Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Paul Ray Graves, 72, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Mountain Home. Mr. Graves was born Sept.27, 1941, in DeQueen, Ark., to Jesse and Diane (Sutton) Graves.
Paul graduated from Coahoma High School and attended college in Colorado on a track scholarship. His career included district manager for Furrâ€™s Supermarkets and owner of several dry cleaners. He was of the Christian Faith.
Mr. Graves was preceded in death by his parents.
Louise Booth, 89, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle and Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
J.B. Hardeman, 93, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 in a local nursing home. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Danny Smith, Sr., 66, of Vincent, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Vincent Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter McCall officiating. He will be buried in Vincent Cemetery with Military Honors.
Marchie Elevenie Settles, 88, of Big Spring, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in a local nursing home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at the Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel in Big Spring with Bishop Carl Condray officiating.
Marchie was born March 11, 1925, in Saint Jo, Texas, to Charles Wesley Dunford Oliver and Willie Bernice James, and married Burr Lea Settles November 7, 1947, in Fredericksburg, Texas. He preceded her in death Nov.6, 1999.
Danny Smith Sr., 66, of Vincent, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Marchie O. Settles, 88, of Big Spring, diedÂ Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in a local nursing home. Funeral services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory.
Mark Stiles, 81, of Big Spring died Wednesday Nov. 6, 2013, at his residence. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
He was born Jan. 30, 1932, to Henrietta Ellen (Cheatom) and Opal Gold Stiles in Boliver, Mo. He has been a resident of Howard County for more than 38 years. He was a self-employed painter. He was a member of Grace Fellowship Church of God.
Joseph Clifton Woods, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great grandfather, uncle, and loyal friend, went to be with our Lord on Nov. 2, 2013. Joseph was born on Aug. 30, 1924, in Mercury, Texas, to Victor H. Woods Sr. and Lela Elizabeth Long. He was married to Edith June Lollar on June 19, 1944, in Hooker, Okla.
Varnell D, Pierce, 86, of Winters died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Big Spring, Texas.
He was born Oct. 7, 1927, in Winters, Texas to Johnnie L. and Dessie Mae Bowen Pierce. He attended school in Winters and later served in the U.S. Army's 11th Airborne Division and served in occupied Japan. He married Alma Lou Tatum on January 4, 1948 in Winters, Texas.