Obituaries 2016

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Billy Ray Phillips
Billy Ray Phillips
Billy Ray Phillips, age 42, of Odessa, TX passed from this in Odessa on Friday, August 19, 2016. He was born in Fort Worth, TX on Thursday, August 15, 1974 to Charles Phillips and Loretta Belknap.

Billy was very opinionated, stubborn, polite, fun loving and good hearted. He was very mischievous as a child but had a great personality. Thru all of his illness he was a believer in Jesus Christ. Billy enjoyed taking things apart only to rebuild them, as well as artistry, doing tattoos and sketch work. He was the biggest Mama’s boy and his last dying wish was for his mom to hold him.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his mother: Loretta Belknap of Odessa, TX; son: Logan Phillips of Ft. Worth, TX; daughter: Bailey Phillips of Kermit, TX; three sisters: Stephanie Pena and husband Roy of Odessa, TX, Lisa Henkell of Midland, TX and Regina Smith and husband Bill of Midland, TX; four nieces; four nephews; many cousins that he grew up with, one grandchild and one grandchild on the way.

He was preceded in death by his father: Charles Phillips; grandfather: U.G. Logan and cousin: Christy Warden.

Memorial services will be held at 4:00 pm, Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Cumberland Presbyterian, officiated by Daniel Kowachich. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Annie Lula (Pegues) Clark
Annie Lula (Pegues) Clark

Annie Lula (Pegues) Clark, age 98, of Odessa, TX passed from this life at Crane Nursing and Rehabilitation in Crane, TX on Friday, August 19, 2016. She was born in Odessa, TX on December 28, 1917 to the late Henry Harvey and Mary Emily (Bates) Pegues. She married Glen LeRoy Clark in Odessa, TX on September 1, 1936 and he preceded her in death in 2002.

Annie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed fishing and gardening. Annie also loved to travel. She and her husband Glen lived all over the United States.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her sons: Trey and Ken Clark; granddaughter: Julie Lyon, as well as, 4 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Henry and Mary Emily Pegues and husband: Glen Clark; son: Glen “Bo” Clark; daughter: Emily Ann “Mimi” Collier and granddaughter: Terri Munro.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Maxye Buren "Max" Thomas
Maxye Buren "Max" Thomas
Maxye Buren "Max" Thomas, age 77 of Odessa, TX passed from this life in Odessa, TX on Saturday, August 20, 2016. He was born in Carthage, TX on Tuesday, August 23, 1938 to Allen and Bernice (Lane) Thomas. He married Bonita Colbert on October 27, 1956 in Rockwall, TX and they enjoyed 60 years together. Maxye was baptized in Sweetwater in 1962.

Max had a great sense of humor and was very funny. He was adventurous and enjoyed spending time with his sons camping.

Maxye became a biker in the 1960’s and bought his first Harley in the 1990’sj. He went on and joined the CMA (Christian Motorcycle Association) and rode until about 2005. He had an eye for motorcycles and seemed like he would sell one to his sons almost yearly, then tell Bonita, her behind sure would look good sitting on that new one!

He enjoyed traveled abroad with Bonita after the kids left home and he always romanced her. Max loved spoiling Dyann because she was his only daughter. He always said “I hate kids and dogs” but he lied, his kids, grandkids and great-grandkids meant the world to him.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife: Bonita Thomas of Odessa, sons: Mark Thomas and wife Juli of Grand Junction, CO, Gary Thomas and wife Joni of Farmers Branch, TX and Sam and wife Mae Thomas of Pila the Philippines; daughter: Dyann Wythe and husband Gil of Odessa; honorary daughter: Beth Bustillos and husband Roland of Odessa; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Allen and Bernice Thomas.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in Max’s name to your favorite charity.

Maurine Fincher Jones
Maurine Fincher Jones
Maurine Fincher Jones, age 73, of Odessa, passed away at her home on Sunday, August 21, 2016. She was born in Bonham, TX on June 12, 1943 to the late Dan and Clara (Harmon) Fincher. She was a homemaker, loved Elvis Presley, dancing and was the best cook ever.

In high school she played basketball and track, lettering in both sports. Maurine also loved camping, fishing and going to the horse races with Dad.

Maurine is survived by her son: Mark Jones of Odessa; daughter: Kim Sheehan and husband Greg of Odessa; four brothers: Mike Harmon and wife Shirley of Allen, TX, Pat Harmon of Wichita Falls, James Lee Harmon and wife Jean of Denton, and Roy Fincher and wife Pat of Albuquerque, NM; fourteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her spouse: K.R. Jones (retired Deputy Chief of Odessa); her parents and her sister: Maxine Fincher.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Sunset Heights Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
Judy Lynn Williams

Judy Lynn Williams, age 67, of Odessa, passed from this life Monday, August 22, 2016 at Medical Center Hospital. She was born Saturday, November 20, 1948 in Stanton, TX to the late Ethel Harrison and Samuel Overby. Judy married Jessie Williams Thursday, April 23, 1970 in Lovington, New Mexico.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her husband: Jessie Williams of Odessa, TX; one son: Dennis P. Williams of San Angelo, TX; one brother: Caroll Overby; two sisters: Jeanie Burton of Monahans, TX and Fay Wigglesworth of Covington, TX; one granddaughter: Sydney L. Williams of San Angelo, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services for Judy will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Carrie M Wright
Carrie May Wright

Carrie May Wright, age 27, of Odessa, passed away at her home on Monday, August 22, 2016.  She was born in Lubbock, TX on July 21, 1989.  She graduated Permian High School in 2008. 

Carrie had a great sense of humor and was always cracking jokes.  She was very smart and naturally computer savvy, even doing some “hacking” in her high school days.  She loved color pin bowling.  She and her Daddy were very good buddies and she always took care of Momma.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her parents:  Ricky and Andrea Wright of Odessa; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents:  Jack and Mary Berniece Wright; maternal grandparents:  Andy E. and Shirley May Register; aunt:  Sharon Gay Courtney; and uncles:  Danny Wright, Bobby Register, and Johnny Register.

Memorial services will be held at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 10:00 am, officiated by Bro. Clydell Chapman.  Arrangements are with Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

David C Perea
David Contreras Perea

David Contreras Perea, age 87 of Midland, TX passed from this life on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, TX. He was born on Friday, October 5, 1928 to the late Jose and Maria (Contreras) Perea. He was a Farmer.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his son: Eleazar Perea of Ojinaga, MX and three grandchildren: Maria Carmen Perea, Valerie Perea and Jackie Lizbeth Parea.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Jose and Maria Perea and wife: Carmen Morales Parea.

Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Open visitation will be the same day beginning at 1:00 pm. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Gerald Mack Bradford

Gerald Mack Bradford, age 80 of Colorado City, TX, passed from this life on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at his residence. He was born in De Leon, TX on April 8, 1936 to the late Venison and Gladys (Perkins) Bradford. Gerald married Elsie Leach on September 9, 1958 in Hale Center, TX and they enjoyed 58 years together.  He was a US Army Veteran.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife Elsie Bradford of Colorado City, TX; sons: Gerald Bradford of Odessa, TX, Delton Bradford of De Leon, TX and Mark Bradford of Langley, VA; daughter: Becky Bradford of Colorado City, TX; brothers: Bob Bradford and John Bradford; sisters: Betty Aslaxson, Judy Jacks, Sue Davis and Jody Madison; 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Venison and Gladys Bradford; brother: Slim Bradford; sister: Jean Aslaxson and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Jerrald Gatlin
Jerrald Dean Gatlin

Jerrald Dean Gatlin, age 68 of Odessa, TX passed from this life at his residence on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. He was born in Key West, FL on Saturday, July 3, 1948 to the late James Edward and Gladys Louise Gatlin. Jerrald married Brenda Kay Ray in Odessa, TX on November 24, 2012. He was a veteran of the US Navy and also worked in the oilfield.

Jerrald was a mischievous man who loved to stir the pot. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing along. Jerrald also loved his dogs very much.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife Brenda Gatlin of Odessa, TX; two sons: Roy Gatlin of Odessa, TX and Jerrald Gatlin Jr. of Mount Bevel, TX; two daughters: Lawanda Gatlin of Payne Springs, TX and Chelsea Gatlin of Houston, TX; two brothers: James and Billy Gatlin, both of Homestead, FL; three sisters: Linda Swain of Mississippi, Mary Nagel of Brownwood, TX and Cindie Howell of Marshville, MO; two grandchildren: Samantha Earl and Heather Moore and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents: James Edward and Gladys Louise Gatlin.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Antonia Estrada Ibarra
Antonio Estrada Ibarra

Antonio Estrada Ibarra, age 47, of Odessa, passed away at Medical Center Hospital on Thursday, August 25, 2016.  He was born in Ejido Conocido Jose Isabel Robles, Durango, Mexico to the late Paulino and Maria de Los Angeles (Ibarra) Estrada on June 13, 1969.  He was Catholic.

Antonio is survived by his wife:  Gloria (Salinas) Estrada; three sons:  Antonio Jr., Marco Antonio, and Jesus Estrada; two daughters:  Mabel Estrada Carrasco and Tracy Estrada; all of Odessa; two brothers; five sisters; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at a later date in Ejido Conocido Jose Isabel Robles, Durango, Mexico with burial to follow at Cementerio San Francisco.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa.

 

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