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Ochiltree County Obituaries - 2003

Source: Amarillo Globe-News

October 2003

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Jackie L. Lamm 

PERRYTON - Jackie L. Lamm, 64, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. today in Ochiltree Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Ramsey officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mr. Lamm was a truck driver. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Katreca; two sons, Michael L. Lamm and Brent L. Lamm, both of Perryton; two sisters, Joy Barker of Dimmitt and Donna Aven of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; a brother, Gary Lamm of Biggs, Okla.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to S.P.C.A. or Ochiltree Hospice Volunteers, 3101 Garrett Dr., Perryton, TX 79070.

Amarillo Globe-News, Oct. 9, 2003

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Earlene F. Burroughs Frantz Haller

PERRYTON - Earlene F. Burroughs Frantz Haller, 63, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2003.

Services will be at noon Saturday in Victory Family Church with the Rev. Marlon Sparks officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mrs. Haller was born Aug. 1, 1940, in Lawton, Okla. She had lived in the area since 2001, moving from Lansing, Mich. She married Fred Haller on Sept. 19, 1987, in Grand Ledge, Mich. She was a computer operator for Michigan National Guard and was a member of Victory Family Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Flora Burroughs.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Connie Frantz of Lansing; two sons, James Frantz and wife, Leslie, of Fort Myers, Fla., and Mark Frantz of Zephyrhills, Fla.; two brothers, Tom Burroughs and wife, Phyllis, of Big Fork, Mont., and Charlie Burroughs and wife, Jane, of Oklahoma City; and special friends, Alice Hunter (Pardner), Carol Laundry (Buddy), Carolyn Jacobs (You're a real cut-up) and Heather (Lay Down).

The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity; American Heart Association in care of Ochiltree County General Hospital, 3101 Garrett St., Perryton, TX 79070; or American Diabetes Association, 8008 Slide Road, Lubbock, TX 79424.

Amarillo Globe-News, Oct. 16, 2003

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Navis Witt Neufeld

PERRYTON - Navis Witt Neufeld, 95, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Greg Kennedy and the Rev. Dr. Jeff Knighton officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mrs. Neufeld was born Sept. 3, 1908, to Molly Kate Clark Witt and A.C. Witt in Gail Borden County. Her family lived on a farm near Lamesa in Dawson County before moving to Perryton in the fall of 1912. She attended Perryton schools graduating in 1926. She attended one year of college at Southern Methodist University before her marriage to Clarence H. Neufeld on Aug. 17, 1930.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Perryton, where she taught Sunday school and played the piano for many years. She was a Cub Scout den mother and involved in all school activities as her son was growing up. She was a homemaker the majority of her life. At age 65 she began working with her husband at Plainview Hardware Co. She worked with him for the next 13 years until the store closed in November 1986.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Nov. 9, 1986; her parents; and a brother, Alton Witt.

Survivors include a son, Don Neufeld and wife, Kaye, of Perryton; two grandsons, Christopher H. Neufeld and wife, Krystal, of Plano and Michael Don Neufeld, M.D. of Seattle; a brother, Willard Witt and wife, Juanita, of Amarillo; a sister-in-law, Ruth Davis of Denton; seven nieces; and five nephews.

The family suggests memorials be to Altar Society of First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 987, Perryton, TX 79070; Senior Citizens Center, P.O. Box 738, Perryton, TX 79070; or Ochiltree General Hospital Home Health, 3101 Garrett Drive, Perryton, TX 79070.

Amarillo Globe-News, Oct. 24, 2003

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