Clinton Lewis Struchen

Clinton Lewis Struchen, 76, of Amarillo, died on Sunday, July 23, 2017.Services will be at 2:00 PM Thursday, July 27, 2017 in Angel Funeral Home’s Chapel of Angels, 2209 S. Arthur, with Chaplain Jon Watson officiating.  Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Military Honors provided by Volley’s for Veterans.  Arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 S. Arthur.Clinton was born on March 15, 1941 to Archie and Dorothy Struchen.  He married his wife Lea Ellen on July 14, 1963 in Amarillo.  She preceded him in death on April 26, 2007.  Clinton was a veteran of the United States Air Force and worked for the U.S. Postal Service for over 39 years.  He truly loved things like metal detecting and prospecting for gold.  He enjoyed playing the lottery and gambling at casinos.  One of his biggest obsessions was the Dallas Cowboys.

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Mary Martha Garcia

Mary Garcia, 80 of Amarillo, died on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.Memorial Service will be 4:00 pm Monday, July 31, 2017 at Central Church of Christ Chapel, 1401 S Monroe, with Pastor Allan Stanglin officiating.Mary was born on November 28, 1936 in Menard to George and Sara Salas. She married Ruben Garcia on December 10, 1955 and they shared 61 wonderful years of marriage together.Mary is survived by her husband Ruben; three daughters, Nancy Rose and husband Norman, Molly Reed and

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Sharon Ruth Cook 

Sharon Ruth Cook, 57, of Amarillo, passed away peacefully at home on July 30, 2017 with her loving husband and son by her side.Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Victory Church, 6300 Arden Rd., with Pastor David Brown officiating.  Cremation arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 S. Arthur.Sharon was born on November 27, 1959 in Pampa to John Cook Sr and Mary (Klyce) Cook.  Sharon attended

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June Looney

Happy, Texas-June Looney, 86, passed away on January 7, 2017. No services are planned. Cremation arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia. June was born on June 22, 1930 in Henrietta, Oklahoma to Bill and Clemmie Mundell. She grew up in California and Oklahoma before settling in Amarillo in 1944. She married Francis Looney on February 22, 1947. They lived in Amarillo until 1983 when they moved SW of Happy to farm. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband Francis Looney of Happy, one daughter: Linda June Looney of Happy, one son: Francis Looney, Jr. of Happy, one granddaughter: Jennifer Nicole Looney of Dallas and two nephews: Jack Looney, Jr. of Amarillo and Kenneth Mikkelsen of Del City, Oklahoma. Online condolences may be sent to

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Rose Rivera

Tulia, Texas—Rose Rivera, 71, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017 in Amarillo. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, January 9, 2017 in the Tulia Christian Fellowship Church with Rev. Rusty Gray, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia.

Rose was born on March 16, 1945 in San Antonio to John and Saccarias Garcia. She graduated Burbank High School. She married Joe Rivera, Sr. in 1974. She graduated from Texas Tech. She moved to Tulia in Dec. 1978. Her husband died in 2004. She worked for Swisher Memorial Hospital as the Dietician Supervisor and retired after 29 years.

She is preceded n death by her parents, her husband and a brother: Ruben Garcia.

She is survived by three daughters: Donna Huerta and husband Ray of Tulia, Angela Macias and husband Manuel of Cordell, Oklahoma and Dolores Arroyo and husband Uriel Martinez of Tulia, three sons: Israel Belmares and wife Hattie of Turkey, Jesse Belmares and wife Rosie of Tulia and Joe Rivera, Jr. and wife Holly of Cordell, Oklahoma, one brother: Robert Garcia of Lubbock, three sisters: Mary Gonzalez of Mineral Wells, Rachael Garza of Irving and Lucy Bottoms of Mesquite, 17 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Online condolences may be made at

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Myron “Mott” Lee Schroeder

Myron “Mott” Lee Schroeder, 85, of Perryton, Texas, died January 5, 2017 in Perryton.  Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Community Worship Center, with Rev. Mike Waterbury officiating.  Burial will follow in Ochiltree Cemetery, with arrangements by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, Inc. of Perryton, Texas.

Mr. Schroeder was born on August 27, 1931 in Perryton to Garhart Schroeder and Minnie Belle Walker Schroeder.  He married his wife, Betty Lou Henry Schroeder on January 24, 1957 in Wheeler, Texas.  He was a member of the Apostolic Church of  Balko, Oklahoma, and he worked for Natural Gas Pipeline Co. of America for 35 years, retiring in 1992.  He was Scout Master for Troup 107 for ten years, and he was an artist and woodworker.  He was a Staff Sergeant in the Air Force from 1951 to 1954 during the Korean Conflict.

Mr. Schroeder is survived by four sons, Tim Schroeder, Shawn Schroeder and Mitch Schroeder, all of Perryton, and Don Schroeder of  Spearman; two daughters, Tracey Cowan of Perryton and Thlise McDonald of Aztec, New Mexico; and one sister, Rose Macias of Guymon, Oklahoma; and five grandsons.

Mr. Schroeder was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one sister and six brothers.

The family suggests memorials be to the Museum of  the Plains, 1200 N. Main St., Perryton, Texas or one’s favorite charity.

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Andy Rule

Andy Rule, 72, lifetime Hereford resident, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017, in Hereford.

A MEMORIAL Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for 10:00 am, Wednesday, January 11, 2017, in Funeral Home Chapel of Memories.

Full obituary will follow soon.

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Roger Bennett

Roger Bennett, 75 of Dumas, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017. Memorial services are scheduled for 10 o’clock in the morning on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. John Sanders, pastor of the church, officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

Roger was born on May 3, 1941 to Loy and Vivian (Jackson) Bennett in the family home near Odell, TX. Roger married the love of his life, Elaine, on June 24, 1960 at Farmers Valley Methodist Church; the couple enjoyed 50 years of marriage until her passing in 2010. Roger had worked at CIG for over 30 years until his retirement. He loved to fish, hunt arrowheads and had a fondness for eagles. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dumas. Roger was a very gentle and kind man who will be missed by his family and numerous friends.

In addition to his wife, he is also preceded in death by his parents.

Roger is survived by his daughter Dory Bennett and companion Donnie Swimmer of Sunray; two sons: Dale Bennett and wife Doris of Princeton and Marvin Bennett and wife Maria of San Antonio; brothers: Donald Bennett and wife Priscilla, Wayne Bennett and wife Marie, and Kent Bennett and wife Judy; six grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family members.

The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to Memorial Hospice, 224 E 2nd, Dumas TX, 79029.

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Bonnie Maye Snell

Bonnie Maye Snell, 81, of Dumas, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 in the morning on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Life Tabernacle Church with Rev. Mark Wallis, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment will follow in Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

Bonnie was born May 27, 1935 in Clayton, NM to Frank and Verna (Lechner) Barnhart. Bonnie was raised in Sedan, NM, and moved to Dumas in 1954. She was united in marriage to her husband Tommie Snell on January 1, 1960 in Dalhart, TX; he preceded her in death in 1997. Bonnie was a member of Life Tabernacle Church in Dumas and she dedicated her life to her faith and her family. She adored her children and grandchildren and will be missed by all her family and friends.

In addition to her husband, she is also preceded in death by her parents; brother: Marvin Barnhart; sister: Doreen Barnhart; and grandson: Cody Crossland.

Bonnie is survived by her son: Charles Snell and wife Donna of Amarillo, TX; daughters: Connie Crossland and husband Eddie of Dumas, TX and Mary Ann Wilson of Amarillo, TX; grandchildren; Kyla McAnally and husband Matt of Bushland, TX, Brady Crossland and wife Melissa of Dumas, TX, Kelsey Foreman and husband Garret of Abilene, TX; and sister Ruby Bolton of Waskom, TX.

The family suggest memorials be made to Gideon’s International, 2200 SW 7th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79106.

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Larry Wayne Chaffin

Larry Wayne Chaffin, 63, of Canadian, died January 6, 2017 in Canadian.

Services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in the Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Canadian Chapel, with Donald Hill, Pastor of The River Ministries.

Mr. Chaffin was born February 4, 1953 in Canadian to Harold Howard and Wanda Belulah Andrews Chaffin. He was a graduate of Canadian High School and worked as a tool pusher for King Well Service.

Larry was raised going to the Assembly of God, and had attended the Methodist Church and River Church. He enjoyed Facebook and gardening.

Larry was preceded in death by a son, Larry Wayne Chaffin, Jr.

Survivors include three sons, Billy Joe Chaffin and wife Tamera Julian of Higgins, Bobby Chaffin and wife Tiffany of Shreveport, Louisiana, and David Chaffin of Canadian; three daughters, Cheri Chaffin and Norman Jeter of Pecos, Hannah Chaffin and Emily Chaffin, both of Pampa. Seven grandchildren: Haley, Willa & Avery Chaffin, Julian Chaffin, Keira Presson, Bailee Chaffin & Bailee Chaffin; two brothers, Jimmy Chaffin and wife Polly and L. D. “Smiley” Chaffin, all of Canadian; and three sisters: Carol Gutierrez and husband Joe, Charlene Segovia, and Donna Carter and husband Todd, all of Canadian.

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