Donna Fay Davis

1796817_profile_picMrs. Davis was a lifetime resident of the Perryton area and a member of Community Worship Center.

Mrs. Davis is survived by three sons, Randy, Roger and Mark Davis, all of Perryton, Texas; four grandsons, Brandon, Jake and Caleb Davis, and Keith Potts; four granddaughters, Tiffani Hernandez, and Kilee, Claire and Tanna Davis; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Davis is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Clarice Helton and her husband, Kenneth Davis.

Services will be held Friday, May 13, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Community Worship Center in Perryton, officiated by Rev. Mike Waterbury. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home in Perryton, Texas

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Jesusa Gutierrez Valdez

1798774_profile_picMrs. Valdez was born on December 23, 1942 in Natalia, Texas, to Geronimo Gutierrez and Gregoria Alvarado. She married Henry Valdez in Paducah, Texas, on September 30, 1960.

Mrs. Valdez is preceded in death by her parents and husband. She is survived by three daughters, Mary Ann Sanchez of Perryton, Texas, and Linda Diaz and Norma Mendez, both of Amarillo, Texas; one sister, Adelita Nira of Greeley, Colorado; one brother, Arturo Gutierrez of Berthoud, Colorado; eight grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Perryton, on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:00 A. M. with Father Lupe Mayorga officiating. Rosary will be held at 7:00 P. M. on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Boxwell Brothers Chapel. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery with arrangements by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home of Perryton, Texas.

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Benny Byers

_AllObitsLogo300Benny was born on March 9, 1935, to Bernard and Ona Mae Faus Byers in Springfield Colorado. Benny and Juanita Joyce Thomas were married on June 6, 1954.
He used his talents as a carpenter to support his family and then finished his working career as an employee of Hansford County in the maintenance department. His work as a carpenter can be seen in the construction of the Apostolic Faith Church where he and his family have worshipped faithfully for years. In the last couple of years of this life, he used his carpentry talents for such projects as building the pens for his granddaughter, Haley’s horse, remodeling Alvin and Becky’s kitchen and remodeling James Martin’s home.
Benny was a very faithful member of several community organizations such as the square dance club and cowboy church. His active mind led him to such hobbies as building and flying remote airplanes and making and reconstructing old clocks.
He is preceded in death by his parents, B.A. and Ona Mae Byers, one grandson, Jeremy Mach and by his faithful four-legged companion, Ernie, who walked on two legs with Benny all over town for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Juanita Joyce Thomas Byers, by his six children and their mates, Sharon and Donnie, Bernard and Terri, Carolyn and Paul, Alvin and Becky, Becky and David and last, but certainly not least, Marvin. He also leaves behind: 2 grandsons, Daniel Mach and Derrick Byers, 2 granddaughters, Lori and Haley Byers, and five great grandsons, Matthew and Collin Mach, Isaac, Noah and Elijah Byers and 2 great-granddaughters, Samantha Mach and Sophia Byers.
Benny’s earthly body will wait in Hansford Cemetery until it is transformed into his new heavenly body to meet Christ in the air.

Visitation will be on Wednesday evening, May 25, 2016 at the Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. Graveside services will be on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Hansford Cemetery at 11:00a.m. Memorial Services will be on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Apostolic Faith Church in Spearman at 2:00.p.m. with Rev. Danny Hendricks, Rev. Jack Cornell and Rev. Keith Hight.

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Hazel Virginia Deal

_AllObitsLogo300Hazel was born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 21, 1926 to Porter and Helen Scarborough. She grew up in Gage, Oklahoma with her two brothers, Porter and Leo. She graduated from Gage High School and became a secretary for the Oklahoma Crippled Children Association in Oklahoma City.

In 1946, she met Dave Deal, Jr. in Shattuck, Oklahoma, and they were married on February 9, 1947 in Shattuck. After their honeymoon, they began their life in Perryton, Texas. Three children were added to their family: Yvonne, Johnny and Benny. Hazel began her career as a brownie scout and cub scout leader. She and Dave were involved in their children’s music, scouting, church and school activities. Hazel was a past president of the Jennie Junes Club and many positions in the Christian Women’s Fellowship at the First Christian Church of Perryton. She enjoyed attending Happy Timers each month.

Dave and Hazel retired and enjoyed traveling to many U.S. cities, with trips to Canada, Alaska, Hawaii and visiting their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Hazel is survived by one daughter, Yvonne Bedford and husband John, of Ada, Oklahoma; two sons, Johnny Deal and wife Sheila, and Benny Deal and wife Gina, both of Perryton; grandchildren, Laura Short (Stephen) of Odessa, TX ; David Bedford of Oklahoma City; Abby Cobb (Johnny) of Coppell, Texas; Becky Demetro (Cody) of Amarillo; Terra Campbell (Doug) of Amarillo; Tambra Ellerbrook of Perryton; Hannah Deal-Ducas of Lubbock; Chelsea Collum (Josh) of Colcord, OK; Aimee Hodo (Kenny) of Perryton; thirteen great-grandchildren, Jeremy, Jesse, Aubrey, Brooklyn, Grace, Charlotte, Madison, Johnny Mac, Kylee, Kinsley, Caulin, Teagan and Basil; two sisters-in-law; one brother, Leo Scarborough of Springfield, Illinois; five nieces and three nephews.

Hazel is preceded in death by her parents, husband Dave, brother Porter Scarborough and many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, a niece and a nephew.

Services will be Saturday, May 28, 2016 at First Christian Church in Perryton at 10:00 a.m., with Rev. Dan Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home of Perryton.

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Annette Neola Ashbaugh

_AllObitsLogo300Mrs. Ashbaugh was born on June 20, 1920 in Long Pine, Nebraska, to James Lafayette Wheeler and Alice Etta Abrams Wheeler. She moved to Perryton in 2008, was a published author of children’s books and poetry and was a bus driver for a school system.

Mrs. Ashbaugh is survived by one daughter, Alice A. Martin of Perryton, Texas; three brothers, Daniel V. Ashbaugh of Cherokee, Kansas, David Wheeler of Huntsville, Alabama, and Larry Wheeler; two sisters, Alice Furgison of Manteca, California and Shirley Wheeler of Lodi, California; several nieces and nephews; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Ashbaugh is preceded in death by her husband, Willis C. Ashbaugh, her parents and one son, Bill Ashbaugh.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 3, 2016 at Boxwell Brothers Chapel with Pastor Mike Waterbury officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, Inc. of Perryton, Texas.

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Carolyne Sue Davis

_AllObitsLogo300Mrs. Davis was born on January 4, 1947 to Jesse Allen Moulton and Roberta Jean Bryan Moulton in Tanascott, Washington. She married Robert Wayne Davis on December 23, 1963 in Perryton, Texas, and was a member of Key Heights Baptist Church. Mrs. Davis worked for First National Bank of Perryton for a number of years and later worked as a secretary for Perryton Equity.

Mrs. Davis is survived by two sons, Richard and Robert Davis, both of Perryton, Texas; and one daughter, Susan Webster, also of Perryton; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Davis is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Wayne Davis, deceased in 2006, her parents, and one brother and two sisters.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Ochiltree Cemetery. Rev. Jim Perkins will be officiating, and arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home of Perryton.

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Charlotte June Ballard

3718238Charlotte was born on January 31, 1942 in Dallas, Texas to J.B and Dorothy Bolding. She grew up and attended schools in Plainview. She was a Beautician by trade and was a hairdresser for many years. She married Richard Ballard on November 11, 1966. She was known as Mom, MoMo, and Nana to her family. She enjoyed fishing and family time at the lake. She also loved to work in the garden. She had a love of music that she passed down to her children and could play by ear, any song she heard.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Ballard; daughter, Lori Lynn Ballard; her parents, J.B. and Dorothy Bolding; and a brother, Jerry Bolding.

Charlotte is survived by her three children, Robert Dale Ballard and wife Shasta of Amarillo, Beth Ann Butcher and husband Wayne of Amarillo, Randi Gayle Wright and husband Brett of Plainview; two brothers, Ronnie Bolding and wife Sue of Plainview, Stanley Bolding and wife Marcy of Cedar Hill, TX; 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 14, 2016 in the Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel with Mr. Oscar Chavez, Chaplain of Area Community Hospice officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview.

A visitation will be held on Friday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. at Kornerstone.

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Dave Edwards

3719532Ralph David “Dave” Edwards was born on January 10, 1942 in Levelland to Porter and Lenora Edwards. He grew up in Crosbyton and graduated from Crosbyton High School in 1960 where he was a scholar athlete. He ran at the state track meet for two years while in high school and was very active in all sports. He attended Baylor University on a full football scholarship. He married Ethel Scott on September 19, 1964 in McAdoo. They lived in Crosbyton where he worked for the City of Crosbyton. They moved to Tulia in August 1966. He worked as a lineman for the City of Tulia for 15 years, worked for the USPS for 20 years and worked as a custodian for Tulia High School for about 5 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Tulia. While living in Tulia he served on the City Council for several years and also served as Mayor of Tulia and City Judge. He was very active in the softball and volleyball leagues in Tulia. He was a Tulia Volunteer Fireman. He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother: Ricky Edwards and two sisters: Patsy Cogdill and Betty Ross. His family includes his wife: Ethel Edwards of Tulia, his daughter and son-in-law: Angel and Wayne Morren of Floydada, his son and daughter-in-law: Scott and Jessica Edwards of Royse City, Texas, one sister: Linda Forbes of Crosbyton, two step-brothers: Melvin Bachman and Ronnie Bachman of Mansfield and his six grandchildren, who were his pride and joy: Landry Morren and Kaylee Morren of Floydada, Christian Edwards, Channing Edwards, McKenna Edwards and Sophia Edwards of Royse City.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, May 16, 2016 in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Jason Stone, pastor and Rev. Eddy Helms officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Tulia. Arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia. A visitation will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at the funeral home

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Wendell Blankenship

3729597Wendell was born on September 15, 1940 to Herman and Nettie Blankenship in Anadarko, Oklahoma. He graduated from Anadarko High School in 1959. He married Patricia Ann FitzGerald that same year. Wendell started working in a local grocery store at 13 years old. He went on to management at Safeway grocery stores. In 1964 he partnered with his brother Norman Blankenship to open his first Pizza Hut in Duncan, OK and then on to Lubbock, TX where they opened three more. Wendell went onto open Pizza Huts in Louisiana and New Mexico, along with several other restaurant ventures. Wendell had a lifelong love of horses and was involved in Paint horse racing for over 40 years. He was a stock provider for the Professional Bullriders Association (PBR). Wendell was also a rancher and was always “at home” at the ranch. He was always a rancher at heart. He was a pilot and flew for business and chasing horse races everywhere. He had a unique intensity about him, and enjoyed seeing people doing well and working hard. Wendell said he truly believed that God put him on this earth to “work.” That he did! He loved his family and was the best at making people believe in themselves. With three kids, seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren he had ample opportunity to do just that.

Survivors include his wife Pat Blankenship of Lubbock; three children, Kari Byrd of Lubbock, Greg Blankenship and wife Twyla of Lubbock, Lori Cate and husband Greg of Lubbock; one brother, Herb Blankinship of Midland; two sisters, Virginia Pownell of Austin, Sarah Ann Young of Anadarko, OK; brother-in-law, Jim FitzGerald of Plainview; grandchildren, Leah Byrd, Amber Wooldridge (Kyle), Brandi Toogood (Keith), Kody Byrd, Tanner Ferrell (Destanie), Justin Ferrell (Korrie), Camron Blankenship; great-grandchildren, Rylieann Ferrell, Graham Toogood, Cape Wooldridge, Harper Toogood, Shepherd Wooldridge, Brynlee Ferrell, Beckett Toogood, Kendell Ferrell, Tenley Mae Wooldridge, Bryxten Ferrell.

A graveside service will be held at 10 A.M. Wednesday, May 25, 2016 in Plainview Memorial Park followed by a memorial service at 11 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church with Mr. Lanny Voss officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday evening, May 24, from 6 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.

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Dorothy Jean Chandler Kennedy

_AllObitsLogo300Dorothy Jean Chandler Kennedy went Home to the Lord on May 22, 2016. She was born February 18, 1933 to Lester and Leta Chandler in Plainview, Texas. She raised her family in Plainview and then lived and worked in Tucumcari, NM from 1977 to 2014. She was very active in church and Sunday School all her life. She enjoyed her large collections of dolls and salt and pepper shakers and crafts. In the summer of 2014, Dorothy transplanted to Vermont to live with her daughter and son-in-law. Dorothy was very thankful for the friends and Tucumcari Senior Center that made it possible for her to stay in her own home for as long as possible. She is pre-deceased by one son, Wayne; both parents, two sisters and two brothers. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law Vickie and Roland Bugbee; Granddaughters and families: Shannon, George, Peyton and Paxton Kirkland; Shalyn, Craig and Aubrey Cox; Amber, Jay and Jaiden Puckett; and Courtney Kennedy; sister, Gae Chandler; sisters-in-law Linda and Lela Chandler; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. June 10, 2016 in the Kress Cemetery.

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