Archive - Obituary
January 13th, 2012
James William Bailey, 61 left this world peacefully at 6:10 a.m. on Jan. 13, 2012, carried away by angels and looking forward to seeing his Father, babies and Dad and Mom who were waiting for him. He was surrounded by his adoring family.
James was a loving husband to his surviving wife, Brenda. They were childhood sweethearts, who were married on June 1, 1967 in Sweetwater and were inseparable still 45 years later.
Cheryl Lynn Brown Hampton, 64, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in Arlington. Memorial service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Arlington. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Moore Funeral Home on Davis Drive in Arlington. Cheryl was born June 30, 1947, in Roscoe, daughter of the late Bill L. and Justine Brown of Snyder. She married Don J. Hampton on June 12, 1965, and in the following years gave birth to two daughters, Kellie and Paige, and raised their family in Arlington.
CLYDE â€“ Christopher â€śChrisâ€ť Anthony Noice, 23, of Irving, died Thursday at a Dallas hospital. Services will be held Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Clyde with Dr. Toby Henson officiating. Private graveside services will follow in the Eula Cemetery under the direction of Bailey-Howard Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 4-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Linda Hinajosa Hughes, 82, of Sweetwater passed away on Dec. 21, 2011. She married Silas Wayne Hughes on Nov. 20, 1950 in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Linda was born to Luis Hinajosa and Victoria Arrendondo, Nov. 17, 1929 in Hebbronville, TX.
She is survived by a sister, Maria Veloz from California; a daughter, Mary Hughes from Rowlett, Texas; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at the North Dallas Funeral Home at 2710 Valley View Lane, Dallas.
Funeral services for Donna Jean Dowty, 80, of Colorado City, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at First Assembly of God Church in Colorado City with Rev. Mike Foster officiating. Interment will follow at Colorado City Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at First Assembly of God Church in Colorado City.
Dowty died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at Mitchell County Hospital.
John C. Wilkinson, 73, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Jan. 1, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Rev. Keith Clifton and Rev. Jerry Payne will be officiating. A family visitation will be held Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Funeral services for Joe Garcia, 65, of Spring Texas, formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Military Graveside Rites at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Father Dennis Bosley will officiate.
A wake will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Garcia died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, in Houston, Texas.
December 28th, 2011
Felton Newton Kerley, 80, of Rockwall, Texas, passed away Dec. 25, 2011.Â Felton was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather, as well as a beloved friend to many.Â He will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.Â Felton was born on March 26, 1931 in Comanche, Texas to Elmer and Thelma Kerley.Â Felton graduated from Comanche High School in 1949.Â He later graduated from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas in 1961 with a degree in business education.
Sergio Leonel Rivera, 41, of Sweetwater, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, at his residence in Sweetwater.
His body was cremated and his ashes will be returned to his home in Guatemala.
Verna Lee Allen, 89, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, peacefully in the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. Services will be Wednesday, Dec. 28, at McCoy Funeral Home, 401 East 3rd in Sweetwater, with Ron McElyea officiating. Burial will follow at the Nolan Cemetery in Nolan, TX.
Verna Hamrick was born on March 8, 1922, in Sweetwater, Texas. She was the middle of three children, one older brother, J.J. and younger sister Irene all raised in Clyde, TX. She married James T. (J.T.) Allen on March 16, 1941 in Baird, TX.