Area Obituaries

Dortha Davis Carson Grundy, 1939–2020

Dortha Davis Carson Grundy, 1939–2020 MATADOR—Dortha Davis Carson Grundy, 81, of Matador passed away Thurs., Oct. 8, 2020. A memorial will be held Friday, November 20. at 2 p.m. at the East Mound Cemetery in Matador.   Dortha was born March 6, 1939, to Commodore and Lena Chaney Davis of Matador. Dortha will be remembered…

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Shirley Reynolds, 1936–2020

Shirley Reynolds, 1936–2020 SILVERTON—Shirley Reynolds, age 84, of Silverton, Texas, passed away on Sat., Oct. 24, 2020 in Amarillo. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 29, 2020, at the Silverton Ceme-tery. Community viewing will be from 10 a.m.–noon Thurs., Oct. 29, 2020, at the Moore-Rose Silverton Visitation Center prior to the…

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BACK STAGE BY LIZ ADAMS I believe in music

“Whoever finds this, I love you.”   —Mac Davis The first hit song Mac Davis wrote was for Elvis Presley. In a 2015 interview, Davis said he wrote that song in one night in 1968. You can probably hear it in your head as you read the familiar lyrics “Memories pressed between the pages of…

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Alvin Ray Lynn, 1938–2020

Alvin Ray Lynn was carried to his heavenly home on Aug. 27, 2020. Services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, at Paramount Baptist Church, 3801 South Western Street, Amarillo, with Pastor Andrew Hebert officiating. A graveside service and interment was held at 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Seagraves Gaines County…

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Guthrie football player dies after Aug. 13 heat stroke

“There is no wrong emotion to feel in these times,” Guthrie CSD superintendent Jodie Reel told the sixty or so secondary students gathered for a Tuesday morning private assembly at the school. “It’s okay to cry, or even laugh.” Their classmate, senior Rue McNiel of Guthrie, died Monday evening at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston,…

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Walt Arnold, 1938–2020

SILVERTON—Walter Arnold of Silverton, Texas, passed on August 14, 2020. Graveside funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 17, at the Silverton Cemetery. Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home. Walter Lewis Arnold was born September 1, 1938, on his family’s ranch out of Silverton, Texas, to Arthur Cyrus Arnold,…

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Saragosa “Sally” M. Ramirez, 80

Saragosa “Sally” M. Ramirez, 80 Saragosa “Sally” M. Ramirez died unexpectedly March 17, 2020, in Dickens, Texas, at the age of 80. Sally is survived by his wife, Angie Ramirez of Roaring Springs, Texas; three sons, Joey Ramirez (Patricia) of San Antonio, Texas, Bobby Ramirez of Crosbyton, Texas, and Rick Ramirez (Shanna) of Temple, Texas. He…

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John Asebedo

John Asebedo In the early morning hours of Saturday, January 11, 2020, John “Johnny” Asebedo was carried by angels to heaven to meet his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  He passed away quietly at Covenant Medical Center, Lubbock, after lapsing into a coma as a result of injuries from a fall earlier in the week. …

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Roy Stephens

Roy Gene Stephens, age 73, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020.  Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 18, 2020 at East Mound Cemetery in Matador.  Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday, January 17, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Matador.  Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore-Rose…

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Earl Patrick

Earl Patrick Earl Emery Patrick, age 97 of Quitaque, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 17, 2019.  Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 21, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Quitaque with Chris Tucker officiating assisted by Larry Curry.  Interment will follow at Resthaven Cemetery in Quitaque.  Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m.…

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