Otha Jewel McIntosh, longtime Snyder resident, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, in Cogdell Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Funeral service for Mrs. McIntosh, 82, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Miller Robinson, retired Baptist minister, will officiate. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens.
Born Sept. 6, 1921 in Bell County, she married David McIntosh on May 24, 1966 in Colorado City. She worked for 26 years as a checker at Piggly Wiggly and was a member of the Union Baptist Church, the VFW Auxiliary and the Ira Craft Club.
Survivors include her husband, David McIntosh of Snyder; two daughters, Sandra Lewis of Dimmitt and Julia Hardin of Washington, D.C.; a son, Robert Boyd of Snyder; seven grandchildren, Casey Sandman of Houston, Debra Spain of Austin, Jackie Cornett of Dimmitt, Chris Hardin of Alpine, Trent and Laura Boyd of Snyder and Darrell Lewis of Dallas; and 10 great-grandchildren.
COLORADO CITY -- Raymond Leon Rabb, the brother of Walter Rabb of Snyder, died Monday, Jan. 26, in an Abilene hospital.
Funeral service for Mr. Rabb, 75, is set for 2 p.m. Thursday in the First Baptist Church in Westbrook with the Revs. Paul Smith, Bob Manning and Jim Mosley officiating. Burial will follow in the Westbrook Cemetery under the direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Born March 1, 1928 in Fort Worth, he was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of the Korean conflict. A resident of Colorado City since 1984, Mr. Rabb was a retired maintenance technician for the Colorado City Housing Authority and for the past 13 years had been the maintenance technician for the First Baptist Church in Westbrook where he was a member.
Survivors also include a sister, Frances Ranne of Westbrook; a sister-in-law, Mary Rabb of Snyder; two nephews, Eddie Ranne of Flower Mound and Jim Sexton of New Walla, Okla.; two nieces, Judy Feaster of Lufkin and Linda Golden of Northport, Ala.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles R. and Edna Sexton Rabb; and a sister, Dorris Britton.
IRVING -- Kenneth Stewart, the brother of Betty Zajicek and Linda Treadway of Snyder, died Sunday, Jan. 25, at his home in Grand Prairie.
Service for Mr. Stewart, 62, is set for 11 a.m. Friday in the Ben F. Brown Memorial Funeral Home. The burial service is pending.
Born June 9, 1941, Mr. Stewart was a graduate of Snyder High School and served eight years in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Ethel Stewart; and a sister, Pat Jones.
Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Stewart and Kenny Stewart, both of Irving; a daughter, Betty Tate of Rhome; a brother, Jerry Stewart of Gresham; another sister, Brenda Worthington of Gatesville; and three grandchildren.
Private graveside service was held Tuesday in the Snyder Cemetery for Nellie Martinez, 60.
Arrangements were under the direction of Wright Colonial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Martinez, a native of Snyder, died Sunday, Jan. 25, in Lubbock.
Born Dec. 5, 1943 in Snyder, she was a homemaker. Mrs. Martinez was preceded in death by her parents, Abel and Celia Barrientez; and a son, Patricio Martinez Jr.
Survivors include her husband, Patricio Martinez Sr. of Snyder; three daughters, Margarita Martinez of Houston, Linda Jackson of Peoria, Ariz., and Sally Sanchez of Snyder; three sons, Roy Martinez and David Martinez of Snyder and Danny Martinez of Houston; four brothers and sisters; and eight grandchildren, Derrick Crayton, Jacobee Martinez, Abel Martinez and Jaiden Martinez, all of Houston; Nikki, Cambron and Casey Martinez and Sonja Benitez, all of Snyder; and Victoria Martinez of Arizona.
The Rev. Oliver Tildon Butler, a former resident of Snyder, died Friday, Jan. 16, in Luman-Lusk-Sanchez VA Home in Big Spring after a lengthy illness.
Funeral service for Mr. Butler, 84, is set for 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home Chapel. Dr. Shawn Fouts, dean of the College of the Southwest in Hobbs, N.M.; the Rev. Dennis Hayes, minister of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Abilene; and the Rev. Mike Pigg, minister of the Snyder Church of the Nazarene; will officiate.
Burial will follow at 2 p.m. in the Hamlin Cemetery.
Born Dec. 11, 1919 in Holder, Texas, he married Mary Florene Smith on April 30, 1944 in Hamlin.
Mr. Butler served in the Aleutian Islands during World War II from 1941-45. After the war, he worked for T.E. Shelburn, and helped build West Texas State Bank. While the Pal-O-mar Motel was under construction, he worked 24-hour shifts to get a room ready for Bob Hope who was coming to Snyder to invest in oil ventures.
Mr. Butler retired as plant operator for Sun Oil Company after 31 years and then worked for Snyder National Bank. He was a lay minister, Sunday school teacher and superintendent, and a board member of the Snyder Church of the Nazarene for more than 50 years.
He was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Florene Butler of Abilene; two sons, Dwain Butler of Vicksburg, Miss., and Tony Butler of Abilene; two daughters, Regina Tydlaska and Lisa Hale, both of San Angelo; a brother, Melvin Butler of Fort Worth; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorials made be made to the Jack W. Chitwood Scholarship Fund, 224 Honey Bee Road in Abilene, 79601.
Graveside service is set for 2 p.m. Thursday in Hillside Memorial Gardens for Myrtle Redden of Snyder. Tom Holcomb, minister of East Side Church of Christ, will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Mrs. Redden, 93, died Monday, Jan. 12, in Snyder Oaks Care Center after a lengthy illness.
Born July 28, 1910 in Hamilton County, she married Hershal Redden on Nov. 4, 1928 in Hamilton County. He died in 1961. Mrs. Redden moved to Snyder in 1949 from Hamilton. She was a homemaker and member of the East Side Church of Christ.
Two brothers, James W. Smith and Richard Thomas Smith, and one sister, Virginia Hoard, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda Babcock of Snyder, Barbara Denson of Ira and Martha Aycock of Lubbock; three sons, James H. Redden of Kentucky, Grover C. Redden of Arizona and Kenneth Redden of Gilmer; a sister, Mary Arnett of Hamilton; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Family visitation will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p. m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
CONROE -- Services are pending at the Addison-Smith Funeral Home for William Albert Rainwater, the nephew of Thula Whatley and Mildred Browne of Snyder.
Mr. Rainwater, 59, died Friday, Jan. 23.
He was preceded in death by his father, Tinsley Rainwater; and a daughter, Tennie Rainwater.
Survivors include a son, Malcolm Rainwater of Midland; his mother, Edna Gordon of Montgomery; two brothers, Jerry and Giles Rainwater; and three grandchildren.
ABILENE -- Michael Jason Massingill, the brother of Crystal Morris of Snyder, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, at his home in Abilene.
No services will be held.
Mr. Massingill, 32, was employed at Anson General Hospital.
Survivors include his mother, Jeri Turner of Abilene; his father, Travis Massingill of Colorado City; a brother, Sammy Massingill of Colorado City; two other sisters, Shawna Massingill of Colorado City and Melissa Cruses of Loraine; and several nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials to the Angelo Civic Theatre.
SAN MARCOS -- Glennie Reeder Allison, 75, died Friday, Jan. 23.
Funeral service for Mrs. Allison, a former resident of Snyder, was held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Pennington Funeral Home Chapel.
Private graveside service is set for 3:20 p.m. Sunday in the Snyder Cemetery.