A longtime member of the Church of Christ, Tillie enjoyed taking care of her pecan trees and tending to her flowers, but most of all she enjoyed taking care of and being with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. and Clara Neese Lockhart in Wellington where he was a lifetime resident. Together, they had two sons, Calvin and Faron, and a daughter, Doris. Travis was self-employed in construction and a cattleman all his life. Travis was preceded in death by his parents; five siblings, La Fern Riley, Emma Lee Herring, Eldon Lockhart, Maudine Judd and Velda Brown; and two grandchildren, Travis Lee De Voss in 1986 and Angel Ranell De Voss in 1988. Memorials may be made to Wellington Opportunity Center, PO Box 122, Wellington TX 79095 or Wellington Lions Club, C/O Collins, Johnson & Thornberry Funeral Directors, PO Box 563, 1011 East Ave., Wellington TX 79095. She was proceeded in death by her husband, Morton Stahl; her mother, Julia Plunkett Perry; and two sons, Dale Stahl and an infant, Terry Stahl. In 1991 Dan and his wife Elaine moved to Fort Worth to be near their children where they became members of the Genesis United Methodist Church.Tillie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; twin daughters, Elizabeth and Elaine; two sisters, Minnie Lee Corbitt and Rudene Nelson; two brothers, J. Horton and Wiley Horton; and a sister-in-law, Jo Ella Gee. Arrangements were by Collins, Johnson & Thornberry Funeral Directors of Wellington. Etta Faye Stahl Etta Faye Stahl, age 74 of Wellington, formerly of Amarillo, died Friday, May 16, 2014 in Wellington. Arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home of Wellington. Survivors include a son, Wendell Stahl of Wellington; two daughters, Bobbie Stahl of Arizona and Rhonda Vanhuss of Tennessee; a sister, Barbara Savage of Borger; seven grandchildren; and a great grandchild. Dan was a Mason from an early age and a 48 year member of the Shrine. Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Gloria Thompson; a son, Donald Christopher Thompson; a stepson, Jacob De Leon; a brother, Jim Thompson; his lifelong friend, Dan Minter; numerous nieces and nephews; and a faithful companion, Harley Davidson Thompson. Arrangements were by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd., Amarillo. 24, 1928 in Wellington to Buford and Mary Chandler.
A much loved Mother, Grandmother, great Grandmother and great great Grandmother, she was born in Plainview on November 21, 1909 to Jesse and Cora Goodson.
She grew up poor, but immensely loved in a family of six sisters and two brothers.
The family greeted friends at Harmon County Funeral Home on May 26 from 6 until 7 p.m. Lockhart, age 79 of Wellington, died Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Wellington. Dan loved the Shrine as it embraced causes dear to his heart and fellow Shriners were his closest of friends. He never met a stranger and as an educator, he focused his energies and attention on struggling youth.
Online tributes may be made to the family at Harmon County He was also a life member of multiple professional education organizations. He was a natural mentor to young adults providing guidance and assistance and at times, even his and Elaines home as a place for them to stay.
After establishing their first home in Hollis, Tillie was a homemaker for many years until she began working as a teachers aide for Hollis Schools. Travis later married Janece Jesse in 1975 in Wellington. Wilbur and husband Chuck of Wellington; two step children, Sonya Bouldin of Euless and Billy Bouldin of Dallas; a grandson, Kye L. Pallbearers were Brandon Porter, Tim Paschal, Jared Patterson, John Patterson, Mickey Anglin and Joe Patterson. After receiving an MS in Computer Sciences he joined Amarillo College as a professor in 1968 where he remained until his retirement as an educator in 1983.