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January 27th, 2012

Mary Joyce 'Nana' Wilkerson

January 27, 2012

Mary Joyce "Nana" Wilkerson, 95, of Stanton, Ky., formerly of Garden City, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at her home. She was born Nov. 14, 1916, in Sterling City, Texas, to Clarence Marvin and Bessie Lee Cook Sparkman. She married Joy Edward Wilkerson on Nov. 23, 1935, in Sterling City, Texas.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandra "Sandy" Berryman of Stanton; an adopted daughter, Juda McKinney of Lubbock; a sister, Peggy Monroe of Kerrville; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Milton 'Rip' Lewis

January 27, 2012

Milton "Rip" Lewis, 86, of Big Spring died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Charlie Edmonds officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6: p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at the funeral home.

Donald G. McCommons

January 27, 2012

Donald G. McCommons, 72, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

He was born Sept. 30, 1939. He had been a resident of Big Spring for more than 30 years. He was a long distance truck driver, later working in automotive body repair, painting and auto glass. He also owned Pioneer Auto Sales Company. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Donald has no immediate survivors.

Ray Mendoza Sr.

January 27, 2012

Ray Mendoza Sr., 54, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Paul B. Herr officiating.

He was born Aug. 6, 1957, in Bee County, Texas, to Marcella and Tranquilino Mendoza. He was a cook at Denny’s and also did landscape. He lived most of his life in Big Spring and was a Christian.

Dorothy M. Kilgore

January 27, 2012

Dorothy M. Kilgore, 83, of El Paso, formerly of Big Spring died Wednesday at Center for Compassionate Care in El Paso. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Herb McPherson, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, officiating.

She was born Jan. 16, 1929, in Anderson, Ind., to Mildred and Ezra Garwood. She worked as an LVN at Webb Air Force Base Hospital for 18 years. She also worked at Malone & Hogan and Cowper Hospital. She was a member of Berea Baptist Church. She moved to El Paso several years ago.

January 26th

Ollie Digby Batte Stallcup

January 26, 2012

Ollie Digby Batte Stallcup, dearly loved mother and step-mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt and friend crossed over into her promised land on January 23, 2012. Her family releases her confidently, knowing that she walked all of her life on a steadfast path with her savior, Jesus.

Kevin Brent Matteson

January 26, 2012

Kevin Brent Matteson, 51, of Sand Springs passed away over the weekend at his residence. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at 1006 N. Moss Lake Road. A memorial service will be held in Big Spring at Myers & Smith Chapel, 301 E. 24th St., Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, with the Rev. Carroll Kohl officiating. The memorial is open to the public and the family invites all who knew Kevin and the Matteson family to attend.

Kenneth C. Davidson

January 26, 2012

Kenneth C. Davidson, 76, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at Midland Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dr. Randy Cotton officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.

He was born Jan. 5, 1936, in Big Spring, Texas. He lived most of his life in Big Spring. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He worked as a firefighter for more than 32 years for the city. He was a Baptist.

Raynaldo Mendoza Sr.

January 26, 2012

Raynaldo Mendoza Sr., 54, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Donald G. McCommons

January 26, 2012

Donald G. McCommons, 72, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

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