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August 27th

Santos Diaz Lopez

August 27, 2013

Santos Diaz Lopez, 74, passed away Saturday, Aug.24, 2013, at his residence. Services for Mr. Lopez will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at The Church of the Blessed with Pastor Johnny Perez officiating. Burial will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. Mr. Lopez will lie in state at The Church of the Blessed all day today with a Celebration of Life service being held tonight at 7 p.m.

Vicki Lynn Parks

August 27, 2013

Vicki Lynn Parks, 59, passed away at her home in Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. 23, 2013, after a battle with brain cancer.

August 26th

Cleta Barber

August 26, 2013

Cleta Barber, 66, of Stanton died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her residence. She will lie in state at the funeral home Monday and Tuesday. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. David Harp, pastor, officiating.
She was born March 9, 1947, in Hobbs, N.M., and married Joe Barber in December of 1963 in Stanton, Texas.

Joe Thomas Swinney

August 26, 2013

Joe Thomas Swinney, 81, of Rising Star, formerly of Coahoma died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Sugar Land, Texas. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Coahoma Cemetery.
He was born Dec.30, 1931, in Bailey, Texas, to Eula (Freemon) and Jeff Swinney. He married Melva Jean Allen on Sept. 1, 1951, in Big Spring, Texas. He was an electrician by trade. He served as the mayor of Coahoma and mayor of Rising Star. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Marijo Walker

August 26, 2013

Marijo Walker, 72, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in a Midland hospital after a two-year battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Calvary Callender officiating. Entombment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park Masoleum.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug.26, 2013, at the funeral home.

August 24th

Oleta M. Dower

August 24, 2013

Oleta M. Dower, 88, of Snyder, formerly of Big Spring died Thursday Aug. 22, 2013, at Snyder Oaks Nursing Center. Funeral service will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dr. Doug Shelley officiating.
She was born Nov. 9, 1924, in Petrolia, Texas, to Emma and Ocie Wilson. She married Glenn Allen Dower in 1944 in LaCross, Wisc. She was a longtime resident of Big Spring, moving here in 1966. She moved to Snyder in 2008. She was a homemaker and was a member of Birdwell Lane Baptist Church.

Frankie Rubio Sr.

August 24, 2013

Frankie Rubio Sr., 54, of Big Spring died Thursday Aug. 22, 2013. Vigil service will be 7 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Marijo Walker

August 24, 2013

Marijo Walker, 72, of Big Spring died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in a Midland hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Calvary Callender officiating. Entombment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the funeral home.

Reginald Jerome Vanderbilt

August 24, 2013

Reginald Jerome Vanderbilt, 30, departed Saturday Aug. 17, 2013. Funeral services were to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at Myers & Smith Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
He was born on July 21, 1983, in Big Spring Texas to Rosie Vanderbilt-Francis. He attended San Angelo and Big Spring schools. He was a member of New Life Ministries COGIC. His loving, funny, happy personality will be truly missed by all who knew him. He loved children, playing musical instruments, singing and spending time with his family and friends.

August 23rd

Jack W. Hancock

August 23, 2013

OVALO — Jack W. Hancock, 98, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2013, at his ranch in Ovalo. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at the First Baptist Church, Tuscola, with burial to follow in the Tuscola Cemetery. Pastor Dewayne Bush will officiate, directed by Fry~Bartlett Funeral Home, Tuscola. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2013, at the funeral home.

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