Archive - Mar 2013 - Obituary

March 30th

Murl M. Montgomery

March 30, 2013

Murl Montgomery, 60, passed away at his home on March 30, 2013, after a long battle with brain cancer.
A family visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2013, at McCoy Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, at First Presbyterian Church in Sweetwater with Reverend Kary Fry officiating. Interment will follow in Sweetwater Cemetery directed by McCoy Funeral Home. Masonic graveside rites will be said by Sweetwater Lodge # 571.

Brayleigh Michelle Lewis

March 30, 2013

Brayleigh Michelle Lewis, infant daughter of Brittany Kincaid and Geoffrey Lewis, passed away on March 29, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
A graveside service will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Eric Horton and Rev. Jack Pinkerton officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Lewis was born March 29, 2013, in Sweetwater.

March 28th

Frances Foster “Frankie” Smith

March 28, 2013

Frances Foster “Frankie” Smith of North Little Rock Arkansas died on March 17, 2013 from the effects of a stroke suffered days before her death. She had lived for the past five years with Alzheimer’s disease in Foxridge Assisted Living Center in North Little Rock, Ark.
Frankie was born in El Dorado, Ark. on Feb. 7, 1925, to James L. and Beulah Mae Foster. She was predeceased by her two brothers, James “Buddy” Foster and Billy Ray Foster and is survived by her sister, Betty Fay Foster Cathey.

March 27th

Betty Jean Holbert

March 27, 2013

Betty Jean Holbert, age 83, of Abilene, (former long time resident of Colorado City) passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at Wisteria Place in Abilene.
Her body will be cremated. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Sweetwater Cemetery with Father Dennis Bosley officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Cleo Smith

March 27, 2013

Cleo Smith, 81, of Lake Kiowa, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 22, 2013 in Denton. She was laid to rest at Glen Cemetery in Bluff Dale March 23, 2013
A memorial service celebrating the life of Cleo Smith will be held at Temple Baptist Church at 1811 East California Street in Gainesville at 1 p.m., Saturday March 30, 2013.
Cleo was born in Bluff Dale to Hunter and Alva Lee Watson on Aug. 31, 1931. She went to middle school at Bluff Dale and was a high school cheerleader in Stephenville.  

March 26th

Dr. Bud E. Alldredge, Sr.

March 26, 2013

Dr. Bud E. Alldredge, 92, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013 at Nolan Nursing and Rehab Center in Sweetwater.
There will be a family visitation Friday evening, March 29, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home, 401 East Third Street in Sweetwater.
A 9:30 a.m. graveside service will be held at Sweetwater Cemetery on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. the same day at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Kary Fry officiating. Interment will be in Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.

March 25th

Nancy Lea Holbrook

March 25, 2013

Nancy Lea Holbrook, of Cedar Park, TX, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, March 22, 2013 at the age of 76. She will sleep now with the angels, her golden heart at rest. Although our hearts are broken, we know God took the best. She was born in Sweetwater, TX to parents Mamie Ruth (Petty) and Clarence Forgerson on August 7, 1936.
Nancy loved to read and be in the backyard with her pets and plants. She was very artistic and enjoyed playing the piano.

March 23rd

Wayne Lee Davis

March 23, 2013

BRONTE — Wayne Lee Davis passed away Friday March 22, 2013 at his home on Oak Creek Lake near Blackwell, TX at the age of 59.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home. A private memorial service for family and friends will be held at a later date.
The family suggests in lieu of flowers donations may be made to any charity or organization of your choice.

Emilia Sanchez Martinez

March 23, 2013

Emilia Sanchez Martinez, 78, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at an Abilene hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Rotan. Burial will follow at Belvieu Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home. A Rosary will be at 6 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to weathersbeerayfh.com.

March 21st

Jose Lorenzo Garza, Sr.

March 21, 2013

Funeral services for Jose Lorenzo Garza, Sr., 83, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Trinity Baptist Church with Al Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Garza died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.

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