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Ana M. Ramirez, 72, of Big Spring died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Midland Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Christina Segundo, pastor of Family Faith Center, officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born May 9, 1939, in Sterling City to Sesaria and Pablo Medina. She married Mike G. Ramirez on May 9, 1959, in Sterling City. They moved to Big Spring in 1959. They owned and operated the Big Dipper Donut Shop. She retired in 1992.
She was very active in the womenâ€™s ministry at Iglesia Bautista Central. She loved Elvis, her grandkids and great-grandkids. She especially enjoyed baking and shopping in cold weather.
She is survived by one son, Paul (Boydi) Ramirez of Big Spring; three daughters, Yvonne Goodner and husband Brian, Gina Valencia and Michelle Cervantes and husband Manuel, all of Big Spring; grandchildren, Gene (Bouder) Villarreal Jr., Alicia Merritt and husband Richard, Victor Woodruff, Chansea Armendariz, Stephanie Ramirez, Michael Ramirez, Zachary Salgado, Rose Lopez and her special granddaughter, who was also her caregiver, Ada Hernandez; great-grandchildren, Amanda Lopez, Casedy Cervantes, Manuel Cervantes IV, Kappi Moron and Owen and Coby Merritt; six sisters, Tommie Martinez and husband Eusebio of Corrigan, Texas, Angie Adame and husband Luis and Rachel Zavala, both of Nevada, Gloria Rodriguez, Lula Mendoza and husband Ruben and Yolanda Hernandez, all of California; and many aunts and uncles.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mike, on May 19, 2004; one brother; and one son.
The family wants to give special thanks to the entire staff of West Texas Dialysis Center and Martin County Home Health Nurses.
Pallbearers will be Paul Ramirez, Gene Villarreal Jr., Johnny Ramirez, Pablo Ramirez, Salvador Calvio and Abel Hilario. Honorary pallbearers will be Alsa Club Members.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com