Archive - Obituary
August 28th, 2012
Barbara Jean Vieira, 77, of Weatherford, formerly of Big Spring died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Memorial Park with Pastor Ron Liles officiating.
Barbara was born to Grady and Mary Gardner on July 3, 1935, in Birmingham, Ala. She was a lifetime member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Womenâ€™s International Bowling Congress. She worked for the Bowl-a-Rama for many years.
Guadalupe R. â€śLupeâ€ť Gonzales, 86, of Big Spring died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
She was born Jan. 4, 1926, in Del Rio, Texas, to Teodora and Felipe Ramirez. She moved to Big Spring in 1941and married Carmen Gonzales on Sept. 7, 1948, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death Feb. 6, 2007.
Guadalupe Gonzales, 86, of Big Spring died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
John Floyd Griffin, 90, of Stanton went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at his residence. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at the First Baptist Church of Stanton with the Rev. David Harp officiating. Private interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at the funeral home.
Lucy Belle Hoover, 88, of Big Spring died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at the Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel with the Rev. Bill Ivins officiating.
Lucy was born Feb. 6, 1924, in Forrest, N.M. She moved to Pennsylvania in the late 1930s and worked for Jackson China. She moved to Big Spring in 1941 and began working for the Big Spring Bombadier School as a secretary. Soon after, she married Jay Hoover on Sept. 3, 1943, and became a homemaker with the Settles Hotel being their first home.
Murphy Allen Woodson, 76, was born Dec. 21, 1935, in Coahoma, Texas, and died July 14, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas.
He had chosen to be cremated.
He graduated from Coahoma High School, attended Howard College for one year and attended Tennessee Temple College, graduating in 1957.
Following summer classes from Baylor University he taught school for three years. In 1963, he joined the Air Force serving 21 years as a flying AWACS radar officer, retiring as a major in 1984.
William Dupree of Big Spring, Texas, was born Jan. 4, 1975, and died peacefully in his home Aug. 21, 2012. William has been taken to the Kingdom of Heaven, but will never be forgotten by those who knew and loved him.
William graduated from Big Spring High School and Sul Ross University. Over his short life he brought joy to those around him.
He is survived by many friends, his parents, William Dale and Pat Dupree; brother, Kinney Dupree; and niece and nephew, Alexandria and Drake.
Jonnie Spruill, 87, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Kristi Lee Manor Nursing Home, in Colorado City. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in the Chapel at Mount Olive Memorial Park with Chaplain Walter McCall of Compass Hospice.
Randell Eston Hollis, 41, of Big Spring died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Pat Ray, pastor of Prairie View Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
He was born Oct. 21, 1970, in Big Spring, Texas.
Jonnie Spruill, 87, of Big Spring died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Kristi Lee Manor Nursing Home in Colorado City. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in the Chapel at Mount Olive Memorial Park with Chaplain Walter McCall of Compass Hospice officiating.
She was born Dec. 18, 1924, in Big Spring, Texas, to Bernice and John Digby. She was a lifetime resident of Howard County.