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Douglas J. “Doug” Miller, 66, died on Jan. 16, 2021 in Nocona, TX. He was born on Dec. 9, 1954 to Joseph & Naomi Bishop Miller. Doug was a hard worker all of his life owning a construction business. He married the love of his life, Susie Newsom on Dec. 8, 1973 in Wichita Falls, TX. He is survived by his parents, Joseph & Naomi Miller, wife, Susie Miller of Coppell, TX, sons, Douglas Joe Miller Jr. of Coppell, TX, Richard Allen Miller of Coppell, TX, sister Darla Atkinson of Carrollton, TX, brother, Jim Miller of Lake Charles, LA, and grandchildren, Isabella, Joseph, Caroline and Declan. There will be a graveside service for Doug on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 at 11 AM at Center Point Cemetery in Montague County Texas.
Doie Allen, 80, died on January 15, 2021 in Nocona, TX. He was born on August 17, 1940 in Spanish Fort, TX to Clarence & Eunice Richardson Allen. Doie was a strong support of Nocona and the surrounding communities. He was a member of Bonita Baptist Church, a Past Master of Saint Jo Masonic Lodge# 483 A.F. & A.M., Maskat Shrine in Wichita Falls, and a founding member of Jean’s Men’s Bible Class in Nocona. He was a hard worker, working mostly in the oil field having his own business. He married the love of his life, Peggy Hurley on Aug. 31, 1968 in Roosevelt, OK. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Allen of Nocona, TX, daughter, Stacy Gamblin & husband James of Bowie, TX, sisters, Alice Harper & husband Mike of Bowie, TX, Minnie Walker of Ringgold, TX, Joan Tettleton of Nocona, TX, Barbara Ice of Bonita, TX, brother, David Allen & wife Linda of Nocona, TX, and grandchildren, Jordan Pigg, Taylor Pigg, Abbi Gamblin, & Cooper Gamblin. There will be a service Monday, January 18, 2021 at 2 P.M. at Nocona Cemetery officiated by Dr. Scott Hamilton. Pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Bob Langford & Dr. Brent Meridith. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Jean’s Men’s Bible Class, Jeff Roberts, Greg Mahotchi, & Gary Hunter. Memorial donations may be made to Lucky Paws Animal Shelter, PO Box 595, Nocona 76255 or Meals on Wheels, Carpenter’s Shop, 400 Boston, Nocona, TX 76255.
Frances Marie Lavy Pults, 70, died on January 13, 2021 in Decatur, TX. She was born on August 19, 1950 in Henrietta, TX to Maxey D & Olena Newsom Lavy. Family and friends came first for Frances. She was an amazing cook and known as the cookie baker. She is survived by her mother, Olena Perkins, husband, Richard Pults of Nocona, TX, children, Lana Roberts & husband Kip of Nocona, TX, Tammie Kupper & husband Darrin of Gainesville, TX, Jimmy Dan Pribble & wife Lydia of North Carolina, sisters, Barbara McFadden, Elaine Grose, Linda Coffey, Melba Martin, brothers, Don Lavy, Leon Lavy, Johnny Lavy, Robert Lavy, Tommy Lavy, G.W. Perkins Jr., Delbert Don Perkins, Billy Wayne Perkins, grandchildren, Jim Roberts, Dirk Mitchell, Dani King, Brittan Shoemaker, Holt Mitchell, Kellyn Martin, Elle Pribble, Anna Pribble, great-grandchildren, Bodee Roberts, Blakleigh Shoemaker, Brantley Shoemaker and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her father, step-father, G.W. Perkins, step-daughter, Danna King, sisters, Cynthia Lavy, Joyce Hardee and brothers, Harold & Jerry Lavy. There will be a vigil service on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 6 P.M. at Jerry Woods Chapel in Nocona. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 10 A.M. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Nocona for family officiated by Father Albert Francis. Interment will follow in Nocona Cemetery for the public. Pallbearers will be Jim Roberts, Dirk Mitchell, Holt Mitchell, Cody Shoemaker, Clint Grose & Jimmy Bussey. Memorials may be made to Nocona High School Booster Club or St. Joseph’s Catholic Altar Society.
Dickey J Cox, 77, died on December 29, 2020 in Wichita Falls, TX. He was born on March 6, 1943 in Montague County, TX to Stanley & Estelle Long Cox. Dickey was a good, hard working man working for Lonestar Gas for thirty-one and a half years. He married Helen Green on Nov. 29, 1990 in Sunset, TX. Dickey was a member of Montague Baptist Church. He was a strong supporter of his community serving 4 years as county commissioner for Montague County. While in high school he was a member of the state qualifying basketball team of 1960-1961. His passion in life was working on his farm and running cattle. He was a farmer since he was a young boy until his health made him quit. He is survived by his wife, Helen Cox of Montague, TX, daughter, Mona Tompkins & husband Keith of Bowie, their children Dylan, Tyler, Rachel, Melody, Jacob and Kasey. Step-daughters, Monica O’Neal of Nocona, her children Lauren Fuller and husband Greg, Lexi Thompson and husband Travis, Tanner O'Neal and wife Miranda. Melinda Whittaker & husband John of Corpus Christi and her sons Kyler Hooper and Conner Hooper. Amy McDonald of Sunset and children Kayleigh Tillery, Cole Tillery and McKenna Russell. Also surviving are 8 great grandchildren.
Paul bearers are: Greg Fuller, Travis Thomspon, Keith Tompkins, Tanner O'Neal. Luke Fuller and Dylan Tompkins.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 at 2 P.M. at Jerry Woods Funeral Home Chapel in Nocona, TX officiated by Rev. Mickey Miller. Interment will follow in Montague Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Christ Can Food Bank, 976 S. Johnson Loop, Montague, TX 76251
Ronald Franklin Davis, 73 of Nocona passed away peacefully from this earth to enter his eternal home on January 2, 2021.
Ronnie was born on December 26, 1947 in Gainesville Texas. The first of three sons to be born to Odis and Mary Lou Davis. Ronnie was raised in Nocona with his twin brother Donnie and younger brother Jerry Dan. Ronnie graduated from Nocona High School in 1966. After high school, he attended college at Cooke County College where he received his associates degree.
Ronnie served his country in the National Guard at Fort Polk, Louisiana for 5 years. When he finished his service to his country, he returned back to his home town of Nocona. While living in Nocona, he was the owner of Davis Jewelry Store for 35 years before his retirement.
Ronnie served his community as a board member on the Nocona Chamber of Commerce for 30 years as well as the Nocona Housing Authority Board.
Ronnie loved his nieces and nephews as if they were his own children. They were his pride and joy and he lived to tell their stories of success. He was known as "Uncle Ronnie" to not only his nieces and nephews but all of the community. He will be remembered by the town of Nocona for his love of jewelry and constant service to his community. Ronnie never met a stranger and welcomed everyone he met into the community of Nocona. He was always ready, willing, and able to help anyone in need.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his father Odis, and beloved sister- in-law Mary Beckman Davis. He is survived by his loving mother Mary Lou, brothers Donnie and wife Carrie, and Jerry Dan and wife LaDonna. Nephews Shawn and wife Colby, Jarret and wife Julie, Zachary and wife Sommer. Nieces Branda and husband Michael, Erica and husband Shawn, Kristyn and husband Ryan. He also leaves behind 16 great nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday January 5th at 11 am at the Nocona Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Mary Beckman Davis Downtown Park at Wells Fargo Bank in Nocona, or the Tales and Trails Museum of Nocona.
Barbara Lane Ramsey Gideon
Barbara was born October 30,1947 to Marie and Al Ramsey in Paris, Texas. She went home to be with her Lord and Savior on December 23, 2020 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was 73yrs of age. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Joe Gideon of 22yrs,her father, Al Ramsey and infant sister, Phyllis Collen Ramsey. Barbara is survived by god daughter, Abi Zimmerman and husband Josh and their daughters, Sophia and Olivia from Crete ,Il. Mother, Marie Tiffee Ramsey from Nocona, 4 brothers, Rickey Ramsey and wife Fay from Whitesboro ,Tx Jacky Ramsey and wife Louise from Montague, Tx. Roger Ramsey and wife Virginia from Nocona, Tx Ronnie Ramsey and wife Rose from Decatur ,Tx 2 Sisters, Karen McNew and husband Dwight from Bluegrove, Tx. Diane Carpenter and husband James from Nocona ,Tx. She is also survived by numerous nieces ,nephews, cousins and friends. Barbara was also an active member of Crown Heights Baptist in Oklahoma City, Ok. as nursery coordinator, ladies fellowship, WMU, youth and Christmas Shoe Box. Barbara was employed at Oklahoma Receivership Office for 31 yrs. There will be a funeral service on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 at 11 A.M. at Jerry Woods Funeral Home Chapel in Nocona. Interment will follow in Nocona Cemetery with her family acting as pallbearers. Masks are required to attend any portion of the service.
Memorials may be made to:
Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child, P.O. 3000 Boone, NC 28607 Phone, 828-262-1980
Keith Emerson Wyatt, 69, died on December 25, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Keith was born on Jan. 24, 1951 in Nocona to Terence & Doris Bomar Wyatt. Keith graduated high school at McKinney High School in 1969. He was self employed working mostly as a mechanic and truck driver. He married Jeannie Lewis on Nov. 16, 1978 in McKinney, TX. Keith was a member of First Baptist Church in Whitesboro where he and Jeannie lived for many years. He is survived by his wife, Jeannie Wyatt of Nocona, TX, daughters, Krystl Wyatt-Heine & husband Stephen, Kandice Prescher & husband Jay, son, Jerycho Jordon Wyatt, sister, Mary Delancey, brothers, Kent Wyatt, Phil Wyatt & wife Sheryl, brother-in-law, Bob Harper, sister-in-law, Donetta Leach, grandchildren, Scott Prescher & wife Courtney, Tyler Prescher & fiancé Emily Nelson, Aaron Prescher, Joseph Wyatt, and great-grandchildren, Guy Prescher, Lennon Prescher and Theo Nelson-Prescher and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Paul Wyatt. There will be a private family service held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Nocona City & Nocona Rural Fire Dept.
Vernell Lovett, 91, died on Dec. 27, 2020 in Boerne, TX. She was born on Dec. 27, 1929 in Nocona, TX to Dave & Evie Long Heaton. Vernell was a hard worker working as a secretary for the Nocona General Hospital. She married Gilbert Lovett on October 25, 1982 in Wichita Falls, TX, whom then preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 2008. She is survived by her step-son, Gary Lovett & wife Amy of Boerne, TX, grandchildren, Sara Gonzales, Tamy Lovett, & Sam Lovett all of Boerne, TX and 6 great-grandchildren. There will be a graveside service on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 at 3 P.M. at Nocona Cemetery officiated by Minister Eugene Weldon. Memorial donations may be made to the Tales “N” Trails Museum in Nocona.
Christopher (Chris) Douglas Storey was born on September 28th, 1978 in Wichita Falls, TX. He lived in the Nocona, Tx area all his life.
During his youth, Chris participated in youth baseball and soccer, as well as Boy Scouts, where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He attended Philmont Scout Ranch and the 1993 National Scout Jamboree. Chris graduated from Prairie Valley High School in 1997 where he played basketball and raised show animals.
Chris drove for UPS for a number of years before returning to Midwestern State University, earned a degree in accounting. He later received his MBA from the University of Dallas in 2017.
He was currently employed by Riley Performance Auto in Gainesville, TX.
On November 5th, 2011 he married Candace Coats and was graced with a son, Connor Hugh in 2016. Candace and Connor were the joy of his life.
Chris loved animals and he and Candace devoted their home to rescuing English Bulldogs. Through this effort he had many friends around the country committed to the same endeavor.
Chris is survived by his wife Candace, son Connor, parents Rob and Sandra Storey, in-laws Darryl and Mearllyna Coats, brothers Robin and Joseph Storey, sisters-in-law, Kera Barrett and Kaylee Coats. He also leaves Aunts and Uncles Stacy and Rick Byars, Christy and Mark Watson, Sherrie Wilson and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by grandparents Jimmie and Ruth James, Dee and Dane Clay and Bobby and Sue Storey.
A Christian Mass will be held at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Nocona, on December 30th, 2020 at 11 am, followed by burial in the Nocona Cemetery. A family Rosary, followed by a public Vigil service will be held at Jerry Woods Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, December 29th at 6 pm. The family requests that all attending wear masks. The funeral Mass will be livestreamed on Facebook at Jerry Woods Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Lone Star Bulldog Club Rescue, 1011 Finch Ave., McKinney, TX 75069.
Marjorie Admire Rose Eldred, age 81, passed peacefully into the arms of her Father and Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, at her home in Nocona, Texas December 19, 2020.
Born September 21, 1939, in Nocona she married her children’s father Condal Haven Rose January 7, 1956.
She was an avid reader, accomplished seamstress including leather goods, dresses for her daughters and intricate crochet and cross-stich works.
After retiring at the age of 55 as a Telephone Switchboard Operator of 25 years, she was able to indulge in her favorite activities. She enjoyed traveling to various lakes and rivers for the enjoyment of boating, fishing, reading and walking her treasured doggies.
Her outdoor exercise included her volunteer work, clearing the expansive lawns of the City’s park and cemetery for which she outfitted her own little Ford Ranger pickup with generator and various tools, and could often be spotted along the roadway, picking up debris in the surrounding grounds.
Ms. Eldred is survived by her children James Michael Rose and wife Shelley of Burkburnett; Deborah Rose Womble and husband Don of Justin, Texas. Her sisters Sandi G Savering and Karen Sue Dollins of Sherman, Texas, grandchildren James Michael Rose II and wife Kayla, Tommy Lewis Rose and wife Danielle, John Michael Womble and wife Ginger and Brent Maddox Womble. Nine Great grandchildren and many treasured family members.
Ms. Eldred was preceded in death by her parents James Clifford Admire and Iva Mae Johns , sisters Billie Louise Reece, Sharon G Murphy, brothers Wilton Earl and Larry Clifford Admire, the father of her children Condal Rose and her beloved, sweet child Theresa Rene’ Rose.
A memorial service will be held in the chapel of the Jerry Woods Funeral Home at 2:00 PM, Saturday, December 26, 2020 located at 600 Clay Street, Nocona, Texas. Chaplin of Hospice of Wichita Falls, Darren Ward will be officiating.
Her internment will be held at a late date with her children.
Any memorials can be made to the Lucky Paws Animal Shelter or Hospice of Wichita Falls.
Linda Sue Heyer, 70, died on December 13, 2020 surrounded by her family at her home in Nocona, TX. She was born on June 10, 1950 in Warrensburg, MO, to William and Etta Groff Heyer. Linda was a hard worker working as a meat wrapper for Fischer’s Meat Market in Muenster and Armstrong’s Grocery Store in Nocona. She was a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Baptist Church in Montague County. Linda is survived by her daughter, Angie Gauna & husband Benny Jr. of Nocona, TX, Sisters Iva Hurd of Concordia, MO, Florene Meyer of Concordia, MO, Anna Bueker of Higginsville, MO, Betty Nagy of Bethleham, PA, sister-in-law, Bev Parr of Nocona Hills, TX, 3 grandchildren, Cody Gauna & wife Alyssa of Westland, PA, Macy Lemons & husband Cody of Nocona, TX and Blake Gauna of Wichita Falls, TX and 5 great-grandchildren. There will be a memorial service for Linda on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 1 P.M. at Shepherd of the Hills Baptist Church in Montague County Texas with Rev. Dan Sparkman officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Shepherd of the Hills Baptist Church.
Ray Arthur Powell, 101, died on December 8, 2020 in Graham, TX. He was born on May 26, 1919 in Bonita, TX to Arthur & Vergie Vera Haralson Powell. Ray grew up in Bonita and graduated from Saint Jo High School. He married the love of his life Aleda “Mae” Hasty on Dec. 23, 1939 in Henrietta, TX. Ray was a hard worker in his long life. He worked for 40 years as District Sales Manager for SWIFT & CO. Ray and Mae formed the M&R Angus farm in Bonita. In 1963 in addition to the Angus Farm he served as the director for Cooke County CO-OP for 36 years as well as serving on the Farmer’s Creek Watershed Board. Ray was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Nocona. Ray is survived by his sisters, Grace Talley of Decatur, TX, Kathleen Crain of Fort Worth, TX, Donna Lemons of Nocona, TX, brother, Bobby Powell of Kansas, special nieces, Renee Johnston & husband Vernon of Bonita, TX, Sandra Odom of Gainesville, TX and a host of nieces, nephews and special friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Aleda “Mae” Powell in June of 2008, 5 brothers and 1 sister. There will be a graveside service for family and close friends on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 1 P.M. at Starkey Cemetery with Minister Donny Haywood officiating. Masks and social distancing are required. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Cal Farley’s Boy’s Ranch, https://www.calfarley.org/ or First United Methodist Children’s Program, 200 Grayson St, Nocona, TX 76255
Roberts McCall (Bobby) Storey, Sr.
Bobby Storey was born in Nocona, Texas to Roberts E. (Bob) Storey and Mary Nell McCall Storey on July 25, 1929. He passed away on December 8, 2020 after suffering a stroke on Thanksgiving Day.
As a child, Bobby worked with his parents in business as early as 1935, counting hardware while his folks took inventory. Later in his youth he worked at the Fooshee Dry Goods store, drove for his Grandfather Cad McCall and farmed on the family ranch.
After graduating from Nocona High School, Bobby began school at SMU before the Korean War started. In 1952, Bobby married the former Sue Meekins. After basic training, Bobby and Sue moved to Arlington, VA, where Bobby served in Dwight Eisenhower’s former unit as a Corporal and clerk.
After serving in the Army, Bobby went to work full time at Nocona Leather Goods (Nokona), where he would work for over 62 years. Bobby, along with his Dad and younger brother Jim, led the business to become one the most respected companies in the sporting goods industry. He served as President and later Chairman of the Board. In 1984 he shared the Nocona Citizen of the Year award with younger brother Jim.
He was a founding member of the Nocona Jaycees, Nocona Lions Club and Montague County Knights of Columbus. In the 50’s and early 60’s, Bobby coached Little League baseball and was fondly remembered by a whole generation of young men.
A faithful Catholic for life, Bobby belonged to St. Joseph’s Parish and oversaw construction of the St. Joseph’s Parish Hall.
For years, Bobby raised and raced Quarter Horses. Some of his favorite times were spent with trainers and jockeys talking about horses in Ruidoso, NM. Bobby and Sue loved dancing and could be found most evenings on their front porch North of Nocona.
Together, Bobby and Sue raised Stacy, Christy and Robby. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Sue, brother Jim and sister Jo Bybee . He is survived by Stacy and Rick Byars, Christy and Mark Watson and Rob and Sandra Storey; grandchildren Melissa Norris, Katy Mires, Cally Cantrell, Chris Storey, Robin Storey, and Joseph Storey. Great-grandchildren include Haydrienne Norris, Slaton and Easton Cantrell, Connor Storey, Storey and Kal Luke Mires. In addition to his special caregiver, Rosemary Gonzalez, he also leaves two sisters-in-law, several nieces and nephews and their families.
His grandsons will serve as Pallbearers.
A Vigil Service, followed by visitation will be held Thursday, December 10th, 6pm at Jerry Woods Funeral Home Chapel. Due to social distancing Covid restrictions, Mass for family and parishioners will be held at Saint Joseph's Catholic Church on Friday, December 11th, at 11 a.m. After Mass, burial with visitation will be at the Nocona Cemetery. Family and friends are welcome. An Irish wake will be held in the future to celebrate Bobby's life.
Memorials may be made to the Tales ‘N Trails Museum, 1522 E. Hwy, 82, Nocona, TX 76255.
Janet Carol Ketchum Sirmen, 75, died on November 12, 2020 in Nocona, TX. She was born on February 3, 1945 in Wichita Falls, TX to Jarrett & Gloria Weiss Teague Ketchum. Janet worked as a stewardess for Braniff Airlines ub ger 20’s & 30’s. She had many passions in her life including dancing, horses, reading and cooking. She was a cook at Nocona Nursing Home. She loved her family very much and took great care of them. She was a past rodeo queen in Nocona. She is survived by her daughter Jessica Young & Howard of Nocona, TX, cousin, Linda Weiss Davis of Denton, TX and step-sister, Denise Mitchell of East Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Dennis Sirmen and a son, Yancey Colom Young. A graveside memorial service is going to be held on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 2 P.M. at Nocona Cemetery Gazebo. Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
Buella Maxcine Stoddard was born June 5, 1931 in Yoder, Colorado to Otto John Moenning and Ruby Marie Crow. She is preceded in death by her parents: Otto and Ruby; siblings: Herman Allen (Ham), Herbert Otto, and Nelson Kay Moenning; grandchild: Jamie Lynette, and great-grandchildren: Tayler, Victoria, and Dillon. Maxcine is survived by her siblings: Vernie and wife Millie, Sharon and husband Audrel, Reva Merlene, and sister-in-law Alice Moenning; children: Charlott, Donna and husband Jim, Jimmy and wife Cathy (who she considered a daughter), Judith and husband Dan, Anita, and Tina with husband Paul; grandchildren: Brandon, Shonna, Rusty, Angie, James, Melissa, Michael, Shawn, Elisa, Joseph and Jessica; and great grandchildren: Remington, Audrey, Cooper, Casen, Kale, Kline, Jake, Trip, Adie, Logan, Charlie, Teagan, Jonathan, Brayden, Aurora, Ash, Axel, and soon-to-arrive Easton.
Maxcine was always a caring and responsible woman that could be relied on. She started early, helping care for her younger siblings as well as keeping the house taken care of while her mother worked. This carried on into adulthood when she moved to Texas, then starting her own family. Maxcine, never one to sit still, worked full-time as well as parenting her growing family. Maxcine accomplished many things within different fields. Maxcine served her community in healthcare, working her way up to a Medication Aide, until she found her niche in Parks and Recreation for the city of Graham, TX. Here she continued serving her community, always selfless, with different forms of park and cemetery maintenance, including: mowing, painting, refurbishing, building, and much more. She retired after 25 years, facing health problems. She moved back to Nocona where the trials would just keep coming. Maxcine, after recovering from a difficult surgery from her appendix, also persevered through the tragedy of losing everything to a housefire. Maxcine suffered serious burns all over her body. Still, she endured. With unmatched spunk and a faithful mindset, Maxcine lived out her earthly days next door to her son, Jimmy, where she remained incredibly active in her church family and the community. She also found immense joy in reading and crocheting. Maxcine was a devout member of the Molsbee Chapel.
The family will be at Jerry Woods Funeral Chapel for visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, November 30th. Service for Maxcine (Granny Mac) will be Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m., at Molsbee Chapel with internment in Molsbee Cemetery to follow.
W.H. “Buster” Duck Jr.,82, born on March 28, 1938 in Seminole, OK to William H. Duck Sr. & Beula Mae Morgan Duck. He went to his salvation on November 25, 2020 in Nocona, TX. Buster served in the U.S. Army in Germany. He was Past Commander of Nocona VFW Post# 8558. Buster and Marzie delivered Meals on Wheels for several years. Buster worked most of his life in the oilfield on the old cable tool rigs and as a pumper. He retired at 81 years of age. Buster was also a carpenter, a knife and arrowhead maker, a man of many talents. He enjoyed playing golf, darts, trout fishing and being Papa Buster. He is preceded in death by grandpa and grandma Duck, sisters, Ethel, Dorothy & good friend Marzie Lee. He is survived by one sister, Della Elam, Son, Patrick Duck & his wife Brandy of Spanish Fort, TX, son David Duck and his wife Leslie of Nocona, grandchildren, Coleman Duck, Hunter Duck, Stormy & husband Nathan Tipton, Christina Prastik, Tyler Prastik and wife Ashley, LeAnne Ringstaff, Maddi and wife Kim McGuinn, Josiah and Emma Duck, great-grandchildren, Ryder, Harper and Mia Ringstaff, Wyatt Tipton, Winston & Bennett Prastik. He also leaves behind numerous loved ones and friends. There will be a graveside service on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 2 P.M. at Nocona Cemetery with Rev. Dave Woodbury officiating. Memorials may be made to the Nocona VFW c/o Randy Duckworth, 100 Baylor St., Ncoona, TX 76255 or Carpenter’s Shop, Meals on Wheels, 400 Boston, Nocona, TX 76255
Bobbie Lee Weaver, 91, died on November 20, 2020 in Nocona, TX. He was born on June 9, 1929 in Nocona, TX to Cordis & Annie Underwood Weaver. Bobbie was a hard worker all of his life, working in the oilfield, furniture stores as well as convenience stores & gas stations. He loved to support his community while being a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Nocona, a 50+ year member of Nocona Masonic Lodge A.F & A.M #753 as well as a past master, and the Scottish Rite. He married the love of his life Millie Waters on March 6, 1949 in Montague County Texas. He is survived by his wife, Millie Weaver of Nocona, TX, daughters, Bobbie Tuggle of Nocona, TX, Sue Lemons of Nocona, TX, son, Robert Weaver of Henrietta, TX, 15 grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren. There will be a visitation on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 from 10 A.M. until service time at Jerry Woods Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will follow on Friday at 11 A.M. at Molsbee Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Lamoin Champ officiating. His grandsons will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a church of choice or the Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.