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ROBERT L. HODGES

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Robert L. Hodges, 77, of Amarillo, passed away peacefully at home early Tuesday morning, Sept. 1, 2020. Visitation will be held at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 6-7 pm. Services will be on Friday, Sept. 4, at 2 pm at Redeemer Christian Church with David Ritchie, of Redeemer Christian Church, and Dr. Howard Batson of First Baptist Church, officiating. Wearing of masks and social distancing is recommended. A private family burial will take place prior to the service. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
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JIM TED SLAVIN

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Jim Ted Slavin, 72 of Miami passed away Sept. 1, 2020 in Canadian. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be 2 pm, on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the First United Methodist Church in Miami with Rev. Lewis Holland officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Canadian.
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KENNETH H. ROBERTS

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Kenneth (Hal) Halland Roberts was born on Oct. 21, 1949, in Chickasaw, Oklahoma, to Juanita (Baird) and E.J. (Pat) Roberts. He entered into heaven on July 29, 2020, to spend eternity with his parents and his beloved wife and best friend of 40 years, Susie. Hal and Susan K. Renfro entered into marriage on Feb. 1, 1977.
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SAM BYRON HULSEY

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FORT WORTH—The Right Reverend Sam Byron Hulsey died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. A memorial service will be held when it is safer to gather. Bishop Hulsey’s body was donated to the Willed Body Program at Southwestern Medical School, Dallas. Later, his ashes will be buried in Old City Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford, and at his family farm in Parker County. Arrangements will be handled by Thompson’s Harveson and Cole Funeral Home.
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JOY PATTON TORIAN

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Joy Patton Torian, 80, of Lubbock, passed away from this life on Saturday, June 20, 2020. Funeral arrangements were conducted by Broadway Funeral Directors, and visitation was held on Wednesday, June 24. Burial services were held the same day in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in the Patton family plot beside her parents and her only daughter, Pamela Ann Bell, in Paducah.
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DAVID L. GILMER

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David L. Gilmer, 74, of Briscoe, passed Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Amarillo. Graveside services will be 10 am on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Gageby Cemetery with Robert Meller, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Canadian.
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LANELL SCRIBNER LEONARD

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LaNell Scribner Leonard, 93, formerly of Canadian, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Amarillo. Graveside services will be 10 am on Friday, Aug. 7, at Mobeetie Cemetery with Ben Mathers officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Canadian.