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April 2nd, 2014

Jessie E. Young

April 2, 2014

Funeral services for Jessie E. Young, 83, of Breckenridge will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. His nephews Cooper Young and Wayne Brown will officiate. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 4, at McCoy Funeral Home, located at 401 E. Third Street in Sweetwater, Texas 79556.
Young died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Villa Haven Nursing Home in Breckenridge.
He was born Feb. 12, 1931 in Bailey County, Texas.

Everett L. Williams: November 23, 1912 – March 27, 2014

April 2, 2014

Everett L. Williams, alias “Jelly Bean” on the baseball field and basketball court in his youth and “Grasshopper” on the tennis court in his senior years, “fought his last dragon” at age 101 by trouncing his son and daughter at dominoes only a few days before the end of his earthly existence. 

March 28th

Roy Emanuel Harris

March 28, 2014

Roy Emanuel Harris went to be with his Lord on March 25, 2014. He was a loving father and grandfather. He lived life to the fullest, living by the motto “IF MAN MADE IT, I CAN FIX IT.”
He was preceded in death by parents, Floyd and Margaret Harris; first wife, Ruth; second wife, Carmel; son, Larry Joe Harris; and grandson, Brian Harris.
He is survived by daughter, Ginger Davis; son-in-law, Arthur Davis; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Martha Starnes and Chris Wilson.
A gravesite service will be at the Garden of Memories in Sweetwater on April 12, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.

Mark Davis Crawford

March 28, 2014

Mark Davis Crawford, 58, of Sweetwater, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Shannon Hospital in San Angelo. His body was cremated and no further services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Crawford was born June 11, 1955 in Ayres, Massachusetts. He married Debby Jo Byrne on Dec. 17, 2006 in Anson.
He was a Baptist. Mark was a welder most of his life and lived in Anson for the past 17 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era.

Ronnie Lee Gardner

March 28, 2014

Funeral services for Ronnie Lee Gardner, 63, of Sweetwater will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Salem Lutheran Church in Roscoe. Rev. Dean Quade and Rev. Pat Quade will officiate. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014, at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Gardner died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Hendrick Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 21, 1951, in Fisher County.

March 27th

Martha A. Bland

March 27, 2014

Mrs. Martha A. Bland, 72, of Jacksonville, AR was the first born of the late Alfred and Grace Willoughby. She went to be with her Lord and friends Sunday afternoon, March 23, 2014. She was born in Sweetwater on June 5, 1941, where she grew up and graduated from Newman High School in 1959. She attended Daughon’s School of Business College in Abilene for one year and met and fell in love with Teddy R. Bland, an Air Force Airman.

March 26th

Mark Davis Crawford

March 26, 2014

Mark Davis Crawford, 58, of Sweetwater, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Shannon Hospital in San Angelo.
He was cremated. No further services are planned.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

March 25th

Rev. William Walter Mayo

March 25, 2014

Funeral services for Rev. William Walter Mayo, 83, of Sweetwater will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Evangelical Methodist Church. Rev. Ronnie Newton will officiate and interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Evangelical Methodist Church.
Mayo died Monday, March 24, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 8, 1930, in Abernathy. He married Joyce Vesta Amerson on Aug. 25, 1951, in Lakeview.

Margaret Jane “Peggy” Lawrence

March 25, 2014

Funeral services for Margaret Jane (Thomas) “Peggy” Lawrence, 89, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 28, at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater. Dr. Robert Singleton, son-in-law of the deceased will officiate at the services. Interment will be alongside her life-long mate, Lt. Col. Retired Charles William “Larry” Lawrence, Sr. at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene and will be under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Peggy died Monday, March 24, 2014 following a brief illness at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.

Joyce Marie Lowry: December 23, 1935 – March 22, 2014

March 25, 2014

Stephenville — Graveside services for Joyce Marie Lowry, 78, a retired beautician, who died Saturday, March 22, 2014, will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at the Erath Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Arrangements are by Lacy Funeral Home.
Joyce was born on Dec. 23, 1935, to Maurice and Ada Mae (Anderson) Fields. She married Boyd Neal Lowry on August 14, 1954, in Fairy, Texas. He preceded her in death on March 11, 2014. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

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