Many friends gathered Sunday afternoon to decorate and show their appreciation for Eddy Spurgin of the Texas National Guard, who returned home Sunday evening. Pictured from left to right: Helen Gladden, Debie Pirkle, AJ Pirkle, the Rev. Mark Lindsey, Carol Boyd and Will Currie. Not pictured, but also contributing to the decorating are Lisa and Craig Dunnam. (HERALD photo/Amanda Moreno)
Eddy Spurgin received a colorful welcome home over the weekend.
Spurgin, a major general in the Texas Army National Guard, arrived back home to Big Spring Sunday evening after a tour of duty in Iraq.
In his honor and as a way to say thank you, his fellow church members and friends gathered together to decorate his home Sunday afternoon.
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