Miscellaneous Ector County, Texas Obituaries - 1998

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Ila Bunch
ODESSA -- Ila Mae Bunch, 81, of Odessa, a homemaker, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 1998, at Medical Center Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Peoria, Texas, and moved to Odessa in 1926. She was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Rodger Bunch and Billy Bunch, both of Austin; and one grandchild.

Christopher George
ODESSA -- Christopher Doyle "Chris" George, 59, of Odessa, a pipe-fitter for Ref-Chem, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1998, at Medical Center Hospital.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hubbard-Kelly Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Thorpe officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home. He was a lifetime resident of Odessa. He was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Kim George of Odessa; sons, Michael Anthony George of Plano and Christopher David George of Odessa; daughter, Cathy Machico of Odessa; brother, Thomas Dudley "Tom" George of Odessa; and five grandchildren.

LaQuetta Allred
ODESSA -- LaQuetta Ruth Allred, 58, of Odessa, a nursery worker at Westover Baptist Church, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998, at New Horizons Nursing Home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Hubbard-Kelly Chapel with the Rev. Dick Brown officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Martin County and moved to Odessa in 1975 from Andrews. She was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Gary Allred of Odessa; son, Michael D. Allred of Odessa; daughter, Chris Windham of Odessa; sister, Clovis Christine Caughman of Buchanan Dam, Texas, and Carmanetta Sikes of Hobbs, N.M.

Claude Douglass
FORT WORTH -- Claude Gregg Douglass Jr., 62, of Fort Worth, vice-president of Douglass Storage Systems Inc., died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1998.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at St. John Episcopal Church with the Revs. Billie Boyd and William Belury officiating. Burial will be at the Garth of St. John Episcopal Church. Arrangements by Thompson's Harveson & Cole Inc.
He was born in Wetumpka, Okla., and had been a resident of Fort Worth since 1967. He was an Air Force veteran. He was Episcopal.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Mary Douglass of Fort Worth; sons, Daniel Douglass of Midland and Judd Douglass of Arlington; and sister, Anne Hudson of Techapie, Calif.

William Jackson
GREENVILLE, Okla. -- William H. Jackson, 52, a mechanic, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 1998, in Rosenburg, Texas.
Graveside services were held Feb. 11, 1998, at Greenville Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Gardner officiating. Arrangements by Kennedy Funeral Home of Marietta, Okla.
He was born in Elmore City, Okla. and moved to Odessa 14 years ago from Barstow. He was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Sons, William D. Jackson of Marietta, Okla., Elmer L. Jackson of Dale, Texas; Daniel A. Jackson of Chattanooga, Tenn.; brother, Elmer Jackson of Bakersfield, Calif.; sisters, Joyce Good and Shirley Tuttle, both of Bakersfield, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

Eloisa Juarez
KERMIT -- Eloisa Juarez, 79, of Kermit, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1998, at her residence.
Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Ralph Barranger officiating. Rosary was said Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be at Kermit Cemetery. Arrangements by Cooper Funeral Home.
She was born in Buena Vista and was a 44-year resident of Kermit. She was Catholic.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Oscar Juarez of Kermit, Lenin Juarez of Houston and Leo Juarez of Denver, Colo.; daughters, Hilda Davis of Grand Prairie and Irma Juarez of Kermit; brothers, David Aranda of Kermit and Anastacio Aranda of Lovington, N.M.; sisters, Leonor Porras of Lovington, N.M., Victorina Alvarado of Chihuahua, Mexico, Antonia Acosta and Agripina Acosta, both of Andrews and Consuelo Gomez of Kermit; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

John Kern
ODESSA -- John Frederick Kern, 81, of Odessa, a retired employee of Miether Machine Co., died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1998, at Medical Center Hospital.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kathryn Strempke officiating. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
He was born in Ann Arbor, Mich., and was a 32-year resident of Odessa. He was Methodist.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Mary Keathley Kern of Odessa; sons, Dr. John F. Kern Jr. of Houston, Rev. Edward J. Kern of San Antonio, daughter, Catherine Kern Nichols of Wimberley; stepson, Gary A. Keathley of Odessa; stepdaughter, Donna Blalack of Odessa; sister, Viola Swickerath of Hudson, Fla.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Davida Neece
BIG SPRING -- Davida B. Neece, 76, of Fort Worth, a retired nurse at Big Spring State Hospital, died Monday, Feb. 9, 1998, in a Fort Worth Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Dudley Mullins officiating. Arrangements by Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
She was born in Mesquite and moved to Fort Worth in 1990. She was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Son, Larry Neece of Fayetteville, Tenn.; daughter, Marie Lambert of Odessa; sisters, Estelle Briley and Bobbie Conlee, both of Fort Worth; and three grandchildren.

A.E. Perkins
ODESSA -- A.E. Perkins, 66, of Odessa, an oil well service man, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998, at Medical Center Hospital.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hubbard-Kelly Chapel with the Revs. J.Y. Durham and Weeks Dubose officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Homes.
He was born in Marietta, Okla., and was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Ollie Perkins of Odessa; sons, Jackie Perkins, Jerry Perkins and Jimmy Perkins, all of Odessa; brother, Deryl Perkins of Odessa; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Jesse Young
MONAHANS -- Jesse C. Young, 82, of Monahans, a retired Haliburton employee, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998, at Monahans Senior Center.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Harkey Funeral Chapel with Greg Holley officiating. Burial will be at Monahans Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by Harkey Funeral Home.
He was born in Jones County and was a longtime resident of Monahans. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Virginia Young of Monahans; son, David O. Young of Odessa; daughter, Gloria Roberts of Monahans; brothers, Leo Young of Rowlett, Leonard Young of Abilene and Billy Ray Young of Tulsa, Okla.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Herminio Franco
ANDREWS -- Herminio T. Franco, 62, of Andrews, an equipment operator, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998, at his residence.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today at McNett Funeral Home Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernard Gully officiating. Burial will be in Andrews North Cemetery. Arrangements by McNett Funeral Home.
He was born in Pilares, Mexico, and has lived in Andrews for 22 years after moving from Andrews. He was Catholic.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Socorro Franco of Andrews; son, Manuel Franco of Portales, N.M.; sons, Elena Porras, Linda Canava, Armida Mireles and Herminia Franco, all of Andrews; three brothers, Manuel Mendoza of Mexico, Elieso Mendoza of El Paso, Humberto Mendoza of Juarez, Mexico; sister, Adela Lujan of Lovington, N.M.; and 12 grandchildren.

Clementine Holbrook
CRANE -- Clementine Louise Holbrook, 91, of Crane, a retired chief operator for GTE, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 1998, at a local care center.
Graveside services will be held at 4:30 p.m. today at Crane County Cemetery with the Rev. David Miracle officiating. Arrangements by Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home.
She was born in Chicago, and was Catholic.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Yvonne Burton of Crane; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Geraldine Hutchins
McCAMEY -- Geraldine "Jerry" Bentley Hutchins, 76, of McCamey, retired owner of the Beauty Box, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998, at Crane County Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Burial will be at Resthaven Cemetery. Arrangements by Richard W. Box Funeral Home.
She was born in Downing and moved to McCamey in 1969.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Treva Black of McCamey, Ann Green of Canton, Nita Hitchcock of Houston; son, Durwood Hutchins of Haltom City; and sister, Bobbie Ray Garland of McCamey.

Joe Moss
ALPINE -- Joe Moss, 93, of Alpine, a retired butcher and rancher, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998, at Fort Stockton Nursing Center.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Geeslin Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Elk Grove Cemetery. Arrangements by Geeslin Funeral Home.
He was born in Alpine and was a lifelong resident.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Edna Mae Moss of Alpine; son, Joe W. Moss of Odessa; daughter, Nellie Mae Haynes of Van Horn; brother, G. W. Moss of Alpine; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Elnora Shuffler
NEW BRAUNFELS -- Elnora Roach Shuffler, 89, of New Braunfels, a book reviewer, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 1998, at her residence in New Braunfels.
A Requiem Eucharist will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. James F. Mitchell III officiating.
She was born in Olney, and was a former resident of Odessa.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Ragna Case of Houston; son, Ralph H. Shuffler of San Antonio; and four grandchildren.

Jneffrey Napper LAMESA -- Jneffrey Napper, 62, of Lamesa died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998, in Fredericksburg.
Memorial services were held Friday at Second Baptist Church with the Rev. John Free officiating. Arrangments by Branon Funeral Home.
She was born in Gladewater and moved to Lamesa in 1981. She was Baptist. SURVIVORS: Daughters, Sallie Lambright of Lamesa and Pam Sultemeier of Fredericksburg; son, David Napper of San Angelo; sisters, Verble Lowry and Bonnie Freeman, both of Karnack; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Gloria Price
ACKERLY -- Gloria Price, 53, of Odessa, a homemaker, died Friday, Feb. 13, 1998, at Medical Center Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Ackerly Cemetery with the Rev. Craig Steen officiating. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
She was born in Colorado City. She was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Shanna Glasgow of Odessa; son, Scott T. Price of Odessa; parents, Bertha and Bill Craven of Odessa; and three grandchildren.

Modell Caswell
ODESSA -- Modell Caswell, 78, of Odessa, a homemaker, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 1998, at Medical Center Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Hubbard-Kelly Chapel with the Rev. Bill Counts officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was a member of the Church of Christ.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Linda Huse of Odessa; son, Michael Caswell of Odessa; sisters, Addie Ford of Farwell and Iva Murle Gilliland of Colorado City; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren

La Frances Ingram ODESSA -- La Frances `Peggy' Ingram, 79, of Odessa, died Friday, Feb. 13, 1998, at Methodist Hospital in Lubbock.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bill Skinner officiating. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Roosevelt, Okla.
SURVIVORS: Son, James G. McClain of Midland; sister, Mildred Wood of Pinole, Calif.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Willie Jean Jones
SWEETWATER -- Willie Jean Jones, 59, of Sweetwater, a dietitian, died Friday, Feb. 13, 1998, after a car accident near Sweetwater.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Sweetwater with the Rev. James Callaway Jr. and the Rev. Roy C. Jones officiating. Burial will be in Roscoe Cemetery. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home.
She was a member of the Mount Rose Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: daughters, Myrtle Faye Jones and Yolonda Renee Jones, both of Dallas, Shelia Louise Jackson of Sweetwater, Fannie Blalock and Betty Robertson, both of Odessa; sons, Terry Wayne Callaway of Dallas, Sammy Lee Jones of Oklahoma, Lionel Dewayne Jones of Hunting W. Va., Maurice Marshall of Sweetwater, B.W. Wilson of Killeen, Joe Alexander and Michael Alexander, both of Paris; brothers, Isaiah Callaway of Odessa, James Callaway Jr. of Marina Calif. and Howard Callaway of Houston; sisters, Margaret Callaway, Effie Callaway, Myrtle Callaway and Betty Callaway, all of Dallas; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

John Meek
ODESSA -- John Tyler Meek, 84, of Odessa, the former owner of the John Meek Oilfield Equipment Company, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 1998, at Memorial Hospital in Midland.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at First Christian Church with the Rev. David Mindel officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the IOOF Cemetery in Rockdale. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
He was a World War II veteran and a member of First Christian Church.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Juanita Meek of Odessa; daughters, Fay Marie Meek of Odessa and Peggy Lynn Venable of Austin; son, John Tyler Meek II of Spring; brother, Dan R. Meek of Riverview, Fla.; sisters, Jeffie Mae Lee and Betty Cook, both of Austin.

Barbara Schade
ODESSA -- Barbara Jane Schade, 61, of Odessa, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1998, at Medical Center Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rosehill Cemetery with the Rev. Jody Windbigler officiating. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She moved to Odessa from Arizona 12 years ago.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Kenneth Schade of Odessa; daughters, Kathy Schade and Kisha Schade, both of Odessa, Patricia Schade of Palatka, Fla. and Mary Schade of Grand Rapids, Mich.; stepdaughters, Jean Ann Howard of San Diego, Calif. and Karen Nicolls of Port Huron, Mich.; stepson, Allen Schade of Omaha, Neb.; brother, Merle Schade of Rockford, Ill.; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Trinidad Silliman
ODESSA -- Trinidad A. `Ning' Silliman, 46, of Odessa, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 1998, in Hobbs, N.M.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church in Fort Stockton with the Rev. Larry Kruger officiating. Arrangements by Fort Stockton Funeral Home.
She was born in the Phillipines and was completing her training in occupational therapy. She was Methodist.
SURVIVORS: Husband, J. Frank Silliman of Odessa; son, Jack T. Silliman of Las Cruces, N.M.; daughter, Janelle Silliman of Odessa; parents Manuel and Marcelina Notario of the Phillipines; brothers, Romeo Notario, Leonardo Notario, Manuel Notario Jr. and Estrelito Notario, all of the Phillipines; sisters, Salome Houy of Virginia Beach, Va., Carmelita Frost of West Plains, Mo., Marinella Amoquis and Jovelina Casaul, both of the Phillipines.

Calvin Gardner
SEAGRAVES -- Calvin Gardner, 70, of Seagraves, a mechanic, died Friday, Feb. 13, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital in Lubbock.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at First Assembly of God Church in Seagraves with the Rev. Glen Daniels officiating. Burial will be at Seagraves Cemetery. Arrangements by Head Family Funeral Home.
He was a veteran of the Marines, and also worked in construction. He was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Dena Gardner of Seagraves; daughter, Debra Latham of Morehouse; sons, Larry Gardner of Plano, Dennis Gardner of Levelland and Richard Gardner of Seminole; sister, Patsy Hudgens of Homedale; brother, Ted Gardner of Oregon; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Robert Granado
JAL, N.M. -- Robert Granado, 32, of Jal, N.M., a trucker, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 1998, near Jal.
Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. today at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Fort Davis with the Rev. Roberto Lopez officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Arrangements by Calvary Funeral Home of Eunice, N.M.
He was born in Alpine, and drove for Rapid Transport Inc. He was Catholic.
SURVIVORS: Son, Ashton Blake Granado of Hico; parents, Chon and Eva Lara Granado of Fort Davis; sisters, Maria Luz Granado of Fort Davis and Lorenza Lujan of Jal, N.M.; brother, Leroy Granado of Alpine.

John Grissom
ODESSA -- John William Grissom, 62, of Odessa, a retired roughneck, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 1998, at Medical Center Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bill Counts officiating. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Home.
He was born in Palestine.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Sherry Barckow of Odessa; son, Johnny Grissom of Odessa; stepmother, Lena Bell Thomas of Athens; sister, Wanda Henson of Athens; brother, Wayne Grissom of Tyler; and two grandchildren.

Dorothy Homsey
ODESSA -- Dorothy Louise Homsey, 68, of Odessa, the former manager of Coliseum Food Plaza, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 1998, at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Grimes and the Rev. John Theisen officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Home.
She moved to Odessa from Chickasha, Okla., in 1956 and was Baptist.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Faith Scott of Garden City; sons, Larry Homsey and Lynn Homsey, both of Odessa; sister, Juanita Barton of Amarillo; brothers, Dewey Elliott of the Woodlands and Tommy Elliott of Odessa; ten grandchildren; and two great-grandhildren.

Ruth Jones
ODESSA -- Ruth Etta Jones, 79, of Odessa, a homemaker, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 1998, in Plano.
Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 21 in Pittsburg, Texas with the Rev. A.J. Bowens officiating.
She was born in 1918.
SURVIVORS: Husband, T.C. Jones of Odessa; daughter, Betty Ruth Derrick of Odessa and Ruby Helen Smith of Plano; sons, Tommy James Jones of Odessa and Tommy Chester Jones of Hobbs N.M.; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.


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