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May 12th, 2012

Shamar Myles

May 12, 2012

Shamar Myles, 26, of Big Spring, died Friday, May 11, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

May 11th

LD (Sonny) Jackson

May 11, 2012

LD (Sonny) Jackson, 70, of Hillsboro died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at his residence. Masonic graveside services will be held at noon Friday, May 11, 2012, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Hillsboro with John Milburn officiating. Visitation was from 9-11 a.m. Friday at Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors in Hillsboro.

Don Cunningham

May 11, 2012

Don Cunningham, 71, of Big Spring, died Friday, May 11, 2012, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

May 10th

Harold Glenn Henley

May 10, 2012

Harold Glenn Henley passed away May 9, 2012, after a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 9, 1926, in Scurry County, Texas, to Thomas and Mamie Henley. He graduated from Ira High School in 1944 and served in the Army during World War II.

He met and married Joan Saunders in January of 1948 and they spent the next 18 months living on the river as river riders at Black Gap in Big Bend Park. After farming in Scurry County and two years in Garden City, he and Joan moved to Stanton in 1961 and remained there for 39 years.

May 9th

Harold G. Henley

May 9, 2012

Harold G. Henley, 85, of Stanton died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in a Stanton nursing home. His services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.

May 8th

Lillian Newcomer

May 8, 2012

Lillian Newcomer, 86, of Houston, formerly of Comanche County, died Sunday, May 6, 2012, in Houston.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Comanche Gardens of Memory in Comanche County with Larry Newcomer officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Stephenville Funeral Home.

Lillian was born June 10, 1925, in Martin County, Texas, to the late Jeff and Myrtle Pratt Nichols. She married Eddie Earl Newcomer on Sept. 14, 1946, in Brownfield, Texas. He preceded her in death Aug. 6, 1984.

Dorothy Napper

May 8, 2012

Dorothy Napper of Lubbock passed away Sunday, May 6, 2012, at home at the age of 92.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 9, 2012, at Redbud Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Shon Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 8, 2012, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home.

She was born Dec. 24, 1919, at Richland Springs, Texas. Her family moved to a farm near O’Donnell, Texas, and she graduated from high school. She married W.J. Napper.

Betty Jo Gray

May 8, 2012

Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May. 12, 2012, at Clark Memorial United Methodist Church for Betty Jo Gray of Artesia, N.M.
Mrs. Gray, 76, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Eastern N.M. Medical Center in Roswell, N.M.

Travis Husted will officiate the services. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Betty was born Nov. 12, 1935, in Big Spring, Texas, the daughter of Forrest F. Thorp and Lottie L. (Prentice) Thorp. She was a longtime Artesia resident.

Velvet Sky Makowsky

May 8, 2012

Velvet Sky Makowsky, infant, died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Mount Olive Memorial Park with Corina Salazar officiating.

She was born May 6, 2012, in Big Spring, Texas, to Leslie Garcia Makowsky and Monty Scott Makowsky.

She is survived by her parents of Big Spring; one brother, Carlos Garcia of Big Spring; one sister, Madison Makowsky of Big Spring; grandparents, Donna and Mark Hedges and Terry Bob Makowsky of Big Spring and Lenora Garcia of Lamesa; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Nancy Elaine Robbins

May 8, 2012

Nancy Elaine Robbins, 68, of Big Spring died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at her residence. Memorial services will be held from noon until 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at the home of James and Sharon Robbins.

She was born Sept. 1, 1943, in Marfa, Texas, and married James Phillip Robbins Jr. in 1962 in Fort Stockton, Texas. He preceded her in death in November 1975.

Nancy worked as a cosmetologist and retired in 2001. She moved to Big Spring in 2002 from Spring Branch, Texas. Nancy loved animals and showing dogs.

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