Archive - Jan 2012 - Obituary
Stella Mae Smith was born Sept. 20, 1921, in White Flat Community, Texas. She passed away Jan. 29, 2012 at Metroplex Hospital in Killeen, Texas. She married Cleave A. Smith of the Palava Community, Texas on Dec. 2, 1939.
Timothy Scott Gray of the Champion community died Friday, Jan. 27, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas due to complications from a chronic illness.
He was the loving husband of Kimberly Gray and father to Dustin and Kylie Gray, all of Champion, south of Roscoe, Tx.
Tim was born Nov. 19, 1972 in St. Louis, Mo. to Kimberly Jo Areno and Gary Edwin Gray. He lived in St. Louis during his childhood, then moved to Victoria, Texas where he was raised by his mother and step father, Chris Jochen during his teen years.
Mary Lily Cartwright, age 84, of San Augustine, Texas, (former resident of Sweetwater, Texas) passed away on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at Memorial Health System of East Texas in Lufkin, Texas.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 at Garden of Memories with Rev. Brian Brownlow officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
A graveside service for Dillard Royce McCain, 56, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at Slaterâ€™s Chapel Cemetery in Nolan with Rev. Billy Oliver officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at McCoy Funeral Home.
McCain died Thursday. Jan. 26, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
Our mama, Carol Ann Colville, 63, died Tuesday in a Abilene hospital. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, in Cedar Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Girdner Funeral Home of Abilene. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Leray Scifres will officiate.
Mom was born May 16, 1948, in Eastland to Joseph James Riehl and Mary Madge Hatcher Riehl. She grew up in Abilene and attended Abilene High School and worked at the Tye and Merkel truck stops. Recently she lived in Sweetwater and worked at Goodwill.
Funeral services for Verna Mae Atkins, 90, of Ft. Worth and formerly of Loraine, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan, 28, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories in Sweetwater with Rev. Homer Reddic officiating. Interment will follow at Loraine Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Atkins died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, in Ft. Worth.
Delene Blair Tyler, 81, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas.
Services will be in Quitaque at First United Methodist Church, at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. Rev. Steve Ulrey will officiate with interment in Rest Haven Cemetery in Quitaque directed by McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
There will be a formal family visitation from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, at the First Methodist Church in Quitaque.
Delene was born to Harry and Ermine Blair on July 17, 1930, in Clarendon, TX. She married Grady Lee Tyler on Nov. 11, 1947, in Dallas, TX.
SAN ANGELO â€” In celebration of Patâ€™s entrance into our Lordâ€™s hand, we commend his soul.Â Patâ€™s life began in Robert Lee, Texas on Aug. 29, 1959, as the sixth child of Johnny and Doris Kohutek. He was a true blessing to all of the family.Â Pat was a graduate of Reagan County High School in Big Lake and a part of the Class of 1977. Patâ€™s life extended to Jan. 19, 2012, and passed away at the age of 52 after battling cancer for numerous years.
He was preceded in death by his dad, Johnny; and a brother Steven John.Â
Zelna N. "Chris" Floyd, 89 went to be with her Lord on Wednesday evening, Jan. 18, 2012, at an Aspermont care center. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. A graveside service was held in the double mountain cemetery under the care and direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Aspermont.
Chirs was born March 14,1922, in Stonewall County to John William Criswell and Mary Caldwell Criswell. Chris was a homemaker and married Bunk FloydÂ Aug. 31, 1941, in Peacock Texas. He preceded her in death. Chris was a member of the Methodist Church.
ROBY â€” Stella Mae (Cleveland) Mash, 89, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at an Abilene hospital.Â Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Weathesrbee-Ray Funeral Home Chapel.Â Burial will follow at Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.