Archive - Obituary
July 28th, 2012
Paul DeLeon, 60, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Graveside funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
A vigil service will be at 7 p.m., Monday, July 30, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
He was born Dec. 23, 1951, in Ranger, Texas. Paul grew up and attended schools in Big Spring. He drove a truck for several different companies, returning to Big Spring in 1989 and then worked in construction for several years. He was a Catholic.
Annie Pearl Blake, 74, of Big Spring, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. Her services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Ronald Jones, 57, of Big Spring, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. His services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Mary Roberts Dalton, 86, of Big Spring died Thursday, July 26, 2012, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 29, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the funeral home.
Mary was born May 1, 1926, in Topeka, Kan. She married Samuel K. Roberts on July 1, 1944, and he preceded her in death Nov. 16, 1985. She then married James M. Dalton on Aug. 20, 1988, and he preceded her in death June 15, 1989.
Allen E. Sundy, 85, of Big Spring died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 30, 2012, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Herb McPherson, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, July 29, 2012, at the funeral home.
He was born May 25, 1927, in Flomaton, Ala., and married Pauline "Polly" Harrell on Sept. 4, 1947, in Big Spring. She preceded him in death April 24, 2002.
Betty June Wofford died Tuesday, July 24, 2012, in Stanton, Texas.
Betty was born Oct. 7, 1926, in Southard, Okla., to John and Eythel Redden. She married Allen Wofford in 1945. She worked as a beautician and was a member of the Eastern Star and Order of the Amaranth.
She is preceded in death by her husband.
She is survived by one son, Terry Wofford and wife Lora of Big Spring, Texas; one granddaughter; and one great-granddaughter.
Archie Collins, 58, died Friday, July 20, 2012. Family visitation will be today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Faith Temple COGIC, with burial following in Fairview Cemetery under the director of Thomas Funeral Home.
He was born June 21, 1954, in Lubbock, Texas, to David and Marise Collins and married Veronica Sterling in May 2012. He attended schools in Midland and graduated from Midland High School. He served in the U.S. Army and was employed with Sendero Drilling Co. until his death.
Paul Deleon, 60, of Big Spring died Wednesday, July 25, 2012. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Mary Elizabeth Birks died June 9, 2012, at the age of 75. She was born in Stanton, Texas, to Leonard and Sallie White.
She is survived by her loving family, including her son, Michael McGann Sambogna and partner Ron Watterson; daughter, Nancy Shoults and husband Mike and their children, Erin Elizabeth, Michael David and Hannah Ann Shoults; daughter, Patricia Hardiman and husband Mike and their daughters, Whitley Elizabeth Esteban, Samantha Ann Esteban and Lilli Grace Hardiman; son, Felix Sambogna and wife Karen and their children, Jordan Elizabeth and Ryan Dominic Sambogna.
Viola Pearl Ritter Rogers, 90, died Sunday, July 22, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Edgar Funeral Home in Marble Falls, Texas.
She was born to Melvin A. and Lilly Pearl Watts Ritter on Nov. 6, 1921, in Alan, Okla. She was married to the late Woodrow W. Rogers for 47 years and as a stay-at-home mom, raising their children, Beverly Sue Grantham, Gary Rogers and Rowena Rogers Brooks while living in Big Spring.