Area Obituaries

Raul S. Mendoza, Sr.

Raul S. Mendoza, Sr., (Dad/Lolo) passed from this life into eternal life on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the age of 63. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Templo Getsemani in Floydada. Interment followed at the Mi Tierra Cemetery in Floydada. Visitation was held Friday, January 22, 2021 at…

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Rex Don Pope

Rex Don Pope was born on September 19, 1948 to Lonnie “Bud” Pope and Virginia Mae (Riggles) Pope. He spent most of his childhood in Floydada, Texas before moving to Deming, New Mexico to the Double Bar V Ranch, when his dad took over running the ranch. Rex grew up cowboying, roping and playing cowboy…

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Leslie Loyd Nixon, Jr.

Leslie Loyd Nixon, Jr., 90, of Floydada passed away on January 19, 2021. He was a loving Father, Grandfather, Brother, and Uncle. A celebration of life was held at 2 p.m., Monday, January 25, 2021 at the First Baptist Church of Floydada. Interment followed at the Floydada Cemetery. Visitation was held Sunday, January 24, 2021…

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Dan W. Griffith

Dan W. Griffith passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021. A graveside service was held at 1 p.m., Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Santo North Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Strawn. Dan Wesley Griffith was born September 14, 1938 in Lockney, Texas to Hugh Dugan “Rip” Griffith and Naomi Clinton…

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Noe Blanco, Sr.

Noe Blanco, Sr., age 88, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021. Private funeral services were held Thursday, January 21, 2020 at Templo Bautista Salem in Lockney. Interment followed at the Lockney Cemetery.  Arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Lockney. Noe was born on June 20, 1932 in Hidalgo County,…

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Marta Gutierrez

Marta Gutierrez, age 69, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021. A graveside service was held at 2 p.m., Friday, January 22, 2021 at the Floydada Cemetery. Rosary was recited at 7 p.m., Thursday, January 21, 2021 in the Moore-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Floydada. Marta was born on April 7, 1951 in Hondo, Texas…

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Theresa Marie (Schue) Reickert

Theresa Marie (Schue) Reickert, age 71, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021. Cremation arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada. Theresa was born March 10, 1949 in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania to Daniel and Martha Elizabeth (Vazchek) Stephens. Theresa was a member of First United Methodist Church in Floydada, Texas.…

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Edward “Ed” Simmons Smith, Jr.

Edward “Ed” Simmons Smith, Jr., 91, of Lubbock passed away on January 7, 2021. He was born May 17, 1929 in Lubbock to Edward Simmons Smith Sr. and Maudie McLaurey Smith. Ed was a 1945 graduate of Lorenzo High School and graduated from Texas Technological College (Texas Tech) in 1949 with a bachelor’s degree in…

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Ezekiel “JR.” Brotherton

Ezekiel “JR.” Brotherton, age 80, of Lockney passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021 in Amarillo. A graveside service was held at 1 p.m., Monday, January 11, 2021 at the Lockney Cemetery. Visitation was held prior to the service from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Monday, January 11, 2021 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Lockney.…

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Gary Don Carthel

Gary Don Carthel, age 83, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021. A graveside memorial service was held at the Floydada Cemetery at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 7, 2021 led by Pastor Ken Peterson. Visitation was held prior to service from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in…

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