Archive - 2014
The Allegro Chorale, conducted by Dr. Cory Alexander, Director of Choral Activities at UTPB, and organist Steve Spain will be in concert Monday, May 5, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 701 Runnels, Big Spring.
There is no admission charge. Composed of singers from Odessa, Midland and Big Spring, and based at the Wagner NoĂ«l Performing Arts Center, the Allegro Chorale has for several years presented choral music from many cultures, in many languages and from many time periods, holding true to its guiding motto, â€śLa Musica nos Une â€” Music Unites Usâ€ť
Larry Zane Shaw, 86, of Knott, Texas passed away peacefully on May 2, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Okla., where he had lived for the past year with family. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Leopoldo â€śLeoâ€ť Salazar, 77, of Big Spring, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
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.