Archive - 2014
Even if youâ€™re not a maroon-clad Texas A&M fanatic, there will plenty of things to interest you when the 15th annual Aggie Auction is held next Saturday at Big Spring Country Club.
Hosted by the Howard County A&M Club, the event will feature the Jerry Foresyth Golf Scramble and the traditional auction which will feature everything from sports memorabilia to vacation trips.
For more of this story, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.
Gary Marvin Richardson, 67, died Wednesday June 18, 2014, at his home in Jonestown, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice. He is survived by his children, Mark Richardson, Heidi Papachristos and three grandchildren (Heather, Garrett, and Alexandra), as well as his sisters, Judy and Kim Richardson; and his brother Dale Richardson; and the many Boy Scouts, Explorers and friends he influenced during his life.
Services will be held at Beck Funeral Home in 1700 E Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park, Texas, at 10 a.m. July 12, 2014.
Donald Eugene Webb was born in Rule, Texas on Nov. 1, 1928. On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, he made a peaceful journey from this life to the next to be reunited in paradise with his parents, Percy and Elva Webb and his brother Darwin Webb.
He is survived by his faithful friend and love of his life, Barbara Hitt, Bluff Dale, Texas; three children and their spouses, Elaine and Eddy Booth, Montevallo, Ala.; Jerry Webb, Tolar, Texas; and Gloria and Joe Elmore, Texarkana, Texas; the mother of his children, Wilma Cunningham, Midland, Texas; and one sister, Grace Myers, Paso Robles, Calif.
Claudette Hartley was called home to our Lord and Savior July 3, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July, 7, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring. Interment will follow at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Big Spring.
Henry R. Valverde, 55, of Big Spring, died Wednesday July 2, 2014, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Tuesday with burial following at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Henry was born in Pecos, Texas, to Susana and Luis O. Valverde on July 29, 1958. He spent most of his life in Big Spring and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He married Margie Rocha on May 12, 1985, in Big Spring. He was working as a truck driver in the oil field. He had also worked for Walker Construction in Coahoma.
Eva Yanez, 64, of Big Spring, died Friday July 4, 2014. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Call it the little fourth of July celebration that could, although Pops in the Park really canâ€™t be described as little.
First, committee members for Big Springâ€™s Independence Day and fireworks display festivities struggled throughout the year to find financing for the $45,000 plus event. Struggled so much, the event almost didnâ€™t happen until a last-minute donation by Superod came through.
For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.
The life of Alan Davis Kernodle will be celebrated with a graveside service Saturday July 5, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Memorial Park.
Alan left for his Heavenly home Wednesday July 2, 2014, in Big Spring, Texas. At 88, Alan had a thumbs up and a hearty â€śhelloâ€ť for friends and family and no one was a stranger.
Mrs. Patsy B. Dorton, age 77 of Scroggins, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at her home with her family at her side.
Patsy was born in Big Spring on Sept. 13, 1936, to the late Aubry Z. and Alice Cleo Madilin Gay. She was a retired R.N. with the VA Hospital in Big Spring, and a founding and devoted member of the Living Word church in Leesburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mr. Louis R. Dorton; and daughter, Mechelle Hecker.
Hooray for the red, white and youth.
The Highland South July 4 Parade, which will feature an assortment of youngsters in their red, white and blue finest, returns Friday.
This yearâ€™s parade will be held along Highland Drive beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 4, organizers said. Participants will line up at the intersection of Highland and Robb streets at 9:30 a.m.
For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of the Herald.