March 21 Obituaries

Winnie McCommas


Winnie Jean McCommas, 89, of Snyder, died Saturday, March 17, 2018 in Snyder following a brief illness.

A celebration of life service for Mrs. McCommas will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Colonial Hill Baptist Church with Dr. Tommy Culwell officiating. The Rev. Jerry Neill will assist. The service will be under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

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


Kyle Sockwell


Kyle Sockwell, 29, of Snyder, died Monday, March 19, 2018. 

A funeral service for Mr. Sockwell will be held at a later date in Louisiana. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home.

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

Born on March 27, 1988 in Galveston to Gene and Carla (Buchanan) Sockwell, he married Rachel Gagne on Oct. 19, 2012 in Sulphur, La. Kyle loved the outdoors, especially with his wife and kids.

He was preceded in death by his father. 

Survivors include his wife, Rachel Sockwell of Snyder; two sons, Kaden Sockwell and Kolby Sockwell, both of Snyder; his mother, Carla Courmier of Sulphur, La.; two brothers, Chad Sockwell and Larry Courmier, both of Sulphur, La.; his grandparents, Larry and Joyce Dodson and Valton and Geneva Buchanan, all of Snyder; his aunt, Judy Ragland of Snyder; his uncle, David Buchanan of Houston; a special cousin, Sammy Shaver of Snyder; and several other cousins, nieces and nephews. 

Online condolences can be posted at

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