Archive - Jun 4, 2013 - Obituary
GRANBURY â€” Jan Tom Whatley, born Oct. 31, 1953, to Tommy and Deidra Whatley, passed away peacefully May 30, 2013, after a six-year battle with bile duct cancer. He bravely fought to stay in this world.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2013, at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury, Texas.
He was a graduate of the University of Texas and held the MAI designation of the Appraisal Institute. Jan was mentored as an appraiser 28 years ago by Wendell Pyles. They partnered up to form the Pyles Whatley Corporation, which specializes in commercial real estate.
Norma Fraley, 52, of Big Spring died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in a Midland hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Mona Lue Tonn officiating.
She was born July 23, 1960, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was a homemaker and moved to Big Spring in 1998. Norma graduated from Howard College with an associates degree in computer science technology. She worked at J.A.L. Contractors and was an integral part of the business. She was lovingly referred to as the "Receipt Nazi."
Ernie Paul, 44, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 1, 2013, in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.