Coeta Halliburton

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Coeta June Plain Sperry Halliburton, 82, of Follett, died Aug. 3, 2018 in hospice in Amarillo, after a long battle with cancer. Services were held Monday, Aug. 6, at Follett United Methodist Church. Burial was in Fairmont Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Scotty Schilling Funeral Director in Follett. She was born Oct. 1, 1935 in Beaver County, OK. The family moved to Follett in 1944, and she graduated as salutatorian from Follett High School in 1953. She married Virgil Clarence “Pete” Sperry in July 1953 in Clayton, NM. They lived on the Gex Ranch for many years before moving northeast of Follett in 1987. Her husband died in 2003. She later married Raymond Halliburton. She worked for the ASCS, the Circle Register newspaper, Follett National Bank and was county and district clerk for Lipscomb County. She was a member of Follett United Methodist Church. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Hessel James and Rosa Evelyn (Hamrick) Plain; four brothers, Hessel James Plain Jr., Arthur Joseph Plain, Donald Jack Plain and John Evan Plain; and one sister, Elizabeth Jane. She is survived by one son, Virgil “Neal” Sperry of Follett; her husband, Raymond Halliburton of Gage, OK; three sisters, Georgia Perez of Amarillo, Ellen Rabe of Perryton and Mary Hoover of Albuquerque, NM; and two grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the Follett Education Foundation, P.O. Box 156, Follett TX 79034; the Follett EMS, P.O. Box 186; or the Follett United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 186

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