Archive - 2010 - Obituary
Funeral services for Ellen Hoskins, 85, of Sweetwater, will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Keith Clower officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Hoskins died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, in Sweetwater.
Marie Dunlap Richardson, 97, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, in Fort Worth.
Mrs. Richardson was born on May 17, 1913, in Nolan, Texas. She was the eldest of seven children born to Robert Pleas and Mary Effie Dunlap.
She was Valedictorian of her graduating class at Divide High School, attended Abilene Christian College, taught school for one year and retired after 30 years in the credit department at Montgomery Wards. She was a longtime member of the Altamesa Church of Christ.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years; her parents; three brothers; and one sister.
Joy Witt, Born Oct. 10, 1941, in Sweetwater, passed away Nov. 17, 2010, in Lubbock after a long battle with cancer. Joy was a life-long student; she graduated from Sweetwater High School and Trinity University in San Antonio. While living in Santa Fe, NM, Joy attended Santa Fe Community College, she took classes in sculpture at Loveland Academy of Fine Arts and Scottsdale Artists School. While Joy was married to Canadian sculptor, Peter Rice-Jones, she lived with the Cree Indians near Edmonton, Alberta.
Nella Frances Van Leer, 89, of Colorado City, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Mitchell County Hospital.
Her body was cremated. No further services are planned at this time.
A memorial service for Marvin Doyle Bailey, 68, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 26, 2010, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Steve Davis officiating. He was cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Bailey died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at University Hospital in Lubbock.
He was born Dec. 17, 1941, in Quanah, Texas. He had worked for Jolley Well Service as a pulling unit operator and had also worked for Basic Energy. Bailey was a Baptist and had lived in Sweetwater most of his life.
Catherine Blassingame Allen, 40 beloved mother, daughter and sister passed from this life into Godâ€™s loving care on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010.
Oscar Lowell Taylor, Jr., age 84, of Sweetwater, passed away Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at V.A. Medical Center in Big Spring, Texas.
His body was cremated. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. James Baker officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Fannie Louise Weston was born on August 10, 1926 in Pearsol, Texas, to Robert and Clara Forester. In 1938, she moved to Alpine, Texas, where she eventually met and married Billie Weston, on August 29, 1943. Fannie and Billie lived in the Fort Davis/Alpine area where they ranched and owned and operated Camp Musquiz, a summer camp for boys and girls. As well as being involved in the day to day operations of the camp, Fannie worked at the FNB in Alpine for 37 years. In 2000, they moved to San Angelo, Texas and then on to Sweetwater, in 2008.
Eurita Fay â€śRitaâ€ť Rieger, 76, of Maryneal, Texas passed away on Nov. 15, 2010 at her home. She was born January 16,1934 in Palestine, Texas. She married Wayne Rieger on July 6, 1952 in Palestine, Texas.
Survivors include her son, Paul Rieger and wife Debbie of Big Spring, Texas; daughters, Ada Jackson of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Paulia Sacket and husband Rick of Temple, Texas; one sister, Anita Wylie of Palestine, Texas; ten grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Sarah Frances Jones, 80, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Jerry Payne and Rev. Don Casper officiating. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at Taylor Cemetery near Lampasas. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Jones died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.