April 10 Obituaries

Otto Aikin

1953- 2018

Herbert “Otto” Aikin, 65, of Snyder, died Monday, April 9, 2018. 

No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Rest-Ever Memorial Park.

Otto worked in the oilfield for more than 40 years. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Albert Owen Aikin, his mother, Elda Jean Aikin, and one brother, Edward Aikin.

Survivors include his wife, Cindy Aikin; one sister, Linda Farrier and her husband, Jack; one daughter, Lisa Jones and her husband, Steve; one son, Herbert Aikin Jr.; three stepdaughters, Stephanie Reed and her husband, Jeff, Stacy Ewing-Cates and her wife, Catherine and Michelle Ewing-Saenz and her wife, Monica; one stepson, Michael Loper and his wife, Mindy; 25 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.


Bruce Burleson


Bruce Burleson, 66, of Snyder, died Saturday, April 7, 2018.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Miller Family Funeral Home.


Patsy Huckabee


Patsy Ruth Huckabee, 96, of Snyder, died Saturday, April 7, 2018.

Funeral service for Mrs. Huckabee will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Miller Family Funeral Home Chapel with Pastors Tony Wofford and Ben Reid officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Huckabee was born on April 26, 1921 in Ranger to Harry and Georgia (Demas) Zarafonetis. At the age of 13, she started her working career as a bank teller. She married Jay Huckabee on March 3, 1941 in Big Spring. They enjoyed 68 years of love and travel together. She taught Sunday school for 30 years and was a member of First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five brothers, James Zarafonetis, George Zarafonetis, Nester Zarafonetis, William Zarafonetis and Tommy Zarafonetis; and two sisters, Anne Darrow and Christine Smith. 

Survivors include one nephew, John Smith and his wife, Jackie, of Dallas; one niece, Terri Ann Baldwin and her husband, Eddie, of Abilene; her close friends, Donna and C.D. Gray Jr. of Snyder and Sandy, Brad and Alex Ratliff, all of Dallas; and her special caregivers, Amber Matos and Becky Sanders, both of Colorado City, and Jo Beth Hodges, Julie Valdez and Katherine Baker, all of Snyder.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 949    
Snyder, TX 79550
Phone: (325) 573-5486
Fax: (325) 573-0044