Obituaries 2011

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Vickie Elaine Daughtery

Vickie Elaine Daughtery, age 52, of Odessa, Texas, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2011, at Medical Center Hospital.  She was born in Big Spring on February 9, 1959 to Ben and Bennie (Melton) Daughtery.   

Vickie was a retired licensed vocational nurse who worked at the Big Spring State Hospital and Permian Basin Community Center for MHMR.  She was an extremely creative person who enjoyed dancing, singing, playing guitar, and painting with watercolors and oils. She had invented her own cartoon character and was just learning cake decorating.  Vickie was a loving person who was devoted to her family and gave freely of herself to them.  She was a beautiful person inside and out. 

She is survived by her long-time companion:  Lori Don Scott of Odessa; two sons:  David Scott and wife Leslie and Justin Scott, all of Odessa; brothers:  Ben Daughtery, Jr. of Hoama, LA, Terry Daughtery of Dahlonega, GA, and Joben Daughtery of Lower Lake, CA; two sisters:  Kay Kennemur and husband Danny and Tammie Daughtery, all of Big Spring, TX; one grandchild:  Marley Scott of Odessa; and numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.  

She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother:  Jerry Lynn Daughtery, and a special nephew:  Nathan Burch. 

Memorial services will be held at 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 17, 2011, officiated by Brother Roy Jones.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Humane Society of Odessa, 7012 W. Mockingbird, Odessa, TX 79763. 

The family sends out special thanks to Medical Center Hospital CCU staff and to Dr. Kodityal. 

Sanford Dee “Sandy” Preslar II

Sanford Dee “Sandy” Preslar II of Odessa, age 73, passed from this life on Monday, February 14, 2011 at Hospice House in Odessa. He was born on February 4, 1938 to the late Sanford Dee Sr. and Orleana (Cosatt) Preslar in Fort Worth, Texas. He married Mona Angus on June 8, 1958 in Ranger, Texas.  They celebrated over 52 years of marriage together.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son: Troy Preslar.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife: Mona Preslar of Odessa; sons: Trey Preslar and wife Jacque, Trapper Preslar and wife Misty, Trinity Preslar and wife Crissy, all of Odessa; daughter: Denise Davis and husband Wesley of Abilene; brother: Layne Preslar and wife Sue of Three Rivers, NM; and eleven grandchildren:  Jade and Chelsea Preslar, Dillon, Jordan, Reagan, and Keaton Davis, Hannah, Taylor, and Trison Preslar, and Tanner and London Preslar.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, February 17, 2011 at First Baptist Church in Odessa, officiated by Pastor Randy Kendrix. Pallbearers will be Trey Preslar, Trinity Preslar, Troy Preslar, Wesley Davis, Dillon Davis, and Trapper Preslar. Interment will be at 2:00 pm Friday, February 18, 2011, at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and online condolences may be sent at acreswestfuneral.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sandy’s name to Hospice House, 903 N. Sam Houston, Odessa, TX 79761. 

C. A. Thompson, III

C. A. Thompson, III, age 58, passed away on Monday, February 14, 2011, at his home in Odessa, Texas.  He was born in Colorado City, CO on October 8, 1952 to C.A. Thompson, Jr. and Loreneli (Palmeyer) Thompson.  He was an Air Force Veteran and a welder.  He was Baptist. 

He is survived by his daughter:  Samantha Kay Thompson of Odessa; two sons:  Donnie Thompson of Bastrop, Texas and Charles Allen Thompson of Odessa; sisters :  Sandra Creekmore of Galveston, Texas and Catherine Wolfwalker of Austin, Texas; one brother:  Jesse Thompson of Austin, Texas; and four grandchildren.   

Memorial services were privately held.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Aquilina Cabrera

Aquilina Cabrera, age 76, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at Seabury Nursing Center in Odessa.  She was born in El Congo, El Salvador to the late Victor and Maria (Cabrera) Ramos.  She was a factory worker.  She was Catholic. 

She is survived by her daughter:  Dora Alicia Marquez of Odessa; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 

Rosary will be said 7:00 pm Thursday, February 17, 2011 at the funeral home.  Funeral mass will be at St Joseph Catholic Church at 2:00 PM Friday, February 18, 2011 , Fr. Joe Uecker officiating.  Interment will be at Los Angeles Garden of Ector County Cemetery in Odessa.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Rodney Allen Burns

Rodney Allen Burns, age 53, of Odessa passed away on Friday, February 18, 2011 in Odessa.  He was born in Winters, TX on September 6, 1957.  He was a drummer in the band “Mr. Burns” and owned his own wrecking yard and mechanic shop. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his step-mother:  Evelyn Burns of Odessa; daughter:  Elizabeth Michelle Burns of Illinois; brothers:  Ricky Burns of Dallas, Darren Whitehead of Snyder, and Michael Whitehead and David Whitehead, both of Odessa; aunt:  Rita Burns of Odessa; and good friend:  Terry Dean House of Odessa. Numerous other cousins and friends survive him.

Memorial services will be 7:00 pm Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at Greenfield Acres Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor Michael Bartlett.  Arrangements are with Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory. 

Wanda Fitzgerald Cooper

Wanda Fitzgerald Cooper finished her race and was escorted home by Jesus Christ on February 19, 2011.  Wanda was born on October 11, 1939 in Greenville, TX to Walter and Lillie (Carlile) Landers. She was the current Mayor of Mobile City and a proud, loving "Nana".

 

Those left to cherish her memory are her children Sheila Bell and husband Keith of Odessa, TX, Mark Meadows and wife Kim of Midland, TX, and Sonja Bolin of Midland, TX; sister:  Barbara Choate and husband Buddy of Campbell, TX; six grandchildren: Jennifer McHaney and husband Donovan, Christopher Bell, Amanda Windle and husband Max, Brett Meadows and wife Trish, Kaylee Goldsmith and Hunter Meadows; and five great grandchildren Aiden and Keira McHaney, Tristan Morris, Briel Meadows and Harley Windle.

 

Memorial services will be held on Friday, February 25, 2011 at 2pm at Acres West Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bob Lothenore officiating.

Juan Roman Salazar

Juan Roman Salazar, age 48, of Odessa, died Sunday, February 20, 2011 at his residence.  He was born September 24, 1962 in El Paso, TX to the late Raymundo Salazar and Juana Ramona Castillo Salazar.   

He is survived by his brothers:  Ray Salazar Jr. of San Diego, CA, Christopher Salazar of Dallas, and Jesse Salazar of Pecos, TX; and sisters:  Gloria Leyva and Martha Leyva, both of Odessa, and Anita Cobarrubio of Chickasaw, OK. 

Memorial services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, February 26, 2011 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Ninefa Dutchover Castillo

Ninefa (Dutchover) Castillo, age 57, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on Monday, February 21, 2011, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas.  She was born in Stanton, TX on October 18, 1953 to Frank and Sulema (Garza) Dutchover.  She was a homemaker. 

She is survived by her husband: Jose Francisco Castillo Salazar of Odessa; seven daughters:  Elizabeth Orosco, Christina Luna, Maria Levario, Idann Dutchover, Blanca Dutchover, Margaret Salazar and Gloria Castillo, all of Odessa; one son-Jose Castillo, Jr. of Odessa; two sisters:  Francis Alvarez of Dallas and Bertha Newman of Midland; two brothers:  Frank G. Dutchover of Odessa and Johnny Dutchover of Midland; twenty-one grandchildren:  Jose Angel Orosco, Hazel Lee Orosco, Ismael Subia, Jr., Lisa Subia, Ernesto Rodriguez, Mariana Rodriguez, Fabian Nunez, Reyna Dutchover, Gloria Levario, Gilbert Levario, Jr., Mary Levario, Kristen Dutchover, Tatyana Levario, Andrew Levario, Anna Luna, Kimberly Luna, Ashly Luna, Gilbert Luna, Frank Luna, Estrella Luna, and Stephanie Castillo and nine great-grandchildren:  Xavier Dutchover, Zacharia Dutchover, Maribella Sapata, Isaiah Sapata, Jazelle Sapata, Mari Delay Subia, Adrian Subia, Jayden Subia, and Leon Levario. 

Memorial services will be at Life Change Baptist Church at 10:00 AM Friday, February 25, 2011, Pastor Strausf McCreary officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Juan Esteban Martinez

Juan Esteban Martinez, age 61, of Odessa, died Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at Medical Center Hospital.  He was born on June 26, 1949 in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.  He was a farm laborer.  He was a Christian. 

He is survived by his wife:  Leandra Martinez of Odessa; sons:  Juan Martinez and Julian Martinez of Odessa and Jesus Martinez and Fidencio Martinez, both of Forth Worth; daughters:  Francisca Cruz, Maria Venzor, Mary Lou Lara, and Frances Martinez, all of Odessa; brother:  Antonio Martinez of Odessa; eighteen grandchildren and one great-granddaughter:  Sophiah Hernandez. 

His parents:  Pablo Martinez and Maria de la Luz Ibarra Martinez, precede him in death.

Graveside services will be 10:00 am Friday, February 25, 2011 at Los Angeles Garden of Ector County Cemetery, officiated by Jesus Martinez, Fidencio Martinez, Mario de la Luz Martinez, and Pablo Arrizola.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Madeline K. Rich

Madeline Kay Rich, 68, of Odessa, died February 22, 2011 at her residence.  She was born May 27, 1942 in Abilene to the late Oscar Lowe Whorton and Grace Marie (Johnson) Whorton.  She was a retired Identification Records Clerk for the City Police Department of Odessa.   

She is survived by her daughter:  Tommie K. Van Zandt of Odessa; brother:  Ronnie Wharton of Chino Valley, AZ; and three grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents, one brother:  Charles Dewayne Johnson, precedes her in death.

Graveside services will be 1:00 pm Friday, February 25, 2011 at Sunset Memorial Gardens, officiated by Leland Maples.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Felipe Orlando Garza

Felipe Orlando Garza, 42, of Odessa, died February 22, 2011 at Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital in Corpus Christi. He was born August 16, 1968 in Seagraves, TX. He worked in the oilfield. 

He is survived by his parents: Martha Loya of Odessa and Noe Garza of Pharr, TX; sons: Luis Garza of Lubbock and Abel Garza of Great Bend, KS; daughters: Priscilla Garza of Odessa and Stephanie Garza of Mexico; brother: Noe Garza Jr of Odessa; sisters: Diana Garza and Cynthia Garza, both of Odessa; and two grandchildren. 

Rosary will be 7:30 pm Sunday, February 27, 2011 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel. Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Monday, February 28, 2011 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel, officiated by Father Bernardito Getigan. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

 
Linda Darlene Tew Alegria

Linda Darlene Tew Alegria, age 51, of Odessa, passed from this life on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Hospice House.   She was born in Odessa on August 26, 1959 to Rudolph William Tew and Otilia (Ybarra) Tew.  She was a homemaker; beloved wife, mother, and grandmother.  She was a member of New Life Ministries Church and loved the Lord and her religion.

Linda was a Dallas Cowboys fan.  She enjoyed camping and soul food.  She also was a collector.  More than anything, she loved her family and devoted herself to her husband, children, and grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her love and memory include her husband:  Patricio “Pat” Alegria, Jr. of Odessa; mother:  Otilia Tew of Odessa; son:  Jason Deese of Odessa; three daughters:  Heather Deese of San Angelo, and Desalin Alcorn and Tilemsa Cabrera, both of Odessa; sister:  Sally Dry of Borger, TX; and twelve grandchildren.

Funeral services were 11:00 am Monday, February 28, 2011 at New Life Ministries Church, officiated by Pastor Joel Madden.  Interment will followed at Los Angeles Garden of Ector County Cemetery.  Following graveside services, the family will meet with friends at the church for fellowship and a meal.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Glenn Couch

James Glenn Couch, age 49, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at his home.  He was born in Carlsbad, NM on July 14, 1961 to James Charles “Sonny” Couch and Esther LaVern (Upton) Couch.  One of four children, he was the “best” baby.  He married, Leisa Michelle Jarrett on September 22, 1981.  They enjoyed 28 years together before they were separated by her death on March 17, 2010.  He missed his wife dearly.

Glenn was a tough guy and could be honery, but sweet as could be underneath.  He was a comic character and a tease, who could scare you to death – then hug you until you got over it.  A wonderful father and grandfather, he was loving to all.  Glenn raised game cocks and loved all animals.  He enjoyed watching the Cowboys play.

Those left to cherish his memory are his parents:  Sonny and LaVern Couch of Odessa; two daughters:  Tasha Lodge and husband Patrick and Amber Wadley and husband Kevin, all of Odessa; one son:  Timothy Couch and wife Sara of Odessa; sister:  Sarah McKinley of Odessa; brothers:  Dwayne Couch of Odessa and Brent Couch and wife Renee of Carrollton, Texas; and eight grandchildren:  Bralea Couch, Cameron Couch, Matthew Couch, Daniel Lodge, Haleigh Wadley, Gage Wadley, Kolby Wadley, and Ryan Wadley.   

Funeral services will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 11:00 AM Friday, March 4, 2011, Bro. Allen Weakland officiating.  Interment will be at Los Angeles Garden of Ector County Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Earl Dean Stephens, Jr.

Earl Dean Stephens, Jr., age 59, passed away on Monday, February 28, 2011, at his Odessa home.  He was born in Odessa on November 12, 1951. He was the son of the late Earl Dean Stephens and Patricia Sue (Simpson) Stephens. 

He worked in sand blasting and coating in the oilfield.   

He is survived by his wife:  Mary Catherine Stephens of Odessa; mother:  Patricia Sue Stephens of Odessa; two daughters:  Effie Angela Nichols of Odessa and Shelby Lynn Newel of Odessa; one sister:  Sharon Kay Stephens of Odessa; one brother:  Danny Ray Stephens of Odessa; nine grandchildren:  Kelsie, Alycia, Vanessa, Hailey, Daniel, Jennifer, Cain, Candy and Brook; and one great-grandchild:  Logan Lee.        

Memorial services will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 4:00 PM Friday, March 4, 2011, Chaplain Emmett Barnard officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory. 

Johnny Wayne Burrow

Johnny Wayne Burrow, age 58, of Odessa, Texas, died Thursday, March  3, 2011, at his home in Midland County, Texas.  He was born in Muleshoe, TX on June 23, 1952.  He was a welder. 

Survivors are his daughters:  Brandy Roberts of Eldena, Ill. and Dawn Williams of Boston, N.Y.; four sisters:  Connie Thompson of Odessa, Eva Kitron of Salina, Okla., Charlotte Roberts of Homeland, Calif., and Evelyn Graham of Salina, Okla.; and three grandchildren.  

Memorial services will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory. 

Glenn Douglas Finn

Glenn Douglas Finn went to be with the Lord March 7, 2011 at the age of 82.  Glenn was the second child of Joe & Louise Finn.  He was born in Grainola, Oklahoma on August  20, 1928.  Glenn lost his mother at the age of 6 and his father at age 14.  He and his siblings were raised by his step-mother, Minnie Finn.  Glenn went to school in Grainola through the 3rd grade and then to Foraker, Oklahoma where he graduated in 1946. Glenn married his high school sweetheart June Martin on October 22, 1949. They celebrated their 61st anniversary this past October.  Glenn and June were blessed with three children.  Glenn Dustin “Dusty” Finn, Paul Dee Finn, and Linda June Anderegg.  Glenn worked as a cowboy before owning his own ranch in Arkansas.  He later sold his ranch and went to work for Phillips Petroleum where he worked in both Oklahoma and Texas.  He retired in 1987 having worked for Phillips for 34 years.  After his retirement with Phillips he took up his passion for wood working.  He made his children, grandchildren, and other relatives and friends beautiful pieces of furniture.  Glenn and June traveled all through the United States seeing numerous historical and beautiful places and enjoyed several cruises.  They enjoyed “country” living to the fullest but moved a few years ago to town to be closer to their daughter.  Glenn was a member of First Baptist Church Odessa.

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents Joe and Louise Finn, his two brothers Gene and John Finn, his sister Mary Jo Finn Griggs, and a granddaughter Charity Day Finn.

He is survived by his wife June Finn of the home, son Dusty Finn and wife Jody of Montrose, Colorado, Dee Finn and wife Jeanie of Odessa, and daughter Linda Anderegg and husband Rick of Odessa.  Grandchildren Lacy Finn Borgo and husband Doug and their daughters Aiden and Anwen all of Montrose, Colorado; Brandan Finn and wife Mary of San Antonio, Texas; Jerrod Finn and wife Sabrina and their children Ryan, Jonathan, and Victoria of Broad Run, Virginia; Melissa Finn Clark and husband Eric and their son Jackson of Haslet, Texas; Emmy Anderegg Espericueta and husband Freddy of Prosper, Texas and Tyler Anderegg of Leadville, Colorado.

Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Saturday March, 12, 2011 in Pawhuska, Oklahoma officiated by his grandchildren, Lacy Borgo and Jerrod Finn.  Arrangements by McCartney’s Johnson Funeral Home in Pawhuska, Oklahoma.

Memorial Services will be Tuesday March 15, 2011 at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church in Odessa, Texas with the Rev. Curtis Brewer officiating.  Arrangements in Odessa are with Acres West Funeral Chapel.

 

Oscar S. Cadena, Jr.

Oscar S. Cadena, Jr., age 28, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, March  8, 2011.  He was born in Odessa on February 26, 1983 to Oscar S. Cadena Sr. and the late Karen Sauceda Cadena.  He was a painter and carpet installer. 

He is survived by his father:  Oscar S. Cadena, Sr.; his mom:  Tammy Marie Sauceda of Odessa; and three sisters:  Ashley Sauceda and Valerie Cadena, both of Odessa, and Maria Sauceda of Monahans.   

In addition to his mother, two brothers precede him in death:  Jesus Manuel Lujan, Jr. and Fabien Sauceda.  

Graveside services will be at Los Angeles Garden of Ector County Cemetery at 1:00 PM Monday, March 14, 2011, Fr. Mark Miller officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 


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