Archive - Obituary
Chestine (Gibbs) Ripple, age 98, passed away on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, in Sweetwater, Texas.
Graveside funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Brian Brownlow officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
She was born on July 29, 1913, in Hico, Texas. She married Joe W. Ripple on July 8, 1943, in Pecos, Texas. Joe served in the U. S. Air Force, and was killed on Sept. 1, 1944, while stationed in England during World War II.
Mikel â€śMikeâ€ť Dee Looby, 66, of Duncan, Ariz., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at his home in Franklin. He was born on July 15, 1945 in Houston, TX. He married Euthamia Looney on June 12, 1965 in Sweetwater, TX.
Herbert E. (Toby) Davenport, age 81, of Hobbs, New Mexico (Former resident of Sweetwater, Texas) passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, in Hobbs, New Mexico.Â
Funeral servicesÂ will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home ChapelÂ with Curtis Ward officiating.Â Burial will follow at Garden of Memories. Arrangements under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.Â
Gay Martin, age 70 of Sweetwater, Texas passed away on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Word of God Church with Pastor Dale Stowe officiating. Burial will follow at Hobbs Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Martha Burleson passed away at home, with family by her side, on Nov. 26, 2011, following a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 59.
She was born May 9, 1952, in Sweetwater, Texas to C.W. and Izadora Lewis.
Martha was survived by her husband, Homer Burleson, Jr.; daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Kent Marquess; son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Jennifer Burleson; grandson, Jacob Burleson and numerous other loving family members and friends.
Memorial services will be Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Trinity Baptist Church in Sweetwater, Texas.
Geraldine â€śJerryâ€ť Stewart, 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at her sonâ€™s home in Fisher County, Texas.
She was born in Elk City, Okla. on April 9, 1924, to her parents, Slater and Velma Smith.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Sweetwater with Rev. Phillip Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at the Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6-7:30 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home, 401 E. Third Street in Sweetwater.
ROBY-Daphene â€śGee Geeâ€ť (Kinser) Moore, 89, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at Cogdell Memorial Hospital in Snyder.Â Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at the First Baptist Church in Roby.Â Burial will follow at Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home. Visitation was held Tuesday evening from 5-6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services for Dawn Roxene Centner, 64, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at the Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. Donald Hunt officiating. She will be cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Centner died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at her home.
She was born Feb. 10, 1947, in Syracuse, New York. She married Everett Centner on Dec. 18, 1965, in Cazenovia, NY. Dawn was a homemaker and had worked at Nolan Nursing and Rehab as a CNA. She moved to Sweetwater in September of 1983 and was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.
John Glenn Thompson, 69, met his Lord and Savior face-to-face on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. at Southern Hills Church of Christ, with burial to follow at Texas State Veterans Cemetery with Phil Ware and John Risse officiating. The family will be receiving friends at North's Funeral Home, 242 Orange Street, on Sunday, Nov. 27, from 2-4 p.m.
Kyle Blaylock, age 39 of Bartlett, Texas, (former resident of Odessa, Texas), passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 at Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Blackwell First Baptist Church with Rev. John Curry officiating. Burial will follow at Blackwell Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of
Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.