Dateline: June 17, 2004
services for James Otis Bohanon, age 73, were held at 3:00 p.m. on
Saturday, June 12, 2004, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Rev. Bryan
Knowles, Pastor of the Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon, and Rev.
Allen Ford, Pastor of Southwest Baptist Church in Amarillo, officiating.
Burial with military rites by Clarendon VFW Post 7782 were held. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral
Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Bohanon died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, in Amarillo. He was born October 3, 1930, in Springdale, Arkansas, and had
been a resident of Donley County since 1969.
Prior to his retirement, he was a pipe fitter in the fire
protection business. He was a
US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a member of Clarendon VFW
Post 7782. He was also a
member of Amarillo Local Pipefitters Union 669.
He was a Baptist.
was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, one brother, and by two
sons, James Gregory Bohanon on December 19, 1970, and Bradley Wade Bohanon
on January 19, 1980.
include one daughter, Gwen Simpson of Canyon; his former
wife, Elizabeth Smith of Amarillo; one brother, Roy Bohanon of Amarillo;
three sisters, Dorothy Shawhart of Amarillo, Argie Johnson, and Ardie
Spears both of Springdale, Arkansas; and by three granddaughters, Halee,
Jessica, and Jolee.
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