Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Our Mother, Salome Najar Molina, has gone to be with the Lord and will be greatly missed by all of us. She died peacefully, surrounded by her sons, daughters and grandchildren on Nov. 21, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Annâ€™s Catholic Church at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 26. Burial will follow at Mitchell County Cemetery.
Mrs. Molina is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Rosa Dominguez; and grandson, Manuel Molina, Jr.
Funeral services for John Trotter, 56, of Sweetwater, will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Broadway Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Stephens and Rev. Joe Johnson officiating. Interment will be at 3 p.m. at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, at McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will be at 1412 E. 13th Street in Sweetwater.
Trotter died Wednesday, Nov. 21, in Sweetwater.
Sally Davis of Blackwell, TX passed away on Nov. 17, 2012. Sally is survived by two daughters, Dianne and husband Eric McWhorter of Blackwell, TX and Stephanie and husband Greg Smith of Bakersfield, CA; and two granddaughters, Amanda McWhorter and Jessica Billington.
In honoring Sallyâ€™s wishes, no service will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Felice Nesbitt Adams, 82 of Arlington, Texas passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 after a brief illness.
Funeral services for Griselda Aguirre Villarreal, 42, of Sweetwater, will be at 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Fabio Perez officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Culto Funebra was held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Villarreal died on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
A native Texan, Clemon Lee Montgomery passed away of natural causes on Nov. 15, 2012 in Fredericksburg, Texas, his home of over 20 years. His funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at the Fredericksburg Funeral Home at 2278 South Highway 87 in Fredericksburg.
Funeral services for Joy R. Boatright, 92, of Sweetwater, will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, 2012, at First United Methodist Church in Sweetwater with Rev. Brian Brownlow officiating. Internment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at McCoy Funeral Home, located at 410 E. Third in Sweetwater.
A memorial service for Maurice Sligar, 95, of Sweetwater, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ward hayes officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Sligar died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Ira Hale, Jr., 89, of Helotes, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 13, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 9, 1923, in Eskota, Texas, the son of late Ira Hale, Sr. and Nannie Imogene Gunnels Brumfield. He was the oldest of three siblings. On June 1, 1948, he married the love of his life, Vernice Irene Hanna, and has been happily married for 64 years. He served in the U.S. Navy as an aviation radio operator in the 1940s. After his discharge, he was employed by Santa Fe Railroad for 37 years, retiring in November 1983.
Marianne K. Palacios, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at her residence.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Okonkwo officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.