Dateline: September 14, 2006
Dale Hightower, 68, of Amarillo died Friday, September 8, 2006.
Funeral services were
held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 12, 2006, at Rector Funeral Home
Osage Chapel, with Dr. Dana Moore of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church
officiating. Burial was in Llano Cemetery with services and arrangements
by Rector Funeral Home Osage Chapel of Amarillo.
Mrs. Hightower was
born near Lipscomb to Jacob Babitzke and Edna Mae Karbs Babitzke on
September 6, 1938. She
graduated from Higgins High School and Draughns Business College.
She married Bobby Carroll Hightower on September 15, 1956, in
Lipscomb. They lived in
Amarillo and Clarendon, where she worked as a homemaker and with her
husband as owners and operators of Hightower Cash Register for over 20
years. Mrs. Hightower was a
wonderful mother who enjoyed fishing, needlework, and quilting as hobbies.
She was preceded in
death by her husband and parents.
three sons, Jake L. of Amarillo, Farris K. and wife Monica of Lubbock and
Barry D. of Little Rock, AR.; two daughters, Bobbie Dale Kerrigan and
husband Everett and Judy G. Geisler all of Amarillo; 14 grandchildren;
eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Duane Everett Babitzke and wife
Dorothy of Canyon Lake, Delvin James Babitzke of San Angelo, and Dennis
Ray Babitzke and wife Linda of San Angelo.
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