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Archive - Jan 7, 2012

Norma Geneva Wheeler

January 7, 2012

Norma Geneva Wheeler of Big Spring was reunited with her husband, Joe Max Wheeler, in Heaven on Thursday evening, Jan. 5, 2012. Norma peacefully passed away at Lubbock Heart Hospital in Lubbock with her twin sons, Ronald and Donald, standing at her side. Norma was the eighth and youngest child born to Albert and May Shortes in the Brown Community on their family farm close to Ackerly, Texas, on Aug. 2, 1924.

Robert Roesberry

January 7, 2012

Robert Roesberry, 78, of Midland, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012. Services will be held at a later date in Las Vegas.
Survivors include wife Elizabeth Roesberry; sons, Daniel Roesberry and Lewis Roesberry; daughters, Ellen Roesberry Myers (Jon) and Roberta Roesberry Rushton (Jody); sisters, Ida Wolllum and Cora Fae Roesberry; brothers, Charley Roesberry and Max Roesberry.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com

Ruth Robinson

January 7, 2012

Ruth Robinson, 93, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the Midway Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Binnix, officiating.
The family will receive friends following the services.
She was born March 9, 1918, in Hereford, Texas, and married Woodrow Robinson in 1942, in Howard County. He preceded her in death in 1985.

Marion Newton

January 7, 2012

Marion Newton, Jr., 67, of Big Spring, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m, Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Pat Ray and the Rev. Mike Couch officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery. 
He was born June 5, 1944, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Sherry Thomas on Dec. 17, 1966, in Big Spring.

Marion Newton

January 7, 2012

Marion Newton, Jr., 67, of Big Spring, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m, Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Pat Ray and the Rev. Mike Couch officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery. 
He was born June 5, 1944, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Sherry Thomas on Dec. 17, 1966, in Big Spring.

Next of kin sought for victim here

January 7, 2012

Local law enforcement officials say they have identified the man they believe was killed in a hit-and-run accident Thursday evening near the intersection of Sgt. Paredez and Trades Avenue on the city’s north side.
The victim was identified by the Big Spring Police Department as 62-year-old Eleutario Torres Padron. However, law enforcement officials are having some trouble locating the man’s family.

Fire Chief Jensen retires after 35 years on the job

January 7, 2012

Brian Jensen is retiring, but don’t expect him to take up a rocking chair anytime soon.
Jensen, chief of the Big Spring Fire Department, retired Friday after 23 years with BSFD and 35 years as a firefighter.
Along with his wife, Debbie, and their children, Jensen will relocate to Denton this summer to be closer to relatives.
At a reception in his honor Friday afternoon, Jensen said firefighting has been a very rewarding career.

Routine items to greet commissioners Monday

January 7, 2012

Howard County commissioners will face a routine agenda when they meet Monday afternoon.
Among the items expected to be considered by the court, commissioners are expected to meet with either Gene Valentini or Leslie Soto of the Lubbock County Juvenile Mediation Services regarding case management.
The court will also discuss the possible sale of property in the city of Coahoma, as well as meet in executive session with with County Attorney Josh Hamby, according to County Judge Mark Barr.

Williams wedding

January 7, 2012

Miss Suzanne Elizabeth Bubel and Mr. Jason Paul Williams, both of San Antonio, Texas, were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Father Francis McHugh.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Bubel of San Antonio, Texas.

Rios birth

January 7, 2012

Julianna Esther Rios, daughter of Adam Flores and Stacie Rios of Big Spring, was born Dec. 24, 2011.
She weighed 5 pounds 5 ounces and measured 18 inches long.
Her maternal grandparents are George and Deborah Gutierrez and the late Salome Rios.
Her paternal grandparents are Daniel Flores and Connie Sherman.
Julianna was welcomed home by her siblings, Jyllian and Joshua.

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