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Walter C. Evans
HENRIETTA, Texas - Walter C. Evans, 79, of Petrolia, Texas, died Monday, July 20, 1998, in a Wichita Falls hospital.
Services were at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Webb officiating. Burial was in Petrolia Cemetery.
Mr. Evans was born Aug. 31, 1918, in Throckmorton, Texas. He was a retired mechanic and a member of the First Baptist Church in Throckmorton. He was a former POW and was captured in North Africa and held for 26 months during World War II. He served on the Petrolia City Council for eight years.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbie of Petrolia; six sons, Lanny of Hurst, Texas, Dennis of Reno, Nev., Jimmy of Waurika, Okla., Walter C. Evans Jr. of Petrolia, Marvin Holloman of Little Rock, Ark., and Dee Green of Springfield, Mo.; three daughters, Pat Jinks of Waurika, Anita McCloud and Jenny Enox, both of Wichita Falls; two brothers, Rube of Whitesboro, Texas, and J.B. of Houston; three sisters, Sybil Miller of Abilene, Texas, Leo McWhorter of Megargel, Texas, and Ima Dene Pemberton of Mineral Wells, Texas; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Bobbie Evans c/o First National Bank of Byers, Texas.

Hollis H. Powers
WALTERS, Okla. - Hollis Haskell Powers, 90, of Randlett, Okla., died Thursday, July 23, 1998, at a Lawton, Okla., hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Union Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Arbuary Ritter officiating. Burial will be in Walters Cemetery under the direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home.
Mr. Powers was born Jan. 17, 1908, in the Ahpeatone community. He and Ella Welch were married July 5, 1928, in the parsonage of the First Baptist Church of Walters. He attended school in Ahpeatone and graduated from Union Valley High School in 1926. He attended Cameron for two years and taught school in Fairview for one year. He was one of the 13 original Charter Members of the Union Valley Baptist Church. He was ordained a deacon on Feb. 14, 1943. He had held many places of responsibility since 1928, serving as Sunday school superintendent, Bible teacher, treasurer, moderator and as building committee chairman while the church was being built. He and his wife recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. 
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Joan Ginn of Cookietown, Okla.; a son, Kenneth of Allenspark, Colo.; a sister, Lorene Hooker of California; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. 

Woodrow J. Wilson
ELECTRA - Woodrow J. 'Woodie' Wilson, 84, died Wednesday, July 22, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Dutton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Electra Memorial Park.
Mr. Wilson was born June 17, 1914, in Saint Jo, Texas. He was a veteran of the Army. He had been a resident of Wichita Falls since 1961 when he moved from Seminole, Texas. He retired in 1979 as a truck driver for the Wichita Falls State Hospital.
Survivors include a son, Ross of Electra; three sisters, Irma Mullnex of Laken, Kan., Dorothy Waltz and Bobbie Jean, both of Fort Worth; two brothers, Glen of Ohio and Teddie of Fort Worth; and two grandchildren.

Billy Virginia Holden
Billy Virginia Holden, 73, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at her Wichita Falls residence.
Private services will be at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Holden was born Aug. 6, 1924, in Kirkland, Texas. She and Francis J. Santangelo were married July 28, 1942, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Wichita Falls. He was killed in action in France on July 14, 1943. She and Leo D. Lewis were married in 1948. She and Woodsy Wayborn Holden were married April 12, 1968, in Vernon, Texas. He died Nov. 16, 1978. She was a graduate of Hardin Junior College, which is now Midwestern State University. She was a member of Faith Chapter No. 713 Order of the Eastern Star. 
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Travers of Florence, Ala., and Paula Smith of Monticello, Ga.; and three grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels or Faith Chapter No. 713 Order of the Eastern Star. 

Cyrus O. Simmons Jr.
DALLAS - Cyrus Orwin Simmons Jr., 83, died Monday, July 20, 1998.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Sparkman-Hillcrest Northwest Highway Chapel with Tom Peel officiating. Burial will be at 4 p.m. today in Crestview Memorial Park.
Mr. Simmons was born Nov. 1, 1914. He worked for 50 years in beauty salon design and equipment sales. He started his career as a salesman in Wichita Falls in the 1940s with E.A. Fretz Co., and he worked his way up to become president in the 1960s. He used his draftsman skills to design the three-way styling station. 
Survivors include his wife, Helen of Dallas; a daughter, Glenda Kay Simmons of Dallas; a sister, Rosa E. Hoffman of Cleveland, Ohio; and a granddaughter.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 7320 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231.

Marjorie Schaumberg
Marjorie Schaumberg, 90, died Thursday, July 23, 1998, at a local nursing center. 
Services will be at a later date in Hope Rural Cemetery in Hornell, N.Y., under the direction of Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home of Hornell. Local arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Schaumberg was born March 30, 1908, in Brookfield, Penn. Her husband, Carylile Thompson, died in 1934. Her husband, Paul Schaumberg, died in 1963. She was a retired florist. She was a past matron and secretary of the Ivanhoe Chapter No. 160 Order of Eastern Star. She was the past president of the Matron's Association, Stueben District, a life member of Steuben Lamp Lighters, a life member of the Rebekah's Lodge No. 105 Hornell, a member of the Women's Ministries of Canisteo Assembly of God and a member of Park United Methodist Church of Hornell.
Survivors include a daughter, Rita Tyson of Burkburnett; a brother, Warren Fenton of Penn Yan, N.Y.; and a grandson, James Tyson of Culpeper, Va.

Mattie Calvert Morrison
Mattie Larena Calvert Morrison, 88, of Wichita Falls died Thursday, July 23, 1998, at a local hospice center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel with Ken Holsberry officiating. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery.
Mrs. Morrison was born May 13, 1910, in Wilbarger County, Texas. She and Buster W. 'Butch' Morrison were married Oct. 15, 1935. He died Dec. 4, 1970. She worked in retail sales at Woolworth's until 1960. She was a volunteer at the Northside Girl's Club from 1948 until 1960. She was a lifetime member of the Parent Teacher Association and was a past president. She was a member of the 10th and Austin Church of Christ and a lifetime member of 10th and Broad Church of Christ, where she taught Sunday School for a number of years. 
Survivors include two sons, John of Wichita Falls and Roye Lee of Dallas; five daughters, Beth Davis of Burkburnett, Jane Morrison of Burleson, Texas, Joan Baum of Fort Worth, Gay Word of Lubbock, Texas, and Mitzi Trammell of Wichita Falls; a sister, Opal Elizabeth Roye; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Willie Mae Dean
Willie Mae Dean, 79, of Wichita Falls died Wednesday, July 22, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Wells Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Angus Thompson, pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Eastlawn Cemetery under the direction of Wells Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dean was born Aug. 11, 1918, in Vernon, Texas. She attended school in Vernon. She was a lifetime resident of Wichita Falls. 
Survivors include a sister, Evie Jean Morris of Wichita Falls; and a brother, Y.J. Fisher of Oceanside, Calif. 

Wilma Lou Howl
VERNON, Texas - Wilma Lou Howl, 71, died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at a Vernon hospital following a lengthy illness.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Parks of First Baptist Church of Vernon officiating. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery.
Mrs. Howl was born Jan. 23, 1927, in Vernon. She and W.E. 'Gene' Howl were married Sept. 24, 1946, in Vernon. He died July 25, 1980. She had been a lifetime resident of Vernon and was a member of First Baptist Church of Vernon. She founded the Alanon Program in Vernon and was a volunteer with the American Cancer Society. 
Survivors include a son, George Dale Howl of Vernon; a daughter, Mary Beth Swanson of Pasadena, Texas; a stepson, W.E. Howl Jr. of Arlington, Texas; a stepmother, Evelyn Teel of Delight, Ark.; two half-brothers, Robert and Dale Teel, both of Delight; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m. today.
The family will be at 2601 Center Drive in Vernon.

Elah Wall
VERNON, Texas – Elah Wall, 93, died Friday, July 24, 1998, at her residence following a lengthy illness.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today in Big Valley Cemetey, near Medicine Mound, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wall was born Aug. 17, 1904, in Hunt County, Texas. She and Raymond Lon Wall were married Nov. 11, 1923, in Medicine Mound. She was a homemaker, an artist and a poet. She was a member of South Main Church of Christ of Vernon. She had been a longtime resident of Hardeman and Wilbarger counties. A son, Murell, died in 1995.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Marteen of Chillicothe, Texas; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Lois M. Rea
MARBLE HILL, Mo. – Lois M. Rea, 77, of Marble Hill died Thursday, July 23, 1998, at the family home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Liley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Burchette officiating. Burial will be in Baker Cemetery near Marble Hill.
Mrs. Rea was born May 29, 1921, in Zalma, Mo. She and Hobert Rea were married in April 1939. She was a member of Zalma General Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 5900 of Marble Hill.
Survivors include four sons, Larry G. of Alton, Ill., Hobert W. of Villa Ridge, Mo., Edward C. of East Alton, Ill., and Terry M. of Marble Hill; a brother, Charles Dinkins Jr.; four sisters, Jessie Mahon of Blythville, Ark., Opal Bailey of Hayti, Mo., Idella Maxine Fee of Marble Hill and Gertrude Marsh of St. Louis; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home today from 4-8 p.m.

A.J. Reynolds
A.J. Reynolds, 82, of Wichita Falls died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at a local hospice center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Nichols, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mr. Reynolds was born Oct. 11, 1915, in Wolfe City, Texas. He and Frances Genevieve ‘Bee’ Pharr were married April 17, 1939, in Wolfe City. He served in the Army during World War II. He was a member and a deacon of Southside Baptist Church, AARP, American Legion Post No. 169, Wichita Wagons R.V. Club and Good Sam Club. He had retired from the Coca Cola Bottling Company as a service manager after 39 years of service. He was a former Gideon. 
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Della Demeson and Joyce Henry, both of Austin, Texas; a brother, Pat; a sister, Juanita Erwin; three granddaughters; and one great-grandson.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls. 

Ned E. Patton
Ned E. Patton, 59, of Chattanooga, Okla., died Thursday, July 23, 1998, in Houston.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Chattanooga with the Rev. Paul Cunningham, pastor of Fain Presbyterian Church of Wichita Falls, officiating. Burial will be in Chattanooga Cemetery under the direction of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home.
Mr. Patton was born Aug. 22, 1938, in Grandfield, Okla. He and LaVerne Patterson were married June 20, 1958, in Wichita Falls. He graduated from Chattanooga High School and attended Southern Methodist University and Rice University. He retired from IBM with 30 years of service as a systems engineer and marketing specialist. He began his career as a programmer/specialist with White Stores Inc. in 1958. He lived in Wichita Falls for many years, and founded Patton Education Specialists, Inc./Education Technologies in 1992. He was one of the original certified data processors by the Data Processing Management Association. He was the owner of Patton Limousin Ranch and was involved in farming and ranching. He was an elder in the Presbyterian Church, and involved in Fain Presbyterian in Wichita Falls and Community Presbyterian in Chattanooga.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Larry Ned of Fort Worth and Lindy of Stamford, Texas; his parents, Woodrow and Wildred Patton of Chattanooga; a sister, Barbara Zimmerle of Houston; and five grandchildren. 
The family will be at the funeral home from 2-3 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials may be made to Community Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga, Okla., or Hospice of Wichita Falls or Lawton. 

Gladys Julian Whisnand
IOWA PARK – Gladys Julian Hampton Whisnand, 88, of Iowa Park died Thursday, July 23, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Iowa Park Church of Christ with Dwight Parker, minister of Church of Christ of Grandfield, Okla., officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.
Mrs. Whisnand was born May 30, 1910, in Round Timber, Texas. She and Homer Guy Whisnand were married Nov. 21, 1930, in Walters, Okla. He died Dec. 15, 1993. She was a beautician and was a member of Iowa Park Church of Christ. A daughter, Doris Jean, died in 1932. A daughter, Sybil Ruth Leslie, died in 1982.
Survivors include a granddaughter, Debra Smith of New Caney, Texas; two grandsons, Cleve and Steve Brock, both of Houston; and five great-grandchildren. 
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, P.O. Box 4804, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308.

Larena Morrison
Larena Calvert Morrison, 88, of Wichita Falls died Thursday, July 23, 1998, at a local hospice center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel with Ken Holsberry officiating. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery.
Mrs. Morrison was born May 13, 1910, in Wilbarger County, Texas. She and Buster W. ‘Butch’ Morrison were married Oct. 15, 1935. He died Dec. 4, 1970. She worked in retail sales at Woolworth’s until 1960. She was a volunteer at the Northside Girl’s Club from 1948 until 1960. She was a lifetime member of the Parent Teacher Association and was a past president. She was a member of the 10th and Austin Church of Christ and a lifetime member of 10th and Broad Church of Christ, where she taught Sunday School for a number of years. 
Survivors include two sons, John of Wichita Falls and Roye Lee of Dallas; five daughters, Beth Davis of Burkburnett, Jane Morrison of Burleson, Texas, Joan Baum of Fort Worth, Gay Word of Lubbock, Texas, and Mitzi Trammell of Wichita Falls; a sister, Opal Elizabeth Roye; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Loreta Mae George
SEYMOUR, Texas – Loreta Mae George, 83, died Thursday, July 23, 1998, in Seymour.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brad Enloe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery in Seymour under the direction of Archer Funeral Home.
Mrs. George was born Oct. 6, 1914, in DeLeon, Texas. She and Kenneth George were married Dec. 3, 1943, in Arlington, Texas. He died in 1982. She moved to Seymour in 1941. She was a graduate of Texas Weslyan University. She was an elementary school teacher for more than 35 years. She was a member of the Methodist Church, the retired teachers association, the Seymour Hospital ‘Pink Ladies,’ and the Pierian Club. 
Survivors include a son, Ken of Dallas; a daughter, Beth Ferrier of Seymour; a sister, Blanche Taft of Angleton, Texas; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Maudie Lometa King
GRAHAM, Texas – Maudie Lometa King, 76, of Graham died Thursday, July 23, 1998, at a local care center. 
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Morrison Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Edwards of Graham officiating. Burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery in Graham. 
Mrs. King was born Jan. 10, 1922, in Bunger, Texas. She and Homer Lewis King were married Aug. 24, 1942, in Jack County, Texas. He died March 5, 1976. She was a longtime resident of Graham. She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Street Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Johnny and Rick, both of Graham; four sisters, Lorene Ainsworth of Bryson, Texas, Ona Faye Brown, Pauline Gilmore and Mildred Gilmore, all of Graham; three brothers, Ralph Hinson of Graham, Frank Hinson of Olney, Texas, and Leonard Hinson of Odessa, Texas; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Henry Jesse Fletcher
GRAHAM, Texas – Henry Jesse Fletcher, 80, of Graham died Thursday, July 23, 1998, at a Graham hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Eastside Church of Christ with Ray Crook of Mineral Wells officiating. Burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Mr. Fletcher was born May 31, 1918, in Santa Anna, Texas. He and Frances Merle Thigpen were married Nov. 6, 1938, in Santa Anna. He was a veteran of the Army, serving during World War II. He won the Bronze Star for bravery for his service during the Battle of the Bulge. He moved to Graham in November 1946, where he worked for Safeway Grocery Store before becoming co-operator of Johns and Fletcher Grocery Store for many years. After retiring from the grocery business, he became a real estate broker with Lake Country Real Estate and later Weatherbee Real Estate. He was a trustee of Central Texas Area Museum in Salado, Texas. He was a former member of Kiwanis Club, American Legion, a past president of North Texas Retail Grocers Association and a member of Eastside Church of Christ, where he served as a deacon and elder for many years. He taught adult Bible classes for many years. 
Survivors include his wife; a son, William Adrin; and two grandsons.

Gladys Gordon
Gladys Green Gordon, 83, of Garland, Texas, died Thursday, July 23, 1998, in Garland.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Crestview Memorial Park with the Rev. Gene Browder, pastor of Grant Street United Methodist Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview Chapel.
Mrs. Gordon was born March 30, 1915, in Gladewater, Texas. She and Truman Gordon were married Sept. 10, 1941, in Winnsboro, Texas. He died in 1971. She taught for 25 years in the Wichita Falls Independent School District. She was a member of the Retired Teacher’s Association for 25 years, the American Business Women’s Association, T.O.P.S., and a lifetime member of the PTA. She was a Grant Street Methodist Senior Citizen leader and a Junior Red Cross leader for 10 years. She lived in Wichita Falls for 45 years and moved to a retirement center in Garland in 1992. 
Survivors include two daughters, Suzanna Ketcham of New Orleans and Myra Gordon of Dallas; and two grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home today from 5-7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Midwestern State University Fantasy of Lights.

Helen Lewis Hopkins
Helen Lewis Hopkins, 90, of Wichita Falls, died Wednesday, July 22, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hampton Vaughan Downtown Chapel with the Rev. Billy Delaney officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park.
Mrs. Hopkins was born May 17, 1908, in Courtney, Texas. She was a member of the LaFleur Garden Club, the Federated Club and the Progressive Club. She taught in public schools for 13 years. She was later a housekeeper. She was a member of St. John Baptist Church of Wichita Falls.
Visitation will be Monday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Gussie L. Carter
Gussie L. Carter, 87, died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at her Wichita Falls residence.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Young and Company Funeral Home, 822 Roosevelt.
Mrs. Carter was born June 6, 1911, in Lamar County, Texas. She and Finas Carter were married Jan. 23, 1932, in Lamar County. She was a retired nurse’s aide. She had lived in Wichita Falls for 10 years. She was a Baptist. 
Survivors include a stepdaughter, Reatha Hall of Dallas; two stepsons, Freddy Hughes of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Billy Carter of Wichita Falls; and three grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home Monday from 5-7 p.m.

Jefferson ‘Tres’ Hood III
Jefferson Frank ‘Tres’ Hood, III, 31, of Wichita Falls, died Thursday, July 23, 1998, at a local hospital. 
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church of Wichita Falls with the Rev. Robert Allen, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Downtown.
Mr. Hood was born Dec. 30, 1966, in Wichita Falls. He was active in Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity where he served as president of his pledge class. He was a reporter, photographer, producer and anchor for the MSU TV 17 News. He was involved in the Wichitan and the Media Club at Midwestern State University. He graduated from Midwestern State University in August 1991 with a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications. He was the assistant sports director and weekend sports anchor at KFDX TV from 1987 until 1993. He was a sports director at KLST TV, San Angelo, Texas, from 1993 to 1995. He was the Sports Talk Show host at KLLF-AM Radio, Wichita Falls, from 1991 until 1992. He joined KAUZ TV in 1995 where he was an anchor and an executive producer. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Wichita Falls.
Survivors include his father, Frank Hood of Arlington, Texas; his mother, Gayle Johnson of Wichita Falls; his grandparents, Mrs. B.L. Walker of Wichita Falls, Mrs. Josephine Riley of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Hood Sr. of Fort Worth; his stepfather, Bob Johnson of Wichita Falls; and his stepmother, Donna Hood of Arlington.
The family will be at the funeral home tonight from 7-9 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Tres Hood Memorial Journalism Scholarship at Midwestern State University, Development Office, 3410 Taft Blvd., Wichita Falls, Texas 76308.

Lillian Hassler
Lillian Upchurch Hassler, 92, of Wichita Falls, died Friday, July 24, 1998, at a local retirement center.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Fain Memorial Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Paul Cunningham, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home. 
Mrs. Hassler was born Nov. 12, 1905, in Fairburn, Ga. She and Earl Hassler were married Dec. 25, 1927, in Atlanta, Ga. He died in August 1979. She moved to Wichita Falls in 1975. She attended Draughon’s Business School following high school graduation and played basketball. She lived in Atlanta, Little Rock, Ark., and Memphis, Tenn., before retiring in 1959. As retirees, they lived in Atlanta, Tampa, Fla., and spent a year in India as advisers for the United Nations on Cotton Seed Oil Production. She had lived in Presbyterian Manor since 1981. She had been an active bridge player for many years, attaining “Life Master” status in Duplicate Bridge with the American Contract Bridge League. She was a member of the Wichita General Hospital Auxiliary. A daughter, Barbara Deupree, died in 1993.
Survivors include a daughter, Nan Johnson of Wichita Falls; a sister, Helen Davis of Atlanta; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Fain Presbyterian Church, Hospice of Wichita Falls, or Interfaith Ministries. 

Francis C. Haddox
Francis C. Haddox, 71, died July 25, 1998, in a local hospital. 
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Crestview Memorial Park with the Rev. Charles Nichols, of Southside Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Haddox was born Dec. 20, 1926, in Clay County, Texas. She was a former employee of Levi Strauss as a seamstress. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Delmer of Wichita Falls; two daughters, Cathy Haddox and Marie Benton, both of Wichita Falls; a son, David of Wichita Falls; four sisters, Pauline Jackson of Bowie, Texas, Mary Fagan, Myrtle Lee and Marie Riddle, all of Levelland, Texas; four brothers, Elmer McKee of Everman, Texas, B.W. McKee of Splendora, Texas, Junior McKee of Omaha, Texas, and W.C. McKee of Sundown, Texas; her mother, Vera Jane McKee of Bowie, Texas; one grandchild; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home tonight from 7-9 p.m.

Jessie Moore
HENRIETTA, Texas – Jessie ‘Grandma’ Moore, 91, died Friday, July 24, 1998, at a Henrietta hospital. 
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Davis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Jones, pastor of First Baptist Church of Henrietta, officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Seymour, Texas. 
Mrs. Moore was born May 14, 1907, in Chillicothe, Texas. Her husband, W.A. Moore, died in 1978. She was a nurse and a Baptist. A daughter, Tina Jane Stroble, died in 1932. 
Survivors include two sons, Marvin Price of Gonzales, Texas, and Joe Stroble of Houston; two daughters, Jean Stallcup of Scotland, Texas, and Jeanette Behnsch of Gonzales; a sister, Lola Self of Scotland; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
The family will be at the funeral home this evening from 7-8 p.m.

William D. Petrie
BOWIE, Texas – William D. Petrie, 78, died Friday, July 24, 1998, at his Alvord, Texas, residence. 
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Alvord Cemetery with the Rev. Homer Martin, a retired United Methodist minister of Bowie, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home.
Mr. Petrie was born Oct. 27, 1919, in Columbus, Ohio. He and Thelma O’Kelley were married Jan. 20, 1990, in Hillsboro, Ohio. He served in the Navy as a chief petty officer for 26 years. He was awarded the Meritorious Service, Good Conduct, American Campaign, World War II Victory, Asiatic Pacific Campaign, Armed Forces and Philippine Liberation medals. He was a member of the Sheetmetal Workers Union Local No. 16 in Portland, Ore.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Gail E. O’Malley of Keller, Texas, and Kim S. Hayes of Canby, Ore.; two sons, David S. of Lynwood, Wash., and Tracy C. of Hillsboro, Ore.; six brothers, Jack, David, Joe, Tom, Phil and Jerry all of Columbus; three sisters, Jo Ellen Petrie and Martha Ann Dill, both of Columbus, and Sarah Swan of Marion, Ind.; and five grandchildren.

Ruby Leota Walker
FREDERICK, Okla. – Ruby Leota Walker, 83, of Frederick, died Friday, July 24, 1998, at a Frederick hospital. 
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Gish Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with Sam Starr, minister of Church of Christ of Frederick, officiating. Burial will be in Rogers Cemetery near Pleasant Valley Community.
Mrs. Walker was born Oct. 31, 1914, in Santa Fe, Okla. She attended Velma and Santa Fe schools. She and Olden Walker were married Oct. 31, 1931, in Mountain Park, Okla. He died June 12, 1985. She was a member of the Home Builders Extension Club for more than 50 years. She was a former member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School. She was involved in Bethel Baptist Church. 
Survivors include two sons, Ray of Frederick and Roy of Davidson, Okla.; three daughters, Rita Edwards of Vernon, Texas, Marva Magee of Bradenton, Fla., and Mary Nicholson of Springtown, Texas; two brothers, Johnnie and Ray Campbell both of Duncan, Okla.; a sister, Helen Hash of Duncan; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. 
Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association.


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