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Obituaries: May 2006


Alton Carter

Alton B. Carter, 93,of Lone Oak, Texas,died Jan. 10. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in World War II. Heworked as a supervisor for the U.S. Post Office, and was a member of theQuinlan, Texas,church.

Survivors include hiswife, Agnes, three children, four grandchildren, nine great grandchildren andsix great-great grandchildren.

Irene Clapp

Irene Johnson Clapp,85, died Feb. 24 in Wasilla, Alaska. She and her husband, Joe,worked with eight families from the Anchorage, Alaska, church to launch the Matanuska Valleycongregation.

Survivors include herhusband, two daughters, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Harland Dilbeck

Harland Dilbeck, 84,died March 19 in Glendale, Calif. He served as an evangelist for churchesin Oklahoma, Texas,Colorado, Californiaand the Balboa Canal Zone in the Central American nation of Panama.Survivors include his wife, three sons, eight grandchildren and eightgreat-grandchildren.

Linda Guadiz

Linda Nevills Guadiz,61, of Des Moines, Iowa, died Jan. 18. Born in Atoka, Okla.,she marred U.S. Air Force Capt. Robert Guadiz and was a church member.

She was preceded indeath by a sister. Survivors include her husband, three sons, two daughters andsix grandchildren.

John Hemphill

John Hemphill, 72,died Feb. 1 in Tucson, Ariz. He served in the Air Force and workedin the gas industry in Oklahoma.He was an elder of the church in Forgan, Okla., and served on the ForganSchool Board for 20 years. He and his wife, Peggy, had been living in AngelFire, N.M., where they were members of the Moreno Valley, N.M., church.

He is survived by hiswife, two sons and their families.

Annie May Lewis

Annie May AlstonLewis, 88, of Memphis, Tenn., died March 9. She worked as alibrarian for the Harding University Graduate School of Religion. She was ateacher of ladies’ Bible classes and was an active contributor to thecommunity. Survivors inlcude her husband, Jack, two stepsons and asister-in-law.

Allan Morr

Allan Andrew Morr,21, died Feb. 22 after his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Hawijah, Iraq.Born in Ann Arbor, Mich.,he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2004 after he graduated from high school andwas assigned to the 101st Airborn at Fort Campbell, Ky. He wasa member of the Swartz Creek, Mich., church.

Survivors include hisparents, a sister, two brothers and his grandparents.

Nick Nicholson

Louis W. ‘’Nick’’Nicholson, 86, died Feb. 23. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World WarII and was an elder of the Montgomery church, Albuquerque, N.M.,for 40 years.

Survivors include hiswife of 64 years, Idell, two sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Anna Mae Powell

Anna Mae Powell, 95,of Collinsville, Texas, died Feb. 27. She was born in Oklahoma, where she metand married her husband, Johnnie. She was a member of the Denton, Texas,church.

Survivors include herhusband, one sister, two daughters, nine grandchildren, ninegreat-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Matthew Winkler

Matthew BrianWinkler, 31, died March 22 in Selmer, Tenn. He was a minister for 10years and served the Fourth Street Church,Selmer, for 13 months.

Survivorsinclude his wife, Mary, three daughters, his parents, two brothers and twograndmothers.

Filed under: Obituaries Staff Reports

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