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Area Obituaries

Ruby Lee Smith

Funeral services for Ruby Lee Smith, 89, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at First Baptist Church with Norman Rushing officiating. Burial followed in Childress Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at Johnson Funeral Home. She passed away…

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Jodie Douglas Mahan

  Jodie Douglas Mahan, of Corpus Christi, Texas, passed from this life on Sept. 30, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. Jodie Douglas was born Aug. 21, 1931, to Jodie Cephus Mahan and Ruby Jane Henegar Mahan in Plainview, Texas. The Mahan family moved to Chicota, near Paris, Texas, and continued their farming operation in 1933. He graduated…

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Fidencio Garza Silva

Fidencio Garza Silva, 75, of Memphis, Texas, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, in Memphis.   Services took place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in the Memphis Church of Christ with Mark Lance and Jim Dixon officiating. A viewing was held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, at the funeral…

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Rosa Mae Patterson White

Rosa Mae Patterson White, 88, of Wellington, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in Wellington.   Private family service took place at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at Bowie Street Church of Christ with Bart Patterson officiating. Public graveside burial services followed at 1 p.m. at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Wellington. Arrangements were…

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Yvonne Shields Brewer

Yvonne Shields Brewer, 93, of Wellington, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. A private family mass was said Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church with Fr. John as Celebrant. A public graveside took place at 11 a.m., also on Thursday, in Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements were by Adams Funeral Home…

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Nellie “G-Ma” Lambert

Nellie “G-Ma” Lambert, 77, went to her heavenly home on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, in Amarillo, Texas. Services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, at First Baptist Church in Childress, Texas.  Burial followed at Childress Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday,…

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Billy Bruce Dollar

Billy Bruce Dollar, 72, of Alva, Okla., passed away Oct. 8, 2021, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Services took place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at the First Baptist Church in Wellington, Texas with Derrick Thomas, of Alva, officiating. Burial, with Military Honors, followed in North Fairview Cemetery in Wellington. Arrangements were…

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Rhonda Cozart

Rhonda Cozart passed away on Sept. 22, 2021. Rhonda was born June 11, 1966. A private memorial will be held at a later date. Rhonda moved to Childress, Texas in 1998. There she opened up a registered home and kept many children throughout the years up until her passing. She selflessly served and cared for…

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Lynda Gaynell Evans Nall

Lynda Gaynell Evans Nall went home to the Lord’s house to, as she always said, “polish the clouds,” on Sept. 23, 2021. Lynda was born to Eugene “Gene” Evans and Ruth Bolls Evans Roberts on May 27, 1943. A private memorial will be held at a later date. Lynda was a Phillips Blackhawk and proud…

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Brenda Gail Cowart Fell Johnson

Brenda Gail Cowart Fell Johnson, age 77, died early Thursday morning, Sept. 30, 2021, at University Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born March 26, 1944, in Paducah, Texas to Ben and Geneva Cowart. Brenda was a 1962 graduate of Paducah High School and attended West Texas State University for two years. She…

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