J.T. Wilson, 96
Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Fort Sumner Cemetery.
J.T. “Tom” Wilson, 96, of Fort Sumner, died Wednesday, May 4, 2005, at Farwell Convalescent Center.
He was born on Aug. 27, 1908, in Quail, Texas, to James W. and Mary Lucinda Boyett Wilson. He was raised in Quail and Amarillo. He attended school at Ima. He married Mary Louise Brigham on March 16, 1929, in Amarillo. They made their home in Amarillo, Ima, Los Angeles and Fort Sumner. He was a carpenter and an auto mechanic.
He later owned Wilson Repair mechanic shop in Fort Sumner. He owned and operated Wilson & Son Poultry in Fort Sumner for 17 years.
Family members said he enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; an infant daughter, Billie Ruth Wilson, his second wife, Lorraine; five sisters, Odie Kinsey, Ora Wilson, Julia Owens, Janie Ferguson and Georgia Spencer.
Survivors include a daughter, Sylvia Crenshaw (and husband, William) of Taiban; a son, James W. Wilson (Lavelle) of Fort Sumner; six grandchildren, Wilann Griego (Jim) of Portales, Becky Shafer of Portales, Glen Crenshaw (Willene) of Taiban, Steve Wilson (LeAnn) of Casper, Wyo., John Wilson of Roswell, Quintin Wilson (Brenda) of Hobbs; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; a sister, Iris Morgan of Clovis; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Chaplain Bill Bridwell will officiate the services.
Pallbearers are grandsons Glen Crenshaw, Steve, John, Quintin, and Jarrett Wilson, Jim Griego, Quintin Wilson and Jarrett Wilson.
Visitation is scheduled from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday at Chavez Funeral Home in Fort Sumner.
Arrangements are by Chavez Funeral Home of Fort Sumner.
Louise Parker, 89
Services: Have been held.
Louise Jane Dibble Parker, 89, of San Jon, died Sunday, May 1, 2005, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis.
She was born July 19, 1915, in Quay County, to Homer and Lena Dibble.
She was a member of the San Jon Baptist Church. She was the custodian for the First Baptist Church. She graduated from Eastern New Mexico Junior College in Portales in 1936. She was a member of the Republican party. Family members said she enjoyed walking and making bread for anyone and for any occasion.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hamilton Parker; three daughters, Glenda Sue and twins, Janie and Jamie; and siblings, Charlie, Junior, Frances, Effie and Mary.
Survivors include three daughters, Billie Louise Parker of Grand Prairie, Texas, Frances “San” Taylor (and husband, Sammy) of San Jon and Lena Lee of Clovis; three sons, James Parker (Susan) of Fort Worth, Texas, John Parker (Connie) of Lovington and Eddie Neal Parker of Amarillo; eight grandchildren, Michele Taylor, Amy, Karen-Marie and Heath Parker, Valerie Key, Michael Coogle and Toby and Hope Parker; two great-grandchildren, Toni and Samantha Taylor; and a brother, Frank Dibble of Albuquerque.
The Rev. Roy Mitchell officiated the services.
Burial was at San Jon Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Retirement Ranch, 2221 Dillon, Clovis, NM 88101 or to the San Jon First Baptist Church.
Arrangements were by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.