Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Hayes Stripling, 87, of Big Spring, died Sunday, December 8, 2013, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Former Big Spring resident William Robert âBilly Bobâ Watson joined his wife in heaven Dec. 3, 2013.
Born to Charles Lee Watson and Jewel Bell Smith in Strawn, Texas, on Oct. 15, 1929, Billy Bob served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Upon military discharge, he sought guidance from his minister, which led to meeting the ministerâs niece and Billy Bobâs future wife, Candace Dickinson. Billy Bob proposed on their first date during the Governorâs Ball at the Driskill Hotel and Candace said yes. They began their lives on the Dickinson ranches in New Mexico.
Tim Ballard, 52, of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday Dec. 6, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Memorial Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church. Private interment will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Ila Blanche Moore, 87, of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 in a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
She was born Aug. 1, 1926, in Stephenville, Texas and married Ronald E. âMuttâ Moore July 26, 1947, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death March 10, 2008.
She was a longtime resident of Big Spring and was the snack bar manager at Runnels Junior High School for many years.
Jimmie F. Samuels, 77, of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 in a Midland, Texas, hospital. Memorial services were held at noon Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Dr. Randy Cotton, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, Josh Holcombe, Youth Pastor, Green Acres Baptist Church South Campus, of Tyler, Texas and Randy Samuels, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Sinton, Texas, officiating
He was born April 26, 1936 in Breckenridge, Texas, and married Carol June Lee Nov. 9, 1996, in Abilene, Texas.
The Rev. George W. Ivy died Dec. 4, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Hospital in Big Spring, Texas, at the age of 94.
He was born Oct. 29, 1919, to Lorenzo Price Ivy and Norah Robinson Ivy, in Van Zandt County, Texas. He married Ludene Mitchell Sept. 9, 1938. She preceded him in death Aug. 24, 2005.
He was a licensed minister with the Church of God, Cleveland, Tenn., beginning his ministry in 1948. He pastored churches in Haskell, Midland, Abilene, Lubbock, Amarillo and Fort Worth. He also served in the Navy in 1944 and 1945.
Blanche Moore, 87, of Big Spring, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in a local hospital. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Jimmy F. Samuels, 77, of Big Spring, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in a Midland hospital. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Bertha Mae Jolley, 85, of Big Spring, died Tuesday Dec. 3, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Memorial Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Ulysses Mathews of West Highway 80 Church of Christ officiating.
She was born Jan. 13, 1928, in Waurika, Okla. She spent most of her life in Howard County. She was very active in her church and worked in Nursing Services for the Big Spring State Hospital for many years. She was a cook in Big Spring at different restaurants as well as the original Settles Hotel.
Harold Hall, 92, of Big Spring, Texas died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Ken McIntosh, minister of First Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.