Dateline: January 12, 2006

Billy Myrl Kerlee of Clarendon died Monday, January 9, 2006, in Amarillo at the age of 57.

Graveside services under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., will be held Friday, January 13, in Citizens Cemetery with family member Joe Wheeler officiating.

Mr. Kerlee was born May 19, 1948, in Clarendon to Pete Mirl and Lucille Mryl Smith Kerlee. He worked for many years as a truck driver and general laborer around Clarendon. He was a resident of Clarendon for most of his life.

He is survived by two sons, Kevin Kerlee of Groom, and Parker Kerlee of Pampa; one daughter, Gwendolyn Morris of Casper, Wyo.; two brothers, James Olen Watts, Jr., of Claude, James Edward Watts of Clarendon; one sister, Edna Wheeler of Amarillo; one special friend, Sharon Grady of Clarendon; and three grand children.

The family requests that memorials be sent to BSA Hospice. Online guest book available at

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