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
Casket bearers were grandsons and great grandsons.
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