Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Clarence D. Hays, 82, of St. Pete, Fla., formerly of Big Spring passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at his residence after a two-year battle with lung cancer.
He was born July 16, 1931, in Mitchell County, Texas, to Tennie and W.D. Hays. Clarence was a member of United Methodist Church in Coahoma. He graduated from Coahoma High School in 1948. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1951 and retired July 31, 1971. While serving our country, he received three commendation medals.
Donald Roy Cloud departed this life on Sunday evening at his home in College Station. Don was preceded in death by his parents Roy Cloud and Esther Barr Cloud and his daughter Courtney Cloud. Don is survived by his wife Fan Barber Cloud; his three sons Blake Cloud and Linda, Scott Cloud and Diane, and Mark Cloud and Michelle. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Jennifer and Kenneth Cloud, Bradley Cloud, and
Lillian and Cameron Cloud and by two great-grandchildren, Dylan and Emily Cloud.
Patricia ‚ÄúPatti‚ÄĚ Smith, 53, of Coahoma, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Elvira Gandar, 73, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday Nov. 17, 2013 at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be Thursday 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Eric Kelly, 26, of Dallas, Texas, was called Home by our Heavenly Father, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the funeral home.
Eric was born Dec. 21,1986, in Midland. He graduated from Big Spring High School, and then Howard College with an associate‚Äôs degree.
Charles ‚ÄúCharlie‚ÄĚ Thompson, 73, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday Nov. 17, 2013, at his residence.
The family will receive friends Wednesday 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Danny Wright officiating.
Burial will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.
He was born Dec.14, 1939, in Carlsbad, N.M., to Louise and James B. ‚ÄúJay‚ÄĚ Thompson.
He married Carolyn Gring March 29, 1958, in Kermit. They came to Big Spring in 1972 from Kermit.
Eva Sue ‚ÄúSusie‚ÄĚ Anderson, 88, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in Perris, Calif. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park.
Susie was born Aug. 27, 1925, in Potisi, Texas, and married Wilford Edward ‚ÄúPete‚ÄĚ Anderson Aug. 12, 1942, in Big Spring, Texas. They were married for 39 years. Pete preceded her in death in 1981.
Tricia Jo Tompkins, 41, went to be with her Lord on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, holding the hands of the people she loved most. Her courage and faith remained with her as she ‚Äúfought to the end.‚ÄĚ The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dr. Doug Shelley, pastor of East Side Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Edith ‚ÄúTink‚ÄĚ Harrell, 90, of Lubbock, Texas, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday Nov, 16, 2013, at Crown Point Health Suites in Lubbock. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Matt Wolfington of Saint Luke‚Äôs United Methodist Church of Lubbock officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Elvira Gander, 73, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday, November 17, 2013 at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers& Smith Funeral Home.