Obituaries

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James David Yardley

STANTON - James David Yardley, 87 of Stanton, died Jan. 12, 2016, in Stanton. Funeral services were Jan. 16, at First Baptist Church in Stanton. Burial followed be at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton. He was born in Eldorado. Arrangements were by Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.

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Shelby Gordon

Shelby Gordon, a 2013 graduate of Stanton High School, has been named to the Fall 2015 Dean’s List at McMurry University. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking 12 or more credit hours. McMurry University was founded in 1923 as a United Methodist institution, and is a vibrant and comprehensive center of higher education. McMurry has a national reputation for excellence and value through the achievements of its faculty, students and graduates. Offering a diverse academic curriculum students can choose from 45 majors in the arts, business, education and the sciences as well as our pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, engineering, law, pharmacy, physical therapy and others. She is the daughter of Doug and Melissa Gordon of Stanton.
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Juan F. Escamilla

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Dewey Anderson

Dewey Wayne Anderson, 71 of Stanton, died Jan. 7, 2016, in Midland. Graveside services were Jan. 11, at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton. He was born on Nov. 29, 1944, to Dewey and Estell Anderson in Stanton. He was caring and companionate living life to the fullest. He is survived by his wife Janie Anderson of Stanton; sons Terry Anderson and wife Kim of Midland, Jerry Anderson of Stanton; son Tommy Anderson of Stanton and Jimmy Anderson and wife Elizabeth of Stanton; stepson Archie Dennis and wife Amy of Stanton; stepdaughter Shawna Johnson and husband Shawn of Houston; 11 grandchildren, seven stepgrandchildren, four great grandchildren and three step-great grandchildren. Arrangements were under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.
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Stewart M. Coleman

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Francesca McCann

HOUSTON - Funeral services for Francesca McCann of Houston were Dec. 24, at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Stanton. Rosary Vigil was Dec. 23, at Stanton Memorial Funeral Home and Chapel ain Stanton. She was born March 9, 1931, in Goliad, and died on Dec. 21, 2015. She is preceded in death by her parents, Pedro and Modesta Estrada; sister, Mary Ramos; seven brothers and her husband. She is survived by her step daughter, Sarah McCann of Nashville, TN.; stepson, Hugh McCann of Pasadena; sisters, Bessie Estrada of Midland and Lupe Chronister of Pearland. Pallbearers were Anthony Estrada, Jose Lopez, James Hermosillo and Ernie Estrada. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Stanton Memorial Funeral Home & Chapel.

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31
Dec
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Verla Rae Doggett

STANTON - Verla Rae (Anderson) Doggett, of Stanton, died Dec. 26, 2015, at her home. She was born Sep. 24, 1927, to Mike and Vela Anderson, in Stanton. She attended the Stanton Schools. On May 15, 1950, she married James Richard Doggett and they made their home in Stanton, where she worked at the Post Office for 32 years, serving as Postmaster the last eight. She grew up in a family that loved music and played the piano for the weekly Stamps-Baxter Gospel singings for many years. After she retired from the Post Office, she played the keyboard for the Martin County Senior Citizens Old Sorehead Band. She and her sister, "Babe" Lindsey, also played in a family band called "The Cousins" with their cousins Mary Ellis and Billie Miles. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Anna Lou Robinson, and her husband of 61 years, Richard.

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31
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Jimmie Morrison

LAMESA - Funeral services for Jimmie Morrison, 81 of Lamesa, were Dec. 29, 2015, at Second Baptist Church Chapel with Brother Dennis Adams officiating. Interment followed in Lamesa Memorial Park under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. He died Dec. 25, in Temple. He was born Oct. 5, 1934, in Boswell, OK, to Walter and Allie (Shaw) Morrison. He married Geneva Brown June 6, 1960, in Lamesa. She preceded him in death Jan. 15, 2013. They were married 52 years. He worked as a fire fighter for Lamesa Fire Department for 25 years. He is also preceded in death by his parents; sister, Euva Herriage; and brothers, Vernon Morrison, Eldridge Morrison, W.A. Morrison, and Titus Morrison.

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Alfred R. Cerna

KNOTT - Alfred R. Cerna, 87 of Knott, died Dec. 12, 2015. Graveside services were Dec. 15 at the Ackerly Cemetery. Arrangements were by Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

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Patsy Jeanne Odom

STANTON - Patsy Jeanne Odom, 84 of Stanton, died Dec. 18, 2015, in a Big Spring nursing home. Funeral services were Dec. 22, at the Stanton Downtown Church of Christ, with Kendall Tomlinson minister, and Ben Mereness of Amarillo, officiating. Interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton. She was born May 11, 1931, in Big Spring, and married RP Odom Sr. January 21, 1950, in Stanton. She was a dedicated member of the Church of Christ. She was primarily a homemaker with a strong entrepreneurial spirit who loved being in the insurance and travel business as well. She was an incredible cook, artist, and so many more things. She was a warm and caring woman who loved her family and friends, and will be forever missed by her family and by a legion of friends. Survivors include one grandson, Robert P. Odom III of Stanton; one granddaughter, Angie Odom of Fort Worth; and her brothers Charles Kelly and John Dale Kelly, Jr.

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