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James Darrell Cole

53714_memorialJames Darrell Cole, 67 of Borger died Sunday September 21st in Borger. Memorial services will be 2:00 pm Friday October 10th at Minton Memorial Chapel.

James was born August 16, 1947 in Fort Worth, Texas to William and Linnie Cole. He served in the US Navy. He was a journeyman electrician. He married Ann Stevens February 16, 1988 in Borger. He loved to watch baseball and football.

He is survived by his wife Ann. Sons Greg Cole of Iowa and Jason Cole. Daughter Stephanie Cole of Sacramento, CA. Sisters Colleen Chronister of Norman, OK, Cathy Wilson of Woodward, OK and Brenda Satoe of Liberal ,KS. One grandchild Mackenzie.

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Clarence W. Cooper


53848831-96c0-475f-9356-501ce124af3dClarence W. Cooper 94

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday September 25, 2014 at Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Rev. Sanford Griggs officiating. Arrangements are by Memorial Park Funeral Home.

Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery

Clarence was born November 9, 1919 in Whitesboro, Texas to William Robert and Julia Cooper. He spent his early years in the McLean area. He proudly served in the US Army during WWII. Clarence married Doris Theresa Gremillion on June 21, 1944. The couple moved to Amarillo in 1950. He was a member of the Boilermakers Union Local 531 for 60 years. After retirement he enjoyed spending time in East Texas fishing, hunting and helping his son on the farm. Family gatherings brought him the greatest joy.

Clarence is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Doris; a son, Lester Cooper and daughter-in-law Linda Cooper; grandchildren, Michael and Renia; a son-in-law, Jeff Schwegler; 5 sisters, Viola, Minnie, Neggie, Mozelle and Susie; 3 brothers, Jessie, Chester and Paul.

Clarence is survived by 5 children, Sylvia Monk and husband John of Waskom,Tx, James Darryl Cooper and wife Barbara of Leesburg, Tx, Clarence Cooper Jr. and wife Debbie of Fritch, Brenda Cooper of Amarillo and Stelcie Schwegler of Buffalo, NY; a brother, Archie Cooper of McLean; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren

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Mary “Ruth” Douglas Hawkins

087b8b71-5bb6-4958-9f56-9e01ff59c1c2Mary “Ruth” Douglas Hawkins, 94 of Amarillo passed away September 20, 2014. Celebration of Life Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Faith Southwest United Methodist Church with the family as Celebrants. Inurnment will be held Friday, October 3, 2014 at Llano Cemetery East by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell. Mary “Ruth” Douglas Hawkins found her mansion in heaven was finally ready on September 20, 2014. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky to Mary Lula and John Dabney Douglas. Ruth married William “Bill” Hawkins on February 26, 1940. They moved from Louisville to Denver, Colorado in 1948 where they raised their three children. After retiring in 1974, they moved to Pampa, Hedley, Memphis and eventually Amarillo. Ruth was a selfless, devout Christian lady who was always ready and willing to nurture, befriend, and mentor all she encountered. She was loved and is already greatly missed. The family suggests everyone to come celebrate her life with them in your most colorful clothes. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years and 10 months, Bill Hawkins; her mother; two brothers; many friends and beloved pets. She is survived by her children, Wanda Carlson, Judy Gifford and Wayne Hawkins and wife Susan; five granddaughters, three grandsons, four great-granddaughters, three great-grandsons and one great-great-granddaughter. She left them all a legacy of love, music and faith. The family would like to give a special thanks to Jeannine and Jeannice and the Odyssey Hospice in-home providers. The family suggest memorials be sent as donations to the SPCA of Amarillo in lieu of flowers

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Eslonya Kyre Fields

generic bearEslonya Kyre Fields, infant, of Amarillo died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Eslonya was born Sept. 20, 2014, to Shykeia K. Fields and Bernabus Delafuente. God called his little angel home.

Survivors include her parents; her grandparents, Esley and Bridgette Fields; and her great-grandparents, Ernest and Mary Mathis and Ray and Dorothy Fields.

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Betty Jo Main

Main-Obit-Photo-247x300Betty Jo Main, 85, of Amarillo died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Jeff Messer officiating. Burial will be at 4 p.m. in Waynoka Municipal Cemetery in Waynoka, Okla. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Betty Jo was born April 26, 1929, in Vinita, Okla., and resided in Oklahoma until she moved to Amarillo in 1960. She will be remembered as a homemaker, a devoted mother of three daughters, and for her passion of helping others.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tanya Jo Main; a brother, Bill Hicks; and two grandsons, Justin Fowler and Paul Fowler.

Survivors include two daughters, Toni Waters of Vega and Vickie Fowler of Amarillo; five grandchildren, Kevin Fowler, Kimberly McClure, Keri Cobb, McKenzie Waters and Shelley Fowler; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Georgia Ball of Ponca City, Okla., and Ann Hadaway of Brunswick, Ga.; and a sister-in-law, Patsy Hicks of Ponca City.

And this we believe, that in eternal time, Betty is already seeing our shadows approaching the gates.

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Modesta Trevino Deleon

modesta-deleon-obituaryModesta Trevino Deleon, 81, died on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 am, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Martin Road Chapel with Eleazar Lara of Holy Ghost Victory Praise Church officiating. Burial will follow in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Funeral Directors, 1505 Martin Road.

Modesta Trevino Deleon was born on February 24, 1933 in Robstown to Manuel and Leonires Trevino. Modesta loved going to garage sales and dancing. She also loved attending Word of Faith Church. Modesta’s greatest love was taking care of and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three children, Julio Deleon Jr., Manuel Deleon and Sandra Gomez; three sisters, Virginia Trevino, Ramona Lara and Frances Sapulveda and five brothers, Juan Trevino, Lupe Trevino, Ramon Trevino, Jose Maria Trevino (Chemo) and Manuel Trevino Jr.

She is survived by two daughters, Rosa Tristan of Houston and Janie Garcia of Amarillo; seven sons, Mario Deleon of Carrizo Springs, Johnny Gomez of Whitehouse,TX, Gino Deleon, Amador Deleon, Freddie Gomez, Vidal Gomez and Joe Torres, all of Amarillo; thirty six grandchildren, fifty four great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

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