March 13 Obituaries

Tia Ayala

1931-2018

Maria Dolores Fernandez “Tia” Ayala, 86, of Snyder, died Monday, March 12, 2018 in Snyder. 

Funeral mass for Ms. Ayala will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Raj Arokiasamy officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

A rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Ms. Ayala was born on Oct. 21, 1931 in Kerrville to Agustine and Margarita (Fernandez) Ayala. Ms. Ayala was a teacher’s aide for Snyder ISD for more than 25 years and member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include one nephew, Rudy Duckworth Sr. of Snyder; two great-nephews, Rudy Duckworth Jr. and Anthony Duckworth, both of Snyder; one great-niece, Luca (Gatica) Romo of Lubbock; one great-great-nephew, Rudy Duckworth III of Snyder; five great-great-nieces, Margarita Duckworth, Kalyn Duckworth and Mari Jane Almanza, all of Lubbock, and Reagan Duckworth and Jazmin Nikolee Duckworth, both of Snyder; and two cousins, Gloria Castillega Ayala of Fort Worth and Rachel Lara of Kerrville.

Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com.

Sue Warren

1942-2018

Janet Sue Warren, 75, of Snyder, died Monday, March 12, 2018, at Snyder Oaks Care Center. She was the wife of Charles “Chuck” Warren. They shared 57 years of marriage together.

Graveside service for Mrs. Warren will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hillside Memorial Gardens with Darrell Chappell officiating. The service will be under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Janet Sue Warren was born on Oct. 16, 1942 in McLeansboro, Ill., to James W. and Gladys L. (Browning) Downs. She graduated from McLeansboro Township High School. She was employed at the Snyder Junior High School cafeteria for a number of years, worked at Price Construction and retired from Whitmire Chiropractic.

She was a member of the Church of Christ. She enjoyed cooking, reading and old westerns. She will be remembered for her excellent cooking, warm, caring personality, positive outlook and infectious laugh (giggle).

She was preceded in death by her mother, Gladys Waters, and one brother, James Downs.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Warren of Snyder; one son, Scott Warren and his wife, Kelly, of Snyder; one daughter, Kelly Cruse and her husband, Dean, of Carlsbad, N.M.; three grandchildren, Zachery Warren, Mallorie Warren and Justin Cruse; one sister, Cindy Bucher and her husband, Chuck, of Temple Terrace, Fla.; one niece, Chrysta Miller of Temple Terrace, Fla.; and one nephew, Tommy Bucher of Pinellas Park, Fla.

Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com.

 

Juan Garza

1957-2018

Juan Garza, 60, of Snyder, died Monday, March 22, 2018.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Miller Family Funeral Home.

 

Douglas Merritt

1935-2018

Douglas Herbert Merritt, 82 of Temple and formerly of Snyder, died Monday, March 12, 2018 in Temple. 

Funeral arrangements are pending at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

 

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