Obituaries for Panhandle

Floyd J. Bingham – June 23, 2017

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Floyd J. Bingham, 90, of Amarillo, died Friday, June 23, 2017.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in Trinity Fellowship West Church with Kyle Wilkinson and Hal Rogers, officiating. Private burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Floyd was born on May 4, 1927 in Amarillo, Texas to Lucille and Floyd Jesse Bingham. He graduated from Amarillo High School in 1945. He was a veteran in the United States Navy serving in World War II.     He received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1951 from Texas Tech.

Floyd retired from Pioneer Natural Gas after 30 years of service. He was a Gideon and had been a member of Pleasant Valley Christian Church for over 75 years.

He married Marian Louise Akers on May 27, 1950 in Amarillo.

He was a man of integrity who put God and family first.

He is survived by his wife, Marian, of the home; two daughters, Debbie Meadors and husband Daniel of Amarillo and Dena Rattan-Pool and husband Jeff of Panhandle; one son, Jay Bingham and wife Laronda of Amarillo; nine grandchildren, Jenni Streich, Lacey Esler, Janae Moore, Dustin O’Dell, Alexandria Oppel, Tera Barton, Zach Rattan, Jensen Pool and Hunter Pool; and eleven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and suggests memorials to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 2304, Amarillo, TX 79105 or a favorite charity.

 

Jackie O’dell Eakes – May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Jackie O’dell Eakes, 81, of Panhandle died Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017, in First Baptist Church in Panhandle with Warren Camp officiating. Burial will be in Panhandle Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers at Panhandle, 208 Main.

Jackie was born Aug. 30, 1935, in Crawford, Okla. She graduated from Borger High School in 1954.  Jackie married Dean Eakes on Dec. 6, 1974.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Panhandle.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Marvin Webb; and two sons, Darrell and Robert Price; and her first husband, Allen Price.

Survivors include her husband, Dean Eakes, of Panhandle; a daughter, Debra Black and husband Gary of Wylie; a son, Dale Price and wife Dena of Channing; a stepson, Jeff Eakes and wife Donna of Collierville, Tenn.; two stepdaughters, Linda Eakes of Kansas City, Missouri and Nancy Camp and husband Bill of Arlington; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Dixie Syferd; and a brother, Pete Webb.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be to Accolade Hospice Foundation, Inc., 5201 Indiana Ave., Suite 101, Lubbock, TX 79413; or to First Baptist Church of Panhandle, 701 Main St, Panhandle, TX 79068.

The family will receive family and friends from 5-7pm, Friday, May 19, 2017, at Boxwell Brothers at Panhandle.

Frank Robinson – May 7, 2017

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Frank Robinson, 94, of Panhandle, died Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Amarillo.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Panhandle Church of Christ in Panhandle.  Burial will be in Panhandle Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers at Panhandle, 208 Main St.

Frank was born Oct. 3, 1922, in Lark.  He married Bethel Nadine Garner in Groom on Jan. 7, 1941.  They celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on January 7, 2017.  He was a member of the Panhandle Church of Christ and a lifelong resident of Carson County.

Frank was a farmer, rancher and grain elevator owner of Robinson Grain. He had many friends and customers across the Texas Panhandle.

He thoroughly enjoyed being in the mountains and time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bethel Robinson; his mother, Pearl Robinson and father Vance Robinson; two brothers, JV Robinson and Pat Robinson; two sisters Peggy Smith and Flora Glen Hammers; and a grandson, Ryan Robinson.

Survivors include two sons, Rudy Robinson and companion, Mary Bush of Santa Fe, New Mexico and Doyle Robinson and his wife Brenda of Panhandle; two grandchildren, Mande Mulkey and her husband Jeremy of Amarillo and Zach Robinson and his wife Sherra of Panhandle;  great-grandchildren, John Rodgers of Montgomery, Alabama and Broxton, Ell Marie, Charlee Bleu, and Scotti Pearl Robinson of Panhandle; and step-grandchild, Caitlin Mulkey of Bushland.  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews along with countless friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be sent to Garretson Center Inc. in Panhandle at PO BX 1239, 79068 or Square House Museum in Panhandle at PO BX 276, 79068.

Viewing will be from noon-6:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Boxwell Brothers at Panhandle, 208 Main St.

Bethel Nadine Garner Robinson – March 30, 2017

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Bethel Nadine Garner Robinson, 93, of Panhandle, died Thursday, March 30, 2017.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 3, 2017, in Panhandle Church of Christ with Leonard Harper and Glen Walton officiating. Burial will follow at Panhandle Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers at Panhandle, 208 Main.

Bethel was born March 29, 1924, in Groom, to Charlie Garner and Leta Merrick. She married Frank Robinson in Groom on January 7, 1941. They celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on January 7, 2017. She was a member of the Panhandle Church of Christ and a lifelong resident of Carson County.  Bethel was always active in civic activities including Carson County Square House Museum, American Cancer Society, PTA, Top of Texas Cattlewomen, Amarillo Symphony Guild, Dianthus Club and a host of other organizations.  Bethel had a passion for volunteer work throughout the Panhandle.  She thoroughly enjoyed being in the mountains and time with her family.

She was preceeded in death by her mother, Leta Phillips, father, Charlie Garner, a brother, C.L. Garner of Dalhart, a sister Judy Oakley and a grandson, Ryan Robinson of Amarillo.

Survivors include her husband, Frank; two sons, Rudy Robinson and companion Mary Bush, of Santa Fe, N.M., Doyle Robinson and wife Brenda, of Panhandle; two grandchildren, Mande Mulkey and husband Jeremy, of Amarillo, and Zach Robinson and wife Sherra, of Panhandle; four great-grandchildren, John Dawson Rodgers, of Montgomery, Alabama, and Broxton, Ell Marie and Charlee Bleu Robinson, all of Panhandle; a step-granddaughter,  Caitlin Mulkey; a sister, Mary Dovel, of Milford, Nebraska;  and brother Kenneth Russell, of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma; and many nieces, nephews and countless friends.

She was anxiously anticipating the birth of another great grandaughter.

Viewing will be from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday at Boxwell Brothers in Panhandle.

 

 

 

 

Mabel Lee Dominguez – January 16, 2017

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Dominguez, Mabel Obit PicMabel Lee Dominguez, 56, of Panhandle, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 21, 2017, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel in Amarillo.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mabel was born April 7, 1960, in Beeville to Manuel V. Perez and Irene Soliz.  She passed away on January 16, 2017 at BSA hospital in Amarillo, after a lengthy hospital stay with her loving husband at her side.

At the age of 56, Mabel was a very loving, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and dearly loved friend.  She had faith in her Creator and believed in the resurrection of the dead. She knew that when death came, she would only be asleep for a little while but alive in God’s memory.

Survivors include her husband, Arthur; her children Adam, Matthew, David, Robert, and McQuade; 7 grandchildren; her mother, Irene; two sisters, Peggy and Mary; and a brother, Manuel.

Lorene Grisham – May 28, 2016

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Lorene Grisham, 93, of Panhandle died Saturday, May 28, 2016. Grisham Obit Photo

No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Lorene was born in Comanche Co., Texas on June 28, 1922. She married Frank Grisham on March 9, 1940 in Gorman, Texas.  They lived there until 1953 when he was transferred to Panhandle, as manager with Pioneer Natural Gas Company.

Frank preceded her in death on December 23, 1997. She was also preceded in death by a son, Weldon Grisham on December 2, 2000.

Lorene was a member of the Panhandle Country Club and Ladies Golf Association. She was a club champion several times, which she was very proud of and also a member of 55+ Club that she attended every Wednesday and had lots of fun playing cards.

Lorene had lots of hobbies, sewing, quilting, and all kinds of handwork.

She is survived by a daughter, Donna Held and husband Les of Panhandle, a grandson, Steve Held and wife Kathy of Marquez, Texas; a granddaughter, MeLinda Shemwell and husband Ralph; a great-grandson son, Ryan; great-granddaughter, Hanna Williams and husband Westin, all of Panhandle; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Grisham of Panhandle; a granddaughter, Michele Rollans and husband Brad; a great-granddaughter, Meredith, all of Allen, Texas; a grandson, Scott Grisham of Panhandle; and great-grandson, Kyler of Lubbock, Texas.

She dearly loved all her family, Mom, Grandmother, and Great-Grandma, Lorene.

Gerald Dean Heare – January 8, 2014

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

Heare Obit PicGerald Dean Heare, 74, of Panhandle, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.

Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in First United Methodist Church in Panhandle, with Buddy Payne officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers at Panhandle.

Mr. Heare was born in Pampa on Feb. 2, 1939.  He was the seventh of seven children.  After a short stint in the National Guard, he worked for Vibra-Whirl up until his retirement.  Gerald married Joan Elaine Walker on May 13, 1967.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Panhandle.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Joan, his father, his mother, three sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include his brother, Frank Heare of Miami; two daughters, Linda Burleson and husband Jeff of Bossier City, LA, and Lynitta Heare of Panhandle; two grandchildren, Zach Burleson and Adam Burleson.

The family suggests memorials be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284-1125; or to 600 Main St, Panhandle, TX 79068.

Mary Frances Stamps – December 27, 2013

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

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Mary Frances Stamps, 85, of Panhandle died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in Amarillo.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Panhandle Church of Christ with Gaylon Stamps and Bennie Cummings officiating. Burial will be in Panhandle Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mary was born Oct. 3, 1928, in Ladonia to Maurice and Ella Gurley. She married Lowell Eugene Stamps on July 10, 1948. She was a member of Panhandle Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Gail Park and a sister, Pat Young.

Survivors include her husband, Gene Stamps; three sons, Ronnie Stamps and wife Truby of Anton, Thomas Stamps of Amarillo and Mark Stamps and wife Jean of Fritch; a brother, Charles Gurly of Pampa; 13 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Boxwell Brothers in Panhandle.

The family suggests memorials be to Panhandle Church of Christ, 207 E 4th St, Panhandle, TX 79068.

The family will be at 703 E. 3rd in Panhandle.

Carol Faye Stroope – October 29, 2013

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

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Carol Faye Stroope, 79, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in St. Theresa Catholic Church in Panhandle.  Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in St. Theresa Catholic Church.  Burial will be in the Groom Catholic Cemetery in Groom.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Carol was born Dec. 17, 1933, in Pampa, to Aloysius and Nell Britten.  She was a lifelong resident of Panhandle.  Carol married James Stroope in November 1952.  He preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1998.

She also was preceded in death by two daughters, Donna Gayle Stroope in 1961 and SeLisa Ann McLean in 2006.

Survivors include a daughter, Laurie Stroope Huff of Amarillo; two sisters, Willie Mae Barnett of Groom and Betty Rae Kotara of White Deer; a brother, Maynard Britten of Edmond, OK; two grandchildren, Jamie Dark of Austin and Marcus McLean of Amarillo; two great-grandchildren, James McLean and Annie McLean.

Viewing will be from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Boxwell Brothers in Panhandle.

Quadene Wright – March 22, 2013

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Quadene Wright, 79, of Amarillo, formerly of Panhandle, died Friday, March 22, 2013.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Renae Haiduk officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Panhandle Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

On the morning of March 22, 2013 Quadene soared into the arms of Jesus, where she was reunited with her beloved husband. Quadene was born May 27, 1933, in Swisher County to be the second of three children of Mabel and Leo Billington. She married Charles Wright in 1958, and had two sons and a daughter. Her life was a gift from God and was full of love, tenderness, and compassion towards all who came in contact with her. She was protective of her children and was the queen who ruled their world.

She was a devoted, gentle hearted, and amazing women. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Charlie, her parents, her two sisters, and other cherished relatives.

All who knew her will remember her joy and light forever.

Survivors include her children, Wynn and Nancy Wright, Clay and Margaret Wright, Lisa and Kirk Proctor; a niece, Lori Green; and grandchildren,  Kasi, Kelsi, Katherine, Kelley, Avery, and Gage.