Miscellaneous Ector County, Texas Obituaries - 1997

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Louie Clawson Jr.
BANGS _ Louie Edgar Clawson Jr., 76, a retired truck driver, died Tuesday at Winkler County Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bangs Cemetery in Bangs with the Rev. Randy Mullin and Joseph Jones officiating. Arrangements by Harkey Funeral Home of Monahans and Bangs Funeral Home of Bangs.
He was born in Commanche and came to Monahans from Big Spring. He was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Bobby Clawson of Bangs, Ronald Robey and Mike Robey, both of Big Spring; daughters, Tammy Jones of Monahans, Ireen Reed of Truscott and Brenda Ragsdale of Austin; brother, B.F. ``Bunk'' Clawson of Snyder; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Jack Flukinger Sr.
ODESSA _ Jack George Flukinger Sr., 77, a retired employee of Exxon, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church with the Rev. Mark Woodruff officiating. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors Chapel. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
He was born in Houston and was a resident of Odessa. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and of the Marine Corps League.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Susan Bond of Odessa and Sandra Edge of Midland; son, Jack G. Flukinger Jr. of Odessa; sisters, Jean Ford of Houston and Joan Wilkerson of Tuscon, Ariz.; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Frankie Freeman
SEMINOLE _ Frankie Freeman, 88, a Gaines County clerk, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1997, at Memorial Hospital in Seminole after an illness.
Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. today at Gaines County Cemetery with Tommie Roberts officiating. Arrangements by Boyer Funeral Home.
She was born in Gorman and was a resident of Seminole since 1936, moving from Lubbock. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Mary Lee Reese of Anaheim, Calif.; brothers, Hugh Clearman of Lawn and Blanton Clearman of Lamesa; sisters, Wardine Moore of Seminole and Othel Creager of Kauffman; and two grandchildren.

Betty Maddox
ALMA, Ark. _ Betty Maddox, 72, a retired telephone operator, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, at her residence.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Victorious Life Ministries in Alma, Ark. with the Rev. Bo Harvey officiating. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Fort Smith, Ark. and came to Odessa in 1958 from Fort Smith. She was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Roy Maddox Sr. of Odessa; sons, Buddy Robb of Alma and Roy W. Maddox Jr. of Odessa; daughter, Sandra Hamilton of Odessa; mother, Jewel Preston of Van Buren, Ark.; brother, Jim Preston of Van Buren; sisters, Virginia Bates and Pat Martin, both of Fort Smith and Johnnie Owens of Van Buren; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Victoria McDowell
ODESSA _ Victoria Desarae McDowell, 16-month-old daughter of Phoebe McDowell and David Naverrette of Odessa, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Temple Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Unruh officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Odessa Funeral Home Angeles Memorial Chapel.
She was born in Odessa and was a resident of Odessa.
SURVIVORS: Parents; sister, Meagan Leanne McDowell of Odessa; grandparents, Tony and Rachel Naverrette of Rule and Deanie Robinson of Odessa; great-grandparents, Truement Dolloff of Seminole and Clara and Doyle Robinson of Odessa.

Lillian Taylor
ANDREWS _ Lillian E. Rittimann Taylor, 79, owner and operator of Lil's Beauty Bar from 1953-1983, died Tuesday at her residence.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Andrews Old Cemetery with Ron Alexander officiating. Arrangements by McNett Funeral Home.
She was born in Boerne and was a resident of Andrews. She was an Episcopalian.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Barbara Pool of Andrews; son, Michael Taylor of Big Spring; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Danny Crosby
ODESSA _ Danny Lee Crosby, 45, an accountant, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 1997, in Houston.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. today at the Life Challenge United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Dan Smelser officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
He was born in McCamey and was a resident of Lewisville. He was an Army veteran.
SURVIVORS: Parents, C.L. & Fern Crosby of Odessa; daughters, Shannon Coad of San Angelo and Lauren Crosby of Carrollton; and sisters, Joyce Watts and Mary Dixon, both of Odessa, Sandra Crosby of Austin and Clara Arocha of Slaton.

Walter Glenn
ODESSA _ Walter B. Glenn, 77, a retired pipeline construction worker, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bill Stroud officiating.
Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
He was born in Midland and moved to Odessa in 1940. He was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Stepson, Jimmy Kennedy of Brady; sister, Pauline Taunton of Lynn Haven, Fla.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Leah Jones
CEDAR CREEK _ Leah Mae Ockletree Jones, 80, died Friday, Aug. 15, 1997, at her residence.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Providence Tabernacle in Cedar Creek. Burial will be at Saul Wright Cemetery. Arrangements by King-Tears Mortuary, Inc.
She was born in Pilot Knob and was a resident of Cedar Creek. She was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Eugene Jones of Austin and Otis Jones, Walter Jones, Hiram Jones and Robert Jones, all of Midland; daughters, Katherine Wallace of Odessa, Mary Higgins of Cedar Creek and Leah Howard and Cora Haywood, both of Austin; brother, Forest Ockletree of Austin; 27 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Wanda Kness
FORT STOCKTON _ Wanda Kness, 74, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, in Fort Stockton.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Stockton with the Rev. Larry Kruger officiating. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Fort Stockton Funeral Home.
She was born in Cushing, Okla., and moved to Fort Stockton from Imperial in 1956.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Donald Kness of Fort Stockton; sons, Larry Hearn of Colorado City and Larry Kness of Hazel Hurst, Pa.; daughters, Sylvia Townsend, Kay Wilson and Dorothy Nolen, all of Fort Stockton; sisters, Louise Whitworth and Mildred Johnson, both of Fort Stockton; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Ruth Morganthall
ODESSA _ Ruth A. Morganthall, 82, a retired executive secretary for Phillips Petroleum Co., died Monday, Aug. 11, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Lukes United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kevin Strempke officiating. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
She was born in Childress and moved to Odessa in 1968 from Midland. She was a Methodist.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Carolyn Stroud of DeSoto and Coleen Henry of Edmond, Okla.; sisters, Frances Auxier and Helen Steinmetz, both of Broken Arrow, Okla.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Levenia Piper
ODESSA _ Levenia Hester Piper, 61, a licensed vocational nurse, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1997, at her residence.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hubbard-Kelly Chapel with the Rev. James Bishop officiating. Burial will at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Newlin, Pa., and moved to Odessa in 1953. She was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Sons, John Mizzles and Gary Mizzles, both of Midland, and Dusty Piper of Odessa; daughters, Sheree Sanchez of Odessa and Mashell Mizzles of Midland; brother, William Rey of Delaware; sisters, Chris Marchetti of New Jersey and Janet Wilkins of Delaware; and eight grandchildren.

Garnet Boggs
HOBBS, N.M. _ Garnet Boggs, 77, a homemaker, died Friday, Aug. 22, 1997, in Hobbs, N.M.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday MST at Bethel Assembly of God with the Rev. Mike Hjalmarson officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Haven Memorial Park. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home.
She was born in Hitchens, Ky., and had been a resident of Hobbs, N.M., since 1964.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Virgil Bruce Boggs of Hobbs, N.M.; sons, Robert L. and Neva Boggs of Hobbs, N.M., Ronnie Boggs of Ooltewash, Tenn., Danny Boggs of Midland and James D. Boggs of Red Oak; daughters, Sarah and Phil Glenn of Gahanna, Ohio, Connie Dew of Hobbs, N.M., and Debbie LeFever of Midland; sisters, Ercle Bently of Columbus, Ohio, Irene Clevenger and Bulah Rogers, both of Grayson, Ky., and Alma Whitt and Betty Zaught, both of Venice, Fla.; brothers, Grover Parsons Jr. of Springfield, Ohio, and Charles Parsons of Grayson, Ky.; 20 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Louise Garfield
ODESSA _ Louise ``Mama Lou'' Hutchison Garfield, 92, a homemaker, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Texas and Clements Church of Christ with Bill Lemmons officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Martinez Funeral Home.
She was born in Lexington and moved to Odessa from Lexington. She was a member of the Texas and Clements Church of Christ.
SURVIVORS: Sons, L.C. Hutchison, Melvin Hutchison, and Rev. R.C. Hutchison, all of Odessa, and James E. Hutchison of Lexington; sisters, Malinda Joiner of Sealy and Ester Hubbard of Giddings; 31 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

John Stone
ODESSA _ John Travis Stone, 61, a medical transcriptionist for Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, at his residence.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Shaffer Funeral Homes of Robert Lee.
He was born in McCamey and moved to Robert Lee in 1993 from Odessa. He was a Navy veteran.
SURVIVORS: Mother, Viola Stone of Odessa; and sister, Gladys Hughes of Lubbock.

Carolina Urias
FORT STOCKTON _ Carolina Urias, 55, a licensed vocational nurse, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, in Odessa.
Mass will be celebrated at 4 p.m. today at St. Agnes Catholic Church with the Rev. Charles Geller officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery. Arrangements by Fort Stockton Funeral Home.
She was born in Marathon and moved to Fort Stockton in 1950.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Adan Urias of Fort Stockton; sons, Eddie Urias of Fort Stockton and Adan Urias Jr. of Odessa; daughter, Cynthia Milan of Fort Stockton; sisters, Ernestina Hernandez and Ofelia Pena, both of Odessa, Rita Polanco of Monahans and Mary Ramirez of El Paso; brothers, Valente Ortiz and Natividad Ortiz, both of Phoenix and Raymond Ortiz of Fort Stockton; and 11 grandchildren.

Carrie Walker
ANDREWS _ Carrie Walker, 93, a homemaker, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington, N.M.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Andrews with the Rev. H.A. Hanks officiating. Burial will be at Andrews Old Cemetery. Arrangements by McNett Funeral Home.
She was born in Enis, Okla., and moved to Farmington, N.M., in 1995 from Andrews. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Jo Dintelman of Farmington, N.M.; son, Edward C. ``Red'' Walker of Brownwood; sisters, Namoi Davis of Austin and Fern Thomason of Whitney; brother, Carl Jackson of Lake Texoma, Okla.; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

 J.W. Parmley Jr.
BIG SPRING _ J.W. Parmley Jr., 59, a Pragers Clothing Store employee, died Monday, Aug. 18, 1997, at his residence.
Graveside services were held Saturday at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Claude Craven officiating. Arrangements were by Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
He was a lifetime resident of Big Spring and a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Uncle, Glen Parmley of California; and aunts, Rama Long of Killeen, Iris Clynch and Lois Miller, both of Electra, Nell Roth of Houston and Lola Sparks of Big Spring.

William Reynolds
HOUSTON _ William David Reynolds, 51, an oil and gas industry executive, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, in Houston.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the Heights Funeral Home chapel in Houston. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Clyde. Arrangements by Heights Funeral Home.
He was born in Odessa and was a resident of Houston. He was an Army veteran.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Nancy Gee Reynolds of Houston; daughters, Darla Reynolds of Arlington and Dayma Williams of Nocona; brother, Dale Reynolds of Odessa; and one grandchild.

Adrian Suchil
ODESSA _ Adrian Suchil, 3, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997, at Children Medical Center Hospital in Dallas.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Monday at Martinez Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Martinez Funeral Home.
He was a lifetime resident of Odessa.
SURVIVORS: Father, Juan Suchil of Odessa; mother, Peggy Suchil of Odessa; sister, Aralee Suchil of Odessa; grandfathers, Salvador Tavarez and Natividad Suchil, both of Odessa; and grandmothers, Delia Sotelo and Maria De Jesus Suchil, both of Odessa.

Juanita De Rusha
ODESSA _ Juanita De Rusha, 72, a retired Nations Bank employee, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 1997, at her residence.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Emmett Barnard officiating. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Roby and was a resident of Odessa. She was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Kenneth Grant of Jackson, Miss., and Joe De Rusha of Leander; daughter, Sandra Grant of Odessa; brother, Gerald Campbell of Crockett; sister, Melba Holmes of Spring; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Kenneth Stucks
ODESSA _ Kenneth M. Stucks, 68, a contract welder for Phillips Petroleum Co., died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
He was born in Bradley, Okla., and moved to Odessa in 1951. He was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Thequantha ``Sissy'' Stucks of Odessa; sons, Jerry W. Stucks of Odessa and Albert A. Stuck of Granbury; daughters, Sharen Dail and Judy Rubio, both of Odessa and Jana Abels of Clyde; brothers, Earl Stucks of Pauls Valley, Okla., G.W. Stucks of Alex, Okla., Leeroy Stucks of Seattle, Troy Stucks of Mesa, Ariz., and R.C. Stucks and Marvin Stucks, both of Odessa; sisters, Ines Mae Villa of Phoenix, Inez Oldman of Wichita, Kan., and Josie Johnson and Loretta Holden, both of Chickasha, Okla.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.


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