Dateline: October 23, 2008
78, Friday, October 17, 2008, in Amarillo.
were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 22, 2008, in the First
Baptist Church in Wellington with Rev. Kevin Everett, Pastor, officiating.
Burial was held at North Fairview Cemetery in Wellington. Services were
under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
was born September 10, 1930, in Bastrop, Lou. to W. M. and Annie Belle
Foster Vines. He had been a resident of Collingsworth County for more than
40 years. He married Margaret Ann Robertson on June 3, 1949, at Lakeview.
He farmed and ranched most of his life. He was a former member of the
Wellington Volunteer Fire Department for several years and was also a
former Wellington City Councilman. He was a Charter Member of the
Chaparral Sam Travel Club and a member of the First Baptist Church.
was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and four brothers.
include his wife, Margaret Vines of Wellington; two daughters, Barbara
Parker and husband James of Cache, Okla., Pam Sherwood and husband Joel of
Wellington; a sister in law, Johnnie Ellis of Amarillo; two grandchildren,
Wendy DeSpain and husband Robert of Lawton, Okla., and Holly Brown and
husband Steve of Yukon, Okla.; three great grandchildren, Destiny and
Andrew DeSpain of Lawton, Okla., and Callie Marie Brown of Yukon, Okla.;
and several nieces and nephews.
family requests memorial contributions be made to the First Baptist
Church, 1106 15th Street, Wellington, Texas 79095.
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