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Pat Waller

Patricia Sue Waller, 78 of Friona, passed away Dec. 30, 2019 in Amarillo. Viewing will be held Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 9 8 p.m. in the Ron Smiley Memorial Chapel of HANSARD FAMILY Funeral

Home with Celebration of Life Services scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 in the chapel with the Rev. Gary Johnson, officiating. Burial following in the Holy Family New Mexico, Laura Brockman of Frisco, Texas, and Valerie Brockman and Brian Brogden of Amarillo, Texas; one son, Nathan Brockman of Mountain View, Oklahoma; two sisters, Sandie Dolfini and husband Joe of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Kathie Burris and husband Rick of Maumelle, Arkansas; grandchildren,Tyson Neill, Chase Speer, Corbin Neill, Lindsey Beyers, Andrew Diaz, Thomas Speer, Logan Inmon, McKinley Brockman and Seth Greene; and great-grandchildren, Trapper, Archer and Weston Neill, Adan and Aubrey Diaz, Brynlee, Sophee, Lillee and Carson Beyers, and Angelina and Jonathan Speer.

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Cemetery in Nazareth, Texas by HANSARD FAMILY Funeral Home of Friona.

Pat was born Nov. 1, 1941 in Weslaco, Texas to Clyde Lee and Nita Virginia Crooks Copeland. She later was a 1960 graduate of Dimmitt High School and attended West Texas State University where she majored in music and drama.

Pat started her family in 1964, but found time to continue her love for music, vocally and artistically as she continued to sing and paint. But she also continued her life of service as a teacher’s aide and a case

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She is preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Carole Wilson.

Those to carry on her legacy include five daughters, Lisa Neill and husband Mark, Jennifer Baize and husband Robin of Friona, Cara Speer and Enrique Ronelas of Carlsbad,

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