Miscellaneous Ector County, Texas Obituaries - 1997

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 R.D. Hogan
ODESSA _ R.D. Hogan, 62, of Odessa died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, in Odessa.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Odessa Funeral Home/Angeles Memorial Chapel.
He was born in Bristow, Okla.
SURVIVORS: Wife, JoDee Hogan; sons, Troy Hogan and Rocky Hogan; daughters, Teri Burgess and Tami Hefner; mother, Alpha Hogan; sister, Reta Lowell; and six grandchildren, all of Odessa.

C.L. Montgomery
ODESSA _ C.L. ``Sonny'' Montgomery, 68, of Odessa died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. William Tatum officiating. Arrangements by Martinez Funeral Home.
He was born in Elgin and had been an Odessa resident for 38 years.
SURVIVORS: Mother, Aira Montgomery of Odessa; brothers, J.W. Montgomery and Howard Montgomery, both of Odessa, Sidney Montgomery of Austin and Louis Montgomery Jr. of Waco; and sisters, Sophia Rollie of Odessa, Adell Anderson, Pearline Williams and Beatrice Robertson, all of Thrall, and Mary Miller of Taylor.

Elsie Morton
ODESSA _ Elsie Louise Morton, 95, of Odessa, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1997, at Seabury Nursing Cemetery.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Revs. Paul Thompson and Dean Williamson officiating. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Cooks Point and moved to Odessa in 1946 from Caldwell. She was Methodist.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Doris Roberts of Odessa; brother, Walter Odstrcil of Porter; sister, Albina Haisler of Temple; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Elifonsa Ramos
ODESSA _ Elifonsa T. Ramos, 72, of Odessa, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1997, at her residence.
Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Martinez Funeral Home.
She was born in Ojinaga, Mexico, and had been a resident of Odessa for 15 years. She was Catholic.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Elueterio Ramos of Odessa; mother, Teodora Almanze Jacquez of Fort Worth; sons, Bone Jacquez of Midland and Ernesto Ramos of Odessa; daughters, Elida Carrasco and Elma Ramos both of Odessa and Anna Ramos of Crane; brother, Luis Jacquez of Fort Worth; sisters, Vicky Ybarra of Odessa, Gregoria Garcia of Pecos, Carmen Holguin of Phoenix, Ricarda Jacquez of Fort Worth and Ma. de Jesus Flores of Washington, D.C.; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Randall Smith
ODESSA _ Randall Bryant Smith, 40, of Odessa, a former Southern Baptist minister, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, in Odessa.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Vine Baptist Church with the Revs. Bobby Phillips and Josh Villasenor officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
He was a lifelong resident of Odessa.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Kathy Smith; sons, Sean Smith and Jack Smith; daughter, Rhiannon Smith; mother, Athalea Smith; and brothers, Bill Smith, Dennis Smith and Neil Smith, all of Odessa.

Doris Woodall
ARLINGTON _ Doris Ann Woodall, 49, of Arlington, a secretary for Air Liquide, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, at Arlington Memorial Hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Preston Beeks officiating. Burial will be at Memoryland Memorial Park.
She was born in McCamey. She was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Robert Ray Woodall of Arlington; son, Tommy Woodall of Odessa; daughter, Tina Robinson Spencer of Lubbock; stepdaughter, Randa Woodall of Washington; sister, Mollie Hubbard of Odessa; and four grandchildren.

Elnora Finley
MIDLAND _ Elnora Finley, 64, of Midland, a retired school bus driver, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, at a local hospital.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ken Davis officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Park.
She was born in Lockney and moved to Midland in 1959.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Cynthia Carlton of Midland and Katherine Jones of Odessa; stepson, Mick Finley of Midland; sisters, Joyce Oaks of Poolville and Frances Tedford of Fort Stockton; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Pauline Hammonds
SPUR _ Pauline Adella Hammonds, 96, of Kerrville, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1997, at Hilltop Village Care Center in Kerrville.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Spur Memorial Cemetery with Charles Ball officiating. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home.
She was born in Mexia and was a member of the Church of Christ.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Bille Wilson of Kerrville and Joyce Sharber of Moore, Okla.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

R.D. Hogan
ODESSA _ R.D. Hogan, 62, of Odessa died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, in Odessa.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Odessa Funeral Home/Angeles Memorial Chapel.
He was born in Bristow, Okla.
SURVIVORS: Wife, JoDee Hogan of Odessa; sons, Troy Hogan and Rocky Hogan, both of Odessa; daughters, Teri Burgess and Tami Heifner, both of Odessa; brother, Bill Hogan of Odessa; sister, Reta Lowell of Odessa; mother, Alpha Hogan of Odessa; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Fredick Hund
KERRVILLE _ Fredick Carl Hund, 74, of Medina, a retired maintenance worker for Dow Chemical, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, in a San Antonio hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Grimes Funeral Chapels with the Rev. Dr. David McFadden officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Arrangements by Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.
He was born in Port Arthur. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Loretta E. Hund of Medina; daughters, Karla Murphy of Odessa and Molly Lorch of Woodridge, Ill.; son, Paul Hund of Brazoria; and five grandchildren.

Tandy King
MONAHANS _ Tandy Garland King, 75, of Midland died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, at Memorial Hospital and Medical Center.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Monahans Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Robert L. Bratcher officiating. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
He was born in Weinert and moved to Odessa from Big Spring in 1984. He was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Brother, J.T. King of Odessa, and sister, Mary Lou King of Breckenridge.

Katherine Miller
ODESSA _ Katherine Sims Miller, 68, of Odessa died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1997, in Odessa after a lengthy illness.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. J.T. Pugh officiating. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Quanah and was a member of First United Pentecostal Church.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Barbara Ann Miller, and sister, Evelyn Miller, both of Odessa.

Alfredo Molinar
ODESSA _ Alfredo B. Molinar Jr., 79, of Odessa, a retired heavy equipment operator, died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997, in Odessa.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Martinez Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Fred Davila officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Martinez Funeral Home.
He was born in Terlingua.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Beatrice Molinar of Odessa; son, Alfred Molinar Jr. of Odessa; daughters, Dora Nunez of Wichita Falls, Dely Garcia of Midland and Delma Ghavami of San Diego; brothers, Alfonso Molinar of Carlsbad, N.M., and Rogelio Molinar and Guillermo Molinar, both of Odessa; sister, Ernestina Hernandez of Devine; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Louise Mosser
SARAGOSA _ Louise Anna Mosser, 88, of Saragosa, a retired school teacher, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, at her residence.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Seventh Day Adventist Church with the Rev. Abner Razon officiating. Burial will be at Balmorhea Cemetery. Arrangements by Pecos Funeral Home.
She was born in Fruitland, Wash., and had lived in Saragosa since 1983. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Ellen Klinke of Dallas and Hazel Wendt of Saragosa; brothers, Dr. Ray Downs of San Diego and Bill Downs of Calville, Wash.; sister, Hazel Vetter of Bismark, N.D.; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Alma Russell
DESDEMONA _ Alma Russell, 80, of Midland died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, at a local nursing home.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Desmedona Cemetery with the Rev. Jim Haggard officiating. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home in Midland.
She was born in Desmedona and was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Brothers, Dean Gregory of Devine and William Allen Gregory of Odessa.

Esther Britt
KERMIT _ Esther Gray Britt, 83, of Houston, a retired licensed vocational nurse, died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997, at Memorial Southwest Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Eastside Church of Christ with Mike Young officiating. Burial will be in Kermit Cemetery. Arrangements by Cooper Funeral Chapel.
She was born in McPherson, Kan.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Dick Britt of Rosenberg and Jim Britt of Houston; brothers, Arthur Gray of Hanford, Calif., and Lawrence Gray of Lavaca, Calif.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Vida Cousins
ODESSA _ Vida Lee Cousins, 97, of Odessa died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997, at Avalon Place.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Olivette Cemetery in Fort Worth with Alan Poteet officiating. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Springtown and moved to Odessa in 1939 from Fort Worth. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Rachel Virginia White of Odessa and Margaret Fay Poteet of Farmington, N.M.; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchildren.

James Taylor
KERMIT _ James Lee Taylor, 62, of Wink, a truck driver, died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997, at his residence.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Kermit Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Luttrell officiating.
He was born in Fisher County.
SURVIVORS: Mother, Jewel Taylor of Wink; sons, Lee Taylor of Odessa, Michael Taylor of Wickett and Jim Bob Taylor of Amarillo; daughters, Tammy Quillicy of Dallas, and Deanna Taylor and Christyl Taylor, both of Wickett; sister, Margaret Beckham of Wink; and nine grandchildren.

Willie Turner
ROCHESTER, Texas _ Willie Mae Goode Turner, 87, a homemaker, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, at her residence.
Services were Saturday at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. James Patterson and Trey Turner officiating. Burial was at Rochester Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home.
She was born in Decatur and was Methodist.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Loveta Hearn of Rochester, Maxine Ingle of Beeville, Frances Meier of Old Glory, Frankie Simpkins of Big Spring, Mollie Lee of Clyde, Jean Meier of Rule and Ann Wright of Nashville, Tenn.; sons, S.F. ``Sam'' Turner Jr. of Monahans and Kenneth Turner of Nashville.; 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Cynthia Walker
FORT STOCKTON _ Cynthia ``Cindy'' Anne Walker, 41, of Fort Stockton, a waitress, died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997, at Fort Stockton Nursing Center.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Fort Stockton Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeff Witcher officiating and at 2 p.m. Friday at Interstate Baptist Church in Shaw, Miss. Burial will be at Interstate Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Fort Stockton Funeral Home.
She was born in Cleveland, Miss., and had lived in Fort Stockton for 20 years after moving from Lubbock.
SURVIVORS: Father, John R. Slawson of Midland; stepmother, Emily Slawson of Midland; grandmother, Jimmie Abston of Shaw; daughter, Sherrice LeAnne Walker of Fort Stockton; brothers, Barry Slawson and Mark Hill of Midland, Scott Slawson of Indianola, Miss.; sisters, D'Lynn Ketterman of San Antonio and Karen Williams of Indianola.

Jewell Ballew
MIDLAND _ Jewell Savage Ballew, 56, a care giver for Terrace West Nursing Home, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, in Midland.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today in the Ellis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Porterfield officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home.
She was born in Arkansas and moved to Midland in 1959 from Winters.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Leon Ballew of Midland; daughters, Vicki Miller of Clovis, N.M., and Shari Salama, Joni Hooten and Patti Ballew, all of Midland; brother, Ray Savage of San Luis, Colo.; and seven grandchildren.

Michael Chamberlain
MONAHANS _ Michael Frederick Chamberlain, 54, a self-employed bookkeeper, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, at his residence.
No services will be held. Arrangements by Harkey Funeral Home.
He was born in Memphis, Texas, and was a resident of Monahans. He was a Methodist.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Gailan W. Chamberlain of Monahans; daughters, Michaelle Chamberlain and Prairie Chamberlain, both of Monahans and Tiffany Chamberlain of Garland; father, Gene Chamberlain of Memphis, Texas; brother, John Chamberlain of Memphis; and two grandchildren.

Kenneth McDonald
ODESSA _ Kenneth McDonald, 63, an aircraft machinist, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
He was born in Sweetwater and had been a resident of Odessa since 1951. He was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Bobby McDonald of Midlothian and Kenneth McDonald of Azle; daughters, Robbie McDonald of Carlsbad, N.M., and Eva McDonald of Odessa; brother, Paul McDonald of Alabama; sister, Justine Manning of Fort Worth; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

LaVeta McLemore
RUIDOSO, N.M. _ LaVeta McLemore, 61, died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997, at her residence.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ruidoso Baptist Church with the Rev. Craig Turner officiating. Burial will be at Capitan Cemetery. Arrangements by LaGrone Funeral Chapel.
She was born in Electra and was a resident of Odessa before moving to Alto in 1993. She was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Cotton McLemore of Alto; sons, Richard Lynn McLemore of Springtown, and Kevin Dale McLemore of Phoenix; mother, Rose Cross of Denver; brother, Harold Cross of Denver; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Shirlene Maddox
ODESSA _ Shirlene Patricia Maddox, 61, a retired bookkeeper, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997, at Columbia Medical Center in Fort Worth.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Odessa and was a resident of Fort Worth. She was a Christian.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Patrick Maddox of Fort Worth; sons, Moses Maddox and Bill Kaesberger, both of Fort Worth; daughter, Kim Jones of Fort Worth; mother, Lavern Nutter of Fort Worth; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth Mobley
ANDREWS _ Elizabeth Mobley, 82, a homemaker, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997, at her residence.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at McNett Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gayle McCoy officiating. Burial will be in the Andrews Old Cemetery. Arrangements by McNett Funeral Home.
She was born in Floydada and was a resident of Andrews. She was a Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Aubrey Mobley of Granite Shoals, Charles Mobley of Bayfield, Colo., and Jimmy Mobley of Kermit; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Refugio Rangel
FORT STOCKTON _ Refugio M. Rangel Sr., 68, an engineer, of Fort Stockton died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, at Memorial Hospital in Midland.
Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the Rev. Jim Chaumont officiating. Rosary was said Monday at Fort Stockton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Arrangements by Fort Stockton Funeral Home.
He was born in Fort Stockton and was a lifelong resident. He was a Catholic.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Candida Rangel of Fort Stockton; sons, Refugio Rangel Jr., Salvador Rangel Sr., Amando Rangel Sr., Ysmael Rangel, Noel Rangel and Remigio Rangel, all of Fort Stockton; 15 great-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Lela Williams
PECOS _ Lela Marie Hamshire Williams, 87, a homemaker and a partner in a family business, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, at her residence.
Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. today at St. Catherine's Catholic Church with the Rev. Juan Narez officiating. Burial will be at Mount Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements by Pecos Funeral Home.
She was born in Beaumont and had lived in Pecos since 1940. She was Catholic.
SURVIVORS: Sons, John Hamshire Williams of Dallas, and Richard ``Sonny'' Williams of Austin; daughters, Mary Ann Harrison of Lubbock, and Sarah Helen ``Sally'' Perry of Pecos; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Edmond Wilson
WINFIELD _ Edmond L. Wilson, 74, a retired refinery worker, of Ponca City, Okla., died Sunday, Dec. 14, 1997, at St. John's Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla.
Services were held Dec. 17 at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield. Graveside services were held Dec. 17 at Walnut Valley Memorial Park in El Dorado. Arrangements by Miles Funeral Home.
He was born near Rock, Kan., and moved to Ponca City in 1995. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Betty Wilson of Ponca City; sons, Allen Wilson of Odessa, and Jerry Wilson of Oxford, Kan.; daughters, Linda Williard of Burden, Kan., and Velda Smalley of Oxford, Kan.; sisters, Stella Brill of Udall, Kan., Mary Etta Pruitt and Emma Twibel, both of El Dorado, Grace Morgan of Atlanta, Kan., and Edith Spencer of Rock, Kan.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

James Richardson
ODESSA _ James Ashley Richardson, 70, a retired custodian for ECISD, of Odessa died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997, at Odessa Regional Hospital.
Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors. No services are scheduled.
He was born in Ukiah, Ca. and moved to Odessa from Graford in 1990.

Donald Bingham
ODESSA _ Donald Elmer Bingham, 68, a retired truck driver, of Odessa died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, at his residence.
No services are scheduled. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
He was born in Lansing, Mich. He moved to Odessa in 1997. He was a member of the Assembly of God.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Triona M. Bingham of Odessa; sons, James E. Canada of Odessa, Don R. Bingham of Corpus Christi and Dennis L. Bingham; seven grandchildren.

Kenneth McDonald
ODESSA _ Kenneth McDonald, 63, of Odessa died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, at Medical Center Hospital.
Arrangements are pending with Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.

Minnie Weilmuenster
ODESSA _ Minnie Lucille Weilmuenster, 85, of Austin died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sunset Memorial Garden in Odessa. Arrangements by Wilke-Clay-Fish Funeral Home in Austin.


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