James Bruce Ariola – June 18, 2012

James Bruce Ariola, 74, of Clarendon, died Monday, June 18, 2012, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 22, 2012, at the Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon on the JA Highway with John R. Hall and Larry Harvey, officiating.  Burial will follow at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon.  Viewing will be from 11am-7pm, Thursday, June, 21, 2012 at Bruce’s home church, Church of the Nazarene in Clarendon.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.  .
Mr. Ariola was born Jan. 31, 1938, in Vernon to Gaylon and Gertie Ariola.  He married Katherine Sanders on Dec. 20, 1958 in Memphis.  He was a farmer.
He was preceded in death by a son, James Allen Ariola; a daughter, Kathy Linnae Ariola; and a sister, Shirley Ann Hodges.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Katherine Ariola, of the home; two daughters, Janice Harvey and husband Larry of Amarillo and Sulynn Mester and husband Randy of Childress; two sisters, Ella Mae Gillespie of Durant, OK and Lajuana Sue Tucker of Amarillo; three brothers-in-law, Leonard Sanders and wife Edna of Topeka, KS, Kenneth Hugh Sanders and wife Lois of Iola, KS and Larry Earl Sanders of Ft. Worth; three grandsons, Matt Brandes of Amarillo, Josh Brandes of Ft. Worth and Kris Ariola of Austin; three great-grandsons, Ky Brandes, Zach Brandes and Hannon Brandes; and numerous cousins including Norman Gann and wife Alice of Brice.
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