Archive - 2014
Thelma E. Roberts, 88, of Big Spring, died Saturday May 3, 2014, at Parkview Nursing Center. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel with Pastor Doug Shelley of Eastside Baptist Church officiating.
Lynn Porter Calvert of Goliad,Â was born July 5, 1931, in Big Spring, Texas, to Athal and Bernice Porter.
She died, Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Victoria, Texas.
She earned a BA from Austin College andÂ a ME from Texas Tech. Lynn taught math in
Big Spring, Roswell, N.M., Cedar Rapids, Iowa and was high school counselor in Big Spring.
She worked for Shell Oil Co. in Roswell.
Lynn was preceded by her parents and one brother.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce Ashley and Joseph Villarreal; and grandson, Joseph Michael Villarreal.
The Rev. Milton Jochetz, 87, of Stanton, Texas, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Mabee Health Care Center in Midland, Texas.
He was born Sept. 23, 1926, and raised on a West Texas cotton farm near Slaton, Texas. He was the son of Walter A. Jochetz and Myrtle Lena Saage Jochetz. Milton attended school in Slaton. For a short time he worked for the Santa Fe Railroad. In September 1944, he joined the United States Navy, serving two years on the USS Athene in the Pacific Theatre in World War II. He married Wanda Jean Vaughan March 11, 1946.
Nancy Fulgham, 73, of Big Spring, died Sunday, May 04, 2014, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Tom Finnie of All Saints Anglican Church of Midland officiating.
Graveside services for Charlie Everts, 81, of Lamesa, will be held Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Lamesa Memorial Park with Brian Pinkerton officiating. Visitation will be held Monday, May 5, 2014, from 5-7 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home.
Charlie passed away Friday, May 2, 2014 in Lubbock. He was born May 11, 1932, in Martin County to Dave and Ida (Smith) Everts. Charlie married Judy Airhart June 7, 1967, in Lamesa.
Evangeline M. Strum, 91, of Big Spring, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Cecil Sherman, 48, of Big Spring died Sunday, May 04, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Odessa College broke open a 1-1 deadlock by pounding out eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and raced to a heart-rending 9-1 victory in the Region V West Softball Championship game in front of a large crowd at the Texas Tech softball complex.
SAN ANGELO â€“ The Fort Stockton High School Panthers completed what may down as the biggest upset since David knocked out Goliath on Saturday afternoon at the San Angelo Central field. Maybe it was even bigger than that.
PECOS â€“ Jordan Matthews made sure the Forsan High School Lady Buffaloes would have no trouble getting to the third round of the Class A state softball playoffs on Saturday.