Archive - Obituary

September 10th, 2014

Elba Jean Wilkerson

September 10, 2014

Elba Jean Wilkerson, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt, left this world to join her Heavenly Father on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. 

September 9th

Ysidro A. Navarrette

September 9, 2014

Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Ysidro A. Navarrette, 79, of Sweetwater, will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Holy Spirit Parish (Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church), with Father Charles Okonkwo officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be recited by Domingo Castillo at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Navarrette died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at his home.

September 4th

Malcolm (Mike) Milligan

September 4, 2014

Malcolm (Mike) Milligan passed away Aug. 20, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Graveside services were held Aug. 20, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Lela; one daughter, Karen; and three sons, Mike, Rodger and Jackie.

September 3rd

Helen Farris Ballard

September 3, 2014

Helen Farris Ballard, age 92, died peacefully on Aug. 27, 2014 at Kindred Rehabilitation in Grapevine, Texas after a short illness. Helen was born July 23, 1922 in Colorado City, the daughter of Charles Richard Farris and Wenona Daugherty Farris.

Jesse Barrera

September 3, 2014

Mr. Jesse Barrera, age 79, of Sweetwater, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in an Abilene hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Saint Ann’s Catholic Church with Father Michael Udegbunam officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell County Cemetery under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Mr. Barrera was born Dec. 4, 1934, in Bastrop to Francisca and Francisco Barrera. He was a Sweetwater resident for most of his life. He married Rosa Carrasco on Sept. 11, 1954 in Colorado City. She preceded him in death on October 9, 2003.

Robert “Bob” Hinshaw

September 3, 2014

Robert “Bob” Hinshaw, 82, joined our Lord in Heaven on Monday Sept. 1, 2014.
A funeral service will be held Thursday Sept. 4, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Elmwood Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Marceal Viola Reeves

September 3, 2014

Marceal Viola Reeves, 90, of Hewitt, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014.
A visitation will be held from 9-10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 with the funeral service to begin at 10 a.m. at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco. Bishop Don Connell will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. There will also be a visitation on Thursday, Sept. 4, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Lester Henry Schaefer

September 3, 2014

Lester Schaefer, 90, of Ballinger passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at Ballinger Memorial Hospital.

September 2nd

April Dawn (Montgomery) Simmons

September 2, 2014

A memorial service for April Dawn (Montgomery) Simmons, 33, of Sweetwater, will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Reverend Eric Horton officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
She died on Aug. 30, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
She was born on March 18, 1981 in Sweetwater. She moved back to Sweetwater from New York three years ago. She was a certified nurses aide and a waitress and attended the Church of God.

Sonny James Hermosillio, Sr.

September 2, 2014

A memorial service for Sonny James Hermosillio, Sr., 38, of Sweetwater, will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 with Emmanuel Jimenez officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
He died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born on March 27, 1976 in Colorado City. He attended schools at Roscoe and Grand Prairie and had moved back to Sweetwater from Lubbock two years ago. He was a truck driver for Underwood Farms.

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