Archive - Obituary
January 26th, 2012
Our mama, Carol Ann Colville, 63, died Tuesday in a Abilene hospital. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, in Cedar Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Girdner Funeral Home of Abilene. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Leray Scifres will officiate.
Mom was born May 16, 1948, in Eastland to Joseph James Riehl and Mary Madge Hatcher Riehl. She grew up in Abilene and attended Abilene High School and worked at the Tye and Merkel truck stops. Recently she lived in Sweetwater and worked at Goodwill.
Funeral services for Verna Mae Atkins, 90, of Ft. Worth and formerly of Loraine, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan, 28, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories in Sweetwater with Rev. Homer Reddic officiating. Interment will follow at Loraine Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Atkins died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, in Ft. Worth.
Delene Blair Tyler, 81, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas.
Services will be in Quitaque at First United Methodist Church, at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. Rev. Steve Ulrey will officiate with interment in Rest Haven Cemetery in Quitaque directed by McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
There will be a formal family visitation from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, at the First Methodist Church in Quitaque.
Delene was born to Harry and Ermine Blair on July 17, 1930, in Clarendon, TX. She married Grady Lee Tyler on Nov. 11, 1947, in Dallas, TX.
SAN ANGELO â€” In celebration of Patâ€™s entrance into our Lordâ€™s hand, we commend his soul.Â Patâ€™s life began in Robert Lee, Texas on Aug. 29, 1959, as the sixth child of Johnny and Doris Kohutek. He was a true blessing to all of the family.Â Pat was a graduate of Reagan County High School in Big Lake and a part of the Class of 1977. Patâ€™s life extended to Jan. 19, 2012, and passed away at the age of 52 after battling cancer for numerous years.
He was preceded in death by his dad, Johnny; and a brother Steven John.Â
Zelna N. "Chris" Floyd, 89 went to be with her Lord on Wednesday evening, Jan. 18, 2012, at an Aspermont care center. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. A graveside service was held in the double mountain cemetery under the care and direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Aspermont.
Chirs was born March 14,1922, in Stonewall County to John William Criswell and Mary Caldwell Criswell. Chris was a homemaker and married Bunk FloydÂ Aug. 31, 1941, in Peacock Texas. He preceded her in death. Chris was a member of the Methodist Church.
ROBY â€” Stella Mae (Cleveland) Mash, 89, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at an Abilene hospital.Â Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Weathesrbee-Ray Funeral Home Chapel.Â Burial will follow at Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.
Nettie Annlee Tollison, age 93, of Lafayette, Louisiana, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Lafayette Medical Center.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at Roscoe Cemetery with Rev. James Baker officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Nettie was born Dec. 15, 1918, in Arlington, Texas, to James Jefferson and Lura Buffie (Jackson) Tollison. She worked in the health care industry for over 40 years.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Emma R. Gutierrez, 66, of Sweetwater, will be held Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Charles Okonkwa officiating. Final disposition will be cremation under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be recited on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at McCoy Chapel of Memories, recited by Connie Palacios and Alicia Velez.
Gutierrez died Tuesday, Jan. 17 in Abilene.
Military graveside services for Rev. H. Floyd Shifflett, 85, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Carolyn Easter officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Military graveside rites will be performed by the U.S. Army Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home
Shifflett died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
Holliday â€”Â Weldon Steen, 80, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in a Wichita Falls hospital. Visitation was from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church in Holliday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, at Trent United Methodist Church in Trent, TX with Reverends Darryl Sewell and Norman Patton officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Starbuck Funeral Home of Merkel.