Breckenridge Texan

Herb Smallwood

Herb Smallwood
January 19
05:00 2019

Herb Smallwood, age 92 of Breckenridge, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 29, at Morehart Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Rex Boggs officiating. Interment will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, January 29, in the Highlands Cemetery in Iowa Park under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Visitation will be held prior to the service at 9 a.m. at Morehart Mortuary.

Herbert Gene Smallwood was born on November 19, 1926, to Everett W. Smallwood and Ossie Easter Lee Smallwood in Matador, Texas. After high school, he attended college and joined the United States Air Force. He met and married Lona Mae Liston on December 31, 1949. They lived a full military life until he lost her in 2008. After his retirement from the military, Herb enjoyed remodeling homes, traveling in his camper and visiting with their grandchildren. On March 2, 2009, Herb married Grace Evelyn Shelton in Hurst, Texas. He lost Evelyn in 2017.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Ossie Smallwood; two wives; and two brothers, Jesse W. Smallwood and Clyde A. Smallwood.

Mr. Smallwood is survived by one daughter, Cathy L. Loucks and husband Buck of Iowa Park; one son, Jon A. Smallwood and wife Ellen of Bedford; three step-children, Dickie Garrison and wife Shirley of Red Rock, David Garrison and wife Susan of Sterling City, Debra Wilson and husband Jack of Lubbock; one sister, Dollie M. Robinson of Rio Honda; four grandchildren, Jennifer Loucks, Jesse Loucks, Jacob Smallwood, Sarah Guthrie; seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Gunsight Baptist Church and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at

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