Jose M. Ruiz

Jose was born May 2, 1928, in El Oro, Mexico to Simon and Maria Ruiz. He was a machine operator at Gilvin Terrill Construction.

He was preceded in death by his wife.

Survivors include five sons, Gustavo Ruiz and wife Olga, Reyes Ruiz and wife Roberta, Marco Ruiz and wife Cecelia and Roy Ruiz and wife Athena, all of Amarillo and Joe Albert Ruiz and wife DeAnn of Corpus Christi; three daughters, Rosemary Quijada of Trophy Club, Micaela Ruiz and husband Juan Bastida, Pelar Ruiz and husband Antonio Soloreo, all of Mexico; three sisters, Maria Mejia and Petra Moreno, both of La Venta, Mexico and Dimas Hurtado of El Oro, Mexico; a brother, Jose Ruiz and wife Carmen of Tulancingo, Mexico; and 30 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, Ruiz Obit PicMarch 24, 2017 at St. Laurence Catholic Church. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd

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Craig Owen

Craig was born July 10, 1951, in Vernon to Stanley and Jean Owen. He was a Texas sports fan, loved being outside and was an umpire for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Jean Owen; and his first wife, Rosemary Owen.

Survivors include a daughter, Christy Conger and husband Donnie; a son, Coby Owen and wife April; a brother, Jerry Owen and wife Cindi; six grandchildren; his wife, Debbie Owen; friend, Susan Clemann; and other family and friends.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 24, 2017, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Donnie Conger officiating. Owen Obit Pic (2)Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

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Nicholas “Nick” Wheeler-Phelps

Nick was born May 11, 1984 in Amarillo to Glenda Brown and Derwin Phelps. He graduated from Caprock High School in 2002, and attended Amarillo College. Nick worked for Rocla Concrete Tie and for Home Pride Center. He was an all-around outdoorsman. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, and dirt bikes. He was a fisherman, and loved boating. Nick was an extremely caring person. He touched a lot of hearts, and could be very goofy. He really knew how to cheer people up. He will be greatly missed.

Survivors include two daughters, Alexia Wheeler Castillo and Alazay Castillo, both of San Antonio; his mother, Glenda Brown of Amarillo; his father, Derwin Phelps of Amarillo; a sister, Laci Wheeler and Junior Garcia of Amarillo; a brother, Wayne Wheeler and wife Amanda of Amarillo; his grandmother, Naydean Wheeler of Amarillo; an uncle and aunt, Randy and Angela Wheeler; several other aunts, uncles, nieces, and a nephew.
He was preceded in death by his uncle, Dwayne Wheeler; his grandmother, Harlene Morris; and his grandfathers, Alvia Morris and Ron Hill.

Memorial Service
Trinity Fellowship Church- West Auditorium
5000 Hollywood Rd.
Amarillo, TX
Saturday, March 25, 2017
2:00 PM

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Tyson Adams

Tyson Adams, 27, beloved Son, Brother, Father & Friend was called to his eternal resting place on March 19, 2017. He entered this world on December 24, 1989 in Amarillo, TX, born to Kennith and Shannon Adams. He was raised in Canyon, where he graduated from Canyon High School in 2008. Tyson worked as a landscaper in Canyon and Amarillo. He enjoyed playing pool, hunting and fishing with his many friends, “chosen” family and especially his brother Tejay. Most of all, Tyson was known for his spirituality, enormous heart, his ability to make others laugh and always being the life of the party. He will be missed by his large family and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Anna Marie Hoffman Adams.

He is survived by his son Tyus Adams of Minnesota and daughter Nola Adams of Amarillo; parents, Kennith and Shannon Adams of Canyon; his brother Tejay Adams and wife Mia of Canyon; grandfather, LaDean Adams of Canyon and his grandmother, Jean Woolsey of Amarillo.

Funeral Services will be held on March 24, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Palo Duro Cowboy church located at 12200 Highway 60. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Umbarger

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April Renee Callis

April was born on February 11, 1975 in Canyon. She moved to Claude, before moving to Muleshoe in the 1st grade. She then moved to Amarillo her junior year, graduating from Randall High School in 1993. April then attended West Texas University, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She worked for TPMHR as a social worker for over 10 years, before devoting her life to caring for her family. She married Ryan Callis on November 10, 2001 in Amarillo. She enjoyed reading and traveling with her family. Above all, April loved her family. She was an involved mother, homeschooling her children and spending time riding horses and enjoying life with them. She was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and loved listening to music of all types.

She is survived by her husband, Ryan Callis of Amarillo; 2 children, Laynee and Charlie Callis of Amarillo; mother, Rhonda Fraser of Claude, father, Gary Hugg and wife Stephanie of Amarillo;father, Gregg Otts and wife Edi of Wylie; sister, Aimee Roberts and husband Jeff of Claude; step brothers, Colten Campbell and wife Juliet of Amarillo and Bruce Hugg of Copperas Cove; grandparents, Inez Pool of Claude and Bill and Donna Forbes of Claude; parents-in-law, Darrell and Diana Callis of Amarillo; brother-in-law, Brent Callis and wife Karen of South Carolina and nieces and nephews, Dakoda Callis of Colorado Springs, Kelsee Roberts of Amarillo, Carsen Roberts of Claude, Kai Campbell of Huntersville, NC, Lincoln Campbell of Amarillo and Grant Campbell of Amarillo.

She was preceded in death by her step-brother, Paul Hugg in 2014; grandparents, Sue Little in 1998, Brooks Hugg in 1991, Pete Pool in 2004 and James Conrad in 1977 and grandparents-in-law, Charlie Callis, Bill Mahanay and Beulah Mahanay.

Funeral Service
Crossroads Country Church
14425 FM 1541
Amarillo, TX 79109
Friday, March 24, 2017
10:00 AM

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Perry Mitchell Sr.

Perry L. Mitchell Sr., the son of John T. Mitchell and Sally Jackson, was born Sept. 17, 1930, in Eldorado, Okla. He loved fishing, his children and his grandchildren. He attended the Oklahoma public school system and was a Texas pipe and steel worker for many years.

Survivors include two brothers, Arnold R. Mitchell and Harold D. Mitchell; three sons, Harold Mitchell, Perry Mitchell and John Mitchell; two daughters, Deborah Graves and Mary Mitchell; and a number of grandchildren, great- grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in First Presbyterian Church with Pastors Kim and Murray officiating. Arrangements by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

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David Merron Wesley

David Merron Wesley was born January 23rd 1942 in Missoula Montana. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Karen Hammerschmidt Wesley.
Daughter, Tammy Wesley of Amarillo, Tx., a Son and daughter in law George and Shay Wesley of Amarillo, Tx., and his sister Juanita {Nita} Wesley.
4 Grand Children and 5 Great Grandchildren. He was a SSgt. In the Marine Corps, a longtime participant as an adult advisor for the Kwahadi Heritage program, Master Mason at Amarillo Lodge # 731, Amarillo Chapter # 196, Amarillo Council # 134, Amarillo Commandery # 48, Eastern Star # 787 and the Shriner’s.
Standing at 6’4″ he was a gentle giant who loved his family deeply and was a great friend, husband, father, grandfather and was always willing to help those in need at any time and could always be counted on to be the first one to show up.

He lived a full life that included woodcarving, wood working, music, singing, playing the flute, grilling for the family, traveling, weaving, crafting and photography. He loved singing in the church choir, attending Pow Wows and participating in conferring degrees with the Masons.

He was a true example of the Golden Rule. He impacted the lives of those he met and has left a lasting impression in improving the youth of tomorrow. He will be truly missed, until we all meet again at the gates of our eternal home in heaven. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be to the Amarillo Commandery #48 Toys from Templar’s campaign.

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Lynda Winchell Hood

Lynda worked at AT&T as an operator in sales for more than 20 years. Then in 1986, she started working for North West Texas Hospital in the business office until she retired in 2007. Lynda enjoyed gardening, dancing and cooking. She was a seamstress and did alterations for numerous people over the years.

Survivors include her husband, Eldon Hood; a son, Stephen Glover; her mother, Inez Bolls; a sister, Debbie Bolls; a brother, Bobby Bolls and wife Marley; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Memorial Park Funeral Directors, 6969 E. Interstate 40.

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Edith Pauline Jewell

Edith was born October 30, 1922 in Davenport, Oklahoma to Marley and Bill Combs. She graduated from Davenport High School where she met and married Raymond Jewell. They made their home Amarillo, Texas where they had 6 children. During the last two years of her life she resided at Hillside Heights where she passed away.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday March 25, 2017 at Valley view Church of the Nazarene with Larry Dunlap officiating. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Memorial Park Funeral Directors 6969 East I-40 Amarillo, Texas.

Edith was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Jewell, 2 sons Jerry and Jim and daughter in-law Jennie, her parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 2 grandsons and a great granddaughter.

She is survived by included 4 children Ronnie Jewell, Sherri Cruz with husband Henry, Diana Foley and Janice Cranmer, 13 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 17 great- great grandchildren.

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Dolphus “Doc” Fowler

Doc was born on February 20, 1936 in Roosevelt, OK to C.E. and Helen Fowler. He lived in Amarillo most of his life. He moved to Junction, in 2008 and returned to Amarillo in 2015.

Doc was an extraordinary floor specialist. He loved his work and his quality was impeccable. He was a perfectionist in every sense of the word. He worked at Mark Davis and Ingram’s Flooring. He also worked as a private installer. He also owned a ceramic shop and J-Doc’s used furniture and carpet store in Amarillo.

Doc was a loving Father, Husband, Papa and friend. He married Fayme Hall in 1952. She preceded him in death in 2000. He married Linda Pinkston Latham in 2002.

He was also preceded in death by a son. Johnny Fowler in 1998, one brother Ellery Don Fowler and a sister, Maxine Lemons.

He is survived by his wife, Linda of Junction; one daughter, Rhonda Ann Hervey and her husband Russell of Amarillo; two sons, Tommy Fowler and his wife Kim of Amarillo and Donnie Fowler of Lubbock; one sister, Betty Bowland of Amarillo; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Friday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Amarillo SPCA, 11901 S. Coulter, Amarillo, TX 79119.

Services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Rector Funeral Home Osage Chapel with Terry Callis, chaplain officiating. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Rector Funeral Home Osage Chapel, 2800 S. Osage St.

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