Area Obituaries

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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Alvin Jungman

Alvin Herman Jungman, 93, passed away peacefully, Feb. 28, 2021 in Seymour. Funeral Mass was held March 3, 2021 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father John Perikomalayil, Father Bose Jujuvarapu and Deacon Jim Novak officiating.  Interment followed in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Rhineland. Alvin was born April 15, 1927 in Rhineland, to Walter…

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Dorothy Elmore

Dorothy “Olien” Andress Elmore, 94, of O’Brien went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. A private graveside service was held on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 at Rochester Cemetery. The service and burial were under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. Online condolences can be shared with the family at…

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Gerald Bowden

Jerry Bowden of Indianapolis, IN, died Jan. 13, 2021. Born June 21, 1943, in Ft. Worth, he was the son of Levi and Sue Bowden.  He graduated from Munday High School in 1961 and North Texas State in 1966.  Upon his graduation from Munday, he entered the Army and attended Officer Candidate School and obtained…

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Louis Baty, Sr.

Louis Baty, Sr., 91, a lifelong resident of Gilliland, passed away on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. A graveside service was on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 at the Gilliland Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. Louis was born April 12, 1929 in Gilliland to Mary (llseng) and Ray Hiram Baty. He…

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Oscar Mangis

Oscar Mangis, 84, a lifelong resident of Knox City, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. A private graveside service was held for family on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Services were under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. Oscar was born April 22, 1936 in Knox City, to Mary Lanona (Cooper) and Oscar Mangis, Sr.…

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