Victor Nichols Galloway was born February 4, 1920 in Peacock, Texas to the home of Estern and Zona Galloway. He was the third of five children including Howard, Zearl, Dero, and Thelma, all who are now deceased. Victor entered into Heavenly rest during the night of September 23, 2014 at the Care Center in Big Lake, Texas when he quietly went to sleep at the age of 94 years, 7 months. Through his very last day, he guided his wheelchair with his feet, visiting with people at every chance. The staff loved him because of his friendly, positive attitude.

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A Funeral Mass for Kenda Kay Webb-Delashaw, 54, of Gainesville is set for 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 25, 2014 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Lindsay, Texas under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll Funeral Home, with the Rev. Phil Petta officiating. Interment will be in the St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the funeral home.

She was born, February 8, 1960, in Bowie, TX, to Kenneth and Jeannetta Webb. She passed away September 21, 2014 near Plains, Texas from an accident.

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Alfredo C. Robles, 89, of Big Lake, Texas, passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Reagan County Care Center. He was born May 24, 1925, in Voss, Texas, to Rafael and Concepcion Robles. He was a rancher for many for the Smith and Harris families in the Water Valley and Big Lake, Texas, areas.

He was a member of St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Big Lake, Texas, where he would support and help his wife with many church activities like preparing meals, church ground maintenance or whatever needed to be done.

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HAMLIN-Jim Standfield Dixon, 88 of Merkel passed away from this life on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, in Abilene. A memorial service was held Friday, September 5, 2014, at the First Baptist Church in Hamlin.

Burial was held Saturday September 6, 2014, in the Stiles Cemetery, Big Lake Texas, under the direction of Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home.

Born April 30, 1926, on the Dixon Ranch in Reagan County, Jim was the son of the late W.H. and Octavia (Belcher) Dixon. He graduated from Reagan County High School on May 17, 1946 and received his Bachelor Degree in Agriculture from Texas Tech University in 1949. Jim married Barbara Anita Moss February 16, 1949, in Brownfield. Jim taught agriculture in Carlton, Morgan Mills, Moran and McCaulley ISD’s.

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