Obituaries

Connie Renee Boykin

Age 76 Graveside services for Connie Renee Boykin will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Sardis Cemetery near Jewett. Bro. Allen Crosby will officiate. There will not be a visitation at the funeral home. Mrs. Boykin went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Connie Renee Boykin…

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Marjorie Davis

Mrs. Marjorie Davis, age 92, passed away on January 12, 2021. Marjorie was born May 13, 1928 in San Antonio, Texas to Carl L. Bethea and Otis Pearl Bethea. Marjorie married Scotty Davis of Houston, Texas on May 1, 1948 in Houston, Texas. She is survived by her children, Bob and Dollye Davis; Neil and…

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Robert (Bob) Iven Gordon

Robert (Bob) Iven Gordon passed away 12-26-20. He was born 3-2-29 to Jessie Phillip Gordon and Betty Neal Gordon. Bob served in the military for 2 years. Upon returning home he married Mary Emma Beshears 11-2-48. Bob is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Emma Gordon, son Kenneth Ray Gordon, father Jessie Phillip Gordon,…

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Sam Bain

Sam Bain passed away peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2021, at his home in Houston, Texas, after an extended illness, with his wife and caregiver by his side. Sam was born May 2, 1934, in Centerville, Texas, to Judge Sam and Edwina Geraldine (Bobbie) Gunn Bain.  He graduated from the Centerville High School in 1952…

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Jerry Lynn Bell

“….On January, 10, 2021, as the cold rains fell in Leon County, Texas, the chopping sounds of an Army helicopter landing were heard as Jerry Bell, age 77, Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Retired, deployed to Heaven’s shore.” (Cecil Bell, Jr.) Jerry Lynn Bell was born May 2, 1943 in the Russell Community of northern Leon…

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Dakota Belknap “Kota-Bear”

Dakota Belknap “Kota-Bear”, age 23 of Jewett, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020 in Bryan. He was born March 28, 1997 in McKinney to parents, Billy Franklin Belknap and Jennifer Allen Belknap. Dakota graduated from Centerville High School in 2016 and was a torch operator in the steel mill. Kota-Bear is survived by his wife,…

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Frances Kramer Turner

Frances Kramer Turner “Fran”, 73, of Centerville, passed away December 11, 2020. She was born February 15, 1947, in Texas. She raised her children, worked and lived many years in Virginia, but she always considered Texas her home. Fran retired from a career as a hairstylist. She truly enjoyed making others look and feel their…

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Elizabeth Ann Perry

Elizabeth Ann Perry passed into the open arms of her Heavenly Father December 5, 2020 in Kingwood, Texas at the age of eighty-three years.  She was greeted by both of her parents; husband, Dwitt Perry; daughter, Belinda Smith and two siblings. Elizabeth was born November 29, 1937 in Houston, Texas to William Charles and Inez…

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Gloria Jean Lucio

Gloria Jean Lucio, 70, of Buffalo, Texas, was born on July 22, 1950 in Lamesa, Texas. She passed away peacefully on January 4, 2021. Gloria is survived by her husband, Felipe Lucio; daughters, Yvette (LeRoy) Dixon and Erika (Curtis) Phillips; four sisters-in-law, Mary (Ruben) Vaquera, Elizabeth Lucio, Cynthia (Eddie) Torres and Sylvia Schkade; two brothers-in-law,…

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Thomas “Widetrack” Rayborn, Sr.

Thomas “Widetrack” Rayborn, Sr., age 89, passed away January 2, 2021 at his home.  A rosary was held 10:30 A.M., January 5, 2021, with a funeral mass at 11 A.M. at St Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church, Buffalo, Texas.  Father Luis Roncancio, pastor of the church, officiated the service.  Interment was in Lummus Cemetery in the…

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