Staff

Frances McBee
FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Frances was born in Decatur, grew up in Wichita Falls, lived in Greenville and came to Tyler in 1964. Frances met her husband, Joe in elementary school and they were married April 5, 1946. They have one daughter, Cindi and her husband Howard who have both worked in music education for many years. Frances is proud of her grandson,
Brennan, who is a graduate of Bullard High School and U.T. Tyler.  Frances began her work as secretary here in September 1968. Frances always extends a warm greeting and has faithfully served West Erwin for over 52 years.
Sharon Hammond
COMMUNICATION ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/WEB ADMINISTRATOR
Sharon has been a member of West Erwin since 1995. She was born in Paris, Texas and lived in Sulphur Springs before moving to Tyler. Sharon attended Abilene Christian University and graduated from East Texas State University (now Texas A&M – Commerce) in 1983. She has a B.S. in Radio/ Television with a minor in Public Relations and Advertising. She was a commercial voice-over talent in the Tyler area for several years.  Sharon is married to one of our elders, David Hammond.  They have two daughters, Sydney and Bailey. Both attend Harding University.
Odie Kennedy
MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR
Odie was born in Gallup, New Mexico.  He grew up in Lubbock where he met and married Dolores on June 2, 1967. They moved to Tyler in February 1978. Odie has been a member of West Erwin since 2001.  He worked at A&B Brake and Alignment and retired in September of 2013 after 36 years.  Odie and Dolores have two sons- Joe, who lives in San Antonio and Toby, who is at home and two daughters, LeaAnne and Renee’, both in Arkansas.  Odie and Dolores have six precious grandchildren.
Cal Wilkinson
MAINTENANCE & TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Cal was born in Morenci, Arizona and grew up from west coast to east coast having lived in 8 states and visited all 50 states. He went to high school in Farwell, Texas and graduated college from West Texas State University (now WTAMU) in 1973. Cal began his career in Information Technology in 1967 right out of high school as a computer programmer and ended his career in IT after 30 years at Nelnet as IT Director, retiring in 2011. Cal and his lovely wife, Jo Ann, have 7 children and 15 grandchildren living in Colorado, Illinois, California, and Texas.