BIG SPRING — Michael J. “Mike” Myers, 57, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at Mountain View Lodge. Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Birdwell Lane Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve King, pastor, officiating.

He was born June 19, 1950, in Brady, Texas. Mike married Joyce Marsden on June 7, 1969, in Tolar, Texas. They moved to Big Spring in 1976, from Brady. Mike worked for CRMWD from 1977 to 2001, retiring due to ill health. He was a member of Birdwell Lane Baptist Church. Mike had always been active in his church, working as a RA Director, teaching Sunday School, and helping organize Kids 4 Jesus at East Fourth Baptist Church.

Mike is survived by his wife Joyce Myers of Big Spring; two daughters: Rayla Rucker and her husband Dan of Austin, and Gwendolyn Waight and her husband Raymond of Big Spring; parents, Johnny and Martha Myers of Brownwood; three brothers, John Myers of London, Ohio, Doug Myers of Lovington, New Mexico, and Robert Myers of Brownwood; two sisters, Erma Ellison of Brownwood and Kathy Martin of Comanche; and three grandchildren, Michael Ray Waight, Rayla Joyce Waight, and Olivia Rayn Waight.

The family suggests memorials to the Children’s Fund at Birdwell Lane Baptist Church, 1512 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, TX 79720 or Julie Wennik Scholarship Fund, 707 East 11th Place, Big Spring, TX 79720. Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at