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Georgia Pearl Mount

Georgia Pearl Mount, 104, of Decatur, TX. passed away on April 29, 2017. Memorial service will be held Friday May 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Alvord, with Rev. Bill Cleveland officiating. Graveside service at 2:00 p.m. at Eastview Cemetery in Vernon, TX.

She was the mother of Darlene Case, former resident of Friona. She had resided at Heritage Place Assisted Living for two years.

Jesse Glen Shirley

Jesse Glen Shirley, 69, of Kingston, Oklahoma, formerly of Friona, died Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Kingston. Celebration of Life services will be held 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Friona Cemetery with pastor Bobby Broughton, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church in Friona, officiating. Burial following in the Friona Cemetery by Blackwell-Mullins Funeral Home of Friona.

Jesse was born February 15, 1948 in Dimmitt to Jack Glen Shirley and Christine Lindley Shirley Zorns.

He was a farmer, rancher, cattle buyer, auctioneer and horse whisperer. He loved to dance and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Friona.

He is preceded in death by his father and one brother, Michael Lewis Shirley.

Survivors include his mother Christine Zorns of Friona: one son, Glen Shirley and wife Eve of Kingston, Ok.; two daughters, Shay Shirley and Jimmy Coombs of Temple, Ok., and Jacque Shirley of Fayetteville, Arkansas: one sister, Judy Potts and husband Larry of Friona; six grandchildren, Aaron Shirley, Morgan Shirley, Macy Shirley, Keevin Smith, Katrina Smith and Cason Smith: five step-children and six step-grandchildren, whom he helped raise.

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