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Pilar Franco

Pilar Rodriguez Franco, 62, of Odessa died on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000, at her residence.

Rosary was held at 7 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 25 and Sunday, Nov. 26 at the Odessa Funeral Home Chapel.

Mass was set for 2 p.m today Santa Rosa Catholic Church with Rev. Manuel Munoz officiating.

Burial services followed at the Mount Evergreen Cemetery.

She was born on November 12, 1938 in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico and was a homemaker and Catholic.

She is preceded in death by one brother, Toribio Rodriguez.

Survivors include her husband D. Armando Franco of Ojinaga; sons Armando Franco, Rigoberto Franco, Jose Nicholas Franco and Alfredo Franco, all of Odessa; daughters Librada Salas, Veronica Gayosso, Anabel Prieto and Yanira Nieto all of Odessa; brothers Francisco Rodriguez and Jose Luis Rodriguez both from Pecos; sister Rita Montano of Pecos; 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Jesus Gonzales

Jesus "Jessie" Gonzales, 45, of Pecos died on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2000, as a result of a traffic accident in southeastern Reeves County.

Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Pecos Funeral Home, with burial at 2 p.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Fort Stockton.

Gonzales was born on Feb. 23, 1955 and worked for UTI Drilling at the time of his death.

Survivors include his wife, Norma Martinez; two sons, Jeffrey Gonzales and Jason Carrillo; one daughter, Abigail Carrillo; a step-son, David Licon; two step-daughters, Crissy Licon and Elain Martinez; his mother, Enedina Barron; one brother, Hector Gonzales; two sisters, Tina Mercado and Lila Martinez, and two grandsons.

Joan Coon

Joan Marie Coon, 62, of Loving, N.M., died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2000, at her residence.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., today, at Denton-Funchess Funeral Home Chapel with her nephew, Rob Coon and Elena Yoder of VistaCare Family Hospice officiating. Burial was in Memory Lawn Memorial Park, Roswell, N.M.

She was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Artesia, N.M., from 1976-1985 worked for the Carlsbad Irrigation District during the winters as a heavy equipment operator. During the summers she worked at Ruidoso Downs Race Track. From 1985-1997 she worked at the Pennzoil Sulphur Plant in Culberson County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lonzo Coon on Dec. 31, 1971; one daughter, Leslie Marie Coon, July 11, 1987; one granddaughter, Mindy Hazel, June 1, 1982 and two brothers, Eugene Barrett in 1998 and Bill Barrett in 1997.

Survivors include two daughters, Jerri Lynn Hazel of New Braunfels and Tricia Mashaw of Carlsbad, N.M.; five brothers, Charles Barrett of Carlsbad, N.M., Dale Barrett of Albuquerque, N.M., Ray Barrett of Buena Vista, Colo. and Kenneth and Wayne Barrett of Bowie, Ariz.; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Visa Hospice Care Foundation, 601 North Canal Street, Carlsbad, N.M. or St. Jude's Children's Fund.

Denton-Funchess Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ignacia Tarango

Ignacia Tarango, 74, of Pecos, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000, at her residence.

A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Pecos Funeral Home Chapel.

Services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Pecos Funeral Home Chapel with Ismael Lujan officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

She was born July 18, 1926, in Saragosa, was a homemaker and a lifelong area resident.

She was preceded in death by two sons and a daughter.

Survivors include her husband, Bernabe Tarango of Pecos; three sons, Mario, Alvino and Adan Tarango of Pecos; four daughters, Imelda Reyes of San Angelo, Gloria Valeriano of Pecos, Eva Ramirez of Utica, Mi. and Sonia Uribe of Houston; 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marana Humphrey

Marana Osborn Humphrey, 100, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000.

Graveside services will be held at 2:15 p.m., Monday, Nov. 20, at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. She will be buried with her beloved husband, Joseph Robert Humphrey.

She was born June 28, 1900, in Emory, Tx. She and Joseph Robert Humphrey were married in 1923, and they came to Pecos, where he had graduated from high school in 1916. He was superintendent of schools, and she was a teacher.

Through the years, Marana was a strong, positive influence on the students that she taught, and won many teaching accolades.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her grandsons will cherish the memories of living with her in Austin at various times during their college years, and memorable visits.

She was preceded in death by her husband, "Joe Bob" in 1972.

Survivors include two daughters, Martha Muirhead of Plattsburg, Mo. and Lillian Creasy of Pecos; four grandsons, Joseph R. Muirhead, John Muirhead, Robert Rhea, and Scott Rhea, and two great-grandchildren.

Her loving touch will remain with all those who loved her, and she will be very missed.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association or their favorite charity.

Ronald Tate

Ronald Bruce Tate, 58, of Hobbs, N.M., died on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, in Intercoastal, La.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. MST (11 a.m. CST), Monday, Nov. 20, at Chapel of Hope Funeral Home Chapel in Hobbs with Rev. LaVoid Ford of Temple Baptist Church officiating.

Burial services will be at 3 p.m. CST, at Mount Evergreen Cemetary in Pecos with graveside services conducted by the Pecos Masonic Lodge.

He was born on July 4, 1942 in Edna and married Erie Bolden on Dec. 6, 1963 in Franklin, LA.

He was a 32nd Mason and a member of the Pecos Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife Erie Bolden of Hobbs; one son Ron Tate of Lafayette, La.; his step-father Horatio, Ak.; and one grandson.

Mary V. Holguin

Mary V. Holguin, 57, of Hobbs, N.M., died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, in Lubbock.

A rosary will be held at 7 p.m., today at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Artesia, N.M. with Deacon Pablo Merjil.

Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Artesia, N.M., with Father Vince Peterson officiating. Burial will be in Woodbine Cemetery in Artesia, N.M.

She was born Feb. 17, 1945, in Candelaria, Tx., was a resident of Hobbs for the past 30 years and worked as a caretaker in people's homes.

She was preceded in death by her father, Manuel Villanueva in 1990 and one brother, Juan Villanueva in 1970.

Survivors include one son, Jesse Armendariz of Artesia, N.M.; one daughter, Roseann Arcidez of Midland; two brothers, Tony Villanueva of Phoenix, Ariz., Manuel Villanueva of Pecos; her mother, Refugia Villanueva of Artesia, N.M.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bethany Funeral Home of Hobbs, N.M. is in charge of arrangements.

Shirley Ann Reavis

Shirley Ann Reavis, of Camp Wood, Tx., died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2000, at her residence.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Nelson Funeral Home Chapel, in Camp Wood.

She was born March 30, 1934, in Pecos.

Survivors include one daughter, Karen Patterson of Barksdale; two sons, Edward Henry Reavis of Freer, Jerry Wayne Reavis of San Antonio; two sisters, Lucille Kersh and Donna Pickett of Cross Cut; one brother, Jerry R. Brown of Cross Plains; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Nelson Funeral Homes of Camp Wood is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Daniel

Barbara Paul Daniel, 69, of Lubbock died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000, at her residence.

A memorial service is scheduled for 1:30 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 13, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Lubbock with Rev. Clifton Mann and Rev. Jo Mann officiating.

She was born Jan. 28, 1931 in Oklahoma City, Okla., and married Edward A. Daniel on Sept. 2, 1956.

She has been a resident of Lubbock since 1982 and has been involved in the travel business and Meals On Wheels.

She also worked for the Better Business Bureau and Green Thumb.

Survivors include one daughter, Leslie Daniel of Lubbock and one sister Virginia Stallings of Corpus Christi.

Arrangements are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.

Raymond Carrasco

Raymond Carrasco, 49, of Balmorhea, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000, at Reeves County Hospital.

A special service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 11, at Seventh Day Adventist Church in Saragosa.

A memorial service is scheduled for 2:30 p.m., Saturday, at the Pecos Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Abner Razon officiating.

He was born Dec. 1, 1951, in Fort Stockton, was a safety manager at the Reeves County Detention Center, and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine Carrasco of Balmorhea; one son, John Carrasco of Austin; three daughters, Rachel Carrasco of Austin, Monica Carrasco of Balmorhea and Dede Hernandez of Lubbock; his mother Dominga Carrasco of Balmorhea; two brothers, Rosendo and Ruben Carrasco of Balmorhea; one sister, Velma Baeza of Cleburne.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marian Morelan

Marian Maxine Morelan, 71, of Pecos, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, at her residence.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. James Sain officiating.

She was born Aug. 4, 1929, in Oakley, Ind., was a bookkeeper for Pecos Air Conditioning, had lived in Pecos since 1953 and was a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, Dickie Morelan of Pecos; two sons, Dale Bryan Morelan of Odessa and John Thomas Morelan of Corpus Christi; one daughter, Paula Kay Morelan of Garland; one sister, Juanita Sheets of Del Phi, Ind., and four grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marian Morelan

Services are incomplete for Marian Morelan, 71, who died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, at her residence.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lula Samples

Lula Mae Samples, 92, of Pecos, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at the Pecos Nursing Home.

Services were held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Pecos Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bruce Abbott and Rev. Joe Terry officiating.

A service is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 8, in Fort Worth with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Fort Worth.

She was born Oct. 4, 1908, in Anderson, was a retired service employee for Texas-Pacific Railroad and a Methodist.

Survivors include one daughter, Daisy Roquemore of Pecos; one sister, Billie Sadler of Pecos; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marian Ailes

Marian Ailes, 87, of Midland, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2000, at Memorial Hospital and Medical Center in Midland.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. today at First Christian Church with Dr. Tommy Potter, officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park.

She was born on Aug. 15, 1913, in Toyah, was raised in Toyah and Pecos, received her Bachelors of Music Degree from Westminster College in Princeton, N.J., where she worked with Leonard Bernstein, Bruno Volcher and Leopold Chakowski. She moved to Midland in 1948 and was the Music Director at First Christian Church from 1949 to 1959. She was a private piano and voice teacher for over 50 years.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Gage Van Horn, Jr. and Hez Neil Van Horn and her husband, Laird Ailes.

Survivors include one daughter, Peggy Ailes of Midland; one niece and one nephew.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to MHMR of Midland or the First Christian Church endowment fund.

Ellis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lula Samples

Services are incomplete for Lula M. Samples, 91, who died today at the Pecos Nursing Home.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby Walker

Ruby Evelyn Walker, 91, of Pecos, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2000, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at First Baptist Church in Pecos, with Rev. Greer Willis officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, following the services.

She was born on Sept. 7, 1909, to William E. and Susie Pearl Poer. Tiny, as she was known to family and friends, was born on the V.H. Ranch near Pecos and attended Sul Ross State Teacher's College and Mary Hardin Baylor. She married Guy E. Walker on July 7, 1931. They made their home in Pecos where Tiny taught in the Pecos schools. She was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was also a "Life Member" of the Merry Wives Club, having been in the club for more than 50 years.

Walker was preceded in death by her husband, Guy E. Walker in 1982.

Survivors include one sister, Edna Withers of Pecos; one brother, Truett Poer of Monahans; three daughters, Carol Chinn and Kathy Garlitz of Pecos and Evelyn Cowart of Arkadelphia, Ark.; two grandchildren, Cheryl Cowart of Arkadelphia and Tim Garlitz of Pecos and several nieces and nephews.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Paisano Baptist Encampment at "Paisano Memorials", P.O. Box 431, Pecos, Tx. 79772.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby Walker

Services are incomplete for Ruby P. Walker, 91, of Pecos, who died Monday, Oct. 30, at her residence.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hilaria Garcia

Hilaria "Lola" R. Garcia, 86, of Barstow, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, at Odessa Regional Hospital.

A rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Martinez Funeral Home Chapel.

Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church in Barstow with burial in Barstow Cemetery.

She was born June 14, 1914, in Falls City, was a lifetime resident of Barstow, a homemaker and a Catholic.

She was preceded in death by her husband Juan G. Garcia.

Survivors include five sons, Florencio R. Garcia of Barstow, Domingo R. Garcia of La Puente, Calif., Bernabe R. Garcia of Cleburne, Juan "John" Garcia Jr. of Fort Stockton and Santos R. Garcia of Pecos; four daughters, Leonor G. Carrasco of Monahans, Isabel G. Abila, Luisa G. Mendoza and Guadalupe G. Wilkins of Barstow; one brother, Hilario Riojas of Karnes City; 36 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.

Martinez Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hileria Garcia

Funeral services are incomplete for Hileria Garcia, 86, of Barstow, who died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

Services will be under the direction of Martinez Funeral Home.

Howard Doyle Huddle

Howard Doyle Huddle, 88, of Lamesa died on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2000 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

Services were held at 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, at the First Baptist Church with Reverend Dennis Teeters officiating. Burial followed at Lamesa Memorial Park.

He was born on March 22, 1912 in Tyler and married Lillija Graves on April 11, 1941 in Ackerly.

He came to Dawson County in 1920 from Tyler and started farming in 1945 and farmed until he retired in 1998 and was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lillija Huddle of Lamesa; one son, Ronnie Huddle of Lamesa; one daughter, Carol Ann Lee of Pecos; one brother, Lawrence Huddle of Roswell, NM; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to go to the American Heart Association.

Benina L. Ortiz

Benina Lopez Ortiz, 71, of Harbor City, Calif. and formerly of Pecos, died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2000 in California.

Viewing will be between the hours of 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., today at Greenhills Mortuary in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, at Saint Margaret Mary Church in Lomita, Calif., with burial to follow.

She was born in Saragosa and was a homemaker.

Survivors include five sisters, Paula Abila of Pecos, Severa Rubio and Luisa Gonzales of Fort Stockton, Lencho Lopez of Ojinaga, Mex. and Chole Palomino of Barstow; three daughters, Hortencia Rayos, Delma Orona and Olga Mendoza of California; three sons, Luz Ortiz, Jr., of Pecos, Enrique Ortiz of Pecos, Danny Ortiz of California; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Mary Lea Nichols

Mary Lea Nichols, 78, of Sweetwater, formerly of Pecos, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000 in Ennis.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, at Cate-Spencer and Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Joe Bagby officiating. Burial will be in Roscoe Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 27, 1921, in Roscoe, was a homemaker, a member of Fourth and Elm Church of Christ, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and lived in Pecos from 1955 until 1976.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Coy L. Nichols on Dec. 20, 1993 and one brother, Hollis Smith on Oct. 6, 1982.

Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Blake of Ennis, Doris Stubblefield of San Antonio; one brother, Max Smith of Houston; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Arthritis Foundation, Northwest Chapter, 3001 W. Fifth St., Fort Worth, Tx. 76107.

Frederick Stroade

Frederick Earl Stroade, 85, of San Angelo, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at his residence.

Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 22, at First Baptist Church in Balmorhea with Rev. Claude Porter and Steve Dean officiating. Burial was in Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.

He was born Feb. 8, 1915, in Roswell, N.M., was a retired owner of Farm and Ranch Supply Store, had lived in San Angelo since 1987 and was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Stroade of San Angelo; one daughter, Carolyn Stroade of Balmorhea; one brother, Kenneth Stroade of Buffalo, Tx.; three sisters, Lucille Ross of Scottsdale, Ariz., Anna Mae Reynolds and Jane Dean of Lubbock; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Margarito Benavidez

Margarito Benavidez, 69, of Pecos, died on September 29, 2000 in California.

A memorial is scheduled for 11 a.m., on Thursday, at the Martinez Funeral Home Chapel

The remains will be buried on Saturday, Oct. 28 in the Van Horn Cemetery.

He was born March 9, 1931, in Pecos, and lived in Hamet, Calif., for 37 years. He was a supervisor for a telephone company.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Sebero Benavidez, Federico Benavidez and Juan Chavez and one sister, Consepcion Lerma.

Survivors include his companion of 23 years, Rita Luna of Hemet Calif., three sisters, Pabla Garcia of Pecos, Frances Bustamantes of Odessa and Cecilia Moreno of California; and three stepchildren, Linda Nunez of Pecos and Gloria Luna and Pedro Benavidez of Odessa.

Ruben Abila

Ruben Vejil Abila, 37, of Pecos, died Saturday morning, Oct. 21, 2000, at Lewisville Hospital, Lewisville, Tx.

A rosary is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., today, at the Pecos Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services are set for 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with burial in Mount Evergreen Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 12, 1963, in Pecos, was a graduate of the class of 1981 from Pecos High School and was an electrical engineer for Cutler-Hammer Co. in Lewisville.

He was the son of the late Genaro Abila and the late Nina Abila, Reeves County Treasurer.

Survivors include his wife, Molly Womak Abila of Lewisville; one brother, Luis Genaro Abila of Katy, Tx.; one sister, Teresa Maria Abila Garcia of Midland; his maternal grandmother, Mary Vejil Baeza of Pecos; paternal grandparents, Antonio and Raquel Abila of Barstow; his uncles Danny and David Vejil; his nephews, Christopher Abila, Daniel Genaro and Bryan Garcia; one niece Hannah Abila; his uncles, Roberto and Alfredo Abila; aunts, Patricia Abila and Hortencia Abila.

Ruben Abila

Services for Ruben Vejil Abila, who died, Friday, Oct. 21, 2000 in Lewisville, are incomplete.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jose Ortega

Jose Mendoza Ortega, Sr., 76, of Big Spring, died Friday, Oct. 20, in a Big Spring hospital.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., today, at the Northside United Methodist Church, with burial in Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

He was born on Feb. 14, 1924, in Toyah, was a longtime Big Spring resident, a member and musician for the Northside United Methodist Church, a member of the Hot Potato Band and had served in the United States Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Olague of Big Spring; seven sons, Jose Ortega, Jr., Rudy, Albert and Sammy Ortega all of Big Spring, Johnny and Carlos Ortega of Phoenix, Ariz. and Raymond Ortega of San Angelo; one daughter, Mary Lou Puga of Big Spring; one brother, Margarito Ortega of Big Spring; two sisters, Rosa Diaz and Virginia Sosa of Big Spring. 28 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to, Northside United Methodist Church, 501 NE Sixth St., Big Spring, Tx. 79720.

Nalley-Pickle and Welch Funeral of Big Spring is in charge of arrangements.

Monia Wilson

Monia June Wilson, 60, of Pecos, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, in Dallas.

Services will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Woodard officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.

She was born Feb. 12, 1940, in Wichita Falls, was a teacher's aide for the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD, a lifelong Pecos resident and a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, Charles E. Wilson of Pecos; three daughters, Crystal Grimes and Tracy and Denise Wilson, all of Dallas; her mother, Willie V. Thomas of San Angelo; two sisters, Carolyn Walker of Sacramento, Calif. and Susie Walker of Manhattan, Kan., and six grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Heustacio Hernandez

Heustacio F. Hernandez, 71, of Odessa, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000.

A rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, at Martinez Funeral Home Chapel.

Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 23, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

He was born April 29, 1929, in Balmorhea, was a lifetime resident and a Catholic.

Survivors include his wife, Gabina P. Hernandez of Pecos; four sons, Alfonso P. and Johnny P. Hernandez of Pecos, Robert P. Hernandez of Carlsbad, N.M. and Henry P. Hernandez of Midland; seven daughters, Carolina H. Hajera, Margarita H. Sanchez, Delma Russell, Lydia Davis, Sylvia Garcia, Amelia H. Cameron and Rosa Maria Hernandez, all of Odessa; one sister, Juanita Cuevas of Portales, N.M.; 43 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Martinez Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Josie Chacon

Josie D. Chacon, 76, of McKinney, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, in McKinney.

Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 20, at St. Michaels Catholic Church in McKinney, with Father Carl Vogel officiating. Burial will be in Ridgeview Memorial Park.

She was born Feb. 29, 1924, in Redford, was a manager in the clothing manufacturing industry and a Catholic.

Survivors include her husband, Joe L. Chacon of Bakersville, Calif.; four daughters, Yolanda Ryan and Irma Arismendez of McKinney, Thelma Chacon of San Francisco, Calif. and Debra Maestes of Folsom, Calif.; seven brothers, Robert Dominguez of San Antonio, Oscar and Ysidro Dominguez of Odessa, Ruben and Inocente Dominguez of Pecos, Esequiel Dominguez of California and Cipriano Dominguez of Lytle, Tx.; and three sisters, Mary Jane Villanueva of Midland, Hope Galvan of Odessa and Paula Gonzales of Odessa.

Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Daniel Sandoval

Daniel Palma Sandoval, 64, of Pecos, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at Reeves County Hospital.

A rosary will be held at 7 p.m., today, at West "F" Street in Pecos.

Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

He was born Jan. 28, 1936, in Vado De Piedra, Ojinaga, Mex., was retired and a Catholic.

He was preceded in death by one son Abram Sandoval.

Survivors include his wife, Pascuala Sandoval of Pecos; seven daughters, Rosa Mesta, Lorena Munoz, Monica Orosco, Michelle Sandoval, Martina Samaguey all of Pecos, Adelita Gonzales of Monahans and Malisa Molinar of Bledsoe; seven sons, Daniel Sandoval, Jr., Victor, Jacob and Jesus Sandoval of Pecos, Hugo Sandoval of Barstow, Benito Sandoval of Kermit and Hugo Zubiate of Mexico; four brothers, Marcos Sandoval, Federico Sandoval of Lovington, N.M., Benigno Sandoval of Andrews and Gonzalo Sandoval of Pecos; two sisters, Evangelina Sotelo and Hermila Carrasco of Pecos and 29 grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lela Schneider

Lela Ivy Schneider, 94, of Pecos, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, at the Pecos Nursing Home.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 19, at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. Greer Willis officiating.

She was born Aug. 6, 1906, in Anadarko, Okla., had lived in Pecos since 1928, was retired and a member of the First Christian Church.

Survivors include one stepson Woody Ivy of Pecos; four grandsons, Jim Ivy of Pecos, Jack Ivy of Flower Mount, Tx., John Ivy of Lille Elm, Tx., Joel Ivy of Dickinson; two nieces Irene Myles of Shreveport, La., Dorothy Jo Master of Monroe, La., six great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Daniel Sandoval

Services are incomplete for Daniel Palma Sandoval, 64, of Pecos, who died, Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at Reeves County Hospital.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lela Schneider

Services are incomplete for Lela I. Schneider, who died today at the Pecos Nursing Home.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ignacio Tarango

Ignacio Tarango, 77, of Pecos, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at his residence.

A rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m., today, at the Pecos Funeral Home Chapel.

Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

He was born Feb. 1, 1923, in Coyame, Chih., Mex., had lived in Pecos since 1985, was retired and a Catholic.

Survivors include his wife, Otilia Tarango of Pecos; one son, Guillermo Tarango of Midland; five daughters, Rosario T. Ramirez, Martha Mendoza, Manuela Tarango and Maria Salgado of Pecos and Cecilia T. Aguirre of Presidio; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Beverly Fabrygel

Beverly Fabrygel, 84, of Pecos, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2000, at the Pecos Nursing Home.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, at Fairview Cemetery with Rev. Ernest Waggoner officiating.

She was born Nov. 15, 1915, in Pecos, was music teacher, a lifelong Pecos resident and a member of the First Christian Church.

After graduating from high school, Fabrygel, received a degree from TCU and did graduate study at the University of Texas and the Juilliard School of Music in New York. She had worn many hats in the music business. During the war all the men band directors were drafted, so she was band director for the Pecos schools and later in Lubbock, where she also had the orchestras in the schools. During that time she was on the piano and violin faculty at Texas Tech. She had served as choir director and church organist for various churches during a period of over 30 years. By profession she was a piano teacher. She was also adjudicator for the National Guild of Piano teachers and for nearby area contests.

Survivors include her husband, R.L. Fabrygel of Pecos and numerous friends.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or their favorite charity.

Pecos Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

David Leonard

David Melvin Leonard, 86, of Crew, Virginia, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000.

Services were held Friday, Oct. 13.

Survivors include two sons, Joe Leonard of Richmond, Va. and James Leonard of Pecos; two daughters, Becky Mallory of Ashland, Va. and June Nicholas of Bumpass, Va., and numerous children and grandchildren.

Jenning-McMillian Funeral Home of Crew, Va., were in charge of arrangements.

Seberiano Olibas

Seberiano Olibas, 93, of Barstow, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at the Pecos Nursing Home.

Mass was held at 10 a.m., today, at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church with Father Mike Alcuino officiating. Burial was in Barstow Cemetery.

He was born Feb. 21, 1906, in Paloma, Mexico, was a retired laborer and a Catholic.

Survivors include one son, Raymond Ferralez of Phoenix, Ariz.; one brother, Jesus Quiroz of Odessa; one sister, Petronila Palomino of Barstow; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lucy Tejada

Lucy "China" Flores Tejada, 68, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000.

Funeral services were held today in Phoenix, Ariz.

She was born on Feb. 18, 1932, in Toyah.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Francisco Martinez and a sister, Cruz Ortega.

Survivors include her husband, Arturo Tejada; two sons, Artie and Danny Tejada; one daughter, Cindy Tejada; three brothers, Chel Flores of Pecos, Alfredo Martinez of El Paso and Silverio Flores of Los Angeles, Calif.; one sister, Flora Lara of Pico Rivera, Calif.; numerous grandchildren and nieces and nephews. h3> Edna Harding Edna Idell Harding, 83, of Exray Community, Tx., died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000 at Palo Pinto General Hospital in Mineral Wells.

Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Mike Orsini officiating. Burial will be in Hannibal Cemetery in Hannibal Community.

She was born Aug. 21, 1917, in McClain, was the postmaster at Mentone for over 10 years, was a member of the Methodist Church, and had lived in the Exray Community for the past 15 years, moving there from Pecos. She was a retired postmaster.

A daughter, one sister, and four brothers preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband, Grady Harding of Exray Community; four daughters, Jenny Jones of Grand Prairie, Wilma Dickerman of Phoenix, Ariz., Elrain Wear of Spearman, Lynn O'Leary of Gravette, Ark.; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Stephenville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Seberiano Olivas

Services are incomplete for Seberiano Olivas, 93, of Pecos who died, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at Pecos Nursing Home.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Loy Collier

Loy M. Collier, 79, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000, at Odessa Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, at the First Presbyterian Church in Pecos with Rev. Joe Fields officiating.

He was born Oct. 24, 1920, in Okemah, Okla., was a United States Army veteran who served in World War II, had lived in Pecos since 1948, was a farmer and a Presbyterian.

He was preceded in death by his wife Eugenia Grace Collier in 1984.

Survivors include his wife, Beth Collier of Pecos; one son, Ronny Collier and wife, Debbie of Kingwood, Tx.; two step-sons, Bill Harrison of Bakersfield, Calif. and Bruce Harrison of Carrollton, Ga.; one step-daughter, Sharon Jernigan of Pecos; one sister, Zelma Nemeth of El Paso; two grandchildren, Brandon and Tracy; eight step-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren and his favorite dog "Boots."

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Loy Collier

Services are incomplete for Loy Collier, 79, who died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ramon Meneses

Ramon "Kiki" Meneses, 35, of Saragosa, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, in Houston.

Services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Saragosa, with burial in Saragosa Cemetery.

He was born April 8, 1965, in Pecos, was a lifetime Saragosa resident, a Texas Department of Transportation employee and a member of the Catholic Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ramon and Lydia Meneses.

Survivors include one brother, Jesus Alfredo of Oakland, Calif.; and one sister, Rita M. Valdez of Houston.

Martinez Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pauline Yarbrough

Pauline W. Yarbrough, 69, of Pecos, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, at Reeves County Hospital.

Graveside services were scheduled for 2 p.m. today, at Greenwood Cemetery with Rev. James Henderson officiating.

She was born June 6, 1931, in Jacksonville, Tx. and was a homemaker.

Survivors include numerous friends.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Martha Medrano

Martha Chavez Medrano, 37, of Pecos, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

Services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, at Martinez Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

She was born Oct. 22, 1963, in Pecos, was a longtime Pecos resident, an LVN nurse and a member of the Apostolic Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Tomas B. Chavez.

Survivors include her mother, Jesusita Lara Chavez; two brothers, Hector Chavez of San Angelo and Arturo Chavez of Pecos; three sisters, Eva Chavez of Pecos, Gloria Chavez Holguin of San Angelo and Anita Chavez of Monahans.

Martinez Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ramon Meneses

Services are incomplete for Ramon Meneses, 35, of Saragosa, who died Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, in Houston.

Meneses was a Saragosa tornado victim and had been in a coma.

Martinez Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pauline Yarbrough

Pauline W. Yarbrough, 69, of Pecos, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, at Reeves County Hospital.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Greenwood Cemetery with Rev. James Henderson officiating.

She was born June 6, 1931, in Jacksonville, Tx. and was a

Mildred Wilson

Mildred "Marcie" Wilson, 68, of Hico, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2000 in a Temple hospital.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., today at the First Baptist Church in Lipan. Burial will be in Bishop Cemetery in Lipan.

She was born June 6, 1932, in Erath County and she married Billy Don Wilson, Sept. 18, 1948, in Lipan.

Survivors include her husband, Billy Don Wilson of Hico; two sons, Steve Randall Wilson of Austin and Glenn D. Wilson of Hico; one daughter, Melissa Dawn Davis of Weatherford; three brothers, Darrell Wheeler of Mulberry, Ark., David Wheeler of Lipan and Timothy Wheeler of Mansfield; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.

Wiley Funeral Home of Lipan is in charge of arrangements.

Micaela Corrales

Micaela Z. Corrales, 62, of Pecos, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2000, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

A rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6, at Martinez Funeral Home Chapel.

Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with burial in Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 10, 1937, in Pecos, was a lifetime Pecos resident, a housewife and a Catholic.

Survivors include her husband, Juan L. Corrales of Pecos and Petra Martinez Zermeno of Pecos; children, Edmundo and Florence, Tia Marie, Betina and Edmundo Corrales II of Oak Harbor, Wash.; John L. and Celina, Deanna, Marie John L. and Aaron J. Corrales of Odessa; Pearl C. and Pete, Kelsey Sloan, Pete III and Tyler Clay Ramos of Pecos; Jane C. and Jerry, Jasmine and Jerry II of McAllen; Elizabeth C. and Dre Brooks and Carlos Avila of Oak Harbor, Wash.; one brother, Ysidro M. Zermeno of Pecos; one sister, Erminia M. Zermeno of Pecos.

Martinez Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Alicia Gonzales


Alicia Paz Gonzales, 53, of Del Rio, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2000, at the Pecos Nursing Home.

A rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m., today, at Martinez Funeral Home.

Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 6, at Greenwood Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 24, 1947, in Del Rio, was an elementary school teacher and a Catholic.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose R. Paz Sr. and Josefa Cruz Paz.

Survivors include one son, Edward James Gonzales of Austin, and three brothers, Jose Robert Paz Jr. of Midland, Alfredo and Guadalupe Paz of Pecos.

Martinez Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nicolas Hernandez

Nicolas P. Hernandez, 34, of Pecos, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at Reeves County Hospital.

A rosary will be held today at 7:30 p.m., at Martinez Funeral Home Chapel.

Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

He was born Dec. 12, 1965, was disabled, a lifetime Pecos resident and a Catholic.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Hipolito P. Hernandez.

Survivors include his parents, Gabina Pisana of Pecos, H.F. Hernandez of Odessa; his grandmother, Rosenda Pisana of Odessa; four brothers, Alfonso P., Johnny P. and Henry P. Hernandez of Pecos and Roberto P. Hernandez of Carlsbad, N.M.; six sisters, Amelia Cameron, Sylvia Garcia, Lydia Davies, Margarita H. Sanchez, Carolina H. Najera and Rosa Hernandez of Odessa.

Martinez Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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