For the Week of January 5 - January 11, 2020

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ALLAN MINTER

Funeral services for Allan Wade Minter, age 56 of Seminole, Texas will be held Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at First United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jeremy Pitkin officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Minter was born in Brownfield, Texas on February 28, 1963 to Novella Joe (Brown) and Jack Laverne Minter. Allan and Jackie Lynn Wheeler were roller skating buddies as children; years later they were married in Lovington, New Mexico on February 14, 2017. Allan worked for Tessco in Andrews, Texas for many years, prior to that he worked as an electrician for the State of Texas, building many prisons and malls. Allan loved his family dearly and always had a great sense or humor; he was a great little brother. He enjoyed grilling outside, watching the Dallas Cowboys and was known for spoiling his grandchildren; he served as a dad to all the kids. He was a very proud man who was set in his ways and was always very protective of his family. 

Allan Minter passed away at his home in Seminole Saturday, January 4, 2020. He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Jackie Minter of Seminole; two daughters, Carly French and spouse Teri of Seminole, and Cara Ramirez and husband Jacob of Andrews, Texas; one brother, Billy Minter and wife Lori of Denver City, Texas; two sisters, Donna Bell and husband Bruce of Baird, Texas, and Rita Lightfoot and husband Jerry of Denver City, Texas; four grandchildren, Landon Knight, Conner Taylor, Noah Ramirez, and Emerie Ramirez.

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ADAM KLASSEN

Funeral services for Adam Klassen, age 22 of Seminole, Texas will be held Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Old Colony Mennonite Church with Pastor Cornelius Fehr officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Adam Klassen was born April 7, 1997 in Brownfield, Texas to Susie (Giesbrecht) and Henry Klassen. He married Eva Ham on February 4, 2018 in Seminole. He was a member of the Old Colony Mennonite Church; he worked in construction and also as a private school teacher. Adam always wanted to make a difference in people’s lives by teaching about Jesus; he wanted everyone he met to know the Lord, and never felt he was doing enough to teach God’s word. He had a goal to always do more. Before Adam had to have surgery, he said “God loves us so much that he lets hard times come so that he can reach us, and show us we need him.” Adam believed you are never too young to do God’s work and his family is rejoicing, knowing he is in his heavenly home.

Adam Klassen passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Eva Klassen of Seminole, Texas; two sons, Andreas Klassen and Micha Klassen, both of Seminole; his parents, Henry and Susie Klassen of Seminole; two brothers, Timothy Klassen and Nathan Klassen, both of Seminole; one sister, Katie Ham and husband Frank of Seminole; one nephew, Caleb Ham of Seminole; paternal grandparents, Cornelius and Maria Klassen and maternal grandparents, David and Sara Giesbrecht, all of Seminole.

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MICHELLE RUBIO

Funeral services for Michelle Rubio, age 47 of Plains, Texas will be held Monday, January 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Templo Bautista Church with Pastor Ruben Ramirez officiating. Burial will follow at Yoakum County Cemetery in Plains, Texas. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel of Denver City, Texas in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole, Texas.

Mrs. Rubio was born October 22, 1972 in Brownfield, Texas to Margie (Flores) and Ray Garza. She married Marty Rubio in Plains, Texas on May 25, 1992. She worked as an account specialist for Western Finance and was a Baptist. Michelle enjoyed dancing, playing bingo, camping and being outdoors.  She had a great sense of humor, made friends easily and enjoyed making people laugh. Her grandchildren were the love of her life.

Michelle Rubio passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at BSA Hospital in Amarillo, Texas. She is preceded in death by her grandparents. She is survived by her husband, Marty Rubio of Plains; two daughters, CamiShay Almager and husband Anthony, and Chloe Rubio, both of Plains; her parents, Ray and Margie Garza of Plains; three brothers, Carlos Torres of Ohio, and Robert Torres and Michael Garza, both of Plains; two sisters, Denise Torres of Brownfield, Texas, and Amy Morales and husband Basilio of Plains; and three grandchildren, BriʹElla Rubio, Melanie Almager, and Eleanor Almager.  

For the Week of December 30, 2019 - January 4, 2020

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WILL HARDER

Funeral services for Wilhelm “Will” Harder, age 38 of Seminole, Texas will be held Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Community Church with Pastor Dave Klassen officiating and Frank Loewen assisting. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Harder was born March 8, 1981 in Mexico to Sara (Fehr) and Cornelius Harder. Will was a member of Community Church and worked in construction; he enjoyed working on houses. Will loved being around his family and friends; he always had a smile and a hug for everyone. He never met a stranger.

Will Harder passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Seminole Memorial Hospital. He is preceded in death by his grandparents. He is survived by his wife Susie Froese of Seminole, Texas; two daughters, Bailee and Rylee Harder both of the home; his parents, Cornelius and Sara Harder of Seminole, Texas; seven brothers, Corny Harder of Seminole, Ben Harder of Iowa, Henry Harder and wife Vanessa of Iowa, Jake Harder and wife Daniell of Iowa, John Harder and wife Mandy of Iowa, Peter Harder and wife Kassi of Iowa, and David Harder of Iowa; three sisters, Martha Smith and husband Nick, Anna Azurdia and husband Edwin, and Tina Garcia and husband Pablo, all of Iowa. 

For the Week of December 22 - December 29, 2019

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HILDA PENNER

Funeral services for Hilda Penner, age 45 of Seminole, Texas were held Friday, December 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Old Colony Mennonite Church with Pastor William Giesbrecht officiating. Burial followed at Gaines County Cemetery. All services were under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Penner was born in Mexico July 18, 1974 to Anna (Fehr) and Ben Martens. She married Henry Penner in Seminole on June 23, 1991. She was a member of the Old Colony Mennonite Church and a homemaker.

Hilda Penner passed away December 24, 2019 at her home in Seminole. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Henry Penner of Seminole; one son, Frank Penner; one daughter, Mary Ann Penner; her stepmother, Elizabeth Martens; one sister, Elma Knelsen and husband Jake; and one grandchild, all of Seminole, Texas.

For the Week of December 15 - December 21, 2019

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EVA RODRIGUEZ

Funeral Mass for Evangelina Rodriguez, age 67 of Seminole, Texas will be celebrated Monday, December 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Seminole with Father Jose DeDios Gonzalez officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Evangelina De Los Santos Rodriguez was born February 29, 1952 in Rocksprings, Texas to Paulina (Condarco) and Estevan De Los Santos, the oldest of eleven children. During her childhood the family moved often and discovered new adventures. Eva was a spunky, outspoken person even at an early age, and was not one to take any lip from anybody. She didn’t necessarily look for trouble, but it found her anyway.

Eva started her family at an early age, and by doing so she grew up right along with her children. She was the proud mother of two boys and two girls. She moved to West Texas in December 1972 from Junction, and had been a resident of Seminole for 40 years. Her roots grew deep in Seminole where in 2002 she married Guadalupe Rodriguez. They lived their days at the ranch and, being an animal lover, the fit was perfect. Eva loved to cut up and make others laugh, even if it was at her expense. She was a very big personality in a small, short package, and she never knew a stranger. If you saw her at Walmart or the grocery store, she would give you an earful, warranted or not. She will be greatly missed at social and family functions.

Eva Rodriguez passed away December 14, 2019 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents, Paulina and Estevan De Los Santos; one brother, Danny De Los Santos; one daughter, Norma Silva; and one grandson, Seth Silva. Those left to cherish her and miss her contagious laugh and charismatic attitude include her husband, Guadalupe Rodriguez; two sons, Thomas Castillo, Jr. and wife Linda of Seminole, Texas, and Joe Castillo of Hobbs, New Mexico; one daughter, Corinna Flores and husband Miguel of Slaton, Texas; five brothers, Alfred De Los Santos and wife JoAnn of Seminole, Texas, and Steve De Los Santos and wife Estella, Trinidad De Los Santos, Gilbert De Los Santos, and Gene De Los Santos and wife Tammie, all of Midlothian, Texas; four sisters, Diana Scott and husband Kenneth of Alvarado, Texas, Isabel Thomason and husband Charles of Alaska, Sandra Troutt of Kentucky, and Angie Trevino of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; three grandsons, Gabriel Flores, Gavin Castillo, and Ryan Castillo; and four granddaughters, Abigail Castillo, Nicole Silva, Celena Silva, and Amaya Flores.

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LARUE COURTNEY

Funeral services forStella LaRue Courtney, age 76 of Odessa, Texas will be held Friday, December 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Seminole, Texas. Reverend Larry Lucas will officiate, and burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mrs. Courtney was born in Lamesa, Texas on July 30, 1943 to Emma Elsie (Donaldson) and Vester Barnett Kidd. She married Lee Eugene Courtney in Seminole on July 30, 1960. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. She enjoyed crocheting, crafting, old country music, and dancing; she especially loved the country singer Ricky Van Shelton. She always wanted to make sure her family was taken care of, and never met a stranger. She never turned anyone away that needed help; she had a huge heart.

La Rue Courtney passed away Monday, December 16, 2019 at her home in Odessa, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eugene Courtney in 2018; four brothers, three sisters, and one grandson. She is survived by three sons, Dolan Courtney of Carlsbad, New Mexico, Dereck Courtney and wife Stacy of Midland, Texas, and Dusty Courtney and wife Shawnda of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; three daughters, Kay Courtney of Odessa, Texas, Karla Browne of Seminole, Texas, and Misti Connally and husband Derek of Seminole, Texas; 18 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.

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BETTY LOU ROBERSON TAYLOR

Betty Lou (Roberson) Taylor left this earth for her heavenly home on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 in Lubbock, Texas. From birth to the very end she had a spirit of tenaciousness, strength and orneriness.

Born in Tahoka, Lynn County, Texas on May 12, 1927 the daughter of a cotton farmer and homemaker, she was the eldest of 12 siblings. As a family the Robersons worked fields throughout West Texas creating a bond to the land and each other that spanned the generations. Even after she and husband Loyd started their own family, wherever Betty was, she gave others the sense of home. From the love of working the land to her love of caring for people, one of her proudest moments was being a nurse’s aide. Though she was firm in her beliefs and did not hesitate to let you know her thoughts, Betty’s opinion was respected by family and friends. She tried to share her appreciation of cleanliness, ironing, home cooking and ice cream with even the youngest of her large extended family. Those who were close and loved her would attribute Betty with pink & pink, butterflies & hummingbirds, being the family historian & storyteller. Everyone that knew Betty knew that she loved Jesus. As a member of Trinity Baptist Church for over fifty years, she cared for and loved her church family deeply and will be missed; her pew cannot be filled. 

Betty was preceded in death by her parents Benjamin Franklin Roberson and Maggie Janie (Rasco) Roberson, husband Loyd Cleo Taylor, son Allen Taylor, daughter Debbie Langley, son-in-law Larry Gene Langley, granddaughter Hally Gray, and grandson Rusty Oldham. Greeting her in Heaven will also be her sisters, Eunice, Helen, Yvonne, Virgie, and Dorthy, and her brothers, Gerald, Bill, Eddie Joe and Dalton.

She is survived by son Earnest Taylor and wife Vickie, daughter Kathy Oldham, son Len Taylor, all of Seminole, and daughters-in-law Mary Lynn Taylor of Abilene and Toni Taylor of Richmond, Texas. Known as Mamaw and Granny T, her 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren will miss her deeply. More than just “Aunt Betty” to so many of her relatives, the proud matriarch loved and served as a mother figure for numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins. Siblings Benjie Roberson of Seminole and Sheila Wiltze of Las Vegas, Nevada and sister-in-law Sandy Roberson of Del Rio, Texas carry on the Roberson legacy. 

Funeral services for Betty Lou Taylor, age 92 of Seminole, Texas will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 23, 2019 at Trinity Baptist Church in Seminole with Bro. Randy Bush of San Angelo, Texas officiating and Pastor Phillip Golden assisting. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home. The family wishes to thank Seminole EMS and Seminole Memorial Home Health for their support and help. 

For the Week of December 8 - December 14, 2019

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PEGGY EAVES

Graveside services for Peggy Sharon Eaves, age 76 of Denver City, Texas will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at City of Kermit Cemetery in Kermit, Texas at 3:00 p.m. 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, Texas.

Mrs. Eaves was born September 22, 1943 in San Fernando, California to Maggie and Grafton Swaim. As a young girl, her family moved to Jal, New Mexico where she attended and graduated high school.  She married Glynn Max Eaves in Ropesville, Texas on January 4, 1964. She was a Christian. Peggy was a Girl Scout and Brownie leader; she also helped to obtain the first Girl Scout hut in Denver City. She enjoyed coaching softball, crafting and helping all animals.

Peggy Eaves passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Shinnery Oaks Nursing Home in Denver City. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Glynn Eaves in 2006; one son, Casey Eaves and one brother, Jimmie Swaim. She is survived by two daughters, Mitzi Thrapp and husband Phillip of Texarkana, Texas and Amy Swanson and husband Jimmy of Wink, Texas; one brother, Jerry Swaim and wife Patsy of Midland, Texas; five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

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PAT CHILDRESS

Funeral services for Pat Childress, age 86 of Denver City and formerly of Seminole, Texas, will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Westside Church of Christ in Seminole, with Brother Skip Rodgers officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Pat was born June 9, 1933 in Wellman, Texas to Naomi (Baker) and Rupert Caffey. She retired from Seminole ISD after working in the cafeteria for 15 years. She loved to cook and enjoyed being a housewife. She was most recently a member of Cactus Drive Church of Christ in Levelland, Texas where she moved from Seminole. She married George Childress on January 14, 1995 in Seminole; he passed away in 2008. Pat was a best friend to many, and dearly loved her family, friends, and church family. Her family regarded her as the best Christian lady and a sincere sweetheart, in addition to being the best mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother ever.

Pat Childress passed away at her residence on Saturday, December 7, 2019. She is preceded in death by her husband, George, in 2008; one son, Ron Hillis; and three brothers, Melvin, Leonard, and Mitchell Caffey. She is survived by three sons, Don Hillis and wife Carolyn of Granbury, Texas, George Childress, Jr. and wife Una of Levelland, Texas, and Ken Hillis of Hobbs, New Mexico; three daughters, Paula Reeves and husband Rick of Denver City, Texas, Pam Evans and husband Richard of Lubbock, Texas, and Cheryl Clark and husband Gordon of Dumas, Texas; one brother, Leland Caffey and wife Paula of Lubbock, Texas; one sister, Barbara Roberts of Lubbock, Texas; and 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

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ODESSA HUGHES

Funeral services for Miriam Odessa Hughes, age 87 of Seminole, Texas will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Charlie Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Odessa was born August 28, 1932 in Winona, Texas to Alice Estel (Green) and James Lewis Pyle. She married Maurice Hughes in Lovington, New Mexico on March 4, 1950 and was a member of the Methodist Church. She was an avid sports fan, and very family-oriented; Odessa truly never met a stranger. She was a great wife, mother, and grandmother.

Odessa Hughes passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Seminole Memorial Health Care Center. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Maurice Hughes in 2005; two brothers, and four sisters. She is survived by two sons, Kim Hughes of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Mickey Maurice Hughes of Marble Falls, Texas; two daughters, Teresa Brock, and Connie Curtis and husband Ferlin both of Seminole, Texas; eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

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JUANA MACIAS

Funeral Mass for Juana Macias, age 70 of Seminole, Texas will be celebrated Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:30 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 Friday, December 13, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church from 7 to 8 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Macias was born December 24, 1948 in San Carlos, Texas to Guadalupe (Munguia) and Gilbert Muniz, Sr. She married Prospero Macias, Sr. in Sudan, Texas February 8, 1969. She was a Catholic and a homemaker. Juana enjoyed cooking, sewing, crafting, shopping and talking on the phone. She was a wonderful wife, mother and nana.

Juana Macias passed away at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Prospero Macias, Sr.; two brothers, and one sister. She is survived by five sons, Adolfo Macias, Sr. of Odessa, Texas, Eloy Macias, Sr. and wife Yesenia, Prospero Macias, Jr., Marco Antonio Macias, and Richard Macias and wife Debra all of Seminole; one brother, Casimiro Muniz of Farwell, Texas; four sisters, Santo Muniz of Muleshoe, Texas, Guadalupe Soto and husband Roberto of Washington, San Juana Muniz of Dallas, Texas, and Margaret Muniz of Sudan, Texas; sixteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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DELIA HUERTA

Funeral Mass for Delia Huerta, age 59 of Plains, Texas will be celebrated Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Plains with Father Phillip Pasupil officiating. Burial will follow at Yoakum County Cemetery-Plains. Rosary will be held Friday, December 13, 2019 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel of Denver City in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Ms. Huerta was born December 6, 1960 in Brownfield, Texas to Felicita (Flores) and Martin Huerta. She was a Catholic. Delia was a very strong, independent woman and enjoyed traveling with her GGs, Martha, Claudia, and Suzy; she also always went above and beyond for her children. Her grandchildren were the sunshine of her life.

Delia Huerta passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at her home in Plains. She is preceded in death by her father, Martin Huerta, Sr., and her angel grandbabies. She is survived by one son, Manuel Ramoz and wife Carmen of Plains, Texas; two daughters, Monica Hoecker and husband Thomas of Plains, Texas, and Adrienne Mena and husband Oscar of Edinburg, Texas; her mother, Felicita Huerta of Plains, Texas; three brothers, David Huerta of Plains, Texas, Daniel Huerta and husband Steve Parks of Dallas, Texas, and Martin Huerta of Lubbock, Texas; two sisters, Diana Olivo and husband Albert of Garland, Texas, and Esmeralda Salas and husband Robert of Plains, Texas, and nine grandchildren, Karina, Joshua, Savannah, Malachi, Ethan, Rhea, Zaria, Camilla, and Bibiana. 

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MINNIE LUNA

Funeral services for Minerva Luna, age 54 of Vidor, Texas and formerly of Seminole, Texas will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Seminole with Pastor Joe Stewart officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Minnie Luna was born April 20, 1965 in Seminole, Texas to Irene (Trevino) and Ariel Luna, Sr. She was a Baptist and had lived in Vidor for the past five years. Minnie worked as a caregiver for the elderly. She loved her family and grandbabies dearly and was known for making people feel special. She never discriminated against anyone no matter who they were and was a mother to more than just her own children. Minnie enjoyed listening to a variety of music, caring for her plants, fishing, and sitting by the water’s edge; she also enjoyed cooking and always made her food look pretty. She loved the Dallas Cowboys. When Minnie smiled she would smile with her eyes too, and everything she did was with love.

Minerva Luna passed away Monday, December 9, 2019 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. She is preceded in death by her mother, one son, one granddaughter, two uncles, one aunt, and both her maternal and paternal grandparents. She is survived by one son, Rey Almager and wife Elisha of Marble Falls, Texas; two daughters, Adrianna Almager and husband Colton Murley of Vidor, Texas, and Victoria Almager of Marble Falls, Texas; her father, Ariel Luna, Sr. of Seminole, Texas; one brother, Ariel Luna, Jr. and wife Helen of Seminole, Texas; one sister, Aine Lopez and husband Sidney of Seminole, Texas; and ten grandchildren.

For the Week of November 24 - November 30,

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HENRY ROMO

Funeral Mass for Henry Romo, age 62 of Seagraves, Texas will be celebrated Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Seagraves with Father Jose DeDios Gonzalez officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves. Rosary will be held Monday, November 25, 2019 at St. Paul Catholic Church from 7 to 8 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mr. Romo was born September 30, 1957 in Brownfield, Texas to Leonarda (Medina) and Juan Romo. He was a Catholic and worked as a backhoe operator. Henry enjoyed music, singing, muscle cars, and telling stories of his life experiences. He also loved all women, but he especially loved his family.

Henry Romo passed away at Yoakum County Hospital in Denver City, Texas on Saturday, November 23, 2019. He is preceded in death by his father, Juan Romo. He is survived by his mother, Leonarda Romo of Seagraves, Texas; three brothers, Jaime Romo and wife Nedi of Midland, Texas, Roger Romo and wife Gracie of Abilene, Texas, and Carlos Romo and wife Sally of Hebronville, Texas; five sisters, Linda Romo of Denver City, Texas, Gracie Martinez and husband Plutraco of Seagraves, Texas, Gloria Vega and husband Jose Rodolfo of Seagraves, Texas, Geraldine Melendez and husband Thomas of Artesia, New Mexico, and Jasmine Barrera and husband Adam of Artesia, New Mexico.  

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DORTHEA "LYNN" EMFINGER

  

Funeral services for Dorthea “Lynn” Emfinger, age 70 of Seminole, Texas will be held Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at M.S. Doss Chapel with Pastor Tony Pitcox officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Ms. Emfinger was born December 10, 1948 in Loraine, Texas to Bonnie (White) and Garlin Emfinger. She was a Christian and was contracted with the United States Postal Service. Lynn was a very loving, giving and kindhearted woman who loved her grandchildren dearly. In her spare time she enjoyed sewing, baking, animals and being outdoors. She never met a stranger and always had a smile.

Lynn Emfinger passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Seminole Memorial Hospital in Seminole. She is preceded in death by her parents, Bonnie and Garlin Emfinger and one brother, Phil Emfinger. She is survived by two sons, Clay Harris and Trey Harris and wife Kim both of Seminole, Texas; one sister, Gay Andrews of Wolforth, Texas; five grandchildren, Trevin Harris and wife Crystal of Killeen, Texas, Austin Harris and wife Randee, Madison Harris and boyfriend Chantz Pack, Kallie Harris and McKinley Harris all of Seminole, Texas; and two great-grandchildren, Stoney Pack and Kyler Harris of Seminole.

For the Week of November 17 - November 23, 2019

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ULISES NUNEZ CARRILLO

Funeral Mass for Ulises Nuñez Carrillo will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church beginning at 10:30 a.m. Father Jose DeDios Gonzalez will officiate the service, with burial to follow at Gaines County Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.  

Ulises Nuñez Carrillo was born September 26, 2019, the youngest and smallest of a set of triplets, to Diana Carrillo and Joel Nuñez. He passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of one month and 19 days.

Ulises is survived by his parents; his siblings, Delilah and Emilio Nuñez; and his grandparents, Maria and Miguel Carrillo, and Lorena and Ramiro Nuñez. 

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AGATHA MARTENS

Funeral services for Agatha Martens, age 52 of Lamesa, Texas will be held Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Mennonite Evangelical Church with Pastor Diedrich Harms officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mrs. Martens was born April 25, 1967 in Mexico to Elizabeth (Bueckert) and Jacob Letkeman. She married Johan Martens in Mexico on July 29, 1984. Agatha was a Christian and a hard working homemaker. She enjoyed quilting, craft making, and raising chickens; she was also a very gifted harmonica player. Agatha was a very giving and warmhearted person. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and memaw.

Agatha Martens passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at her home in Lamesa, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, two brothers, and one sister. She is survived by her husband, Johan Martens of Lamesa, Texas; two daughters, Lisa Fehr and husband Jacob of Seminole, Texas, and Susi Martens of Colorado; three brothers, Abram Letkeman and wife Katharina of Mexico, Peter Letkeman and wife Maria of Seminole, Texas, and Henry Letkeman and wife Katarina of Seminole, Texas; four sisters, Nancy Klassen and husband Peter of Lamesa, Texas, Susana Friesen and husband Peter of Mexico, Lisa Hildebrandt and husband Johan of Mexico, and Lena Brown and husband Abram of Mexico; and by four grandchildren.

For the Week of November 3 - November 9, 2019

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JHOVITA LARA

Funeral Mass for Jhovita Lara, age 55 of Seminole, Texas will be celebrated Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church with Father Jose DeDios Gonzalez officiating. Rosary will be held at St. James Catholic Church on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Jhovita Lara was born November 8, 1963 in Okeechobee, Florida to Emma (Herrera) and Geronimo Lara. She was a Catholic and worked in the Hospitality industry. Jhovita was a huge Dallas Cowboys fan and enjoyed cooking for her family, crocheting, and playing loteria.

Jhovita Lara passed away November 2, 2019 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother. She is survived by one son, Donte Gomez and partner Monica Alvidrez of Seminole, Texas; two brothers, Anselmo Gomez and wife Carmen of Seminole, and Albert Gomez and wife Lucinda of Seminole, Texas; two sisters, Lisa Foresman and husband Jeff of San Antonio, Texas and Joanna Valdez and husband Ty of Seminole, Texas; two grandchildren, Donavyn Gomez and Delilah Gomez; and numerous nieces and nephews.