Archive - Jun 2014
CASA of West Texas is still in need of volunteers to help serve the 173 children currently involved in the courts system in the area.
Last year, more than 46,600 Texas children were in the child welfare system, waiting to be placed in permanent homes. Victims of abuse and neglect, these children were removed from their homes through no fault of their own and placed in the child welfare system.
In hopes to continue to address the need for blood donations, Back in Motion will be the site of the next blood drive for the United Blood Services and at the same time the local business will be hosting a patient picnic.
The drive is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Back in Motion, 1113 S. Scurry St, and is in combination with an annual patient appreciation picnic.
Ruby "Cuca" Juarez, 71, of Big Spring, died Friday, June 27, 2014, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring.
Pallbearers are Thomas Rios, Matthew Mier, Jordan Sosa, Pete Sosa, Joe Ethan Chavez, Scooter Anderson, Patrick Rios and Robert Obando. Honorary Pallbearers are David Anderson, Arthur "Tweety" Juarez Jr., Lupe Gutierrez, Cruz Gutierrez and Rudy Ortega Jr.
Mr. David Smith, age 32, of Big Spring, went to be with the Lord Friday, June 27, 2014, in a Lubbock hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in the Kiker-Seale Chapel with the Reverends Claudine Chaney and Larry Chaney officiating. Burial will follow in the Colorado City Cemetery under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Mr. Emilio H. Garza Sr. of Coahoma, formerly of Lenorah, were 10 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stanton, with Monsignor Schwertner officiating. Burial will follow at Coahoma Cemetery. A vigil was held Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Stanton Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.
He was born May 21, 1925, in Dilley, Texas and passed away June 27, 2014, in Midland, Texas.
He was a farmer for many years in Lenorah and Coahoma.
He is preceded in death by a daughter, Christina Garza; and a son, Luis Luz Garza.
Mrs. Drucilla Board, age 92, of Westbrook, died Friday, June 27, 2014, in a Big Spring care center. Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in the Kiker-Seale Chapel with the Rev. Paul Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Westbrook Cemetery under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Travis W. Hunter, 68, of Lubbock, formerly of Big Spring died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Billy Guy of North Birdwell Lane United Methodist Church officiating.
Philexis Jackson lent her big voice Friday night to kick off the 12th annual Funtastic Fourth in downtown Big Spring.
The 14-year-old from Las Vegas belted out the national anthem on stage early Friday evening as part of the opening ceremonies, which included the Howard County Volunteer Fire Department color guard and the Young Marines, both presenting colors.
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Thanks to a last-minute infusion of cash, the show will most definitely go on.
Preparations are almost complete for the 17th annual Pops in the Park celebration, which will be held July 3 at the Comanche Trail Park amphitheater.
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Jessie "Jack" Glaze, 95, of Tarzan, Texas died Friday, June 27, 2014, in a Midland hospital, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Downtown Church of Christ in Stanton, Texas. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Midland.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.
"Jack" was born February 25, 1919, to George W. and Mary (Neville) Robertson in Grimes County. She married Joe Lee Glaze March 14, 1936 in Midland. He preceded her in death January 26, 1991.