Archive - Dec 2011
Modesto C. Requejo, 64, of Big Spring died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home with Marcos Arizemendi Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
He was born Feb. 24, 1947, in Mexico to Paula and Tomas Requejo. He moved to Howard County in 1974 from Mexico. He was a retired welder, having worked at Williams Fabrication. He was a Jehovahâ€™s Witness.
Big Spring senior Cerbi Ritchey was named to the Texas All-State volleyball team this week.
Modesto Requejo, 64, of Big Spring died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
JoAnn Castleberry, 66, of Stanton died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at her residence. Her services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.
Isaac H. LaRue, 74, of Coahoma died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Teri Nall, 54, of Big Spring died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Michael Willard officiating. Burial will be at Colorado City Cemetery.
She was born July 24, 1957. She worked in the cafeteria at the Big Spring High School. She also was a waitress at Ponderosa and Greggâ€™s Grill.
Elizabeth (Libby) Jones Jacobus
Libby Jacobus died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family Dec. 1, 2011. She grew up in Big Spring and graduated from Big Spring High School in 1954. She lived in Midland-Odessa and Dallas, and some years in Arkansas and New Mexico. She attended Christian College in Missouri, TCU and the University of New Mexico graduate school. She was a member of the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta and the Junior Leagues of Midland and Little Rock, Ark.
Ana M. Ramirez, 72, of Big Spring died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Midland Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Christina Segundo, pastor of Family Faith Center, officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
A sudden onslaught of winter weather turned the historic spring in Comanche Trail Park into a snowy wonderland overnight, as lower temperatures and high humidity dropped several inches of snow on the Crossroads area during the early morning hours Monday.
More snow is expected throughout today, with the high temperature only expected to creep above freezing at 33 degrees. Tonight's low could dip as low as 26 degrees. Similar temperatures â€” without the snow â€” are being forecast for Tuesday â€” with temperatures expected to begin warming up Wednesday and Thursday.
Herald Staff Report
As anticipated, thousands of people lined Gregg and Scurry streets Saturday for the annual Big Spring Herald Community Christmas Parade.
Hundreds more participated in the event, riding on floats â€” elaborate and simple â€” walking, or manning cars, bicycles, motorcycles and horses.
GEO Group won the Grand Marshal's award. Western Container won the Publisher's Award and Midway Baptist received Best of Show.