October 13th, 2014
Tommy Green, 77, died Sunday, Oct.12, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Ben Hitt, 80, of Big Spring, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in a Lubbock hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Wilbur R. Pope, 84, of Big Spring, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Rick Wilson, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the funeral home.
Wilbur was born July 17, 1930 in Novice, Texas, and married Doris Newton, May 22, 1952, in Big Spring.
Roland E. White, 65, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel, with Ron Westbrook, officiating.
The family will receive friends 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at 614 Holbert.
Roland was born Jan. 15, 1949, in Big Spring, to the late Roland and Beatrice (Crum) White.
He was a truck driver for Key Energy when he retired. He loved football, fishing and being outdoors with his grandchildren.
Sabas Luna Torres, 78, of Coahoma died Saturday, Oct.11, 2014, at his daughter's residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at a later date. A prayer vigil will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel
Big Spring State Hospital will celebrate its 75th anniversary Wednesday with a public reception and ceremony reflecting on how the hospital has evolved since it opened in 1939.
The ceremony â âPaving Pathways to Recoveryâ - begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Allred Building Auditorium.
A local organization is providing services for U.S. veterans to help them to get back on their feet.
Every Friday, a group of veterans from the Big Spring VAMC travel to the Northside Community Center (NCC) to attend classes on basic computer skills, receive legal aid counseling or just to use the centerâs computer resources to check e-mail and browse the internet.
For more of this story, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.
SAN ANGELO â James âPanhead Jackâ Treadway, 64, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. No services are scheduled.
He is survived by his mother, Ivaglynn Treadway of Big Spring; his wife, Wanda Katheryn Treadway; son, James Treadway both of San Angelo; brother, Troy Keith Treadway of North Carolina; sisters, Lois Treadway of Big Spring, Clydine Harmon of Mineral Wells; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.