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Luther Wesley “Critter” Chism

April 9, 2024

Luther Wesley “Critter” Chism, 80 of Decatur, Texas passed away on Friday, April 5, 2024, in Dalhart, Texas. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 12, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Phillip Weitner officiating. Burial will follow at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Wesley…

Bettie Lawson

April 2, 2024

Bettie was born Dec. 4, 1935 in Vernon, Texas and deceased on March 31, 2024. She lived in Vernon all her life. She graduated from Vernon High School in 1954, Ranger Jr. College in 1956 and Midwestern State in 1969. She taught at Northside for 27 years and then substituted in Vernon schools for 10…

Jim Pennington

March 26, 2024

Jim Pennington, 84 of Vernon Texas, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2024, in Vernon, Texas. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 11 a.m. at First Methodist Church with Rev. Anthony Inman, Rev. George Records, and Rev. Terry Tamplin officiating. Burial will follow at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan…

Roy Woodard

March 26, 2024

Roy Woodard, 66, of Burkburnett, Texas went home to be with our Lord and Savior on March 23, 2024 after a fi erce battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Kelly Woodard, two sons, Roy Woodard Jr. of Guthrie, Okla. and Jason Woodard of Wichita Falls, Texas, 3 bonus sons, Taz Martinez of…

Patricia Ann Streit

March 26, 2024

Patricia Ann Streit, 89 of Vernon, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, in Houston, Texas. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 23, 2024, at 1 p.m. at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Loyd Daniel and Dr. Derrell Monday o􀵶 ciating. Burial will follow at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of…

Richard Kelly Couch

March 26, 2024

Richard Kelly Couch, 82 of Vernon, Texas, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17, 2024, at his home in Vernon, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 23, 2024, at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. George Records o􀵶 ciating. Burial will follow at Eastview Cemetery under the direction…

Gene Richard Howery

March 19, 2024

Gene Richard Howery, 69 of Electra, Texas passed away on Friday, March 1, 2024, in Electra, Texas. A private family service will be held at a later date.

Doan Lusk

March 19, 2024

Doan Lusk, 80 of Vernon, Texas passed away on Monday, March 4, 2024, in Vernon, Texas. Graveside services will be held Friday, March 8, 2024 at 1 p.m. at Eastview Cemetery with Rev. Anthony Inmon o􀵶 ciating under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Doan Lusk was born to Joseph A. and Inez H (Igou)…

John A. Belcher

March 19, 2024

John A. Belcher, 54 of Vernon, Texas passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, in Vernon, Texas, Graveside services were held Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 10 a.m. at Wilbarger Memorial Park. Visitation was Monday, March 4, 2024, Sullivan Funeral Home

UPDATE: Mass Casualty Wreck

March 17, 2024

DPS Sgt. Juan Gutierrez issued the following release at approximately 1:51 p.m., March 17: Preliminary investigation revealed that Vehicle 1 was traveling southwest on US 70. Vehicle 2 was traveling southeast on US 70 in the left lane, passing Vehicle 3 in the right lane. It was raining, and the roads were wet. Vehicle 1…