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December 22, 1994

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;heldl Thursday, December 22, Obituaries t. I lian, I each ] their I sides! ures, lated [ !her! ean-! chs;! dish. of !o= rom I rful the iJA) Hug "auk :mas rom anal )eth rant tom own din- as- di- )m res re. he of g> )wn :on ,est ta Fannie Grace Wilson . era/services for Mrs. Fan- hie Grace Wilson, age 87, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 20, 1994 in Robertson Chapel of Memories with Rev. Clarendon Jones, Pastor of San- born Baptist Church in Amarillo, officiating. Interment was at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Amarillo with arran- gements under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc. Mrs. Wilson died at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, December 18,1994 at Lockney General Hospital in Lockney following a lengthy illness. SHe was born February 24, 1907 in Joplin, Jack County, Texas and was married to Orville E. Wilson on October 27,1928 at Wellington. He preceded her in death on February 24, 1969. A former resident of Clarendon, she returned to Claren- don in 1970 where she lived until moving to Loekney 2 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Claren- don. Survivors include two sons, Orlon "Corkey" Wilson of Lock- hey, Wayburn Wilson of Amarillo; one granddaughter; three grandsons; 12 great grandchildren; and one great great grandson. She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers. Casket bearers were Billy Roy Blackman, Gcne Paul Tate, Rudolph Tate, Ken Freeman, Win. "Bill Beckett", and R.E. "Babe" Walker. The family requests that memorials be to the Lockney Care Center Christmas Fund or to the Donley County Senior Citizens As- sociation. Charlie Bates ervices for Charlie Bates, 56, -" 3ek were held Friday, December 16,1994, at Shepherd of the Plains Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. David Sellnow, pastor, offidating. Interment was in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Franklin-Bartley Funeral Home. He died Tuesday, December 13, 1994 at M.D. Anderson Hospi- ted in Houston, Texas. Mr. Bates was born in Childress and had been a Lubbock resident since 1960 moving here from Clarendon. He was an automotive part business consult- ant and a member of Shepherd of the Plains Evangelical Lutheran Church. He married the former Margie Talkmitt on February 19, 1966 in Lubbock. He is survived by his wife, Margie; two daughters, Deanne Michelle Bates Crumpley of Mesquite and Julie Shannon Stolfo of Lubbock; one brother, James Bates of Shreveport, LA; one sister, Opal Williams of Pasadena, TX; one grandson, Paul Lawrence Stolfo of Lubbock; one granddaughter, Hunter Layne Crnmpley of Mesquite. Pallbearers were Ran Sawall, Rob Weems, Doug Wnensche, Reg Pilchard, Len Betts and Gilbert Wuensche. The family has requested that memorials be made to Shepherd of roll HA??Y tH, ,4 baskel of joy to all of our friends, along with our heartfelt thanks. Coyote Den Dave and Helen Randall 1994 the Plains Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5812-73rd Street, Lub- beck, "Ix 79424. Tommy Ray 2"nompson Sr. '.neral services for Tommy Ray Thompson Sr., age 41, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16,1994 at the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home in W'd- son, Oklahoma with Rev. Robert Burns, Pastor of the Assembly of God Church in Clarendon, officiat- ing. Interment was in Hewitt Cemetery in Wilson, Oklahoma with arrangements under the direc- tion of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson. Local arrangements were by Robertson Funeral Director, Inc. of Clarendon. Mr. Thompson died at 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 1994 at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo following a short ill- ness. He was born December 12, 1953 at Lockney. He moved from Wilson, Oklahoma to Clarendon in 1989 and was an Amarillo resident at the time of his death. He was employed as a Truck Driver for Plains Livestock and Trncldng. He was a former member of the Wilson Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of the Hewitt Masonic Lodge #89. He was also a member of the Assembly of God Church in Clarendon. Survivors include one daughter, Amanda Thompson of Perryton; one son, Tommy Ray Thompson Jr. of Perryton; his father, Dempsey Thompson of Ringling, Oklahoma; one brothers, Jack Condra of Fort Worth; one granddaughter, Grace Thompson of Perryton; and several aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his mother, April Whitener Thompson in 1986. Casket bearers were mem- bers of the Hewitt Masonic Lodge #89. Medical Center News Happy Holidays from the resi- dents and staff of Medical Center Nursing Home to all, but especially to those who have al- ready shared the joy of the season with them. They appreciate the bibs from Marjorie Row, the lap robes from Howardwick Baptist Church, the tray decorations from gbt glar=uben JeW the V.F.W. Ladies' Auxiliary, the fruit sacks from Quail Baptist Church, the socks from Hedley First Baptist Church, the beaded cross necklaces and bolD ties from Assembly of God Church, the gifts from Bivens Pharmacy, and all the visits from family and friends at this wonderful time of year. Their calendar of special events has thus far included: Friday, December 2, 1994-A Resi- dent Council Meeting was at- tended by sixteen residents who en- joyed coffee and doughnuts that morning. The movie "Monkey Trouble" was the afternoon enter- tainment accompanied by popcorn and a soft drink. Friday, December 9, 1994-A special afternoon Christmas Party was sponsored by the Church of Christ Ladies' BIe Class com- plete with refreshments. Entertain- ment was provided by the Church of Christ Youth Choir singing Christmas songs. Thirty-Two resi- dents were present. The staff Christmas Party took place at the Lion's Club that evening. Following a sumptous potluck supper augnemted by turkey, ham, dress- hag, coffee, and tea supplied by the nursing home, yearly pins and door prizes were awarded. After some Christmas Caroling accompanied by Pat Knowles, the party con- cluded. Saturday, December 10, 1994-During supper the residents and staff were entertained by the Girl Scouts singing carols. Thursday, December 15, 1994-Both Clarendon Kindergar- ten Classes combined to sing Christmas songs during the resident's noon meal and finished off with some mighty sweet hugs. Friday, December 16, 1994- The Residents Christmas Party. They appreciate the families of our residents for attending and bring- ing the delirious food. Everyone enjoyed the piano music supplied by Pat Knowles. The residents had a special visitor, Santa Clause, who helped pass out the gifts. They ap- predate Eddie Hankins and Kevin Welch for playing Santa and the Merchant's Association for the use of the Santa Suit. The assistance of all Medical Center staff is also ap- preciated. The cooperation of all involved made for a great success. Wednesday, December 21, 1994-The monthly residential birthday party honored Betty Wil- liams and Eddie Fisher who celebrated their December birthdays together. They ap- predate the attending families and guests who supplied the refresh- ments. , 00enior Citizens News The Donley County Senior Citizens Center is proud to announce that John Henson of Clarendon won the Zenith 20" Color Television. The Senior Citizens Center will be closed Monday, December 26, for the Christmas holiday. Clara Mae Carter, Thelma Behrens, Lee Caskey, Thelma Rudder, Eda Wallin, Billie Taylor, and Ilene Davidson each made homemade candy for a Friday fund raiser. Ellie Wilkinson decorated a lovely Christmas box to hold the ten pounds of candy. Dollie Cole was the lucky winner! They want to welcome some Clarendon residents that they have not seen for awhile: Dane and Edna Perdne, Jewel and Preston Judd and their guest, lois Perdval, and Alvin and Minnie Bell Hicks. New to their home delivery program are: Lloyd Leeper, Etta Bnscher, and W.B. Bray. Members having birthdays last week were: Mary Lee Longan, Betty Thomas, Sybil Cash, and Lela Whitehead. Happy Birthday. There is no Birthday/An- niversary supper scheduled for December because of the holidays. They will have their January supper on January 31, 1995. Senior Citizens Menu Dec. 22-28 Thursday:. Roast Beef w/Natural Gravy, Mini Baked Potato, Harvard Beets, Nite Cap Salad, Cheesecake, Din- net Roll, Coffee, Tea, Milk Friday:. Chicken Glaziers, Curly Fries, Carrots, Coleslaw, Ambrosia, Wheat Roll, Coffee, Tea, Milk Monday:. Closed For Christmas Holiday Tuesday. Beef Stew w/Potatoes, Tomatoes, Car- rots, Celery, and Onion, Pickled Beets, Apricot Cob- !bier, Cornbread, Coffee, Tea, Milk Wednesday. Pork Roast w/Natural Gravy, Candied Yam, Green Peas, Rose), Ap- plesauce, Pastries, Dinner Roll, Coffee, Tea, Milk The Lions Tale by Gene Alderson The Clarendon Lions Club held its regular meeting at noon on Tuesday, December 13, 1994 at the Lions Hall with 15 mem- bers, 2 guests and Lion Sweetheart Dee Williams in attendance. After a delirious meal, the meeting was called to order by Boss Lion Gar- land. Following the regular open- Page 3 ing ceremony guest were intro- duced and a bingo report was given by Lion Bernabe. In response to a request delivered to the club by Lion Shelton, the club voted to donate $50 to Christmas fund for foster children in Donley County. There was no other business and the meeting was adjourned. I Maytheblessings of Christmas be with you todayandalways. illlll Morrow Tax Service It's that time of the Year. Let Greenbelt Cleaners help get you prepared for th e Holiday Season. 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