For The Week Of October 8 - October 14, 2017


  Funeral services for Patricia Ann “Putton” Collins, age 68 of Seminole, Texas will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at South Seminole Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Early officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery. All services under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.   

Patricia was born September 10, 1949 in Lamesa, Texas to Hattie (Edwards) and George Knight. Putton attended Seminole High School and she loved to draw. She had beautiful handwriting and loved to work crossword puzzles. She sewed without needing a pattern, often making her own clothes, and was known for her “hot-water cornbread.” A mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, she will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.   

Putton transitioned from her earthly life on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents and by two sons, Kenny Shephard and Regis Shephard. She is survived by two sons, Roderick Shephard and wife Kim of Mansfield, Texas and Galen Shephard and wife Anita of Seminole, Texas; one sister, Bernadean “Button” McGaha of Leander,Texas; one uncle, Bull Heziki, three aunts, Anna, Rosie Nell and Betty Jean; two nieces, Latoy Jenkins and husband Will and Bianca Sandoval and husband Lonnie; seven grandchildren, Chris, Alex and husband Travis, Brandon, Antonee, Raven, Raiden, and Trinity; and two great-grandchildren, Harley and Xander.