Sept. 5 Obituaries

Deborah Ashley
Deborah Ann Ashley, 67, of Snyder, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. 
Graveside servivce for Miss Ashley will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Dunn Cemetery with Bronc Fleming officiating. The service will be under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home. 
Miss Ashley was a bank teller at West Texas State Bank for 28 years.
Survivors include one sister, one brother and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Dunn Cemetery, P.O. Box 181, Ira, TX 79527.
Online condolences may be posted at

Earnest Peavy
Earnest Lee Peavy, 86, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 in Snyder. 
Funeral service for Mr. Peavy will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ben Reid officiating. Burial will follow at Snyder Cemetery under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home. 
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Peavy was born on March 8, 1932 in Smithdale, Miss. to Willie and Leotis (Wells) Peavy. He retired from Wilson Motors’ paint and body department with more than 20 years of service. Some of his favorite pastimes were fishing, hunting, gardening, cooking and playing dominoes. Above all, Earnest enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. He was a Mason and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Nathaniel Peavy, Edward Earl and Tommy Peavy; one daughter, Angela Biggers; and one brother, Floyd Peavy.
Survivors include his wife, Anita Peavy of Snyder;  two sons, William Johnson and his wife, Toya, of Cleveland, Ohio and Elliot Tolbert and his wife, Nancy, of Chicago, Ill.; six daughters, Earnestine Tolbert, Shirley Johnson-Jenkins and Brenda Johnson, all of Chicago, Ill., Coretta Johnson-Carrington and Earnestine White, both of Atlanta, Ga., and Felsha’ Biggers of Snyder; one brother, Charles Carter and his wife, Allean, of Chicago, Ill.; one sister, Verily Cain of Snyder; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 
Online condolences may be posted at

Alice Stewart
Alice Stewart, 85, of Loraine, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 in San Antonio.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Miller Family Funeral Home.

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