Tree Memorial List of Donors

Tree Memorials"He that planteth a tree is a servant of God,
he provideth a kindness for many generations,
and faces that he hath not seen shall bless him."

                                               ~ Henry Van Dyke


Parks and Recreation would like to thank
these individuals and groups
for their generosity in planting trees for future generations! 
Through May 2017, 166 trees have been planted.

 2017 Tree Memorials
In Memory of Mark Fort - Mae Simmons Park 
Multi-Trunk Live Oak Donated by City of Lubbock Parks Maintenance Department, February 2017
Dedicated to the Spirit of Family, Friends and Future Generations Enjoying Washington Park- Washington Park
Four Red Oak Trees, Donated by the Chapman Forestry Foundation, March 2017
In Honor of the City of Georgetown - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Cedar Elm, Trees Across Texas Program, April 2017
In Memory of Dr. and Mrs. A. E. "Gene" Quest - Quest Memorial Grove
Triumph Elm, Donated by Art and Jeanie Quest, April 2017 
In Memory of Robert "Bobby" Housour - Tech Terrace Park
Live Oak, Donated by Doug Bell, Bruce Cammack, Barbara Claridge, Charlie Cockrell, Gwen and Henry Housour, Elizabeth Johnson, Sarah Johnson, Tim and Diane McIntire, Lisa and Mark Smith, Tommy Thompson, Emerson Tucker, and the Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society, April 2017
In Memory of Bobbie Gean Bailey Patterson - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Bur Oak, Donated by Thomas Patterson, Sr., April 2017
Dedicated to the Life of My Granddaughter, Zaya Grace Patterson - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Bur Oak, Donated by Shelia Patterson Harris, April 2017
Dedicated to the Citizens of District 2- Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Bald Cypress, Donated by City Councilwoman Shelia Patterson Harris and One Way C.O.G.I.C, April 2017
Dedicated to the Citizens of District 2 - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Bald Cypress, Donated by North and East Lubbock Community Development Corporation, April 2017
Dedicated to the Citizens of District 2 - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Bur Oak, Donated by North and East Lubbock Community Development Corporation, April 2017 
Dedicated to the Citizens of District 2 - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
One Pecan and One Red Oak, Donated by Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, April 2017
Dedicated to the Citizens of District 2 - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Two Afghan Pines, Donated by Keepers of My Brothers and Sisters, April 2017
Dedicated to the Citizens of District 2 - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Pecan, Donated by the George Love Family, April 2017
Dedicated to the Hearn Family - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Pecan, Donated by Lillie Hearn, April 2017
Dedicated to the Farris and Mary Cage Family - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Bald Cypress, Donated by Renee and Christi Cage, April 2017
In Memory of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Spencer - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Crape Myrtle, Donated by Shannon Spencer, April 2017
Dedicated in the Name of Full Armor Ministries - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Red Oak, April 2017
Dedicated to the Willie Ross Family - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Afghan Pine, Donated by Pastor Donald Ross and Family, April 2017
Dedicated to the George Woods Family - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Afghan Pine, Donated by Vernita Woods-Holmes, April 2017
In Memory of Jackie Porch - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Pecan, Donated by the Fitch and Lewis Children, April 2017
Dedicated to the Dr. Damon Hill, Jr. Family - Patterson Memorial Grove, Mae Simmons Park
Crape Myrtle, Donated by Stephanie Hill, April 2017
In Memory of Our Mother, Mrs. Cozzette Allison Emery - Mae Simmons Park
Golden Rain, Donated by Mike and Shelley Emery and Cathy Pope, May 2017
In Memory of My Grandfather, Roy B. Davis - Mae Simmons Park
Golden Rain, Donated by Judge Drue Farmer, May 2017
In Memory of Charley Wasson - Mae Simmons Park
Golden Rain, Donated by Judi Henry and Kay Sprague, May 2017
In Honor of East Lubbock Community Alliance Partners - Mae Simmons Park
Golden Rain, Donated by StarCare Specialty Health System, May 2017
 2016 Tree Memorials
In Honor of the City of Texarkana - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Red Oak, Trees Across Texas Program, April 2016
In Memory of Dr. and Mrs. A. E. "Gene" Quest - Quest Memorial Grove
Raywood Ash Donated by Art and Jeanie Quest, April 2016
In Honor of the Stephen Cummins Family - Leroy Elmore Park
Red Oak Donated by David Cummins, December 2016
In Honor of the Shelley Cummins Shehab Family - Leroy Elmore Park
Red Oak Donated by David Cummins, December 2016
In Honor of the David and Louise Cummins Family - Leroy Elmore Park
Red Oak Donated by David Cummins, December 2016 
 2015 Tree Memorials
In Memory of John Espinoza III - Clapp Park
Live Oak Donated by The Espinoza Family, February 2015
In Memory of Fred and Helen McGarrett - Maxey Park
Two Red Oaks Donated by the Neill, Hoke and McGarrett Families, February 2015
In Memory of Lannie Sifuentes - Lubbock Youth Sports Complex
Chinese Pistache Donated by K'Lisha Sifuentes in memory of Lannie Sifuentes as a gift to her husband, R. J. Sifuentes, on the occasion of their wedding, February 2015
In Honor of Marguerite Beaumont and her service in the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corp in World War II - Henry Huneke Park
Bur Oak Donated by Ethelene, Bob, Rob, Jay, Crystal, Colton, Sophie and Riley Henze, April 2015
In Honor of the City of Canyon - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Bur Oak, Trees Across Texas Program, April 2015
In Memory of Dr. and Mrs. A. E. "Gene" Quest - Quest Memorial Grove
Lacebark Elm Donated by Art and Jeanie Quest, April 2015
In Honor of Jonnie Delle Cogwell and Connie Cogwell Clark - Higginbotham Park
Live Oak Donated by Joan Baker, December 2015
In Honor of Barbara Arrington, Lou Diekemper, Gwen Gage, Mitzi Jordan, Ethel McLeod, Marie Meyer, Betty Miller, Peggy Miller, Janet Neugebauer, Betty Van Ness, Ann Williams and Margaret Williams - Higginbotham Park
Live Oak Donated by Joan Baker, December 2015
In Celebration of the Marriage of Rey and Lori Martinez - Higginbotham Park
Red Oak Donated by Robyn Patterson, December 2015
 2014 Tree Memorials
In Memory of Tom McCunniff - Leroy Elmore Park
Chinese Pistache Donated by the Mack Owen Family - Mack, Becky, Ryan, Emily, Regan and Lauren Ashley Owen, January 2014
In Memory of Renuka Natasha Ganesh - Guy Park
Red Oak Donated by the Lubbock Mayor, City Council, City Manager and Staff, February 2014
In Memory of Dr. and Mrs. A. E. "Gene" Quest - Quest Memorial Grove
Bur Oak Donated by Art and Jeanie Quest, April 2014
In Honor of the City of El Paso - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Live Oak, Trees Across Texas Program, April 2014
In Memory of Christina Ortiz - Rodgers Park
Cedar Elm Donated by Benito Ortiz and Family, May 2014
In Memory of Emilio Ortiz- Rodgers Park
Chinese Pistache Donated by Lubbock Parks and Recreation, May 2014
In Honor of Sir Paul McCartney - Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza
Red Oak Donated by United Supermarkets, City of Lubbock, Happy State Bank and ATMOS Energy, June 2014
In Memory of Glenda Bertram - Maxey Park
Red Oak Donated by the Lubbock Mayor City Council, City Manager and Staff, October 2014
In Honor of Arbor Day 2014 - Helen Hodges Rose Garden, Lubbock Memorial Arboretum, Clapp Park
Red Oak Donated by Lubbock Parks and Recreation, November 2014
 2013 Tree Memorials
In Memory of Randy Morrow - Tech Terrace Park
Three Lacebark Elms, March 2013
Donated by Randy and Celia Troxell, Scott and Lisa Johnson, Matt and Jennifer Singleton, Stewart and Caroline Gerhart, David Ondrias, Bobby and Jana Roundtree, Kylie and Will Wilson, Randy and Dawn Truesdell, Kimberly and Lee Garrett, Scott Anderson and Steve Patton.
In Honor of Marjory Manning - Tech Terrace Park
Two Lacebark Elms Donated by Tech Terrace/U.N.I.T Neighborhood Association, March 2013 Tree One Tree Two
Honoring City of Rockwall - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Cedar Elm, Trees Across Texas Program, April 2013
In Memory of Dr. A. E. "Gene" Quest - Quest Memorial Grove
Red Push Pistache Donated by Art Quest and Jeanie Quest, April 2013
In Honor of Earth Day 2013 - Mae Simmons Park
Cedar Elm Donated by United Congregational Church, April 2013
In Memory of Sophia Jacobson - Cooke Park
Lacebark Elm Donated by Daniel and Sheree Bunye, April 2013
In Honor of Arbor Day 2013 - Lubbock Memorial Arboretum, Clapp Park
Dawn Redwood Donated by Lubbock Parks and Recreation, April 2013
For the Enjoyment of Future Generations of Lubbock - Henry Huneke Park
Bur Oak Donated by United Congregational Church, June 2013

2012 Tree Memorials 
In Memory of Lew Dee - Lew Dee Grove, McAlister Park
Red Oak Donated by Paul and Frances Beane, January 2012
In Memory of Jimmy Dale Boyd - Cooke Park
Live Oak Donated by Daniel and Sheree Bunye, March 2012
In Memory of Lew Dee - Lew Dee Grove, McAlister Park
Red Oak Donated by Diana Dee, March 2012
In Memory of Lew Dee - Lew Dee Grove, McAlister Park
Red Oak Donated by Don and Margo Hamilton, March 2012
In Honor of Earth Day 2012 - Legacy Play Village at McAlister Park
Red Oak Donated by Xylem Goulds Pump, April 2012
In Honor of Earth Day 2012 - McAlister Park
Red Oak Donated by Old Navy, April 2012
Honoring City of Grapevine - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Red Oak, Trees Across Texas Program, April 2012
In Memory of Dr. A. E. “Gene” Quest - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Red Oak Donated by Art Quest and Jeanie Quest, April 2012
 In Honor of Arbor Day 2012 - Lubbock Memorial Arboretum, Clapp Park
Deodar Cedar Donated by Lubbock Parks and Recreation, April 2012
In Memory of Vernon Forman - Lew Dee Grove, McAlister Park
Red Oak Donated by Diana Dee, October 2012
In Memory of Mike Pitifer - Lew Dee Grove, McAlister Park
Red Oak Donated by Diana Dee, October 2012
In Memory of Jayne Ann Miller - Andrews Park
Weeping Willow Donated by City of Lubbock Mayor, City Council, City Manager and Staff, October 2012
In Memory of Steve Jones - Buddy Holly Recreation Area, Jim Bertram Lake System
Bur Oak Donated by City of Lubbock Mayor, City Council, City Manager and Staff, October 2012
In Memory of Bill Dumbauld - Mackenzie Park
Eight Bald Cypress, Eight Bur Oaks and Six Cedar Elms, November 2012
Eight Pecans to be planted in 2013
Donated by Carroll and Nadine McDonald, Mike and Celia Davis, James and Mary Crites, Ed and Nancy Haney, George Carpenter, Gary and Du Feng Zheng, George McMahan, Catrennia Williamson, Don and Sally Abbe, Tony and Judy Privett, Roger and Debbie Ellis, Randy and Dawn Truesdell, Randy and Beverly Henson, Bernie and Mary Beth Mittemeyer, Alan and Sandy Henry, Jane Clausen, W. R. Collier, Sam and Velma Medina, Glen and Karen Robertson, Rick and Larry Meyers, John, Gordon & David Wilkerson, Ann Manning, Louise Underwood, Jane Henry, Steve and Phyllis Beasley, Jerry Turner, Jerry Kyle, Armstrong Mechanical, Tom's Tree Place, Lubbock Apartment Association, Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc., Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc., United Supermarkets, Caldwell Entertainment, West Texas Home Builders Association, McDougal Companies, and Lubbock Professional Police Association.
2011 Tree Memorials
In Memory of Helen “Monnie” Young - Cooke Park
Cedar Elm Donated by Daniel and Sheree Bunye, March 2011
Honoring City of New Braunsfel - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Bur Oak, Trees Across Texas Program, April 2011
In Memory of Dr. A. E. “Gene” Quest - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Bur Oak and Memorial Stone Bench Donated by Art Quest and Jeanie Quest, April 2011
In Memory of Jean Truesdell - Huneke Park
Pecan Tree Donated by the City of Lubbock Mayor, City Council, City Manager and Staff, April 2011
In Memory of H. D. “Doug” Record - Guy Park
Bur Oak Donated by the City of Lubbock Mayor, City Council, City Manager and Staff, April 2011
In Memory of Richard “Rick” Bagwell - Davis Park
Bur Oak Donated by Pamela Bagwell, Kathy Costello, Nicki Cuglietti, Dana Gerhardt, Lou Watson, Cherry Flannery, Shannon Auge, Jane Davis, and Teresa Munoz, June 2011
In Memory of Mildred Nadine Ratliff - Huneke Park
Red Oak Donated by City of Lubbock Mayor, City Council, City Manager and Staff on behalf of the McDougal Family, October 2011
Honoring Dr. Donald May - Higginbotham Park
Bur Oak Donated by City of Lubbock Mayor, City Council, City Manager and Staff, November 2011
In Memory of Judge Rusty Ladd - Higginbotham Park
Bur Oak Donated by City of Lubbock Mayor, City Council, City Manager and Staff on behalf of the family of Judge Ladd, November 2011
2010 Tree Memorials
In Honor of Jim and Lois Brunjes - Higginbotham Park
Live Oak Donated by Kent Meredith, April 2010
In Memory of Sharon Bunye - Cooke Park
Red Oak Donated by Daniel Bunye, April 2010
For the Enjoyment of Future Generations of Lubbock - Leroy Elmore Park
Bur Oak Donated by the Employees of Stewart Title, April 2010
Honoring City of Baytown - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Texas Red Oak, Trees Across Texas Program, April 2010
Quest Memorial Grove - Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Two Live Oaks Donated by Dr. A. E. Quest, Jr., April 2010
In Memory of Bailey Fincher - Guy Park
Live Oak Donated by Jodie and Hugh Box, Stephanie, Mike, Marley and Audrey Olson, Shoni, Damon and Lynnli Wiseman and Kathy and Bobby McQueen, April 2010
2009 Tree Memorials
Honoring City of Odessa - Quest Memorial Grove, Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Choke Cherry, Trees Across Texas Program, April 2009
Quest Memorial Grove - Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Two Trees Donated by Dr. A. E. Quest, Jr., April 2009
In Memory of Petra Montelongo - Montelongo Pool, Rodgers Park
Red Oak Donated by Rudy Rosales, May 2009
For the Enjoyment of Future Generations of Lubbock - McAlister Park
Donated by the Employees of Hester's and Frank McGlaun Office Supply and Furniture, Winter 2009
In Memory of Curtis Harrison - Davis Park
Donated by Polly Hall, January 2009
2008 Tree Memorials
Honoring Fred Hardwicke - Guy Park
Donated by Beth Hardwicke, December 2008
Honoring City of Austin Quest Memorial Grove - Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Trees Across Texas Program, April 2008
Quest Memorial Grove - Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Two Trees Donated by Dr. A. E. Quest, Jr., April 2008
In Memory of Fallen Lubbock Officer Julio Herrera - Aztlan Park
Ten Trees Donated by Councilwomen Linda DeLeon April 2008
2007 Tree Memorials
In Memory of Jerry D. Ramsey - Kastman Park
Donated by Jeri Lott, June 2007
In Memory of Jerry D. Ramsey - Huneke Park
Donated by Joan Baker, May 2007
In Memory of Charles R. Herrell and Della Ann Chester - Huneke Park
2/12/1925 - 5/15/2006 7/2/1930 - 5/17/2006 Two Trees Donated by The Gordon Herrell Family Reunion, May 2007 Tree One  Tree Two
Honoring City of Amarillo Quest Memorial Grove - Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Trees Across Texas Program, April 2007
Quest Memorial Grove - Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Two Trees Donated by Dr. A. E. Quest, Jr. April 2007
In Memory of George and Ruby Moore - Huneke Park
Donated by Paul Moore, Tom Moore and David Moore, March 2007
Higginbotham Park
Donated by Brian McPeek, February 2007
2006 Tree Memorials
Quest Memorial Grove - Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Four Trees Donated by Dr. A. E. Quest, Jr., April 2006
Honoring City of Tyler Quest Memorial Grove - Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Trees Across Texas Program, April 2006
2005 Tree Memorials
Quest Memorial Grove - Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Four Trees Donated by Dr. A. E. Quest, Jr., April 2005
In Memory of Paige Madigan Renton HUB City Playground - Maxey Park
Donated by Shoni, Damon and Lynnli Wiseman, April 2005
In Memory of Jeanie Simmons - Leroy Elmore Park
Donated by Laurie Brower, Pam Stinnett, Sandy Goering, and Sulynn and Randy Mester, April 2005
Honoring City of Allen Quest Memorial Grove - Buddy Holly Recreation Area
Trees Across Texas Program, April 2005