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Wilma Faye Fry, 1935–2021

  Wilma Faye Fry of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at the age of 85. She was born December 1, 1935 in Missouri to the late Horace and Glenna (Pharr) Williams. She married Dan Truitt Fry in April of 1954 in Petersburg, Texas. Wilma worked as a bookkeeper at her husband’s…

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OBITUARY Erlinda Isaias Ascencio, 1968–2021

Erlinda Isaias Ascencio, age 53, of Floydada passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021 in Dallas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Templo Getsemani Assembly of God Church in Floydada. Interment will follow at the Floydada Cemetery. Visitation was held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July…

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OBITUARY Lois Glenna Colvin, 1926–2021

Lois Glenna Colvin, 1926–2021 Lois Glenna Colvin, 95, passed away on July 16, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Lockney Cemetery with Auggie Aguilera, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment is under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview. A visitation will be…

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OBITUARY Karen Sue Ring Bain, 1942–2021

OBITUARY Karen Sue Ring Bain, 1942–2021 Karen Sue Ring was born on Christmas Day in 1942, the youngest child of Claude and Lee Ring of Dougherty, Texas. She was a beautiful little girl, blue-eyed and tow-headed. By the time she was a teenager, she was six feet tall, like her brothers, Kenneth and Hubert. Valedictorian…

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County seniors awarded scholarships

Glass named Sweepstakes winner By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— MUNCY – The Floyd County Junior Livestock Show Scholarship winners were announced before the Stock Show Sale last Saturday night. This year’s scholarship recipients are Hunter Lefevre, LHS senior, Audrey Rexrode, LHS senior, Kalebh Cook, LHS senior and Ryder Glass, FHS senior. Each of these high school…

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Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general signup deadline Feb. 12

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— COLLEGE STATION – Agricultural producers and private landowners interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can sign up for the popular program which began Jan. 4, 2021 and goes through Feb. 12, 2021. The competitive program, administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), provides annual rental payments for land devoted to…

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