Breckenridge Texan

LeEtta Hill

LeEtta Hill
April 21
12:08 2018

LeEtta Hill, 84 passed from this life to the next on Monday, April 16, 2018. Funeral service with Rev. Glenn Clark officiating will be held Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Lakeside Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Albany Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 6-7 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.

LeEtta Novian was born on October 25, 1933, in Merkel, Texas, to Barnum Ray Novian and Mary Irene Rhodes Novian. She married J.H. Hill April 28, 1951, in Albany. LeEtta worked as a school bus driver in Albany, and was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church. She also was a member of TOPS-Taking Off Pounds Sensibly for over 20 years, and in the club she held numerous offices. LeEtta gladly served in the Red Hats Society for 15 years. She collected Hard Rock Café pins and lighthouses.

LeEtta was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and five brothers.

Survivors include her daughters, Pat Swan and husband Billy, Loretta Swan and husband Rick, and Mary Jane Roberts all of Breckenridge; sisters, Pauline Maker of Lubbock, Christine O’Neal of Lubbock, Frances of Abilene, Margie Hood of Kingwood, Bonnie Loftis of Graham, and Mary Coker of Cain Hill, Arkansas; grandchildren, Billy Swan, Lisa Swan, Misty Thigpen, Kristin Walling, Dalton Swan, B.J. Whitt, Trey Hogan, and Tasha Hogan; and 11 great-grandchildren.


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QUILT SHOW The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s 2018 Quilt Show opened May 8 and will continue through June 29. The BFAC is located at 207 N. Breckenridge Ave. and is open to the public.

BHS GRADUATION The Breckenridge High School Class of 2018 will graduate at 7 p.m. Friday, May 25. The ceremony will be held in the BHS Athletic Facility (aka the “new gym”).

BRECKENRIDGE AIRSHOW The 21st Breckenridge Airshow will take place May 26-27 at the Stephens County Airport. For more information, visit the website

KIDS SOAP MAKING CLASS The Stephens County Extension office will offer a Soap Making Class for kids in grades 2-12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at the Extension office, 2622 Highway 180 East (at the intersection of State Highway 67 and U.S. Highway 180). The fee for the class will be $35 per student, and the class is limited to 15 kids. Attendees will need to take a sack lunch. For more information or to register, call Sumer Russell at 254-559-2313.

BATTLE OF THE BADGES BLOOD DRIVE The Rotary Club of Breckenridge will host a friendly competition between the Breckenridge Fire Department, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office and the Breckenridge Police Department via a blood drive. Those donating blood can do so in the name of one of the three emergency offices. The blood drive will take place over three days at three different locations: Thursday, June 7, 1-5 p.m., First National Bank; Friday, June 8, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stephens Memorial Hospital; and, Saturday, June 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First National Bank. For more information, call Sherry or Les Strickland at 254-522-1959.

NON-PROFIT SCHOOLS MEETING The Breckenridge Independent School District will hold a meeting for private, non-profit schools and home schools with tax-exempt status. Participants will discuss available funding to eligible private school students and the conditions for participating in programs paid with Title I, Part A funding. The meeting will be at the BISD Administration Building Board Room, 212 N. Miller Ave., at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 7. For more information, contact Molly Johnson, BISD director of curriculum and instruction, at 254-522-9600.

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