April 9 obituaries

Lillie Cooper
1923-2019
Lillie Belle Cooper, 95, of Snyder, died Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Snyder Healthcare Center.
Funeral service for Mrs. Cooper will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home with the Rev. Clay Giddens officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens. 
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Born on Nov. 27, 1923 in Ackerly to Thomas Jefferson and Lillian (Coon) Hudson, she married Mack R. Cooper on Sept. 2, 1947 in Lamesa. Mack preceded her in death in 1997.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, David Ray Cooper; three brothers, Arlon Hudson, J.C. Hudson and Gene Hudson; and two sisters, Edith Allen and Verna Lois.
Survivors include one daughter, Nancy Mills and her husband, Marc, of Athens, Ala.; one sister, Dovie Crowley of Breckenridge; four brothers, Glenn Hudson and Tom Hudson and his wife, Geniva, all of Throckmorton, Jim Hudson of Commerce and Don Hudson of Seymour; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com.

Helen French
1929-2019
Helen M. French, 90, of Snyder, died Sunday, April 7, 2019, after a brief illness. 
Funeral service for Mrs. French was held at 2 p.m. today at Lange Funeral Home in Ballinger with her brother, Dr. Phillip Shuler officiating. Burial followed at Old Runnels Cemetery in Ballinger.  
Mrs. French was born on Jan. 20, 1929 in Malone to Phillip Lester Shuler and Alma Mildred Wills. Helen was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She met and married the love of her life, Forrest French, in Brownwood and they were married on Jan. 2, 1950 in Brownwood. Later that year, they moved to Paint Rock, where they made their home and raised three sons. After Mr. French retired from teaching, they moved to Ballinger. In 2002, they moved to Snyder to be closer to family. In 2004, after 54 years of marriage, Mr. French went to be with our Lord and Savior, to wait on his beloved wife to come join him. 
In 2013, Mrs. French went to live at Snyder Oaks Care Center. This was to start a very new and exciting experience for her. She absolutely loved all the staff and even called some of them her adopted daughters. The family can never express enough appreciation for the love and care that was given to her.
Survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law, Glyn and Cindy French of Snyder, Clinton and Jean French of Hawley and Edwin French of Abilene; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Brooke and Troy Botts Jr., Missy Midwell, Michelle Rodriquez, Travis and Joylynn French, Sonya and Mark Huggins, Laura and Chris Walton and Sierra and Cameron Campbell; 13 great-grandchildren, Karson Botts, Troy Botts III, Jessie Rodriquez, Eliseo Rodriquez, Austin French, Garret French, Breanna Huggins, Tyler Huggins, Heather Huggins, Shelby Huggins, Zoie Walton, Caitlyn Walton, Fox Walton and Charlotte Campbell; one great-great grandchild, Cole Rodriquez; and one brother, Dr. Phillip Shuler.
Helen’s grandsons served as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be posted at ballingerfuneralhome.com.
Lynelle Pollard
1945-2019
Lynelle Pollard, 73, of Snyder, died Saturday, April 6, 2019 at her residence. 
Funeral service for Mrs. Pollard will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home with Bill Hodges officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens. 
Born on Aug. 4, 1945 in Corsicana to Clyde and Mary Ed (Thrailkill) Burns, she married Kenneth Pollard on Aug. 18, 1972 in Snyder.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, F.C. Burns, Caliborn Burns, Donald Burns and Joe Burns; two sisters, Mildred Moore and Mary Beth Berry; and one grandson, Blake Cain.
Survivors include her husband, Ken Pollard of Snyder; one son, Gene Pollard of Snyder; one daughter, Cassie Romero and her husband, Eric, of Littlefield; one sister, Jera O’Neal of Corsicana; one granddaughter, Emma Romero of Littlefield; one sister-in-law, Dixie Burns of Granbury; and a special family, Alisa and David Cain of Midland and Zach, Chelsey and Harper Cain, all of Lubbock.
Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com.

John Vigneau
1965-2019
John Joseph Vigneau, 53, died Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Snyder.
Memorial service for Mr. Vigneau will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at United Pentecostal Church with Billy Brown officiating. The service will be under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home.

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