Obituaries 2017

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Celso Carrasco Gomez
Celso Carrasco Gomez

Celso Carrasco Gomez, age 92, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Monday, August 14, 2017. He was born Wednesday, December 31, 1924 to the late Celso and Eduarda (Carrasco) Gomez in Mulato, Chihuahua, MX.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife: Maria (Lopez) Gomez; one son: Celso Martin Gomez; three daughters: "Lupe" Vega; Manuela "May" Barrientos and husband Joe; Magda "Maggie" Rodriguez and husband Moises; three brothers: Victor Gomez; Osvaldo Gomez and Jaime Gomez; one sister: Esbelta Mata; eight grandchildren: Chelsea Vega, Kayla Vega, Celso Martin Gomez III, Alex Gomez, Marco Barrientos, Joe Angel Barrientos, Moises Jr. Rodriguez and Isaac G. Rodriguez; two great-grandchildren: Jayvyn and Jaelyn Staats.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws Efren and Paula Lopez; four brothers: Armando, Francisco, Valentin and Fabian Gomez; two sisters: Eulalia and Romana Gomez and son-in-law: Joe Vega.

Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 1:00 pp. Interment will follow at Odessa Gardens II section of the Ector County Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Stephen J. Hughes
Stephen James Hughes

Stephen James Hughes, age 47, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Thursday, August 17, 2017. He was born in Pecos, TX on April 2, 1970 to Floyd Hughes and Judy Hogue Bruno.

Stephen was a hardworking man. He worked in maintenance at Road Ranger Truck Stop. Stephen was very stubborn but humble. He was a free spirit from the time he was born. Stephen enjoyed talking to people and loved to be the jokester. He was an amazing father and husband. Stephen had a big heart and he loved his kids. He was his own man and no one could tell him that he couldn’t do something. Stephen would always find a way. He was an animal lover and especially loved his dogs. Stephen also enjoyed hunting, fishing and shooting guns.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his beloved wife: Kandy Hughes of Odessa; parents: Floyd Hughes and wife Barbara of Gardendale and Judy Bruno and husband Steve of Macomb, OK; sons: Nicholas Dorries and wife Aerlea and Kaleb Hughes, both of Odessa; daughters: Maranda Dorries and Madison Hughes, both of Odessa; brothers: Gene Hughes and wife Jeanna of Tuttle, OK, Brian Hughes and wife Virginia of Odessa, Steven Bruno of Moore, OK and Jimmy Bruno of Moore, OK and sister: Cami (Bruno) Morris and Quincy Morris of Perkins, OK; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister: Darcy Babcock.

Family visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm, Sunday, August 20, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, August 21, 2017 at Bethany Christian Church, officiated by Pastor Kyle Rogers. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

David Neal Wright 2017
David Neal Wright

David Neal Wright, age 51, of Odessa passed away at Medical Center Hospital on Thursday, August 17, 2017.  He was born in Odessa on August 16, 1965.  David worked as a roughneck for Lewis Casing.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his father:  Jim Thrush; son:  Heath Goodson; daughters:  Holly Lary, Heather Welch, and Hope Simons and husband Tim; brothers:  Rickey Thrush and wife Cindy, Jimmy Thrush Jr.  and wife Anna; sisters:  Honey Marie Collier and husband David and Tracey Stevens and husband Todd; nine grandchildren; and his former spouse: Melissa Evans.

He was preceded in death by his mother:  Roxie Dean (Wright) Thrush; daughter:  Heidi Evans; son:  David M. Wright; and brother:  Tony Morrell.

Visitation will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel Friday and Saturday, August 18 and 19, 2017.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West.

Jennifer Jordan
Jennifer Lynn Jordan

Jennifer Lynn Jordan, age 36, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. She was born in Odessa, TX on April 23, 1981.

Jennifer was a joyful, happy-go-lucky and outgoing. She enjoyed traveling to new places and spent her last week in Las Vegas with her mother and son. Jennifer was a wonderful mother and her son Parker was her life. They spent a lot of time doing crafts together. She had lots of friends and attracted people with her personality. Jennifer also enjoyed cooking. She was an excellent cook and loved feeding people.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her sons: John Michael Jordan and Parker Lee Garrett; Parkers father: Rusty Garrett; mother: Myra Kay Smith; brothers: Les Ools and wife Barbara and Charlie Jordan and wife Tracey and sister: Lisa Stillion and husband Chris.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, August 21, 2017 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Michael Garrett. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Lorena Garcia Alvarado
Lorena Garcia Alvarado

Lorena Garcia Alvarado, age 43, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Friday, August 18, 2017. She was born in Hobbs, NM on April 10, 1974 to Jesus and Gloria (Garcia) Alvarado.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her sons: Simon Rodea, Martin Rodea, Miguel Alvarado and Fernando Alvarado; brothers: Jessie and Uvaldo Alvarado; sister: Luzma Alvarado and 2 grandchildren.

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

Guadalupe Lupe Hoguin 2017
Lupe Rangel Holguin

Guadalupe “Lupe” Holguin, age 65, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Thursday, August 17, 2017. She was born in Worland, WY on Friday, March 21, 1952 to John and Herculana Rangel. She married Hector Holguin in Carlsbad, NM on January 8, 2003.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her beloved husband of 14 years: Hector Holguin; sons: Salvador M. Quiroz Jr. (Cindy), Danny B. Quiroz (Paula) and Alonzo R. Brito (Susana), all of Odessa; daughter: Regina Saenz (Auden) of Odessa; sisters: Sally Barriga (Manuel) of Tatum, NM, Mary Ellen Arenivas (Alfred) of Houston, TX and Mary Norina Jiron (Mike) of tatum, NM; as well as 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by her parents: John and Herculana Rangel; brothers: John Richard, James, Leo and Anthony Rangel and sister: Francis Gavaldon.

Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm, Monday, August 21, 2017 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Odessa Garden II section of Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

 
Jesse Benjamin Houston, Jr.

Jesse Benjamin Houston, Jr. age 63, of Odessa, passed from this life on Saturday, August 19, 2017.  He began his earthly journey in Beeville, TX on July 8, 1954, born to Jesse Benjamin Houston, Sr. and Dorothy (Mitchell) Houston.  He was a chef and worked in the oilfield.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife of ten years:  Maria (Quitana) Houston of Odessa; one son; four daughters; two brothers; four sisters; and nine grandchildren.

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

Ethan Mejia
Ethan Mejia

Our little angel, Ethan Mejia was born and whisked away to the arms of Jesus in Odessa on Saturday, August 19, 2017.

Those left to cherish his memories are his parents: Bernabe and Miriam Mejia; brother: Dylan Mejia; paternal grandparents: Guadalupe and Ofelia Mejia and maternal grandparents: Gonzalo Guzman and Norma Ortega.

Graveside services will be held at 9:00 am, Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Los Angeles section of Ector County Cemetery. Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Adrian Grumpy Gallardo
Adrian “Grumpy” Gallardo

Adrian “Grumpy” Gallardo, age 67, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Saturday, August 19, 2017. He was born in Mathis, TX on Thursday, May 25, 1950 to the late Jose and Maria (Alvarado) Gallardo. He married Linda Atwood in Odessa, TX on November 30, 1978.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his beloved wife of 39 years: Linda Gallardo; son: Adrian Zaragosa (Elidia) of Rankin; daughters: Theresa Maria Ramirez (Rey) and Meagan Michelle Chavez (John), both of Odessa; brothers: Reymundo Gallardo (Marcelina) of Corpus Christi, Pete Gallardo (Katie) of Arlington, Joe Gallardo (Velma) of Odessa and Manuel Gallardo (Debbie) of Corpus Christi; sisters: Emily Carrizal of Chicago, Elisa Ramos (Faustino) of Odessa and Dena Olivas (Albert) of Arlington; as well as 8 grandchildren: Joseph, Julia, Angel, Joaquin, Timothy, Adrian,  Jr. and Isabela.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers: Domingo, Miguel and Francisco Gallardo.

Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm, Monday, August 21, 2017 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Funeral services with military honors will be held at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

 In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Rankin High School Alumni Association at P.O. Box 90, Rankin, TX 79778.

 
Alfredo M. Arevalo Jr.

Alfredo M. Arevalo Jr., age 35, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Saturday, August 19, 2017. He was born in Lubbock, TX on June 4, 1982 to Alfredo Arevalo Sr. and Julia Morales.

Although he was sick and went through many health issues, he always remained positive. Alfredo was always smiling and would try to make others laugh. He had the biggest heart. If you needed help and he was able to, he would give you his last dollar to help you. “Puro Rec-Shay”

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his beloved wife: Claudia Colunga; father: Alfredo Arevalo Sr. and wife Eva; sisters: Priscilla Arevalo and Melissa Lara; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother: Julia Morales.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Revelation 21 at 700 E. Murphy in Odessa, officiated by Pastor Larry Arredondo. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

 

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