June 10th, 2014
Edna James, 82, of Big Spring, died Sunday June 8, 2014, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Roberto Garcia, 83, of Big Spring, died Monday June 9, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
ABILENE, Texas â€” A former correctional cfficer at Big Spring Correctional Center, Matthew Castaneda, 24, and an inmate, Ferdinand Trinidad, 45, have been sentenced for offenses related to contraband smuggling.
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The Prairie Dog Fly In was held early Saturday at the McMahon-Wrinkle Air Park. Phillip Welch, seated inside the Cirrus SR 22 T, tours the cockpit while Bob Miller describes the new features of the aircraft. The Fly In is held each year, hosting area pilots.
Gilbert J. Rouille, 79, of Big Spring died Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Craig Duncan, 79, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Ray T. Barnett, 82, of Big Spring, died Thursday June 5, 2014, at his residence. Private family services will be held at a later date. His ashes will be scattered along Route 66 from Amarillo to Colorado.
He was born to Vera Pearl and Duge Barnett in Hollis, Okla., on Feb. 22, 1932. He had been a resident of Big Spring for 14 years, moving from Amarillo. He retired from Pantex Industries after 22 years as head chef where he cooked for many different dignitaries. He was also a drummer in a band and had played for such stars as Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson.
Brenda K. Webb, 66 of Stanton, Texas, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in a Midland hospital.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the Evergreen Cemetery chapel in Stanton, Texas.
Brenda was born Nov. 18, 1947, in Lamesa to the late James and Mary (McCurdy) Koonce. She married Jack Webb Oct. 21, 1966, in Lamesa after growing up in Harlingen, Texas.
Brenda retired from the Martin County Tax office as a deputy clerk.
Jose J. Lopez, 91, of Big Spring, died Friday June 6, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil service will be 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
OLNEY â€” Doris Junek, age 82, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Kell West Hospital in Wichita Falls, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, in the chapel of Myers & Smith Funeral Home in Big Spring, Texas, with Scotte Clark of Olney officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.