Obituaries for Dumas

Faye Cargill – March 19, 2017

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Faye Cargill, 91, of Dumas died Sunday, March 19, 2017 in Borger.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.MCargil Hair and Online Obit Pic. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Church of the Nazarene with Steve Swanson officiating.  Burial will be at Dumas Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox.

Faye was born on May 31, 1925 in Cement, Oklahoma to George and Gertrude Bunch.  She lived in Channing for over fifty years and was a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters, Maggie Ramos and Debbie Ringo, both of Dumas; a son, Joey Cargill of Panhandle; a sister, Frances Griggs of Odessa; fifteen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

The family suggest memorials be sent to the Church of the Nazarene, 406 S. Porter, Dumas, Texas  79029.

Michael Thomas – March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Thomas, Micheal Obit PicMichael Thomas, 65, of Dumas, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at First Christian Church with Rev. Darrell Wait, pastor, officiating.  Private burial will be held at Northlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox.

Michael was born on August 14, 1951 to J.L. and Lillian Thomas.  He grew up in Durant, Oklahoma.  He earned his associates degree from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service.  He moved to Dumas in the last 1970’s and began his career of helping families.  He retired a few years ago after serving Moore County as a funeral director for over 30 years.  He had enjoyed owning & operating Northlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery the last several years.

Michael always enjoyed helping others and will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Julian Thomas.

He married Charon Fry on September 8, 2007 in Dumas.

He is survived by his wife Charon Thomas of Dumas; his three faithful babies, Oreo, Keylea Kae, Lexi; and a host of friends and family.

The family suggests memorials be sent to the Dumas Animal Shelter, 1830 S. Maddox, Dumas, Texas  79029; or to Memorial Hospice, 209 S. Bliss Ave., Dumas, Texas 79029.

Marie Davis – March 18, 2017

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Marie Davis, 80, of Dumas, died Saturday, March 18, 2017.Davis, Marie Obit Photo (2)

Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in First Street Church with Chauncey Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox Ave.

Marie was born on October 7, 1936 in Milliken, Colorado to Roger and Gladys Batts. She taught school for over 30 years for the Dumas School District. She then owned and operated Mee Maw Ree’s children’s clothing store for several years. She loved to play bridge, fish, and travel with her husband. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her greatest joy. She was a member of First Street Church of Christ.

Marie married Gene Davis on Feb. 26, 1955, in Fort Worth. He preceded her in death on March 8, 2017.

She was also preceded in death by a son, James Davis in 1976 and a sister, Cora Shaw.

Survivors include a son, David Davis, of Rochester; a daughter, Lisa Owens and husband Larry, of Amarillo; a brother, James Batts of Pueblo, Co; two sisters, Glenda Day of Ok. City, Ok. and Deloris “Lorse” Stout of Elmore City, Ok.; five grandchildren, Diane Edmondson, Stephen Aplin, Megan Jeter, Jacob Davis and Dalton Davis; and six great-grandchildren, Jacob Porter, Cheyenne Aplin, Logan Edmondson, Damien Jennings, Cristian Jeter and Mercedes Aplin.

The family will receive friends from 5 pm to 6 pm, Monday, March 20, 2017 at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 500 N. Maddox Ave.

Sign the online guestbook at www.boxwellbrothers.com.

Wual “Gene” Davis – March 8, 2017

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Davis Obit PicWual “Gene” Davis, 85, of Dumas, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 13, 2017, in First Street Church with Chauncey Spencer officiating.  Burial will be in Dumas Cemetery.  Military rites are provided by American Legion Post 224.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox Ave.

Gene was born May 16, 1931, in Pottsboro to Jim and Annie Davis.  He graduated from Dalhart High School and served in the Marines during the Korean War.

Gene was employed with the Dumas Police Department for more than 34 years and retired as the chief of police.  He was a private pilot and loved to fly and go cross-country on his motorcycle.  He was a member of First Street Church of Christ.

Gene married Marie Batts on Feb. 26, 1955, in Fort Worth.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Davis in 1976.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Marie Davis, of Dumas; a son, David Davis, of Rochester; a daughter, Lisa Owens and husband Larry, of Amarillo; five grandchildren, Diane Edmondson, Stephen Aplin, Megan Jeter, Jacob Davis and Dalton Davis; and six great-grandchildren, Jacob Porter, Cheyenne Aplin, Logan Edmondson, Damien Jennings, Cristian Jeter and Mercedes Aplin.

The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 pm, Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 500 N. Maddox Ave.

Michael Allen Turner – February 21, 2017

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Turner Obit Pic 1Michael Allen Turner, 56, of Dumas, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Grace Through Faith Fellowship with David Purl officiating.  Burial will be in Dumas Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox Ave.

Michael was born Jan. 10, 1961, in Dumas to Walter Lee and Lena Marie Turner.  He was a lifelong resident of Dumas.  Michael loved his family and work on cars.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Michael Todd Turner; two brothers, Walter Gene Turner and Ronald Dale Turner; and a nephew, Christopher Gene Turner.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Carla Turner, of Dumas; two daughters, Radina Kay Turner and Kristina Marie Turner, both of Dumas; three grandchildren, Lena Danielle Roberton, Maddison Rashae Jones and Gunner Michael Scarborough; two brothers, Gerry Turner of Dumas and Rodney Turner and wife Karen of Dalhart; and a sister, Marilyn Smith and husband David of Amarillo.

Darrell Rowell – February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Darrell Rowell, 86, of Dumas, died Thursday, February 16, 2017.  Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Boxwell Rowell Darrell obituary photoBrothers Memorial Chapel, 500 N. Maddox, with Mark Dye officiating.  Burial will be at Northlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas.

Darrell was born on August 10, 1930 in Happy to James A. & Gertrude Rowell.  He graduated from Dumas High School in 1949 and later earned his bachelors degree.  He owned and operated Rowell Body Shop for over forty years.  He was a minister with the Church of Christ.  He had also worked as a realtor for Ad Rem for over fifteen years.  He was a past president of both the Dumas Rotary Club and the Dumas Jaycees.  He was a member of the 6th and Meredith Church of Christ.

He married Farris Blackshear on September 26, 1952 in Clayton, New Mexico.

He was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Rowell.

He is survived by his wife, Farris Rowell of Dumas; two daughters, Risa Lusk and husband Chris of Dumas and Kelly Efurd and husband Kevin of San Antonio; a brother, Joe P. Rowell and wife Betty of Vernal, Utah; seven grandchildren, Anthony, Mark, Autumn, Monica, Morgan, Jason, and Zachary; and twenty-seven great grandchildren.

The family will received friends from 4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials be sent to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, Florida, 33607.

Sign the online guestbook at boxwellbrothers.com

Nema Lee Hudson – February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Hudson Obit PicNema Lee Hudson, 87, of Dumas, died Friday, February 10, 2017.

Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel, 500 N. Maddox with Jori Buchenau officiating.  Burial will follow at 4:00 P.M. at Memorial Park Cemetery in Dalhart.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas.

Nema was born on May 26, 1929 in Dalhart to Walter and Annie Ratcliffe.  She graduated from Dalhart H.S. in 1946.  She then earned her bachelors degree in education from Mary Hardin Baylor University.  She taught school in Dalhart for six years and in Dumas for over thirty years retiring in 1989.  She was a member of R.E.A.D. and the First Baptist Church.

Her greatest joy was her daughter, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

She married Frank E. Hudson on February 7, 1953 in Dalhart.  He preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter, Patty Willis and husband Greg of Dumas; two grandsons, Jeff Willis and wife Lindsey of Eunice, La. And Justin Willis and wife Letty of Dumas; and four great grandchildren, Madison, Cruz, Alison, and Jaycie.

Memorials may be made to Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, 302 E. 2nd, Dumas, Texas 79029, Memorial Hospice, 224 E. 2nd, Dumas, Texas  79029, or a favorite charity.

Dalia Rodriguez Rodriguez – January 30, 2017

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Dalia Rodriguez Rodriguez, 55, of Dumas, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. Rodriguez, Dalia Obit Pic

Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel. Graveside services will be at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Dumas Cemetery in Dumas, with Father Cesar Gomez as officiant.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 500 N. Maddox Ave.

Dalia was born Oct. 25, 1961, in Colon Matanza, Cuba to Saturnino and Maria Rodriguez. She had moved to Dumas four years ago and worked at both Walmart and McDonalds as a custodian.

Survivors include her son, Yosvany, a daughter, Yusimi, her father, Saturnino Rodriguez, her mother, Maria Rodriguez, two brothers, four sisters, and a grandchild, all of Cuba.

 

Melvin Ray McClintock – January 24, 2017

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

McClintock Obit PicMelvin Ray McClintock, 85, of Dumas, died Wednesday, January 24, 2017.

A family gathering will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. on Friday, January 27, 2017 at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 500 N. Maddox.  Private burial will be held at the Dumas Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas.

Melvin was born at home on June 24, 1931 in Vilas, Colorado to Andrew William McClintock and Harriett Fern Bewley McClintock.  He grew up during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl.  He spent his childhood helping his family on the farm and graduated with four other classmates from Vilas High School.  He married Maxine Ballard on January 22, 1952 in Truth and Consequences, New Mexico.  They moved to Dumas in 1954 when he began working for Shamrock Oil & Gas.  He retired in 1994 as the refinery superintendent at the McKee Plant.

He is survived by his wife, Maxine McClintock of Dumas; two sons, Kim McClintock and his wife Celia of Comfort, Texas and Brett McClintock of Dumas; a daughter, Fairlyn McClintock Henry of Early, Texas; a brother, Norman McClintock of Fort Collins, Co; a sister, Corene Shuss of Hotchkiss, Co.; four grandchildren, Matt McClintock, Andrew McClintock, Hope Barron, Guy Henry; and two great-grandchildren, Addison Barron and Sarah Barron.

Luther Eugene Snook – January 2, 2017

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Luther Eugene Snook, 95, of Dumas, died Monday, January 02, 2017. snook-obit-pic

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Bible Baptist Church with Johnny Widener, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be at the Dumas Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox

Luther was born on December 28, 1921 in Drumright, Ok. to Ernest and Ada Snook.  He had worked for CIG for many years retiring as a well tender.  He had also owned and operated his own dairy.  He is a member of Bible Baptist Church.

He married Alma Stafford on June 20, 1951                              .

He was preceded in death by a son, Luke Snook; his father, Ernest Snook; his mother, Lenora Snook; four sisters, Alma Thrower, Freda Thacker, Audrey White, Violet Caudle; and one brother, Jerry Otto Snook.

He is survived by his wife, Alma Snook of Dumas; four daughters, Susan James and husband Dan of Abilene, Jerri Smith and husband Rick of Amarillo, Terry McCown and husband Keith of Dumas, LaJeania Levey of Denver; a brother, Harold Snook of Dumas; a sister, Bobby Lou Ward of Grapevine; three grandchildren, Jeff Cantrell, Lauren Levey, Nathan Levey; and two great-grandchildren, Logan and Sidney.

The family will be at 5535 U.S. Hwy. 87 in Dumas