Debbie Hicks Puente

Debbie Hicks Puente, 37, of Big Spring, died Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Prayer services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home followed by visitation until 5 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2012, at Gateway Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Mills, officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.She was born April 26, 1974, in Big Spring, Texas, to Lydia Marquez Hicks and John Hicks. She has been a lifetime resident of Big Spring. She worked 15 years at Dairy Queen and Wal-Mart for six years. She was a member of Gateway Baptist Church.She is survived by three brothers: Johnny Hicks and wife Robin, Ernest Hicks and Robert Hicks, all Big Spring; one sister: Crystal Doporto and husband John of San Antonio; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; four aunts and one uncle.She was preceded in death by her parents, several aunts and uncles and one nephew.A memorial fund has been set up at Myers & Smith Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses.Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at