Obituaries

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07
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In Loving Memory Of Travis Earl Hampton, Sr.

Sept. 4, 1935 - July 3, 2018

Sat
30
Jun

CHERYL (STEWART) STASIAK

Cheryl Kay (Stewart) Stasiak, 56, of McAlester, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Tulsa, OK after a sudden illness. Cheryl was born to George and Beverly (McLeod) Stewart on Feb. 7, 1962 in Littlefield, TX.  She graduated from Littlefield High School.  Cheryl married Peter Pete Stasiak on Oct. 29, 1988 in Florence, CO. She was a full-time mother and a business owner. For the past seven years she worked as an administrative as- sistant with the Bair Foundation assisting in placement of children in foster care.  She enjoyed her animals and gardening. She attended Life Church in McAlester, OK. She is survived by her mother Beverly Stewart of Olton; husband, Peter “Pete” Stasiak of the home; sister Dianna L.

Sat
30
Jun

GARY WAYNE DUFFEY

Gary Wayne Duffey, 65, of Lake Stamford, passed away April 21, 2018 in Lake Stamford. Memorial services were to be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Grace Chapel of Hillcrest Funeral Home, with Pastor Gary Sanders officiating. Inurnment followed at Littlefield Memorial Park, with arrangements under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield. He was born June 15, 1952 in Littlefield to Douglas Wayne Duffey and Etta Mae Dalton Duffey. Gary lived at Lake Stamford, and loved being outdoors, and going fishing. He also liked to watch Western movies.

Sat
30
Jun

In Loving Memory Of Madge Cannon

Feb. 21, 1936 - June 26, 2018

Wed
27
Jun

ELVIRA FONSECA

Elvira Fonseca, 78, of Olton, died Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Olton. Services were be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Olton with Brother David Azam and Sister Veronica Aviles officiating. Interment will follow at Olton Cemetery under the care of Ramage Funeral Directors. Elvira was born Sept. 1, 1939, in Runge, Texas, to Alfred and Elvira (Cardenas) Garza. A lifetime Olton resident, Elvira marred Nasario Fonseca in 1951 in Yorktown, Texas. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening. Elvira was also a talented painter, and cook. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nasario Fonseca, in 2001; her parents; two brothers; a sister; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Wed
27
Jun

LIZBETH OROZCO

Lizbeth Orozco, 15, of Earth, died Friday, June 22, 2018, in Lubbock. Rosary was recited Tuesday evening, June 26, 2018, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Olton. Mass was to be celebrated at 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Fr. Sylvester D’Souza officiating. Interment will follow at Olton Cemetery under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors. Lizbeth was born July 15, 2002, in Muleshoe, Texas, to Juan Orozco and Gabriela Ortiz. She moved to Earth from Muleshoe last year and attended Springlake-Earth High School. Lizbeth loved horses and was a talented jockey and enjoyed racing horses. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Guadalupe Venzor; her maternal grandfather; Pablo Ortiz; and an uncle, Luis Orozco. Survivors include her father, Juan Orozco, Jr. of Muleshoe; her mother, Gabriela Orozco of Earth; paternal grandfather, Juan Orozco Sr. of Mexico; maternal grandmother, Cliofas Ruiz of Mexico; four brothers, Juan C.

Sat
23
Jun

RODNEY W. SHERRY

Rodney Wayne Sherry, 52, of Olton, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Enid, OK. Memorial services were to be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church in Olton with Brother Neely Landrum officiating and under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors. Rodney was born Feb. 28, 1966, in Odessa, TX, to Steve and Alicegene (Cottrell) Sherry. Growing up in Dalhart, Rodney graduated from Dalhart High School in 1984. Rodney loved flying and currently was a crop duster pilot in Oklahoma. He had experience as a corporate pilot, a glider pilot and glider pilot instructor. He was preceded in death by his father, Steve Sherry; his maternal grandparents, Gene and Juanita Cottrell; and his paternal grandparents, Rex and Alice Sherry. Surviors include his mother, Alicegene Brooks of Olton; his fiancée, Nita Williamson of Pond Creek, Ok; Nita’s children, Hanna and Hunter Williamson; numerous cousins, and friends.

Sat
23
Jun

GORDON MENDENHALL

Gordon Beardean “Murphy” Mendenhall, 65, of Littlefield, died June 20, 2018 at his home in Littlefield, TX. He was born Feb. 18, 1953 in Idaho to Berdean and Roma Mendenhall. He lived in Salt Lake City, UT where he married Beatrice Joyce (Cliff) Sawyer on April 3, 1993. They then moved to Littlefield, and lived there until he passed. Murphy was a sheet metal worker for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Berdean and Roma Mendenhall; a step-son, Chester Nelson Sawyer III; step-daughters Deborah Ann Sawyer and Patricia Ann Sawyer; and a step-granddaughter Leisa Sawyer. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Joyce Sawyer; step-son Gary Dean Sawyer; step-daughter, Carrie Lynn Sawyer; six step-grandchildren; and a brother Marc Mendenhall of Littlefield. Cremation services are pending with Hammons Funeral Home, in Littlefield.

Sat
23
Jun

JOHNNIE CAROLYN (OSBORNE) GREEN

No public funeral service is being held for Johnnie Carolyn Green of Littlefield, 87, who died in Lubbock Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Private services are to be held at a later date. Cremation was by Guajardo Funeral Chapels in Lubbock. Carolyn was born on Nov. 25, 1930 in Tokio, TX to James Logan Green and Johnnie Smith Green. She was a retired teacher, having taught schools at Bula, Pep, Old Glory, Sunray and Littlefield. For a time, she was employed at the Fast Stop in Littlefield, and was a greeter and one of the directors of the Lamb County Senior Citizens’ Center in her most recent years of life. She was a life-long member of the United Methodist Church. She is survived by four children, Judy Carolyn Browning of Corpus Christi, Cathy Spencer of Spur, James Snitker of Sterling City, and John Snitker of Dallas; a brother, Steve Green of Athens, TX; 6 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Sat
23
Jun

JASPER COLBERT, SR.

Services for Jasper Colbert, Sr., 93, of Littlefield, who died Monday, June 11, 2018, surrounded with family, were held Friday, June 15, at Peace Deliverance Church in Littlefield. Rev. L.V. Witherspoon of Lubbock, officiated. Burial was in Littlefield Memorial Park, with McCarty Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Jasper was born in Burlington, Tx on Aug. 11, 1924 to Lula and Lonzo Colbert, Sr. He became a deacon at Galilee Baptist Church under Pastor McArthur, and had served many years as a deacon at St. John Baptist Church. He later served on the deacon board at Irvin Street First Baptist Church, until his health failed. He married Mae Frances Danford on July 5, 1955 in Clovis, N.M., and had celebrated their 54th anniversary, before her death on March 18, 2010. Jasper joined the Army on Dec. 26, 1945 during World War II as a heavy truck driver.

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