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Ochiltree County Obituaries - 2003

Source: Amarillo Globe-News

March 2003

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Leroy Simmons

PERRYTON - Leroy Simmons, 66, died Monday, March 3, 2003.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Ochiltree Cemetery with the Rev. L.K. Lawley officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mr. Simmons worked for Prairie Well Service.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie; three brothers, Leland Simmons and Denver Simmons, both of Menard, and Houston Simmons of Abilene; and a sister, Mildred Brooks of Menard.

Amarillo Globe-News, March 5, 2003

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Bobby Loy Bartel

PERRYTON - Bobby Loy Bartel, 65, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Full Gospel Church with the Rev. Tim Ramsey officiating. Burial will be in Mennonite Cemetery in Balko, Okla., by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Survivors include a sister, Edna Presnall of Perryton; and two brothers, Pete Bartel and Van Bartel, both of Balko.

Amarillo Globe-News, March 5, 2003

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Johnie B. Presnall

PERRYTON - Johnie B. Presnall, 80, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Full Gospel Church with the Rev. Tim Ramsey and the Rev. Jeff Knighton officiating. Burial will be in Gray Cemetery in Gray, Okla., by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mr. Presnall was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans. He was a welder in the oil field.

Survivors include his wife, Edna; a son, John Presnall of Chetopa, Kan.; a daughter, Patricia Presnall of Austin; a sister, Dorothy Stewart of Gray; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to Ochiltree Hospice, 3101 Garrett Drive, Perryton, TX 79070; or Perryton Satellite Center, P.O. Box 203, Perryton, TX 79070.

Amarillo Globe-News, March 6, 2003

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Roberta Barnes

PERRYTON - Roberta Barnes, 87, died Monday, March 3, 2003.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Marlon Sparks officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree County Cemetery by Johnson's Good Samaritan Funeral Service of Booker.

Mrs. Barnes was born March 2, 1916, in Panhandle. She married E. Omar Barnes on April 9, 1938, in Sayre, Okla.

Survivors include two sons, Gilbert Barnes and Doug Barnes, both of Perryton; a daughter, Gayle Biggs of Sonoma, Calif.; a sister, Lucille Kretzmeier of Liberal, Kan.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to Gideons International; or Hospice of Perryton.

Amarillo Globe-News, March 6, 2003

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Joy B. Chambers

PERRYTON - Joy B. Chambers, 64, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Full Gospel Church with the Rev. Tim Ramsey officiating, and Dr. Rick Stewart performing the tribute. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mrs. Chambers moved to Perryton in 1964. She was a secretary at Perryton Junior High School for 18 years.

Survivors include her husband, Dub; two daughters, Cindy Todd of Austin and Lesa Drum of Perryton; two sons, Darryl Chambers of Spearman and David Chambers of Darrouzett; her mother, Violet Starke of Nocona; a brother, Gaylord Brown of Fort Worth; a sister, Linda Brown of Bowie; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorials be to Perryton Junior High Library, 510 S. Eton St., Perryton, TX 79070; or American Heart Association, in care of Ochiltree General Hospital, 3101 Garrett Drive, Perryton, TX 79070.

Amarillo Globe-News, March 7, 2003

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H. Jake Lemaster

PERRYTON - H. Jake Lemaster, 91, died Friday, March 14, 2003.

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

Mr. Lemaster was a member of First United Methodist Church of Perryton. He was a Mason and member of the Wheatheart Shrine Club.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Fern Lemaster, in 2003; his parents, Tom and Jessie Lemaster; and a brother, E.W. "Dub" Lemaster.

Survivors include three nieces, Phyllis Price of Balko, Okla., Gaynell Hulsey of Perryton and Barbara Kaye Oberle of Corinth; four nephews, Tom Lemaster of Albuquerque, N.M., Ed Lemaster of Edinburg, Dan Witt of Seneca, N.M., and Clifford Guyger of Grand Junction, Colo.; several great-nieces and nephews; several great-great-nieces and nephews; a great-great-great-niece; and a great-great-great-nephew.

The family suggests memorials be to Wheatheart Shrine Club, P.O. Box 591, Perryton, TX 79070.

Amarillo Globe-News, March 16, 2003

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Max R. Dendy

PERRYTON - Max R. Dendy, 70, died Sunday, March 16, 2003, in Amarillo.

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

Mr. Dendy was a lifetime resident and farmer in the Perryton area. He was a member of First Christian Church of Perryton. He married his first wife, Christeen Mae Records in 1950 at Clayton, N.M., and she passed away in 1973.
He then married Karyn Jean Wright in 1974 at Perryton. He served in the Navy from 1951 to 1955 and was stationed in Bethesda, Md., San Diego and had a tour of Japan. He was a charter member of Elks Lodge and VFW.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Troy and Treva Mary Dendy; his first wife and the mother of his children in 1973; and a son-in-law, Sam Lilly.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Connie Lilly of Perryton, and Mary Lou Batlan and Sally Brackett, both of Austin; a son, Donnie Dendy of Perryton; a brother, Fred Dendy and wife, Linda, of Perryton; a grandson, Jason Lilly of Perryton; four granddaughters, Rayne Lilly of Amarillo, and Rebecca Batlan, Katharine Batlan and Ashley Brackett, all of Austin; and a great-grandson, Tatum Lilly of Perryton.

The family suggests memorials be to Ochiltree Hospice, 3101 Garrett Drive, Perryton, TX 79070; or American Cancer Society, 2405 Utica Lane, Perryton, TX 79070.

Amarillo Globe-News, March 18, 2003

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Moina May Caldwell Ellis



PERRYTON - Moina May Caldwell Ellis, 93, died Monday, March 24, 2003.

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

Mrs. Ellis was born Dec. 12, 1909, in Audrain County, Mo. She had lived in the area since 1930, moving from Indiana. She graduated from high school in Vandalia, Mo. She went to the Universal Business Institute in Fort Wayne, Ind.

In 1934 she was employed as a stenographer at First National Bank. She was vice president of First National Bank. She married Carl Ellis in January 1970, in Perryton.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, a charter member of Business and Professional Women's Club and Beta Sigma Phi sorority. She was a volunteer for years at Museum of the Plains and Ochiltree Historical Commission. She was a member of Ochiltree County Senior Citizens Association. She was past president of Museum of the Plains.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1971.

Survivors include a sister, Elizabeth James of Medford, Ore.; a nephew, Terry James of Medford; a niece, Judibeth Vinson of Crescent City, Calif.; a great-niece, Denise Steele of Garland; a great-nephew, Jon David Steele of Garland; a cousin, Helene Thompson of Canyon; and her special friends, Carl McQueary of Austin, and Hallie Yates and Claudia Bolerjack, both of Perryton.

The family suggests memorials be to Museum of the Plains, 1200 N. Main St., Perryton, TX 79070; or Perry Memorial Library, 22 S.E. Fifth Ave., Perryton, TX 79070.

Amarillo Globe-News, March 25, 2003

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Mary B. Briggs

PERRYTON - Mary B. Briggs, 70, died Sunday, March 23, 2003.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Natoma City Cemetery in Natoma, Kan. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mrs. Briggs was a loving wife, mother and Granny.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur A. and Geanie Finch Matheson; and a son, Jerry Lee Briggs in 1973.

Survivors include her husband H.L.; a daughter, Sue Bryan and husband, Jerry, of Perryton; a sister, Joy Miller of Liberal, Kan.; a granddaughter, Jacey Irvin and husband, Brad, of Perryton; and two great-granddaughters, Hannah Irvin and Bailee Irvin, both of Perryton.

The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, March 25, 2003

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Jessie A. Moore

PERRYTON - Jessie A. Moore, 98, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery in Canadian with the Rev. Jimmy A. Robinson, pastor of Abundant Life Assembly of God, officiating. Arrangements are by Stickley-Hill Funeral Directors of Canadian.

Mrs. Moore was born July 26, 1904.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John William Moore Jr.; and a son, Robert Moore.

Survivors include a son, John Moore; a daughter, Mildred Schroeder and husband, Ed; a sister, Mable Parker; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, March 28, 2003

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