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Norman Pallanes

Norman Perea Pallanes, 32, of Midland, died Friday, April 6, 2001, in an oil field explosion.

Rosaries were held on Sunday, April 8 and Mass was Tuesday, April 10 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Midland followed by burial at Resthaven Cemetery.

He was born on Oct. 5, 1968, in Pecos to Lucia Perea and Isabel "Chester" Pallanes.

He attended Midland schools and graduated, after playing varsity football, at Midland High School in 1987.

Survivors include his wife, Jesusita Martinez Pallanes, of Midland; children Zacariah Adam, Jeremiah Matthew, Jonathan Elijah, John Micheal and Hanna Angelita all of Midland; mother Lucia Perea of Midland; father Isabel "Chester" Pallanes of Midland; sisters Lisa Pallanes and Stephanie Herrera, both of Midland; brothers Roman Pallanes, Jason Pallanes and Nathan Pallanes, all of Midland; numerous nieces and nephews; and the Perea and Sais families of Pecos.

Narcissa Arreguy

Narcissa Ybarra Arreguy, 90, of Pecos, died on Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at Odessa Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

Rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., on Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15 at the Pecos Funeral Home Chapel. Mass will be held at 10 a.m., on Monday, April 16 at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with Father Manuel Munoz officiating. Burial will follow at Santa Rosa Cemetery.

She was born on Oct. 29, 1910, a lifelong resident of Pecos, a homemaker and a Catholic.

Survivors include four sons Iginio Arreguy of Roseville, Calif., Ralph Arreguy of Oceanside, Calif., Bobby Arreguy and Richard "Ricky" Arreguy both of Pecos; three daughters Adela Salcido, Josie Valencia and Rosie Marta all of Pecos; two sisters Maria Armendariz of Novato, Calif., and Vicenta Montoya of Pecos; 26 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Narcissa Arreguy

Services are incomplete for Narcissa Arreguy, 90, of Pecos, who died Tuesday, April 10, 2001 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rebecca Sanchez

Rebecca Sanchez, 86, of Saragosa, died Friday, April 6, 2001, in Dexter, NM.

A rosary was held at 7 p.m., on Sunday, April 8 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Saragosa.

Mass was scheduled for 9 a.m., today at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with burial in Saragosa Cemetery.

She was born on August 8, 1914 in Saragosa, was a lifetime resident of Saragosa, a homemaker and a Catholic.

She was preceded in death by her husband Carlos Sanchez, Sr.; and one son, Ray Sanchez.

Survivors include one son Carlos Sanchez, Jr., of Balmorhea; two daughters Lydia S. Olivas and Lupe S. Morales, both of Dexter, N.M.; four sisters, Delfina Gomez of Balmorhea, Isabel Arenivas of Sweetwater, Genoveva Gomez of Poteet and Sebera Navarette of Woodland, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Martinez Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Audelio Cobos

Audelio "Delio" Cobos, 65, of Pyote, died Friday, April 6, 2001 at Odessa Medical Center.

A rosary was held at 8 p.m., on Sunday, April 8 at Harkey Funeral Home in Monahans.

Mass was scheduled for 10 a.m., today at St. John's Catholic Church in Monahans with Father John Lucido officiating. Burial followed at Pyote Cemetery in Pyote.

He was born on March 13, 1936 in Presidio, an Army veteran, a retired Maintenance Technician for the highway department and a Catholic.

Survivors include his wife Maria Cobos of Pyote; one son Junior Cobos of Monahans; four daughters Joann Bryant of Lubbock; Corina Knight of San Saba, Yolando Cobos and Rosemary Higgins both of Monahans; one brother Ismael Cobos of Kermit; six sisters Delma Garcia of Monahans, Celia Natividad of Pecos, Manuela Pelayo of Pyote, Ernestina Preciado of Norwalk, Calif., Lilly Villa of Round Lake Beach, Ill and Martha Monarrez of Chicago, Ill; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Harkey Funeral Home in Monahans was in charge of arrangements.

Gabriela Mendoza

Gabriela Mendoza, 88, of Saragosa, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at her residence.

A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., today, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Saragosa.

Mass will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, April 6, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with burial in Saragosa Cemetery.

She was born July 5, 1912, in Candelaria, was a lifetime Saragosa resident, a homemaker and a Catholic.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Virginia Mondragon; one sister, Virginia Mendoza and four brothers, Jose, Roman, Manuel and Jesus Mendoza.

Survivors include one son, Ismael Franco of Dallas; three daughters, Valentina Natividad of Saragosa, Anita Vasquez of Oklahoma and Celia Urquidez of Ingleside.; one brother, Albert Mendoza of Pecos; 12 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

Ilda Mendoza

Funeral services for Juan Ramon Mendoza, 46, of Hobbs, N.M. were held at 2 p.m., today at Centro de Victoria, 300 E. Marland, in Hobbs.

He was born May 17, 1954 in Mexico.

Survivors include his wife, Ilda Mendoza of Hobbs, N.M.; one son, Eduardo "Lalo" Mendoza of Hobbs, N.M.; one daughter, Julie Mendoza of Hobbs, N.M.; three brothers, Oscar Mendoza of Pecos, Abelardo and Santiago Mendoza of Pennsylvania and one sister, Elpidia Borrayo of Monterrey.

Frances Rodriguez

Frances Rodriguez, 82, of Pecos, died Monday, April 2, 2001, at the Fort Stockton Nursing Home.

She was born April 26, 1918, in Presidio, was a retired nurses aide and a Catholic.

Survivors include one son, Raymundo Orona of Odessa; five daughters, Cruz Jurado of El Paso, Yolanda Valabas of Las Cruces, N.M., Lorena Cano of Alpine, Albina Ziehn of Houston and Maria Elena Saldana of Pecos; one brother, Manuel L. Rodriguez of Clovis, N.M.; 25 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Martinez Funeral Home of Pecos is in charge of arrangements.

Frank Blakeney

Frank Blakeney, 93, of Andrews, died Friday, March 30, 2001, at Andrews Healthcare Center in Andrews.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., today, at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews with Rev. Marvin Glasgow, Pastor of Apotolic Church in Sweetwater, officiating. Burial will be in Andrews West Cemetery.

He was born Feb. 16, 1908, in Globe, Ariz., moved to Andrews in 1991 from Pecos, was a farmer and a member of the Apostolic Lighthouse Church in Andrews.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Wynne, who died in 1974 and his son, Bill Blakeney, who died in 1989.

Survivors include his wife, Cherry Blakeney of Andrews; two sons, Kenneth Blakeney of Andrews and Tom Blakeney of Kermit; 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 407 SE Avenue C, Andrews, Tx. 79714.

Grace Bryant

Grace Ann Bryant, 41, of Dallas, died Friday, March 23, 2001, at Odessa Medical Center Hospital.

A wake will be held from 8:30-9:30 p.m., Friday, March 30, at Golden Gate Funeral Home, 2349 Cedar Crest Boulevard, in Dallas.

Services are scheduled for noon, Saturday, at Good Shepard Baptist Church in Dallas with burial in a Dallas cemetery.

She was born Feb. 20, 1960, had lived in Pecos for 11 years, was a cashier at La Tienda and a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, Windell Terry of Pecos; her step-father, Wealthia Brager of Dallas; two sons, Lexus Newhouse and Quinten Terry of Pecos; one daughter, Sophia McCray of Pecos; two sisters, Barbara Anderson of Dallas, Carolyn Goodlow and Marilyn Jones of Mt. Pleasant; eight brothers, John Johnson, Donald Jackson, Terry, Patrick, Anize and Glen Brager all of Dallas, Mark Johnson of Kermit, Cleophus Jackson, Jr. of Arizona and two grandchildren.

Golden Gate Funeral Home of Dallas is in charge of arrangements.

John Mitchell

Services are incomplete for John Mitchell, 84, of Pecos, who died Tuesday, March 20, 2001, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Concepcion Tercero

A rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. today at Pecos Funeral Home for Concepcion "Connie" Tercero, 77, of Odessa, who died Monday, March 19, 2001, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2001, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Pecos. Interment will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Fort Davis.

She was born July 26, 1923, in Fort Davis and was a longtime resident of Pecos. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.

Survivors are her husband Jose M. Tercero; one son, Steve Tercero of Odessa; three daughters Mary L. Botello of Orange Park, Fla., Rosa De La O and Priscilla T. Ely, both of Odessa; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services are under the direction of Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home of Odessa.

Mary Brownlee

Mary A. Brownlee, 76, of Pecos, died Sunday, March 18, 2001, at Reeves County Hospital.

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

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 20, at the Fairview Cemetery with Father Mike Alcuino officiating.

She was born Sept. 21, 1924, in Pecos, was a retired lab technician and a Catholic.

Survivors include one brother, Floyd Brownlee Jr. of Pecos; three sisters, Gail Murray of Houston, Geraldine Reed of Midland and Midge Halsell of Denton.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joe Davis

Joe C. Davis, 98, of Midland, died Friday, March 16, 2001 in a Midland hospital.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 20, in Golf Course Road Church of Christ in Midland with Eddie Lee officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Davis was born April 19, 1902, in Big Spring, graduated from high school in Baird, worked with the railroad in Baird, later moved to Iraan and began working in the oilfields. He lived in McCamey, Denver City, Seagraves and Abilene before moving to Midland in 1949. He began his career in the insurance industry in the early 1940s and became an independent insurance agent when he moved to Midland, retiring in the late 1980s. He was a member of Golf Course Road Church of Christ and various insurance associations.

His wife Mary died in 1971. He later met and married Ida Mae Kent, who died in 1987.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Joe Clyde Davis, Jr. and Truitt Davis; two brothers and six sisters.

Survivors include one son, L. Porter Davis of Phoenix, Ariz.; one daughter, Norma Golden of Pecos; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Midland Christian School in Midland or to Smithlawn Children's Home in Lubbock.

Ella Chasteen

Ella Evelyn Harrel Chasteen, 76, of Midland, died Thursday, March 15, 2001, at her residence.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., today, at the Pecos Funeral Home.

Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, March 17, at West Park Baptist Church with Rev. James Sain and Rev. J.E. McCormick officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.

She was born Oct. 18, 1924, in Dallas, was a retired bookkeeper for Pecos Automotive and a Baptist.

The family requests donations be made to West Park Baptist Church in Pecos or Hospice or the American Heart Association.

Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Mariott of Midland; two sisters, Velma Meulengracht of Golden, Colo., Juanita Jason of Nunan, Ga.; two brothers, Jack Harrel of Forsyth, Mo., Ray Harrel of Surprise, Ariz.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jane Ross

Jane Ross, 86, of Pecos, died Sunday, March 11, 2001, at her residence.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 17, at Fairview Cemetery with Rev. Bruce Abbott officiating.

She was born Oct. 22, 1914, in Pecos and was a retired district clerk for Reeves County. She worked as a legal secretary for 15 years, was elected District Clerk in 1962, served over 20 years, retired in 1984, was a member of the Methodist Church, Friends of the Library, Friends of the Museum, Business and Professional Women's Clubs and the Reeves County Hospital Auxiliary. She was a lifelong Pecos resident and a Methodist.

Leola Tollett

Leola "Billie" Tollett, 79, of Pecos, died Thursday, March 15, 2001, at her residence.

Viewing will be held from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m., today at Martinez Funeral Home Chapel and from 8-5 p.m., Saturday.

Graveside services will be held 6 p.m., Saturday, March 17, at the Toyah Cemetery.

She was born Oct. 6, 1922,in Coleman, was retired from Reeves County Hospital, was a lifelong Pecos resident and a Christian.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Margaret Jean Brennan.

Survivors include two sons, Joe Tollett of Pecos, Wayne Tollett of Toyah; one daughter, Sally Tucker of Fort Davis; one sister, Mary Brewer of Athens, Tx.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Martinez Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sylvia Bandusky

Sylvia "Cindy" Bandusky, of Mesa, Ariz., died Saturday, April 27.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 4, at Red Mountain Community Church, 6106 E. Virginia in Mesa, Ariz.

She was born Jan. 31, 1965, in Pecos.

Survivors include three sons, Mathew and James Brandon Bandusky, Logan Hunsaker; two daughters, Lizamarie and Monique Vasquez; her parents, Lydia and Luis Orona of San Angelo; six brothers, Robert R. Navarrette of Pecos, Domingo R., Rodolfo R., Alfredo R., Gilbert R. and Javier R. Navarrette of San Angelo; three sisters, Rebecca Espudo of Monahans, Margie Navarrette of Pecos and Delma Navarrette of El Paso.

Falcone Funeral Home of Mesa, Ariz. is in charge of arrangements.

Marcos Martinez Sr.

Marcos Martinez Sr., 96, of Pecos, died Monday, April 29, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital.

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

Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 1, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church with Father Miguel Angel Sanchez officiating. Burial will be in Saragosa Cemetery.

He was born Oct. 7, 1905, in Toyahvale, was a lifetime Pecos resident, a retired farmer and a Catholic.

Survivors include one son, Marcos Martinez, Jr. of Pecos; two daughters, Lydia M. Garcia of Albuquerque, N.M., Yolanda Hignojos of Pecos; one sister, Sostena Garcia of California; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marcos Martinez, Sr.

Services for Marcos Martinez, 96, of Pecos, who died today, April 29, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital are incomplete.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Clovis Baca

Clovis "Bob" Baca, 78, of Roswell, N.M., died Wednesday, April 24, 2002, at Mission Arch Care Center.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, April 29, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Father Larry Schreiber of St. Peter's Catholic Church officiating. Roswell Veterans Honor Guard will provide Military Rites.

He was born May 24, 1923, in Roswell, was a former Barstow resident, who had lived in Roswell for 10 years, was employed as a custodian at the hospital for 20 years and served his country in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Aurora Ybarra Baca of Roswell; four daughters, Amelia Natividad of Dallas, Erlinda Alvarado of Roswell, Teri Horton of Killeen, Rachel Booker of Carlsbad; three sons, Bobby Y. Baca of Roswell, Clovis Baca of Van Horn, Ruben Baca of Pecos; two stepsons, Rolando Ybarra and Camilo Evaro, one step-daughter, Claudia Matta all of Pecos; 30 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

LaGrone Funeral Chapel and Crematory of Roswell is in charge of arrangements.

Alan Hoefs

Alan Calvin Hoefs, 85, of Pecos, died Tuesday, April 23, 2002, at the Reeves County Hospital.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 27, at the Pecos Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bruce Abbott officiating. Burial will be in Balmorhea Cemetery.

He was born July 10, 1916, was a retired farmer and rancher, a lifelong resident and a Methodist.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred V. VanDeren Hoefs of Pecos; one daughter, Margaret A. Hoefs Duncan of Breckenridge; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mitchell Hoover

Mitchell Herbert Hoover, 96, of Big Spring, died Monday, April 22, 2002, at Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, April 26, at First United Methodist Church in Coahoma, Tx., with Rev. Bruce Abbott officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.

He was born Aug. 29, 1905, in Bell County, Tx., had lived in Pecos since 1949, was a retired railroad engineer and was a Methodist.

Survivors include one son, Mitchell M. Hoover and wife Helen of Saginaw, Tx.; one sister, Dorothy Tatum of Abilene; one step-daughter, Peggy Drake of Hobbs, N.M.; one step-son, Jimmy Drake of Arlington; step-daughter-in-law, Caroline Ater of Troup, Tx.; five grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mitchell Hoover

Mitchell Herbert Hoover, 96, of Big Spring, died Monday, April 22, 2002, at Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, April 26, at First United Methodist Church in Coahoma, Tx., with Rev. Bruce Abbott officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.

He was born Aug. 29, 1905, in Bell County, Tx., had lived in Pecos since 1949, was a retired railroad engineer and was a Methodist.

Survivors include one son, Mitchell M. Hoover and wife Helen of Saginaw, Tx.; one sister, Dorothy Tatum of Abilene; one step-daughter, Peggy Drake of Hobbs, N.M.; one step-son, Jimmy Drake of Arlington; step-daughter-in-law, Caroline Ater of Troup, Tx.; five grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Alan Hoefs

Services are incomplete for Alan Calvin Hoefs, 85, who died Tuesday, April 23, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mitchell Hoover

Services are incomplete for Mitchell Herbert Hoover, 96, who died Monday, April 22, 2002, at Plaza Medical Center Hospital in Fort Worth.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Benjamin True Strong

Benjamin True Strong, 83, of Midland, died on Friday, April 19, 2002, in Midland.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., today, at Midland Bible Church with Reverend Vince Loftis officiating.

Graveside services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, at Evergreen East Cemetery in El Paso.

He was born on Dec. 20, 1918 in Carmi, Illinois and raised in Texas. He was a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin with a degree in civil engineering. He worked four years with the Texas State Highway Department in the Fort Davis region and from 1946 to 1961 he owned and operated Strong Construction and Engineering in Pecos and Monahans.

He moved to Midland in 2001 and had many interests including flying, electronics and any type of building and creating.

His wife of 59 years, Elsie Carr Strong, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his brother Ralph Strong of Evansville, Ind., and his son, Carr True Strong of Houston.

Ellis Funeral Home in Midland is in charge of arrangements.

Albino Acosta

Albino Acosta, 69, of Pecos, died today, at Reeves County Hospital.

A wake service will be held at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 21, at the Peaceful Garden Funeral Home Chapel.

A Chapel Service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Monday, April 22, at the Peaceful Garden Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

He was born March 1, 1933, in Barango, Chih., Mexico, was a lifetime Pecos resident, a retired welder and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his ex-wife, Monce Acosta of Pecos; three sons, Alonzo Acosta of Pecos, Arnulfo "Tito" Acosta of Edinburgh, Antonio Acosta of McAllen; two daughters, Delma Acosta of Pecos, Rose Marie Salas of Pasadena; three brothers, Agapito and Pedro Acosta of Pecos, Manuel Acosta of Artesia, N.M.; four sisters, Inez Olivas, Tomasa Salgado, Braulia Machuca of Pecos, Antonia Franco of Por Venir, Mexico and 13 grandchildren.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joyce Brown

Joyce Brown, 49, of Monahans, died Thursday, April 18, 2002 at Midland Memorial Hospital.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 22 at 3rd and Dwight Church of Christ, in Monahans, with Greg Holly officiating. Burial will be in Monahans Memorial Cemetery.

She was born Aug. 27, 1952, in New Orleans, La., was a homemaker and a member of 3rd and Dwight Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, T.C. Brown of Monahans; one son, Thomas Brown of Monahans; one brother, Willie Jones of Odessa; three sisters, Lilly May Brown of Pecos, Connie Bennett of Austell, Ga. and Martha Rector of Dallas.

Harkey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dulces Aguilar

Dulces Aguilar, 72, of Pecos, died Monday, April 15, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital.

Mass is scheduled for 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with Father Mike Alcuino officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 15, 1929, in Pecos, was a lifelong resident, a housekeeper, a Catholic, a member of the Guadalupana and the Santa Rosa Golden Choir.

Survivors include one daughter, Eva Abila of Pecos; one sister, Paula Orosco of Pecos; three brothers, Saturnino, Rogue and Refugio Orosco of Phoenix, Ariz.; one granddaughter, Candie Licon of Pecos; one grandson, Robert N. Abila of Pecos; five great-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Clara Sample

Clara Frances Zachry Sample, 98, of Pecos, died Monday, April 15, 2002, at her residence.

A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, April 18, at St. Catherine Catholic Church with Father Ben Flores officiating.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.

She was born Feb. 17, 1904, in Jefferson, Tx., was a retired school teacher and a Catholic.

Survivors include one daughter, Mary Margaret Sample Scott of Pecos; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sylvia Contreras

Sylvia D. Contreras, 50, of San Antonio, died Sunday, April 14, 2002, at Odessa Regional Hospital.

Mass was held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with burial in Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 27, 1951, in Pecos, was raised in Pecos, but was currently residing in San Antonio, a homemaker and a Catholic.

Preceeded in death by maternal grandparents, Alvino and Sabina Garcia; paternal grandparents, Pilar and Juanita Dominguez.

Survivors include her parents, Roberto D. and Lucia G. Dominguez of San Antonio; her husband, Albert J. Contreras of San Antonio; one son, John Albert Contreras of San Antonio; two brothers, Robert J. Dominguez of San Antonio, Ricky G. Dominguez of San Antonio; three sisters, Rosemary Aguilar of San Antonio, Lisa D. Salcido and Cynthia "Cindy" D. Guerra of Pecos and one grandchild.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dulces Aguilar

Dulces Aguilar, 72, of Pecos, died Monday, April 15, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital.

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

Mass is scheduled for 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with Father Mike Alcuino officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 15, 1929, in Pecos, was a lifelong resident, a housekeeper, a Catholic, a member of the Guadalupana and the Santa Rosa Golden Choir.

Survivors include one daughter, Eva Abila of Pecos; one sister, Paula Orosco of Pecos; three brothers, Saturnino, Rogue and Refugio Orosco of Phoenix, Ariz.; one granddaughter, Candie Licon of Pecos; one grandson, Robert N. Abila of Pecos and several nephews and nieces.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Kennith Heath

Kennith "Kenny" Heath, 53, of Monahans, died Friday, April 12, 2002, at his residence.

Services were held at 4 p.m., Monday, at Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Craig Rhoton officiating.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, at Burkett Cemetery.

He was born Oct. 3, 1948, in Soper, Okla. and was a retired gas plant supervisor.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Heath of Monahans; two sons, Justin Heath of Brownwood, Chris Heath of San Angelo; two daughters, Ashley Heath of Monahans, Shelly Heath of San Angelo; his parents, R.W. "Slim" and Frances Heath of Pecos; three brothers, Charles Heath of Seguin, James Heath of LaPort, Gary Heath of Carlsbad, N.M.; one sister, Glenna Vines of Pecos; three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jackie Harkey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Stanley Lindsey

Stanley Gordon Lindsey, 95, of Pecos, died Sunday, April 14, 2002, at the Pecos Nursing Home.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 20, at Jehovah Kingdom Hall, 1603 W. 4th Streeet.

He was born Feb. 24, 1907, in McKinney, Tx., was a retired mechanic, had lived in Pecos for several years and was a member of the Jehovah Witnesses.

Survivors include one stepdaughter Thula Sims of Manville, Tx.; one brother, Dene Lindsey of Pecos; three sisters, Fannie Mae Mills of Englewood, Calif., Mary Ruth Gerber of Jackson, Miss., Gladys Frye of Plainview.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jesus Pacheco

Jesus Pacheco, 70, of Pecos, died Sunday, April 14, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital.

Graveside services were held at 4 p.m., today, at Greenwood Cemetery with Father Ben Flores officiating.

He was born Sept. 15, 1931, was a retired laborer and a Catholic.

Survivors include numerous friends.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Clara Sample

Services are incomplete for Clara Sample, 98, of Pecos, who died Monday, April 15, 2002.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Josefa Sanchez

Josefa Sanchez, 88, of Pecos, died Monday, April 15, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., today, at Greenwood Cemetery.

She was born March 22, 1914, in Mexico, was a homemaker and an Apostolica.

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dulces Aguilar

Services are incomplete for Dulces Aguilar, 72, of Pecos, who died Monday, April 15, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sylvia Contreras

Sylvia D. Contreras, 51, of Pecos, died Sunday, April 14, 2002, at Odessa Regional Hospital.

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

Mass is scheduled for 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with burial in Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 27, 1951, in Pecos, was a lifetime resident, a homemaker and a Catholic.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roberto D. and Lucia G. Dominguez.

Survivors include her husband, Albert J. Contreras; one son, John Albert Contreras; two brothers, Robert J. Dominguez of San Antonio, Ricky G. Dominguez of San Antonio; three sisters, Rosemary Aguilar of San Antonio, Lisa D. Salcido and Cynthia "Cindy" D. Guerra of Pecos and one grandchild.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Eliseo Jaramillo

Eliseo Jaramillo, 44, of Pecos, died Thursday, April 11, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital.

Mass was held at 10 a.m., today, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

He was born Jan. 10, 1958, in Pecos, was a lifetime resident, a laborer and a Catholic.

Survivors include his parents, Clemente and Sarah Jaramillo of Pecos; eight brothers, Jose, Francisco, Ernesto, Daniel, Victor and Clemente Jaramillo Jr. all of Pecos, Manuel Jaramillo of Odessa, Hector Jaramillo of Big Spring; three sisters, Maria Hernandez, Emma Almanez of Pecos and Rachel Banuelos of Odessa.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Stanley Lindsey

Services for Stanley Gorden Lindsey, 95, of Pecos, who died Sunday, April 14, 2002, at the Pecos Nursing Home.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jesus Pacheco

Services are incomplete for Jesus Pacheco, 70, of Pecos, who died Sunday, April 14, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Eliseo Jaramillo

Services for Eliseo Jaramillo, of Pecos, who died Thursday, April 11, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital are incomplete.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James "Jabo" Sears

James "Jabo" Lee Sears, 87, of Pecos, died Thursday, April 11, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital.

Services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 13, at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Joe Fields officiating.

He was born Dec. 27, 1914, in Collin County, Tx., was a WWII Army Veteran, had lived in Pecos since 1948, was a retired farmer and rancher and a Presbyterian.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Sears of Pecos; one brother, Jerry Sears of Reno, Nev.; one sister, Jonye Moscarelli of Houston; one niece and several nephews and a host of friends.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the hospice.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

H.L. Cox

H.L. Cox, 81, of Brownwood, formerly of Ruidoso, died Tuesday, April 9, 2002 at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 12, at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Tulia, Tx. with Curtis House officiating.

Cox was born in Mobeetie, was a United States Air Force Veteran and a retired manager and president of Pecos Valley Southern Railway. He had been a resident of Brownwood for only a short time, had spent the last 20 years living in Ruidoso, N.M. and formerly of Pecos. He was a Methodist and a member of the United Methodist Church in Ruidoso.

He was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Cox of Brownwood; one son, Ralph Cox of San Saba; one daughter, Kay Boyd of Channelview; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Heartland Funeral Home of Early is in charge of arrangements.

Juliana Galindo

Juliana M. Galindo, 75, of Pecos, died Tuesday, April 9, 2002, at the Pecos Nursing Home.

A rosary will be held today at Peaceful Garden Funeral Home.

Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m., April 11, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with Father Miguel Angel Sanchez officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

She was born Feb. 16, 1927, in Presidio, Tx., was a homemaker, a lifetime resident and a Catholic.

Survivors include two brothers, Rito and Estanilado Galindo of Pecos; two sisters, Maria Larez and Delfina Galindo of Pecos.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Vicente Machuca

Vicente Machuca, 68, of Del Valle, died Saturday, April 6.

Mass was held at 9:30 a.m., today at Dolores Catholic Church in Del Valle, with burial in Assumption Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Machuca of Del Valle; two daughters, Norma DeLeon, Gloria Banda of Manor; two sons, Gilbert Machuca, Vicente Machuca, Jr., of Austin; four sisters, Rita Ortega of Pecos, Rosa Parras of Loving, N.M., Maria Jasso of Barstow, Yolanda Alvarez of Odessa; five brothers, Manuel Machuca of Odessa, Jesus Machuca of Oxnard, Calif., Jose Machuca, Lolo Machuca of Pecos, Gregorio Machuca of Odessa; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Angel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Juliana Galindo

Services are incomplete for Juliana Machuca Galindo, 75, of Pecos, who died today, at the Pecos Nursing Home.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Price Hernandez

Price Hernandez, 63, of Monahans, died Thursday, April 4, 2002, at his residence.

Mass is scheduled for noon today, at St. John's Catholic Church in Monahans with Father John Lucido officiating. Burial was in Monahans Memorial Cemetery.

He was born March 29, 1939, in Artesia, N.M., was a wireline specialist, a former U.S. Marine, a lifetime Monahans resident and a Catholic.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Hernandez of Monahans; three sons, Benny Hernandez of Barstow, Floyd Hernandez of Anchorage, Alaska, Steve Hernandez of Austin; one daughter, Olivia Swanson of Corpus Christi; three brothers, Ramon Franco, Bobby Almanza of Monahans, Christopher Ortega of San Diego, Calif.; five sisters, Mary Garcia of Monahans, Virginia Lathim of Beaverton, Ore., Connie Karolozuk of Windsorlocks, Conn., Stella Romero of Artesia, N.M., Naomi Abila of Odessa and eight grandchildren.

Harkey Funeral Home of Monahans is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Ortega

Barbara M. Ortega, 80, of Balmorhea, died on Friday, April 5, 2002 in Carlsbad, NM.

A rosary was held at 7:30 p.m., on Sunday at the Pecos Funeral Home Chapel.

Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m., this morning at the Christ the King Catholic Church in Balmorhea with Father Miguel Angel Sanchez. Burial followed in the Balmorhea Cemetery.

She was born on April 25, 1921 in Marfa, was a homemaker and a Catholic.

She was preceded in death by her husband Salvador Ortega and three sons Lionel, Jimmy and Roberto Ortega.

Survivors include one brother Roberto Millan of Tucson, AZ; four sisters Socorro Rodriguez and Yvonne Martin, both of Pecos, Cinderella Garcia of Balmorhea and Diane Gonzales of Tucson, AZ; one son Salvador Ortega, Jr., of Carlsbad; three daughters, Lydia Payan of Odessa, Carolina Britalba of Marfa, Maria Louisa Riley of Carlsbad; 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Paula Urista

Paula Urista, 92, of El Paso, died Tuesday, April 2.

A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., today at Martin Funeral Home East in El Paso.

Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m., at St. Raphael's Catholic Church with burial at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in El Paso.

She was a resident of El Paso since 1959 and was a member of a local Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Juan L. Urista and one son, Fred Urista.

Survivors include one son, Johnny Urista; three daughters, Lala Eiden, Nina Juarez of Corona, Calif., Elodia Hartnett of Pecos; three brothers, Johnny, Pete and Paul Navarro; four sisters, Nellie Dominguez of California, Cuca Dominguez of Las Cruces, N.M., Josie Torres and Olivia Gamboa; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren.

Martin Funeral Home East of El Paso is in charge of arrangements.

Clairebel Harrington

Clairebel Harrington, 101, of Pecos, died Wednesday, April 3, 2002, at the Pecos Nursing Home.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 5, at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. J.E. McCormick officiating.

She was born Nov. 2, 1900, in Fort Worth, was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Survivors include one granddaughter, Gail Averitt of Midland; one great-grandchild and one great-great granddaughter.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Manuel Mondragon

Manuel "Pajaro" Lopez Mondragon, 54, of Saragosa, died Monday, April 1, 2002 at Odessa Medical Center.

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

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, April 4, at the Saragosa Cemetery.

He was born July 29, 1947, in Saragosa, was a lifelong resident and a retired maintenance worker for Jersey Dairy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesus and Candelaria Mondragon.

Survivors include three sons, Manuel Mondragon Jr. and wife, Teresa of Odessa, Michael Mondragon and wife Kimberly of Balmorhea, Marcos Mondragon of Pecos; two daughters, Mirian Munize and husband Octavio of Pecos, Margaret Mondragon and Albert Gonzalez of El Paso; three brothers, Tiofilo Mondragon of Fort Stockton, Jesus Mondragon of Pecos, Armando Mondragon of Saragosa; two sisters, Carmela Chavez of Fort Stockton, Grabela Montez of Saragosa and 12 grandchildren.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

David Warren Woods

Funeral services for David Warren Woods, 44, will be held at 2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church in Pecos, with burial at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. Bruce Abbott officiating. Services are under the direction of Pecos Funeral Home.

Woods was born on June 5, 1957 in Pecos, was a lifelong resident, and died Friday, March 29, 2002 at his residence. At the time of his death, he was a correctional officer for the Reeves County Detention Center.

Survivors include his parents, Don and Gloria Woods of Pecos; a grandmother, Lillian Peak of Girard; one brother, Clay Woods of Abilene; one sister, Becky Wein of Pecos; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Craig Woods

Frank Joplin

Curtis Frank Joplin, 99, of Pecos, died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at Odessa Medical Center Hospital.

Services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 29, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Greer Willis officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

He was born June 7, 1902, in Kerens, Tx., had lived in Pecos since 1909, was a retired manager of a hardware store and a Baptist.

Survivors include three sons, Tom Joplin of Burke, Va., Wayne Joplin of Winnesboro, Jerry Joplin of Odessa; two daughters, Loyce Brown of Rochester, Minn., Barbara LeBarron of Houston; 13 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to First Baptist Church in Pecos.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ynez Patino

San Ynez "Chino" Renteria Patino, 74, of Pecos, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at his residence.

A rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 31, at Peaceful Garden Funeral Home Chapel.

Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday, April 1, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with burial in Toyah Catholic Cemetery.

He was born March 4, 1927, in Petrolio, Tx., was a retired oilfield maintenance man, a lifetime Pecos resident and a Catholic.

Survivors include his wife, Epimenia N. Patino of Pecos; two sons, Manuel Navarrete of Pecos, Ynez Patino, Jr. of Monahans; four daughters, Eugenia "Vickie" Barreno, Guadalupe "Lupe" P. Ramirez, Juanita "Janie" Patino, all of Pecos, Ydelfonsa "Kitos" P. Federico of El Paso; two brothers, Catarino Patino of California, Lucio Patino of Odessa; 26 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond Bowie

Raymond Pinkney Bowie, 90, of Pecos, and formerly of El Paso, died March 26, 2002, at Reeves County Hospital after a short illness.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 28, at the Pecos Church of Christ with Rev. Joel Harris officiating. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery East in El Paso, on Friday, March 29, at 11 a.m. (Mountain Standard Time).

He was born in Pecos on Nov. 14, 1911 and graduated from Pecos High School where he was active on the Eagle football, basketball and baseball teams.

After 40 years of service with Lea County Gas, Western Gas Service Company and Southern Union Gas Company, he retired in 1974 as Division Manager in charge of construction.

He was an avid sports fan particularly of the Dallas Cowboys and the University of Texas at El Paso Miner Basketball team. His hobbies included raising game fowl where he was known throughout the Southwest and Northern Mexico as a top breeder.

As a member of the Church of Christ, he served as deacon of the North Loop Church of Christ in El Paso from 1970 through 1986. After moving back to Pecos in 1991, he was an active member of the Pecos Church of Christ.

He married Opal Fenter Bowie in 1936, who preceded him in death in 1979. A son, Mike, also preceded him in death in 2000.

He is survived by two sons, Jim and his wife, Betty of Round Rock and J. David and his wife, Mary of Dennis, Massachusetts and a daughter in law, Mary Bowie of Red Oak. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Pecos Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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