Dateline: October 23, 2008

Loyd Eugene Vines, 78, Friday, October 17, 2008, in Amarillo.

Services 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.

Loyd 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.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and four brothers.

Survivors 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.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the First Baptist Church, 1106 15th Street, Wellington, Texas 79095.




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