Archive - 2013 - Obituary
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.
Janice Irene Danford, 57, of Georgetown, Texas passed away on Sept. 21, 2013, of recurring cancer, after nearly 10 years in remission.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in the Chapel of Ramsey Funeral Home with Shane Blackshear officiating.
Abigail Daisy "Abby" Valencia, 17, of Big Spring died Saturday Sept. 21, 2013, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. A vigil service will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Deacon Johnny Arguello officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
She was born Sept. 23, 1995, to Maria Magdalena Enriquez and Adam Valencia Sr., in Big Spring. She was a Catholic and a lifetime resident of Big Spring. She was employed by Whataburger and Wendy's restaurants.
Bobby Cordova, 58, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Sept.18, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 5 p,m, until 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Vigil and memorial services will follow at 7:30 p.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel. Additional services and burial will be in Logan, N.M., on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.
Lou Ann (Nall) Baker, 79, of Burke, Va., passed away after a battle with cancer. She was born in Big Spring in 1934 to Raymond (Poncho) Nall and Eva Nall (Big Spring Health Food Store original owner) and lived there until she attended Abilene Christian University.
She returned to Big Spring to work at Webb AFB until 1958 when she married Paul Baker, retired USAF. They lived in several places in the U.S. and overseas.
Lou Ann is survived by her husband; two daughters; five grandchildren; and three sisters, including Betty Ray (Nall) Coffee of Big Spring.