Stella Mae Grice

Stella Mae Grice, age 93, of Sweetwater, passed away on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Sweetwater Healthcare Center. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ben Richardson officiating. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at Jayton Cemetery in Jayton, Texas. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.Stella was born on Nov. 14, 1919 in Jayton, Texas to Henry Lark and Minnie (Crisp) Davis. She married Ervin Grice in 1935 in Jayton, Texas. She was a self-employed farmer and rancher for many years before retiring. She had been a resident of Longworth, Texas for 63 years. She is survived by three daughters, Bonnie Fae Richardson of Humble, Pat Bagley and husband Troyce of Tye and Judy Lyn Grice of Sweetwater; grandchildren, John Ervin Richardson, Bonnie Gayle Vanderford, Brian Keith Richardson, Daniel Van Liew, Gregory Carl Harp and Steven Lynn Harp; great-grandchildren, Timothy John Richardson, Brittney Wooten, Taylor Vanderford, Brian Allen Richardson and Crystal Elaine Richardson, Patricia Harp, Kevin Harp and Brandon Harp; great-great-grandchildren, Evelett Brawley, J.L. Brawley and Caden Harp; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Henry Lark and Minnie Davis; husband, Ervin Grice; four brothers and sisters; one grandson; and one granddaughter. Pallbearers will be Brandon Harp, Kevin Harp, John Richardson, Daniel Van Liew, Rudy Lopez, Timothy Richardson and Brian Richardson.