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Wall, Jimmy


Jimmy Wall

Services: Have ben held.

Mr. Jimmy R. Wall, 60, of Dora, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.

He was born on Feb. 19, 1943, in Atlanta, Texas, to Ivy and Earlton Wall.

He graduated from Three Way High School in 1961 in Maple, Texas. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. Following his discharge he farmed in the Lazbuddie area then moved to Dora in 1973. He served on the Dora School Board from 1986 until 1991. He was a member of the Dora Baptist Church and served on the Dora Fire Department for 12 years. He married Jolene Dorman on June 9, 1995. Shortly after their marriage they purchased the Dora Café. For the last several months of his life he was employed in the environmental compliance services industry.

He was preceded in death by his father; a brother, Bill Wall; and by his wife, Jolene.

He is survived by his partner, Wanda Reed of Clovis; two sons, James Wall (and wife, Tina) of Dora and Houston Wall (Emilie) of Causey; a step-son, Rex Minshew of Dora; a daughter, Ladean Rowe of Lubbock; a step-daughter, Nita Richards (Gene) of Dora; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his mother; and two sisters, Elizabeth Oglesby of Goldsmith, Texas, and Juanita Woolam of Lubbock.

The Rev. Eddy Mardis will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery in Dora.

Pallbearers will be Monty and Terry Oglesby, Stanley Woolam, Ruben Baeza, Jerry Skinner and Benny Carty.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Prater and Donnie Romero and the Dora Volunteer Fire Department.

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.


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