Obituaries 2008

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Carey Lee Burns

Carey Lee Burns, age 46, passed away in Odessa Friday, May 2, 2008.  He was born December 28, 1961 in Winters, TX to Jimmy Dale Burns Sr. and Mireta Jean (Brandstetter) Burns.  He was a machinist.   

He leaves behind his mother:  Mireta Woodward of Odessa; one son:  Christopher Lee Burns of Konawa, OK; three daughters:  Misty Marie Bailey of Durant, OK, Keri Jean Lofton of Odessa, and Whitley Burns of Stanford, TX; one brother:  Jimmy Dale Burns, Jr. of Hobbs, NM; and one sister:  Mireta Lynn Cates of Odessa; five grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his father:  Jimmy Dale Burns, Sr. and one brother:  Randy Gene Burns. 

Services will be 2 pm Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with Leland Maples officiating.  Pallbearers will be Mark Cates, John Cates, Matthew Cates, David Bonham, Sergio Pridgen, and Corey Puckett.  Interment will follow at Rose Hill section of Ector County Cemetery.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Alvaro Baeza Luján
Alvaro Baeza Lujan, age 81, passed from this life Saturday, May 3, 2008 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.  He was born in El Mulato, Mexico to Gabino Lujan and Manuela Baeza Lujan.  He was a roustabout in the oilfield.
 
He is survived by his wife:  Isabel Lujan of Odessa; three sons:  Carlos Guevara, Luis Lujan, and Oscar Lujan, all of Odessa; three daughters:  Ramona Gallegos of Midland, and Manuela Pena and Aracely Salcido, both of Odessa; eight sisters:  Rosa Levario, Elvira Calderon, Victorina Acosta, Maria Hernandez, Ana Maria Caro, Aurelia Caro, Graciela Brito, and Silvia Najera; fifteen grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and several siblings:  Elisa Lujan, Flora Madrid, Manuel Lujan, Sara Navarro, Isidra Pedraza, and Simón Lujan.

 
Services will be held in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico with burial to follow at Cementerio Ultimo Refugio.  Arrangements are with Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Joseph Howard Tinsley

Joseph Howard Tinsley, affectionately known as “Dick” or “Slick” passed from this life Saturday, May 3, 2008 at his home in Odessa.  He was born April 13, 1925 in Wortham, TX to William Alvis (W. A.) Tinsley and Willie Ophelia (Kelly) Tinsley.  Joseph served his country in the US Navy during WWII.  He married Nina Kopischka in Junction, TX July 16, 1952.  He was the owner and operator of Tinsley and Son Drilling. 

Those left to cherish his love and memory include his wife:  Nina Tinsley of Odessa; one son:  Howard Neil Tinsley and wife Joanna of Brady, TX; one daughter: Paula Homsey of Odessa; four brothers:  Hardy Tinsley of Allen, OK, Sam Tinsley of Oklahoma City, OK, A.J. Tinsley of Stephenville, TX, and Miller Tinsley of Waller, TX; two sisters:  Maxine Hellekson of Bloomfield, NM and Marie Goodwin of San Angelo, TX; seven grandchildren:  Tanya Sue Tinsley, Joseph Tinsley, Mariah Tinsley, Amanda Castellanos and husband Jose, Sheridan Scott, Joshua M. Sadler and wife Sheena, and Kevin Homsey; and six great-grandchildren:  Chance, Sassie, and Dawson Tinsley, and Alex, Jazmine, and Analiese Castellanos.

He was preceded in death by his parents:  WA and Willie Tinsley; daughter:  Pamela Scott; two brothers:  Alvis Tinsley and John Pinkney Tinsley, and one grandson:  Jamison Scott.

Graveside services will be 10:00 am Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at Sunset Memorial Gardens.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Barnell "Barney" Green

Barnell "Barney" Green, age 76, died Saturday, May 3, 2008 at Hospice House of Odessa.  He was born January 5, 1932 in Sunflower County, MS to Will and Kate (Whatley) Green.  Barney worked on pipelines running backhoes and heavy equipment for several years.

Graveside services will be 10 am Saturday, May 10, 2008 at Western Roses Memorial Park, 4100 N. FM 1788, with Pastor John Lyons officiating.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

I want to send a special thank you for Barney to so many friends I can’t list them all, to Cindy (Barney’s nurse), Marcy (Dr. George’s nurse), Dr. George and the people at the Cancer Center, all the doctors who helped all they could, and the staff at Hospice House.  Also thanks to Joyce Fisher and Fisher Construction Company and Barney’s coworkers, and Rick at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  You all have big hearts and “God Bless You All”.  Thank you from Barney and Corine.

Kallie Michelle Cook
Kallie Michelle Cook, an infant, was born and passed away Sunday, May 4, 2008 at Odessa Regional Hospital.
 
She is survived by her parents:  Chance Kyle Cook and Mandy (Fuentes) Cook of Odessa; one sister:  Bria Lexi Hernandez of Odessa, and grandparents:  Lupe Fuentes of San Marcos, TX, Ricardo Fuentes and Luz Granado, both of Odessa; as well as many loving aunts and uncles.
 
Graveside services will be 2:00 pm Thursday, May 8, 2008 at Rosehill section of Ector County Cemetery.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Jhaina Nadine Rangel
Jhaina Nadine Rangel, age 9 days, returned to the arms of Jesus Thursday, May 8, 2008 at Odessa Regional Hospital.  She was born April 20, 2008 in Odessa. 
 
She is survived by her parents:  Jorge Rangel and Elizabeth Carrillo of Odessa; maternal grandparents:  Nadina Villa and Martin Carrillo, both of Odessa; paternal grandmother:  Francisca Pasedes of Hobbs, NM; two brothers:  Elizar and Eamon Carrillo of Odessa; and three sisters:  Crystal, Destiny, and Faith Rangel, all of Hobbs, NM.
 
Graveside services will be 2 pm Saturday, May 10, 2008 at Western Roses Memorial Park Cemetery, 4100 N. FM 1788 with Father Joe Uecker officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

James Edwin “JB” Bell

James Edwin Bell “JB” was born Sunday, August 24, 1947 in Yale, Payne County, Oklahoma to Earl Bell and Lometta (Price) Bell.  He attended school in Elbow, TX, Forsan, TX, Wichita Falls, TX (where he graduated high school), and Howard College, in Big Spring, TX.  He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He married the love of his life, Barbara Jackson, February 7, 1977 in Midland, TX.  She was called to Heaven in 2003.  JB was reunited with her there Friday, May 9, 2008.   

He was employed by Tessco as a lineman.  He loved his job and worked until he was too ill to continue. 

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his mother:  Lometta Bell and three daughters:  Tami Manor, Christina Bell, and Susan Bell, all of Odessa; one brother: Steve Bell of Garden City; two sisters:  Celia Hollon and Doris Marie Covert, both of Odessa; and two grandsons:  Devin Manor and Blake Bell, both of Odessa. 

He was preceded in death by his grandparents:  Ala Foster Wallace Bell and Charles Bell and Faye and Roy Murphy; father:  Earl Bell; and beloved wife:  Barbara Bell. 

Memorial services with military honors will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at First Baptist Church with Mr. Curtis Brewer officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Ray Beaver

Our “Pop” went to be with our Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 10, 2008. Pop was born Wednesday, September 16, 1936 in Robert Lee, Texas.  After moving to Odessa in 1963, he worked for Yale – E – Key for thirty years.  

He is survived by his loving wife:  Mary Beaver of 51 years. He was also dearly loved by his children; son:  Eddie Beaver and his wife Diana; and daughter:  Sharon Callendar and husband Buck.  He was “Pop” to six grandchildren:  Elexus Gaddis, Stephanie Flores, Chris Callendar, Ashley Webster, John Callendar, and Hunter Beaver; and six great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by two brothers:  Jimmy Beaver and Kenneth Beaver and one sister:  Rheta Osborne. 

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jeremy Gaddis officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

We would like to thank the staff of Crane Nursing Center for all their help and support.

Debra Lynn King

Debra Lynn King, age 44, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2008 at Medical Center Hospital after a lengthy illness.  She was born, Saturday, July 13, 1963 in Monahans, Ward County, Texas.  She was a hairdresser. 

Debra leaves behind her parents:  Dan Owens of Oklahoma City, OK and Ruth Chastain of Odessa; one son:  Matthew King of Ft. Worth, TX; daughter:  Holly King of Odessa; two grandchildren:  Christopher and Hayley King, both of Odessa; and longtime friend:  Arron King of Odessa. 

She is preceded in death by two brothers:  Daniel Lee Owens II and David Owens. 

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Jesus Leyva Rodriguez
Jesus Leyva Rodriguez, age 63, died Monday, May 12, 2008 at Medical Center Hospital.  He was born in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico.
 
He is survived by one son:  Onesimo Rodriguez of Mc Camey, TX and four daughters:  Gloria Rodriguez of Ojinaga, Mexico, Arecely Rodriguez of Midland, TX, Sandra Rodriguez of Presidio, TX, and Rita Rodriguez of Odessa, TX.
 
Services will be held in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico with interment to follow at Jardines de San Jose Cemetery.  Arrangements in Odessa are with Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Arrangements in Mexico are with Funeraria de Valle in Ojinaga.

Francisco Alvarez
Francisco Alvarez, age 31, died Monday, May 12, 2008 at his residence in Odessa.  He was born in Cuidad Madera, Chihuahua, Mexico.  He was a construction laborer.
 
He is survived by his parents Alfredo and Josefa Alvarez; wife:  Anel Alvarez of Odessa; three sons:  Francisco Alfredo Alvarez of Gonzales, LA, and Lorenzo Alvarez and Ubaldo Alvarez, both of Odessa; two daughters:  Maria Alvarez and Neftaly Morales, both of Odessa; three brothers:  Alejandro Alvarez, Arnoldo Alvarez, and Alfredo Alvarez, all of Cuidad Madera, Chihuahua, Mexico; and one sister:  Magaly Alvarez of Ciudad Madera, Chihuahua, Mexico
 
Services will be held in Cuidad Madera, Chihuahua, Mexico with interment to follow at Cementerio de Madera.  Arrangements in Odessa are with Acres West Funeral Chapel. 


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