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 shared a single bed in that house with four of her sisters sleeping three at the head and two at the foot.Emma met her husband, George Estes, shortly after she graduated from Wellington High School in 1929, and ran away after a brief courtship to marry him on September 10, 1929 just weeks before the fall of the stock market and the start of the Great Depression.She was preceded in death by her mother, Nathalene.Survivors include her father, Elzie; a sister, Beverly Hudson and husband Tommy of Wellington; her niece, Holly Landess and sons Tyler and Thomas Landess of Wellington; and her nephew, Kent Hudson and wife Karrie and daughters Natalee and Sadie Hudson of Wellington.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.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.She later began working as the assistant county treasurer for Harmon County and was later elected treasurer for Harmon County, retiring in 1997. With this union came two step children, Sonya and Billy whom he cared for deeply. OHair of Amarillo; four great grandchildren, Zachery T. Honorary Pallbearers included Raymond Fike, Dick Pendleton, Willie Gragson, Robert Powell, Maxie Baker, Kenny Tunstall, Robert Coffee, Jack Barnett, Jimmy Black and Jimmy Patterson. She was a retired custodian for Amarillo Independent School District. During subsequent years Dan was a real estate investor, home builder and land broker in Amarillo. 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. He loved working with his hands, doing carpentry work and working with computers.The center of her world was a small three bedroom home one block off the town square in Wellington.