Miscellaneous Ector County, Texas Obituaries - 1998

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J.T. Johnson
ROSCOE -- J.T. "Chubby" Johnson, 75, a former Nolan County commissioner, died Sunday, March 15, 1998, at St. John's Hospital in San Angelo.
Visitation will be at the McCoy Funeral Home in San Angelo until noon Wednesday. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Roscoe Church of Christ with the Rev. Phil Collard officiating. Burial will be at Roscoe Cemetery. Arrangements made by McCoy Funeral Home.
H was born Feb. 17, 1923, in Windom. He was a World War II veteran who served in the Army Air Corp.
SURVIVORS: Brother, L.M. Johnson of Odessa and sister, Bonnie Taylor of Bronte.

Willis Kirby
ODESSA -- Willis Leon Kirby, 71, died Sunday, March 15, 1998.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Odessa Funeral Home Chapel with Bobby Phillips officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements made by Odessa Funeral Home.
He was born Sept. 4, 1926, in Cameran. He was both a U.S. Navy and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4372.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Cindy Menaki of Odessa, Denice Kirby, Rene Kirby and Lisa Kirby, all of Dallas; sisters, Merle Shipleyof of Levelland, Faye Singleton of Seagoville and Dorris Kirby Long of Odessa and brother, Donald Kirby of Tennessee.

Tommie N. Moore
ODESSA -- Tommie N. Moore, 71, died Saturday, March 14, 1998, at Medical Center Hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors chapel with the Rev. H. Jess Little officiating. Burial will be at the Old Andrews Cemetery. Arrangements made by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
He was born July 24, 1926, in Waurika, Okla. He had lived in Odessa since 1948. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Rose Marie Moore of Odessa; sons, Tommy Jo Moore of Oklahoma City, Michael Lee Moore of Odessa and Thomas Kulesia Moore of South Bend, Ind.; daughters, Cindy Carr of Elk City, Okla., Nancy Ference of South Bend, Ind.; sister, Floydene Damron of Marlowe, Okla.; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

J.R. Noseff
HOBBS, N.M. -- J.R. Noseff, 78, died Saturday, March 14, 1998.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Taylor Street Church of Christ with the Rev. Eli Borden officiating. Burial will be at Prairie Haven Memorial Park. Arrangements made by Griffin Funeral home.
He was born Sept. 27, 1919, in Hollis, Okla. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a Church of Christ member.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Ann Noseff of Hobbs, N.M.; sons, Shirrel Noseff, Wesley Noseff and Paul Noseff, all of Hobbs; step-sons, Ronny Choate of Hobbs, Danny Choate of Las Cruces, N.M. and Jimmy Choate of Abilene; daughters, Latricia Quiroz of Midland and Brenda Hart of San Marquez; brother, V.N. Noseff of Hobbs; sisters, Lanna Smith of Hobbs, Lorene Jenkins of Lovington, N.M., Vearl Willard of Oklahoma City and Elizabeth Moore of Odessa; 18 grandchildren.

Susano Ramirez
ALPINE -- Susano Ramirez, 58, died Saturday, March 15, 1998, at the Alpine Nursing Center.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church and Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be at Holy Angels Cemetery. Arrangements made by Geeslin Funeral Home.
He was born April 16, 1939, in Alpine.
SURVIVORS: Brothers, Arcenio Ramirez of Seminole, Benancio Ramirez of El Paso, Fermin Ramirez of Odessa, Felix Ramirez of Seminole, Miguel Ramirez of Tyler and Alonzo Ramirez of Lawton, Mich.; sisters, Gloria Castillo of Alpine and Eufrosina Bustamente of Seminole.

Dave Spence Jr.
ODESSA -- Dave Spence Jr., 87, died Thursday, March 12, 1998, at St. Mary's of the Plains Hospital in Lubbock.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mackey Chapel, United Methodist Church with the Rev. Johann Neethling officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements made by Martinez Funeral Home.
He was born June 20, 1910, and had lived in Odessa 50 years.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Estell Hunt of Sacramento, Calif., Cleo Spence of Petersburg, Texas; sons, Tommy Spence of Chicago, Dave Spence III of Little Rock, Ark., Billy Spence and Henry Spence, both of Lubbock; 21 grandchildren.

Charles Ward
ODESSA -- Charles F. Ward, 85, died Saturday, March 14, 1998, at Manor Park.
Memorial services at Travis Oaks Baptist Church in Lago Vista will be held at a later date. Arrangements made by Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
He was born Sept. 25, 1912, in Luling. He had lived in Odessa since 1996. He was a Baptist and served as a U.S. Ambassador to China in 1980.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Jean Ward of Odessa; son, Tom Ward of Houston; daughter, Nancy Landry of Odessa; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Ellinor Cleckler
ODESSA -- Ellinor Minna Cleckler, 64, of Odessa, a retired optical technician, died Monday, March 16, 1998, at her residence.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Redeemer Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dean Kelm officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Berlin, Germany and moved to Odessa in 1966 from Abilene. She was a Lutheran.
SURVIVORS: Husband, John C. Cleckler of Odessa; daughters, Cornelia DeLongchamp of Midland, Christina Cleckler of San Diego, Calif.; brother, Wolfgang Kruger of Berlin; and four grandchildren.

Fred Field
CRANE -- Fred Field, 89, of Crane, a retired pumper for Gulf Oil Company, died Sunday, March 15, 1998, at Crane Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kimberly Kinsey officiating. Burial will be at Crane County Cemetery. Arrangements by Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home.
He was born in Big Spring and had been a resident of Crane since 1936. He was a Methodist.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Helen Field of Crane; sons, Birt Field of Crane and Sam Terrell Field of El Paso; daughter, Bettie Lou Hawkins of Odessa; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Pancho Funk
SEMINOLE -- Pancho Funk, infant son of Jacob and Justina Funk of Seminole, died Sunday, March 15, 1998, at University Medical Center in Lubbock.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Rienland Mennonite Church with Henry Riemer officiating. Burial will be at Gaines County Cemetery. Arrangements by Boyer Funeral Home.
He was born in Lubbock.
SURVIVORS: Parents; grandparents, Frank Funk and Elizabeth Funk, both of Mexico.

Darrel Mayer
KERMIT -- Darrel M. Mayer, 82, of Kermit, a retired teacher, died Sunday, March 15, 1998, at his residence.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Gary Seelau and Russ Smith Sr. officiating. Burial will be at Kermit Cemetery. Arrangements by Cooper Funeral Chapel. He was born in Guymon, Okla., and was a 52-year resident of Kermit. He was a Methodist.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Patsy H. Mayer of Kermit; son, Marty Mayer of Bellevue, Ky.; daughter, Judy Crawford of Andrews; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Robert Glover
TERRELL -- Robert Henry Glover, 81, of Terrell, a retired mailman in public schools, died Monday, March 16, 1998, at his residence.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. today at Goggans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Davis officiating. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Kevin Strempke officiating. Arrangements by Goggans Funeral Home.
He was born in New Boston.
Survivors: Wife, Adean Brumley Glover of Terrell; sons, Bobby Glover of Terrell and Danny Glover of Wylie; daughter, Dianne Rackley of Tuttle, Okla.; brother, Luther Glover of Groves; sisters, Ruby Bonds of Odessa and Floy Pierce of Paris; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Leslie Lawhon
ALPINE -- Leslie Mae Lawhon, 93, of Alpine, a homemaker, died Monday, March 16, 1998, at Alpine Valley Care Center.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Geeslin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tom Garmon officiating. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawley Cemetery near Bay City. Arrangements by Geeslin Funeral Home.
She was born in Matagorda County and moved to Alpine in 1975. She was Methodist.
Survivors: Daughter, Janette Bowers of Alpine; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Eulalia Marrufo
MONAHANS -- Eulalia Marrufo, 55, of Monahans, a homemaker, died Monday, March 16, 1998, at her residence.
Services will be will be held at 10 a.m. today at St. John's Catholic Church with the Rev. John Lucido officiating. Burial will be at Monahans Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by Harkey Funeral Home.
She was born in Ojinaga, Mexico, and was a 23-year resident of Monahans. She was Catholic.
Survivors: Husband, Rafael Marrufo of Monahans; sons, Jaime Marrufo and Rafael Marrufo Jr., both of Monahans; daughters, Bertha Porras of Pecos and Antonia Marrufo of Monahans; five brothers, Emilio Armendariz, Ramon Armendariz, Carlos Armendariz, Octavio Armendariz and Monserat Armendariz, all of Monahans; sisters, Victoria Salazar of Anthony, N.M., Petra Chacon of Mesquit, N.M., and Josefina Vauera of Chi, N.M.; and 14 grandchildren.

Crecencio Rede
PECOS -- Crecencio Rede Sr., 55, of Pecos, a case manager at Reeves County Detention Center, died Sunday, March 15, 1998, at Memorial Hospital in Midland.
Rosary was said Tuesday, March 17, 1998, at Pecos Funeral Home Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. today at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with the Rev. Antonio Mena officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Pecos Funeral Home.
He was born in Toyahvale and was a lifelong resident of Monahans. He was a veteran of the Army. He was Catholic.
Survivors: Son, Crecencio Rede Jr. of Pecos; daughter, Terry Gerke of Midland; brothers, Pablo Rede of Pecos, Raymundo Rede of Odessa and Juan Rede of Lovington, N.M.; sisters, Maria Magdalena Garcia Ruiz of Midland and Agapita Lopez of Lovington, N.M.; and two grandchildren.

Charlotte Roehl
CARTHAGE, Mo. -- Charlotte Jean ``Shirley'' Roehl, 56, of Carthage, Mo., died Friday, March 13, 1998, at her residence.
Services were held Monday, March 16, 1998, at Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Cook officiating. Burial was at Jasper Cemetery. Arrangements by Ulmer Funeral Home Inc.
She was born in Carthage, and was a resident of Odessa before returning to Carthage in 1974. She was a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors: Daughters, Valerie Stevens of Odessa and Charmain Shaw of San Angelo; and brother, Willard Adams of Joplin, Mo.

Earlene Weeks
ODESSA -- Earlene Weeks, 77, of Odessa, a homemaker, died Monday, March 16, 1998, at Seabury Nursing Center.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hubbard-Kelly Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Braswell officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
She was born in Advance and moved to Odessa in 1955 from Hempstead. She was Pentecostal.
Survivors: Sons, Don Weeks of Quitman, Delton Weeks and Donnie Weeks, both of Holly Lake, Gaylon Weeks of Red Oak and Darwin Weeks of Odessa; daughters, Clarene Anderson of Odessa, Betty Fitts of Odessa and Belinda Coppinger of Salt Lake City; mother, Myrtis Roberts of Odessa; sisters, Dorothy Norman and Juanita Greer, both of Odessa; 20 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Violet Anderson
BIG SPRING -- Violet Anderson, 71, of Coahoma, a retired licensed vocational nurse, died Tuesday, March 17, 1998, at her residence.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Elwin Collom officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park. Arrangements by Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
She was born in Reyden, Okla., moved to Big Spring in 1951 and moved to Coahoma in 1984. She was a Baptist.
Survivors: Sons, Raymond Anderson Jr. of Ballinger, George Anderson of Odessa; daughter, Lena Gomez of Mission Viejo, Calif.; sisters, Lillie Mae Williams of Jacksonville, Ark., Marie Mayer of Wichita Falls, Twinkle Chitwood of Elk City, Okla., Ruby Anderson of Amarillo; brother, Richard Reed of Elk City, Okla.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

R.D. Banks
GAINESVILLE -- R.D. Banks, 73, of Gainesville, a retired consultant for an oil company, died Tuesday, March 17, 1998, at Gainesville Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Casey Campbell officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Monahans Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Hatler officiating. Arrangements by Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
He was born in Gainesville and was a former resident of Monahans. He was a Baptist.
Survivors: Daughters, Bernice Banks Denney, Ella Baldree and Geneva Wallen, all of Gainesville; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Matilde Castro
EL PASO -- Matilde M. Castro, 83, of El Paso, a homemaker, died Sunday, March 15, 1998, at an El Paso hospital.
Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. today at Hillcrest Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 11:45 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery. Arrangments by Hillcrest Funeral Home.
She was born in Terlingua and was a Catholic.
Survivors: Sons, Pete Castro, George Castro and Eddie Castro, all of El Paso and Manuel Castro and Juan Castro, both of Los Angeles; and eight grandchildren.

Lois Hurst
ANDREWS -- Lois E. Hurst, 97, of Andrews, a homemaker, died Wednesday, March 18, 1998, at Andrews Nursing Center.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church with the Rev. Bob Zap officiating. Burial will be at Eden City Cemetery in Eden. Arrangements by McNett Funeral Home.
She was born in Yuba, Indian Territory (Okla.) and moved to Andrews 20 years ago. She was a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors: Daughters, Roberta Nichols of Andrews, Theta Stearns of Tatum, N.M.; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Billy Richardson
ODESSA -- Billy Wayne Richarson, 56, of Odessa, a radiographer, died Tuesday, March 17, 1998, at his residence.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Odessa Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Ziegler officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Odessa Funeral Home Angeles Memorial Chapel. He was born in Coryell County.
Survivors: Sons, Billy ``Wayne'' Richardson Jr. of Waco, Steven Richardson of Dover, Del., Dale Richardson of Waco, Shane Richardson of Odessa; daughters, Angela Horn of Corpus Christi, Lisa McFarland of Brady; brothers, Jacob Richardson Sr. of Temple, Jesse Richardson of Tow, John A. Richardson of Gatesville, Harvey Richardson of Brady; sisters, Linnie Cudworth Stevens of Point, Wis., Pansy Ray of Odessa; Virginia Hemson of Gatesville, Pauline Shaw of Brady; and 15 grandchildren.

Judy Trammell
BALMORHEA -- Judy Trammell, 57, of Balmorhea, a school teacher, died Tuesday, March 17, 1998, at University Medical Center in Lubbock.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Todd Plyant officiating. Burial will be at Balmorhea Cemetery. Arrangements by Pecos Funeral Home.
She was born in Broken Arrow, Okla., and has lived in Balmorhea since 1991. Survivors: Husband, Thomas Trammell of Balmorhea; sons, Dennis Trammell of Waco, Paul Trammell of Oklahoma, Texas; brother, Rufus Ibison of Livingston; sisters, Ethel Davis of Nixa, Mo.; Rosemary Sawbell of Grove, Okla.; and one grandchild.

Eusebio Vega
ODESSA -- Eusebio Prieto ``Chato'' Vega Jr., 45, of Odessa, a welder, died Tuesday, March 17, 1998, in Odessa.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Catholic Church. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Martinez Funeral Home.
He was born in Monahans and was a lifetime resident of Odessa. He was a Viet Nam War veteran of the Marine Corps. He was a Catholic.
Survivors: Wife, Anita Vega of Odessa; son, Steven Vega of Odessa; daughter, Monica Vega of Odessa; brothers, Joe Vega of Victoria, Carlos Vega of El Paso, Robert Vega, Jesse Vega, Danny Vega and Ramon Vega, all of Odessa; sisters, Lupe Melendez and Estella Ybarra, both of Odessa; and four grandchildren.

Terry Wooten
ODESSA -- Terry Carl Wooten, 47, of Odessa, died Monday, March 16, 1998, at Medical Center Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Ector County Cemetery with the Rev. David Henry officiating. Arrangements by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
He was born in Snyder. He was a member of the Assembly of God.
Survivors: Mother, Zelma Wooten of Odessa; brothers, Tom Wooten, James Wooten, Nicky Wooten and Curtis Wooten, all of Odessa, Bill Wooten of Humble, and Alan Wooten of Mesa, Ariz.; step-brother, Dub Keesee of College Station; step-sister, Joyce Keesee of Teneha.


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