Area Obituaries

Dwaine Floyd

Dwaine Floyd, age 78 of Memphis, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020 in Amarillo. Graveside services took place at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2 in The Chapel at Fairview Cemetery in Memphis with Jody Heckathorne officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery in Memphis. Viewing was from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 at the…

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Mary Louise Pierson

Mary Louise Pierson, age 72 of Memphis, died Thursday, June 25, 2020 in Amarillo. Graveside services took place at 2 p.m. Friday, July 3 at The Chapel at Fairview Cemetery in Memphis with Rev. Dale Griswold officiating, and Bro. Glenn Johnson as the eulogist. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery in Memphis. Viewing was held from 9…

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Kenneth Lynn Knox

On June 20, 1948 in Memphis, Texas, Kenneth Lynn Knox was born to Emma and Ivan Knox of Carey, Texas. Lynn departed from his home in Electra to join his loved ones in heaven on his 72nd birthday, June 20, 2020. Lynn unselfishly requested that his body be donated to Texas Tech University Health Sciences…

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Elaine Peeples

Elaine Peeples, age 75 of Canyon, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020. Memorial services took place at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 26 at Brooks Chapel with Rev. Rick Enns, pastor of First United Methodist Church, and Jim Brown officiating. Following the service, a celebration reception was held at Hugo’s on the Square in Canyon…

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Manuel Villanueva

Manuel Villanueva, Jr., age 62 of Fort Worth, died Friday, June 12, 2020 in Fort Worth. Graveside services took place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2020 in Fairview Cemetery in Memphis with Fr. Nicholas Gerber as the celebrant. Viewing was held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 16 at the funeral home.…

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Kenneth Donald Owens

Funeral services for Kenneth Donald Owens, 91, will be held Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Carey Baptist Church with Randy Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Childress Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Johnson Funeral Home. He passed away…

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Nancy Jean Foster

Nancy Jean Foster (Momma Nancy) died from complications from Alzheimers on Thursday May 28, 2020. She was 78 years old. She was loved. She was admired. Funeral services were held Monday June 1, 2020 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Chad King officiating and Don McFarland assisting. Burial followed in Childress Cemetery under…

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Wayne Carson Proffitt

Funeral services for Wayne Carson Proffitt, 86, were held Monday, June 1, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Childress Church of Christ with Trey Morgan and Frank Stepp officiating. Burial followed in Kirkland Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation was held Sunday, May 31, 2020 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home.…

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Jacobus Johannes Westenburg Jr.

Jacobus Johannes Westenburg Jr., affectionately known as both “Co” and “Doc”, age 98, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Co was born June 28, 1921 in Bloemendaal, Noord-Holland, Kingdom of the Netherlands to Jacobus Johannes Westenburg Sr. and Johanna Cornelia Elizabeth Verweij. His university and medical school years were spent in Amsterdam, when he…

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Reta Mae Thomas

Reta Mae Thomas, age 78 of Wellington, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020. Graveside services took place at 11 a.m. Monday, June 1 in Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Rev. R.L. Hunnicutt, pastor of the Victory Temple Full Gospel Church officiating. Arrangements were by Adams Funeral Home of Wellington. Joey Green, Robert Coffee, Chester Fowler and…

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