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Adlyne Sue Carnes

Gen- Forest flowersAdlyne Sue Carnes was born April 20, 1925 in Camden, New Jersey to Ellis and Lulu Catherine (Nellett) Hamson. Adlyne was raised and attended school in Philadelphia.

In 1946 she married John Threadgill in Coldwater, KS; they made their home in Perryton in 1956. John passed away in 1957. In 1962 Adlyne married William Carnes in Clayton and they resided in Perryton William passed away in 1983.

Adlyne was a compassionate, giving, loving and hard working woman. She worked as a custodian for Perryton ISD and in retail and in 2005 Adylne retired. Adylne never met a stranger and it was her family that brought her the most joy in life.

Mrs. Adlyne passed away on October 25 in Perryton; her parents; husband John Threadgill, and husband William Carnes; sons David Ellis Threadgill, Thomas Edward Threadgill and James Houston Threadgill; grandchildren Steven Daniel Threadgill and Brandy Threadgill; son-in-law Terry Hague; sister Grace Helmer and brother George Hamson precede her in death.

Cremation services were under the direction of Good Samaritan Funeral Service Perryton, TX

Adlyne is survived by: sons John Threadgill of McLean, TX, Daniel Threadgill of Perryton, and William F. Carnes of Clio, Michigan; daughters Annie Crawford and Cathy Hague of Perryton; 23 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

The family requests that any memorial donations made in honor of Adlyne be to The American Cancer Society at 3915 Bell Street Amarillo, TX 79109; please specify that your donation is to stay in the Texas panhandle.

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Carol June Cates

Gen Cross sunsetCarol June Cates, 81, of Amarillo, died October 26, 2014.

Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Evangelical Fellowship Church with Pastor Bobby File officiating. Graveside service will be 3:00 PM, also on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Mountain View Cemetery in Elmwood, Oklahoma. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.

Carol was born on June 24, 1933 in Sterling, Kansas to Lester and Dymple Reece. She was raised in Beaver, OK. She married James Fredrick Cates in Liberal, Kansas on May 10, 1952. The family lived in Liberal for 40 years before moving to Amarillo.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, James in 2007.

Carol is survived by sons, Dennis Cates and wife, Roxanne of Amarillo; James D. Cates and wife, Margie of San Antonio, TX; a sister, Johna Mathias of Centennial, CO; a brother, Charles Reece of Chicago, IL; a cousin, Rose Marie Berry of Laverne, OK; and four grandchildren, Sarah, Cameron, Carlie and Bethany.

The family has requested memorials be sent in Carol’s name to Missionary Fund C/O Evangelical Fellowship at 5000 W. 49th Avenue – Amarillo, Texas 79109.

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Michael Todd Williams

2773788_wlppMichael Todd Williams, 47, of Amarillo passed away on Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Amarillo.

No Memorial Services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are by Rector Funeral Home, 2800 S. Osage St. Amarillo, Texas.

Todd was born on March 27, 1967 in Amarillo to Jimmie Williams and Susie Slattery. He graduated from Palo Duro High School, and worked various jobs, living in Amarillo most of his life. Todd was loved by his family and many friends he will be greatly missed.

He is preceded in death by his father, two uncles, Kenneth D. Cameron and Robert Cameron.

Survivors include his mother, and 2 brothers, Tim Williams and Jason Whisenhunt

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Joe Norman Burke

2772798_wlppJoe Norman Burke, 69, of Amarillo passed away on Saturday October 25, 2014 in Amarillo.

Memorial Services will be held on Thursday at 10:00 am in Family Life Fellowship Church with Pastor Dale Travis officiating. Arrangements are by Rector Funeral Home, 2800 S. Osage St. Amarillo, Texas.

Joe was born on March 4, 1945 in Amarillo. He worked for G.E. Jones Electric Company for 20 years and later retired from TASCO. Joe was always interested in how things worked, he could take apart anything, and put it back together. He was a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather. He was an animal lover and was always patting his family’s heads. Joe was a very hard worker, there wasn’t anything he couldn’t fix. When he was younger he would take apart old radios and put them back together still working.

Joe was loved by everyone, and will be deeply missed by all that knew him, he was always there when you needed him and he never wanted to be in the spotlight, Joe always enjoyed a bucket fried chicken.

He is preceded in death by two sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Burke, 2 sons Mike Burke of Amarillo and Marc Burke of Watertown, SD, a daughter, Lori Moore, and an adopted daughter Maria Savage and husband both of Amarillo, four sisters; Martha Vaughan, Sharon Brown, Alecia Hahun all of Amarillo, and Evon Lovell of Weatherford, seven grandchildren, Chelsea, Kellee, August, Ally, Megan, Jamie, and Lexi, 2 great grandchildren, Carliey, and Cerenity all of Amarillo, and many Nieces and Nephews

Family wishes Memorial Donations go to Family Life Church, 3900 W. 58th Amarillo, TX 79110

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Charles Ray Blankenship

generic doveCharles Ray Blankenship

Graveside Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 31, 2014 with Pastor Jerry Davey officiating. Arrangements by Memorial Park Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery

Charles enjoyed whittling, gardening, and traveling. He loved listening to Country music and watching western movies. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was in death by: parents; 2 sisters;2 brothers

He is survived by his wife Marrianna Blankenship; daughter Pamela Cassidy and husband Monty; 2 sons; Don Blankenship and wife Vicki; Michael Blankenship and wife Harmony. 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

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Clyde R. Thompson,

2f65887e-7cdd-4e01-ae85-62429fd22517Clyde R. Thompson 73, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Second Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Griffin, Lynn Nikkel- WSBC Exec. Dr., Pastor Paul R. Thompson and Pastor Terrell O’Brien officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 6969 E. Interstate 40.
Clyde R. Thompson, 73, of Amarillo entered heaven from his home early in the morning of Oct. 27, 2014. He was born March 15, 1941, in Amarillo to Doss and Reva Thompson.
After graduating from Palo Duro High School in 1959, he went on to achieve degrees from Wayland Baptist College and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary before devoting his days to the service of the Lord, Jesus Christ, as pastor, church planter and missionary in Colorado and Wyoming.
He married Shirley Allison on Sept. 29, 1961. They moved back to Amarillo in 2006 from Wyoming after Clyde’s retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Charlie Thompson; his sisters, Wanda Thompson and Mary Lois DeRight; and a great-grandson, Andrew J. Thompson Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Allison Thompson; three sons, Lesley Thompson and wife Martha, Paul Thompson and wife Renee and Mark Thompson and wife Shirl; a sister, Charlene Simons; four grandsons, David and wife Emily, Andrew and wife Karina, Silas and wife Bianca and Eli; a granddaughter, Mackenzie; and a great-granddaughter, Alyssa.
The family suggests memorials be to Wyoming Southern Baptist Convention, Attention Benny Delmar Fund, 3925 Casper Mountain Road, Casper, WY 82601.

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