Kimbrough,  Florence Helen

Kimbrough, Florence Helen

Female 1919 - 2007  (87 years)  

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  • Name Kimbrough, Florence Helen 
    Born 8 Oct 1919  Childress, Childress, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Oct 2007  Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Highland Park Cemetery, Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I38701  Sackett | Descendants of Aner Jane Sackett
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2015 

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F13161  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1919 - Childress, Childress, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Oct 2007 - Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Highland Park Cemetery, Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 23 Jul 2015.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 22080092
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22080092
      Florence Helen Updike
      Birth: Oct. 8, 1919
      Childress
      Childress County
      Texas, USA
      Death: Oct. 6, 2007
      Amarillo
      Potter County
      Texas, USA

      Florence Updike, 87, of Amarillo died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007.

      Memorial celebration of life services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Directors Martin Road Chapel, 1505 Martin Road, with Dr. Kyle Reese, great-nephew, officiating. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery in Borger.

      Florence was born Oct. 8, 1919, in Childress, where she was raised. She married O.E. "Slim" Updike in 1939, and together they moved to Borger after World War II. While in Borger, she worked for Claude Robinson Construction Co. as a secretary. They had also lived in Fritch prior to her moving to Amarillo in 1987 after her husband's passing. Florence was very independent person who loved her family very much. Her dogs also held a special place in her life. She enjoyed bowling and square dancing.

      Florence will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

      Survivors left to cherish her memories are three nieces, Jo Della Reese of Valley Mill, Chesta Ann Bailey of Lincoln, Neb., and Joyce Kohler of Houston; a nephew, Kenneth Updike of Reno, Nev.; and two great-nephews, Jeff Reese of Amarillo and Dr. Kyle Reese of Jacksonville, Fla.

      In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be to the Amarillo animal shelter, 3501 S. Osage St., Amarillo, TX 79103.

      Amarillo Globe-News, Oct. 10, 2007



      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Oliver Esten "Slim" Updike (1909 - 1986)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Highland Park Cemetery
      Borger
      Hutchinson County
      Texas, USA

      Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
      Record added: Oct 10, 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 22080092


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