Funeral services for Carolyn Sue Hale, 61, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Brad Helbert and Rev. Terry White officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Hale died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 in Lubbock, Texas.
She was born June 14, 1950 in Snyder, Texas and married Montie Hale in 1979 in Abilene, Texas. Carolyn had lived in Sweetwater and Snyder most all of her life. She had worked for Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital and PCI Transportation Co. for nine years. She owned and operated Video Village from 1985 until 1993 in Sweetwater and also H and H Transportation. Carolyn was very involved with many fundraisers including cancer benefits. She was a Baptist. She loved to hunt rattlesnakes and was involved with the Sweetwater Jaycees as the wife of a Jaycee. Memorials may be made to the Carillon House 1717 Norfolk Ave, Lubbock, Texas 79416 in Carolyn’s memory.
Survivors include her husband, Montie Hale of Sweetwater; daughter, Michelle March and husband Andy of Abilene, Texas; sons, Michael House and wife Sandra of Wolfforth, Texas, Shelby Kin and wife Andrea of San Diego, California; brothers, Keith Wilburn and wife Tammy of Merkel, Texas, James Tyree and wife Jamie of Clyde, Texas; a brother and sister of Abilene, Texas; 12 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; aunts, Mildred Tyree of Sweetwater and Carolyn Ann Sheffield of Sweetwater; brother-in-law, Charlie Downs and wife Barbara of San Antonio; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James M. Tyree and Lorance Wilburn; stepfather, Leaman Wilburn; and her uncle, Horace Tyree.
Pallbearers will be Billy Wootan, Tommy Woods, Terry Tyree, Gene Bartlett, Acey Hurn and Junior Price.
Honorary Pallbearers are Bandera Wood and Blade Wood.