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Phyllis Taylor

Aug 15, 1930 - Nov 17, 2023

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Comanche, TX

"Phyllis May Ames Taylor, AKA Phyllis Harris, passed from this life on November 17, 2023, at the age of 93. The family will hold a memorial service at a later date, giving her children time to mourn the loss of their precious mother. Phyllis was born August 15, 1930 in Moran, Texas and was the third child of six born to Richard Caldwell Ames and Ethel May Sloat Ames. She married Everett Carl Taylor on March 15, 1952 in Moran, Texas. During their marriage they had three children. Phyllis later ma...Read More

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Gradene Anders

Aug 29, 1948 - Feb 22, 2024

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Comanche County, TX

Gradene Anders, 75, a lifelong resident of Comanche County, passed from this life at her home on Thursday, February 22, 2024. The Anders family will receive friends for visitation on Monday, February 26, 2024, from 12-1:00 p.m. at Nowlin Anders Funeral Home. Funeral services with Rev. Owen McKnight officiating will begin at 1:00 p.m. Graveside committal will follow in Hanson Cemetery. Full obituary to come.

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Jessie James Chancellor

Jun 11, 1939 - Feb 18, 2024

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Comanche, TX

Jessie James Chancellor, 84 of Comanche, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2024. The family will gather with friends and family on Saturday, February 24 at Comanche Funeral Home from 2-4PM. Jessie Chancellor was born June 11, 1939 in Comanche, Tx. to Emmett & Alice Chancellor. He attened Comanche High School until joining the military. His mom signed for him with the promise to finish school so he kept that promise while in the military. Jessie was a morse code operator and was stationed in Korea. Upon returning from service he married Mary Irene Abbey on January 27, 1962. He was manager then area manager for Ingram Enterprises for 42 years. He enjoyed fishing, reading history books, family and grandkids, music and dancing in the living room with the love of his life. Jessie was a member of Shepherd's Chapel Church. Jessie is survived by daughters, Patricia Renee Kennedy & husband Michael, Mary Beth Mazurek & husband Wayne; sons, Tim Chancellor & wife Tammy, Michael Chancellor & wife Crystal; grandchildren, Jason Smith, Melissa Kennedy, Kameron Mazurek & wife Bridget, Carly Mazurek Banwart & husband Nick, Brandon Chancellor & wife Elizabeth, Dalton Chancellor & wife Kameron, Jayden Chancellor, Corbin Chancellor; great grandchildren, Serah, Nicolais, Mila, Chase, Preston, and Olivia; sisters, Wanda & Rayford Phillips, Debbie Chancellor, Brenda & Gary Voges. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Irene Chancellor; parents, Emmett & Alice Chancellor; 5 siblings, Joyce, Larry, Billy, Tommy, and Louann; and grandson Josh Mazurek.

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Doris LaNelle Mazurek

May 17, 1940 - Feb 13, 2024

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Comanche, TX

On February 13, 2024 at 2:00pm, heaven gained Doris LaNelle Mazurek. She was born to Geneva and Cliff Milam on May 17, 1940. She lived most of her younger life in Early, Texas where she grew up and graduated from Early High School. She married Walter (Tooter) Mazurek on June 7, 1958. They were married for 52 years. They had two daughters, Linda Mazurek McMillan and her husband George and Laurie Mazurek Williams, and her husband Lynn. Doris was blessed with two grandchildren, Kelci Dowell and husband Trae, Kobi Works and wife Tiffany, two step-grandsons, Craig McMillan and wife Casey, and TJ McMillan. She had five great-grandchildren that were her pride and joy- Braxton Works, Landon Dowell, Levi Works, Layton Dowell, Arena Works, and three step great-granddaughters - Ellie McMillan, Emily McMillan, and Evie McMillan. Twin step-great-great grandsons- Malachite and Onyx. She was also blessed with Bonus grandchildren- Wade and Kate Williams, Tim Williams, and Lindsey, Corbin, and Rylee Urbanek. Doris was involved in many community activities throughout her life. She was proud to serve as president of the American Cancer Society for several years. She also was a 29-year breast cancer survivor. She held many jobs throughout her life but being a homemaker was one of her greatest attributes. She was a fantastic cook and always enjoyed baking and cooking for family and friends. Watching her children and grandchildren in all their sporting activities and school functions was one of her passions. She was a member of First Baptist Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cliff and Geneva Milam, her brother, C B Milam, and her husband, Walter Mazurek. To order flowers, please contact our local florists at Comanche Florist (325) 356-9377, Johnson Florist (325) 356-2220, The Gustine Flower Shop (325) 330-3097, or La-Te-Da Florist (325) 356-0329.

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Sylvia Moya

Oct 22, 1951 - Feb 06, 2024

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Comanche, TX

As a beloved child of God and follower of Jesus Christ, Sylvia Moya passed from this life and entered into the presence of her Lord on February 6, 2024 at the age of 72. She graduated from Comanche High School and received her business degree from Tarleton State University. Sylvia worked for Austin ISD for 30 years, retiring in 2006. After, her retirement, she began travelling all over the world, such as Greece, Italy, Europe and various other places. One of her favorite places to visit was Hawaii. Sylvia is preceded in death by her parents Simon and Amalia Moya; and brother, Randy Moya. Sylvia is survived by her brother, Ricky Moya (Susan) of Comanche, 5 sisters, Debra Wilkinson (Clint) of Willis, TX, Janie Hamilton (Rick) of Austin, Molly Hidrogo (Joe) of Fort Worth TX, Alma Cox (Charles) of Robinson TX, and Cindy Moya of Temple, Texas, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Sylvia will be at Comanche Funeral Home 411 West Grand Ave. Comanche, TX, 76442 on February 17, 2024 at 2:00 with an interment to follow in Garden of Memory Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Sylvia’s honor to the charity of your own choice.

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SHIRLEY ABBEY

Dec 11, 1935 - Feb 14, 2024

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Comanche, TX

OBIT TO FOLLOW To order flowers, please contact our local florists at Comanche Florist (325) 356-9377, Johnson Florist (325) 356-2220, The Gustine Flower Shop (325) 330-3097, or La-Te-Da Florist (325) 356-0329.

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Gabrielle Shipmen-Allen

Sep 16, 2005 - Feb 09, 2024

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Comanche, TX

Gabrielle “Gabby” Shipmen-Allen, age 18, passed away peacefully on February 9, 2024, in Comanche, Texas. She was a senior at Comanche High School and was pursuing the dual credit program and was expected to graduate with her associate degree. She was very competitive in powerlifting. Gabby was employed at Sonic Drive-In thru the work study program. She loved her family and friends and enjoyed hanging out with them when she could. Gabby is survived by her father, Jimmy Allen of Comanche, Tx; birth mother, Sarah Shipman of Idaho; and three sisters, Victoria Mitchell of Crowley, Tx, Krystal Castillega of Joshua, Tx, and Kendra Castillega of Crowley, Tx. She was preceded in death by her papa, George Allen. Visitation will be a come and go, Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel from 10:00 AM-8:00 PM. Condolences may be offered online at www.comanchefh.com.

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Gloria Castaneda Flores

May 05, 1959 - Feb 10, 2024

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Comanche, TX

Gloria Castaneda Flores, 64, passed away at her home on February 10, 2024. She was born May 05, 1959 in Edinburg, Tx, to Juan Castaneda and Gregoria Lopez. On May 05, 1990 she was united in marriage to Juan (Willie) Flores in Hargill, Tx. Gloria was a homemaker for most her life with her greatest achievements being her family. She was almost always sitting in her chair reading books with the best book being the bible. She is survived by her husband, Juan (Willie) Flores; daughter, Sarah Woodall; sons, Ralph Aguirre, Jose Aguirre, and Danny Flores; brother, Daniel Castaneda; grandchildren, Rose, Bella, Mia, Horatio, Caroline, Erin, Allison, and Jayde; and large extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Juan Castaneda and Gregoria Lopez; grandson, Aaron; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Chuy and Rosa Flores.

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Julie Lynnene Crim

Dec 16, 1980 - Feb 02, 2024

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Comanche, TX

Julie Lynnene Crim was born to parents, William and Lynn McDaniel Crim on December 16, 1980, in Brownwood, Texas. She passed away at her home on Friday, February 2, 2024. After an early childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes, she lived 43 years courageously and very successfully. Julie grew up on the family farm in May, Texas community. She excelled both academically and athletically at May ISD. In addition to twirling and UIL competitions, she was an excellent basketball player where she put to use her near six-foot height in the post position. She was a lifelong avid reader of good books as well as the classics and had learned to read before she went to school. She graduated as valedictorian and attended her beloved A&M University where she graduated with amazing computer and writing skills. She put these skills to good use as a longtime employee at The Comanche Chief newspaper and Kirbo’s of Brownwood, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lynn Crim and her grandparents, William and Hilda Crim and Russell and Florence McDaniel, and two uncles Richard Crim and Johnny Crim; as well as her dear cat, Vicious. She is survived by her Uncle Fain McDaniel, her Uncle Larry Crim and Aunt Elaine, her Aunt Ann Crim, and Aunt Zanetta Crim. She also leaves behind her cousins, Ricky Crim, Patsy Burkeen, Kevin Crim, Karla Colcleasure, Kenny Crim and William Crim, as well as her special friends, Erin Dudley, Katie Barnes and Larry Bates. She is going to be sorely missed by her friends and family. To order flowers, please contact our local florists at Comanche Florist (325) 356-9377, Johnson Florist (325) 356-2220, The Gustine Flower Shop (325) 330-3097, or La-Te-Da Florist (325) 356-0329.

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Opal Conway

Dec 09, 1936 - Jan 28, 2024

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Comanche, TX

Opal Conway, 87, left us to be with our heavenly father on January 28, 2024. Opal Conway was a lifelong resident of Comanche, Tx and was united in marriage to James Conway on June 23, 1951. Together they built a life they loved, including raising their 4 kids, Robert, Larry, Darla and Johnny Conway. Opal was a Baptist, attended the Full Gospel Church of Comanche, and enjoyed going regularly with her son until it proved too trying and difficult for her health wise. She loved being outside and doing gardening, growing flowers, and anything that involved keeping things beautiful. Opal was a wonderful cook and baker, always baking cakes and cookies to brighten people's days. Opal loved birds, loved to listen to them, watch them and feeding them; bird houses were always up and feeders were always full at their home. Christmas was Opal's favorite time of year, and always made sure a table of traditional delicious foods were prepared, along with gifts for all of her grandkids and great grandchildren, and getting family together was very important to her until a few years ago when she began residing at Songbird lodge. But it never stopped her from visiting daily and weekly with phone visits with lots of fun stories and memories with her kids, grandkids and even great grandkids. Opal is survived by her sister, Hazel Browning Of Brownwood, Tx; nephew, Kenneth Jones and wife, Micki, of Comanche, Tx ; Sherry Green and husband, Eddie, of Eastland, Tx; lots of nieces & nephews; and 4 children, Robert Conway of Comanche, Tx, Larry Conway and wife, Kathy, of Eula, Tx, Darla Conway of Comanche, Tx, and Johnny Conway and wife, Wendi, of Comanche, Tx; grandchildren: Eric Baker of Comanche, Tx, Nick Conway and spouse, Jamie, of Hawley, Tx, Jake Conway of Eula, Tx, Jamie Moxley and spouse, Josh, of Waxahachie, Tx, Lesleigh Ring and spouse, Patrick, of San Antonio, Tx, and Clay Conway of Comanche, Tx; great grandkids include, Jessica and husband, Christian Mata of Comanche, Tx, Kayla Baker of Comanche, Tx, and Devon Baker and wife, Kris, of Whitney, Tx; great -great grandkids include Jazahzra, Nahleigh , Blakelynn Conway, Kinsley Jo Conway, of Hawley, Tx, Avery Moxley and Chloe Moxley of Waxahachie, Tx, Finleigh Ring and Patton Ring of San Antonio, Tx, Aries Baker of Whitney, Tx, and Alexander & Brayden Mata of Comanche, Tx. Opal is proceeded in death by her parents, George and Irene Ward of Comanche, Tx, her husband, James Conway; and great-great granddaughter, Oma Meyer, both of Comanche, Tx.

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Kimberly Kay Hennigan

Jul 19, 1962 - Jan 18, 2024

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Comanche, TX

Kimberly Kay Hennigan, 61, passed away on January 18, 2024 after a courageous battle with Huntington's disease. She was born July 19, 1962 in Warner Robbins, Georgia. On December 3, 1983 she was united in marriage to Stephen Lawrence Hennigan in Comanche, TX. Kim was a homemaker and later a teller for many years at Comanche National Bank. She enjoyed country music, roller coasters, camping trips with her family, and cheering on the Texas Tech Red Raiders. She is survived by her husband, Steve Hennigan of Comanche TX; two children, Megan Howard of Comanche, TX and Tyler Hennigan of Comanche, TX; two stepchildren, Shanna Hennigan of Houston, TX and Shaylor Hennigan of Sherman, TX; mother, Helen Stallings of Comanche TX, sister, Debra Riley and husband Kevin of San Angelo, TX; three grandchildren, Kenzie Cook, Harleigh Kent and Shaylie Hennigan; niece Sarah Cullers and husband Will of Comanche, TX; and many cousins whom she grew up close to. She is preceded in death by her father, Stanley Sowle. Visitation will be held Monday, January 22, 2024 from 1-2:00 p.m. at Comanche Funeral Home with the service to follow. Burial will take place at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The family expresses gratitude to Alpha Omega Hospice and the staff at Western Hills Nursing Home. Those who desire may send a memorial to Huntington's Disease Society of America in Kim's honor at www.hdsa.org/donations.

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