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February 7th, 2012

Artie Lee Rich

February 7, 2012

Artie Lee Rich, 94, formerly of Cisco, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Big Spring, Texas.

Artie, born Dec. 15, 1917, in Twitty, Texas, was the sixth of 12 children born to Charlie Nelson Wills and Nola Bell (Davis) Wills. She grew up and graduated from high school in Frederick, Okla.

William N. 'Bill' Currie

February 7, 2012

William N. "Bill" Currie, 57, of Big Spring, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

F.C. Wheeler

February 7, 2012

F.C. Wheeler, 92, of Stanton, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at his residence. His services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.

February 3rd

John Robert Smithwick

February 3, 2012

John Robert Smithwick, 20, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, in Houston, Texas.

Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at 2 p.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church with Father John Guzaldo officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Connally/Compton Funeral Directors and rosary recited at 5 p.m.

John was born Sept. 6, 1991, to Danny and Maria Lourdes Garcia Smithwick in Houston, Texas. He was a resident of Waco and graduated from A.J. Moore Academy in 2011.

Charles Ray 'Charlie' Seals

February 3, 2012

Charles Ray “Charlie” Seals, 68, of Coahoma died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Coahoma Cemetery.

He was born June 15, 1943, in Stamford to Oleain and Charlie Seals. He married Nona Gilbert on March 2, 1963, in San Angelo. They moved to Howard County 40 years ago from Post. He worked at Howard College, retiring after 23 years. He was a member of Grace Fellowship Church of God.

Albert 'Beto' Chavarria

February 3, 2012

Albert “Beto” Chavarria, 58, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. Prayer services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Michael Villareal officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

He was born Nov. 18, 1953, in Big Spring to Sara and Eulalio Chavarria. He was a lifetime resident of Big Spring and worked as a roustabout in the oil field. He married Maria Holguin on Aug. 6, 2011, in Big Spring. He was a Christian.

February 2nd

Albert Chavarria

February 2, 2012

Albert Chavarria, 58, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. Prayer services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Charles R. Seals

February 2, 2012

Charles R. Seals, 68, of Big Spring died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

January 31st

Donald Herff McGonagill

January 31, 2012

Donald Herff McGonagill, 84, of Big Spring, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, in San Angelo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey and the Rev. Mike Couch of First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at the funeral home.

Don was born Feb. 16, 1927, in Melvin, Texas, to Herff and Floy (Farnsworth) McGonagill.

Donald Eugene (Don) Smith

January 31, 2012

Donald Eugene (Don) Smith, age 81 of Seguin formerly of Big Spring, passed away Jan. 30, 2012. Visitation will begin Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at 10 a.m., followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. at Tres Hewell Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Robert K. Odom officiating. Interment will follow at San Geronimo Cemetery.

Don was born May 13, 1930, in Big Spring,Texas, to John Henry and Clara Elma Page Smith. His wife Geri Smith and his parents preceded him in death.

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