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July 11th, 2014

Lawrence Thomas (Tommy) Aberegg

July 11, 2014

Lawrence Thomas (Tommy) Aberegg left his earthly home to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Visitation with the family will be held at the Piersall – Benton Funeral Home on Friday, July 11, from 5-6:30 p.m. A service honoring his life will be conducted on Saturday, July 12, at 10 a.m. at Piersall-Benton Funeral Home in Abilene, Texas. Burial will take place Monday, July 14, at 9 a.m. at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Abilene, Texas.

Coy Ray Nelson

July 11, 2014

Coy Ray Nelson, age 64, passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Weatherford, Texas.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 13, 2014, from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service will be Monday, July 14, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.

Coy was born Dec.12, 1949, to C.A. and Valta Wheeler Nelson in Big Spring. Texas. He was a longtime resident of Weatherford. Coy worked as an electrical foreman for the city of Weatherford.

Burrel Gene Justice

July 11, 2014

Burrel Gene Justice, 82, of Odessa passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Madison Medical Resort in Odessa. He was born March 3, 1932, in Ralston, Okla., to Fred and Maudie Justice. He was a retired plant operator.

Warren Willborn

July 11, 2014

Warren Willborn, 74, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

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July 10, 2014

C-City State Park to host kayaking class this weekend

July 10, 2014

COLORADO CITY — Lake Colorado City State Park is putting on a guided kayaking program to teach the basic skills of kayaking and to provide an opportunity to get out on the lake.

Park Superintendent Kyle O’Haver has three workshops available Saturday. The park is providing the kayaks and life vests; however, those who want to can bring their own and join in — just let park officials know as overall class sizes are limited. The program lasts 1-½ hours and will go over basic equipment, safety on the water, maneuvering skills and a follow the leader guided trip.

Aggie auction to tee off Saturday

July 10, 2014

You don’t have to be an Aggie to love the annual Aggie Auction.

The event, sponsored by the Howard County A&M Club, will be held Saturday at Big Spring Country Club, and organizers said it will offer something to appeal to just about everyone, not just fans of a certain land-grant university at College Station.

For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of the Herald.

Chester Coffman

July 10, 2014

Chester Coffman, 94, of Big Spring, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside service will follow at 1 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel with Walter McCall, pastor of Vincent Baptist Church, officiating.

Bobbi J. Hooper

July 10, 2014

Bobbi J. Hooper, 80, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dr. Randy Cotton, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Wesley Charles Carroll Jr.

July 10, 2014

Wesley Charles Carroll Jr., of Lago Vista, Texas, went to be with the Lord on July 2, 2014. Wes was born May 17, 1942, in Big Spring, Texas, and lived there until moving to Lago Vista eight years ago with his wife, Genie. Wes worked at Sid Richardson Carbon Company for 31 years and retired from the position of Lead Lab Technician in 2004.

For much of his life, Wes enjoyed woodworking and made many beautiful pieces of furniture and household objects for his home, friends and family. He was also very athletic and enjoyed playing golf, even passing on this love to his grandson.

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