Richard L. Carter – April 17, 2018

Dick was born November 27, 1926, in Beaver Co., OK, and born again at the age of 21, in the spring of 1947.  He passed away, Tuesday, April 17, at the age of 91.

Dick attended PAMC (now PSU) in Goodwell, OK, on the G.I. Bill as a veteran of the USMC in WWII.  He met Mary Ruthe Neufeld in college.  She attended on the bill of her parents.

Dick and Mary Ruthe were married for 71 years.  Their union resulted in daughter Becky and her husband, David Haigler, of Dallas, and son Dan and his wife, Denise of Amarillo, 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Dick was a wonderful husband, an excellent Dad and grandpa and a faithful friend.  He loved God, his wife and family, and the church.  He was faithful, generous, humble and good-humored, even on his last day on earth.  He left big footprints.

A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1400 Wolflin Ave., Amarillo, TX 79109.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

The family requests that donations be made to The Word at Work, care of Covenant Presbyterian Church; or to Doctors Without Borders.

Barbara Kay Banister – April 12, 2018

Barbara Kay Banister, 74, of Lubbock, died Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Silverton Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Barbara was born February 2, 1944, in Plainview, to Berle and Aloha Fisch.  She lived in Plainview for 25 years, before moving to Amarillo where she lived for 13 years.  The last 18 years, she lived in Lubbock.

Barbara had a 50-year career with SPS-Xcel.

Survivors include a daughter, Gina Bridges and husband, Jeff, of Lubbock; a sister, Linda Hare and husband Bruce, of Amarillo; special first cousins, Shirley Myers, of Tulia and Jimmy Myers, of Silverton; and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Silverton Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 795, Silverton, TX 79257.

Mary Virginia Simpson Wineberg – April 12, 2018

Mary Virginia Simpson Wineberg, 97, of Dumas, died Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel, 500 N. Maddox.  Private burial will be in the Stratford Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas.

Mary was born on March 7, 1921 in Sherman County to George and Emma Simpson.  She graduated from Stratford High School.  She and her husband ranched in Sherman County for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Wineberg.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Wineberg of England; two  sons, Ray Wineberg and Kenneth Wineberg, both of Dalhart; one grandchild; and four great-grandchildren.

Edna Eloise Justice – April 17, 2018

Edna Eloise Justice, 93, of Amarillo died Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Graveside services will be at 3:00 p.m., Monday, April 23, 2018, at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

She was born December 23, 1924, to Aaron and Edna Dewlen.  Edna worked many years at Santa Fe Railroad.

Survivors include her daughter, Judith Sample, of Amarillo; and many nieces and nephews.

Georgeanne Delashaw – April 17, 2018

Georgeanne Delashaw, 56, of Amarillo died Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Memorial services will be at 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2018, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Robert Pace of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Georgeanne was born December 4, 1961, on the George Air Force Base in Victorville, California, to Thomas and Sue Delashaw.

She was an upbeat person who always had a smile on her face.  Georgeanne loved animals and enjoyed helping others in their time of need.

She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Benton Delashaw, III.

Survivors include her mom, Sue Lawrence and husband Roger, of Amarillo; a son, Dillon Churchman, of Amarillo; a brother, Ben Delashaw and wife Beverly, of Amarillo; a half-brother, Nelson Bennett and wife Lauren, of Albuquerque, New Mexico; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1601 S Georgia St, Amarillo, TX 79102.

Jerry Pittman – April 13, 2018

Jerry Pittman, 76, of Amarillo died Friday, April 13, 2018.

Memorial services will be at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Crossroads Country Church, 14425 FM 1541, with Bob Miller officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Jerry was born August 6, 1941, in Wellington, Texas to Clarence and Iva Pittman.  He married Carolyn Hall at Sandy Baptist Church on September 29, 1962, in Hollis, Oklahoma.

Jerry worked for ConAgra, Moorehead Foods, and Jimmy Dean.  He was a member of Crossroads Country Church.  Jerry enjoyed joking around with friends and staff at The Craig retirement village.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Pittman, of Amarillo; a son, Gregory Pittman and wife Tanya, of Edmond, OK; a daughter, Tammy Jones and husband Darrel of Oklahoma City, OK; four grandchildren, Reagan Pittman, of Edmond, OK, Heather Branesky and husband Chris, of Oklahoma City, OK, Zackariah Simon and wife Sarah of Amarillo, and Bailey Holtman and husband Shaun, of Amarillo; nine great-grandchildren, Sofya, Jazmyn, Ruby, Elijah, Jonah, Aahliyah, Ashton, Zoie and Maddox; three sisters-in-law, Wanda Emerson and husband Carl, of Amarillo, Brenda Donoho and husband Mike, of Mt. Wilson, NV, and Judy Rath and husband David, of Altus, OK; and many nieces and nephews.

Larry Ray Hughes – April 13, 2018

Larry Ray Hughes, 75, of Amarillo, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, April 13, 2018.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Arden Road Baptist Church.  Burial will be private.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

He was born February 21, 1943, in Reydon, Oklahoma to Johnny William Hughes and Margaret Ellen Hughes.

In 1973, he married the love of his life, Betsy Parker Hughes.  Larry and Betsy worked together for over 45 years in Larry’s construction business, Larry Hughes Builders, Inc.

Larry was a member of the Texas Panhandle Builders Association for many years and was well-known for his custom quality construction of residential homes and commercial buildings in Texas and the surrounding area.  Larry was a very generous and loving man who always helped others.  He was a member of Arden Road Baptist Church and never missed an opportunity to tell you about God.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jim Hughes; and one sister, Sonja Clark.

He is survived by his wife, Betsy; one son, Mike Hughes and wife Molly; two daughters, Kristy Paddack and husband Thomas and Katrina Alexander and husband Jeremy; one sister, Janet Fletcher and husband, P.D., all of Amarillo; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, a memorial donation be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Michael (Mike) Silor – April 13, 2018

Michael (Mike) Silor of Amarillo, died April 13, 2018. He graduated from Dumas High in 1954.  He served in the US Army from 1962-1965.  He worked for Diamond Shamrock for 30 years and retired in 1992 and moved to Amarillo.  Mike was born to Elwood Silor and Ruth Silor in 1937 in Amarillo.  Survivors include his wife LaVerne Silor; Kelli Conley, daughter; Kayleigh Silor, daughter; and Bethany Garland, granddaughter.  As per Mike’s wishes there will no service.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

David McKay – April 12, 2018

David McKay, 59, of Canyon, died April 12, 2018. Services will be at 4:30 PM Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Amarillo (1601 S. Georgia Street). A reception will follow in the Parish Hall. Officiant will be the Reverend Paige Higley McKay of Lubbock. Arrangements by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

David was born August 15, 1958 in Amarillo to Mary Ann and Joe McKay and grew up in Lubbock. David graduated Monterey High School in 1977 and earned a degree in Landscape Construction from Mississippi State University. Growing up as a child at the Palo Duro Club, one of his dreams was to one day be the Caretaker, which he achieved. With passion and tireless effort, he served as Caretaker for 15 years. David was a friend to many people who represented various aspects of his life. He never met a stranger and gave much to others without expecting anything in return, from the smallest act of kindness to the greatest. His children, Charley and Jack, were the joys of his life and his priority. David volunteered in many ways at their schools and was recognized with the PTA Lifetime Member Award from the Crestview PTA for his service from 2008-2013.

David is survived by his children, Charlotte (Charley) Rae McKay, Augustus Jack McKay; his parents, Mary Ann and Joe McKay of Lubbock; sister, Sheryl Piper (Mark) nieces, Helen Taylor (Josh) and Maggie Piper, of Miami, Florida; brother, Mike McKay (Paige) nieces, Madeline and Lily, of Lubbock; Charley and Jack’s mother, Susan Schilling McKay of Canyon; Aunts and Uncles, Gerry and Richard McKay of Amarillo; Kay and Tom McHorse of Austin, and many cousins from Amarillo to Virginia. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canyon Booster Club or the charity of your choice.

 

 

Mary Margaret Werner – April 11, 2018

Mary Margaret Werner, 84, (formerly of Amarillo) of Loveland, Colorado, was called home by the Lord on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount, Amarillo.

Mrs. Werner was born May 31, 1933, in Painesville, Ohio to Clifford and Margaret Tuttle.  She married Herb Werner on November 30, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio.  They were married for 60 years until his death on July 29, 2013. Mrs. Werner was an exemplary homemaker, and enjoyed working for Hallmark stores in Lubbock, TX and Littleton, CO for many years.  She retired in 1997 when she and Herb moved to Amarillo, where she lived for 20 years.  She was a member of the Hallmark Ornament Collectors Club for several years.  Her hobbies included collecting Christmas ornaments and Barbie dolls.  She enjoyed reading her daily devotionals and attending family get togethers.  She was a kind spirit and is deeply loved by her family and friends.  She will be greatly missed.

Mrs. Werner’s survivors include two sons, Stewart Werner (and wife Norma) of Amarillo and Jeffrey Werner (and wife Jopa) of Virginia Beach, VA; two daughters, Karen Taylor (and husband Scott) of Berthoud, Colorado, and Kathy Wolf (and husband Steve) of Firestone, CO; ten grandchildren, Ross Werner, David Werner (Jessa), Thomas Werner (Courtney), Christopher Werner, Cassandra Vallera (Will), Melissa Day (Josh), Christine Vanderhoof (Justin), Josh Wolf (Michelle), Zach Wolf and Amanda Bienemann (Brian); and 14 great grandchildren.  She is survived by a brother, David Tuttle of Dayton, OH, and many nieces and nephews.  She is also survived by her very dear friend Marjorie Keys of Lubbock, TX, who she met in Painesville, OH when they were 5 years old.  They remained close friends for over 79 years, sometimes living in the same town, and many of those years living miles apart.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Ruth Slitor, and brothers George Tuttle and Paul Tuttle.

The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, a memorial donation be made to the American Heart Association.