Archive - Obituary
October 8th, 2012
Edna Hughes, 78, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Iris M. Phillips, 82, of Big Spring died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in a Midland hospital. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at the Lone Wolf Cemetery in Mitchell County with the Rev. Terry Moffett officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Iris was born March 25, 1930, in Mart, Texas, to the late James Robert and Levie Clara (Tomascik) Isbell. She married Willie Phillips on Sept. 1, 1948, in Stanton. He preceded her in death Nov. 2, 1994.
Ellen Marie "Honey" Nicholson Smoot passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Waco. She was born July 1, 1924, in Spokane, Wash., to Carl and Marguerite Nicholson. She graduated from Louis and Clark High School in 1942. She attended Washington State University and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
Jeremy Acuff, 36, of Big Spring went to be with Yeshua Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with Joe Hernandez officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Jeremy was born July 11, 1976, in Lamesa, Texas. He has been a lifetime resident of Big Spring. He worked in the oilfield most of his adult life.
Joe Vera, 55, of Big Spring died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, in Albuquerque, N.M. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Mount Olive Memorial Park, with Deacon Johnny Arguello officiating.
He was born April 27, 1957 in Sinton, Texas to Juanita (Flores) and Jose Vera. He had lived in Big Spring for most of his life. He moved to Albuquerque, N.M., 11 years ago. He was a plumber for most of his life. He enjoyed carpentry and cars.
Alfred Franks, 81, of Stanton died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in a local nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at the Evergreen Cemetery Chapel with the Rev. David Harp officiating.
Alfred was born July 2, 1931, in Midland, Texas, and married Margaret Flanagan March 7, 1953, in Stanton.
A longtime resident of Stanton, Alfred worked as a troubleshooter for Texas Electric for 15 years, as a heavy equipment operator for Martin County for five years and had farmed for 55-plus years.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Stanton.
Ellis Wayne Britton, 74, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away at his home in Burnet, Texas, on Oct. 2, 2012.
Ellis was born Dec. 18, 1937, in Loraine, Texas, to Hoyt Britton and Rachel Price Britton. Ellis graduated from high school in Stanton, Texas. He married Janelle Jones in Stanton on June 28, 1958.
Ellis was preceded in death by his parents and his adored grandson, Jaison Dane Braulick.
Joe âLouisâ Munoz, 56, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Craig Wascom officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Joe was born March 24, 1956, in Big Spring, Texas, to Ramona and Jimmy Munoz. He was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. He had worked at Webb Air Force Base, Gibsonâs, Settles Hotel and Hermanâs Restaurant.
Jeremy Acuff, 36, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Arthur Dee Nanny, 53, of Big Spring died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.