Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Raymond McKee, 81, of Big Spring passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Monroe Teeters and the Rev. Randy Cotton officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
A.G. Martinez, 85, of Big Spring died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Mary Ruth Peterson, 83, of Big Spring went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, July 29, 2013, in Big Spring. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.
Mary Ruth was born Jan. 29, 1930, in Ackerly, Texas, to J.C. and Maybelle (Reed) Niblett. She married Rodney Peterson on Feb. 13, 1954, in Lovington, N.M. He preceded her in death July 29, 2011.
Graveside services for John E. Dever Jr., 80, of Lubbock, Texas, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2013. Services are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy, Texas, and will be held in the Abernathy Cemetery.
Mr. Dever died Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Lubbock.
Angela "Lita" DeAnda Rodriguez, 90, of Big Spring died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at her residence. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Myrna "LaRue" Casey, 75, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, passed peacefully through the pearly gates to heaven Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Austin, Texas, after a gallant five-year battle with colon cancer.
LaRue was born March 22, 1938, to E.C. and Edna Casey. LaRue was a 1956 graduate of "Dear olÃ© Big Spring High" where she was proudly elected "Ranch Queen" in 1955. LaRue loved Big Spring and its people. In the mid 90s, LaRue moved to Georgetown, Texas, to be closer to her family.
Gwyn Dunnam, 67, of Big Spring died Thursday July 25, 2013, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Pastor Sam Segundo officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Gwyn was born Nov. 16, 1945, in Wheeler, Texas, to Lavoy and Jack Davis. They moved to Big Spring in 1955 from Austin. Gwyn married Tommy Dunnam on Feb. 12, 1965, in Big Spring. She was a homemaker, caregiver and a Baptist. Her greatest pleasure in life was caring for her grandchildren.
Adele D. Fleming, 87, passed from this life July 24, 2013. She was currently living at Royal Estates in Abilene and had lived in Big Spring for many years.
Adele was born to Doyle and Ethel Davis on Nov. 14, 1925, in Martin County. She attended Flower Grove School and graduated as valedictorian in 1943. She married Don Lee Fleming on Feb. 2, 1944, in Ackerly. They had three daughters and one son.
George C. Franklin, 83, of Big Spring died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dennis Teeters officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Bobby Joe Capps, 69, of Coahoma died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at his residence. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Coahoma Church of Christ with Eddy Pitchford officiating.
He was born June 10, 1944, to Faye and Babe Capps in Groesbeck, Texas. He married Frances Allen on Aug. 30, 1962, in Sand Springs. He was a resident of Howard County for more than 50 years. He was a pumper for Walsh and Watts for 35 years, retiring in 2006. He was a member of Coahoma Church of Christ.