Johnny Moore

Johnny was born on August 3, 1925 in Littlefield, Texas. He served in the United States Army and was married to the love of his life LaRae Griffin for 51 years. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Grace Moore; wife, LaRae Griffin Moore; son, Dennis Moore; brothers, William and James Moore and sisters, Wanda Moore and Martha Stowell.

Survivors include his son, Travis and wife Barbara Moore; grandchildren, Abby Messer, Ester Moore, and Eva Moore all of Sweetwater, Ellie Pinnock of Georgia, Nicole Lopez of Alaska and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Griggs–Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Pastor Dale Moreland officiating.

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Regina Michelle (Bermea) Rosales

Regina was born on October 9, 1972 in Midland to Joe and Maggie Bermea. She received her bachelor degree in 1996 from Angelo State University. On August 2, 1997, she married the love of her life, Tomas Rosales in Midland. Regina was always humble and had a servant’s heart. She lived life to the fullest and considered her boys her everything. Faith was of the utmost importance to her. She will be greatly missed. She was a member of St. Mary’s Cathedral.

She was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Benito Rosales Jr.

Regina is survived by her husband, Tomas Rosales; two sons, Tomas Joe and Max Rosales, all of Amarillo; her parents, Joe and Maggie Bermea of Midland; her mother-in-law, Mary Lou Rosales of El Paso; two brothers, Joseph M. Bermea and wife Norma and Joel M. Bermea and wife Iliana, all of Midland; one brother-in-law, Richard Escandon of Panama City; two sister-in-laws, Susan Gonzalez and husband Mario of El Paso and Kathy Chavez of El Paso; and several uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Schooler Funeral Home’s Brentwood Chapel. Memorial mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 9, 2017 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1200 S. Washington, with Rev. Scott Raef as celebrant. Inurnment and memorial mass will be at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 1906 W. Texas Avenue in Midland at 10:30 AM on Monday, June 12, 2017 with Msgr. Larry J. Droll as celebrant. A rosary will be said on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Midland. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia.

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Don Case

Don was born March 17, 1943 in Whitesboro to J.L. and Wilma Case. He graduated from Groom High School. While attending Panhandle State University in Goodwell, OK, he met Karen Longshore and they were married in Claude on September 19, 1964.

They enjoyed fifty-two years of marriage in Groom. He was very proud of all his children and loved spending time with his family and fishing.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Don is survived by his wife, Karen; three daughters, Karla Neusch and husband John of Amarillo, Kristy Whitley and husband, Evan of Madill, OK, and Kay Dedrick and husband, Greg of Lillington, NC; one son, Tim Case and wife, Tammy of Groom; one sister, Judy Miller of Claude; twelve grandchildren, William Neusch, Ryan Neusch, Kara Harris and husband, Jeff, Andrew Neusch, David Neusch, Tyler Case, Tanner Case, Mikaela Whitley, Kylie Whitley and Kalynn Whitley, Kale Dedrick and Kacie Dedrick; and two great-grandchildren, Cadence Harris and Rayna Harris.

Memorial Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 10, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Groom, with Danny Lucas as officiant. Inurnment will be in Groom Cemetery. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia.

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Prentiss Edwin Hooser

Prentiss was born January 12, 1933 in Girard, TX. to Joseph and Vyda Hooser. (PE) is what friends and family called him. Prentiss was a Marine earning the Korean Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal & United Nations Service Medal during his time of service in the Korean War.
After his service time (PE) worked running his own restaurant for many years. He was a loving father husband and friend.
Preceded by: His parents; 4 brothers; 3 sisters; grandson Lance Hooser; great-granddaughter Hannah Spoon

Survived by: His wife Barbara Hooser; children Greg Hooser, Kelly Thompson & husband Mike Kelly, Van E. Hooser & wife D’Anna, and Kim Burge & husband Mike; grandchildren Joseph & Chad Hooser, Krystal Mitchell, Justin Spoon, Ashley Freitas and Gage Wikle; great-grandchildren Darian Montgomery, Gabby, Joslin & Harley Hooser, Kiarie & Kajanae Price, Noah, Zaidee, Toby & Landon Spoon.

Graveside Service
Monday, June 12, 2017
2:00 PM

Llano Cemetery
2900 S. Hayes
Amarillo, Texas 79103

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LaVerna Vineyard

LaVerna was born Sept. 29, 1925, in Huntington Beach, CA to Verne and Thelma Nelson. She graduated from Amarillo High School in 1943. LaVerna and family moved to Amarillo when she was one year old when her father opened a drug store, Nelson Drug, on 10th Street. Her sister, Elaine, was born in Amarillo five years later.

She loved to dance, and fell in love with a young man she was giving dance lessons to back in 1943. They married in Dallas on Oct. 9, 1943. Shortly after, he would head off to war. LaVerna was a devoted wife to her beloved husband, Truman, for 64 years before his passing in 2008. She supported him in everything he did. They raised three beautiful daughters together.

She loved her family as it continued to grow and felt blessed to have them. She was a loving and supportive mother, fun and caring grandmother, and adoring great-grandmother. She had a great sense of humor and will be deeply missed by everyone who knew her.

LaVerna is now reunited with her husband and her sister with a clear mind and tranquil spirit.

Survivors include her three daughters, Gail Kolander and husband Jerry, of Lubbock, Janet Rowe and husband Robert, of Amarillo, and Vicki Davidson and husband Wayne, of Lubbock; six grandchildren, Angela Davis and husband Scott, of Cypress, Keri Jiou and husband Charlie, of Lubbock, Geoff Kolander and wife Amber, of Austin, Trey Rowe and wife Elisha, of Lubbock, Shila Ison and husband Jim, of Haslet and Brett Davidson and wife Beth, of Lubbock; and seventeen great-grandchildren, Dustin, Bryan and Jadyn Rowe, Nicholas and Rebekah Jiou, Peyton and Carson Davis, Harrison, Lilly Kate, Evan and Anna Kolander, Sydney, Delaney, Maclain and Kinley Ison, and Hallie and Belle Davidson.

The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m., Friday, June 9, 2017, at the funeral home.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 10, 2017, at St. Paul United Methodist Church with the Rev. Curtis Cadenhead and the Rev. Steve Stephens officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

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Pamela “Mrs. O” Ostrowski

Pamela was born Feb. 13, 1949, in West Allis, Wisconsin to Earl and Doris Leigeb. She earned a degree in education at University of Wisconsin at White Water.

Mrs. O began her teaching career in Green Bay where she taught for seven years. She then taught in Onalaska, and in 1983, she began teaching in Amarillo. Mrs. O taught at Valleyview and finally at Westover Park Jr. High School.

Survivors include a son, Jon Ostrowski and wife Vicki of Chandler, Okla.; a grandson, Jacob Ostrowski, of Chandler, Okla.; two brothers, Marc Leigeb and wife Laura, and Kirk Leigeb and wife Ann, all of Wisconsin; her father, Earl Leigeb, of Wisconsin; two nephews, Kevin and Nick Leigeb, of Wisconsin; a niece, Paula Leigeb, of Wisconsin; and many friends.

Memorial services will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

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William Michael “Bill” Walker

Bill was born Jan. 31, 1936, in Canadian to O.J. and Virginia Walker. He grew up, went through school in Shamrock, and attended Texas Tech.

Bill moved to Amarillo in 1963, where he owned the Bill Walker Insurance Agency and several other businesses throughout the ensuing years.

In 1996, he married Linda Lambert White and inherited two daughters.

He is survived by his wife, Linda L. Walker, of Amarillo; his brother, John David Walker and wife Emily, of Houston; two sons, Michael Walker and wife Elizabeth, of Albuquerque, NM and Mark Walker, of Alexandria, LA; two daughters, Susan Lewis and Maggie Schakel; six granddaughters, Macee and Hunter Walker, Emma and Claire Lewis, Sarah Boren and husband Ed and Sophia Schakel.

We wish to thank the caregivers and staff at Autumn Leaves. They gave him extraordinary love and compassion and were a blessing to him and his family.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 9, 2017 at Westcliff Bible Church with Dr. Steven Waterhouse officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

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Jerry Yerby

Jerry was born on March 27th, 1942 in Plainview, Texas to B.B. and Myrtle Yerby. He served in the U.S. Navy and had owned Yerby Construction and a R.V. Park. He married Glynda Pierce on August 9, 1963 in Plainview.

He was preceded in death by his wife; a son, Hud Yerby; and a great-grandchild.

He is survived by two daughters, Sherry Boyd of Spearman and Sheila Getman of Clarksville, Georgia; two brothers, Chester Yerby of Muleshoe and Danny Yerby of Bryan, Tx.; two sisters, Frances Nelson and Jolene Taylor, both of Lubbock; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Private graveside services will be held at the Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox.

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Mildred Ford

Mildred Carruth was born January 19, 1929 at the farm 12 miles SW of Tulia, TX in Swisher County. The 4th child of Ernest and Lemmie (Bennett) Carruth. “Mickey” grew up on the farm and went to school in Tulia where she graduated in 1946, then spent one year at W.T. before marrying Berl A. Ford in Amarillo on October 9th, 1948. They moved to Hartley in 1951. Berl died in 1999. Mickey was an active member of the Dalhart Church of Christ and loved to help children learn about the Lord, she wrote the curriculum for Bible Hour and wrote the curriculum and taught the Dorcus Class for 30yrs. Taught 3rd grade bible class for over half a century. One of Mildred’s favorite missions was the Chimala Hospital Mission in Tanzania, Africa.

Always the educator, she would buy school books for college students, helped make Christmas gifts and cookies for the New Mexico Children’s home and was well known in Hartley Schools for devotion to the students especially during the spelling bees.

Her love for flowers and gardens was only surpassed by her love for family, from her sons and their wives to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mickey is survived by her sons: David and his wife Vicki of Dumas, TX and Donald and his wife Terry of Hartley, TX., her 5 grandchildren: Jeff Ford and wife Jen of Dumas, TX, Dena Schimmel and husband John of St. Louis, MO, Kevin Ford and wife Kylie of Dumas, TX, Ryan Ford and wife Tacia of Dalhart, TX and Adam Ford and wife Jackie of Dumas, TX. As well as 11 great grandchildren and a very special friend and health caregiver- Linda Goodman.

She is preceded in death by her husband, 1 son Larry Ford, 1 sister and 2 brothers.

Funeral Service will be at 10:00 am, Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at the Church of Christ, 1420 Denver Ave. Dalhart TX with burial to follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Dalhart, TX ~ Arrangements provided by Horizon Funeral Home Dalhart, TX.

Family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, June 9th, at Horizon Funeral Home.

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Juan Sanchez

He was born on March 28, 1967 in Torreoncito, Chihuahua, Mexico. He married Estella Gallegos on February 14, 1998 in Clovis, NM. He formally lived in Deming, NM prior to moving to Clovis.

Juan had a love for Spanish music and a passion for singing. He enjoyed going to Casinos, and scratching Lottery Tickets, and cooking. He also enjoyed going to estate auctions and traveling to go see his family in Mexico. Juan loved his Chihuahua puppies Cocoa, Lucky, Wetita, and Jr., they were like his kids. He was a loving husband, son, and brother. He took very good care of his wife. He was a very generous man with a heart of gold. Juan worked for Walmart in Clovis for many years and enjoyed it very much.

He is survived by his wife, Estella of the home; a step-son Jose (Mirna) Tafoya and their Son Josue of Deming, NM; his mother Cristina of Torreoncito, Mexico; four brothers; six sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the Steed-Todd Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, June 9, 2017 at 2:00pm. Serving as Casket Bearers are Johnny Hidalgo, Mario Castillano, Macario Garcia, Jose Tafoya, and Bobby Echerivel. Honorary Casket Bearers are all the employees at Walmart Supercenter in Clovis, NM.

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