Archive - Obituary
March 21st, 2012
Teresa (Walker) Polk, 54, of Big Spring, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Linda J. Rodeheaver, 63, of Warrenton, Mo., died March 15, 2012. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
She was the daughter of Francis Henry Franklin and Vinnie Vernell Stephens Franklin.
Survivors include her husband, Huey Rodeheaver; children, Lance Sanders and Lyle Wayne Sanders; step-children, Kirk Rodeheaver and Stephanie Theobald; sisters, Jackie Curtis, Bev McMahon and Jean Franklin; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Erineo â€śEddieâ€ť Gomez, 84, of Big Spring, formerly of Ackerly, died Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Texas Specialty Hospital in Lubbock. Prayer services will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Le Fe Baptist Church with the Rev. Axel Chavez officiating. Burial will be in Ackerly Cemetery.
He was born June 28, 1927, in Thorndale, Texas, to Miguela and Antonio Gomez. He worked for numerous farmers in Ackerly for most of his life. He moved to Big Spring after his retirement. He was a Baptist.
Erineo Gomez, 84, of Big Spring, formerly of Ackerly, died Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Texas Speciality Hospital in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Jerelene Bell, 89, of Big Spring, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Graveside services for Hannah Charlene Ables, 77, of Seagraves, Texas, will be held Monday, March 19, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves with the Rev. Ronnie Lundsford officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ables passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Memorial Health Care Center in Seminole, Texas. She was born May 19, 1934, in Oxford, Miss., to Cora (Keel) and J.D. Keel Sr. She was a Baptist. Hannah Ables was a resident of Seagraves for 58 years.
Ethel Mary Dunn Tarbet, a long-time resident of Dawson County and Lamesa, went to her eternal rest March 17, 2012, at the age of 101 years. Ethel was born Nov. 11, 1910, in Hamilton County, near the Leon River, to Eric V. Dunn and Jackie Alice Wright Dunn. She was the eldest of five children. The family moved from the Hico area to Dawson County in 1923. The family traveled 300 miles in two weeks by covered wagon, with Ethel, almost 13 years old, driving one of the two wagons.
Grady Malcolm Smith, 49, of Coahoma died Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at his residence. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Coahoma Cemetery with Eddie Pitchford and Billy Sullivan officiating.
He was born Sept. 21, 1962, in Austin to Sandra and Grady Ross Smith. He grew up in Odessa, lived in Lubbock for a while and lived in Coahoma for more than 10 years. He was a plumber.
Gerry Marino, 60, of Big Spring died Friday, March 16, 2012, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 4 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Carroll Kohl officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born June 13, 1951, in Odessa to Beryle LaVerne and Grover Lee Simpkins. She grew up in Odessa and moved to Big Spring in 1972. She married Bill Marino in 1972 in Big Spring. She was a homemaker and was a member of Alive in Christ Lutheran Church.
M. L. Bertran Jr., 84, of Big Spring, died Thursday, March 15, 2012, in an Odessa hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, March 19, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. John McCullough, pastor of Berea Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
He was born Feb. 23, 1928, in McCamey, Texas, and married Martha Genay Tuley on Sept. 29, 1949, in Dallas, Texas.