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Obituaries > ANDERSON, GARTH T.

Garth T. Anderson, 78, of Amarillo, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today in First United Methodist Church in Canyon with the Rev. Richard Bales, pastor, and the Rev. Kevin Deckard, associate pastor, officiating. Additional services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Capps Memorial Chapel at Fairfield. Burial will be at Birdston Cemetery at Streetman.

Local arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Directors of Canyon.

Mr. Anderson was born in Streetman. He retired in 1982 from pipeline construction. After retirement, he raised cattle. He was an honorary member of the Randall County Sheriff’s Posse and a member of River Road Baptist Church.

He served in the Marine Corps in the South Pacific during World War II.

He married Mable “Andy” Massey in 1948. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Beth, in 1959.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Jane Anderson King of Canyon; three sisters, Elizabeth Carroll and Mattie Louise Bullard, both of Fairfield and Edna Vyers of Ennis; and three granddaughters.

The family requests memorials be to the memorial scholarship fund at the Youth Center of the High Plains, 9300 S. Georgia, Amarillo, Texas; or First United Methodist Church of Canyon.