Archive - Sep 2013 - Obituary
Laverne Jay Echols, 92, of Big Spring, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Caleb Hector, 19, of Big Spring died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Robert (Bobby) Hooper, 65, died at his residence Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
He was born to Lillian and Jeff Hooper of Abilene, Texas. Bobby grew up in Abilene, graduating from Abilene High. He entered the Navy during the Vietnam War. After serving several years, he finished his education at McMurry. He then managed Waldens book stores in several towns for about 20 years.
His failing health forced his retirement at that point.
He had lived in Big Spring about five years.
Ann Carson, 79, of Big Spring, died Thursday Sept. 26, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Graveside services and burial will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Walkers Chapel Cemetery in Reklaw, Texas.
She was born Dec. 19, 1933, in Elida, N.M., to Della and Lilton Stringer. She was a long time resident of Howard County, moving to Big Spring in 1966. She married Marvin Kenneth "Kit" Carson in 1966 and in 1991. He preceded her in death Oct. 17, 2002. She was a Lutheran and a homemaker.
Lola Margaret Daniell Kelley, 84, formerly of Houston and Big Spring, Texas, retired school teacher, passed away peacefully Sept. 25, 2013, in Madison, Wisc. She was a proud member of the DAR, an avid gardener and painter, and approached life with grace and style. She will be fondly remembered by her family and friends as an entertaining storyteller and lifelong teacher, with a quick wit and a warm heart.
Devoted mother of Virginia (Albert) Cooke; and Victor (Kathy), Cdr. Marshall (Maria), and Preston Kilman. wife of the late Altus Alvin Kelley.
Robert Scott Greene, 99, of Big Spring died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at a local hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Greg Surles officiating. Graveside services will follow at the Dunn Cemetery in Dunn, Texas, at 1:30 p.m. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the funeral home.
Robert was born Dec. 6, 1913 in Ada, Okla., and married Lula Mae McKnight, June 5, 1937, in Lubbock. She preceded him in death April 24, 2010.
Geneva Ann Carson, 79, of Big Spring died Thursday, September 26, 2013, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Ewinva Doyle "Bo" Hail, 69, of Big Spring died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Joseph B Gist, 39, died Sept. 24, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital. A vigil service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Calvary Baptist Church, 1165 Minter Lane, Abilene, Texas.
He was born Dec. 10, 1974, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Survivors include his wife, Amanda Gist of Big Spring, Texas.
Funeral services for Florence Lavern Hitchcock will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Burnett, pastor of Era Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Valley View Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Hitchcock died Sept. 25, 2013, at Denton Regional Hospital at the age of 71.