Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Billie Murel Abbott, 83, went to be with her Lord Saturday morning at a Jayton nursing center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Aspermont officiated by Rev. Larry Burton with burial to follow in the Aspermont Cemetery under the care and direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Aspermont.
Funeral services for Thomas Vinson Cumbie, 78, of Sweetwater, will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Rev. Kary Frye will officiate with interment to follow at Double Mountain Cemetery.
Visitation was held Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 at McCoy Funeral Home.
Cumbie died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Sweetwater.
He was born April 3, 1935 in Clairemont, Texas. He married Patsy Meador on July 29, 1954 in Aspermont, Texas.
Graveside services for Stella D. Ronemus, 103, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at Sweetwater Cemetery. Rev. James Baker will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Ronemus died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
She was born Dec. 2, 1909 in Nolan County. She married A.A. Ronemus on Jan. 11, 1930 in Sweetwater.
Stella was a housewife and lifelong resident of Sweetwater. She was a member of the First Baptist Church Sweetwater.
Seminole â€” Leola Maxine Weburg, 91, of Seminole passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 in Seminole. She was born July 27, 1922 in Salina, Kan. to Norton and Elisabeth Weburg. Leola was employed as a Lab Technician for many years in Salina, Kan. She moved from Salina, Kan. to Sweetwater in 1984 to be near her sister and in 2010 she moved to Seminole, Texas. Leola enjoyed her family, traveling, golf and photography.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Marjorie Dahl in 2010 and Natnalie Oâ€™Neal.
Paula MuĂ±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.