Archive - Obituary
Dr. Carl Allen Dillaha, 87, of Fluvanna, Texas, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at Cogdell Memorial Hospital in Snyder, Texas, after a lengthy illness.
Graveside services for Dr. Dillaha will be held Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Hilllside Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Dana Mayfield officiating under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Funeral Home.
Dr. Dillaha was born Oct. 25, 1924, in Little Rock, Ark., to Carl A. and Thelma (Cashion) Dillaha. He spent his school years in Little Rock and graduated high school in 1942.
Emma C. Thwing, 77, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at Lincoln Hills Healthcare Center in New Albany, Ind.
She was born Jan. 10, 1934, in Big Spring, Texas, to John and Frankie Tucker. Emma was a member of Silver Street United Methodist Church in New Albany and Epsilon Sigma Alpha International.
Oscar Hilario, 53, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Axel Chavez officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at the funeral home.
He was born Feb. 27, 1958, in Big Spring, Texas, and was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. He worked as a dietary cook for Parkview Nursing Home and Rehabilitation and other nursing homes in town.
Albert Dean Forrest, 84, of Big Spring died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Rob Dalsing, 46, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, in a Snyder hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Services for W.C. â€śCurleyâ€ť Hayes, 91, of Cleburne will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, in the Crosier Pearson Cleburne Chapel with Dr. Tony Torres officiating. Burial will follow in the Keene Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, at the funeral home. You may send the family condolences, view obituary and sign guestbook online at www.cpcleburne.com.
Oscar Hilario, 53, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Oliver Cofer Jr., 87, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, in Fort Worth, Texas. He had resided in Big Spring from 1948 to 2001.
Oliver was born Oct. 7, 1924, to Janie and Oliver Cofer Sr. in Grand Saline, Texas. He graduated from Grand Saline High School in 1942. He studied journalism at North Texas State University in Denton.
Troy Brown, 82, of Hale Center died Dec. 25, 2011, in Lubbock. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Hale Center with the Rev. Carrol Green officiating. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Troy was born Jan. 3, 1929, to Bayles and Bevie Brown in Lorraine, Texas. He married Mildred Houchin Aug. 15, 1947, in Ackerly, Texas.
Ronnie Wales, 66, of Big Spring died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, in a local hospital. Private funeral services will be held at a later date.
Ronnie was born Feb. 3, 1945, in Oklahoma, an American Indian of the Choctaw Nation. He served his country in the United States Army and was a truck driver for most of his life. He married Betty Boykin on Feb. 5, 1983, in Las Vegas, Nev.
In addition to his wife, Ronnie is survived by a step daughter, Valerie Johnson of Benton, La.