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Anita Wallace
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Funeral services for Anita Wallace, 94, of Sudan, are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 10 at the First United Methodist Church of Sudan with Larry Springer of Lubbock officiating. Burial will follow in Sudan Cemetery.

Anita died on April 6, 2014, in Amherst. She was born on Nov. 22, 1919, in Red River County to Benjamin Hardison and Ida Agnes (Wilson) Moore. She married James Henry Wallace in Sweetwater on Sept. 16, 1939.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son — Vann Wallace, one sister and six brothers.

Anita was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sudan and the United Methodist Women.

She was a bookkeeper at the Sudan Feed Yard for many years and had worked in the insurance department of Amherst Hospital for 10 years.

Anita was also a member of the Sudan Senior Citizens.

Survivors include a son — Blake Wallace of Bloomfield N.M.; a daughter — Flonita Ashford of Muleshoe; a brother — L.T. Moore of Houston; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be sent to the First United Methodist Church of Sudan, 411 Main St., Sudan, Texas, 79371; Sudan EMS, PO Box 491, Sudan, Texas, 79371, or Sudan Senior Citizens, 100 Main Street, Sudan, Texas, 79371.

Online condolences can be made at www.ellisfuneralhomes.com.

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Bonnie Green
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Bonnie Carol (White) Green, 70, of Amarillo, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, April 5, at 10 a.m., at Southwest Church of Christ in Amarillo, with Jerry Morgan officiating.

 Bonnie was born in Muskogee, Okla., on Aug. 28, 1943, to Carl Samuel and Ali Augusta (Smith) White. She grew up in Muskogee and then attended Oklahoma State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Home Economics Education.

While attending OSU, she met the love of her life, Ben Green, and they married on June 10, 1965.

Bonnie worked for Amarillo ISD for 10 years as an educator, and she was a member of Southwest Church of Christ.

Bonnie was actively involved in Sharing Hope Ministry, whose mission is to educate, encourage, and assist women who are incarcerated.

She had a special place in her heart for Patsy’s Place, a branch of Sharing Hope Ministry that provides a transitional home for women coming out of incarceration and helps them re-integrate into society.

Outside of work, Bonnie’s many artistic talents included quilting, gardening, cooking, and making personalized greeting cards.

Bonnie loved to travel, and she and Ben enjoyed numerous trips together throughout the United States and Europe. She also delighted in spending quality time with her three grandchildren — Josh, Becca and Faith Dowell.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers — Jack White and Tom White.

 Survivors include her husband of 48 years Ben Green of Amarillo; two daughters — Jennifer Dowell of Amarillo and Rebecca Green of Dublin, Calif.; two brothers — Monte White of London, Ohio, and David White of Muskogee, Okla.; and two sisters — Betty Blakeslee of Muskogee, and Karen Barrett of Farmers Branch.

The family suggests memorials be to Patsy’s Place Transitional Home, PO Box 7160, Amarillo, TX 79114. The organization’s website is http://www.sharinghopeministry.org/about-patsys-place.html.

Or simply do a good deed this week in honor of Bonnie.

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Guy Farris
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Guy Wright Farris, 73, of DeKalb died on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at his residence.

He was born on Dec. 12, 1940, in the Spring Hill Community, near DeKalb, to Guy Otto and Thelma Gay Farris.

Guy was a farmer and rancher, a 32 degree Mason with the DeKalb Masonic Lodge No. 9, the Scottish Rite, and Hella Shrine.

He married Elizabeth Anne Richardson on June 8, 1962, in DeKalb.

Surviving family members include his wife — Anne Richardson Farris of DeKalb; two sons and a daughter-in-law — Clay and Angie Farris of DeKalb, and Clint Farris of Palestine; two sisters — Gwen McKeel of Denton and Jan Michie of Argyle. A brother and sister-in-law — Mike and Donna Farris of DeKalb; three grandchildren — Jackson, Anna and Zoey Farris; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held on Tuesday, April 1, at the First United Methodist Church in DeKalb with the Rev. Doug Wintermute and Angie Farris officiating.

Visitation with the family followed in the fellowship hall at the church.

Private family graveside services were held at the Spring Hill Cemetery, north of DeKalb.

Services were under the direction of the Bates Family Funeral Home in DeKalb.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, PO Box 396, DeKalb, Texas 75559; and The Williams House Museum, 303 E. Front St., DeKalb, Texas 75559.

Online registration is at www.batesfamily funeralhome.com.

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Candice Ridlon
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Funeral services for Candice Dawn Ridlon, 36, of Lubbock were held on Thursday, March 27, at the First United Methodist Church of Sudan with Larry Springer of Sudan officiating. Burial followed in Sudan Cemetery.

Candice died on March 23, 2014, in Lubbock. She was born on Dec. 24, 1977, in Roswell, N.M.

Candice moved to Lubbock from Littlefield in 1992. She enjoyed being with her friends and family, especially her nieces and nephews. She also loved to draw.

Survivors include her mother — Rebecca Ridlon of Lubbock; her father — John E. Ridlon and his wife Debbie of Sudan; two sisters — Summer Shae Knight of Lubbock, and Fawn Stephens of Sudan; a brother — Shane Lind of Kerrville; her grandfather — Mike Michaels of Roswell, N.M.; two nieces and four nephews.

Donations can be sent to High Point Village, PO Box 65674, Lubbock, Texas, 79464. Online condolences may be sent to www.ellisfuneralhomes.com.

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Imelda Howell
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Muleshoe resident Imelda Howell, 76, died on Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Friona. She was born on Jan. 1, 1938, in Tahoka to to Ernest E. and Rosa Martin. Funeral services are Saturday, April 5, at the Bailey County Coliseum in Muleshoe.


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Andy King
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Andrew Frank “Andy” King, 62, of Odessa, passed from this life on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Hospice House of Odessa. He was born in Muleshoe on March 29, 1951, to the late Harold “H. D.” King and Hope W. (McClain) King.

He was a mechanic at a bowling alley.

Andy loved to fish, go bowling, and play chess. He also enjoyed shooting pool and watching NASCAR.

He had moved to Florida, living there for 11 years. Knowing that he was not long for this world, he moved back to Odessa in January so that he could be close to family and enjoy time with his children and grandchildren.

Those left to cherish his memory include his son — Phil King of Houston; daughters — Saleana Salge and husband Woody, and Corinna Thompson and husband Jeff, all of Odessa; brother — Max King and wife Pat of Muleshoe; sister — Jeannie King of Ruidoso, NM; and six grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, his wife — Lucky King, preceded him in death.

Memorial services will be privately held. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences may be sent to the family online at www.acreswestfuneral.com.

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that donations be made to Home Hospice Foundation, or the charity of your choice.

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Corina Hernandez
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Muleshoe resident Corina Raminez Hernandez, 85, died on March 21, 2014, in Lubbock. She was born on July 8, 1928, to Lazarus and Maria Ramirez in Hebbronville. Graveside services were held on March 24, at Muleshoe Memorial Park Cemetery.


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