Nov. 7 Obituaries

Tommy Collins
Tommy Lee Collins, 57, of Snyder, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 in Houston. 
Funeral service for Mr. Collins will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tony Wofford officiating. Burial will follow at Snyder Cemetery. 
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Born on March 23, 1961 in Snyder to Daniel and Thelma Jane (McBroom) Collins, he married Kathleen Knight on April 17, 1993 in Snyder. She preceded him in death on Sept. 4, 2016.
He was also preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Renee Kimmel.
Survivors include two daughters, Lisa “Michelle” Kimmel of Houston and Kenya Becker of Abilene; one son, Ray Jackson of Huffman; one sister, Terri Collins of Snyder; four brothers, Jimmy Collins of Bakersfield, Calif.,  Troy Collins and his wife, Reta, of Lewisville, Bo Collins and his wife, Paula, of Plano and Billy Collins of Lake Isabella, Calif.; one granddaughter, Destiny Kimmel; and one grandson, Christian Kimmel.
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Jean McGuire
Jean Birdwell McGuire, 84, of Bandera and formerly of Snyder, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 in San Antonio.
Funeral service for Mrs. McGuire will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home with the Revs. Mike Harrington and Nicky Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens.
Mrs.  McGuire was born on Feb. 12, 1934 in Robeline, La. to William Leon and Edna (Gilcrease) Blackledge. Jean was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Snyder. She owned and operated several businesses during her time in Snyder, including Chaparral Answering Service, Kwik Grocery on the East Highway and Jean’s Deli, as well as an assisted living home. 
She was preceded in death by three husbands, Clarence Birdwell, Wilson Birdwell and Troy McGuire; two brothers, Lyndon Wayne and William Blackledge; and one sister, Shirley Campbell.
Survivors include two daughters, Lynda Cathey and her husband, Jack, of Weatherford and Brenda Cole and her husband, Don, of Bandera; one son, Ernie Vincent Simons Jr. and his wife, Sheila, of El Paso; one sister, Mary Sparks Pherigo of Ville Platte, La.; four grandchildren, Shea Cole of Dallas, Kacy Glassinger and her husband, Steve, of Weatherford, Steven Wade Hyatt and his wife, Lacy, of San Angelo and Stacy Lammons of Comanche; eight great-grandchildren, Emery and Camden Glassinger, Courtney, Jayce, Justin and Kayla Hyatt and David and Kimber Lammons; and three great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be posted at

Lynn Small
Lynn Small, 71, of Snyder, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 in Odessa.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Miller Family Funeral Home.

Pauline Wimmer
Pauline Wimmer, 78, of Snyder, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at her home. 
Funeral arrangements are pending at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

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