Obituaries

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Stephanie Rae Massey

September 9, 1983 - September 15, 2017

Stefanie was a very intelligent girl. She loved her parents, who are both extremely proud of her Stefanie was always very generous with her money and her time. She loved animals and had a special love for dogs and cats. Stefanie and her sister, Susan, were very close and were always together. She was a great high school athlete and won many awards for track and field. Stefanie earned her Bachelors Degree from University of Texas in Arlington. She joined the National Guard in March 2016 and became a Human Intelligence Col1ector in June 2016, where she finished 2nd in her class. Stefanie 1s preceded in death by her grandparents, Raymond and Geraldine Massey, and Simon and Florencia Barrera. She is survived by her parents, William and Lala Massey; aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.

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02
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Barbara King

March 31, 1940 - October 30, 2017

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26
Oct
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Donna Martinez December 7, 1964 - October 23, 2017

(ROTAN) Donna Martinez, 52, of Rotan passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at home surrounded by family. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm, Friday, October 27, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, in Rotan. Donna Robertine Martinez was born in Rotan, on December 7, 1964, to her parents, Cruz Martinez and Grable Trejo Martinez. She graduated from Rotan High School in 1983. Donna was the proud mother of Heather, Kristina, Mark (Eric), & her chihuahua, Princess. Her main priority was always her children. She was employed by Richeson Dairy Queen for 27 years with 12 of those years as being the manager. She gave her all to her job in order to be one of the best stores around. Donna was a member of Golden Streams Ministry Church in Sweetwater where she rededicated her life to the Lord. Things she loved the most were her children, family, friends, Curtis Ward’s church sermons, the DQ customers, & shopping.

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26
Oct
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Bobby Lynn Green July 3, 1943 - October 22, 2017

(ROTAN) Bobby Lynn Green, 74, passes away Sunday, October 22, 2017. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, in Belvieu Cemetery, directed by Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home. Born July 3, 1943, in Paducah, Bobby was the son of the late J.D. and Estella Corrine (Marrs) Green. He married the love of his life, Virginia Carole (Cummings) on June 26, 1960. To this union were born one daughter, Ginger, and sons Lance and Casey. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, one brother (Jackie Don Green), one sister (Kyreta Ann Green Kemp), and one grandson (Sean Michael Walton). Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Carole, of the home; one daughter and son- in- law, Ginger and Henry Walton of Snyder; two sons and daughters-in-law, Lance and JoAnn Green of Vernon and Casey and Priscilla Green of Rotan; one sister and brother- in- law, Pat and Duane Lucas of Waco; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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26
Oct
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Joe Medrano, Sr. June 19, 1932 - October 8, 2017

(STOCKTON, CA) Joe Medrano, Sr., 85, returned to his heavenly home on October 8, 2017 after a valiant battle with Parkinson’s Disease. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. Joe was born to the late Francis and Josefina Medrano in Hobbs, Texas on June 19, 1932. He graduated from Rotan High School, served in the US Army and attended Colorado College and University of New Mexico. Joe enjoyed a successful 27 year career at Ponca Wholesale in Pueblo Colorado and served on the Board of directors for Colorado State Candy and Tobacco Association. Joe settled in Stockton, California in 1992 after marrying Lois Koenig. He was very active in the Church of the Presentation where he was a member of The Knights of Columbus and Legion of Mary. Joe was blessed with a large family.

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12
Oct
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Joshua Dell “Josh” Waldon

July 24, 1983 - October 5, 2017

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Nancy Cheyne August 8, 1940 - September 27, 2017

Nancy Cheyne, 77, of Jayton passed away Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 in Jayton. A memorial service will be held at 10am, Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at the Jayton Community Center. Burial will take place at 11am, on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Bluff Dale, TX. Visitation is set for 6pm-8pm, Friday, September 29th, 2017, at Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home, in Rotan. Nancy Jane (Hines) Cheyne was born August 8th, 1940, in Rule, TX, to Home Hines and Bobby (Kelly) Hines. She married the love of her life, Olen R. Cheyne on August 15th, 1958 in Rotan. Nancy graduated from nursing school on August 5th, 1977; earning her LVN license. The majority of her career was spent working in the Jayton and Spur nursing homes. Nancy was a skilled gardener and loved working in her yard and gardens. She was also a big animal lover; especially when it came to her dogs and cats. Nancy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, and friend.

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05
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June Ann (McCombs) Ballentine May 31, 1933 - September 21, 2017

June Ballentine, 84, of Rotan passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 in Lubbock. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Rotan Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Grady Cemetery, outside of Rotan. Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. June Ann (McCombs) Ballentine was born May 31, 1933, in Rotan, TX to Thomas and Kara (Willbanks) Mc- Combs. June was a graduate of Rotan High School in Rotan, TX. She met the love of her life, William Jack Ballentine, while working for Pioneer Gas Company in Crosbyton. She and Jack were married on November 19, 1955 and spent the next 59 years together until Jack’s passing in 2014. June was a member of the Rotan Church of Christ and had a strong, solid faith in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; and in her younger years she lovingly ministered children as a Sunday school teacher.

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28
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David Coy Kiser September 20, 2017

David Coy Kiser, 58, of Granbury, Texas passed away on September 20, 2017. David was born in Sweetwater, Texas to Cecil Coy Kiser and Carolyn Jo Overman- Kiser. He spent much of his time growing up with his grandparents, Cecil and Jean Kiser and Peggy (Nanny) Overman, before graduating from Roby High School. On March 9, 2001, David married Shannon Clayton in Midland, Texas where they resided until 2010 when they moved to Granbury. David has been a Drilling Superintendent for Big Dog Drilling for over 15 years and worked in the oil industry since the age of 18. He enjoyed fishing, boating and tubing and loved being near the water. He is preceded in death by his parents and his beloved sister, Angela Kiser.

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21
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Linda Rembert November 15, 1945 - September 5, 2017

Linda Rembert was called home to be with our Lord and Savior after her long fight with breast cancer September 5, 2017. She was born November 15, 1945 to the late Bert and Illene Hale in Roscoe, TX. Those left to cherish her memory are her two sons Blandon and David Rembert, numerous cousins and friends. A memorial service will be held 1:00pm Saturday September 23, 2017 at Roby United Methodist Church, N Church and 2nd Street, Roby, TX.

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