Dateline: May 12, 2005
for Esther Frances Newhouse Mahaffey, age 94, were held at 11:00 a.m. on
Monday, May 9, 2005, at the Dumas Cemetery with Mr. Art Lynch, minister at
the First Street Church of Christ in Dumas, officiating.
under the direction of Morrison Funeral Directors of Dumas.
Mrs. Mahaffey died
May 6, 2005, in Dumas. She was born July 23, 1910, at Honey Grove, Texas.
She was a former resident of Richland Springs, Texas, before moving
to Dumas in 1973. She was a longtime member of the First Street Church of
Christ of Dumas. She married
Ed Mahaffey in 1938 at Santa Anna, California.
He died in 1973. She worked at Dumas Printing with her son from 1973 to 2004.
Survivors include two
sons, James Mahaffey and wife Nancy of Dumas and Gary Mahaffey of
Amarillo; two granddaughters, Tonda VerWey of Dumas and Taryn Sanderson of
Amarillo; great granddaughter, Cinnamon Presley of Modesto, California;
great grandson, Britton Mahaffey-Sanderson of Amarillo; great
granddaughter, Taeler VerWey of Dumas; and step great grandson, Corey
Sanderson of Amarillo.
Memorials can be made to High Plains Children’s Home, PO Box 7448, Amarillo, Texas 79114-9990.
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