A graveside service for Willie Arpe Crow, 82, of Roscoe will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Roscoe Cemetery with Ted Posey officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Crow died on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at Lake Granbury Medical Center.
She was born April 1, 1929, in Hunt County, Texas. She married Woodrow J. Arpe on Feb. 20, 1946, in Nolan County. She was a member of the Roby Church of Christ and had lived in Roscoe since 1946. She had worked for the George Thompson Agency and Bennett & Baucum Agency before going to work at the Nolan County Courthouse in the County Auditorâ€™s office in 1978. She later was appointed Nolan County Auditor and held that position until her retirement in 2001. She was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include two sons, Billy Arpe and wife Tonya of Roscoe and Jackie (Chuck) Arpe and wife Debra of Stephenville; one daughter, Patricia Davis of Giddings; two sisters, Lois Hillis of Azle and Bonnie Ethelene McGee of Arkansas; one brother, Bobby Truelove and wife Bobbie of Oregon; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow J. Arpe on Nov. 8, 1987; and a son, Harold Eugene Arpe on July 13, 1995.