Archive - Obituary

July 6th, 2011

Johnna Puckett Reynolds

July 6, 2011

Funeral services for Johnna Puckett Reynolds will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, July 8, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Sweetwater, located at 213 E. Third Street.

July 5th

Ira Lena Simmons

July 5, 2011

Ira Lena Simmons, age 97, of Sweetwater, Texas, went to be with her Lord and Savior on  Sunday, July 3, 2011.   
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2011, at East Hill Cemetery in Fort Stockton, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Jerry L. Fuqua

July 5, 2011

A graveside service for Jerry L. Fuqua, 57, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene with Military Graveside Rites performed by the U.S. Army Honor Guard. Rev. Teddy Seales will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
Fuqua died Sunday, July 3, 2011, at his residence.

June 28th

Cinderella Terry

June 28, 2011

Cinderella Terry, 51, of Colorado City, passed away June 27, 2011 at Covenant Medical Center, in Lubbock, TX. SCinderella Terry, 51, of Colorado City, passed away June 27, 2011 at Covenant Medical Center, in Lubbock, TX.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on July 2, 2011 at Kiker-Seale Chapel, with Rev. Greg Crawford officiating.

William Hayden Harvey

June 28, 2011

William Hayden Harvey, 13, passed away Friday, June 24, 2011 at Cook’s Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, June 27, at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 HWY 277 South. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at Beltway Park Baptist Church, 4009 Beltway South.

June 27th

George W. “Bill” May

June 27, 2011

George W. “Bill” May, 89, passed away Sunday evening, June 26, 2011, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Military and Masonic graveside services will be held at the Garden of Memories Cemetery on Thursday, June 30, 2011, at 11 a.m. with memorial services at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Phillip Thomas officiating.

June 24th

Richard “Dick” J. Donnelly

June 24, 2011

Richard “Dick” J. Donnelly, father, brother and friend, died June 8, 2011 at the age of 58. A U.S Navy veteran and retired career transportation professional, Dick was born March 11, 1953 and was a 1971 graduate of Sweetwater High School. Dick is survived by his daughter Amanda, her husband Paul and their children, Rylie and Brody of Charleston, S.C. Dick’s four surviving brothers, family and friends are celebrating his life this July 2, 2011 at 10 a.m. at McCurdy Funeral Home in Lockhart, Texas.

Johnna Puckett Reynolds

June 24, 2011

Johnna Puckett Reynolds of Driftwood died tragically from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on June 21, 2011. Johnna had been a teacher in Texas for 21 years.

Sarona “Tootsie” Roberds

June 24, 2011

Sarona “Tootsie” Roberds, age 83 of Dallas, TX, passed away June 21, 2011. She was born May 5, 1928, in Waxahachie, TX, to G.W. Jr. and Jewel (Hazard) Whitaker. Tootsie grew up in Sweetwater, TX, where her family owned the local bakery. She spent her summers in Red Oak, TX, with her cousins, aunts and uncles.  Tootsie graduated from SMU in 1948 and was employed with the Dallas ISD. She enjoyed traveling, reading and visiting beautiful gardens. Tootsie was a member of Casa View Baptist Church.

June 23rd

Wanda Straley

June 23, 2011

Wanda Straley, 65, of Sweetwater, passed away at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital on Thursday, June 23, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 27, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Kevin Shipp and Richard Ferguson officiating. Interment will follow in the Loraine Cemetery beside her husband, directed by McCoy Funeral Home.
There will be a family visitation Sunday evening, June 26, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.

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