Archive - Obituary
April 8th, 2014
Karan Ann Richardson, 49, passed away in Gorman, Texas on April 5, 2014.
Karan, the second of two children, was born Sept. 20, 1965, in Taylor County to Charles Essary and Emma (Reeves) Essary. She was married to Lance Richardson on July 1, 1998.
Karan Richardson is survived by daughter, Lauren Miller; step daughter, Beaty Richardson; step son, Cal Richardson; brother, Christopher Essary; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Richardson was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Emma Essary.
Lance Mark Richardson, 49, of Gorman, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Gorman, Texas.
A memorial service for Lance will be held Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel in Eastland, TX.
Lance was born March 23, 1965 in Hale Center, TX to Philip and Elaine Richardson. He graduated from Mineral Wells High School. He attended Texas Tech in Lubbock and worked at the University Medical Center. He married Karan Ann on July 1, 1998.
He also worked at the Rolling Plains Hospital in Sweetwater and most recently he worked at Eastland Memorial Hospital.
ARLINGTON â€” Raymond Jack Swaim, 88, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway in Arlington with Pastor David Hargrove officiating. Interment will follow at 1:30 p.m. in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Lane C. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be made to Northwest Christian Church, 1001 N. Davis, Arlington, Texas 76012.
Funeral services for Lindell Keith Smith, 56, of Nolan will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Lamar Street Baptist Church in Sweetwater. Reverend Vic Meyer and Reverend Chris Stephens will officiate. Interment will follow at Nolan Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 8, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Smith died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at his home in Nolan.
He was born March 12, 1958, in Sweetwater. He married Bobbi Lynn on April 1, 2005, at Nolan Baptist Church.
Services for Ricky Apalonio Amaya, 53, of Dallas, formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Amaya died on April 3, 2014 in Abilene.
He was born on Oct. 11, 1960 in Sweetwater. He grew up in Sweetwater attending Sweetwater schools and has lived in Dallas for the past 15 years. He is a U.S. Army veteran and was an auto mechanic. He was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Parish.
A memorial service for Reba Willene Browning, 69, will be held on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Lamar Street Baptist Church with Rev. Clay Jacobson and Rev. Eric Horton officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater. She was cremated.
She died on April 3, 2014 at Nolan Nursing and Rehab.
She was born on Nov. 20, 1944 in Sweetwater. She married Jerry Browning on July 3, 1965 in Sweetwater.
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, alias â€śJelly Beanâ€ť on the baseball field and basketball court in his youth and â€śGrasshopperâ€ť on the tennis court in his senior years, â€śfought his last dragonâ€ť at age 101 by trouncing his son and daughter at dominoes only a few days before the end of his earthly existence.Â
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 mottoÂ â€śIF MAN MADE IT, I CAN FIX IT.â€ť
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, 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.