Dateline: June 12, 2008
Darlene Wallace “Mamaw” Robertson, 71, went to be with her
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, June 7, 2008, at her home in
Clarendon, which she loved very much.
Mamaw was born September 17, 1936,
to Leo Leniel and Ima Poovey Wallace in Heald, Wheeler County, Texas. She
attended schools in Ashtola and Clarendon and graduated from Clarendon
High School in 1953.
She married Delbert Wayne
Robertson on August 8, 1953, in Clarendon. She was a co-owner of Robertson
Funeral Directors since 1977.
She was a Sunday school teacher
for approximately 50 years. She was a member of the First Church of the
Nazarene in Clarendon. She was a loving wife, mother, and Mamaw.
Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on
Tuesday, June 10, 2008, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev.
Bill Hodges, Pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene, and Rev. Matthew
Stidham, Pastor of the First Assembly of God, officiating. Burial followed
at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the arrangement of
Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
She was preceded in death by her
parents; a daughter-in-law, Edie Robertson; and numerous aunts, uncles,
Survivors include her husband,
Delbert of Clarendon; a daughter, Debbie Thompson and husband Michael of
Clarendon; a son, Patrick Robertson and wife Vicky of Clarendon; three
grandchildren, Greg Collins of Howardwick, Tiffanie Word and husband
Cameron, and Chuck Robertson and wife Lindsey, all of Clarendon; four
great-grandchildren, Abi and Maci Collins of Ponchatula, LA; Gavin Word
and Aiden Word of Clarendon; and a special grandson, Brayden Phillips of
Clarendon; and numerous cousins
Casket bearers were Jerry Asher,
Jerry Morris, Bob Kidd, Dean Cook, Jim Lovell, and Joe Lovell.
Honorary bearers were the
Clarendon Fire Department, Clarendon Firebelles, other Donley County
Firefighters, and the Clarendon EMS.
The family requests that memorial
contributions be made to the donor’s Church of choice, to the Clarendon,
Howardwick, or Hedley Volunteer Fire Departments, or to Clarendon EMS.
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