Area Obituaries

Barbara Gail Strain, 1951–2021

Barbara Gail Strain, 70, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021. A graveside service will be held Monday, January 18, 2021, at 3 pm. She will be laid to rest at Holly Hills cemetery in Granbury, Texas. She will be laid to rest next to her belated and beloved husband, Willie Strain. She is preceded in…

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Renomia Campbell, 1931–2021

Renomia Lewis Campbell was born in Marietta, Texas, on November 13, 1931, to the late Goree Lewis and Onivera Nickelberry and late grandparents, Lemon and Eula Nickelberry. She was the one of six siblings,  brother Charlie Johnson (Berkley, CA) and sister Minnie Golden (Portland, OR), and was preceded in death by her brother James Lewis…

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S.N. Davis Jr., 1938–2020

WAXAHACHIE—S.N. Davis Jr. went to be with the Lord at the age of 82 on December 22, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas, with family by his side. Visitation was held Tuesday, December 29, at Boze Mitchell McKibbin Funeral Home at 511 West Main St. in Waxahachie, Texas, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Services followed…

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Richard Wade Stafford, 1940–2021

Richard Wade Stafford passed away surrounded by family and friends on January 11, 2021. He was born on August 21, 1940, to Loyd and Tommie Stafford of Roaring Springs, Texas. Richard attended Motley County schools, graduating Matador High in 1958. He went on to attend Texas Tech University on a football scholarship and set a…

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Arnold Lang Tomison, 77

Arnold Lang Tomison, 77, was born September 5, 1943, to Floyd (Babe) and Viola (Dutchie) Tomison in Paducah, Texas. He grew up in Paducah and later moved to Matador, Texas, where he met and married Nelda Kay Wilson. He was a lifelong retired farmer. He was survived by one son, Jay Tomison of Matador, Texas;…

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Kelly Dawn Payne, 1962–2020

Kelly Dawn Payne was born on April 21, 1962, in Plainview to W.E and Shirley Joan (Gilbert) Hawkins. She attended school at both Quitaque and Valley School, graduating in 1980. She had three daughters, Paige, Leigh Ann, and Dodie. Kelly worked as an insurance agent and office manager at Lonestar Financial Services for nearly 14…

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Virgal “Peaches” Minyard, 1939–2020

SILVERTON—Virgal “Peaches” Minyard, 81, died on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. A graveside service was held on Saturday, December 26, 2020, in the Silverton Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. GJ Walton officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia. Virgal was born on December 16, 1939, in Boswell, Oklahoma to Jewell…

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Sylvia Jean Green Lewis, 1946–2020

to the late Art Green and Delilah Maxine Calvert Green in Lockney Texas. She passed away on December 22, 2020. Jean married Donald Luther Lewis on January 26, 1963, in Flomot, Texas. They lived in Vernon most of their married life. While Don worked to provide for their family, Jean was able to stay home…

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Keith Royce Green, 1939–2020

Keith Royce Green was born February 18, 1939, in Turkey, Texas to R.C. and Kathleen Green. He graduated from Turkey High School in 1957 and went on to earn his business degree from West Texas State University in 1962. He married his college sweetheart, Bettie Jean Chambliss, on June 24, 1960, at the Wesley Chapel…

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Joe Glenn Meredith, 1936–2020

ROARING SPRINGS—Joe Glenn Meredith, 84, of Roaring Springs, moved to a new home December 14, 2020, when he entered the gates of heaven. He was lovingly known as Daddy, Papa, Joe Glenn, Uncle Joe, and friend by many. He died in Lubbock Covenant hospital from complications of pneumonia, a result of the Covid-19 virus. Joe…

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