Obituaries for Silverton

Dorothy McMurtry Bomar – October 17, 2013

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Bomar Obit PicDorothy McMurtry Bomar, 86, of Silverton, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in Silverton United Methodist Church, in Silverton, with the Rev. Rance Young, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in Silverton Cemetery Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Dorothy was born Dec. 25, 1926, in Tulia, to Roy and Dorn McMurtry.  She married Carl Bomar on Feb. 12, 1949, in Silverton.  He preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 2011.  Dorothy was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Silverton, United Methodist Women, Century of Progress Study Club and Order of the Eastern Star.

She also was preceded in death by two grandsons, Wil T. and Charlie.

Survivors include a daughter, Roy Ann Bomar of Austin; a son, Terry C. Bomar of Silverton; a brother, Wayne McMurtry of Amarillo; a sister, Roberta Griffin of Silverton; a granddaughter, Molly; and a great-grandson, Harry.

The family suggests memorials be to Silverton United Methodist Church, 700 Commerce St., Silverton, TX 79257; or to a favorite charity.

Lily “Jackie” Mercer-August 29, 2012

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Lily “Jackie” Mercer, 90, of Silverton, died Wednesday, August 29, 2012.   Memorial Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday,

September 1, 2012 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Plainview, 710 Joliet Street.

Jackie was born on January 1, 1922 in Breckenridge, Texas to Jack and Lily Wofford.  She was a lifelong farmer and rancher.  She was also a teacher and librarian.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred W. Mercer; and a daughter, Ann Wingo.

She is survived by a son, Mike Mercer and wife Janet of Perrin, Texas; a daughter, Junis Hutsell of Amarillo; eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and six great-great grandchild.

The family suggests memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society, 3915 Bell St., Amarillo, Texas 79109 or to the Briscoe Library, 415 Main St. Silverton, Texas 79257.