Obituaries for Tulia

Mary “Susie” Maestas Cortez – September 15, 2016

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Mary “Susie” Maestas Cortez, 64, of Amarillo, died Thursday, September 15, 2016.cortez-obit-pic

Prayer service will be at 6:00 p.m. Monday in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mary was born on November 10, 1951 in Amarillo to Ascension and Nazario Maestas. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Elizabeth Zavala; and brothers, George and Tony Maestas.

She is survived by her husband, Max Cortez, Jr. of Amarillo; a daughter, Ali Barbosa and fiancé David Briones; two sons, Daniel Herrero of Amarillo and Jose and Kim Herrero of California; sisters, Nellie and Alfredo Hernandez of Tulia and Rosie and Arturo Ornelas of Amarillo; a brother, Raymond Maestas of Amarillo; thirteen grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

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Charles A. Lee, Jr.-March 23, 2012

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Charles A. Lee, Jr., 92, of Tulia died on Friday, March 23, 2012.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. with Richie Brown, Pastor of Amarillo Fellowship officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Charles was born on October 2, 1919 in Rotan, Texas to Charles and Eula Lee. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and had worked for BFI until his retirement.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Janie Martin Lee, a daughter, Little Janie Lee, eight brothers and one sister.

Survivors include his special friend, Linda Johnson of Jayton, TX; two sons, Leslie Wayne Lee and wife Mary of Bedford, TX and David R. Lee and Betsy of Pampa; a daughter, Lynna Campbell and husband Carl of Amarillo; four sisters, Betty Kinchelo, Dorothea Beatty, Doris Hammett and Mary Isabell; fourteen grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday evening at the funeral home.