Archive - Obituary
May 25th, 2012
John Edward Pendergrass, age 87, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home in Big Spring, Texas.
His body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Faith Lutheran Church with Keith Hills officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
John was born on Jan. 15, 1925 in Hermleigh, Texas to Ruben and Alice (Funderburg) Pendergrass. He married Kathryn Gay (Morris) Graham on Sept. 20, 2002 in Sweetwater, Texas.
Funeral services for Melvin Thomas "MT" Wilkinson, Jr., 75, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Eric Horton officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 23, 2012, from 7-9 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Wilkinson died Monday, May 21, 2012, at his home in Sweetwater.
Lubbock â€” Dorothy Johnson died May 18, 2012 in Lubbock at the age of 88.Â She was born Nov. 1, 1923 in Racine, Wisconsin to Christ and Louise Christensen.Â She was reared by her aunt and uncle, Hart and Tracy Webb of Kenosha, Wisconsin. Dorothy graduated from Kenosha High School in 1942.Â After high school she attended Milwaukee County Hospital School of Nursing in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin where she became a Registered Nurse and specialized in pediatrics.
Lela Pearl Ohlhausen
A graveside service for Lela Pearl Ohlhausen, 96, of Sweetwater will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2012, at Caps Cemetery near Abilene with her family officiating the service. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Lela Pearl Ohlhausen, 95, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Ohlhausen died Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Gilmer.
Memorial services for Bonnie Fay Crain, 63, of Sweetwater, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Normandy Avenue Church of Christ followed by a 2 p.m. graveside service at Nolan Cemetery with Duane McCoy officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Crain died Friday, May 18, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
She was born on Sept. 14, 1948, in Sweetwater. She was a long time member of Normandy Avenue Church of Christ. She had worked at Ludlum Measurements as a repair tech.
Ralph E. (Gene) Stith, age 87, of Sweetwater, Texas passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Garden of Memories with Rev. Keith Clower officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Tressie Faye Young Parsons, 85, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 in Arlington, TX.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Highland Heights United Methodist Church, 1801 Lamar Street in Sweetwater, TX, with the Rev. Brian Brownlow officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2012 at McCoy Funeral Home.
Austin, TX - Martha was born July 10, 1951 to W.D. and Marjorie May of Sweetwater, TX. She went home to Jesus May 10, 2012.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John Nazworth; father, W.D. May; sister, Janet Maxwell; grandmother, Ruth Locke.
Vivian Ann (nee Boyd) Goodman, aged 70 years, passed away in her home on May 9, 2012, in Driftwood, Hays County, Texas, enduring three decades of multiple sclerosis. She was a mother and homemaker to her children. She was a passionate genealogist with published research.
Vivian was born Jan. 20, 1942 to Vivian and Ruby (McElroy) Boyd in Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas, where she lived until her family moved to Groves, Jefferson County, Texas in 1954. She attended Port Neches-Groves High School. There she met and married Elton Ray Newsome (USAF-Retired).