Nov. 11 obituaries
Raymond Jacob Franco, 46, of Laramie, Wyo., died on Oct. 29, 2019 at his home.
Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Colorado City with burial to follow at Mitchell County Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home.
A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. today at Miller Fmaily Funeral Home Chapel.
Raymond was born Nov. 10, 1972, to Alfred and Adela Franco in Colorado City and married Melissa Kannada on Aug. 21, 2015.
He was a happy child and loved playing outdoors.
He was quite the jokester, causing mischief and putting smiles on others’ faces. He helped everyone he could and loved to cook.
He found humor in everything, even in the saddest of times.
Raymond was a tinker and loved to take things apart to see how they worked but couldn’t always put them back together. Music was a big part of his life and he loved playing the guitar.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Melissa Franco.
He is survived by his children David Bolton, Lacey Bolton and Hayley Franco; his parents, Alfred and Adela Franco; and his siblings, John Franco, Melinda Keys, Alfred Franco Jr., Andrea Franco and Peter Franco.
Larry Green, 65, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Miller Family Funeral Home.
Leigh Crenshaw Gregory, 60, of Ralls, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Ralls. Burial will be in the Ralls Cemetery under the care of Adams Funeral Home of Ralls.
A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. today at Adams Funeral Home of Ralls.
Leigh was born on Aug. 5, 1959 in Andrews to Paul L. and Edna Louise Crenshaw. She married the love of her life, Loyd Gregory, on Aug. 29, 1981 in Lorenzo.
Leigh shared her love as a devoted school teacher for many years at both Ralls and Springfield, Colo..
She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren the most, and enjoyed watching Texas Tech football games and Patrick Mahomes. Leigh leaves a legacy of patience, strength, kindness, and love. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her husband Loyd Gregory, her father, Paul Crenshaw, her father and -mother-in-law, Clarence and Laverne Gregory, and a sister-in-law, Connie.
She is survived by a daughter, Carlie Gregory Adams of Ralls; two sons, Travis Gregory and his wife, Andra, of Snyder and Ryan Gregory and his wife, Whitney, of Lubbock; her mother, Edna Crenshaw of Lubbock; two brothers, Mike Crenshaw of Houma, La. and Steve Crenshaw and his wife, Sandra Sagerty, of Wichita, Kan., one sister, Catherine Sheffield and her husband, Kenneth, of Flower Mound; a brother-in-law and sister-In-law, Tony Martin and his wife, Sheila, of Lubbock; grandchildren, Lance, Lilleigh and Presley Adams of Ralls and John, Sarah and Adam Gregory of Snyder. She also leaves three nieces, four nephews, one great-nephew and two great-nieces.
Memorials be given to the Leigh Gregory Memorial Fund, benefitting Ralls Elementary School.
Online condolences may be posted at www.adamsfuneral.com