Gracie Marie Michael, 83 of Amarillo, formerly of Wellington, died Saturday, March 20, 2021 in Amarillo.
Graveside services took place at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 25 in Abernathy Cemetery in Abernathy with Lowell Schmidt officiating. Visitation was from 4 – 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 23 at the funeral home. Arrangements were by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
Gracie was born June 26, 1937 in Alfalfa County, Okla. to Obed and Helen Frances Dupus. She was raised on a farm in McWille, Okla., and was a graduate of Helena High School in Helena, Okla. She married Charles D. Michael on July 30, 1957 in Munday, Texas.
Gracie had been a resident of Wellington since 1977. She served as a homemaker and a sales representative for Mary Kay Cosmetics. She loved traveling with her sister Ruby and collecting elephants from her travels. She enjoyed working in the yard, gardening and scrapbooking. She also loved cooking, and her family always looked forward to Christmas where she made her special candy.
A member of the First United Methodist Church in Wellington, Gracie was involved with the 23rd Psalm Women’s Circle of United Methodist Women.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter Kathryn J. Michael; a brother Edwin Dupus; and a sister Delores Van Noy.
Survivors include her son Charles “Chuck” Michael, Jr. and wife Rowena of Amarillo; her brothers, Carl Dupus and wife Harriett of Enid, Okla. and Jim Dupus and wife Helen of Belton, Mo.; her sister Ruby Wood of Edmond, Okla.; three grandchildren, Charles D. Michael, III, Sarah K. Mitchell and Anna Grace Solinap; seven great grandchildren, Colton, Cannon, Landon, Emma Grace, Conner, Levi and Abraham; and a brother-in-law A.J. Van Noy.
The family request memorials be sent to Collingsworth County Home Delivered Meals, 1001 Amarillo St., Wellington, TX 79095; First United Methodist Church, PO Box 767, Wellington, TX 79095; Meals on Wheels of Amarillo, 7550 Outlook Dr., Amarillo, TX 79106; or South Georgia Church of the Nazarene, 5016 Susan Dr., Amarillo, TX 79110.
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