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Ochiltree County Obituaries - 2003

Source: Amarillo Globe-News

June 2003

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Ruby Ruth Kelly Brown 



PERRYTON - Ruby Ruth Kelly Brown, 82, died Friday, May 30, 2003, in Amarillo.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in First United Methodist Church of Perryton with the Rev. Greg Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home of Perryton.

Mrs. Brown was a homemaker. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and taught Sunday school for 3- and 4-year olds for 25 years. She graduated from Spearman High School in 1939. She married H.C. "Buster" Brown on Aug. 24, 1941, in Estelline. She loved her children and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oran and Florence "Elmo" Kelly; and her husband in 1991.

Survivors include a son, Kelly Brown of Perryton; a daughter, Barbara Palmer of Amarillo; a brother, Howard D. Kelly of Austin; a sister, Colleen Yeary of Perryton; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorials be to Kids Inc., 2201 E. 27th Ave., Amarillo, TX 79103; or Perryton Activity Center, P.O. Box 829, Perryton, TX 79070.

Amarillo Globe-News, June 1, 2003

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Mary Jayne Luthi

PERRYTON - Mary Jayne Luthi, 79, died Tuesday, June 3, 2003.

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

Mrs. Luthi was a homemaker. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Perryton.

Survivors include her husband, Johnie; three sons, Bobbie Luthi of Hooker, Okla., Dannie Luthi of Hazelton, Kan., and Tommie Luthi of Raton, N.M.; two daughters, Bettie Hassell of Canyon and Barbara Maxwell of Amarillo; a sister, Marcellia Holt of Amarillo; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to Ochiltree Hospice Volunteers, 3101 Garrett Drive, Perryton, TX 79070; or to Ochiltree Cemetery, 511 N. Main, Perryton, TX 79070.

Amarillo Globe-News, June 5, 2003

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Bennie Wayne Smith



PERRYTON - Bennie Wayne Smith, 83, died Friday, June 13, 2003.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in First Baptist Church of McLean with the Rev. Wayne Moore, pastor of Clearlake Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery by Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.

Mrs. Smith was born June 1, 1919, in Erath County. She married Boyd B. Smith on Dec. 24, 1935, near Alanreed. He preceded her in death on May 1, 1982. She had lived in De Soto for several years where she was a member of a quilting club. She had been a resident of Lefors and McLean for many years before moving to Perryton in 1998. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by a brother, George Williams.

Survivors include two sons, James B. Smith and wife, Harlene, of Perryton and Fred B. Smith and wife, Pam, of Avon, Ind.; three sisters, Jane Herndon of McLean and Faye Flynn and Sue Green, both of Amarillo; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, June 15, 2003

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Bernardo Pina Sr.
 
PERRYTON - Bernardo Pina Sr., 73, died Tuesday, June 17, 2003.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today in the Estrada Building. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mr. Pina was a member of the Victory Family Church in Perryton. He was a laborer for Montfort Packing.

Survivors include his wife, Guillermina; five daughters, Concha Jimenez of Mexico, Elva Guerrero of Arizona, Ana Griego of Perryton, Maria Pina and Oralia Rodriguez, both of Wichita, Kan.; four sons, Pedro Pina of Tulsa, Okla., Hurgerto Pina and Ernesto Pina, both of Perryton, and Bernardo Pina of El Paso; 29 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, June 19, 2003

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Mary Elizabeth Sammons Wall

PERRYTON - Mary Elizabeth Sammons Wall, 89, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Geary Martin and the Rev. Richard Laverty officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mrs. Wall was a nurse from 1940 to 1972 at Sanford Hospital and Ochiltree General. Her hobbies were gardening, yard work and flowers.

Survivors include two sons, Arvel Wall of Amarillo and Jess Wall of Perryton; two daughters, Len Roberson of Belton and Beckie Rundle of Deer Park; a sister, Rebecca Daniell of Georgetown; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to Boys Ranch/Girls Town, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, TX 79174; or to the Museum of the Plains, 1200 N. Main St., Perryton, TX 79070.

Amarillo Globe-News, June 20, 2003

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Lila Barclay

PERRYTON - Lila Barclay, 78, died Friday, June 20, 2003.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Jefferson Street Church of Christ with Terry Danley and Billie McCallie officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mrs. Barclay was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy W.B. Barclay; a son, Tommy Barclay; her parents, Earl and Matilda James; a sister, Leta Belt; and a grandson, Andy James Barclay.

Survivors include six children, Troy and LaDonna Barclay, Carolyn and Gary Newcomb, Danny Barclay and Kathy and Dennis Williams, all of Perryton, Sandra and Don Hooper of Sugarland and Susan and Ed Hopkins of Dalhart; a daughter-in-law, Kay Barclay;

a brother, Robert James of Smithland, Iowa; three sisters, Elva Uhl and Darlene Woodward, both of Onawa, Iowa, and Wanda Heisler of Cherokee, Iowa;

26 grandchildren, Kelly Barclay, Staci and Monty Scott, Taylor Newcomb, Shannon and Tony Richardson, Todd Barclay Mobray, Lance and Elise Hooper, Sonya and Chris Barnes, Lori and Brady Schwalk, Cody Barclay, Amy and Ronny Clarkson, J.J. and Kurt Haberthur, Jerrod and Melissa Barclay, Jennifer and Steve Williams, Jody Newcomb, Erica and Jason Noble, Nikki Williams, Dusty and Matt Scroggins, Andy Hopkins, Melissa Williams, T.J. Barclay, Andrea and Chad Dick, Mark Hopkins, Jeff Williams, Tabitha Barclay, Angela Barclay and Christopher Barclay;

and 32 great-grandchildren, Tanner Barclay, Rebecca Barclay, Madison Barclay, Allison Barclay, Conner Scott, Shaylee Scott, Anthony Newcomb, Mathew Newcomb, Bo Newcomb, Jace Newcomb, Shandi Barclay, Tyrell Richardson, Lyndsay Richardson, Cameron Hooper, Lauren Hooper, Megan Hooper, Addison Hooper, Kaelyn Hooper, Hunter Schwalk, Colton Schwalk, Jordan Schwalk, Keely Clarkson, Reagan Clarkson, Gavin Clarkson, Gracen Haberthur, Tarrah Barclay, Skyler Barclay, Colton Williams, Caleb Williams, Emma Noble, Hannah Noble and Styles Scroggins.

The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, June 22, 2003

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Ken Hunter



PERRYTON - Ken Hunter, 65, died Sunday, June 22, 2003.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Victory Family Church with the Rev. Marlon Sparks officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mr. Hunter was a member of Victory Family Church. He was district manager for Dresser Oil Tools for 17 years.

Survivors include his wife, Alice; a son, Mike Hunter and wife, Stacey, of Burkburnett; a daughter, Pam Givens and husband, Jimmy, of Wichita Falls; a sister, Linda Williamson of Pampa; a brother, Dan Hunter of California; five grandchildren, Casey Hunter, Chris Longley, Justin Longley, Jacob Organ and Nicholas Organ; and four great-grandchildren, Kyle Givens, Christina Givens, Alexus Longley and Victoria Longley.

The family suggests memorials be to Christmas Shoe Boxes in care of Victory Family Church, 2322 S. Main St., Perryton, TX 79070; or a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, June 24, 2003

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Marie Lambert

PERRYTON - Marie Lambert, 66, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, in Amarillo.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today in Full Gospel Church with the Rev. Michael Waterbury officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mrs. Lambert was a member of Full Gospel Church. She graduated from Perryton High School in 1957.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Johnson of Perryton; a son, Allen Wawak of Elgin, Okla.; two brothers, Everett Gipson and Jack Gipson, both of Perryton; two sisters, Beulah Stumpf and Faye Gipson, both of Perryton; and six grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to American Cancer Society, 2405 Utica Lane, Perryton, TX 79070; or a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, June 28, 2003

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