Archive - Sep 2013
Robin Douglas Orr, 61, died Sept. 1, 2013, in Lubbock, Texas, at the Lubbock Heart Hospital as a result of complications following bypass surgery. Robin was born Aug. 30, 1952.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar Ray â€śPeteâ€ť Orr.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Kaye Graham Orr, of Big Spring, Texas; his mother, Faye Orr of Plano, Texas; his brother and sister-in-law, Brad and Joni Orr of Little Elm, Texas; his sister-in-laws, Gennie McAferty and husband Tom of Gastonia, N,C. and Margaret (Becky) Graham Winkles and husband Billy of Bay City.
Don Roman, 75, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Sept.3, 2013, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Perspective is the key.
At least it will be when Derrick Tennant takes the stage at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 in the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum for the fall speaker series. The title of this yearâ€™s presentation is â€śThe Love Chromosome.â€ť
The series is brought to the community through a partnership between Howard College Foundation Speaker Series and Scenic Mountain Medical Centerâ€™s Healthy Woman program.
With the annual Friends of the Howard County Library book sale three weeks away, the group is still soliciting books to sell at the event.
The annual sale will be held Sept. 20-22 at the library, located at 500 Main St.
â€śIf you have books in good condition you wish to donate to this worthwhile cause, please take them to the library Monday through Saturday during regular hoursâ€ť said Ruth Ann McKay, publicity chairman for the Friends of the Library. â€śPlease, no National Geographic magazines, other magazines or condensed books.â€ť
Robin D. Orr, 118th Judicial District Assistant District Attorney, has died from complications following heart surgery.
Orr, 61, who had served as the assistant DA for Howard, Martin and Glasscock counties for more than 12 years, died early Sunday morning in a Lubbock hospital. He had undergone open heart surgery two weeks ago, but complications ensued and he never recovered, District Attorney Hardy L. Wilkerson said.
â€śHe was a good man and a good lawyer who always pursued justice in his job, and he's going to be deeply missed,â€ť Wilkerson said.