Archive - Obituary
October 13th, 2011
Walter âAmosâ Jones
On Oct. 5, 2011, with the setting sun a great man left this world to be with God.
Walter (âAmosâ) Cameron Jones, born on Nov. 10, 1931, was surrounded by his family at the time of his death.
Amos was a retired assistant chief of the Corpus Christi Fire Department, serving as the fire marshal in fire prevention. He faithfully served the fire department for 46 years.
During the Korean conflict, Amos served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Champlain.
He was a graduate of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, with a bachelorâs degree in education.
Gary F. Thurman, 65, of Sand Springs, was born on Jan. 20, 1946, in Seymour, Texas and passed from this world into a better place on Oct. 10, 2011. A private internment will be held at a later date.
Gary married Sharon Williams on Jan. 20, 1971, in Breckenridge. He was a carpenter and he and his wife did remodeling for many families in the area for over 20 years. Gary was proud of his service in the U.S. Air Force. He will be greatly missed and will remain in our hearts forever.
Robert L. âBobâ Lebkowsky passed away at 84 on Oct. 6, 2011, surrounded by family and loved ones. He was a very kind man with a big heart who loved his many friends and family. His quick wit, sense of humor and ability to tell stories brought smiles and laughter to those close to him.
Bob was born to A. K. and Florence Lois Lebkowsky in Haskell, Texas on Oct. 30, 1926.
Sadly, my beloved husband, our beloved father and grandfather, Floyd Martin, 79 years old, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. He was surrounded by his wife, children, grandchildren and friends during his last days.
Ken Harris, 70, of Big Spring, formerly of San Angelo, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Myers & Smith Chapel with Chaplain Scott Jimenez officiating. Burial with military honors will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Robert Lebkowsky, 84, of El Paso, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, in El Paso. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Gary F. Thurman, 65,Â of Sand Springs, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 in a local hospital.Â His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Kenneth Harris, 70, of Big Spring died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Bruce Shockley, 62, of Big Spring died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Hospice House in Odessa. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com
Lucille E. Barton, 94, of Artesia, N.M., formerly of Forsan, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, in Artesia, N.M. Graveside memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at Trinity Memorial Park, with Kenneth Garcia of 11th and Birdwell Lane Church of Christ officiating.
She was born Jan. 27, 1917, in Lloyd, Texas, and married Arthur David Barton on Jan. 13, 1940 in Big Spring. He preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2005.
Lucille was a member of Birdwell Lane Church of Christ and a former member of the Forsan School Board. She was a homemaker.