Area Obituaries

Wyatt Phillips

Wyatt Phillips, 71, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021 in Childress. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Wyatt was born September 7, 1949 to Oscar Wyatt Phillips, Sr. and Hortense Byars Phillips. He was a teacher for 33 years teaching Chemistry, Physics, Algebra and Science. He spent the last 22 years…

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Arthur Tudor “Art” Sumrall

Arthur Tudor “Art” Sumrall, age 77 of Wellington, died January 9, 2021 in Pittsburgh, Penn. Cremation and a private family memorial took place. Born February 5, 1943 to Alton and Mildred Sumrall in Sweetwater, Texas, Art graduated from Slaton High School in 1961. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. After…

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Mandy Dominguez

Mandy Dominguez, 38 of Childress, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021 in Vernon. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Amanda Jean Jimenez Dominguez was born May 1, 1982 in Fort Worth to Jeff Griffin and Ruth Jimenez. She loved her family and her children. She was an avid reader and loved the…

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Laverta G. “Tink” Mahan

Graveside services for Laverta G. “Tink” Mahan, 96 of Childress, were held Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Kirkland Cemetery with Terry Williams officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. She passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in Childress. She was born June 10, 1924 in Hardeman County to Henry…

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Judy Shaw Hope

Graveside services for Judy Shaw Hope, 73 of Goodlett, were held Monday, January 18, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Pease River Cowboy Church in the Goodlett Gym with Josh Crow officiating. Burial followed in Childress Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. No public visitation. She passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Lubbock.…

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Billie Faye Larrison

Billie Faye Larrison, 91 of Childress, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 in Childress. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. She was born March 3, 1929 in Childress to Lacy B. Boyd and Gertie Mae Hawl Boyd. Always a rebel and a tomboy who did not care what others thought…

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Janice Lee Alexander

Janice Lee Alexander, 73 of Memphis, died Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in Amarillo. Graveside services took place at 2 p.m. Monday, January 18 in Fairview Cemetery in Memphis with Mark Lance officiating. Arrangements were by Robertson Funeral Directors of Memphis. Janice was born July 10, 1947 in Clarendon to Edwin and Jeanette Floyd. She married…

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Gerald Loyd Wiles

Gerald Loyd Wiles, 74, of Memphis, formerly of Seymour, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in Childress. Services took place at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 14 at the First Baptist Church in Memphis. Graveside services with Masonic Rites followed at 2 p.m. Friday, January 15 at Masonic Cemetery in Seymour. Viewing was held from 9 a.m.…

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Robert N. “Bob” Clark

Robert N. “Bob” Clark, 83, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 in Memphis. A family memorial service will be held at a later date. He was born August 10, 1937 in Leslie, Texas to James Winford Clark and Agnus Louise Banker Clark. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1954 in Amarillo. He…

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Billy Jim Edwards

Billy Jim Edwards, 85, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 in Childress. No services were scheduled. He was born December 14, 1935 in Kiowa County, Oklahoma to William A. Edwards and Berta Ada McClung. He loved to farm and ranch and was known as Granddaddy Bill. He loved spending time with his grandkids and great…

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