Dateline: June 3, 2004


Graveside services for Mildred Doris Fontenot, age 77, were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 29, 2004, in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley with Bright Newhouse, Minister of the Hedley Church of Christ, officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mrs. Fontenot died Thursday, May 27, 2004, in Memphis, Texas.  She was born April 12, 1927, in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, and was a resident of Amarillo before moving to Hedley more than 20 years ago.  She was a restaurant owner/operator for several years and had worked for the City of Hedley and for the Hedley Senior Citizens Association before her retirement.

Survivors include a son, Johnny Lund of Hedley; two sisters, Lois Watson and Wanda Coots, both of Amarillo; five grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

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