November 19th, 2012
Oscar âOzzyâ Cruz, 50, of Big Spring died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Michael Lee Shockley, 72, of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olive Memorial Park with Courtney Ballard, pastor of Cowboy Church, officiating.
Michael L. Shockley, 72, of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Iva "Christene" Fewell Horn, 88, a 70-year resident of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishop Carl Condray officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Joe T. Gamble, 88, of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Elwin Collum, pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church, officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Colorado City Cemetery.
Jack Neal Gray was born Sept. 21, 1921, in Taylor, Texas. He joined his heavenly Father on Nov. 15, 2012, at the age of 91.
Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Bearfield Gray and by his parents, John Thomas and Amber Pearl Lord Gray. He was also preceded in death by siblings J.T. Gray and wife Rosa Neal, Linnie Gray Solomon and husband William, Myrtle Gray Grubbs and husband Luna, Irene Gray Hodges, Dorothy Gray Reno Russell and husband Bill and Clarence, who died as a child.
Claudine Samuel Winans Dillard, 94, of Big Spring died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. The family will receive friends Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel with the Rev. Pat Ray, pastor of Prairie View Baptist Church, officiating.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. today:
â¢ ANDREW JUAREZ JR., 23, of 411 Trades, was arrested Friday on a warrant from another agency and a charge of failure to identify as a fugitive â giving false information.
â¢ FORTUNATO ALVAREZ III, 24, of 1108 Lloyd, was arrested Friday on two warrants from other agencies and charges of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction, driving while license invalid and failure to control speed.
âTis the season for giving and time to fill the Chamber.
Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce is wanting to share the Christmas spirit by hosting a toy drive benefiting area organizations.
âI got the idea while watching the news one night. I was so excited after seeing what I saw that I couldnât wait to come back and try and fill the chamber,â Chamber Executive Director Debbye ValVerde said.
The toy drive will benefit CASA, Cossacks Motorcycle Club Permian Basin Chapter, Hometown Christmas, The Salvation Army and Spring Tabernacle Ministries.
Howard College trustees will get an update on the building project on the college's San Angelo campus â including a recommendation for construction manager at risk â when they meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday in the student union building's Tumbleweed Room.
According to College President Dr. Cheryl Sparks, the project â estimated at $12 million, with a final figure not yet established â will allow for construction of two new buildings on Howard's San Angelo campus.