Archive - Obituary
March 20th, 2014
Pat "Mimi" Richardson, 73, of Big Spring, died Monday, March 17, 2014 in a Midland hospital. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.
She was born Dec. 2, 1940 in Dialville, Texas. Pat came to Big Spring in 1977 from East Texas and briefly worked as a nurse. Her main job was caring for her grandson, Dillon. She enjoyed fishing and dancing at the Senior Center.
Ruby Jean Hooser, 57, of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 2 p.m. at 3301 Old Colorado City Hwy.
She was born Nov. 3, 1956, in Spur, Texas. She was a homemaker.
Bettie Greenwade Bedell, 93, of Big Spring, Texas, died Wednesday March 19, 2014 at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside services will be held in the Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel at 11 a.m. Friday with Dr. Doug Shelley of Eastside Baptist Church officiating.
Altie Lee, 88, of Big Spring, Texas died quietly in her home Sunday, March 16, 2014. Altie was born April 2, 1925, in Mt. Pleasant, Texas to John Henry Cherry and Georgia Mellisa Cherry.
Altie married Arnold Lee April 24, 1948, in Colorado City, Texas
She is survived by her children, Mary Farmer, Ivy Carrigan and Henry Lee; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, eight brothers and sisters, a grandson, a great-grandson and a granddaughter-in-law.
Gregorio â€śGeorgeâ€ś Martinez, 81, of Big Spring, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at his home. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
He was born Jan. 19, 1933, to Isabel and Ventura Martinez in Eldorado, Texas. He spent most of his life in Big Spring and owned George Martinez Body Shop for more than 35 years. He married Luz Guzman on April 12, 1953. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
J.D. Rowland, 96, of Big Spring, departed this life to his heavenly home on Friday, March 14, 2014 in a local nursing home. Private graveside services were held last Saturday at Trinity Memorial Park. The service was officiated by Dr. Randy Cotton of Trinity Baptist Church.
Jerry Emerson Garrett, 78, of Forsan, Texas, was born Sept. 15, 1935 to Emerson and Doris Garrett in Prescott, Ark. He went home to be with the Lord March 15, 2014 after a brief illness.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Jerry married Marie Free Aug. 2, 1958 in Colorado City, Texas. They have resided in Forsan for the past 54 years.
Nora Valles Luevano, 55, of Big Spring, died Friday, March 14, 2014 at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be 6 p.m., Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Chapel.
She was born Oct. 8, 1958, in Big Spring, and was a lifetime resident, except for about 20 years that she lived in Dallas, Texas. While in Dallas, she worked for The Internal Revenue Service. She was a member of Life Church.
Gregorio â€ťGeorgeâ€ť Martinez, 81, of Big Spring, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Edward â€śBig Edâ€ť Rangel, 52, of Big Spring, died Wednesday March 12, 2014, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial following at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
He was born in Midland, Texas, Sept. 25, 1961, toÂ Betty and Vicente Rangel. He married Ida Robledo in 1979. He was a welder and a Catholic. He had been a resident of Big Spring for 19 years.