Donnie Lee Shipley, Sr.

Donnie Lee Shipley, Sr.

PAMPA - Donnie Lee Shipley, Sr., 57, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, in Amarillo.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors Colonial Chapel with the Reverend Albert Maggard, pastor of First Pentecostal Holiness Church, officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Mr. Shipley was a lifelong resident of Pampa, graduating from Pampa High School in 1962.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia; two sons, Donnie Lee "D. L. " Shipley, Jr., Pampa and Bobby J. Simmons of Henton, Oklahoma; and three daughters, Carolyn Joyce White, Kristie Dawn Fuller and Kendra LaShelle Henderson, all of Pampa.

He is also survived by a brother, Kenneth Shipley of Arlington; two sisters, Judy Haynes and Gay Dismuke, both of Pampa; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to Pampa Special Olympics.

Source: Amarillo Globe-News, Feb. 19, 2002

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