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Jerry Haley
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Jerry Don Haley, 71, of Muleshoe, passed away on Aug. 13, 2015, in Muleshoe.

He was born May 16, 1944, in Amherst, to Tommy and Analita (Young) Haley, and married Barbara Ann Surratt in Muleshoe on Nov. 30, 1963.

Jerry was a lifetime member of the Bailey County community. He was a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his father — Tommy; his son — Shaun Haley; and his sister — Linda Braig.

Survivors include his wife — Barbara; his daughter — Stacey Dawn Beasley and husband Allen of Muleshoe; his mother — Analita Haley of Muleshoe; his sister — Caryn Leochner and husband, Dennis of Amarillo ; two grandchildren — Tanner Beasley and Haley Beasley; a sister-in-law — Mary Hicks and husband, Jerry; and nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the American Lung Association, 55 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, Ill., 60601 or Bailey County MHMR, Central Plains Center, 2700 Yonkers, Plainview, Texas, 79072.

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Billie Chandler
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Billie Evalou Chandler, 81, of Denton passed away on Aug. 11, 2015, in the town of Justin.

She was a gentle, kind, and great lady.

Billie was born on May 10, 1934, in the town of Watson in south Bailey County.

She was a dedicated and loving wife who was dearly loved by her family and friends. Everyone who met her described her as a sweet and caring person.

She remained a faithful member of the Primitive Baptist Church since childhood.

On Feb. 3, 1951, Billie married husband Orbie Ray Chandler and they remained together until his death in 2011.

Billie has four living children — Bonnie Thomas of Germantown, Tenn.; Betty Bush of Post Falls, Idaho; Charlie Chandler of Manassas, Va.; and Dr. Cynthia Chandler of Denton.

Billie and Orbie’s first-born child — Diana Lynn Chandler, died in infancy.

Her grandchildren include — Rachel Little and husband Thomas, Jason Thomas, Lonnie Max Bush, Brandon Bush, Rowdy Bush, Terra Chandler, and Nichole Wienberg and husband Chandler. She had eight great grandchildren.

Billie was preceded in death by her parents — Charlie and Lutishia Watson of Muleshoe; and her brother — Milton Leon Watson of Farwell.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 18, at 9 a.m., in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors of Denton, with Elder Vernon Johnson and Elder Don Watson officiating.

She will be laid to rest next to her husband at the Dallas-Ft Worth National Cemetery.

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