Archive - Aug 14, 2013 - Obituary
Don Yates, of Weatherford, formerly of Big Spring went to be with the Lord on Aug. 5, 2013.
He was born to Arthur and Nettie Yates on June 27, 1927, in Big Spring. He was preceded in death by Jean Yates, his wife of 45 years. They raised three children, Phil Elliott, Deanna Rogers and Donna Kay.
He was active in the Baptist church and numerous civic endeavors. Don wore many "hats" during his lifetime, but was always ready to lend a hand to friends or neighbors.
Albert Carl Christianson, 87, of Big Spring died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in the Mitchell County Hospital. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Memorial Park.
He was born Jan. 28, 1926, in Chicago, Ill., to Luisa and John Christianson. He married Irene Ruiz in Alice, Texas, in 1977. She preceded him in death Oct. 22, 2010. Moving to Big Spring in 1980, he was a long time resident of Howard County.
Colette Schraeder, 92, of Garden City died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Robert Dale Hutcheson, 51, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.