1919 - 2007 (87 years)
||Kimbrough, Florence Helen |
||8 Oct 1919
||Childress, Childress, Texas, USA 
||6 Oct 2007
||Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA 
||Highland Park Cemetery, Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA 
||Sackett | Descendants of Aner Jane Sackett
||24 Jul 2015 |
|Born - 8 Oct 1919 - Childress, Childress, Texas, USA
|Died - 6 Oct 2007 - Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA
|Buried - - Highland Park Cemetery, Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA
- [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 23 Jul 2015.
From Find A Grave Memorial# 22080092
Florence Helen Updike
Birth: Oct. 8, 1919
Death: Oct. 6, 2007
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
Oliver Esten "Slim" Updike (1909 - 1986)*
Highland Park Cemetery
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Oct 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22080092