Archive - 2012 - Obituary

December 6th

Jova Meneses Olguin

December 6, 2012

Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Jova Meneses Olguin, 84, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Father Charles Okonkwo will officiate and interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be recited by Lupe Medellin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Olguin died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Lubbock.

Frankie Eugene Barton, Jr.

December 6, 2012

Graveside services for Frankie Eugene Barton, Jr., 51, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at Sweetwater Cemetery. Rev. Mike Sells will officiate with interment to follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Barton died Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
He was born Feb. 4, 1961 in Brownfield, Texas. Frankie was a member of Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ.

December 3rd

Samuel (Sam) T. Rivera

December 3, 2012

Samuel (Sam) T. Rivera, age 77, of Sweetwater, Texas passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Nolan Nursing and Rehab.
A rosary will be held 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel, recited by Johnny Cave. Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 A.M., Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Okonkwo officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories with Nolan County Honor Guard. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

November 29th

Lee Roy “L.R.” Sells

November 29, 2012

Graveside services for Lee Roy “L.R.” Sells, 79, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Sweetwater Cemetery. Rev. Jeremy Thompson, Ken Kerby, and Rev. Mike Sells will officiate with interment to follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 30, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Sells died Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Abilene.

November 28th

Doris Lynn Brown Turner

November 28, 2012

Fredericksburg — Doris Lynn Brown Turner, 90, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, in a local nursing home. She was born on April 11, 1922, in Scranton, Texas, to Maggie Mae Bailey Brown and Ernest R. Brown and grew up in Colorado City. She married Veltie E. Turner on Jan. 3, 1941, in Colorado City and they raised four children in Roscoe.
Family visitation will be held at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater on Nov. 30, from 1-2 p.m. and graveside service immediately following in the Roscoe Cemetery with the Rev. Phillip Thomas officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home

November 27th

Willie B. Hanley

November 27, 2012

Willie B. Hanley, age 90, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, at Hendrick Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Roger Larsen officiating. Burial will be at Williamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Edelmiro (Pops) Gutierrez

November 27, 2012

Edelmiro (Pops) Gutierrez, age 88, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
A Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel recited by Jim Petrie. Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Okonkwo officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

November 26th

Prosper Cathy Moreno

November 26, 2012

Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Prosper Cathy Moreno, 78, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Father Charles Okonkwo will officiate and interment will follow at Loraine Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be said by Lupe Medellin and Ester Rodriguez at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Moreno died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at her home.

Bernard M. Shelan: July 17, 1916-November 21, 2012

November 26, 2012

Bernard Shelan (né Shelansky) passed away Wednesday night, Nov. 21, at the age of 96 from natural causes. He was born in St. Louis, MO to Charles and Rae Shelansky and raised in South Philadelphia and Roscoe, Texas. A local football star, Bernie “The Mouse” Shelansky—in spite of his small stature—was awarded a football scholarship to Abilene Christian College, where he graduated in 1938 with a B.S. Degree in Physical Training and set a new kickoff return record that remained in tact for 20 years.

November 24th

Danny Wayne Pope, Jr.

November 24, 2012

Graveside services for Danny Wayne Pope, Jr., 41, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Sweetwater Cemetery. Rev. Chris Stephens will officiate with interment to follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Pope died Saturday, Nov. 24, in Sweetwater.
He was born in Sweetwater on Nov. 30, 1970. He was a life long resident of Sweetwater. He worked most of his life in the oil patch driving rig, moving trucks, etc.

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