Christina “Chris” Thompson

Chris was born August 22, 1958 in Natchitoches, LA, to Dorothy and William Morrison. She married Darrell Thompson in Amarillo in May of 1982. Together, they were members of Central Baptist Church in Pampa, and she ever met a stranger. She was the type who enjoyed helping anyone at any time. She enjoyed sewing, making dolls, quilts and the like. She was a very crafty person and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her father, William Morrison and a brother, Danny Morrison.

She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Darrell; her daughter, Andrea Black and husband Jerry; her grandchildren, Shelby and Bailey Black all of Amarillo; her siblings, Dottie Kimbro and husband Mike of Electra, Susan Alfred and husband Boo of Natchitoches, LA, and Dwayne Morrison and wife Betty of Hemphill, TX; also surviving her are several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service
Cox Funeral Home Benton Chapel
4180 Canyon Drive
Amarillo, TX 79109
Thursday, January 19, 2017
2:00 pm

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Randy Eugene Love

On the morning of January 15, 2017, Randy Eugene Love, 60, joined his father, mother, sister and countless relatives and friends in his heavenly home. Randy was born on April 15, 1956 in Casper, Wyoming to Earl Delbert and Jaunnetta Love. He graduated from Tucumcari High School, which his where he met his high school sweetheart, the Love of his life, Sharon Daniels. Randy and Sharon married on July 11, 1975 in Tucumcari, NM and moved to Amarillo to start their family.

Randy was a lifelong electrician. In 1984, he started his own family business, Love Electric, where he enjoyed working along side his late Dad, “Deb” and sons, Ryan, Nathan and Tom. He loved playing golf with his kids and had a great passion for coaching their baseball teams. He was happiest spending time with his family, and dearly loved his grandchildren…his little sweeties.

If you knew Randy, you knew that he was a hard working, honest, selfless man who dedicated his life to the Lord and worked tirelessly to provide for his family. These qualities were deeply rooted within hin by his parents.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Elaine Tapscott.

Survivors include his wife of forty one years, Sharon Love; a daughter, Tasha Artley and husband Tom; two sons, Ryan Love and wife Zoe and Nathan Love and wife Stephanie; five grandchildren, Belle, Abi, Braelyn, Brecken and Elliot; a sister, Bonnie Antwine and husband Robert; a brother, Ron Love and wife Sharon.

Celebration of life will be at 2:30 pm, Friday, January 20, 2017 at The Colonies Church of Christ with Frank Bellizzi officiating. Arrangements are by LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Funeral Directors, 8310 S. Coulter.

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Jose Angel Guzman

Guelo was born in Juan Aldama, Zacatecas, MX. He migrated to the United States where he lived in Abernathy and worked as a farmer. He later moved to Amarillo, where he settled and eventually retired from Palo Duro Meats.

He was a very hard worker who always provided for his family. Guelo was well respected by his family and friends. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed. Guelo was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, sisters and 3 grandchildren, Rayna Guzman, Jose E. Guzman, Jr. and Francisco Guzman, Jr.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Socorro Armendariz Guzman; ten children, Jose “Jorge” Guzman of Plainview, Bricia Jacquez of Lubbock, Francisco Guzman, Sofia Guzman, Angel Guzman, Jr., Araceli Arjon, Ruben Guzman, Socorro Maldonado and Maria Jacquez all of Amarillo and Geraldo Guzman of San Angel, Durango, MX.; his sons in law and daughters in law; 39 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Services and burial were Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in San Angel, Durango, MX. Local services will be announced when the family returns from Mexico.

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Donald Eugene Purcell

Mr. Purcell was born January 21, 1957 in Hereford to Gene and Bobbie Walser Purcell. He graduated from Canadian High School where he received the Fighting Wildcat award his senior year. He married Doreen Milburn on July 25, 1975 in Canadian. He loved music and playing his guitar. Donald was known to have a huge heart and would help anyone, and in the oilfield, he was known to be the best at what he did. He loved to cook for his family and friends, loved going to rodeos, and enjoyed traveling with friends to Las Vegas. Donald was a member of the Masonic Lodge #855 AF & AM, was a 32nd degree Mason and was a member of the Lubbock Sottish Rite Consistory. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. He loved the Lord and was known to carry his Bible in his truck with him. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Donald is survived by his wife; Doreen of the home; four children, Amy Kirkland and husband Mike, Lindsey Pursley and husband James, Amanda Poe and husband Mark, and Chilo Sanchez and wife Trisha, all of Canadian; his grandchildren, Mallory, Aubrie, Jackson and Hollis Poe, Stephanie Chaney, Rachael Kirkland, Macy and Marley Patterson, Brawley Kirkland, Parker and Kamden Sanchez, Jentry, Emerson and Colton Pursley, and Kynsley and Hailey Sanchez; a brother, Mac Purcell and wife Gay of Brisco; a sister, Becky Jones and husband J. J.; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles, including an aunt, Vonda Boughan of Higgins; cousins, Bill Purcell and wife Darlene, and Ed Purcell and wife Jean, all of Canadian, and Sherri Thomas and husband Paul of Amarillo; and special friends, Scott Abernethy of Hennessey, Oklahoma, and Roger and Ellen Wainwright of Canadian.

Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Jones Pavilion with Pastor Donald Hill of The River Ministries, officiating. Burial will follow in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Canadian.

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Shella Dean Collins

Mrs. Collins was born December 28, 1927 in Dixie, Oklahoma to Kenard and Lela Baker McCabe. She attended Oklahoma country schools before moving to Skellytown, and graduated from White Deer High School in 1948. Shella met Cleatus Collins in the drug store in Skellytown, and they married on September 9, 1949 in Skellytown. They moved to Canadian on February 26, 1966. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2010. She worked in the school lunch room and also worked for High Plains Natural Gas, retiring on December 6, 1986 after 17 years of employment.

Shella was a member of First Baptist Church where she taught the children’s Sunday school class. She liked to fish, canning salmon and giving it as gifts. She enjoyed traveling with Cleatus in their travel trailer. Shella loved her family, her birddog, and was known to be the family historian.

Survivors include her son, Michael Collins of Canadian; and two brothers, Carl McCabe and wife Susan of Skellytown, and Jack McCabe and wife Kay of Waxahachie.

Services will be 3:00 PM Thursday, January 19, 2017, at First Baptist Church, with Rev. Matthew McCurley, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Canadian.

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Juan Ramon Enriquez

Juan was born January 18, 1965 in Brownsville, Texas to Rafael and Rafaela (Jiminez) Enriquez. He was a lifelong resident of Dimmitt. Juan married Martha Martinez in 2001. He was a welder and construction worker the majority of his life. He enjoyed fishing and family time but he especially enjoyed listening to his son’s music, “Shotgun Rider.”

He is survived by his wife Martha Martinez Enriquez of Dimmitt and his four children, Christopher, Anthony, Anyssa and Ramon Enriquez all of Dimmitt. His parents, Rafael and Rafaela Enriquez of Dimmitt, five brothers, Jesse Enriquez of Houston, Rafael Enriquez, Jr. of Dimmitt, Tony Enriquez of Plainview, Ricky Enriquez of Angleton and Rene Enriquez of Plainview, two sisters, Sylvia Enriquez of Dimmitt and Rosemary Martinez of Ft. Worth, four grandchildren, Sean Xavier Enriquez, Devin Rene Enriquez, Alexis Rose Enriquez and Kylie Rae Leal

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Clara “EZ” Davis

Ms. Davis was born on April 25, 1928 in May, Oklahoma to Delbert Davis and Ella Crooks. She was a lifetime rancher.

Ms. Davis is survived by three nephews, Randy, Roger and Mark Davis, all of Perryton, Texas; two nieces, Shari Davis of Perryton and Terri Villavaso of Scottsdale, Arizona, her adopted daughter, Mary Storrs of Amarillo, Texas, one grandson, Lincoln Storrs; two great grandchildren, Triston and Jake; and one step-sister, Kaye Christenson of Alva, Oklahoma.

Ms. Davis was preceded in death by her parents and Kenneth and J.B. Davis.

Services will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
at Community Worship Center, with Pastor Tim Ramsey officiating. Burial
will be in Ochiltree Cemetery, and arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers
Funeral Home of Perryton, Texas.

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Dorothy Louise Harvey

Dorothy was born May 13, 1937 in Perico, Texas to John and Josephine Newton. She married Levi Merle Harvey on November 2, 1956 in Clayton, New Mexico. She had been a resident of Howardwick since 1994 and was an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Clarendon.

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY – her parents; a sister, Martha Jenkins; and a granddaughter, Amanda Wilkerson.

SURVIVORS – her husband, Levi Harvey of Howardwick; 2 daughters, Cynthia Wilkerson of Amarillo and Kathy Wages of Claude; 2 brothers, Carl Newton and Freddie Newton both of Arizona; 4 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

SERVICES – Rosary will be said at 6:00 pm Thursday, January 19, 2017 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Clarendon. Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am Friday, January 20, 2017 in the Church with Fr. Arokia Raj Samala, as the celebrant.

INTERMENT – 3:30 PM Friday, January 20, 2017 in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Amarillo.

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Sherry Coelene House

Sherry was born April 28, 1949 in El Paso to John Elmer and Sara True Coe Chick. She married Jerry Ray House on July 21, 1993 in Amarillo. She had been a resident of Groom since 2003 before moving to Amarillo several months ago. Special thanks to Interim Hospice for their loving care to Sherry.

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY – her parents.

SURVIVORS – her husband, Jerry House of Amarillo; a son, Lonnie Wright of Portales, NM; 2 daughters, Lorna Harpold and husband William of Clovis, NM and Heather Walton and husband Donnie of Amarillo; a brother, John Chick of Albuquerque, NM; and 6 grandchildren.

MEMORIAL SERVICES – 1:00 PM Monday, January 16, 2017 in the Christian Light House in Amarillo.

CREMATION & ARRANGEMENTS – Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

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Wayne Irvin Riggs

Wayne Irvin Riggs, 87 of Clarendon, Texas, died January 12, 2017. Wayne was born to parents Modelle Doyle and Wilmer Riggs, a farming family in Erick, Oklahoma on March 4, 1929, shortly before the arrival of the Great Depression, which helped develop his survival skills. The family migrated to Deaf Smith County in pursuit of greener pastures during the Dust Bowl and ultimately moved to Amarillo, where Wayne graduated a proud Amarillo High Sandie.

Wayne served our country in the Air Force during the Korean War, and returned to Amarillo to attend Amarillo College on the GI Bill where he met the love of his life, Annton Oakes. They were married in 1956 in Tucumcari, New Mexico. After a quick honeymoon in Tres Ritos, New Mexico, Wayne returned to Amarillo to complete his college studies at West Texas State University and to build his family and career. After several years as manager of Southern Farm Supply Co-op’s Tires, Batteries and Accessories division, Wayne and family moved to Clarendon to pursue his passion as a cow-calf rancher, establishing Tiny Timbers Ranch. He also established Riggs Farm & Ranch Supplies, a thriving business in Clarendon from 1969 to 1985. During that time, Wayne became the Texaco Distributor in Clarendon and acquired from other family members, Little Seminole Ranch in Gray County. With the help of friends, family and neighbors, he joyfully managed those ranches, throughout the rest of his life.

Whether on the ranches, the farm store or the gala, Wayne dressed as a gentleman. And when the band started, never was there a man who could dance like him with such grace, agility and coordination. But his true passion was being at Tiny Timbers ranch, which in May 2017 would have celebrated its 50th Anniversary under his ownership and management.

Wayne is survived by one brother, Van Earl Riggs of Amarillo. He is survived by his two children, Helen Ann Parker and her husband Russell Keown, of Clarendon, and Walter Riggs and his wife Brenda, of Amarillo. He also leaves three grandchildren, Jennifer Warren of Clarendon, Chase Riggs and his wife Lauren, of Dallas, and Whitney Riggs of Spring. His three great grandchildren also live in Clarendon, Tate Parker, Emmelise and Ethan Warren. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Annton, and one sister, Wilma Dell Gatten.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 16, 2017 in the Llano Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel in Amarillo with Rev. Jim Aveni, Vicar of the St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church of Clarendon, officiating.

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