Archive - Obituary
August 23rd, 2012
Rev. Roy C. Jones, age 74, of Big Spring, Texas (former resident of Sweetwater, Texas) passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home in Big Spring, Texas where he had been a resident for seven years.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at Mt. Rose Baptist Church with Rev. E. L. Wilson officiating and Rev. Tommy Jackson will serve as conductor.
Ordra Fay Jones Smith, 83, of Roscoe went to be with her Lord and Savior on Aug. 22, 2012. She was born June 19, 1929, to Charlie Alford and Jettie Ordra Smith Jones. She was the youngest of six children. Ordra grew up in Fisher County and attended school at Hobbs and Sweetwater. She married Walter Lloyd Smith, Sr. on May 11, 1946, and to this union three children were born.
Lubbock, TX â€”Â Ray Arnold Johnson, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Forrest Heights United Methodist Church in Lubbock with Rev. Ross Dunn officiating. Graveside services will be held at Decker Cemetery in Nolan County, TX on Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. directed by McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
A family visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, at Franklin Bartley Funeral Home, 4444 South Loop 289, Lubbock, TX.
Mary Katheren (Thomas) Arrington, 67, of College Station, Texas passed from this life peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. A private family committal service will be held at a later date.
Graveside services for Robert Owen Geiger, 67, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Colorado City Cemetery. Rev. Paul Smith will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Geiger died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, in Sweetwater.
He was born Sept. 2, 1944, in Colorado City, Texas.
He is survived by his brother, Dale Geiger and wife Leslie of Colorado City; sister, Joyce Shoemaker of Colorado City; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George William and Gladys Bell.
Ellie "Jack" Parker, 65, of Sweetwater, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, a Nolan Nursing and Rehab. His wishes were to be cremated and no other services are planned. McCoy Funeral Home carried out his wishes.
Parker was born January 20, 1947, in Waterloo, Alabama.
Survivors include his wife, Debra Parker, of Roby, Texas; brother, David Parker & wife Shirley of Emery, Texas; and sister-in-law, Vicki Newman of Roby, Texas.
Mr. Pedro Garcia, 55, of Big Spring, Texas, passed away Aug. 11, 2012 at a hospital in Midland, TX. He was born Oct. 7, 1956 to Cecilio Garcia and Andrea De La Paz Garcia. He worked as an operator in the oil fields.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 in the chapel of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home, officiated by Father Michael Udegbunam. Burial will follow at Mitchell County Cemetery with Kiker-Seale Funeral Home directing services.
Dillard Williams, age 90, long time Sweetwater resident, passed away from this life Sunday morning, Aug. 12, 2012 in Midland, Texas. Services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel in Sweetwater, Texas with Rev. Phillip Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Esperanza Torres, 85, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Father Charles Okonkwa will officiate and interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be said on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at 7 p.m. at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Torres died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services for Herbert Randall Adams, 59, of Sweetwater, formerly of Hermleigh, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Mike Crowley and Bo Whitteker will officiate, with interment to follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Hendrick Cancer Center, 2000 Pine Street, Abilene, Texas 79601.
Adams died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.