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Cora Lee Dyer
BORGER - Cora Lee Dyer, 84, of Fritch, died Saturday, March 22, 1997.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Church of Christ of
Latter-day Saints with Franklin Jordan officiating. Burial will be at
Eastlawn in Highland Park. Arrangements are by Minton / Chatwell
Mrs. Dyer was born in Bokchito, Okla., and was a resident of Borger
since 1941. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of
She married Norman Leslie Dyer in 1929.
Survivors include four daughters, Clarrena Spear and LaVon Little,
both of Amarillo, Joy Cummings of Raton, N.M., and Norma Lee Leak of
Fritch; three brothers, John Dodson of Springfield, Colo., Lewis
Dodson of Amarillo and Grady Dodson of Bonham; a sister, Billie
Heineman of Farmington, N.M.; 10 grandchildren; 29
great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Clema Bernice Jones Forrester
BORGER - Clema Bernice Jones Forrester, 86, died Saturday, March 22,
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Bunavista Baptist Church with
the Rev. Richard Bartel officiating. Burial will be at the Love
Section in Westlawn Cemetery. Arrangements are by Minton / Chatwell
Mrs. Forrester was born in a half-dugout in Texas County, Okla., near
Guymon. She married G. Doyle Forrester in 1937 at Woodward, Okla.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Carolyn Sue Lemons in 1980.
Survivors include her husband; a son, George Doyle Forrester, Jr., of
Borger; a daughter, Marilyn Ruth Edwards of Ardmore, Okla.; eight
grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be to Hospice of Panhandle or Bunavista
Leona H. Jameson
PLAINVIEW - Leona H. Jameson, 82, died Saturday, March 22, 1997.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the First Baptist Church Family
Life Chapel with Dr. Travis Hart, pastor, and the Rev. Lenard Hartley,
associate pastor of Paul-Ann Baptist Church in San Angelo,
officiating. Burial will be at Plainview Memorial Park. Arrangements
are by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jameson was born and raised in Aiken. She attended schools in
Aiken and Lockney. She married Thomas LeRoy Jameson in 1931 at Aiken.
They moved to Plainview after their marriage. She taught school in
Petersburg for a year and was a special education teacher at
Thunderbird Elementary School in Plainview for 10 years. They moved to
Amarillo in 1943 and Burkburnett in 1969. In 1973, they returned to
She was member of the First Baptist Church and taught an adult Sunday
school class for a number of years. She was a member of the Plainview
Community Concerts, Knife and Fork Club, Retired Teachers Association
and past president of the Hale County Unit. She was also a past
president of the Woman's Club of Plainview and past president of the
Travel Study Club. She served as treasurer of the Beta Delphin Club.
She was a member of the Turf Turners Garden Club and member of the
Plainview Chapter No. 37 of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a
past worthy matron. She was currently serving as electa.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1975 at Plainview.
Survivors include two brothers, the Rev. Lenard Hartley of San Angelo
and Edgar Hartley of Hereford.
DIMMITT - Jean Kasher, 71, of Amarillo, died Sunday, March 23, 1997.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Ivey Chapel of
Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home with Father Phillip Lindley, pastor
of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Amarillo, officiating. Burial
will be at Castro Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mrs. Kasher was born in Greer County, Okla. She attended schools in
Dimmitt and had worked in the Dimmitt Middle School lunchroom from
1976 until 1980. She was also a homemaker. She had lived in Dimmitt
for 50 years. She moved to Amarillo in 1980.
She married Arthur Kasher in 1953 at Clovis, N.M.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Mike Kasher of Amarillo and
Tony Kasher of Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; a daughter, Kathy Shugart
of Groton, Conn.; two brothers, Jerry Adams of Lubbock and Claude
Adams of Carrollton, Ala.; and four grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be to St. Anthony Hospice, P.O. Box 950,
Amarillo, Texas 79176-0001 or the American Heart Association.
Walter L. Hanson
MULESHOE - Walter L. Hanson, 85, died Saturday, March 22, 1997.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Lazbuddie Methodist Church with
the Rev. Glendell in 1949 at Clovis, N.M.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, David L. Hanson of Midwest City,
Okla., and James O. Hanson of Muleshoe; three daughters, Irene
Waggoner of San Antonio, Lynne Merys of Palm Dale, Calif., and Ellaine
Calcote of Amarillo; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family requests memorials be to Muleshoe Public Library, 322 W.
Second, Muleshoe, Texas 79347 and the Baptist St. Anthony Hospice,
Annette Marie Ingram Long
PADUCAH - Annette Marie Ingram Long, 71, Of Albuquerque, N.M., died
Friday, March 21, 1997.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the First Baptist Church with
the Rev. Sam Crosby, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Garden of
Memories Cemetery. Arrangements are by Seigler Funeral Home.
Mrs. Long was born in Paducah and was a graduate of Paducah High
School in 1943. She married Walter Long in 1946. She was a homemaker
and a member of the New Mexico Poodle Club.
Survivors include two daughters, Vicki Long of Sandpoint, Idaho, and
Toni Stovall of Arvada, Colo.; a brother, Vernon Ingram of Torrance,
Calif.; a sister, La Verne Sanford of Albuquerque, N.M.; and three
Elvira S. Cardenas
LUBBOCK - Elvira S. Cardenas, 74, died Saturday, March 22, 1997.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Templo Bautista, 10th and Utica
Street, at Plainview with the Rev. Ed Sena, pastor of Iglesia Baptisto
Templo of Lubbock, officiating. Prayer services will be at 7 p.m.
today in Wood Dunning Funeral Home. Burial will be at Parklawn
Memorial Gardens in Plainview. Arrangements are also by Lemons Funeral
Mrs. Cardenas was born in Kaufman, and she grew up in Floresville and
Poth. She married Simon Cardenas Sr. in 1941 at Floresville. She was
preceded in death by her husband in 1994 at Plainview and by her son,
Javino Cardenas, in 1987.
They moved to Levelland in 1953 and to Happy Union in 1954. They moved
to Plainview in 1959. She had worked in the housekeeping department of
Central Plains Regional Hospital from 1979 until 1983. She moved to
Lubbock in 1991. She was a member of Iglesia Baptisto Templo in
Survivors include two daughters, Dora Ramos of Lubbock and Elvira
Villa of Rossmoor, Calif.; three sons, Simon Cardenas Jr. and Armando
Cardenas both of Lubbock, and Rey Cardenas of Amarillo; a brother,
Jose Sanchez of Lovington, N.M.; two sisters, Refugia Perez of Altus,
Okla., and Paula Estrada of Snyder; 11 grandchildren; and nine
The body will be available for viewing at the Wood Dunning Funeral
Home in Plainview until memorial services.
MORTON - Mattie Tucker, 75, died Saturday, March 22, 1997.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today in the First Baptist Church with the
Rev. Danny Jackson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Morton
Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements are by Ellis Funeral Home.
Mrs. Tucker was born in Jack County. She had lived in Cochran County
since 1933, moving from Lubbock County. She graduated from Morton High
School in 1940. She married D.L. Tucker in 1940 at Muleshoe.
She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church where she
had been a Sunday school teacher for many years. She was also a member
of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Ernest Tucker of Lubbock and
John Tucker of Maple; a daughter, Dorothy Carlisle of Sherman; a
sister, Maxine Ares of Odessa; a brother, Jack Jones of Lubbock; six
grandchildren; and a greatgrandson.
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