Obituaries 2017

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Natividad Munoz 2017
Natividad Munoz

Natividad Munoz, age 76, of Gardendale, TX, passed from this life on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. He was born in Donna, TX on Tuesday, December 24, 1940 to the late Amallio and Julia (Salenas) Munoz. He was a US Army veteran.

Natividad was a loving and caring father. He worked as a welder and then he went on to work for several years as a foreman for Marathon Oil Offshore Drilling Company. He was an excellent provider and built the family home. Natividad enjoyed taking the family to the beach and to the movies. He also loved the Bible, older cars and music.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his sons: Juan Arturo Munoz (Laura) of McAllen, TX, Daniel Munoz (Gina) of San Juan, TX and Frank Munoz (Sandy) of San Juan, TX; daughter: Rosemary Sherrell of Aurora, CO; brothers: Juventino Munoz and Juan Arturo Munoz; sisters: Lulu Sanchez and Concha Ramirez; as well as 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son: Tito A. Munoz; brother: Amalio Munoz, Edelmiro Munoz and Juan Munoz and sister: Rosamaria Munoz.

Services will be held privately by family. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Tomasa Alvarado 2017
Tomasa Alvarado

Tomasa Alvarado, age 74, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Thursday, June 1, 2017. She was born in Ojinaga, Mexico on Saturday, January 2. 1943 to the late Demetrio and Hilaria (Hernandez) Alvarado.

Those left to cherish her love and memoires are her beloved husband: Jesus Alonso Rodriguez; sons: Jesus Alonso Rodriguez (Elida), Hugo Rodriguez (Eunice) and Ramon Rodriguez (Linda); daughters: Olivia Juarez (Fernando), Maria Del Carmen Rodriguez and Myrna Salazar; brothers: Manuel Alvarado and Jose Maria Alvarado; sister: Maria Mercedes Alvarado; as well as 16 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

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

Karen Raye Davis
Karen Raye Davis

Karen Raye Davis, age 59, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Saturday, June 3, 2017. She was born in Lubbock, TX on Monday, September 16, 1957 to the late Raymond Frank and Patricia Ruth (Garrett) Bolton.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her daughter: Randi Cahill; brother: Joseph Bruce Bolton and wife Tina and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother: Frank Wayne Bolton.

Services will be held at a later date by the family. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Adelpha Vasquez
Adelpha Barrera Vasquez

Adelpha Barrera Vasquez, age 81, of Odessa, TX, passed from this life on Sunday, June 4, 2017. She was born in Sanderson, TX on January, 29, 1936 to the late Jose and Juana (Franco) Barrera.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her sons: George and Richard Vasquez, both of Odessa; brother: Miguel Barrera and wife Catalina of Pecos and sister: Olivia Sanchez of McCamey; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband: Ricardo Vasquez; daughter: Mary P. Perez and parents: Jose and Juana (Franco) Barrera.

Prayer service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Billy Joe Hawkins
Billy Jo Hawkins

Billy Jo Hawkins, age 79, of Odessa, TX, passed from this life on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. He was born in Melvin, TX on Saturday, March 12, 1938 to the late William Bun and Catherine Floyd (Waddell) Hawkins.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife: Tamara Hawkins; sons: Billy Hawkins, Zach Fraley and Nick Fraley; daughters: Rhonda Wilson, Glenda Swindall and Melody Keighley; brother: Jerry W. Hawkins; sister: Rita S. Templeton; 14 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother: Don R. Hawkins and grandchildren: Jody Sewell and Tyler Swindall.

The family will receive friends and family at 6:00 pm, Friday, June 9, 2017 at a family’s residence. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Larry E McBurney
Larry Edgar McBurney

Larry Edgar McBurney, 74, of Odessa, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Odessa, TX. He was born Wednesday, March 3, 1943 in Oskaloosa, Iowa to the late Marjorie Francine (Hite) and Roy Edgar McBurney. He got married in 1990 in New Sharon, Iowa to Sally Ann Jones. Larry worked at Eddyville High School in Iowa and Odessa College as a professor in Industrial Arts.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife: Sally Ann (Jones) McBurney, one son: Spencer McBurney; two daughters: Michelle Vandermyden and Heather Brown; four grandchildren: McKenzie and Conner McBurney; Mallory and Jay Vandermyden.

He was proceeded in death by his parents.

Memorial Services will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, June 9, 2017 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Frank Marion Stevens
 Frank Marion Stevens
Frank Marion Stevens, age 74, passed away at Odessa Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Otherwise known as "Long Haired Frank," he was a well site geologist and trucker. Frank was also a US Marines veteran of the Vietnam Era. He was born in Port Gamble, WA on November 24, 1942.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his daughter: Sherry Forbes of Florida; sons: Kasey Stevens, Kristian Lasiter, Matt Stevens, and Danny Ray Stevens; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son: Jay, and one daughter: Shelly.

Visitation will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 1:00-9:00 pm. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences to the family may be sent online at acreswestfuneral.com
 
Kim Levi
Kim Levi, age 59, of Odessa, TX, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. She was born on Wednesday, July 3, 1957 to Theodore Wilton and Patricia (Brannon) Dobbs.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her beloved husband: Michael Levi; sons: Erny and Jamin Moore; daughter: Magan Galvan; brothers: Donald Dobbs and Michael Capone and 8 grandchildren.

Services will be held at a later date by family. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
Maria Antonia Najera
Maria Antonia Najera
Maria Antonia Najera, age 64, of Odessa, TX, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. She was born in La Paz, Chihuahua, Mexico on June 9, 1952 to Lauro and Victoria (Valdez) Baeza.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her husband: Jesus Acosta Najera; mother: Victoria Valdez; daughter: Laura Najera Benavides and husband Arnold; sisters: Pilar Carrasco, Martina Olmos and Maria Baeza; as well as grandchildren: Arleth and Damian Benavides.

She was preceded in death by her father: Lauro Baeza and sister: Amalia Baeza.

Prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm, Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Acres West 24 Hour Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, June 9, 2017 at Acres West 24 Hour Funeral Chapel, officiated by Pastor Jose Aguilera. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
Jesus Betancourt
Jesus Betancourt
Jesus Betancourt, age 79, of Odessa, TX, passed from this life on Thursday, June 8, 2017. He was born in Terlingua, TX on August 12, 1937 to the late Miguel and Felipa (Pichardo) Betancourt. He married Emma Huerta in 1975. He worked as a contractor since he was 12 years old.

Jesus was a hard worker with a big heart. He would give the shirt off of his back to help someone. Jesus enjoyed carpentry, wood working, singing and playing guitar. He was a Catholic and a man of faith. Jesus was also a family man and was very attached to his grandchildren. He loved watching his grandkids play baseball and softball.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife 47 years: Emma Huerta Betancourt; sons: Jesse Betancourt (Donna), Richard Betancourt and David Betancourt and daughters: Edna Gaytan (Anibal) and Debra Betancourt; as well as 15 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son: Alvaro Betancourt.

Pallbearers will be Anibal Betancourt Gaytan Jr., Damian Betancourt Gaytan, Jesus Ortiz, Ezaiah Garza, Richard Betancourt Jr. and Alan Armesto.

Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm, Monday, June 12, 2017 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Odessa Garden II section of Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
Jeffery Ken Cardwell
Jeffery Ken Cardwell
Jeffery Ken Cardwell, 63, of Odessa, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Odessa. He was born Wednesday, December 23, 1953 in Houston, Texas to the late Melba Jean (Knight) and James Harvey Cardwell. Jeffery married Teresa Norman in San Antonio, Texas in October 1986. He worked as a diesel mechanic for Price International.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his friends: Rachel Campbell of Chandler, Texas and Yvette Jones of Alpine, Texas.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his spouse: Teresa (Norman) Cardwell.

No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

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