Obituaries 2008

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Carolyn Goff

Del Rio – Carol Goff, age 69, died Sunday, March 30, 2008 in Iraan, TX.  She was born August 12, 1938 in Pryor, OK.  She married Hilton Goff December 1, 1959 in Rankin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter:  Tina, and her parents:  Aurthur Crisp and Gladys Peeples.

Carol was a wonderful mother, kind friend, and a person who cared for everyone she met.  She will be missed by those who loved her. 

Carol is survived by her sons:  Sammy Lee Goff and wife Deanna of Warner, OK, and Benny Ray Goff and wife Sissy of Iraan; a sister:  LaTayne Reid and husband Garland of Odessa; a brother:  Bill Crisp and wife Judy of Houston; grandchildren:  Josh Stephens and Ashley Goff of Odessa and Hilton Goff of Iraan.

Memorial services to honor Carol’s memory will be 2 pm Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at the Civic Center in Iraan, TX.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Home Hospice.

Candelaria A Baeza
Candelaria A Baeza, age 58, died Monday, March 31, 2008 at Medical Center Hospital of Odessa.  She was born February 1, 1950 in Artesia, NM.  She was a homemaker.
 
Rosary will be recited 7 pm Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 2 pm Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 907 South Dixie with Father Joe Uecker officiating.  Interment will follow at Rosehill Section of Ector County Cemetery.  Arrangements were entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Ernesto Carrasco Collazo
Ernesto Collazo, age 57, died Monday, March 31, 2008 at his home in Odessa.  He was born Monday, July 17, 1950 in Midland.  He worked for Big Tex Trailers.  He was Catholic.
 
He is survived by his wife Anita Pineda of Odessa; his mother:  Manuela Collazo of Odessa; one daughter:  Judy Collazo of Lubbock, TX; three step-sons:  David Barraza, Jonell Pineda, and Joel Pineda, all of Odessa; three step-daughters:  Caroline Hernandez, Anita Williams, and Sandra Molina, all of Odessa; two brothers:  Rene Collazo of Midland and Freddie Collazo of Odessa and twenty-two grandchildren.
 
Rosary will be recited 7 pm Thursday, April 3, 2008 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will be 2 pm Friday, April 4, 2008 at the Los Angeles Garden Section of Ector County Cemetery officiated by Father Mark Miller.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa.

Destiny Jolene Cruz

Destiny Jolene Cruz was born in Odessa April 14, 2006.  She brought joy to our lives for 1 year, 11 months, and 17 days until she returned to the loving arms of Jesus Tuesday, April 1, 2008. 

Those left to cherish her memory are her parents:  Hector and Erica Cruz of Odessa; paternal grandparents:  Ruben Cruz and Yolanda Garza of Detroit, MI; maternal grandmother:  Tomasa Rivera of Odessa; one brother:  Xavier Rivera of Odessa; and one sister:  Alicia Cruz of Odessa.

Funeral services will be 2 pm Sunday, April 6, 2008 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Brother Daniel Sanchez of Bible Centered Fellowship.  Interment will follow at Western Roses Memorial Park Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Joseph J. Cox
Joseph J. Cox, age 17, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2008 at his residence in Odessa.  He was born in Odessa August 15, 1990.  He was a student at OHS.
 
He is survived by his mother:  Patsy Cox; maternal grandparents:  George and Patricia Gentry; paternal grandmother:  Lavern Cox; one brother:  Jeremiah Cox; one sister:  Jessica Cox; one niece:  Riccora Rudd; and one nephew:  John Rudd all of Odessa and many other family members.
 
Memorial services will be held 1 pm Thursday, April 10, 2008 at Grace Fellowship Church officiated by Pastor Robert Lamb.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Ashton Carrillo
Ashton Carrillo, age 11 days, was carried up to Jesus on angel's wings Monday, April 7, 2008 from his residence in Odessa.  He was born in Odessa, March 27, 2008.
 
He is survived by his parents:  Jonathan and Adriana Carrillo of Odessa; Maternal Grandfather:  Dennis Wilson of Odessa; Maternal Grandmother:  Donna Lheureux of El Paso; and Paternal Grandparents:  Francisco J. and Maria G. Carrillo of El Paso.
 
Funeral services will be 7 pm Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with Bro. Wade Schultz of the Potter's House officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Eduardo Antonio Levario

Eduardo Antonio Levario, age 43, died Monday, April 7, 2008 at his residence in Odessa.  He was born October 13, 1964 in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico to Antonio Levario Alvarez and Etelvina Pando Gonzales Levario.  He was a sheet metal mechanic. 

Those left to cherish his love and memories include his wife:  Manuela Levario of Odessa; his father:  Antonio Levario Alvarez of Ojinaga, Mexico; two sons:  Eduardo Levario Jr. and Charles Aaron Hernandez and wife Chasity all of Odessa; daughter:  Kathy Levario Alderete and husband Rolando of Odessa; brother:  Francisco Pando Levario of Ojinaga, Mexico; one sister:  Luzmila Ramos of Odessa and three grandchildren:  Angel  Alderete, Ricky Alderete, and David Hernandez.

He was preceded in death by one son:  David Levario who passed away in 1996 and his mother:  Etelvina Pando Gonzales Levario.

Funeral services will be 2 pm Thursday, April 10, 2008 at Templo Buenas Nuevas (on the corner of 5th and Vine) with Pastor Rosario Hill officiating.  Interment will follow at Rosehill section of Ector County Cemetery.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Kelley Dye Shaw

Kelley Dye Shaw, age 43, died Monday, April 7, 2008 at Hospice House of Odessa.  She was born April 4, 1965 in Fort Stockton, TX.  She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Those left to cherish her love and memories include her husband of thirteen years:  David Shaw of Odessa; her parents:  Vernon and Louise Dye of Odessa; one son:  Tyler Brown of Odessa; two daughters:  Kasi Dye and Riley Brown of Odessa; two brothers:  Vernon Dye of Midwest City, OK and Greg Dye of Odessa, TX; three sisters:  Vicky Landers of Midland, TX and Sharon Macon and Janette Hill, both of Odessa; and one grandchild: Joshua Dominey of Odessa.

Funeral services will be 10 am Friday, April 11, 2008 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with Brother Roy Jones officiating.  Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Home Hospice, 516 N. Texas Ave. Odessa, TX 79761 or Texas Oncology, 600 Grant Ave. Odessa, TX 79761.

Jorge Armendariz Cortez

Jorge Armendariz Cortez was born and passed away April 9, 2008 at Medical Center Hospital of Odessa.  He is survived by his parents:  Raul W. Cortez and Martha Armendariz Cortez; one brother:  Raul F. Cortez, and one sister:  Mara N. Cortez, all of Odessa.

Graveside services were 3 pm Friday, April 11, 2008 and baby Jorge was laid to rest at Western Roses Memorial Gardens in Midland County, Texas.  Services were entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Noel Richard Lopez

On April 14, 2008, Noel Richard Lopez, 25 years of age, received his grand wings in Heaven.

On Christmas Day of 1982, his parents, Gerald and Patricia Lopez of Odessa, received their most precious and blessed gift – the life of Noel.  After his grand entrance into the world, he continued to amaze everyone he met, teachers, peers, friends, and family.  The light that surrounded Noel’s spirit and handsome face was undeniable.  Noel loved jokes and making people laugh.  Friendship was very important to Noel which can be seen through the uncountable amount of friendships he made and lives he impacted.

Noel was a true artist, and received several awards for his work.  He loved to paint, draw, sculpt, and write.  Noel had a passion for music; he played the bass, sang, danced and was an emcee.  He made his first appearance on stage as a toddler, after which he never left performance and the stage.  He was a 6 year member/officer of the Kaleidoscope Co. of the Permian Playhouse, and appeared in several productions on the Globe Theatre stage as well.  Noel loved the sport of soccer very much.  He also played tennis and was a high-flyer in entertainment wrestling.

Noel’s greatest gift and talent was his intelligence.  He received countless awards and honors during his educational career.  He graduated as the top student in his junior high class.  He was a National Hispanic Institute Merit Finalist.  He received a full scholarship to Florida State University, where he attended from 2001 – 2003.  Noel was currently attending the Art Institute of Seattle.  Noel wanted to help people and had big plans for changing the world, as president or even a revolutionary.  He was a beautiful person; an amazing son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend.  Noel was taken from us by the cruelty of man, but is now at peace with the Lord.

Survivors include his parents:  Gerald and Patricia Lopez of Odessa; six brothers and two sisters:  Dominic Lopez of Odessa, Benjamin Lopez and wife Teresa of Mansfield, TX, Delano Lopez and wife Rachel of Appleton, WI, Tobias Lopez and wife Stephanie of Euless, TX, Adelita Lopez of Los Angeles, CA, Gabriel Lopez of Austin, TX, Daniel Lopez and wife Maria of Odessa, and Amanda Lopez of Odessa.  Other survivors include nieces and nephews:  Lauren Kebart of Mansfield, Taylor Lopez of Albuquerque, NM, Ashton and Alexa Lopez of Euless, and Zaida, Noah, and Anai Lopez of Odessa; grandparents:  Todd and Helen Smith of Virginia, special cousins:  Maggie Reed and family of Odessa; as well as an extensive family of numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Adrian Everage, Istvan Fuksz, Dallas Meyer, Dustin Parks, Jason Thorp, and Bryan Wall.  Honorary pallbearers are James Reed, Daniel Lopez, Gabriel Lopez, Tobias Lopez, Delano Lopez, Benjamin Lopez and Dominic Lopez.

Visitation will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel Saturday and Sunday, April 19 and 20, 2008.  A rosary in Noel’s honor will be 7:00 pm Sunday, April 20, 2008 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Memorial Mass will be 11:00 am Monday, April 21, 2008 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church officiated by Father Francis Fry.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Elouise Mae Linam

Elouise Mae Linam, age 72, of Odessa died Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at her residence.  She was born April 15, 1936 in Clinton, MI to Charles Edward Yoder, Sr. and Florence Wilma (Humphrey) Yoder.  She was a homemaker.  She attended the House of Prayer Worship Center and was very active in her church.
 
Survivors include one step-daughter:  Rita Bowsmith of Flemington, MO and one sister:  Frances Schants of Kingsley, MO.
 
Graveside services will be 10 am Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at the Los Angeles Garden Section of Ector County Cemetery officiated by Bro. Tony Conger.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

 


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