Obituary for Leticia Fernández

Leticia Fernandez

Leticia Fernández, of Amarillo, passed away on June 11, 2019.

Leticia was born July 19, 1959 in Camargo, Mexico to Magdaleno Amparan and Camerina Lozoya. She was preceded in death by her mother, a sister, and brother.

Survivors include 2 children, Luis Fernández and wife Sandy, Hilda Fernández; her father, 6 sisters, 2 brothers; 5 grandchildren, Nathalie, Alondra, and Dayanara Fernández, Jazmin and Denisse De Santiago.

The family will receive friends from 3:00-8:00 pm Thursday, June 13 at Lighthouse Funeral Home, 4207 SW 21st Ave.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, June 14 at Llano Cemetery. Interment will follow under the guidance of Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation Services.

Obituary for Harvey Thomas Conner

Harvey Thomas Conner

Harvey Thomas Conner, age 63, died peacefully at his home in Midwest City, Oklahoma on the 5th of June 2019 surrounded by family and friends. Harvey had been ill for many years and is finally free of his imperfect body and his suffering.

Harvey was born 25th September 1955 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Homer T. and Betty Jean Whitlock Conner. He has 2 sisters, Louise Conner Daniel (Roger), of Denison, TX and Sharon Lee Conner of Oklahoma City, OK.

He married Marcia Pace in November 1987; their marriage was sealed in December 1988 in the Salt Lake Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Four children were born to them over the next six years: Brett Thomas Conner (fiancé, Jackie Weir), Natalie Erin Conner Ransom (Aaron), Holly Michelle Conner Carver (Trevor), and Paul Samuel Conner. The family added a son, Chazz Eugene Putnam (Shelby) during his high school years.

Harvey graduated from Capital Hill High School in Oklahoma City in 1973. He earned a degree from South Oklahoma City Junior College and became a Paramedic. He devoted his life to Emergency Medical Services, serving his community as a Paramedic for 40 years. He taught many as a Professor of EMT at Oklahoma City Community College for 25+ years.

Harvey joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1987 and was a faithful member throughout his life. He served as Elder’s Quorum President, Young Men’s President, High Priest Group Leader, Gospel Doctrine Teacher, Primary Teacher, Executive Secretary to six bishops, and his favorite calling was that of a home teacher.

Harvey is survived by his children and their spouses as well as 5 grandchildren whom he adored. Charlotte Michelle Ransom (7), Caroline Elizabeth Ransom (5), Joel Thomas Carver (3), Eleanor Pearl Ransom (1), and Jane Atlas Carver (1); sisters Louise (Roger) and Sharon, brothers-in law, sisters-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his Aunt Bonna Lynn Whitlock McGonagle, nephew, Allen Daniel, grandparents, numerous aunts, uncles, and

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, 15 June 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Oklahoma City South Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 12915 South Sante Fe Avenue, Moore, Oklahoma.

There will be a visitation with the family from 1:00-1:45 pm with no
viewing. There will be a slide show of Harvey at that time. Following the memorial service, the burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, 1800 North Choctaw Road, Choctaw, Oklahoma.

Special thanks to those who have given countless hours, care, and love to Harvey and to his family over the past years – Mercy Home Health, Cindy, Teresa, Rhonda, and many others. Dr. DuBois and her staff. Aaron, James, Greg, Justin, Eugene, Larry, and others of the EMS community. The Midwest City Fire Dept. who have answered the call to help many times.

Thanks to special friends, Jerry, Roberto, John, Robert, Eldon and others who often came by to buoy him up.

Thanks to Tyler Carver and Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation Services for the kindness, care, and service rendered to the Conner Family.

Obituary for Richard Hearn

Richard Hearn

Richard “Papa” Hearn of Amarillo Texas passed away June 7, 2019 at his home at the age of 79. He was born June 15, 1939 to Walter and Ida Sue.

He joined the U.S. Navy when he was 18 years old. Later he also joined the Army National Guard. When he was discharged he went on to work as a civilian at Reese Air Force Base. He enjoyed old cars, collecting guns and knives, playing with the grandkids and his little fur baby Littlebit whom he spoiled so much.

He met and married Lula Mae, they were happily married more than 50 years, they had seven children.

He went onto driving a truck cross country until he retired. He spent his leisure time just enjoying life.

He was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Ida Sue; his wife, Lula Mae and his beloved fur baby Littlebit.

Survivors included a sister, Linda Mackienze; three daughters, Laura Hearn, Alice Wills, Kathy Collis all of Amarillo; four sons Allen Hearn, David Hearn, Ricky Hearn and Billy Flowers all of Amarillo; grandchildren, Casey Elliott, Stormie Hearn, Valarie Ventura, Allyssa, Courtney, Sheena, Lacie, Jesse;
great grandkids, Aziah, Angel, Emma, Dominic, Jayden, Zayn and Everly, Randy and Ashley; not to mention numerous more grand and great grandkids.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 from 1:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: Lighthouse Funeral Service: 4207 SW 21st Ave. Amarillo, TX

Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Location: Hillside Christian Church: 6100 S Soncy, Amarillo, TX 79119

Obituary for Ray Linn Hampton

Ray Linn Hampton

Ray Linn Hampton passed away on June 4th, 2019 in Amarillo, Texas at the age of 60. Ray was born on October 11th, 1958 to Ruby and Alfred Hampton in Amarillo.

Ray was a master carpenter and construction contractor for most of this life. He was well known for his outstanding ability to deliver high-quality carpentry with an amazing attention to detail. He was also an accomplished musician who enjoyed recording in his home studio. He was an avid Cowboys fan that was always waiting for the next Cowboys Super Bowl. Go Cowboys!

Ray is survived by his brothers Allen, and his wife Jerri, Kenneth, and Ernest, niece Keli Jones and nephew Scott Hampton, his beloved Australian Shepherd, Coco, and his many, many friends and colleagues. He will be missed by all that knew him.

Fathers Day Tribute Blanket

Fathers Day Blanket

This year, we wanted to take the opportunity to give one of you a gift to honor your Dad — living or remembered — in a special way. We are giving away this blanket which is totally customizable with up to 4 pictures as well as custom quotes, poems, scriptures, etc. To decide who will receive it, we’ll pick from all those who “Like” our Facebook page from now until June 12th. You can Like the Lighthouse Facebook page by following this link:

The winner will be selected and announced on June 13th. Lighthouse Funeral Service will contact the lucky winner and get the detailed information to design the blanket. Once we have approval on the design, the blanket will be ordered and shipped. Arrival date will depend on the customization process and manufacturing time-line and cannot be guaranteed that it will arrive before Father’s Day.
We think this great way for us to say thank you to all of the wonderful Fathers out there that have made such a difference in our lives.

Obituary for Pat Kelly Hill

Pat Kelly Hill

Pat Kelly Hill, 73 passed away May 25, 2019 in Amarillo, Texas. Pat was born on September 30, 1945 in Monday Texas to Jessie and Luvina Hill.

Pat loved to sing and loved music especially Barry White. He enjoyed being at the park and eating Churches Chicken and his momma’s red beans, Cheetos and Dr. Pepper.

Pat is preceded in death by his parents; Tommy Lee Hill; Little Jim; Arthur Terrell and brother-in-law James McClendon.

Pat leaves behind to cherish his memory brothers, Claude Hill, Gregory Hill and Linda Hill, Eddie Hill and Delores, Norman Hill, Nolan Hill; sisters, Vena McClendon, Barbara Johnson and Starlin Johnson Sr., Sandra Hill, Priscilla Hill, Janice Davis and Harlton Davis; a host of nieces and nephews, Tiffany Pool, Rickey, Falonda, Clyde; Aunts; Dora Brown, Junnie Jones; Uncles, James Foster, Robert Foster, Freddy Foster, Rev. Albert Gibson.

Services will be held: Tuesday, June 4th at 2:00 PM
Location: New Birth Bible Fellowship,  1342 NW 12th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79107

Obituary for Hazel Marie Richardson

Hazel Marie Richardson

Celebrating the Life of Hazel Marie Richardson “Big Mama”
Hazel Marie Richardson 85, of Amarillo Texas passed away on Sunday May 26, 2019. Hazel was born February 23, 1934 in St. Augustine Texas to Zafus and Lurline Polley.

She enjoyed gambling, traveling, cooking for and spending time with her family, watching soap operas, Lifetime and Wheel of Fortune.

She had a smile that would brighten up a room and a laugh that was contagious. She never met a stranger.

She was an amazing sister, mother, aunt and grandmother.

She will be missed dearly!

Hazel is preceded in death by her parents; her siblings Shirley Davis, Ivory Pearl Edwards, Mary Gore, Billie Sue Richardson, Robert Polley and James Polley; her great grand kids, Ja’Len Hall Mayes and Angel
McDow; and two great-great grand kids Sa’Vion Hall Edwards and Ta’Vion Martin.

Hazel leaves to cherish her memory her daughter Gladys Hall; three sisters, Addie Rean Jones and spouse Charles of Balch Spring Tx, Suzie Barnes and Annie Faye Polley both of Amarillo; two brothers, Alonzo Polly of Childress and Curtis Polly and spouse Sandra of Austin TX; 10 grand kids, 34 great
grand kids; 15 great-great grand kids and a host of relatives and friends.

Services will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019, 1:00 PM at St Johns Baptist Church. 2301 NW 14th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79107

Obituario para Richard Ramirez

Richard Ramirez

Padres: Candelario y Maria
Hermanos: Liliana, Mariana y Oscar
Hijos: Samanta, Leonel y Carlos
Esposa: Ana

Me dijeron que les escribiera a cerca de lo que mas te gustaba, no supe si escribir de gallos, de comida o de musica, asi que major escribe de nosotros de ti de mi de nuestros hijos de esas guerras de cosquilla o delos ratos de comer abesos y mordidas a Sammie y Leo.

No fuiste perfecto, todos come temos errores, pero lo intentabas, tu eras fuerza temperament vida y lucha. Tratabas de contralar lo incontrolable, Aon asi si habia algo claro para ti era tu familia, tus hijos por encima de todo.

Te extranamos y te amamos nadie nos ace tan feliz como tu con tus canciones y tus ocurrencias con tus gestos y tus travesuras contigo nada era aburrido

La vido no sera facil sin ti pero tus nos ensenaste a ser valientes y fuertes y vamos a lograr salir Adelante porque en esta familia. No hay lugar para gente debil Gracias amor por todo lo Bueno lo malo, lo triste, las sonrisas, las alegrias todo lo vivido nos da fuerza cada dia para seguir Adelante. Te Amamos para siempre.

Obituary for David “Bear” Franklin Cole

David “Bear” Franklin Cole

David “Bear” Franklin Cole was born on July 10, 1946 to Ruby and Everett Cole in Washington Indiana.

He passed away on Monday April 18, 2019.

David served in the Marine Core from 1965-1968 in the Vietnam War. He was a police officer in New Mexico as well a guide in Red River, New Mexico.

On February 20, 1990 he married Susan in Albuquerque, they were married for 29 years.

He was preceded in death by his both parent and siblings; Micheal, Darlene, Sissy.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; 3 children, Darlene and husband Jake, Victor and wife Crystal, Bobby and wife Ruth; 12 grandchildren and mother in law Bonnie

Obituary for Willa Kay Chisholm

Willa Kay Chisholm

Our beloved Willa Kay Chisholm, age 76, passed away on May 8, 2019 in Amarillo, Texas surrounded by her family and is now an angel in heaven.

Born in Mangum, Oklahoma on October 3, 1942, she was the daughter of the late William and Nola Herriage. She was also predeceased by her two husbands and three brothers.

We would like to extend a very special thank you to her sister, Nola Moore, who cared for Kay during her struggle with complications from diabetes, including kidney failure and gastropareses.

Kay’s family would also like to extend their thanks and appreciation to all the doctors and medical staff at Pampa Dialysis Center and BSA Hospice at Bivens.

Kay is survived by her daughters Deborah Donahue (and husband John) of Austin, Texas and Teresa Jones of Waco, Texas, two granddaughters Emily Donahue, and Megan Robinson. Her sister Nola Moore of Pampa, Texas and brother Clay Herriage (and wife Robin) of West Point, Texas. She also survived by numerous extended family members.

Kay worked for Chevron Oil Company for seventeen years. She also had many volunteer opportunities. She especially enjoyed volunteering for several years at the Baylor Scott & White hospital in Round Rock, Texas. Kay was known for her kind generosity to many of her family members along with her generosity to several Christian charitable causes.

She had a deep faith in God and was a member of Briarwood church in Pampa, Texas.

She was very talented creating art, craft and decoration projects. Kay’s memory and love will live on forever in the hearts of those that knew her.

In remembrance of Kay, you may donate to the American Diabetes Association, or a charity of your choice.

A celebration of Kay’s life will be held by her family and friends at a later date.