Naikea Kenyatta Taylor

Ms. Taylor was employed with the Amarillo Independent School District as a Teacher for eight (8) years. She was involved in the Voices of Faith Choir, One Purpose Choir, Amarillo Little Theater (Performer), Praise and Worship Leader of her church, TCTA Teacher Advisory Board, Emcee for the Juneteenth Activities, Hope Lives Here (Volunteer), Band Mom, Student Mentor and TC and Student Advocate Walk for Education School Teacher, to name a few.

She leaves to cherish her memory, Father, John Taylor, Mother, Donna Warner, three (3) daughters, Joya Donyea Taylor, D’Mya Damera Neal and London Elise Neal and her siblings, Mia Donyea Crow, John Dale Harvey, Chantoney Marshall, Johnathan Shaffer, Antoine Jefferson and Jasmine Taylor.

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Gerald Lynn Carnes

Gerald Lynn Carnes, age 73, of Turkey, Texas, passed away on June 26, 2017. Graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Dreamland Cemetery in Turkey. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, June, 30, 2017 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Quitaque. Services are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Quitque.

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Louise Aileen Green

Born Louise Aileen Hoppe in Dewey, Oklahoma November 6, 1922 to Herman Hoppe and Mary Rose Greenwood Hoppe.
She arrived in Isom, Texas by train in 1926 and spent most of her life in Hutchinson County. She went to school in Spring Creek and Borger surviving the ”Boomtown”, the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression.

She had a great love for her family, her Cherokee heritage and her constant canine companion, Sam.
Louise was a member of Faith Baptist Church. On June 10, 2017, at the age of 94 years 7 months and 4 days God took her hand and lifted her into heaven where today she stands upright with a smile.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clinton Sly in 1967; husband, Carl Green in 1988; brother, Herman (Sonny) Hoppe; sisters, Helen Hoppe, Josephine Nail, Ethyl McMillan and grandson, Dusty Smith.

Survivors include her son, David Sly and wife Mary of Fritch; daughters, Sharron Hooper of Yantis, Texas, Judy Smith and husband Mike of Green Valley, Arizona; one sister, Jackie Archer and husband James of Stinnett; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Hoppe; four grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

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Frankie Marie Brand

Family gathering will be Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7 pm to 8 pm at Steed-Todd Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10 am for immediate family only Tuesday at the Portales Cemetery in Portales NM.

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Harold Richard Trayler

Harold was born September 7, 1940 in Wheeler, TX, to Darwin and Alma (Brumley) Trayler. He worked for the telephone company for 29 years before owning and operating Moore Auto Parts for 29 years. He married Barbara (Tarr) on February 17, 1973 in Dumas and they made Dumas their home. Harold was a member of First Baptist Church in Dumas.

Harold was an avid hunter. He loved mechanics and playing with control line airplanes. Harold liked to relax by woodworking, he would make cabinetry and things for the home. He also enjoyed collecting old telephones.

Harold was a member of Masonic Lodge #1009 and the Order of the Eastern Star #653. He was a 50 year member of both organizations and was Past Worthy Patron 3 times. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Harold is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife: Sandra Steen; and a brother: Michael Jay Trayler.

Harold is survived by his wife: Barbara Trayler of the home; Sons: Don Trayler and wife Kellie, and Tim Trayler and wife Jennie, all of Dumas; Daughter: Lisa Miner and Husband Mikey of Gruver, TX; Grandsons: Alan Trayler and Fiance Theresa Garcia of Goodwell, OK, Rantz Trayler and wife Destyni of Guymon, OK, and Keldon Trayler of Dumas; and Granddaughter: Caysie Miner of Gruver.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Tuesday, June 13 at First Baptist Church in Dumas, TX, with Jerry Howe, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment will follow at Northlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Dumas. Masonic graveside services conducted by Masonic Lodge #1009. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors of Dumas.

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Czarina Marie Vance

Mrs. Vance was born November 21, 1986 in the Philippines. She graduated from Dickinson High School in 2004 and received an associate degree from Clarendon College in math. She met Aaron Maldonado in 2009. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She loved to bake, crochet and sew.

Survivors include her husband Aaron Maldonado of the home; 2 daughters, Jordynn Maldonado and Presley Maldonado both of Pampa; her mother, Conchita Vance of La Marque; her father, Charles Vance, Jr. of Houston; her sister, Crystal Vance of Deer Park; her brother, Charles Vance III of Seabrook; her paternal grandfather, Charles Vance, Sr. of Pennsylvania; and her maternal grandmother, Luming Gomez of the Philippines.

Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 13 2017, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with Rev. Richard Bartel, associate pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.

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Noe Ramos, Sr.

Noe is preceded in death by his wife, Feliciana Ramos; a son, Reynaldo Ramos; a grandson, Christopher Ramos; a great grandson, Dominik Eli Ramos; his parents; four brothers and three sisters.

He is survived by three daughters; Brunita Marquez and husband Domingo, Paulita Garza and husband Juan, and Susie Garcia; his son, Noe Ramos, Jr. and wife Patricia; thirty grandchildren; seventy-six great-grandchildren; ninety-nine great great-grandchildren and three great great great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday June 12, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Monsignor Arsenio Redulla. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Gardens under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview, Texas.

Rosary will be held at 6:00 P.M., Sunday June 11, 2017 at the funeral home.

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Sarah Downey

Sarah was born on April 24, 1919 in Miller, Oklahoma. She married John Wesley Downey on March 11, 1943 in Tucson, Arizona. They lived in Halfway for 55 years.

She is preceded in death by her parents; William Albert and Dolly Hall and her husband; John Wesley Downey.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law; Johnny Downey and wife Norma of Halfway; two grandchildren, David and Karen Downey of Lubbock and Lori and Scott McCrory of Allen and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, June 12, 2017 at Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel with Mr. Ron Warren, officiating. Interment will follow in Plainview Memorial Park under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors in Plainview, Texas.

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Phillip Leo Torres Sr.

Phillip Leo Torres Sr. was born on March 19, 1946 in El Campo to Anestacio and Antonia Aguilar Torres. He was married on May 3, 1964 to Maria Flores. He was resident of Memphis for most of his life where he was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY – his father; and his wife

SURVIVORS – Phillip is survived by his mother Antonia of Garden City, KS; 1 son Phillip Leo Torres Jr. of Amarillo; 4 daughters Mary Morales and husband Jessie of Memphis, Victoria Torres of Marlin, Graciela Trevino and husband Julian of Memphis, and Yolando Torres of Memphis; 1 brother Joe Torres and wife of Scott City, KS; 1 sister Leonora Salas and husband of Wichita, KS; 21 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Rosary will be held Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm in Robertson Funeral Directors Heritage Chapel in Memphis. Mass will be held Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Memphis, with Father Marcos Gonzales, as the celebrant

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Ernesto V. “Ernest” Saldana

Ernesto V. “Ernest” Saldana, 78 of Plainview passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Msgr. Arsenio Redulla officiating. Interment will follow in Plainview Memorial Park under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors in Plainview, Texas.

Rosary will be held at 6:30 P.M., Friday at the funeral home.

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