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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Sammy Simpson, 65

January 3, 2017

Memorial services for Sammy Simpson, 65, of Seminole were conducted Tuesday, January 3, 2017 in the M.S. Doss Community Chapel with the Rev. Tony Baccari officiating. Services were under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seminole. He passed away Friday, December 30th in Seminole.

Sammy was born April 5, 1951 in Clovis, New Mexico to J.P.…

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Cecile Kephart, 77

January 3, 2017

Cecile Beth Kephart passed away Monday, December 26, 2016, in Miles, while visiting her daughter. We will gather for fellowship and remembrance from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life of 77 years on Friday, December 30, 2016, at 11 a.m.…

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Rose Gutierrez, 68

January 3, 2017

LAVON — Funeral Mass for Rose Gutierrez, age 68 of Lavon and formerly of Seminole, were celebrated Monday, January 2, 2017 at St. James Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. with Father Teo Eduardo officiating. Burial followed at Gaines County Cemetery. All services were under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs.…

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Silberia ‘Vera’ Espinoza, 86

January 3, 2017

Funeral Mass for Silberia “Vera” Espinoza, 86, of Seminole will be conducted Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. in the St. James Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Gaines County Cemetery with services under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seminole. Vera passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017.…

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Charles Wayland Benson, 78

January 3, 2017

Charles Wayland Benson, of Corpus Christi, passed away on December 28, 2016 in Corpus Christi. Charlie was born January 2, 1938, in Seagraves and grew up in Seminole, where he was a member of the Church of Christ.  He graduated from Seminole High School in 1956.  He was a member of the1955 Class 2A State Champion Seminole Indian Basketball Team and set a school record in 1956 by scoring 444 points.…

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