Area Obituaries

Billie Joyce Coffman

Billie Joyce Coffman, 85, of Munday passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Jo was born July 19, 1934 in Weinert to G.C and Sarah Brockett. Jo was an avid sports fan, especially a fan of the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks. She loved watching her grandchildren in all of the activities. The grandkids still talk…

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Lois Cypert

Lois Cypert, 100, a longtime resident of Knox City, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Knox City Cemetery, with Rev. James Carroll officiating. Services are under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes, Knox City. A visitation was scheduled Wednesday at the funeral home.…

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Clarence Searcey

Clarence Emmit Searcey was born on May 17, 1928, to Andrew Miller Searcey and wife Eugenia Searcey. He attended Munday High School and met Etta Jean Oman 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 legacy of faith…

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Millard Ray Lain

Memorial services for Millard Ray Lain, 82, of Livingston be held Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Rosewood Funeral Home in Humble, Texas. Mr. Lain passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his home on Aug, 30, 2019. Millard was born Aug. 20, 1937 in Electra to parents Arthur and Helen…

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Betty Lou Lyles

Betty Lou Lyles, 90, a longtime resident of Benjamin, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. A funeral service was held last Friday at the First Baptist Church, Benjamin, with Mr. Riley Carver officiating. Burial followed services at Benjamin Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes, Knox City. Betty was born March 28, 1929…

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Tim Kuehler

Tim Kuehler 54, of Seymour, passed away Aug. 11, 2019 in Wichita Falls. Mass was held yesterday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Bose Jujuvarapu and Deacon Jim Novak officiating. Burial was in the SPJST Cemetery under the direction of Archer Funeral Home. Tim was born June 6, 1965 in Knox City to…

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Delbert Hayes

Delbert Hayes, 69, of Seymour passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 in Seymour. Graveside services were held on Tuesday in the Riverview Cemetery with Benny Archer officiating under the direction of Archer Funeral Home. Delbert was born July 31, 1950 in Dallas to Delbert and Hazel Tate Hayes. He was a graduate of O’Brien High…

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DORA COURSEY

Dora Elizabeth Butler Coursey, 94, of Bryant, AR went to be with her Lord on July 17, 2019. She was born in Goree to parents Rachel and Hervy Butler on July 30, 1924. Dora grew up during the Great Depression and even with the many hardships her family had, she persevered and earned a Master’s…

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Richie Smith

Richie Wayne Smith, 79, of Munday passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born April 17, 1940 in Paducah to Hill and Thelma Smith. While in high school, Richie was the Golden Glove Texas State Champion in the Flyweight division with a boxing record of 77-2. He graduated from Hamlin…

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Roger Bell

Roger Bell went to meet the Lord his savior on Monday, July 8, 2019 in Graham. A celebration memorial service was held last Saturday at the Coach Mike Doss Field V (5) in the Hubble Baseball Complex 200 Hwy 67 in Graham.   Roger was born in Munday on Sept. 30, 1941 to Riley and Vera…

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