Archive - Obituary
May 8th, 2012
Karen Lee Jones Thompson O'Briant
May 17, 1952 - April 27, 2012
Karen Oâ€™Briant, beloved wife of Mickey Oâ€™Briant, passed away on Friday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. in Richmond, VA after a long and arduous battle with breast cancer. Karen and her husband Mickey had been in Virginia Beach attending a class at Atlantic University when Karen became severely ill from sudden complications due to her cancer. Karen was 59 years old and she has been a long time resident of Sweetwater, TX.
John H.B. Roberts, 80, a long time resident of Dallas, died May 6, 2012 in Sweetwater Texas, his home since 1991.
A memorial service celebrating Johnâ€™s life will be held at the McCoy Chapel of Memories in Sweetwater, Texas, on Saturday May 12, 2012 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Curtis Ward officiating. There will be a visitation following the service at the funeral home.
Amelia Alvidrez Palacios, age 78, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at her residence.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel recited by Cecilia Rivera.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Okonkwo officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Phil Montoya, 57, was killed in a car accident in Utah on Saturday, April 21, 2012. He was a man of many interests and much intelligence, but more than anything, Phil was known as a friend. He grew up in Utah and settled in Texas after hitchhiking through most of the Western United States. He married and had two daughters, Traci and Lauren.
Emogene (Jean) M. Dannelley, age 83, of Abilene, Texas (former resident of Sweetwater, Texas) went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, May 4, 2012.
Her body was cremated. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Garden of Memories with Dusty Lovell officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
SAN ANGELO â€” Jesse Ernest Roye, 85, died Monday, April 30, 2012. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 4, 2012 in Blackwell Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.
James L. Baxter, age 89, of Rice, Texas, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Dallas Veterans Hospital in Dallas.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on, Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories with the Nolan County Honor Guard. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
James was born May 31, 1922 in Huntsville, Texas to Edward David and Annie (McKing) Baxter. He married Opal Mae Moseley on Dec. 27, 1941, in
James Thomas â€śJ.T.â€ť Allen, 94, died April 30, 2012, peacefully at his home. Services will be Thursday, May 3, at 10 a.m. at McCoy Funeral Home, 401 East 3rd in Sweetwater, with Ron McElyea officiating. Burial will follow at the Nolan Cemetery in Nolan, TX under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
J.T. was born on Jan. 1, 1918, in Sweetwater, Texas. He was the youngest child of Henrietta King Allen and Rowe Allen.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Gumecinda "Cindy" DeLoera Limones, 74, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, with Father Charles Okonkwa officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 30, 2012 at McCoy Chapel of Memories by Pauline Gauna and Connie Palacios.
Limones died Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Joetta Lynn (Fisher) Daniel, 64, passed away peacefully April 26, 2012. Joetta was born on Sept. 13, 1947, in San Antonio, TX to Leola Hartgraves and William Fisher. She had an adventurous childhood throughout West Texas, with her three brothers. She graduated from Sweetwater High School in 1964. She earned a Bachelorâ€™s degree in English and Grammer from Mary Hardin Baylor University in Belton, TX. She spent several years teaching high school English and nine years with Sprint Corporation, until 1995 when she became a full time provider for Ashlee Daniel.