“Lanita” Kaye Ballard-Dabney, was born June 6, 1954. She left this world for home November 18th, 2019. Kaye was born in Pampa, TX and grew up in White Deer. She married “James” Ray Dabney in March of 1977, and they had one son, Charles Dabney. Although Kaye was many things in her life, a heavy machine operator, avid sky diver, dog trainer, competitive barrel racer, and an amazing glass artist. Kaye’s finest role was that of Nannie. Her family was her world. Left missing her laughter and stories are her husband James Ray Dabney, her son and his wife Karen Dabney, and her grandkids Jayce Simmons and special buddy Xander Dabney. She is reunited in death with her parents Gene and Arlene Ballard of White Deer and her sister Gayle Ballard. The family suggest donations be made to the West Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Amarillo, TX 79125. We miss you “bigger than all outdoors.”
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West Texas Wildlife Rehab Center
2901 N Soncy Rd, Amarillo TX 79125