Obituaries

Wed
18
Apr

MILDRED LANCE

Church service for Mildred “PeeWee” Lance, 95, of Sudan, Texas, was held Wednesday morning, April 18, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Sudan. Grandsons, Guthry and Monty Edwards of Sudan and Korey Kennedy officiated. Burial was in Sudan Cemetery. PeeWee died April 15, 2018. She was born Feb. 12, 1923 in Chillicothe, Texas to O.O. and Martha (Walser) Baker. PeeWee graduated from Sudan High School in 1941. She married R.A. “Pete” Lance in Lubbock, Texas on Nov. 27, 1947. She was a homemaker, and Sunday School teacher. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers, Dexter, Calvin, and Billy Baker; son-in-law, Robin Davis; and infant grandson, Ryan Lance Davis.

Wed
18
Apr

JESSE DON RICHARDS

Jesse Don Richards, 41 of Lubbock passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 in Oklahoma. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018 with a celebration of life service to be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Venue on Broadway with burial to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. He was born July 26, 1976 in Littlefield to Leroy Hill and Nancy Richards. Jesse married Tiffany Bradley, July 22, 2006 in Spade, Texas. He was a shop manager at Scotts Complete Car Care. Jesse enjoyed cars, music and playing the guitar. Survivors include his wife, Tiffany; daughters, Michelle Richards, Ashley Richards, Whitney Richards; son, Justin Richards; mother, Nancy; father, Leroy; brothers, Robert Wanzer, Michael Wanzer, Dewey Wanzer, David Wanzer, Timmy Richards; sisters, Trisha Wanzer, LeeAnn Stanly, Lanet Wanzer, Jodie Colson, Patty Richards; and two grandchildren, Braxton and Khloie Richards; and Gene Wanzer.

Sat
14
Apr

BETTY SUE CANNON

Betty Sue (Howard) Cannon, 87, long-time resident of Olton, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, in Lubbock. Services were to be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Main Street Church of Christ in Olton, with Rex Boyles, Church of Christ minister of Lubbock, and former youth minister at Olton, and Joe Carrasco, minister of Main Street Church of Christ, officiating. Interment followed in Olton Cemetery under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors. Sue was born June 15, 1930 in Erick, OK. She moved to Olton with her parents, L.W. (Doc) and Loreta (Reat) Howard in 1943. She attended schools in Spearman, Amarillo, Hart, Plainview and Olton. She was a 1948 graduate of Olton High School. After graduation, she attended Watson Business School in Plainview. Sue was a long-time member of the Church of Christ. Employed by Olton Bakery, she also worked at Olton Drug and Pioneer Gas until her marriage to Jim Cannon on Dec. 23, 1950. They lived in Mansfield, Texas, Florida, and Indiana.

Wed
11
Apr

KYLE LANE BURT

Kyle Lane Burt, 48, of Amarillo, died on Friday, April 6, 2018. A Celebration of Life Service was held Tuesday afternoon, April 10, 2018 at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors. Kyle was born on March 13, 1970 in Littlefield, Texas to Bill & Sandi Burt. He graduated from Levelland High School in 1988 and earned a bachelor’s degree from West Texas A&M. He was a previous partner in Talon L.P.E. and had owned and operated Arcadia Apartments. He married Lisa Hayes on May 20, 1994 in Amarillo He is survived by his wife, Lisa Hayes-Burt; son, Ridley Burt; parents, Bill and Sandi Burt of Lubbock; two brothers, Lance Burt of Lubbock and Kade Burt and wife, Hollye of Austin; parents-in-law, Jerry and Sherlene Hayes of Amarillo; two sisters-in-law, Stephanie Swindell and husband, Victor of Amarillo, Amber McGurren and husband, Marc of Ft.

Wed
11
Apr

WAYNE REEVES

Wayne Reeves, 63, of Spade, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Lamb Healthcare in Littlefield. Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 in Hammons Memorial Chapel, Hammons Funeral Home, in Littlefield. Burial will be in Littlefield Memorial Park. Wayne was born April 6, 1955 in Lubbock, to L.D. Reeves and Margaret Baker Reeves. Wayne worked as a farmer/rancher in Cotton Center, for many years. He was preceded in death by his father. Wayne is survived by his wife, Vicki Reeves of Spade; a son, Lex Reeves of Cotton Center; daughter, Courtney Tyler and her husband, Bret of Frederick, OK; step-son Dustin Tijerina and his wife, Kassie of Lubbock; step-daughter, Brittany Rojas; his Mother, Margaret Reeves of Cotton Center; a brother, Jerry Reeves of Cotton Center; and his grandchildren, Zach, Zane and Zoee Tyler; Brenli, Levi and Deklan Tijerina and Kannon Williams.

Sat
07
Apr

GERARDO ROMERO

 

Gerardo Romero, 62, of Earth, died Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Lubbock. Funeral services were held Thursday morning, April 5, 2018, at Iglesia Del Pueblo in Earth with Pastor Angie Castillo officiating. Interment followed at Earth Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors. Juan Gerardo Romero was born Dec. 27, 1955, in Durango, Mexico, to Atanacio and Maria Romero. He married Maria Guerro in 1975, in Juarez, Mexico. Gerardo moved to Earth in 2000 and attended Iglesia Del Pueblo. He enjoyed working and his trips to Muleshoe and Plainview to eat. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria, in 1997; his parents; a son, Luis Romero; a brother, Manuel Resendez; and a sister, Jovita Romero. urvivors include three daughters, Gracie Romero of El Paso, Marisela Romero and Claudia Romero, both of Juarez; two sisters, Teresa Reyes and Lydia Resendez, both of Earth; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews

 

Sat
07
Apr

JOEL RODRIQUEZ

Joel Rodriquez, 48, of Lubbock and a native of Littlefield, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018 at UMC in Lubbock. Services were held Friday morning, April 6, 2018 at First Church of the Nazarene in Lubbock. Burial followed in Littlefield Memorial Park, with Combest Family Funeral Homes and Crematory in charge of arrangements. Joel was born Oct. 6, 1969 to Pedro and Inez (Briones) Rodriquez in Littlefield. Joel married Melissa (Munoz) Rodriquez in December of 1994. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Lubbock. He is preceded in death by his father; and one niece, Marisela E. Rodriquez. Survivors include his wife, Melissa; two sons, Oliver Kane Rodriquez and Ivan Ashby Rodriquez; his mother, Inez Rodriquez; two brothers, Pedro Rodriquez, Jr.

Sat
07
Apr

Florence Shockley

April 20, 1932 - April 4, 2018

Wed
04
Apr

Wade Carroll Overlan

Oct. 31, 1973 - March 21, 2018

Wed
04
Apr

GREGORIA DeLEON

Gregoria DeLeon, 78, of Earth, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Earth. Services were held Tuesday morning, April 3, 2018, at Iglesia Del Pueblo in Earth with Pastor Juan DeLaGarza officiating. Interment followed at Earth Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors. Gregoria was born May 25, 1939, in Dobrowolski, TX, to Juan and Lucia (Garcia) Samarron. She married Armando DeLeon, Sr. on Oct. 5, 1955, in Clovis, NM. She was a member of Iglesia Del Pueblo. She was a caretaker to many people. She was preceded in death by her husband, Armando DeLeon, Sr; son, Raul DeLeon; three grandsons, Eli, Gabriel, and Romy; one great-grandson, Josiah; and six brothers. Survivors include six sons: Armando DeLeon, Jr.

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