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Harold Don Huggins

harold-huggins-obituaryHarold Don Huggins, 86, of Amarillo died May 17, 2014.

Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, May 22, 2014 in Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel with Rev. Corky Holland of First Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.

Harold was born April 12, 1928 to Lester and Grace Huggins in Memphis, Tx. He graduated from Memphis High School. In 1948, he joined the United States Navy and proudly served for 4 years. While in the Navy, he was stationed in Pearl Harbor during the Korean Conflict. Upon his honorable discharge he went to work for Santa Fe Railroad in 1952. He married LaJuana Ward June 16, 1956 in Tulia. In 1959, they had their son, Randall. After 33 years, he retired from the Santa Fe Railroad in 1985. After retirement, Harold enjoyed oil painting and playing golf. He enjoyed reading about history of countries and enjoyed telling of family history to friends and family. He also enjoyed traveling. Harold was a loving friend who will be missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Aldon Huggins, and a sister Reba Byers.

Harold is survived by his wife, LaJuana, his son, Randall Huggins and wife Johanna of Frisco, his nieces, Carol Swafford. Jan Melton, Debbie Byers, and Jackie Bright, his nephews, Jerry Huggins, David Byers, and Steve Crabtree.

Family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 3915 Bell St
Amarillo, Texas 79109

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Anthony M. Danile

Anthony M. DanileSANYO Electric Co. Ltd.Mr. Anthony M. Danile passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at his home.

Rosary will be said on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:45 P.M. and a vigil will follow at 7:00P.M. at Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in St. Mary’s Catholic Cathedral with Rev. Scott Raef as celebrant. Interment will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.

Mr. Danile was born April 21, 1919 in Glenshaw, PA. He lived in Sharpsburg, PA where he worked in the Steel Mills until he was drafted into the Army Air Corps in WWII. He served in the Philippines until he was discharged in 1946.

Anthony was a master carpenter and was a member of the carpenters union for 65 years. He worked for the last 20 years of his career with Page and Wertz Construction. He has left a foot print all across Amarillo and surrounding areas. Anthony built his home that he lived in for 68 years. After retiring he enjoyed wood working and painting.

Mr. Danile always had a twinkle in his eye and a smile on his face. Anthony always had a positive attitude and loved opening his home to entertain. He never met a stranger. Anthony was a loyal friend who touched many lives and was always first to offer help. He loved his family unconditionally and enjoyed family gatherings. Mr. Danile was a long time member of St. Laurence Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Edith Dalton Danile, 8 years ago after 63 years of marriage. He was also preceded by his parents, Joseph and Angela Danile, his brothers, Emanuel, Henry, Felix, and Gregory, and his sisters, Flora, Catherine, and Katherine.

He is survived by a son, Wayland Danile and wife Barbara and a daughter Cheryl Mullen and husband Don all of Amarillo. He was blessed by 9 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. He also is survived by 2 siblings, Rose Danile and Sam Danile both of Pittsburg, PA.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Olivia’s Angels c/o BSA Hospice.

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Lazelle Mae Fowler

lazelle-fowler-obituaryLazelle Mae Fowler age 89 died May 15, 2014 in Amarillo

Graveside services will be held at Palo Duro Cemetery in Wildorado, Texas on Monday, May 19. 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Don “Doc” Poling. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.

Lazelle was born October 24, 1924 to Homer and Zella Gwyn. She married Harold Dean Fowler on December 8, 1948. Lazelle worked for the United States Post Office for 50 years. She adored her family and was especially fond of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She cherished time spent in the company of loved ones. She also enjoyed working in her yard and with her flowers.

Lazelle was preceded in death by a son William Robert Fowler in April 1, 2012 and her husband, Harold Dean Fowler in October 29, 2013.

She is survived by her son James Dean “Jim” Fowler and her daughter in law Joy Fowler of Wildorado; her two grandsons Chad Fowler and his wife Tiffany Kay and Dusty Fowler and his wife Tiffany Sheree’; and seven great-grandchildren, Caden, Slade, Nashton, Copper, Kinsleigh, Coy and Brooklyn

The family suggests memorials be made to the American Breast Cancer Foundation, 1220 B East Joppa Road, Suite 332, Towson, Maryland 21286

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Rhonda Sue Ziegler

rhonda-ziegler-obituaryRhonda Sue Ziegler, 53 of Channing died May 14, 2014 in Dallas.

Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, May 19, 2014 in Channing High School Gym with Rev. Bob Miller officiating. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.

Rhonda was born March 9, 1961 in Borger, TX to Lesley Barrett, Sr. and Mary Beth Johnson. She was a teacher for Channing schools for the past 14 years.

She is survived by her husband, Walter Ziegler; her mother, Mary Johnson and her husband Cliff and her father, Lesley Barrett. Sr. and his wife Dovie; a daughter, Tia Oswalt and her husband Rich; two sons. Zach Lusk and his wife Andrea and Art Ziegler, two sisters, Brenda Topper and her husband Paul and Linda Hill and her husband Tony, a brother, Lesley Barrett, Jr. and his wife Sueann, Her grandchildren, Aidan Lusk, Gabi Lusk, Caison Oswalt, and Jastin Oswalt and many nieces and nephews.

Family suggests memorials be made to Allyson Ford’s Angel’s Grace Foundation, Inc., 6096 FM 722, Dumas, TX 79029

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Doree Ann Funk

generic butterflyDoree Ann Funk was born on February 13, 1969 in Canyon to Dory and Betty Gamble Funk, Sr. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother.

Survivors include Bob Lanier, Terry Funk, Dory Funk, Jr., her guardians, Steven and Charrisse Arnett and their daughter, Ashleigh Noland and her family.

A special thanks to Gentiva Hospice and a special thanks to Sherylon Forbes and Coy Ebbs.

“She awoke in Heaven’s courtyard, free from pain within. The angels gathered ’round her and took her by the hand…”.

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Marie Price

f662e40b-a89f-49df-9c9d-edf33a2a3290Marie Price, 87 of Amarillo passed away May 15, 2014. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Amarillo Baptist Church, 90 N. McMasters with Pastor David Veazey officiating.

Interment will be at Llano Cemetery by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell. Marie (Light) Price was the eighth child born to John S. and Lela Light in Altus, Oklahoma on October 24, 1926.

She married Horace L. Price on July 18, 1942 in Clovis, New Mexico. She enjoyed traveling with her husband while he served in the Army Air Corps and the time they spent with the American Business Club. She was a member of Amarillo Baptist Church.

Mrs. Price was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, two brothers, her husband, her son, Jimmy Lee Price, her son-in-law, Ronnie Barfield, and a great-great granddaughter, Lexus Bural. She is survived by her daughter, Patsy Barfied; daughter-in-law, Jessica Price; sons, Howard Price & wife, Denise; David Price & wife, Terry; eleven grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, six great great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Price requested that in lieu of flowers memorials be sent to the Amarillo Baptist Church.

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Curtis Heber Ivy

59861407-ff82-4b39-a5ff-089b298d0eaaGraveside service will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 19, 2014 at Memorial Park Cemetery with Arnold Green officiating by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 6969 I-40 East.

Mr. Ivy was born on August 17, 1938 in Sarah, MS to Isaac and Virginia Ivy. He passed away on May 16, 2014. He married Deloris Green on May 23, 1959 in Wink, Texas, they were married for 55 years. Mr. Ivy was a shop foreman for a machine shop in Garland, TX for 8 years before moving to Amarillo. After moving to Amarillo he worked for Amarillo Gear for 32 years as a machinist before retiring in 2004. He was an assistance scout master for Boy Scout Troop 28 and was also active in the Native American community in Amarillo.

He was preceded in death by his parents a sister, Frances Burks; brother Archie Ivy and brother-in-law, Douglas Dabbs.

He is survived by his wife, Deloris Ivy of Amarillo; sons, Curtis Arnold Ivy and wife Rebecca, Gordon Allen Ivy and wife Noo, both of Amarillo and Prasong Buranakitipinyo of College Station; brother, James Wall of Pearsall, TX; sister, Jacquette Mendez and family of Amarillo; grandsons, Justin Curtis Ivy; granddaughters, Darcey Clegg and Melissa Carlson both of Amarillo; two grandchildren at College Station; also by two great-grandchildren of Amarillo.

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The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. James Hale and staff, IntegraCare Hospice and Kirkland Court Nursing Home for all the great care given. Also to Paul Britton for always being there.

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Jessie Pauline Bufkin

generic doveJessie Pauline Bufkin, 87, died Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Services will be at a later date in Auburndale, Fla. Arrangements are by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 6969 E. Interstate 40.

Jessie Pauline Bufkin was born Sept. 21, 1926, in Peoria, Ill., to Ray and Pauline Lamborn. She enjoyed spending time with her family and cooking. Jessie will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Tatum and husband Jerry of Amarillo and Judith Janssen and husband James of Hosford, Fla.; four grandchildren, Christina Preece, Mike Tatum, Kimberly England and Darby Janssen-White;17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren

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Gaby Ruby Guadarrama-Ramirez

gen babyGaby Ruby Guadarrama-Ramirez, infant baby girl of Amarillo passed away May 13, 2014 in Ft. Worth. Rosary will be said at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Funeral Mass will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2014 at Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Mass of Christian Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 6969 I-40 East. Gaby was born April 28, 2014 in Ft. Worth to Oscar Guadarrama and Sandra Ramirez. She blessed her parents for 15 days and will always be an angel in their hearts and in their minds, forever. She is survived by her parents; two brothers, Erick and Irving; sister, Alin; and grandparents, Manuel Guadarrama, Sylvia Hernandez, Juan Ramirez and Maria Urquidi.

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Dora Cardoza

dora-cardoza-obituaryDora Cardoza, 88, of Amarillo passed away on May 15, 2014.

VISITATION will be 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at Angel Funeral Home.

MEMORIAL SERVICE will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Angel Funeral Home with Rev. Freddie Reyes officiating. Arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home 2209 S. Arthur St. Amarillo, Texas.

Dora was born on January 27, 1926 in Mercedes, Texas to Rodolfo and Juana Ramirez. She moved to Amarillo in 1961. Dora worked for Amarillo Independent School district for many years. She became a care taker after retirement. She had been a member of Christian Life Center since 1980. She loved to crochet and sew for family and friends. She was a natural seamstress.

Dora was preceded in death by her parents, Rodolfo Ramirez and Juana Galvan Olivarez; husband, Marcelino V. Cardoza; brother, Raul G. Ramirez; sister, Evangelina Ramirez; daughters, Irene Cardoza and Alberta Cardoza and son, Jose Maria Cardoza.

Survivors include daughters, Marie Maestas of Amarillo, TX, Marta Peña of Galloway, OH, Emma Palacio and husband, Andres of Mojave, CA, and Consuelo Benson and husband, Thomas of Jackson, Mississippi; son, Rodolfo R. Cardoza of Edinburg, TX and special daughter-in-law, Angie Holdaway of Amarillo, TX; had 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren.

Family suggest memorials to be made to:
BSA Hospice – 600 N Tyler St, Amarillo, TX 79107

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Lucille “Honey” Jeffries

2523739Lucille “Honey” Jeffries 80, of Amarillo died Monday, May 14, 2014 in Amarillo.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:00 am in Rector Funeral Home Osage Chapel with Rev. Leon Green, pastor of Bolton St. Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Memphis, Texas at 2:00 pm.

Honey was born on June 28, 1933 in Hedley, Texas to Avery and Pearl Proffitt, she moved to Amarillo in 1972 from Grants, NM. She was a homemaker and loved sewing.

Honey met David “Buster” Jeffries in 1952, they married on March 13, 1954 in San Diego. He preceded her death in 2007

Honey enjoyed spending time with her family, she was a wonderful Mother and Grandmother.

She was a former member of Bolton St. Baptist Church and a member of Hillside Christian Church.

She is survived by, 3 daughters Joyce Ann Pohlenz and husband Peter of Colorado Springs, Co, Pamela Richardson and husband Wayne, and Michelle Welch both of Amarillo, a son David Jeffries and wife Tresia of Cleburne, 2 sisters, Peggy Taliaferro of Springtown, and Dorotha Braidfoot of Memphis, a brother Tommy Proffitt of Memphis, and 3 grandchildren Chris Richardson and wife Robyn, Joseph Hays and wife Heather, and Lorrie Hays and Fiancé Chad Burnett.

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Sharon J. Martin

Martin-Obit-Pic-233x300Sharon J. Martin, 58, of Amarillo, died Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Celebration of life services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 19, 2014, in Cal Farley’s Boy’s Ranch chapel with Mike Wilhelm officiating. Burial will be in Cal Farley’s Boy’s Ranch Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Sharon was born Aug. 19, 1955, in Portales, NM to Don and Jean Smith. She went home to her Lord and Savior on May 15, 2014 in Amarillo. She married Roy Lee Martin on May 10, 1980. Sharon worked as an accountant at Cal Farley’s Boy’s Ranch for twenty-eight years.

She was preceded in death by her father, Don Smith in October 1956; her grandparents, Walter and Jewel Mathis; a cousin, Rickey Higgins; and an aunt, Joyce Kuykendahl.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Lee Martin, of Amarillo; her mother, Jean Mathis Farley of Amarillo; a brother, Scott Mathson of Georgetown; and a stepsister, Pattie Stahl of Dumas.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, TX, 79174-0001; or to Amarillo SPCA, P.O. Box 1014, Amarillo, Texas 79105 as she loved animals.

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