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Carson County Obituaries

Source: Amarillo Globe-News

August 2003


JoAnne Harvey

SKELLYTOWN - JoAnne Harvey, 64, died Tuesday, July 29, 2003.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Highland Park Cemetery with the Rev. Fred Palmer, pastor of Carpenter's House Church of Pampa, officiating. Arrangements are by Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Harvey was born Oct. 13, 1938, in Crescent, Okla. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her stepmother, Agnes Stover of Borger; a son, Billy Jack Annis of Nashville, Tenn.; a stepson, Larry Jack Toney of Enid, Okla.; six daughters, Debra Short and April Annis, both of Borger, Rachel Brown of Maple Hill, N.C., Tabitha Winkler and Brenda Newman, both of Pampa, and Renee Woods of Skellytown; two stepdaughters, Brenda Phares of Enid and Delores Price of Borger; three brothers, Clifford Stover of Lufkin, and Eddie Enochs and Steven Stover, both of Borger; two sisters, Linda Swafford of Temple, Ga., and Ginger Jameson of Borger; 24 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Amarillo Globe-News, Aug. 1, 2003


Gary Friemel

GROOM - Gary Friemel, 46, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003, in Alaska.

Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today in Immaculate Heart of Mary church in Groom. Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the church with the Rev. Pat Carathers of St. Hyacinth's in Amarillo as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Groom by Schooler Funeral Home of Amarillo, 4100 S. Georgia St.

Mr. Friemel was raised near Hereford, and moved to Groom where he graduated high school in 1975. He married Julie Ledwig in Groom on Nov. 20, 1976. His passion was farming, which he did the majority of his life.

He was the secretary for Top of Texas Gin Growers Board. He was also an active member of the community, serving on the school board for many years, the GEDC (Groom Economic Development Committee), and was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Melanie Friemel of Frisco and Jessica Friemel of Groom; a son, Trevor Friemel of Groom; a granddaughter, Madison Friemel of Groom; two sisters, Lynette Lanier of Key West, Fla., and Michelle Britten of Oklahoma City; a brother, Mike Friemel of Groom; his parents, Roman Friemel of Amarillo and Neysa Friemel of Groom; and his grandmother, Josephine Friemel of Canyon.

The family suggests memorials be to MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston; or Don and Sybil Harrington Cancer Center, 1500 Wallace Blvd., Amarillo, TX 79106.

Amarillo Globe-News, Aug. 6, 2003


Don S. Hubbard

PANHANDLE - Don S. Hubbard, 69, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003, in Albuquerque, N.M.

Services will be at 4:30 p.m. today in First Christian Church with Jim Howard of Amarillo officiating. Burial will be in Panhandle Cemetery by Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors.

Mr. Hubbard was born Aug. 15, 1933, in Panhandle. He was a state trooper at Dumas from 1956 to 1960, and a senior staff tax agent for Gulf Oil.

Survivors include his wife, Marlene; a son, Kent Hubbard of Tomball; a daughter, Kathy Knight of Fallon, Nev.; two sisters, Darlene Sparks of Wichita Falls and Mary Lee Wersonick of Corpus Christi; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Amarillo Globe-News, Aug. 9, 2003


Almeda Crist

PANHANDLE - Almeda Crist, 81, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in First Baptist Church in Panhandle with Mark Roberts and Crist Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Panhandle Cemetery by Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Crist was born Dec. 16, 1921, in Shamrock, Okla. She had been a Panhandle resident since 1936.

Survivors include a son, Gene Crist of Cumbie; two daughters, Bertha Mae Owens of San Antonio and Mary Alice Benton of Denton; three sisters, Eva Thorp of Panhandle, Laura Mae Brown of Nicoma, Okla., and Marcela Ninemire of Eunice, La.; eight grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to First Baptist Church in Panhandle.

Amarillo Globe-News, Aug. 21, 2003


Faye Wilcoxson Allen

PANHANDLE - Faye Wilcoxson Allen, 91, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. today in Panhandle Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Fuller, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Panhandle Cemetery by Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Mrs. Allen was born March 2, 1912, in Benjamin. She married John Nugent Allen on Jan. 6, 1929, in Turkey.

Survivors include a son, Aubrey Earl Allen and wife, Billie, of Lynnville, Tenn.; a daughter, Bonnie Chambless and husband, Bill, of Horseshoe Bay; two sisters, Bernice Byrd of Amarillo and Martha Phillips of Dallas; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Amarillo Globe-News, Aug. 28, 2003


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