Hector Medina, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel. 
Brianna was born Nov. 16, 1997, in Wichita Falls. 
Other survivors include two brothers, Domingo Losoya Jr., and Chandler Lowell, both of Wichita Falls; a sister, Gabriella Losoya of Wichita Falls; and her grandparents; Cam Lowell, Sandra McComis, Debbie Lowell, and Regino Losoya, all of Wichita Falls. 
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Euna Marie Brasier
HENRIETTA, Texas - Euna Marie Brasier, 45, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in a Wichita Falls Hospice.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Grace Temple Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Norsworthy officiating. Burial will be in Hastings, Okla., Cemetery under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
Mrs. Brasier was born Jan. 14, 1953, in Nocona, Texas. She was a Baptist and had worked as a unit clerk at the Henrietta Care Center.
Survivors include two daughters, Gaye Nason of Electra and Heather Kelley of Wichita Falls; a sister, Geneva Stapler of Littleton, Colo.; a brother, Cecil Gamble of Hastings; and two granddaughters.
Memorials may be made to Hospice.

Lois Louise Ford
Lois Louise Ford, 71, of Wichita Falls died Saturday, July 11, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel with the Rev. Gene Varnell and the Rev. Richard Moore officiating. Burial was in Crestview Memorial Park.
Mrs. Ford was born Feb. 1, 1927, in Wewoka, Okla. Her husband, Leroy 'Buck' Ford, died Sept. 24, 1997. She had lived in Wichita Falls for 70 years. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Christ Gospel Church, Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars. A son, Roy Lee, died April 2, 1998.
Survivors include four daughters, Annette Reynolds of Electra and Patsy Tellez, Darlene Rhodes, and Charlene Gates, all of Wichita Falls; two sons, David Wayne and Wesley, both of Wichita Falls; a sister, Frances Smith of Silsby, Texas; a brother, Raymond Crain of Wichita Falls; 19 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.

Audie Scott Weir
JACKSBORO, Texas - Audie Scott Weir, 87, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in a Jacksboro hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Coker Funeral Home with the Rev. Craig Lile officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Mr. Weir was born July 20, 1910, in Jacksboro. He and Idelle Pate Weir were married Dec. 22, 1933, in Jacksboro. He was a retired rancher and a charter member of Live Oak Baptist Church, of which he was a founder in the early 1940s.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Jerre Geer of Jacksboro and Gwen Pate of Carrollton, Texas; a sister, Lola Hines of Jacksboro; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

George Saffell
MIDLAND, Texas - George Saffell, 75, died Monday, July 13, 1998, in Midland.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ellis Funeral Home in Midland. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Mr. Saffell was born Sept. 7, 1922, in Saint Jo, Texas. He and Alice Genelle Shelley were married Sept. 14, 1947. He graduated from Saint Jo High School in 1940 and attended Texas Tech University. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II in North Africa, Casablanca, Oran, Tunis, Benghazi, Tripole and Egypt. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wichita Falls.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Janet Sue Hall of Midland; two grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.

Stephanie L. Labe
Stephanie L. Labe, 21, of Wichita Falls died Sunday, July 12, 1998, in Lawton, Okla.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with the Rev. Chuck Schobert, pastor of Walnut Street Baptist Church in Nocona, Texas, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park.
Miss Labe was born Oct. 6, 1976. She lived most of her life in Wichita Falls. She was a 1994 graduate of Rider High School and attended Vernon Regional Junior College and Midwestern State University. She was a purchaser with Waggoner Estate. She was a member of Rainbow Girls Assembly No. 298 and was a Rainbow State Officer. She was a member of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include her mother, Jane Labe Benton of Wichita Falls; her stepfather, Donald Benton of Wichita Falls; a stepbrother, Raymond Benton of Wichita Falls; and two sisters, Sheryl Labe Marshall and Shelly Labe Fenske, both of Wichita Falls.

Lynn Alan Crawford
Lynn Alan Crawford, 51, died Saturday, July 4, 1998, in Grand Prairie, Texas.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Wichita County Cemetery with Bishop Connolly R. O'Brien officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel.
Mr. Crawford was born Nov. 26, 1946, in Grand Prairie. He was a security guard for 20 years and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was a lifetime resident of Wichita Falls.
Survivors include a brother, Larry Crawford of Wichita Falls.

W. Troy Williams
W. Troy Williams, 74, of Jacksboro, Texas, died Monday, July 13, 1998, in Fort Worth.
Services will be at 11 a.m. todayday at the First United Methodist Church in Jacksboro with the Rev. Eric Roth, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel.
Mr. Williams was born April 15, 1924, in Antlers, Okla. He and Ina Burt were married Dec. 9, 1944, in Henrietta, Texas. She died Nov. 22, 1984. He and Deubrella Horton were married Dec. 7, 1990, in Jacksboro. He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps and a member of Disabled American Veterans. He retired from Bridwell Oil Co. in 1986 as a landman. He had also worked for Dresser Industries and Schlumberger. He also built and ran a motel in Pagosa Springs, Colo. He was a member of Fairway Baptist Church and was associated with the First United Methodist Church in Jacksboro.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, John of Colorado Springs, Colo., Mark of Evergreen, Colo., and Matt of Schertz, Texas; three stepsons, Harold Horton of Granbury, Texas, Dudley Horton of Wautaga, Texas, and Greg Horton of Dallas; two brothers, David Al of Wichita Falls and Claude of Donalsonville, Ga.; three sisters, Mae Cruden and Susan Dille, both of Wichita Falls, and Betsy Weinburg of Independence, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 406 N. Main, Jacksboro, Texas 76458.

Elsie A. Gorham
BURKBURNETT - Elsie Ada Isabel Staggs Gorham, 89, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in a Burkburnett nursing home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with Dr. Tim Russell, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Burkburnett, officiating. Burial will be in Burkburnett Cemetery.
Mrs. Gorham was born April 16, 1909, in Emhouse, Texas. She and Minyard A. Gorham were married Feb. 7, 1935. He died in 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Burkburnett. She had lived in Burkburnett since 1950.
Survivors include a son, Weldon of Burkburnett; two daughters, Barbara Gore of Weatherford, Texas, and Sue Hudson of Covington, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Vester Allison Jr.
SEYMOUR, Texas - Vester Allison Jr., 57, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in Seymour.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery under the direction of Archer Funeral Home.
Mr. Allison was born Feb. 4, 1941, in Powderly, Texas. He and Vera Joyce Bridges were married Aug. 20, 1966, in Weatherford, Texas. He worked for the Patoma Corporation in Fort Worth as a machinist in the aircraft industry. He built parts for the first F-111 fighter planes. He moved to Seymour in 1984. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Pilot Point, Texas.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Cathy Hollar of Seymour; a son, Ricky of Fort Worth; four sisters, Jeannie Jones of Holliday, Texas, Patty Vincent of Seymour, Polly Bradshaw of Fort Worth and Frances Bolin of Pilot Point; a brother, Paul of Pilot Point; three grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

Brianna Marie Losoya
Brianna Marie Losoya, 7-month-old daughter of Domingo and Cara Losoya of Wichita Falls, died Friday, July 10, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
Services were at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with the Rev. Hector Medina, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel. 
Brianna was born Nov. 16, 1997, in Wichita Falls. 
Other survivors include two brothers, Domingo Losoya Jr., and Chandler Lowell, both of Wichita Falls; a sister, Gabriella Losoya of Wichita Falls; and her grandparents; Cam Lowell, Sandra McComis, Debbie Lowell, Regino Losoya and Rosemary Losoya, all of Wichita Falls. 
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Nathalie N. Latham
BOWIE, Texas - Nathalie Noveline Latham, 87, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home with Dr. Ronnie Lawson, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Bowie, officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Latham was born Dec. 30, 1910, in Buffalo Springs, Texas. She and Curtis Dixon Latham were married in 1932 in Bowie. He died in 1995. She was a graduate of Bellevue, Texas, High School and was a licensed beautician until her retirement in 1981. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bowie and had lived in Bowie for 60 years before moving to Sulphur Springs four years ago.
Survivors include two sons, Dr. Max Gordon of Sulphur Springs and Joel Pat of Arlington, Texas; a sister, Velma Cooper of Paradise, Texas; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Bowie Educational Foundation.

Lorine Ball Fenoglio
NOCONA, Texas - Lorine Cecilia Ball Fenoglio, 93, of Wichita Falls died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Friday at Jerry Woods Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. William Catholic Church in Montague, Texas, with the Rev. John Stasiowski officiating. Burial will be in Montague Catholic Cemetery.
Mrs. Fenoglio was born Jan. 31, 1905, in Spanish Fort, Texas. She and Anthony "Tony" Fenoglio were married Jan. 23, 1927, in Henrietta, Texas. He died June 2, 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of St. William Catholic Church.
Survivors include a son, Cecil of Wichita Falls; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Vera 'Dude' Sunderland
NOCONA, Texas - Vera Oleta "Dude" Sunderland, 81, died Wednesday, July 15, 1998, in Nocona.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Nocona Cemetery under the direction of Jerry Woods Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sunderland was born March 21, 1917, in Nocona. She and Hurbert Woodrow Sunderland were married Aug. 18, 1948, in Las Vegas. He died May 3, 1993. She was a retired businesswoman and had owned Dude's Duds in Nocona for more than 30 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Shelley McNew of Nocona; a brother, C.L. "Buster" Biter of Nocona; and three grandchildren.

Harvey L. Rainwater
SEYMOUR, Texas - Harvey L. "Mousie" Rainwater, 68, of Lubbock, Texas, died Saturday, July 11, 1998.
Services were at 3 p.m. Monday at Seymour Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Garrett officiating. Burial was in Bomarton Cemetery. Military graveside rites were conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7871. Arrangements were under the direction of Seymour Memorial Funeral Home.
Mr. Rainwater was born Aug. 24, 1929, in Waco, Texas. He grew up in Bomarton. He was an oil field driller for many years and retired in the 1970s. He was a Baptist and had lived in Lubbock since 1987. He was a Marine Corps veteran and a member of VFW Post No. 7871.
Survivors include a son, Tony of Seymour; a daughter, Eurlda Rainwater Hutchens of Goree, Texas; a sister, Opal Rather of Lubbock; two brothers, Odell of Bowie, Texas, and Kenneth of Spencer, W.Va.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Joe Lee Conway II
IOWA PARK - Joe Lee Conway II, 36, died Monday, July 13, 1998, in Holliday, Texas.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in Holliday Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Moore, pastor of Faith Gospel Tabernacle Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.
Mr. Conway was born Oct. 13, 1961, in Wichita Falls. He was a lifetime resident of Holliday and a member of Faith Gospel Tabernacle Church.
Survivors include his father, Joe L. of Holliday; his mother, Nancy of Wichita Falls; his grandmother, Dorothy of Holliday; a sister, Sandra Napier of Mesquite, Texas; a half-sister, Frances Brosell of Siloam Springs, Ark.; a stepsister, Andrea Gaede of Holliday; and a stepbrother, Michael Gaede of Holliday.

Pauline Stinson
TERRAL, Okla. - Pauline Jackson Stinson, 85, of Ryan, Okla., died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in a Waurika, Okla., hospital.
Private services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Morehead-Goetz Funeral Home in Terral with Walter Haynie officiating. Graveside services will follow immediately in Terral Cemetery.
Mrs. Stinson was born Aug. 25, 1912, in Terral. She was a nurse's aide for Ryan Nursing Home and Jefferson County Hospital. She was also a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Terral.
Survivors include a son, James McKinley of Terral; two daughters, Janet Lundy of Waurika and Paula Whitsett of Pensecola, Fla.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Cordelia L. Stapleton
KERRVILLE, Texas - Cordelia L. Welch Stapleton, 99, formerly of Wichita Falls, died Sunday, July 12, 1998, in a Kerrville nursing center.
Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Mission Park South Cemetery in San Antonio. Arrangements were under the direction of Overby Funeral Home.
Mrs. Stapleton was born Jan. 5, 1899, in Elmore City in what is now Oklahoma. She and James C. Holcomb were married in 1920. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kerrville.
Survivors include a daughter, Jimmie L. Stanley of Kerrville; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Ruby L. Hale
TEMPLE, Okla. - Ruby Louisa Stewart Hale, 93, of Temple died Monday, July 13, 1998.
Services were at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Temple with the Rev. Benny Gresham officiating. Burial was in Temple Cemetery under the direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hale was born June 23, 1905, in Courtney Flat, Okla. She and Herman Hale were married Dec. 7, 1924, in Davidson, Okla. He died May 15, 1968. She moved to Taylor, Okla., in 1907. She attended church at Nondenominational in Taylor. She was a homemaker and a member of the Better Homes Club. Her home was the voting poll location for Taylor Precinct, and she was precinct worker for more than 25 years. She left Taylor in 1968 and became a house mother at Cameron University in Lawton, Okla., where she remained for two years. She moved to Temple in 1977.
Survivors include a daughter, Pattye Jeanne King; a son, Bobby of Temple; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Joy Moffett Angel
VERNON, Texas - Joy Moffett Angel, 62, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in her Chillicothe, Texas, home.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mrs. Angel was born Aug. 20, 1935, in Austin, Texas. She had lived for many years in Hardeman and Wilbarger counties. She was a graduate of Vernon High School and Midwestern State University, where she majored in English and journalism. She was a dance instructor in Hollywood, Calif., from 1957-62, then returned to Texas. She was a reporter for the Wichita Falls Times and the San Angelo Standard. She taught dance and Spanish at Vernon Regional Junior College. She was author and editor of the book "Taste of Texas" and also wrote several magazine articles. In the mid-1980s, she owned a catering business in the Taylor, Texas, and Austin area. She returned to Chillicothe in 1972 and was an active member in the Iris Village Festival and participated in many author signings.
Survivors include a son, Sean of Chillicothe; and a brother, Frank Moffett of Chillicothe.

C.D. 'Cordie' Lewis
BOWIE, Texas - C.D. "Cordie" Lewis, 88, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in a Bowie hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul A. Henderson, pastor of Central Baptist Church, and the Rev. Jamie Reed, pastor of East Side Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
Mr. Lewis was born March 23, 1910, in Fayetteville, Ark. He and Ruby Swatsenbarg were married Aug. 7, 1937, in Prairie Grove, Ark. He was the co-owner of Bowie Contracting Company from 1942-92. He was a Baptist. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Cass, Ark., for six years. He was a member of the American Paint Horse Association. He lived in Wichita Falls before moving to Bowie 55 years ago. A son, Cee Dee Lewis, died Jan. 22, 1940.
Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Ava Carol Lawson of Vashti, Texas, Bonnie Jackson, Melba Jean Yowell and Clea Yvonne Buechler, all of Bowie, and Cordieann Bright of Bossier City, La.; a sister, Iva Ellen Lee of Bowie; 20 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren.

Audrey Hodges
ODESSA, Texas - Audrey Hodges, 87, of Odessa died Tuesday, July 14, 1998.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Hodges was born Aug. 18, 1910, in Golden, Mo. She and William P. Hodges were married June 16, 1926, in Olney, Texas. He died Nov. 20, 1986. She moved to Odessa from Wichita Falls in 1951. She worked for Dunlap's Department Store for 13 years and retired in 1977. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include a daughter, Estelle Gambell of Odessa; a son, Don of San Antonio; a brother, John Sparks of Golden; a sister, Alice Shoush of Independence, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


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