Mildred Allen Bell Howard
COLORADO CITY-- Graveside services for Mildred Allen Bell Howard, 93, were held on Monday, November 23, 2015 in Colorado City Cemetery in Colorado City. Mildred passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Memorial Hospital in Nacogdoches. She was born on June 19, 1922 in Corsicana. She moved to Wink in 1935 with her nom and dad. She was elected school queen and graduated from Wink in 1939.
She received her teaching degree from Sul Ross State University. She married Ira Milton Howard, June 8, 1942 in Junction. She taught for 39 years in the Wink and Monahans schools. She and Milton moved from Wink to Stanton, then to Colorado City in 2002.
She was preceded in death by parents, Reno W and Rosa Jane (Way) Bell; sisters, Joyce W. Bell and Madeline L. Bell Kulp; and daughter, Karen Elaine Howard White.
Survived by husband, Ira Milton Howard; son, Glenn Howard and wife, Nancy of Victoria; daughters, Carol Ann Morton and husband, Allen of Wink, Beth Brannan and husband Lee from Nacogdoches; son-in-law, Jim White and wife Jill from Colorado City; grandchildren, Allen Calvin Morton and wife Tracy of Midland, Jimmy Wayne Morton and wife Donna of Silver Creek, MS, Teresa Morton of San Angelo, Sherry Jo Morton from San Angelo, Scotty Oneil Morton and wife Leah of Stockton, MO, Mecca Smith and husband Chris of Carrolton, Jason Brannan and wife Brandy of Longview, Lindsay Schrader of West Palm Beach, FL, Amy Jo Brown and husband Chipper of Nacogdoches, Clay White and wife, Erin of Muleshoe, Rebecca Howard of Victoria, Clint White and fiancé Liz of Colorado City, Glenn Howard Jr. of College Station, Clancy White of Colorado City; nephews, Dudley Cardwell and Phillip Kulp, niece Paula Kulp of Austin; 24 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren
Minnie Bell Haygood Anderson
DELTA-- Minnie Bell Anderson died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 86. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 13, at Delta United Methodist Church with Rev. Carol Rahn officiating.
Mrs. Anderson was born in Sparenburg, March 22, 1929, to Homer and Cautaz (Berry) Haygood. She spent her childhood and attended school in Loraine and Colorado City. On May 30, 1971, she married Robert Anderson in Cortez. They lived in Grand Junction before moving to Delta in 1977. Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Southern Baptist Church and Emblem Club. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, sewing and traveling. She visited every state west, and two east, of the Mississippi.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Robert “Bob” Anderson of Delta; two sons, Ron (Sandy) Morgan of Valparaiso, Fla., and Raymond Morgan of Aurora; two daughters, Cheryl (Bob) Arbuckle of Palisade, Colorado and Janet (Stan) Jennings of Kearns, Utah; two sisters, Ethel Head of Snyder, and Johnnie Gainey of Sweetwater; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Tavia Marricle and Ina Aerl.
Joe William Vincent
FORT WORTH -- Joe William Vincent, 88, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015.
Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 27 in Greenwood Chapel. Interment will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, in Hillside Memorial Gardens in Snyder. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 26 at Greenwood.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Easter Seals of North Texas or North Central Texas Alzheimer’s Association.
Joe was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Talpa, Coleman County, to George Churchill and Connie Fay Vincent. He married Muriel Jean Hammons Aug. 1, 1946.
After serving in post-World War II Japan, Joe and Muriel moved to Snyder in late 1948 during an oil boom. Joe worked for Texas Electric Service Company his entire career, retiring from that company after 38 years. The couple raised their children in Snyder and Colorado City, where Joe was an active Boy Scout leader. They resided in Fort Worth for the last 10 years.
Joe was preceded in death in April 2015 by his wife of 69 years, Muriel; two children, Lavada and Jay Mitchell; his parents; and his brother, Max.
Survivors are his children, Letha Bell of Fort Worth, Retha Fielding of Austin and Joe of Tulsa, Okla.; grandchildren, Kevin Lindsey of Clinton, Okla., Kerry Bell of Fort Worth, John Aaron Bell of Austin, Julianna, Savannah and Parker Vincent, all of Tulsa, Okla.; great-grandchildren, Chandler and Reed Lindsey of Clinton, Okla.; sister, June Presley of Abilene; nephews, Ted Presley of Abilene and Scott Vincent of Midland; and niece, Nancy Sutphen of Fort Worth.
Colorado City, TX
Mildred Allen Bell Howard