Area Obituaries

Nancy Bishop Lawson

Nancy Bishop Lawson passed away during the evening on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at the BeeHive Homes of Shepherd’s Meadow in Floydada, Texas. Nancy was born October 22, 1929 in the Cedar Hill Community in Floyd County, Texas to Thomas Sydney Brown and Dora Orman Brown. She was preceded in death by her parents, her…

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Ascencion Zapata Rendon, Jr

Ascencion Zapata Rendon, Jr, age 67, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020. A private family graveside service was held on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at the Lockney Cemetery. A public visitation was held from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Lockney.  In order to maintain a safe…

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Mitch Ross

Mitch Ross, age 54, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020. Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020 at the Dougherty Cemetery. An open visitation was held from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada. In order to maintain a safe come and…

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Joy Marie Walker

Joy Marie Walker, age 63, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at the Floydada Cemetery. Arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Floydada. She was born February 12, 1957 in Floydada where she lived most of her life. She enjoyed dancing,…

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Olan “Butch” Finkner

Olan “Butch” Finkner, 73, went to be with the Lord on March 17, 2020. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Petersburg Cemetery. The Memorial of Life service was held at 1:30 p.m. March 20, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Petersburg. Arrangements were under the care of…

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Jerrold Neil Vinson

Jerrold Neil Vinson passed away at Covenant Hospital on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the young age of 87. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Floydada. Interment followed at the Floyd County Memorial Park. There was no visitation. Family and friends were welcome at…

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Lonnie J. Jarrett

Lonnie J. Jarrett, 84, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020.  He was born July 9, 1935 in Floyd County, Texas, the youngest child of Charlie and Grace Pearson Jarrett. He received his undergraduate degree from West Texas State University, now West Texas A&M, in 1957 and his Master’s Degree in Communications and English from…

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Violet Cooper

Violet Cooper, age 96, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 7, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Lockney. Interment followed at the Lockney Cemetery. Visitation was held from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 6, 2020 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Lockney. Arrangements were under…

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James Richard Elliott

James Richard Elliott, 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 5, 2020. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Trinity Assembly of God Church in Floydada. Arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Floydada. Richard was born on July 6, 1933 in Jayton, Texas to James…

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Victor “Duane” Griffith

Victor “Duane” Griffith, age 79, age 79, of Grapevine, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 in Grapevine, Texas. Services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Northwest Church of Christ in Plainview. Lewis Senter officiated. Interment followed at Lockney Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview.…

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