Dennis Wayne Gibson

Dennis was born on July 9, 1958 in San Diego , California to Deward and Nancy Gibson. He was an American Steel and Iron Union Worker.

He is survived by his children, Kristin Arbour, Chris Gibson, Nick Gibson, and Cheyenne Gibson; a brother, Brad Gibson and three grandchildren, Landon, Leyton and Colton.

The family will receive guests on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Services will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, 25, 2017 in Valleyview Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Larry Dunlap officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Funeral Directors, 8310 S. Coulter Street.

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Jimmy Don Hoyle

Jimmy was born on December 1, 1949 to Joe and Janie Hoyle in Amarillo, Texas. He grew up in Sunray. He married Sharon Keisling on August 15, 1969. Jimmy graduated from West Texas State University in 1973 and spent the next 41 years as an educator including teacher, coach, counselor and principal in Welch, Dimmitt, Perryton, Booker and was the superintendent in Hartley school district until he retired. He later worked as an interim superintendent in Hedley, Claude, Kelton, Wilderado and Sunray school districts. He enjoyed refinishing old furniture into something new, traveling, playing golf and watching sporting events, especially basketball. He loved attending any activity involving his eight grandkids.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Hoyle is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sharon; two daughters, Brandi Berngen and husband Herman and Jenni Kelley and husband Eric; eight grandchildren, Bethany, Andrew and Jonathan Berngen and Emma, Ella, Mayah, Will and Isaiah Kelley; a brother Joe Mart and wife Nancy; and also numerous family and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Lane Memorial Cemetery, Sunray, Texas. Memorial service will follow at 3:00 pm, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Hillside Christian Church West Chapel with David Rowan and Mike Jackson officiating. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Funeral Directors, 8310 S. Coulter.

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Suhasini Nadesan MD

It is with immense grief that we inform family and friends of the demise of beloved wife and dearest mother, Dr. Suhasini Basu Nadesan. Her battle with cancer ended on the 23rd of May, 2017. She was a medical doctor with six board certifications: Pathology, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Care, Hematology, and Medical Oncology. She was a professional of great compassion, who cared deeply for all her patients, with a career that spanned four decades.

We will miss her wisdom, strength, love, and laughter, as will all those who knew her.

Suhasini was cremated at a private funeral in Amarillo, Texas, as was her wish. A brief memorial will be held at the Harrington Cancer Center on Tuesday May 30th at 3pm.

Kumar Nadesan
Karthik Nadesan JD & Eve Dupertuis MFA, Sita and Lali Nadesan
Sabita Nadesan MA/MA & Uganthan Balasubramaniam PhD
Sanjay Nadesan MD

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Jerry Wells

Jerry was born October 29, 1937 in Woodward, Oklahoma to Vernon and Ester Wells. Jerry graduated from Tangier High School and proudly served his country in the National Guard. He married Peggy Jackson on November 26, 1975 in Wichita, Kansas. They moved to Amarillo in 1975 where Jerry owned Kobe American Management. Jerry was a member of the Texas Cattle Feeders Association, Hillside Christian Church and was a 32nd degree Mason. Special memories include all of the family reunions, trips to New Orleans with Peggy and his mother “Toots”, Dutch oven cook-offs with his sister Gayle and going to garage sales looking for hidden treasures. Jerry also loved to play golf and go on fishing trips to Lake Amistad and fly fishing on the San Juan River with his family. Prankster, Generous, Innovative, Fun and Indestructible are the adjectives describing this man who loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and he will be greatly missed by his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a stepson Derrick Skaggs and two brothers.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy; a daughter, Cindy Ray and husband Keith; a son, Chris Wells and wife Ellen; two step daughters, Jana May and husband Mike and Robbie Davis and husband Shane Young; a sister, Gayle Ritchie and husband Mark; ten grandchildren, Brett Stout and wife Hannah, Sara Pipes, Lauren Paull and husband Casey, Amanda Cottrill and husband Ryan, Seth Davis and wife Sarabeth, Kaitlyn Skaggs, Marshall Ray, Cole Skaggs, Maddie Wells and Max Wells and five great grandchildren, McKinley Paull, Maverick Paull, Sagen Stout, Samson Paull and Owen Cottrill.

Memorial services will be at 2:30, Sunday, May 28, 2017 at LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Coulter Road Chapel. Arrangements are by LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Funeral Directors, 8310 S. Coulter.

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Rachel Lee

Rachel was born December 26, 1940 to Lewis and Annie Runyon Barrett in Portales, NM. Rachel was a stay at home mom, who took care of all of the kids and grand kids and made their house a home. She made each one of her grandchildren feel like they were the “special one”. She loved all of her brothers and sisters dearly, along with all of her nieces and nephews. The family pets were spoiled more than anyone. The neighborhood children always thought of her as their Granny, and her special friends, Carol and Mike and their children, were always welcomed as family.

Survivors include her husband, James Rodrick Lee; two sons, Roger Miller and wife Neta and Gordon Miller and wife Ramona; two daughters Valorie Juarez and husband Rudy and Peggy Carthel; 21 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; two brothers, Paul Barrett and Lewis Barrett, Jr.; one sister Edith Dawes; her special friend Carol Henderson and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her son David Lee; her daughter Mandy Lee; a grand baby and a great-grand baby; her brother, Bud and two sisters, Betty and Phyllis.

Funeral Service
Second Baptist Church
419 N. Buchanan
Amarillo, TX 79107
Friday, May 26, 2017
2:00 pm

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Jo Ann Lewis

Jo Ann was born January 2, 1947 in Wheeler to Wayne and Lenos Meadows. She graduated from Palo Duro High School in “the best class alive, the class of ‘65”. She earned her bachelor degree in education from WTSU in only three years. She married Daryl “Fuzzy” Lewis in Amarillo on April 9, 1976. Jo Ann taught Language Arts and ESL at Travis Middle School for 24 years, retiring in 2015. She taught four years prior to that as well. She was a counselor at heart and would help you through any hardship or struggle. Jo Ann loved her children and grandchildren with all her heart and soul, and she enjoyed every moment with them that she could. As for her students and her “kids”, she would want you to know that she loved you and that she was proud of you. She wanted you all to succeed! Please remember what she taught you and make it a part of your lives so that her love, encouragement, and passion will continue to live on. She will be greatly missed, especially her loving smile and laughter.

Survivors include her husband, Daryl; four daughters, Marci Chapman and husband Gary, and their child, Marshall of Lubbock, Jana Smith and husband Roger, and their children Braden, Jenson, and Alayna of Spokane, WA, Casey Schaef and husband Shane and their children, Addison and Anslee, and Kari Neeley and husband James, and their children Adam and Kenzi all of Amarillo; one sister, Sandy Powell and husband Dick of Coeur d’ Alene, ID; and a host of extended family and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral Service
First Church of the Nazarene
5201 Soncy
Amarillo, TX
Saturday, May 27, 2017
2:00 PM

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Leroy Lovett

Leroy was born March 23, 1931 in Snake Ridge, LA to Pauline and William Lovett. He grew up in Pennsylvania and joined the army in 1952. After an honorable discharge, he moved to Amarillo. He worked many years at The Globe Manufacturing Company and 23 years at Universal Lumber, where he met the love of his life, Lou. He started L & L Building Supply in 1979 and retired in 2008. He is preceded in death by his parents, and siblings Marlene Schwab, Toddy Lovett and Joe Lovett.

SURVIVORS: He is survived by the love of his life, Lou; children, Karen Singo, Joyce Naylor and husband Bruce, Rick Lovett and Jo, Roy Lovett and Wife Lynda, Randy Lovett, Danny Paxton, Barbara Black and Lonnie Lovett and wife Samantha; 15 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; a brother, Wick Lovett; a sister, Imogene Stout and the family dogs, Gretchen and Duke.

Funeral Service
Hillside Christian Church South Campus
6901 Bell Street
Amarillo, TX 79109
Friday, May 26, 2017
10:00 a.m.

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Jan Dempsey

Jan was born September 6, 1945 in Dallas to James and Loy Bryant. She has lived in Amarillo most of her life. She married Jack Dempsey on December 31, 1995. She was a paralegal for Mallett and Wester Law Offices for over 15 years. Jan was a very adventurous person. She loved to cook, especially German food and gumbo. She loved all types of music and was a talented musician. She could play the piano by ear. She loved spending time with her grandkids.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Dempsey; her daughter, Jana Goodwin and husband Bryan of Canute, OK; a sister, Beth McBride of Illinois; a brother, James Bryant, Jr. and wife Kerrie of Rockwall; her grandchildren, Jayden Alexander Clark and Alexis Danielle Goodwin of Canute, OK.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters.

Funeral Service
Cox Funeral Home Benton Chapel
4180 Canyon Drive
Amarillo, TX 79109
Friday, May 26, 2017
10:00 am

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J.C. Miller

J.C. was born on January 24, 1921 in Hansford County to Joe and Mamie Miller. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII. He had worked as a quality inspector at Pantex for over 38 years. He was a 50 year member of the Adobe Walls Masonic Lodge # 1355 in Borger.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beth Miller in 2014.

He is survived by two sons, Ed Miller and David Miller, both of Amarillo; a brother, Fred Miller of Gruver; three sisters, Lucille Harvey of Spearman, Opal Wallin of Gruver, Carolyn Bryant of Longview; two grandchildren, D’Aun Davis and Eddie Miller; and three great grandchildren, Jasper, Jacob, and Joshua.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the Hansford Cemetery with Rev. Scott Curry, Pastor at the First Baptist Church in Gruver, officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

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D.P. Duggan

D.P. was born March 25, 1941, in Borger to Duke and Zo Duggan. He began a 35 year railroad career in 1965, retiring from BNSF in 2000.

He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Zo and Duke Duggan; his father, Tom Butler; a sister; two brothers; and a stepson, Kerry Porter.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly Duggan, of Amarillo; four brothers, Jack Stockman, of West Virginia, Case Duggan and wife Jeanie, of Borger, and Andrew Butler and Tommy Butler both of Joshua Tree, Calif.; two sisters, Audrey Butler and Anita Virden, all of Joshua Tree, Calif.; two stepchildren, Mike Woods and Kirk Porter; 8 grandchildren, Brandy, Rose, Mika, Tyler, Brandan, Katlyn, Maddie and Jake; and 3 great-grandchildren, Derek, Colin and Kaleb.

There will be no formal services. Friends who would like to pay their respects or visit with the family are welcomed and encouraged to do so at the gravesite. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Highland Park Cemetery in Borger. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

D.P. was born March 25, 1941, in Borger to Duke and Z

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