Dateline: January 5, 2006
Funeral services for Darlene
Davis Usleton, age 50, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday,
January 5, 2006, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,
Canyon Ward (8400 Hunsley Rd) in Canyon, Texas, with President Bruce Tate,
Commital will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2006, at
Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Arrangements
are under the direction of Brooks Funeral Directors of Canyon.
Ms. Usleton died
January 1, 2006, in Amarillo. She was born on October 12, 1955, to Charles
and Nancy Walker Davis at Parks Air Force Base in Pleasanton, California.
She graduated from Pampa High School in 1974 and graduated from
Amarillo College in 1976. Darlene enjoyed music, playing the clarinet in
high school, and was a past president of Canyon High School Band Booster
Club. She married Tommy Dale Usleton in 1979 and has since divorced. Tommy
is now married to Glenda Fessler.
Darlene was a great
granddaughter of W.L. Bill Lohberger, an early settler of Wheeler County.
She enjoyed working with Affiliated Foods for 20 years in HBC and the
Tobacco Purchasing Dept. Darlene had been a resident in Canyon for 20
She was preceded in
death by grandparents, Clarence and Louise Davis, an uncle, Jim Walker, an
aunt, Ellie and her husband George Wilkinson. She went home to be with the
Lord on January 1, 2006, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Survivors include a
son, Sean Usleton and wife Becky of Canyon; a grandson, Blake Usleton of
Canyon; her parents, Nancy and Charles Davis of Clarendon; her
grandparents, George C. and Dorothy Walker of Wheeler; one sister,
D’Anne Woods and husband Doug of Pflugerville, Texas; two brothers,
Danny Ray Davis of Amarillo and Don Alton Davis of Pampa; one
sister-in-law, Dianne Davis of Amarillo; two nieces, Tiffany Baldwin and
husband Donnie of Point Mugu, California; and Julie Anne Marie Woods of
Pflugerville; four nephews, Stephen Woods and Dylan Woods, both of
Pflugerville, and Joshua
Davis and William Davis, both of Amarillo; and three close friends, Janice
Blandford of Amarillo and Connie Clark and Cindy Craig, both of Canyon.
The family suggests
memorials be made to Odyssey Hospice, 1000 S. Jefferson St., Amarillo,
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