Amie O’Dell Wickliffe, 87, passed away July 25, 2011. He was born Sept. 24, 1923, in Ferris, Texas, to Jessie Marion Wickliffe and Viola Mae Parks Wickliffe. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Dell went on to work as a carpenter and farmer.

His three daughters, Pearl Nettles, Marilyn Woicik and Sherry Pickel; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Maureen Matthews; and brother, Marion Lee Wickliffe, all survive him. Wickliffe will be cremated and his ashes will be laid to rest at a graveside service at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at Ferris Memorial Park.