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Alvenia Mae 'Moma Beta' Messimer

August 31, 2012

Alvenia Mae "Moma Beta" Messimer, 99, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, August 29, 2012, in an Odessa hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, September 3, 2012 at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Dr. Jimmy Braswell, officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sunday, September 2, 2012, at the funeral home.

August 29th

Barbara Jean Vieira

August 29, 2012

Former Big Spring resident Barbara Jean Vieira, 77, of Weatherford, affectionately known as Grandma and Gigi, was granted her last wish — to join her husband in their mansion in the skies — on 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 at 10 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Memorial Park with Pastor Ron Liles officiating.

Guadalupe R. 'Lupe' Gonzales

August 29, 2012

Guadalupe R. “Lupe” Gonzales, 86, of Big Spring died Monday, August 27, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil services were at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

August 28th

Barbara Jean Vieira

August 28, 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 Women’s International Bowling Congress. She worked for the Bowl-a-Rama for many years.

Guadalupe R. 'Lupe' Gonzales

August 28, 2012

Guadalupe R. “Lupe” 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.

August 27th

Guadalupe Gonzales

August 27, 2012

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

August 27, 2012

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

August 27, 2012

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.

August 25th

Murphy Allen Woodson

August 25, 2012

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

August 25, 2012

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.

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