Area Obituaries

Gordon David Potter, Sr

Gordon David Potter, Sr, 88., of Vernon, Texas passed from this earth Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, two days shy of his 89th birthday.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel, Vernon, Texas with Brother Ronnie Lawson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Sullivan Funeral…

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Paul W. Scott

Paul W. Scott, 84 of Vernon, Texas died on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Wichita Falls, Texas.Funeral service will be Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Wilbarger St. Church of Christ with Ronnie Swan offi ciating. Interment will be held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.Paul was born…

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John Joseph Matus

John Joseph Matus, 80 of Vernon, Texas died on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Funeral Mass service will be Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Officiating will be Father Phil Petta. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 at…

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Marshall Pylant

Marshall Pylant, 89 of Vernon, passed away Nov. 2, 2020. Marshall was born in in Fluvanna, Texas on Feb. 17, 1931. Marshall joined the United States Marine Corp in 1952 and was quickly assigned to the US Secret Service where he provided protection for Presidents Truman and Eisenhower. Marshall was a master electrician and worked…

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Frank Louis Vanek

Frank Louis Vanek, 81 of Vernon, Texas, died on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Vernon, Texas. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Phil Petta officiating. Interment will be held at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Rosary will be Tuesday,…

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Betty Jean Stewart

Betty Jean Stewart passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in Vernon, Texas. Graveside services will be Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Jiel-Huntley Cemetery in Crockett, Texas under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 at 6 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church

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Nancy Herchman Johnson

Nancy Herchman Johnson, 68, of Vernon, passed away Dec. 30. Nancy was born Aug. 4, 1952. She was queen of the Doans Picnic in 1964. She was a former bookkeeper, past manager of Wilbarger County Auditorium and co-owner of the Cotton Pickin’ Steak House in Crowell.She was preceded in death by her parents, Bobby Herchman…

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Deloris Ann Portwood,

Deloris Ann Portwood, 57 of Vernon, Texas died on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Vernon, Texas. Services will be Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Toby Castleberry officiating. Interment will be held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made…

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Alcario Torrez, Jr.

Alcario Torrez, Jr., 81 of Vernon, Texas died on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Services will be Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be held at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Memorials can be made to Prince of Peace Church.…

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Jack Lee Minarik

Jack Lee Minarik, 92 of Vernon, Texas, died on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Vernon, Texas. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 fromt 6 p.m.to 7 p.m, at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Jack is survived by his daughter, Brenda Minarik of Vernon. Memorials can be made to Wilbarger Humane Society. Online condolences may be…

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