Our Obituaries

Harriet Annette Lawrence

September 28, 1933 - June 20, 2017

Harriet went home to be with her Lord on June 20, 2017. She was born on September 28, 1933, to Harry and Gertrude Shaw in Monticello, Arkansas. She was a dedicated and faithful wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by her loving husband, Mackie, and her children and their spouses, Gail and Mike Peters, Gary and Connie Lawrence, Larry and Sherri Lawrence; grandchildren Nathan, Dustin,...
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Robert P. ANDERSON

June 22, 1924 - June 18, 2017

Robert P. Anderson, PhD, of Lubbock, died on June 18, 2017, 4 days short of his 93rd birthday. He was born June 22, 1924, in Chicago, Illinois, the youngest of 3 children born to Edwin and Ruth Anderson. Dr. Anderson has been a Lubbock resident since 1955, with his last residence at Carillon Community Living Center since 2005. He is survived by his wife, Iris, of 71 years.Dr. Anderson was a...
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Charles Edward McMurrey

March 15, 1930 - June 17, 2017

Heaven received another angel on Saturday, June 17, 2017 with the passing of Charles Edward McMurrey (age 87). He was an amazing friend, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and above all, a loving & devoted husband to his late wife June for 64 years. Charles & June had a love for the ages; something you only hear about in fairytales. They were as one, inseparable. You could not think...
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Thomas Ernest Rummel

November 15, 1958 - June 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Ethel Belle Row

September 16, 1926 - June 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Susan Caroline Williams Meador

September 1, 1949 - June 15, 2017

Services for Susan Caroline Williams Meador of Lubbock will be held Monday, June 19 at 10:00 A.M. in Resthaven's Abbey Chapel with graveside services following at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be the evening of Sunday, June18from 6-8P.M.Mrs. Meador passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 following a short illness. She was born in Abilene, Texas on September 1, 1949 to Alwyn W....
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Kenneth Earl Huey, Sr.

January 17, 1958 - June 13, 2017

The pages of his book began for Kenneth Earl Huey Sr. "Iron Jaw" in Kermit TX, on January 17, 1958 to Rubben Huey and Linda Cromer. The pages of his book closed June 13, 2017.His family moved to Lubbock when he was 15; there he met and married the love of his life Debra K. Mooring. To this union seven children were born Craig, Kenneth, Kenneth Jr., Kevin, Temora, Freddrick and Tenora....
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Dewie V. Rothwell

June 30, 1927 - June 13, 2017

Dewie V. Rothwell of Lubbock, TX passed away June 13, 2017 at the age of 89. He was born in Tell, Texas June 30, 1927 to the late Lee and Neva (Smith) Rothwell. His celebration of life will be June 26, 2017 at Resthaven's Abbey Chapel at 4:00 pm with Pastor Richard Hetzel officiating. He married the love of his life, Colene Spain, on January 11, 1947 in Tell. Colene preceded him in death November...
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William M. RUZICKA

October 25, 1951 - June 12, 2017

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Ila Ruth Haralson

November 24, 1917 - June 11, 2017

Ila Ruth Haralson, 99 years old went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 11, 2017, she was a long time resident of Lubbock, Texas. Ila was born in Foss, Oklahoma November 24, 1917 to Elmer and Rosie Gathright. Ila Gathright and James Wilton Haralson were wedded in Dill City, Oklahoma on November 19, 1939.Ila loved her family and looked forward to having her family near her; raised her family on...
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A.W. Wade Jones

September 9, 1927 - June 11, 2017

A.W. "Buster" Jones, 89, of Lubbock passed away June 11, 2017. He was born in Velvet Ridge, Arkansas to Edgar and Gertrude Jones. Buster married the love of his life, Wanda Robinson, on December 17, 1949, and was a devoted and faithful husband. Together, they raised three children; two daughters and a son. Buster retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in 1982, where he was in...
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Tami Arbuckle Washington

December 24, 1959 - June 10, 2017

Tami Arbuckle Washington of Lubbock passed peacefully surrounded by her loved ones Saturday June 10th, 2017. Tami was born December 24, 1959 in Levelland, TX to Clay and Claudia Arbuckle. Tami grew up in Levelland and attended Levelland schools. She graduated in 1978 then attended SPC in Levelland graduating from the vocational nursing program. Tami would have celebrated 40 years of nursing in...
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Maxine Maxine Hansen

March 1, 1926 - June 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Esma Thomas

January 12, 1920 - June 9, 2017

Esma Sapphire Vardeman Thomas was born January 12, 1920, in Richland Springs, Texas, to William Kellie Vardeman and Bessie Bell Shofner Vardeman. She was the sixth of nine children; two boys (Raymond and Wendell) and seven girls named for jewels (Ruby, Opal, Pearl, Emerald Marie, Joanna Garnett and Earlene Topaz). She grew up working on the family farm helping raise cattle and goats and producing...
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Patricia Enid Christensen

September 29, 1930 - June 8, 2017

Patricia Enid (Pat) Christensen, a loving Christian woman, wife, mother, sister, and friend died June 8, 2017. She was 86 years old. Preceding her in death was her husband of 47 years, Leon. Left to honor her life are her "three boys", Mike and his wife Laura, Mark and his wife Patty, and Marty and his wife Karen. Also left to honor Pat are a sister, Sylvia Jones, six grandchildren and three...
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Sharon L. Waldrip

September 29, 1930 - June 8, 2017

Sharon L. Waldrip, 69, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away June 14, 2017.She was born in Lamesa, Texas on July 12, 1947 to the late Warren and Virginia Waldrip. Sharon graduated from Monterey High School in 1965. Sharon received her Bachelor of Science in Home Economics from Texas Tech University in 1969. Sharon worked for Rice University and ExxonMobil during her work career. She had a passion...
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Mary Arnold

May 8, 1940 - June 8, 2017

Mary Margaret Arnold, age 77, of Lubbock, passed away June 8, 2017. She was born in Lawrence, Mass. on May 8, 1940. Mary graduated from North Andover H.S. She was married to Richard Paul Arnold on June 9, 1963. He preceded her in death. Mary worked as a Special Education Aide for Lubbock Independent School District. She had a passion for crafts. She is survived by her children, Debora Arnold and...
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Bob Robert Dunbar

July 31, 1935 - June 8, 2017

Bob Dunbar, 81, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017. He was born in July of 1935 to the late William and Abbie Mae Dunbar. He attended schools in San Benito and graduated from San Benito High School. He then earned his Associates Degree from Texas Southmost College. He married Vivian Triplitt and the couple had 57 wonderful years together.Bob had been employed by...
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Bobbie Ray Griffin

September 23, 1929 - June 7, 2017

Bobbie Ray "Rip" Griffin, a prominent Lubbock businessman and local philanthropist, passed at the age of eighty seven. Born into Depression-era poverty in Matador, Texas, Rip began work at an early age, delivering papers and driving a truck. That one truck turned into a single Lubbock truck stop that then grew into a multi-faceted trucking and petroleum company with interests all across...
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Betty Cain Fitchett

June 23, 1934 - June 6, 2017

Betty Cain Fitchett passed away on June 6, 2017 after a long and happy life of 82 ½ years. Born in Childress, TX to Ulala & Elmer East, she had two brothers, Lowell "Corky" and Mike Earl, who loved her so. After graduating from Lubbock High School she married Jack Cain with whom she spent over 20 years before his death. During their time together they were blessed with two daughters,...
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Peggye A. Mills

September 14, 1942 - June 3, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Memorial Park.
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Peggye Mills

September 14, 1942 - June 3, 2017

Peggye Mills passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017, after a lengthy illness.She was born September 14, 1942, in Wichita Falls, Texas. She married Ralph L. Mills on April 5,1971 in Hereford, Texas. She graduated from South Plains College where she received her Associate's Degree in Nursing, and was a dedicated nurse for many years.She is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph L. Mills in 2002,...
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Tom Thomas Chaney

November 20, 1927 - June 3, 2017

Joseph Thomas Chaney "Tom", 89, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017. He was born in Comanche, Texas, on November 20, 1927, to Troy Trosby Chaney and Mae West Chaney.He was married to Katheren Rogers Chaney on March 10, 1956, in Lubbock, Texas. Tom worked as a cowboy, a truck driver, and a warehouse foreman. He was also a deacon and a Sunday School teacher for his church.Tom...
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Marilou Harrison

September 7, 1929 - June 2, 2017

Marilou Harrison, 87, of Cleburne, Texas passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 in Cleburne. She was born in Escanaba, Michigan, on September 7, 1929 to Lou and Phyllis Kelly Villemur. Marilou has two siblings: Albert Villemur and Phyllis Westerman of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Marilou graduated from Escanaba High School in 1947, and then attended Columbus Hospital Nursing School at Loyola University in...
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Rollie Bill Murphy

April 22, 1942 - May 30, 2017

Rollie Bill Murphy, 75 passed away on May 30th in Wolfforth Texas. Funeral services will be held at the Sunset Church of Christ in Lubbock. Burial will be in Girard Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.Rollie was a member of the Sunset Church of Christ where he served as a greeter for many years.Rollie attended schools in Kermit, Girard TX, and Farmington NM. ...
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Frances G. Jones

October 18, 1923 - May 30, 2017

Frances G. Jones, entered rest on May 30, 2017 at the age of 93. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas on October 18, 1923 to Olin and Ethel Graves. She graduated from Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth and attended Texas Tech. Frances married Henry P. Jones in Lubbock in 1942; he preceded her in death in 1995.She retired from Methodist Hospital as a Chaplain Secretary, and was past...
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Fred A. Dickenson

May 29, 1941 - May 28, 2017

Fred Allen Dickenson was born in Stamford, TX on May 29, 1941 to his parents John and Jewel Dickenson. After moving to Lubbock, he later graduated from Lubbock High School and from Texas Tech University. He proudly served his country in the US Navy and was stationed in Panama during the Vietnam War. Fred passed away at University Medical Center on late Sunday May 28th an hour away from his...
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Marilyn THOMPSON

October 7, 1938 - May 27, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Memorial Park.
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Marilyn Thompson

October 7, 1938 - May 27, 2017

Marilyn Janiece Thompson, 78, of Lubbock, passed away Saturday, May 27th.She was born in Cooper, Texas on October 7, 1938. Marilyn worked for General Steel Warehouse for over 40 years.She is survived by her children, Cathy and Mark VonBerg, Tracie Stabler and Michael and Mitzi Thompson; 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Melba Clemments and Alice Ledbetter and numerous nieces and...
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Wendell David Dixon

September 28, 1940 - May 27, 2017

Wendell David Dixon passed away May 27, 2017. He was born on September 28,1940. He was preceded in death by wife, Sharon Dixon; mother, Delores Dixon; and father, David Dixon.He is survived by two children: son, Ronald Dixon; daughter, Dana Stovall ; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by three sisters: Catherine and Gerry King of Odessa,Joyce and Ted Boyd of...
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Jean Jean Miller

December 12, 1929 - May 26, 2017

Ollie Jean Coffee Miller, age 87, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2017 in Tucson, AZ. She was a long term resident of Lubbock, but had most recently lived in Weatherford, TX and Tucson, AZ.Jean was an accomplished painter and a member of the West Texas Cotton Pickers Tole Painters. Prior to leaving Lubbock she was a member of Highland Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill...
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Carrie Marie Waters

April 27, 1919 - May 26, 2017

Carrie Marie Waters passed away at the age of 98, in Round Rock, TX, on May 26, 2017.Marie was a farmer's wife, married to Jim Waters, until he passed away in 1969; they raised five children together. She worked for the Morton schools for many years and was most passionate about sharing her love for the Lord with others. She also loved to sing and for many years, she held church services at the...
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Jeanne Mimms

April 7, 1921 - May 26, 2017

Jeanne McFarland Mimms died peacefully on Friday, May 26, 2017 in Vernon, Texas. She was born in Groom, Texas on April 7, 1921, the daughter of Rufus and Fyloma Jordan. Jeanne thoroughly enjoyed playing bridge and was a member of many bridge clubs in Lubbock and surrounding areas. Jeanne was a fun and vibrant person who never met a stranger. One of her favorite past times included traveling...
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Reynaldo Ortiz

October 6, 1943 - May 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Virginia Cooper Beckett

February 4, 1923 - May 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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James M. Butts

February 18, 1940 - May 23, 2017

James M. Butts age 77, of Lubbock passed away May 23, 2017. He was born in Lovington, New Mexico on February 18, 1940 to Kenneth and Doris Butts. Jim proudly served in the Navy from 1959-1963. He became a Plank Owner in 2009 when the USS Kitty Hawk was decommissioned. He married Mary Nell Norton on January 6, 1960. Through 57 years of marriage they raised 3 children and was blessed with 6...
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Ola Wiley

July 1, 1924 - May 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Frances Frances Portwood

December 21, 1924 - May 21, 2017

Frances passed away on Sunday, May 21 2017. Frances was born Dec. 21, 1924 in Baylor County, Texas to Thomas Walker and Jessie Ann (Baird) Machen. She married Ray Hailey in 1941 (deceased). She married John Portwood on May 21, 1960. He died on Sept. 28, 1998.She was also preceded in death by her parents, 3 sisters and 5 brothers.She is survived by her daughter Linda Kay Hailey of Amarillo,...
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Dorothy P. Deen

May 10, 1924 - May 20, 2017

Dorothy P. Deen, entered rest on May 20, 2017 at the age of 93. She was born on May 10, 1924 in Gatesville, Texas. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Ray R. and Beulah Blackstock; brothers: Ray Jr, Earl Gray, Joe Henry, Charles, Ray, and Leon; sisters: Annie Mae Lawrence, Erma Lee Hudman, Beulah Bernice Petty; husband, Loyd Deen; son, Loyce Deen; and a grandson, Clint Deen. She is...
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Floyd A. Price

October 31, 1921 - May 19, 2017

Floyd Alfred Price, 95, peacefully passed on May 19, 2017. He was born in the home of his parents, William and Cora Price, on October 31, 1921. Floyd lived on the home place for 92 years. Following the death of his beloved wife, Rachel Price January 10, 2014, he lived with his daughter and son-in-law, Renee and James O'Donnell, in Oklahoma City.Floyd was a WWII veteran. Following his military...
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Vivian Parker

April 30, 1922 - May 18, 2017

Vivian Lorene Parker age 95 was born April 30, 1922 in Prosper, TX to A.J. and Etta McCormack. Married J.C. Parker on August 17, 1941 and moved to Lubbock, TX in Jan. 1948.She graduated from South Plains College in 1977, with a degree in Human Services. She was a life member of Parent Teachers Association. She retired from Lubbock State School in 1986.Preceded in death by parents, husband J.C....
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Nancy Gay Coker

May 23, 1943 - May 18, 2017

Nancy Gay Coker went to be with the Lord, May 18, 2017. She was born May 23, 1943 to James Findley and Pat Stone Blewett in Lubbock, Texas.Nancy married Warren Given Coker, Jr. on August 1, 1959 in Wolfforth, TX. Nancy was a hostess at Lubbock Women's Club for 42 years. She was a member of County Line Baptist Church in Shallowater, TX. She enjoyed crafting and being with her grandchildrenShe is...
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Shirley Wynefred Roper

July 13, 1935 - May 16, 2017

Shirley Wynefred Roper 81, of Lubbock, passed away Tuesday May 16, 2017. She was born at home in New Home, Texas on Saturday July 13, 1935. "Saturday's child works hard for a living" and she certainly did, working many years until retiring as an O R Tech at Methodist Hospital (now Covenant).She enjoyed Bible study, Christmas decorations, home decorating, oil painting, bird...
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Leona Pearl Stone

August 15, 1925 - May 16, 2017

If you asked Leona when she was born, likely as not, she would say, "I don't know." She was found as an infant in a basket, abandoned in the waiting room of the train station in Childress, Texas, birthdate unknown. That fact would deeply affect the way she loved and protected her family. She clung to those she loved with the fierceness and passion of a momma bear, if you can compare a slight...
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Wilburn Louis Maeker

May 1, 1932 - May 16, 2017

Wilburn Louis Maeker died May 16, 2017 at Heritage Oaks nursing facility in Lubbock. Texas. He was born in Wilson, TX on May 1, 1932 to Hugo and Alma Maeker.Wilburn graduated from Wilson High School in 1951 and enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving from 1954 to 1956. He married Fredda Loy Blair on April 22, 1956 and farmed in Lynn County, moving to Lubbock in 1974. He also worked as a...
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Carl Lee Wilson

August 12, 1958 - May 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Donna Sue Williamson

October 3, 1952 - May 14, 2017

Donna Sue Williamson,64, of Shallowater passed away Sunday May 14,2017 in Lubbock. She was born October 3,1952 in Austin to the late Franklin and Betty Querry. She grew up in the Lubbock area.She married Michael Williamson July 23, 1975. She worked for the City of Shallowater for almost 30 years before retiring in 2013. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Shallowater, where she...
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Ron Joseph Silasi

November 18, 1940 - May 13, 2017

Ron Silasi passed away on May 13, 2017 at the age of 76. He was born to Alexander and Betty Silasi on November 18, 1940 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Ron was self-employed in the flooring industry for over 60 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Gene. He is survived by his wife, Vina Silasi; their son, Richard ; daughter, Rhonda ; grandsons, JJ and Matthew ; other...
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Teddy G. Monroe

November 14, 1934 - May 13, 2017

Services for Ted G. Monroe, 82 of Lubbock, will be held on Wednesday, May 17th 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Resthaven Chapel. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Ted passed away on Saturday, May 13th after a brief battle with cancer.Ted was born in Whiteface, TX to Conna and Birdie Monroe. He married Lillian A. Monroe on Feb. 28th, 1959 in Long Beach, CA. He was a member of the Green...
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Armando E. Lovato

January 11, 1953 - May 12, 2017

Armando Lovato went to be with the Lord at the age of 64 on Friday, May 12, 2017.He was born in Lubbock, Texas on January 11, 1953. Armando was married to Janie Perez on November 7, 1971.Armando was a builder and contractor by trade for over 30 years. He was a partner with Gurss Construction for many of those years. Armando had a love for his family and enjoyed every living moment God graced him...
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Eloise RUMMEL

May 24, 1925 - May 11, 2017

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Eloise Rummel

May 24, 1925 - May 11, 2017

Eloise Rummel of Lubbock, Texas died on Thursday, May 11. She was born in May of 1925 in Elliott, Texas, to A.T. and Esta (Aderholt) Lemon. She graduated from North Texas State University in Denton, Texas. On December 24, 1946, in Vernon, Texas, she married Aubrey Rummel. They had three well-loved and cherished children, Phyllis, Ron, and Tom. Eloise was a teacher, a librarian and a secretary for...
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Joe Valdez

March 24, 1948 - May 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Wanda M. Gunnels

August 27, 1922 - May 10, 2017

Wanda M. Gunnels, 94, of Lubbock and formerly of Morton, Texas, passed away May 10, 2017. She was born in August of 1922 in Cement, Oklahoma, to the late George and Winnie Igo. Wanda married Jack Gunnels on August 29, 1941. He preceded her in death December 17, 1995. She retired from the Cochran County ASCS office after 22 years of service and from the County Judges' office after 5 years....
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Mary Margaret Harris

July 20, 1927 - May 9, 2017

Mary Margaret Harris, 89, of San Angelo passed away on Tuesday, May 9,2017. She was born on July 20, 1927 in Belton, TX to the late Harvey S. and Margaret Lucinda Hamrick. Mrs. Harris married Melvin L. Harris on October 18, 1946.Mrs. Harris worked for the Lubbock Independent School District as an Administrative Assistant for many years. She was a member of the Church of Christ, and had a...
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Leo Warden

March 5, 1930 - May 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Mona Rae Pringle

February 6, 1933 - May 9, 2017

Mona Rae Pringle, 84,of Lubbock, passed away on May 9, 2017. Mona was born in Bluff Dale, Texas on February 6, 1933 to Roy Richard and Lora Allen Weaver. She was lifelong member of the Church of Christ and a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her brother, Floyd Weaver; her parents; and husband of 63 years, Eugene Pringle on March 31, 2014. ...
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Jacquelyn REIS

March 10, 1931 - May 7, 2017

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Jacquelyn K. Reis

March 10, 1931 - May 7, 2017

Jacquelyn "Jackie" Ann Kuhn Reis, 86, formerly of Lubbock, passed away May 7, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 10:00 AM at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Lubbock. Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will take place on Friday May 12, from 5:00 to 6:00 PM with a Rosary beginning at 6:00 PM in the Abbey Chapel at...
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David Martinez

May 7, 2017 - May 7, 2017

I'll Have to Wait a Little Longer Nine months I kept you safe inside me As you drifted, dreamed and grew. I couldn't wait until the day When I'd finally get to meet you. I never imagined your life would end before it barely had a chance to begin. To see you look so beautiful and perfect, Yet never draw your first breath in. My heart is truly broken now, And I'm filled with so much...
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Jolene B. Higginbotham

October 8, 1928 - May 7, 2017

Jolene (Bloodworth) Higginbotham of Lubbock died Sunday, May 7, 2017 and peacefully left this world surrounded by three generations of her family and a few dear friends.Jolene was born October 8, 1928 in Childress, Texas to parents Arlene (Wood) and Joe Bloodworth, who were in farming and ginning in Whiteflat/Four Corners for many years. Jolene attended Whiteflat and Matador schools, graduating...
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Shirley Lee Townsley

April 6, 1951 - May 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Ruth B. Beal

March 26, 1927 - May 6, 2017

Ruth Burke Beal, 90, passed away on May 6, 2017 in Lubbock, Texas. She was born March 26, 1927 in Rusk, Texas. She married Raymond Beal on August 4, 1946 in Corpus Christi, Texas.Ruth and Raymond were long time Disciples of Christ having been charter members of Bethany Christian Church in 1949. Both Ruth and Raymond were dedicated stewards of the faith and enjoyed their friends and church...
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Mona Lea Perkins

March 5, 1937 - May 5, 2017

Mona Lea Perkins, 80, of Lubbock, Texas passed away Friday May 5, 2017.Mona was born March 5, 1937 in Dorchester, Nebraska to Arlo and Iris Beggs.She retired from Lubbock ISD after several years of dedicated service. She was a devoted member of Lakeridge United Methodist Church. She served as a volunteer in and outside the church during her retirement. Mona was preceded in death by her husband,...
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Theodora Gibbard

September 4, 1937 - May 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Louise Isbell

July 14, 1944 - May 2, 2017

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Wanda Jean CASWELL

December 14, 1930 - May 1, 2017

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Grey Antonio Gomez

May 1, 2017 - May 1, 2017

In loving memory of Grey Antonio Gomez, born and passed away May 1, 2017, loved and survived by parents, Luis Antonio Gomez and Lora Paige Mirelez; grandparents, Rick Mirelez, Stephanie and John Wilkins, Elva Flores; great-grandparents and numerous aunts and uncles.A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 8, 2017 at Resthaven Memorial Park. Please visit www.resthavenfuneralhome...
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Johanna BELL

October 26, 1932 - April 29, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Memorial Park.
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Johanna P. Bell

October 26, 1932 - April 29, 2017

Online condolences may be offered on our website at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com. Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Tessie Ruth Jackson

April 10, 1942 - April 28, 2017

Tessie (Tess) Ruth Jackson, of Lubbock, TX died on April 28th, 2017 at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was 75 years old. She was born on April 10th, 1942 in Temple, TX to Joe and Avis Dupree. Tess and her older sister, Marsha Rogers, grew up in Temple and often worked at their parent's local grocery store - Dupree's Grocery. She attended Temple High School, graduating with the class...
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Evelyn Joyce PERKINS

July 16, 1931 - April 27, 2017

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Evelyn Joyce Perkins

July 16, 1931 - April 27, 2017

Mrs. Evelyn Perkins passed peacefully in her Fort Worth home after a short illness on Thursday, April 27, 2017.She was born July 16, 1931 to Claude and Inez McLaughlin in Dickens County in McAdoo, Texas. She moved to Lubbock, Texas in 1941. She married Kenneth Wood Perkins on December 3, 1948 in Lubbock, Texas.She worked for Skybells, Lubbock Cotton Classing Office, McLaughlin Manufacturing, and...
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Carlton Roy Matthews

January 17, 1975 - April 24, 2017

Scooter Matthews passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017, in Lubbock, Texas, surrounded by his family. Scooter was born on January 17, 1975, in Lubbock, Texas, to Corky and Jaince Matthews. He graduated from Frenship High School. Scooter married his high school sweet heart, Holly, on June 4, 1998. Scooter was a life time employee of Matthews Backhoe as a heavy equipment operator. Scooter's...
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Edmon Lee Dixon

May 21, 1933 - April 23, 2017

Edmon Lee Dixon, entered rest on April 23, 2017 at the age of 83 after a lengthy illness. He was born to Lee and Mabel Dixon on May 21, 1933 in Pope County, AR.He moved to Texas in the Lubbock area in 1935, and attended school in Hale Center. Edmon honorably served in the U.S. Army. He was also a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church.Edmon married Maxine Ray in 1952, who preceded him in...
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Elvera Grace Brenneman

January 25, 1919 - April 23, 2017

Our precious mother, Elvera Grace (Earnest) Brenneman, age 98 of Lubbock, Texas went home to be with our Heavenly Father early Sunday morning, April 23, 2017. A private family celebration of her life will be at a later date. Elvera was born on January 25, 1919, in Milford, Nebraska, the daughter of Chris and Lucinda (Hershberger) Earnest. She was united in marriage to Paul M. Brenneman in...
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Thelma Mae HILL

October 1, 1932 - April 21, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Memorial Park.
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Thelma Hill

October 1, 1932 - April 21, 2017

Thelma "Sissy" Hill entered rest on April 21, 2017 at the age of 84. She was born to C.G. and Ellen Sherrod outside Jayton, Texas on October 1, 1932. She was the youngest and only daughter with two older brothers, T.J. and Clint."Sissy" attended Jayton and Peacock schools, graduating from Lubbock High School. She was a restaurateur with her husband of Hilltop Barbeque for 32 years until...
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Renee Lynn Robinett

November 8, 1978 - April 19, 2017

Renee Lynn Robinett, entered rest on April 19, 2017 at the age of 38. She was born in Midland, Texas on November 8, 1978. Renee was very active and enjoyed playing in the water, listening to music and watching music videos. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her father, Randy Robinett; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Robinett; maternal...
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Joyce Bennett Ullom

September 22, 1929 - April 18, 2017

Alma Joyce Bennett Ullom went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on April 18, 2017 after a brief illness. She was born in Linden, Texas on September 22,1929 to Earl Benton Bennett and Alma George Bennett. She graduated fromLinden-Kildare High School, studied music at Centenary College and completed her undergraduate degree in music from the University of Texas. Joyce met the love of her life,...
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James Martin McCoy

April 27, 1946 - April 18, 2017

James Martin McCoy, went to be with Our Lord Jesus, on April 18, 2017 at the age of 70. He was born on April 27, 1946. Mr. McCoy honorably served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a Commander with the American Legion Post #575. James was instrumental in the planning and building of Lubbock Area Veterans War Memorial. He was preceded in death by parents, James Roy and Thelma L....
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Salvador Perez

August 14, 1947 - April 18, 2017

Salvador Perez, Sr., 69, of Lubbock, TX, passed to eternal life on April 18, 2017.Memorial services will be held 1:00 PM on Saturday - April 22, 2017 at Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX with Pastor Daniel Davila officiating. Salvador was born in Mathis, TX to Gregorio and Delfina Perez on August 14, 1947. He was a loving husband and father to wife Connie Perez of 51...
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Marjorie Brox Moon

August 31, 1924 - April 17, 2017

Marjorie Brox Moon, 92, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on April 17, 2017, in Denver, CO.She was born in Hennessey, OK, on Aug. 31, 1924. Marjorie graduated from Hennessey High School with the class of 1942. Marjorie was married to Dallas Eugene Moon on July 26th, 1946, and had two loving children, Marsha and Gregg. Marjorie loved playing cards and volunteering at Stein-Mart. She also enjoyed...
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Chelsey Camilla Carrigan

November 28, 1984 - April 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Sherlyn Fishback Canon

April 27, 1946 - April 15, 2017

Sherlyn "Sherry" Fishback Canon, 70, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 15. Sherlyn was born to the late Loyd and Mildred Fishback in Lubbock, TX on April 27, 1946. She was the youngest of seven and the only daughter. She was preceded in death by her six brothers: Donald, Darrell, Bennie, Jack, Carlton, and Harold.Sherry owned and operated Ford's Ice Cream and Sherry's Corner in...
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Tommy J. Sanders

April 27, 1955 - April 15, 2017

Tommy Jay Sanders, 61, of Wolfforth, TX passed away on Saturday 4-15-17.Dolores Parrish was the love of his life.Tommy worked for many years as a truck driver and received a million mile jacket for his safe driving record. He was a parishioner of St. Theresa Catholic Church for many years. He enjoyed cooking out, NASCAR, the Cowboys football team, and spending time with his family. Tommy is...
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Alvin Neugebauer

November 3, 1934 - April 15, 2017

Alvin M. "Buddy" Neugebauer, 82, of Lubbock, TX, passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. He was born in Dimock, South Dakota on November 3, 1934. Buddy graduated from Southland High School. He was married to Betty Jean Hanna Neugebauer on March 18, 1981. Buddy had a career in Farming and Agriculture for Texas A&M Research Center and was a farmer. He was a member of the Nifty Fifty Classic...
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Opal Jean Evans

March 8, 1936 - April 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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R.W. W. Cunningham

May 17, 1921 - April 13, 2017

Mr. Cunningham passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Dallas. He was born May 17, 1921 in Dexter, Texas to the late Roy W. Cunningham and Beulah Cunningham Patterson and was the eldest of four brothers. Bob attended Wellington schools and attended college in Canyon, Texas before entering the Army Air Corp to serve during WWII. He was very proud of his military service and often spoke fondly of...
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Jo Ann Bray

May 30, 1931 - April 12, 2017

Jo Ann Bray, 85, of Lubbock passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. She was born on May 30, 1931 in Tokio, Texas to the late Carl and Myrtle (Warren) Ballard. Mrs. Bray married Dan Bray on July 10, 1948 in Lubbock, Texas. Together they shared 67 years of marriage.Mrs. Bray graduated from Texas Tech University and taught school for LISD for 23 years. She was a devout Christian, precious wife...
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William Taylor Dykes

March 14, 1938 - April 10, 2017

William Taylor (Spike) Dykes, 79, died at his home Monday after battling health issues for the past year. He coached high school and college football for five decades and left a lasting impression everywhere he went. Born March 14, 1938, in Lubbock, his family travelled the Panhandle before settling in Ballinger, where he became an All-State center. He played briefly at Rice (they didn't...
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Betty Lee Roberts

April 6, 1925 - April 8, 2017

Betty Roberts, 92, was taken to Heaven April 8, 2017 with family around her. She died peacefully while her son, Curtis, sang "Happy Trails", a favorite of hers.She was born April 6, 1925 to Lon DuPont and Lillie Mae Pierce in Slaton, Texas. She attended schools in Lubbock and Fort Worth including Texas Tech where she met her husband Clayton. Their union of 62 years bore them three children,...
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Barbara Jo Evans

October 26, 1933 - April 8, 2017

Barbara Evans, longtime resident of Lubbock, passed away at her home on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Barbara was born in 1933 in Pampa, Texas to Everett and Ruth Huffhines. She graduated from White Deer High School in 1952. She attended Hendrick Memorial School of Nursing in Abilene, Texas, becoming a registered nurse upon graduation in 1955. She married Jimmie D. Evans in 1954, and they started...
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Leon Curtis Headlee

December 27, 1923 - April 7, 2017

Leon Headlee, 93 passed away peacefully on Friday, April 7, 2017. He was born on December 27, 1923 in Boise City, Oklahoma. He married Georgia Sue Hall on November 28, 1940 in Woodward, Oklahoma and he has been a resident of Lubbock since 1967.Leon was a WWII Vet, worked for The Railroad as a blacksmith and then became self-employed as a building contractor. He was a member of The Church of...
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June Frank Eldridge

January 8, 1934 - April 6, 2017

June Frank Eldridge, 83, of Lubbock, passed away on April 6, 2017. He was born in January of 1934 in Carbon, Texas to the late Claiborne and Evelyn Mae (Beaty) Eldridge. Frank was raised in Desdemona, Texas and graduated from Gorman High School in 1950. He attended Tarleton College in Stephenville, Texas and then also attended Texas Tech for one year. He married Virginia Wheatley on September 3,...
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Kathy Pharr-Holeman

February 29, 1940 - April 5, 2017

Kathryn Ann Pharr Holeman, age 77, was called home by her Lord and savior April 5th, 2017.She was born on February 29th, 1940 in Brownfield, TX to Cecil MacRay Pharr and Virginia Irene Huddleston. Kathy married the love of her life Gene Edward Holeman on December 15, 1956.She is preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Regina S'Lese Holeman, her sisters Billie Leah Green and Linda Jo...
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Gladys Murell Coffman

August 31, 1918 - April 5, 2017

Gladys M. Coffman, 98, of Lubbock, passed away on April 5, 2017. She was born in August of 1918 in Stephenville, Texas to the late Willie and Lannie (Cadell) Holt. Gladys will best be remembered by her family as extremely caring, giving and family oriented. She was a faithful Christian woman who put her faith first. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Tom...
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Verba Smith

July 23, 1941 - April 4, 2017

Verba Donnell Smith, 75, of Lubbock, Texas passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Lubbock. She was born in Belton, TX, on July 23, 1941 to Addison and Cloma Briggs. Verba was married to Mr. Jim Ran Smith on June 8, 1963. Verba loved nature and watching birds, exchanging letters with her best friend, and watching Lady Raiders games with her husband. She was devoted to her family. She is survived...
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Patricia K. Barker

August 8, 1930 - April 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.
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Loys S. Tilger

January 30, 1922 - April 3, 2017

Loys Smith Tilger, 95 of Lubbock, passed away on April 3, 2017. He was born on January 30, 1922 in Leonard, Texas to the late Elonzo Loys and Nora Leona Tilger. Smith grew up in Meadow, Texas.He served in the Coast Guard from 1942-1946. Smith later graduated from Texas Tech University in 1947 and taught Agriculture in Three Way, Texas.He married Vinita Morrow in 1957 and he worked for Moorman...
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