August 11 obituaries

Douglas Bell
Douglas Calvin Bell, 90, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 in Snyder.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Bell-Cypert-Seale Chapel with the Rev. Clay Giddens officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Bell was born on Aug. 4, 1928 in Newcastle and married Wanda Lee Parker on Dec. 31, 1945 in Andrews. He was a pumper for Chevron for 36 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife; a sister, Ann White; and four brothers, Sterling Bell, John Alan Bell Jr., Gordon Bell and Jimmy Bell.
He is survived by two daughters, Paula Nall and her husband, Doug, of San Antonio and Tammy Cotton and her husband, David, of Snyder; a son, Jimmy Bell and his wife, Pam, of Gatesville; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services are under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

Patsy Dolliver
Patsy Lenore Dolliver, 86, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Caldwell after a short illness. 
Patsy was born on March 30, 1932 to Clemens and Ella von Roeder near Knapp. She was a longtime resident of Snyder. At five years of age, Patsy contracted polio, which left her unable to walk, but it never prevented her from having a full and productive life. 
She was known throughout her life for her creativity. She was a prolific artist, oil painter under the name of “Von,” and she continued to paint up until shortly before her death. She was also talented at all types of handwork, including knitting, crocheting, sewing, etc. In addition, she was always known for being an excellent cook and gardener. 
She was an avid reader, and she loved to work puzzles and play games. 
Primarily, she was a great mother to six children. All who knew her were struck by her courage and grit and her ability to deal with the difficulties caused by her disabilities. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Eugene Dolliver; her parents; three sisters, Bonnie, Edda and Julia; one brother Oren; and one son, Paul Nelson Dolliver. 
Survivors include one brother, Roland “Dint” von Roeder; two daughters, Janis Dortch and her husband, Bruce, of Caldwell and Debra Dolliver and her husband, Artie McKim, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; three sons, David Dolliver and his wife, Karen, of Caldwell, Darrell Dolliver of Spring and Dennis Dolliver and his wife, Beth, of Celina; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several beloved nieces and nephews.  
Memorials may be made to Ryan’s Challenge,

Heath Morton
Heath Lane Morton died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.  
A memorial service for Mr. Morton will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Wink Expo Building. The service will be under the direction of Family Services Funeral Parlor in Kermit.
He was born on Sept. 22, 1982 in Odessa to Raleigh and Terry (Bolf) Morton. Heath loved the Lord and his family. He was a hard-working man and always enjoyed riding his motorcycle. Heath was always up for a new adventure and loved to travel the world. He had a big heart and could always be found helping those who were in need. Heath was very loved and will be missed by many.
Survivors include his father, Raleigh Morton of Wink; his mother, Terry Morton of Wink; two sisters, Lacy Morton of Wink and Lara Thomas and her husband, Cody, of Kermit; two nephews, Keaton Thomas and Klayton Thomas; and his aunts and uncles, Helen Voyles, Toby Morton, Allen Morton, Bob Bolf, Tracy Barton and Curtis Bolf.
Honorary pallbearers will include all of his friends around the world.
Online condolences may be posted at

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