George F. Braun, 80

February 24, 2017

Funeral services for George F. Braun, 80, of Seminole will be conducted Friday, February 24, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. in the West Side Church of Christ, with Dr. Les Maloney officiating and assisted by Bro. Leo Copeland. Interment will follow in the Gaines County Cemetery with services under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seminole.…

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Wendi Dawn Sims, 39

February 21, 2017

Funeral services for Wendi Dawn Sims, age 39 of San Angelo and formerly of Seminole were held Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the M.S. Doss Chapel in Seminole with Dean Boyer officiating. Burial followed in Gaines County Cemetery. All services were under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.…

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Velma Shirlene Presley, 83

January 31, 2017

Funeral services for Velma Shirlene Presley, age 83 of Seminole will be held Thursday, February 2, 2017 at M.S. Doss Chapel at 2:00 p.m. with Jerry Malone officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mrs. Presley was born March 5, 1933 in Seminole to Velma Nancy (Davis) and J.W.…

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Ivy Stone, 88

January 17, 2017

Ivy Lillian Stone’s brave and generous heart stopped on December 19, 2016 at the age of 88 in Eugene, Oregon. A note she had prepared and left for her family listed her favorite hymns and said, ‘do not be sad for me. I’ve had a wonderful life and am in a better place.…

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Carlene Chandler, 79

January 17, 2017

Carlene Werneking Chandler, age 79 of Seminole passed away on January 14, 2017 in Seminole. Family and friends will gather together to celebrate her life at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the MS Doss Chapel with Jimmy Stevens officiating. Interment will be held that same day at 3:00 p.m.…

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Bonnie M. Brown, 96

January 17, 2017

Services for Bonnie M. Brown are to be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at First Baptist Church Seminole with Revs. Gene Hawkins and Joe Stuart officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County North Cemetery. The family received friends and family Tuesday, January 17, 2017 6-7:30 p.m. at Ratliff Funeral Home in Seminole.…

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June Whippo, 96

January 12, 2017

Funeral services for June Whippo, 96, of Seminole were conducted Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. in the First Presbyterian Church. Interment followed in the Gaines County Cemetery with services under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seminole. June passed away Tuesday, January, 10th.

June was born June 25, 1920 to B.J.…

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Dorothy Gail Secrest, 90

January 12, 2017

Dorothy Gail Secrest, known to her friends as “Teddy,” passed away in Medford, Oregon on December 27, 2016. She was born on December 23, 1926, the daughter of Helen DeVitt Secrest and Lee S. “Bill” Secrest.  She had acquired the nickname “Teddy” from a popular radio character in her teens.  Her mother Helen was the third child of David DeVitt, Sr.…

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Gary Lynn Dosher, 55

January 11, 2017

Funeral services for Gary Lynn Dosher, age 55 of Seminole were held Monday, January 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at M.S. Doss Chapel with Tye Langehennig officiating. Burial followed at Gaines County Cemetery. All services were under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Dosher was born March 21, 1961 in Clovis, New Mexico to Melva Joyce (Burns) and Alfred Glenn Dosher.…

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Wright Words — TxDOT Should Fix North Main St.

January 4, 2017

The first icy, snowy day in the Seminole community this winter season, I plan on taking off from the offices at the Seminole Sentinel.

Not because I dislike the weather and would stay inside the comfort of my home, binge watching a Netflix series or watching a sporting event of some sort.…

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