Area Obituaries

Olene Othella Seitz

Olene O. Seitz, 89, passed away peacefully and joined her Lord and Savior and loved ones in Heaven on Tuesday, July 2. Services were held last Saturday at Pecan Grove Funeral Home in Robinson, Texas. Burial followed later that day Saturday at the Knox City Cemetery. Olene was born Dec. 6, 1929, in Knox City…

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Carol Hunter

Carol Lois Hunter, 73, of Knox City passed away Tuesday, June 25 surrounded by her loving family. She was born Nov. 9, 1945 in Tucson, AZ to William and Johnnie Holder. She and Johnny Hunter were married Sept. 26, 1997 in Lubbock. Carol retired from PCCA in 2003 after 38 years. She wrote the program…

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LANA EARLE

Lana Jan “YaYa” Earle, 57, a longtime resident of Weinert, passed away Friday, June 7. A memorial service was held yesterday at the First Baptist Church in Weinert with Rev. Dan Bullock officiating. Services were under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes in Haskell. Lana was born Jan. 5, 1962 in Fortuna, CA to…

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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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