Obituary for John Cecil Fowler, Jr.

John Cecil Fowler, Jr.
John C. Fowler, Jr. 1/1/1939-1/9/2020

John Cecil Fowler, Jr., 81 of San Angelo, went to be with the Lord on Thursday January 9th after a long battle with illness.

The co-owner of the former Pat’s Frontier Club in San Angelo had traveled the country and world in the telephone switching industry. John was an entrepreneur, a former sheriff’s deputy, volunteer firefighter, a Mason and a member of the Shriners Suez Temple of San Angelo.

John is survived by his wife Patricia, daughters Cynthia and Brianna and granddaughters Esperanza and Toni.

Obituary for Sherrie Joanne Kirk

Sherrie Joanne Kirk

Sherrie Joanne Kirk was born on December 7, 1949 in Fort Riley, Kansas to Starling Mitchell and Carol Waldman.

Sherrie passed away in her home in Amarillo Texas on January 20, 2020.

Sherrie served in the US Marine Corps from 1970 – 1972. On July 7, 1977 Sherrie became a sober member of AA where she was of service to many throughout the years.

Sherrie married Phillip Kirk on September 15, 2012.

Sherrie is survived by her husband, Phillip Kirk; 3 children, Shawn Lynn Borgelt of Fritch, Shannon Borgelt of St. Louis and Shane Daniel Smith and fiancé Kim Farrond of Amarillo; 5 grandkids and 5 great-grand-kids.

Obituary for Kretia Uwimana

Kretia Uwimana
Kretia was born May 15, 1998 in Tanzania, Africa to Leon and Patricia. Kretia was an ambitious young man. He had a great sense of humor and loved art like his older brother Remmy. His family and friends were everything to him.

He is survived by his father and mother, Leon and Patricia; his sister, Neema and brothers Remmy, Richard, Metusela and Travion. They will miss him dearly.

“We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.”

2 Corinthians 5:8

Obituary for Sandra Charlene Patton

Sandra Charlene Patton

Sandra Charlene Patton passed in the comfort of her home on January 5, 2020 in Amarillo Texas.

Sandra was born on March 21, 1952 in McLean Texas to Charlie and Jessie Skipper.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Jessie Skipper; 2 brothers, Lloyd Skipper and Joe Skipper.

Sandra is survived by her husband, Charlie Patton of Amarillo; a daughter, Angie Bailey of Amarillo; a son Charlie Patton of Amarillo; 2 brothers Floyd Skipper of McLean and Pete Skipper of Liberal Kansas; 2 grandchildren, Katy of Lubbock and Britton of Amarillo; 5 great-grandchildren, Colton, Blake, Aiden, Weston and Sara.

Graveside Service – 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 at Allen Reed Cemetery.

Obituary for Joyce Anne Ashcraft

Joyce Anne Ashcraft was born on November 13, 1952 in Pampa Texas to Charles A. Ford and Betty Joe West.

She passed on December 22, 2019 in Amarillo Texas. Joyce spent her life in Pampa Texas and active in the Mormon Church.

Preceded in death by parents Charles A Ford, Betty Joe West and a granddaughter Tatum Ashcraft.

Survivors by daughter Sonja Winders and husband Ted; son, Larry Ashcraft and wife Stephanie; grandchildren, Jessica N. Winders, Brandon L. Winders, Anthony R Ashcraft; brother Charles Ford Jr

Obituary for Dixie Denese Wilson

Dixie Denese Wilson

Dixie Denese Wilson was born September 28, 1954 to W.H. and Helen Wilson.

She was proceeded in death by her husband Greg Hulsey.

She is survived by her three children Phillip Littrell of Amarillo, Sissy Daniel’s and husband Mark of Dallas, and daughter Jessica Cooper and husband Chris of Amarillo. She is also survived by a sister Sandy Houston of Tulsa Oklahoma. And long time partner Jere Henk of Amarillo.

She was loved by many and loved all who she knew.

Obituary for Theo Ray Hairston


Theo Ray Hairston went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on 12.22.2019.

Theo was born 3.12.33 in Crowell, TX. to Roy & Bertha Hairston.

He was preceded in death by his soul-mate Shirley of 68 years, his parents & brothers Leeroy & Calvin.

Survivors include his son Ronnie and Numerous Nieces & Nephews.

Graveside Services will be held Thursday Dec. 26, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the City of Lubbock Cemetery with Bryan Tackett, Pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Amarillo, officiating.  Arrangements are under the guidance of Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation services in Amarillo. 

Obituary for Beverly Sue Sistrunk “Cotton Top”

Beverly Sue “Cotton Top” Sistrunk

Beverly Sue “Cotton Top” Sistrunk passed away from a Brain Aneurysm on December 16, 2019 in Amarillo Texas. Beverly was born on September 11, 1965 to Enda and Harry Lusk in Stanton Texas.

She resided in Amarillo Texas where she received her High School diploma and made a career of taking care of others as caregiver in the Home Health Care profession.

Beverly was a lover of all animals, especially her own dogs and cats. She loved to hang out with friends, be silly and take goofy pictures to be remembered by. Beverly was avid fan of all types of music. She collected Goofy memorabilia as well as elephants with a preference of the trunk up as a symbol of good luck.

Beverly is survived by her parents, Edna Mae Lutz and Harry Hans Lusk; 2 sisters, Deborah Ann Lusk and Barbara Gail Owen; a brother, Mark Anthony Lusk; nephew, DJ Derik Wilson Owen Jr; niece Audrey Rae Voyles and her children; 6 cousins, Michael Chambers, Tammy Chambers, Linda Brown, Diane Doyle and Johnny Chambers, Stefani Lusk; step-daughter, Valene and spouse CJ Fahrenthold along with their children; special friends Letty McGraw and Bob Collins among many other close friends and relatives.

Services will be held Saturday, December 21st, 2019 1:00 P.M. at Family Worship Center 11901 I-27, Amarillo, TX 79119

Everyone is encourages to bring a written memory to share with the family at the service.

Obituary for Dale Ramsey

Dale Ramsey, age 70, raced into Heaven 12-10-2019. Graveside services will be Sunday 12-15-2019, 2:00 p.m. at Resthaven Cemetery in Quitaque, Texas. Reverend Chris Tucker of First Baptist Church of Quitaque will officiate. Cremation services are under the personal care of Lighthouse Funeral Home of Amarillo, Texas.

Dale was born in Briscoe County Texas on December 23, 1948 to A.B. and Marie Ramsey. He was a graduate of the Class of 1967 Quitaque High School. He was an all star basketball player during his high school years with his team often scoring 100 points or more in a game.  He attended West Texas State College in Canyon, Tx.  He retired from farming in 2003. Dale was Justice of the Peace in Briscoe County from 1991 until his passing.

His lifelong passion was Drag racing. When he was not farming he enjoyed snow skiing and water skiing. He and his wife taught most of the family, their children, and many friends how to water ski. Dale loved Country music and was a DJ for many years.

He was proceeded in death by his parents and a brother Dwight Ramsey of Silverton.

He is survived by his loving wife Carol, two children, Russell, of Quitaque.  Kristin Needham & husband Cory of Lubbock, Tx.  Two Granddaughters, Katie Ramsey and Haylee Needham.  Sisters: Wanda & Johnny Chadwick of Amarillo, Tx. Glenna & Gary Jameson of Claytonville, Tx.  Numerous nieces and nephews; and a multitude of other loving family and friends.

Memorials may be made to the Quitaque Fire Department or Quitaque Ambulance Service.

Obituary for Albert Charles (AC) Richardson

Albert Charles (AC) Richardson

Albert Charles (AC) Richardson, 83 of Amarillo, passed away on Saturday December 7, 2019. AC was born February 21, 1936 to Robert and Dora Richardson in Elmore City, Oklahoma.

AC accepted Christ at an early age at Little Flock Baptist Church in Elmore City. He attended Bryant Elementary School and graduated from Tatum High in 1955.

AC (Pepaw) married his wife Sandra Richardson in 1990. AC worked at Wilson Tire for 25 years in Oklahoma City before residing in Amarillo. He moved to Amarillo in 1991, and begun working for Texas Tube and Tire until he retired. AC enjoyed fishing, grilling, and spending time with his family. AC was a very loving man and he will be remembered for his stories and love of his family.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father; brother, LC Richardson; sister, Lillie Mae Johnson and two sons Kenneth Moore Richardson and Anthony Terry.

AC (PePaw) is survived by his wife, Sandra Richardson of the home; son, Antonio Terry and wife Donita Terry of Amarillo; Active Son, Joe Graves of Amarillo; his daughters, Sharon Gass of Atlanta Georgia, Brezzley Richardson, LaTonya Glover, Active daughter, Lucilla Thompson, all of Amarillo Texas; sisters, Lela Harris, Delia Gowans and Emma Garetta all of Oklahoma City. AC had 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. AC has a host of nieces and nephews, (Uncle Perry) that will truly miss him.

Viewing will be held Friday, December 13th, 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at Lighthouse Funeral Home 4207 SW 21st Ave., Amarillo, TX 79106

Services will be held Saturday, December 14th, 2019 1:00 PM at
Hillside Christian Church Northwest Campus
609 Tascosa Rd, Amarillo, TX 79124