Miscellaneous Ector County, Texas Obituaries - 1997

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 Mary Allredge
ODESSA _ Mary Allredge, 75, a homemaker, of Barstow died Sunday, Aug. 24, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Presbyterian Church in Barstow. Burial will be at the Barstow Cemetery with the Rev. Rod Peacock officiating. Funeral arrangements by Pecos Funeral Home.
She was born in Portage, Penn., and had lived in Barstow since 1950. She was a member of First Christian Church in Barstow.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Vernon Allredge of Bartstow; daughters, George Ann Collvins of Odessa; Helen Raber of Henderson, Nev.; brothers, Tom Hodgett of Wink; George Hodgett of Houston; sister, Mickey Williams of Almagardo; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Bernardo J. Hinojos
BIG SPRING _ Bernardo J. Hinojos, 85, retired miner, died Aug. 24, 1997, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Odessa Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Odessa Funeral Home Angeles Memorial Chapel.
He was born in Lajitas and was a resident of Odessa.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Consuelo R. Hinojos of Odessa; sons, Paul Raul Fidel Hinojos of Odessa and Bernardo Hinojos and Eduardo Hinojos, both of Dallas; daughters, Francis Munoz, Connie Carrasco, Rose Cabrera, Rebecca Rodriquez, Aurora Jimenez, Linda Hinojos and Sally Nunez, all of Odessa; 47 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

Alton Perrin
EASTLAND _ Alton ``Jane'' Perrin, 68, of Eastland died Aug. 23, 1997, at an Eastland nursing home.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Alameda Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by Edwards Funeral Home.
She was born in Lawrence, Mass., was a resident of Odessa before moving to Eastland County in 1979.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Stanley Perrin of Navasota, Stephen Paul Perrin of Midland, Alan Ray Perrin of Eastland and Patrick Neal Perrin of Odessa; daughters, Ann Roedel of Eastland, Marilyn Lisi of Elyria, Ohio, and Sandra Brinkley of Eastland; brothers, Stephen Sadzewicz and Ben Sadzewicz, both of Massachusetts; sisters, Mary Martelli of San Bernadino, Calif., Stella Brown of Prescott, Ariz., and Laura Tomberilli of Fort Myers, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Willie Walker Jr.
MIDLAND _ Willie Walker Jr., 68, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel in Midland with L.W. Dixon officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home.
He was born in Oklahoma City and was a resident of Midland. He was a member of the Church of God in Christ.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Christel Walker of Midland; son, Willie Wayne Walker of Monahans; daughters, Patricia Brown, Dorethea Walker, Latrese Kendrick and Lois Nelson, all of Midland, Mary Robinson and Alma Nealy, both of Odessa and Clementine Walker and Wassalena Walker, both of San Angelo; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth Yates
BROWNFIELD _ Elizabeth Nannie Yates, 84, a homemaker, died Monday, Aug. 25, 1997, at her residence.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Brownfield Cemetery with the Rev. Chuck Fisher officiating. Arrangements by Brownfield Funeral Home.
She was born in Detroit, Texas, and was a resident of Odessa. She was a member of First Christian Church.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Ann Russell of Odessa and Tommie Gobby of Carlsbad, N.M.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Servando Carrasco
CRANE _ Servando Carrasco, 19, floor hand for Pool Well Service, died Aug. 25, 1997, at Crane County Memorial Hospital.
Rosary was said Tuesday at the Richard W. Box Funeral Home in Big Lake. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Big Lake with the Rev. Barry McClean officiating. Burial will be at the Glenn Rest Cemetery in Big Lake. Arrangements by Richard W. Box Funeral Homes.
He was born in Andrews and had been a resident of Big Lake for 12 years. He was a Catholic.
SURVIVORS: Son, Zackery Ramirez of Big Lake; parents, Francisco Carrasco and Haydee Carrasco, both of Big Lake; sister, Haydee Carrasco of Big Lake; and brother, Jamie Francisco Carrasco of Big Lake.

Ronnie Lee Duckworth
ODESSA _ Ronnie Lee Duckworth, 47, a salesman for G.Q. Salmon and Sons and Lone Star Drum, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997, in Cloudcroft, N.M.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ernest Easley officiating. Graveside services will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at Stewardson Cemetery near Santa Anna. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
He was born in Brady and was a resident of Odessa.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Susan Duckworth of Odessa; sons, Matt Duckworth of Odessa, Ron Conner of Midland and John Conner of San Angelo; daughter, Jennifer Norris of Odessa; brothers, Billy Ray Duckworth of Midland, Horace Dean ``Bunny'' Duckworth of Odessa and R.A. Duckworth of San Angelo; sisters, Winnejo Ivey and Judy Sheppard, both of Midland; and one grandchild.

Herman Johnson
MONAHANS _ Herman Johnson, 57, a retired truck stop attendant, died Aug. 25, 1997, at his residence.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Monahans Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Halter officiating. Arrangements by Harkey Funeral Home in Monahans.
He was born in Marietta, Okla,. and was a longtime resident of Monahans.
SURVIVORS: Sisters, Maxine Teague and Wanda Beeler, both of Big Spring.

Troy Melton
MIDLAND _ Troy H. Melton, 74, commander of the V.F.W. post in Midland, died Aug. 25, 1997, at Midland Memorial Hospital and Medical Center.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Porterfield officiating. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home.
He was born in O'Brien and had been a resident of Midland since 1995.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Jean Melton of Midland; sons, Irvis J. Melton of Midland, Travis Melton of Odessa and Troy Melton Jr. of Fort Worth; daughters, Cindy Patterson of Midland and Etta Melton of Sweetwater; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Kip D'Wayne Stanley
ODESSA _ Kip D'Wayne Stanley, a meat cutter with Wal-Mart, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997, at his home.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Life Challenge, 1601 W. 13th St., with the Revs. Dan Smeltzer, Edwin Dyess and James Barnes officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Angela Ashcraft Stanley of Odessa; sons, Kaleb D'Wayne Stanley and K.C. Dwight Stanely, both of Odessa; mother, Iris Farley of Odessa; father, Jack Stanley of Arizona; and brothers, Jeremy Hatfield and J.B. Dylan Farley, both of Odessa; and grandmother, Daphene Dunn of Odessa.

Cipriano Gonzales
ODESSA _ Cipriano Gonzales, 97, a retired construction worker, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Rosary will be said Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors. Interment will be in Rosehill Cemetery. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
He was born in San Jose, Texas and lived in Odessa since 1950. He was a Catholic.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Gualberto Gonzales of Watsonville, Calif.; Dulces Gonzales of Watsonville, Calif.; Vicente Gonzales of Odessa; Jesus Gonzales of Monahans; daughters, Andrea Carrasco of Odessa; Manuela Granado of Odessa; Matilde Carrasco of Odessa; Ernestina Gonzales of Odessa; Esther Gonzales of Odessa; sister, Eustacia Yanez of San Diego, Calif.; 40 grandchildren; 101 great-grandchildren; and 31 great-great-grandchildren.

Frances House
KINGSLAND _ Frances House, 96, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997, in Kingsland.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Kingsland with the Revs. Walter Knight and Randy Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Friday at Resthaven Cemetery in Midland. Funeral arrangements by Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Homes.
She was born in Comanche County and moved to Kingsland from Odessa in 1988. She was a Baptist. SURVIVORS: Daughters, Doris Payne of Mullin; Mildred Bizzell of Kingsland; Adelle Leek of Kingsland; son, Billy House of Azle; five granddaughters; eight great-greatgrandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Robert Jackson
NEW BRAUNFELS _ Robert ``Bob'' N. Jackson, 71, owner of Schwab Welding and Machine Shop in New Braunfels, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with the Rev. David Higgins officiating.
He was born in Norphlet, Ark. and was a resident of Odessa before moving to New Braunfels 24 years ago. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Odessa and a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Marjorie I. Jackson of New Braunfels; daughters, Phyllis Calloway of Odessa; Frances Irvine of Odessa; sons, Dan Jackson of Caldwell, Idaho; Dale Jackson of Nampa, Idaho; Dean Jackson of New Braunfels; sisters, Jean Flournoy of Odessa; Patty Newman of Durham, N.C.; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Nettie Oster
PECOS _ Nettie Fay Oster, 73, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997, at her residence.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at West Park Baptist Church with the Rev. James Sain officiating. Burial will be in Mount Evergreen.
She was born in Crowell and lived in Pecos since 1958. She was Baptist. SURVIVORS: Husband, Clarence Oster of Pecos; sons, Larry Oster of Birmingham, Ala.; Ronnie Oster of Odessa; daughter, Betty Collier of Bishop; brothers, Alton R. Griffin of Lubbock; Riley R. Griffin of Odessa; sister, Effie Foster of Floydada; and seven grandchildren.

O.V. Scott
LAKE BROWNWOOD _ O.V. ``Scottie'' Scott, 72, retired plant supervisor for El Paso Products, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Dan Chapman officiating. Burial will follow at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery with Masonic graveside rites. Arrangements by Heartland Funeral Home of Early.
He was born in Brownwood, and served in the Navy during World War II. He was a Baptist and was a Mason.
Survivors: Son, Ronnie O. Scott of Odessa; daughters, Dena Scowden of Lake Brownwood; Karen Stepan of The Colony; brother, Hollis Scott of Victoria; sister, Pat Coker of Midland; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Dessie Lee Stump
BROWNWOOD _ Dessie Lee Stump, 79, a secretary for the Missouri Pacific Railway, died Aug. 26, 1997, at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Memorial Cemetery in Big Spring with the Rev. Jerry Thorpe officiating. Funeral arrangements by Davis-Morris Funeral Home.
She was born in Erath County and was resident of Odessa before moving to Brownwood. She was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Sisters, Bobbie Spencer and Viola Hampton, both of Brownwood, Dorothy Hornbeck of San Antonio and Mildred Lightfoot of Midland; and brother, Lewis Stump of Lubbock.

Francisco Tenorio
ODESSA _ Francisco Tenorio, 68, a retired truck driver and crossing guard, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997 at Medical Center Hospital.
Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. David Herrera officiating. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by Martinez Funeral Home.
He was born in Marfa and moved to Odessa in 1959. SURVIVORS: Wife, Placida Flynn Tenorio of Odessa; sons, Eddie Tenorio of Odessa; Frank Tenorio Jr. of Odessa; step-sons, Paul Flynn of Lubbock; Marcos Flynn of Andrews; Jose Flynn of Odessa; daughter, Delia Fuentes of Odessa; step-daughter, Mague Urquedez of Odessa; sister, Herlinda Martinez of San Antonio; nine grandchildren and nine step-grandchildren.

Gerald Woods
ANDREWS _ Gerald Clyde Woods, 47, a truck driver, died Tuesday, Aug. 26 at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church in Andrews with the Revs. William Jackson and Kennedy Young officiating. Services will also be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Shady Grove Baptist Church in Cason with the Rev. Ulysses Fort officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Cason. Funeral arrangements by McNett Funeral Home in Andrews.
He was born in Cason and lived in Andrews from 1979 to 1994 when he moved with his family to Sweetwater. He moved back to Andrews in 1997. He was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Melinda Woods of Andrews; sons, Jamall Jones of Dallas; Geremy Woods of Andrews; daughters, Christia Rogers of San Marcos; RitaNitra Woods of Andrews; father, Arthur Woods of Cason; brothers, Willie Woods of Dallas; Winford Woods of Cedar Hill; Lawrence Woods of Oklahoma City, Okla.; sisters, Argie White of Fort Worth; Joyce Gholston of Longview; Vivian Gibbs of Dallas; and four grandchildren.

R.L. Blair
ODESSA _ R.L. Blair, 76, service manager for Oil Transport Co., died Monday, Aug. 25, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. today at Hubbard-Kelly Chapel with the Rev. L.D. Green officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
He was born in Abilene, and was a resident of Odessa. He was a member of University Park Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Peggy Blair of Odessa; son, Robert K. Blair of Visalia, Calif.; brother, Preston Blair of Odessa; sister, Emma Jean Cornutt of Colorado City; and two grandchildren.

Enorse Jackson
ODESSA _ Enorse ``Buck'' Jackson, 82, a retired truck driver, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997, at the V.A. Hospital in Big Spring.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Martinez Funeral Home with the Rev. R.C. Norris officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Martinez Funeral Home.
He was born in Springfield, and had been a resident of Odessa for 11 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Earnest James Jackson of Odessa, Willie Jackson of Arlington, Enorse Jackson Jr. of Los Angeles, Billy Ray Jackson of Odessa and Michael Jackson of Arlington; daughters, Bennett Jackson and Shirley Jean Jackson, both of Fort Worth; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Ruth Randolph
MONAHANS _ Ruth Randolph, 81, a retired beautician, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997, at Ward Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church of Wickett with the Rev. Sue Hart officiating. Burial will be in Monahans Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by Harkey Funeral Home.< She was born in Fairland, Okla., and was a longtime resident of Wickett. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Woodrow Randolph of Wickett; sons, Woody Van Randolph of Wickett and James L. Randolph of Cedar Park; daughter, Pamela Jane Taylor of Houston; sisters, Dorothy Hudspeth of Afton, Okla., Jessie M. Eagle of Grove, Okla., and Carolyn Arrowood of Fort Worth; and three grandchildren.

Maria M. Sanchez
FORT STOCKTON _ Maria M. Sanchez, 88, a housekeeper, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997, in Fort Stockton.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today at the Fort Stockton Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Jim Chaumont officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery. Arrangements by Fort Stockton Funeral Home.
She was born in Presidio and had been a resident of Fort Stockton since 1967. She was a Catholic.< SURVIVORS: Husband, Alberto Sanchez of Fort Stockton; sons, Oscar Sanchez, Alfredo Sanchez and Daniel Sanchez, all of Fort Stockton; daughters, Margarita Sifuentez of Fort Stockton and Maria De Jesus Samaniego of Presidio; brother, Guillermo Rodriguez of Phoenix; sisters, Esperiaza Franco of Los Angeles, Anita Contreraz of El Paso and Hortencia Enciso of Alpine; 28 grandchildren; 77 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Virgie Kelley Tidwell
ODESSA _ Virgie Kelley Tidwell, 91, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997, in Houston.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Temple Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Thomason officiating. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Stephenville, and had been a resident of Odessa since 1946. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Joe Tidwell of Odessa, Allen D. Tidwell of Snyder and M.K. Tidwell of Alvin; daughters, Jessie Webb of Odessa, Betty Turner of Houston and Barbara Staggs of Corpus Christi; brothers, Ollie D. Livingston of Lubbock and D.H. Livingston of Ranger; 22 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.


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