For the Week of November 25 - December 1, 2018

MELBA PUTMAN

Graveside services for Melba Williams Putman, age 82 of Stanton, Texas and formerly of Seminole will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery; Gene Boyer will officiate with burial to follow. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Melba Putman was born June 2, 1936 in Spur, Texas to Pauline (Hardy) and Lonnie Williams. She married W. C. Putman in Seminole, Texas September 3, 1966. She was a homemaker and loved watching her Texas Rangers and Wheel of Fortune. She liked playing games and working the newspaper crossword puzzles, reading and when she was younger she enjoyed camping and fishing. She loved her family dearly.

Melba Putman passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in the Stanton Nursing and Rehab Center in Stanton, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, W. C. Putman in 1996; one son, Jeff Hagar; three sisters, one granddaughter and three great- grandchildren. She is survived by two sons, Troy Alan Hagar and friend Kary Hill of Girard, Texas and Ernest Dwain Hagar and friend Terry Sumner; one brother, L.J. Williams and wife Marie of Lubbock, Texas; two sisters, Willie Gallagher of Clyde, Texas; Edith Simons of New Braunfels; five grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

For the Week of November 4 - November 10, 2018

RAYENALDO SIERRA

Funeral services for Rayenaldo Sierra, age 83 of Seagraves, Texas will be held Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church in Seminole with Brother Ovidio Martinez officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves, Texas. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mr. Sierra was born July 8, 1935 in Victoria, Texas to Benita (Estrada) and Adolpho Sierra. He married Pauline Villarreal in Victoria in 1957. He was a Baptist and a dedicated farmer. He enjoyed gardening and loved flowers; he also enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, and playing his accordion. Mr. Sierra loved to build things; he made a lot of items using just popcicle sticks. He especially loved his family.

Reyenaldo Sierra passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Brownfield Rehab Center in Brownfield, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, four brothers, three sons, and one grandson. He is survived by one son, Adolpho Sierra, Jr.; seven daughters, Elaine, Ofelia, Benita, Josie, Linda, Janie, and Alice; five brothers, Jim, Ruben, Luke, Alex, and Alfredo;

four sisters, Lydia, Carmen, Sylvia, and Gloria; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

PHYLLIS YEAGER

Funeral services for Phyllis Kay Yeager, age 66 of Shallowater, Texas will be held Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at 12th Street Church of Christ, with Minister William Eudy officiating. A private family burial will follow at Brownfield Cemetery in Brownfield, Texas. Visitation will be held Friday, November 9 from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 12th Street Church of Christ, with family receiving visitors between 5 and 7 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Kingdom’s Kitchen c/o 12th Street Church of Christ, 1001 12th Street, Shallowater, Texas 79363.

Phyllis was born January 26, 1952 in Lamesa, Texas to Taliene (Coor) and Bob Suggs. She married Warren Yeager on November 3, 1971 in Welch, Texas. She had been a resident of Shallowater since 1985, moving from Brownfield. She worked as a substitute teacher at Shallowater High School, where the kids loved her and many called her Nana, but her primary occupation was being a homemaker. Phyllis adored her family and never missed a single function that involved either her kids or her grandkids.

Phyllis was a member of 12th Street Church of Christ in Shallowater, and was devoted to church activities, especially the Kingdom Kitchen project. She followed her husband as he changed locations in his career with the DPS and the Texas Rangers, always with a smile on her face and love in her heart. She enjoyed games, especially 42, and liked camping and taking pictures of everything. She liked to can her own vegetables, and her family knew to expect a call from her whenever vegetable crops were ready anywhere in the area. When it came to loving, it was all or nothing with her and she always said, “I love you all my heart.”

Phyllis Yeager passed away at her home on Sunday, November 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Warren; one son, Kyle Yeager and wife Brigitte of Shallowater, Texas; two daughters, Dawn Rigby and husband Josh of Shallowater, and Tiffany Brannan and husband Johnny of Lubbock, Texas; one brother, Royce Suggs and wife Lisa of Welch, Texas; ten grandchildren, Blake, Cade, Dylan, Blaise, Hunter, Kaylee, Abbi, Jaxon, Emma and Evan; and by two great-grandchildren, Cyra and Clovia.

For the Week of October 28 - November 3, 2018

DAVID HARRIS

Funeral services for David Harris, age 72 of Seminole, Texas will be held Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at First Assembly of God with Pastor Tony Pitcox officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. Family will greet visitors at Boyer Funeral Home Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Harris was born April 19, 1946 in Lamesa, Texas to Mary (Plowman) and Valta Arlie Harris. He was a member of the First Assembly of God. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1967 in the Vietnam War; he then worked for Pioneer Natural Gas for twenty-one years. He later went into oilfield work, retiring from Pate Trucking in 2013. He enjoyed raising cattle, hunting, fishing, and drinking coffee with his friends; he especially enjoyed being around his grandchildren. 

David Harris passed away at his home in Seminole on Sunday, October 28, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents, and by three brothers-in-law, Doug Johnson, Gary Chancellor and Gerald Lain. He is survived by two sons, Clay Harris of Seminole, Texas and Trey Harris and wife Kim of Seminole, Texas; three sisters, Dolores Johnson of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Arlene Chancellor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Georgia Lain of Plano, Texas; five grandchildren, Austin Harris and wife Randee of Seminole, Texas, Trevin Harris and wife Crystal of Ft. Hood, Texas, Madison Harris and boyfriend Chantz Pack of Seminole, Texas, Kallie Harris of Seminole, Texas, and McKinley Harris of Seminole, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Stoney Pack of Seminole, Texas and Kyler Harris of Seminole, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

For the Week of October 21 - October 27, 2018

MARTHA CAVITT

omeron October 19, 2018, Martha Louise Cavitt of Richmond and formerly of Seminole, Texas was released from this world and entered into God’s presence. A graveside service will be held for Martha Cavitt on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery beginning at 10:00 a.m., with Stephen Cavitt officiating. Services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Martha’s name to help develop a cure for her three grandsons with BCM. You can donate to BCM Families Foundation at www.blueconemonochromacy.org

Martha was born in Seminole, Texas on April 1, 1947 to Robert and Eloise Matthews. She was the first of three children born. Gary Matthews, her brother, still lives in Seminole and her younger sister Margie Kendal lives in Montgomery, Texas. Martha was raised on a farm in Seminole to very hard working parents. She graduated from Seminole High School and then attending college at West Texas State University in Canyon, Texas where she met her future husband, David Hubert Cavitt.

Martha and David were married on November 25, 1966 in Seminole, Texas. Martha had four children: Laura Whitehead, Jerry Cavitt, John Cavitt, and Stephen Cavitt. Martha was an amazing woman who juggled full time work and housework while raising her family in Amarillo, Texas from 1966-1967, in Seminole, Texas from 1967-1975, then in Whiteface, Texas from 1975-1987, in Silverton, Texas 1987-1991 in Midland, Texas from 1991-2013, and finally in Richmond, Texas from 2013-2018.

Martha completed an Associate Degree from Midland College in 1997 and a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management in 2001. She was skilled and respected in the Human Resources industry working for prominent oil companies such as ARCO, BP and Pure Energy Services while living in Midland. Martha and David eventually moved to Richmond in their retirement to enjoy being closer to their son John and his family, and daughter, Laura and her family. She loved to work. She also was an amazing mother who raised her children while suffering from chronic lung and heart problems, yet she always found the energy to keep a smile on and make lunch or dinner for whoever came to see her.

Martha was respected and deeply loved by her husband David, her children, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is often remembered by her church friends and neighbors as the “sweetest and kindest woman I have ever known.” Martha was a composed and beautiful woman who was kind to all. She will be missed immensely yet her legacy will live on through all those who knew her and her family who adore her.

Martha was blessed to enjoy 14 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Robert and Eloise Matthews of Seminole. Her loving brother, Gary Matthews still lives in Seminole with his wife Marsha. Martha's dear sister, Margie, resides in Montgomery, Texas.

For the Week of October 14 - October 20, 2018

JACKIE EARL

Graveside services for Jackie Douglas Earl, age 83 of Lubbock, Texas and formerly of Seminole, Texas, will be held Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Gaines County Cemetery with Pastor Joe Stewart officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Earl was born in Chickasha, Oklahoma on August 19, 1935 to Shirley Gray (Whited) and Charles Wesley Earl. He married Juanell Wood on December 22, 1955 in Seminole, Texas; after 43 years of marriage she passed away in July of 1997. He worked for SE&E Oilfield Services which was owned by his father, then became owner in 1979 until 1991. He loved to fish and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He was a Baptist and had been a Seminole resident since 1941. He was honored as the recipient of Oil Field Service Man of the Year for Gaines County. He was remarried in 1999 to Helen Hurst; she passed away earlier this year.

Jackie Earl passed away Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Senior Care in Midland, Texas. He is survived by two daughters, Jacquelyn Sheri Lacy and husband Rory of Midland, Texas and Valerie Dawn Jackson and husband Cary (Skeet) of Seminole, Texas; four grandchildren, Katelyn Lacy, Justin Lacy, Clint Jackson, and Reagan Jackson and husband Matt; and two great-grandchildren, Harvest and John Luke Preston.

MISTY FEAGIN

Funeral services for Misty Helton Feagin, age 43 of Seagraves, Texas will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Sendero Pathway Assembly of God in Seagraves, with Pastor L.D. Henson officiating and Rev. John Eason, Sr. assisting. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mrs. Feagin was born October 16, 1974 in Amarillo, Texas to Beth (Eason) and Johnny Frank Helton. She married Byron Feagin III in Flower Mound, Texas on November 4, 1993 and was a member of the Assembly of God. She had worked as manager for Mark A. Jones Funeral Directors in Seagraves and was known by all to be selfless and a hard worker. Misty was the backbone of her family and never thought of herself. She opened her home and more importantly her heart to anyone in need. Her husband states she is the best wife God could have chosen for him, and she was not only a loving wife and mother, and a great aunt to her nieces and nephews, but she was also very supportive of her whole family.

Misty Feagin passed away Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Yoakum County Hospital. She is preceded in death by her father, Johnny Frank Helton; her maternal grandparents, Lola and Roy Eason; and by her paternal grandparents, Opal and John Helton. She is survived by her husband, Byron (Bud) Feagin of Seagraves, Texas; two sons, Byron A. Feagin and wife Evie of Seminole, Texas and Shane Edward Feagin of Seagraves, Texas; her parents, Beth and Mark Jones of Bastrop, Texas; one brother, Keith Jones of Seguin, Texas; one sister, Kristee Helton of Big Lake, Texas; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews, and a host of friends.

For the Week of October 7 - October 13, 2018

EVA FEHR

Funeral services for Eva Fehr, age 65 of Seminole, Texas will be held Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Sommerfeld Mennonite Church with Pastor Henry Martens officiating and Pastor John Fehr assisting. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Fehr was born January 3, 1953 in Mexico to Helena (Voth) and Jacob Friesen. She married John Fehr on October 7, 1973. She was a member of Sommerfeld Mennonite Church and a homemaker. She loved music and enjoyed playing various types of instruments. She also enjoyed being outdoors gardening, and playing the game “WaHoo.” Eva loved reading her bible and being with her grandchildren.

 Eva Fehr passed away at her home in Seminole on October 3, 2018. She is preceded in death by her father. She is survived by husband, John Fehr of Seminole, Texas; two sons, Adolfo Fehr and wife Melissa and Jacob Fehr and wife Lisa, all of Seminole, Texas; six daughters, Anna Froese and husband Ben of Stanton, Texas, Helena Neufeld and husband Peter,Esther Froese and husband Abe, Tina Thiessen and husband Aaron, Sara Harms and husband Abe, all of Seminole, Texas, and Eva Holdridge and husband Waylon of Deleon, Texas; nine brothers, Johan Friesen and wife Eva, Peter Friesen and wife Eva, Willy Friesen and wife Tina, Jacob Friesen and wife Anna, Diedrich Friesen and wife Helena, Franz Friesen and wife Lisa, all of Mexico, Hein Friesen and wife Martha and Abram Friesen and wife Patty, both of Seminole Texas, and Ben Friesen and wife Sara of Canada;  four sisters, Maria Fehr and husband Corny, Helena Duech and husband Toby, both of Seminole, Texas, Tina Loewen and husband Heinry of Mexico, and Martha Stoesz and husband Johan of Canada; and 26 grandchildren. 

BILLY GRISHAM

Funeral services for Billy Ray Grisham, age 78, of Seminole, Texas will be held Monday October 8, 2018 at 10 am at St. James Catholic Church with Fr. Jose De Dios Gonzalez officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. A rosary will be said on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 6 pm at Boyer Funeral Home. All services will be under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home. 

Mr. Grisham was born August, 22, 1940 in Gormon, Texas to Aubrey and Dale Grisham (Wolfenbarger). He married Delia Sendejo on April 10, 1989 in Lamesa, Texas. Mr. Grisham worked in the oilfield the majority of his life; he enjoyed fishing, watching wrestling, frequenting casinos, and spending time with family and friends, especially with his granddaughter, Juli-Ana. He was an excellent storyteller, gleaning from his past. He was a dedicated worker and committed provider for his family. 

Mr. Grisham passed away peacefully at home in Seminole, Texas on October 5, 2018 surrounded by his family. He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, EJ Grisham. 

He is survived by his wife, Delia Grisham of Seminole, Texas; three sons, Jeremy Grisham of Seminole, Texas, Tommy and Natalie Grisham of Temple, Texas and Donny Grisham of Navasota, Texas; one brother, Buster Grisham of Colorado City, Texas; one sister, Dona and Marvin Baucom of Leuders, Texas, and 8 grandchildren. 

PAT BEVERS

Graveside services for Pat Bevers, age 84 of Denver City, Texas will be held Monday, October 15, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Marlow Cemetery in Marlow, Oklahoma with Gene Boyer officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel of Denver City, in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mrs. Bevers was born in Marlow, Oklahoma December 31, 1933 to Dovie (Duke) and Roy Vaughn. She married Fred Bevers in Denver City on February 11, 1971. She was a Baptist and worked as a licensed beautician where she helped support her family. At an early age Pat cooked, sewed, and helped raise her siblings. She was awarded a citizen award from Duncan, Oklahoma, where she was honored with a banquet for her continued devotion to charity work. She always said she went to bed thinking of ways she could help someone the next day. She could accomplish anything she set her mind to; she was an inspiration to everyone with the heart of a servant.

Pat enjoyed her family, sewing, reading, and making quilts for veterans and the homeless. She always wanted to make a difference with her charity work. Mrs. Bevers and her late husband also enjoyed music and live concerts; they would even take charter bus trips to Branson, Missouri to see their favorite musicians, the Gatlin Brothers and the Bellamy Brothers. She enjoyed walking three miles every morning rain or shine, and she loved going to garage sales with her sisters. 

Pat Bevers passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Shinnery Oaks Nursing Home in Denver City, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Fred Bevers in 2011. She is survived by one son, Steve Moore and wife Becky of Midland, Texas; one stepson, Rick Bevers and wife Teresa of Shiloh, Illinois; one daughter, Sharon Scott and husband Bill of Denver City, Texas; two brothers, Bill Vaughn and   

Monte Vaughn of Hereford, Texas; two sisters, Carol Maxwell of Duncan, Oklahoma and Adrian Hoover of Duncan, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren, Christopher Moore, Jason Moore, Stephanie Ross, Dennis Harrison, Devin Harrison, Jenna Solis, Eric Scott, Lauren Scott; and four great-grandchildren, Jace and Lennox, Xazier and Bella Solis.

For the Week of September 30 - October 6, 2018

GENE McBETH

Funeral services for Gene McBeth, age 90 of Seminole, Texas will be held Monday, October 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at First Assembly of God Church with Pastor Joe Lapusan officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. McBeth was born in Tarrs, Pennsylvania February 8, 1928 to Irene (Dunn) and William McBeth. He married Stella Mae Clanton in Big Spring, Texas on May 8, 1948. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church and worked as a custodian at the Seminole Independent School District for twenty years. He was a hard working man, and enjoyed telling jokes.

Gene McBeth passed away Friday, September 28, 2018 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Plano, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Stella in 2014, one son, and two grandchildren. He is survived by two daughters, Kim Brumley and husband Walter of La Porte, Texas and Amber Garcia and husband Joe of Frisco, Texas; one daughter-in-law, Linda McBeth of Sun City West, Arizona; eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

GENEVIEVE GORDY

Funeral services for Genevieve Gordy, age 87 of Denver City, Texas will be held Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Pastor Kyle Streun officiating and Pastor Harry Pittam assisting. Private burial will follow at Denver City Memorial Park. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mrs. Gordy was born May 17, 1931 in Mountain View, Arkansas to Iva (Dodson) and Vernon Alford Petty. She married Jerry M. Gordy on May 5, 1950 in Clovis, New Mexico. She was a Baptist. They were blessed with their son, Quanah Joe on March 10, 1951, followed by their daughter, Debra Jean on June 1, 1955. Mrs. Gordy’s greatest joy in life was her family. She loved the Lord with all her heart. She worked as a nurse’s aide for many years and had become known to some as “Sunshine.” Genevieve had always hoped to continue her education in nursing.

Genevieve loved playing bingo at the senior center where they called her “Bingo Queen;” even after she moved to the nursing home she continued to beat everyone in dominos, checkers and any game she played. 

Genevieve Gordy went to be with the Lord Sunday, September 30, 2018 while at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Jerry Gordy in 2003; and two brothers, Donald Gene Petty and Vernon Alfred Petty. She is survived by one son, Quanah Joe Gordy and wife Jo Ann of Fort Worth, Texas; one daughter, Debi Stevens and husband Dallas of Lubbock, Texas; three grandsons, Randy Scroggins and wife Heather of Arlington, Texas, Dallas Stevens III and wife Kacey of Lubbock, Texas, and Daniel Stevens and wife Katrina of Lubbock, Texas; one granddaughter, Jennifer Priest and husband Will of Colleyville, Texas; one niece  “daughter,” Virnell “ Little Sis” Locker and husband Lan of Graham, Texas; 9 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. 

PAMLA ALBAREZ

Memorial services for Pamla Albarez, age 65 of Denver City, Texas will be held Thursday, October 4, 2018 at First Church of the Nazarene at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor David Hollon officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel, in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mrs. Albarez was born May 30, 1953 in McCamey, Texas to Vera (Bevers) and Truman Durden. She married Ruben Albarez in Plains, Texas on November 18, 1970. She was a member of the Nazarene Church where she was a very devoted Christian. She loved to read and was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.

Pamla Albarez passed away October 1, 2018 at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Ruben Albarez of Denver City, Texas; two sons, Ritchie Albarez of Denver City, Texas and Benny Albarez and wife Jade of Denver City, Texas; three daughters, Tessa Black of Denver City, Texas, Christine Aulds and husband Brent of Wolfforth, Texas, and Elaina Albarez of Lubbock, Texas; two sisters, Sue Wright and husband Jerry of Oklahoma and Debra Landon and husband Walt of Streetman, Texas; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

MARIO OVIEDO

Funeral services for Mario Oviedo, age 67 of Seminole, Texas will be held Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Templo Nazareth Church with Pastor Tony Cruz officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Oviedo was born September 8, 1951 in Las Esperanzas, Coahuila, Mexico to Isabel Rosales (Flores) and Santiago Romero Oviedo. He married Maria Rodriguez on January 5, 1971 in Las Esperanzas, Coahuila, Mexico. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church and had worked as a sandblaster and painter. Mario enjoyed fishing, watching boxing, taking care of farm animals, and fighting roosters in New Mexico. He was a handyman and enjoyed landscaping as well as just being outside. He was a very dedicated, hardworking man who loved his family, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mario Oviedo passed away in Seminole on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Ilaria Oviedo and Maria Del Soccorro Oviedo Cortez. He is survived by his wife, Maria Oviedo of Seminole, Texas; three sons, Santiago R. Oviedo of Seminole, Texas, Julian R. Oviedo of Midland, Texas, and Boris Alonso Oviedo of Sabina Coahuila, Mexico; two daughters, Gloria Mendez of Del Rio, Texas and Rebecca Condarco of Seminole, Texas; five brothers, Simon Oviedo Rosales of Las Esperanzas, Coahuila, Mexico, Leonardo Oviedo Rosales of Sarasota, Florida, Jose Maria Oviedo Rosales of Las Esperanzas, Coahuila, Mexico, Jose Cruz Oviedo Rosales of Seminole, Texas, and Lucio Oviedo Rosales of Las Esperanzas, Coahuila, Mexico; four sisters, Conception Vaquera of Nava, Coahuila, Mexico, Dominga Mata of Dallas, Texas, Alejandra Guadalupe Uribe of Waco, Texas, and Maria De La Luz Briones of Seminole, Texas; twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

For the week of September 23 - 29, 2018

LYDIA TORRES

Funeral services for Lydia Torres, age 64 of Midland, Texas, will be held Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at MS Doss Chapel with  Pastor Reynaldo Bennett officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole, Texas. 

Lydia Torres was born in Artesia, New Mexico April 14, 1954 to Refugia (Almaguer) and Jose F. Venegas. Lydia loved to cook; she was kindhearted and never met a stranger. She loved spending time with her family and her grandkids. 

Lydia Torres passed away at her residence in Midland on September 21, 2018. She is preceded in death by her father, Jose Venegas in 2015. She is survived by two daughters, Amy Torres and spouse Brenda Torres of Midland, Texas and Cecilia Torres of Canyon Lake, Texas; her mother, Refugia Venegas of Seminole, Texas; two brothers, Joe Venegas and wife Criselda and Benny Venegas, both of Seminole, Texas; one sister, Minnie Amaton and husband Tommy of Seminole, Texas; her paternal grandmother, Inez Venegas of Seminole, Texas; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

GENARO CABRERA, JR.

Funeral Mass for Genaro Cabrera, Jr., age 71 of Seminole, Texas, will be celebrated Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church with Father Jose De Dios Gonzalez officiating. Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Belvieu Cemetery in Rotan, Texas. Rosary will beTuesday, September 25, 2018 at St. James Catholic Church from 7 to 8 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Cabrera was born August 1, 1947 in Rotan, Texas to Teresa (Garcia) and Genaro Cabrera, Sr. He was a Catholic and worked for Hoffman Oil Well Services for many years. He was known as the “Cowboy” around Seminole. Genaro enjoyed playing poker and dominoes and was an avid Ford pick-up fan. He loved his grandchildren dearly and was respected by everyone.

Genaro Cabrera passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018 at his son’s home in Seminole. He is preceded in death by his parents and three brothers. He is survived by one son, Genaro Cabrera III and wife Lupe of Seminole, Texas; one brother, Daniel Cabrera of San Angelo, Texas; six sisters, Francis Saldana and husband Joe of Seminole, Texas, Nancy Dixon of Florida, Josie Rodriguez and husband Frank of Ft. Worth, Texas, 

Alice Molina and husband Daniel of Odessa, Texas, Stella Lambrono of Ballinger, Texas, and Cynthia Martinez and husband Roger of Ballinger, Texas; and two grandchildren, Eric Cabrera of Seminole, Texas and Nicholas Cabrera of Midland, Texas.

For the Week of September 16 - 22, 2018

JAKE FEHR

Funeral services for Jake Fehr, age 78 of Seminole, Texas will be held Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Old Colony Church with John Peters officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Fehr was born in Mexico May 29, 1940 to Maria (Neufeld) and Isaac Fehr. He married Nancy Penner in Mexico July 5, 1964. He was a member of Old Colony Church and worked as a truck driver. Jake was known for telling amazing stories and was an avid fisherman. He loved family gatherings and was a very honest man.

Jake Fehr passed away at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas September 16, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, one brother and two sisters. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Fehr of Seminole, Texas; one son, John Fehr and wife Margie of Oklahoma; one daughter, Mary Redecop and husband Frank of Seagraves, Texas; six brothers, Peter Fehr and wife Anna of Kansas, Isaac Fehr and wife Anna of Canada, Neil Fehr and wife Tina of Seminole, Texas, Abe Fehr and wife Greta of Canada, John Fehr and wife Sara of Seminole, Texas, and David Fehr and wife Helen of Canada; three sisters, Elizabeth Loewen and husband John of Canada, Maria Giesbrecht of Canada, and Anna Wiebe of Lubbock, Texas; ten grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren. 

For the Week of September 2 - September 8, 2018

ELDON LEE GRAHAM

Memorial services for Eldon Lee Graham, age 74 of Plains, Texas will be held Monday, September 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Plains with Pastor Wesley Holland officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel of Denver City, in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole, Texas.

Mr. Graham was born in Joplin, Missouri October 29, 1943 to Helen (Hardy) and Truman Graham. He was a Baptist and worked as a bookkeeper. He married Nerose Hyman in Winnfield, Louisiana December 25, 1992. Lee enjoyed carpentry and golfing. He was always a very family-oriented man and loved his grandchildren dearly.

Lee Graham passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at his home in Plains. He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister. He is survived by his wife, Nerose Graham of Plains, Texas; one son, Kelley Graham of Lubbock, Texas; two stepsons, Michael Brown and wife Stephanie of California and Stevie Brown and wife Mocery of Plains, Texas; and six grandchildren, Marcus Brown, Sabistain Brown, Mason Holley, Najla Brown, Adian Brown, and Matthew Brown.

BARBARA WRIGHT

Funeral services for Barbara Joyce Wright, age 67 of Denver City, Texas will be held Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at First Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Kyle Streun officiating. Burial will follow at Denver City Memorial Park. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole, Texas.

Mrs. Wright was born in Dallas, Texas November 13, 1950 to Aslin Joyce (Kraus) and Robert L. Hyden. She married Tony Wright in Andrews, Texas June 3, 1969. She was a Baptist and had worked for Yoakum County as the treasurer; at the time of her death she had served for 16 years. Barbara was very strong in her faith, always loving, and touched the hearts of many. She was a classy woman and an inspiration to everyone. Her family was her world and to her husband she was his personal angel.

Barbara Wright passed away at Yoakum County Hospital in Denver City on September 7, 2018. She is preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Stormie Woodward in 2018. She is survived by her husband, Tony Wright of Denver City, Texas; one son, Marc Wright and wife Sharon of Denver City, Texas; one daughter, Kevan-Anne Polston of Denver City, Texas; one brother, Robert Hyden and wife Janet of South Carolina; and two grandchildren, Madison Polston of Alvin, Texas and Landen Wright of Denver City, Texas.