Archive - Nov 6, 2010 - Obituary
A graveside service for Inez Bartlett Wafer, 94, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Pastor Curtis Ward officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Wafer died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
She was born Feb. 8, 1916, in Sweetwater. She married Otis Wafer on July 4, 1936, in Big Spring. She was a member of First Christian Church and had lived in Sweetwater and Nolan County all her life. She was the office manager for Wafer Motor Sales for many years.
Alberta Ross, a resident of Sweetwater for over 80 years, departed this life on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
She was born on July 10, 1922, to Jeannie Roberson and Clifford Williams in Overton, Texas. She moved with her mother to Sweetwater at the age of three and was a graduate of Booker T. Washington School. She married Wilford Ross in 1942 in Sweetwater, Texas. Born to the union was one son, Robert Leslie Ross.
Lorene Mulanax, age 85, of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Lorene was born on May 3, 1925, in Ballinger, Texas. She worked for Holiday Inn Restaurant as a waitress and floor supervisor for many years before retiring. She married Harley Sheridan Mulanax on May 14, 1949, in Sweetwater.
O. B. Freeman was born in Sweetwater, Texas, to Otto and Clara Freeman on Aug. 15, 1924. He graduated from Sweetwater High School in 1943 and joined the United States Marines on June 17, 1943. He joined the Marines as a Private and was discharged in 1945 as a Corporal. O.B. participated in operations against enemy forces during World War II in the Marshall Islands: Saipan and Tinian in the B Company, 23rd Regiment, 4th Divison. He was awarded various honors including the Silver Star and Purple Heart.
Funeral services for Mary Frances Davis, 83, of Sweetwater, will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. James Baker officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Davis died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater.
ARLINGTON -- Eloise A. Azios, 92, passed away Friday, Nov. 5, 2010.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 2021 New York Ave. Interment will follow at Parkdale Cemetery under the direction of Arlington Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in Arlington Funeral Home Chapel with a rosary at 7 p.m.
Eloise was born April 14, 1918, in San Angelo to Rafaela and Miguel Armendariz. She was raised in Sweetwater as were her children.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Azios.