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Dana Annis

Sep 30, 1946 - Sep 30, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

Graveside services for Dana Sue Annis, 77, of Abernathy, TX, will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, October 2, 2023, in the Abernathy Cemetery with Rev. Joel Perez, officiating. Services are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy, TX.Mrs. Annis died at her home Thursday, September 28, 2023.She was born August 7, 1946 in Lubbock, TX to Marlon "Dude " and Mable Willingham (Mahagan) Smith. Dana was raised in the Abernathy and Petersburg areas and graduated from Abernathy ...Read More

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Debby Howard

Nov 27, 1951 - Nov 27, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

Debby Lee (Sanders) Howard of Abernathy, Texas, age 72, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, November 24,2023, after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease and Lewy Body Dementia. Debby was born on September 8, 1951, to Davy Lee and Sue (Harless) Sanders. Debby grew up in County Line, Texas. She graduated from Abernathy High School in 1970. She married Jerry Wayne Howard on March 28, 1980. Their love began far before that though, having dated in high school. Life separated them, but love brought them back together. They made Abernathy their home where they raised their two children, David and Wendy. Debby enjoyed supporting her kids in everything they did. She and Jerry have spent retirement driving all over supporting their grandchildren in dance, baseball, soccer, and basketball. She enjoyed spending time with her kids and grandchildren at home, too. She taught her oldest granddaughter, Hollyn, to sew and her youngest granddaughter, Callyn, to draw. She had special times with each one and enjoyed every visit, phone call, and FaceTime. The grandkids are the light of their lives. Debby was preceded in death by her parents, Davy and Sue Sanders; a brother, Davy Jr, and a sister, Lisa Sanders. She is survived by her husband, Jerry of Abernathy; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Ashley Howard of Lubbock; a daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Zac Schilling of Farwell; and five grandchildren: Hollyn, Myrcea, and Hayes of Lubbock and Carson and Callyn of Farwell; a sister, Beverly Mullins, as well as a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Rex and Carol Hester, and numerous nieces and nephews. Family will gather at Abell Funeral Home to receive friends from 6:00pm until 7:00pm, Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Family and friends are welcome to celebrate Debby's life how she wished - with a simple graveside ceremony at the Abernathy Cemetery on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 2:00 pm. If you feel led, please donate to the Southwest Parkinson Society 3610 22nd St. #300 Lubbock, TX 79410, or the Lewy Body Dementia Association 912 Killian Hill Road, S. W. , Ste 205 Lilburn, GA 30047, to help find a cure for these horrible diseases. Services for Debby Howard are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy, Texas.

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Max Kennedy

Nov 13, 1932 - Nov 13, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

Services for Max Kennedy, 91, of Abernathy, TX, will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, November 17, 2023, in the Abernathy First Baptist Church with Rev. Mike O'Donnell officiating. Services are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy. The family will gather at Abell Funeral Home, Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm. They will also gather at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall following services to receive friends. Coach Kennedy died Saturday, November 11, 2023 in San Angelo, TX. Malcolm L. "Max" Kennedy, was born October 7, 1932 in Hobart, OK to Elsie and Selma (Flowers) Kennedy. He was raised in Memphis, TX and attended schools in Memphis. He graduated Memphis High School in 1950 and then attended West Texas State University, graduating with his Bachelors in Education and later went on to earn his Masters. Max enlisted in the US Army and was stationed in Panama. He began his coaching career in Adrian, TX, and coached in Bovina, TX, Pecos, TX, Lubbock High in Lubbock, TX, Matador, TX. The family then moved to Abernathy in 1969. He then went on to coach at Spur, TX, back to Abernathy where he helped start the Abernathy Elementary P. E. Program. He retired from coaching from Hale Center ISD. He was a member of the Texas High School Coaches Assoc and was a longtime member of the Abernathy First Baptist Church. Coach Kennedy was preceded in death by a son, Randy Wane Kennedy in 1972 and his wife, Ernestine Kennedy in 2013 a brother, Harvey Kennedy and a sister, Della Jo Byars. He is survived by his son, David Kennedy and fiance Erlinda Booe of Abilene, TX, 3 grandchildren and their mom, Randy Wayne Kennedy of Lubbock, David Ryan Kennedy of Midland, TX and Elizabeth Renea Kennedy Perez and husband Tres of Ozona, TX, and their mom, Rita Williford-Kennedy of Lubbock, TX and 3 great grandchildren, Thomas, Jackson and Roman Perez all of Ozona.

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Thomas Conway Sr

Oct 31, 1939 - Oct 31, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

Thomas Henry Conway, Sr, 83, of Abernathy, TX passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2023, in Lubbock, TX. He was born December 17, 1939 in Winters, TX to the late Jim and Lenora (Bredemeyer) Conway. Tom served in the U. S. Army from 1957 until 1960, stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as a paratrooper. He was also stationed in Germany. Tom was a member and Deacon at Northside Baptist Church in Abernathy. In earlier years he served as a volunteer fireman for Abernathy. He had been a transport driver for Frito-Lay from 1968 until 2000, he retired with 2 million miles for Frito Lay. He drove part time for Llano until 2016. Tom married Bobbie Morman, April 22, 1960 in Lubbock. He had a soft heart for the homeless and abused animals. He and Bobbie rescued many pets in need. He loved his God, Country and family, the Red Raiders and those Dallas Cowboys, and we can't forget John Wayne! He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, James and Douglas and a sister, Helen. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Bobbie of Abernathy, a daughter, Tammie Hunter and husband Rick of Spur, TX, 2 sons, Tom Conway, Jr, and wife Patricia of Grapevine, TX and Tim Conway of Mansfield, TX, 4 grandchildren Gaston, Logan, Sidney and Devyn, and special friends, Doug and Nena Hadley of Moody, TX. A private family service will be held at a later date with military honors.

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Wilma Yeary

Oct 24, 1939 - Oct 24, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

Graveside services for WIlma Yeary, 84, of Abernathy, TX will be held at 3:00pm Saturday, October 28, 2023 in the Abernathy Cemetery with Rev. Dave Menefee officiating. Services are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home and Flower Shop of Abernathy. Mrs. Yeary died on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at her home in Abernathy. She was born on July 11, 1939 in Lubbock, TX to B. E. & Wilma (Sanders) Lester, the oldest of 5 children. Mrs. Yeary graduated from Lubbock High School in 1958. She always enjoyed talking about her time there with friends and classmates. She was friends with Jerry Allison, Peggy Sue, and all the members of the Crickets. Wilma grew up in a family of musicians and loved Texas Swing Music. She married Jack Yeary, December 31, 1985, and lived in Lockney before returning to Abernathy, where she always considered her home. She was an excellent bookkeeper and did this all her working life. She retired from Douglas Oil Company in Plainview, TX after 19 years at the age of 75, June of 2016. Wilma was known by her family as Nana. Her kids, grandkids and great grandkids were the joy and love of her life. They all loved spending time with Nana. She lived a life working hard and always putting others before herself. kindhearted and blessed with a great sense of humor, she was a joy to all those who knew her. Mrs. Yeary is preceded in death by her parents, three siblings and her husband Jack. She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Wilson and husband, Paul, son, Warren Meeks and wife, Linda, and brother, Jimmy Lester, all of Lubbock, grandchildren Stanton Royal and wife, Lindsay, of Buda, TX, Rendi Webb and husband, Kent, of Abernathy, Cheyenne Meeks and Jamie Meeks, both of Lubbock, great-grandchildren Henry and Sterling Katherine "Kate" Webb, Bronsen and MaeLee Royal, Wilma was thrilled to have her bonus grandchildren, Sarah McInroe and husband, Charlie and their children, Lachlan and Isla, of Longview, TX, Emily Sills of Austin, TX, and Amy Wilson of Tyler, TX. She is also survived by a niece, Melissa Scott and husband David and their son William all of Frisco, TX. The family suggests memorials be sent to Breckenridge Village, 15062 CR 1145, Tyler, TX 75704 or to a favorite charity. The family also wishes to extend their appreciation to her caregivers Alma Lopez, Priscilla Gallion, and Arnie Faye Sanders, who tended to Wilma's every need.

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Ernesto Salinas

Nov 06, 1939 - Oct 02, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

Ernesto D. Salinas, 83, of Abernathy, TX, passes away on Monday, October 2, 2023. He was born on November 6, 1939, in Yorktown, TX, to Cristel Salinas and Margarita Deleon. Ernesto married Santos on September 24, 1959, in Belton, TX. They were married for 60 years, before she passed away on September 27, 2019. He retired from agriculture and landscaping. His passion was being outdoors and gardening. He enjoyed praising and worshipping at church. He adored his family and spending time with them. He loved to be the center of attention. He would act like a 20yr old. His laughter was contagious! And his grandkids thought he was the coolest grandpa ever. He was a giving and thoughtful dad, and he would put others needs before his own. Ernesto is survived by Juanita Garcia (Adam), Guadalupe Salinas (Tina), Racel Trevino, Martha Moreno (Tony), Ernesto Jr. , Anita Jones (Stephen), Leticia Trevino, Daniel Salinas, Orlando Salinas (Willie), and David Salinas; sister Maria Galvan of Mission TX, and Frank Salinas of Muleshoe, TX. He was blessed with 22 grandkids, 26 great grandkids, and 2 great, great grandkids. He is preceded by his wife, Santos Salinas; his parents, Cristel Salinas Sr. and Margarita DeLeon; brothers, Cristel Jr. , Ysrrael Salinas, Guadalupe Salinas, and 4 sisters, Blanche, Ernestina, margarita, and Lili. A time of visitation will be held Monday, October 9, 2023, at Freedom Baptist Church, 302 40th St, Lubbock, TX, from 11AM-7PM, with a Prayer Service beginning at 5PM. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at The Venue on Broadway at 10AM, with burial to follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Guadalupe Salinas Jr. , EJ Salinas, Michael Trevino, Justin Jones, A. J. Trevino, Jeremiah Salinas, Jacob Salinas, and Alex Salinas. Honorary Pallbearers will be Noah Salinas, Joshua Jones, Isaiah Salinas, David Salinas Jr. , Alex Zamora, and Nathaniel Salinas.

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Dana Annis

Sep 30, 1946 - Sep 30, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

Graveside services for Dana Sue Annis, 77, of Abernathy, TX, will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, October 2, 2023, in the Abernathy Cemetery with Rev. Joel Perez, officiating. Services are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy, TX. Mrs. Annis died at her home Thursday, September 28, 2023. She was born August 7, 1946 in Lubbock, TX to Marlon "Dude " and Mable Willingham (Mahagan) Smith. Dana was raised in the Abernathy and Petersburg areas and graduated from Abernathy High School. She worked at her Mother's daycare before going to LVN school. She worked at the Lubbock State School as a nurse for over 20 years. She loved painting, old westerns and soap operas. She loved her weekly trips with her sister, Anna, to Walmart every Friday. She was a faithful member at Northside Baptist Church in Abernathy. She is survived by 3 children; Tammy Sherman and husband Kelly of Abernathy, Stacy Perry and husband Spencer and Hollie Vasquez and husband Adam all of Lubbock, TX, 3 grandchildren, Kyley and her husband Jerry, Malaycia and Zachary, a sister, Anna Hill of Abernathy, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The family suggests memorials be sent to Northside Baptist Church.

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Jose Lopez

Sep 26, 1942 - Sep 26, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

Rosary for Jose "Joe" Lopez, 81, of Abernathy, TX, will be recited at 7:00 pm Thursday, September 28, 2023, at St. Isidore Catholic Church with Rev. Brian Wood and Deacon Roy Garibay officiating. Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am Friday, September 29, 2023, at St. Isidore Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Abernathy Cemetery under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy. Mr. Lopez died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, September 24, 2023 in Lubbock, TX. He was born March 19, 1942 in Lytle, TX, to Luis Lopez, Sr and Gregoria (Cortez) Lopez. He married Carmen Ramirez, June 9, 1963 in Hale Center, TX. He always loved to tell the story of what it cost his parents for the doctor to come to the family home to deliver him; 7 chickens a shotgun and a pistol. Joe was raised in Abernathy in a migrant family. Each cotton harvest the family would go to Merkel, TX and then return so Joe could continue attending school. At age 14 Joe had to quit school to help his family. He began working for Brown Supply in Abernathy, and later worked for Harrison Thrash and Lubbock Manufacturing as a painter. Joe began working for Herb Rapstine at Coach Manufacturing in Abernathy, remaining with the business once it was moved to Plainview and became EMCO Manufacturing. Joe was their paint foreman and was known as the Michaelangelo of truck and tank painting. Joe eventually retired from Harmon Tank in 2006. He also painted a truck with the Dallas Cowboy colors and logo that was used in their advertising. He also painted other show trucks with tremendous amounts of detail. He painted cars on the side as a hobby. Joe was very creative and ingenious. After retiring, he enjoyed playing bingo and going to casinos and loved cooking. He was a charter member, helping build St. Isidore Catholic Church and served in many capacities at the churches in Abernathy and New Deal. He served as Boy Scout leader and little league coach when his sons were involved. He helped his daughters sell Girl Scout Cookies, and they laughed and said he was the top seller and should have received their merit badges for his cookie sales. Joe loved fishing and gardening, eating the vegetables straight out of the garden with his children. Education for his children was very important. Joe and Carmen loved to go to dances, where they weren't sitting idly, but dancing. Above all these things, Joe was a Godly man and taught this love of God to his family. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters, Reyes Trevino, Maximina Avalos, Patsy Perez and Julia Hernandez, and 2 brothers, Juan Lopez and Albert Lopez and daughter-in-law, Tricia Garcia Lopez. He is survived by his wife Carmen Lopez of Abernathy, 6 children, Jose Lopez, Jr and wife Socorro of Santa Teresa, NM, Rachel Moreno and husband Gilbert of Abernathy, Eddy Lopez and wife Corina of Abernathy, Reb Lopez of Abernathy, Rosi Montoya and husband Gilbert of Abernathy and Nathan Lopez and wife Shayna of Lubbock. He is also survived by 3 sisters, Consuelo Torres and husband Caje of Lubbock, Juanita Rios and Mary Guajardo and husband Is, all of Lubbock, 8 brothers, Louis Lopez and wife Alma, Gilbert Lopez, Mario Lopez and wife Flora, all of Abernathy, Richard Lopez and wife Angela of Albuquerque, NM, Danny Lopez, Andy Lopez and wife Sandra all of Abernathy, Robert Lopez and wife Liz of Rotan, TX and Smiley Lopez of Lubbock. Joe loved his grandchildren dearly and had nicknames for everyone, Gabi Cavazos and husband Matt, Gil Moreno, Mariana Lopez, Jose Lopez III, Georgina Marie Lopez, JoLina Vianney Lopez, Gilbert Montoya and Jaime Montoya and 4 great grandchildren, Brandon Chase, Bria Chase, Jonah Cavazos and Samuel Cavazos. The family suggests memorials to the Texas Tech Burkhart Center for Autism, 2902 18th Street, Lubbock, TX 79409.

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Zoda Wooten

Nov 17, 1930 - Jul 28, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

"Zoda Grace Boatman Wooten, 92, of Abernathy, Texas went to her Heavenly homecoming July 28th, 2023. Grace was born November 17th, 1930, in Turkey, Texas to Robert and Zoda Boatman. Grace was called into ministry in her early teens, traveling and holding revivals in the West Texas area. Grace attended Southwestern Bible College where she met her husband JW Weldon Wooten. She completed her bachelor\u0027s degree in education at Texas Tech University and taught 1st grade for 15 years while continuing her ministry. Grace also enjoyed preaching on a radio program in West Texas. While raising 3 children she pastored in Crosbyton and then Littlefield for 10 years. Grace then traveled to Wilmington, Delaware where she pastored at Kings Assembly of God Church for several years. The last church that she co-pastored was 1st Assembly of God in Abernathy, TX for 24 years. Grace was an artist, poet, musician, gifted Bible Teacher, student of God\u0027s Word, and an inspiring Preacher. She radiated love to all who knew her. She is survived by son Johnny Weldon Wooten (Jenise) of Lubbock, TX, daughter Jan Diane Wooten Weinacht (Paul) of Newark, DE, and daughter Judy Darlene Wooten of Abernathy, TX; granddaughter Grace Suzanne Wooten, two grandsons Christopher Paul and Michael Joseph Weinacht; and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband JW Weldon Wooten; parents Robert and Zoda Boatman; and 6 siblings. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Gideons International. Memorial service to be held at Sanders Memorial Chapel Friday, August 18, 2023 at 4:00 PM with Rev. Judy Wooten officiating. Please celebrate the life of Grace by visiting www. sandersfuneralhome. com. "

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Joe Muse

Jul 22, 1950 - Jul 22, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

Memorial service for Joe Michael Muse, 73, of Abernathy, TX, will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, July 25, 2023, in the Abernathy First Baptist Church with Rev. Damon Pearce officiating. The family will greet friends at a reception following the service in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church. Joe Michael died Thursday, July 20, 2023 in Lubbock, TX. He was born July 15, 1950 in Plainview, TX to Carl Ray and Kathryn (Plott) Muse. He married Liza Beth Cain and to that union was born a son, Gordon. On March 8, 2003, he married Sara O'Neill and together they had a daughter, Makaela. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, Member of the Scottish Rite and was a Khiva Shriner. He owned and operated Focal Point Framing and Gallery in Lubbock for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife Sara Muse, a son, Gordon Muse and wife Dana, a daughter, Makaela Muse, and his siblings, Tommy Muse, Betty Johnson, Dennis Muse, and Judy Short, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

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Maria Flores

Jul 12, 1950 - Jul 12, 2023

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Abernathy, TX

Services for Maria "Chayo" Flores will be held at 10:00am, Thursday, July 13, 2023 in the First Baptist Church, Abernathy, with her son, Pastor Fernando Flores, officiating. Burial will follow in the Abernathy Cemetery under the direction of Abell Funeral Home and Flower Shop of Abernathy. The family will gather to receive friends on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Abell Funeral Home. Mrs. Flores died on Monday, July 10, 2023 at her home in Abernathy. She was born on January 9, 1950 to Lizandro "Servando" and Regina Flores (DeLuna) Jimenez in Zaragoza, Coahuila, Mexico. Maria married Jesse Flores on January 30, 1976 in San Fernando, Coahuila, Mexico and they then moved to Abernathy, living in the area for many years. Mrs. Flores enjoyed traveling and always had a bag ready. She loved spending time with her grandkids and family, calling everyone on their birthdays. Mrs. Flores also loved flowers, especially roses, and going to the Cotton Center Football games. She loved singing and playing the guitar, which she often did while serving the Lord and telling others about Him. Mrs. Flores is preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Flores, a step-son Jesse Flores, Jr, and siblings Fernando Jimenez, Mercedes Rivera, Eloisa Lara, and Medardo Jimenez. She is survived by 4 children Fernando Flores and wife, Elda, of Abernathy, James Flores and wife, Yuli, of Hale Center, Texas, Jessica Klassen and husband, Franz, and Albert Flores, all of Abernathy, 2 step-children Joe Flores and Connie Frances Flores, both of Snyder, Texas, 6 grandchildren, and 4 siblings Lizandro Jimenez, Maria Del Luz Garcia, Maria Del Refugio Garcia, and Modesto Jimenez all of Del Rio, Texas.

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