Archive - 2014 - Obituary

May 5th

Rev. Milton Jochetz 

May 5, 2014

Rev. Milton Jochetz, 87 of Stanton, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Mabee Health Care Center in Midland. 
He was born and reared on a West Texas cotton farm Sept. 23, 1926. The farm was and is in Lubbock County near the small town of Slaton. He was the son of Walter A. Jochetz and Myrtle Lena Saage Jochetz. The family was a church going family. On a Sunday morning in 1934, Milton, eight years old, accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and was baptized by  Rev. C.W. Foote, the minister at the First United Methodist Church, Slaton.

May 2nd

E.S. (Snooky) Herring

May 2, 2014

E.S. (Snooky) Herring of Maryneal died Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the ranch. Born in Ballinger Sept. 19, 1932 to Zid and Mildred Herring, he grew up on family ranches in Runnels and Nolan County, attended school at Divide and graduated from Ballinger High School in 1951. He served in the US Army and was stationed in Korea with a small radar group, where he met and remained friends with several men from different states until his death.

Billie Diddle

May 2, 2014

Funeral services for Billie Diddle, 86, of Sweetwater will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Fourth & Elm Church of Christ. Mike Crowley will officiate and interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held Friday from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Diddle died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
She was born July 16, 1927, in Sweetwater. She married Gene Diddle on Sept. 15, 1944, in Sweetwater.

May 1st

Eddy R. Mayfield

May 1, 2014

Memorial services for Eddy R. Mayfield, 65, of Millersview, TX will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Trinity Baptist Church. Rev. Eric Von Atzigen and Rev. Malcom Brown will officiate. Mayfield’s wishes were to be cremated.
Mayfield died Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born Oct. 9, 1948, in Sweetwater. One of Eddy’s loves was to go fishing.

Donald Richard De Vore

May 1, 2014

Donald Richard De Vore, age 75, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at his residence.
His body was cremated. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Donald was born on Feb. 5, 1939, in Midland, Texas to Thomas Asbury and Martha Alva (Ware) De Vore. He was a Baptist. He worked at Edwards Air Force Base as a computer technician before retiring.

April 30th

Billy Joe Glenn

April 30, 2014

Graveside services for Billy Joe Glenn, 88, of Sweetwater will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Sweetwater Cemetery. Rev. James Barker will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Glenn died Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.

Christopher Limones

April 30, 2014

Funeral services for Christopher Limones, 29, of Roscoe will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Pastor Francisco Ortega will officiate and interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Limones died, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Irion County.
He was born June 27, 1984, in Sidney, Montana.

Darrell L. “Buz” Wilson

April 30, 2014

Darrell L. “Buz” Wilson, 87 of Blackwell, Texas entered into eternal peace on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, surrounded by his loved ones. Graveside services, with full Military Honors, will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Blackwell Cemetery in Blackwell, Texas. Pastor Daniel Dotson, First Baptist Church Blackwell, Texas will be officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

April 29th

Tommy Jack Webb

April 29, 2014

Funeral services for Tommy Jack Webb, 58, of Sweetwater, will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Claud Fry and Rev. Roger Bennett officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at McCoy Funeral Home.

Betty Elaine Jones

April 29, 2014

Betty Elaine Jones, of New Braunfels, passed away peacefully at home with her sisters by her side on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the age of 67. She was born in Roscoe to parents Woodrow and Lena Mae Smith on May 19, 1946. She married Cliff Jones, a fellow classmate since first grade of elementary school, in August of 1967. They had been married almost 47 years. Betty was a school teacher and librarian and worked at schools in Midland, San Diego, CA, Lubbock, Odom, Bellville and New Braunfels. She was a loving and devoted mother and wife.

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