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J.V. Anderson

October 31, 2011

J.V. Anderson, 93, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mt. Olive Memorial Park with the Rev. Carroll Kohl officiating.
He was born Nov. 12, 1917. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving as a medic in the Calvary. He married Maxine McGee on Jan. 18, 1941. They owned several businesses in Big Spring. She preceded him in death Jan. 12, 2006. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Victor Garza

October 31, 2011

Victor Garza, 81, of Big Spring died Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
Rosary services will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
He was born Jan. 4, 1930, in Karnes City, Texas, and married Aurora Perez on Nov. 23, 1947, in Big Spring, Texas. She preceded him in death May 11, 1993.

Robert 'Pepper' Martin

October 31, 2011

Robert “Pepper” Martin, 89, passed away Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. Pepper was born July 22, 1922, in Big Spring. He eloped with his high school sweetheart, Hope Sisson, in 1941. From 1943 to 1945 he served in the South Pacific during World War II.
A minor league baseball player and manager early in life, Pepper made his career in bowling and was instrumental in starting Columbia Bowling Industries. Later in life, Pepper developed a passion for horses and opened Alamo Stud Farm.
After the death of his wife in 1995, Pepper married Beth Holden in 1997.

October 29th

Victor Garza

October 29, 2011

Victor Garza, 81, of Big Spring, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 in a local nursing home. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

October 26th

James Henry Buhrkuhl

October 26, 2011

James (Jim) Henry Buhrkuhl, 71, of Big Spring died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Family and friends will gather at Myers & Smith Funeral Home on Oct. 29, 2011, at 2 p.m. Graveside services will follow at 3 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Park.

He was born Aug. 16, 1940, in Amarillo, Texas, to Henry August Buhrkuhl Jr. and Alice Hurst Rosser Buhrkuhl. He moved to Big Spring in 1969 where he started raising cattle with his wife Ann.

Filomeno Franco Jr.

October 26, 2011

Filomeno T. "F.T." Franco Jr., 68, of Big Spring died Monday, October 24, 2011, in an Odessa hospital. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish (Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church). Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

He was born Aug. 24, 1943, in Marfa, Texas, and owned and operated Franco Concrete for 40 years, until becoming ill about 10 years ago.

October 25th

Ben Dominguez

October 25, 2011

Ben Dominguez, 49, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will follow the vigil at 11 a.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at Trinity Memorial Park.

Filomeno Franco Jr.

October 25, 2011

Filomeno Franco Jr., 68, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, in an Odessa hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

June Reid

October 25, 2011

June Reid, 94, of Stanton died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.

October 24th

Arthur Jerry DEan

October 24, 2011

Arthur Jerry DEan, 67, of Big Spring died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at Trinity Memorial Park, with Sam Peak and Thomas Hayes officiating.

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