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WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

Married in Omaha, Texas in 1965, Robert and Lue Chadwell celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on May 29,2020 with lunch at a local restaurant followed by short visits from several friends and

Sydna Mauri Doggett

Sydna Mauri Doggett

Sydna Mauri Doggett, 80, of Amarillo received her hallelujah day May 20, 2020. Due to the current community regulations regarding large gatherings, a private graveside services will take place Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Fairview Cemetery in Pampa with Pastor Lance Harrington officiating. Sydna will be available for viewing Friday, May 22, 2020, from 11:00am — 8:00 pm at Cox -Rowley Funeral Home. Sydna was born December 30, 1939, to Bob and Patty Morris in Pampa. She graduated from Pampa High School in 1958, and soon after her graduation she married her sweetheart Gene Doggett on October 18, 1958, at the United Methodist Church in Pampa. Sydna enjoyed traveling with her family, mostly in a motor home that she and Gene owned. They both traveled throughout the United States, but mostly enjoyed the South Texas Area. Sydna loved wild flowers, especially bluebonnets. She was an amazing cook; her family said she could throw anything together. Her daughters remember her taking their friends under her wing and how she loved hosting them. Sydna loved her grandsons more than words could express. She always had a smile on her face, and had a joyful and sweet spirit. Her family remembers her as the constant greeter of the family, as she always said hello to anyone she came in contact with. Sydna was active and devoted to her church family, she was a constant volunteer. Her faith was the focus of her life; she has now gained her ultimate reward in Heaven through Jesus Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Mary Lee Mildren; and one brother, Bobby Morris. Survivors include her husband, Gene Doggett of the home; two daughters, Connie Estes and husband Brad of Amarillo, Cheryl Huggins and husband Louis of Cedar Park; two grandsons, Kyler Estes and wife Whitney of Amarillo, and Tanner Estes and wife Samantha of Amarillo; three great-grandchildren, Kasen Estes, Caroline Estes, and Madeleine Estes. Survivors also include a host of nieces, nephews and many close friends. In lieu of Flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to The American Alzheimer's Associations at act.alz.org/donate.

James B. Butler

James B. Butler

- James "Hoss", passed peacefully at home on May 20, 2020. His funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M.,Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Lacy Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M., Saturday, May 23, 2020.

Melton Christopher Whitsitt

Melton Christopher Whitsitt

On the morning of Saturday, May 9, 2020 surrounded by his wife and children holding his hands, our Warrior Angel, Melton Christopher "Chris" Whitsitt of Granbury, Texas left planet earth and was welcomed home by our Lord Jesus Christ at the age of 71.

Twila Fern Plant

Twila Fern Plant

Twila McCoy Plant died peacefully, surrounded by family and secure in love of her Heavenly Father at home in Granbury, Texas on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at the age of 77.

Morris Grant Troxell

Morris Grant Troxell

Morris Grant Troxell, loving father and husband passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at the age of 79. He was born February 23, 1941 in Caddo, Oklahoma to Steve Grant Troxell and Nona Leona Price Troxell. Morris married his wife, Earnestine Young Troxell of 30 Years on October 2, 1961 in Amarillo, Texas. He worked for 39 years for Southwestern Bell as a communication technician. He is survived by his son, Morris G. Troxell, II and by his daughter, Amy Troxell Culp; one granddaughter, Gabriella Troxell; he is also survived by two sisters of Amarillo TX, a number of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Morris was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and his wife Earnestine Young Troxell.

Wade "Preston" Dollarhide

Wade "Preston" Dollarhide

Wade "Preston" Dollarhide, 91, of Tolar, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Service: 2:00 PM, Friday, May 22, 2020, Tolar Baptist Church with graveside to follow at Tolar Cemetery. Lie in State: 12 Noon - 7:00 PM, Thursday, May 21, 2020, Wiley Funeral Home, Granbury.

Alice Irene Karr

Alice Irene Karr

Alice Irene Mercer Karr went Home to the Lord on Sunday, May 17th, 2020. Alice was born in Laredo on April 21, 1935. She married Don E. Karr on June 16, 1956 and followed Don, and the Army, for twenty-six years. They retired to Bandera, TX and eventually Cresson, TX. Alice was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She loved sharing her love for travel with her family. She was a dedicated member of MOAA for twenty years and worked tirelessly to help Service members maintain their benefits. With the Granbury, TX chapter, she was a strong supporter of the Field of Flags program and enjoyed the camaraderie of the MOAA members and community. She also enjoyed working with the GHS Science Fair Team. Left to cherish and love Alice are her two daughters: Donna Karr Floyd (Robert Floyd) and Linda Karr Chisholm (John Scott Chisholm); three grandchildren: Amanda Jekel Petrovic (Daniel Petrovic), Catherine Jekel Ronderos (David Ronderos), and Stephen Everett Chisholm; and several nieces and nephews. Alice is preceded in death by Don, her parents, and her brothers and sisters. "I go straight to Heaven - for I believe in God and his son, Jesus" John 5:24. In her own words, "Bye!"

Mary "Evelyn" Howard

Mary "Evelyn" Howard

Mary "Evelyn" Howard was born in Comyn, Texas on April 3, 1931 and she passed away on May 18, 2020 in Granbury, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mary Caffey, two brothers, David and John Caffey, and five sisters, Morene, Ollie, Mildred, Louise and Pearl Caffey and her husband Bob Howard and daughter, Cynthia Howard Wellman. Evelyn is survived by her two sons, Joe Howard and wife Vicci of Whitney, Texas and Tom Howard and wife Carol of Granbury, Texas and sonin-law Mike Wellman of Wolford, Texas and brother-in-law Mike Howard and wife Martha of McKinney, TX. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jeff Howard and wife Carla, Spencer Howard, Kullen Howard, Jake Howard and wife Candace, Elise Looney and husband Travis, Sharon Mooney and husband John, and Tina Tonts and husband Nick and Leah Wellman, along with fifteen Great-Grandchildren.

Twila Fern Plant

Twila Fern Plant

Twila McCoy Plant died peacefully, surrounded by family and secure in love of her Heavenly Father at home in Granbury, Texas on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at the age of 77.

Cindy D. Morton

Cindy D. Morton

Cindy D. Morton, age 60, passed away peacefully in her sleep Tuesday, May 12, 2020 and woke up in the arms of Jesus. She was born January 6, 1960, in Weatherford, Texas to Royce and Mary Sue Bolton. She was a 1978 graduate of Granbury High School. She married Mark A. Morton on April 18, 1980, in Granbury. She and Mark had a love like none other in their 40 years of marriage. They had 2 beautiful children, Joshua & Lauren, and countless memories together. She loved her family with all that she had. Cindy truly lived her life for her Lord & it is her faith in Jesus that we rejoice in. Cindy was an inspiration to all that she knew. She was loved by all and will be deeply missed. She is survived by: Husband, Mark A. Morton. Children, Joshua Morton & Lauren Morton & fiancé Steve Stone. Grandsons, Caden L. Morton & Rhett L. Morton. Parents, Royce E. & Mary S. Bolton. Brother, Tim & Amie Bolton. A sister and many aunts, uncles, cousins, in laws, nieces & nephews. Friends, family and others whose lives Cindy touched are welcome to join at Mark and Cindy's home, Saturday, May 23, 2020 to celebrate her life from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Katherine Jean Bingham Best
Katherine Jean Bingham Best

Katherine Jean Bingham Best

Katherine (Kitty) Best was born in McCamey, Texas to Sam Houston and Lola Sutherlan Bingham on June 8, 1929. From the age of three until nine she lived in Aspermont, Texas. She moved with her family to Phoenix, Arizona where she lived until she was a junior in high school. After returning to Texas, she graduated from Mexia High School, and from Baylor University. She was married on April 14, 1951 to Jim K. Best. While Jim was in the U.S. Navy, they lived in San Diego, California and Norfolk, Virginia. At the end of Jim's enlistment, they moved to Granbury, Texas where Jim taught at Granbury High School. Mrs. Best served for over thirty years as secretary at First Baptist Church of Granbury, TX.

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