Lavon Renner

1447360_profile_picLavon Renner, 89 of Friona died October 28, 2014 in Friona. Memorial Services have been scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Saturday November 1, 2014 at the 6th St. Church of Christ of Friona with Jeff Procter, minister, officiating. Arrangements by Blackwell-Mullins Funeral Home of Friona.
Mrs. Renner was born August 16, 1925 in Leon Junction, Texas to Aubrey and Hester Wiggins Baize. She married John Renner May 15, 1944 in Clovis, N.M. She has been a Parmer County resident since 1945 where she was a founding member of the Hub Ladies Association, and a member of the 6th St. Church Of Christ. She loved her family and loved to garden.
She is preceded in death by her parents, 1 son- Ted Renner, and 3 brothers-Harold, Horace and Duane Baize.
Survivors include- her husband John Renner of Friona, 1 son-Gary Renner and wife Karen of Friona, 1 daughter-Missey Barker and husband John of Sonora, Texas, 1 daughter-in-law- Missy Renner of Luther, OK.,9 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren.
The Renner family would especially like to thank the staff of Bluebonnet Home Health and Hospice in Friona and Prairie Acres Nursing Home of Friona.

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Rickey Lawrence

Gen Cross sunsetRickey Lawrence, age 60, of Paducah, passed away, Monday, October 27, 2014. Graveside Service will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, October 30, 2014 at East Mound Cemetery in Matador with Cody Cochran officiating. Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.

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LaJuana Leibrfied Jackson

3416726_300x300_1LaJuana Leibrfied Jackson, age 88, passed away, Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Shepherds House with all her children present. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 27, 2014 at the First United Methodist Chapel in Floydada with Eddy Allsup and Ken Peterson officiatin. Burial will follow in the Floyd County Memorial park in Floydada. Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore- Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.

Mrs. Jackson is the only child of Bennie and Lorin Leibfried. She was born at home on a farm east of Floydada on November 3, 1925. She was married for 68 years to Jiggs Jackson. LaJuana graduated from Texas Tech and was a Science teacher at Cotton Center and Perryton. She retired with 25 years of experience.

She is preceded in death by her husband, and her parents.

Those left to cherish her memory are; one daughter, Suzanne Jackson, two sons; Rusty Jackson and wife Virginia and Mike Jackson and wife Linda. She was also blessed with one granddaughter, Mindy and husband Matt Scheffrahn, and two great-grandchildren, Josephine and Benjamin.

In Lieu of Flowers the family suggests donations be made to Perryton First United Methodist Church or Texas Tech.

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Rita Kim Butler

generic sunriseChurch Services for Rita Kim Butler, 58, of Matador will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday October 31, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Matador with Bro. Bill Manney officiating. Interment will follow at East Mound Cemetery in Matador under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home of Matador. Visitation was held Thursday October 30, 2014 from 6:00 t0 8:00 p.m . at the funeral home. Kim passed from this life on October 28, 2014 in Amarillo. Kim was born on April 18, 1956 in Seymour, Tx to Roy Lee Elliott and Joy Chandler. She graduated from Dalhart High School in 1974. She worked for the Texas Department of Transportation in Childress as a Safety Inspector for 38 years. Kim is survived by her children: Shawn Elliott and wife Shonda of Matador, William Butler of Paducah, and Dayne Butler of Alpine. Her parents: Roy Lee Elliott and wife Mary Lee Elliott, and Joy Kirscht and husband Leo Kirscht. One sister: Lori Walterscheid and husband Doug of Amarillo One brother: Mark Elliott and wife Sheilla of Fritch Four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Memorial Donations can be made in honor of Kim to the American Cancer Society.

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Mary Virginia Eisenman

1447850_profile_picMary Virginia Eisenman was born on December 6, 1944 in Grapevine, Texas to J.R. and Tressie Capps.

Services will be on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Victory Family Church at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Marlon Sparks officiating. Burial will follow in Ochiltree Cemetery.

Mary died in Amarillo, Texas on October 28, 2014 at the age of 69.

Mary married Tommy Eisenman on February 22, 1960 in Perryton.

She was a member of the Victory Family Church.

She worked as a secretary and loved antiques.

Mary was a loving wife, devoted mother and an amazing grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Ronnie Eisenman; 3 brothers, Charles Capps, Bob Capps and Marshall Capps; and a sister, Carolyn Vanstory.

She is survived by her husband, Tommy Eisenman of Perryton; son, Troy Eisenman of Perryton; son Greg Eisenman and his wife Shelia of Perryton; she is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

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John E. Williams

Gen Cross sunsetJohn E. Williams, of Gruver, passed on October 27, 2014.

Graveside services will be held on October 29, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Gruver Cemetery with Rev. Trent Roberson officiating. Arrangements made by Boxwell Brothers of Spearman.

John was born June 19, 1922 to Mary Braun and Estes Williams in Henry County, Missouri. He worked as a field operator with Phillips Petroleum in the Oil & Gas Industry for 35 years. He is a veteran with the US Army. John loved taking care of his yard and anyone elses.

John married Ynese Williams September 22, 1949 in Bentonville, AR.

John is preceded in death by his parents; 3 sisters, Daisy Plumb, Ellen Daily, and Ruth Parks; 2 brothers, Phillip and Russell Williams.

John is survived by his wife Yvene, of Gruver; a daughter, Veanna Roberson, of Lubbock, TX; 2 sons, Johnny and Ronnie Williams, both of Gruver, TX; a brother, Paul Williams, of Kansas City, MO; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials sent to ones favorite charity.

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Jacqueline Sparks

1446445_profile_picJacqueline Sparks, 22, of Spearman passed away October 26,2014.

Graveside services will be held October 29, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Hansford Cemetery, Spearman, TX with Pastor Anthony Angel officiating. Arrangements by Boxwell Brothers of Spearman, TX.

Jacqueline was born March 3, 1992 in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico to Niceforo Sotelo and Araceli Caro Monge.

She married Dalton Sparks on December 14, 2013 in Spearman, TX. She was a homemaker and chef.

Jacqueline is survived by her husband, Dalton Sparks, of Spearman; her parents, Amador Rodriguez and Araceli Caro, of Spearman; two sisters, Evelin Sotelo Caro, of Borger, and Lidia Fernanda Caro, of Spearman; one brother, Jael A. Caro, of Spearman; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family suggest memorials be sent to one’s favorite charity.

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Ralph Peters

2782876Ralph Peters, 76, of Pampa, died October 29, 2014 in Pampa.

Services will be 2:00 PM Friday, October 31, 2014, at First Baptist Church, with Rev. Byron Williamson, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mr. Peters was born December 7, 1937 in Levelland. He married Joyce Wiley on May 10, 1959 in Levelland. He accepted Jesus as his personal savior on March 17, 1972 at First Baptist Church in Hooker, Oklahoma. He had been a resident of Pampa since 1977. Ralph was an oil and gas producer for 58 years, working for Cities Service until 1982, and then later partnered with Benny Kirksey to start Ananda Energy. He was a member of First Baptist Church where he sang in the choir for many years. Ralph enjoyed his cabin in Colorado that he built in 1990 with his son and brother-in-law. He loved to fish, ride his 4-wheeler, ski, and cook steaks for his family. His grandchildren were the love of his life.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, Almon and Willie Peters, four sisters, two brothers, a granddaughter, Jessica Cook, and a grandson, Caleb Cook.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Peters of the home; two daughters, Lisa Needham of Denton and Sherae Peters of Alpharetta, Georgia; a son, Derek Peters and wife Teresa of Pampa; a sister, Peggy Gillespie of Brownfield; seven grandchildren, Jereomy Braddock of Denton, Sarah Peters of Alpharetta, Georgia, Halee Hindelang and husband Josh of Canton, Georgia, Brodie Peters and wife Sara, and Zachary Peters, all of Pampa, Chase Cook of DeSoto, and Katelyn Peters of Pampa; two great-grandchildren, Adalee Hindelang and Elijiah Hindelang, both of Canton, Georgia.

Memorials may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, Florida 33131

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Juan Manuel Yanez

gen candleJuan Manuel Yanez, 37, of Pampa, died October 29, 2014 in Pampa.

Funeral mass will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, November 1, 2014, at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, with Rev. Christopher Schwind, associate pastor, officiating. Cremation will follow the services, under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mr. Yanez was born February 18, 1977 in Juarez, Mexico. He married Ana Ortiz on October 1, 1999 in Juarez, Mexico. He had been a resident of Pampa since 2012, moving from Juarez. Juan was a loader and operator for B&B Solvent for a year. He was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ana Yanez of the home; a son, Omar Yanez of the home; a daughter, Miriam Yanez of the home; his parents, Luis Yanez and Guillermina Guevara Yanez of Juarez, Mexico; two brothers, Jose Luis Yanez and Carlos Yanez, both of Pampa; and a sister, Raquel Yanez of Juarez, Mexico.

The body will lie in state at the family home at 1129 Sierra in Pampa, from noon Friday, October 31, 2014, until 1:00 PM Saturday, November 1, 2014., 37, of Pampa, died October 29, 2014 in Pampa.

Funeral mass will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, November 1, 2014, at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, with Rev. Christopher Schwind, associate pastor, officiating. Cremation will follow the services, under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mr. Yanez was born February 18, 1977 in Juarez, Mexico. He married Ana Ortiz on October 1, 1999 in Juarez, Mexico. He had been a resident of Pampa since 2012, moving from Juarez. Juan was a loader and operator for B&B Solvent for a year. He was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ana Yanez of the home; a son, Omar Yanez of the home; a daughter, Miriam Yanez of the home; his parents, Luis Yanez and Guillermina Guevara Yanez of Juarez, Mexico; two brothers, Jose Luis Yanez and Carlos Yanez, both of Pampa; and a sister, Raquel Yanez of Juarez, Mexico.

The body will lie in state at the family home at 1129 Sierra in Pampa, from noon Friday, October 31, 2014, until 1:00 PM Saturday, November 1, 2014.

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ElDora Bloomingdale Willis

2780938ElDora Bloomingdale Willis, 78, of Pampa, died October 27, 2014 in Pampa.

Services will be at 10:00 AM Friday, October 31, 2014, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel, with Rev. Lynn Hancock, pastor of Briarwood Church, and Beau Taylor, her grandson-in-law, officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Willis was born January 14, 1936 in Westbrook, Maine. She had been a resident of Pampa since 1962. She married Owen Eugene Willis on June 30, 1956 in Weatherford. He preceded her in death on September 20, 2004. ElDora taught piano for many years. She enjoyed playing the piano, organ and accordion. She was a member of Briarwood Church and a former member of Altrusa International. ElDora’s father, George Bloomingdale, was the State of Texas Overseer of the Church of God. She enjoyed reading and also exercising at the Pampa Youth and Community Center. She was always seen around town with her grandson Justin. She loved going to the Pampa Senior Citizens Center for their Music Monday.

Survivors include two daughters, Cela Sanders and husband Joel of Arlington, and Sharon Strickland and husband Ken of Pampa; a son, Joe Don Willis and wife Dana of Irving; six granddaughters, Misty Bell and husband Brandon of Austin, Angela Atkins and husband Jason, Jacy Sanders and Hannah Sanders, all of Keller, Kendra Taylor and husband Beau of Corinth, and Jessica Willis of Irving; two grandsons, Justin Strickland of Pampa and Corey Willis and wife Holly of Iwakuni, Japan; five great-grandchildren, and one on the way; her brother, George M. Bloomingdale, Jr.; and two sisters, Inez Bloomingdale and Mary Magdalene Charlewood.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Home.

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