Obituaries

Mary “Jeanie” Lauderdale

Mary “Jeanie” Lauderdale

Mary Lauderdale, “Jeanie” to all who knew her passed away peacefully at her care home in Amarillo on April 12, 2024, at the age of 74.  Just shy of turning 75.  For many years she had been dealing with multiple health issues, and finally succumbed.  She was loved, she...

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Angelita Salazar

Angelita Salazar

Angelita Salazar, 78, of Amarillo, Texas passed away Thursday, April 11, 2024.  Angelita was born on June 23, 1945, to Romulo and San Juanita (Villanueva) Salazar.  She married Jose Lara and together they had a beautiful family. Angelita worked hard throughout her...

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Sandor “Alex” Gozon

Sandor “Alex” Gozon

In memory of Sandor "Alex" Gozon, 47, born June 14, 1976, who passed on April 7, 2024. He was born in Budapest, Hungary, and gone too soon in Amarillo, Texas. Alex immigrated to New York City, from Hungary where he lived for seven years before moving to Maui, Hawaii....

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Scotty (Scooter) Lee Puryear

Scotty (Scooter) Lee Puryear

Scotty (Scooter) Lee Puryear, 50, passed away April 6, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was born and raised in Amarillo. He spent part of his childhood in Nevada and Arkansas, but his favorite place of all was living by the beach in Corpus Christi. He loved...

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Judith K. Abacherli

Judith K. Abacherli

In the words of Charles Dickens, "There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor." This quote encapsulates the life of Judith K. Abacherli, who was born on May 21, 1944, in Chico, California, and passed away on April 3, 2024, in...

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Johnnie Mae (Cortez) Edwards

Johnnie Mae (Cortez) Edwards

Johnnie Mae (Cortez) Edwards was ushered to her heavenly home April 1, 2024, with loved ones by her side. She was born March 20, 1932, in Amarillo, Texas to the late Supt. H.W. Cortez and Thenolia Cortez. A Celebration of Life Service celebrating Johnnie Mae will be...

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Becky Aleta Wheeler

Becky Aleta Wheeler

Becky Aleta Wheeler, 69, of Amarillo, passed away April 1, 2024.  She was born December 27, 1954, in Amarillo, to Frank and Ruth Pauline (Harvey) Kyle. Amarillo remained her cherished home throughout her lifetime. Becky had an innate ability to light up any space she...

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Juan Israel Ramos

Juan Israel Ramos

Israel Ramos, 50, of Amarillo, Texas passed peacefully on March 31, 2024, surrounded by his family. He was content with his Bible, a paintbrush, and some good music. Israel's ability to make people feel seen and heard was a gift that endeared him to many. Israel saved...

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Ruby Joan Overbeck Mannis

Ruby Joan Overbeck Mannis

Ruby Joan Overbeck Mannis was born on November 2, 1952, to Fern and Harold Overbeck in Beatrice, Nebraska. The Overbeck family moved to Bloom, Kansas in 1953 when Harold was transferred with Natural Gas Pipeline. They lived in a station house at the gas plant until...

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Gary Raymond Moody

Gary Raymond Moody

Gary Raymond Moody, 60, of Amarillo, passed away March 7, 2024. He was born August 19, 1963, in Amarillo, to Billy Earl and Ramona Joyce (Stewart) Moody. A Celebration of Gary's Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2024, at Bykota Baptist Church, 4022 N.E....

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