Ewell Darrow Obituary 1962
Ewell Darrow, Dozier Farm Leader, Dies Ewell E. Darrow, 64, a lifelong resident of the north part of the county, died Thursday morning, May 13, in St. Anthony's Hospital, Amarillo after an illness of three years. His home was at Dozier, where he was a farm and community leader. He had farmed in the north part of the county throughout his adult life. His community leadership extended into many activities activities and was centered first at Dozier, then at Samnorwood. Samnorwood. Mr. Darrow was also an active member and leader in Samnorwood Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and song leader. He was a member of Samnorwood Lions Gub, on the board of directors of the Shamrock Farmers Co-op Gin. Born in the Nicholson community, June 7, 1917, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roland L. Darrow. He was married to Dorothy Seichrist of Dozier on July 24, 1938, in Sayre, Ok. Funeral services were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, in First Baptist Church, Shamrock. Officiating were the Rev. Lee Hillon, associate pastor of Bykota Baptist Church, Amarillo, and a former pastor of Samnorwood Baptist Church, and the Rev. Rick Smith, pastor. Burial was in Dozier 25.17 acres in SE/4 sec 57, Vivian Godbey to Robert Schlee, Dumas, SE/4 sec 57, blk 21, less 25.17 acres. Assignment of oil and gas lease: Toddco Petroleum Co. to Bob Covington: undivided one-fourth interest interest in leases covering: NW/4 SE/4 SW/4 and SE/4 sec 58, blk 16; SW/4 sec 63, blk 16; SW/4 sec 57, blk 16; NE/4 NW/4 SW/4 and SE/4 all in sec 59, blk 16. Oil, gas and mineral lease: Edgar Wischkaem- per, Jr., and wife, Marian, Kenneth Wichkaemper of Shamrock, Billy E. Wisch- kaemperof Lamb County, to Kenneth Wischkaemper, doing business as Reneau and Wischkaemper: SW/4 sec 70, blk 12. Release of oil and gas lease: William A. Driscoll to Edgar Wischkaemper, Jr. and wife, Marian: SW/4 sec 70, blk 12. Cemetery by Richerson Funeral Home, Shamrock. Pall bearers were Ivan Turner of Amarillo, Lynn Wright, Rex Peeples of Groom, J.C. Barefoot, J.C. Breeding, David Clark, B.A. Purkey and Oliver Wisch- kaemper. Surviving Mr. Darrow are his wife; three sons: Gerard Darrow of Arlington, Dale Darrow of Lubbock and Doug Darrow of Dozier; 6 sisters: Mrs. Jewel Finch of Pomona, Ca., Mrs. Alma Barber of Vallejo, Ca., Ms. Alice Barrett of Tulsa, Ok., Mrs. Willie Mae Massey of Slaton, Mrs. Bessie Washburn Washburn of Odessa, and Mrs. Edna Dorsey of Tulia; one brother, Les Darrow of Shamrock and 6 grandchildren. grandchildren.