Marshall Pylant,

June 16, 2021

Marshall Pylant, 89 of Vernon, passed away November 2, 2020. Marshall was born in Fluvanna, Texas on February 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 for years…

Melba Ruth (White) McMichael

June 16, 2021

Melba Ruth (White) McMichael of Madera, California, passed away June 10, 2021 at the age of 98. She was born in Vernon, Texas on Feb. 20, 1923. In 1944, Melba moved to So. California and worked for Lockheed as a draftsman. She met and married her husband of 49 years, Robert McMichael.Melba is survived by…

Louise Townson

June 16, 2021

Louise Townson passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021 in Vernon, Texas. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Western Trail Cowboy Church. Burial will follow at Eastview Cemetery under direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at Sullivan Funeral Home.

Bill R. Goins

June 9, 2021

Bill R. Goins, 84 died on Friday, June 4, 2021, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Services will be Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Derrell Monday officiating. Interment will be at Wilbarger Memorial Park under direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.

Lee Eugene Wilkinson,

June 9, 2021

Lee Eugene Wilkinson, 94, passed on June 4, 2021 in Vernon, TX.Born May 2, 1927 in Floydada, Texas the fi rst child of Harl Leon Wilkinson and Roma Esther Swain Wilkinson He attended school in Floydada until his family moved in his senior year to Vernon, Texas. He graduated from Vernon High School. He served…

Margaret Breland Gilmore

June 9, 2021

Margaret Breland Gilmore, age 91, passed away on May 27, 2021. A funeral service was held at Kingwood First Baptist Church, Kingwood, Texas, on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 3 p.m., with visitation beforehand at 2 p.m. Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, on June 4 at 2 p.m.Margaret Gilmore was born in Mart, Texas,…

Area car show set at Second Baptist

June 2, 2021

  The Second Baptist Church will hold its Area Car Show on June 6 beginning at 5 p.m., on the church parking lot. There will be an outdoor concert and barbecue as well. For additional information call the church office at 940-552-2870.

Janet Obenhaus

June 2, 2021

Janet Obenhaus, 83 of Vernon, Texas passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021, in Vernon. Services were held Tuesday June 1, 2021 at 2 pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Rev. Paul Neuberger officiating. Interment will be held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.

 Tanna Gail (McClung) Brock

June 2, 2021

Tanna Gail (McClung) Brock passed away at the age of 77. The service was Friday, May 28, at the Heart of Steamboat United Methodist Church. Tanna was born July 15, 1943 in Sweetwater, Texas to Thomas Odis (T. O.) and Edna Brock McClung. Following her father’s coaching career, Tanna attended Hawkins Elementary School, in Vernon,…

Here come the donuts

June 1, 2021

  The Salvation Army will be giving out free doughnuts at the Farmer’s Market on June 5, 2021, from 8 a.m. until they’re gone. It is Donut Day in recognition of the women from WWI who served the doughnuts to the troops.