Military graveside services for Bobby James Heller, 85, of Richland Hills, TX, will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at Slater's Chapel Cemetery in Nolan, performed by the U.S. Army Honor Guard. The service will be officiated by Rev. Billy Oliver on Nolan. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at McCoy Funeral Home, located at 401 E. Third Street in Sweetwater.
The following churches are highlighted in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormons).
Read Friday's edition to learn more.
The Christmas season is in full swing, and among all the decorations will be one holiday staple: the poinsettia.
In Colorado City, Neff's Nursery and Greenhouses offer a wide variety of poinsettias. While most people opt for the traditional red plant, the area provider also has poinsettias in pink, white and jingle bell--red speckled with white, among others.
Read more in Friday's edition.
Chris Stevens, Kiwanis Club Vice President, representing the Kiwanis Club, is shown with Brandi Sitter with Doug Sitter State Farm, Kelsey Zimmerman, Executive Director of West Texas Children's Advocacy Center (WTCAC) and Peggy Parrott with WTCAC.
The Kiwanis Club donated $200 toward toiletries during a drive held at Doug Sitter State Farm. The remainder of the toiletries were donated by Doug Sitter State Farm and the community.
Cameron Tanner Alldredge passed away on Monday, Dec. 8 in Lubbock, Texas.
He was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and was the seventh of nine children. He was the peacemaker in the family, and greatly loved. He was kind and loving, with a beautiful smile and cheerful spirit. Cameron attended junior high in Sweetwater where he played football. His eighth grade team was undefeated and not scored upon. Cameron went on to attend and graduate from Roby High School, playing football and being a friend to all.
Lois Virginia (Wales) Faver, a long-time resident of Sweetwater,Â died peacefully the early morning of Dec. 11, in Baytown, TX.Â She had just celebrated her ninety-first birthday.
Mrs. Faver was born Dec. 4, 1923, in Florence, Texas, where she grew to adulthood. Her parents were Prosper Adams and Alice Ruth (Taylor) Wales, both of whom preceded her in death.
Military Graveside Service for Bobby James Heller, 85, of Richland Hills, TX will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 with Rev. Billy Oliver of Nolan officiating. Interment will follow at Slaterâ€™s Chapel Cemetery in Nolan, performed by U. S. Army Honor Guard. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home, 401 East Third Street in Sweetwater.
Heller died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Lexington Nursing Home in Richland Hills.
Jose Luis Sanchez Lopez, 63, of Bronte, passed away on Dec. 8, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Viewing was from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday Dec. 10, 2014 and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at Robert Massie Funeral Home in San Angelo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 at the Robert Massie Riverside Chapel, with Evaristo Granado, pastor of Roscoe Worship Center, officiating. Burial will take place in the Blackwell Cemetery under the direction of Robert Massie Funeral Home.
Sammie Joyce Williams, age 82, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 in Sweetwater, surrounded by her friends and family.
Her body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Sammie was born on March 19, 1932 in Hillsboro, Texas to Garland Clifford â€śPeteâ€ť and Annie Ruth (Craig) Emmons. On March 8, 1949, she married J.H. â€śWillieâ€ť Williams and together they had four sons and three daughters.