Archive - Sep 10, 2013 - Obituary
Barbara Ann Schafer, 77, of Garden City died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at her residence after a long battle with COPD. Graveside funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at the Garden City Cemetery.
She was born Jan. 21, 1936, in Fort Worth, Texas, and married Charlie Joe Schafer Feb. 14, 1951 in Big Spring, Texas.
She and her family moved from Odessa to Beaumont, Texas, in 1966. After retiring in 1993, she and Charlie moved to Glasscock County, where her husband had property and built a home there.
Chester B. Fikes, 80, died at his home in Big Spring, Texas, on Sept. 5, 2013.
Chester was born May 12, 1933, in Merkel, Texas, to O.J. Fikes and Margaret Hudson Fikes. He worked for El Paso Natural Gas Co.
Survivors include his daughter, Patricia Holt of Big Spring; and two sons, Gary Fikes of Abilene, Texas, and Kevin Fikes of Odessa, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Starbuck Funeral Home in Merkel. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel.
John Allan Guthrie, 84, formerly of Coahom,a died Monday Sept.9, 2013, in Tomball, Texas. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Salem Cemetery. Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Please pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com