Area Obituaries

LaUna Hester

LaUna Wynette Hester, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Panhandle. LaUna was born Sept. 22, 1923 in Haskell County to Robert Montgomery Johnston and Anna Bertha Johnston. She married Alton Eugene Hester on Oct. 21, 1941 in the O’Brien Baptist Church, O’Brien. They celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary before Alton passed…

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Annette Offutt

Clarice “Annette” Henderson Offutt, age 74, of Munday passed away on June 21, 2020 at The Hospice of Wichita Falls. Annette was born in Knox City on Sept. 26, 1945 to Patricia Ruth Mitchell and James Lee Roy Henderson. Annette married Richard Keith Offutt on May 19, 1962 where they were lifelong farmers in the…

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Arabelle Rogers

Arabelle Rogers, 79, of Rochester, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020. A graveside service was held on Monday, June 22 at Knox City Cemetery with Mr. Dan Befort officiating. Services were under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. Due to Covid-19, there was no public viewing or visitation, however online condolences can be shared…

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Etta Jean Searcey

Etta Jean Oman Searcey was born on Jan. 19, 1932, to Frank Brady Oman and wife Thelma R. Caddell Oman. She attended Weinert High School and met Clarence Emmit Searcey the summer before her senior year of high school in 1947. They married on Nov. 5, 1949. Their 69 years of marriage has left a…

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Marilyn Goodin

Marilyn Goodin, 79, of Abilene passed away beautifully and peacefully on June 14, 2020 of an unexpected brain hemorrhage. Services celebrating her life were held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 in the Sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Abilene, with Mike Greenfield officiating. Burial was at Texas State Veterans Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil…

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Marvin Urbanczyk

Marvin Aloysious (Buddy) Urbanczyk passed away on June 2, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born May 11, 1928 in Munday, to AB and Anna Urbanczyk. He married Peggy Louise Parks Jan. 11, 1957. They were blessed with five children: Marvin Aloysious, Jr., Michael Lee, Anthony Benjamin, Nikki Ann and Gregory Lynn. Buddy farmed…

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Edwin Birkenfeld

Edwin (Eddie) Birkenfeld passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at his residence in Rhineland. Eddie was born to Luke and Maurine Birkenfeld on October 2, 1945 in Knox City. Eddie grew up in Rhineland and attended St. Joseph Parochial School in Rhineland. He lived with his parents and helped with the farming. He also was…

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Mary Nell Lambeth

Death notice Mary Nell Lambeth Mary Nell Lambeth, 88, of Seymour, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 in Hospice of Wichita Falls. Graveside services were held Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at the Goree Cemetery with Brother Dillon Fox, pastor of First Baptist Church of Seymour, officiating. Mary is survived by her daughter Anna of Seymour…

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Cris Hacker Jr.

Cris Levie Hacker Jr., 85, of Bowie passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020 in Decatur. The family received friends last Friday at the White Family Funeral Home in Bowie. Graveside services were held on Saturday at Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie. Cris was born Sept. 20, 1934 in Vernon to Crystal (Robinson) and Cris Hacker…

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Fred Cash

Fred Cash, 69, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 10:00AM, Friday, May 29, 2020 at Benjamin Cemetery with Mr. Dennis Duke officiating. Services are under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes, Knox City. Fred was born July 2, 1950 in Crowell, TX, to Edith (Rider) and James…

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