Isla Mae Morris

_AllObitsLogo300She was born on September 11, 1913, on a farm in Eastland County, TX, to William Walter and Mona Gabriella Dillard Johnson. When she was three years old, her family which then consisted of her parents, three older sisters, an older brother, and an infant sister, traveled by wagon and horseback and settled in the Lillie and Salt Fork communities in Collingsworth County, TX. In Collingsworth County, two more sisters and a brother were added to the family, for a total of nine children. Isla Mae was the middle child. Growing up, she attended the Lillie and Salt Fork schools as far as these schools offered classes. She then boarded in Wellington and finished high school in 1931, graduating as valedictorian of her class.

Following high school graduation, she boarded in Canyon, TX, and attended West Texas State Teacher’s College (now West Texas A&M) for a year to fulfill the qualifications for a provisional teacher’s certificate, awarded on the condition that she continue to work toward her Bachelor’s degree by taking correspondence and extension courses and doing resident course work at West Texas State during the summers and when Collingsworth County rural schools dismissed for six to eight weeks in the fall for the manual cotton harvest. By determinedly following this procedure, she received her Bachelor of Science degree ten years later in 1941 and continued until she was awarded her Master’s Degree in Education in 1951.

She began her teaching career at the Collingsworth County community schools of Salt Fork, Lillie, and Rolla before being hired by the East Ward School in Wellington and, later and upon receipt of her Bachelor’s Degree, she was hired by Quail School. She spent 32 years at Quail, during which time she taught 5th Grade until she was selected as Elementary School Principal in 1951 and , finally, as High School Principal in 1963. During the years of 1975-1978, she served in the elected position of Collingsworth County Superintendent of Schools until that office was phased out by the Texas Education Agency, at which time she retired after 40 years in the education profession. After retirement, she continued to participate in a great number of community and professional organizations.

Isla Mae married Lewis Alva Morris in Hollis, OK, on November 28, 1934, a union which lasted until his death in 1971. Most of their married life was spent on a farm in the Marella community. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her six sisters and two brothers. She is survived by her son Alton Darryl Morris and wife Sharon of Cache, OK. She is also survived by three granddaughters: Debra Morris and husband Michael Uebel of Austin, TX; Nicole James and partner Ray Flowers of Austin; and Sharyl Morris and husband Erik Stulken of Settle, WA. Additionally, she is survived by one great-granddaughter, Louisa Morris-Uebel of Austin, and a large number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Gene Weinette, pastor officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home.

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Roberto Delafuente

4990695_300x300_1Roberto was born on February 15, 1962 to Manuel and Dolores (Flores)
De La Fuente in Mexico. He loved old school farming and ranching. Roberto loved to read western novels. Mainly he loved and enjoyed being with his wife, kids and grandkids. He was a unique person with one unique mind, everyday was one more happy day for him. He believed in God, his family and himself. His will to fight life’s hardships was an inspiration to all of us. We will miss you “Old Man.”

He is preceded in death by his parent; Manuel and Dolores De La Fuente, two brothers; Alfonso De La Fuente, Jesus De La Fuente, and mother in law; Virginia Ortiz.

Roberto is survived by his wife; Charlene De La Fuente of the home, sons; Manuel De La Fuente and wife Leslie, Danny Ortiz and wife Senaida, grand kids; Addisyn De La Fuente, Emma De La Fuente, Zacchaues Ortiz, Zoe Ortiz, brothers; Jose De La Fuente of Mercedes, Antonio De La Fuente of Floydada, Lupe De La Fuente of Hart, Miguel De La Fuente of Plainview, sisters; Maria Cuellar, Ofelia Hernandez, and Estella Salinas all of Floydada, Petra Trevino of Edinburg, Hortencia Reynoso of Denver City, Rosa Maria Castro of Brownfield, and Dolores De Ande of Houston.

Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 22, 2015 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Floydada with Father Ike Temporaza officiating. Interment will follow at the Lockney Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.

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Cynthia Dianne Gardner

_AllObitsLogo300Cynthia Dianne Gardner, age 58, passed away, Monday, August 24, 2015. Memorial Service will be 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 28, 2015 at Primera Iglesia Bautista with Pastor Toby Gonzales officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.

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Henry Ellis Terry

_AllObitsLogo300Mr. Terry was born in Clarksville, Texas on August 16, 1922 to Henry Martin Terry and May Etta Giddens Terry. He attended Matador High School and volunteered for the Army in 1942. He was a Tank Commander 2736 and served in the Eastern Mandates and Southern Philippines. At the end of WWII he became a resident of California. Mr. Terry worked at Camp Pendleton after the war and then worked for Standard Oil and JC Penney. He retired in 1984 and married Leona Cox on April 14, 1984. He lived in Matador until his death. Ellis and Leona enjoyed traveling and playing golf. Mr. Terry was a very special and happy person. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Matador. The family would like to express their appreciation to the Matador Health and Rehab Center and to Pastor Bill Manney for their compassion of Ellis. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Leona; son Hal Terry, daughter in law Joyce and grandchildren Lisa, Justin, and Josh; son Kenneth Terry and grandchildren Kenny, Michael and Marsha; daughter Sandy Crabtree and grandchildren Kimberly, Debbie and John; two stepsons: Ronnie Cox and the late Don Cox as well as 20 grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held on, Monday August 31, 2015 at 11:00 am at East Mound Cemetery in Matador with Pastor Bill Manney of First United Methodist Church officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home of Matador.

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Richard Bothwell

3284488Mr. Bothwell was born on March 14, 1929 to Glen & Lora Bothwell. He married Katie Rose Gneiser on July 2, 1949. He is survived by his wife: Kay Bothwell of Plainview; three sons: Doyle Bothwell & wife Darlyne of Plainview, Bobby Bothwell & wife Freddie Jean of Plainview and Gregg Bothwell & wife Melissa of Lubbock, Texas; four grandchildren: Blake Bothwell, Cristen Bothwell, Katie Jill Payne and Morgan Bothwell.

Memorial services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Monday, August 24, 2015 at Trinity Life Church with Gary Paige and Steve Martinez officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview.

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Joe P. Bynum

1647441_profile_picJoe was born on June 6, 1938, in Pampa, Texas to I.R. Bynum and Hattie Owens Bynum.
Joe and Nita were married on March 15, 1958 in North Hollywood, California. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Spearman. Joe retired from Panhandle Eastern Pipeline in 1989 and owned and operated Corner Service Station until 2003.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers; Dick, Johnny, Phillip, Gene, Elmer and Ralph and a sister, Rose Ellen and beloved family member, Buddy.

Joe is survived by his wife Nita, three sons, Kevin and wife, Ronda Bynum of Spearman, Kurt and wife Lelia Bynum of Spearman and Karl and wife Annette Bynum of Spearman. Daughter Kellianne and husband Dee Brown of Lubbock, TX; brother, Paul and wife Julie Bynum of Silsbee, TX; sister, Beth and husband Gary Westberry of Valdosta, CA. and sister-in-law Clo Ann Bynum of Guymon, OK. Joe is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Services will be on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the First Christian Church in Spearman at 1:00p.m. with Toni Bailey officiating. Burial will follow at Hansford Cemetery Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home of Spearman.

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John E. Woodward

_AllObitsLogo300John was born in Clovis New Mexico, on March 14, 1938 to Richard Roy and Cathrine May Woodward. He was a member of the Union Church in Spearman. John owned and operated a seed cleaning service in Spearman. He loved fast cars and fast horses.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a son and a brother.
He is survived by a daughter, Lisa Woodward of Albuquerque, New Mexico and a sister Laura and husband Clark Bridges of Spearman. He is also survived by 3 grandchildren.

Memorial services will be on Sunday August 30, at 3:00 p.m. at the Hansford Manor. Graveside services will be on Monday, August 31, 2015, at Tiaban Cemetery in Tiaban, New Mexico, at 1:30p.m. MST, with Pastor Mark Murry of Union Church in Spearman officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home of Spearman.

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Jim Logan, Sr.

3284357Mr. Logan was born November 12, 1942 in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from Southeast High School in Kansas City in 1960. He married Kathy Ballantyne on May 13, 1961 in Kansas City. Jim had been a resident of Pampa since 1982, moving from Kansas City. He worked for Phillips Petroleum in Kansas City and Borger for 35 years, retiring in 2008. He was a member of the American Baptist Church in Kansas City. Jim was a member and past president of IUOE Local #148 in Borger. He was a certified HAM radio operator. He was an avid billiards player and bowler. Jim was a former scoutmaster of Troop 337 in Kansas City and was a diehard Kansas City Chiefs fan.

Jim was preceded in death by his father John; a brother John; his stepfather, Tony Weber; and a great-grandson, Liam Ridenour.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Logan of the home; 3 sons, Jim Logan Jr., and wife Jo and Greg Logan and wife Renita, all of Pampa, and David Logan and wife Robin of Kansas City, Missouri; his mother, Maybelle Logan of Las Vegas, Nevada; his sister, Joyce Stivers and husband Steve of Colorado Springs, Colorado; a sister-in-law, Chris Logan of Evergreen, Colorado; eight grandchildren, Heather, Kelsey, Abbie, William, Tiffany, Samantha, Dylan and Robin; and two great-granddaughters.

Services will be 2:00 PM Monday, August 24, 2015, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel, with Pastor Paul Nachtigall of Highland Baptist Church, officiating. Entombment will follow in Memory Gardens Mausoleum under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

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Perry Lee May

3285577Mr. May was born November 12, 1972 in Lewisville. He graduated from Lake Dallas High School where he played and developed a love for football. He graduated from Texas Women’s University with a degree in history and government. Perry coached at Prosper High School, Lake Dallas High School, Scurry-Rosser High School, Allen High School, Denton Ryan High School, and Pampa High School. He owned and operated a successful construction business called Coach’s Construction for many years.

He married Nicole DuPree on March 21, 1994 in Denton. Trinity Presbyterian in Denton was his church home. He enjoyed working with his hands and helping others. He was a simple, humble man who loved his family. He impacted so many young athletes throughout his career.

Perry was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Paul May.

Survivors include his wife, Nicole DuPree May of the home; three sons, Dylan Howard May of Fresno, Andrew Glen May and Cole Pearson May, both of the home; one daughter, Chloe Elise May of the home; his mother, Nancy May of Denton; his father, A. P. May of Lake Dallas; one sister, Connie Berry and husband Wendell of Sanger; and five brothers, David Sams and wife Darla of Penrose, North Carolina, Darren Sams and wife Cathy of Justin, Forrest Sams and wife Yuko of Salt Lake City, Utah, Edwin May of New York, and Brelon May of Arkansas.

Memorial services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, August 29, 2015 in Trinity Presbyterian Church in Denton, with Rev. Craig Hunter, pastor, officiating. Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors

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Guen Junior Allen

3292538Mr. Allen was born December 21, 1936 at the family farm in Strong City, Oklahoma. He had been a resident of Pampa most of his life. He married Jan Cook on March 29, 1975 in Pampa. Guen was the owner and operator of Allen Hose from 1983 until 2008. He enjoyed playing golf, restoring old cars, traveling, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Guen was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Olga Allen; a nephew, Ronnie Owens; a brother-in-law, Ron Owens; and his mother-in-law, Hildred Cook.

Survivors include his wife, Jan Allen of the home; his son, Aaron Allen and wife Tiffany of Norman, Oklahoma; his daughter, Barbara Masilamani and husband Senthil of Tacoma, Washington; two sisters, Ramona Owens and Pat Rockwell and husband Don, all of Tacoma, Washington; four grandchildren, Danielle Flynn of Seattle, Washington, Austin Allen, Aaron Allen, Jr., and Trinity Allen, all of Norman, Oklahoma; two nephews, Todd Rockwell and Troy Rockwell, both of Tacoma, Washington; two nieces, Shannon Campbell and Rhonda LeFrancois, both of Tacoma, Washington; and two special cousins, Alicia Andrew and husband Adam Starks of Austin, and Shannon Andrew of Newport, Rhode Island.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 PM Monday, August 31, 2015, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, with Rev. Rodney Weatherly, pastor, Rev. Kyle Collins, associate pastor, Rev. Micah Meurer, pastor of Paramount Baptist Church of Amarillo, River Road Campus, and Rev. Marty Field, officiating. Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

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