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October 4th

Douglas Mack Green

October 4, 2013

Douglas Mack Green, Ph.D., 71, of Redmond, Wash., formerly of Big Spring, Texas died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 at Baylor McKinney Hospital. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at Trinity Memorial Park.

Luz Gonzales Guzman

October 4, 2013

Luz Gonzales Guzman, 86, of Fort Worth, Texas and formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 in Fort. Worth. Viewing hours will be from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at Guardian Angels in Fort. Worth. Rosary will be at 3 p.m. Sunday and burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at Laurel Land Cemetery of Fort Worth.

She was born Aug. 16, 1927 to Cassimera and Amado Gonzales. She married Felix Guzman who preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.

Gerri 'Nana' Randle

October 4, 2013

Gerri "Nana" Randle, 55, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Michael Willard, pastor at Cornerstone Covenant Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Mitchell County Cemetery.

She was born Aug. 9, 1958 in Colorado City, Texas to Ruby Lynn and Elmer Randle. She was a Juvenile Probation Officer in Nolan, Mitchell and Howard Counties for over 32 years. She was a member of Cornerstone Covenant Church.

Lillian Brantley

October 4, 2013

Lillian Brantley, 89, of Stanton, died Thursday, October 3, 2013 in a Bronte nursing home. Her services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.

October 3rd

Angel Tree apps to be accepted starting Monday

October 3, 2013

Local Salvation Army officials are gearing up for their annual Angel Tree drive.

The campaign, which encourages residents to give clothing and toys to children of low-income during the holiday season, will begin when the SA starts accepting applications Monday.

Ada Lafler of the local SA said the agency will accept applications from qualifying families at the local headquarters, located at 811 W. Fifth.

Application hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. through the week.

Pots and Prints free workshop Friday

October 3, 2013

What the heck is Pots and Prints?

That was the question posed to the assistant professor of the Howard College art department.

Wayne McNew

October 3, 2013

WEATHERFORD -— Wayne McNew, 82, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.

Graveside service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Wayne was born July 25, 1931, in Seminole to Alma and Thomas McNew. He was a lifetime member of Lakeside Church of God. Wayne was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Hughey McNew.

Mary Virginia Womack

October 3, 2013

Mary Virginia Womack, 88, of Coahoma, jumped into the arms of Jesus September 30, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Monroe Teeters officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at the funeral home.

Guadalupe P. 'Lupe' Gomez

October 3, 2013

Guadalupe P. "Lupe" Gomez, 78, of Big Spring, Texas died Wednesday, Oct. 02, 2013, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Ackerly Cemetery.

He was born Dec. 14, 1934, at Sinton, Texas to Miqaela and Antonio Gomez. He lived most of his life in Ackerly moving to Big Spring 15 years ago. He farmed all of his life in the Ackerly area, retiring in 2000. He was a Baptist.

Katy Hise

October 3, 2013

Katy Hise, 95, of Big Spring, Texas died Wednesday, Oct. 02, 2013. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Trinity Memorial Park.

She was born Dec. 7, 1917, in Brown County, Texas to Virginia and John Griffith. She had been a resident of Big Spring since 1959, moving from Andrews County. She was employed by Howard County for a number of years as director of the county's welfare program. She was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church.

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