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Obits

Billye Joe Lloyd

Billye Joe Lloyd, 76, of Kerrville, Texas passed from this life on Saturday, January 24, 2015. Billye Joe was born on December 10, 1938 to Raymond D. and Leta Oramae Gray Lloyd in Snyder, Texas.

He attended schools in Snyder, and graduated from Snyder High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the military where he served 3 years in the US Army. After serving his country, he met the love of his life, Gale Janice Parr and they were married on February 18, 1967 and moved to Dalhart Texas.

After moving to Dalhart, Billye Joe was employed by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDot), where he retired in maintenance with 32 years of service. Retirement brought he and Gale to Kerrville where they enjoyed the slower pace of life.

A Celebration of his life will be held 10:00 AM Friday January 30, 2015 at the Riverside Church of Christ, 625 Harper Road, Kerrville, Texas 78028.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Riverside Church of Christ, Missions Fund, 625 Harper Road Kerrville, Texas 78028. The family invites you to leave a message or memory at www.kervillefuneralhometx.com by selecting Obituaries. Select “Sign Guestbook” at the top right of the individual memorial.

Joel A. Finney

Joel A. Finney, 77, of Dalhart and formerly of Olton, died Monday, January 26, 2015, in Stratford. Services were at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, January 29, at the First United Methodist Church in Olton with Brother Rodney Weatherly and Brother Tom Carter officiating.

Joel Augustus Finney was born April 16, 1937, in Plainview, to Galen and Dovie (Hyman) Finney. He graduated from Olton High School in 1955. Joel served in the U.S. Marine Corp for four years and was an expert marksman. On May 23, 1993, he married Sally Clark. Joel was a talented artist and has his murals and paintings displayed in the Olton Sandcrawl Museum, the Wayland Museum, and the Panhandle Plains Museum. A longtime area farmer, Joel moved to Dalhart 17 years ago from Olton and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dalhart.

Memorials may be made to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or a favorite charity.

Russell Eugene Caughron

Russell Eugene Caughron, 63, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in Dalhart, Texas Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Memorial Park Cemetery - Dalhart, with arrangements under the care of Horizon Funeral Home.

Officiating will be Rusty Hancock, Pastor – Lincoln Street Baptist Church, of Dalhart.

Russell Eugene Caughron was born January 31, 1951 in Dalhart, TX to Russell Hayden Caughron and Mildred Dora (Stites) Caughron. He grew up in Dalhart and was a Corrections officer for TDCJ.