May 11 Obituaries

Ernie Kariainen
Ernie Kariainen, 56, of Snyder, died Monday, May 7, 2018 in Snyder.  
Funeral service for Mr. Kariainen will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Miller Family Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Josh Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens. 
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until time of service Sunday at the funeral home.

Charles Wilson
Charles R. Wilson, 86, of Snyder and formerly of Wichita Falls, died Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Snyder Oaks Care Center.
Graveside service for Mr.  Wilson will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Crestview Memorial Park Cemetery in Wichita Falls with Pastor Jack Jordan officiating. The service will be under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Wilson was born on March 19, 1932 in Wichita Falls to Judge and Anna Mae (Patrick) Wilson. He married Lillian Lawless on June 4, 1952 in Wichita Falls. She preceded him in death on May 10, 2009. Mr. Wilson was a pipe tester in the oilfield industry.
He was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Jack Wilson and Bob Wilson.
Survivors include one son, Charlie Wilson and his wife, Kathy, of Snyder; one sister, Sue Rohrssn and her husband, Buster, of Wisconsin; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 949    
Snyder, TX 79550
Phone: (325) 573-5486
Fax: (325) 573-0044