Obituaries 2010

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Jorge R. Jaquez

Jorge R. Jaquez “Coque” age 40, passed from this life on Friday, August 13, 2010 in Houston, TX. He was born on March 15, 1970 to Hector and Manuela Jaquez in Rankin, TX. He was such a wonderful person. Jorge loved many things including horses, roosters, get togethers with his family, football games and BBQ’s. He loved his wife, children, and grandbaby and will miss them dearly. Jorge was such a funny, humorous person who loved to spend time with his brother, father and friends and have a cold bud light. He had a special affection for his Tia Ester. They were very close. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Those left to cherish his memory include his parents of Odessa; his wife: Ymelda Jaquez of Odessa; three daughters: Jacqueline Hernandez (Danny), Jazmine and Joceline Jaquez, all of Odessa; three step sons: Justin, Jalen, and Jared Gonzalez, all of Odessa; one brother: Hector Jaquez (Patty) of Odessa; two sisters: Sandra Jaquez (Jesus) of Pecos and Alina Corrales (Jorge) of Odessa; one grandchild: Naileen Hernandez of Odessa

Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel with Sergio Alvarado officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Charles Eugene Hale

Charles Eugene Hale, age 72, died Sunday, August 15, 2010 at his Odessa home.  He was born in Quemado, TX on April 28, 1938 to William Oscar Hale and Mary (Stevens) Hale.  He worked as a farmer, truck driver, and machinist throughout his life.  He retired from Precision Flo.  He was a member of the Moose Lodge.

He is survived by his wife:  Darlene Stewart Hale of Odessa; two sons:  David Hale of Porter, TX and Russell A. Hale of Midland; four daughters:  Cathy Purcell of Seagraves, Shirley Gutierrez of Seagraves, Kara Sue Hale of Brownfield, and Regena Isbell of Post; two brothers:  L.T. Hale of Midland and Cecil Hale of Colorado City; twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 

His parents, several siblings, and wife:  Sue Hale, precede him in death. 

Memorial services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

John Earl Sallee

John Earl Sallee, age 57, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2010, at his Odessa residence.  He was born in Wichita, Kansas on June 17, 1953.  He was a US Navy veteran and retired from oilfield work.  He enjoyed playing pool with his friends, the outdoors, western movies, and collecting eagle figurines and unique knives.  He was Catholic.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife:  Liz Moffett of Odessa; parents:  Ruth and Jerome Kreutzer of San Angelo; three sons:  Greg Sallee and wife Korry and Dain Sallee and wife Jessica, all of Camp Verde, Ariz. and Jamie Sallee and wife Lindsey of Wichita, Kan.; daughters:  Xylina Garcia and Claudia and Mercedes Gomez, all of Odessa; one sister:  Helen James and husband Jessie of San Angelo; eight grandchildren and one on the way.    

Funeral services will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 7:00 PM Thursday, August 19, 2010, officiated by Pastor Carrie Stanton.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

A memorial benefit will be held Saturday, August 21, 2010 at Flatlanders Saloon, 3000 N. FM 1936 in Odessa.

Luis Horacio Roman

Luis Horacio Roman, age 23, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 15, 2010.  He was born in El Paso, TX on February 22, 1987.  He was a construction laborer.

He is survived by his parents:  Gabriel and Rosa Roman of Odessa; wife:  Laura Roman of Odessa; daughter:  Marely Roman of Odessa; two brothers:  Gabriel Roman Jr. and Julian Roman of Odessa; and one sister:  Gloria De La Rosa of Odessa.

Rosary will be 7:30 Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, officiated by Fr. Mark Miller.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory. 

Faustino A. Pineda, III

Faustino A. Pineda, III, age 75, of Redford, TX, passed away on Monday, August 23, 2010, at Hospice House in Odessa.  He was born in Lajitas, TX on April 25, 1935 to Faustino A. Pineda, II and Paula (Nunez) Pineda.  He was a US Army veteran and worked as a machinist, retiring from Phillips Petroleum.  He was Catholic.

Those left to cherish his memory include three daughters:  Elizabeth Pineda and Nadine Mata of Alpine and Margo Pineda of Odessa; one son:  John Pineda of Alpine; four sisters:  Maria Flora Vizcaino and Socorro Whatley of Marfa, Tina Ramos of Del Rio, and Irene Hernandez of Presidio; four brothers:  Robert Pineda and Leo Pineda of El Paso, Rene Pineda of Marfa, and Martin Pineda of Austin; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

His parents, one brother, Johnny Pineda, and one sister, Olga Pineda, precede him in death.

Rosary is scheduled for 1:30, Saturday, August 29, 2010 at St Mary’s Catholic Church of Marfa, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 2:00 pm with Father Miguel Alcunio as officiant.  Interment will follow at the Catholic Cemetery in Marfa.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa.

Hugh Don "Pop" Allison

Hugh Don “Pop” Allison was born on December 29, 1931 in Dickens County. On August 28, 2010 he flew to be with his Lord and Savior.

Don married Fay Hogan on October 26, 1950 in Odessa, TX. After living in many states, they decided to call Odessa their home. Together they shared 59 years of marriage and five children: Donna, Doug, LaVona, Nils and Kitrena. They were active in many churches and enjoyed teaching their kids to love the Lord. Pop loved to tell everyone he came in contact with about Jesus.

Pop also loved children. You can be sure that any child he came in contact with has had the privilege of being bounced on his knees while he sang his signature “hum-dee-dum-da-da-dee-delee” song.

Pop was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Fay, and three of his children; Donna, Doug and Nils.

Left to cherish his memory are daughters; LaVona Baker and Kitrena Allison of Odessa; nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren, one brother, one sister and numerous nieces.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at Ranchland Heights Baptist Church in Midland, TX officiated by Rev. Gary Douglas and assisted by Rev. Larry Douglas. Pallbearers are Gary Douglas, James Baker, Jason Bushong, Matthew Allison, Luke Bedrick and Shae Pettigrew. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Hospice House, 903 N. Sam Houston, Odessa, TX 79761.

Pop was a wonderful role model and lived his life as a testimony to all. During the last few days of his life Pop’s main concern was to comfort his family and friends. His last message was, “Don’t mourn for me, I am going to a better place and I am very excited!”

We know Pop has taken a road trip like he has never taken before. 

Ramon Villarreal Sr.

Ramon Villarreal Sr, age 72, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2010, at Hospice House of Odessa. He was born in Lockhart, TX to Serapio and Josephina (Hernandez) Villarreal. In 1986, he married the love of his life, Maria Martha Tovar in Houston, TX.  

He worked in the restaurant business for many years as a cook and a waiter. He loved to dance and listening to music. Ramon loved spending time with his family and playing pool. One of his favorite hobbies was traveling, and it did not matter where. When he moved from Houston to Odessa, he made frequent trips back to Houston to pick up his kids. On one of these trips, he ran out of gas. He had a habit of running on fumes. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife; three sons: Ramon Villarreal Jr, Randy Villarreal, Rudy Villarreal,  three step-sons: Juan Carlos Rivera, Jorge A. Rivera, and Francisco Rivera, all of Odessa;  daughter: Sylvia Cadena of Odessa; step-daughters: Mariana Santana of New York, NY and Carolina Deana Farley of Forth Worth; three brothers: Serapio Villareal Jr of San Antonio, Albert Villarreal and Ruben Villarreal, both of Austin, TX; step-brother: Jesus Martinez; three sisters: Ofelia Ponce and Josephina Aguinaga, both of San Antonio, and Raquel Villarreal of Austin, TX; and numerous grandchildren. 

Ramon was preceded in death by his parents: Serapio and Josephina Villarreal and son: Ronnie Villarreal. 

Visitation will be held until 4 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2010. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Susan Adris Moser

Susan Adris Moser, age 67, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2010 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. She was born in Corpus Christi, TX on November 2, 1942 to Joseph Isaac Ardis and Robina Ruth (Scheibe) Ardis.  She was a medical secretary.

Survivors include two daughters: Kelli Garrett and Amy Rand, both of Odessa; one brother: Joseph Ardis of East Benard, TX; one sister: Betty Beidermann of Ponca City, OK; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 am, Friday, September 3, 2010 officiated by Thomas Garrett and David Rand at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Casey Jerrod McMillan

Odessa native, Casey Jerrod McMillan, joined his Lord and Savior this past Monday.  He entered this world August 29, 1973 and departed August 30, 2010.  He was a member of First Baptist Church. 

Casey attended Ross and San Jacinto Elementary, Hood Jr. High, and his sophomore and junior years at Permian.  His senior year was in Springdale, Arkansas, where he graduated in 1992.  While at Springdale, he was awarded All State honors in football and All District honors in baseball. 

After high school, he attended Crowder Junior College in Missouri and then transferred to Bellevue University in Nebraska.  In 1995, they won the NAIA College World Series and Casey made the all tournament team.  He graduated from Bellevue with a BS in psychology. 

He began working for Southwest Airlines as a flight attendant in 1998.  He loved his job and the people he worked with.  He was based out of Chicago Midway. 

Casey’s warm personality and beautiful smile won him many friends wherever he was. 

He is survived by his parents:  Debbie and Gary McMillan of Odessa; grandmother:  Juanita McMillan of Levelland, TX;  two brothers:  Chris and Michael; a sister:  Melissa; a nephew:  Austin; and his companion:  Laci Williams, all of which live in Odessa. 

His grandfather:  Hector McMillan and grandmother:  Carolyn Emerson, precede him in death.

Memorial services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, September 4, 2010 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Curtis Brewer.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Nancy Lee Finnegan

Nancy Lee Finnegan, age 63, passed away on  Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at Medical Center Hospital.  She was born in Altoona, PA on May 4, 1947 to Jreamus Paul Weidler and Hellen Weidler.  She married Ralph Henry Finnegan in Altoona, PA on September 28, 1974.  She was a cashier at West Side Lowe’s. 

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband:  Ralph Henry Finnegan of Odessa; four sons:  Ralph Finnegan Jr of Desert Hot Springs, CA, and John Finnegan, Jerry Finnegan, and David Finnegan, all of Odessa; one sister:  Peggy Woomer of Belwood, PA; and five grandchildren:  Jermia Finnegan, Rian Finnegan, Justin Finnegan, Christfer Finnegan and Chrissie Finnegan. 

Viewing will be until 10 pm Friday, August 3, 2010.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.


Stephen M. Castillo

Stephen M. Castillo, age 46, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, at Sierra Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.  He was born in Pecos on January 4, 1964.  He was a cook and construction worker. 

Stephen was a very hard worker, but was also a fun guy – affectionately known as “Wolfman” to his friends and family. 

He is survived by his mother:   Grace Varela; step-dad:  Pablo Varela; two sisters:   Himelda Varela and Marla Barrera and husband Freddie Barrera; one brother:  Luis Varela; nieces and nephews:  Amanda D. Barrera, Luis Alfredo Barrera, Ruby A. Varela, and Richard P. Varela, all of Odessa; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.    

His father:  Paul Castillo and uncles:  James McCormack, Charles McCormack, and Johnny McCormack, precede him in death. 

Rosary will be said 7:00 pm Monday, September 6, 2010 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Funeral services will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 12:30 pm Tuesday, September 7, 2010, officiated by Fr. Joe Uecker.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory. 

The family wishes to express their deep gratitude to the friends and family who have offered kind words, prayer, and support during this difficult time. 

Lorenzo Lopez Calderon

Lorenzo Lopez Calderon, age 51, passed from this life on Wednesday, September 1, 2010.  He was born in Fabens, TX on October 25, 1958 to Candelario and Apolonia (Lopez) Calderon.  He married Blanca Leal on January 1, 1974 in Balmorhea, TX.  They are members of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.  He was a welder.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife:  Blanca Calderon of Odessa; son:  Candelario Calderon of Odessa; daughter:  Sonya Calderon and husband Eran of Odessa; six brothers:  Eliseo Enriquez of Ft. Worth, Vincent Enriquez of Irving, Candelario Calderon Jr. of Van Horn, Jose Calderon of Phoenix, AZ, Rosendo Calderon of El Paso, and Fernando Calderon of Van Horn; three sisters:  Rafaela Sanchez of Van Horn, Josefina Carrillo of Anna, TX, and Irma Loft of Sun City, AZ; four grandchildren:  Kevin, Amy, Issac, and Nickoli.

His parent and three brothers:  Ernesto Enriquez, Adan Enriquez, and Oscar Calderon, precede him in death.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am Saturday, August 4, 2010 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Father Mark Woodruff.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

JoAnne Walp

Shirley JoAnne (Ellis) Walp, age 69, passed away on Wednesday, September  1, 2010, at her Odessa home.  She was born in Borger, TX.  She was a homemaker.  She was Baptist.

She is survived by her daughters:  Julie Allen and husband Jackie and Leslie Banuelos and husband Mario, both of Odessa;  three sons:  Rick Roghair of New Boston, Mike Roghair and wife Brandi of Fort Worth, and Rex Roghair and wife Angela of Odessa; four sisters:  Marla Ellis of Fort Stockton, Melva Ellis of California, Marowin Ellis of Lubbock, and Carla Browning of Sundown;  brother:  Bill Ellis of Fort Stockton; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.   

Her parents, one sister:  Dana, and one brother:  Carldale, precede her in death.  

Funeral services will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 6:00 PM Saturday, September  4, 2010, Bro. Wayne Shelton officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and  Crematory in Odessa, Texas. 

 
Rickey Wayne Carey, Sr.

Rickey Wayne Carey, Sr., age 53, went to be in the presence of God, on Wednesday, September 1, 2010. (That was what that tornado and double rainbow was.  He took a quantum leap to Heaven that day. The rainbow was significant because he was a patron of the Arts and it is depicted as Jesus Christ's mercy seat in Art and Literature.)  He had struggled with many health problems the last two years and knew the 91st Psalm by heart. 

He was born on January 3, 1957 in Colorado City, Texas to the late Norman Carey and to Elva Osburne Blackmon.  Jim Blackmon (a Marine vet) was who he called Dad because he stepped up and was always there for him.  He attended Permian High School and was well-known to teachers, principals, and classmates for his artwork.  He excelled in Art and Welding.  He had a steady hand for both and Shop foremen said he sure could "run a bead", and that's a good bead that's going to last.  His Dad, Jim, taught him to read blueprints and how to use a tape measure.  He loved his parent's cooking.  His favorites were brisket, beans and cornbread, potato salad, spaghetti and meatballs, tacos with freshly canned hot sauce from a Mason jar, southern biscuits and gravy, and enchiladas topped with homemade chili.  (He placed in several Chili Cook offs.)  He also liked chicken fried steak from Furr's Cafeteria.  He had a high I.Q. and could do whatever took his interest.  He wasn't perfect, but he always respected authority.  He made front page local news as Odessa's Urban Cowboy in 1983.  He could play guitar and liked Garth Brook's song, “The Dance”.  He was a great swimmer and could do a one-and-a-half off the high diving board and gave a thumbs up to his namesake, Rick Carey, who won three gold medals at the 1984 Olympics.  He loved going to the lake with family and friends. Many of his paintings and drawings were of landscapes.  He kept his sons from drowning because of his alertness and awareness about water.  He was often seen shirtless and people thought it was either because he looked good without it or he had just gave it off his back to a friend.  He had a great sense of humor; loved to laugh and enjoyed Jim Carrey and Drew Carey's entertainment and was an entertainer himself. He had charisma and never met a stranger.  He loved to travel and go to concerts; but he was still his Mama's baby.....don't know if he ever had to read Dante's Divine Comedy, but he certainly lived a lot of it. 

His grandparents, Ruben and Ruby Osburne; his father, Norman Carey; his Uncle Leland Davisson; his Uncle Clarence Osburne; his Aunt Treva Marler; his Uncle Valrey Marler; his niece, Crystal Carey; and his cousins, Keston Marler and Tiffany Trevizo, preceded him in death.  His cousin, Tommy Osburne passed away the same day. 

He is survived by his mother and father: Elva and Jim Blackmon; his aunts and uncles:  Donna Brown, Bertie and Harvey Martin, Glenda Davisson, and Marlene Wadlaw; his brothers: Roy Carey, Monty Coldwell, and Jeff Patrick; his sister, Shelia Smith and her husband Montie Smith, all of Odessa; his sons, J.R. Carey and his wife of Andrews and Rickey Wayne Carey, Jr. of Odessa; his grandchildren; his nieces and nephews: Zackary Smith, Kaylea Smith, Baylea Smith, Joshua Carey, Ashley Carey, Justin Carey, Aila Carey and Amanda Graham; and numerous great-nephews and great-nieces and many, many good-hearted cousins. 

Special thanks to the Marlers and the Davissons, who are known for their stability and responsibility, for all they did for him over the years, and the doctors and nurses who cared about him.

Graveside services will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 7, 2010, officiated by Pastor Marcos Zuniga.   Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Ramona Martinez Hernandez

Ramona Martinez Hernandez, age 70, of Odessa, went Home on Thursday, September 2, 2010 at Hospice House.  She was born in Santa Elena, Chihuahua, Mexico on August 31, 1940 to Jose Calderon and Patrocina (Martinez) Calderon.  She married Santiago Hernandez in Ojinaga on February 2, 1963.  She was a homemaker.  She was a Christian and worshiped with the 6th and Jackson Church of Christ family.

Her husband of over 47 years, Santiago Hernandez, survives her.  Also left to cherish her memory are her children:  Jose Hernandez and Maria Sanchez, both of Odessa; five brothers:  Hector Calderon of Lubbock, Raymond Calderon of Crane, Joe Humberto Calderon of Crane, Gregorio Calderon of Presidio, and Pedro Galindo of El Paso; two sisters:  Olivia Huerta of Odessa and Hermilia Park of Crane; and five grandchildren:  Joseph Hernandez, Elizabeth Hernandez, Eleeza Hernandez, Michael Sanchez, and Ramon Sanchez.

Funeral services will be 5:00 pm Sunday, September 5, 2010 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Mr. Fernando Prado.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.


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