Area Obituaries

James Amerson

James E. Amerson, 85, of Munday passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. He was born Sept. 29, 1934 in Hamlin, to James H. and Louise Amerson. He and Shirley (Eubank) were married 64 years in June. James earned his degree in business from North Texas State University in Denton. James was passionate about his family,…

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Patsy Ann Meinzer

Patsy Ann (Zeissel) Meinzer, 67, of Rhineland passed away Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 at her home. She was born Feb. 14, 1953 to Marvin and Jeanette (Loran) Zeissel in Knox County. After graduating from Munday High School, she attended Texas Tech University for two years. Patsy was a LVN for many years. She enjoyed quilting,…

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Ricardo DelTor Vasquez

Ricardo “Ricky” DelToro Vasquez, 63, of Knox City gained his heavenly wings on Aug. 30, 2020 at 1:25 p.m. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ricky was born Sept. 23,1956 to Corina (DelToro) and Victor Vasquez. Ricky owned and operated V&V Oilfield Services for many years and later worked for SkyRey…

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Wanda Lorene Hansard

With broken hearts, yet strong faith in Lord Jesus and Heaven above, we announce the passing of our sweet mom Wanda Lorene (Mickey) Hansard of Brownfield. After a brief battle with end-stage renal disease, Mickey passed away on Sept. 6, 2020. She was 80 years old. Mickey was born to parents Tud and Fannie Armstrong…

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Alva Dolores Lambeth

Alva Dolores Lambeth, 84, of Munday passed away on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born the daughter of Ferris and Lila Fay Mobley on Sept. 23, 1935 in Goree. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband and the love of her life for 66 years John (Sandy)…

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Tony Hobert

Tony R. Hobert, 76, of Munday, passed away at Abilene Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Tony is survived by his wife Judy (Garner) Hobert; children Randy Hobert (Loneli) and Nikki Fanous (David)and stepson Stuart Leverett (Carol); grandchildren Bradly Hobert, Abigail Hobert, Ashley Fanous, Evan Fanous; and sisters Diane Robnett (David) and Carolyn…

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Clara Ruth Jones Brown

On August 26, 2020, Clara Ruth Jones Brown went home to our Heavenly Father. She was deeply loved by her family, friends, and the community.  Clara was born on June 18, 1932 in Dumas, Texas to Edgar James Jones and Bernice Snell Jones. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Bernice; her…

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William Leo Beason

William Leo Beason, 95, a longtime resident of Knox City, was released to be with his heavenly father on Aug. 19, 2020 in the Legacy Nursing Home in Bryan after an extended illness. He spent his last few years in Bryan to be near his family. Leo was born on Oct. 13, 1924 in Knox…

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James Lee Pratt

James Lee Pratt, 78, a long-time resident of Benjamin, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. A graveside service was held Saturday, Aug. 29, at Benjamin Cemetery, with Rev. Devyn Pratt officiating. Services are under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. A visitation was held on Friday, Aug. 28. James was born Nov. 24, 1941…

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Earlene Meinzer

Earlene Meinzer, 93, a longtime resident of Benjamin, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at the Benjamin Cemetery with Mr. Dennis Duke officiating. Services are under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. Earlene was born Nov. 11, 1926, in Vera to…

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