GARZA COUNTY TEXAS OBITUARIES

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NORMAN DALE SHEDD 2/28/1939-6/1/1947

partial obit

....waiting for Mother and Dad, sisters and brothers to come home to Jesus. So prepareto meet thy God and your darling child in the beautiful place that the 22nd chapter of Revelations tells us about. What a glorious and wonderful place that will be. Norman Dale was born Feb 22, 1939 and was drowned June 1, 1947. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Shedd of Post, TX and a grandson of the late John Mannos and Mrs. Laura Mannos of near Evant. He leaves....

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John Clayton Shedd


DRIVER DIES; AREA WRECKS INJURE 11 A former distributive education teacher, in the Slaton Public Schools was killed and an 88 year old Lubbock man was injured Saturday in a two car crash in west Slaton.

The fatal mishap occurred during an outbreak of Lubbock County traffic acccidents which injured 10 other persons, at least one seriously. Five persons were hurt in a smashup at Shallowater and two youngsters were struck down by vehicles in the Hub City.

Dead on arrival at Mercy Hospital, Slaton, was
John Clayton Shedd, 32 year old Post native, most recently a teacher teaching in Mesquite.

Injured in the same accident was
Clarence Nelson Wylie, 1514 E. Auburn, who was in fair condition late Saturday at Mercy Hospital.

Slaton police said the mishap occurred about 1;30 pm at US 84 bypass and Cemetery Road in west Slaton.

Investigators said Shedd was travelling northwest on US 84 and Wylie was headed east on Cemetery Road, and the

broadside collision occurred in the intersection. Both men were alone in their late model cars. They were taken to the hospital by Williams Funeral Home ambulance, Slaton.


Shedd taught distributive education in Slaton for about two years, moving to Mesquite to accept a similar position about 1 1/2 years ago. He was a graduate of Post High School and North Texas State College, Denton. He was also a US Navy veteran, serving from 1955 to 1959.

Survivors include the wife, Paula, Mesquite. his mother, Mr. JW Shedd, Post, four brothrs, Lloyd M., Plainview, Emmett, Post, Delbert, Birmingham ALA, and Charles, Austin; three sisters, Margie, Post, Mrs. Billy Snow, Japan, and Mrs. Kenneth Rumbaugh, Levelland.

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SARAH SHEDD, Lubbock Avalanche Journal 1/8/1987

Post- Services for Sarah Ella Shedd, 86, of Anson, will be at 10:30 am Saturday in the Church of God of Prophecy with Edgar Newdiger of Post officiating. He will be assisted by the Rev. Leon Flemmer, Minister. Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under direction of Hudman Funeral Home. She died Wednesday morning in the Valley View Care Center in Anson. She was born in Chickasha, OK and was a former Post resident. She married John Shedd on Nov 5, 1921 in Gatesville. He died in 1965.

Survivors include three sons,
Lloyd of Plainview, Emmett of Aspermont, Delbert of Trussville, ALA. three daughters Margie Nell of Abilene, Onella Snow of Hawley and Laverne Rumbaugh of Levelland; a sister Fannie Harriston of Evant; 19 grandchildren; and 28 great grandchildren.

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Ester Pernel Browning Carpenter

Birth: Apr. 1, 1907 Death: Mar. 3, 1992

Esther Carpenter, a homemaker and mother of Tarrant County Sheriff Don Carpenter, died Tuesday in Lynn County Hospital after a brief illness. She was 84.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Sweet Street Baptist Church in Tahoka, where she was a member. Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery in Post.

Mrs. Carpenter was born in Clay County, Ala. She moved with her family to Texas and attended school in Close City. She married
Clarence W. Carpenter in Post in 1927. He died in 1958. Mrs. Carpenter moved to Lynn County from Post in 1976.

Survivors: Three sons,
Donald Carpenter of Fort Worth, Gene L. Carpenter of Slaton and Jackie Carpenter of Azle; two daughters, Melba Mahon of Lubbock and Eddie Lockaby of Tahoka; one brother, Lynn Browning of Brownfield; 19 grandchildren; 19 great- grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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R.E. Shedd Lubbock Avalanche Journal 11/28/1991, Thursday

Post- Services for
R.E. Shedd, 76 of Post will be at 2pm Friday in Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Billie S. Smith, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, officiating. Paul D. Jones, minister of the Post Church of Christ, will assist and burial in Terrace Cemetery will be directed by Justice-Mason Funeral Home.

Shedd died Wednesday in Methodist Hospital in Lubbock after a lengthy illness. He was born in Coryell County and statred school at Gatesville. He moved to Lometa, then to Post when he was 14 with his family. He married
Ruby Gray on June 23, 1935, in Post. They farmed until 1943, when he joined the US Army. He served in the 88th Division
during WWII.

He went to work for the Texas Department of Highways in 1947 and retired in 1974. He had been a member of Calvary Baptist Church since 1954, and was a deacon there. A son,
Charles Edward Shedd, died on July 16, 1954.

Survivors include his wife; a son,
Robert E. Shedd of Garland; two brothers AT Shedd Jr. of Crescent City, Ca and Noble F. Shedd of Winkleman AX; two sisters, Verdie Price of Olancha, CA and Pauline McDade of Buchanan Dam; three grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Daymon Etheridge, Glenn Polk, Vernon Nesmith, Darrell Cowles, Benny Gray and Don Gray.

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Billy Payton Snow (Today's obituaries Aug 2, 1999)

Billy Payton Snow, 65, of Hawley died Friday near Brady after a traffic accident. Graveside services will be at 11 am Tuesday in Terrace Cemetery in Post with Bill Swindler officiating directed by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory, Abilene, Tx. Mr. Snow was born in Ireland, Tx and graduated from hight school in Post. He moved to
Hawley from Michigan in 1967 and retired from the US Air Force after 20 years. He was maintenance foreman for the carpenter shop at Abilene State School for 17 years, retiring in 1995. He was a member of Hodges Baptist Church. He married Onella Dean Shedd in 1955 in Post.

Survivors include his wife, of Hawley, his mother,
Linnie Belle Snow of Brownwood, one son, David A. Snow of Hawley, one daughter Lee Ann Fay of Hawley one sister, Ruth Hardy of Brownwood, and four grandchildren. Memorial may be made to West Texas Rehabilitation Center, 4601 Hartford, Abilene 79605, or Abilene State School, PO Box 451, Abilene, Tx 79604.

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Shedd Baby's Rites Conducted Tuesday 1/7/1956=1/8/1956

Last rites for
Delvin Clyde Shedd, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Shedd, were conducted Tuesday afternoon at Mason Funeral Home chapel and at the graveside in Terrace Cemetery. The Rev. Shelby D. Bishop, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church officiated. The baby was born at 3;05 pm Saturday in Garza Memorial Hospital and died at 11;45 pm Sunday.

Survivors besides the parents are a sister Terry Carol, and the grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John Shedd and Mr. and Mrs. WB Partlow.

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Emmett Shedd Lubbock Avalanche Journal 5/26/1928 -3/24/2000

Post- Services for
Emmett Shedd 71, of Post, will be at 3 pm Sunday at the Church of God of Prophecy with the Rev. Jose Payano, pastor, and the Rev. Oscar Newdiger of Brownfield, Assisting.

Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under direction of Hudman Funeral Home.

He died Friday, March 24, 2000 in Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born May 25, 1928 in Lometa. He married Doris Partlow on Dec 19, 1953. She died Sept 11, 1997. He was a retired pumper for George R. Brown Partnership and a member of the Texas Archeological Society.

A son,
Delvin, died in 1956. Survivors include two daughters, Terry Robison of Rander, and Penny Mahan of New Deal; sons Joe of Levelland and Mark of Wimberley, a brother Delbert of Trussville Ala, two sisters Onella Snow of Hodges and Laverne Soules of Sundown, 16 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

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Doris Shedd -  Lubbock Avalanche Journal Sept 13, 1997

Post- Services for
Doris Elizabeth Shedd, 59 of Post will be at 2pm Sunday in the
Church of God of Prophecy with the Revs. Oscar Newdiger of Brownfield and Jose Payano of
Post officiating.

Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under the direction of Hudman Funeral Home. She died
Thursday, Sept 11, 1997, in Horizon Speciality Hospital. She was born Dec 23, 1937.
She married
Emmett Shedd on Dec 19, 1953 in Post. She was a member of the Church of God
of Prophecy. A son, Delvin, died in 1956.

Survivors include her husband, her mother,
Mattie Partlow of Hobbs NM, two sons, Joe of
Levelland and Mark of Wimberley; two daughters, Terry Tobison of Ranger and Penny Mahan
of New Deal, two brothers Delmer Lee Partlow of Post and Jessie Ray Partlow of Lovington
NM, two sisters Neil Solomon of Hobbs and Anita Powell of Greenwood, 16 grandchildren
and 2 great grandchildren.

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Dee Lynn Snow - Lubbock Avalanche Journal May 4, 1967

Post-
Dee Lyn Snow 3 1/2 year old daughter of Sgt and Mrs. Billy Snow who are stationed
in Japan with the US Air Force, died Saturday from a combination of two serious injuries
recently incurred in the home.

Services are set for 2 pm Friday in First Baptist Church here with the Rev. William D.
Wyatt pastor of the First Baptist Church of Alburquerque officiating. Burial will be in
Terrace Cemetery under direction of Hudman Funeral Home.

Pall Bearers will be Travis Gilmore, Glenn Wheatley, TC Polk and Harold Briton.

The youngster was injured from a fall in the home about April 30 and later suffered more
critical injuries when she pulled a pot of boiling water off the table on her. The
family reported she died from a combination of the two injuries. She was hospitalized
April 16, died in the hospital April 28, 1967.

Dee was born Sept 18, 1961 in Alburquerque, where the family resided prior to moving to
Japan five weeks ago.

Survivors are the parents, a sister Lee Ann and a brother David, both of the home, her
grandparents Mrs. John Shedd of Post and Mr and Mrs. Bill Snow of Brownwood.

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John W. Shedd Rites in Post Lubbock Avalanche Journal, June 10, 1965

Post- Funeral services for
John W. Shedd 65, Rt. 2, Post resident for 58 years who died
at Lubbock's St Marty's Hospital

Tuesday afternoon are set at 2 pm today in the First Baptist Church here. Officiating
will be the Rev. Clayton Pennington, pastor of the Trinity Baptist Church here.
Assisting will be the Rev. CW Grubbs, pastor of the Church of God of Prophecy. Burial
will follow in Terrace Cemetery under direction of Mason Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, three daughters, five sons, three brothers, three sisters
and 26 grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Andy Stelzer, Durwood Bartlett, Jess Compton, Wilkie Wilkerson,
Julius Stelzer and Red Chandler.

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Post Services Set for
Alfred Shedd - Lubbock Avalanche Journal Sept 22, 1954

Funeral services for
Alfred Thomas Shedd, 76, former Post resident who died Tuesday,
Sept 21, 1954 of a heart attack at Aransas Pass were to be held here at 4 pm today in the First Baptist Church with the Rev Roy Shahan, pastor officiating, assisted by Rev. Shelby Bishop, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Terrace Cemetery under direction of Mason Funeral Home.

Survivors are 5 sons, John W, Post, James W. Los Angeles, AT Jr. of Grants Pass Oregon,
RE of Post, Noble F of Phoenix, AZ. Three daughters Pauline McDade, San Angelo, Verdie
Price, Los Angeles, Doyel Blacklock, Post. One Brother, George H. Shedd of Belton.

Born June 16, 1878 at Okla Tx in Bell County. He was on a fishing trip at the time of
his death. (Lubbock Sept 22, 1954)

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Thomas Davis - Lubbock Avalanche Journal Nov 13, 2000

Post-Services for
Thomas Leon Davis, 62 of Post will be at 11 am Wednesday at the Post
Church of Christ with Paul D. Jones officiating.

Burial will be in Terrace Cemtery under the direction of Justice Mason Funeral Home. He
died Saturday Nov 11, 2000 at covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born OCt 18,
1938 in Acton.

He came to Garza Co with his family to farm and ranch. He graduated from Post schools.
He married Marie Howard on Dec 21, 1957 in Post. They made their first home there and
moved to Lubbock in 1959. In 1978 they returned to Post, and he worked for the Postex
Cotton Mill until it closed. He then worked as a carpenter for many years and worked
for Snyder Machine Shop in Snyder. He was a member of the council of the Girl Scouts
for many years. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, three daughters, Thereesa Baumann of Rowlett, Julie Tyler
and Karen Worthington both of Abilene. His father TF Davis of Post, two brothers, Darrel
of Fort Worth and Leslie of Post; a sister Carolyn Allen of Snyder and 5 grandchildren.

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Mrs Blacklock - Lubbock Avalanche Journal, Thrusday July 3, 1975


Post-Services are pending for
Mrs. Fannie Lee Blacklock 81, of Post with Hudman Funeral
Home.

Mrs. Blacklock died early Wednesday morning at her home.

She married
Thomas Jefferson Blacklock on Sept 10, 1911. She had been a resident of
Post for the past 35 years.

She had been a member of the Trinity Baptist Church of several years.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Ruby Nell Davis of Post, Mrs. Frances White of
Monterey Park, Ca and Mrs. Claudine Hickerson of Huntington Beach CA; a son Roy Lee of
Hubbard, two brothers Jessie Miller of Gatesville and Addil Miller of Temple; a sister
Bessie Staggs of Athens; 12 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren.

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JC Howard - Lubbock Avalanche Journal 10/4/1996

Post - Military graveside services for
JC Howard 77 of Post will be at 1 pm today in
Terrace Cemetery under direction of Justice Mason Funeral Home.

Howard died Wednesday, Oct 2, 1996 at University Medical Center. He was born April 13,
1919 in Doole. He attended Gouldbusk schools, and he was a US Army veteran of WWII. He
moved to Post in 1993. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars John Miller Post
6796 and the Baptist church.

He farmed in Lynn County. A son Kenneth died in 1973.

Survivors include his wife; a son Keith of Lubbock; a daughter, Marie Davis of Post; two
brothers, John of Kilgore and Jr. of Houston; four sisters, Bess Bowen of Coleman, Pat
Sneed of Winters, Modena Tennison of Abilene and Robena Casey of Seminole; six
grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

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Billy Hahn Jr. - Lubbock Avalanche Journal April 1, 1997

Services for
Billy C. Hahn Jr. 48 of Lubbock will be at 1 pm today in Broadview Baptist
Church with the Rev. Truman Johnson, pastor and the Rev. Joe Perkins of Levelland
officiating.

Burial will be at 4 pm Tuesday in Spur Cemetery under direction of Resthaven Funeral
Home. Hahn died Sunday March 30 1997 in St Mary Hospital.

He was born April 3, 1948 in Spur. He graduated from Post High School, and he married
Charlene Dippel on June 17, 1972 in Stamford. He attended the University of Texas in
Austin and Angelo State University. He was a member and deacon at Broqadview Baptitst
Church and he moved to Lubbock in 1973.

He had worked for Rip Griffin Inc., and he worked for Continental Water Systems.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters Angela and Kim, both of Lubbock, his parents
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hahn Sr. of Post, a sister Barbara Stevens of Murfreesboro TN. The
family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.

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Faye Mathis - Lubbock Avalanche Journal, tues 1/16/1996

Post-Services for
Faye Mathis 77, of Post will be at 2 pm Wednesday at First Baptist
Church with the Rev. Darryl Smith, pastor, officiating. Paul Jones will assist.

Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under direction of Hudman Funeral Home.

She died Monday, Jan 15, 1996, at Brownfield Regional Medical Center.

She was born Aug 22, 1918, in Gregg Co. She married
Preston Mathis on June 1, 1935 in
Lubbock. He died Dec 24, 1990. She was a member of the Eastern Star and she was a
Baptist. She was a retired business office supervisor for GTE.

Survivors include a daughter Anne Sims of Justiceburg; two brothers, Floy Richardson of
Post and LJ Richardson of Brownfield a grandson and four great grandchildren.

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Billy Wayne Blacklock

Birth: Jul. 8, 1925 Death: Apr. 10, 1997

POST (Special) - Services for
Billy W. Blacklock, 71, of Post will be at 3 p.m. today in
Hudman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dale Dozier officiating. The Rev. Don Blacklock
will assist.

Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery.

Blacklock died Thursday, April 10, 1997, at his residence.

He was born July 8, 1925, in Coryell County to
Bernard Marvin 'Bunt and Gladys Geneva
Oney Blacklock.
He moved to Garza County in 1946. He married Wanda Melton on May 30,
1946, in Post. He was a U.S. veteran of World War II. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Billy Jr. of Austin and Don of Post; four
brothers, C.W. and Jackie, both of Post, and R.J. and Bobby, both of Temple; a sister,
Sue Penn of Cookeville, Tenn.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. [Edit
Bio]

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C.W. Blacklock

Birth: Oct. 14, 1921 Coryell County Texas, USA Death: Feb. 14, 2000 Lubbock Lubbock
County Texas, USA

Services for
CW Blacklock 78, of Post, will be at 2pm Wednesday at Nazarene Church with
the Rev. Clifforn Mayo officiating and the Rev. Jim Graham assisting. Burial will be in
the Terrace Cemetery under the direction of Hudman Funeral Home. He died Monday, Feb 14,
2000 in Lubbock. He was born Oct. 14 1921 in Coryell Co. to
Bernard Marvin 'Bunt'
Blacklock and Gladys Geneva Oney Blacklock
. He married Lilly Davis on May 18, 1946 in
Garza Co. He moved to Post from Caldwwell two years ago. He worked in the insurance
business until retirement. He was a Baptist and a WWII Navy Veteran. Survivors include
his wife, a daughter, Terry Moore of Lubbock, four sons, Mark and Joe of Lubbock,
Charles of Arlington and David of White House, a sister Sue Jean Penn of Cooksville TN,
three brothers, Bobby and RJ both of Temple and Jackie of Post; 16 grandchildren and
five great grandchildren. [Edit Bio]

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Jackie Harold Blacklock

Birth: Mar. 15, 1933 Death: Oct. 27, 2004

Jackie Blacklock, 71, of Post died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, in Post. Services are
pending with Hudman Funeral Home in Post.

Jackie was born in Hidalgo Co. TX. He was the son of
Bernard Marvin 'Bunt' Blacklock and
Gladys Geneva Oney
. He married Joann Holly in Dec 20, 1952. They had four children,
Jackie, Joe Harold, Jerry Lynn and Janet Renee. [Edit Bio]

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Preston Mathis - Lubbock Avalanche Journal Wednesday, Dec 26, 1990

Post- Services for
Preston Mathis, 76, of Post will be at 3 pm today in First Baptist
Church with the Rev Joe Vernon of Rotan officiating.

The Rev Terry Don Thomason, minister of music at First Baptist Church, will assist.
Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under direction of Hudman Funeral Home. Mathis died
at 11;35 pm Monday in Lubbock's Methodist Hospital after an illness. He was born in
Wilbarger Co. He married Faye Ricahrdson on June 16, 1935, in Lubbock. He was a pumper
for the George R. Brown Oil Co. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of Scottish
Rite. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Anne Leake of Post; three sisters Ora White of
Vernon and Belah Mae Curry and Etta Mathis both of Merced CA. a grandson and four great
grandchildren.

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Ruby Davis - Lubbock avalanche Journal Wed, 7/31/96

Post- Services for
Ruby Nell Davis 77, of Post will be at 10 am Wednesday at Trinity
Baptist Church with the Rev.

Clayton Pennington, pastor of Hamby Baptist Church in Hamby officiating. Assisting
will be the Rev. Jimmy McGuire associate pastor of Bacon Heights Baptist Church in
Lubbock. Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under direction of Justice Mason Funeral
Home. She died Saturday, July 27, 1996 at Methodist Hospital in Levelland. She was born
Sept 25, 1918 in Waco and she attended school in Hubbard and Godley. She married
TF
Davis
on July 31, 1938 in Godley. She moved to Garza Co. in 1940, then to CA during
WWII. She returned to Post after the war. She was a charter member of Trinity Baptist
Church.

She was a homemaker and had worked for Postex Cotton Mill. She and her husband had
farmed in Garza Co.

Survivors include her husband, three sons, Leon and Leslie both of Post, Darrel of Fort
Worth, a daughter Carolyn Allen of Snyder, two sisters, Pauline White of MOnterey Park,
CA and Claudine Hickman of Apple Valley CA, 31 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

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Annie Shepherd - Lubbock Avalanche Journal 1 April 1989

Post- Services for
Annie Mae Shepherd, 87 of Post will be at 10 am Monday in First
United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Bell, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Terracae Cemetery under direction of Hudman Funeral Home.

She died Thursday night in Lubbock's St. Mary's Hospital after a brief illness.

She was born in Clay Co. ALA and moved to Post in 1919. She married
Otis Shepherd Sr.
on Jan 24, 1923 in Post. He died in 1977. She was a homemaker and a Methodist. A son
Otis G. Jr. died in 1986.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Mack of Andrews and Douglas of Post; Three daughters,
Mamie Burdick of Lubbock, Joann Whitaker of Phoenix, AZ and Melba Jo Smallwood of
Slaton; a sister, Ester Carpenter of Tahoka, a brother Lynn Browning of Brownfield; 26
grandchilcren, and five great grandchildren. Grandsons will be pallbearers.

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Otis Shepherd -Lubbock Avalanche Journal Aug 9, 1986

Post- Services for
Otis 'Junior' Shepherd 60 of Post will be at 3 pm, Monday in the
Frist Baptist Church. Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under the direction of Hudman
Funeral Home.

He died Friday morning in Lubbock's West Texas Hospital after a brief illness. He was
born in Post. He was a lab manager for the City of Post. He had been a police officer
for 20 years.

He was a veteran of WWII and a member of the VFW Post 6797. He married Alva Booth Sept
8, 1982 in Oklahoma City OK. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife; his mother Annie Shepherd of Lubbock; a daughter Reba Parks
of Lubbock; two sons, Gary of Friona, David Booth of Brownwood; three sisters Mamie
Burdick of Lubbock, JoAnn Whitaker of Phoenix AZ, Melba Smallwood of Slaton, two
brothers, Billy Mack of Monahans, Douglas of Post and three grandchildren.

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Mrs. Fred Taylor rites are today Post Dispatch May, 1967 date of death
5/31/1967

Funeral services for
Mrs. Azalee B. Taylor, 43, who died at 7;50 am Wednesday in a
Littlefield hospital, will be held at 2 pm today (Thursday) at the Calvary Baptist
Church.

Mrs. Taylor, who had been a resident of Post for the last 12 years had been in the
Littlefield hospital for five days. An employee of the Postex MIlls, she lived at 413
North Ave P.

Surviving are her husband, Fred Taylor of the home, a daughter, Mrs. Leo Burkett of
Levelland, her mother Mrs. Ethel King of Post; three sisters, Mrs. Robert Coleman of Big
Spring, Mr. JF Capwell of Memphis TX and Mrs. Charlie Gutherie of Post and a grandson,
Walter Jay Burkett.

The Rev Dale Doxier, Calvary Baptist pastor, will officiate at the funeral services.
Burial will be at Terrace Cemetery under the direction of Hudman Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Allen McCowan of Lubbock, Gilbert Blodgett, Bill Dixon, Russell Orr
and WR Peacock and WD Carlton, both of Slaton.

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Nancy Blacklock - Lubbock Avalanche Journal 31 Jan 1983

Post- Services for
Nancy Doyel Shedd Blacklock 73, of Post will be at 10 am Tuesday in
First Baptist Church here with the Rev. Lenn Reece officiating.

Burial will be in Terrace Cememtery under direction of Justice Mason Funeral Home here.

She died Sunday morning at her home after a brief illness. County Judge Giles Dalby has
not ruled in the death.

The Copperas Cove native had been a Post resident for 50 years and was a homemaker. She
married Pat Blacklock June 26, 1926 in Coryell Co. TX.

She was a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, a daughter Nora Joe Richardson of Brownfield, a son
Ronnie of Clovis NM, two sisters Virdie Price of California and Pauline McDade of Lake
Buchanan, three brothers AT of CAlifornia, Noble of AZ and RE of Post, six grandchildren
and 9 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter Betty Lorene in 1980.

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Lorene Wallace - Lubbock Avalanche Journal 3/5/1988 Post-
Services for Lorene Blacklock Wallace, 76 of Post will be at 3;30 pm Sunday in Trinity
Baptist Church with the Rev. Donnie Blacklock pastor of Fluvanna First Baptist Church
officiaating.

Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under direction of Justice Mason Funeral Home.

She died at 8;45 pm Thursday in Midland Memorial Hospital after an illness. She was born
in Texas and had lived in Seminole and Vincent before moving to Post in 1950. She
married
Virgil Blacklock on Nov 2, 1931 in Lovington NM. He died in 1976. She married
Ora wallace in May 1978. He died in 1982. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
A son, Kenneth, died in 1934.

Survivors include four daughters, Fern Adams of Stanton, Janet Porterfield of Tahoka,
Barbara Rushing of Phoenix AZ, and Gloria Gee of Seattle Washington; a stepson, Glen
Blacklock of Fort Worth; a brother; Herbert Wallace of Seminole; two sisters, Ruby Burk
of Miles and Opal Langford of Santa Anna; 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Larry Adams, Michael Adams, Don Porterfield, Gene Flowers, Jackie
Blacklock and Billy Blacklock.

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Gladys Blacklock - Lubbock Avalanche Journal 7/29/81

Post- Services for
Gladys Geneva Blacklock 79 of Post will be at 10 am Tuesday in
Calvary Baptist Church here with Rev. Morgan Ashworth, pastor, officiating assisted by
Ralph White of Trinity Baptist Church.

Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under direction of Justice Mason Funeral Home of
Post.

Mrs. Blacklock died at 5 pm Sunday in Garza Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. A
member of the Baptist Church, she had lived in Justiceburg for 39 years. Survivors
include a daughter, Sue Penn of Cooksville, Tn, five sons, CW of CAldwell, Billy of
Justiceburg, RJ of Elgin, Jackie of Post and Bobby of Temple. Four sisters Myrtle
Keeton and Jewel Ballard of Pearl, Ellen Theuapteau of Port Arthur and Mary Blackfoot of
Athens, a brother Creed Oney of Pearl, 20 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

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Blacklock Rites Today At Post -
Bernard Marvin 'Bunt' Blacklock Nov 9, 1896 to May 7, 1965

Post-Services will be at 4 pm today in First Baptist Church here for B.M. Blacklock 69,
resident of the Post area since 1943, who died Friday in a Crosbyton nursing home. Rites
will be conducted by the Rev. Clayton Pennington, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church,
assisted by the Rev. PC Goza, Justiceburg. Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under
direction of Mason Funeral Home.

Born in Brown County, Blacklock moved to Post from Brown County. He was a retired
farmer.

Survivors include his wife, a daughter Mrs. Sue Jean Sewell, Post, five sons, CW, Spur,
Billy, Justiceburg, RJ, Jackie and Bobby all of Post; a sister Mrs. Bessie Franks,
Stephenville, four brothers, Tom, Virgil, and Pat all of Post and Bill of Miles, 20
grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Harold Johnston, James Browning, RH Sappington, Lonnie Welborn,
David Tyler and John Sutter.

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Pat Blacklock - Lubbock Avalanche Journal 2/23/1992

Post- Services for
Pat Blacklock 86, of Brownfield will be at 11 am Monday at Justice
Mason Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Blacklock a Baptist minister, officiating.

Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery.

He died at 10;53 pm Friday in Brownfield Regional Medical Center after a lengthy
illness.

He was born in Purmela, where he attended school. He moved to Post in 1933 and farmed
in the area. He also had worked for the City of Post and Garza County for many years.
He married Nancy Doyel Shedd on June 26, 1926 in Coryell Co. She died in 1983. A
daughter, Lorene, Shepherd, died in 1980.

Survivors include a son, Ronnie of Oxford, England; a daughter, NOra J. Richardson of
Brownfield; six grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and a great great grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Darrell Jones, Carl Hogue, Bill Case, Joe Bob Blacklock, Don
Eilenberger and DH Bartlett.

The family will be at the funeral home from 2 pm to 5 pm today.

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Lorene Shepherd - Lubbock Avalanche Journal 3/26/1980

Post- Services for Lorene Shepherd 53, of Post will be at 3 pm today at First Baptist
Church with the Rev. Clayton Pennington of Abilene officiating.

Burial will be in Terrace Cemetery under the direction of Justice Mason Funeral Home.

Mrs. Shepherd died early Tuesday morning at Methodist Hospital in Lubbock after a
lengthy illness.

She moved to Garza Co with her family in 1933 and graduated fro Post High School. She
attended Texas Tech University and later attended the Methodist Hospital School of
Nursing, Becoming a licensed vocational nurse in 1970. She received her registered
nurse's licesnse in 1975. She was a member of the Emergency Medical Service ambulance
staff and served as a volunteer attendant for the city county ambulance service.

Survivors include a daughter, Reba Parks of Lubbock, a son Gary of Lubbock, her parents
Mr. and Mrs. Pat Blacklock of Post, a brother Ronnie Blacklock of Clovis NM, a sister
Nora Richardson of Brownfield and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one
grandson Sean Patrick Parks in 1978.

Pallbearers will be Don Eilenberger, Kyle Blacklock, James Whitener, Kyle Josie, Jim
Owens, and Kenny McKamie.

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Boy Fatally Wounded in 'play' with gun Lubbock Avalanche Journal
3/18/1978

Sean Patrick 'Patty' Parks, seven year old Lubbock boy, was fatally wounded Saturday
evening in an accidental shooting on the Garza farm of his great grandparents, Mr and
Mrs. Pat Blacklock.

Justice of the Peace Racy Robinson held a brief inquest into the shooting that night
and ruled death by gun accident.

Patty, son of
Mrs. Reba Teal Parks, died at 7;30 pm Saturday in Garza Memorial Hospital
to which he had been taken by Mr. Blacklock following the shooting.

The justice of the peace told the Dispatch that Patty and an older brother had gone to
take a bath when they found an old .22 rifle hanging on a bedroom wall. They got the gun
down and it accidentally discharged, a bullet striking the boy in the chest and passing
through his body, according to Mr. Robinson.

Mrs. Park is a former Post resident and was raised here.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 pm Monday in the First Baptist Church here. The
Rev. Jack Garrett, pastor of the First Christian Church of Brownfield, officiated,
assisted by the Rev. Clayton Pennington of Fluvanna's First Baptist Church.

Survivors include the boy's parents Mr. and Mrs. Barry Parks of Lubbock; two brothers,
Lance and Terry of the home in Lubbock, one sister Heather, also of Lubbock.
grandparents, Lorene Shepherd and Junior Shepherd both of Post and Elmer Teal of Lubbock
and the great grandparents.

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Charles Shedd - Killed in Oil Field Accident (1954..Lubbock Avalanche Journal)

Last rites for
Charles Edward Shedd were conducted at 4 oclock Sunday afternoon in the
First Baptist Church with the Rev. Shelby Bishop, Calvary Baptist pastor and the Rev.
Roy Shahan pastor, officiating. Jim Hays directed the choir which sang 'Rock of Ages',
'In the Sweet by and by' and 'The Old Rugged Cross' with organ accompaniment by Mrs. Ray
N. Smith. Burial was in the Terrace Cemetery uunder the direction of Mason Funeral
Home.

Shedd an employee of Allison Drilling Co. was killed when he was struck by the
long....oil drilling rig near Sterling, .Colorado, Friday night. A former employee of
the Texas Highway Department in Lubbock he had been working at Sterling about 2 months.

He was born April 9, 1936 in Hockley County and moved with his parents to Post before he
was a year old.

He attended Post Schools. On Dec 24, 1952 he was married to the former
Miss Wanda
Bratcher
, daughater of Mr. and Mrs. FM Bratcher in the Church of the Nazarene. While
waiting for guests to assembile for a reception, the couple and their attendants were
seriously injured in an automobile accident on the Lubbock Highway. Following several
months hospitalization, the couple was honored with the reception on April 21, 1953.

Survivors are the widow; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. RE Shedd, a brother, Robert E. Shedd
and his grandparents Mr. and Mrs CE Gray of Post and AT Shedd Sr of San Angelo.

Pallbeareres were; Ed Mitchell, Wayne Massey of Sterling, Wayland Hood of Midland,
Gerald Howard of Anson, Jack Schmidt of Lubbock, and Gene Strange of Slaton. Flower
grils were Lillian Hood, Onella Shedd, Geralding and Joan Gray and Kathryn and Nancy
Williams

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1917-2004

POST --
T.F. Davis, a native of Scurry County, died Monday, March 8, in the Golden
Plains Care Center.

Funeral service for Mr. Davis, 86, is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Trinity Baptist
Church with the Rev. Donnie

Blacklock, pastor of the Cowboy Church in Justiceburg, officiating. Burial will follow
in the Terrace Cemetery under the direction of Justice-Mason Funeral Home.

Born April 10, 1917 at Ennis Creek in Scurry County to
Isiah and Mertie Belle (Martin)
Davis
, he married Ruby Nell Blacklock on July 20, 1935 in Godley. She died in 1996.

Mr. Davis Moved to Garza County in 1940 to farm and ranch. After serving in the U.S.
Navy during World War II, he returned to Post to work for General American Oil Co. as a
pumper, retiring in 1980. Mr. Davis was a charter member of Trinity Baptist Church.

He also was preceded in death by a son, Leon Davis in 2000; and by nine brothers and
sisters.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Darrel and Kay Davis of Fort Worth and
Leslie and Linda Davis of Post; a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Elvin Allen of
Post and formerly of Snyder; a daughter-in-law, Marie Davis of Post; 11 grandchildren;
and 23 great-grandchildren.

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Thomas J. Blacklock
born April 21, 1893
died Feb 28, 1973

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm Saturday March 3, 1973 at the Trinity Baptist
Church with the Rev. Jimmy McGuire and Rev. Rex Newkirk officiating. Interment will be
in Terrace Cemetery, Post, TX under the direction of Mason Funeral Home.

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SUBMITTED BY REBA PARKS

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