Prince Olden Hunter

3534907Prince was born October 26, 1935 in Hope, Arkansas to Oscar and Pinkie (Brazzil) Hunter. Prince’s early education was at Yeager Elementary in Hope before the family moved to San Diego where he attended Memorial Jr. High and graduated from San Diego High School in 1955. He also attended San Diego City College after graduation. In 1958 he joined the Army and was Honorably Discharged in 1964. Prince was a member of the San Diego VFW and American Legion Post 310 for 38 years. Prince met this beautiful young woman in San Francisco, Gloria Elizabeth Beck, fell in love with her and married her on May 10, 1969 in San Diego. He retired from San Diego Gas & Electric Company after 32 years and 9 months of faithful service. Prince and Gloria moved to Hereford in 1995 from San Diego. He was a member of the Son Rise Baptist Church and truly loved to serve the Lord.

Prince’s favorite times were spent with family and friends, especially the time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also liked to garden, cook, and watch Western movies. The Denver Broncos was his football team, and he loved Jazz music. His sense of humor was unique. He will be truly missed by his family and the host of many friends.

Prince was preceded in death by his parents and 4 brothers, O. J., Theodis, John and George Hunter.

Those left behind to cherish his memories are his loving wife Gloria of the home; 3 daughters, Jenene Henderson, Jacquelyn McLeod and husband Jerry all of San Diego, CA, Sharon Jacob and husband Berhanu of West Sacramento, CA, 2 brothers, James and Joe Hunter both of San Diego, CA; 1 sister, Barbara Glanton of Chicago, IL; 11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; mother-in-law; Bennie Jewell Beck of Hereford; 6 sisters-in-law, Thelma Mercer and husband Robert of Hereford, Bennie Jewell Williams of McGregor, TX, Olivia Bradfield of San Francisco, CA, Dr. Mary E. Beck of Dallas, TX, Velvet Jean Hunter of San Diego, CA, Helene Hunter of Berkeley, CA; 2 brothers-in-law, Rev. Jim Scott, Sr. of Hereford, V. T. Satchell of Waco, TX, 2 adopted by the heart daughters, Carmel Polk of Cedar Hills, TX, Karen Halkovich of Tarzana, CA; and a host of many relatives and friends across the world.

A Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for 10:00 am, Tuesday, December 29, 2015 in Hereford Heritage Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 411 E 6th Street. Rev. Alfred Sanders, Pastor of Son Rise Baptist Church will officiate.

A Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for 11:00 am, Saturday, January 2, 2016, at Bayview Baptist Church, 6134 Benson Avenue, San Diego, California. Rev. William Grubbs, Associate Pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Miramar National Cemetery under the direction of Preferred Cremation & Burial Services in San Diego.

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Simona Reyes Moreno

3536200Simona was born February 19, 1956, in El Rodeo, Durango, Mexico, to Jose and Catalina (Cortez) Reyes. She married Martin Moreno in June 1973 in Mexico. They moved to Hereford in 1995 from Mexico. Simona was a member of San Jose Catholic Church. She enjoyed traveling back and forth to Mexico to visit with her family, loved cooking for her family, watch novelas (spanish soap operas) and spoiling her grandchildren.

Simona was preceded in death by her parents, Jose and Catalina; 1 brother, Jorge Reyes; 2 sisters, Herminia and Guadalupe Reyes.

Survivors include her husband Martin Moreno of Dumas; 2 daughters, Martina Moreno and husband Elier of Dumas, Elizabeth Moreno of Cactus; 5 sons, Claudio and wife Flor of Amarillo, Lupe and wife Christina, Juan and wife Moraima, Ernesto, all of Hereford, Salomon and wife Carmen of Cactus; 1 brother, Manuel Reyes of Mexico; 2 sisters, Juanita Reyes and husband Victor, Elodia and husband Bernardo, all of Denver; and 13 grandchildren.
A Rosary is scheduled for 6:30 pm, Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in Hereford Heritage Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 411 E 6th Street.

A Mass of Christian Burial Services are scheduled for 10:00 am, Thursday, December 31, 2015 at San Jose Catholic Church, 735 Brevard Street. Msgr. Joe Bixenman, Parish Priest, will officiate as Celebrant. Burial will follow in West Park Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.

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Judy Ann Brunson

3535976Judy was born August 20, 1948 in Big Spring, Texas, to Good Crawford and Marjorie Ann (Laswell) Graves. She worked 36 years as a Human Services Social Case Worker for the State of Texas. Judy was a Methodist by faith. She loved her Lord, spending time with her family and spoiling her grandson Corbin. Judy liked reading, spending time on the beach at Port Aransas and living life to the fullest.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents Good and Marjorie Graves.

Survivors include 1 son, Dennis Adkins of Austin; 1 sister, Nancy George and husband Tom of Hereford; 1 brother, Ike Graves of Lubbock; 1 grandson, Corbin Adkins of Austin; 3 nieces and 1 nephew.

No services are scheduled. Cremation is under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home, 411 E 6th Street.

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Enrique Villegas

3540012Enrique was born July 16, 1936 in Sanderson, Texas, to Wenceslado and Gudelia (Yturbe) Villegas. He moved to Hereford in 1953 from Sanderson. Shortly thereafter, he fell in love and married his best friend, Teresa (Velasquez) Villegas on November 8, 1955 in Hereford. Enrique loved his Lord and family dearly. Enrique was a retired farm laborer. He was a member of the Trinity Fellowship Church where he also worked as maintenance and grounds keeper until he retired, a 2nd time. He liked working in his garden, canning food and jellies, cooking, baking, where he was famous for his Pecan Pie. He was madly in love with his wife Teresa and loved spoiling her, and his little four-legged dachshund “Peanut.” He liked working crossword puzzles, watching “Antique Road Show” and “Polka Dancing” on TV, listening to the KPAN Radio Station daily and reading the local newspaper. He was a quiet man and loved by many. He loved his granddaughter, Raylene, and great granddaughter, Abrie, so much, that he helped raised them.

Enrique was preceded in death by his parents, Wenceslado and Gudelia; 1 daughter, Viola Villegas; 2 sons, Robert & Enrique, Jr. Villegas and 2 brothers, Adolfo and Richard Villegas.

Survivors left to cherish his memories are his wife, Teresa of the home; 1 son, Victor Villegas and wife Eva; grandchildren, Freddie Valdez and wife Lorie, Raylene Castillo and husband George, Jr., Daniela Villegas; great grandchildren, Celeste Claudio, Haylie Valdez, Abrie Castillo, Addyson Suarez, Isaiah Valdez, Aden Suarez, Michael Roberts, all of Hereford; 3 brothers, Esau Villegas and wife Rachel of El Paso, Ben Villegas and wife Lupe, Willie and wife Maria, all of Hereford; 4 sisters, Cruz Ybarra, Adela Cantu and husband Emilo, Maria Elena Mejia and Amelia Luna, all of Hereford; and a host of extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for 10:00 am, Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Hereford Church of the Nazarene, 1410 La Plata Drive. Pastor Raul Valdez of Christian Assembly Church and Pastor Wayne Kniffen of Trinity Fellowship Church will officiate. Burial will follow in West Park Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home, 411 E 6th.

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Dorothy Faye “Dottie” (Lewis) Little

3540852Mrs. Little was born July 26, 1929 in Quanah, Texas, graduated from the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of Texas at Corsicana. She married Doyle Lane on April 14, 1949 in Pampa. They had four sons, David, Douglas, Dwight and Duncan. She later married George Anthony “Tony” Little on February 4, 1977 in Amarillo. Tony preceded her in death on April 27, 2015. Dottie had been a resident of Amarillo for 33 years, where she attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Amarillo with her husband before moving to Titusville, FL in July 2015. The love and joys of her life were exercising her God given roles as a wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, mentor and virtuous role model.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her father Fred Lewis of Quanah, Tx, her mother Anna Seitz of Mobeetie, Tx, her brothers Jack Lewis of Amarillo, Tx and Robert Lewis of Pampa, Tx, and her sister Evelyn (Lewis) Smith of El Paso, Tx, and step-son Pete Little of McAdoo, Tx.

She is survived by her four sons, David Lane and his wife Karla of Bloomington, IL, Douglas Lane and his wife Linda of Titusville, FL, Dwight Lane and his wife Deidra, and Duncan Lane, all of Denham Springs, LA; her five step-children Becky Little of Amarillo, Texas, Joey Childers of Canyon, Texas, Jeanne Brault and husband Bob of Vancover, WA, Chuck Little of Heriston, OR and Christina Manley and husband Shane of Austin, Texas seventeen grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday at Mobeetie Cemetery in Mobeetie, Texas, with Rev. Kyle Ohsfeldt, pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Pampa, Texas, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.

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Thomas L. “Tom” Lamar

3534743Mr. Lamar was born November 6, 1936 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and was a lifelong resident of Pampa. He married Donna Jones on October 14, 1956 in Pampa. They had two children, Debbie and Mark. Tom was a pipeline side boom operator working in Alaska, all of the contiguous United States, and Saudi Arabia for 65 years. Tom was a member of The Faith Church. He was a life member of the Pampa Masonic Lodge #966 where he was a 32nd degree mason. He was also a member of the Pipeliners Union # 798 and the Golden Gloves Boxing Club.

Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Douglas and husband Raymond of Pampa; a son, Mark Lamar of Pampa; seven grandchildren, Melanie Dunn and husband Chris of Sherman, Kaysi Folsom and husband Gill, Cody Douglas and wife Jennifer, Jennifer Kent and husband Adam, and Karli Medley and husband Jeremy, all of Pampa, Mark Lamar, II and wife Robin of Panhandle, and Dustin Smith of Amarillo; and fourteen great grandchildren. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, A. C. and Beatrice Stone Lamar; an infant sister; a brother, Jerry Lamar; a granddaughter, Heaven Dunn.

Memorial services will be at 4:00 PM Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at Fellowship Baptist Church, with Rev. Joel Osborne, pastor, officiating. Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

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Rosa Belle Wheeler

3534806Mrs. Wheeler was born Aug. 16, 1949 in Hale Center and had been a resident of Pampa since 1959. She married Ron Wheeler on May 10, 1980 in Pampa. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Ron Wheeler, of the home; a son, Patrick Wheeler and wife Heather of Amarillo; a brother, Weldon Hobbs of Quanah; a sister, Fran Daniels, of Pampa; a granddaughter, Shayli Wheeler, of Fort Worth; two great grandchildren, Caden Wheeler and Aspen Wheeler, both of Amarillo; father-in-law and mother-in-law, J. D. and Delphia Grider of Amarillo; and two sisters-in-law, Lisa Carroll of Olive Branch, Mississippi and Debbie Pruitt of Amarillo. Rosa was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Jackie Hobbs and a brother, Bert Phillips.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 PM Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, in Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with Rev. Norman Rushing, pastor of Central Baptist Church, officiating. Cremation and arrangements are by Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

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John Paul Kenner

3536145Mr. Kenner was born September 2, 1954 in Pampa. He married Lisa Watson on July 4, 1983 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was a pipeline welder working throughout the United States, retiring in 2006. John was a former member of Briarwood Church in Pampa. He enjoyed the rodeo, water sports and golf, and loved being with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa Kenner of the home; a daughter, Kimberly Jones and husband Chris of Amarillo; a granddaughter, Mia Brandyberry of Amarillo; a brother, Karl Kenner and wife Cathy of Amarillo; a sister, Sandy Mathis of Pampa; and numerous nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Evelyn Kenner.

Memorial services will be at 10:00 AM Thursday, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa, with Mike Stevens, officiating. Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.

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Morris Elic Brown

_AllObitsLogo300Mr. Brown was born October 16, 1928 in Visalia, California, one of eight children. He grew up working on farms with his family around Chillicothe. Morris worked most of his life for Royal Oil and Gas Corporation near Kellerville. He served during World War II, and he loved to dance. His granddaughter recalls him telling her, “Shea, I don’t know what people do that don’t dance!” Morris enjoyed fishing and entering his 1957 Chevy Bel Air convertible in local parades with his three grandchildren.

Survivors include two sons, Ronny Brown and wife Cindy of Kellerville, and Don Brown and wife Darla of Borger; two sisters, Willie Nichols of McLean and Dorothy Locke of Lefors; two granddaughters, Cassie Rash and husband Marty of Canadian and Tatum Alexander and husband Chris of Grapevine; and four great grandchildren, Hagan and Heston Rash of Canadian and Cambree and Caison Brown of Pampa. Morris was preceded in death by a grandson, Clint Brown, in 2013.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.

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Ruby Jennings

3536126Mrs. Jennings was born April 11, 1926 in Bonham. She married Harry Ray Jennings on May 18, 1946 in Bonham. She had been a resident of Pampa since 1955. Ruby was the first woman hired for the Pampa Police Department as a meter maid, and she worked for many years with Pampa Independent School District before retiring. She was a very active member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. She loved her church family and her Lord Jesus Christ. Ruby loved to cook and spend time playing games with her grandchildren. Her life was an example of her faith.

Survivors include her husband Harry Ray Jennings of the home; a daughter, Renee Stout and husband Chris of Pampa; a son, Travis Jennings and wife Diane of Pampa; two grandsons, Bryan Stout and wife Selena and Craig Stout and wife Jessica, all of Pampa; five great grandchildren, Cayden Stout, Creed Stout, Coleson Stout, Lyric Stout and Linley Stout, all of Pampa; a sister, Johnnie Slaymaker and husband Marvin of Pampa; a brother-in-law, Grady Giddiens of Bailey; and a host of nieces and nephews; special adopted family members, Dave Stidham and Kaydan Stidham of Pampa.

Services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at Cornerstone Baptist Church with Rev Norman Rushing, pastor of Central Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

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