Area Obituaries

Margaret Ann Tidwell

Margaret Ann Tidwell, a resident of Durant, OK passed from this life into the arms of her Lord and Savior on April 18 at the age of 80. She was born in Weinert on Nov. 22, 1938, to Howard and Ruby Yandell. Margaret married Gerald Tidwell in Munday on Aug. 18, 1957, and they were…

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Henry Rogers, Sr

Henry Early Rogers, Sr., 89, a longtime resident of Knox County, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019. A graveside service was held Monday at the Knox City Cemetery with Dan Befort officiating. Services were under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes, Knox City. Henry was born June 28, 1929 in Van Zandt County to…

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Jessie Roberts

Jessie Mae Stoy Roberts, longtime resident of Benjamin passed away April 27, at the age of 97. Funeral Services were held on April 29 at the Benjamin Methodist Church with Tim Trimble and Dennis Duke officiating. Burial followed at the Benjamin Cemetery under the direction of the Smith Family Funeral Homes. Jessie was born Sept.…

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Margaret Brown

Margaret Marie Brown 74 passed away at home on Dec. 12, 2018. Margaret is survived by seven children and their spouses: Charles and Debra Brown, Richard Brown, David and Cheryl Brown, Charlotte and Mike Juge, Cheryl and Ralph Buhlin, Cindy and Chuck Bundy Terry and Deborah Brown plus many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was…

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Jo Ann Maddox Graves

Jo Ann Tackitt Maddox Graves was called home to the Lord whom she had served so long April 9, 2019 in Waco. She was born on the Mcfadden Ranch west of Knox City to Andrew Chester Tackitt and Lena Mae Stone Tackitt on Aug. 18, 1932. A worship service was held at the First Baptist…

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Dominga Rodriquez

Dominga H. Rodriquez, 93, a longtime resident of Knox City, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019. A funeral service was held Monday at the Foursquare Church, Knox City with Rev. Gary Schnable officiating. Burial followed services at the Knox City Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes, Knox City. A visitation was held…

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Mary Etta Welch

Mary Etta Welch, 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 29, 2019. She was born on June 22, 1929 in Gilliland to Otis Lee and LaVada (New) Bays. Mary Etta loved living the farm life. She was a wonderful cook, especially her pecan pies. She also enjoyed gardening and had a green thumb. Mary Etta worked…

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Marvin Jones

Marvin Jones, Jr., 93, a longtime resident of Knox City passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019. A graveside service was held on Tuesday at the Knox City Cemetery with Rev. Andy Needham officiating. Services were under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. Marvin was born April 4, 1925 in Orthto Regina (Williams) and John…

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James Jackson Sr.

James C. Jackson Sr., 84, went to be with our Lord Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Decatur. The funeral was held last Saturday at First Baptist Church in Bridgeport with burial in East Bridgeport Cemetery. Dr. Craig Erb officiated. Pallbearers included Blake Jackson, Heath Turner, Cody Romines, Ted Johnson, Tyler Noble and Mason McComis. Honorary…

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Troy Linthicum

Troy Linthicum, 86, of Munday passed away March 11, 2019 in Munday. Graveside services were held Wednesday under the direction of McCauley-Smith Funeral Home with Wayne Speer of the Munday church of Christ officiating. Pallbearers were Angel Munoz, Daniel Martinez, Joe Shahan, Gary Howry, Bill Longan and Dan Offutt. Troy was born July 3, 1932…

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