Dateline: September 12, 2002
services for John Anderson “Johnny” Conatser, Jr., age 81, were held
at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2002, in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley
with Rev. Bruce Howard, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Hedley,
officiating. Burial was held
in Rowe Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc.,
Conatser died Saturday, September 7, 2002, in Amarillo.
He was born July 5, 1921 in Dumas, Moore County, Texas, and was a
resident of Canyon before moving to Hedley in 1960.
He married Edith Dorine Word on January 7, 1948, at Wheeler.
He had worked for much of his life for Greenbelt Water Authority
before his retirement. He was
a former long-time member of the Hedley Lions Club, was a member of the
American Legion, and was a US Army Veteran of World War II,
having received the Purple Heart.
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