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hillip Mehringer

68689_memorialPhillip was born on January 11, 1935 to Phillip Francis and Addie Pearl Mehringer in Kinsley, KS. He married LaDonna (Moureen) Derley on December 25, 1952 in Kinsley, KS. Phillip was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather who will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends. He was a member at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church.

Phillip is survived by his seven children: David Scott and Linda Mehringer of Midlothian, TX, Kim Davon and Jane Mehringer of Midland, TX, Shonda Gaye and Charlie Nelson of Dumas, TX; Eric Mehringer of Mansfield, TX.

Fifteen grandchildren: Heather and Steve Adler of Newtown, PA, Sarah and Chris Roberts of Grand Prairie, TX, Amy and Joe Peteet of Midland, TX, and Holly and Tyler Liles of Dumas, TX, Jeremy and Amanda Mehringer of Midlothian, TX, Aaron Mehringer of Midland, TX, David and Natalie Nelson of Waco, TX, Drew Mehringer of Somerset, NJ, Zach Mehringer of Fort Worth, TX and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at First Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Dumas Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock in the evening on Monday at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

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Howard Sumner McNeil

68864_memorialHoward was born October 18, 1918 to Minor and Corinne Light McNeil of Check, Virginia. He joined the Army Air Force on September 12, 1941. Howard met Ruby Gardenhire in Amarillo, Texas while in the service and they were married on May 8, 1944. They lived in Dumas, Texas where he worked for Diamond Shamrock as an operator. McNeil Rentals was his secondary job, whereas he provided homes for others to live in and continued to finance these homes for many families. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Howard and Ruby had 2 sons, deceased as infants, and 3 daughters, Debra and Larry Tedford of Olathe, Kansas, Majhaunta and Johnny Edgmon of Highlandville, Missouri, and Camelia and James Elliott of Pilot, Virginia. He has 5 grandchildren, Micah Tedford of Kansas, Malachi and Beth Elliott of Texas, Faith Elliott Brantley and Jim Brantley of Colorado, Olivia Tedford of Kansas, and Elizabeth Tedford of Kansas. He was blessed with 2 great grandchildren, Joanna and Samuel Elliott of Austin, Texas. He is survived by his sisters, Mabel Light of Salem, Va, Lois Basham of Christiansburg, VA, Louise Shank of Roanoke, VA, and brother, Dr. Maynard ”Casey” McNeil and wife, Carol, of Washington, New Jersey. He had one brother, deceased, Jack McNeil of northern Virginia. He is survived by his brother-in-law, Andy Gardenhire and wife, Patricia of Memphis, Texas. He has many nieces, nephews, and cousins that he was close to. Special friends who were considered family that spent many hours with Howard while he lived in Missouri include Theresia Johns of Bullard, Texas, Breann and Cooper D Hargrove, 6, of Strafford, Mo, and Grace Kessinger, 1, of Highlandville, MO.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 o’clock in the morning on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Howe, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment will follow in Northlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday at the funeral home from 6 o’clock until 7 o’clock in the evening. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

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Edith M. Breland

68898_memorialEdith was born on February 18, 1931 in Felds Place near Yantis, Tx to Henry Mack and Rosa (Hyde) Bevill. She was united in marriage to James Breland on October 27, 1951 in Clovis NM. Being a farmer’s wife, she loved to sew and tend the garden. She was very involved in the First Baptist Church. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Edith was preceded in death by her husband James Breland in 2005; 6 brothers and 2 sisters; and great granddaughter Lillie Breland.

Edith is survived by her sons: Gregg Breland and wife Debbie and Paul Breland all of Dumas; sisters: Helen Ayres of Lubbock, TX, Sally Hendricks of Houston, TX, Jo Seymour of Slaton, TX; grandchildren: Breanna Bass and husband Joe, Zach Breland and wife Ashlee, Trent Breland, Dustin Breland, Jacob Breland; great-grandchildren Carson Bass, Adi Farni, Zander and Zeplin Breland.

Graveside Services are scheduled for 3 o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Northlawn Memorial Gardens with Rev. Jerry Howe, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

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Isabel Ramirez Casaz

69010_memorialIsabel was born on July 8, 1929, in Dalhart, TX to Ascension Cruz Ramirez and Cristina De Velasco. She had been a resident of Dumas for over 65 years. Isabel was united in marriage to Roger Casaz on July 13, 1951, in Dalhart, TX; he preceded her in death in 2002.

Isabel was a loving woman who considered church her highest priority and would always help those in need. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Isabel was a devoted homemaker and was very proud of her children and grandchildren’s accomplishments. Her dogs brought her much joy, as well as cooking, baking and talking with people. Isabel also loved to dance. She was an avid sports fan and especially liked watching the Dallas Cowboys. Isabel will be missed dearly by all who loved her.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; her son Roger Casaz Jr.; 10 brothers and sisters.

Isabel is survived by her daughters: Teresa Castro and husband Cleo of Cactus, TX, Stella Casaz of Amarillo, TX, Delores Camarillo and husband Jesse of Amarillo, TX, Cecilia Nevarez and husband Nick of Dumas; sons: Richard Casaz of Dumas and Anthony Casaz and wife Stacy of Edmond, OK; brothers: Selso Ramirez and wife Josie of Dalhart, TX and Jimmy Ray Montoya and wife Maxine of Tucumcari, NM; brothers-in-law: Robert Casas and wife Bonnie of Amarillo, TX and Daniel Casas of San Antonio, TX; a sister-in-law: Ellen Casas of Florence, MS; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and numerous other extended family members.

The Rosary will be recited at 7 o’clock in the evening on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Morrison Memorial Chapel. The Funeral Mass is scheduled for 1 o’clock in the afternoon on Monday, August 15, 2016 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father Gabriel Garcia as celebrant. Interment will follow at Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

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Marcelle Nelson Sutton

69024_memorialMarcelle was born on August 26, 1920 in Texhoma, TX to George and Gertrude ”Gertie” (Dubbs) Nelson. On September 10, 1942, she married Frank Sutton in San Diego, CA; he preceded her in death in 2003.

Marcelle graduated from business school in Enid, OK. She worked at the tax collector’s office and was Deputy County Clerk of Sherman County. Marcelle enjoyed crocheting and needlepoint. She was a long time member of First Christian Church where she played piano and organ; she will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

In addition to her husband, Frank, she is preceded in death by her parents; and a sister: Glenda Ruth Berry in 2016.

Marcelle is survived by her daughter: Lynda Hauser and husband Ray of Stratford; grandsons: Neal Hauser of Amarillo and Dean Hauser and wife Joli of Stratford; great-grandchildren: Brylynn and Layton Hauser both of Stratford; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Graveside Service is scheduled for 10:30 in the morning on Monday, August 15, 2016 at Stratford Cemetery with Pastor Sharalyn Larsen, officiating. A Memorial Service will follow at 11 o’clock at First Christian Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors of Stratford.

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John Michael Moreno

69304_memorialMichael was born on May 3, 1975, in Denver, CO to Jesus Moreno and Ofelia (Marquez) Moreno. He was a father, son, brother and a great friend to others. Michael was loyal to his kin and generous whenever he had the means to do so, which meant always. His charisma and laughter would put a smile on your face and make you forget why you were upset with him in the first place. Michael worked for JBS and was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. He will live in our hearts forever.

Michael was preceded in death by his father Jesus Moreno.

Michael is survived by his parents: Ofelia Sosa and husband Enrique of Dumas, TX; children: John Michael Moreno Jr. of Amarillo, TX, Sebastian Govea, Imani Govea, and Alexis Moreno of Juarez, Mexico; sisters: Patricia Moreno De Leon and husband Augustine of San Antonio, TX and Blanca Moreno of Amarillo, TX; a brother: Jesus Emmanuel Moreno and wife Erica of Dumas, TX; and numerous other extended family members.

The Rosary will be recited at 7 o’clock in the evening on Friday, August 26, 2016 at Morrison Memorial Chapel. The Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 o’clock in the morning on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father Gabriel Garcia as celebrant. Interment will follow at Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

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Bill Jameson

69432_memorialBill was born on December 28, 1948 to William Thomas and Louise Amos Jameson in Dumas, TX. He was a musician and a phenomenal guitar player; he was even able to play a twelve string guitar. Bill loved fishing, hunting and camping. One of his favorite hobbies was being a ham operator. He was a loving son, father and grandfather who will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.

Bill is preceded in death by his father: William Thomas Jameson; sister: Judy Ann; great grandmother: Essie Amos and nephew: Randy Haire.

Bill is survived by his sons: Kelly Jameson of Ft. Worth, TX and William Jameson of Amarillo, TX; daughter: Jamie Wheeler and husband Don Oakley of Dumas, TX; grandchildren: Hunter, Lindsay, Madelyn, Justice and Jodie; mother: Louise Jameson of Dumas, TX; nephew: Bobbie Haire of Dumas, TX; niece: LaDonna Wells and husband Doyle of Ft. Worth, TX.; special friends: Kenneth Henson and Wayne Evanson.

uneral services are scheduled for 10 o’clock in the morning Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Morrison Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jerry Howe officiating. Interment will follow at Dumas Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday at the funeral home from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock in the evening. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

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Leslie Edward Miller Jr.

69525_memorialLeslie was born on April 16, 1946 to Leslie Edward and Cleora Marie (Crabtree) Miller in Sterling, KS. Leslie was united in marriage to Wilma Bernice Kinikin March 12, 1965 in Dumas, TX. He retired after 27 years as a gas tech with Northern Natural Gas in Sunray, TX. Leslie loved cooking out and spending time with his family. He enjoyed drag racing and was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Sunray, TX. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be missed dearly by all of his family and friends.

Leslie is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Butch and Darrell; four sisters: Mary, Juanita, Audrey and Linda, a grandson, Levi Thomas Miller, and a great grandson Ethan Sean Aguirres.

Leslie is survived by his wife Wilma of the home; his sons: Scott Miller and wife Donna of Amarillo, TX, Byron Miller and wife Crystal of Fritch, TX and Michael Miller and Cindy also of Fritch, TX; daughters: Valerie Winebrinner and husband Bruce of Sunray, TX, Shawna Evanson and husband Wayne of Dumas, TX and Terri Buse also of Dumas, TX; sisters; Carolyn Cripps of Amarillo, TX and Jaque Ybarra and husband Sam of Duncan, OK; brother: Gerald Miller and wife Sharon of Andrews, TX; 10 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 3 on the way.

Memorial services will be held at 2 o’clock in the afternoon Friday, September 9, 2016 at Morrison Memorial Chapel in Dumas with Rev. Seth Seale, pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Sunray, officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

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James Marion Hogan

69528_memorialJames was born November 16, 1928 to Cross and Bonnie Hogan in Hollis, Oklahoma. James married Betty Lou in Shamrock, TX on June 27, 1953. James married Alta Duvall in Las Vegas, Nev on July 24, 1982. He joined the Army on November 16, 1950 and was discharged on November 16, 1952. James moved to Sunray, Texas in 1955 and where he worked for Diamond Shamrock, owned Hogan Dozer Service for nine years and Moore County operating heavy equipment, retiring in 1993 after 18 years. James was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend who enjoyed good conversation with people and will be missed by all his family and friends. His hobbies including hunting pheasant and quail, fishing for walleye and shooting pool. James and Alta enjoyed many trips camping and fishing, including winters in Mission Texas where he loved to shoot pool and visit with other ”Snowbirds”. He was very proud of donating 15 gallons of blood over many years. James was a member of the Church of Christ of Sunray.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Calvin Hogan, Don Hogan; granddaughter: Zadina Rhyne.

James is survived by his wife: Alta of the home; son: Bill Hogan and wife Susie of Dumas, TX., daughters: Diane Reynolds and husband Joe of New Braunfels, TX; Debra Lareau and husband Mitch of Topeka, KS, Denise Davenport and husband Mark of Amarillo, TX, Dee Clark of Dallas, TX and Jana Young of Bertram, TX; grandchildren: Chad Belden of Amarillo, Dawn Denney of Amarillo, Misty Roberts, Topeka, KS, Ely Reynolds of New Braunfels, TX, Tessa Rude of Edmond, OK, Paul Davenport of Frisco, TX, Lindsey Seger of Dallas, TX, Dana Davenport of Amarillo, Nicole Davenport of Amarillo, TX Macon Clark of Dallas, TX and 21 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers: Edwin Hogan and Glen Hogan of Pampa, LaWayne Hogan of Hot Springs Village, Ark, Gaylon Hogan of Dennison, TX; sisters, Wilma Nel Miller of Sanford, Fla, Lavada Helton, Marble Falls, TX.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 o’clock in the morning on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Sunray Church of Christ with Jonathan Zerby, minister of the church, officiating. Interment will follow at Lane Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 o’clock until 6 o’clock at the Morrison Memorial Chapel in Sunray. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

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Wendy Paola Beltran

69621_memorialWendy was born on June 17, 1997, in Chihuahua, Mexico to Alfredo Beltran and Norma Munoz. Wendy graduated Dumas High School and was attending Amarillo College. She was an employee of Natural Prairie Dairy in Hartley. Wendy loved spending time with her family and friends and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Wendy was preceded in death by her grandfather Gilberto Munoz.

Wendy is survived by her parents: Alfredo and Norma (Munoz) Beltran, of Dumas; brother: Alfredo Beltran Jr; boyfriend: Alan Ortega of Dumas; grandfather: Alfredo Beltran Sr. of Chihuahua, Mexico; grandmother: Maria Rodriguez of Chihuahua, Mexico; and grandmother: Gabina Franco of Chihuahua, Mexico.

The Rosary will be recited at 7 o’clock in the evening on Monday, September 12, 2016 at Morrison Memorial Chapel. The Funeral Mass is scheduled for 3 o’clock in the afternoon on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father Gabriel Garcia as celebrant. Interment will follow at Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

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