Archive - 2010 - Obituary
Gertrude Whittenburg, 94 of Midland, formerly of Sweetwater, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, at a Midland hospital. A service is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at the 4th and Elm Street Church of Christ in Sweetwater under the direction of Piersall Benton Funeral Directors, 733 Butternut St. Abilene, TX. A visitation will be held Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. in the church parlor.
ROBY- Sue Dell (Lance) Driver, 89, died Sunday Dec. 5, 2010, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.Â Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday Dec. 8, 2010, at Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home Chapel.Â Burial will follow in Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.Â Visitation will be from 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Weldon D. Peeples, 78, of Big Spring, died on Tuesday, Nov.30, 2010, in a local hospital. In honor of Weldon's request, there will be no memorial service for him.
He was born on Aug. 15, 1932, in Roby, Texas. He served for four years in the United States Navy and retired from the appraisal district in Big Spring.
Survivors include one brother and sister-in-law, Edwin and Barbara Peeples of Harrisonville, Missouri; and one sister, Gracie Williams of Roby.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Sabra Peeples; one brother, Milton Peeples; and one sister, Ramona Peeples.
A graveside service for Tyra Scott, infant daughter of Robyn Woody and Frank Scott, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at Sweetwater Cemetery.
Scott died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. She was born Monday, Nov. 29, 2010 in Sweetwater.
Kenneth R. Smith, age 76, of Sweetwater, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home with Lester Cavitt officiating. Burial will follow at Roby Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Michael P. Rasor was born on April 10, 1958, in Sweetwater, TX. Heaven received this angel on Friday, Nov. 26, 2010, from his Irving home with soul mate, mother, brothers, family and friends. He is preceded in death by father, Clealen Rasor and surviving mother, Jessie Rasor of Lake Hawkins, TX.
He is survived by soul mate Linda Sue Geer-Rasor, born in Sweetwater, TX and living in Irving, TX;Â brothers, David Brooks of Bastrop, TX and Kenneth Rasor and wife Jo Ann Rasor of Dallas, TX; step daughters, Sammi Murdock and Debra Golightly and husband Steve Golightly of Irving, TX.
ROBY- Lee Roy Goolsby, 77, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at a Lubbock hospital.Â Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at the First Baptist Church of Roby with Bro. Jerry Vincent officiating.Â Burial will follow in Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.Â Visitation will be Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services for Lillie Cook Burwick, 80, of Blackwell, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at Blackwell Methodist Church with Rev. Charles Casey officiating. Interment will follow at Blackwell Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A visitation will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Burwick died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, in San Angelo.
Rosa Lavell Bredemeyer, age 92, of Roscoe, Texas, passed away Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at Roscoe Cemetery with Pastor Curtis Ward officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. at the funeral home on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010.
A graveside service for Cecil Ray Bills, 83, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. James Baker officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Bills died Friday, Nov. 26, 2010, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
He was born April 1, 1927, in Coahoma, Texas. He married Mary Margaret Looby on Oct. 3, 1967, in Big Spring. He worked for J.W. McCutchens Oil Field Company for 35 years. He lived in Sweetwater most of his life.