Dateline: April 6, 2006
Dewayne Chisum, age 73, of Clarendon died April 2, 2006, in
Services were held at
2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial
Chapel in Pampa with Rev. Jay McGaughy, pastor of the Temple Baptist
Church of Dumas, officiating. Burial was in Miami Cemetery in Miami, under
the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.
Mr. Chisum was born
August 15, 1932, in Miami. He married Dianna Day on March 22, 1979, in
Clovis, New Mexico. He had
been a resident of Clarendon since 2000, moving from Greeneville,
Tennessee. He was a member of
the Mary Ellen & Harvester Church of Christ of Pampa.
He retired from the Yellow Freight Transportation in 1998, after 47
years of service. He was a
member of the Teamsters Union in Greeneville, Tennessee, the Elks Lodge in
Tucumcari, New Mexico, and the Moose Lodge in Amarillo.
He is survived by his
wife, Dianna L. Chisum of the home; one son, Ronald W. Chisum of Dumas;
four daughters, Cheryl Cabanski of Burleson, Shelley Morrison of Las
Cruces, New Mexico, Beverly Mooneyham of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Christy
Barham of Greeneville, Tennessee; his step-mother, Myrtie Mae Hamblen of
Amarillo; two sisters, Winona Colson of Amarillo and Vanessa Swindell of
Lewisville; two brothers, Milton Ford of Atlanta, Georgia, and Ronald C.
Chisum of Amarillo; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, R.C. Chisum & Edna Faye Reavis; one son, Billy
Dewayne Chisum in 1996; one daughter, Tammie Lynn Chisum in 1980; two
brothers, Bobby Chisum in 1980, and Cecil Ray Chisum in 2001.
The family requests
memorials be made to the American Heart Association, 6605 I-40 West, Suite
A-6, Amarillo, Texas 79106, or Odyssey HealthCare, 6900 I-40 West, Suite
150, Amarillo, Texas 79106.
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