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Ruth A. Nichols – November 24, 2013 — – Ruth A. Nichols, 96, of Amarillo died, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Jeff Messer, chaplain of Childers Place, officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery in Perryton. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Ruth was born April 10, 1917, in Beaver County, Okla., on her parents’ homesteaded land. She was one of seven children born to Rueben Clayton Nichols and Ocie Mumma Nichols. Ruth graduated from Perryton High School, where she loved playing on the girls’ basketball team. She attended beauty school and worked as a beautician in Pampa. At the outset of World War II, Ruth left Pampa to work in Wichita, Kan., at the Boeing Aircraft Plant installing equipment in the warplanes. After a short time, she moved on to Seattle and worked for Boeing there She opened her Mona Lisa Hairdressing Studio in Seattle in 1946. Ruth closed her business in 1953, returned to Texas and assisted in the care of her elderly parents. At that time, she made a career change and began work at Nunn Electric in Amarillo and remained there until retirement in 1984. Ruth loved using leisure time to cook, garden, and travel and to take classes at Amarillo College. She learned the florist business and would help out at busy times for the florists. She also spent a lot of time caring for others and visiting those who were ill. Ruth will be greatly missed by her family. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Emmette “Pete” and William; and four sisters, Helen Turner, Gladys Brooks, Lillian Neilson and Letha Branum. Survivors include ten nieces and nephews; many great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be to Hospice Care of the Southwest, 6600 Kilgore Drive, Ste. 110, Amarillo, TX 79106; or your favorite charity. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at the funeral home. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Georgia Jane Weathers – November 27, 2013 — – Georgia Jane Weathers, 72, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2013. Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Dale Bigham officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Georgia was born Nov. 20, 1941, in Wheeler to George and Janie Fulks. She married Ron Weathers on March 23, 1958, in Amarillo. Georgia was a registered nurse. She was a member of Arden Road Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a brother, Tom West Fulks. Survivors include her husband, Ron Weathers; three children, Garland Weathers and wife Susan of Dallas, Gina Marlow and husband Jim and Jana Satterfield and husband Gary, all of Amarillo; two sisters, Shirley Neff and husband Carl and Dollie Fulks, all of Amarillo; four grandchildren, Clint Weathers and Kara Weathers both of Dallas, Garrett Satterfield and Janie Satterfield, both of Amarillo; and special friends, Frank and Linda Beierschmitt of Lubbock. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at the funeral home. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Dr. Jesse (Jess) W. Ghormley – November 26, 2013 — – Dr. Jesse (Jess) W. Ghormley, 88 of Amarillo, Texas went to his eternal home on November 26, 2013. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 30, 2013, in Westcliff Bible Church, 5300 Amarillo Blvd., with Dr. Steven Waterhouse, pastor, officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Dr. Ghormley was born in Cisco, Texas and is predeceased by his parents, Dr. William Isaac and Ammon Ghormley; sister Miriam and brother William Isaac, Jr. Dr. Ghormley graduated from Cisco High School at the age of 16 and attended 2 years at Cisco Junior college before enlisting in the Navy. He rose to the grade of Lieutenant, Junior Grade and served in the Pacific Fleet. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal after distinguishing acts of heroism on Peleliu Island, September 15, 1944. Upon being honorably discharged he went on to attend Southern Methodist University and then graduated from Northern Illinois College of Optometry in July, 1949. Dr. Ghormley initially practiced in Arlington, Texas but was presented with an opportunity to relocate to Amarillo in the early fifties, working for Broome Optical in the summer of 1950. He subsequently purchased the business and practiced for over 63 years before retiring in 2012. He was one of the first optometrists in the Panhandle to prescribe and fit contact lenses, which he greatly enjoyed throughout his career. One of his greatest pleasures was in seeing his patients over the many generations. He was active throughout his lifetime in charitable and civic events. A member of the Gideon’s, supported Faith City Mission, a long-standing member of Rotary, a former president were just some of his activities. Dr. Ghormley also gladly played the role of Santa for many years, visiting children in Amarillo hospitals. Dr. Ghormley loved music and to sing–his singing career began when he agreed to perform in church in exchange for his first ride on a horse at the age of 12. He continued to sing throughout his lifetime, in barbershop quartets, church choirs, with his cousins and children with little provocation. Dr. Ghormley and his wife were active members in Westcliff Bible Church for many years. He was an astute student of the Bible and studied the word faithfully throughout his entire life. Dr. Ghormley met and married his “beautiful bride”, Bernadine Clark Hall in 1977. They have spent many years enjoying the treasure of their union in travel, shared love of the arts and the Amarillo Symphony. He is survived by his loving wife, Bernadine; his daughter, Jana Ghormley Boss of Allen, Texas: sons Dr. Tod Ghormley and his wife, Mimi of Conway, Arkansas; Chris Ghormley of Santa Maria, California; Jason Ghormley and his wife Mary Anne of Plano, Texas; step-daughter, Andrea Baldwin of Austin, Texas; step-son, Charles Hall, Jr. and his wife, Melissa of Houston, Texas and his sister, Norma Ghormley Sherman of Kerrville, Texas. Together they have 9 grandchildren: Tessa and Tyler (Lindsay) Boss of Dallas, Texas; Ben (Megan)Ghormley, Megan Ghormley (Garrett) Matsuyama, both of Conway, Arkansas; Sarah and Amy Ghormley, Plano, Texas; Jennifer Baldwin (Arin) Whittington of Golden, Colorado; Jessica Baldwin of Chicago, Illinois and Caitlin Hall, in Houston, Texas. He also leaves 3 great-grandchildren: Adam Whittington, Maddox Matsuyama and Patrick Scott Boss. The family of Dr. Ghormley would also like to acknowledge his five first cousins that were in fact, his brothers throughout their lifetime: the late Valin R. and Stanley Woodward and Lewis, Morgan and Lee Woodward. The laughter never stopped when they were together. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Zola Mae Gleaton – November 24, 2013 — – Zola Mae Gleaton, 94, of Amarillo, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Memorial services will be at 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Private burial was held at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Zola was born May 25, 1919, in Hartley County to Caleb and Nellie Stout. She graduated from Dalhart High School. Zola worked at Neely, Craig and Walton from 1942 until 1999. She was a member of San Jacinto Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Gleaton, in 1979. Survivors include three nephews, Norman Page, Edward Stout and Kenneth Denman; and a niece, Catherine Denman Cantley. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to San Jacinto Baptist Church, 801 Tascosa Rd., Amarillo, TX 79124; or to City Church Meals for Kids, 205 S. Polk Amarillo, TX 79101. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Rosemary J. Morrison – November 23, 2013 — – Rosemary J. Morrison, 74, of Amarillo, died Saturday, November 23, 2013. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in First Baptist Church Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Rosemary was born on September 9, 1939 in Amarillo, Texas to Rose and David Johns. She graduated from Amarillo High School. Rosemary had worked as a secretary for several years at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors. She was a member of First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Ramona Kelly; a sister, Billie Story; and two brothers, Clarence Rice and Jim Rice. She is survived by her husband, Len Morrison, of the home; a son, Michael Kelly of Amarillo; two brothers, Darrell Johns of Amarillo and David Johns of Phoenix, Arizona; and a sister, Carole Larid of Amarillo. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at the funeral home. 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Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Hal Rogers, pastor of Pleasant Valley Christian Church officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Jason was born on October 8, 1986 in Canyon, Texas to Rebecca and Michael Peterson. He lived most of his life in Amarillo and graduated from Randall High School. He had been an electrician. Jason liked to camp and fish. He is survived by his father, Michael and his mother, Becky, of the home; three sisters, Brandy Munselle of Pampa; Michele Peterson and Janie Rawlins of Amarillo; and his grandparents, Dick and Geri Wilberforce of Canadian and Ron and Geri Peterson of Clinton Township, Michigan. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Sharing Hope Ministries, Box 7160, Amarillo, Texas 79114. Sign the online guestbook at www.boxwellbrothers.com. Posted in General | Condolences » Lois J (Jeannie Lovelace) Wagner – November 22, 2013 — – Lois J (Jeannie Lovelace) Wagner, age 68, went to sleep Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, and woke up in heaven with Jesus holding her hand after a 16 year battle with cancer. Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Chapel with Don Ralston, pastor of New Beginnings Gospel Center officiating. Burial will be in Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Jeannie was born to George David and Doris Mae Lovelace on March 10th 1945 in Perryton, Texas. Jeannie was a 1963 graduate of Groom High School. Jeannie married her husband of 50 years Charles E. Wagner on June 15, 1963 in Canyon, Texas. They had two children, Dena Kaye and David Charles. Jeannie was a wonderful homemaker, partner with her husband for Chapman Dairy Queens for 28 years. They have lived in Canyon, Shamrock, Wheeler, Canadian, Pampa, and Boys Ranch and retired in 2009 and now reside in Amarillo. If you ever met Jeannie, you were her friend, you always got a hug and she would always tell you she loved you. Jeannie is survived by her husband Charlie of the home; a daughter, Dena Kaye Price and husband Dale of Channing, Texas; a son, David Charles of the home; three grandchildren, Amber Price and boyfriend Josh Brown of Borger Texas, Aaron Price and wife Christine of Canyon, Texas and Scott Price and fiancée Brittany of Amarillo, Texas; One great-grandson, Karter Brown and a great-granddaughter, Brinley Brown both of Borger, Texas; two sisters, Ann Lawson and Susan McMillan, both from Yukon, Oklahoma; a brother, David Lovelace and wife Joanie of Mustang, Oklahoma; several nieces, nephews, uncle, aunts, cousins, and lots of family and friends. A big thanks to Dr. Brian Pruitt and staff at Harrington Cancer Center and also a special thank you to Odyssey Hospice for helping Jeannie through the tough battle of cancer, you were all wonderful, loving and caring. And, a special thanks to all of our Prayer Warriors! The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at the funeral home. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Rose Mary Lemmons – November 20, 2013 — –
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  • Ruth A. Nichols – November 24, 2013 — – Ruth A. Nichols, 96, of Amarillo died, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Jeff Messer, chaplain of Childers Place, officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery in Perryton. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Ruth was born April 10, 1917, in Beaver County, Okla., on her parents’ homesteaded land. She was one of seven children born to Rueben Clayton Nichols and Ocie Mumma Nichols. Ruth graduated from Perryton High School, where she loved playing on the girls’ basketball team. She attended beauty school and worked as a beautician in Pampa. At the outset of World War II, Ruth left Pampa to work in Wichita, Kan., at the Boeing Aircraft Plant installing equipment in the warplanes. After a short time, she moved on to Seattle and worked for Boeing there She opened her Mona Lisa Hairdressing Studio in Seattle in 1946. Ruth closed her business in 1953, returned to Texas and assisted in the care of her elderly parents. At that time, she made a career change and began work at Nunn Electric in Amarillo and remained there until retirement in 1984. Ruth loved using leisure time to cook, garden, and travel and to take classes at Amarillo College. She learned the florist business and would help out at busy times for the florists. She also spent a lot of time caring for others and visiting those who were ill. Ruth will be greatly missed by her family. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Emmette “Pete” and William; and four sisters, Helen Turner, Gladys Brooks, Lillian Neilson and Letha Branum. Survivors include ten nieces and nephews; many great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be to Hospice Care of the Southwest, 6600 Kilgore Drive, Ste. 110, Amarillo, TX 79106; or your favorite charity. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at the funeral home. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Georgia Jane Weathers – November 27, 2013 — – Georgia Jane Weathers, 72, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2013. Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Dale Bigham officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Georgia was born Nov. 20, 1941, in Wheeler to George and Janie Fulks. She married Ron Weathers on March 23, 1958, in Amarillo. Georgia was a registered nurse. She was a member of Arden Road Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a brother, Tom West Fulks. Survivors include her husband, Ron Weathers; three children, Garland Weathers and wife Susan of Dallas, Gina Marlow and husband Jim and Jana Satterfield and husband Gary, all of Amarillo; two sisters, Shirley Neff and husband Carl and Dollie Fulks, all of Amarillo; four grandchildren, Clint Weathers and Kara Weathers both of Dallas, Garrett Satterfield and Janie Satterfield, both of Amarillo; and special friends, Frank and Linda Beierschmitt of Lubbock. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at the funeral home. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Dr. Jesse (Jess) W. Ghormley – November 26, 2013 — – Dr. Jesse (Jess) W. Ghormley, 88 of Amarillo, Texas went to his eternal home on November 26, 2013. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 30, 2013, in Westcliff Bible Church, 5300 Amarillo Blvd., with Dr. Steven Waterhouse, pastor, officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Dr. Ghormley was born in Cisco, Texas and is predeceased by his parents, Dr. William Isaac and Ammon Ghormley; sister Miriam and brother William Isaac, Jr. Dr. Ghormley graduated from Cisco High School at the age of 16 and attended 2 years at Cisco Junior college before enlisting in the Navy. He rose to the grade of Lieutenant, Junior Grade and served in the Pacific Fleet. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal after distinguishing acts of heroism on Peleliu Island, September 15, 1944. Upon being honorably discharged he went on to attend Southern Methodist University and then graduated from Northern Illinois College of Optometry in July, 1949. Dr. Ghormley initially practiced in Arlington, Texas but was presented with an opportunity to relocate to Amarillo in the early fifties, working for Broome Optical in the summer of 1950. He subsequently purchased the business and practiced for over 63 years before retiring in 2012. He was one of the first optometrists in the Panhandle to prescribe and fit contact lenses, which he greatly enjoyed throughout his career. One of his greatest pleasures was in seeing his patients over the many generations. He was active throughout his lifetime in charitable and civic events. A member of the Gideon’s, supported Faith City Mission, a long-standing member of Rotary, a former president were just some of his activities. Dr. Ghormley also gladly played the role of Santa for many years, visiting children in Amarillo hospitals. Dr. Ghormley loved music and to sing–his singing career began when he agreed to perform in church in exchange for his first ride on a horse at the age of 12. He continued to sing throughout his lifetime, in barbershop quartets, church choirs, with his cousins and children with little provocation. Dr. Ghormley and his wife were active members in Westcliff Bible Church for many years. He was an astute student of the Bible and studied the word faithfully throughout his entire life. Dr. Ghormley met and married his “beautiful bride”, Bernadine Clark Hall in 1977. They have spent many years enjoying the treasure of their union in travel, shared love of the arts and the Amarillo Symphony. He is survived by his loving wife, Bernadine; his daughter, Jana Ghormley Boss of Allen, Texas: sons Dr. Tod Ghormley and his wife, Mimi of Conway, Arkansas; Chris Ghormley of Santa Maria, California; Jason Ghormley and his wife Mary Anne of Plano, Texas; step-daughter, Andrea Baldwin of Austin, Texas; step-son, Charles Hall, Jr. and his wife, Melissa of Houston, Texas and his sister, Norma Ghormley Sherman of Kerrville, Texas. Together they have 9 grandchildren: Tessa and Tyler (Lindsay) Boss of Dallas, Texas; Ben (Megan)Ghormley, Megan Ghormley (Garrett) Matsuyama, both of Conway, Arkansas; Sarah and Amy Ghormley, Plano, Texas; Jennifer Baldwin (Arin) Whittington of Golden, Colorado; Jessica Baldwin of Chicago, Illinois and Caitlin Hall, in Houston, Texas. He also leaves 3 great-grandchildren: Adam Whittington, Maddox Matsuyama and Patrick Scott Boss. The family of Dr. Ghormley would also like to acknowledge his five first cousins that were in fact, his brothers throughout their lifetime: the late Valin R. and Stanley Woodward and Lewis, Morgan and Lee Woodward. The laughter never stopped when they were together. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Zola Mae Gleaton – November 24, 2013 — – Zola Mae Gleaton, 94, of Amarillo, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Memorial services will be at 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Private burial was held at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Zola was born May 25, 1919, in Hartley County to Caleb and Nellie Stout. She graduated from Dalhart High School. Zola worked at Neely, Craig and Walton from 1942 until 1999. She was a member of San Jacinto Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Gleaton, in 1979. Survivors include three nephews, Norman Page, Edward Stout and Kenneth Denman; and a niece, Catherine Denman Cantley. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to San Jacinto Baptist Church, 801 Tascosa Rd., Amarillo, TX 79124; or to City Church Meals for Kids, 205 S. Polk Amarillo, TX 79101. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Rosemary J. Morrison – November 23, 2013 — – Rosemary J. Morrison, 74, of Amarillo, died Saturday, November 23, 2013. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in First Baptist Church Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Rosemary was born on September 9, 1939 in Amarillo, Texas to Rose and David Johns. She graduated from Amarillo High School. Rosemary had worked as a secretary for several years at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors. She was a member of First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Ramona Kelly; a sister, Billie Story; and two brothers, Clarence Rice and Jim Rice. She is survived by her husband, Len Morrison, of the home; a son, Michael Kelly of Amarillo; two brothers, Darrell Johns of Amarillo and David Johns of Phoenix, Arizona; and a sister, Carole Larid of Amarillo. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at the funeral home. 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Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Hal Rogers, pastor of Pleasant Valley Christian Church officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Jason was born on October 8, 1986 in Canyon, Texas to Rebecca and Michael Peterson. He lived most of his life in Amarillo and graduated from Randall High School. He had been an electrician. Jason liked to camp and fish. He is survived by his father, Michael and his mother, Becky, of the home; three sisters, Brandy Munselle of Pampa; Michele Peterson and Janie Rawlins of Amarillo; and his grandparents, Dick and Geri Wilberforce of Canadian and Ron and Geri Peterson of Clinton Township, Michigan. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Sharing Hope Ministries, Box 7160, Amarillo, Texas 79114. Sign the online guestbook at www.boxwellbrothers.com. Posted in General | Condolences » Lois J (Jeannie Lovelace) Wagner – November 22, 2013 — – Lois J (Jeannie Lovelace) Wagner, age 68, went to sleep Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, and woke up in heaven with Jesus holding her hand after a 16 year battle with cancer. Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Chapel with Don Ralston, pastor of New Beginnings Gospel Center officiating. Burial will be in Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Jeannie was born to George David and Doris Mae Lovelace on March 10th 1945 in Perryton, Texas. Jeannie was a 1963 graduate of Groom High School. Jeannie married her husband of 50 years Charles E. Wagner on June 15, 1963 in Canyon, Texas. They had two children, Dena Kaye and David Charles. Jeannie was a wonderful homemaker, partner with her husband for Chapman Dairy Queens for 28 years. They have lived in Canyon, Shamrock, Wheeler, Canadian, Pampa, and Boys Ranch and retired in 2009 and now reside in Amarillo. If you ever met Jeannie, you were her friend, you always got a hug and she would always tell you she loved you. Jeannie is survived by her husband Charlie of the home; a daughter, Dena Kaye Price and husband Dale of Channing, Texas; a son, David Charles of the home; three grandchildren, Amber Price and boyfriend Josh Brown of Borger Texas, Aaron Price and wife Christine of Canyon, Texas and Scott Price and fiancée Brittany of Amarillo, Texas; One great-grandson, Karter Brown and a great-granddaughter, Brinley Brown both of Borger, Texas; two sisters, Ann Lawson and Susan McMillan, both from Yukon, Oklahoma; a brother, David Lovelace and wife Joanie of Mustang, Oklahoma; several nieces, nephews, uncle, aunts, cousins, and lots of family and friends. A big thanks to Dr. Brian Pruitt and staff at Harrington Cancer Center and also a special thank you to Odyssey Hospice for helping Jeannie through the tough battle of cancer, you were all wonderful, loving and caring. And, a special thanks to all of our Prayer Warriors! The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at the funeral home. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Rose Mary Lemmons – November 20, 2013 — –


View Full Notice → Ruth A. Nichols – November 24, 2013 — – Ruth A. Nichols, 96, of Amarillo died, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Jeff Messer, chaplain of Childers Place, officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery in Perryton. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Ruth was born April 10, 1917, in Beaver County, Okla., on her parents’ homesteaded land. She was one of seven children born to Rueben Clayton Nichols and Ocie Mumma Nichols. Ruth graduated from Perryton High School, where she loved playing on the girls’ basketball team. She attended beauty school and worked as a beautician in Pampa. At the outset of World War II, Ruth left Pampa to work in Wichita, Kan., at the Boeing Aircraft Plant installing equipment in the warplanes. After a short time, she moved on to Seattle and worked for Boeing there She opened her Mona Lisa Hairdressing Studio in Seattle in 1946. Ruth closed her business in 1953, returned to Texas and assisted in the care of her elderly parents. At that time, she made a career change and began work at Nunn Electric in Amarillo and remained there until retirement in 1984. Ruth loved using leisure time to cook, garden, and travel and to take classes at Amarillo College. She learned the florist business and would help out at busy times for the florists. She also spent a lot of time caring for others and visiting those who were ill. Ruth will be greatly missed by her family. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Emmette “Pete” and William; and four sisters, Helen Turner, Gladys Brooks, Lillian Neilson and Letha Branum. Survivors include ten nieces and nephews; many great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be to Hospice Care of the Southwest, 6600 Kilgore Drive, Ste. 110, Amarillo, TX 79106; or your favorite charity. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at the funeral home. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Georgia Jane Weathers – November 27, 2013 — – Georgia Jane Weathers, 72, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2013. Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Dale Bigham officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Georgia was born Nov. 20, 1941, in Wheeler to George and Janie Fulks. She married Ron Weathers on March 23, 1958, in Amarillo. Georgia was a registered nurse. She was a member of Arden Road Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a brother, Tom West Fulks. Survivors include her husband, Ron Weathers; three children, Garland Weathers and wife Susan of Dallas, Gina Marlow and husband Jim and Jana Satterfield and husband Gary, all of Amarillo; two sisters, Shirley Neff and husband Carl and Dollie Fulks, all of Amarillo; four grandchildren, Clint Weathers and Kara Weathers both of Dallas, Garrett Satterfield and Janie Satterfield, both of Amarillo; and special friends, Frank and Linda Beierschmitt of Lubbock. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at the funeral home. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Dr. Jesse (Jess) W. Ghormley – November 26, 2013 — – Dr. Jesse (Jess) W. Ghormley, 88 of Amarillo, Texas went to his eternal home on November 26, 2013. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 30, 2013, in Westcliff Bible Church, 5300 Amarillo Blvd., with Dr. Steven Waterhouse, pastor, officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Dr. Ghormley was born in Cisco, Texas and is predeceased by his parents, Dr. William Isaac and Ammon Ghormley; sister Miriam and brother William Isaac, Jr. Dr. Ghormley graduated from Cisco High School at the age of 16 and attended 2 years at Cisco Junior college before enlisting in the Navy. He rose to the grade of Lieutenant, Junior Grade and served in the Pacific Fleet. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal after distinguishing acts of heroism on Peleliu Island, September 15, 1944. Upon being honorably discharged he went on to attend Southern Methodist University and then graduated from Northern Illinois College of Optometry in July, 1949. Dr. Ghormley initially practiced in Arlington, Texas but was presented with an opportunity to relocate to Amarillo in the early fifties, working for Broome Optical in the summer of 1950. He subsequently purchased the business and practiced for over 63 years before retiring in 2012. He was one of the first optometrists in the Panhandle to prescribe and fit contact lenses, which he greatly enjoyed throughout his career. One of his greatest pleasures was in seeing his patients over the many generations. He was active throughout his lifetime in charitable and civic events. A member of the Gideon’s, supported Faith City Mission, a long-standing member of Rotary, a former president were just some of his activities. Dr. Ghormley also gladly played the role of Santa for many years, visiting children in Amarillo hospitals. Dr. Ghormley loved music and to sing–his singing career began when he agreed to perform in church in exchange for his first ride on a horse at the age of 12. He continued to sing throughout his lifetime, in barbershop quartets, church choirs, with his cousins and children with little provocation. Dr. Ghormley and his wife were active members in Westcliff Bible Church for many years. He was an astute student of the Bible and studied the word faithfully throughout his entire life. Dr. Ghormley met and married his “beautiful bride”, Bernadine Clark Hall in 1977. They have spent many years enjoying the treasure of their union in travel, shared love of the arts and the Amarillo Symphony. He is survived by his loving wife, Bernadine; his daughter, Jana Ghormley Boss of Allen, Texas: sons Dr. Tod Ghormley and his wife, Mimi of Conway, Arkansas; Chris Ghormley of Santa Maria, California; Jason Ghormley and his wife Mary Anne of Plano, Texas; step-daughter, Andrea Baldwin of Austin, Texas; step-son, Charles Hall, Jr. and his wife, Melissa of Houston, Texas and his sister, Norma Ghormley Sherman of Kerrville, Texas. Together they have 9 grandchildren: Tessa and Tyler (Lindsay) Boss of Dallas, Texas; Ben (Megan)Ghormley, Megan Ghormley (Garrett) Matsuyama, both of Conway, Arkansas; Sarah and Amy Ghormley, Plano, Texas; Jennifer Baldwin (Arin) Whittington of Golden, Colorado; Jessica Baldwin of Chicago, Illinois and Caitlin Hall, in Houston, Texas. He also leaves 3 great-grandchildren: Adam Whittington, Maddox Matsuyama and Patrick Scott Boss. The family of Dr. Ghormley would also like to acknowledge his five first cousins that were in fact, his brothers throughout their lifetime: the late Valin R. and Stanley Woodward and Lewis, Morgan and Lee Woodward. The laughter never stopped when they were together. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Zola Mae Gleaton – November 24, 2013 — – Zola Mae Gleaton, 94, of Amarillo, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Memorial services will be at 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Private burial was held at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Zola was born May 25, 1919, in Hartley County to Caleb and Nellie Stout. She graduated from Dalhart High School. Zola worked at Neely, Craig and Walton from 1942 until 1999. She was a member of San Jacinto Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Gleaton, in 1979. Survivors include three nephews, Norman Page, Edward Stout and Kenneth Denman; and a niece, Catherine Denman Cantley. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to San Jacinto Baptist Church, 801 Tascosa Rd., Amarillo, TX 79124; or to City Church Meals for Kids, 205 S. Polk Amarillo, TX 79101. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Rosemary J. Morrison – November 23, 2013 — – Rosemary J. Morrison, 74, of Amarillo, died Saturday, November 23, 2013. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in First Baptist Church Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Rosemary was born on September 9, 1939 in Amarillo, Texas to Rose and David Johns. She graduated from Amarillo High School. Rosemary had worked as a secretary for several years at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors. She was a member of First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Ramona Kelly; a sister, Billie Story; and two brothers, Clarence Rice and Jim Rice. She is survived by her husband, Len Morrison, of the home; a son, Michael Kelly of Amarillo; two brothers, Darrell Johns of Amarillo and David Johns of Phoenix, Arizona; and a sister, Carole Larid of Amarillo. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at the funeral home. 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mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} Jason Scott Peterson, 27, of Amarillo, died Thursday, November 21, 2013. Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Hal Rogers, pastor of Pleasant Valley Christian Church officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Jason was born on October 8, 1986 in Canyon, Texas to Rebecca and Michael Peterson. He lived most of his life in Amarillo and graduated from Randall High School. He had been an electrician. Jason liked to camp and fish. He is survived by his father, Michael and his mother, Becky, of the home; three sisters, Brandy Munselle of Pampa; Michele Peterson and Janie Rawlins of Amarillo; and his grandparents, Dick and Geri Wilberforce of Canadian and Ron and Geri Peterson of Clinton Township, Michigan. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Sharing Hope Ministries, Box 7160, Amarillo, Texas 79114. Sign the online guestbook at www.boxwellbrothers.com. Posted in General | Condolences » Lois J (Jeannie Lovelace) Wagner – November 22, 2013 — – Lois J (Jeannie Lovelace) Wagner, age 68, went to sleep Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, and woke up in heaven with Jesus holding her hand after a 16 year battle with cancer. Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Chapel with Don Ralston, pastor of New Beginnings Gospel Center officiating. Burial will be in Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Jeannie was born to George David and Doris Mae Lovelace on March 10th 1945 in Perryton, Texas. Jeannie was a 1963 graduate of Groom High School. Jeannie married her husband of 50 years Charles E. Wagner on June 15, 1963 in Canyon, Texas. They had two children, Dena Kaye and David Charles. Jeannie was a wonderful homemaker, partner with her husband for Chapman Dairy Queens for 28 years. They have lived in Canyon, Shamrock, Wheeler, Canadian, Pampa, and Boys Ranch and retired in 2009 and now reside in Amarillo. If you ever met Jeannie, you were her friend, you always got a hug and she would always tell you she loved you. Jeannie is survived by her husband Charlie of the home; a daughter, Dena Kaye Price and husband Dale of Channing, Texas; a son, David Charles of the home; three grandchildren, Amber Price and boyfriend Josh Brown of Borger Texas, Aaron Price and wife Christine of Canyon, Texas and Scott Price and fiancée Brittany of Amarillo, Texas; One great-grandson, Karter Brown and a great-granddaughter, Brinley Brown both of Borger, Texas; two sisters, Ann Lawson and Susan McMillan, both from Yukon, Oklahoma; a brother, David Lovelace and wife Joanie of Mustang, Oklahoma; several nieces, nephews, uncle, aunts, cousins, and lots of family and friends. A big thanks to Dr. Brian Pruitt and staff at Harrington Cancer Center and also a special thank you to Odyssey Hospice for helping Jeannie through the tough battle of cancer, you were all wonderful, loving and caring. And, a special thanks to all of our Prayer Warriors! The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at the funeral home. Posted in Amarillo | Condolences » Rose Mary Lemmons – November 20, 2013 — –