Joan C. Wilson, 65, passed away Monday, May 16, 2005, at a local hospital.
Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Lucas Funeral Home, 1321 Precinct Line Road in Hurst. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation: The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Joan was born March 24, 1940, in Tulia. She married Don Wilson on May 29, 1959. Joan was an English teacher at Haltom High School and in the BISD for the last 27 years.
Survivors: Husband, Don L. Wilson; son, Danny Wilson and his wife, Laura; daughter, Shannon Wilson Brents; sister, Diana Zimring and her husband, Fred; and grandchildren, Danielle and Natalie Wilson and Kirsten Brents.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 5/19/2005.
Jonathan Ater June 1, 2005 AHS '58 Friends Chat Site
We moved to 2114 S. Jackson in 1947, just before second grade at Wolflin. Perhaps 4 or 5 years later (I don't remember exactly when), the Clawson family moved into the brick house at 22d and Monroe, on the east side of Monroe, almost back to back to our place but a few houses down. Their home was right across the street from Amarillo College, and I'm pretty sure that Joan's Dad was either an administrator or on the faculty. Anyway, it was more or less junior high school when Joan came onto my radar screen, for what are probably three equally important reasons: she was the first girl my age in the neighborhood, she played the flute and I tried to play the trumpet - so we were both in Mr. Jones' band at Austin, and - surely not least - girls were generally becoming more visible to me about that time.
Joan and I played in bands and orchestras together throughout junior and senior high school. She was a terrific musician - one of the strong ones - who made the rest of us sound good. It wasn't easy being in the Sandie Band in those days; Mr. Emmons was a taskmaster both musically and on the parade ground. Joan and I became friends. We even dated a few times off and on, but that's not the basis of the friendship as much as so many shared experiences and shared friends male and female.
Joan was a quiet, smart, probably shy person. She was persistent, and she did things right. She brought a lot of light to our lives.
Now, it's two generations later, and Joan is gone. Tonight, one of my granddaughters graduates from high school. I'll be in the bleachers.
Carolyn Kilpatrick Maas: June 1, 2005 AHS '58 Sandies Friends Chat Site
Thanks so much for these words about Joan. Not sure if you will remember me, but I was in the band at Austin with all you guys. Play the bassoon. Dropped out of band in high school, but maintained my friendship with Patsy Hefner Wheeler, Joan, and several others in the band.
Joan's dad was a psychology professor at AC. Fun class, but hard.
Patsy, Joan and I were very good friends at AC. The night she and Don went to get married, only Patsy and I knew about it. Several days later, boy, did we get "called on the carpet" for not telling. Mrs. Clawson called Patsy and I to make an appearance at her house, and she really talked to us.
We had promised not to tell anyone and didn't. The Clawson's were not too happy with us or with Joan and Don.
However, as the years passed and Joan and Don were happy, the Clawson's grew to love Don and things were OK. I don't think Mrs. Clawson ever forgave Patsy and I. You captured the true essence of Joan. She truly was a shy, caring person. She taught for many years and the kids loved her.
She will be missed by all who crossed her path.
CUSTER CITY, Okla. - Bill Collier, 62, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, in Lawton.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Garry Vincent officiating. Burial will be in Custer City Masonic Cemetery by Lockstone Funeral Home of Weatherford.
Mr. Collier was born Oct. 26, 1939, in Hamilton, Texas.
He married Barbara Roberts on Sept. 4, 1959, in Amarillo, Texas.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, John Collier and Chris Collier, both of Custer City; a sister, Nelda Romines of Amarillo; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Amarillo Globe-News, Sept. 3, 2002.
Barbra Ann Cherry Jones, 65, of Amarillo died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005.
She requested no services. Arrangements are by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 6969 E. Interstate 40.
Barbara was a loving Mother, Grandmother and Sister. Her last thoughts were:
"To each of you I wish peace, joy and love.
Death is the end of nothing. Our souls go on and I will be here with each of you in your heart. Until we meet again, know that I love you and live your life to the fullest."
Survivors include two sons, Chris Jones and wife Danyal of Amarillo and Shaun Jones and wife Ronda of Panhandle; two brothers, Bill Cherry and Mike Cherry of Amarillo; and three grandchildren.
Amarillo Globe-News, Dec. 23, 2005
Donald F. Coffin, 67, of Amarillo died Monday, Oct. 22, 2007.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Llano Cemetery with Bishop Bart D. Vander Does of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St.
Mr. Coffin was born May 19, 1940, in Amarillo. He loved doing what made him happy.
Survivors include a sister, Jean Davis and husband Neil of Sacramento, Calif.; two nephews, David Davis of Sacramento and Danny Davis of Campbell, Calif.; and a niece, Tina Carling of Sacramento.
Amarillo Globe-News, Oct. 24, 2007
Ignacio P. Cruz
Richard Kenneth Cone
Billy J. Collier
Donald E. Coffin
Claudia Joan Clawson
Barbara A. Cherry
Johnny Don Carter, 67, passed away May 14th, 2007, at Baylor Specialty Hospital following a lengthy illness. John's career in the gift industry began as national sales manager for Fitz and Floyd. He later formed his own company creating plastic glasses sold by many leading department stores, houseware and gift retailers. At the end of his creative career he was involved in the design and manufacture of casual patio and garden accessories. A Memorial service will be held, at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 19th, in St. Thomas The Apostle Church, 6525 Inwood Road. In lieu of flowers please contribute to your favorite animal charity.
Additional Information About Johnny
After graduation, Johnny moved to Oklahoma City and later moved to Dallas in 1960. Johnny had a heart condition for some time. The Fall of 2006 he had his mitral valve repaired, and on Dec. 28, 2006, Johnny required a triple by-pass. He later developed hardening of the arteries in his legs which caused a great deal of pain. He was in and out of the hospital for a while, before being moved to a skilled nursing facility. Johnny developed a blood infection and peacefully passed away May 14, 2007.
When we received the obituary we thought it was strange that no family members were identified. We learned the reason was, Johnny's sister, Gerry Carter, had passed away in 1997, with cancer (she was living in Oklahoma at the time). Their mother, Gladese, passed away in Dallas sometime in 2005.
Information furnished by Chris & Kay Cadenhead
Johnny Don Carter
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Ann Noble Fatheree, 65, of Amarillo died Friday, Feb. 24, 2006.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Peter's Episcopal Church with the Rev. John Watson, rector, officiating. Private burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Ann was born April 13, 1940, in Amarillo to pioneer oil and gas family, R.A. and Helen Burnett. She attended Southern Methodist University and Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla. She was a sustaining member of The Junior League of Amarillo. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Fatheree, in 2002.
Survivors include a son, Birke Burnett Marsh of Amarillo; a daughter, Brianna Cobb and husband Brian of Amarillo, a son, Jim Fatheree and wife Richelle of Bethesda, Md.; six grandsons, Jacob Cobb, Judson Cobb, and Cade Cobb, all of Amarillo, and Evan Fatheree, Jackson Fatheree and Holden Fatheree of Bethesda; two brothers, Jim Corbin of Amarillo and Ben Cornelius of Kennett Square, Pa.; and a sister, Mary Jo Mitton of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. today at 7722 Bent Tree.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity.
Amarillo Globe-News, Feb. 26, 2006
Lois Cowperthwaite Fultz
WIMBERLEY, TX - Lois Alice Cowperthwaite Fultz, 69, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today in the chapel of Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos with the Rev. Karen Stocks officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos.
Mrs. Fultz born Feb. 21, 1941, in Mt. Kisco, N.Y., to Gilbert and Lois Copeland Cowperthwaite. She was a registered nurse since 1961.
She worked at CTMC in San Marcos as a surgical nurse for five years until her retirement in 2007. She loved her job and the many people she met as patients and as co-workers. To Lois, everything in life was a big celebration. She had a sense of humor that was contagious and could often be found dancing at any time at any place.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Roy Fultz.
Survivors include a daughter, Dawn Kidd and husband Bo of Wimberley; grandsons Kendall and Rex Kidd, also of Wimberley; a sister, Lynn Singleton of Amarillo; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials be to Hope Hospice, 611 N. Walnut Ave., New Braunfels, TX 78130