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Toka Van

February 19, 2014

Toka Van, 39, of Big Spring died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at her residence. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel.

She was born Jan. 6, 1975 to Betty Tate and Ronald Van in Phoenix, Ariz.

She worked as a restaurant manager, spending most of her life in Big Spring. She was a member of Mount Bethel Baptist Church.

Yolanda 'Landy' Ramirez Lara

February 19, 2014

Yolanda "Landy" Ramirez Lara, 69, of Big Spring, formerly of Brownsville, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at her daughter's house in Brownsville. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Big Spring. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park in Big Spring.

She was born June 11, 1944, in Big Spring and married Benito Lara July 1, 1960, in Big Spring.

Oceal McMillan

February 19, 2014

Oceal McMillan, 92, of Big Spring, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at Parkview Nursing and Rehab. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel. Pastor Tom Lassiter of Crestview Baptist Church will be officiating.

Jerald R. Wilson

February 19, 2014

Jerald R. Wilson, of Kerrville, passed away on Feb. 15, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Andrews, Texas to H.T. and Wilma Wilson on May 4, 1935. He married Linda Diggs on July 1, 1968, in Big Spring, Texas.

He attended Andrews High School. Jerald graduated from Sul Ross University. He was a teacher for Big Spring Independent School District for 38 years. He was involved in the Big Spring Prospectors Club.

Jerald is preceded in death by his brother, Corky Wilson; and his twin brother, James “Jimmy” R. Wilson.

Leo Edward Frank

February 19, 2014

Leo Edward Frank, 93, of Big Spring, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 in a local hospital. By Leo's request, no services are planned.

Leo was born April 21, 1920, in Rib Lake, Wisc., and married Alberta Sherrell March 17, 1946, in Loraine, Texas. She preceded him in death Oct. 14, 2008. Leo was an aircraft engine mechanic instructor and was stationed at Webb Air Force Base in Big Spring.

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