Archive - Obituary
November 5th, 2011
Darrell L. Trotter, 86, of Big Spring, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in a Big Spring hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Mary Elizabeth âMollyâ Hefner Walls went to her heavenly reward on Oct. 30, 2011 at home after a long battle with cancer.
She was born to Sam and Doreen Hefner on Sept. 21, 1946 in Big Spring. She attended Big Spring schools and graduated from BSHS in 1964.
She married Dan Walls on Sept. 17, 1965, in Dallas.
She is survived by her husband and five children, Brenda Campagna of Dallas, Pam Borio of Philadelphia, Pa., Steven Walls of Mesquite, Pam Walls of Mesquite and Mike Walls of Little Elm; and eight grandchildren.
Mike D. Williams, 39, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Holston Banks Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Branson Curtis Moore, infant son of Brandon Moore of Knoxville, Tenn., and Vanna Gaston of Forsan, Texas, passed away on his birthday, Oct. 31, 2011. He weighed five pounds and four ounces and was 18 inches long.
Charles Barbee, 81, of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at College Baptist Church with Pastor Ken McMeans officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Corinne Denton went to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Nov. 2, 2011. She was born in Big Spring, Texas, on Dec. 30, 1921, to Joseph and Beatrice Mittel. She graduated from Big Spring High School in 1939 and was married to James W. Denton in April of 1940. She gave birth to her first daughter in June of 1944 and her second daughter in August of 1953.
Johnnye Bell Marsalis went to be with her Lord and Savior on Nov. 2, 2011, at a care center in Abilene, Texas.
Johnnye was born to John Clifford and Fannie Hinson Bell on Nov. 12, 1922, in Copiah County, Miss. She attended Crystal Spring, Miss., schools, where she graduated valedictorian of her senior class. She attended Draughn Business College in Jackson, Miss., and then worked as a bookkeeper in Jackson, Miss., and Tennessee. She later worked civil service jobs in accounting at Greenville AFB in Mississippi and Webb AFB in Big Spring, Texas.
Bernice L. Jones, 90, of Camdenton, Mo., formerly of Big Spring died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in a nursing home in Camdenton, Mo. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m. Saturday until service time.
She was born May 22, 1921, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Eluid Amesworth Jones in 1938 in Big Spring, Texas. He preceded her in death April 4, 1997.
Leroy Perkins, 79, of Big Spring passed away Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, at Kristi Lee Manor in Colorado City, Texas, following a fatal prognosis over the last month. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Thomas L. Guess Jr. was born March 16, 1928, and died Oct. 31, 2011, in his home. He was born in Grenada, Miss., but had been a member of the Big Spring Community for 43 years.