Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Edgar Helwig, 97, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Parkview Nursing Home in Big Spring. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the St. Lawrence Cemetery, St. Lawrence.
He was born Oct. 14, 1915, in Miles, Texas, to Edmond and Selma Muller Helwig. After serving his country in the United States Army during World War II, Edgar lived and farmed in St. Lawrence since 1947. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, gun sports and making fiddles.
Elgen Suazo, 20, of Forsan died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Calvary Callender officiating.
A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Local law enforcement officials are inviting Crossroads citizens to tour the newly completed Troy Hogue Joint Law Enforcement Center on Friday following a cornerstone ceremony presented by the Staked Plains 598 Masonic Lodge.
The ceremony is expected to start at 2 p.m., according to Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker, with the open house set to follow.
Edgar Helwig, 97, of St. Lawrence died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in a Big Spring nursing home. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Elgen Suazo, 20, of Forsan died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Frank Lloyd Sickles, 58, of Big Spring died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in a Midland hospital. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at First Christian Church, Big Spring, with Dr. Ken McIntosh officiating.
He was born Dec. 10, 1954, in Socorro, N.M., to Lillian and George Sickles of Datil, N.M. Frank married Laura Cassady on Aug. 5, 1978.
Barbara Ann Eisler, 76, of Big Spring died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in a local nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Greg Surles officiating.
Barbara was born Oct. 27, 1936, in Hobbs, N.M., and married Gifford Robert "Bob" Eisler on June 27, 1953, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1980.
She was a broker for Marie Rowland Real Estate. When it closed, she went to Abilene Christian University and earned a bachelor's degree in sociology.
Jimmy Garrard, 38, of Big Spring died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Olive Memorial Park with the Rev. Eddie Prince officiating.
He was born Feb. 25, 1974, in Big Spring. He was an auto mechanic, a lifetime resident of Big Spring and a member of Grace Fellowship.
Services for Jesse Perez Martinez, 79, of Burnet will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at the Hill Country Fellowship Church with Pastor Rodney McGee officiating.
Jesse was born Sept. 14, 1933. in New Braunfels, Texas, to Samuel and Cuca Perez Martinez and died Feb. 10, 2013, at his home.
He was carpenter by trade and worked for Hoover Builders for many years.
He married Ernestina Luevano on May 27, 1952, in Big Spring, Texas.
Kaidyn Michael Benjamen Collier, infant son of Jennifer Olivas, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at the Coahoma Cemetery with the Rev. Elwin Collom officiating.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two brothers, Kaleb Olivas and Kason Olivas; maternal grandparents, Mike and Leeta Collier, both of Coahoma; his maternal great-grandmother, Wanda Collier of Big Spring; and two aunts.