March 14 Obituaries

Lorene Gomez
Lorene Gomez, 88, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Miller Family Funeral Home.

Joseph Williamson
Joseph Terrell Williamson, 97, of Snyder, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Cogdell Memorial Hospital. 
Funeral service for Mr. Williamson will be held ay 2 p.m. Friday at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home with Bobby Clark officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens. 
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Joseph Terrell Williamson was born in Lubbock to Terrell and Willie Mae Williamson on Sept. 15, 1921. He was a 1939 graduate of Colorado City High School and played in the band. He played in the Texas Tech band in 1939 and 1940. 
He met, fell in love and married Joyce Rees. They were married on Nov. 2, 1941 in Westbrook and had 67 beautiful and happy years together. Joyce died on March 18, 2009. They were the proud parents of Linda Jane, Jay Terrell and Jodi Gale. They were the proud grandparents of eight grandchildren, Todd Maroney, Jana (Maroney) Fariss and her husband, Monty, Aubin (Maroney) Pope, Seth Williamson, Jayme (Williamson) Severson and her husband, Jeff, Julie (Williamson) Kunkle and her husband, Kurt, Jayne (Williamson) Huggins and her husband, Ben, and Brooke Williamson; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He is also survived by one sister, Yvonne Koertge of Indianapolis, Ind., and was preceded in death by one sister, Madalynne Jones.
During his 64 years in Snyder, America, along with his many insurance awards, some of Joe’s contributions to his community included being past president of the Snyder Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Snyder Country Club, past president of the Snyder Kiwanis Club, the first president of Western Texas College Booster Club, past president of the Snyder Quarterback Club, past president of the Snyder Shriner Club, Knights Templar and 32nd degree Mason and a member of First United Methodist Church. 
Joe was full of life and one of a kind. He will be missed.
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 949    
Snyder, TX 79550
Phone: (325) 573-5486
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