Archive - Dec 24, 2013 - Obituary
Cecil â€śCJâ€ť Jeptha Shockley died at home on Dec. 22, 2013. CJ was born in Knott, Texas on Aug. 10, 1938 to Cecil and Zada (Roberts) Shockley.
He worked in the department of corrections for more than 21 years, retiring as a lieutenant. He travelled extensively through his lifetime. He served in the United States Army at Fort. Carson, Colo. and Germany.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Wilma Jean, and his brothers; Mike, Richard and Bruce.
HALTOM CITY â€” Juanita Gilbert Campbell, 89, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Stephenville, Texas.
Funeral service is at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home.
Juanita moved from Big Spring to Fort Worth, Texas in 1966. She was a Christian. Juanita was a longtime member of Life Fellowship Church in Hurst.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Maddox Campbell, and granddaughter, Ashley Dyan Lewis.
James D. â€śJ.D.â€ť Felts Sr., 82, of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at his residence. No services are planned.
He was born Dec. 15, 1931, in Colorado City, Texas, to Effie and Elmo Felts. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Army. He was a driller for Duncan and Turner oil companies. He lived most of his life in Big Spring and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Charles W."Mo" Utley, 94, of Big Spring, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, in a local nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Raul Garcia, pastor of First United Methodist Church, Coahoma, Texas, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at the funeral home.
He was born April 10, 1919, in Oran, Mo., and married Jessie Thomas Sept. 15, 1945, in Brownwood, Texas.