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Oza Lee Popejoy

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Oza Lee Popejoy, age 82, passed away on February 23, 2009. Funeral Services were held on Friday, February 27, 2009, in Cox-LaGrone Funeral Home Benton Chapel, 4180 Canyon Dr., Amarillo, TX. Burial will be held at 2:30 PM (Mountain Time) Monday, March 2, 2009 in Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM by Cox-LaGrone Funeral Home.
Mrs. Popejoy was born June 29, 1926, in Logan, NM to Clyde and Alma Eastepp. She graduated from Logan High School and married Lonnie "L.A." Popejoy, July 20, 1946, in Tucumcari. She had lived in Amarillo since 1993. Oza Lee enjoyed quilting, ceramics, painting, antique shopping and spoiling her grandchildren. She was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.
Survivors include her husband; L.A., two daughters; Glenda Yarbrough and husband Clyde of Ralls and Kathy Sumerford and husband Bill of Amarillo, two sons; Andrew Popejoy and wife Kathy of Walsenburg, CO and Sid Popejoy and wife Kelly of LaVeta, CO, two sisters; Fern Cain and husband Arthur of Logan and Ozell Arnett of Canyon, two brothers; J.D. Eastepp of Amarillo and Clarence White and wife Elaina of Boone, CO, twelve grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 2 great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, a sister and a grandson; Jason in 1991.
The family suggests memorials to: America Supports You Texas, P.O. Box 3218, Amarillo, TX 79116.
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