Archive - 2013
Elmer Lee Yarbrough, 78, of Forsan, Texas, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Darren Weaver and Derrick Looney, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the funeral home.
He was born Dec. 28, 1934, in Stamford and married Loretta Turner Nov. 6, 1959, in Big Spring, Texas.
Vinnie Joan Mosley left this earth to her eternal heavenly home with Jesus on Oct. 13, 2013. Affectionately called â€śNanny,â€ť she loved gardening and her cats (or any other stray cat, deer, raccoon, fox, etc. that showed up in her yard.)
Joan was born on July 10, 1929, in DeLeon, Texas, to Jim and Parolee Foster. She graduated from Carbon High School in 1946, amongst a senior class of eight. She graduated from Tarleton University in 1969. She retired from teaching at Burnet CISD in 1989.
Vivian Kerr, 53, of Big Spring, Texas died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Private family services will be at a later date.
She was born Jan. 12, 1960, at Tahoka, Texas, to Jimeree and Robert Permenter. She was a lifetime resident of Howard and Glasscock counties. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. She married Kenneth Kerr Aug. 15, 1980, in Big Spring.
Ruby Langford Fowler passed away peacefully Oct. 10, 2013. Ruby was born Oct. 2, 1928, in Sterling City, Texas to Jesse J. Langford and Samantha Davis Langford, both deceased. Brother Marvin Langford also predeceases her.
Charles D. Herring Jr., 96, of Big Spring, Texas died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at the Mount Olive Memorial Park Chapel with the Rev. Bill Ivins, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.
James "Fats" Johnson, 68, of Big Spring, Texas died Thursday Oct. 10, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Holston Banks and Marcos Zuniga officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Wanda Ann Chaney, 65, of Eden, Texas passed away Oct. 11, 2013. Graveside service is 2 p.m. Oct.14, 2013, in Eden Cemetery, under the direction of Eden Funeral Home.
Survivors include her father, Lawrence Allen of Big Spring, Texas; son, Charles Carmack of Eden; two daughters, Cynthia Moore of Wichita, Kan., and Cheryl Carmack of Abilene, Texas; two brothers, Sidney Allen of Robert Lee and Ronnie Allen of Miles; one sister, Sue Pfifer of Hamilton; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Esther Haggard, 94, of Stanton, Texas died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in at Midland Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stanton. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.
A vigil service will be 7 p.m., Monday, Oct.14, 2013, at the funeral home.
She was born March 4, 1919, in New Orleans, La., and married Robert Haggard Aug.19, 1938, in Houston, Texas. He preceded her in death Sept. 8, 1996.
A shooting in East Big Spring early this morning left one man dead and another charged with murder.
Twenty-six-year-old Carlos Guerrero suffered a single gunshot wound to the chest during the alleged altercation, which took place shortly after midnight in the 1000 block of Stadium.
Guerrero was transported to Scenic Mountain Medical Center where he later died from the injury. He was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Bennie Green.
Sean Smith, 22, has been charged with murder.
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Kathryn Witschorke of Mineral Wells, Texas and Evan Burton of Forsan, Texas will exchange wedding vows June 14, 2014, at Willow Lake Gardens in Weatherford, Texas.