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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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John Edward Singleton, 76

December 21, 2016

Memorial services for John Edward “Eddie” Singleton, 76,  will be held Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM in the First Baptist Church of Seagraves with Reverend Bennie Wright officiating.  Services will be under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seagraves.  He passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his wife and loving family on December 18, 2016 after his long battle with cancer.…

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John Joseph Yanez, 55

December 21, 2016

Graveside services for John Joseph Yanez, age 55 of Seminole will be held Friday, December 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Gaines County Cemetery with John Roybal officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Yanez was born December 17, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan to Mary (Crow) and Eugene Yanez.…

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Margie Massey, 86

December 21, 2016

Graveside services for Margie Massey, age 86 of Seminole will be held Friday, December 23, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Gaines County Cemetery with Pastor Lavoid Ford officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Massey was born February 12, 1930 in Paris, Texas to Syble and W.D.…

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Mickey Dale Beck, 70

December 21, 2016

Graveside services for Mickey Dale Beck, 70, of Seminole will be held 11 am Wednesday (today), December 21, 2016 at Terry County Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Steve Carter officiating.

There was a family visitation from 5-7pm Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Brownfield Funeral Home.

Mickey passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016 at his home in Seminole.…

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