Carol Ann Dzury Slaughter was born August 2,1940, and died March 5, 2012. She died of of natural causes in her home.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA to Andrew and Marie (Evans) Dzury. After her father's death in WWII, her mother remarried and they moved to Amarillo, TX, where she was known as Caro Jackson. She graduated in 1958 from Amarillo High School. She attended Rice University and then transferred to Northwestern University. She graduated in 1963 from the Northwestern School of Business.
She met Thomas Slaughter while at Northwestern and they married in November 1963. They moved to Kansas City. They later divorced. After several decades of a career as an administrative assistant, she retired from Sprint.
She is survived by three children-Ann Slaughter Hixson and Bob and Andrew Slaugh ter, five grandchildren (Jacqueline and Ryan Hixson, Amber Courtney, James and Megan Slaughter), and two great grandaughters (Fiona and Beverly Slaughter).
Judith "Judi" Jackson
BRADENTON, Fla. - Judith H. Browning, formerly of Amarillo, Texas, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, August 20, 2009, in First Presbyterian Church chapel in Amarillo. Arrangements are by Because We Care Cremation and Funeral Home of Sarasota.
Judith was a beautiful, talented lady, a true earth angel. Her sparkling spirit is reflected in her book "New York City, Yesterday and Today." All who knew her loved her deeply.
Survivors include her husband, David Browning; a son, Mark of Bradenton; and two brothers, Dr. John Jakson of Wagoner, Okla., and Dr. Steve Jackson of Knoxville, Tenn.
The family suggests memorials be to Save the Children, 54 Wilton Road, Westport, CT 06880, or www.savethechildren.org.
Amarillo Globe-News, Aug. 20, 2009
Robert F "Bob" Jolley
Robert Frank Jolley, 72, of Allen, TX died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.
Services will be at noon Tuesday in Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel in Allen with Dr. Danny Buster officiating. Burial will follow in Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen. Arrangements are by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Chapel of Allen.
Robert was born Feb. 6, 1940, in Paducah to James E. and Frankie Nell Day Jolley. He graduated from West Texas State University, receiving a bachelor’s degree in business administration. After his retirement from a career in sales, Robert was a bus driver for Lovejoy Independent School District, driving bus number 30. He was a devoted grandfather who enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s events. Robert loved to draw, paint and share his love for animals. He was a former volunteer at The Humane Society.
Robert was preceded in death by his father, James E. Jolley.
Survivors include a daughter, Toinette Tillinghast and husband Lonnie of Fairview; a son, Chris Jolley of Seattle; four grandchildren, Max Tillinghast, Sam Tillinghast, Gabby Tillinghast and Gracie Tillinghast; his mother, Frankie Nell Jolley of Amarillo; a brother, J.T. Jolley of Amarillo; and numerous other loving relatives and friends.
Andy "Jeff" Ingham
Andy Jeff Ingham, formerly of Amarillo, died November 27, 2013, in Austin. He was 73.
Born in the old Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo on June 19, 1940, he was the son of A. Y. and Arilla Ingham. He graduated from Amarillo High School in 1958 and earned a bachelor’s degree in music from West Texas A & M University in 1968 and a master’s degree in 1976.
He married Bettie H. Tatum on August 12, 1966, and spent over 30 years as an outstanding and very successful choral director, first in Muleshoe for two years and then in Amarillo for 29 years at Bonham Junior High and Palo Duro High School. His choirs routinely won Sweepstakes Awards in annual contests. He also directed church choirs at San Jacinto United Methodist Church, Claude UMC, Canyon First UMC, Polk Street UMC and Westminster Presbyterian Church. For many years he was a judge for University Interscholastic League choir contests.
Ingham and his wife moved to Spicewood in 1999, and he began directing the choir at Highland Lakes United Methodist Church in Kingsland in 2001. He retired in January of this year.
Among his affiliations were Phi Mu Alpha music fraternity, Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Choral Directors Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, National Education Association, Texas State Teachers Association, Texas Retired Teachers Association and Amarillo Retired Teachers Association, of which he was past president. He was a charter member of the Greater Southwest Music Festival board.
Ingham was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Lanny. Survivors include his wife, Bettie, of Spicewood; three brothers, Jerry, of Spicewood, Michael, of Santa Barbara, California, and Ben, of Prague, Oklahoma.
A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, December 6, at Highland Lakes United Methodist Church, 8303 W. RR 1431, Kingsland. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Highland Lakes United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 1005, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609, or to a favorite charity.
A second memorial service is scheduled in Amarillo for 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 10, at Polk Street United Methodist Church, 1401 Polk Street. Visitation with the family will follow the service at the church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the music program at Polk Street United Methodist Church or to a favorite charity.