Archive - Oct 5, 2012 - Obituary
Philanthropist, volunteer extraordinaire, educator, leader, mother and grandmother, Marilyn Joan MacKenzie Threlkeld died on Sept. 21, 2012, her 83rd birthday, from complications during surgery.
A memorial open house will be held at First Baptist Church, 213 East 3rd Street in Sweetwater on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, from 2-5 p.m. There will be no interment; in her usual selfless and loving manner, Marilyn donated her remains to the Genesis Medical Education and Research Institute.
Mr. Rodney Gaither Mayo of Hermleigh, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Shannon Hospital in San Angelo, Texas after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Mayo was born on Â Nov. 11, 1945, in Roscoe and lived in Hermleigh most of his life with his mother and father Mary Neal and Gaither, his son Darrell, his wife Linda, his daughter-in-law Stacy, and his grandson Nathan.Â
A graveside serviceÂ will be heldÂ in the Pyron CemeteryÂ on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at 10:30 a.m., under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.Â
Funeral services for Roland Maldonado, 52, of Garland, Texas, will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Rev. Ward Hayes will officiate. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Maldonado died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Garland, Texas.
He was born Aug. 20, 1960, in Sweetwater.
SAN ANGELO â€“ Chester Collier passed away in his home on Oct. 3, 2012. His last wish was that everyone be joyful and not let this time be filled with sorrow. He said, â€śI am never alone, God is always with me.â€ť
Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Loraine Cemetery. Services are under direction of Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.