Archive - 2014 - Obituary
LaVera Alexander, 94, of San Angelo, formerly of Big Spring, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at The Springs Alzheimer's Special Care Center in San Angelo. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring with her son, Jim Alexander, officiating.
LaVera was born July 10, 1920, in Hugo, Okla. to Fred and Annie Mae (Stewart) Hawkins and married Mack Gregory Alexander May 23, 1940, in Roscoe, Texas, where she grew up. Mack preceded her in death July 1, 1986.
Maria Heredia Olivarez, 70, died Aug. 31, 2014, at her residence in Lamesa. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Big Spring. A meal will be offered in the church hall after the service.
She was born Jan. 15, 1944, in Knott and married Francisco Olivarez.
Odder Johnson 91, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Holston Banks officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park with military honors. He will be in state Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
He was born Oct. 6, 1922, in Henderson, Texas to Nora and Amos Johnson. He worked for the city of Big Spring. After retirement, he worked for Safeway in Dallas. He was a member of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church.
Robert Baeza, 67, of Big Spring, died Saturday Sept. 21, 2014 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.
Verna Ashford, 81, of Big Spring, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
LaVera Alexander, 94, of San Angelo, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in San Angelo care center. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Jolanda Salazar Flores, 57, of Big Spring, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at University Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Reta Faught, 82, of Big Spring, Texas, died Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014, at her home. Memorial services will be 10a.m. Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014, at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Pastor Elwin Collom officiating.
She was born to Marie and Red Barrington on Aug. 21, 1932 in Caradan, Texas. She married Chester Faught on Oct. 5, 1951, in Coleman, Texas. She moved from Odessa, Texas, to Big Spring in 1960. She was a homemaker and member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Debra Lynn Knott died Sept. 14. Memorial service were at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Pastor Kevin Knudson of Life Church officiating.
She was born Nov. 23, 1961, in Middletown, Ohio to Lavada and Vernon Knott. She had been a resident of Big Spring, Texas, for four years.
Nadine Sparks Villareal-Geddes, 49, of Garden City, Texas, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at her residence. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Garden City. Pastor Danny Whitehead will officiate.
She was born to Rita and Craig Sparks on Jan. 17, 1965, in San Angelo, Texas. She graduated in1982 from Sand Springs Christian School. She was a licensed shampoo and nail tech. She lived most of her adult life in Mineral Wells, Texas, where she worked as a CNA for Girling Home Health for 14 years.