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, officiating.  Graveside 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 years.

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, Texas 79101.

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