COLORADO CITY-- Nell Key, age 84, died Thursday, November 13, 2014 in a local care center. Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 15, 2014 in the First Baptist Church of Colorado City with Rev. Danny Williams officiating. Burial followed in the Colorado City Cemetery under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Mrs. Key was born June 8, 1930 in Colorado City to Curtis and Sophia White Oliver and had been a long time resident of both Colorado City and Big Spring. She married Mack Key on March 8, 1948 in Colorado City. He preceded her in death on July 6, 2009. She was an owner of several beauty shops, a realtor and a member of the First Baptist Church.
She is survived by a son, Steve and wife, Marsha Key of Lubbock; grandsons, Brian and wife, Heather Key of Lubbock, Dr. Shawn Key and Cliffton Cherry of Arkansas; granddaughters, Amanda and husband Berry Braster of The Netherlands and Stephanie and husband, Brandon Coffman of Lubbock; four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Robert “Bobby” Ray Wilburn
COLORADO CITY—Robert “Bobby” Ray Wilburn , age 42, went to be with his Lord November 13, 2014.
Robert was born June 9, 1972 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to his parents Claude Wayne Wilburn of Cumberland, Maryland and Clara Elizabeth Rasco of Big Spring.
Being a Texas resident most of his life, he spent the majority of his life helping others, both his friends and his community. In his younger years he worked as an EMT, attending Brazosport Community Collage to later become a Texas State Journeyman Electrician. He also spent time volunteering as a Colorado City volunteer fireman and a master Mason.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Wilburn of Sweetwater; three daughters, Elizabeth Irene Wilburn Pettit and husband, Bradley Pettit of Colorado City, Kathryn Wilburn of Colorado City, Susan Clara Wilburn of Sweetwater; three sons, Kevan Etheridge of South Texas, Randall Claude Wilburn of Sweetwater, Robert Anthony Wilburn of Sweetwater; siblings, Randall DeWarren Wilburn of Colorado City, Michael W. Edwards and family, Kathryn E. Christian and family and Sandra Lee Edwards and Family all from Washington; one grandson, Kamden Etheridge; and one nephew, Michael Wilburn.
Robert is preceded in death by his mother Clara Elizabeth Rasco; father, Claude Wayne Wilburn; uncle, Edwin (Sunny) Williams and his wife, Carolyn Williams.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Calvary Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Donations of any kind for the family can be dropped through Jennifer Wilburn please contact at (325) 242-6851.
Eddie “Buster” Brown
COLORADO CITY-- Eddie “Buster” Brown, age 41, died Tuesday morning, November 18, 2014. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 21, 2014 in the Colorado City Cemetery with Larry Bass officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Eddie was born July 22, 1973 in Colorado City to Billy and Charlotte Rowland Brown and had been a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of Colorado High School.
He is survived by a sister, Lisa Garner Santa of Lubbock; his grandfather, Bryan Rowland of Colorado City; an uncle and aunt, John and Margaret Brown of Colorado City; and numerous cousins and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and aunts and uncles including Vaughn and Ann Brown and Jim and Ona Mae Harris.
Colorado City, TX