Dateline: November 11, 2004


Funeral services for Leland Wayne “Skeet” Glisson, age 90, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 5, 2004, in Robertson Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of the Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon, officiating.  Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mr. Glisson died Tuesday, November 2, 2004, in Amarillo.  He was born February 18, 1914, in Kermit, Texas, and came to New Mexico with his family in 1916.  He married Ethel Cleo Garrison on August 9, 1937, at Clovis, New Mexico.  Together they worked on various ranches in the Texas Panhandle and Eastern New Mexico and retired from Dale and Sam Cluck ranches after 22 years.  He was a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Oscar Lee Glisson in 1957 and Wayne D. Glisson in 1998; and by two brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Ethel C. Glisson of Amarillo; one daughter, Paula Hall of Amarillo; one son, J.A. Glisson and wife Sharon of Amarillo; two sisters, Zela Cortese of Fort Sumner, New Mexico, and Ruby Montgomery of Gonzales, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.

Casket bearers were grandsons and great grandsons.

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