Feb. 20 Obituaries
Sammie Lee Housden, 74, of Hamilton, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019 in Hamilton.
Funeral service Mrs. Housden will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Hedley with the Rev. Bruce Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors in Clarendon.
Sammie was born on April 9, 1944 in Hedley to Sam and Flora Parker Sanders. She married Kenneth Housden on May 31, 1963 in Silverton. She was resident of Sanger before moving to Hamilton a year and a half ago. She enjoyed sewing, fishing and spending time with her family. She believed that her greatest accomplishment was raising four kids and getting to love all of her grandkids and great-grandkids.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and three sisters.
Survivors include her son, Rick Housden and his wife, Melanie, of Hamilton; three daughters, Carie Gafford and her husband, Russell, of Snyder, Angie Burrus and her husband, Roger, of Fort Worth and Evette Flores and her husband, Hector, of Tioga; one brother, Tracy Sanders; five sisters, Helen Lindsay, Jean Rice, Tobytha Wiggins, Joyce Woodard and Deloris Simpson; eight grandchildren, Alex Reich and her husband, Reagan, Abbie Housden, Brooks Gafford and his wife, Amanda, Kenyon Gafford and his wife, Alicyn, Ty Burton, Ashton Burton, Christian Flores and Cameron Flores; and one great-grandchild, Kyri Gafford.
Memorials may be made to the Rowe Cemetery Association.
Online condolences may be posted at www.robertsonfuneral.com.
Raymond Medrano, 71, of Snyder, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 in Galveston.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.