July 31 obituaries

Eudelia Herrera Armendariz


Eudelia Herrera Armendariz, 86, died Thursday, July 30, 2020 in Snyder.

A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Sunday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Father Raj Arokiasamy officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home at Hillside Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Armendariz was born on Sept. 20, 1933, in Villa Union, Coahuila, Mexico to Juan and Petra (Salas) Martinez. She was a member of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church and loved her family, sewing, cooking, traveling, dancing and flowers.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Santiago "Jimmy" Armendariz; by four brothers, Noel, Jesus, Guillermo and Enrique Martinez; and by her sister, Elisia Zamora.

Survivors include her son, Mario Herrera Jr. and wife, Emma, of Vernon; four daughters, Rosalinda Tovar and husband, Gus, of Snyder, Esther Clarady and husband, Glenn, of Snyder, Olga Gutierrez and husband, Lupe, of Bryan and Consuelo Martinez of Snyder; 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; the father of her children, Mario Herrera Sr. of Snyder; her sister, Elinda Martinez of Eagle Lake; her niece, Ramona Zuniga of Eagle Lake; and numerous nephews and nieces.

The family asks that memorials be made to St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, 3005 Ave. A, Snyder, Texas, 79549, (325) 573-2590.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.millerfamilyfuneralhome.com


Billie Jean vonRoeder Boren


Mrs. Billie Jean vonRoeder Boren, 90, of Fort Worth died on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Brookdale Westover Hills in Fort Worth.

A graveside service for Mrs. Boren will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Hillside Memorial Gardens with Hospice Chaplain Kinney Robinson officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

Mrs. Boren was born on July 10, 1930, in Abilene to John Austin and Jewell (Foster) Morgan. She married Hugh Boren Jr. on May 31, 1974, in Arlington. He preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 1999. She was also preceded in death by her first husband and father of her three children, Robert Lee von Roeder, in 1963. She was a clerk for Hugh Boren and Son Insurance company for many years, and a member of the First Christian Church in Snyder, where she was the first female chairman of the board.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands Hugh Boren Jr. and Robert Lee vonRoeder; and two brothers, James and Bobby Morgan

She is survived by two sons, John vonRoeder and wife, Alicia, of Fort Worth, and Phillip vonRoeder of Fort Worth; her daughter, Kleta Smith and husband, Bill, of Maude, Okla.; two brothers, Harry Morgan of Normangee and Larry Morgan of Normangee; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be posted at  www.bellcypertseale.com


Kathie Janette Billingsley-Eggleston


Kathie Janette Billingsley-Eggleston, 68, died Friday, July 24, 2020.  

A private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home.

Kathie was born on April 19, 1952. She grew up In Abilene and graduated from Abilene Hugh School in 1970. She attended Angelo State and earned her teaching degree in just three short years. She also obtained a Masters degree in Education from Hardin-Simmons in Abilene. After 31 years as a Kindergarten teacher and a reading specialist with Abilene Independent School District and Midland Independent School District, she retired to live on her grandfather Billingsley’s land near Dunn. Kathie put her Christian faith into action everyday and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Abilene and First United Methodist Church in Midland.

Kathie was a kind loving person that would do anything for those she loved. She loved all of her young students and taught countless children the love of reading. She could always be counted on to know all the details of family history. Her bright smile and kind heart will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her husband Mike Eggleston.

She is survived by her parents, Bill and Margaret Billingsley of Abilene; her brother, Cary Billingsley and his wife, Becky; and her nephews, Nathan Billingsley and his wife, Erin, and their daughter Sadie, and Taylor Billingsley and his wife, Emilie, and their children, Jack and Charlie.


Thelma Lee Burditt Ivison


Thelma Lee Ivison, 102, died July 29, 2020, just shy of her 103rd birthday.

A graveside service for Mrs. Thelma Lee Ivison will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Snyder Cemetery with Hospice Chaplain Kinney Robinson officiating. A visitation will be precede the service from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

Thelma was born in Scurry County on Sept. 22, 1917, to Minus "Mike" Cannon and Jeanie Belle "Ola" Burditt. She was raised by her Uncle Owen and Aunt Doll McClure after Ola died from the Spanish flu in 1918. She graduated from Snyder High School in 1936 and went on to earn her Registry in Nursing at King’s Daughters Hospital in 1939. She married the love of her life, Ira Truman Ivison, Dec. 9, 1939. They resided in Snyder until 1964, then moved to San Angelo.

Thelma loved music, dancing, camping and fishing. She played bass guitar in a band for many years and loved all her bandmates and friends. She loved working in the yard and maintained her own yard with a little help from her walker until the young age of 100. She enjoyed her family and playing cards, dominos and board games. She could be heard hollering "stick it to ‘em" when the game got intense. She was ornery, stubborn, strong willed, funny, and she never held back her opinion. Whether you called her Thelma, Mom, Grandma, or GG, if you called you better be ready for her quick wit, lively opinion and sage wisdom.

She is loved dearly and leaves a huge legacy for the loved ones to carry on the values that she instilled in them and lived by every day.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepmother, Myrtle Burditt; her brother, Maurice "Son" Burditt; her son, Ira Truman Ivison II; and her great-granddaughter, Kacee Taylor.

Survivors include her daughters, Helen Lee and Eschol of Waco, and Lynda Kruse and Jerry of Odessa; her devoted daughter-in-law, Susan Ivison of Odessa; six grandchildren, Darrell Kruse and Janetta, Kevin Lee and Tiffany, Connie Kruse, Amanda Theodore and Tim Babcock, Kyle Lee and Ashley and Angela Shrum and Brian. She also leaves behind numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.


Edward Noyola Yruegas


Edward Noyola Yruegas, 82, died Friday, July 31, 2020 in Snyder.

A rosary will be recited on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at 6 p.m. at Miller Family Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be on at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Snyder Cemetery, N. Ave. E, Snyder, Texas, 79549, with Father Jeremy Truille officiating.

Mr. Yruegas was born on Aug. 1, 1937, in San Antonio to Juan and Dolores (Noyola) Yruegas. He married Elida Ramirez on Nov. 30, 1956, in Snyder. She preceded him in death on Sept. 12, 2012.

He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. He Loved his family, classic cars and collecting coins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his brother, Benny Yruegas; and his sister, Hortencia Yruegas.

Survivors include two sons, Eddie Yruegas and wife, Kim, of Lubbock and Joe Yruegas and wife, Lora, of Oregon; 6 daughters, Mary Pedraza and husband, Erasmo, of Dallas, Alma Alderete and husband, Jesse, of Abilene, Teresa Yruegas of Oklahoma City, Okla., Maggie Yruegas of Abilene, Veronica Lacey of Mesquite and Michelle Hoyle and husband, Danny, of Snyder; 67 grandchildren; and many, many great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.millerfamilyfuneralhome.com

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 949    
Snyder, TX 79550
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