Dateline: February 26, 2004
services for Phebe Ann Buntin, age 82, were held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday,
February 23, 2004, in the First United Methodist Church with Rev. James
Ivey Edwards, Pastor, officiating. Memorial
services followed graveside services that were held at 10:00 a.m. at
Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Arrangements were under the direction of
Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Buntin died Saturday, February 21, 2004, in Amarillo. She was born October 10, 1921, in Clarendon to Fred A. and
Eunice Lenora Kutch Buntin and was a lifetime Clarendon resident. She
attended Clarendon schools and received an AA Degree from West Texas State
University in Canyon. She
later briefly attended North Texas College.
She was employed at the USDA office in Clarendon for several years
before her retirement. She
had devoted much of her life to civic organizations.
She was instrumental in acquiring the Moore and McClellan Little
League baseball fields. She
served on the Citizens Cemetery Board and was a member of the Friends of
the Library. Volunteering was a long time activity for her.
She was a volunteer at St. Anthony’s Hospital, BSA
Hospital, and the VA Hospital in Amarillo. She was a member and regularly
attended the First United Methodist Church.
She was a member of the Saints’ Roost Museum Board, Methodist
Women, a bridge club, and the Clarendon College Alumni and Reunion Board.
Her grandfather, P.A. Buntin, established the first funeral home in
the Panhandle in Clarendon.
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