Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Paula MuÃ±oz, 92, left this earth for her Heavenly Home on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 in Sweetwater surrounded by her family.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Father Charles Okonkwo will officiate. Interment will follow at the Loraine Cemetery directed by McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary was said at McCoy Chapel of Memories on Sunday evening, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m.
Wes Bishop and his wife, Margaret, moved to Sweetwater on Sept. 1, 1977, to become the first Director of Physical Therapy at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, where he served for nearly 36 years, until poor health recently forced him to step down. He was instrumental in the planning, fundraising and development of two new physical therapy departments, going from a two hundred square foot department in 1977, to a 2,000 square foot department in 1982, to a 6,000 square foot, state-of-the-art complex in 1998. He was the first recipient at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital of the prestigious Dr.
Services for Veldon Levon Jeter, 77, of Brownfield, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at the Brownfield Church of Christ with Bo Shero officiating. Burial will follow at the Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.
Tammy Terrell Blueford-Jackson, 41, of Austin, TX passed away Sept. 26, 2013 at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla. after a heroic battle with cancer.
Bettye Scott, age 68, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Carey officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Bettye was born on April 8, 1945 in Hubbard, Texas to R. K. and Elvan (Smith) Jackson. She married Eugene Scott, Sr. on April 22, 1965 in Sweetwater. She worked for U.S. Gypsum for 22 years before retiring.
A memorial service for Robert Lewis Etheridge will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Abundant Life Assembly of God Church in Merkel with Rev. Joseph Busnell and Rev. Robert Etheridge officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
Etheridge died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at his home in Merkel.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Richard Elton Butts, age 69, of Sweetwater, passed away on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
His body was cremated. No services are planned at this time.
Richard was born on April 19, 1944 in Henderson, Nev. to Jack W. and Evelyn (Sanders) Butts. He worked as a service manager for Goodyear Tire for 17 1/2 years and 7-11 Auto for 10 years before retiring. He married Sharon Pugh on Dec. 18, 1964 in Roby, Texas.
Funeral services for Zula E. Hunt, 91, of Sweetwater, will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Donald Hunt and Rev. Danny Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at McCoy Funeral Home.
Hunt died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater.
Arthur Vernon Sager, Jr., age 87, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at Resthaven Memorial Park in Shawnee, Okla. with Brother Tim Emmons officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home in Shawnee, Okla. Local arrangements by Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Charles T. Sharrock, age 78, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Palava Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.