Selected Families and Individuals



1.  In the 1930 Childress County, Texas Census, Clarence, Vera & their baby, Donald R. McMinn were listed in the household of Clarence's parents, Joseph Feleming McMinn and Minnie Blackburn - McMinn.

2.  Odessa Oline

Vera M. McMinn

    Pampa Vera M. McMinn, 95, of Odessa, died Feb. 6, 2005, in Odessa.
    The family will receive friends at the Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. today
    Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with Dr. Johhn Funderburg, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funerl Directors.
    She was born Feb. 12, 1909, in Morgan Mill, She married Clarence E. McMinn on May 5, 1928, in Crowell.  She had been a resident of Pampa since 1936, moving to live with her daughter in Odessa in 2000.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church, where she served the Lord in many capacities.  She taught Sunday School for many years, as well as serving as president and state officer for WMU.  She was an expert seamstress and enjoyed gardening.  She was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan.  She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.  She loved her family and they loved her.  She spent her last days always reading the Bible.  She was preceded in death by her loving husband, three brothers and three sisters.
    Her survivors include:  one daughter, Berna McMinn May and husband, John Edd, of Odessa;  one son, Donald McMinn and wife, Jackie, of Pampa;  tow granddaughters, Mrs. LaRue Keaton of Arlington, and Mrs. donna Miller of Pampa;  one grandson, James McMinn of Pampa;  three great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
    Memorials my be sent to Hospice Hose, 903 Sam Houston, Odessa, Texas - 79761.