Archive - Mar 23, 2012 - Obituary
Donna N. Smith, 86, of Midland passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012. She was born in Duchesne, Utah, on March 27, 1925, to Alonzo C. and Fern (Gordon) Fitzwater. Donna had a passion for flowers and was a longtime member of the Green Thumb Garden Club.
Jerelene Bell, 89, of Big Spring died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Parkview Nursing Home.
Jerelene was born Sept. 14, 1922, in Pittsburg, Texas, to Augusta Turner and Arthur Bell. She lived for a short time in Levelland before moving to Big Spring to be close to her brother. She was loved by many and loved playing Pitty Pat card game, collecting dolls and stuffed animals. She loved living life to the fullest and enjoyed many visitors. Jerelene was a feisty woman of small stature but she loved cats and staying active in her youth.
Eunice Fay Durkee passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at her home in New Boston, Texas. She was 68.
Eunice was born Sept. 10, 1943, in Big Spring, Texas, to Floyd and May Jones. She graduated high school in Ackerly, Texas, and attended college in New York state. She worked in the Howard County Courthouse as a stenographer for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and May Jones; a sister, Wanda Minex; and two brothers, Jimmy Jones and Gene Jones.
Patsy Evans, 82, of Big Spring died Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Hospice Unit of Midland Memorial. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday March 23, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mount Olive Memorial Park with the Rev. Billy Bates officiating.
She was born Feb. 9, 1930, in Oilton, Okla., to Mabel and Maynard Mize. She married Milton C. Evans on July 5, 1953, in Caldwell, Kan. He preceded her in death Feb. 6, 1991.
Jonnie Gunnels, 87, of Big Spring died Thursday, March 22, 2012, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Deborah A. Puente, 37, of Big Spring died Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.