Area Obituaries

Barbara Holmes-Furrh

Barbara Holmes-Furrh, 83, of Haskell, passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior Saturday Jan. 11, 2020. A funeral service was held on Tuesday at the Foursquare Church in Knox City with Rev. Paul Chambers officiating. Burial followed at Rochester Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. A visitation was held…

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Zonell Moore

Zonell Moore passed away on January 10. 2020 at the age of 91. Zonell was born Jan. 1, 1929 to Homer Berry and Susie Connor Berry in Rochester. She grew up and attended school in Knox City. She married Leonard Moore Dec, 31, 1945 in Knox City. In 1950 she moved to Munday. She was…

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Yolanda Casillas

Yolanda (Acosta) Casillas, 65, a longtime resident of Knox City, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday at Santa Rosa Catholic Church in Knox City with Father John Perikomalayli officiating. Burial followed at Knox City Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. A rosary was held…

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Lyndon Baty

Lyndon Baty, 23, a lifelong resident of Knox City, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Ft. Worth. A funeral service was held Wednesday at Knox City First Baptist Church with Dale Turner and Aaron Massey officiating. Burial followed at Gilliland Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes, Knox City. Lyndon was born…

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Corinne Parrish

Willie Corinne Feemster Parrish, passed from this earthly life to her eternal life Dec. 24, 2019 in Knox City at the age of 97. Graveside services were held Dec. 28, 2019 at the Vera Cemetery with Benny Archer officiating, under the direction of Archer Funeral Home. Corinne was born April 2, 1922 in Vera to…

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Claudia Meinzer Howse Rentrop

Claudia Rentrop, age 91, of San Augustine passed away on Dec. 5, 2019 at Nacogdoches Medical Center after a brief illness. A memorial service was held on Dec. 7 at Attoyac Baptist Church, San Augustine where she had been a long-time member. Graveside services will be held at the Benjamin Cemetery on a date to…

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Mary Magana

Mary D. Magana, 75, a longtime resident of O’Brien, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. A Mass of Christian burial was held Saturday at Santa Rosa Catholic Church in Knox City, TX  Father John Perikomalayli officiating. Burial followed services at the O’Brien Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes, Knox City. A rosary…

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Jesus Castorena

Jesus Castorena, 72, of Goree passed away Dec. 3, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born July 17, 1947 in El Moral, Mexico to Jose Eliseo and Maria Dolores Castorena. Prior to his disability, Jesus worked for Zeissel Farms as a farm hand. He accepted Christ and was a crusader. He was a parishioner…

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Victor Vasquez

Victor L. Vasquez, 92, a longtime resident of Knox City, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Dec. 2 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rhineland with Father John Perikomalayli officiating, and Deacon Rick Vasquez assisting. Burial followed services at the Knox City Cemetery under the direction of…

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Annie Staggs

Angie Staggs, 47, of Lorenzo passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. A funeral service was held Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 at the First Baptist Church, Knox City with Rev. Ronny Lamberth officiating. Burial followed at the Garden of Memories Cemetery, Paducah under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes, Knox City. A visitation was Friday…

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