Archive - Obituary
August 30th, 2014
Paul F. Soldan Jr., 66, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at his residence. He was born Feb. 24, 1948, in Big Spring, Texas, to Paul F. Soldan and Wauneta Allsman. He served in the U.S. Army and worked for Fina Refinery.
He is survived by two children, Louis Soldan and wife Melissa of Georgetown and Cori McKinzie and husband Justin of Big Spring; sisters, Kathleen Tedesco and husband Mike of Grand Prairie and Christine Boling and husband Don of Big Spring; as well as eight grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Xiomaris I'Lyana Sanchez, infant daughter of Octavio and Isabel Calderon Sanchez of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in a Clifton, Texas hospital. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
In addition to her parents, Xiomaris is survived by a sister, Jossie Villareal; two brothers, Cristian Villareal and Jiovany Sanchez; paternal grandparents, Apolonio and Gregoria Sanchez; maternal grandfather, Librado Calderon; and god-parents, Vicente and Tayna Calderon.
Maria R. Gutierrez, 92, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014, in Lubbock. Vigil service will be 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Mrs. Maria Gutierrez was born on July 19, 1922 in Marfa, Texas to Maria Lazars Brito and Luis Rosales. She married Jose Gutierrez in 1940 in Big Spring. She was a housewife and mother. She was also a Guadelupanas and a Crusillista.
Daury Dea Garrison Cockrell Booth, 78, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Bro. Don Smith and Steve Barker, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Maria R. Gutierrez, 92, of Wolfforth, Texas passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.
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.
Daury Cockrell Booth, 78, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Roger Avant, 78, of Palestine, formerly of Big Spring, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Family Faith Center in Big Spring with Pastor Sam Segundo officiating.
He was born July 3, 1936, in Lamesa, Texas and married Oma Pennington Oct. 3, 1954, in Lamesa, Texas.
Roger owned Kwikie Grocery, which he opened in 1960 and operated until 2013, when he retired.
Darrell D. Fellows, 79, of Midland, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Chapel in Midland.
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.