Our Obituaries

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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Lee Walls

March 24, 1928 - November 16, 2016

Rev. Lee Walls, 88 of Amarillo passed away November 16, 2016. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 21, 2016 at New Life Four Square Church with Rev. Kim Pitner officiating. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell. Lee Walls was born March 24, 1928 in Hollis, Oklahoma to John and Ella Walls. Lee married the love of...
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Fannie Lou Carter

November 11, 1911 - November 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Patricia Lou O'Brien

April 22, 1952 - November 15, 2016

Patricia was born on April 22, 1952 in Anchorage, Alaska, she loved her family very much along with her cat Hannah. She also loved making jewelry and she will be greatly missed. Survivors include a sister; Lynn Schneider, and four nieces.In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Humane Society. Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors,...
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Charlotte Leighann Price

October 25, 2016 - November 6, 2016

Charlotte Leighann Price, infant daughter of Joseph and Stephanie Price passed away November 6, 2016. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday November 11, 2016 at St. Stephen United Methodist Church with Pastors Kendall Meek and Stan Cosby officiating. Charlotte was born October 25, 2016 in Amarillo to her parents Joseph and Stephanie Fowler Price. She was only here for a short time but...
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Harry Clay Bulloch

September 15, 1920 - November 5, 2016

Harry C. Bulloch was born September 15, 1920 in Collins, Arkansas. He attended school in Marmaduke Ark, and at Arkansas State College in Jonesboro, Ark. He married the love of his life Virginia Hall on June 24, 1940 and together they had four children. He worked for Trailsways Bus System as a ticket clerk in 1940, and he served as a terminal manager in Memphis, TN and in Springfield, MO. He...
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L.N. Mayes

January 21, 1938 - October 28, 2016

L.N. "Buddy" Mayes, 78, of Amarillo died Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. Visitation will be Sunday October 30, 2016 at Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Home 5400 S. Bell St. from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.Funeral services will be Monday October 31, at 2:00 PM in the Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel 5400 S. Bell St. Arrangements by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors 5400 S. Bell St Amarillo, Texas. Burial...
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Norma Ann Bowen

March 28, 1933 - October 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Gary Don Harris

January 25, 1961 - October 21, 2016

Gary was born on January 25, 1961 in Amarillo, Texas. He enjoyed the outdoors, and doing woodwork. He loved spending time with his family and was an avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles.He is survived by his wife Linda Harris; His children; R.J. Harris, Lindsey Harris, Tatum Harris, Cassandra Palacios, Austin Harris and 15 grandchildren. Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon...
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Weldon Scott McDowell

May 25, 1934 - October 19, 2016

Weldon "Scott" McDowell 84 of Amarillo, Texas passed away October 19, 2016. He was born to George and Nora McDowell on May 25, 1934 at Petty, Texas. He attended school in Roxton, Texas. He married Rose Ellen Lester on June 16, 1961 in Amarillo, Texas. They were married for over 55 years. He was a hard worker; he worked for Diamond Shamrock, Amarillo Police Department, Texas DPS Dispatcher and...
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James Overton Harris

August 23, 1930 - October 13, 2016

James Overton Harris Sr.James Overton Harris Sr., 86, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in San Jacinto Church of Christ with Dale Dennis officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. James Overton Harris Sr. was born Aug. 23, 1930, in Goodnight to Hardy and Delia Harris. He...
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Charles L. Smith

November 10, 1927 - October 11, 2016

Charles L. Smith, 88 of Amarillo passed away October 11, 2016. Funeral service will be Monday, October 17, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Griggs Schooler Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Chaplain Stuart Smith officiating. Services are under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell. Charles was born November 10, 1927 in Stevens, Arkansas to Frank and Bessie Smith. He moved to...
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Russell James Pinkerton

December 31, 1967 - October 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Jose Ballejo

December 15, 1955 - September 25, 2016

Jose was born in Farwell, Texas. He married Clarissa Simons on October 28, 1995. He enjoyed tinkering and building things. He liked cooking for his family. Jose was a hardworking man and do lend a hand to anyone in need. He will be missed.She was preceded in death by his father Lupe Ballejo; Brother Al Ballejo Sons David Ballejo and John David Ballejo.He is survived by wife Clarissa Simon Ballejo...
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Thomas Walker Weir

March 1, 1935 - September 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Mary Felty

February 12, 1927 - September 24, 2016

Mary was called home by her Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 24, 2016. She married the love of her life Marvin Felty on February 14, 1953. She was a housewife and enjoyed spending time her children, whether is was watching all of their sporting events or just hanging out around the house. Her family was very important to her. She was a member of Bykota Baptist Church.She was preceded in...
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Patricia Kay Bryant

September 9, 1955 - September 22, 2016

Mrs.. Bryant was born September, 9, 1955 in Albuquerque, NM and moved to Happy, Texas in 1960. She attended schools in Happy and graduated from Happy High School in 1974. She graduated from Draughon's Business College in May 1975, and attended Amarillo College for two years concentrating on Office Management. She married the love of her life, Richard Bryant on October 25, 1993. She was a former...
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Bryan Jeffery Kennedy

December 30, 1977 - September 12, 2016

Bryan Jeffrey Kennedy, 38, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2016.Bryan Jeffrey Kennedy was born Dec. 30, 1977, and died Sept. 12, 2016. Bryan was born and raised in Amarillo and graduated from Amarillo High School in 1996, and West Texas A&M University in 2000. He was a production specialist at Bell Helicopter. Bryan enjoyed playing golf with his friends at Tascosa Country Club and going to sporting...
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Bryan Phillip Bullard

March 6, 1960 - September 10, 2016

Bryan Phillip Bullard, 56, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016.Bryan Phillip Bullard, passed away September 10, 2016. Bryan was born March 27, 1960 in Encino, California.Passionate is the word to best describe this wonderful man. He was passionate in all he did. He was unique in that he loved his job every single day. He loved the outdoors, hiking, skiing, camping and fishing. Bryan did not, however,...
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Helen D. Roth

March 20, 1919 - September 6, 2016

Helen Stark Davis Roth passed away September 6, 2016 after a short illness. She was born tenth of thirteen children to George and Margaret Stark on March 20, 1919 in Pueblo, Colorado. At the age of four the family relocated to a farm outside Delta, Colorado. She was the first in her family to graduate from Delta High School in 1937. She went on to attend Mesa College in Grand Junction, Colorado,...
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Richard Eugene Riggin

December 8, 1954 - August 31, 2016

Richard Eugene Riggin, 61 of Amarillo passed away August 31, 2016. Memorial service will be Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors Pioneer Chapel with Rev. Trey and Amanda Harper officiating and Pastor Royce Riggin reading the eulogy. Arrangements by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors 5400 S. Bell St Amarillo, Texas. Richard was born...
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Debi Deputy

June 27, 1953 - August 27, 2016

Debi Deputy, 63, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.Celebration of life services will be at 3 p.m. today in Hillside Christian Church with Jeff Booth and Pastor Greg Corona officiating.Debi was born June 27, 1953, in Anadarko, Okla., to Edwin and Rozella Kenedy. She was a first grade teacher for 35 years.After retiring, she enjoyed spending time reading, watching Netflix and going to water aerobics....
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James McWatters

September 4, 1921 - August 26, 2016

Mac enjoyed being outdoors whether it was mowing the lawn or plowing the fields. He was married to the love of his life Georgia for 71 years they enjoyed traveling after he retired. He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad for 35 years and retired in 1983. His family was very important to him. He was a member of Central Church of Christ. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him....
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Caroline Spurgeon

May 11, 1924 - August 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.
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Charles Priest

July 25, 1928 - August 16, 2016

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Taunda Alyn Billingsley

March 26, 1952 - August 15, 2016

Taunda Alyn Billingsley, 64, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Llano Cemetery. Memorial services will follow at 3 p.m. in Family Life Fellowship Church, 3900 S.W. 58th Ave., with Pastor Robbie Ashlock officiating. Arrangements by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Taunda was born March 26, 1952, in Memphis to James and Joyce...
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Mary Ryals

August 12, 1939 - August 8, 2016

Kathy was born and raised in Amarillo. She married Charles Ryals of Floydada, May 24, 1957. Together they had five children. She worked at Plains Produce for many years. She will be deeply missed.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Charles Ryals; three daughters Sherri Hendrix; Terri Ryals; Jackie Ryals.She is survived by daughter Teresa Dannels; son Jody Ryals; 29 grandchildren;...
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Fern C. Scott

April 20, 1929 - July 28, 2016

Fern enjoyed the outdoors; she was a country girl at heart. Her family was very important to her. She was an avid bowler and a great pool player. She was a John Wayne fan and enjoyed watching all of his movies. Fern will be missed by all who knew and loved her.She was preceded in death by her parents Floyd and Bessie Carver; sister Wenna Rea Meachum; and Lou Jean Syrus. She is survived by two...
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Jimmie M. Pierce

July 28, 1923 - July 25, 2016

Jimmie loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed nature and spend several years at Ute Lake Logan, New Mexico helping with the family businesses Pierce Boat Sales and Pierce Marina. During her free time she played the organ and was a member of the Sweet Adaline's. She was also a member of the local Republican National Committee. Jimmie will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her....
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Hubert Klamm

August 22, 1918 - July 20, 2016

Hubert Klamm, 97, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016.Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Memorial Park Cemetery with Jerry Davey officiating. Arrangements by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Hubert Klamm, 97, passed away July 20, 2016. He was born Aug. 22, 1918, in Parkville, Mo., to Fred and Nelly Klamm.Sign the online guest book at www.griggsschoolergordon.com...
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Donald Howard Mansel

February 27, 1938 - July 20, 2016

Donald Howard Mansel, 78, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016.Services will be at 10 a.m. today in Beacon Baptist Church with Brother Curtis Redmond officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Military honors are provided by Volleys for Veterans. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Donald Howard Mansel, 78, of Amarillo passed away July 20, 2016. He was born...
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Dorothy Jean Geurin

April 16, 1925 - July 18, 2016

Dorothy Jean "Jeannie" Geurin, 91, died Monday, July 18, 2016.Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Westview Christian Church, 6810 Hillside Road. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Jeannie was born April 16, 1925, in Thomas, Okla., to Clyde and Marjorie Keller. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons...
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Jessica Warnlof

May 17, 1919 - July 5, 2016

Jessica Jean Warnlof 97 of Amarillo, Texas passed away July 5, 2016. She was born on May 17, 1919 in Austin Texas. She enjoyed reading and playing bridge. She received her Phd. from Texas A&M University in College Station. She was an English professor at Victoria College for over 20 years. She is preceded in death by her brother John ShepardShe is survived by two daughters Alice Bell and B J...
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Doris Larson

April 1, 1928 - July 1, 2016

Heaven gained a new angel when Doris Ellen Joens Larson, 88 of Amarillo, was called Home on July 1, 2016. Doris was born April 1, 1928 in Davenport, Iowa to August and Dorathea Joens. She graduated high school in 1946 and then graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1950 with a degree in Musical Education. She taught one year in Garrison, Iowa and attended the National Music Camp in...
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Juaneita Hughes

August 5, 1922 - June 28, 2016

Juaneita served her country during WWII as a riveter for B12 bombers. She earned her pilot's license and flew until the age of 75. She worked at Southwestern Bell and at AT&T for 35 years. She received the freedom award and loved to travel. She was kind and loving to everyone and loved her animals. She will be deeply missed.She was preceded in death by: parents; twin sister Juanelle...
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Juanita Brownlow

July 2, 1923 - June 23, 2016

Juanita loved vacationing with her family in the Colorado Mountains. She enjoyed tending to her garden, reading, playing cards and dominos with her church friends and singing in the choir. She had a very strong Southern Baptist faith and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband W.D. "Stubb" Brownlow; 1 sister four brothers.She is survived by two sons Bobby...
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Clara Viola Akers Musick

February 22, 1930 - June 17, 2016

Clara Viola Akers Musick, 86 of Amarillo passed away June 17, 2016. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Paramount Baptist Church with Pastor Victor Miller officiating. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell. Clara was born February 22, 1930 in Washington County, Virginia to John James and Lillian...
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Wayland Dean Hanna

June 12, 1928 - June 15, 2016

Wayland Dean "Cotton" Hanna went to be with his Lord and Savior on June 15, 2016. Cotton was bornon June 12, 1928 at the home of his grandparents in Jackson County Oklahoma. Immediately aftergraduation from Friendship High School, Cotton joined the Marine Corp as an MP and then went to theArmy as a Telecommunications Specialist in the Korean Conflict. He received an honorable dischargefrom both...
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