|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1928|
|Death: ||May 15, 2005|
HAPPY - Alfred "Ham" Hamblen, 77, died Sunday, May 15, 2005.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. today in First United Methodist Church in Happy with the Rev. Tom Stribling and the Rev. Mike Kuhlman of the Arena Church in Happy officiating. Private family burial will be in Wayside Cemetery in Wayside by Holley Funeral Home of Canyon.
Mr. Hamblen was born April 13, 1928, in Canyon to Alfred Sterling Hamblen and Eutha Mae Strawn Hamblen. He married Geraldine Darst on Oct. 2, 1954, in Canyon. He was retired from Swisher County Feedlot and was a longtime aviator. Mr. Hamblen served in the Army in Korea in the 279th Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, and received a Purple Heart. He was a member of First Methodist Church in Happy.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Eugene Hamblen.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Hamblen of Happy and Tracy Hamblen of Dallas; two daughters, Vicki Hamblen of Happy and Cathy Ledford and husband, Kenny, of Amarillo; two sisters, Harvey Canafax of Davis, Calif., and Carol Kilchriste of Las Vegas; and two brothers, Stewart "Guy" Hamblen and William H. "Sonny" Hamblen, both of Canyon.
The family suggests memorials be to Arena Church, P.O. Box 56, Happy, TX 79042.
(Published in Amarillo Globe-News, May 18, 2005)
Alfred S. Hamblen (1903 - 1987)
Eutha Hamblen (1902 - 1983)
Tracy Neal Hamblen (1960 - 2016)*
Alfred Hamblen (1928 - 2005)
Donald Eugene Hamblen (1933 - 1933)*
Created by: Edith Guynes Stanley
Record added: Jul 17, 2011
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