Our Obituaries

Verla Lee Goins

August 15, 1927 - January 22, 2018


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Daniel Adusei Poku

May 9, 1954 - January 18, 2018


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Robert Wayne Kennedy

May 1, 1946 - January 14, 2018

Robert "Wayne" Kennedy, also known as Coach K, passed away January14, 2018 at home surrounded by his loved ones after a brave battlewith cancer.He was born in San Angelo, TX on May 1, 1946 to Harold and EstaleneKennedy. Wayne grew up and went to Wall Junior High & High School,graduating in 1964. Wayne had fond memories of his classmates,traveling to Wall's playoff games and class reunions. He...
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Johnny L. Gentry

March 12, 1949 - January 13, 2018


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Johnny Lee Gentry

March 12, 1949 - January 13, 2018

Johnny Lee Gentry of Odessa, TX passed away on Saturday January 13, 2018 at ORMC hospital. He was born March 12, 1949 in Abilene, TX. He was the fourth child born to Willie and Lillie Gentry. He was baptized at an early age. His parents were always in the church and his father later became a minister. Johnny had no choice in attending church which he loved. Johnny attended grade school in Abilene...
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Alberto Hernandez-Martinez

January 16, 1983 - January 9, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Tracree Leann McMinn

November 21, 1957 - January 6, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Geronimo P. Vela

September 30, 1921 - January 3, 2018

In our Heavenly Kingdom and the Loving Arms of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is to be found Geronimo Vela, age 96, Odessa, TX. passed away on January 3, 2018 at Midland Memorial Hospital. He was born September 30, 1921 in Marfa, TX to Francisco and Julia Vela. As a young man, he enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served during WWII. While serving during the war, Geronimo was...
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Kathryn Suzanne Montgomery

December 17, 1997 - December 30, 2017


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Lillis Irene Goheen

December 16, 1931 - December 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Lillis Irene Gohen

December 16, 1931 - December 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Lidia C. Molinar

August 3, 1935 - December 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Barbara A. Holmes

September 27, 1940 - December 11, 2017

Barbara Ann Louise Huff Holmes, loving wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, passed away on Monday December 11, 2017 at the age of 77.On October 14, 1958, Barbara married Norris Dean Holmes in Roswell New Mexico. They raised three children, who gave them seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. Barbara is survived by son Monty and wife Darla of Odessa, TX, two daughters,...
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Paul Sutton

November 8, 1935 - December 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Lillie Samora Martinez

February 7, 1931 - December 4, 2017

Lillie S. Martinez, 86, passed away peacefully at her residence on December 4, 2017 surrounded by her family. Lillie was born February 7, 1931 in Pettus, TX to Clemente and Ricarda Samora. She moved to Odessa at the age of 23. She is survived by four children; Yolanda Martinez of Dallas, Irma Aguirre of Houston, Genaro Martinez of Albuquerque, Jerry Joel Martinez of Odessa; three sisters Dora...
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Aaron G. Garcia

May 12, 1938 - December 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Glen D. Ford

November 9, 1925 - December 2, 2017

Our beloved Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather Glen D. Ford, 92, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017. He was born November 9, 1925 in Altus, OK to Leonard L. and Vira Jane (Baker) Ford. He was a WWII veteran with the 87th Tank Destroyer Battalion and was honorably discharged in 1946. He married the love of his life Maxine on August 14, 1948. They had celebrated 62 years of marriage...
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Rosa Ordoņez de Coss

August 30, 1925 - November 21, 2017

Rosa Socorro Coss age 92 passed on November 21,2017 She was born on August 30,1925 to Antonio and Trinidad Ordonez. She was homemaker.Rosa is preceded in death by her parents and her husband.She is Survived by her Children, Dora Rosa and husband Noah, Emily Coss, Raul A. and wife Leticia Coss, Ruben Coss, Roger and wife Patty Coss and Randy Coss.
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Barbara J. Sims

October 24, 1942 - November 15, 2017

Barbara J Sims left this earthly world to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday November 15,2017 in McKinney, Texas. Barbara is preceded in death by her beloved husband Richard.She lived in Pecos for many years raising her children and working beside her husband in construction and later in The Color Center. She leaves behind her devoted children; son Terry Sims and his wife Sherry, son Tommy...
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Jose Soto

September 3, 1962 - November 9, 2017

Our beloved husband, father, and Pampa, Jose (Joe) Soto, 55 years old of Odessa, TX left this life to begin a new one with his Heavenly Father on November 9, 2017 at Home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 3, 1962 in Dinuba, California to Maximino and Edith Soto. He worked as a Groundskeeper at UTPB. He married the love of his life Celia Machuca Soto on December 11, 1987....
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JoAnn Laurice Ferreri

July 23, 1932 - October 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Liler L. Flax

November 27, 1927 - October 26, 2017

Liler Lucille Proctor Flax, of Odessa Texas, age 89. Lucille was born in Marquez, Texas to Otto Proctor and Liler Collins Proctor. She passed from this life into the arms of her Savior on October 26, 2017. She married S. D. Flax May 5, 1947 they moved to Odessa, Texas in 1951 Lucille is preceded in death by her husband S.D. Flax Sr. her son S. D. Flax Jr. and her parents Otto and Liler Proctor....
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Ector M. Flores

November 27, 1955 - October 25, 2017

Ector M. Flores, of Odessa Texas, age 61 passed away on October 25, 2017 at his residence. Ector was born in Odessa, Texas to Adan Chavez Flores and Elvira Moreno Flores. Ector was a very loving person who cared a lot for his family. He considered all his nieces and nephews as his own children. He loved his Dallas Cowboys and loved to cook out. He was a big "Joker" with a big loving heart. He...
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Adan Garcia

March 16, 1938 - October 8, 2017

Adan Garcia age 79 of Odessa passed away on October 8, 2017 in Odessa Texas His. Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Alfonso B. Velasco

July 22, 1929 - October 7, 2017

Alfonso (Al) Velasco, of Odessa Texas, age 88 passed away on October 7, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Al was born in Presidio, Texas to Luis Velasco and Crispina Bustamante. He married Francisca Martinez He was a janitor for the Ector County Independent School District.Al is preceded in death by his parents, his son Adan Velasco and 3 sisters Josephina Martinez,...
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Antonio Rivera

October 16, 1948 - October 4, 2017

In our Heavenly Kingdom and the Loving Arms of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is to be found Antonio M. Rivera of Odessa age 68, passed away on September 29, 2017 at Home surrounded by his family. He was born on October 16, 1948 in, Tahoka, Texas. His parents are Pedro Rodriguez, and Aurora Martinez. He was a Contractor by trade. His wife is Carol Rivera.He is preceded in death by his parents...
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Consuelo P. Fuentes

January 31, 1931 - September 29, 2017

In our Heavenly Kingdom and the Loving Arms of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is to be found Consuelo P. Fuentes age 86 of Odessa, passed away on September 29, 2017 at Deering Nursing Home surrounded by her family. She was born on January 31, 1931 in, Ft. Stockton, Texas to Jose Valencia and Elulala Portillo Valencia. She was a homemaker. She married Victor M. Fuentes in September 1954.She is...
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Doreen Mouton

December 24, 1950 - September 27, 2017

Odessa Doreen Mouton 66 of Odessa, Died Wednesday, September 27, 2017, in Odessa. A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:30pm October 2, 2017 at Odessa Funeral Home Chapel 1700N. Jackson with Pastor Shane Kenney Officiating.Arrangements are By Odessa Funeral Home.
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Roy Leal

October 3, 1951 - September 22, 2017

Roy Leal 65 of Odessa, Texas went home to be with the Lord on Friday September 22, 2017. A Going Home Celebration will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday September 26, 2017 at Odessa Funeral Home 1700 N. Jackson, Odessa Texas 79761. And on Monday September 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm a Memorial service will be held. Roy Leal was born in Alice, Texas on October 03, 1951 to Rafaela Mirta Montemayor and Aurelio...
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David G. Acosta

September 24, 1926 - September 20, 2017

David G. Acosta, age 90, of Odessa, Texas passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. David was born September 24, 1926 to Luz Acosta and Eugenio Acosta in Grandfalls, Texas. He was the fifth child of a family of eight and grew up in Fort Stockton, Texas where attended Butz School. David lost his father at the age of 9 years and helped his family members in providing a living for the family. ...
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Luis Sotelo

February 14, 1928 - September 18, 2017

In our Heavenly Kingdom and the Loving Arms of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is to be found Luis Jimenez Sotelo age 89 of Odessa, passed away on September 18, 2017 at Medical center Hospital surrounded by all his family. He was born on February 14, 1928 in, Ojinaga, Mexico to Enrique and Romana Jimenez. He worked as a laborer in construction. He married Alicia on August 15th 1950 in Ojinaga,...
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Eugenia F. Bigler

March 12, 1931 - September 10, 2017

Eugenia Frances Bigler 86 of Odessa Texas, The last surviving child of James Robert and Fern Gentry died Sunday September 10, 2017. Eugenia (Gena) was born in El Paso, Texas on March 12, 1931 to James Robert and Fern Alpha Gentry. She retired from AT& T in 1994. She was interested in everything, religions, languages, politics, and gardening...she had a brilliant, and questioning mind. She was...
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Melba Lee Hayden

July 13, 1928 - September 2, 2017

Melba Hayden was born on July 13,1928 in the city Schulenburg, Texas to Charles Blaschke and Emilie (Ludwig) Blaschke. Melba was a living example of Gods almighty powers. The trials and tribulations that she endures during her life her on earth was proof of Gods amazing grace and mercy. Prayers and faith led her to each journey. God had planned for her.When she was 5 years of age, she had an...
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Maria Angela Ramirez

November 1, 1970 - August 26, 2017

Maria Angela Ramirez 46, of Odessa Texas passed away on August 26, 2017.Maria was born to Eulalio and Natividad Trevino. She married Alfonso Ramirez on June 23, 2013. She worked as a CNA in the medical field.Maria is preceded in death by her father Eulalio Trevino and 2 brothers Eulalio Jr. an Jesus Trevino.Maria is survived by her husband Alfonso Ramirez of Odessa, Texas, daughter Sylvia Marie...
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Norris Dean Holmes

December 23, 1937 - August 22, 2017

Norris Dean Holmes; loving husband, father, and grandfather; passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the age of 79. On October 14, 1958, Norris married Barbara Ann Huff. They raised three children who gave them seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Norris is survived by his wife Barbara of Odessa, TX, son Monty and wife Darla of Odessa, TX, two daughters, Cindi Rodgers of Odessa...
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Richard Dean Robison

January 12, 1969 - August 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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David L. Harrington

August 30, 1927 - August 7, 2017

David L. Harrington passed away on August 7, 2017. He was born on August 30, 1927 in Brookesmith Texas to David Lafayette and Mary L. Harrington. He married Rosanell Roper on June 4, 1949 in Paducah Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosanell Harrington and his son, David Harrington. D.L. is survived by his children; Mary Brewster and Scott of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Bathena Turman and...
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Adam Bersosa

September 5, 1960 - July 29, 2017

Adam Bersosa age 56 Passed away on July 29, 2017 In Odessa, Texas. Adam was born in Odessa Texas to Elauterio and Luz Bersosa on September 5, 1960. He married Bertha Bersosa. Adam worked as a derrick man in the oilfield. He is preceded in death by his parent's and sister Corinne Barrientos. Adam is survived by his loving wife Bertha Bersosa, his son Sammy Bersosa, and his daughter Elizabeth...
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William Bowlin

September 30, 1923 - July 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Oscar G. Carrasco

December 31, 1961 - July 27, 2017

Oscar ("Oskie") G. Carrasco age 55 Of Odessa, Texas passed away on July 27, 2017 in Odessa, Texas. Oscar was born in Pecos, Texas to Joe Q. Carrasco and Frances G. Carrasco on December 31, 1961. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Israel Carrasco. He is survived by his sisters Gloria Velasco husband Alfonso of Odessa, Texas, Socorro Gabaldon and husband Rey of Odessa, Texas,...
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Eldon Connel

February 1, 1935 - July 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Beverly Joyce Bittinger

December 29, 1942 - July 18, 2017

The Celebration in Heaven began at 7:15 A.M.as Beverly Joyce Bittinger age 74 of Odessa, Texas was called home by God the father.Joyce was born on December 29, 1942. Joyce live in Oklahoma before moving to Texas in 1973. A neighbor Terri Gummelt remembers that she was the youngest mom on the block. Through the years she worked at Walgreens, Ardan and the old Gibson Discount Store on Grandview....
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Juanita Gonzales

June 24, 1970 - July 17, 2017

Juanita Renteria Gonzales, 47, of Odessa, Texas has entered into eternal rest on July 17, 2017. She was born on June 26, 1970 to Seledonio Renteria and Hortencia Renteria, in Pecos, Texas. She was a devoute Christian-Catholic for many years. Proceded in death by her Father. She is survived by her husband Ramon Gonzales, her mother, her two sons, Matt Gonzales (Viola Catano), Esteban Gonzales. One...
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Virginia H. Jacobo

September 11, 1939 - July 9, 2017

Virginia Jacobo, 77 of Odessa, Texas entered into eternal rest on July 9, 2017. She was born on September 11, 1939 in Lockhart, Texas to Ben and Trinidad Hernandez. She was a devoute Christian Catholic who was member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She is preceded in death by her parents and a daughter Irene Baker, three sisters Adelina Sauceda, Connie Palomino and Irene Hernandez, two brothers...
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Hipolito S. Miranda

November 9, 1950 - July 5, 2017

Hipolito S. Miranda, 66, of Odessa, Texas, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 1950 in Midland. Mass will be celebrated at 1:00p.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are with Odessa Funeral Home Odessa, Texas.
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Romelia R. Acosta

December 27, 1929 - June 30, 2017

Romelia R. Acosta, 87, entered into eternal life on Friday, June 30, 2017 in Odessa, Texas. She was born on December 27, 1929 to Isabel Rico and Refugia Pereira in Presidio, Texas. She married the love of her life David G. Acosta on Sepetember 22,1950 in Grandfalls, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents Isabel and Refugia Rico, son Michael David Acosta, two brothers Mariano and Alfonso...
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Greg Herrera

November 8, 1947 - June 20, 2017

Greg "Gollo" Herrera, 69, a resident of Odessa, Texas entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family. Greg was born on November 8, 1947 to Francisco J. Herrera and Rosa Herrera in Colorado City, Texas. In 1967 Greg enlisted into the United States Army which he served with honor during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged from the United States...
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Eleve Delfino Jaramillo

May 22, 1933 - June 17, 2017

Eleve D. Jaramillo was born in Questa, NM on May 22, 1933 to Bernabe and Florinda Jaramillo and He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War, where he was stationed in Fort Bliss, TX and later stationed in Germany as a truck driver transporting officers. He later met and married the love of his life, Antonia Casados Jaramillo, in 1962 in Taos, New Mexico where they had four loving...
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Osbaldo A. Herrera

June 25, 1953 - June 14, 2017

In MemoryOsbaldo "Waldo" Albidrez Herrera, 63 Passed away June 14, 2017 at Medical Center Hospital. A Memorial Mass for Waldo will be celebrated on Thursday July 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with Father J. Fernando Officiating. Waldo was born June 25, 1953 in Colorado City, Texas to Francisco and Rosa Herrera. At the age of eight Waldo and his family moved to Healdsburg,...
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Humberto Lujan Ortiz

January 15, 1956 - May 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Miguel Enrique Saenz

March 29, 1998 - May 21, 2017

Miguel Enrique Saenz, 19, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2017 in Odessa, Texas. Miguel was born on March 29, 1998 in Odessa, Texas to parents Patricio Saenz and Janie Villanueva. He graduated from Permian High School in 2016. Miguel was a wonderful young man and a loving person who was deeply involved in helping others. He enjoyed cars, taking photos, being with his family, and cruising with...
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Mark Joseph Antunes

November 22, 1956 - May 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Marie Lee Earle

October 3, 1932 - May 20, 2017

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Donald Hugh Webb

June 12, 1935 - May 18, 2017

Donald (Don) Hugh Webb 81 years of age passed away Thursday May 18th 2017in the comfort of his own home. Surrounded by those who most loved him. Don was born on the 12th of June 1935 in Beaumont, Texas to the late Edward Joseph Webb and Altha Brown Webb. He was one of 5 Children three have preceded him in death. He served in the Navy from 1958 to 1962, as a Destroyer Escort on the 231ss Renshaw....
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Oscar Gerald Turner

May 12, 1934 - May 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Dorothy Ruth Pleasant

July 21, 1937 - May 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Donna Lee Jenkins

September 4, 1943 - May 3, 2017

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Jaime Luna

December 15, 1968 - April 23, 2017

Jaime Luna was a son, father, brother, and a man of unwavering faith. He went to join his Savior in the Kingdom of Heaven on April 23, 2017 after a battle with liver disease. He clung tightly to these words of St. Teresa of Avila "let nothing disturb you; let nothing frighten you, all things are passing, God is unchanging. Patience endurance attains all things, those who possess God lack in...
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Anita Rubio Gomez

July 3, 1935 - April 20, 2017

Anita was born on July 3, 1935 in Presidio, TX. Anita married the love of her life, Jose Angel Gomez in 1957. The couple settled in Odessa TX in the early 1960's, where they had their four children; Angelita, Elsa, Erma, and Jessica. Anita was a devoted and loving mother. She was very proud of her family and was excited to become a grandma to her 15 grandchildren. Anita loved holidays and...
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Kabi Ezriel Shrestha

January 13, 2017 - April 19, 2017

Kabi Ezriel Shrestha, 3 months old of Odessa, Texas, went with our Heavenly Father on April 19,2017. He was born January 13,2017 to Rajesh Shrestha and Sheila Gonzales Shrestha in Odessa , Texas.He is survived by a brother, Saben Shrestha, paternal grandparents, Shyam K. Shrestha and Kailash M. Shrestha. maternal grandparents Arturo Gonzales and Alicia Gonzales. Numerous Aunts and Uncles...
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Francisco L. Vargas

May 12, 1965 - April 15, 2017

Francisco "Chuy" Levario Vargas Jr. Age 51 of Odessa, Texas went to be with our Lord on Saturday April 15, 2017. Chuy was born on May 12, 1965 to Franciso M. Vargas and Manuela Levario in Fort Stockton. Texas. He moved to Odessa when he was a child. He attended Zavala Elementary School, where many long lasting friendships were formed.Chuy loved the lord as his Savior. His family was his pride...
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Nancy Elizabeth Lovett

January 26, 1942 - April 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Johnny Mack Norris

November 17, 1946 - April 13, 2017

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George Allen Beane

October 6, 1950 - April 5, 2017

George Allen Beane, age 66 of Odessa, Texas passed away April 5, 2017 in Odessa, Texas.Visitation will be Monday April 10, 2017 from 6:00pm -8:00pm at Odessa Funeral Home 1700 N. Jackson Odessa Texas .Funeral service will be Tuesday April 11, at 1:00pm at Odessa Funeral Home Chapel Reverend Duane Brown officiating. Burial will follow Ector County Cemetery. George Allen Beane was born in Anton,...
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Gloria Q. Beltran

March 9, 1948 - March 29, 2017

Gloria Quintana Beltran, 69, of Odessa passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Medical Center Hospital. She was born March 9, 1948 in Robert Lee, TX to Jesus & Gregoria (Quintana) Beltran. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Faustion Beltran, and nephews Sostenez and Faustian Calderon. She is survived by her brother, Robert Quintana of Milburn, Ohio, sisters, Esther Vigil of...
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Rosario Castaneda Loya

July 18, 1949 - March 26, 2017

Rosario "Chayo" Castaneda Loya, 67, passed away March 26, 2017 with her family by her side in Odessa, Texas. She was born July 18, 1949 in Creel, Mexico to Benjamin and Mariana Loya. Rosario was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Her interests included family, gardening, sewing, reading, and interior decorating. Mrs. Loya is survived by her daughter, Minerva Levario...
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Elliott Laverne Prince

December 2, 1949 - March 23, 2017

Elliott Laverne Prince, 67, of Odessa passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at his residence. He was born December 2, 1949 in Odessa, Texas. He had worked in the oilfields. he is survived by his daughter, Keisha Crawford of Arlington, son, Demetric Cole of Arlington, sister Florie Prince of Odessa and six grandchildren. Visitation with family will be Friday, March 31, 8 pm to 9 pm at Odessa...
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Irene Gonzales

April 30, 1952 - March 23, 2017

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Enedino Linares

April 13, 1933 - March 11, 2017

Odessa- Enedino Linares, age 83 went to be with the lord on Saturday, March 11, 2017. He looked forward to being with his lord and savior. Enedino was born in La Piedad, Michoacan on April 13, 1933 to Ermeregildo and Eutiquia Saurez Linares. He married Bertha Elva Villa January 31, 1964. Enedino loved spending his time surrounded by family and keeping active outdoors. His greatest impact was...
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Barney Rodriquez

May 14, 1924 - March 10, 2017

Bonifacio "Barney" Rodriguez (92) Surrounded by his three loving daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, passed on peacefully on Friday, March 10, 2017, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. He was born to his parents, Jose Atanacio Rodriguez and Leonides Reyes on May 14, 1924 in Victoria, Texas where he was raised. After the early death of his mother, his father took his daughters...
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Jennie Madeline Thomas

March 7, 1949 - March 9, 2017

Jennie Madeline Thomas, 68, of Odessa passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Buena Vida Nursing Home. She was born March 7, 1949 in Dallas, TX to Reuben & Maxine Walker. She is survived by a daughter, Davina Brooks of Odessa. Visitation will be held from 3 pm to 7 pm Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Odessa Funeral Home.
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Matilde F. Jaquez

March 14, 1925 - March 2, 2017

Matilde F. Jaquez, 91, of Odessa, Texas entered into eternal rest on March 2, 2017. She was born March 14, 1925. She was a Catholic. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church for many years. She was a member of The Catholic Womens Organization (CWO), she loved participating in church activities. She loved her family and friends. They were always in her prayers. She is preceded in death by...
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Barbara J. Minor

December 28, 1933 - February 28, 2017

Barbara Jean, daughter of James P. and Bettie Opal Medford, was born and raised in Lawton, Oklahoma. Her father followed the oil industry, living in West Texas and New Mexico before settling in Levelland, Texas. She attended and graduated high school in Levelland, Texas, where she met the love of her life, Bill Minor. Bill and Barbara were married in 1950 and, John, the first of five children was...
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Joe Valenzuela

July 18, 1948 - February 27, 2017

Joe "Pepe" Valenzuela, 68, of Alpine, TX passed away on February 27, 2017 in Odessa, TX.Rosary and Visitation will be on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7 p.m. at his childhood home, 505 South 4th St, Alpine, TXFuneral services will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Robert S. Kobe, Pastor officiating.Burial will follow at Holy Angels...
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Elizabeth R. Leyva

June 14, 1957 - February 27, 2017

Elizabeth Rubio LeyvaGod has taken our loving mother, sister, nana and aunt. Chavela passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 in Odessa. She was born on June 14, 1957 in Del Rio, TX to Jose and Dolores Rubio. Chavela is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Joann. She is survived by a daughter, Lori Rubio and husband Cal Payne of Odessa, sons, Alvaro Leyva and wife Abby, and Jason Leyva,...
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Dorthey M. Stokes Lincoln

November 3, 1936 - February 23, 2017

Dorthey M. Stokes Lincoln , 80, of Odessa passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Huntsville, TX. She was born November 3, 1936 in Sulphur Springs, TX to Louis & Virgie Stokes. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Bernis Lincoln Sr., daughter, Miriam "Penny" Harris, sister, Ella B. Stokes, & Brother, Robert L. Moore. She is survived by her daughter, Julia L....
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Isabel Villa Patino

November 7, 1943 - February 23, 2017

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Emilia Jaquez

August 8, 1925 - February 14, 2017

A wonderful, loving Mother, Grandmother, and Sister is now in the loving arms of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Emilia Jaquez, 92, of Odessa passed away on Tuesday morning, February 14, 2017, at Sierra Nursing Home. Emilia Jaquez was born on August 8, 1925, in San Luis, Potosi, Mexico to Francisco Chavez and Refugio Zendejas. She had three brothers: Pedro, Antonio, Rafael, and she was the...
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Linda Lou Scaife

January 21, 1951 - February 11, 2017

Linda Lou "Jewel" Mays Scaife began her heavenly reunion with family and friends, February 11, 2017. Her earthly journey began January 21, 1951, in Wortham, TX. Her parents, Will Mays and Jewel Baker preceded her in joining the Lord. Linda moved from Wortham, TX to Odessa, TX at an early age. She attended Carver Elementary, Blackshear Jr-Sr. High School, graduating in 1968 from Ector High School....
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Ottice Elbie Kidwell

February 24, 1941 - February 9, 2017

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Edward Dee Dee Forge

August 15, 1949 - February 7, 2017

Edward "Dee Dee" Forge 67, of Odessa, Texas entered into eternal rest on February 7, 2017.He was born August 15,1949 to James Buck Forge and Pearly Mae Palmer in Mexia, Texas. He attended Bethlehem Baptist Church in Odessa, Texas. He was a retired truck driver. He is preceded in death by his parents James Buck Forge and Pearly Mae Palmer, a son Dominica Robinson, a sister Shirley Miller...
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Refugio N. Fuentes

July 4, 1936 - February 2, 2017

Refugio N. Fuentes went to be with our Lord on February 2, 2017 @3:17 am. He was born in Fort Davis and resided in Odessa, TX where he was a truck driver for many many years. He married the love of his life, his #1 Lucy Tercero Fuentes and they were married for 61 years. He is preceded in death by his father, Crespin Fuentes, mother, Rita Fuentes and his son, Steve Fuentes, sister, Licha &...
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Sofia Hinojos

September 30, 1928 - January 30, 2017

Sofia Hinojos, 88, of Odessa, Texas entered into eternal rest on January 30, 2017. She was born on September 30, 1928 to Guadalupe Hernandez and Teresa Baeza, in Terlingua de Abajo, Texas. She was a devoute Christian-Catholic who was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church for many years, and a phenomenal lady who will be missed. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Five brothers;...
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Luz Santibanez Martinez

April 27, 1930 - January 24, 2017

Luz Martinez entered eternal rest on Tuesday January 26, 2017 in Odessa, Texas. She was born in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua Mexico to Julian Martinez, and Clara Santibanez on April 27, 1930. She then married Leonardo Ontiveros. She is survived by her daughter Veronica Ojeda and husband Armando of Odessa, Texas; three sons; Juan Leonardo Ontiveros and wife Maria Elva of Odessa Texas; Gustavo...
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Hortencia M. Garcia

July 17, 1944 - January 20, 2017

Arrangements under the directIn Our Heavenly Kingdom and in the Loving Arms of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is to be found our beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother & Dear Friend Hortencia M. (Tangie) Garcia. Mrs. Garcia, 72, of Odessa passed away in the comfort of her home on January 20, 2017. She was born in Alpine, Texas to Fidel Marquez Sr. and Maria A Marquez. She was a...
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Frank Emory Taylor

November 13, 1929 - January 11, 2017

Frank Emory Taylor, 87, Odessa, Texas went to be with our Lord on Wednesday January 11, 2017. He was born in Denver, Colorado on November 13, 1929 to Jesse and Grace Taylor. Frank graduated from South High School in 1947. He married Yvonne Smith and after joining the Air Force was stationed at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma. In 1957, the family moved to Odessa, Texas and Frank was employed by...
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Evelyn Marie Baures

January 8, 1934 - January 9, 2017

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Anna M. Mendoza

September 13, 1938 - January 2, 2017

In our Heavenly Kingdom and in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is to be found Anna M. Mendoza, 78, of Midland, Texas, passed away at Midland Memorial Hospital, on Monday, January , 2, 2017. She was born in Sanderson, Texas, to Sabas Valles Marquez Sr and Guillerma Gonzales Marquez. Preceding her in death are her loving Parents, Husband Refugio "Cuco" Mendoza, and Sister Elida "Rosa"...
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Frank Fierro Sanchez

May 4, 1939 - January 1, 2017

Our Heavenly Father came for Frank F. Sanchez on January 1, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends, he was 77. He was born in Alpine, Texas to Francisco Sanchez and Reyes Fierro. Mr. Sanchez was born and raised in Alpine, Texas where he met his late wife Hortencia Hernandez Sanchez. He served in the military, and became a teacher, a profession he loved for over 30 years....
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Frank Dominguez Pacheco

September 30, 1942 - December 30, 2016

Frank D. Pacheco of Odessa, Texas passed away on December 30, 2016. He was born on September 30, 1942 in Fort Stockton, Texas. He graduated from Fort Stockton High School and then enlisted in the Army and Navy. He was honorably discharged from both branches of service after serving in the Korean War. He was a American soldier, a warrior, a Guardian of freedom and the American way of life. After...
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Leonor Santiago Calderon

July 7, 1926 - December 30, 2016

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Leonor Torres Chavez

December 26, 1951 - December 23, 2016

Leonor T. Chavez, 64, of Odessa passed away Friday, December 23, 2016 in Odessa. She was born December 26, 1951 to Concepcion and Anita Chavez in Marfa, Texas. She attended ECISD schools and graduated from Ector High School in 1970. Leonor worked as a nursery worker at St. Mary's Catholic Church for various years.Leonor loved to cook. She knew Grandmother Juana Torres biscochos recipe by heart....
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Maria Rios

September 24, 1927 - December 16, 2016

Maria Rios, age 89, of Odessa passed away Friday, December 16, 2016 at Midland Memorial Hospital. She was born September 24, 1927 Grandfalls, Texas to her parents Jesus and Romana Valenzuela.She is preceded in death by her husband Marcus Rios, her parents Jesus and Romana Valenzuela. Maria is survived by her daughters Anita Navarro of Fort Worth, Texas, Hermenia Rios, Emelda Sanchez, Maria...
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Jose Angel Casarez

August 2, 1927 - December 10, 2016

Jose Angel Casarez, 89, of Odessa passed away Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Odessa. He was born August 2, 1927 in Valentine, TX to Jose and Maria Tarin Casarez. He was a retired mechanic for McGuire Industries. He married Socorro Garcia January 14, 1949 in Big Spring, TX.He was preceded in death by his parents, son Angel Casarez, and sister Trinidad Rios.He is survived by his wife Socorro G....
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Esther Salinas Leal

January 30, 1940 - December 10, 2016

On January 30, 1940 Esther Salinas was born to Severa Pena Salinas and Jose Salinas. Esther met Alfonso "Poncho" Leal 6 years and one month later they were married on April 21, 1968. They would travel and live in numerous cities and states before settling in Odessa in 1974. On January 28, 1978 they were blessed with a little boy Jose. He would definitely keep them on their toes. Jose...
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Daniel Marquez Renteria

February 15, 1968 - December 5, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Odessa Funeral Home, Odessa, TX.
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Samuel A. Gutierrez

January 18, 1966 - December 2, 2016

Samuel Alvarez Gutierrez, 50, of Odessa, passed away Friday, December 2, 2016.at Medical Center Hospital. He was born January 18, 1966 in Big Spring, Texas to Jesus M. Gutierrez and Juanita Alvarez Gutierrez.. Samuel was a disabled veteran.. Samuel graduated from Odessa High School in 1984. After graduation, he joined the United States Marine Corp and was sent to Camp Pendleton, San Diego,...
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Lewis Armando Martinez

October 26, 1983 - December 1, 2016

Lewis Armando Martinez, 33, of Odessa passed away December 1, 2016 in Odessa. He was born October 26, 1983 in Odessa to Armando and Cruz Martinez. He was an avid 49ers fan and loved his children and family. He attended First United Pentecostal Church. "He was a little guy with a Big heart". He is survived by his parents Armando and Cruz Martinez, daughter Alyssa Mya Martinez, his son Lewis...
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Jose Ontiveros

April 8, 1925 - December 1, 2016

Jose Ontiveros, 91, of Odessa passed away December 1, 2016. He was born April 8, 1925 in Adobes, TX. He married Conception Amancio in Presidio, TX on September 16, 1948. Of this marriage they had 11 children. He is preceded in death by his mother and his wife Conception Ontiveros, sons Joe Ontiveros I and Jose Ontiveros II, grandchildren Martin Cora Saucido Jr and Christine "NeNe" Ontiveros....
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Margarita M. Arredondo

July 20, 1923 - December 1, 2016

In our Heavenly Kingdom and in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is to be found a Beloved, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Dear Friend, Margarita Marruffo Arredondo.Mrs. Arredondo 93 of Odessa, Texas, passed away Thursday December 1, 2016 at her Residence. She was born in Alpine, Texas July 20 1923 to Gregorio & Aurelia Olivas Marruffo. She united in marriage to Rodolfo M....
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