|Eddie Lorene Boner|
Eddie Lorene Boner, age 91, of Odessa, passed away on Friday, September 12, 2014 at Medical Center Hospital. She was born in Hockley County, TX on June 24, 1923 to the late Jesse H. Hawley and Etta Mae (Williams) Hawley. She married Hubert Alton Boner in Paducah, TX in 1939 and he preceded her in death in 1970. She was a homemaker, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother.
Eddie was a Christian, a member of the Church of Christ. She was a very funny lady, who loved to take all of your money in a poker game. She also enjoyed a good Bingo game and loved to cook.
She is survived by her son: Jerry Don Boner and wife Judy of Garland, TX; daughters: Patsy Pounds and husband Everett, Colleene Waldron and husband Rob, and Kay Butler and husband Billy, all of Odessa, and Letha Boner of Rowlett, TX and Sandra Barnes and husband Wilbur of Rowlett; sister: Sammie Rowland of Hemet, CA; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; and a large extended family of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she is preceded in death by her daughter: Lee Etta Boner, and twelve siblings.
Funeral services will be 10:00 am Monday, September 15, 2014 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Brother Roy Jones. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West, 8115 W. University Blvd. Odessa, TX.
|Lorenza Gabaldon Quiñonez|
Lorenza Gabaldon Quiñonez, age 73, of Odessa, passed away on Friday, September 12, 2014 at Medical Center Hospital. She was born in Cuchillo Parado, Chihuahua, Mexico on September 30, 1940 to the late Fidencio and Teresa (Quiñonez) Gabaldon. She was a homemaker and was Catholic.
Those left to cherish her love and memory are her daughters: Armida Martinez and Guadalupe Gavaldon, both of Odessa; brother: Francisco Gavaldon of Ojinaga, MX; sister: Natividad Gavaldon of Odessa; six grandchildren: Jesse Martinez, Jr., Celenia Martinez, Nohely Martinez, Abigail Martinez, Arnulfo Martinez, and Yanely Martinez; and eight great-grandchildren: Jr. Martinez, Briana Martinez, Jeseney Martinez, Dayali Armendariz, Marilyn Armendariz, Isaac Isaiah Ibarra, and Alexandra Neveah Ibarra.
Rosary will be recited at Acres West Funeral
Chapel on 7:00 pm Sunday, September 14, 2014.
|Nathan Marion Ballard, Sr.|
Nathan Marion Ballard, Sr., 49, of Odessa, passed away on Monday, September 15, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born in Dallas, TX on May 21, 1965 to Ernest and Marvon (Freeman) Ballard. He attended college for heating and air conditioning sysemt installation. He married his true soul mate, Tylene Barnes, on June 6, 1986 in Odessa.
Nathan was a huge family man; they were his greatest joy. He loved his family unconditionally. Nathan accepted and loved his “adopted birth daughter” very much, and he adored his grandchildren. Nathan was a hard worker, and he made sure to instill those traits in his children. He was a jokester, and picked on everybody to show his love. He was known to say, “If I’m not picking on you, you’d better be worried!” Nathan never met a stranger and would talk to everyone, so he had loads of friends. Nathan was an exceptional man who will be missed very much.
Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife: Tylene, of Odessa; sons: Nathan, Jr. and Meranda Ballard of Odessa, and Robert Rance and Brianna Ballard of Odessa; daughters: Leigh and Chad Parker of Jacksonville, TX, and “part of the package” Shauna and Timothy Lee of Odessa; brothers: Dennis and Randa Thorp of Pecos, TX, and Alan and Jessie Ballard of Sherman, TX; and grandchildren: Treva “Jr Jr”, Myiah, Shealynn, Nathan III, Annabell “Boo”, Ricky, Alexys, Haley “Bean”, Faith, Brandon, and Kiera.
Nathan was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Marion and Marvon Ballard.
Memorial services will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Brother Dewey “Bro” Blevins. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
The family would like to send special thanks to Texas Tech Family Medicine, Dr. Charles Sponsel, and Home Hospice.
|Sheila Cheryl Light|
Sheila Cheryl Light was only 57 yrs of age when she left us on Monday, September 15th 2014. Sheila, who had a unique, loving, caring, and nurturing soul and heart, was born to Eddie Winfred Reames and Martha Sue Ballard on December 3, 1956 in Pampa, Texas.
She was their youngest of five children and surrounded with love. Sheila was a hard worker, and full of determination. Sheila didn’t like to give up even at the end. She was and will always be a brave, full of spirit, kind of woman who fought all the way.
Sheila overcame a large variety of different obstacles and illnesses throught out her whole life and didn’t let any of it keep her down. As someone once said of her, “She is a one of a kind woman and they don’t make them like her anymore.” This couldn’t be any more right.
She loved her family and friends no matter what. She loved her puppies just like they were her own children.
Sheila Cheryl Light was preceded in death by her mother- Martha Sue Ballard and her father- Eddie Winfred Reames along with one grandchild- Jayden Nichole Light.
Sheila Light was survived by two brothers: Gerald and Dawn Reames of Guthrie,OK, and Eddie and Betty Reames of Pampa, TX; and two sisters: Winford Sue Ratliff of Canadian, TX and JoAnn Witcher of Pampa, TX. Sheila had four sons: Jereomy and Hope Reames of Amarillo, TX, Dusten and Jennifer Reames of Enid, OK, Daniel and Autume Light of Odessa, TX, and James and Sarah Light of Miami, TX.
She was surrounded by love and 13 grandchildren. They are: Shawn Reames, Kaylee Mayberry, Kacee Reames, Clayton Reames, and Dakota Reames from Dustin. Shelby Head, Preston Head, Carroll Light, Tiffany Light, John-Wayne Light, and Nickolas Light from Daniel. Chelsey Light, J.C. Light and already preceded in death by Jayden Nichole Light from James. She also had two great granchildren: Laken and Addison.
Sheila was loved by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was loved by all and we will cherish the time we all had with her.
There will be a Memorial Service held for Sheila Light in Canadian, TX on September 27th 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Assembly of God Church.
All are Welcome to come and join us in celebrating the love and JOY that Sheila Light brought to us all.
|Pabla Bustos Guevara|
Pabla Bustos Guevara, age 88, of Odessa, passed from this life on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Deerings Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Odessa. She was born in Terlingua, TX on June 30, 1926 to the late Rosalio and Guillerma (Cisneros) Bustos. She was a Jehovah’s Witness.
Pabla loved to crochet and to cook. Enchiladas and hamburgers were some specialties and she also liked to eat grapes. She was a very positive person and was very generous. Pabla knew that it was better to give than to receive. Her beloved family always came first.
Survivors include her sons: Ruben Guevara and wife Irma, Armando Guevara, Javier Guevara and wife Maria Elena, and Jesus Manuel Guevara, all of Odessa; daughters: Teresa Calbillo and husband Baldomero, Olivia Galindo, Inez Rodriguez and husband Saul, and Maria Estrada and husband Sergio, all of Odessa; 34 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Gregorio Guevara.
Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by El Anciano Rojelio Rios. Interment will follow at Los Angeles Garden of Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
|Raul Aragon Gonzalez|
Raul Aragon Gonzalez, 52, of Burleson, TX, passed away on Thursday,
September 18, 2014, in Houston, TX. Raul was born to the late Felix Gonzalez
Garcia and Amparo Aragon Perez in Zaragoza, MX on August 22, 1962.
Raul was a jokester, always laughing and having fun. He loved to go fishing and to be outdoors. Church was a big part of his life, and he attended Church in Odessa. He loved to preach and try and get people to go worship with him.
Those left to cherish his love and memory are daughter: Ruth Gonzalez of Odessa; sons: Alain Taravia of Juarez, MX, Jose Luis Gonzalez of Odessa, and Samuel Gonzalez of Odessa; sisters: Amanda and husband Fernando Rodriguez of Abilene, Luz-Elena and husband Antero Perez of Odessa, Yolanda Carrasco of Juarez, MX, Guadalupe Gonzalez of Odessa, Martha Bustillos of Odessa, and Gloria Gonzalez of Austin; brothers Edmundo and wife Evangelina Gonzalez of Topeka, KA, Oscar and wife Maria Gonzalez of Ft. Worth, Benjamin Gonzalez of Missouri, Guillermo Gonzalez, of Denver, CO, Alfred Gonzalez of Juarez, MX, and Antonio Gonzalez of San Antonio, TX; and grandchildren: Hector Gonzalez and Xavior Fierro of Odessa.
The family will receive friends at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Graveside services will be held in the Peaceful Gardens section at Ector County Cemetery on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 10 AM. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
|Randy Kay Boland|
Randy Boland, 39, of Odessa was called to heaven on September 19,
2014 in New Mexico. Randy was born to Johnny Boland and Venetta
Susan Jones Boland on November 21, 1974 in Odessa. Randy worked as a
Torque Turn Tech with Express Energy.|
Randy lived his life the way we all want to, but don’t have the balls to. He was one of a kind. Randy was very funny, loving, caring, and honest. He cared a lot for his kids: son, Jonah and stepdaughter, Elexis. He found his soul mate in his fiancé Reyna. Not too many people can hit rock bottom and make it back out, but Randy did. He was addicted to working out and going to AA meetings. Randy loved his friends and co-workers at Express Energy.
Those left to cherish his memories are his father: Johnny Boland of Fritch, Texas; son: Jonah Boland and step-daughter: Elexis Wood, both of Odessa, his fiancé: Reyna of Chihuahua, Mexico, brothers: Curtis Boland of Pampa, Kelton Boland and Kendrick Boland, both of Lubbock; and sister: Teena Johnson and husband Todd of Odessa.
Randy is preceded in death by his mother: Venetta Susan Jones Boland.
Funeral Services are scheduled for Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 1:00 p.m., officiated by Pastor Daniel Johnson, followed by interment at Los Angeles section Ector County Cemetery, Odessa Texas. Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd, Odessa, Texas.
Special Thanks to Express Energy for all the support and loving kindness given to the family during our time of loss.
|Nicholas “Nick” Henry Jakubik|
Nicholas “Nick” Henry Jakubik, 57, of Odessa, passed away on Monday, September 22, 2014 in Odessa. He was born on Wednesday, February 13, 1957 in Odessa to the late Frank Jakubik and Lillian (Miller) Jakubik.
Nick was a sociable person who enjoyed going out. Drinking beer, shooting pool and throwing darts were favorite pastimes. Nick loved watching drag races and boat races. He was a great individual and he will be missed dearly.
Those left to cherish his love and memory are his son Eli and wife Crystal Jakubik of Odessa; daughter Nichole Jakubik of Odessa; brothers Kim Jakubik of Odessa, Jesse Jakubik of Palo Alto, CA, and stepbrother Steven Elledge of Redding, CA; and grandchildren Devon and Braydon.
Nick was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Lillian Jakubik.
Open visitation will be Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, September 25-27, 2014. Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Carrie Stanton. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
|Pansye LaVerne Goldston|
Pansye LaVerne Goldston, age 89, of Odessa, passed from this life to eternal glory on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Medical Center Hospital. She entered this life at the Brownlee Teacherage, Nolan County, Texas on July 9, 1925, born to the late Clinton Leroy Harrison and Winnie Ruth (Anderson) Harrison. She married Hubert Willis Goldston in Odessa on January 3, 1944 and they enjoyed over 64 years together, before separated by his death on November 24, 2008.
Pansye was a homemaker, who lovingly made a house a home for her husband and three children. She also made the outside of the home beautiful with her flower garden. Pansye was a skilled cook and an accomplished seamstress, who loved to crochet, knit, and sew. She made all of her daughter’s clothes and made shirts for her boys. She enjoyed family, as well as travel, camping and fishing.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons: Hubert Willis Goldston, Jr. of West Jordan, UT and Patrick Charles Goldston of Odessa; brother: Wildred Lynn “Bud” Harrison of Odessa; sisters: Juanita Rutar of Lubbock, Mildred Thorn of Milledgeville, GA, and Ruthelle Finnerty of Odessa; twenty-five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter: Janice Michelle West-Bremser; and sisters: Marie Riggs, Billie Pierce and Roselle Born.
The family will receive friends at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Friday, September 26, 2014 from 6 to 8:00 pm. Graveside services will be 1:00 pm, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Loraine Cemetery in Loraine, TX. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
|Janis Elizabeth Hard Young|
Janis Elizabeth Hard Young, longtime resident of El Paso died in Odessa, Texas, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 97. She is survived by son Thornton of Hickory Creek, Texas; daughters Janette Zebrowski (spouse John) of Odessa, Texas; Margaret Young (partner Alice King) of Las Vegas, New Mexico; and Kathryn Vere (spouse Vincent) of Arlington, Texas; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Her husband, Forrest Cheney Young, of El Paso, preceded her in death.
Janis was born in Arlington, Vermont on May 29, 1917, and lived her early years in Arlington. A lifelong lover of learning, Janis graduated in 1934 from Arlington High School where she was the class valedictorian. She attended Green Mountain College in Vermont, later moving to Boston where she earned her registered nursing degree at Boston’s Children Hospital in 1938. In 1940, Janis moved to El Paso where she met her husband Forrest in 1941. They married in 1943.
Janis spent most of her married life as a full-time homemaker, but found time to work as a nurse for Red Cross Blood Bank and El Paso Job Corps. She was a devout Catholic and a member of the St. Pius X Parish in El Paso for over fifty years. Throughout her life, she was devoted to family, children and community. She lived her life with dignity, love, spirituality and tolerance; and her quiet strength touched all who knew her. Burial will be on October 10, 2014 at 11:00 am at Fort Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso. Memorial services will be 3:00 pm Friday, November 7, 2014 at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 4141 N. Tanglewood, Odessa, TX, officiated by Fr. David Mossbarger.
|Jovita Sandoval de Ayala|
Jovita Sandoval de Ayala, age 65, of Odessa, passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Medical Center Hospital. She was born in Allende, Coahuila, Mexico on March 7, 1949 to Jose Jesus and Maria Rosario (Enriquez) Sandoval. She married Raymundo G. Ayala in Acuña, Mexico on October 30, 1966 and they became the loving parents to three sons. She was a homemaker, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. Jovita was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Jovita had a wonderful sense of humor and was a very happy person, who enjoyed helping others. She would make her home beautiful, planting trees and flowers. She loved taking care of her grandchildren. An awesome cook and a wonderful person, she was queen of her house.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of almost 48 years: Raymundo G. Ayala; her mother: Maria del Rosario Sandoval; sons: Raymundo S. Ayala, Alfredo Ayala and wife Angelica, and David Ayala and wife Flor, all of Odessa; sisters: Teresa Sandoval, Maria Elena Sandoval, Maria de los Angeles Sandoval, Rosa Maria Sandoval, Alicia Sandoval, Maria de la Luz Sandoval, and Estela Sandoval; and brothers: Jesus Sandoval and Jose Sandoval. She is also a doting grandmother to six grandchildren: Birttany E. Ayala, Anahi Ayala, Freddy Ayala, Jr., Matthew Ayala, Oscar Ayala, and Flor Ayala.
Her father and her brothers: Jose de Jesus Sandoval and Arnulfo Sandoval, precede her in death.
Rosary will be recited at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 pm, Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Peaceful Gardens of Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd. Odessa, TX.