November 16th, 2011
Randy Gambrell, 61, of Coahoma, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.
He was born June 6, 1950 in Matador, Texas to Isabell and Buddy Gambrell. He has been a resident of Big Spring since 1983. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He married Melanie Carr on Nov. 28, 1985 in Carson, Iowa. He was a contract pumper and was a Baptist.
He is survived by his wife, Melanie Gambrell of Coahoma; his mother, Isabel Gambrell of Forsan, one brother, Richard Gambrell and wife Tissie of Amarillo; two nieces and one nephew.
Jeanine Huskey, 75, of Big Spring, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born Sept. 22, 1936 to Sarah and T.E. Osborne in McComb, Miss. She married Alvin Huskey III on Dec. 25, 1973 in Sand Springs. He preceded her in death on April 2, 2011.
Howard County commissioners voted unanimously Monday in favor of an inter-local agreement with the city to lend financial support to the Big Spring State Park, opting to go from a previously approved three-year renewal schedule to revisit the matter annually.
Both local governments have agreed to chip in $10,000 each — to be paid to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department — to help fund the continued operation of the state park, which was targeted for closure by the state earlier this year.
Something’s cooking at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, literally and figuratively.
The members of St. Mary’s Parish are busy preparing traditional Scottish recipes for their upcoming St. Andrew’s Day Evening Prayer and Scottish Music Festival set for 7 p.m. Sunday.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ PHILLIP BERNALD WHEAT, 54, of 1314 Mobile, was arrested Monday on warrants for driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction and driving while license invalid.
â€¢ RUDOLFO HERNANDEZ HILARIO, 51, of 402 Edwards Blvd., was arrested Monday on a warrant for expired motor vehicle inspection certificate.
â€¢ JESSE MARTINEZ, 43, of 107 Becker Rd., was arrested Monday on a charge of shoplifting (theft) â€“ more than $50 and less than $500.
â€¢ THEFT was reported:
Blair Nicole Schuelke, infant daughter of Clint and Brooke Schuelke of Ackerly, passed from this life to the arms of the heavenly Father on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in a Midland hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Scott, Youth Minister at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church of Abilene, officiating, and Corbin Young, regional assistant for the Brownwood district FCA, assisting.
Pam Yanez, 56, of Big Spring died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at Baylor Medical Center in Fort Worth. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Chaplain Rick Foster officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Ronald I. Dallefeld, MSgt. Retired, 72, of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in a Midland hospital. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rick Cunningham officiating.
He was born Jan. 31, 1939, in Kansas City, Mo., to Donald and Lois Fangel Dallefeld. He married Delma Henley on June 2, 1961, in Big Spring, Texas.
Sydney Rosene Cook, 93, of Sun City, Ariz., formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Nov. 9, 2011. She was born to Emmie Rubie and Albert Sidney George French on April 11, 1918, in O'Donnell, Texas.
Sydney was a long-time member of the First United Methodist Church in Big Spring. She was active in many church and civic activities, including the civic theater group and many Passion of Christ pageants.
Sydney was preceded in death by her husband, Roy W. Rosene; and daughters, Kay Loveland and Dana Baker.
Barbara A. DeSantis, 61, formerly of Big Spring died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, in Round Rock, Texas. No funeral services are planned.
Born Aug. 23, 1950, in Butler, Penn., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Catherine Fry. She married Robert DeSantis on Dec. 30, 1972, in Butler. She moved to Big Spring in 1994, where she worked at her husband's practice, Big Spring Chiropractic, serving as the office manager.