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Ochiltree County Obituaries - 2003

Source: Amarillo Globe-News

July 2003


Vivian M. Taliaferro

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Vivian M. Taliaferro, 90, formerly of Perryton, Texas, died Wednesday, July 2, 2003.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home Chapel of Perryton with the Rev. Donald Stoll officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery.

Mrs. Taliaferro was a homemaker. She was a member of the Mennonite Church of Perryton.

Survivors include a daughter, Sue T. Lane of Grand Junction; a brother, Brooks Pletcher of Perryton; five grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity.

Amarillo Globe-News, July 3, 2003


Wayne DeWitt 

PERRYTON - Wayne DeWitt, 52, died Thursday, July 17, 2003.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Perryton Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Sally Jo Boyd officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mr. DeWitt was a service coordinator in the oil fields. He was a Mason and a charter member of the Waka Lions Club.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda; two daughters, Melissa Balzer and Brandy Williams, both of Perryton; five brothers, Ron DeWitt of Pampa, Mike DeWitt of Lake Texhoma, Okla., Calvin DeWitt of Portales, N.M., J.W. DeWitt of Perryton and Tim DeWitt of Dallas; six sisters, Virginia DeWitt of Carrollton, Cathey Reyes and Dot Stone, both of Amarillo, Venita Moorehead of Canadian, Vickie Lauer of Carrollton and Karen Rogers of Austin; and five grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity, or American Parkinson's Disease Association, 1250 Highland Blvd., Suite 4B, Staten Island, NY 10305-1944.

Amarillo Globe-News, July 18, 2003


Jose Luis Antunez

PERRYTON - Jose Luis Antunez, 59, died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, in Canadian.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Jose Gomez officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

Mr. Antunez worked in the oil fields for 26 years. He was a tool pusher for Key Energy for three years.

Survivors include his wife, Amparo; a daughter, Blanca E. Ramirez of Perryton; four sons, Andy Antunez, Joe Antunez and David Antunez, all of Dallas, and Gilberto Antunez of Canyon; two brothers, Sevariano Antunez of Colorado and Gregorio Antunez of Mexico; three sisters, Rita Meraz of Canadian, Antonia Martinez of Colorado and Maria De La Luz Ramirez of Mexico; and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1000 S.W. 15th Ave., Perryton, TX 79070.

The body will be available for viewing at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church parish hall.

Amarillo Globe-News, July 19, 2003


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