Archive - 2014 - Obituary
E.L. (Dick) Davis, age 94, of Sweetwater passed away on Monday, June 16, 2014 at Nolan Nursing and Rehab.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Trent â Ruby Acuna, 90, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014 in a local hospital. A rosary was said at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, at Starbuck Funeral Home Chapel. A mass took place at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 13, at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church with Reverend Terry Brenon officiating. Burial was in the Trent Cemetery, directed by Starbuck Funeral Home.
Vanlora Ruth Scott, age 85, of Sweetwater, passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at her residence.
As per her wishes, her body will be cremated. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
George Ray Knight, 70, died Friday, June 6, 2014 in a local nursing center. No services are planned. Arrangements are by Starbuck Funeral Home of Merkel.
George was born June 21, 1943, in Belton, TX to Cora Ellen (Setzer) and Russell Joseph Knight. He married Darlene Greer March 20, 1985 in Sweetwater. George worked for Pricoras as a security guard from 1989 to 1995. He was a handyman who could fix anything and he loved to sit outside and enjoy nature.
Londa Ann (Neatherlin) Bowlin, age 68, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at her residence.
As per her wishes, her body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Lamar Street Baptist Church with Rev. Clay Jacobson and Dale Finch officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Cynthia âCindyâ Ann Ortega passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene. She was 41 years old.
Cindy is survived by her mother, Margie Ortega; and siblings, Lori Ortega Franco, Bill Ortega and Frank Ortega. She was a beloved aunt to Ali, Jackie and Frankie.
She was preceded in death by her father, Bill Ortega.
Cindy graduated from Texas State Technical College with a degree in Culinary Arts. She enjoyed cooking, baking and caring for her âpride and joy,â her dog Harley. Cindy will be missed by numerous family members and friends.
On May 31, 2014, Jane Ellen Barton, 68, of Sweetwater, passed away at Hendrick Medical Center.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Barbara Jean Horan.
She was a long time resident of Sweetwater since 1983. She was married to Tim Barton for 30 wonderful years. She was born on April 26, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio to Charles and Betty Oatley.
Earnie Ray Marshall, 74, of Sweetwater, passed away Friday May 30, 2014, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
His wishes were to be cremated and no further services are planned. McCoy Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
Earnie was born May 2, 1940 in Ranger, TX to Henry Allen and Edna Geneva (Preece) Marshall. Earnie has lived in Sweetwater since 1996 and Midland before that. Earnie was a member of the Coronado Masonic Lodge # 1406 in El Paso and he also had a love for old cars.
Emery H. Pursley, Jr., 65, of Sweetwater, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014 in Abilene. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Pursley was born Feb. 23, 1949, in Sweetwater. He married Margarita Rocha on Feb. 11, 1971, in Scurry County.
Emery lived in Sweetwater most of his life and was a member of Avondale Baptist Church. He was a United States Navy veteran. He worked as a bookkeeper and also as a collection agent.
John Earl White, 69, of Wolfforth, Texas lost his battle with cancer on May 29, 2014.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life of 69 years on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Lake Ridge Chapel. A tribute of Johnâs life may be found at www.memorialdesigners.net, where you may view a broadcast of his service, as well as leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.