|Cox, Modenia Airhart Rahlfs
Modenia Airhart Rahlfs Cox,
86, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today in First Baptist Church
with the Rev. Bob Miller, the Rev. Paul Burwash and the Rev.
Tom Stribling officiating. Burial will be in Happy Cemetery
by Brooks Funeral Directors. Mrs. Cox was born May 31,
1918, to Adney and Lloyd Airhart in Swisher County. She was
one of 10 children. She married George Rahlfs in 1939 and
farmed with him for more than 50 years until his death in
1990. She married Newt Cox in 1992 and lived in Miami and
Amarillo until his death in 2002. She was preceded in
death by her parents; four brothers, L.G. Airhart, John B.
Airhart, Bill Airhart and Laverne Airhart; and a sister,
Madeline Pursley. Survivors include two daughters,
JaNet Lindsey and husband, Ron, and Jean Boyles, all of
Amarillo; a son, Lloyd Rahlfs Sr. and wife, Ann, of Happy;
nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers,
Jamie Airhart of California and Tom Airhart of Amarillo; two
sisters, Dorothy Brechtel of Louisiana and Dona McAtee of
Oklahoma; three sisters-in-law, Yvonne Airhart and Betty
Rahlfs, both of Amarillo, and Imogene MacDonald of
California; a brother-in-law, Otis Harman of Tulia; and many
nieces and nephews. Amarillo Globe-News, 13
Albert Devin, 84, died
Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today in First United Methodist
Church with the Rev. Rob Lindley, pastor, officiating and
the Rev. Ernie McGaughey, retired Methodist minister,
assisting. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by
Kornerstone Funeral Directors. Mr. Devin was born Aug.
5, 1920, in Swisher County. He farmed and ranched in Swisher
County all his life, and he served in the Army Air Corps
during World War II. Survivors include his wife, Pat;
a daughter, Janie Notley of Tulia; two sons, Frank Devin of
Finney and Lannie Devin of Idalou; his twin brother, Delbert
Devin of Tulia; two sisters, Lena Allen of Canyon and
Catherine Sprawls of Tulia; five grandchildren, Crystal
Devin, James Devin, Tara Devin, Lacey Watkins and Carley
West; a great-grandchild, Ashley Watkins; and several nieces
and nephews and friends. Amarillo Globe News,
10 August 2004.
|Hamilton, Nancy Campbell
Nancy Campbell Hamilton,
71, died Thursday, April 22, 2004, in Grants, N.M.
Services will be at 2 p.m.
Monday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles
Davenport, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill
Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home. Mrs. Hamilton was
born Nov. 3, 1932, in Clarksville. She grew up in Edmonson
and Plainview where she graduated from Plainview High School
in 1950. She moved to Tulia in 1953. She worked for
Swisher Electric Co-op for 25 years. She married Wayne
Hamilton on Nov. 11, 1991. She was a member of First Baptist
Church in Tulia. Her husband died Friday, April 23,
2004, in Albuquerque, N.M. She was preceded in death
by two brothers, Jerry Crader and Billy Crader; a daughter,
Kay Sturgess in May 2003; and a son-in-law, Robert Sturgess
in December 2003. Survivors include three sons, Randy
Campbell and wife, Fleta, and J.C. Campbell, all of
Amarillo, and Gregg Campbell and wife, Stephanie of
Perryton; her stepchildren, Todd Hamilton of Allen, Art
Hamilton of Oklahoma City, Max Hamilton of Madisonville and
Tammy Craig of Houston; nine grandchildren; and four
great-grandchildren. Amarillo Globe-News, 25
|Hamilton, Wayne O.
Wayne O. Hamilton, 72,
died Friday, April 23, 2004, near Albuquerque, N.M.
Services will be at 10 a.m.
Tuesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles
Davenport, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Silverton
Cemetery in Silverton by Wallace Funeral Home. Mr.
Hamilton was a farmer. Survivors include a daughter,
Tammy Craig of Houston; three sons, Max Hamilton of
Madisonville, Art Hamilton of Oklahoma City and Todd
Hamilton of Allen; three stepsons, Randy Campbell and J.C.
Campbell, both of Amarillo and Gregg Campbell of Perryton; a
brother, Melvin "Red" Hamilton of Spearman; 10
grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren;
and four stepgreat-grandchildren. Amarillo
Globe-News, 25 April 2004.
|Jarnagin, Tommy "Poppy"
Tommy "Poppy" Jarnagin,
58, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2004.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Oasis Southwest
Baptist Church in Amarillo with the Rev. J. Alan Ford,
pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Dreamland Cemetery by
Brooks Funeral Directors. Mr. Jarnagin was born Nov.
12, 1946, in Amarillo to Temple and Willie Mai Ford Jarnagin.
He married Pat Brewer in Dalhart in 1971. He was a custom
harvester since 1964, traveling to Colorado, Wyoming, North
Dakota and Oklahoma to cut wheat. He quit traveling and
decided to stay close to home in July 1995 when his best
buddy, Bracken, was born. "Poppy" found a new hobby working
in the shop with good friends restoring cars. His best times
were spending time with his family and he was blessed with
another best buddy, Kayden, in May 2004. He was a member of
Southwest Baptist Church in Amarillo. He was loved by many
and will always be in our hearts.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Jeanette Jarnagin of
Happy; a son, Chad Jarnagin of Amarillo; a brother, Jerry
Jarnagin of Ellensburg, Wa.; and two grandsons, Bracken
Jarnagin of Happy and Kayden Jarnagin of Stinnett.
Amarillo Globe-News, 25 November 2004.
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