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J.K. Adams
Friday, October 24, 2014
Funeral services for J.K. Adams, 97, of Muleshoe were held on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the First United Methodist Church of Muleshoe with the Rev. Monty Leavell of Artesia, N.M., and the Rev. Mindy McLanahan of Muleshoe officiating.

Burial followed in Bethesda Methodist Church Cemetery in Garner on Tuesday, Oct. 21

J.K. died on Oct. 15, 2014, in Lubbock. He was born on Feb. 23, 1917, in Eldorado, Okla., to John Henry and Willinda (Smith) Adams, and married Margaret McMillan in Garner on May 23, 1941.

J.K. graduated from Texas A&M in 1941. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, with two years being in the Pacific Theater.

J.K. was a county agricultural agent in Bailey County for 27 years, leading the 4-H Club during that time. He helped countless young men and women with their ag and show projects. Spent the last 35 years as a farmer. J.K. helped bring irrigation agriculture to Bailey County.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Muleshoe.

J.K. was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter Joyce Marie Adams Beadle; two sisters Glenna Rodden and Wanda Hamilton; and four brothers Udell, Jack, James and Dwight Adams.

Survivors include his wife Margaret; one son Joseph Adams and wife Gail of Houston; a sister Adele Shoots of Georgia; two brothers William Odell Adams of San Angelo and Kenneth P. Adams of Fredricksburg; three grandchildren Kathryn Carlson, Anna Sirotek and Jessica Adams; and two great-grandchildren Jordyn Carlson and Emma Grace Carlson.

Memorials can be sent to Bailey County Meals on Wheels, 300 S. First Street, Muleshoe, Texas, 79347.

Online condolences may be made at

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Andrea Mendoza
Friday, October 24, 2014
Muleshoe resident Andrea Mendoza, 74, died on Oct. 18, 2014, in Lubbock. She was born on was born Feb. 15, 1940, in Chihuahua, Mexico to Jose and Rosa Mendoza. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial followed in Bailey County Cemetery.

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