Archive - Obituary
June 4th, 2012
Daniel Z. Strickland, 45, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 2, 2012, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Imogene Weaver Allen, 87, of Coahoma died Sunday, June 3, 2012, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Elwin Collom, pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born March 29, 1925, in Dublin, Texas, to Maggie and Jesse Howell. She had been a resident of Howard County for more than 75 years.
Fe Abreo Acosta, 84, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 2, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt Olive Memorial Park.
A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Fe was born Jan. 6, 1928, in Stanton, Texas, and married Conrrado Acosta on Sept. 11, 1945, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death Sept. 1, 2001.
LaDell Musgrove, 73, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 4, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Revs. Jim Wilkerson and Pat Ray Jr. officiating.
She was born June 11, 1938, in Boswell, Okla. and married Thomas Jerry Musgrove Sr. Jan. 15, 1954 in Big Spring. He preceded her in death Feb. 23, 2009.
LaDell owned and operated Dell's Cafe for 14 years, from 1974 to 1989. She was a great mother and grandmother. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Allen Risner, 25, of Fairbanks, Alaska, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died May 28, 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska, as a result of injuries from a motorcycle accident. Services will be held at a later date.
Allen was born Jan. 22, 1987, in Stanton, Texas, to David and Margie Risner.
He attended schools in Big Spring until the family moved to Alaska in 2000. The family attended First United Methodist Church in Big Spring.
Survivors include his parents and a brother, David Risner of North Pole, Alaska.
Lucille Aston, 93 of Big Spring died Friday, June 1, 2012, at Parkview Nursing Home. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Coleman Cemetery in Coleman with Kermit Sorrels of Coleman officiating.
She was born July 23, 1918, in Coleman, Texas. She was the secretary for Grammarâ€™s Department Store for many years, then worked at Coleman Independent School District as a secretary until retiring. She moved to Big Spring 15 years ago from Coleman. She was a member of First Methodist Church of Coleman.
LaDell Musgrove, 73, of Big Spring died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 4, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Jim Wilkerson and the Rev. Pat Ray Jr., officiating.
She was born June 11, 1938, in Boswell, Okla., and married Thomas Jerry Musgrove Sr. Jan. 15, 1954, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death Feb. 23, 2009.
LaDell owned and operated Dell's Cafe from 1974 to 1989. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Paula Bayes Parker Raef, 62, of Amarillo passed away on May 25, 2012, from injuries sustained from a car accident.
Paula was born June 29, 1949, in San Antonio to George and Betty Raef. She worked as a cable repairman for Southwestern Bell in Big Spring for many years before moving to Amarillo. She worked for the City of Amarillo as a journeyman electrician until her death.
AMARILLO â€” Gwendolyn Kay Sheehan Oliver, 90. of Amarillo passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012. Funeral services were held Monday, May 28, 2012, at Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Pastor Jerry Davey officiating. Interment will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens in San Angelo.
Gwen was born Nov. 20, 1921, in New Castle, Texas, to Harry Curran and Maude Burdick Sheehan. As a child, she moved to Eastland County, Texas. She graduated from Pioneer High School.
Frances Yvonne "Frankie" Herron, 77, passed away unexpectedly May 26, 2012, in Fort Worth. Frankie was born in Martin County, Texas, Nov. 4, 1934, to Clyde and Verda Geurin, and graduated from Stanton High School. She met Carl Herron in 1953 at a youth rally at Prairie View Baptist Church in Big Spring. Carl fell in love with her as soon as she walked in the door, telling his friends, â€śIâ€™m going to marry that girl.â€ť They were married Dec. 24, 1954.