Archive - 2013
Nell Grace Hart Parker, 89, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at the Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church with Brother Jeff Harris, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Rumaldo Del Bosque, 86, of Big Spring, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Private family services will be held at a later date.
Howard County's Road and Bridge Department may be pulling up stakes â€” literally â€” within the next few weeks.
At their Monday meeting, county commissioners unanimously voted to accept bids for the property that's currently home to the road and bridge department.
The property, located a block west of Lamesa Highway and south of Interstate 20, has attracted the attention of some business interests, County Judge Mark Barr said.
â€śWe've received inquiries on what it would take to buy the property,â€ť Barr said.
Area residents can slide right into the Christmas holidays next week as volunteers to help sort and package the Salvation Army's Angel Tree donations in preparation for distribution.
Donated gifts for the more than 200 participants are expected to be dropped off at the Salvation Army in the next few weeks all of which must must sorted, wrapped and packaged.
Melvin "Mel" Brownfield, 70, of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at his residence. No services are planned at this time.
He was born June 27, 1943 in Lubbock, Texas.
Survivors include three brothers, Floyd Brownfield of Big Spring, Kenneth Brownfield of Lubbock and Donald Brownfield of May, Texas and several nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials be made to the USO at www.uso.org.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences may be made at: www.npwelch.com
Rumaldo Del Bosque, 86, of Big Spring, Texas, died Monday November 25, 2013 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.
Nell Parker, 89, of Big Spring, Texas, died Monday, November 25, 2013 in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory.
Wallace â€śMikeâ€ť Holt, 76, died Friday Nov. 22, 2013, at Shannon Hospital in San Angelo, Texas. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Mona Lou Tonn of Spring Tabernacle Ministries officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
He was born May 3, 1937, in Hagerman, N.M.
He was a longtime resident of Big Spring, Texas. He retired from Howard County as a heavy equipment operator. In 1975, he married Alta L. Chandler in Big Spring.
He played the piano by ear as well as the guitar. He was a member of Spring Tabernacle Ministries.
Ray Turner, 74, of Big Spring, died Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center.Â Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Melvin â€śMelâ€ť Brownfield, 70, of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.