Dateline: October 25, 2001
services for Imogene Doyle Kerr, age 76, were held at 2:00 p.m. on
Tuesday, October 23, 2001, in the First Baptist Church in Claude with Rev.
Gerald Aalbers, Pastor, and Rev. Jim Brown of Lubbock, officiating.
Burial was held in Claude Cemetery under the direction of Robertson
Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Kerr died Friday, October 19, 2001, in Amarillo. She was born October 30, 1924, at Thornberry, Texas, and had
lived in Claude since 1930. She
married Billy Joe Kerr on September 6, 1948, at Claude. He preceded her in death in 1988. She was a member of La Tomps Club from 1948 until 1963, the
First Baptist Church and the Searchers Sunday School class, and the Claude
Duplicate Bridge Club. She
worked for Palo Duro Nursing Home as a certified nurses’ assistant from
1972 until 1977 and in the packaging department of Levi-Strauss and
Company from 1978 until 1983.
was preceded in death by a brother, Shorty Doyle; and two sisters, Mary
Lucille Thomas and Mildred Frances Taylor.
include one daughter, Gwen Dene Kerr of Oklahoma City, OK; two sons,
Ronald Joe “Ronnie” Kerr of Amarillo and Dale Lynn Kerr of Claude; 12
grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
bearers were Fred Irby, P.J. Lemons, Kevin Simmons, and Jerry Morris.
Honorary bearers were Kern Kerr, Chris Montgomery, Tim Roberts,
Jason Collins, Mark Smith, and Stacy Ozeretny.
family requests that memorials be to the Claude First Baptist Church; BSA
Hospice in Amarillo; or the American Cancer Society.
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