August 9 obituaties
Keith Thomas Collier, 85, of Snyder, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 at his residence in Snyder.
Funeral service for Mr. Collier will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at 37th Street Church of Christ with Brady Collier and Will Collier officiating. A private burial will be held under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Keith Thomas Collier was born on Sept. 30, 1932 in Hawley to Thomas Mirt and Heddy “Lollar” Collier. He married Janice Hughes on March 2, 1951 in Fluvanna.
Mr. Collier was in law enforcement for 36 years; 32 of those years he served as sheriff. He was president of the sheriff’s association, was the recipient of the Tom Tellepson Award and the Bill Decker Award, director of the Texas Association of Counties and president of West Central Texas Law Enforcement.
Locally, he was a Gold Coater for the Snyder Chamber of Commerce, director of the Noah Project, member of the Snyder Lions Club and served on the Scurry County Hospital District board of directors. He was also a member of 37th Street Church of Christ and belonged to several RV groups.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Kenneth Collier, one son, Joe Collier, one grandson, Tucker Collier, and one great-granddaughter, Paityn Collier.
Survivors include his wife, Janice Collier of Snyder; two daughters, Keitha Brown and her husband, James, and Tracy Lewis and her husband, Randy, all of Snyder; two sons, Tim Collier and his wife, Connie, and Dwain Collier and his wife, Sheila, all of Snyder; one sister, Wanda Joy Adams of Flatonia; four grandsons, Bronc Collier and his wife, Becky, and Will Collier and his wife, Lauren, all of Snyder, Brady Collier and his wife, Becky, of Lubbock and Ty Collier and his wife, Natalie, of Temple; five granddaughters, Jami Hamrick and her husband, Heath, of Granbury, Haley Brown of Fort Worth, Kasey Boatright and her husband, Jeremiah, of Tyler, Jana Brashear and her husband, Brandon, of Snyder and Baylee Lewis of Lubbock; and 22 great-grandchildren.
Special thank-you to Kinney Robinson, Rachal Welch, Lydia and Priscilla of Cogdell Home Health and Hospice for the excellent care that was provided.
Memorials may be made to Gateway Family Service, the Needy Children’s Fund at 37th Street Church of Christ or a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com.
Jo Ervin Bailey Flynn, 94, of Santa Fe, N.M. and Snyder, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.
Graveside service for Mrs. Flynn will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hillside Memorial Gardens. The service will be under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Guy Mark “Bo” Lowrance, 64, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.