Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Geraldine L. Stroud, 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at her home in Stanton, Texas Aug. 11, 2014. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Downtown Church of Christ in Stanton with Deral McWhorter and Kendall Tomlinson, officiating on Aug. 13, 2014. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.
Betty Lou Smith Miller, of Conroe, Texas, formerly of Big Spring, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Conroe. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
She was born May 10, 1932, in Mitchell County, Texas to Walter E. Smith and Lula Mae Slaton. Betty married Richard Miller Nov. 9, 1953 in Carlsbad, N.M.
Bonnie Birmelin, 53, of Big Spring, died Saturday Aug. 9, 2014, in Midland. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Mona Lue Tonn of Spring Tabernacle Ministries will be officiating.
She was born Feb. 16, 1961, to Sue and Fred Birmelin in Mansfield, Ohio. She had been a resident of Big Spring for more than 40 years. She was a painter and had worked as a truck driver for Western Container. Most recently, she worked as an associate for Wal Mart.
Meliton A. â€śLingoâ€ť Viera Jr., 50, of Big Spring, died Sunday Aug. 10, 2014, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Central Baptist Church with burial following at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at http://www.myersandsmith.com/
Joyce Ditto, 86, of Big Spring, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
STEPHENVILLE â€“ Larry Dale Steward, 69, passed away Friday, Aug.1, 2014. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Lacy Funeral Home.
Larry was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 2, 1945. He married Frances (Faye) Samorez on May 14, 1974, in Des Moines, Iowa. He was an Air Force veteran and retired from the Federal Bureau of Prisons after 22 years. Larry served as a volunteer with the American Red Cross for several years. He moved to Stephenville, Texas, in Aug. of 2013.
Joe Fierro Rodriguez came into this world on August 27, 1941. He went home to be with the Lord on August 4, 2014.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Denton, TX.
Joe was born in Big Spring, TX to Cecilia Tiero and Louis Rodriguez.
He is preceded in death by his grandmother Eugenia Fierro and grandfather Pedro Fierro, Big Spring, TX, brother Willie Menchaca, Albuquerque, NM and brother Carlos Fierro, Big Spring, TX.
Geraldine Stroud, 84, of Stanton, died Monday Aug. 11, 2014 at her residence. . Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Bonnie Birmelin, 53. of Big Spring, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Midland. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
George Gamage Sr., 68, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.