June 11 obituaries
Gunner Wesley Bingham, the infant son to Jacob and Gloria Bingham of Tahoka, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
Funeral service for Gunner will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church in Tahoka. The service will be under the direction of Combest Funeral Home of Lubbock.
Visitation will be held from 1-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, James Bingham, Nolan and Linda Treadway, Don Pendergrass and Tranquilino and Stacy Ramirez.
As he grows, Gunner will be missed by his twin brother, Remington; his grandparents, Barney and Joan Ramirez of Hermleigh and Jim and Christy Bingham of San Angelo; and his great-grandmother, Jackie Pendergrass of Meadow.
Myrda Sue Wihsert Ford, 80, of Snyder died Sunday, June 9, 2019.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home.
Clorette Faulkenbery, 93, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Miller Family Funeral Home.
Joe Bob Sartain, 67, of Snyder, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Snyder.
A memorial service for Mr. Sartain will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home with Jason Chapman officiating.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until time of service Saturday at the funeral home.
Dollie Evelyn Shifflett, 93, of Snyder, died Sunday, June 9, 2019 in Snyder.
Funeral service for Mrs. Shifflett will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home Chapel with Kenneth Shifflett officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Born on March 4, 1926 in Clairville to George and Bessie (Barrier) Gregory, she married Ernest Shifflett on Aug. 17, 1946 in Ralls. He preceded her in death on June 19, 2013. Evelyn was a homemaker and member of the Apostolic faith.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Ernie Shifflett and Tommy Shifflett; five brothers, Bob Gregory, Dick Gregory, Elmo Gregory, Paul Gregory and Charles Gregory; and one sister, Ruby Gregory.
Survivors include three sons, David Shifflett of Verhaland, Kenneth Shifflett of Silsbee and Dale Shiflett of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one daughter, Karen Hildebrand of Everett, Wash.; one sister, Barbara Smith of Coleman; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to ARC of Texas.
Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com
Bobby Jon Sledge, 85, of Lake Colorado City, died Friday, June 7, 2019 at his home.
Funeral service for Mr. Sledge will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Nalley-Pickle and Welch Funeral Home Rosewood Chapel with Pastor Mark Lindsey officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Bobby was born on July 25, 1933 in Cisco to William Wylie and Flora Marie (Elmore) Sledge. Bobby married Elizabeth Jo Kinsey on Nov. 6, 1953 in Big Spring. Bobby worked for 41 years with Texas Electric through the transmission department as an electrical technician. He served during the Korean War for the United States Army from 1953-55. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge and a member of the Elks Lodge. He was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Big Spring, serving on several committees and was a deacon of the church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Jo; one daughter, Becky Sledge Wall; his parents; one brother, Billy Sledge; and one sister, Charlotte Reynolds.
Survivors include his daughters, Karen Nachlinger and her husband, Larry, of Hermleigh and Lisa Sledge of Lake Colorado City; five grandchildren, Kerry Bankhead and her husband, Brandon, of Champion, Russell Wall and his wife, Jacque, of Ira, Kasey Nachlinger and Cindy Nachlinger, both of Hermleigh, and Alisha Tadena and her husband, Jayson, of Arlington; eight great-grandchildren with one more due in October; three sisters-in-law, Pat Kinsey of Austin, Wanda Jones of Big Spring and Melba Jean Sledge of Midland; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Online condolences can be posted at www.npwelch.com.