Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Boyd Don Batla, 28, of San Antonio, Texas passed into eternity on Nov. 23, 2012, at his home. He was born April 18, 1984, in Rankin, Texas to Garry and Darla Batla.
Boyd was a proud graduate of Garden City High School, where he excelled in a variety of sports and other UIL activities. As a crowning high school accomplishment, Boyd earned the recognition of valedictorian for the class of 2002. He continued his education at Texas Tech University, where he graduated an avid Red Raider fan with academic honors added to his list of achievements.
John J. Eckley, 81, of Big Spring, Texas, died Nov. 20, 2012, at his home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mandan, N.D., with the Rev. Shane Campbell as celebrant. Burial will be at the North Dakota Veteranâ€™s Cemetery south of Mandan, with military honors provided by the VFW Post No. 707 and American Legion Post No. 40.
Clifford Hale Jr., born Nov. 29, 1926, went to be with his Lord on Nov. 24, 2012. Memorial Service will be held at First Methodist Church at a later date.
Clifford was born in Waco, Texas, to Lilly and Clifford Hale and was raised from age 14 by his beloved stepfather, Bob Spence. At 17, he joined the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He was deployed to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, helping with cleanup.
Daniel Gene Moses, 39, of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Boyd Don Batla, 28, of San Antonio, formerly of Garden City died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in San Antonio. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at the First Baptist Church of Big Spring. Interment will follow at Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Texas.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at the funeral home.
Survivors include his parents, Garry and Darla Batla of Garden City; two sisters, Misti White and husband Delvin and Kyendra Batla.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Wanda Jean Roman Owen, 77, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at First Baptist Church of Marble Falls with the Rev. Max Copeland officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park in Burnet, Texas. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Karl Allen Brunson, 57, formerly of Big Spring passed away on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at his residence after a long illness.
He was born Oct. 23, 1955, in Big Spring, Texas, and graduated from Big Spring High School. He lived in Big Spring and spent most of his life working and managing Cactus Paint. He will be remembered most as a scholar, a creative chef, a lover of music, a faithful husband and father and follower of Yawweh.
Willie Williams, 79, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at his residence. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Baptist Temple with Pastor Rick Wilson officiating.
He was born Feb. 10, 1933, in Beckville, Texas to Dovie and Lester Williams. He served in the U. S. Air Force from 1952 until 1956, stationed at Webb Air Force Base. Willie worked at Cosden for 35 years, retiring in 1991. He was the crossing Guard at Goliad Middle School for many years.
Boyd Don Batla, 28, of San Antonio, formerly of Garden City, died Friday, November 23, 2012 San Antonio. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Inez Howell, 94, of Big Spring, passed away Nov. 19, 2012, at Park View Nursing Home. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Kiker-Seale Funeral Home in Colorado City with burial will follow in the Colorado City Cemetery.