Archive - Sep 2012 - Obituary
Ronnie Gaskins, 67, of Coahoma died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
A memorial service for Edith Books, 95, of Athens is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Garden City with the Rev. Kolby Abney officiating.
A private burial will precede the service at Garden City cemetery under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home in Athens.
Mrs. Books died Sept. 21, 2012, in her Athens residence.
Annette âAnnâ Marie Weaver, 81, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at Midland Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 3 p.m. at Weaver Family & Friends Cemetery with Wade Cobb, minister of the Gathering in Midland, officiating.
Elsie Spurgin, 66, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 at her daughterâs home. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Shirleen Knox, 58, of Big Spring died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at Spring Creek Fellowship.
She was born Dec. 18, 1953, in Midland, Texas, to Frances and Hal Davis. She married Burl Knox on Dec. 17, 1987, in Big Spring. She has been a lifetime resident of Midland and Howard counties.
Shirleen Knox, 58, of Big Spring died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Heather Anne Atkinson, 32, of Big Spring, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Kingfisher, Okla. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Heather was born Feb. 25, 1980, in Odessa, Texas. She lived life to the fullest and loved her children. She moved to Kingfisher, Okla. to be close to them as she battled cancer.
The Rev. Jim Ray Mosley, 77, of Abilene, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at a local hospital. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church. The Rev. Robert Chambers will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Stan Allcorn. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery, 5701 Highway 277 South. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road in Abilene, Texas.
Heather Ann Atkinson, 32, of Big Spring, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 in Kingfisher, Okla. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Gary A. Harris, 69, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at the Hospice House. He will lie in state Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, and Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
He was born April 17, 1943, in San Angelo, Texas to Marietta and J.B. Harris. He grew up in San Angelo, Texas and attended school there. He came to Howard County from Water Valley 12 years ago. He served in the Army Air Corps from 1960 until 1972. He had worked in the oil field, but was a plumber by trade. He enjoyed fishing and his dog Max.