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Wichita County, Texas Obituaries - 21

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Date: Thursday, 19 November 2009, at 10:37 p.m.

Nathalie N. Latham
BOWIE, Texas - Nathalie Noveline Latham, 87, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home with Dr. Ronnie Lawson, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Bowie, officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Latham was born Dec. 30, 1910, in Buffalo Springs, Texas. She and Curtis Dixon Latham were married in 1932 in Bowie. He died in 1995. She was a graduate of Bellevue, Texas, High School and was a licensed beautician until her retirement in 1981. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bowie and had lived in Bowie for 60 years before moving to Sulphur Springs four years ago.
Survivors include two sons, Dr. Max Gordon of Sulphur Springs and Joel Pat of Arlington, Texas; a sister, Velma Cooper of Paradise, Texas; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Bowie Educational Foundation.

Lorine Ball Fenoglio
NOCONA, Texas - Lorine Cecilia Ball Fenoglio, 93, of Wichita Falls died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in Wichita Falls.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Friday at Jerry Woods Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. William Catholic Church in Montague, Texas, with the Rev. John Stasiowski officiating. Burial will be in Montague Catholic Cemetery.
Mrs. Fenoglio was born Jan. 31, 1905, in Spanish Fort, Texas. She and Anthony "Tony" Fenoglio were married Jan. 23, 1927, in Henrietta, Texas. He died June 2, 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of St. William Catholic Church.
Survivors include a son, Cecil of Wichita Falls; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Vera 'Dude' Sunderland
NOCONA, Texas - Vera Oleta "Dude" Sunderland, 81, died Wednesday, July 15, 1998, in Nocona.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Nocona Cemetery under the direction of Jerry Woods Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sunderland was born March 21, 1917, in Nocona. She and Hurbert Woodrow Sunderland were married Aug. 18, 1948, in Las Vegas. He died May 3, 1993. She was a retired businesswoman and had owned Dude's Duds in Nocona for more than 30 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Shelley McNew of Nocona; a brother, C.L. "Buster" Biter of Nocona; and three grandchildren.

Harvey L. Rainwater
SEYMOUR, Texas - Harvey L. "Mousie" Rainwater, 68, of Lubbock, Texas, died Saturday, July 11, 1998.
Services were at 3 p.m. Monday at Seymour Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Garrett officiating. Burial was in Bomarton Cemetery. Military graveside rites were conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7871. Arrangements were under the direction of Seymour Memorial Funeral Home.
Mr. Rainwater was born Aug. 24, 1929, in Waco, Texas. He grew up in Bomarton. He was an oil field driller for many years and retired in the 1970s. He was a Baptist and had lived in Lubbock since 1987. He was a Marine Corps veteran and a member of VFW Post No. 7871.
Survivors include a son, Tony of Seymour; a daughter, Eurlda Rainwater Hutchens of Goree, Texas; a sister, Opal Rather of Lubbock; two brothers, Odell of Bowie, Texas, and Kenneth of Spencer, W.Va.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Joe Lee Conway II
IOWA PARK - Joe Lee Conway II, 36, died Monday, July 13, 1998, in Holliday, Texas.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in Holliday Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Moore, pastor of Faith Gospel Tabernacle Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.
Mr. Conway was born Oct. 13, 1961, in Wichita Falls. He was a lifetime resident of Holliday and a member of Faith Gospel Tabernacle Church.
Survivors include his father, Joe L. of Holliday; his mother, Nancy of Wichita Falls; his grandmother, Dorothy of Holliday; a sister, Sandra Napier of Mesquite, Texas; a half-sister, Frances Brosell of Siloam Springs, Ark.; a stepsister, Andrea Gaede of Holliday; and a stepbrother, Michael Gaede of Holliday.

Pauline Stinson
TERRAL, Okla. - Pauline Jackson Stinson, 85, of Ryan, Okla., died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in a Waurika, Okla., hospital.
Private services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Morehead-Goetz Funeral Home in Terral with Walter Haynie officiating. Graveside services will follow immediately in Terral Cemetery.
Mrs. Stinson was born Aug. 25, 1912, in Terral. She was a nurse's aide for Ryan Nursing Home and Jefferson County Hospital. She was also a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Terral.
Survivors include a son, James McKinley of Terral; two daughters, Janet Lundy of Waurika and Paula Whitsett of Pensecola, Fla.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Cordelia L. Stapleton
KERRVILLE, Texas - Cordelia L. Welch Stapleton, 99, formerly of Wichita Falls, died Sunday, July 12, 1998, in a Kerrville nursing center.
Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Mission Park South Cemetery in San Antonio. Arrangements were under the direction of Overby Funeral Home.
Mrs. Stapleton was born Jan. 5, 1899, in Elmore City in what is now Oklahoma. She and James C. Holcomb were married in 1920. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kerrville.
Survivors include a daughter, Jimmie L. Stanley of Kerrville; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Ruby L. Hale
TEMPLE, Okla. - Ruby Louisa Stewart Hale, 93, of Temple died Monday, July 13, 1998.
Services were at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Temple with the Rev. Benny Gresham officiating. Burial was in Temple Cemetery under the direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hale was born June 23, 1905, in Courtney Flat, Okla. She and Herman Hale were married Dec. 7, 1924, in Davidson, Okla. He died May 15, 1968. She moved to Taylor, Okla., in 1907. She attended church at Nondenominational in Taylor. She was a homemaker and a member of the Better Homes Club. Her home was the voting poll location for Taylor Precinct, and she was precinct worker for more than 25 years. She left Taylor in 1968 and became a house mother at Cameron University in Lawton, Okla., where she remained for two years. She moved to Temple in 1977.
Survivors include a daughter, Pattye Jeanne King; a son, Bobby of Temple; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Joy Moffett Angel
VERNON, Texas - Joy Moffett Angel, 62, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in her Chillicothe, Texas, home.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mrs. Angel was born Aug. 20, 1935, in Austin, Texas. She had lived for many years in Hardeman and Wilbarger counties. She was a graduate of Vernon High School and Midwestern State University, where she majored in English and journalism. She was a dance instructor in Hollywood, Calif., from 1957-62, then returned to Texas. She was a reporter for the Wichita Falls Times and the San Angelo Standard. She taught dance and Spanish at Vernon Regional Junior College. She was author and editor of the book "Taste of Texas" and also wrote several magazine articles. In the mid-1980s, she owned a catering business in the Taylor, Texas, and Austin area. She returned to Chillicothe in 1972 and was an active member in the Iris Village Festival and participated in many author signings.
Survivors include a son, Sean of Chillicothe; and a brother, Frank Moffett of Chillicothe.

C.D. 'Cordie' Lewis
BOWIE, Texas - C.D. "Cordie" Lewis, 88, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, in a Bowie hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul A. Henderson, pastor of Central Baptist Church, and the Rev. Jamie Reed, pastor of East Side Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
Mr. Lewis was born March 23, 1910, in Fayetteville, Ark. He and Ruby Swatsenbarg were married Aug. 7, 1937, in Prairie Grove, Ark. He was the co-owner of Bowie Contracting Company from 1942-92. He was a Baptist. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Cass, Ark., for six years. He was a member of the American Paint Horse Association. He lived in Wichita Falls before moving to Bowie 55 years ago. A son, Cee Dee Lewis, died Jan. 22, 1940.
Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Ava Carol Lawson of Vashti, Texas, Bonnie Jackson, Melba Jean Yowell and Clea Yvonne Buechler, all of Bowie, and Cordieann Bright of Bossier City, La.; a sister, Iva Ellen Lee of Bowie; 20 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren.

Audrey Hodges
ODESSA, Texas - Audrey Hodges, 87, of Odessa died Tuesday, July 14, 1998.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Hodges was born Aug. 18, 1910, in Golden, Mo. She and William P. Hodges were married June 16, 1926, in Olney, Texas. He died Nov. 20, 1986. She moved to Odessa from Wichita Falls in 1951. She worked for Dunlap's Department Store for 13 years and retired in 1977. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include a daughter, Estelle Gambell of Odessa; a son, Don of San Antonio; a brother, John Sparks of Golden; a sister, Alice Shoush of Independence, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Lloyd A. Jones
ELECTRA – Lloyd A. Jones, 88, of Electra died Thursday, July 16, 1998, in Electra.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Roger Sanford, pastor of Electra Community Church, officiating. Burial will be in New Electra Cemetery under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.
Mr. Jones was born Oct. 17, 1909, in Brady, Texas. He and Catherine V. Minderman were married Dec. 30, 1933, in Vernon. He was a 1929 graduate of Electra High School. He attended Abilene Christian College. He was a production superintendent for Frank Wood. He founded Lloyd Jones Drilling Company before retiring in 1980. He is the holder of several U.S. patents on oilfield equipment he invented while in the oil business. He was the past president of Electra Museum and Historical Association and a member of Wichita County Historical Society. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a deacon for First Baptist Church for more than 50 years. He was a chairman of the Electra Cemetery Association. He was an ADA Committee Member for the city of Electra and Electra Independent School District. A son, Sammy Joe, died July 17, 1947.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Jackie Pemberton of San Ramon, Calif., and Cynthia ‘Sissy‘ Reese of Wichita Falls; a sister, Mabel Streety of Electra; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 2304 Midwestern Parkway, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308; or Electra Memorial Hospital, 1207 S. Bailey, Electra, Texas 76360.
Bob Lee Brown
Bob Lee Brown, 70, of Petrolia, Texas, died Thursday, July 16, 1998, in Petrolia.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church of Petrolia with the Rev. Rick Lucier officiating. Burial will be in Petrolia Cemetery under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview Funeral Home.
Mr. Brown was born Jan. 20, 1928, in Charlie, Texas. He was a self-employed rancher. He was past member of the Nine Man Board, Texas Cattleman’s Association, and past president of Clay County Pioneer Association. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Petrolia.
Survivors include a son, W.L. ‘Widgy’ of Petrolia; two daughters, Jan Lott and Brenda Brown, both of Petrolia; a brother, Jerry Ladd of Olney, Texas; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Memorials may be made to Petrolia Cemetery Association.

Barbara Trussell
HASKELL, Texas – Barbara Trussell, 62, died Wednesday, July 15, 1998, at her Haskell residence.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of Haskell with the Rev. Jim Turner officiating. Burial will be in Willow Cemetery under the direction of Holden-McCauley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Trussell was born April 4, 1936, in Las Cruces, N.M. She and Robert C. Trussell were married Sept. 15, 1957, in Boxy Farms, N.M. She was a homemaker and worked as a cook at Rice Springs Care Home. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Pam Steele of Haskell; her mother and step-father, Pamela and Truman Howard of Artesia, N.M.; two brothers, Jimmy Alexander and DeWayne Howard, both of Artesia; a sister, Rita Butts of Artesia; and three grandchildren.

Terry R. Chandler
BURKBURNETT – Terry R. Chandler, 58, died Thursday, July 16, 1998, at his Burkburnett residence.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home Chapel of Burkburnett with the Rev. Landon Winstead of First Christian Church of Burkburnett officiating.
Mr. Chandler was born May 2, 1940, in Altus, Okla. He retired from the Air Force after more than 23 years of service. He graduated from Oelwein High School in Oelwein, Iowa. He then graduated from Iowa State University, attending on a full athletic scholarship with football. He then worked at the Sheppard Air Force Base Commissary before retiring in 1997. He was a member of Burkburnett First Christian Church.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth of Baytown, Texas; his mother, Iola of Burkburnett; a sister, Jan Sheryl Tanner of Burkburnett; and one grandchild.

Ila Harbour
Ila Harbour, 83, of Wichita Falls died Thursday, July 16, 1998, at a local care center.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in Crestview Memorial Park with L. Keith Parker officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Harbour was born Sept. 22, 1914, in Gainesville, Texas. Her husband, Claude Harbour, died in 1972. She was the manager of Nadine’s Dress Shop. She had lived in Wichita Falls since 1952.
Survivors include two daughter, Pat Davis of Wichita Falls and Mrs. Joe Lovell of San Antonio, Texas; two sons, Kenneth of Austin, Texas, and Robert of San Angelo, Texas; a sister, Iva Fain of Bartonville, Texas; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Tessie Lawson
Tessie Lawson, 86, of Wichita Falls died Friday, July 17, 1998, at her residence.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Crestview Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lawson was born Jan. 18, 1912, in Poolville, Texas. Her husband, Forest Lawson, died in 1981. She was a member of Floral Heights United Methodist Church, Faith Chapter No. 713 and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was an avid baseball and football fan.
Survivors include a son, Robert of Wichita Falls; a sister, Ruby Hudson of Wichita Falls; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Jennie Thomas Stith
Jennie Thomas Stith, 77, of Wichita Falls died Thursday, July 16, 1998, at a local hospice center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Floral Heights United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dennis Wilkinson, pastor, and the Rev. Merwin Turner, associate pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Stith was born Oct. 22, 1920, in Sparks, Okla. She and Richard Stith were married Sept. 20, 1942, in Norman, Okla. She had graduated from the University of Oklahoma where she was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. She taught the children’s 4-year-olds Sunday School Class at Floral Heights United Methodist Church for 42 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Women, the Couple’s Class, the Wichita General Hospital Auxiliary and the Dead Poets Society. She was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.
Survivors include her husband; a son, David of Monroe, La.; and two grandsons.
The family will be at the funeral home Sunday from 5-6 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls or to Floral Heights United Methodist Church Pastor’s Fund.

Monty Gene Ellis
VERNON, Texas – Monty Gene Ellis, 40, died Thursday, July 16, 1998, in Austin, Texas.
Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. today in Eastview Cemetery with Tim Marshall officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mr. Ellis was born Feb. 25, 1959, in Vernon. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his father, Gene; a brother, Clayton of Iowa Park; and a sister, Linda Phillips of Chillicothe, Texas.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Preston Flick
PAOLI, Ind -- Preston Flick, 101, died Wednesday, July 15, 1998, in Paoli, Ind.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at McAdams Mortuary in Paoli with Harvey McAdams officiating. Burial will in Ames Chapel Cemetery.
Mr. Flick was born Jan. 27, 1897, in Orange County, Ind. He and Louella Lash Brooks were married in 1922. She died in December 1987. He was a lifetime member of DAV. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army. He was retired from Frenchlick Spring Hotel and was a farmer.
Survivors include a daughter, Wanita Braband of Texas; four sons, Dwight of Nebraska, Dwayne and Carrol, both of Indiana, and Jesse of Texas; 23 grandchildren; and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until service time today.

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