Archive - Mar 2013 - Obituary
Ophelia Click, 99, of Lubbock, formerly of Big Spring, died Monday March 4, 2013, at Garrison Care Center in Lubbock. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Trinity Memorial Park with Minister Greg Surles, of 11th and Birdwell Church of Christ, officiating.
The Rev. William Thomas Vaughn Sr., better known as âPapa Vaughn,â was born March 3, 1924, in rural Freestone County to John H. and Lugenia Allen Vaughn. He was one of 11 children. He graduated from Furney Richardson High School. The Rev. Vaughn served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1943. He matriculated at Prairie View A&M University and later at Paul Quinn College in Waco, Texas. In 1945, he married Elizabeth Ross. The couple had three children.
Helen Sbiwakowski, 73, of Big Spring died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at her home. Private family memorial services will be at a later date.
She was born Sept. 13, 1939, in Mount Holly, N.J., to Beylah and Harry Dilks. She married Peter Sbiwakowski on March 26, 1994, in Delaware before moving to Big Spring.
Ophelia Click, 99, of Lubbock, formerly of Big Spring died March 4, 2013. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Helen Louise Sbiwakowski, 73, of Big Spring died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Blanche Carter, 93, of Big Spring died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born August 17, 1919, at Tye, Texas, to Stella Irene and John Thomas Casady. She married Jim Frost Carter on Sept. 28, 1949.
They moved to Big Spring in 1963 from Temple, Texas. He preceded her in death April 19, 1978. She was a homemaker and a member of Baptist Temple Church.
Guadalupe âLupeâ Villa, 65, of Odessa passed away Feb. 26, 2013, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. She was born Sept. 26, 1947, in Big Spring, Texas, to Ycidro Villareal and Jovita Olague Villareal. She married Julian H. Villa Sr. on Feb. 11, 1966, in Big Spring. She was a homemaker.
Shirley Jane Dulin Smith, 59, of Big Spring went to her heavenly home Feb. 23, 2013, in Midland, Texas, with her husband and best friend, John, holding her hand.
Albert âAlâ Fulcher, 78, of Elk City, Okla., formerly of Big Spring died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Burial will follow in Trinity Memorial Park.
Roberta Stowe, 91, of Stanton, Texas, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in a local nursing home.
She was born April 12, 1921, in Wichita, Kan,. and married Gene B. Stowe July 31, 1953. He preceded her in death April 26, 1996.
Roberta had worked as a telephone operator. She served in the United States Army during World War II from 1941 to 1944. She was a Southern Baptist.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Fitzpatrick and husband Joe of Stanton; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother-in-law, Edward Koessner of Arizona.