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Carolyn Griffith
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Elaine Stone


Obituaries 1964

Stockett, John R. Funeral services for John Roy Stockett, 58, pioneer resident and stock farmer of Armstrong County, were conducted Tuesday at the Wayside Community Methodist church. The Rev. Roland Moore officiated, assisted by the Rev. Alby J. Cockrell of the Tulia Methodist church. Mr. Stockett died suddenly at 3:45 p.m. Saturday at his farm home three miles west of Wayside.   He was born Oct. 5, 1895 at Clarendon, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stockett. The family moved to Armstrong County in 1913 and has lived there since that time.  Besides his wife, Mr. Stockett was survived by two sons, J. Roy Stockett of Tulia and N. M. Stockett of Claude; two stepchildren, Billy Spann of Amarillo and Mrs. John R Kennedy of Happy; two brothers, Wylie Stockett of Sweet Home, Oregon; and W. R Stockett of Happy; three sisters, Mrs. Lottie Richard and Mrs. Kitty Chapman of Mesa, Ariz., and Mrs. Ollie Beal of Lakeside, Ariz., and eight grandchildren. Interment was at the Wayside cemetery under the direction of Wallace Funeral Home.  The Tulia Herald, 23 September 1964.

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