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Minerva McCelvey


Minerva McCelvey, 85, died on Saturday, April 2, 2022. She was born in Christine, Texas on Sunday, January 31, 1937 to Rodney W. Swaim and Willie (Franklin) Swaim.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Roddy Swaim and Franklin Swaim and sons Lynn McCelvey and Brett McCelvey.

Minerva is survived by the father of her children Rex McCelvey, grandchildren Cassidy Williams (Cole), Lyndsey Smith (Koy), B.J. McCelvey (Lindsey), Justin McCelvey, Landon McCelvey (Briana), J.R. McCelvey, Charlie McCelvey (Maria), and Wesley McCelvey, great-grandchildren Aiden, Avery, Ryder, Rhody, Leighton, Molly, Logan, Krue, James, Wyatt, Thorin, Hayes, Brodi, Sonora, Demi, Everly, Grayson, Adalyn and Walker, daughter-in-law Dasha McCelvey and sister Ann Pinion (Larry).

Minerva enjoyed traveling especially to the Rocky Mountains where she had property. She enjoyed playing the piano at the Baptist church.

Visitation was held on Sunday, April 10 at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton from 4 to 6 p.m. with a memorial service to be held at 6 p.m. Services concluded at the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home, Pleasanton.