Our Obituaries

Jeanette Stephens

March 26, 1935 - October 14, 2017

Jeanette Rosalie Meller was born March 26, 1935, near Lakin, Kansas, and grew up on a farm in Oklahoma. She graduated from Darrouzett High School as Valedictorian. She attended Panhandle A&M College, Goodwell, Oklahoma, and fell in love with Archie Reynolds. The couple married in Darrouzett in 1955. They attended and worked at West Texas State College in Canyon. They moved to Perryton in 1959,...
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Dennis Turman

February 24, 1943 - October 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Elizabeth Virginia Black

October 25, 1919 - October 1, 2017

Virginia was born October 25, 1919 in Duke, Oklahoma to the late James Hiram and Nettie Hulga ( Eggers) Edwards. She married Wilburn Elvon Black, August 24, 1937 in Amarillo. He preceded her in death on June 16, 2001. Virginia was a member of First United Methodist Church Graham where she was active in Kum Duble Sunday School Class, United Methodist Women and the Samaritans. She had worked in...
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Walter C. Webb

August 28, 1931 - September 29, 2017

Walter served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He met and married the love of his life Rachel Weaver. He was a hardworking man who lived life to the fullest. "He said what he meant and meant what he said". His family was very important to him. He was a member of South Lawn Baptist Church for over 65 years. Walter will be greatly missed.He was preceded in death by his...
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Julie D. Powell

January 7, 1961 - September 24, 2017

Julie Deann Keith Powell was born in Dumas, Texas on January 7, 1961 to Betty Britain Keith and Jerry Keith.Julie was defined by doing the things that people told her were impossible for her to do. More often than not, she proved them wrong: You can not drive; - she did! Her poor Mercury Monarch was rebuilt more often than Frankenstein! You cannot participate in sports - she ran further and...
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Mark W. Roberts

March 14, 1961 - September 22, 2017

Mark was a loving, kind, gentle and giving person who had a servant's heart. He enjoyed making people laugh and always had a smile on his face. He was quick to lend a hand and never asked for anything in return. He was a hardworking man who made sure that his family and friends were always taken care of. His church family was very important to him along with the friendships that were made along...
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Patsy Wolf

November 29, 1929 - September 13, 2017

Patsy was born to Cal and Birdie Holland in Brice, Texas on November 29, 1927. She married the love of her life Jack Lee Wolf on February 16, 1946. They were blessed with their son Jack Holland Wolf on January 24, 1948. She loved her family and her Lord and Savior. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friend. They resided in Plaska, Tx, Lakeview, Tx, Clovis, New Mexico, Vega, Texas, and...
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James Bradley Carroll

October 30, 1952 - September 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Dollie Ruth Bryan

February 12, 1922 - August 27, 2017

Ruth Bryan, 95, of Amarillo, died August 27, 2017. Ruth was born February 12, 1922 in Twitty, Texas to Tom and Bessie Jones. Ruth married Lee Otis Caskey in 1941. Ruth moved away from home at the age of 13 and began supporting herself. She worked a variety of jobs from Walgreens to GTE/Sylvania before retiring the first time in the early 70's. Ruth then went to work for U.S. Hospitality...
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Velma I. Srader

December 19, 1933 - August 23, 2017

Velma was born to Lee Roy and Annie Lee Robinson in Eastland County, Texas on December 19, 1933. Her family was very important to her. She enjoyed spending time with them whether it was cooking, garage saling or eating Saturday morning breakfast. She was a member of South Georgia Baptist Church. She was deeply loved and will be missed by all. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Snack Pac...
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Robert Leon Wiley

December 23, 1945 - August 21, 2017

Robert "Bob" Leon Wiley died Monday, August 21, 2017. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 Bell St. Bob was born to Russell and Anna Wiley on December 23, 1945; in Allegany, Maryland. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Barbara Noe Wiley. Survivors include his sister-in-laws, ...
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Mary Nell Walker

December 22, 1929 - August 15, 2017

Mary Nell Walker of Amarillo died August 15, 2017. Her body lies in state at Griggs Schooler Gordon Funeral Home, 5400 S. Bell St.Services will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:00am in the First Baptist Church Chapel with Pastor Corky Holland officiating with burial to follow at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Director's. Mary Nell...
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Terry Lee Gollihugh

August 27, 1960 - August 15, 2017

Terry Lee Gollihugh, 56 of Amarillo passed away on August 15, 2017. Services will be held Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 10:00am at Arena of Life Cowboy Church with Pastor Travis Bennett officiating with burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Terry was born on August 27, 1960 in Amarillo, Texas to Loyel and Dorotha Gollihugh. He was born into being the biggest Dallas Cowboys fan as he was born...
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James Quirk

April 10, 1933 - August 15, 2017

Jim was born to John and Loretta Quirk on April 10, 1933 in San Diego. He served his country in the United States Army at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma in the Dental Corp. He graduated from San Jose State with a B.S. in Engineering and an advanced degree in Business Management from U.C.L.A. He retired from Beckman Instruments having worked there for 30 years. He married Teresa in October of 1988 and...
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Noel A. Boyd

October 6, 1944 - August 12, 2017

Noel Adkins Boyd,72, of Amarillo died Saturday, August 12, 2017.Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, September 9, 2017 in the First United Methodist Church in Shamrock. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon, 5400 S. Bell St.Noel Adkins Boyd was born in Shamrock, Texas on October 6, 1944 to Thurman W. Adkins and Jerome Stanley Adkins. She graduated from North Texas State...
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Blair Jennifer Wilson

January 22, 1982 - August 12, 2017

Blair was a fun, loving, giving and caring person who never met a stranger. She enjoyed all sports from baseball to hockey. She could tell you anything and everything about any athlete. She was a very proud season ticket holder for the Amarillo Bulls. She was a team member at Arby's for 10 years. Blair will be deeply missed by all of her friends and family. In lieu of flowers donations can be...
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Luise LYONS

March 11, 1938 - August 9, 2017

Luise Lyons 79, succumbed to a long illness on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 9:15 am. She was born March 11, 1938 in Getscha Romania. Luise and her husband Jack met and were married in Bremerhaven Germany on March 11, 1958. She and Jack were married for 36 years and were deployed to several naval stations in the US and around the world. She was a Holocaust survivor, a Red Cross volunteer, and a...
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Floyd C. Shannon

September 6, 1925 - August 8, 2017

VET Floyd C. Shannon, 91, of Amarillo died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Osage Baptist Church with Brother David Speed officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Floyd was born Sept. 6, 1925, in Edmonson to James Luther Shannon and Hester Burrows Shannon. He served in...
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Barbara N. Wiley

November 11, 1944 - August 6, 2017

Barbara "Barbie" Ann Noe Wiley, 72, of Amarillo died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Jerry Davey officiating. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St.Barbie enjoyed meeting and being around people whether it was through walking or talking to them. She was a very giving person; her family...
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Nellie Blackwell

March 30, 1938 - August 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery, Amarillo, TX.
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Arlene Encinias

June 5, 1949 - August 3, 2017

Arlene T. Encinias, 68, of Dumas, Texas was called to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 3, 2017 in Dumas, Texas. She passed away surrounded by her loving family. Arlene Encinias was born June 5, 1949 in Roy, New Mexico toMoises and Rose (Tafoya) Trujillo. She married her husband, Dario Encinias, on December 21, 1966 in Clayton, New Mexico. Shortly thereafter, they moved to Dumas, Texas...
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Melissa D. Lowe

June 9, 1982 - July 28, 2017

Melissa Dyan Lowe was born June 9, 1982, in Amarillo to Dale and Donna Lowe. She participated in early childhood education and attended school at North Heights, Children Rehab, Willow Vista, River Road and graduated from Amarillo High School. She participated in special olympics. She enjoyed traveling with her parents. They traveled to Alaska, Niagara Falls, Michigan, Las Vegas and took several...
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Terry Tuckness

August 21, 1946 - July 27, 2017

Terry Wayne Tuckness of The Woodlands, Texas passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 27 surrounded by his loving family. Terry was born on August 21,1946 in Amarillo, Texas, where he grew up. He was employed by McCarty-Hull for most of his entire career. He retired in The Woodlands, Texas to be close to his children and grandchildren, who lovingly called him Poppy. Terry enjoyed listening to...
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Milton Skipper

June 19, 1925 - July 27, 2017

VET Milton Skipper, 92, of Amarillo died Thursday, July 27, 2017.Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Pastor James "Jim" Benton officiating. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Milton was born June 19, 1925, in Floydada to Milton and Lucy Skipper of McLean. He was married for 62 years to Maurine Skipper,...
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Thomas W. Holman

May 11, 1926 - July 27, 2017

Thomas was born on May 11, 1926 in Amarillo, Texas to Toby and Vera Keeney Holman. T.W. graduated from Amarillo High School, he was a member of the Texas State Guard while in High school and joined the Marines in 1944. He served in World War II in the Pacific Campaign with the 2nd Marine Division on Saipan, and as part of the First Occupation Force in Japan following the events near Nagasaki. T.W...
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Margaret Roberts

December 15, 1932 - July 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Vi Jasper

January 15, 1929 - July 22, 2017

Vi worked for over 40 years for Southwestern Bell before retiring to travel with her husband Bill Jasper, to enjoy Senior Citizens Center in Amarillo, playing Bridge, and being a member of Weight Watchers. Family request in lieu of flowers donations can be made is memory of Vi to Alzheimer's Association.She was preceded in death by her husband Bill; mother Veda and brother Louis.Vi is survived by...
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Seth Winfield Thomas

August 30, 1935 - July 20, 2017

Seth "Sonny" Winfield Thomas, 81, of Amarillo died Thursday, July 20, 2017.Celebration of life services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Seth "Sonny" Winfield Thomas, 81, of Amarillo went to be with our Lord on July 20, 2017. Seth was born Aug. 30, 1935, in Haileyville, Okla. His...
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Ken Lyons

March 16, 1945 - July 20, 2017

Ken Lyons 72, of Amarillo, Texas passed away July 20, 2017. Memorial Services will be held Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 10:00 am at Hillside Christian Church with Inurnment to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Ken was a real estate broker investor agent for many years. He served his country in the United States Army. He married the love of his life Beverly Porter. He enjoyed all outdoor activities...
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Frank Ronald Galitski

December 3, 1935 - July 19, 2017

Frank Ronald Galitski, 81, of Amarillo died Wednesday, July 19, 2017.Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Tuesday Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Home. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in in Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish with Monsignor Joe Bixenman officiating. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Home, 5400 S. Bell St.Frank was born Dec. 3, 1935, in Mt. Carmel, Pa., to Frank...
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Treva M. Riehl

September 10, 1933 - July 18, 2017

Treva Maxine Riehl, 83, of Amarillo died Tuesday, July 18, 2017.Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Ira Purdy officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Treva was born Sept. 10, 1933 in Seminole, Okla., to Frank and Irene McConaghie. She retired from the...
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Billy D. Roberts

July 2, 1932 - July 15, 2017

Billy D. Roberts 85, of Amarillo, Texas passed away on July 15, 2017. He was born on July 2, 1932 to Floyd and Juanita Roberts in Clovis, New Mexico. Billy received Jesus Christ as his lord and savior at 17 years old at First Baptist Church in Clovis. He married the love of his life Panzy Poe on May 23, 1952. He retired after 40 years of service in 1989 as a Supervisor in the Mechanical...
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Anthony Ernest Parker

January 3, 1965 - July 14, 2017

Tony was born January 3, 1965 in Dallas. He graduated from Cal Farley's Boys Ranch and made his home in Amarillo. His family was very important to him. He enjoyed fishing, playing golf, horseshoes and just being outdoors. He thought he was the best grill cook in the family. His favorite team was the Pittsburgh Steelers. He liked playing slot machines especially listening to the ching ching when...
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Adriel Sepulveda

July 16, 1936 - July 13, 2017

Adriel "Mr. Chile" enjoyed spending time with his family he was a good husband and provider and always cared for his family. He was married to the love of his life Aurora for 60 years. He was a boxing enthusiast who enjoyed watching and participated in many amateur competitions in his younger years. He enjoyed nature. He was governor of his provinces in Temuco. He was a community leader who...
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Margaret C. West

March 26, 1920 - July 7, 2017

Margaret Ann West, 97, of Amarillo died Friday, July 7, 2017.Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Llano Cemetery. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell Ave.Maggie was a longstanding active member of St. Luke's Presbyterian Church. She was also a senior member of the auxiliary of St. Anthony's Hospital and an active...
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Connie Sue Basford

December 27, 1957 - July 1, 2017

Connie Sue Basford, 59, of Amarillo died Saturday, July 1, 2017.Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Vega with Deacon Raymond Artho officiating. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in the church with Father Grant Spinhirne as celebrant. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Vega. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors...
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Ruby Newton

October 13, 1925 - June 28, 2017

Ruby Fay Newton of Amarillo died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Kyle Pope officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Ms. Ruby Fay Newton (Fay), member of Olsen Park Church of Christ, passed peacefully in her home with her...
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Lewis Lee Helfenbein

January 19, 1960 - June 22, 2017

Lee was born January 19, 1960 in Clinton Oklahoma to Alma Nell Armstrong-Helfenbein and Lewis Helfenbein. The family moved to Amarillo in 1961 and Lee lived the remainder of his life in Amarillo. Being born legally blind, Lee was fiercely independent and able to live a full, active life. He was a skilled handyman, able to make intricate engine repairs. Music was a big part of Lee's life. He...
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Jimmy C. Fitzgerald

August 19, 1943 - June 17, 2017

James "Jimmy" Fitzgerald 73, of Amarillo passed away on June 17, 2017. Memorial Services will be 2:00p.m, Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Griggs-Schooler- Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Pastor Jerry Davey officiating. Jimmy was born on August 19, 1943 in Abernathy, Texas. He served in the United States Army and married the love of his life Virginia on December 15, 1973. Jimmy worked as a...
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Thomas Hardy Phillips

April 9, 1925 - June 8, 2017

Thomas Hardy (Tommy) Phillips died Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the age of 92 after a brief illness. He was born on Riverside Drive in Los Angeles, California, April 9, 1925, to Ernest Alfred and Maebelle Phillips (Weddle). He was preceded in death by his parents, an older brother, Ralph Alfred (R.A.), a younger brother, William Mix (Billy), a sister, Mayrene Hearn, and a daughter-in-law, Patricia...
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Robert Emmett Gulde

May 10, 1934 - June 6, 2017

Dr. Robert Emmett Gulde, a cardiologist who pioneered freestanding cardiac catheterization facilities, died peacefully late Tuesday, June 6, 2017. He was 83.A vigil will be held Friday, June 9, at 6:00 p.m. at Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Home, 5400 S. Bell. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 10, at St. Mary's Cathedral, 1200 S. Washington with Father Scott Raef officiating...
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Johnny L. Moore

August 3, 1925 - June 4, 2017

Johnny L. Moore, 91 passed away on June 4, 2017 in Sweetwater, Texas.Services will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Pastor Dale Moreland officiating with burial to follow at Llano Cemetery. Johnny was born on August 3, 1925 in Littlefield, Texas. He served in the United States Army and was married to the love of his life LaRae Griffin for...
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Sue Baugh Covey

May 14, 1930 - May 27, 2017

Sue was born and raised in Hollis, Oklahoma. She worked for the telephone company for several years. She met and married Charles Baugh, while Charles served his country Sue kept a loving home for her family. They were very involved in the community and with Amarillo Christian Schools for many years. They were married for 53 years. Sue married W.A. Covey in December of 2006 and made their home in...
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Frederick J. Chesser

September 19, 1933 - May 22, 2017

Mr. Chesser was born Sept. 19, 1933, in New London, Conn. He married Janis Geottee in 1950 in Houston, raising five lovely daughters in their 56 years of marriage.He served in the Air Force for 22 years, serving in Korea, Japan, Libya, Alaska and multiple other assignments in the continental U.S. After retirement from the Air Force, Mr. Chesser and family moved to Amarillo in 1972, where he...
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Maria Delgado

March 13, 1935 - May 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Cletis Scott

February 12, 1920 - May 17, 2017

The youngest child of James Monroe Scott and Martha Amanda Branch, Cletis was born in Calera in 1920. He enlisted in the Army with one of his older brothers in 1940 and was honorably discharged in 1944 with the rank of S/Sgt. While serving in WWII, he was a member of the 45th Division, 180th Infantry, 2nd Battalion, Company E and was entitled to wear the EAMET service ribbon. He married...
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Rick Nelson

December 16, 1957 - May 15, 2017

Rick married the love of his life Brenda on September 25, 1978. He enjoyed spending time with his family but especially with his grandchildren, they were the twinkle in his eye. He was a hardworking man who enjoyed spending time outside with his family and his animals. He and his father owned Nelson Paint Contractors for many years. Rick was a friend to any and everyone, he will be greatly missed...
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Mary C. Lowe

March 31, 1928 - May 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Lawrence Pfister

June 20, 1936 - April 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Danny C. Williams

November 4, 1946 - April 27, 2017

Danny was born to J. Fred and Lucille Foster Williams on November 4,1946. He graduated from Forestburg High School in 1964. Upon graduation he served his country in the United States Army serving in Korea. He attended Texas Tech University and graduated from UT Pan American University in Edinburg. Danny was very proud to be a Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission officer from 1981to 1998 in Amarillo,...
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Janis D. Latimer

April 19, 1948 - April 14, 2017

Janis was born April 19, 1948, in Tishamingo, Okla. She spent her childhood in Oklahoma. On Jan. 21, 1966, she married her husband John and they headed west to California.She spent most of her adult life living in San Diego and Olympia, Wash., where she and John raised three children before finally making Amarillo their home in 2003. They came to Amarillo to be close to their grandchildren who...
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Mary COUCH

February 14, 1927 - April 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Abenicio Romero

August 10, 1926 - April 12, 2017

Abenicio "Art" Romero went to be with his Lord on April 12, 2017. He lived in Northern Colorado for 15 years before moving to Texas. He lived in Straford for 10 years before making Amarillo his home. He worked at BSA and was granted several awards one being Employee of the year. He loved classic country western music along with Frank Sinatra and Mexican music. He enjoyed riding horses....
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Agnes Fisher

December 28, 1929 - April 8, 2017

Agnes Cunningham Fisher, a first generation American, was born in 1929 in Oakland, California to Hannah and Patrick Cunningham, Irish immigrants, as the youngest of ten children. She graduated from St. Elizabeth's High School and worked for many years at Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation. She had a love for travel that included trips to Europe on two different occasions and was a season...
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Helen M. Blake

February 22, 1934 - April 7, 2017

Helen was born on February 22, 1934 in Amarillo, Texas; she graduated from Amarillo High School. She worked at Maxus Energy (formerly known as Diamond Shamrock) before retiring. She loved to sew quilts and do needlework, and also enjoyed doing yard work and spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.She is preceded in death by her husband Jim Blake;...
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Sylvia Markman

March 13, 1928 - April 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Rachel Weaver Webb

June 28, 1933 - March 31, 2017

Rachel Webb, 83, of Amarillo died Friday, March 31, 2017. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Mrs. Webb was born June 28, 1933, in Darwin, Okla. She married the love of her life, Walter Webb, on July 3, 1952.Rachel loved her children and loved spending time with them. She was a...
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Roberta L. Van Patten

October 26, 1942 - March 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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David Earl Irwin

March 12, 1930 - March 30, 2017

David Earl Irwin 87, of Canyon, Texas entered into rest March 30, 2017. David was born in Kimball, Nebraska at his parent's home on March 12, 1930. He attended school in Kimball and graduated from Kimball County Highs School in 1949. David married the love of his life, Jo Edens on May 9, 1952. Together, they created a warm environment to raise their family in Westminster, Colorado where they...
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David Irwin

March 12, 1930 - March 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Danny Johnson

November 28, 1944 - March 26, 2017

Danny Johnson, 72, of Amarillo, Texas passed away March 26, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Danny was born to Harvey and Tiny Johnson on November 28, 1944 in Amarillo, Texas where he lived his entire life. He attended Amarillo High School. He worked at Bell Helicopter from 1975 to 1982. In 1981 he met and married Glenda Jean Rogers on July 17, 1981 in San Angelo, Texas. He was the owner...
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Nina Stanfield

October 13, 1929 - March 22, 2017

Nina spent her time volunteering at BSA Hospital as well as the VA hospital. She loved visiting with her family and taking care of her grandchildren when they were young. She was a house wife and a military wife. The family would like to thank Becky Morton for all the loving care and support that was given to Nina.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lertis (Gene) Stanfield; son...
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Donna Day

July 26, 1922 - March 15, 2017

Donna Belle Day was born July 26th, 1922 to Nolan and Maye Murr in Amarillo, Texas. She attended Soncy School, and Amarillo High. She married James Walter Day, August 5th, 1939. Through this marriage, brought forth four children. She passed away March 15th, 2017, at Prairie House Living Center, Plainview, Texas at 8:40 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations are to be sent to Prairie House Living...
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Roberta Wilterding

June 17, 1927 - March 8, 2017

Bert enjoyed spending time with her family whether it was cooking or baking her famous German chocolate cake. She was a crafty person she liked to sew and paint. She was very adventurous she went parasailing in Mexico when she was 80 years old. She had a passion for life. Bert will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill Wilterding; her parents...
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Elic Garland Sanders

February 7, 1933 - March 7, 2017

Elic Garland (E. G.) Sanders Jr was born to Elic Garland Sanders and Lettie Emily Sanders on February 7, 1933 at Lefors, Texas. The family moved to Samnorwood, Texas the following year and lived there for eight years. He attended his first three of school there. The family moved to Amarillo in 1942 where E. G. entered the fourth grade at Margaret Wills grade school, then on to Sam Houston Jr High...
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Janet Noe Arthur

February 9, 1948 - March 6, 2017

Janet was born in Norman, Oklahoma on February 9, 1948 to Frank and Betty Noe. She graduated from Tascosa High School in 1967 and moved on to West Texas State University. Janet married Gary L. Arthur on April 11, 1968 and they became lifelong partners. She was a member of the South Georgia Baptist Church. Over the years she worked at various secretarial and book keeping jobs including Energas,...
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Ug Berry

February 9, 1927 - March 5, 2017

UG was born on February 9, 1927 in Indianola, Oklahoma. He married the love of his life June Cooke on October 16, 1948 and they spent 68 wonderful years together. He served in the United States Army and went on to work as a Stock Broker. He loved doing upholstery work and liked to go fishing and golfing in his free time. UG was also a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church and was very...
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Bernice Nadine Glenn

December 1, 1917 - February 25, 2017

Bernice was born Dec. 1, 1917, to Emmett and Eppie Blair of Childress. Bernice was one of seven children raised in Childress. She met her husband William Albert Glenn of Childress on 1934 and married in 1935. They remained happily married for more than 50 years. Bernice and her family moved to Amarillo in 1951, where she worked for Northwest Texas Hospital as a central supply tech until her...
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Larry Johnson

May 16, 1945 - February 24, 2017

Larry was born on May 16, 1945 in Retrop, Oklahoma. He served in the United States Army and went onto work for Colorado Interstate Gas for 20+ years before retiring from the City of Amarillo Street Department. Larry loved his family and grandkids and never missed a sporting event they played in. He also enjoyed playing poker and watching football on Sunday's with his son Jamie. He will be missed...
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J.L. Cook

March 2, 1941 - February 21, 2017

J.L. was born on March 2, 1941 in Wellington, Texas to James B. and Nettie Ruth Cook. J.L. grew up in Snyder and Andrews, Texas. He graduated from Andrews High School in 1959. He participated in track, baseball and football during his high school years. Following graduation, James moved to Amarillo and graduated from West Texas Barber College. He worked at Amarillo Air Base for many years and was...
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Victoria Renee Bridgwater Roberson

May 31, 1984 - February 16, 2017

Victoria Renee (Bridgwater) Roberson, 32, passed away on February 16, 2017. Victoria is survived by her loving husband Jamie Roberson of nearly 10 years and two children Kyle (12) and Ella (7).Victoria is lovingly remembered by her mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, 5 brothers, a father-in-law and mother-in-law, 4 sister-in-law's, 3 brother-in-law's, 7 nieces, 3 nephews, and many extended...
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Brenda Taylor

July 18, 1949 - February 12, 2017

Brenda Dearil Taylor, 67, of Amarillo died Sunday Feb. 12, 2017.A memorial service is being planned in Springtown, TX with Steven Taylor officiating.Brenda was born July 18, 1949 in Pampa, TX to Rudy and Dene Taylor. She was an amazing woman who loved being with her children, grandchildren, family and friends. Brenda never met a stranger and welcomed all into her life. She enjoyed catering and...
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Mary Jane Aragon Alarid

December 18, 1930 - February 7, 2017

Mary was born December 18, 1930 in Tucumcari, NM to Jose and Apolonaria Benavides Aragon. She was a member of St. Laurence Church.She was preceded in death by her husband Casey M. Alarid in 2012, her parents, four sisters, and six brothers.She is survived her son John Alarid and his wife Niko of Valencia, CA; daughter Corine Aragon Wright and husband Randy of Amarillo; two brothers Mike Aragon...
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Margaret Ann Tuttle

September 30, 1951 - January 28, 2017

Margaret Ann Tuttle, 65 of Amarillo passed away January 28, 2017. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Griggs Schooler Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Memory Gardens Cemetery services are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors. Margaret was born September 30, 1951 in Amarillo to James and Daila...
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Janelle Williams

July 19, 1938 - January 24, 2017

Memorial Service will be Thursday January 26 at 3:00 P.M. in the Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel. Arrangements by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors 5400 S. Bell St Amarillo, Texas Janelle Williams of Amarillo passed away January 24, 2017. Janelle was a long time Panhandle area resident. She married Bob Prichard on January 25, 1957 in Stinnett, TX. They had three children Cheryl...
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Loraine Hawkins

December 5, 1931 - January 18, 2017

Loraine was born on December 5, 1931 in Morristown, New Jersey to Francis and Norma Fournier. She was a waitress for many years in Vaughn and Clovis, New Mexico. She moved to Amarillo in 1970 where she enjoyed volunteering at BSA, playing cards and bingo, traveling, and spending time with her husband A.B and their family.She is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Joanne Fournier, and...
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Marjorie Baughman

June 24, 1941 - January 8, 2017

Marjorie "Margie" Baughman, 75, of Amarillo died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.Celebration of life services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Second Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Griffin officiating. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St.Mrs. Baughman was born June 24, 1941, in Connellsville, Penn. She married the love of her life, Donald, in 1963, and had...
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Bruce Wayne Blevins

July 12, 1955 - January 7, 2017

Bruce Wayne Blevins, 61, of Amarillo died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017.Inurnment will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Memory Gardens Cemetery Mausoleum with Dr. Howard K. Batson officiating. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St.Bruce was born July 12, 1955, in Waynoka, Okla., to Roy and Betty Blevins. He graduated from Tascosa High School in 1974. While in school,...
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Ruth M. Collums

September 29, 1937 - January 7, 2017

Ruth was born September 29, 1937 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. She went to meet our Savior on January 7, 2017. Ruth married Dub "G.W." Collums on January 21, 1956 in Alamorgodo. She will be laid to rest next to her husband.She was preceded in death by her husband, Dub Collums and her brother, Rev. Fred Moore. She is survived by her two children, Debbie McCraw and Randy Collums of Amarillo; three...
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Nora Florence Herald

December 25, 1929 - January 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Frank James Barra

August 14, 1927 - January 4, 2017

VET Frank J. Barra, 89, of Amarillo died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017.Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church with Father John Valdez as celebrant. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Amarillo. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St.Frank was born Aug. 14, 1927, in Wilburton, Okla., to Frank and Agnes Barra....
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Robert Montanez

January 12, 1950 - January 3, 2017

VET Robert Montanez, 66, died Tuesday, Jan.3, 2017.Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel, with Chaplain Scott Willis officiating. Burial in Llano Cemetery of Amarillo with Military Honors. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 Bell St.Robert was born Jan. 12, 1950, in El Paso. He served in the United States Army and worked as a...
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Phillip Sweeney

October 3, 1928 - December 31, 2016

Phillip Ray Sweeney "Phil" 88, of Amarillo died Saturday, December 31, 2016. Mr. Sweeney was born October 3, 1928 in Phillips, Texas to Cecil and Ada Sweeney. He married Charlene Sons in Borger on December 20, 1949. He was a dedicated husband, father and PaPa who touched many lives. He was preceded in death by his wife Charlene; and his parents Ada and Cecil.His survivors include two daughters...
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Robert Johnson

May 30, 1929 - December 28, 2016

On December 28, 2016 RWJ closed his eyes on earth then opened to see the face of God. Robert was born on May 30, 1929 in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. He married Joyce in 1952 and was in the United States Air force and worked as a Jet Mechanic Instructor and computer programmer before retiring after 20 years as a Master Sargent. He then worked at The Pantex Plant as a systems analyst where he retired...
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Janice Wilkison

June 29, 1937 - December 25, 2016

Jan married Bill WilkIson in 1988. They enjoyed their life together until Bill passed away in 2001. Jan had a long career and retired from the Federal Government. Jan traveled extensively and was highly respected in all of her endeavors. Jan and Bill enjoyed their lives motor homing throughout the U.S. and made many friends throughout their travels.She was preceded in death by her parents,...
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Janyce Marie Wood

April 24, 1949 - December 15, 2016

Janyce Marie Wood of Amarillo, Texas died December 15, 2016 in Amarillo, Texas.Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at Comanche Trail Church of Christ in Amarillo, with Loran Harper officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at Silverton Cemetery in Silverton, Texas. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors. There will be no public viewing.Janyce was born...
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Delia M. Goodgame

January 7, 1935 - December 13, 2016

Della Goodgame 81 passed away peacefully on December 13, 2016. The daughter of W.A. and Elsie Allen, Della was from Paducah, Texas where she graduated from Paducah High School in 1952. She married Jim Goodgame in November 1952. After many moves they settled in Midland in 1974 where she was active in Bellview Baptist Church. In 2009 she moved to Amarillo where her daughter Cindy resides. A private...
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Jeffrey Britt

April 19, 1985 - December 13, 2016

Jeffrey was born April 19, 1985, in Pampa to Lewis and Jennie Britt and lived on the Britt Ranch near Wheeler. It became apparent right away that he had major medical issues. Jeffrey moved back and forth between Texas and the Washington, D.C. area to deal with these and live near extended family until he was 13. He then moved to Amarillo in 1998, where he lived until his death. While challenged...
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Clarence Coy Denton

May 20, 1927 - December 13, 2016

Clarence Coy Denton was born May 20, 1927 near Memphis, Texas to Stephen and Ada Denton. He graduated from Lakeview High School and attended West Texas State College. He married the love of his life Beverly Joy Davis on June 11, 1950, and together they had three sons. He began his career with Southwestern Public Service in 1952 in Amarillo and worked over 35 years with the company.He loved...
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Ada S. Baldwin

September 12, 1923 - December 12, 2016

Harold was born February 9, 1924 in Burlington N.C. to James and Fannie Baldwin. Ada was born September 12, 1923 in High Point N.C. to Abe and Carrie Simpson. Harold joined his Lord and Savior on December 3, 2016. Ada joined her Lord and Savior on December 12, 2016. Harold and Ada were married December 221945. They were members of First Baptist Church for many years. Harold served his country in...
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Bobbye Moore

November 30, 1942 - December 11, 2016

Bobbye was born on November 30, 1942 to Edgar and Robbie McBrayer. She grew up in Dumas and attended Clarendon College. She married the love of her life Francis "Butch" Moore on July 15, 1964. Bobbye loved spending time with her family and she will be missed by all who loved her. She is preceded in death by her parents and a son; Michael Moore. She is survived by her husband Francis "Butch" Moore...
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Thomas Robert Langham

September 24, 1921 - December 10, 2016

Thomas Robert (T.R.) Langham 95 of Amarillo, Texas died Saturday December 10, 2016. Langham was born September 25, 1921 at Lakeview, Texas to Thomas Albert and Ella Clementine Brown Langham. He served in the U.S Navy during WW II, 1942-1945, serving on the USS Velocity, a mine sweeper. He married Barbara Stansell on April 6, 1946. He worked for the Amarillo Helium Plant and the Helium Terminal...
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Hazel Bernice Knittel

May 24, 1918 - December 10, 2016

Hazel was born in Avery, Texas on May 24, 1918; she came to Amarillo in a covered wagon as a little girl. She worked as a bookkeeping supervisor for 10 years at First National Bank. She was an avid reader and loved playing games on her computer. Hazel loved spending time with her family and going fishing and bird-dogging in the mountains. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her. She is...
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Ronald Dee Clark

August 1, 1939 - December 3, 2016

Ronald was born in Cloud Chief, Oklahoma on August 1, 1939; he married the love of his life Alice on November 28, 1961. He loved NASCAR and watching football. He enjoyed spending time with his family and he will be missed by all who loved him. He is preceded in death by his wife Alice Clark.He is survived by his son; Tom Clark and Wife Melissa of Amarillo; Granddaughters, Rachel and Amy Clark;...
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Gerald Robert Gotcher

November 10, 1953 - December 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Kathy Walstead

October 8, 1955 - December 1, 2016

Kathy Walstead, 61 of Amarillo passed away December 1, 2016. Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 10a.m. at Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Pastor Jerry Davey officiating. Kathy was born October 8, 1955 in Abilene, Texas. She grew up in Amarillo, Texas and married the love of her life Steve Walstead in 1994, he passed away in 2006. She loved to cook and...
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Lois Ann Wimer

June 21, 1937 - November 25, 2016

Lois Ann Wimer, 79 of Amarillo passed away November 25, 2016. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors Pioneer Chapel. Interment will be at Llano Cemetery by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell. Lois was born June 21, 1937 in Minot, North Dakota to Arthur and Mabel Holtz. She married Eston J. Wimer in 1957...
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Tina Dawson McLean

August 10, 1971 - November 24, 2016

Tina Dawson McLean, 45 of Amarillo passed away November 24, 2016. Funeral services will be Thursday December 1, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors Pioneer Chapel. Arrangements by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors 5400 S. Bell St Amarillo, Texas. Tina Dawson McLean 45 of Amarillo, Texas passed away November 24, 2016. She was born August 10, 1971 in Van Nuys,...
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Glynda Rauschuber

June 24, 1944 - November 21, 2016

Glynda was born on June 24, 1944, in Abilene, Texas, to Virgil and Lola Faye Woodfin. She graduated from Iowa Park High School in 1962. She obtained a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from West Texas State University in Canyon, Texas. Glynda worked at American Quarter Horse Association and Northwest Texas Hospital. She also worked at the Pantex Plant for more than 33 years. Glynda was an avid...
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Elmer Williams

November 3, 1920 - November 19, 2016

Elmer was born on November 3, 1920 in Milford, Texas. He served in the United States Navy and Coast Guard and fought in the Korean War. Elmer was known as the handy man in his family and he loved to fix and tinker with things. He was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels for many years and he will be greatly missed. Survivors include a Daughter; Jean and husband Larry, a Grandson; Earl Bittick, and two...
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