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James Hollis Meek

January 24, 2013

James Hollis Meek, 79, of Odessa passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 11, 1934, in Big Spring, Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy. and was owner of the Swim Shop.
He is preceded in death by his parents, J.M. and Helen Meek; daughter, Karla Meek; and sister, Reba Kennedy.

Bettye J. Griffith

January 24, 2013

Bettye J. Griffith, 78, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Marcy House. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at East Fourth Baptist Church with burial at Trinity Memorial Park.

She was born June 15, 1934, in Winters, Texas, to Juanita and Arthur Dean. She grew up in Forsan and married Royce Griffith on Aug. 10, 1952, in Forsan. He preceded her in death Dec. 6, 2006. She worked as a bank teller for many years at First National Bank in Big Spring. She was a lifetime resident of Howard County and was a member of East Fourth Baptist Church.

Bonnie Coker

January 24, 2013

Bonnie Coker, 78, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

She was born April 17, 1934, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Gertie and George McEwen. She was a homemaker and also worked for 37 years for the Big Spring Independent School District as a bus driver. She was the first woman driver in Big Spring. She was a Baptist.

Joe Lozano Jr.

January 24, 2013

Joe Lozano Jr., 61, of Big Spring died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in a Midland hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.

He was born Aug. 11, 1951, in Austin, Texas, and moved to Big Spring in 1958. Joe had worked for the Big Spring State Hospital and at Branham's Furniture. He was a member of Iglesia Bautista Le Fe.

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