Dateline: November 11, 2004
for Charles Weldon Petty, age 89, were held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday,
November 6, 2004, in Olton Cemetery in Olton, Texas, with Rev. Sharon
Wiese, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Olton, officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral
Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mr. Petty died
Wednesday, November 2, 2004, in Amarillo.
He was born July 4, 1915, in Vernon, Texas, and was a resident of
Olton prior to moving to Donley County 18 years ago.
He married Elsie I. Gordon on June 13, 1959, at Vernon.
He was self-employed as a painter most of his life prior to his
retirement. He liked to play
the piano and the fiddle. He
was a Nazarene.
He was preceded in
death by a daughter, Wanda Katherine Slover.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Petty of Hedley; one son, Harold Gordon and wife Jan of Trapper Creek, Alaska; a brother-in-law, Leroy Bodkin and wife Evelyn of Hereford; one sister, Margie James of Hemet, California; one niece, Meredith Long of Amarillo; six grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.
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