June 1st, 2011
Are you feeling patriotic? Are you looking for something to fill a few evenings in June?
Go down to the First United Methodist Church where each Tuesday night for the next four weeks people in the Crossroads area will be gathering for choir practice. Specifically, they'll be preparing for the choral portion of Pops in the Park, Big Spring's annual fireworks and symphony extravaganza to be held July 3.
“We have another wonderful program planned this year,” said Dr. Keith Graumann, Big Spring Symphony director and conductor.
Judy Angelo, 67, of Big Spring passed from this life Monday, May 30, 2011, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2011, at the 14th and Main Church of Christ with Rick Cunningham and Eddy Pitchford officiating. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2011, at Memory Gardens in Corpus Christi.
Mary Alice Cain Christensen, 87, of Oak Ridge Estates left us May 29, 2011, for her eternal resting place with our Lord. A memorial service will be held in Midland and her final resting place will be at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation in remembrance be given to her favorite charity, the Rescue Mission of El Paso (1949 W. Paisano, El Paso 79922) or to a charity of your choice.
Roberta (Bobbie) Schenck, 76, of Big Spring died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at Hospice House of Odessa. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Trinity Memorial Park.
Leo W. â€śDocâ€ť James, 90, of Omaha, died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Rocky Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Rocky Branch with the Rev. Larry Neely and the Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating. Interment followed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Mt. Pleasant.
Kyle Jackson, 81, of Lamesa died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, in an Odessa Hospice Facility. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Freddie Ray Leonard, 48, of Big Spring died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Tina Mata fixes the gown of her daughter, Abigail Fierro, before Big Spring High Schoolâ€™s graduation ceremonies at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum Friday night.
Cub Scout Justin Raymond takes part in the placing of the flags at Trinity Memorial Cemetery Saturday morning. Every year the scouts get together and recognize veterans who gave their lives by placing flags on their gravesite for Memorial Day. Two local ceremonies are planned for Monday to commemorate those who gave their lives in service to our country. At 11 a.m., the Big Spring Vietnam Memorial will mark its 20th anniversary with a program feturing guest speakers Sonny Choate and Tim McKinnon. Trinity Memorial Parkâ€™s annual Memorial Day observance is scheduled for 2 p.m.