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September 14th, 2012

Gary A. Harris

September 14, 2012

Gary A. Harris, 69, of Big Spring died Thursday, Sep. 13, 2012, at the Hospice House. He will lie in state Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, and Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

He was born April 17, 1943, in San Angelo, Texas, to Marietta and J.B. Harris. He grew up in Water Valley and attended school there. He came to Howard County from Water Valley 12 years ago. He served in the Army Air Corps from 1960 until 1972. He had worked in the oil field but was a plumber by trade.

September 13th

William A. 'Art' Brown

September 13, 2012

William A. “Art” Brown, Chief Master Sgt., E-9, USAF (Ret.) passed away Sept. 8, 2012, in Grapeland, Texas. Art was born in Grapeland and graduated from Grapeland High School. He entered the Civilian Conservation Corp until he enlisted in the United States Army in 1940.

Velma Campbell

September 13, 2012

Velma Campbell, 82, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

She was born April 24, 1930, to Jewell and Orville Gressett. She grew up in Broom and has been in Big Spring most of her life. She married Charles W. Campbell Sr. on Oct. 1, 1955, in Big Spring, Texas.

September 12th

Elvira Cantu

September 12, 2012

Elvira Cantu, 88, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with Marco Arizmendi Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Ackerly Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 16, 1923, in Yorktown, Texas, to Catarina and Antonio Pena. She moved to Ackerly in 1970 from Goliad County, Texas. She married Domingo Cantu Sr. and he preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and a Jehovah’s Witness.

Elesha Thompson

September 12, 2012

Elesha Thompson, 31, of Dallas, formerly of Big Spring died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Lloyd Wells, associate pastor of Spring Creek Fellowship, officiating. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at Hermleigh Cemetery.

Velma Campbell

September 12, 2012

Velma Campbell, 82, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

September 11th

Elesha Thompson

September 11, 2012

Elesha Thompson, 31, of Dallas, formerly of Big Spring died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Elvira Cantu

September 11, 2012

Elvira Cantu, 88, of Big Spring died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

September 10th

Bonnie 'Bunky' Griffis

September 10, 2012

Bonnie “Bunky” Griffis, 68, of Kerrville, formerly of Big Spring died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at her residence. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born June 24, 1944, in Big Spring to Clara and Lewis White. She moved to Kerrville in 2009. She was a cook and had been employed at Texas Instruments in Midland/Odessa.

L.C. Hurst

September 10, 2012

L.C. Hurst, 83, of Big Spring died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment with Masonic rites will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
He was born Jan. 24, 1929, in De Kalb, Texas, and married Virginia Conley on May 3, 1966, in Denver City, Texas. She preceded him in death June 3, 1992.

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