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Mary Emma Woods

Woods-Obit-Pic-200x300Mary Emma Woods, 97, of McLean, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.

Services will be at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in McLean Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in McLean. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mary was born Dec. 7, 1917, in McLean to Jim and Vera Back. She was valedictorian of McLean High School in 1935. She married A.J. Woods on Sept. 7, 1935, in McLean. He preceded her in death in 1994.

She also was preceded in death by a son, Wesley Wayne Woods in 2006; a brother, James David Back; and a sister, Mabel Rives.

Survivors include two sons, Dr. David L. Woods and wife Fern of McLean and Lt. Col. Ret. Donald E. Woods and wife Pia of Amarillo; five grandchildren, Rhonda Thornton, Teresa Eubank, Kyle Woods, Nopadon Woods and Noparat Woods.

The family suggests memorials be made to McLean-Alanreed Historical Museum, 116 N. Main St., McLea

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Paulyne Sable “Penny” Newman

2896523Paulyne Sable “Penny” Newman, 87, of Pampa, died January 8, 2015 in Amarillo.

Services will be at 11:00 AM Monday, January 12, 2015, at Mary Ellen & Harvester Church of Christ, with Keith Feerer, minister, officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Newman was born February 10, 1927 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She attended schools in Foyil, Oklahoma, and was a 1946 graduate of Phillips High School. She married J. R. Newman on December 5, 1954 in Clayton, New Mexico. He preceded her in death on May 23, 1995. Penny was a graduate of Amarillo College School of Nursing and was a licensed vocational nurse for the Kelley-Laycock Clinic for 15 years, and then for several Pampa hospitals for many years. She was a 50-year member of Mary Ellen & Harvester Church of Christ.

Penny was also preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Billie Sable; two brothers, Pat Sable and Gene Sable, and a granddaughter, Michelle Broussard.

Survivors include three daughters, Tamara Duncan and husband Rick of Bandera, Gloria Newman of Bedford, and Heidi Chronister of Pampa; a son, Kelley Newman and wife Martha of Fritch; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the High Plains Children’s Home, 11461 S. Western Street, Am

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Valente Madrid

gen skyValente Madrid, 79 of Dumas, passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015. Services are pending with Morrison Funeral Directors.

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Crescencio Mariscal Sr.

2894584_wlpp (1)Crescencio Mariscal Sr. (Chencho) 81, died January 6, 2015 in Amarillo, TX.

Prayer Vigil will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, January 9, 2015 at St. Anthony’s of Padua Catholic Church, Dalhart, Texas.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at St. Anthony’s of Padua Catholic Church, Dalhart, Texas.

Officiating – Fr. Joel Bugas, Pastor – St. Francis Xavier Church, Clayton, NM.

Chencho was born April 9, 1933 in Edcouch, TX to the late Maria Ramos and Miguel Mariscal. Chencho married Rosa Solis June 3, 1956 in Edcouch, and they both moves to Dalhart in 1971. Chencho worked as a farm hand for many years in the Dalhart area. Chencho attended St Anthony’s Catholic Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a friend to all. Chencho was a hard worker and he was always willing to lend a helping hand. He also enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. Chencho remarried Celia Ochoa in 1996.

Crescencio is survived by his wife Celia Mariscal of Dalhart; son James and his wife Anita Mariscal of Dalhart; daughter Mary and her husband Gilbert Gallegoes of Amarillo; daughter Carmen and her husband Barney Basaldua of Dalhart ; daughter Rosa and her husband Johnny Cordova of Claude TX; son Junior and his wife Veronica of Dalhart and a step-daughter Gabriela Pastrana of Dalhart.
18 Grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Rosa Solis, a brother and two sisters, and a great grandson.

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Daniel Leland Roberson

5550f4b1-7233-4564-8ca5-d553a4643a58Daniel Leland Roberson 50

Funeral services will be at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, January 11, 2015 at Griggs Schooler Gordon Funeral Home Pioneer Chapel, with Deborah Huffman officiating.

Interment will be at a later date, by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell.

Daniel was born January 26, 1964 in Amarillo to Leland Roberson and Elizabeth Burgess.

Daniel is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Burgess; a son, Justin Roberson; two daughters, Erica Roberson and Ashley Calhoun; a brother, Ted Roberson, four sisters, Deborah Narducci, Tonya Patton, Dona Parker and Vonda Malena and 6 grandchildren.

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Thresea Inez Mitchell

22dbbda6-9226-4436-9cb5-f411221e0539Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Friday, January 9, 2015 at Griggs Schooler Gordon Funeral Home, 5400 Bell.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 a.m. Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Griggs Schooler Gordon Funeral Home Pioneer Chapel, with Pastor Jerry Davey officiating.

Interment will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery, by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell.

Thresea was born December 29, 1930 in Shawnee Prairie to Thomas and Myrtle Milford. She moved to West Texas in 1945 and married Wesley Lee Mitchell in Clarendon on July 20, 1947. The couple moved to Amarillo in 1950. Thresea was active in Eastern Star for many years. She enjoyed making quilts for her family and was a very generous and loving person. She was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.

Thresea was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wesley Lee Mitchell and a sister, Iverine Smith.

Thresea is survived by a son, Robert Mitchell and wife Linda of Mountain Brook, Alabama; three daughters, Linda Smart and husband Emmett of Bullard, Texas, Donna Larkey and husband Duane of Amarillo and Karla Salcedo of Amarillo; seven granddaughters; six great-grandchildren and close friends, Kay and Luther Green

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or Wounded Warriors Project.

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