Archive - Aug 2013 - Obituary
Our beloved mother and grandmother, Faye Hanes, passed from this life into the arms of Jesus on Aug. 12, 2013.
Faye was born Feb. 15, 1921, on the family farm outside Wingate, Texas to Oscar and Mae Howard. Faye married Aubrey A. Hanes and together raised three children at Welch, Texas. Faye spent her life working and serving others â€” she loved to sew, cook and garden. Faye was a member of South Plains Church of Christ where she participated in Silvertones Senior Adults and Pillow Ministry for Hospitalized Children.
Eliseo V. Gomez, age 83, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at his residence.
A rosary will be held Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Chapel, recited by Lupe Medellin.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 at 10 a.m. 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.
Bobby Jack Bentle, age 57, of Spring, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at St. Lukeâ€™s Hospital in The Woodlands, due to complications from heart surgery.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church of Sweetwater, with Kary Fry officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends at the First Presbyterian Church on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 beginning at 6 p.m.
Felton D. Henry was born Dec. 22, 1926 and raised in Sweetwater. He passed away on July 24, 2013 in Stuart, Fla. with those who loved him most at his bedside. He was a graduate of Newman High School, Class of â€™44. As a young man he was a participating Mason and in July 4th parades he was the one in the little cars running figure eights making the kids laugh and smile.
Graveside services for Jessie Lee Johnson, 90, of Abilene, will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at Blackwell Cemetery. Rev. Claude McKiddy will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Johnson died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 at Crest View Retirement Center in Bryan, Texas.
Graveside services for Marvin D. Walker, 81, of Sweetwater will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Claude McKiddy officiating. Military graveside rites will be performed. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Walker died Friday, Aug. 5, 2013, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Albert Franklin Lanning, age 77, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
His body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Crowley officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
TUSCOLA â€“ Linda Sue Bilbo, 61, of Tuscola, went to be with her Savior on July 30, 2013. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Emmanuel Fellowship Church, 1418 Hailey Street, in Sweetwater with Rev. Eric von Atzigen officiating under the direction of Bailey-Howard Funeral Home of Clyde.
Graveside services for Lillie Belle Green, 93, of Bonham, formerly of Roscoe, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at the Colorado City Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater with Rev. Bruce Parsons officiating. Interment will follow at the Colorado City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, from noon to 5 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Green died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in Bonham.
Flora Mae Rayburn, age 80 of Rockwall, passed away July 31, 2013. She was born July 27, 1933, in Haskell County to Erich and Olga (Helm) Lehrman. Flora was a member of First Baptist Church Rowlett.Â She loved the Lord and she loved serving people.