Dateline: July 20, 2006
Hood Chamales, 85, died Friday, July 14, 2006, at Lubbock.
Services were held at
10:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 18, 2006, in the Church of Christ in Claude with
Kent Watson, Minister, officiating. Graveside services followed in Claude
Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Robertson Funeral
Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mrs. Chamales was
born February 15, 1921, in Claude, the first child of Paul and Edna Hood.
She graduated from Claude High School in 1938 and attended Abilene
Christian College. During World War II, she was a WAC in the United States
Army Air Force stationed in Jacksonville, Florida, and in Ft. Myers,
Florida. She married John Michael Chamales on September 26, 1943, at
Claude; and in June of 1945, she gave birth to their only child. In the
fall of 1946, they moved to South Dakota, where they farmed and ranched 9
miles east of Pierre, South Dakota. In 1951, they moved west of Hugo,
Oklahoma, and ranched there until 1962. In June of 1962, they moved back
to Claude, abiding there until 2000, then moving to Lubbock, Texas. She
was a member of the Church of Christ all her life.
Mrs. Chamales is
preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her
husband, John of Lubbock; one son, Michael Hood Chamales and wife Linda of
Lubbock; one brother, Warren Wheeler Hood and wife Carolyn of Houston; two
grandchildren, Michael Scott Chamales and wife Melissa of Lubbock, and
Michelynda Chamales Crossnoe and husband Reagan of Amarillo; and three
great grandchildren, Alexander Scott Chamales, Autumn Alexis Crossnoe, and
Remington Cole Crossnoe.
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