For the Week of July 8 - July 14, 2018

DON DAGLEY

Funeral services for Donald “Don” Dagley, age 82 of Seminole, Texas will be held Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Westside Church of Christ with Minister Ray Young officiating and Minister Jim Michell assisting. Burial will follow at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery. Family visitation will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Boyer Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the New Mexico Children’s Christian Home, located at 1356 NM 236, Portales, New Mexico, 88130.

Mr. Dagley was born May 26, 1936 in Cleveland, Texas to Bonnie (Sheffield) and Jay Dagley. He married the love of his life, Connie Songer, in Odessa, Texas on March 26, 1958. Don worked as an insurance agent for forty-two years. He was a member of the Church of Christ; church was a very important part of his life. Don enjoyed golf and baseball, and coached the Babe Ruth league for twenty years. He also loved to tell a good story, and he adored his family.

Don Dagley passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Seminole Memorial Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and one sister. He is survived by his wife, Connie Dagley of Seminole, Texas; one son, D.A. Dagley and wife Nona of Seminole, Texas; two daughters, Candra Welch and husband Shane of Seminole, Texas and Claudia Donaldson of Seattle, Washington; his best friend, Fernando Chavez; six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

PATRICIA STEWARD

Patricia Anne Steward, age 78 of Seminole, Texas passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Covenant Specialty Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. She was born in Tacoma, Washington to Dreka (McKinney) and Chet Carlson. She married Allen Steward in Hawaii July 11, 1978. 

Patricia was a homemaker who kept her house very clean and tidy, and she loved to cook. She was a very stern but loving woman who enjoyed being around her friends and family; she was known by everyone as “Ms. Patty.” Patricia was a strong woman who never let her illness affect her daily outlook on life. 

Patricia Steward is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and one brother. She is survived by three sons, Kenneth Ashby of Berry Creek, California, Steven Easter and wife Elizabeth of Seminole, Texas, and Jay Steward and wife Sharella of Las Vegas, Nevada; two daughters, Linda Rush Ashby and husband Larry of Las Vegas, Nevada and Bunnie Easter Suarez and husband Ruben of Seminole, Texas; one brother, Larry Carlson and wife Mickey of Buckley, Washington; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

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HELEN REIMER

Funeral services for Helen Reimer, age 66 of Seminole, Texas will be held Monday, July 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Reinlander Mennonite Church with Bishop John Fehr officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Reimer was born in Mexico September 22, 1951 to Helena (Schmidt) and Abram Friesen. She married Henry Reimer in Canada November 11, 1973. She was a member of Reinlander Mennonite Church.

Helen Reimer passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2018 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents and one sister. She is survived by her husband, Henry Reimer of Seminole, Texas; one son, Jake Reimer and wife Summer of Irving, Texas; five brothers, Abe Friesen, Ben Friesen and wife Liz, Henry Friesen and wife Liz, John Friesen and wife Margaret, and Jake Friesen and wife Mary, all of Canada; and three sisters, Christiana Redecop, Kathy Friesen,  and Sarah Martens and husband Jake, all of Canada.

For the Week of June 24 - June 30, 2018

JOHN THOMPSON

Graveside services for John Thompson, age 75 of Odessa, Texas will be held Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Gaines County Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Clark Racca officiating and Minister Lynn Money assisting. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Gaines County Museum or Hospice of Midland.

John Thompson was born in Lubbock, Texas on July 3, 1942 to Betty (McCleskey) and John Thompson. He married Genelle Hamilton in Odessa, Texas March 31, 2018. He was a member of the Church of Christ and worked as a machinist. John made and machined live steam engines, as well as tools for the oilfield and railroad. He also taught machinist skills at Odessa College and was a CNC Machinist. He was very enthusiastic and had a great sense of humor. He always had a positive attitude, loved being around people and was an upbeat kind of man. John Thompson was the grandson of one of the founding families of Seminole and Gaines County, J.B. and Ida Thompson.

John Thompson passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at his home, The Parks Senior Living, in Odessa. He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Genelle Thompson of Odessa, Texas; one son, John Lee Thompson of Odessa, Texas; one stepson, David Allen Felio of Plano, Texas; three stepdaughters, Christina Felio of Aurora, Texas, Mary Galeas and husband Eduin Pedilla of Mesquite, Texas, and Sharlene Rene Sessions and husband Daryl of Dublin, California; two sisters, Vicky Clark and husband Bob and Kathy Davis and husband Dave, both of Seminole, Texas; three grandchildren, one great-grandchild, 11 step-grandchildren, and 1 step-great-grandchild.

A memorial will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at The Parks Senior Living Plaza Building, located at 241 Parks Village Drive in Odessa, Texas. Minister Lynn Money will officiate.

For the Week of June 10 - June 16, 2018

HEINRICH REIMER

Funeral services for Heinrich Reimer, age 45 of Hobbs, New Mexico will be held Monday, June 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Church of God with Pastor Dave Klassen officiating and Pastor Kurt Pudel assisting. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mr. Reimer was born in Mexico April 13, 1973 to Maria (Dyck) and Jacob Reimer. He married Katharina (Boschman) Reimer in Mexico April 13, 1993. He was a Christian and worked as a contractor. He enjoyed fishing, grilling outdoors and old classic cars. Heinrich loved his family dearly.

Heinrich Reimer went to be with the Lord June 8, 2018. He is preceded in death by one niece, Jessica Peters. He is survived by his wife, Katharina Reimer of Seminole, Texas; three daughters, Katharina Loewen and husband Michael of Seminole, Texas, Eva Loewen and husband Abe of Seminole, Texas, and Rosemary Reimer of San Angelo, Texas; his parents, Jacob and Maria Reimer of Hobbs, New Mexico; four brothers, John Reimer and wife Trudy of Seminole, Jacob Reimer and wife Justina of Seminole, Abe Reimer and wife Rosa of Seminole, and Pete Reimer of Seminole, Texas; two sisters, Nettie Rempel and husband Heinrich of Seminole, and Christina Peters and husband Lenard of Mexico; and numerous nieces and nephews.

ELVA 'LELA' GUERRERO

Funeral Mass for Elva “Lela” Guerrero, age 84 of Seminole, Texas will be celebrated Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church with Father Paul Karieakatt officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. Rosary will be held at St. James Catholic Church Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 7 to 8 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Guerrero was born May 26, 1934 in Rio Grande City, Texas to Raquel (Reyna) and Alejandro Guerra. She married Rene Guerrero, Sr. in Rio Grande City, Texas April 28, 1956. She was Catholic and cooked for Gomez restaurant for many years. In her spare time she enjoyed Mexico Bingo, and scratch off’s. Elva loved her dog Lilly and especially loved and cherished her grandchildren.

Elva Guerrero passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at Seminole Memorial Hospital. She is preceded in death by her husband, Rene Guerrero, Sr. in 1990; one brother, and one sister. She is survived by four sons, Rene Guerrero, Jr. and wife Patricia of Seminole, Reynaldo Guerrero and wife Sarah of Seminole, Roberto Guerrero and wife Dana of Yukon, Oklahoma, and Romeo Guerrero of Seminole; one daughter, Idolina Bazan and husband Jorge of Port Mansfield, Texas; two brothers, Alejandro Guerra and wife Delia of Rio Grande City, Texas, and Alberto Guerra and wife Anita of Grand Prairie, Texas; two sisters, Delia Hernandez and husband Ventura of Rio Grande City, Texas, and Emma Escobar and husband Jorge of San Antonio, Texas; 14 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. 

MARGARET KELLY

Graveside services for Margaret Mary Kelly, age 78 of Brownfield and formerly of Seminole, Texas will be held Friday, June 15, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Gaines County Cemetery with Jim Scott officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Kelly was born February 20, 1940 in Brackettville, Texas to Francis (Castro) and Roosevelt Fay, Sr. She married Mike Kelly, Sr. in Sonora, Texas May 30, 1958. She was a Jehovah’s Witness and a homemaker, moving from Lamesa to Seminole in 1972. Margaret was devoted to her children and family. She was an all around hard working woman who also enjoyed making her daughters’ clothes. Margaret would be considered a modern “Aunt Bea” and lived a simple life. In her spare time she enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and crocheting. Margaret was strong in her faith; she loved to read her bible.

Margaret Kelly passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at Brownfield Rehabilitation Center in Brownfield, Texas. She is preceded in death by her husband, Mike Kelly, Sr.; one son, Curtis Lee Kelly; and one brother. She is survived by four sons, Mike Kelly, Jr. and wife Faustina of Seagraves, Texas, David Kelly of Seminole, Daniel Kelly of Seminole, and Brandon Kelly of Seminole; three daughters, Georgia Kelley and husband Donnie of Seminole, Tena Ramirez of San Angelo, Texas, and Angel Kelly of Seminole; two brothers, Roosevelt Fay, Jr. and wife Margaret of Kerrville, Texas and Adam Fay of Seminole; 23 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

DENNIS BLACK

Memorial services for Dennis Black, age 44 of Seminole, Texas will be held Friday, June 15, 2018 at Boyer Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Black was born August 13, 1973 in Denver City, Texas to Carol (Fontenot) and Kenny Black. He worked in the oil field as an electrician. He was a giving, caring and hard working man. Dennis enjoyed hunting in his spare time.

Dennis Black passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at his home in Seminole. He is preceded in death by his father, Kenny Black. He is survived by three daughters, Shannon Black of Dimmitt, Texas, Matty Lynn Black of Carlsbad, New Mexico, and Alexzandra Black of Carlsbad, New Mexico; his mother, Carol Ward of South Carolina; one brother, Ronald Keith Black and wife Sherry of South Carolina; and one sister, Christy Black of Carlsbad, New Mexico.

For the Week of June 3 - June 9, 2018

PAUL LANDRUM

Funeral services for Paul Gleen Landrum, Sr. age 90 of White's City, New Mexico and formerly of Seminole, Texas will be held Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church. Pastor Owen Lofton will officiate, with burial to follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home. 

Mr. Landrum was born December 25, 1927 in Avinger, Texas to Ruby Mae (Tigert) and Orea Albert Landrum. He married Rebecca Glore in Carlsbad, New Mexico July 19, 2004. He was a Baptist. Paul served in the Air Force and Army Air Corps in the Korean War and was stationed in Japan. He later worked for Sharp Drilling Company for twenty-five years before retiring, and had worked his entire life in the oilfield. He was a Mason and past master of the Seminole Masonic Lodge as well as a 32nd degree Mason and Shriner. He was a very strong Christian man. Paul loved his dogs and horses and in his spare time he enjoyed fishing, classic car shows, and restoring classic cars; he even owned a 1957 Chevy Pickup as well as a 1948 Dodge. 

Paul Landrum passed away at his home in White's City, New Mexico on June 6, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Paul Gleen Landrum, Jr.; one son-in-law, Richard Morris; one brother, Wayne Landrum; one grandson-in- law, Toby Johnson; and one great-granddaughter. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Landrum of White's City, New Mexico; one son, Billy Landrum and wife Deborah of Seminole, Texas; one daughter, Karen Morris of Hobbs, New Mexico; one brother, Ray Landrum and wife LaDoris (Chumley) Landrum of Jarrell, Texas; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. 

For the Week of May 20 - May 26, 2018

ROBERT LLOYD VUICICH

  

††Robert Lloyd Vuicich, 62, of Seagraves passed peacefully from this life on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at his home. Services will be held Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Seagraves. Rev. Ovidio Martinez will officiate, assisted by Rev. Jr. Martinez and Rev. L.D. Hinson. Interment will follow at the Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Bobby was born in Seagraves, Texas, on June 1, 1955 to Guy and Margaret Vuicich. He graduated from Seagraves High School in 1973. He attended Texas Tech University and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art Education in 1978. Upon graduation Bobby joined his father, Guy Vuicich, in the family business of commercial and residential refrigeration in Seagraves and was the owner of Guy's Refrigeration at the time of his death. He was also involved in real estate dealings in the community of Seagraves.

On September 23, 1978 Bobby married Anna Jaycene Bellah and she preceded him in death on June 12, 1992. Bobby was a devoted father, and for the next 18 years he raised their four children, Robert Chancellor, Chase Jeremy, Christen Jaycene, and Chelsee Jacquelene, as a single father. 

On October 2, 2010 Bobby married Elena Jimenez. Together Bobby and Elena spent many happy times traveling in their RV to many parts of the country and attending concerts and Texas Tech football games. Bobby and Elena enjoyed the time they were together with a love for the life they shared. 

Bobby loved his hometown of Seagraves and was involved in many civic activities, including Celebrate Seagraves,was formerly on the Seagraves city council and was recently elected to serve as mayor. Bobby was also an active member of the Sendero Pathway Assembly of God Church in Seagraves. 

Bobby loved life, his family, and his many friends. He was enthusiastic about whatever he was doing. He loved the time he spent with his wife, Elena, his children, and his family. He loved the Lord, and he loved being with his church family. 

Bobby is survived by his wife Elena; his son, Chase Vuicich and his wife Jesika and their sons, Jase and Jathan; his daughters, Christen Vuicich and Chelsee Vuicich; his mother, Margaret Vuicich; his brother Mike Vuicich and his wife Judy; his sister Melba Carmichael and her husband Tim and their children, Lyndsey, Lauren and Tyler; his stepsons, Raul Hernandez, Jr., Jeremy Ryan Hernandez and his wife Angela, Joshua Hugo Hernandez and his wife Alex, their children, Faith and Hugo, Jr., and Matthew Edward Hernandez. 

Bobby was adored by his grandchildren; Nicholas Hernandez, Andres Hernandez, Jase Vuicich, Nathian Hernandez, Jathan Vuicich, Faith Hernandez, and Hugo Hernandez, Jr. Bobby is also survived by his dog, BooBoo. 

Bobby was also preceded in death by his son Chancellor Vuicich on August 23, 2006 and his father, Guy Vuicich on July 8, 1996.

Pallbearers will be Robby Vestal, Bud Vuicich, Jamie Collingsworth, Rick Martinez, Gary Jameson, Mike Jameson, Waylon Moore, and Lee Lerma. Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Scott, Joe Huckert, and Jr. Jimenez. 

Memorials may be made to the Sendero Pathway Assembly of God Church in Seagraves (P.O. Box 998, or email senderopathway@gmail.com) or to a charity of your choice.

Viewing will be Wednesday, May 23, at Sendero Pathway AG, from 12:00 - 8:00pm. Visitation with the family will be 5:00 - 7:00 pm. 

DOUGLAS HAMILTON

Memorial services for Douglas Dean Hamilton, age 56, will be held Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church in Seminole, Texas (301 SW 3rd Street). Pastor Tommy Taylor will officiate, and visitation will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Doug Hamilton was born in Seagraves, Texas on January 22, 1962 to Jim and Jerry Xan (Hudson) Hamilton. He attended Tarleton State University where he enjoyed rodeo and the company of new friends. Doug was the epitome of a man who never met a stranger and would give the boots off his feet to anyone in need. He was a person anyone could talk to and he knew just how to help them.  

Doug adored his granddaughters and was passionate about helping others through their struggles. He was outspoken but had a great sense of humor. His entertaining personality would light up any room. He spent the majority of his life giving back to people in need. He was a cowboy through and through, with a deep love for God, animals, nature and life.

Doug passed away May 17, 2018 at his residence in Lubbock, Texas. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Leroy and Mozelle Hamilton and Joe and Ruth Hudson, all of Seagraves. He is survived by his parents,  Jim and Jerry Xan Hamilton of Odessa, Texas, formerly of Seagraves; two sons, Matt Hamilton of San Angelo, Texas and Ryan Hamilton and wife Morgan of Andover, Kansas; one sister, Holly Kidd and husband Ricky of Andrews, Texas; two granddaughters, Hudson and Landree Hamilton of Andover, Kansas; one niece,  Regan Weaver and husband Paul of Odessa, Texas; two great-nieces, Taylor and Kinley Weaver of Odessa, Texas; and numerous  aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Lubbock Faith Center, 2809 Clovis Road, Lubbock Texas 79415 or to a charity of your choice. 

For the Week of May 13 - May 19, 2018

LINDA CLARK

Funeral services for Linda Ruth Clark, 78, of Whitesboro and formerly of Seminole, Texas will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Legacy Pointe Central Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Patterson and Rev. Rick Carney officiating. Interment will follow on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Gaines County Cemetery in Seminole. Graveside services will be under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole. A visitation will be held at Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 6:00 until 7:00 PM.
Linda passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at her home in Whitesboro. She was born on July 23, 1939 in Whitesboro, Texas to Ruth and Roy Melton. She was delivered at home by Dr. Greer as there was no hospital in town. She married James Clark on July 27, 1956 and together raised three children, Randy, Vicki and Carla. Linda worked as a telephone operator from 1965 to 1968 in Andrews, Texas. They moved to Seminole in 1968 where she went to work as a bookkeeper for the newspaper until 1985. She ran for Gaines County Treasurer and won out over seven other opponents; she went on to serve the county for five terms over 20 years and never had anyone run against her. After retiring in 2003 they moved back to Whitesboro to be near family. She was a member of the Legacy Pointe Central Baptist Church.
Linda Clark was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Ruth Melton; husband, James Clark; a son, Randy Clark; four brothers, Joe Melton, Jim Melton, Mack Melton, and Royce Melton; one sister, Peggy Melton; and a great-granddaughter, Shae Moose. 

She is survived by two daughters, Vicki Bizzell and husband, Stephen of Midland, Texas and Carla Hicks of Amarillo, Texas; two brothers, Bill Melton and Wayne Melton, and daughter-in-law Phyllis Clark; three sisters, Dorothy Slaten, Ann Allred, and Jenny Culpepper; seven grandchildren, Brandon Hicks, Cody Moose, Bailee Sellers and husband Brandon, Cory Moose and wife Courtney, Jonathan Clark, Jeremy Clark, and Justin Clark; five great-grandchildren, Nicco, Sophia, Bryley, KayDan and Taylor; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers for Whitesboro will be Mike Allred, Jimmy Don Neely, Rick Melton, Larry Hinton, Royce Melton, and Ben Crosby. Pallbearers for Seminole will be Tony Fitzgerald, Curtis Brown, Ryan Concotelli, and Kim Hughes.