Dateline: September 25, 2008
Frances Turner Noble,78,
died Thursday, September 18, 2008, in Amarillo.
Services were held at
2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 22, 2008, in the United Methodist Church in
Claude with Rev. Janet Edwards, Pastor, officiating. Burial followed at
Claude Cemetery in Claude. Services were under the arrangement of
Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
Mrs. Noble was born
December 26, 1929, in Odell, to Alford and Edna Mae Wrather Turner. She
married J.W. Noble on June 5, 1949, at Erick, Okla. She had been a
resident of Amarillo before moving to Claude in 1979. She had been a 4th
grade teacher for 22 years. She taught at River Road School District for
11 years and Claude ISD for 11 years. She raised her kids first before
achieving her bachelorís degree from West Texas State University. She
was a master quilter, had a green thumb, crocheted, and loved sewing. She
helped her husband with farming and ranching for many years. She was a
member of the United Methodist Church in Claude.
She was preceded in
death by her parents, one brother, and two sisters.
Survivors include her
husband, J.W. Noble of Claude; a son, Mark Noble of Amarillo; two
daughters, Nancy McNeer, and Sharon Haffey and husband Rex all of
Amarillo; a brother, Travis Turner and wife Betty of Erick, Okla.; a
sister-in-law, Fern Turner of Sayre, Okla.; four grandchildren, Jeremy
Noble and wife Sarah, Amy Nailling, Amber Haffey, and Steven Haffey; and
one great grandchild, Jason Nailling.
The family requests
memorial contributions be made to the Claude EMS.
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