Obituaries 2010

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Natividad Andujo

Natividad Andujo, age 51, of Odessa, passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 in Artesia, NM.  He was born in El Mangle, Chihuahua, Mexico.
He is survived by his father - Porfirio Andujo of El Mangle, MX; two daughtersPerla Galindo and Griselda Rodriguez, both of Odessa; two sonsEloy Andujo and Adrian Andujo, both of Odessa; two sisters:  Espiranza Quinones of Presidio and Belia Baeza of Clute, Texas; four brothersMartin Andujo of Odessa, Inocente Andujo of Cuchillo Parado, MX, Ramon Andujo and Reynaldo Andujo, both of Presidio, and four grandchildren.      
Services will be at a later date at Cristo Rey in El Mangle, Mexico.  Interment will be at El Mangle Cemetery in El Mangle MPO de Coyame, CH, MexicoArrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

KaSandra Ann “Kasey” Mann

KaSandra Ann “Kasey” Mann, age 41, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at her Odessa residence.  She was born in Dallas.  She was a cake decorator.  She was Baptist.

Survivors include her husband:  David Mann of Odessa; mother and step-father:  Carrol Miller Hollowell and Ray Hollowell of Winnsboro, TX; adoptive mother:  Susan Talbert of Laurel, MS; two sons:  Justin McLean of Mesa, AZ and Michael Paul McLean of Springfield, MO; brothers:  Ricky Laningham and wife Paula (and their 9 children and 11 grandchildren) of Greenville, TX, Charles Laningham of Los Angeles, CA, David Hollowell and wife Julie (and their 2 children) of Rowlett, TX, Tommy Walley (and his son) of Richton, MS and Matt Davis of Laurel, MS; and sisters:  Lisa Brown and husband Mike (and their 2 children and 3 grandchildren) of Castle Bluff, IA, Becky Hollowell Miller and husband Curt (and their 4 children) of Winnsboro, TX,  Christine Arnold (and her 5 children and 1 grandson) of Oxford, AL, and L’Annette Manning (and her 2 children and 1 granddaughter) of Richton, MS; Uncles and Aunts:  Harold and Aletta Miller and Mark and Debbie Miller, all of Winnsboro, TX

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents:  Truman and Margie Miller and her father:  George Wayne Davis.

Memorial services will be 3:00 pm Saturday, March 6, 2010 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Pastor Michael Perdue.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory. 

Daniel Lee Pyle
Daniel Lee Pyle, age 50, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, March  3, 2010, at Deerings Nursing Home in Odessa, Texas.  He was born in Odessa.  He was a welder.
He is survived by his mother:  Ava Gaines and step-father:  Douglas Gaines of Odessa; one brother:  Bryan Pyle of Odessa; and one nephew:  Tyler Pyle of Phoenix, AZ.

His father:  Carrol Ray Pyle and two brothers:  Russell Van Pyle and Kevin Scott Pyle, precede him in death.
Memorial services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, March 27, 2010 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Michael Johnson.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Howard Woodson Scott

Howard, surrounded by family and friends, and comforted by the compassionate hearts and hands of Hospice House, went Home March 4, 2010.

He was born in Grand Rapids, MI, January 27, 1950 to Edward and Edna Scott.  He moved with his family to Odessa in 1960.  He graduated from OHS in 1968 and spent most of his adult life as a truck driver.  He enjoyed life on the road, working for Merchants, Oil Transport, and finally for Jack B. Kelley, until his retirement in 2003.

Howard was a friend of Bill W. since 1998 and through him, Howard touched many lives and made cherished lifelong friendships.  Also, as a member of Zion Ministries in Odessa, he was dedicated to serving his church and the people around him.  Always thinking of others, he gave of himself unselfishly.

Howard is preceded in death by his parents and his sister-in-law:  Carol Scott.

Howard is survived by a son:  Christopher Aaron Scott; daughter:  Dianna Scott and fiancé, Earl Walters; grandchildren:  Christian, Brittany, Eevie, and Drake, and his four-legged grandson:  Tank (the favorite); brothers:  Jack Scott and Jim Scott; sister:  Linda Scott Kuhlman and husband, Bill; and dear cousins, nieces, nephews, and numerous friends and family.

Memorial services, officiated by Bro. Dewey Blevins, will be held Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 2:00 pm at Zion Church ( 9300 W. 26th, Odessa).

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Zion Ministries or to the West Texas Food Bank. 

Hazel Marie Draughan

Hazel Marie Draughan, age 66, passed away on Friday, March 5, 2010 at her Odessa home.  She was born in Tyler, TX to Harvey Clark Wilson and Lela (Francis) Wilson on July 31, 1943.   She was a loving mother and grandmother.  

Hazel was a domestic engineer who was an awesome cook.  She loved children and would take anyone in.  She spoiled her kids, but taught them to always stick to it and never quit.  She was very proud and always excelled in everything she did.  She was not a judgmental person and wanted to be fair and loving to everyone, but she never let you put on over on her either!     

Those left to cherish her memory are five daughters:  Pauline Wilson, Lora Draughan, and Yvonne Woods, all of Odessa, Yolanda Roberts of Bonaire, GA and Trina Dillard of Austin; son:  Gerald Draughan of Odessa; one brother:  Curtis Lee Wilson of Odessa; 20 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.      

Her parents:  Harvey and Lela Wilson, husband:  John L. Draughan, son: Tracy Draughan; sister:  Lena Mae Jones; brother:  Harvey Clark Wilson; step-father:  Ocie Thompson; and three grandsons:  Steven, Gerald Gerome, and Jarvonte, precede her in death. 

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 4th and Adams St., officiated by Bro. Richard Forsythe.  Interment will be 10:00 am Thursday, March 11, 2010 at Seagraves Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.   

The family would like to thank first – Jehovah God for the mother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend he gave us – then for the extended family of His congregation that loved and cared for her and us.  Thank You! 

Malcolm Wesley Stewart
Malcolm Wesley Stewart, age 57, passed on Saturday, March  6, 2010, at his home in Odessa.  He was born in Bakersfield, CA on November 24, 1952 to Terry Stewart and Betty Jean (Stephenson) Stewart.  He was a carpet cleaner.
He is survived by his sister:  Janet Bigham and husband Dale of Amarillo; and brother:  Richard Stewart and wife Kathy of Odessa.

His father:  Terry Stewart and mother:  Betty Rhoten, precede him in death.
Funeral services will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 2:00 PM Tuesday, March  9, 2010, Bro Clydell Chapman and Dale Bigham officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Carmen Venzor-Anchondo
Carmen Venzor-Anchondo, age 89, passed away on Sunday, March 7, 2010 at Hospice House.  She was born in Bachiniva, Chihuahua, Mexico to the late Justo and Emilia (Anchondo) Venzor.  She was a homemaker.  She was a Jehovah's Witness (East Congregation).
Those left to cherish her memory are her son:  Efrain Dorame of Reno, NV; four daughters:  Emilia Arivas of Grand Junction, CO, Hilda Hernandez of Denver, CO, Irma Pirchado of Clovis, NM, and Zulema
Muñoz of Odessa; four brothers:  Adolfo Venzor, Felix Venzor, Adam Venzor, and Justo Venzor, all of Mexico; sister:  Concepcion Salcido of Deming, NM; 31 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Hugo Martinez.  Interment will follow at Los Angeles Garden of Ector County Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

James Allen Plattsmier
James Allen Plattsmier, age 84, passed away on Monday, March 8, 2010 at his Odessa home.  He was born in Rayne, LA to Geroge Louis Plattsmier and Fabiola (Chappuis) Plattsmier.  He was a US Army Veteran and worked in oil field supply sales.
Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife:  Gloria (Bell)  Plattsmier of Odessa; daughter:  Kellye Longoria of Odessa; brother:  Daniel Plattsmier of Franklin, TN; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory. 

Memorials in his name may be made to Home Hospice, 516 N. Texas, Odessa, TX 79761.

Miguel Angel Aguilar

Miguel Angel Aguilar, age 6 months 27 days, of Odessa, went to be with Jesus on Monday, March 8, 2010, at Medical Center Hospital. He was born in Andrews, TX on August 12, 2009.  

He was the son of  Louis Antonio Aguilar Jr. and Diamond Luvaul of Odessa. He is also survived by two sisters:  Angelina Aguilar and Anabel Aguilar, both of Odessa; three brothers:  Gabreal Aguilar, Louis Aguilar and Lorenzo Aguilar, all of Odessa; paternal grandmother:  Catalina Portillo of Andrews; paternal grandfather:  Lewis Aguilar, Sr. of Odessa and maternal grandfather:  Oscar Juarez of Odessa. 

Funeral service will be at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel at 2:00 pm Thursday, March 11, 2010, Pastor Chad Kirk officiating.  Interment will be at Los Angeles Garden in Ector County Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Ricardo Machado Maldonado, Jr.
Ricardo Machado Maldonado, Jr., age 54, of Odessa, passed away on Tuesday, March  9, 2010, at Hospice House in Odessa.  He was born in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.  He was in the landscaping business.
He is survived by his 3 sonsRicardo Maldonado, Carlos Maldonado, and Joel Maldonado, all of Odessa; 2 sistersMaria Lara and Molly Maldonado, both of San Bernardino, Calif.; 3 brothers:  Jesse Maldonado of Tijuana, Baja CA, MX, Vincente Maldonado of El Paso, and Lorenzo Maldonado of Huntington Park, Calif.; and 6 grandchildren.
A rosary will be said at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 7:00 PM Friday, March 12, 2010.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Teodora Yniguez
Teodora (Placencia) Yniguez, age 100, passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2010, at her Odessa residence.  She was born in Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico.  She was a homemaker.  She was Catholic.
She is survived by two daughters: Lilia Yniguez of Los Angeles, Calif. and Ernestina Yniguez of El Paso; son:  Roman Yniguez of Odessa; twenty-three grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. 

Her parents:  Pascual and Acencion (Garcia) Placencia and her husband:  Refugio Prieto Yniguez, precede her in death.      
Visitation was Friday, March 12, 2010.  Graveside memorial services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at Rose Hill Garden of Ector County Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Francisco L. Granado
Francisco L. Granado "Pancho" or "Kiko", age 81, of Fort Davis, Texas, died Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.  He was born in Candelaria, TX on March 30, 1928.
He is survived by his wife:  Estefana Granado; two daughtersLinda Rubio and Lupe Rubio; three sons: Martin Granado, Charlie Granado, and Frank Molinar; three sisters: Maria Dutchover, Cindy Urias, and Luisa Rodriguez; two brothersRichard Granado and Chon Granado, Jr.; eleven grandchildren:  Thomas Granado, Krista Granado, Robert & Jeremiah Rubio, Priscilla Muniz, Vanessa Granado, Stephanie Valerio, Wyomi Granado, Carlos Granado, Wesley Molinar and Ashley Molinar; and fifteen great-grandchildren:  Gullian and Irene Granada, Sabien, George, and Eon Roman, Allison, Blake, and Levi Rubio, Mikiah Rubio, Haley Muniz, Anthony and Sara Muniz, Peyton and Julianna Kinkade, and Jaylan Valerio, all of Ft. Davis.    
Rosary will be said Monday, March 15, 2010 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ft. Davis at 7:00 pm.  Funeral mass will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Church of Ft. Davis at 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 16, 2010, officiated by Father Miguel Alcuino.  Interment will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Fort Davis, TexasArrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa, Texas.

Gorgonio Lujan
Gorgonio Lujan, age 79, died on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Medical Center Hospital. He was born in Ojinaga, Mexico. He was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife: Socorro Lujan of Odessa, three sons: Rene Lujan of Odessa, Lorenzo Lujan of Ojinaga and Jesus Jimenez of Anthony, NM.; four daughters: Minerva Lujan of Odessa, Silvia Lujan of Midland, Sandra Lujan of Albuquerque and Reyna Lujan of Chihuahua; seven brothers: Gonzalo Lujan of Odessa, Enrique Lujan, Felix Lujan, Francisco Lujan and Leucauldio Lujan, all of Ojinaga, Gerardo Lujan of Juarez and Asuncion Lujan of Ojinaga; four sisters: Tiguia Lujan, Sofia Lujan and Catalina Lujan all of Chihuahua, and Luz Maria Mireles of Fort Stockton. 21 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 6:00 pm on Sunday, March 14, 2010 at Iglesia Bautista El Mesias officiated by Reverend Juan Gaona. Burial will take place in Ojinaga.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

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