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CROSBYTON (Special) - Services for Ike Dewbre, 71, of Crosbyton will be at 11 a.m. today at Crosbyton First Baptist Church. The Rev. Roy Eason, pastor of First Assembly of God Church, and the Rev. Vance Mitchell, pastor of Cedar Hill Assembly of God Church in Cedar Hill, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Crosbyton Cemetery under direction of Adams Funeral Home.

Dewbre died at 12:15 a.m. Friday in Crosbyton Hospital after a long illness.

He was born Oct. 5, 1909, in Krum and married Vesta Richardson Oct. 16, 1933, in Clovis, N.M. Dewbre was a car body repairman and painter. He has resided in Crosbyton since 1925. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Crosbyton.

Survivors include his wife; his step-mother, Artie Dewbre of Crosbyton; three sons, Jacky, Freddie and Eddie, all of Crosbyton; three daughters, Vera Savage of Bloomfield, N.M., Cherly Cureton of Cove, Ark. and Yvonne Crausbay of Crosbyton; a brother, Earl of Lubbock; three half-brothers, James and Tony of Crosbyton and Fern of Shallowater; a sister, Ina Mae Whited of Hot Springs, Ark.; a half-sister, Loretta Clark of Brownwood; 12 grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Bill Savage, Don Handley, Gary Mitchell, Chris Berry, Jackie Hamersley and John Pinkston.

©Lubbock Avalanche Journal, Oct. 3, 1981
Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
transcribed by Linda Fox Hughes

Graveside services for Vesta Richardson Dewbre, 89, of Crosbyton was at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2005 at the Crosbyton Cemetery with the Rev. Vance Mitchell and the Rev. Patrick Lewis officiating. Arrangements are under direction of Adams Funeral Home of Crosbyton.

She passed away Thursday, July 14, 2005 in Crosbyton Hospital.

Vesta was born Feb. 20, 1916 in Wellington to the late Jesse and Essie May (Childs) Richardson.

On Oct. 16, 1933, she married Ike Dewbre in Clovis, N.M. He preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 1981.

She moved to Crosbyton in 1930 and was a member of the Assembly of God Church. In 1950, she started working as a nurse's assistant at Crosbyton Hospital.

Survivors include three sons, Jacky, Freddie and Eddie, all of Crosbyton; three daughters, Vera Savage and Yvonne Crausbay, both of Crosbyton and Sherill Cureton of Cove, Ark.; three brothers, L. D. Richardson of Stinnett, J. D. Richardson of Lubbock and Donnie Richardson of Crosbyton; two sisters, Betty Boggs of Hereford and Vertie Powell of Crosbyton; thirteen grandchildren; twnety-six great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

©The Crosby County News and Chronicle, Thursday, July 28, 2005, page 9

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