Archive - Jan 2012 - Obituary
On Jan. 13, 2012, Clophas was called home by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
He was born Aug. 7, 1925 in Hardesty, Okla., the oldest child of Oda and Anna Sutton. He would share with pride his familiesâ survival during the depression and the work ethic he learned from those years.
He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in August 1943, and served as a radio man on the USS Hector.
Living in Amarillo most of his adult life, he worked for Furr Food Stores and started the meat department for Affiliated Foods. He owned Sutton Foods in Amarillo.
Sonia Bartz, 71, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 13, 2012 at Northwest Texas Hospital, Amarillo, Texas.
Sonia Rae Rice was born June 13, 1940 in Guymon. She graduated from Guymon High School with the Class of 1958.
Soniaâs mother passed away when she was a teenager. After the death of her mother, Sonia was welcomed into the home of Emogene and Melvin Rice. They always loved and treated her as family. Sonia graduated from beautician school in Missouri and returned to Guymon to marry William Robert âBobâ Bartz on July 1, 1966.
TEXHOMA â Enrique (Henry) Alderete, Jr., 70, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 13, 2012 at his home in Texhoma.
Funeral services will be Monday, Jan. 16 at 2 p.m. at the Pentecostal Church of God, Texhoma, OK with Rev. Damon Groves and Rev. Richard Collins, officiating.Â Interment will follow in Texhoma Cemetery.Â www.hensonnovak.com
Lt. Col. Terrence O. Buchanan U. S. Army Retired, 83, of Marion, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at his home in Marion, Ark.
Lt. Col. Buchanan retired from the U. S. Army and was a member of the Marion United Methodist Church, a lifetime member of Post 5225 Marion and West Memphis V.F.W. and a former board member of EastArk Enterprises Sheltered Workshop
Thang Kap Dal Siingh, 62, of Guymon; passed away Tuesday afternoon Jan. 10, 2012 at his home.
The son of Kaiza Khen and Vung Za Cing, he was born on April 15, 1949 in Kalemyo, Burma.
Graveside services will be Saturday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Elmhurst Cemetery in Guymon with Lian Pau officiating. Services are under the care of the Bunch â Roberts Funeral Home of Guymon.
Friends can sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.bunchroberts.com.
Daryl Lee Black, 60, of Perryton, Texas; passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 in Lubbock, Texas following a brief illness.Â He is remembered as a kind caring friend and companion.
The son of Charles and Orvetta Black, he was born on Aug. 7, 1951 in Russell, Kan.Â Daryl lived his early years in Chase, Kan. and Plainville, Kan. where his father worked for Sohio Petroleum Company.
DeWayne Gibson, 81, of Hooker, passed away Jan. 6, 2012, at his home.
DeWayne was born April 10, 1930, at the Gibson home place near Mouser, Okla. He was the son of Clarence Franklin (Jake) and Margaret Frances Walters Gibson. In 1933 they moved from the farm to Guymon.Â
After attending Guymon schools and graduating with the Class of 1948, he came to Hooker to manage the Hooker Locker Plant. He purchased the Locker Plant in 1954 and operated it until 1962, when he sold the business. He then became engaged in farming and ranching west of Hooker until his retirement in 1996.
David Buford Stump, 91, of Hardesty passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 in Amarillo.Â
Funeral services will be Monday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. at the Hardesty Community Church with former pastor, Rev. Ted Barker, officiating.Â Interment will follow in Hartville Cemetery under the care of Henson-Novak Funeral Directors of Guymon.
Buford was born July 14, 1920 the 12th and youngest child of James Lewis Stump and Mary Elizabeth Fansler Stump.Â He was born in the family home southeast of Hardesty and lived his entire life in the Hardesty community.
Kim Ellen Hays, 55, longtime Guymon resident, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 4, 2012 at her home.
The daughter of Mary Faye (Ballew) and Buddy R. Carson, she was born July 19, 1956 in Oklahoma City.Â She attended Classen schools.Â
Kim was reared in a car racing family.Â Her father, Bud Carson, brought racing to Oklahoma, with his own Mar-Car company and he was a longtime track manager of the Oklahoma Fair Grounds.Â The entire family promoted and participated in racing.Â She was united in marriage to Brian Todd Hays on Feb. 13, 1987 in Oklahoma City.
Laura J. Sturges, 84, of Baker,Â Okla., died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012â¨at her home.
She was born Feb. 9, 1927 in Leachburg, Pa., the daughterâ¨Bill & Myrtle Prunty Jenkins.
She lived with her grandparents Edward & Florence Prunty forâ¨seven years in Leachburg,Â moving to Rocky Ford, Colo. and living with â¨her mother and finishing school.Â During World War II, she workedâ¨at the Air base in La Junta.