Archive - 2013
Eric Kelly, 26, of Dallas, Texas, was called Home by our Heavenly Father, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the funeral home.
Eric was born Dec. 21,1986, in Midland. He graduated from Big Spring High School, and then Howard College with an associate‚Äôs degree.
Charles ‚ÄúCharlie‚ÄĚ Thompson, 73, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday Nov. 17, 2013, at his residence.
The family will receive friends Wednesday 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Danny Wright officiating.
Burial will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.
He was born Dec.14, 1939, in Carlsbad, N.M., to Louise and James B. ‚ÄúJay‚ÄĚ Thompson.
He married Carolyn Gring March 29, 1958, in Kermit. They came to Big Spring in 1972 from Kermit.
Eva Sue ‚ÄúSusie‚ÄĚ Anderson, 88, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in Perris, Calif. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park.
Susie was born Aug. 27, 1925, in Potisi, Texas, and married Wilford Edward ‚ÄúPete‚ÄĚ Anderson Aug. 12, 1942, in Big Spring, Texas. They were married for 39 years. Pete preceded her in death in 1981.
By BILL McCLELLAN
Big Spring police officers are investigating a pair of home invasion robberies that left one man hospitalized with a gunshot wound to his right leg.
Police responded to the report of an aggravated robbery at 12:39 a.m. Tuesday at 1504 Tucson.
‚ÄúUpon arrival, the complainant advised she had left her home for a few minutes around 12:23 a.m. When she returned, her 14-year-old son advised her three armed males had forced their way into the residence,‚ÄĚ said Det. Sgt. Tony Everett, BSPD information officer.
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Big Spring State Hospital Superintendent Lorie Dunnam named Traci Phillips as the hospital‚Äôs new assistant superintendent.
Phillips assumed the role Nov. 1 ‚ÄĒ a position previously held by Dunnam, who was named the hospital‚Äôs superintendent Sept. 1 upon the retirement of longtime superintendent Ed Moughon.
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By LYNDEL MOODY
Adopt a Military Hero, Howard County‚Äôs Christmas for the Troops, is calling on volunteers to help wrap-up its annual drive to send gifts to deployed military personnel.
‚ÄúWe have everything set up like an assembly line,‚ÄĚ said Debbie Burrow, program coordinator. ‚ÄúWe‚Äôve already prepackaged boxes. We know what order they need to be packed in for it all to go there. Then they are sealed up and the post office picks them up on Friday.‚ÄĚ
The community is encouraged to participate in the activities surrounding the Lady Steers' departure for the state UIL state volleyball championship tournament in Garland on Wednesday.
A pep rally is slated for 9:35 a.m. Wednesday, then at about 10 a.m., the Lady Steers will board the bus and be escorted out of town by local law enforcement.
The planned route will begin on the west side of the high school, then south on Goliad to 24th, then west on 24th to Gregg, then to I-20.
Tricia Jo Tompkins, 41, went to be with her Lord on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, holding the hands of the people she loved most. Her courage and faith remained with her as she ‚Äúfought to the end.‚ÄĚ The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dr. Doug Shelley, pastor of East Side Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Edith ‚ÄúTink‚ÄĚ Harrell, 90, of Lubbock, Texas, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday Nov, 16, 2013, at Crown Point Health Suites in Lubbock. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Matt Wolfington of Saint Luke‚Äôs United Methodist Church of Lubbock officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Elvira Gander, 73, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday, November 17, 2013 at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers& Smith Funeral Home.