Archive - Obituary
August 26th, 2014
Linda Dykes, 67, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in a Houston hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the Mt. Olive Memorial Park Chapel.
She was born Feb. 20, 1947, in Big Spring, Texas and married Gerald Dykes in 1997.
Linda had worked as a dietician at the Big Spring Veterans Administration Medical Center, the Big Spring State Hospital and at Mountain View Lodge.
David James Green, 47, of San Antonio, formerly of Big Spring, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in a San Antonio nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring with the Rev. Ken McIntosh, pastor of First Christian Church, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
David Green, 47, of San Antonio, formerly of Big Spring, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 in a San Antonio hospital. Funeral services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas â Karla Denise Lepard passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church of Colleyville on Sunday at 3 p.m.. Visitation was Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial is Monday at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring, Texas, at 3 p.m.
James B. (Sonny) Hicks passed away Aug. 18, 2014, in the home of Jessie and Daniel Cavazos in Harlingen, Texas. James had battled poor health for months.
At James' request, there will be no formal service. His remains are to be cremated and released on the beaches of South Padre Island. James was born Oct. 4, 1930, in Big Spring, Texas, to Gladys and Jim Hicks. He was raised in Forsan, Texas, and upon graduation from Howard Payne College was ordained as a Baptist minister.
Rafael âRalphâ Lopez III, 55, of Big Spring, died Wednesday Aug. 20, 2014, at his residence. Private family services will be a later date.
Ralph was born in Edinberg, Texas, to Olga and Rafael Lopez Feb. 12, 1959. He spent most of his life in Big Spring. He was a Catholic. He attended Big Spring schools. He had worked for the city of Big Spring, gins and, most recently, roofing.
Ouida "Penny" Copeland, 84, of Midland, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in a Midland nursing home. Family memorial services will be held at a later date.
Ouida was born Jan. 3, 1930, in De Kalb, Texas, and married Charles Copeland Jan. 14, 1951, in Lovington, N.M. He preceded her in death in November 1994.
She and her husband, who was in the oilfield, had lived in several places, including Texas and Africa.
Iona M. Hardison, 91, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel with Pastor Andy Miller officiating.
Luther Kelley, 93, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel.
Rafael Lopez III, 55, of Big Spring, died Wednesday August 20, 2014 at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.