Archive - Obituary
March 1st, 2014
Loyd Howard Hammon, 88, of Big Spring passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. He was born Oct. 8, 1925, in Sand Springs, Okla., to William and Edith Hammon. Even as a young man, he worked hard to help support his family. He was also anxious to show support for his country and joined the Marines at the age of 17. During World War II, he fought in the Pacific and was honorably discharged in August 1945. He then moved to Odessa, Texas, to work with his father.
Gary Tate, 89, of Midland died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Visitation will be held at the funeral home, Sunday, March 2, 2014, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at Golf Course Road Church of Christ.
Survivors include wife, Connie; sons, Jerry Tate and Steve Tate; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com
Nancy Kimble, 76, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in a local nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at the Mt. Olive Memorial Park Chapel with the Reverend Ulis Johnson officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
She was born Jan. 29, 1938, in Oakhurst, Texas and married Theo Kimble in October 1956 in Galveston, Texas. He preceded her in death May 30, 1981.
William " Bill " Lyons, 61, of Houston, Texas, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in Houston after a battle with cancer. Memorial services will be held in Houston on March 2, 2014.
He was born March 28, 1952, to Victoria Masloff Lyons and Edward C. Lyons.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Lyons of Houston; two brothers, John Lyons and wife, Andrea, of Big Spring and Richard Lyons of California; one sister, Helen Gibson and husband, John, of Corpus Christi, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
John Wade Moody Jr., 82, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in a nursing home in Big Spring, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, in the Nalley-Pickle-Welch Rosewood Chapel with Dr. John Marshall, deacon of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, officiating and Deacon Connie Fowler assisting. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Oakwood Cemetery in Jefferson, Texas.
Trudy Page, 46, of Big Spring, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in in a Dallas hospital after a long battle with pulmonary hypertension. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Tom Koger officiating.
She was born Jan. 27, 1968, to Minnie and Clifford McAllister in San Angelo. She married Dennis Page April 29, 1983. She was a Baptist and enjoyed spending time with her family. Some her fondest memories were growing up playing with her sister and brother. She had been a distributor for the Dallas Morning News.
Viola Elizabeth (Robinson) Hillger, 85, of Big Spring, formerly of Garden City, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Herb McPherson officiating with burial at The Garden City Cemetery.
William Howard "Willie" Martin, 69, of Cleburne, formerly of Big Spring, died Friday Feb. 21, 2014. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Tom Forbes officiating.
He was born Nov. 30, 1944, to Guadalupe and George Henry Martin Sr. in Poteet, Texas. He worked in the oilfield and lived in Howard County for a number of years, living in Ackerly and Big Spring.
Loyd Hammon, 88, of Big Spring died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at Lamun LuskSanchez Texas Veterans Home. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
John Wade Moody Jr., 82, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in a nursing â€¨home in Big Spring, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. â€¨Saturday, March 1, 2014, in the Nalley-Pickle-Welch Chapel with Dr. John Marshall, deacon of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, officiating with Deacon Connie â€¨Fowler assisting. A graveside service will be held at Oakwood Cemetery in Jefferson, Texas at a later date.â€¨