Obituary for Lucinda (Cindy) Diane Newman-Bosley

Lucinda (Cindy) Diane Newman-Bosley

Lucinda (Cindy) Diane Newman-Bosley, 52, of Lubbock, TX passed away on September 3, 2019.

Born May 24, 1967 in Houston, TX to the late Crosby Newman and Sally Holland-Newman.

Preceded in death by her father; Crosby Newman, Mother; Sally Clara (Holland) Newman, Brothers; Richard and David Newman, Nephew; Bill Newman.

She is survived by her three children; Ryan Clark, Samantha Clark, and Casey Clark. A nephew, Jonathan Newman. Four grandchildren; Natalie Clark, Jeremy Clark, Kira Collier, and Kali Collier and three great nieces.

Cindy grew up in the Houston, TX area. She graduated high school at Ross S Sterling High School in Baytown, TX, and completed an associates degree in Nursing from San Jacinto College of Nursing. She worked as an RN, spending most of her career working in the ICU. Her passion was always Nursing.
She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren whom she loved dearly.

Obituary for Mary Jo Davis

Mary Jo Davis

Mary Jo Davis was born on July 26 1932 in Hollis Oklahoma to Ida Edwards and JW Rains. 

Her graveside service will be held on Saturday September 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at fairmont Cemetery in Hollis, Oklahoma

Mary worked as a nurses aid for many years and when she was not doing that she loved to cook, especially hamburgers. Her house and heart was always open, ready to help anyone who needed anything. Mary had very strong beliefs and knew what she wanted, being straightforward and opinionated is what she will be remembered by by those who loved her most. She loved all animals, always wanting to make sure they were fed and taken care of but most important to her was her 2 dogs Oreo and Gizmo. Mary attended Souls Harbor Church until her dementia made it too difficult but always stayed strong in her faith and walk with God.

She was preceeded in death by her parent Ida Edwards and JW Rains; a daughter Marsha Tomberlin and 1 brother JW “Sunny” Rains.

Mary is survived by 4 children, Brenda McMinn and husband Stanley McMinn, Paula Lucas, Michael Davis and Freddy Davis as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

In leiu of flowers please donate to the Alzheimer.org

Obituary for Kenneth Wayne Reynolds

Kenneth Wayne Reynolds

On Sunday, September 8, 2019, Kenneth Wayne Reynolds, passed away at the age of 80.

Kenneth was born on January 18, 1939 in Prague, OK to Lloyd Reynolds and Mary Reynolds.

He served in the United States Air Force and later was a truck driver where he got to see much of this beautiful nation. He dearly loved playing golf and we imagine him playing the best greens today.

He was married to Carol Mae Chapman. They raised three children, Shawn Wayne Reynolds, Tiffany Renee Altman, and Steven Scott Reynolds.

Kenneth was preceded in his death by his father Lloyd, his mother Mary, and his wife Carole Mae.

He is survived by his three children, Shawn Reynolds, Tiffany Altman and husband Doug, Steven Reynolds and wife Kelsey, all of Amarillo; and four grandchildren, Xyler Reynolds, Hagen Reynolds, Bailey Reynolds, and Noah Reynolds.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be made to the Amarillo VA in Kenneth’s honor.

Obituary for Adrew Saldana

Andrew Saldana

Andrew Saldana of Amarillo passed away on Sunday August 25, 2019. Andrew was born on September 18, 1982 in Amarillo, Texas to Steve Saldana and Mary Johnson.

He loved spending time with his family and having cookouts. He enjoyed fishing and watching the Dallas Cowboys. Andrew was very likeable person, very respectable and polite to people.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Catalina Saldana; nephew, Joe Angel Gonzales.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Johnson and husband Donnie Johnson; his father Steve Saldana and wife Edith Saldana; two brothers Steve Saldana Jr and wife Jenica Saldana, Daniel Saldana and Lucy Garcia; one sister Monica Gonzales and John Johnston; grandparents, Nato Saldana, Demetrio and Juanita Rubio; Nephews, Ray Buchanan, Justin Buchanan, Malachi Valadez, Donavin Valadez, Nico Mannrique; nieces, Asia Gonzales, Mercedes Gonzales, Nadia Saldana, Lexi Saldana, Mia Saldana, Mayte Saldana.

Family will receive family from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Thursday August 29, 2019 at Lighthouse Funeral Home, 4207 SW 21 st Amarillo Texas.

A Rosary will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday August 29, 2019 at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Amarillo Texas.

Obituary for Randal Eugene Janow

Randal Eugene Janow

Randal Eugene Janow, 66 of Amarillo fought a long hard battle against Cancer. He went to join the angels on Thursday July 25, 2019.

Randal was born on April 29, 1953 in Mooreland, OK. He moved to Amarillo where he met and married Cathy. They were married on September 1, 1973. Randal enlisted in the U.S. Army at the age of 19.

Serving 20 years he then retired from the U.S. Army. He worked for Duke Electric for 14 year and 5 years for Elliot Electric.

Randal was happiest when he was fishing, sitting on the back porch, and cooking out with family and friends. His favorite college football team was Texas Longhorns.

He preceded in death by his father Vernon and mother Shirley Janow.

He is survived by his wife Cathy; 2 sons, Joe and wife Daphne Janow, Jack Janow and wife Shauna Janow; sister Debbie Janow; 2 grandchildren Brian and Krissie Janow; 1 great-grandchild Grayson who was born April 29, 2019 on Randals’ birthday.

Service will be held at the Texas Panhandle War Memorial, Thursday, September 6th 1:00 PM. 4101 South Georgia, Amarillo, TX

Obituary for Donald Wayne Altman

Donald Wayne Altman

Donald Wayne Altman, of Amarillo, passed away August 21, 2019.

Donnie was born on November 4, 1937, in Amarillo, to Frank C and Gladys Altman, and was a lifetime resident of Amarillo and graduated Amarillo High in 1956.

He married Mattie Lee Van Huss on March 30, 1957, and had 3 children, Daryl, Dennis and Douglas.

Don attended Amarillo College and West Texas State University. Don began his career in the early days of data processing, working as data processing manager for First National Bank of Amarillo. Don later worked for IBM in Amarillo, and then finished his career with Region 16 Education Service Center, where he retired.

Don was an avid Texas Tech Enthusiast and was a Football Season Ticket Holder for over 30 years. He had also recently become a big “Sod Poodles” fan. Don was very devoted to his family and was considered “Dad” by many, many neighborhood children. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Gladys; his wife, Mattie Lee; and a son, Dennis Warren Altman.

His surviving relatives include sons, Daryl Wayne and wife Donna, Douglas William and wife Tiffany; his sister – in – law, Margret Stephens of Woodbridge, VA.; Don had three granddaughters, Danette Fisher and Kimberly Johnson of Amarillo and Bailey Reynolds of Eauclaire, WI.; Don also had eight great- grandchildren, Zachary, Hudson, Landon, Teigan, Cooper, Jada, Jordan, and Janae, all of Amarillo.

Honorary Pallbearers will be his grandsons Zachary Castillo, Hudson Fisher, Teigan High and Cooper Johnson.

A celebration of his life will be at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday August 27, at the home of his granddaughter, Kimberly Johnson, at 7402 Tacoma Drive.

Obituary for Antonio Mireles

Antonio Mireles

A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 10 am at St. Laurence Catholic Church in Amarillo, Texas for Antonio Mireles, 33, who passed away on Saturday evening, August 17, 2019 with his family at his side.

Visitation will be observed at Lighthouse Funeral Home on Friday, August 23, from 10am – 4pm. A Rosary will be recited from 5pm – 7pm at St. Laurence Catholic Church.

Interment will be in Llano Estacado Cemetery. Repast will be held at the funeral home immediately following the burial with a meal at the St. Laurence Catholic Church after. Father Hairder Quintero from St. Laurence Catholic Church in Amarillo, Texas will conduct the funeral services.

Survivors include his children, Lilyana and Antonio; his wife, April; his siblings, Sandra Heileman and Luis Mireles; his brother- in – law, Clint Heileman; his niece and nephew, Isabel and Logan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Luis Palacios Bustos and Maria Teresa Mireles Cazares; his grandparents, Manuela de Jesus Cazares Castro, Jose Angel Contreras Hernandez, and Heriberto Mireles Zapata; his aunts, Rosa Garza Canales and Silvia Guadalupe Serna Hernandez;  is uncles Jose Angel Contreras Cazares and Roule Mireles.

Antonio was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 28, 1985. He graduated from FederickDouglass High School. He was a longtime resident in the Fauborg-Marigay neighborhood until August 29, 2005 when Hurricane Katrice relocated him to Amarillo Texas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to his wife, April, via GoFundMe – Antonio Mireles Support.

A heartfelt appreciation is extended by Antonio’s family to all of the UMC Hospital Staff in Lubbock, TX. Special thanks to all family and friends who took time to visit him in the hospital; especially Jessica Rose.

Obituary for Jan Grimes

Jan Grimes

Jan Grimes, 63, died August 16th , 2019 at BSA Hospital in Amarillo, TX. Her final days were spent surrounded by her son, daughter and other beloved family members.

As per Jan’s wishes there will not be a funeral or ceremony but instead a small family backyard, celebration of life memorial. It will be held August 24th in Amarillo, TX.

Jan grew up in Henrietta, TX and her parents were Leland and Vada Davis, sisters Eunice and Carolyn Cogburn and brother Phil Davis.

Jan was a trailblazer in the oilfield working most of her life in that Industry starting in the late 70’s. She loved the oil rigs and everything about the business. She was able to move and live in several areas, including Alaska, Texas, New Mexico, and Utah with her career. Anyone that worked with her knew she had a true passion and cared about the safety of all “her guys” that worked with her.

Her interest included gardening, wood burning, singing and music, hiking and enjoying nature, and her animals. She could make any rose or flower beautiful and would spend hours and hours in her gardens.

She was also a spiritual person who continued to improve herself throughout her life, reaching many of her goals in the last few years here on earth.

Jan is survived by her sister Eunice Cogburn; one brother Phil Davis; one son, Michael Grimes; one daughter and her spouse, Rebekah and Manuel Hernandez; and three grandchildren, Serenna, Sophia and Sahara.

She was proceeded in death by her father, Leland Davis; mother, Vada Davis; sister Carolyn Cogburn and her husband Mike Grimes.

Condolences may be sent to;
14907 Grimes Circle
Amarillo, Texas 79118

Obituary for Dorothy Lee Dearman

Dorothy Lee Dearman

Mrs. Dorothy Lee Dearman, age 89, of Amarillo, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Friday morning, August 9, 2019.

She was born on June 24, 1930, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, to parents Calvin Finess and Ruth Pearl Fine.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Kenneth Roland Dearman; one daughter, Carole Elaine Michaelis; two sons, Kenneth Allen Dearman and Larry Keith Dearman; one granddaughter, Tana Kathryn Hickman; three brothers, Clifford Finess Fine, Joseph Neil Fine, Ambrose Rayburn Fine, three sisters, Estelline Hoyal Brandon, Arva Jean Pickering, and Fay Ruth Hall.

Dorothy is survived by two daughters, Glenna Ruth Hickman of Amarillo and Carla Jean Dearman of Arlington; ten grandchildren; Robert Trent Tyler of Burdett, Kansas, Carrie Michelle Marshall (Darin) of Aurora, Colorado, Lisa Jean Chambers (Deon) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Tracy Lee Ilievski (Zoran), Kenneth Todd Dearman, and Tiffany Denise Dearman of Arlington, Terrell Allen Dearman (Kristina) of Irving, Nicholas Tyson Dearman of Amarillo, and Mathew James Dearman and Kacie Loran Dearman of Canyon; great- grandson, Kenneth Lee Chambers of Albuquerque, New Mexico; and one sister, Velta Janice Kadlecek of Citrus Heights, California, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in 1930, just a few years after The Greatest Generation, Dorothy fit right in with that group. She was admired by her family for her excellent work ethic, can do attitude, and ability to get the job done. She was able to fearlessly tackle any challenge that came her way. She had a quick, sharp mind and tongue to go with it.

In 1947, she married Kenneth Roland Dearman in Amarillo, Texas where they raised five beautiful children.

Dorothy was a very talented cook. Some of her family’s favorites were her Mexican food pepper dish, banana nut bread, fudge, and even her own special beef jerky. She was also known for her green thumb, surrounding her house and property with gorgeous plants. She enjoyed fishing and would meet family at Lake Meredith or Lake Tawakoni for fishing trips. She loved her family and animals, especially dogs.

At the age of 89, Dorothy still had wit, the eyesight of an eagle, and her own strong teeth! She was a one of a kind and will be greatly missed by many.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Rockwell Road Baptist Church, I-27 and Rockwell Road, Amarillo, TX 79118, with Dr. Paul Richardson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, we are asking that donations be sent to either Rockwell Road Baptist Church’s “Feed the Children” ministry at P.O. Box 31495, Amarillo, TX 79120 or to The Salvation Army, 400 S. Harrison St., Amarillo, Texas 79101.  Notate you would like your donation to stay at the local Salvation Army. This organization held a special place in Dorothy’s heart as they made Christmas possible for her and her siblings during a lean year as her parents were struggling cotton farmers.

Obituary for Rosa T. Moya

Rosa T. Moya

Rosa T. Moya, age 84, of Hereford, TX passed away Monday evening, August 5, 2019.

She was born August 30, 1934 to Natividad and Ramona Torres. She married Angel Moya in 1955 and they resided in Hereford, TX.

Rosa was a wonderful mother and grandmother. Her entire life revolved around taking care of her family. Her children and grandchildren were her heart. Her incredible patience, selflessness, kindness and love are just a few of her many amazing qualities that she was admired for.

A part of our hearts left with her when she passed. She will be greatly missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Natividad and Ramona Torres, her husband Angel Moya, Idelfonso Alvarado, brothers: Paul, Toby and Tomas Torres, great-grandson Levi Martinez and great granddaughter Victoria Rueda.

She is survived by siblings: Terry Cuellar, Mary Trevino, Teodoro Torres and Natividad Torres, Jr.  Children: Lupe Alvarado, wife Gloria of San Antonio, David Alvarado, wife Elvira of Hereford, Nora Guerrero, husband Raul of Dumas, Angel Moya, wife Margie of Amarillo, Rosemary Casias of Dallas, Richard Moya, wife Margaret of Amarillo, Alice Gomez, husband Jeff of Amarillo, Debbie Alvarez, husband Frankie of Amarillo, Bobby Moya, wife Carla of Lubbock, Jesse Moya, wife Michelle of Hereford.
She is also survived by 34 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 3:00-8:00 pm Thursday, August 8th at Good News Church with a service beginning at 6:00 pm.

A celebration of her life will be at 11:00 am Friday, August 9 at Good News Church, 621 E 15th, Hereford with Pastor David Alvarado, her son, officiating. Interment will follow in St Anthony’s Cemetery under the guidance of Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation Services.