Dora Marie Viola Brown Clark

Clark-Obit-Photo-186x300Dora was born to Arthur M. and Grace Brown on May 28, 1912 in a half dugout on their ranch at Kerrick, TX, near Stratford. She graduated from Logan High School and then married William Doyle Clark. They moved to Amarillo where they resided the rest of their lives. They built and operated the Traveler Motel until their retirement in 1975.

She was a loving mother, a caring friend, an avid quilter and a greeting card crafter, living her advice for having a long, happy, and fulfilling life to ” Always stay busy.” She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1988, and her brother, Harold in 1999.

Survivors include two daughters, Myrna Loy Clark Smith and husband Berry Ford Smith and Bonnie Clark Huff and husband Bill, all of Amarillo: four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren: and five great-great- grandchildren; and a sister, Mildred Meeks of Burwell, Nebraska.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd, with Dr. Roger Hubbard officiating. Burial will follow in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers.

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Lori Rangel Martinez

1137_memorialLori was born August 8, 1975 in Amarillo to Linda and Fred Rangel. She was a 1993 graduate of Palo Duro High School and went on to earn degrees from Bauder University and Brooks University. She married Anthony Martinez in Amarillo on October 18, 1996. She was a member of Victory Church for 13 years. She was a very outgoing person who loved people. She loved her family and the Lord very much. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Pete and Angelita Rangel and George and Lorene Barnard.

She is survived by her husband, Anthony; her children, Christopher Garcia, Tiffany Cervantez,
Madison Rangel and Anthony Garcia; 6 grandchildren; her mother, Linda Rangel; and her father Fred Rangel and
wife Jennette; and by her siblings, Randy and Ronny Rangel, Liz McDonald and Rhonda Wilson.

Funeral Service
Victory Church
6300 Arden Rd.
Amarillo, TX 79109
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
2:00 PM

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Jerry Jones

1136_memorialJerry was born March 27, 1938 in Haskell to Omah Fay and L.B. Jones. He was an oil field worker for over 40 years retiring as an operator. His love for family and helping others was unquestionable. He enjoyed being outside and fishing was always an adventure. He was a diehard bingo player too! He is preceded in death by his parents, Omah and L.B. Jones; his wife, Wanda; 2 sons, Clay and Doug Adams and by his sister, Belva Fleming.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; his children, Rusty Jones and wife Debbie, Gary Adams and wife Sandy; his step children, April Guthrie, Loretta Davis, and Jason McAnally; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; his sisters, Roberta Hawkins, Frann Heathcoat and Nancy Durham Jones;
as well as many other family and friends.

Cox Funeral Home Benton Chapel
4180 Canyon Drive
Amarillo, TX 79109
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
11:00 AM

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Ernest Robert “Bobby” Stone

Stone-Obit-Photo--232x300Ernest Robert “Bobby” Stone was born June 2, 1949, in Amarillo to Earnest and Elizabeth Stone. He grew up in Amarillo and attended Palo Duro High School. He was called home to the Lord on May 29, 2015, at his home in Claude.

Bobby was an extremely proud native Texan. He loved Ford Motor vehicles and was a lifelong mechanic. He loved country and western music, Texas swing music, line dancing and two- stepping. He also loved to participate in a good debate whenever he got the chance.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Shoemake; his brother, Michael Stone Sr.; and a stepson, Joshua Casey.

Survivors include his wife, Sherri Stone of Claude; his sons, Tony Stone and Chris and Tera Stone, all of Bridgeport, Scott and Mayra Stone of Fresno, Calif., Ben and Andrea Stone of Claude and Josh and Anna O’Brien of Canyon; his daughters, Stacey O’Brien of Minneapolis, Minn., Kristin Casey of Hereford and Amanda Casey of Claude; 17 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and his father, Earnest Stone of Spearman.

Ernest Robert “Bobby” Stone was born June 2, 1949, in Amarillo to Earnest and Elizabeth Stone. He grew up in Amarillo and attended Palo Duro High School. He was called home to the Lord on May 29, 2015, at his home in Claude.

Bobby was an extremely proud native Texan. He loved Ford Motor vehicles and was a lifelong mechanic. He loved country and western music, Texas swing music, line dancing and two- stepping. He also loved to participate in a good debate whenever he got the chance.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Shoemake; his brother, Michael Stone Sr.; and a stepson, Joshua Casey.

Survivors include his wife, Sherri Stone of Claude; his sons, Tony Stone and Chris and Tera Stone, all of Bridgeport, Scott and Mayra Stone of Fresno, Calif., Ben and Andrea Stone of Claude and Josh and Anna O’Brien of Canyon; his daughters, Stacey O’Brien of Minneapolis, Minn., Kristin Casey of Hereford and Amanda Casey of Claude; 17 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and his father, Earnest Stone of Spearman.

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Maxine Minter

c9b0e48e-f74c-4c6c-9f44-73bf0678b688Maxine Minter was born July 30, 1925 in Martin County to Clarence Grady and Mary Louise Standefer. She graduated from Stanton High School. Maxine was a retired vice president of banking in Amarillo and was most well known for her collection successes. In her younger years she was active in her church, Hillcrest Baptist. Maxine played harmonica in country bands around town, was a member of the Harmonica Club and volunteered at the V.A. She was a loving mother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother and will be deeply missed by all she knew and loved.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Harold Minter, a son, Kenneth Minter and two brothers.

Maxine is survived by a son, Dan Minter and wife Beverly of Haltom City; two sisters, Lois Hill of Amarillo and Jannie Linney of Stanton; five grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren..
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to a favorite charity of your choice.
The family will receive guests and friends Wednesday evening from 5-7pm at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Rev. Rick Harrison officiating.
Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Memorial Park Funeral Directors.

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Kathy Sue Bohanan

df4072b7-8039-411f-ae8f-894cdd8ad767Kathy was born August 2, 1965 in Amarillo to Ronal and Martha Bohanan. She graduated from Tascosa High School in 1983 and then went to Amarillo College and then West Texas A&M University, graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Marketing. Kathy loved arts and crafts and really enjoyed finding and restoring old and tarnished jewelry and coins from second hand stores. Music and reading were favorite hobbies of hers, she loved listening to jazz and playing her violin. Above all she loved and adored her family. She cherished the time she spent with all of them, most especially her daughter Elizabeth. She will be forever missed. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clarence and Jewel Bohanan and Ray and Cora Lee Robertson; and her sister Misti Knox. Kathy is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Anne Voyles of Amarillo; her parents, Ronal and Martha Bohanan of Amarillo; brother, Sonny Bohanan of Ft. Worth; nieces and nephews, Jason Birtciel, Jewelee Knox, Kali Bohanan, Harper Bohanan and Travis Bohanan; cousins, Lisa Corso of Pennsylvania, Linda Dickinson of Dallas and John Sanders of Amarillo; she is also survived by several other aunts, uncles and cousins. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to a college fund set up for Elizabeth Anne Voyles at Happy State Bank, Amarillo.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors Pioneer Chapel with Josh Kouri of Trinity Methodist Church officiating

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Maria Louise Barker

3124402_wlppMaria Louise Freeman Barker was born November 15, 1975 in Vallejo, Calif. on her her grandmother Jean’e and her dad’s birthday. She moved to Wellington two years ago from Georgia.

An avid fisherman by day and an cat fisherman by night, Maria was quite adept at Martial Arts. She loved the outdoors. Maria’s aunt, Lorie Brumley, was the love of her life whom she loved equally as well if not more than fishing.

Preceding Maria in death were her mother, Cindy Louise Brumley and her grandparents, Ed and Jean’e Brumley of Napa, Calif.

Survivors include her dad, Ron Ray Freeman of Wellington; a son, Ronald Barker of Georgia whom she loved dearly; a sister, Barbara Sawyer of Acworth, Ga.; and a half sister, Ronda of California; and her aunt, Lori Brumley of Napa.

Maria’s family appreciates all of the Collingsworth General Hospital and Collingsworth Family Medicine staff who treated her extremely well with dignity and respect through her illness.

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D. J. Alday

_AllObitsLogo300He was born on December 10, 1926 in Sarasota, FL, to Jesse and Donie Bush Alday. He married Betty Moore on January 8, 1950 in Denver, CO. She preceded him in death in 1998.

D. J. retired in August of 1975 from the U.S. Air Force at the rank of SM SGT after serving his country for 29 years. He was an in-flight refueling boom operator and superintendent.

He came to Wellington in 2007 from California.

He is survived by 2 daughters Diane Vanderplaats and her husband Bruce and Gloria Whitaker and her husband Pete both from Wellington; a son Patrick Alday and his wife Marcella of Riverside, CA; his brother Buddy Alday and his wife Mattie of Florida; and his sister Clara Hancock and her husband Raymond of Florida; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

A graveside service with full military honors in the National Cemetery at Riverside, CA will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home.

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John Pratt, Jr.

3123874_wlppJohn was born on June 13, 1948 in Groom, to John K. and Lafern Wilburn Pratt. He married Jackie Hill Isaacs on July 10, 1994 in Amarillo.

He was a graduate of Panhandle High School and attended Southwestern Assemblies of God University.

John owned and operated Pratt’s Dry Cleaners and Laundry, and Pratt’s Autos in Wellington.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church and Wellington Masonic Lodge #763.

He was preceded in death by father, a son Phillip Pratt and a sister Joanetta Kitchens.

He is survived by his wife Jackie of Wellington; his mother and stepfather Lafern Hudson and Bob of Wellington; 2 sons Tommy Pratt and his wife Robbie of Euless and Gary Isaacs of Carrollton; 3 daughters Tammy McClendon and her husband Mike of Amarillo, Toni Cummings and her husband Tim of Wellington, and Dana Robinson and her husband Bryan of Houston; a sister Pam Fitzgibbon and her husband Jim of Fort Worth; a niece and nephew Kim Snow and Kelly Kitchens both of Lubbock; and 9 grandchildren.

Services will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Don Moore, retired Baptist minister officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. The arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home.

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Aliene Hambright

_AllObitsLogo300Aliene Hambright, age 82, passed away, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the Lakeview Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.

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