Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Letha Pearl Gonzales, 77, of Dexter, who passed away. Jan. 31, 2011. Pastor Richard Smith will officiate. Letha was born on June 3, 1933, in Stephenville, Texas, to Emmett and Veda Hatcher. Her parents have preceded her in death as well as a brother, Cecil Hatcher.
Letha married Raymond Gonzales on Aug. 30, 1975, in Roswell. He survives her at the family home. Letha is survived by two sons: Monte Roe and his wife, Lela, of Hobbs and Raymond Lee Gonzales, of Roswell; daughter, Alice Alvarez, of Albuquerque; brother, Neil Hatcher, of Cleburne, Texas; sisters: Nelda Hatcher, of Stephenville, Texas, Fannie Evans, of Pasadena, Texas and Lois Gosdon, of Glenrose, Texas; ten grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Letha was a claims adjuster for an insurance company. She was of the Baptist faith.
Letha was a member of the Enchanted Square Dance Club, Trivets and Valley Swingers. She enjoyed her square dancing. Friends may pay their respects online at www.lagronefuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.