Funeral services for Oneta Hargrove, 68, of Roswell, will be held Monday, March 28, 2011, at 11 a.m., at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home with the Rev. R[auth] andy Reeves officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Saturday, March 26, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, March 27, 2011, from 12 to 5 p.m. She passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in Roswell. Oneta was born Nov. 20, 1942, in Claunch, to Leroy Gallagher and Opal Burdell Middleton Richardson.
She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, VFW, Serenity Club, and Washington Avenue Fellowship Church. She was a workaholic, loved to clean, but above all loved to get her family together.
If anyone asked how Oneta wanted to be remembered, she would say, â€œIâ€™ve made a lot of mistakes in my life, but Iâ€™ve always loved my children, grandchildren and family friends with all my heart. First and foremost, I love, praise and thank the Lord for his son Jesus who died for my sins and the many blessings he has given me.â€
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her children, Jeff Hargrove, of Roswell, Stan Jordan and fiancÃ©e Amanda, of Hobbs, Cindy Fillmore, of Albuquerque, and Sandra Fillmore, of San Diego; sister Karen Lightfoot, of Roswell; brother Gayland Gallagher, of Roswell; and seven grandchildren, Kalli, Cyerva and Ryan Hargrove, Michael and Seth Jordan, Sara Fillmore, and Brandy Dennis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Cal Gallagher and WD Gallagher; two sisters, Jean Allensworth and Doris Gallagher; and her husband Jimmy Hargrove. Pallbearers will be Ross Allensworth, Ronnie Allensworth, Tim Hale, Michael Jordan, Gayland Hargrove and Bill Martin.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.