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Frank Allen Daves

Frank Daves, 95, of Clayton, NM, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 o'clock in the morning on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Temple Baptist Church with Rev. Jay McGaughy, pastor of the church officiating, assisted by Charles Anderson. Interment will follow at North Lawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors of Dumas. Frank was born June 21, 1921 in Union County, NM, to Bob and Pearl (Ford) Daves. He proudly served in the United States Army during WWII. After the service, Frank worked for Diamond Shamrock in Dumas for many years where he retired to his great love of ranching. Frank was a member of the local VFW and he loved, fishing and dancing. He made everyone he met feel special. Frank married Verna Carter June 28, 1947, in Clayton; she preceded him in death. In addition to his wife Verna, he was preceded in death by his parents, brother: Floyd Daves and sister: Lois Webb. Frank leaves behind sister: Billie Dupue of Clayton; daughter: Donna Harris and husband Johnny of Dumas: son; Bill Daves and wife Denise of Clayton; daughter: Patsy Milligan and husband Carey of Dumas; sister-in-law: Vanita Daves of Clayton; granddaughters: Regina DiMarco and husband Jimmy of Dumas, Tonya Petty of California and Mandy Randolph of Dumas; grandson: Matt Daves and wife Meg of Roundrock TX; granddaughters: Kara Milligan of Dumas, Shanda West and husband Aaron of Bushland, and Krista Bittner and husband Matt of Dumas; 13 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be made to Memorial Hospice, 224 E 2nd, Dumas, TX 79029 or Temple Baptist Building Fund, 311 N Maddox, Dumas, TX 79029

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Beeson - Morrison Funeral Directors May 18 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for the loss of your Dad. I know it has been years since I have seen you in High School, but just happen to look up Morrison Funeral home website for another reason and saw the last name. Again we are sorry. God Bless! Vickey Phillips

Vickey and Ted Phillips Sep 26 2016 12:00 AM

Saddened to hear about Frank's passing. Think of him often. Condolences to the families left behind.

Cecil "Lefty" Beckner Jul 6 2016 12:00 AM

Kara, I'm so sorry for the loss of your granddad. I know how very special he was to you. You're in my prayers.

Terri Smith Jul 6 2016 12:00 AM

Patsy, Donna , and family, So sorry about the loss of your Dad. Frank was so special and a wonderful man. We thought the world of him. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

Butch and Judy Greer Jul 5 2016 12:00 AM

Patsy and family, we are very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Pam & Danny Farni

Pam & Danny Farni Jul 4 2016 12:00 AM