Archive - Obituary
June 23rd, 2011
Sweetwater â€” Elizabeth Fay Ballard, 83, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011, in a local nursing center. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 24t, at the Trent Cemetery with Reverend Ronnie Freeman officiating, directed by Starbuck Funeral Home of Merkel.
Funeral services for Fleta Mae Waldrop, age 93 of Seminole, Texas will be held Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Pastor Matt Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery (north). All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.
Mrs. Waldrop passed away Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Memorial Health Care Center in Seminole, Texas following a lengthy illness. She was born June 10, 1918 in Enid, Oklahoma to Benjamin Freeman and Ether Ethyl (Johnson). She married Levi T. Waldrop on August 15, 1936 in Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Barbara Jean "Bobbie" Rainwater, 71, of Big Spring, died on Sunday, June 19, 2011, in a local hospital. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 2011, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com.
Thurmon (T.D.) Cain, 93, of Lawrenceburg, KY and Argyle, TX, died Saturday, June 18, 2011, at his residence. He was born Jan. 20, 1918, in Cooper, TX, son of the late Percy B. and Alice Gertrude Wallace Cain. He was a retired Santa Fe Railroad employee and served in the Army Air Forces during WWII.
Rudolph E. (Rudy) Black, age 77, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at his residence.Â
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Homer Reddic, Sr. officiating.Â Burial will follow at Garden of Memories.Â Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.Â
A. B. Alvarado, age 68, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at Hendrick Medical Center.Â
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2011 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel recited by Pauline Gaona.Â
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic ChurchÂ with Rev. Michael Rodriguez officiating.Â Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery.Â Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.Â
A memorial service for Catarino "Papa" Galvan, 82, of Roscoe, will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at First United Methodist Church in Roscoe with Billy Joe Jay officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Galvan died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, in Lubbock.
He was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married Maria Luisa Rodriguez on June 5, 1955, in San Diego, Texas. Catarino was a farmer and had lived in Roscoe for 40 years and attended the First United Methodist Church in Roscoe.
Emelia A. Garza, 70, of Loraine, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, TX. Funeral services will be Friday, June 17, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Kiker-Seale Memorial Chapel. Pastor Paul Smith will be officiating services.
There will be a family visitation Thursday, June, 16, 2011 at 7: p.m. at the funeral home. All arrangements are under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Vernon Waldrop, 85, of Sweetwater, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, in Sweetwater.
No services are planned. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Dennis Ray Strother, 57, of Sweetwater, passed away early Wednesday morning, June 15, 2011, at his home in Sweetwater after a lengthy illness.
Memorial services will be Saturday morning, June 18, 2011, at 10 a.m. at the McCoy Chapel of Memories in Sweetwater, Texas, with life long friend, Larry Smith, officiating.
Interment will take place at a later date at Ft. Davis Mountains.
The family will receive friends on Friday, June 17, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home, 401 E. 3rd, Sweetwater, Texas.