Archive - Obituary
April 18th, 2014
Graveside services will be held for Harley Jane Pitts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2 p.m. Services will be held at the Blue Goose Ranch at Sweetwater, Texas with Pastor Warren Harkins of McAlester, Oklahoma officiating. Harley Jane was the infant daughter of Hillary and Ryan Pitts of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is survived by her parents, Hillary and Ryan Pitts; her grandparents, Josephine and Tom Henderson of Sweetwater; Dorothy and Jim Martin of Marlow, Oklahoma and Vicki and David Pitts of Duncan, Oklahoma.
Graveside services for Russell Thomas Harris, 54 of Lubbock, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. David Acevedo officiating. Interment will be at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
He died on April 16, 2014 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Feb. 24, 1960 in Sweetwater.
Survivors include his daughter, Kristina Gaspar; son, Christopher Harris; father, Bob Harris; brothers, Mark Harris, Ronald Harris and Wesley Harris; and seven grandchildren.
Eric D. Paulson, age 56, of Sweetwater, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014 at his residence.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014 , at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eric von Atzigen officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Eric was born on March 24, 1958 in Rockville Center, New York to Herbert J. and Mildred (Olson) Paulson. He worked as a supervisor for National Gypsum Co. in Rotan.
Funeral services for Karen (Bunn) Rainey, 61, of Fisher County, Texas, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Reverend Keith Clower will officiate. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at McCoy Funeral Home.
Rainey died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Fisher County, Texas.
She was born Oct. 29, 1952, in Ranger, Texas. She married A.L. â€śRockâ€ť Rainey on March 8, 1974 in Fisher County.
Graveside services for Harry Lee Hartgraves, 71, of Abilene, formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sweetwater. Reverend Chris Stephens will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Hartgraves died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Care Inn of Abilene.
Rito L. Ramon, Sr., age 74. of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
His body was cremated. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Don Leland Brock, 84, of Sweetwater, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. His wishes were to be cremated and buried in the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, Texas. No further services are planned.
He was born Oct. 17, 1929, in Sweetwater. He married Marie Rosseau on Oct. 1, 1954, in Lovington, New Mexico. He was a member and past Master of Sweetwater Masonic Lodge #571. Don was the warehouse superintendent for Domtar Gypsum for many years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Funeral services for H.H. â€śLindyâ€ť Lindemann, Jr., 81, of Abilene, formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Rev. Chris Stephens will officiate and interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Masonic Graveside Rites will be performed by Sweetwater Lodge #571.
The family will receive friends at McCoy Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 6-8 p.m.
Lindemann died Monday, April 7, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Karan Ann Richardson, 49, passed away in Gorman, Texas on April 5, 2014.
Karan, the second of two children, was born Sept. 20, 1965, in Taylor County to Charles Essary and Emma (Reeves) Essary. She was married to Lance Richardson on July 1, 1998.
Karan Richardson is survived by daughter, Lauren Miller; step daughter, Beaty Richardson; step son, Cal Richardson; brother, Christopher Essary; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Richardson was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Emma Essary.
Lance Mark Richardson, 49, of Gorman, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Gorman, Texas.
A memorial service for Lance will be held Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel in Eastland, TX.
Lance was born March 23, 1965 in Hale Center, TX to Philip and Elaine Richardson. He graduated from Mineral Wells High School. He attended Texas Tech in Lubbock and worked at the University Medical Center. He married Karan Ann on July 1, 1998.
He also worked at the Rolling Plains Hospital in Sweetwater and most recently he worked at Eastland Memorial Hospital.