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Doryse Talbot

Talbot-241x300Doryse Talbot, 95, of Amarillo, died Sunday, May 26, 2013.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with John Early officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Miss Talbot was born May 5, 1918, in Enid, Oklahoma to George and Wilda Talbot. She graduated Oklahoma A&M with a BS in home economics. Doryse taught school, worked for an oil company and American National Bank. Doryse was an international traveler. She attended First Church of Christ, Scientist.

She is survived by several very dear friends; and caregivers, Evyone Pope and Betty Jo Jones

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Charles Fred Stehr

1100_memorialCharles Fred Stehr 71, of Amarillo died Monday, May 27, 2013 in Amarillo.

Services will be at 10:00 AM Friday at Rector Funeral Home Osage Chapel with Jim Myers, pastor of Oakdale First Freewill Baptist Church oficiating. Graveside services will be at 3:00 PM Friday at Granite Cemetery in Granite, OK. Arrangements are by Rector Funeral Home Osage Chapel, 2800 S. Osage St. Amarillo, Texas.

Mr. Stehr was born in Granite. He served in the Army during the Berlin Crisis. After his honorable service to our country, Mr. Stehr worked as an electronics repairman for many years. He retired in 2003 from CR Industries in Hobart.

He moved to Amarillo in 2003. He was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend. Mr. Stehr was a member of Oakdale First Freewill Baptist Church.

He married Helen Radcliff in 2003 at Clovis, NM.

He is survived by his wife, Helen, 1 son, Charles E. Stehr of Amarillo; 3 step-sons, Terry D. Bussey of Wichita Falls, Richard Kevin Bussey of Amarillo and Daniel Thrasher of Pace, FL; 3 sisters, Ruth Hawkins of Memphis, TX., Shirley Hudson of LA., and Lelan Penison of GA.; and 2 brothers Ricky Dale Covington of Little Rock, AR and Ruben Stehr of Kansas City, MO; 9 grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

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Antonia Julia Cordero

a73533217a0548069c184f3c7ea81792Antonia Julia Cordero of Amarillo died Saturday, May 25, 2013.

Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, May 30 at New Life Embassy Church with Spike Maldonado officiating. Arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 S. Arthur.

Antonia was born in Del Rio to Juan and Martha Rodriguez. She moved to Amarillo in 1973. Antonia had a loving heart and was loved my many. She was known as abuela, grandma and conyo to her grandchildren. She also enjoyed making tortillas and beans for her family. Antonia lived by faith to the end and wishes her family health and happiness.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Anastacio Cordero; daughter, Velma Segura; 2 grandsons, Dusty Entrekin and Danny Villegas; and a sister Lala Aguero.

She is survived by 4 daughters, Virginia Villegas, Mary Rodriguez and husband Santos, Lupita Mendoza, all of Amarillo, and Janie Villegas and husband Frank of Dumas; 4 sons, Eugene and wife Delia, Joe, Cruz and wife Frances all of Amarillo and Jesse of Austin; brother, Juan Rodriguez of San Jose, CA; 35 grandchildren; 123 great-grandchildren and 186 great-great grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to New Life Embassy Church, 406 Pittsburgh, Amarillo, Tx 79104.

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Wanda LaNelle Hodges Flippin Shanks

50863d5771e94bd4af120e8e7809a1e3Wanda LaNelle Hodges Flippin Shanks died May 26, 2013 in her home.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Schooler Funeral Home, Brentwood Chapel with Chad Mantooth, pastor officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S Georgia.

Wanda was born Oct. 25, 1922, in Cottle County to Gaines Clifford Hodges and Lilly Mae Barkly. She was a resident of Amarillo since 1949. She married Robert C. Flippin on July 1 1946 in Chillicothe, Texas. Robert preceded her in death in 1991. She married Roy Shanks of Fort Smith, Arkansas in October 1992 in Amarillo, Texas. He preceded her in death in 2010.
Wanda was a follower of Jesus Christ since age 12 and worshiped and served her Lord at Temple Baptist Church, Trinity Baptist Church, Bell Avenue Baptist Church and First Baptist Church across the years. She loved being a mother and caring for her family.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son Baby Boy Flippin and two brothers.

Survivors include a daughter, Beverly Flippin Jeane and husband Reuben, a son, Rob Flippin and wife Edy, and two step sons Greg Shanks and wife Terri, and Jack Shanks and wife Mary Ruth. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Jeremiah, Amanda, Bethany, Matthew, Brad, Heather and Sam.

The family suggests memorials be to Gideon’s International, 2200 SW 7th, Amarillo, Tx 79106.

The family will receive guests at their homes.

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Christ Torrez

9No services are planned at this time.

Christ was born on December 17, 1963 in LaJunta, CO unto Rujelio and Petra Torrez. He enjoyed reading the bible and was a Green Bay Packer fan. He loved grilling out and dancing
Preceded in death by his parents

Survivors include his children Christian and Tessa Torrez, step sons Josh and Michael Torrez. His siblings, Thomas Torrez, Rita Frazier, Theodore Torrez Ramona Torrez, Christine Rodriquez and Andrea Torrez

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Georgia Lee Wilson

ec22441553bf4bc3920e4a7309f2a1dfGeorgia Lee Wilson, 91, of Claude passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 29 in the First Baptist Church of Claude, TX with Pastors Dick Gravly and Dr. Delbert Serratt officiating. Burial will follow in Claude Cemetery by Schooler Funeral Directors of Claude.

Georgia was born the seventh of eight children August 14, 1921 to Samuel Knox Bonifield and Cora Ann Ferguson Bonifield in Wilson, OK. She attended schools in Oklahoma, Claude and graduated High School in Norman, OK. She attended Oklahoma City College and Business College in New Orleans, LA. Georgia was employed at Phillips Petroleum in Borger.

She married Ben G. Wilson in Claude in 1954, celebrating their 58th wedding anniversary last November. Together, they raised three children and operated a family farm and ranch in Armstrong and Randall counties. Theirs was a life partnership, sharing in everything. Ben would often state that much of his success in life was due to his partnership with Georgia. Her life was devoted to her husband, family and church family, especially the Searchers Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church in Claude. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and care-giver to many family members, who relied on her for advice during difficult times.

She was preceded in death by husband Ben, her parents, sisters Nettie Waggoner and Billie Harvey and brothers Elmo Bonifield, Dyer Bonifield, Clell Bonifield, Knox Bonfield and Murray Bonifield. Georgia is survived by daughter Cindy Wilson of Amarillo, son Scot Wilson and wife Linda of Claude and son Ross Wilson and wife Melody of Canyon. She is also survived by grandchildren Heath Wilson and wife Shannon of Canyon, Ryan Wilson of Amarillo, Jessica Montgomery and husband Will of Claude, Shawna Strain and husband Dylan of Canyon and Nick Wilson of Claude, seven great grandchildren and one on the way, sister-in-laws Virginia Bonified of Canyon and Jackie Wilson of Amarillo, brother-in-law Gene McMaster of Waco and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank special care givers Georgia Foster, Lupe Martinez, Gloria Garcia and BSA Hospice.

The family will receive visitors at Schooler Funeral Chapel in Claude from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 28. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to BSA Hospice or First Baptist Church of Claude.

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