Jason Norman

Gen skyJason Norman age 32 of Dodson died Sunday, January 25, 2015.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 30, 2015 in Dodson Cemetery with Rev. Al Mixon, pastor of the Dodson Church of the Nazarene officiating. Arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home of Wellington.

Pallbearers were Lance Kane, Dustin Sexton, Ryan Ford and Buck Akemon.

Jason was born on August 13, 1982 in Shamrock, to Larry and Nellie Stephens Norman. He married Christina Harkins on September 16, 2011 in Altus.

He worked in building construction.

He is survived by his wife Christina of Dodson; a son Dillon Norman of Dodson; his parents Larry and Nellie Norman of Dodson; a sister Eva Coronado of Dodson; and a niece Shielo Coronado.

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Jimmie A. Lindeman

2937379Jimmie A. Lindeman, 87, died on January 27, 2015. Memorial services will be held at 4:00 P.M. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Kornerstone Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kyle Brock officiating. Cremations arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview.

A visitation will be held immediately following the service.

Mr. Lindeman was born on October 26, 1927 to Adolf William & Pearlee Lindeman. He attended Price school in the Claytonville area and made a living as a truck driver in his early years until he was called to serve his country in the United States Army from 1950-1952. Soon after his return from service he met and married the love of his life, Doris Elaine Amburn, on July 13, 1953 and they settled and built their lives in Plainview. Jim had an adventurous spirit and a great love for learning how to do many things in his life and he used his many talents to provide for his family over the years. The community will remember him the most as an appliance and washer repair man. He and his wife operated several laundry businesses and he repaired washers out of their home for many years. He also worked several years at Jimmy Dean and later at Excel from where he retired in 1992. He was an RV enthusiast and loved to travel and spent his retirement traveling most of the United States with his wife, Doris and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also loved to ride bikes and was seen often riding around town up until a few years ago. He was always willing to help his many friends and family members with truck driving jobs over the years from his brother at Dulaney Auto Parts to helping his son in law with harvest on the farm.

He is survived by two daughters: Elaine Lindeman of Plainview and Polly Horne & husband Mark of Plainview; one son: Jimmie Alfred Lindeman, Jr. & wife Pauletta of Pueblo West, Colorado; grandchildren & great grandchildren: Lisa & Luis Garcia and their son Brody, Becky & Richard Guerrero and their children Colby and Dax, Rachel & Wade Prutzman and their children Katee and Mylee, Lacy & Tyler Phillips and their children Tyann, Austin, & Amelia, Haley & Eric Buske and their children Kaden and Landree, Lori Lindeman and her son Blake, Katy & Brent Coleman, Traci & Jay Schmidt and their children Oliver and Eleanor, Jamie Austin and her son Rylee and Lynzy Lindeman and her daughter Harley; four brothers: A.W. Lindeman, Dale Lindeman, Herman Lindeman and Karl Lindeman; two sisters: Josephine Lindeman Clark and Barbara Bloxom.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Doris Elaine Lindeman and one sister: Wanda Lindeman.

The family suggests memorials may be made to Hale County Senior Citizens, 1107 Smythe, Plainview, Texas 79072 or Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, Texas 79174-0001.

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Sandra Lee Crain

gen candleSandra Lee Crain was born on September 30, 1940 in Beloit, Wisconsin to Earl and Alice Busker.

She died on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in Perryton at the age of 74.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Sandra was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

She was preceded in death by her husband Glen Crain and her parents.

She is survived by her brother, Philip Busker of Mount Morris, Illinois.

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Jere Michael “Mike” Blevins

2938133Jere Michael “Mike” Blevins, 73, passed away on January 26, 2015 in Pampa.

Private services were held Friday in Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with Bob Birkenfeld, deacon of Holy Family Catholic Church in Nazareth, officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mike was born December 26, 1941 in Pampa to Marguerite and Levi Blevins. He met the love of his life, Bertha Jolene Pemberton, in Laverne, Oklahoma. They were married July 15, 1961, and had two daughters, Jeri Sue and Donna Kay. Bertha preceded him in death in March of 1994.

Mike worked for Transwestern Pipeline, Northern Natural Gas and Enron, retiring in 1994.

Survivors include his daughters, Jeri Sue Joiner and husband Warren of Pampa, and Donna Kay Smith and husband Phillip of Weatherford, Oklahoma; a sister, Kay Venhause of Nazareth; three brothers, Jim Blevins of Mimber, New Mexico, Geary Blevins of Pierceville, Kansas, and Terry Blevins of Ponca City, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, Joshua, McKenzie, Taylor, Susie, Hailey and Beth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Corn Heritage Village, 106 W. Adams, Corn, Oklahoma 73024.

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Rafael Nanez

2933023Rafael Nanez, 72, longtime Hereford / Deaf Smith County resident went home to his Lord on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Hereford Regional Medical Center.

A Rosary is scheduled for 6:30 pm, Friday, January 30, 2015 at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home, 411 E 6th Street.

A Mass of Christian Burial Service is scheduled for 11:00 am, Saturday, January 31, 2015 at San Jose Catholic Church with Rev. Anthony Neusch, Parish Priest of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church officiating as Celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.

Rafael was born on December 20, 1942 in Mexico to Jesus and Teresa (Regalado) Nanez. He married Reyna (Perez) Nanez on May 1, 1967 in Mexico. They moved to Hereford in May 1983 from San Pedro, CA. Rafael was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother. He loved his Lord. Rafael was a family man. He liked to spend time with his family. Have family gatherings and BBQ’s, dancing, traveling, watching Western movies and “John Wayne”, working with animals and he loved all animals in general. Rafael worked for Hereford Vet Clinic for 20 plus years feeding and caring for the animals. He was loved by many and will be missed by all.

Rafael was preceded in death by his parents; 1 brother, Raymond Nanez and 1 granddaughter, Soraya Rodriguez.

Survivors include his wife, Reyna of the home; 1 son, Rafael Nanez (Consuelo) of Abilene; 3 daughters, Lucia Najera (Elidoro), Marisa Rodriguez (Ernesto) all of Hereford, Ramona Tinoco (Jaime) of Garden Grove, CA; 6 brothers, 4 sisters, 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association, address of your choice.

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Helen Louise McWhorter

1511591_profile_picHelen Louise McWhorter 86 of Friona, formerly a longtime Plainview resident, died January 29, 2015 in Friona. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 A.M. Monday February 2, 2015 at the 6th St. Church Of Christ in Friona with Jeff Procter and Ken Sinclair, officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 P.M. February 2, 2015 at the IOOF Cemetery in Plainview. Arrangements by Blackwell-Mullins Funeral Home of Friona.
Helen was born December 16, 1928 In Hale County, Texas to Harry William and Myrtle James Sandefur Sinclair. She married Joe Robert McWhorter in Plainview on February 24, 1950. She was a servant in many aspects of her life. She loved cooking for others and sending cards of comfort and encouragement. She loved her family, especially her husband, but above all, she loved her Lord. She was a very active member of the Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by her parents, a sister-Edith Amonett, and a brother Wayne Sinclair.

She is survived by her husband Joe of Friona, 2 daughters-Lenda Trussell and husband Lanny of Muleshoe, and Glenda Procter and husband Ted of Friona, 1 brother-Ken Sinclair and wife Estelle of Abilene, 4 grandchildren-Mickey Trussell, Charlotte Bynum and huband Kim, Crista Singer, Barry Procter and wife Tiffanni, 5 great-grandchildren-Ava, Cale, Cortlyn, Gus and Brittan.

Family visitation will be Sunday February 1, 2015 from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Prairie Acres Nursing Home 201 East 15th Friona, Texas 79035.

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Charlie “Chick” Mclain

56566_memorialCharlie “Chick” Mclain, 75 of Dumas, passed away on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Monday, February 2, 2015 at Morrison Memorial Chapel with Tommie Long, pastor of The Cowboy Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

Chick was born on October 16, 1939 in Louisiana to C.C. and Fannie (Musick) Mclain. The family moved to Moore County when Chick was five and has lived there since. Chick married Jeanie Randolph on March 16, 1957 in Clayton, NM, and they made their home in Dumas where Chick worked for W.D. Jones Drilling as a pump setter.

Chick will be remembered as a people person who had a wonderful sense of humor. You could find Chick wherever you would find Jeanie. Even though he was not an employee, Chick was always at Albert’s Manor when Jeanie was working, doing whatever needed to be done or helping whoever needed help. He was a man of Christian Faith who loved the Lord dearly.

Chick was preceded in death by his parents.

Chick is survived by the love of his life, Jeanie of the home, son: Donald Mclain and wife Debbie of Round Rock; daughter: Vicki Mclain Endsley and husband Rick of Dumas; brother: Jerry “Grasshopper” Mclain and wife Peggy of Dumas; sisters: Helen Rhoades and husband Garland of Dumas and Betty Fults and husband Benny of Amarillo and numerous other extended family members.

The family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 403 Pear, Dumas TX 79029 or to Memorial Hospice, 224 E 2nd, Dumas TX 79029.

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Billie Bland Evans Terry

1511350_profile_picBillie Bland Evans Terry, 85 of Hart, Texas passed away on January 29, 2015 in Olton, Texas. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2:00PM in Lee Street Baptist Church with Bobby Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Castro Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home. Family visitation will be held on Monday, February, 2, 2015 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at the funeral home.
Billie was born on September 6, 1929 to Albert Bland and Trecie Phillips Bland in Vera, Texas. While attending school she went through the 11th grade and later received her G.E.D. She married Edward (Jack) Evans on November 29, 1947 and after his death she married James Terry on July 1, 1974 who also preceded her in death. She worked for Plains Memorial Hospital for about 30 years and received the “Employee of the Year Award” in 1989. Everyone loved her coconut cream pies and she loved to sew and made many prom dresses over the years. Most of all she will be remembered for her honesty, the love for her family and her loyalty. A special thank you to her granddaughter, Erica Evans, for staying with her and taking care of her for several years until she went to the nursing home.

Billie is survived by 6 children, Joe Evans and Gary Evans, both of Dimmitt, Kathy Johnson and partner Craig Fuller of Dimmitt, Robert Evans, Sue Smith and husband Steve all of Hart, and Nancy Heinson and husband Mike of Meade, KS, 19 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by 3 brothers, Thurman Bland, Holden Bland, and Henry bland and 1 sister, Dorothy Yates.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011

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Carl Dean Carson

1511013_profile_picCarl Dean Carson, 62, of Sunnyside, Texas passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in Lubbock, Texas. Funeral services will be Saturday at First Baptist Church of Dimmitt at 10:00 AM with Brother David Harp officiating, graveside services to be at 4:30PM at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton, Texas. Arrangements are being handled by Colonial Funeral Home of Dimmitt.

Carl grew up in the community of Sunnyside and attended school in Dimmitt, graduating in 1970. He attended South Plains College and later went on to computer school and completed a 6 month course. He married Terrie Newton on June 10, 1972. They lived in Sunnyside, where Carl farmed for 11 years. In 1981 Carl went to work for Farm Bureau Insurance. In 1983 he was made manager of Martin County Farm Bureau while he was living in Stanton, 2 years later Midland, Ector, Rankin and Upton counties were added to Martin County Farm Bureau. Carl Dean’s first year in Farm Bureau he was awarded Rookie of the Year, considering he said he couldn’t sell insurance, this was very rewarding to him. He made lots of close friends over the years in Farm Bureau and the communities where he and his wife lived. He loved going to his boy’s football games, and stock showing with them. He enjoyed playing golf with his friends and playing cards when the opportunity arose. Carl Dean, Terrie and the boys had the opportunity to travel quite a bit because of the trips he won through Farm Bureau. He loved seeing new places and sharing them with his family and friends. He retired from Farm Bureau in 2005 and moved back to Sunnyside to pursue his love for farming. In 2012 he and Terrie purchased the Sunnyside Farm Store. He loved helping other friends and farmers in their daily work. He enjoyed telling stories to whoever would visit with him. He and Terrie have 5 grandchildren and he thought the world of each one of them.
He is survived by his wife Terrie Carson of Sunnyside; 2 sons Deakon Carson and his wife Chelcy of Georgetown, Texas and Joshua Carson and his wife Tiffany of Stanton, Texas; his mother Lillian Carson of Sunnyside, 2 sisters Louise Carson and her husband Richard Armstrong of Lubbock and Resa Carson of Lubbock; 1 brother Gene Carson and his wife Bonnie of Dodge City, Kansas; 5 grandchildren Evan and Chloe Carson of Georgetown and Colby, Brittyn and Trisity Carson of Stanton.
He is preceded in death by his father Carl Houston Carson.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lubbock, 3702 21st street, Lubbock, TX 79410

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Russell Eugene Caughron

2935774_wlppRussell Eugene Caughron, 63, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in Dalhart, Texas

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Memorial Park Cemetery – Dalhart, with arrangements under the care of Horizon Funeral Home.

Officiating will be Rusty Hancock, Pastor – Lincoln Street Baptist Church, of Dalhart.

Russell Eugene Caughron was born January 31, 1951 in Dalhart, TX to Russell Hayden Caughron and Mildred Dora (Stites) Caughron. He grew up in Dalhart and was a Corrections officer for TDCJ.

He is survived by Sons: Shawn and his wife Lori and their son Camden, Kelly and his wife Ginny and their children Brock, Jessica, and Sarah. As well as his other children Chris, Wesley, Presley and Mellissa. His sisters – Hazel Walker, Glenda and husband David Frazier, Christi Caughron, Diane and husband George Gillespie, Dora and her husband Dale Parker and Lavetta and husband Richard Trujillo
and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents, a son Jeff and a brother in law Robert Walker.

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