January 15th, 2011
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity Friday and early Saturday:
â€˘ RANDALL SCOTT MARTIN, 31, Amarillo, was arrested on a charge of driving while license invalid/no insurance.
â€˘ ASSAULT was reported in the 600 block of Elgin and the 2000 block of Goliad.
â€˘ CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported in the 1000 block of N. Main.
â€˘ THEFT was reported in the 1700 block of Gregg.
Myrl Bryans Fitzhugh, 92, passed from this earthly life into the loving arms of her Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ. She completed a battle with cancer in a peaceful manner on Jan. 14, 2011. A memorial service to celebrate Myrlâ€™s life will be at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at First United Methodist Church, Big Spring. Following the service, the family will greet friends at the church. Burial will be private.
Buddy Ray Perry was born March 1, 1947 in Palestine, Texas, to J.J. and Eula Perry. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m.â€“4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at Johnsonâ€™s Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Bob Budewig and the Rev. Randall Wehmeyer officiating.
Mary â€śNeniâ€ť Doporto, 70, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at her residence. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
Eschol Graham, age 88, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at the VA in Dublin. Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16 at Lovely Grove Baptist Church cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday evening from 5-7 p.m. at Hardy-Towns Funeral Home.
Roberto Sotelo, age 66, of Lubbock a former Big Spring resident, died on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at his home in Lubbock, following an illness. Funeral services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at www.npwwelch.com
Alexa Roxann Hernandez, a girl, was born at 12:02 p.m. Dec. 20, 2010, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 inches long. She is the daughter of Eddie and Sandra Hernandez of Big Spring. She was welcomed home by older brother Izaiah E. Hernandez.
Lauren Chesworth and Eric Barber, both of Big Spring, were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28, 2010, at College Baptist Church with Calvary Callendar, pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene, officiating the double-ring ceremony. Tim and Jennifer Ortman, music ministers at the First Church of the Nazarene, provided the music during the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Pat and Candy Chesworth of Big Spring and the granddaughter of the late Stephen and Maxine Forshee and the late Jim and Sylvia Chesworth.
Gary and Deborah Westbrook of Victoria are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melodi Westbrook of Midland, to Stacey Ream of Midland, son of Roddy and Jann Caffey of Big Spring and Jim and Marilyn Ream of Fort Worth.
The couple will marry at 6:30 p.m. on March 19, 2011, at Hummingbird House in Manchaca.
Melodi is a 1995 graduate of Victoria High School and a 2000 graduate of Austin Community College. She is employed by Synergy Physical Therapy in Odessa as a certified occupational therapy assistant working with the pediatric population.
Dinah and Larry Robertson of Trophy Club are proud to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Faith Robertson of Big Spring, to Dr. Marcus Villarreal of Big Spring, the son of Theresa Riggs of Denton and Andre Villarreal of Argyle.
The bride-to-be is a 1995 graduate of Justin Northwest High School and a graduate of Texas Tech University. She is currently employed by Dwain Fox P.C.
The prospective groom is a 1995 graduate of Denton High School and graduate of Texas Tech University and Parker Chiropractic College. He is currently employed by Back in Motion.