Obituaries 2018

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Manuel Lozano Jr 2018
Manuel Romero Lozano, Jr.

Manuel Romero Lozano, Jr. age 74, of Odessa, previously of Big Spring, passed from this life on Monday, April 9, 2018.  He was born in Sonora, TX on November 24, 1943 to Maria Inez (Romero) Lozano and the late Manuel Lozano, Sr.  He was a truck driver for Baker Hughes Petrolite.

Manuel was married to Theresa Lozano and they had four children together. He had a love for football and collected memorabilia.  He also enjoyed playing golf, bowling and fishing.

Manuel is survived by his daughter:  Beverly Lozano; sons:  Dennis Lozano, Raymond Lozano, and Manuel Lozano III; brother:  Miguel Lozano; sisters:  Blanca Garcia and Eliza Chapoy; and fifteen grandchildren.

Visitation will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Saturday, April 14, 2018, beginning at 10:00 am, with a prayer service at 12 noon.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Manuel Ramirez Arenivas 2018
Manuel Arenivas

Manuel Arenivas, age 77, of Fort Stockton entered eternity on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. He was born in Ojinaga, Mexico on May 23, 1940 to the late Manuel and Manuela (Ramirez) Arenivas.

Manuel was born and raised in a ranch community and loved horses. He also worked in the fields and loved the ranch life. Manuel was a hard working and loving man, husband, father and grandfather. He always spoiled his grandchildren and loved his family very much. Manuel loved to sing, dance and read.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his beloved wife Rosa (Grado) Arenivas; son: Gabriel Arenivas (Marissa); daughter: Reyna Ramirez (Juvernando), Rosario Aranda (Manuel) and Angelina Arenivas; brother: Roberto Arenivas; sisters: Angelica Medrano, Ramona Lujan, Francisca Galvan and Josefina Lujan; as well as 7 grandchildren: Alberto Aranda, Angelina Aranda, Paulina Vega-Arenivas, Renatta Ramirez, Annasophia Arenivas, Isabella Arenivas and Gabriel Arenivas Jr.

He was preceded in death by his son: Adrian Arenivas; brothers: Pedro and Alfonso Arenivas and sisters: Carmen Brito, Maria Sanchez, and Otilia Ramirez.

Prayer services will be held at 7:30 pm, Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 9:00 am, Friday, April 13, 2018 at Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Ralph A Jeter 2018
Ralph Allan Jeter

Ralph Allan Jeter, age 67, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. He was born in Brownfield, TX on Saturday, July 22, 1950 to the late Ralph Wade and Ina Mae (Preddy) Jeter.

Allan was an amazing, husband, father and grandfather. He participated in Girl Scouts with his daughter when she was younger. Allan was very involved with his church, youth group and he played on the softball team for many years. He enjoyed music and was the song leader at his church for many years. He also taught bible classes. Allan played a big role in his community as well. He acted and directed for community theater at Globe of the Great Southwest, Permian Playhouse, Midland Community Theater and was a Charter Member of the Maverick Players.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his beloved wife of 48 years: Wanda Jeter; son: Mark Allan Jeter (JoAnn); daughter: Rebecca Jeter-Wright (Jeramy); brothers: Author Jeter (Jan) and Stephen Jeter (Sharon); sister: Glynna Strait (Russ); as well as 9 grandchildren: Marcos, Daniela, Kevin, Malik, Amy, Jennifer, Breila, Josephine and Lucinda; 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews

Family visitation will be held from 6-8:00 pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Sherwood Church of Christ, officiated by Minister Lynn Money. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Willie Carter Butler

Willie Carter Butler passed away at his Odessa home on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the age of 61.  He was born August 18, 1956 in Odessa to the late Raymond and Willie Mae (Bailey) Butler. He worked as a mechanic and auto detailer.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his sister: Charlene Brooks; eight nieces and two nephews, all of Odessa.

No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Juan Ignacio Medrano 2018
Juan Ignacio Medrano

Juan Ignacio Medrano, age 61, of Odessa, passed away at his home on Friday, April 13, 2018.  He was born in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico on Thursday, March 21, 1957 to the late Santiago and Angelica (Arenivas) Medrano.  He married Maria Elena Dominguez in Ojinaga on May 24, 1980 and they had four children together.  He worked as an insulator.

Juan is survived by his beloved wife:  Maria Elena Medrano of Odessa; three sons:  Juan Daniel Medrano and wife Rosa, Eloy Medrano and wife Leslie, and Fernando Medrano and wife Yury, all of Odessa; daughter:  Alejandra Vasquez and husband Francisco of Midland; brothers:  Joel Medrano and wife Armida of Mexico, Gerardo Medrano and wife Sylvia of Odessa, Noe Medrano of South Carolina, and Ray David Medrano and wife Lisa of Odessa; sisters:  Magdalena Rodriguez and husband Jose Angel of Odessa and Elvira Dominguez and husband Eugenio of Indiana; nine grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Rosary will be recited at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel at 7:00 pm Monday evening.  Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel, officiate by Father Joe Uecker.  Interment follows at Odessa II Gardens of Ector County Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Thomas W Weaver 2018 Tom Weaver 2018
Thomas William Weaver

Thomas William Weaver, age 91, of Odessa, passed away at Medical Center Hospital on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  He started his earthly journey in Pauls Valley, OK on April 7, 1927, the child of Henry and Emma (Scoggins) Weaver.  Mr. Weaver worked in sales and was a stock holder of Lone Star Liquor.  He was a US Army Veteran of WWII.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife: Ruby Weaver of Odessa; son:  Jim Weaver of Big Spring; daughters:  Brenda and husband Rob Bell of Tomball and Carol Burns Dyson of Pearland; one granddaughter:  Randi Dyson Lewis and husband Tony Lewis of Cypress and two great-granddaughters:  Halee Carol Lewis and Hanna Kay Lewis, also of Cypress.

The family will receive friends at Acres West Funeral Chapel Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  Graveside services will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Jimmy Braswell.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Ricky Montes 2018
Ricky Montes

Ricky Montes, age 55, of Midland, passed away in Fort Worth at Baylor All Saints Hospital on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  He was born in Pecos, TX on Friday, January 4, 1963 to Dolores and Maria (Hernandez) Montes.  Ricky  grew up Balmorhea, TX where he met his sweetheart, Elda Meras.  They married in Pecos on July 3, 1979.  Ricky was a very hard working man and was a jack of all trades.  He worked for Chesapeake Interiors for over 20 years and also worked for HB Rentals. 

Ricky never met a stranger and was a big NASCAR fan and loved Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Sr.!  He also loved watching the Dallas Cowboys play. He was a very loving and devoted husband, son, brother, father, uncle, and grandfather.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife:  Elda Montes; sons:  Jerediah Montes and wife Claudia, Kevin Montes and wife Tabitha, Mason Montes and wife Yvonne and Casey Montes; brothers:  Herman Montes and Eric Montes; sister:  Gilda Contreras; three grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents:  Dolores and Maria Montes.

Visitation begins Sunday, April 14th at Acres West Funeral Chapel in Odessa at 1:00 pm.  Rosary will be recited at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 7:00 pm on Tuesday evening.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Graveside services at Balmorhea Cemetery will be in Balmorhea at 2:00 pm that afternoon. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa.

Malcolm H Douglas 2018
Malcolm Hazen Douglas

Malcolm Hazen Douglas, 76, passed away Saturday April 14, 2018. Malcolm was born on September 10,1941 in Dundalk, Maryland to the late Malcolm and Norma (Hiery) Douglas. He served in the Army during Vietnam. After the Army, Malcolm spent the large majority of his career working for Baker Hughes. When he retired, he enjoyed spending time with family & friends, fishing and playing solitaire.

He especially enjoyed riding his Harley, any chance he could. He was a man of honor, integrity, compassion and generosity. He was simple, and had a love for life.  He also had a great, sometimes quirky, sense of humor. Malcolm enjoyed helping others, teaching them along the way so they could help themselves. Malcolm had great stories to tell and was full of knowledge beyond his years. Anyone who received the honor to meet Malcolm, knew that he had a heart of gold and always thought of others before himself. It was impossible to know him and not love him.

No services are scheduled.

Toni Horrell 2018 

Toni Horrell

March 27, 1971 - April 15, 2018

Toni Rae Conklin Horrell, of Granbury, passed away on Sunday,  April 15, 2018, after a courageous and hard battle with cancer.  Services will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd. Odessa, TX at 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice of Texas.

Toni was born on March 27, 1971 in Killeen, Texas to Renee Marie Conklin and was welcomed by her mother and grandparents.  Toni lived in Killeen until the age of thirteen when she moved with her grandparents, Lois (Moo) and Ray (Pop) Conklin.  Toni met and married James Horrell on July 25, 1992.  Out of this union they had three beautiful, headstrong children:  Corbin Ray, Coleton Henry, and Caitlin Marie.

Toni and James built a life and business together.  Toni and James were with the kids, running the rodeo circuit here.  Toni was the "Jack of all trades" for the Texas Youth Bull Riders.  There was nothing she couldn't or wouldn't do for her kids and their interests.  Toni never had a problem expressing her opinion.  Toni also had a heart of gold.  If you needed anything, she was a call away.  If you knew Toni, you new she was a feisty, fiery, stubborn and headstrong woman with a very soft heart.

She is survived by her husband of 25 years, James Horrell; children: Corbin Horrell and wife Nikki, Coleton Horrell and wife Kayla, Caitlin Horrell and husband Brad; grandchildren:  Steeli Rae Horrell, Weston Parker Horrell, and Zoe Rae Ball; father:  Jackie Dunn and wife Kathy; brothers:  Jackie Dunn Jr. and Shaune Dunn; Aunt Ruth and Uncle Robert White; sisters-in-law: JoAnna Richards and husband Dean, Glenda Standefer, Teri Biggerstaff and husband Gary; mother-in-law:  Verta Sparks and husband Alan; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

The family would like to express special thanks to Jamie and Andy, Bob and Ruth White, Verta Sparks and JoAnna Richards.

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Huron J. Motley (1950 - 2018)

Huron J Motley, age 67, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on April 17, 2018 in Big Spring, Texas at Lamun-Lusk Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home.  Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2018 in Abilene, Texas at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene.  Family visitation will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, Odessa, Texas, from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Jay was born to William Robert Motley and Frances Gist on August 26, 1950 in Colorado City, Texas.  Jay graduated from Odessa High School in 1969.  After graduation, he joined the United States Air Force and served his country in Vietnam. 

Jay worked most of his life as a self-employed welder.  He loved cooking outside and home improvement projects, had a love for stockcar racing, was a NASCAR fan, and enjoyed country and western dancing, as well as owning and riding motorcycles.

Jay is preceded in death by both his parents, William Robert Motley, Colorado City, TX and Frances Gist Hanson, Gardendale, TX, and his daughter, Crystal Motley Bonds, Abilene, TX.

He is survived by his sister, Janet Flippin and husband Monty of Odessa, TX; one brother, Scott Motley and family of Merkel, Texas;  niece, Lindsey Raines Lumpkin and husband, Eric of Odessa, TX; nephew, Ross Raines and wife, Audra of Mansfield, TX; great nephew and niece, Zeke and Aria Raines of Mansfield, TX; two aunts, Dorothy Bourland of Midland, TX and Marie Voss of Snyder, TX; cousins, Rob Bourland, Steve Bourland, Jenny Voss Bufkin, Lisa Voss Crump, and Billie Voss Bright, as well as many friends.

The family would like to extend our thanks to all of the staff at Lamun-Lusk Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home, Hospice of West Texas, and Compassion Hospice for the care of Jay.

 

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