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Obituaries

Florencia Gamboa

April 17, 2014

Florencia Gamboa, 97, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

She was born Aug. 10, 1916, in Marfa, Texas and married Elias Gamboa Sr. July 9, 1931, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death Aug. 2, 1991.

She moved to Big Spring from Marfa at the age of 7 and made Big Spring her home. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish and the Guadalupana Society.

Wilma Brooks

April 16, 2014

Wilma Brooks, 66 of Stanton died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in a Midland hospital. Funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Belvue Church of Christ in Stanton. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Central time at the Portales Cemetery, Portales, N.M.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.

Wilma was born Nov. 3, 1947 in Portales, N.M. to Jim and Freeda Vernon McBride. She married Bill Brooks Nov. 23, 1967 in Portales.

Mark Edwards

April 16, 2014

Mark Edwards, 56, of Big Spring, died Sunday March 30, 2014, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Coahoma Cemetery.

He was born to Katherine and James Edwards on Feb. 2, 1958, in Big Spring. He was a lifetime resident of Howard County. He was a long haul and oilfield truck driver until retiring in 2013 due to ill health. He was a member of East Fourth Baptist Church.

Florencia Gamboa

April 16, 2014

Florencia Gamboa, 97, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Cecil Douglas Hoard

April 15, 2014

Cecil Douglas Hoard, 59, of Big Spring, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at his residence. Private family services will be at a later date.

He was born on July 1, 1954 in Big Spring. He spent most of his life in Howard County and also worked most of his life in the oil field. He married Cynthia Othman in Big Spring in 1985.

Ann C. Hayes

April 15, 2014

Ann C. Hayes, 72, of Big Spring, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Private family services will be at a later date.

Santos M. Duron

April 15, 2014

Santos M. Duron, 90, of Big Spring, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at his daughter's residence in San Antonio. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Santos was born Nov. 1, 1923, in Big Spring, and married Virginia Vela, Sept. 27, 1952, in Big Spring.

Ann C. Hayes

April 14, 2014

Ann C. Hayes, 72, of Big Spring, died Saturday April 12, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Cecil Hoard

April 14, 2014

Cecil Hoard, 59, of Big Spring, died Saturday April 12, 2014, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Santos M. Duron

April 14, 2014

Santos M. Duron, 90, of Big Spring died Saturday, April 12, 2014, in San Antonio. Funeral services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory.

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