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Archive - Nov 10, 2011

Douglas Beams Sr.

November 10, 2011

Douglas Beams Sr., 92, of Floresville, formerly of Big Spring, died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Jean Hart

November 10, 2011

Jean Hart, 78, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Elidia R. Herrera

November 10, 2011

Elidia R. Herrera, 65, of Lakeway, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in an Lakeway nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Ventura G. 'Raymond' Martinez

November 10, 2011

Ventura G. “Raymond” Martinez, 65, of Knott died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at his residence. Prayer services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Burial will follow at Ackerly Cemetery.
He was born July 14, 1946, in Charcas San Luis, Potosi to Matilia and Isabel H. Martinez. He has been a resident of Knott for more than 40 years, where he was a farmer. He married Elvira Cerna on Jan. 31, 1973, in Lovington, N.M. He most recently pastured Templo Central De Alabanza Church.

Emma Gene Chandler

November 10, 2011

Emma Gene Chandler, 84, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at First Baptist Church Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Joyce Harris

November 10, 2011

Joyce Harris, 82, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Don Snipes officiating. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. at the Sweetwater Cemetery.

Cynthia Middleton

November 10, 2011

Cynthia Middleton, 68, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at her daughter’s residence. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel.

Martha Cargile Fielder

November 10, 2011

Martha Cargile Fielder, 87, of Abilene, formerly of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, in an Abilene hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Mike Couch officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at the funeral home.

Several activities planned on Veterans Day

November 10, 2011

For more than 20 years, the Crossroads area has been coming together on Veterans Day and this year will be no different.
Area residents are invited to participate in a community-wide event at Howard College Friday at 11 a.m.
“Veterans Day is just one day out of 365 that we should stop and take a moment to remember our veterans and say thank you,” said Iva Jo Hanslik, Big Spring VA Medical Center community relations coordinator.
After the program there will be an appreciation luncheon for veterans and their families, provided through donations from individuals in the community.

Friday is deadline for annual Christmas parade

November 10, 2011

What's free, a lot of fun and ... wild?
“A Wild West Christmas,” of course, this year's Big Spring Herald Community Christmas Parade.
So why is the Herald bugging you about something that's almost a month away? Well, to remind you that the deadline to enter is Friday, as in tomorrow, Veterans Day.
It almost got by you, huh?

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