Archive - Obituary
March 17th, 2011
CORPUS CHRISTI â€” Lola Pike McDonald passed away peacefully at the age of 80, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, in Corpus Christi, TX surrounded by her loving family. After moving from Sweetwater, Lola lived in Fort Worth, TX for many years and later in Portland, TX with her daughter.
Service: Her body was cremated. A private graveside service will be held in Sweetwater, on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Roy Thomas Horton, 94, of Sweetwater, formerly of Winnie and San Angelo, Texas, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at the Nolan Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
A graveside service will be held at the Sinton Cemetery in Sinton, Texas, on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Rick Vire officiating. McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater is in charge of arrangements.
Roy was born in Walcott, Arkansas, on Jan. 24, 1917 to Arthur Thomas and Rozeler Turner Horton. His early life was spent in Arkansas and Oklahoma before his family moved to San Patricia County in South Texas.
Therell Glenn Burwick died Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at the age of 85. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Blackwell Methodist Church with Rev. Charles Casey officiating. Interment will follow in the Blackwell Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
He was born to Robert Frances and Willie Mae Burwick on Sept. 17, 1925, in Hylton, Texas. He was married to Lillie Cook Burwick on March 20, 1947 in San Angelo, Texas for 64 years. She preceded him in death on November 28, 2010.
Norman D. Jurgens, 49, Topeka, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2011.
He was born Aug. 18, 1961 in Minden, NE the son of Donald and Gladys (Thurnau) Jurgens.
Norman married his beloved Sonya Langley on Sept. 6, 1980 in Hildreth, NE. He was an enthusiastic Nebraska Cornhuskers football fan. He also loved hunting, fishing, being outdoors and barbecuing.
Most of his life he spent farming in Nebraska but more recently worked for Heartland Crop Insurance.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Ivan Jay Krejci, 50, of Roscoe, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 18, 2011, at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Quirino Cornejo officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories, recited by Mark Delaplaine.
Krejci died Monday, March 14, 2011, at his home.
Marcia L. Rogers, 62 of Colorado City passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011. Graveside services will be Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Big Spring, TX. Rev. James Williams will be officiating.
Family visitation will be Tuesday, March 15, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at Dandyâ€™s Diner in Colorado City, TX.
Sam Q. Underhill, age 93, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2011, at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.Â
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at Belvieu Cemetery with Rev. Phillip Thomas officiating.Â Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.Â
Sam was born Sept. 28, 1917, in Yowell, Texas to Ernest C. and Myra L. (Hamilton) Underhill.Â He married Claudine O. Tidmore on October 16, 1951 in New Mexico.Â He was a U.S Army World War II Veteran.Â He worked for ADMÂ as a supervisor for many years before retiring.Â
Frankie Lee Toland, age 90, passed away at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater, Texas on March 13, 2011. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Dr. Cindy Cearley and Rev. Judy Hall officiating under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater. Interment will follow in Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. A visitation will be held Wednesday, March 16, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Stephen Smith, Toland Smith, McC Smith, Zach Smith, Bo Compston and Paul Davis.
Willie Herman Hackfeld, age 83, of Sweetwater, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2011, at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.Â
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, March l4, 2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Earl Stewart officiating.Â Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 14, 2011, at Elmwood Memorial Park in Abilene, Texas with Bill Johnston officiating.Â Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.Â
Doyle Alfred Davis, 76, of Denton, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Denton Regional Medical Center. He was born on Se. 10, 1934, in Black Land, TX to Dayton Alfred and Clara Lee (Lewellen) Davis. He was married to Judith Reynolds on July 20, 1979, in Temple, TX. He served in the U S Army and was retired from the Santa Fe Railroad and the construction business. He is a member of the First Baptist Church of Denton.