Obituaries 2007

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Wayne Dee Owens

Wayne Dee Owens, age 45, passed away suddenly Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at Mc Camey. He was born Sunday, August 26, 1962 in Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico to Doyle and Amy Lou (Sylvis) Owens.

An avid outdoorsman, Wayne enjoyed camping, fishing and riding his motorcycle. He was a member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association, the American Legion Riders, Post 430 and the Patriot Riders. Wayne also had a love of horses and was on the Odessa College Rodeo Committee and the Sandhills Stock Show and Rodeo Committee. He was also a member of the Young at Heart Bowling League.

He is survived by one daughter, Sinead Owens and her mother, Cindy Owens both of Euless, his father, Doyle Wayne Owens of Huntsville, Alabama, one step-brother, Clifford Owens of Oklahoma City and one step-sister, Mary O. Altazan of Ethel, LA. He is also survived by his companion Connie Stephens of Odessa and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Wayne was preceded in death by his mother, Amy Lou Owens.

Pallbearers are Darran Markham, Rex Stahlman, Nathan King, Tony Rodriquez, Wyllie Miller, Mike Brown, Russell King and Wendall New

Services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 29, 2007 at Westover Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Anthony Tucciarone

Anthony Tucciarone, age 66, peacefully passed away Friday, September 28, 2007 at his home in Monahans. He was born Monday, December 16, 1940 in Syracuse, New York to Frank and Julia (Fiermonte) Tucciarone.

As a child growing up in New York, Tony would hang out at his father’s bakery where he grew to love cooking for others. In 1981, Tony moved to Texas and settled in Monahans where he worked as a mechanic. He always volunteered to make the dressing during the holidays and enjoyed making homemade pizzas for the Super Bowl games. He developed a love of motorcycles, purchased a bike and attended bike rallies in the area, where he would join up with good friends and ride together.

In 1982, he met Lawana Oliver and shortly after, he became the love of her life. Together they would enjoy weekend drives. When asked where they were going, Tony always said, “Exploring”.

Tony is survived by his loving companion, Lawana Oliver of Monahans, his mother, Julia Tucciarone of Syracuse, NY; two sons, Anthony Tucciarone, Jr. of North Syracuse, NY and Michael Tucciarone of Clay, NY; two daughters, Patty Tucciarone of Morris Plains, NJ and Rose Famellette of Rochester, NY; one sister, Josephine Daniels of Camillus, NY; and three brothers, Sam Tucciarone of Chittenango, NY, Frank Tucciarone of Fairport, NY and John Tucciarone of Solvay, NY. He is also survived by two step-sons, Dale Stout and Jeffrey Stout, both of Monahans; two step-daughters, Connie Davis of Amarillo and Stacie Fine of Monahans; twenty-two grandchildren and many, many great-grandchildren.

Anthony is preceded in death by his father, Frank Tucciarone.

The family wishes to thank the many, many caring friends and family who called or dropped by during this time of grief. Some friends only last a short time; you are all considered long term friends that last a lifetime. Thank you.

Ruby Agnes Scoggins

Ruby Agnes Scoggins, age 87, passed from this life on Thursday October 4, 2007 at Hospice House of Odessa.  She was born May 7, 1920 in Wichita Falls, TX to Ed and Emily (Hodges) Teague.

Ruby married Earl Scoggins on July 12, 1941 in Tioga, TX and became a homemaker and loving mother to three children.  As her family grew, she became grandmother to five precious grandchildren, then great-grandchildren.  Ruby was very independent and liked taking care of herself and others. She was a very devout Christian woman who worshiped with the West University Church of Christ congregation.

She was preceded in death by her parents:  Ed and Emily Teague; her husband:  Earl Scoggins; and one son:  Kenneth Scoggins.

Those left to cherish her memory include one son:  Richard Scoggins and wife Linda of Andrews, TX; one daughter:  Linda Harris and husband Jim of Odessa; a brother:  Obie Teague of Thackerville, OK; three sisters:  Odessa Woods of Happy, TX, Zada Smith of Amarillo, TX, and Pauline Motl of San Angelo, TX; five grandchildren:  Christie Huff Coleman and husband Trinity of Odessa, Kimberley Badgwell and husband Justin of PA, Darren Scoggins and David Scoggins both of Andrews, TX, and Daryl Scoggins of Odessa; six great-grandchildren:  Stephanie Tidmore, Alexandria Badgwell, Keziah Badgwell, Krista Scoggins, Cassandra Scoggins, and Brittany Coleman; two great-great granddaughters:  McKenzie and McKaylie; and special friend:  Saundra Turner.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with Brother Roy Jones officiating.  Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Glenda Smith

Glenda Smith, age 70, of Odessa died Sunday, October 7, 2007 at Hospice House of Odessa.  She was born June 27, 1937 in Llano, TX to RB and Lola (Garrison) Marrow.  She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband - James Smith of Odessa, two sons - James Clay Smith of Robline, LA and Roger Smith of Deer Park, TX; one daughter - Lajuana Sue Poole of Odessa; twin brother - Russell Marrow of Bruceville, TX, two sisters - June Webb of Doniphan, MO and Ellen JoAnn Thomas of La Porte, TX; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 4 pm Thursday, October 11, 2007 at Western Roses Memorial Park Cemetery with Reed Gipson officiating.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa.

Nancy Lee Hailer

Nancy Lee Hailer departed this life to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 8, 2007. She entered this life, Wednesday, February 4, 1925 in Waverly, Sussex County, Virginia to the late Harry and Martha (Emory) Beers.

She married Jack Williams Hailer on September 12, 1958 in El Paso, TX. They raised two children together.  Nancy was a loving mother and grandmother.  She was a kind, generous woman, who enjoyed baking and arts and crafts.  She was known by all at Strike It Rich Bingo as “Nana”.  She was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Auxiliary.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her husband, Jack Hailer; daughter, Joyce Taboada of Odessa; sister, Gladys Echard of Suffolk, VA; her niece, Phyllis Barfield of VA; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, and one son – Charles Holland.

Funeral services will be 4:00 pm Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at Acres West Funeral Chapel officiated by Debbie Cummins, pastor of the New Song Fellowship. Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Star Hospice 620 N. Grant Ave. Ste. # 100 Odessa, TX 79761.

Cary Mitchell

Cary Mitchell, age 41 of Odessa, went to be with Jesus Monday, October 15, 2007.

Cary was a fun loving man who was very devoted to God and his family. He loved attending church where he played the drums for the praise team and sang southern gospel music. He enjoyed making people laugh and was always the life of the every party. He brought so much joy to those he met and worked with.

The family will receive friends and guests beginning at 7:00 pm, Thursday, October 18, 2007 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am, Friday, October 19, 2007 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with Brother Robert Lamb, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Los Angeles Garden Cemetery of Odessa. Condolences to the family can be sent at

Cary was born January 21, 1966 in Odessa. He married Ronda Sharp, July 12, 1986 in Odessa.  He was currently employed by ECISD and worked at the textbook warehouse. He worshipped at Grace Christian Fellowship.

He was preceded in death by his father Henry Mitchell, and two sisters, Theresa Mitchell Fitts and Becky Poyner.

Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Ronda Mitchell, two precious daughters, Tiffany and Sydney Mitchell; his mother, Marie Mitchell and two brothers, Tony Mitchell and Terry Mitchell all of Odessa, as well as many beloved in-laws, nieces, nephews, Aunts, Uncles, cousins and true friends.

The family would like to express appreciation to everyone for the prayers, food, money and support. We love you.

Sarafina Provencio Alvarez
Sarafina Provencio Alvarez, age 84, of Odessa died Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at Medical Center Hospital.  She was born in Los Angeles, CA February 8, 1923.  She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband - Delfino Dominguez Alvarez; four sons - Humberto Juarez of Jal, NM, Rafael Juarez and Pedro Juarez of Odessa, and Felipe Juarez of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico; six daughters- Aurora Navarrette, Socorro Ramirez, Madalena Arroyo, Margarita Arredondo, Maria de Jesus Juarez, and Manuela Valenzuela all of Odessa;  three brothers - Juaquin Provencio of Las Cruces, NM, Benjamin Provencio of Houston, TX, and Augustin Provencio of Merced, CA; two sisters - Guadalupe Tarin of Las Cruces, NM and Maxine Provencio of Albuquerque, NM and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Rosary was said 7 pm Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Mass will be celebrated 2 pm Thursday, October 18, 2007 at St. Joseph Catholic Church officiated by Father Mark Miller.  Interment will follow at Los Angeles Cemetery of Odessa.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Wilda Jean Mendoza

Wilda Jean Mendoza, 54 , of Odessa, passed away Wednesday October 17, 2007 at Medical Center Hospital  after a lengthy illness. She was born in Denison, TX.,  February 2, 1953 to the late Ira “Casey” Owen and Abbie (St. John) Owen. She was a retired store clerk, and was a lifelong resident of Odessa. Wilda married Thomas Mendoza June 15, 1980 in Odessa.

She is survived by her husband Thomas, of Odessa, One brother Paul Owen, and wife Rita of Odessa. 

Funeral Services are 10 a.m. Saturday October 20, 2007 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with Bro. James Bishop officiating.  Interment will follow at Western Roses Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent to www.acreswestfuneral .com

Anastacio Galindo
Anastacio Galindo, age 74, died Friday, October 19, 2007 at his residence in Odessa.  He was born Sunday, January 22, 1933 in Vado de Piedra, Mexico.  He was a game warden for the forest service.  He was Catholic.
He is survived by his wife:  Abigail V. Galindo of Odessa, one son:  Ezequiel Galindo of McCamey, five daughters:  Elvira Galindo of Monterey, Mexico, Elizama Galindo, Eloisa Huerta, Elodia Samaniego, and Elizabeth Galindo, all of Odessa, four brothers:  Natividad Galindo and Felipe Galindo, both of Midland, Manuel Galindo of Muleshoe, TX and Justin Galindo of Ojinaga, Mexico, three sisters:  Librada Parra, Santos Gonzalez, and Anastacia Pinal, all of Midland, and fifteen grandchildren.
Services will be held in Ojinaga, Mexico with interment to follow at El Paradero Cementario.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa

Maria De La Luz Marquez

Maria De La Luz Marquez, age 48 died Saturday, October 20, 2007 in Monterrey, Mexico. She was born Tuesday, February 17, 1959 in Zacatecas, Mexico to Rosalio and Eriberta (Rodarte) Garcia.

Maria was worshipped at the Templo Buenas Nuevas, where she was a door greeter and a very active member.  She was a loving wife and mother and a great grandmother.  She loved her plants and flowers.  She had lovingly cared for a miniature rose that bloomed following her death on October 24th.

She is survived by her husband, Juan D. Marquez of Odessa; five sons, Alexandro Rodarte Garcia of Juarez, Mexico, Juan Marquez, Jr, Daniel Marquez, Eduardo Marquez and Adrian Marquez all of Odessa and four grandchildren, Christopher Marquez, Manuela Garcia Espino, Christian Garcia Espino and Angel Garcia Espino.

Maria is also survived by her father, Rosalio Garcia of Zacatecas, Mexico, four brothers, Juan Manuel Garcia of Zacatecas, Mexico, Rodrigo Garcia, Saturnio Garcia and Fernando Garcia all of Cañitas Zacatecas, Mexico and one sister, Blannca Estella Garcia Rodarte of Mexico City, Mexico.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Friday, October 26, 2007 at Templo Buenas Nuevas with Pastor Rosario Hill officiating. Interment will follow at Los Angeles Cemetery.


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