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April 14th, 2012

Susan I. Bristol-Holley

April 14, 2012

If love could have saved you,
You would have lived forever.
Susan I. Bristol-Holley, 50, passed from this tangible earth on April 1, 2012, following a car accident. She was born in Albuquerque, N.M., in 1961 to a proud pioneer family of eight generations.
She graduated from Big Spring High School in 1979. She attended Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, as well as Brookhaven Community College in Richardson, Texas, and The University of North Texas in Denton.

April 12th

Edna Faye Smith

April 12, 2012

Edna Faye Smith, 97, of Big Spring died Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2012, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Lindsey, pastor, officiating.

She was born Oct. 23, 1914, in Lampasas, Texas, to Lemuel and Hanorah Rutledge. She married Jack Y. Smith on Oct. 14, 1932, in Walters, Okla. He preceded her in death Dec. 1, 1986.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Big Spring.

Oscar Solis Sr.

April 12, 2012

Oscar Solis Sr. 50, of Big Spring died Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Pampa. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Joe Torres officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

He was born May 23, 1961, in Big Spring. He lived most of his life in Big Spring. He married Sally Rodriguez on April 6, 1993, in Big Spring. He was a welder and a Baptist.

Clyde Gafford

April 12, 2012

Clyde Gafford, 95, of Bastrop, formerly of Big Spring died Friday, April 6, 2012, in a Bastrop nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 14, 2012, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Mark Lindsey, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

She was born May 22, 1916, in Westbrook, Texas, and married Monroe Gafford May 18, 1933, in Colorado City, Texas. He preceded her in death May 23, 2005.

Isabel 'Chavelo' Lomas

April 12, 2012

Isabel “Chavelo” Lomas, 55, of Big Spring died Friday, April 6, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. No services are planned at this time.

He was born Aug. 10, 1956, to Catalina Gonzales Lomas and Luciano Lomas in Big Spring, Texas. He has been a lifetime resident of Big Spring. He worked in the construction business for many years before becoming disabled. He was a Catholic.

He is survived by one brother, Jose Maria Lomas of Big Spring; and two sisters, Janie Charles and husband Jessie of Houston and Esperanza Ocampo and husband Lee Gomez of Houston.

April 11th

Barbara Begley

April 11, 2012

Barbara Begley, 71, of Big Spring died Monday, April 9, 2012, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with James Rhodes officiating. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene.

Edna Faye Smith

April 11, 2012

Edna Faye Smith, 97, of Big Spring died Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

April 10th

Brenda Lee (Begley) Hardin

April 10, 2012

Funeral services for Brenda Lee (Begley) Hardin, 51, of Lovington, N.M., will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Kirby-Smith-Rogers Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. with David Stewart officiating. Burial will follow at Lovington Cemetery. Brenda was born Oct. 4, 1960, in Clovis, N.M., to James and Barbara (Morris) Begley and passed away April 5, 2012, at Nor-Lea Hospital.

Ward Booth

April 10, 2012

Ward Booth, of McQueeney, Texas, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died April 7, 2012 at the age of 65. He was born Dec. 8, 1946, in Odessa, Texas, to W. Ed and Louise Booth.

He was graduated from Big Spring High School in 1965, earned a degree in applied science from Howard College. He served in the Army as a Spec. 5 during the Vietnam war. He owned and operated two successful businesses. He lived in Big Spring, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio and Mcqueeney, Texas. He was a firefighter at heart.

Clyde Gafford

April 10, 2012

Clyde Gafford, 95, of Bastrop, formerly of Big Spring died Friday, April 6, 2012, in a Bastrop nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

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