Area Obituaries

Juan Espinosa

Juan Q. Espinosa, 93, a longtime resident of Knox City, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, July 19, 2021 at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rhineland with Father Francis Chintamala officiating. Burial followed services at the Knox City Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral…

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Bud Reynolds

Bud Reynolds died on July 3, 2021, in Hamlin, at the age of 90. A funeral service was held Friday, July 9, 2021, at the Foursquare Church in Knox City, with Rev. Gary Schnable officiating. Burial followed at Knox City Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. Bud was born at home in…

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Cynthia Elaine Cypert

Cynthia Elaine Cypert-Martinez lost her battle with cervical cancer after five months surrounded by her family and friends on Sunday evening, June 13, 2021 at 8:13 p.m. at her parents’ home in Ennis. Cindy was born Cynthia Elaine Cypert in Knox City on Feb. 10, 1975. Her family moved to Odessa shortly after Cindy’s birth.…

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Jack David Vail

Jack David Vail, 79, of Knox City, passed from this world on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Abilene after a stroke. Jack was born on November 5, 1941, in Mound Valley, Kansas, to Harold and Gladys Vail. He lived on a farm in Mound Valley until he graduated from Altamont County High School where he…

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Helen Christine Manning

Helen Christine (Pack) Manning, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend left this world to be with her heavenly father on April 21, 2021 at the age of 98. Helen was born June 3, 1922 in Warner, OK. She was the fourth of six children born to Henry and Ella Pack. When Helen…

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Jack Nuckols

Jack Aldor Nuckols, 95, of Munday passed away March 4, 2021. He was born to Arthur and Georgia Nuckols on July 13, 1925. He didn’t graduate high school until 2003. He was drafted his senior year into the Armed Services. Jack served two years in the U.S. Army and participated in the Battle of Okinawa…

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Dillon Kaine Keys

Dillon Kaine Keys, 26, of Munday passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Dillon was born Dec. 13, 1994 in Childress. He attended school in Childress until moving to Benjamin to be closer to his doctors. Dillon was known for his infectious smile and the way he loved his family and friends. Spending time with his…

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Belle Burnett Grill

Belle Burnett Grill, 73, of Benjamin passed away peacefully at home. She had a zest for life and saw the beauty in all things. An avid cowgirl, Belle spent lots of time helping her mom and dad on the ranch. She grew up and graduated high school in Knox City, played multiple musical instruments and…

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Audelia Torres

Audelia V. Torres, 76, of Knox City, passed away Friday, March 5, 2021 in Abilene. A graveside service was held Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Willow Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.haskellfuneralhometx.com. Audelia was born Aug. 15, 1944 in Charco, the daughter of the late Alfredo Valerio and Carolina Montez Valerio. For 22 plus…

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Santos Gonzalez

Santos Zacarias Gonzalez joined his wife and his Savior in heaven on March 2, 2021. Santos was born to Emeterio and Santiaga Gonzalez on Nov. 1, 1943, in San Luis de la Paz, Guanajuato. He married Maria Felix Villanueva on Jan. 3, 1962 and happily spent 53 years by her side. They had 11 children:…

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