Archive - Obituary
July 1st, 2013
Lily May Rhoton, age 77, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at her residence.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Highland Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Clower officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Lily was born on Oct. 6, 1935 in Sweetwater to Lee and Jewel (McLaughlin) Giesler. She married John Rhoton. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church and also worked for the The Village Grocery Store as a bookkeeper for many years before retiring.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Sylvia T. TreviĂ±o, 75, of Roscoe, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Father Charles Okonkwo will officiate and interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
TreviĂ±o died Sunday, June 30, west of Roscoe.
Lowell Clovis Epps passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Kerrville, Texas.
Clovis previously resided for many years in Sweetwater, Texas.Â
Travis Glasgow, age 64, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at First Apostolic Tabernacle with Revs. Larry Baird, David Greg Boone and Michael Bingham officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Merle Fitts, 92, died on June 21, 2013, in El Dorado, Ark. while in the care of hospice.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Roscoe Cemetery with Father Dennis Bosley officiating.Â Burial will follow at Roscoe Cemetery.Â Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.Â
Carolyn Fraley Daniel, 70, of Sweetwater, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013, at a local medical center in Abilene. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at First Baptist Church, 213 E. 3rd Street in Sweetwater, with arrangements being handled by Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 North 2nd in Abilene.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Simona Castro, 96, of Abilene, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Charles Okonkwo officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
A Rosary will be said by Lupe Medellin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Castro died Sunday, June 23, 2013 in Abilene.
She was born Feb. 18, 1917, in Fredricksburg, Texas. She married Cipriano Castro on Jan. 5, 1933 in Sweetwater.
Thomas Lee Donohoo III (Tis),Â 66,Â of Mission, TX,Â died on June 14, 2013.Â HeÂ passedÂ away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loved ones.Â T.L. was bornÂ in Hobbs, N.M. on Nov. 10, 1947.Â He was a graduate of Sweetwater High School. He was married to Beth Rash Donohoo from August of 1968 until her passing inÂ 1992.Â HeÂ honorably served in theÂ United States Marine Corps from 1968 to 1972.Â Mr.Â Donohoo was employed by Lackâ€™sÂ Furniture for over 30 years.Â He was an avid huntsman, boatman and artifact collector.Â He also had a passion for reading and learningÂ that influenced all who knew him.Â T.L.
Lydia Marie Kafer Althof passed away on June 21, 2013, surrounded by her loving family following a long and valiant battle with Alzheimerâ€™s. She was born July 25, 1914 in Hurnville, Texas to Karl and Anna Kafer.
She married Richard Emil Althof on Nov. 4, 1934. After living many years in country, they moved to Roscoe, Texas in 1982. They celebrated 59 years of marriage.
Her treasures in her life were her family, the First Baptist Church in Roscoe, her love of God, her home and flower gardens.
David â€śJetsâ€ť Gonzales, 50, of Sweetwater, passed away at his home. Graveside services for David will be Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Hermleigh Cemetery in Hermleigh. Father Roy Badilles will be officiating services. Family and friends will be meeting Saturday, June 22, 2013 at McCoy Funeral Home at 9 a.m. for visitation.
David was born July 21, 1962 to parents Faustino Gonzales and Elida Bernal in Snyder. He worked at Pepsi Bottling Company in Abilene for last three years and previously worked for Stromanâ€™s Exxon in Sweetwater.