Archive - 2014
John Wade Moody Jr., 82, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in a nursing â€¨home in Big Spring, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. â€¨Saturday, March 1, 2014, in the Nalley-Pickle-Welch Chapel with Dr. John Marshall, deacon of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, officiating with Deacon Connie â€¨Fowler assisting. A graveside service will be held at Oakwood Cemetery in Jefferson, Texas at a later date.â€¨
Marianne Frances (Sparby) Garmaker, age 69, of Big Spring, Texas, formerly of Coon Rapids, Hibbing and Beardsley, Minn., died peacefully in her sleep on Feb. 23, 2014. Marianne was born Dec. 18, 1944, in Litchfield, Minn. She spent most of her life in Minnesota. She was a Methodist and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Before her retirement, she worked as a caretaker and aide for disabled and handicapped homes.
Trudy Page, 46, of Big Spring, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in in a Dallas hospital after a long battle with pulmonary hypertension. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel, with Tom Koger officiating.
She was born Jan. 27, 1968 to Minnie and Clifford McAllister in San Angelo. She married Dennis Page April 29, 1983. She was a Baptist and enjoyed spending time with her family. She had been a distributor for the Dallas Morning News.
Viola Hillger, 85, of Big Spring, died Wednesday Feb. 26, 2014 at her residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at the Garden City Cemetery. Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.
Nancy Kimble, 76, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory of Big Spring.
William Howard "Willie" Martin, 69, of Cleburne, formerly of Big Spring, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
After months of hard work, sweat and tears, the Howard College menâ€™s basketball season comes down to this. Win tonightâ€™s showdown with rival Western Texas College or watch the Region V Basketball Tournament from the bleachers.
Coming into the 2014 season, almost everyone in Big Spring knew the Howard College Hawksâ€™ baseball team would be good. Now the rest of the country is finding out.
The weather outside may have been cool, but the Big Spring High School Lady Steers were red hot on Tuesday afternoon en route to claiming a 14-7 win over cross-county rival Coahoma at the BSISD Softball Complex.
Concerned about implementation costs, the Big Spring City Council Tuesday approved an amended version of an ordinance banning parked cars from the front yards of residences.
By a 6-1 vote, the council gave final approval to the ordinance (Marcus Fernandez cast the only nay vote).
For more of this story, read Wednesday's edition of the Herald.