For the Week of May 5 - May 11, 2019

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NANCY DORINDA ALLEN

Funeral services for Nancy Dorinda Allen, age 59 of Seminole, Texas, will be held Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at West Side Church of Christ with Minister Ray Young officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Allen was born November 11, 1959 in Andrews, Texas to Willie Dean (Ballard) and Eldon Whitaker. She married David Kent Allen in Seminole on March 31, 1975. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. Nancy enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading, and coloring. She was known as a very generous person and she loved her family dearly.

Nancy Allen passed away Friday, May 3, 2019 due to injuries suffered from an accident. She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Nancy Elizabeth Ballard; her mother, Willie Dean Durham; her husband, David Kent Allen; one brother, Randy Whitaker; and one granddaughter, Makayla Allen. She is survived by one son, David Allen and wife Rose of Seminole, Texas; one daughter, Stormy Torres and husband Armando of Crowley, Texas; father, Roland Durham of Seminole, Texas, one brother, Ronny Whitaker and wife Millie of Seminole, Texas; one sister, Deirdre Baker and husband Doug of Greenwood, Texas; seven grandchildren, Nichole Morales, Heather Mullins, Amber Allen, Kyla Torres, Katie Torres, Cody Allen, and Mercedez Roberts; four great-grandchildren, Xavier Torres, Xexilia Torres, Londyn Mullins, and Alynna Ramos.

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CORNELIUS FEHR, JR.

Funeral services for Cornelius Fehr, Jr. age 39 of Seminole, Texas will be held Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Sommerfeld Mennonite Church with Pastor Henry Martens officiating and Pastor Jake Fehr assisting. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Fehr was born in Mexico on May 18, 1979 to Elisabeth (Wiebe) and Cornelius Fehr, Sr. He married Aganetha Neufeld in Seminole, Texas June 27, 1999.  He was a member of Sommerfeld Mennonite Church. Cornelius was very passionate about working as a water well driller. In his spare time his hobbies were fishing, hunting, playing golf, cooking out, and spending time with his children. He had always wanted to fly an airplane and finally had a chance to do so with the help of a friend. Cornelius was quick to apologize if he felt he upset someone. He loved his family dearly.

Cornelius Fehr, Jr. passed away Friday, May 3, 2019 at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. He is survived by his wife Aganetha Fehr of Seminole, Texas; three sons, Franky, Travis, and Cooper Fehr of Seminole, Texas; one daughter, Eva Fehr of Seminole, Texas; his parents, Elisabeth and Cornelius Fehr, Sr. of Seminole, Texas; five brothers, Peter Fehr and wife Tina of Canada, Johan Fehr and wife Aganetha of Mexico, Isaak Fehr and wife Nancy of Seminole, Abe Fehr and wife Susie of Seminole, and Jacob Fehr and wife Justina of Seminole; three sisters, Anna Hiebert and husband David of Mexico, Susana Dyck and husband Henry of Mexico, and Lisa Fehr of Seminole, Texas.

For the Week of April 28 - May 4, 2019

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JUNE BERRY

Memorial services for June “Meme” Berry, age of 72 of Denver City, Texas, will be held at a later date to be set by her family. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel of Denver City in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole, Texas. June suffered many years with dementia and it was her wish that her body be donated to Texas Tech University so she could be studied. Therefore it is the wish of the family that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Dementia Society of America, https://www.dementiasociety.org/donate.

June Berry was born June 14, 1946 in Lamesa, Texas to Billy (Rushing) and M.S. Davis. She married James Berry in Denver City, Texas on June 11, 1965 and was a member of the Methodist Church. Mrs. Berry was a co-owner of Meme’s restaurant in Denver City with her husband James for many years. She served as a cub scout den mother as well as the secretary for Denver City Little League. June loved making popcorn balls for Halloween, spending time with her grandchildren, and attending their sporting events. Mrs. Berry was a very loving woman and was known to adore Coca-Cola.

June Berry passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Shinnery Oaks Nursing Home in Denver City. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband James Berry of Denver City, Texas; three sons, Tim Davis, Craig Berry and wife Mickey, and Greg Berry and wife Sandra, all of Denver City, Texas; two daughters, Kim Davis and Michele Cockrell and husband Billy, both of Denver City, Texas; one brother, Mike Davis and wife Elizabeth of Decatur, Texas; fifteen grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren.

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EVA WIELER

Funeral services for Eva Wieler, age 73 of Seminole, Texas will be held Monday, May 6, 2019 at Reinlander Mennonite Church at 1:00 p.m. with Bishop Henry Reimer officiating. Burial will follow at Reinlander Mennonite Church Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Eva Wieler was born April 18, 1946 in Mexico to Helena (Enns) and Wilhelm Wiebe. She married Frank Wieler III in Mexico on December 12, 1964. She was a member of Reinlander Mennonite Church and a homemaker. Mrs. Wieler enjoyed embroidering in her spare time and was known for having a very strong religious faith. She was always a kind and sweet woman who loved her family dearly. 

Mrs. Wieler passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Yoakum County Hospital in Denver City, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Frank Wieler III in 2011; two brothers, two sisters, and one grandchild. She is survived by ten sons, Wilhelm Wieler and wife Susana, Frank Wieler and wife Susan, Abram Wieler and wife Nancy, Peter Wieler and wife Anna, Heinrich Wieler and wife Maria, John Wieler and wife Mary, Jacob Wieler and wife Maria, David Wieler and wife Tina, Bernhard Wieler and wife Elisabeth, and Herman Wieler and wife Maria all of Seminole, Texas; three daughters, Aganetha Kroeker and husband Jacob, Helen Sawatzky and husband Jacob, and Eva Guenter and husband David, all of Seminole, Texas; one brother, Wilhelm Weibe and wife Susana of Mexico; three sisters, Elizabeth Wiebe, Katharina Fehr and husband John, and Judy Groening and husband Abe, all of Mexico; 63 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

For the Week of April 21 - April 27, 2019

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AMADEO GONZALEZ

Funeral Mass for Amadeo Gonzalez, age 82 of Seagraves, Texas will be celebrated Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Jose DeDios Gonzalez officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home. Rosary will be held Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Boyer Funeral Home 6 to 7 p.m.

Amadeo Gonzalez was born February 12, 1937 in Rocksprings, Texas to Maria (Cantu) and Catarino Gonzalez. He married Teresa Martinez September 5, 1959 in Brownfield, Texas. He was a Catholic and a farmer. He was a hard working man who was always willing to help people. He loved having a clean yard, spending time with his family, and singing. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Mr. Gonzalez passed away Monday, April 22, 2019 at his home in Seagraves. He is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Amadeo Gonzalez, Jr.; three brothers, Lionel Gonzalez, Ernesto Gonzalez, and Catarino Gonzalez, Jr.; three sisters, Amelia Charles, Lydia Almunia, and Stella Treviño; and one granddaughter, Beatrice Gonzalez. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Gonzalez of Seagraves, Texas; two sons, Evaristo Gonzalez of Lubbock, Texas and Alfredo Gonzalez of Seagraves, Texas; one daughter, Mary Gonzalez and husband Fernando Vela of Seagraves, Texas; two brothers, Esteven Gonzalez and wife Linda of Lubbock, Texas and Albert Gonzalez and wife Sara of Houston, Texas; three sisters, Susie Muñoz and husband Robert of Wellman, Texas, Elva Davila and husband Jimmy of Meadow, Texas, and Odelia Gonzalez of Brownfield, Texas; six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

For the Week of April 14 - April 20, 2019

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MARGARITA FLORES

Funeral Mass for Margarita Flores, age 82 of Seminole, Texas will be celebrated Monday, April 15, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church with Father Jose De Dios Gonzalez officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. Rosary will be held Sunday, April 14, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church from 6 to 7 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Flores was born September 21, 1936 in Seguin, Texas to Virginia (Aguirre) and Manuel Gomez. She married Luz Flores, Sr. in Seguin on September 15, 1951. Margarita was a Catholic and a homemaker. She loved farming, driving trucks, working in the watermelon packing house, music and dancing. She was always a very neat and tidy person and was a wonderful cook. She loved her family dearly.

Margarita Flores passed away at her home in Seminole on Thursday, April 11, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Luz Flores, Sr. in 2011, two sons, and two grandsons. She is survived by four sons, Luz Flores, Jr. and wife Yolanda, Jose Flores and wife Maria, Jesse Flores and wife Janie, and Ruben Flores and wife Sarah, all of Seminole, Texas; five daughters, Benita Navarro and husband Lucio of Bangs, Texas, Sandra Flores of Seguin, Texas, Virginia Navarro and husband Santiago of Seminole, Texas, Irma Perez of Seminole, and Betty Espinoza of Seminole, Texas; one brother, Santiago Gomez of Seminole, Texas; one sister, Cecilia Tesillo and husband Tomas of Hobbs, New Mexico; thirty-six grandchildren, fifty-six great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

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HECTOR MANUEL LEON PENA

Funeral Mass for Hector Manuel Leon Pena, age 54 of Denver City, Texas will be celebrated Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 10: 00 a.m. at St. Williams Catholic Church with Deacon Angel Hernandez officiating. Burial will follow at Denver City Memorial Park. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel of Denver City, in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole, Texas.

Mr. Pena was born in Mexico July 16, 1964 to Maria T. (Pena) and Jesus Agustin Leon. He married Polita Leyva March 31, 1985 in Mexico. He was Catholic and worked for Carrasco's Roustabout Services, Inc. Hector loved baseball and roosters, but he especially loved his family.

Hector Leon Pena passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019 following an accident. He is survived by his wife, Polita Leyva Pena of Denver City, Texas; one son, Hector Leon and wife Perla of Seminole, Texas; two daughters, Romelia Leon and husband Edgar Garcia of Las Vegas, Nevada and Camila Leon of Seminole, Texas; his parents, Jesus Agustin and Maria T. Leon of Seminole, Texas; three brothers, Javier Leon and wife Mirna of Denver City, Texas, Martin Leon and wife Eduvigen of Denver City, Texas, and Arnoldo Leon and wife Aracely of Denver City, Texas; his maternal grandmother, Ana Prado of Mexico; and seven grandchildren.

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ELISABETH HARMS

Funeral services for Elisabeth Harms, age 69 of Seminole, Texas will be held Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Sommerfeld Mennonite Church with Pastor Henry Martens officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Harms was born in Mexico July 4, 1949 to Elisabeth (Friesen) and Johan Guenther. She married John Harms in Canada March 26, 1974. She was an amazing woman of God, a good wife, and a wonderful mother and grandmother. She loved God and her family dearly. She was a gifted woman of many talents, who could do anything she put her mind to. Elisabeth was a very caring and wise person; anyone with a problem could ask her advice and she was always willing to help. She had an amazing mind and enjoyed many things including working with her hands, working on the farm, flowers, drawing and carpentry.

Elisabeth loved her family very deeply. God blessed the family by making her John’s wife and her children’s mother. She truly loved life and everything she did was with love and care. She was known for always having a wonderful sense of humor. She is adored by her family as well as many others.

Elisabeth Harms passed away April 14, 2019 at Covenant Specialty Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, and one sister-in-law. She is survived by her husband, John Harms of Seminole, Texas; one son, David Harms and wife Annie of Brownfield, Texas; four daughters, Lisa Teichroeb and husband John of Seminole, Texas, Margie Martens and husband Abe of Seminole, Texas, Tina Fehr and husband Jake of Seminole, Texas, and Susie Banman and husband David of Seminole, Texas; four brothers, Peter Guenther and wife Anna of Mexico, Johan Guenther and wife Elisabeth of Mexico, Jake Guenther of Canada, and George Guenther and wife Susan of Seminole, Texas; three sisters-in-law, Sara Guenther of Mexico, Maria Guenther of Mexico, and Helena Guenther of Canada; and by 18 grandchildren.  

For the Week of April 7 - April 13, 2019

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DJUANA 'D.J.' TODD

Funeral services for DJuana (D.J.) Todd, age 52 of Seminole, Texas, will be held Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Trinity Baptist Church at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Tony Pitcox officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mrs. Todd was born January 23, 1967 in Seminole to Lola Marlene (Solleder) and Jimmy Wheeler. She married Darrell Todd in Seminole in June of 1986. She was a member of God’s Way Country Church and worked as a cook. D.J. Todd enjoyed cooking, crafts, dirt track racing, and traveling; she also loved her family dearly.

DJuana Todd passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Lubbock Heart Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Darrell Todd of Seminole, Texas; one son, Cody Todd and wife Lani of Seminole, Texas; and three grandchildren, Miya Todd, Jessie Todd, and Mickey Todd.

For the Week of March 24 - March 30, 2019

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STELLA ANNALISE GONZALES

Funeral Mass for Stella Annalise Gonzales of Seminole, Texas will be celebrated Monday, March 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church. Father Jose De Dios will officiate, with burial to follow in Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Baby Stella passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at Seminole Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her mother, Markie Codie Salazar of Seminole, Texas; her father, Alfredo Gonzales of Seminole, Texas; her paternal grandparents, Betty and Alfredo Gonzales of Seminole, Texas; and her maternal grandparents, Estelinda and Mike Salazar of Seminole, Texas.

For the Week of March 17-March 23, 2019

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GLENDA JUNE WATTS

Graveside services for Glenda June Watts, age 75 of Alvarado, Texas and formerly of Seminole, will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Gaines County Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mike Foster officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Watts was born May 25, 1943 in Winnsboro, Texas to Ethel (Elledge) Casey and Cornelius Casey. She married Jerry High and cared for him during his illness until his death; she then married Kenneth Gary Watts in Odessa, Texas. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church and had graduated from Southwestern Bible Institute in 1961 in Waxahachie, Texas. She worked as a telephone operator, and had also worked as an LVN.

Glenda loved playing the accordion and singing during her youth, and performed many times in a variety of churches. She took every opportunity to share the truth and her love for Christ. She was a caring, nurturing person who never met a stranger. Her grandchildren were the love of her life, as was her entire family.

Glenda Watts passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Harris Methodist Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Jerry High and her second husband Kenneth Watts, and two sisters, Bonnie Cantrell, and Frances Swann. She is survived by two daughters, Audra High of Healdton, Oklahoma, and Dana Stockton and husband Jeffrey of Cleburne, Texas; one brother, Carl Casey and wife June of Broaddus, Texas; and three grandchildren, Hadley, Zayli, and Ryk

For the Week of March 10 - March 16, 2019

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VICENTE SAAVEDRA

Funeral services for Vicente Saavedra, age 94 of Seminole, Texas will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Templo Nazareth (Spanish Assembly of God Church) with Pastor Tony Cruz officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Vicente Saavedra was born March 28, 1924 in Mexico to Vicente and Julia Saavedra.  He married Maria Lopez on September 12, 1942 in Mexico. He was a Catholic. On March 16, 1962 he brought his wife and his six daughters from Monterrey, Mexico for a better life and education to the U.S.A. His daughters describe him as a very hard working dad. He worked as a farmer for many years and would go to New York to work on the crops. He also worked for Gaines County Golf Course as a greenskeeper for many years. Vicente loved the outdoors. He enjoyed growing his own garden, hunting, fishing, and family gatherings.

Vicente Saavedra passed away on Wednesday March 13, 2019 at Memorial Health Care Center in Seminole. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife Maria Saavedra in January 6, 2016; one daughter, Gabriela Saavedra in 1951; one great-granddaughter, Jocelyn Salazar in 2007; two brothers and three sisters and three son-in-laws. He is survived by; six daughters, Nicolasa Jaquez of Seminole, Texas, Martha Friesen of Seminole, Texas, Francisca Rodriquez and husband Porfirio of Del Rio, Texas, Vicenta Saavedra of Lubbock, Texas, Armandina Munguia and husband Frank Gutierrez of Seminole, Texas and Ofelia Rodriquez of Seminole, Texas. He also is survived by his first granddaughter Janie Saavedra Jimenez that he loved dearly and treated her as one of his own daughters of Seminole, Texas, one sister Refugia Lopez of Mexico, 19 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren.

For the Week of March 3 - March 9, 2019

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FELIPE CRUZ, JR.

Memorial services for Felipe Cruz, Jr. age 63 of Seminole, Texas will be held at a later time, per family request. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Cruz was born June 28, 1955 in Tutwiler, Mississippi to Margarita (Rubacaba) and Felipe Cruz .He was a Catholic and worked in maintenance. He was a hard working man who had a kind heart, always very modest and giving. He loved animals and playing jokes on people. 

Felipe Cruz, Jr. is passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by one brother, Joe Cruz of Seminole, Texas; and one sister, Josie Martinez of Tennessee. 

For the Week of February 24 - March 2, 2019

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SUSANA NEUFELD

Funeral services for Susana Neufeld, age 40 of Seminole, Texas will be held Friday, March 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Evangelical Mennonite Church with Pastor Jake Fehr officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Neufeld was born November 7, 1978 in Andrews, Texas to Anna (Peters) and John Peters. She married Jake Neufeld in Seminole on July 28, 1998. Susana went to school at the Old Colony Mennonite Church where she graduated in 1991 and was a member of the Old Colony Mennonite Church where she was baptized in 1998. She loved the Lord and her family dearly. She was very dedicated to serving the Lord and was always a very faithful wife, and loving mother of seven children. Her peaceful gentle personality and smile was infectious and left you with a lasting memory. 

Susana Neufeld passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019 at her home in Seminole. She is preceded in death by her sister Margaret in 1987. She is survived by her husband Jake Neufeld of Seminole, Texas; her parents, John and Anna Peters of Seminole, Texas; four sons, Justin Neufeld, Thomas Neufeld, Kevin Neufeld, and Simon Neufeld all of Seminole, Texas; three daughters, Debbie Neufeld, Delilah Neufeld, and Lydia Neufeld all of Seminole, Texas; three brothers, John Peters and wife Tina of Kansas, David Peters of Kansas, and Aaron Peters and wife Lena of Seminole, Texas; four sisters, Anna Loepky and husband Abe of Kansas, Tina Wiebe and husband Willie of Kansas, Sara Peters and husband Ben of Lamesa, Texas, and Martha Hamm and husband John of Kansas.  


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LOY CLANTON

Funeral services for Loy Clanton, age 93 of Kyle, Texas and formerly of Seminole, will be held Saturday, March 2, at 10 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 500 NW 8th Street, Seminole, Texas. Dean Boyer will officiate, with burial to follow in Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole. 

Loy was born March 10, 1925, in Dawson County to parents Jeff Alvin Dunn and Troy Irene Liles Dunn. She was a long-time member of Seminole First Baptist Church, and prior to moving to Seminole, First Baptist in Lamesa. Loy and husband, Wayne, owned Greaves Pony Farm and later Flight 8 Farms of Seminole and Valley View. She held various jobs including elementary school teacher, assistant to school superintendant, First National Bank, Lamesa, and Lamesa Federal Savings and Loan, Seminole. Some years after the death of husband, John who was a long time farmer in Gaines County, she moved to central Texas to be nearer her children.

Loy loved her friends and was often the chauffeur of what she called “the four OLs” (Old Ladies). She enjoyed traveling and shared many trips and cruises from coast to coast, Alaska, Hawaii, the Caribbean, and even Europe and Asia with her family. One of her last trips, before her health stopped her traveling, was to China with Ricky and Debbie. She sent a picture of herself standing on the Great Wall to her knee surgeon who had done her fourth knee replacement, telling him, “I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for you!” She was also passionate about her hobbies which included painting, music, ceramics, sewing, crocheting, model trains and photography. She donated her extensive collection of crochet patterns to one of the assisted living facilities in the Buda area. The family still has some of the costumes and show clothes she made many years ago!

She was preceded in death by husbands James Wayne Greaves and John Elton Clanton, her brother Lee Dunn, and her sister Peggy Bailey and her grandson Joshua Scott Greaves. She is survived by her children Tony Greaves and wife Carol of Buda, Texas, Marcia Jefferis and husband Todd of Georgetown, Texas, Ricky Greaves and wife Debbie of Arlington, Texas and Melody Newsom and husband Tommy of San Antonio, Texas; six grandchildren, Lisa Taylor and husband Bryan of New York City, Lauren Greaves and husband Martin Bauknight of New York City, Carrie Whitbey and husband Jeff of Rockdale, Texas, Kevin Glenn and wife Cheri of Bastrop, Texas, Kimberly Garces and husband Marco of Arlington, Texas, and Cody Greaves and wife Stacy of Arlington, Texas; eight great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Special thanks to the staff of New Haven Assisted Living in Kyle and Journey of Life Hospice for their excellent care for the last four years of her life. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to First Baptist Church of San Marcos, Seminole, Lamesa or Austin, Texas in her memory, or to a charity of your choice.  

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BETTY BECKER

Memorial services for Betty Ann Becker, age 89 of Seminole, Texas will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Boyer Funeral Home with Minister Joe Jones officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Becker was born in Lubbock, Texas October 20, 1929. She was adopted by Velma Hogg at an early age and raised in Lamesa, Texas. She was a Jehovah’s Witness and worked as a waitress for Fisher Woman on the Mississippi River and at the Heinz pickle factory; she also worked at canning foods. She was a great mom, dad, and nana to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Betty Ann will always be remembered as the Cat Lady in Lamesa. Her favorite color was red, and she enjoyed listening to oldies and country music as well as playing bingo, dominos and teaching her children how to sew. She especially loved reading her Bible.

Betty Ann Becker passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Seminole Memorial Health Care in Seminole. She is preceded in death by her mom; her husband; one granddaughter, Brenda Lewallen; one sister, Helen Roberts; and her daughter-in-law, Mille Churchwell. She is survived by one son, Rodney E. Churchwell of Syracuse, New York; one daughter, Mary Ann Perez and husband Cano of Seminole, Texas; five grandchildren, Roetta (Rhonda), Jefferson, Jennifer, Wendy, and James; ten great-grandchildren, Christina, Leticia, R.J., Ramon, Pados (her special one as she helped raise him), Maria, Brittney, Brandon, Aleante, and Jessica; and nine great-great-grandchildren, including eleven-month-old, Avery Ann Ramos.

For the Week of February 17 - February 23, 2019

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RUBY GRESSETT

Graveside services for Ruby Gressett, age 80 of Seminole, Texas will be held Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Gaines County Cemetery with Dean Boyer officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gressett was born in Covington, Texas May 31, 1938 to Mary (Dyer) and Meyers Pendleton. She married Durwood Gressett on August 12, 1955 in Seminole, Texas. She was a member of the Church of Christ and a homemaker. She enjoyed reading, traveling, going to Las Vegas, and watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. Ruby loved her family dearly.

Ruby Gressett passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents, one son, one daughter and one brother. She is survived by her husband, Durwood Gressett of Seminole, Texas; one son, Doug Gressett and wife Debra of Mineral Wells, Texas; one brother, Larry Pendleton of Odessa, Texas; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchil

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FERNANDO S. ESPINOZA

Funeral Mass for Fernando S. Espinoza, age 65 of Seminole, Texas will be celebrated Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church with Father Teo Eduardo officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. Rosary will be held at St. James Catholic Church on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Espinoza was born November 11, 1953 in Ft. Myers, Florida to Silberia (Sanchez) and Benjiman Espinoza. He married Nelda Luna in Seminole on September 30, 1976. He was a Catholic and worked for Gaines County. He was a hard working man who loved his family dearly. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to flea markets, traveling to Ruidoso and barbequing. He had a big heart and was an all-around great dad.

Fernando Espinoza passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at Seminole Memorial Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Nelda Espinoza in 2005. He is survived by two sons, Fernando L. Espinoza and wife Lisa and Christopher Espinoza and wife Krystal, both of Seminole, Texas; one daughter, Linda Espinoza and husband Thomas Vizcayno, Jr. of Seminole, Texas; five brothers, Robert Espinoza and wife Mary and Oscar Espinoza and wife Martha of Hobbs, New Mexico, Roland Espinoza, Floyd Espinoza, and Mario Espinoza all of Seminole, Texas; four sisters, Betty Gonzales and husband Freddy of Seminole, Texas; Ortanza Espinoza and husband Adolfo Luna of Seminole, Texas, Soyla Trevino and husband Selso of Brownfield, Texas, and Barbara Galvan and husband Ray of Seminole, Texas; 14 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.