Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Yvette (Scudday) Jiles, 70, of Cedar Park, Texas, passed away Feb. 6, 2012. She was born Feb. 27, 1941, in Seagraves, Texas, to the late Marshall Vernon and Virginia Jane (Craig) Scudday.
Yvette grew up on Possum Kingdom Lake, working at her familyâ€™s fishing camp, Possum Hollow Camp. She had a love for education and children. Yvette taught for 32 years, spending the majority of those years at Coahoma Elementary School. During that time, she returned to school and received a masters in education.
Yvette was a loving mother, grandmother and sister, and she will be greatly missed.
William N. "Bill" Currie, 57, of Big Spring died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, in a local hospital. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park.
He was born May 16, 1954, in Big Spring, Texas.
Bill graduated from Big Spring High School and then attended Howard College. He was a fourth generation rancher on the Currie Ranch in Glasscock County. Bill and his brother Jerry John Currie raised Angus cattle and award-winning show calves.
He was a Methodist.
Jimmy Newsom, 80, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Feb, 7, 2012, in a local nursing home. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Gail Whitney Legg, 94, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
LeRoy Headrick, 87, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, in a local nursing home. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Artie Lee Rich, 94, formerly of Cisco, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Big Spring, Texas.
Artie, born Dec. 15, 1917, in Twitty, Texas, was the sixth of 12 children born to Charlie Nelson Wills and Nola Bell (Davis) Wills. She grew up and graduated from high school in Frederick, Okla.
William N. "Bill" Currie, 57, of Big Spring, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
F.C. Wheeler, 92, of Stanton, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at his residence. His services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.
John Robert Smithwick, 20, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, in Houston, Texas.
Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at 2 p.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church with Father John Guzaldo officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Connally/Compton Funeral Directors and rosary recited at 5 p.m.
John was born Sept. 6, 1991, to Danny and Maria Lourdes Garcia Smithwick in Houston, Texas. He was a resident of Waco and graduated from A.J. Moore Academy in 2011.
Charles Ray â€śCharlieâ€ť Seals, 68, of Coahoma died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Coahoma Cemetery.
He was born June 15, 1943, in Stamford to Oleain and Charlie Seals. He married Nona Gilbert on March 2, 1963, in San Angelo. They moved to Howard County 40 years ago from Post. He worked at Howard College, retiring after 23 years. He was a member of Grace Fellowship Church of God.