Archive - Obituary
August 13th, 2012
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.
Wendy Lee Harder, 54, of Sweetwater, died Aug. 7, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
No funeral services are planned and she was cremated.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
GRANBURY â€” Lois Gene Byrd Greenfield, 83, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, in Oklahoma City.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Granbury Church of Christ. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at Palava Cemetery in Sweetwater, Texas. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Wiley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Greenfield was born May 30, 1929, in Palava, Texas, to Cleon and Erna Bonner Byrd. She married Lewis E. "Lew" Greenfield, June 12, 1948, in Sweetwater. She had been a Granbury resident for 16 years and was a member of Granbury Church of Christ.
Floyd M. Leach, age 90, went home to be with his Lord Jesus on Saturday, August 4, 2012.
He was born April 14, 1922 to Gilbert R. and Vada (Morris) Leach in Phelan, Texas. He married Nell Ruth Bullock on May 4, 1942 in Colorado City, Tx.
He joined the U.S. Army Air Force on Oct. 19, 1942, and was shipped out to India where he was attached to the 333rd Airdrome Squadron. He was in aircraft maintenance during the war. After the war he came home and attended Texas Tech under the GI Bill, where he earned a degree in accounting.
Peggy P. Pemberton, age 75, of Sweetwater, Texas (Formerly of Coleman, Texas) passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2012 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating.
Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Peggy was born March 19, 1937 in Quemado, Texas. She was a homemaker. She was a former resident of Coleman, Texas. She loved to travel.
Graveside services for Ann Wells, 72, of Abilene and formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Michael Davis officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Wells died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Funeral services for Jimmy Don Smith, 64, of Sweetwater, will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at Broadway Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Stevens and Rev. Vic Meyer officiating. Interment will follow with Military Graveside Rites at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Smith died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at his home.
Merl Elizabeth Harris of Maxwell, TX, passed away on July 31, 2012, at the age of 83. She was born on April 7, 1929, in Fouke, AR, to Charles Coy and Mary Elizabeth Rister Combs.
Merl was a caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked in the cafeteria for the public schools for many years. She loved sewing and quilting. She also devoted her time visiting with her grandchildren.
Her parents, husband, Raymond Earl Harris and her grandson, Jason Kyle Leclerc preceded her in death.