Dateline: May 12, 2005
Funeral services for
James Arthur “JA” Glisson, Sr., age 59, were at 10:00 a.m. on
Thursday, May 5, 2005, in Robertson Chapel of Memories, with Rev. Bryan
Knowles, Pastor of Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon, officiating.
Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mr. Glisson died
Monday, May 2, 2005, in Amarillo. He
was born February 12, 1946, in Borger and had been a resident of Amarillo
most of his life. He married
Sharon Kay Wilson on May 28, 1977, at Logan, New Mexico.
He was employed for several years in the road construction business
by Gilven-Terrell. He was a
He was preceded in
death by his father, Wayne Glisson; and by two brothers, Wayne Glisson and
Survivors include his
wife, Sharon of Amarillo; his mother, Ethel Glisson of Amarillo; a sister,
Paula Hall of Amarillo; his children, James Glisson II and Alvin Glisson,
both of Amarillo, Angela Copas of Oklahoma, Melissa Velarde and husband
Joseph of El Paso, and Leland Glisson and wife Cara of California; ten
grandchildren; one great grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
Casket bearers were
Emmett Hall, Pat Curry, Emmett Hall III, Colby Hall, Dusty Hall, and Barry
Cooper. Honorary bearers were Eric Hall, James Liles, and Rodney Evans.
The family requests
that memorials be to Odyssey Hospice in Amarillo.
You can sign a guest
book at www.RobertsonFuneral.com.
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