Area Obituaries

Arvis Davis

Arvis Davis, 93, of Paducah, Texas, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021. He was born on March 26, 1928, in Fort Smith, Ark. to Tullis and Mada Smith Davis. Arvis attended school and completed Clarendon Jr. College in Clarendon, Texas. He married Jo Anne Blackwell on August 13, 1948, in Clarendon. Arvis later moved his…

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Bobby R. Weatherly Sr.

Bobby R. Weatherly Sr., resident of Ponca City, Okla., passed away in the home July 21, 2021. He was 85 years old. Bobby Weatherly was born on November 22, 1935, to Virgil Weatherly and Harvey Lee Weatherly (Gaither) in Carey. He was raised in Carey. Bobby Weatherly married his high school sweetheart, Doris Weatherly (Arrington),…

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Katherine Laverne Bird

Katherine Laverne Bird, age 93, passed away in Childress, Texas, on July 23, 2021. Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 26, 2021, at the First United Methodist Church in Childress with Lou Ellerbrook officiating. Burial immediately followed in the Childress Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation was held from 6-8…

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Andy Robert Longbine

Andy Robert Longbine, 72, went to be with our Lord on Saturday, July 10, 2021, in Decatur, Texas. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 23, 2021, at First Baptist Church, Springtown, Texas. Visitation was at 10 a.m., Friday, July 23, 2021, at First Baptist Church, Springtown. Inurnment will be held 10…

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Audra Dean Morgan

Audra Dean Morgan was born in Shamrock, Texas, December 28, 1939, to John M. Morgan and Audie P. Morgan of Samnorwood, Texas. She passed away on July 16, 2021, at the age of 81.   She is survived by two sisters, Wanda Barber of Cleburne and Barbara Martin, her twin, of Euless; one sister-in-law, Mary…

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Tom Larry Hoobler

Funeral services for Tom Larry Hoobler, 74, were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021, at First United Methodist Church of Childress with Henry Salley officiating. Burial followed in Childress Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Johnson Funeral Home. He passed…

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Bill J. Owens

Bill J. Owens, of Wellington, passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Fairview Cemetery with Rev. Gene Weinette, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, officiating. Inurnment will follow with military rites. Arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home of Wellington. He was born…

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Richard Clifton Fourmentin

Richard Clifton Fourmentin, 88, of Wellington, passed away Friday, July 16, 2021. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 18, 2021, at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Lee, pastor, officiating. Burial followed in Memorial Gardens Cemetery with military rites. Arrangements were by Adams Funeral Home of Wellington. Kirk Patterson, Richard Sims,…

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Rubye Lea Hodges

Rubye Lea Hodges, of Wellington, died July 11, 2021, in Wheeler at the age of 91.   Survivors include one daughter, Teresa Howard and husband Mark of Shamrock: two sons, David Hodges and wife Jan of Amarillo and Randall Hodges and wife Cande of Bushland; one sister, Joquetta Ramsey; two brothers, Tom Goza and Don…

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Thomas L. Holton

Thomas L. Holton, 95, died on June 14, 2021, in Jupiter, Fla. He was formerly a resident of Greenwich, Conn., and maintained a residence in Juno Beach, Fla.   Holton was born in Prairie Hill, Texas, one of six children in a Primitive Baptist family. His father worked a small farm and later operated a…

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