Archive - Obituary
November 20th, 2014
Vada Maxwell passed away Nov. 15, 2014, at 4:58 a.m. in Monroe, N.C.
Vada was born Jan. 5, 1931, in Snowball, Ark., and lived in Big Spring for more than 50 years.
She is survived by four siblings, Norma, Sherry and Marion Rae and Leroy; her children, Billy Clayton, Danny Clayton, Ann Rogers, Rick Heckler, Jason Heckler, Missy Whitley and Teresa Harrison; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She is proceeded in death by her parents, Sherman and Rosie Hester Sullins; a brother, Dorsey; and three sisters, Geneva, Bonnie and Betty Sue.
Jerry Allen Chancy Jr., 44, of Big Spring, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in an Odessa hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Jerry was born July 26, 1970, in Big Spring, and married Shalimar Free, Dec. 18, 2009.
He worked his whole life in the oilfield.
Lee Roy Findley, 90, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in Century, Fla.
He was a native of Big Spring, Texas, and a resident of Century, Fla., for most of his life. Mr. Findley was a World War II veteran, former member of Airport Baptist in Big Spring and a long-time member of the Poplar Dell Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Ruthie Hawthorne Findley; sisters, Lois Jernigan, Mary Wells and Mattie Ruth Ohlson; and brothers, Cecil Findley, Garland Findley and James Findley.
Douglas Edgar Hattenbach, 96, of Denton died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 in Denton. Services are pending with Bill DeBerry Funeral Directors.
Vada Maxwell, 83 of Big Spring died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Monroe, N.C. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Harvey "Don" Ellison, 54, of Westbrook, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in a Lubbock hospital. No services are planned.
Don was born Dec. 27, 1959, in Eastland, Texas and married Shaw Dick June 8, 2013, in Mesquite. He worked in the oilfield as a floorman.
Don is survived by his wife, Shaw; stepchildren, Joyce Creel, Johnny Jones, Jody Jones, Sherrie Jones, Joseph Nabors and Justin Nabors; and numerous grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Kenneth Wayne Ridgeway, 71, of Midland, went to be with his Heavenly Father Nov. 15, 2014. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Midland. Funeral services will be on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Chapel in Midland.
Nell Key, age 84, of Colorado City died Thursday in a local care center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 in the First Baptist Church of Colorado City with the Rev. Danny Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Colorado City Cemetery under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Mr. R.K. Taylor, 89, of Ira, Texas, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at his residence in Ira after a lengthy illness.
Graveside service for Mr. Taylor will be held Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Ira Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Thomas Wayne McNeal, 84, of Vealmoor, died Thursday, Nov.13, 2014, in a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Gary Bryant officiating. Friends and family will be gathering in Vealmoor immediately following the memorial service.
He was born Feb. 22, 1930, in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, and married June Ulery June 15, 1963, in Las Vegas, Nev.