Dianna Kay Moore, 69, gained her heavenly wings on Monday, January 18, 2021. She was born on June 30, 1951, in Amarillo, Texas to Donnie and Nelda Romines. She married Michael Moore on June 17, 1978.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Lighthouse Chapel, 4207 SW 21st Ave. in Amarillo.
Dianna loved her family, enjoyed being outdoors and road trips to car races or casinos. She also enjoyed watching bull riding, and shopping on QVC.
She was preceded in death by both of her parents; a son, J Michael Brandon Smith, and a great-granddaughter, Kelsi Lyne Cates.
Those left to cherish her memory are her beloved husband of 44 years, Michael Moore; her daughters, Kecia Witt, and Stephanie Campbell; granddaughter, Tana Patterson and husband Morris Martinez; grandsons, Brandon Marshall and wife Alexis, Colton Marshall and wife Faith and Nathan O’Donnell; great-grandchildren, Khloe and Theo Martinez, Blake, Blaine, and Harper Marshall. She is also survived by four sisters, Sue, Lori, Carol and Tonya, and several nieces and nephews.
Julian Talamantes Sanchez, 63, of Littlefield, passed away on January 17, 2021. He was born on February 6, 1957, in Catarina, Texas to Juan and Antonia (Talamantes) Sanchez.
He attended school in Big Wells. Where he grew up. He went on to receive a mechanics degree. His family moved to Littlefield in the late 70’s. He enjoyed working on cars. He lived by the phrase “another man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” He loved to collect things. And on his down time he enjoyed drawing.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Annabel Maldonado.
Julian managed his illness with strength and grace, and wanted to spend as much time with his loved ones as possible. On his final day, he was surrounded by his children, who he adored more than anything else in the world.
Those left to cherish his memory are his four children, Jessie Sanchez of Paducah, Juanita Sanchez, of Littlefield, Carmen Sanchez, of Lubbock and Elenore Sanchez of Littlefield. Eleven grandchildren; Fabian Amalla, Joshua Amalla, Maribel Amalla, Carlos Rios of Anton. Jazmine Casas, Estrella Casas, Aron Casas, Alex Casas of Lubbock. Gabrielle Sanchez , Pedro Olguin, and Mari Olguin of Littlefield. Six great-grandchildren; Noah Rios, Elijah Rios, Jocelyn Amalla of Anton. Isabelle Peralez of Littlefield. Angel Casas and Avianna Salas of Lubbock. He is also survived by two brothers, Juan Sanchez Jr., of Lubbock and Luis Sanchez, of Andrews.
Amy Marie Leach, 58, of Amarillo, passed away on December 23, 2020. She was born December 16, 1962 in Amarillo to James and Carolyn (Keeling) Farmer.
She married Archie Leach on June 2, 1984 in Amarillo.
Those left to cherish her memory are her beloved husband of 36 years, Archie Leach; her father James Farmer; older sisters Kerry (Farmer) O’Neill, and Lou Ann Farmer; daughters Kacie Wynn, and her husband Stephen, and Karly Leach.
Martiza Susan Wood
January 15, 1960-January 5, 2021
Preceded in death by both parents William & Ruby Wood from Tucumcari, NM
and a brother Murray Webb from Kentucky.
She is survived by her 3 children William Bradley, Lubbock, Tx Monica Bradley, Tucumcari, NM and Brain Bradley, Colorado Springs, Co. Sister Vita Webb, Clovis, NM. Maritza also survived by 9 grandchildren, Xavier Bradley, Chantell Bradley, Jon Anthony Miller, Cheyenne Bradley, Kenneth Smith, Sebastian Smith, Jonathan Smith, Adrianna Bradley and Viviana Bradley all from New Mexico.
She will be sorely missed by her companion and caregiver, James Engel, lifelong friend Kenny Smith and beloved dog Marley. Maritza was known for her warm heart and lovely smile. She spent most of her life being a homemaker while working for H&R Block, Court Reporter, and waitress.
Maritza will be greatly missed.
Manuel H. Ybarra, 72, of Amarillo, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021. He was born August 26, 1948 in Navasota, Texas, to Aurelio “Lou”, Sr. and Orline (Hernandez) Ybarra.
Manuel proudly served in the United States Marine Corp. Manuel was well known to many as a cab driver until he retired from Jack and Son’s Taxi. He loved reading books written by his favorite author, Dean Koontz. No matter where he went, someone would always stop him to talk because everyone knew him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lou Sr. and his mother, Orline, and his three brothers, Joe, Johnny, and Lou, Jr.
Manuel is survived by his brother, Richard Ybarra, Sr. and his wife, Connie; his three sisters, Rosa Garner and her husband, Tommy, Guadalupe Figueroa and her husband, Raymond, and Janie Ybarra, all of Amarillo, as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.
“For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son; that whosoever believeth in him, may not perish, but may have life everlasting.” John 3:16