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Ochiltree County Obituaries - 2003

Source: Amarillo Globe-News

February 2003

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James N. "Jim" Lamb

PERRYTON - James N. "Jim" Lamb, 73, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Full Gospel Church with the Rev. Scott Barton and the Rev. John Durham officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mr. Lamb was born in Canadian. He retired in 1995 after working for Boxwell Brothers in Perryton for 40 years as a funeral director and embalmer. He married Nancy Escoe on July 10, 1951, in Las Cruces, N.M.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Lamb and Regina Conley Lamb; and a sister, Betty Wilson.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Pat Rogers and husband, Tom, of Oklahoma City and Lisa Gladney and husband, Tom, of Houston; a son, Jimmy Lamb and wife, Jean, of Eaton, Colo.; three sisters, Peggy Hermann of Amarillo, Billie Johnson of Albuquerque, N.M., and Jeane Baker of Phoenix; eight grandchildren, Alicia Barton, Ryan Heckart, Mitch Symons, Brendan Heckart, Austin Lamb, Kelsey Lamb, Shelbi Tuttle and Amy Lamb; and three great-grandchildren, Brianna, Trinity and Marshall.

The family suggests memorials be to American Lung Association of Texas, P.O. Box 26460, Austin, TX 78755-0460; or a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, Feb. 2, 2003

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Genevieve E. Tevis

PERRYTON - Genevieve E. Tevis, 85, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in First Christian Church with Dr. Jeff Knighton officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mrs. Tevis was the dietitian for Ochiltree General Hospital from 1966 to 1980. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church of Perryton. Following high school, she received her bachelor of science degree in home economics from Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn.

She completed her internship at Presbyterian Hospital and completed her post graduate course from Texas Tech University. She worked as a nutritionist for the State Board of Control in Austin, and was the dietitian of Ochiltree General Hospital when it first opened.

She also served as a consultant for the Canadian Hospital. She was a former member of American Dietetic Association and served as president of Perryton Sorosis Club for two terms. She was honored as Mother of the Year by Federation of Women's Club District.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wallace C. and Amelia McCalmont; and her husband, Byron Tevis, in 2002.

Survivors include two sons, Denzel Tevis and Trev Tevis, both of Perryton; and two grandsons, Trale Tevis and Ivan Tevis, both of Perryton.

The family suggests memorials be to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1801 Drake St., Perryton, TX 79070; Dean Allen Foundation, P.O. Box 1046, Perryton, TX 79070; or a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, Feb. 9, 2003

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Wilma Garrison Gunter
 
PERRYTON - Wilma Garrison Gunter, 89, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, in Amarillo.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. O.K. Bowen officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gunter worked as Ochiltree County Deputy County Clerk for many years. She taught Sunday school and served as church clerk at First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Sarah Smith Garrison; her husband, James R. "Jim" Gunter in 1970; a son, Jimmy Gunter in 1937; a daughter, Joan Gunter Kirkley in 1952; a brother; and five sisters.

Survivors include a daughter, Donita Fiskin and husband, Doug, of Amarillo; a son, Ted Gunter and wife, Nancy, of Houston; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Family visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon today in the parlor of First Baptist Church.

Amarillo Globe-News, Feb. 12, 2003

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Evelyn Leatherman

PERRYTON - Evelyn Leatherman, 92, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003.

Memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m. today in First Christian Church with the Rev. Jeff Knighton officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. today in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mrs. Leatherman was a member of First Christian Church of Perryton. She was a member of Garden Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Bertha Fulton; her husband, Ross P. Leatherman in 1970; and a sister, Bea Conner.

Survivors include her daughter, Gaynelle Hulsey and husband, Don, of Perryton; a brother, Bill Fulton of Amarillo; a sister, Bennie Reynolds of Bentonville, Ark.; a grandson, Ricky Hulsey of Perryton; a granddaughter, Teri Hollis and husband, Dwayne, of Amarillo; and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to First Christian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1244, Perryton, TX 79070; or a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, Feb. 13, 2003

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Delbert Smith

PERRYTON - Delbert Smith, 72, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, in Amarillo.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today in Ochiltree Cemetery with the Rev. Jeff Staton officiating. Memorial services will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mr. Smith was a barber in Perryton for 47 years. He was a member of Key Heights Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ellen; three sons, Gary Smith and Ron Smith, both of Amarillo, and Rick Smith of Waycross, Ga.; a brother, Olen Smith of Perryton; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, Feb. 20, 2003

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Emigdio C. Castanon

PERRYTON - Emigdio C. Castanon, 38, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, in Wichita, Kan.

Services and burial will be in Mexico at a later date. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mr. Castanon was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He worked for PFT.

Survivors include his wife, Flor de Maria; a daughter, Bianca Flor Castanon of Perryton; two sons, Marcos Castanon and Yael Castanon, both of Perryton; his parents, Jose and Herlinda Castanon of Mexico; two sisters, Yolanda Castanon of Mexico and Herlinda Lozano of Perryton; and eight brothers, Noe Castanon, Eloy Castanon, Jesus Castanon, Saul Castanon and Isauro Castanon, all of Perryton, Crecencio Castanon of Plainview, Abraham Castanon of Friona and Rene Castanon of Mexico.

Amarillo Globe-News, Feb. 27, 2003

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