July 20 Obituaries
Dorothy Mae Atkinson, 86, of Snyder, died Thursday, July 19, 2018 at her residence.
Funeral service for Mrs. Atkinson will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kevin Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 5-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Born on Dec. 12, 1931 in Caddo to David Arthur and Goldie Louise (Shaffer) McCarthy, she married Kenneth Atkinson on Jan. 22, 1949 in Breckenridge. He preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 2007. Dorothy was a member of First United Methodist Church in Snyder and worked as a bookkeeper for Southern Electric. She often volunteered in the church office. She was a square dancer and loved to bake and cook. She was also an avid watcher of Wheel of Fortune and loved to travel.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Rebecca Allen; three sisters, Mary Cox, Margaret Kinny and Betty Atkinson; and two brothers, David McCarthy and Joseph McCarthy.
Survivors include one daughter, Pamela Biersdorfer and her husband, Mike, of Odessa; one sister, Shirley Pribble of Buffalo Gap; five grandchildren, Kari Kirkland of Amarillo, Shelly Isaacs of Canadian, Nicole Thames of Midland and Kenneth Biersdorfer and Brittney Biersdorfer, both of Odessa; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com.
Blake Austin “Pee Wee” Cain, 20, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Midland.
Funeral mass for Mr. Cain will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Snyder with the Rev. Monsignor Arsenio C. Redulla officiating. The Rev. Monsignor Gerald Leatham and Father John Cherolikal will assist. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Blake was born on Sept. 14, 1997 in Big Spring. He enjoyed golf and clay shooting.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Weldon and Pat Cain, and one uncle, Jeff Honshiko.
Survivors include his parents, David and Alisa Cain of Midland; one brother, Zach Cain and his wife, Chelsey, of Lubbock; his grandparents, Ken and Lynelle Pollard and Bill and Anita Wilson, all of Snyder; four uncles, Gene Pollard of Snyder, Randy Cain and his wife, Tamara, of Muleshoe, Ricky Cain and his wife, Sherry, of Farwell and Gary Cain and his wife, Melissa, of Lubbock; four aunts, Valerie Drum and her husband, Max, and Amy Hodges and her husband, Bill, all of Snyder, Cindy Honshiko of Lubbock and Pam Jackson of Broken Bow, Okla.; and numerous cousins and friends.
Memorials may be made to the Servants Hearts Ministries, P.O. Box 1045, Snyder, TX 79550 or the Children’s Home of Lubbock, 4404 Idalou Rd., Lubbock, TX 79403.
Online condolences may be posted at www.millerfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Jane (Joyce) Crenwelge, 79, of Snyder, died Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Cogdell Memorial Hospital.
Funeral service for Mrs. Crenwelge will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Snyder with the Rev. Ben Reid officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Garden under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Martha Jane Crenwelge was born on Nov. 23, 1938 to Amos and Tommie Joyce. Jane graduated from Snyder High School and Texas Christian University. She married Ted Crenwelge on Dec. 31, 1959. Following their graduation from TCU, the couple moved to Snyder and engaged in the farming business for 52 years. For many years, Jane also worked as a substitute teacher for Snyder ISD. She was a member of First Baptist Church most of her life. Jane taught Sunday school classes for many years. In addition, Jane served on the board which founded the Noah Project, now known as Gateway Family Services. She was active in the Cosmorama Study Club and several bridge clubs. Jane was a lifetime member of Martha Ann Woman’s Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Survivors include one son, Scott Crenwelge and his wife, Lana, of Snyder; one daughter, Carrie Cox and her husband, Elliott, of Snyder; four granddaughters, Courtney Boyd and her husband, Ben, and Alison Davis and her husband, Riley, all of Snyder, Teddi Crenwelge of Midland and Katy Coulter and her husband, Kyle, of Lubbock; two grandsons, Jake Crenwelge and his wife, Jordan, and Hunter Cox and his wife, Lauran, all of Snyder; and seven great-grandchildren, Beck Boyd, Brittyn Boyd, Landyn Davis, Rhett Davis and Jett Crenwelge, all of Snyder, and Owen Coulter and Scottie Coulter, both of Lubbock.
Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com.
Adrian Kent Rosser, 82, formerly of Ira and affectionately known as “Buzz” to all who knew him, passed from this life on Friday, June 22, 2018 in Wharton.
Memorial service for Mr. Rosser will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ira First Baptist Church with Chaplain Nathan Hines officiating. Burial will follow at Ira Cemetery under the direction of Baker Funeral Home in West Columbia.
A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.
Buzz was born on Aug. 29, 1935, in El Dorado, Okla. to L.D. and Ida (Weems) Rosser. He graduated high school in Ira, married the love of his life, Jo Ann Coan, and served four years in the Air Force in El Paso. Afterwards, he moved his family to Bloomington and went to work as a pipe fitter for Alcoa in Point Comfort, retiring in 1997.
Buzz was a loving husband, father, Papa and brother. He also had a great love of music and was seen on many weekends in community centers picking his guitar or fiddle and singing with friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister and her husband, Rowena and Joe Williams; and one brother-in-law, Bill Hornbrook.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Jo Ann (Coan) Rosser; three sons, Steve Rosser and his wife, Millie, Chris Rosser and Michael Rosser; five grandchildren, Jeff Cavinder, Paula Atherton and her husband, Bob, Lindsey Riggs and her husband, David, Allyson Rosser and Hailey Rosser; eight great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Robert, Tiarra, Gareth, Alanna, Bradyn, Abigail and Charlie; one great-great-granddaughter, Preslei; four brothers, Duane Rosser and his wife, Debbie, Lyle Rosser and his wife, Janet, Dennis Rosser and his wife, Sandra, and Lee Rosser and his wife, Vicky; three sisters, Shirley Hume and her husband, Bob, Beverly Thomas and her husband, John, and Sherry Hornbrook; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be his nephews, Mike Williams and Isaac Rosser, and his niece, Charlene Rosser.