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Obituaries 2018

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Doug Mullens 2018
Douglas "Bob" Roberts Mullens Jr.

Douglas "Bob" Roberts Mullens Jr., age 60, passed away at his Odessa home on Friday, May 11, 2018.  He was born March 13, 1958 in El Paso, TX to Douglas Roberts Sr. and Charolette Dean (Elliot) Mullens. He was a Veteran of the US Army and worked as a Federal Agent for Homeland Security.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his beloved wife of 37 years:  Deborah "Deb" Mullens; sons: Jake Mullens and wife Kelsey and Douglas "Ryan" Mullens; father: Douglas Mullens Sr. and brothers: Floyd R. Mullens and Jay L. Mullens.

He was preceded in death by his mother: Charolette Mullens and sister:  Mary Dean Mullens.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Stonegate Fellowship, officiated by Luke McNeely. Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Juan Gutierrez 2018
Juan Gutierrez
Juan Gutierrez, age 36 of Odessa, TX entered eternity on Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was born in Mexico on October 5, 1981 to Ofelia (Honesto) Zavala and the late Alfredo Zavala Gutierrez.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife: Juanita Gutierrez; mother: Ofelia Zavala; sons: Javier Gutierrez, Alfredo Gutierrez Jr. and Angel Gutierrez; daughters: Diana Gutierrez, Jennifer Gutierrez and Estefani Gutierrez; as well as grandchildren: Rudy Pando Gutierrez, Diamond, Zariyah, Rose and Eduardo.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, May 14, 2018 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5401 John Ben Shepperd Pkwy, Odessa, TX 79762.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Babara Cates 2018
Barbara Jean (Mangus) Cates

Barbara Jean (Mangus) Cates, age 70, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Saturday, May 12, 2018. She was born in Edmond, Oklahoma on Thursday, August 21, 1947 to the late Claude and Edna (Jenkins) Mangus.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her son: Ronald Cates and wife Bobbi; daughters: Lori Peck and husband David; Amanda Hinton and husband Chase; brother: Kenneth Mangus and wife Lisa; sister: Chris Brokaw and husband Ed; as well as 15 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son: Dwain Barina and sisters: Carol and Linda Scott.

Memorial Services will be held 6:00 PM, Monday, May 14, 2018 at Antioch Christian Church.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Elva Calderon 2018
Elva Calderon

Elva Calderon, 84, passed from this life on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Madison Medical Resort.  She began her earthly journey in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico on January 7, 1934, born to the late Pasqual and Sofia (Leyva) Armendariz. She was a homemaker, a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

To carry on Elva's legacy, she leaves three daughters:  Rita Camacho, Aracely Calderon, and Manuela Calderon; son:  Manuel Omar Calderon; twenty-three grandchildren, fifty-six great-grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her siblings and three sons:  Jesus Calderon, Humberto Calderon, and Jaime Calderon.

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

Charles Lee Kennedy 2018
Charles Lee Kennedy

Charles Lee Kennedy, age 80, of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Sunday, May 13, 2018. He was born in Kankakee, Illinois on Friday, January 21, 1938 to the late Flossie (Bryant) and Melvin L. Kennedy.

Charlie had a great memory and loved to tell stories. He was very funny and playful at times and he enjoyed joking around with people.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his beloved wife: Paulina Kennedy; sons: Ricky Kennedy of Tulsa, OK, Michael Kennedy of Odessa, Joe Mendoza of Ft Wayne, IN, Homar Mendoza of Odessa and Cesar Perea of Big Spring; daughters: Tammy Jackson of Tulsa, OK and Sheryl Lynn Kennedy of Phoenix, AZ; sister: Patsy Kennedy; as well as 24 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Johnny Kennedy and sister, Peggy Fahrow.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 6 - 8 PM at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 1 PM at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Braxton Lee T Mitchell 2018
Braxton Lee Trey Mitchell

Our little angel, Braxton Lee Trey Mitchell was born and whisked away to the arms of Jesus on Monday, May 14, 2018.

He is survived by his parents: Kendon Mitchell and Makala Collins; maternal grandparents: Amanda and EJ Grillo, Karen Hobbs and Tim and Jill Gilley; paternal great-grandparents: Regenia and Mike Bateman and Debbie and Benny Henderson, and Cole Chandler; aunts: Kaycee Grillo, Kortnie Grillo and Sommer Grillo; uncle: Ian Collins; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11 AM at the Los Angeles section of Ector County Cemetery, officiated by Reverend Jeff Cleere. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Maximo P Aguirre 2018
Maximo Pichardo Aguirre

Maximo Pichardo Aguirre, age 96, of Odessa, TX entered eternity on Thursday, May 17, 2018. He was born in Ojinaga, Mexico on April 4, 1922 to Fernando and Martina (Pichardo) Aguirre. Maximo was always happy and was the best father and grandfather. He loved to sing and was from a family full of musicians. Maximo was a very social man that had a great love for Mexico, which was his home; and telling his stories of growing up there.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his seven sons: Guillermo Aguirre, Enrique Aguirre, Ismael Aguirre, Roberto Aguirre, Andres Aguirre, Ruben Aguirre, Maximo Aguirre, Jr.; one daughter: Dominga Aguirre; one brother: Fernando Aguirre and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife: Alicia Aguirre; one son: Isidro Aguirre; one daughter: Armida Aguirre; four brothers: Felipe Aguirre, Cenon Aguirre, Jesus Aguirre, Isidro Aguirre; three sisters: Albina Sanchez, Dominga Fernandez and Soledad Ibarra.

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

Manuela V Olmos 2018
Manuela Valdez Olmos

Manuela Valdez Olmos, age 61, of Odessa, TX entered eternity on Friday, May 18, 2018. She was born on May 31, 1956 in Potrero Llano, Mexico to the late Celestino and Bertha (Ramos)  Valdez.

Manuela was a happy and loving person. She was caring and loved her family very much. Manuela would help anyone that she could. Her grandchildren meant the world to her and she was very playful with them. Manuela also enjoyed music, singing and dancing. She will be missed dearly.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her beloved husband: Adan Olmos; daughters: Sylvia Valdez Olmos, Rachel Olmos Vasquez, Ruby Valdez Olmos, Nancy Valdez Olmos and Claudia Olmos; brother: Regino Valdez; sisters: Morima Valdez, Lucrecia Valdez, Vicki Valdez and Minerva Valdez; as well as 18 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister: Irene Valdez.

Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm, Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Acres West 24 Hour Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, May 25, 2018 at Acres West 24 Hour Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at the Odessa Garden II section of Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Ronald Runt Rogers 2018
Ronald (Runt) Douglas Rogers
Ronald (Runt) Douglas Rogers passed away Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at Medical Center Hospital surrounded by family. He was born Tuesday, September 22, 1942 in Longview, TX to Samuel Melton and Nellie Jack Rogers. His family moved to Odessa, TX when he was a young boy. He called Odessa his home the rest of his life.

Ronny graduated from Odessa High School in 1961 and pursued his dream of the rodeo life. He was a member of the RCA for several years and became a successful bareback and bull rider until a leg injury ended his rodeo career in 1971. Although he never won the gold buckle he had dreamed of, he has now received his greatest reward of eternal life with his Heavenly Father.

Ronny loved to hunt, fish and tell camp fire stories to anyone who would listen or share. His last hunting trip was in December 2017 with his sons and grandson. This was his grandsonís first hunting trip where memories were made and will be cherished forever.

He had worked for the trucking industry as a rate clerk for many years. He was employed with Pradon Construction and Trucking for the last 30 years.

Ronny was a devout Christian and a member of Sherwood Church of Christ for over 35 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Buck and Jackie Rogers; his sisters, Ruth Duzan, Sandy Duzan; and his nephew, Vince Buchanan.

He is survived by his sons, Floyd Rogers of Odessa, TX, Aaron Rogers and wife, Allison, of San Antonio, TX; his grandchildren, Blake Rogers of Odessa, TX, Dakota, Nash and Georgia Rogers of San Antonio, TX; his brothers, Royce Rogers and wife Sue of Weatherford, TX, Sam (Noonie) Rogers and wife, Kelly from Tuttle, OK; and his sisters, Glenda Weaver and husband, Curtis of Greenwood, AR and Peggy Odom and husband, Virgil of Tomball, TX. He is also survived by his former step children, Dale, Darrin, and Cheryl Moxley and their children, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 pm - 8 pm on Monday, May 21st, 2018 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Services will be held at Sherwood Church of Christ at 10 am Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 with Mark Wilson officiating. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Todd Robinson, Jimmy Kiker, Dale Moxley, Darrin Moxley, Travis Lain, Amilkar Cervera, Isaac Navarrette and Jason Singleterry.
Chance B Garza 2018
Chance Blake Garza

Our precious little one, Chance Blake Garza, was born and whisked away straight to the arms of Jesus on Monday, May 21, 2018. 

Left behind to dream of holding him someday in Heaven are his Mommy and Daddy:  Chasity Monique Madrid and Antonio Blake Garza; maternal grandparents:  Valerie and Pete Llanez; paternal grandmother:  Sylvia Valenzuela; and numerous aunts and uncles.

Graveside services will be at 9:00 am Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Los Angeles Gardens Section of Ector County Cemetery, officiated by Deacon Manuel Luevano.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences to the family may be sent online at acreswestfuneral.com.

You didn't have time to leave fingerprints on the walls, so instead you left fingerprints on our hearts.


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