Obituaries 2019

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Patricia Piper 2019
Patricia Annette Piper

Patricia Annette Piper, age 68, of Odessa, passed from this life at Sienna Nursing and Rehabilitation on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  She began her earthly journey on Thursday, January 18, 1951, born to the late Laurence and Audrey (Cook) Piper in Alton, IL.  She had worked as a bartender.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her sons:  David Morgan and wife Ginger and Chris Morgan and wife Nora; daughter:  Marianne Paschal and husband Jason; two brothers:  Brent and Richard Piper; sister:  Francis Piper-Sibley; and eight grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 3:00 pm on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Pastor Mike Bartlett.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Basilio Madrid 2019
Basilio Galindo Madrid

Basilio Galindo Madrid, age 75, of Odessa, passed away at Medical Center Hospital on Sunday, March 24, 2019.  He was born in Grandfalls, TX on Monday, June 14, 1943 to the late Antonio and Monica (Galindo) Madrid.  He and his wife, Cecelia, were married at St. Anthony Catholic Church in 1968 and they enjoyed 51 years together before separated by her death October 16, 2018.

Basilio was a master Volkswagon mechanic and a car enthusiast.  He was a loving husband and father; a family man and great dad.  He loved to go camping and enjoyed music and dancing.  His favorite teams to root for were the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers.

He is survived by his son:  Basilio Madrid and wife Janie of Odessa; daughter:  Ruby Madrid Esquivel and husband Luis of Odessa; sister:  Manuela Waddington and husband Jim of Lockhart, TX; twelve grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

He is preceded to his heavenly home by his parents and precious wife; as well as his son:  Rudy Madrid; brothers:  Jesse Madrid and Albert Madrid; and two sisters:  Rita Cadena and Amelia Madrid.

Rosary will be recited at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, officiated by Fr. Frank Chavez.  Interment follows at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Brenda Jo B Waller 2019
Brenda Jo Bandy Waller

Brenda Jo Bandy Waller, age 57, of Odessa, passed away at Medical Center Hospital on Monday, March 25, 2019.  She was born in Bakersfield, CA on May 20, 1961 to the late John and JoAnn (Carter) Bandy.  Brenda worked as a waitress.

Brenda was fierce and a force of nature.  She liked to have a good time.  She enjoyed playing board games like Yahtzee and Bingo and playing music and having a good time.  She was a talented seamstress and would also crochet.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her partner:  Will Fikes; children:  Christina Fikes, Candice Stell, Arron Lewis, Alicia Lewis, and Angela Lewis; brothers:  Jeffrey Bandy and Randy Bandy; seventeen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her best friend of over 30 years (who was like a sister):  Sheila Douglas.

No services will be held at this time.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

 
William Richard Loflin Sr.

Mr. William Richard Loflin Sr, age 75, of Eclectic, passed away March 26, 2019.  He was born March 15, 1944 in Knox City, Texas.

Graveside service will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019, at 2 pm, at Abilene Municipal Cemetery, 1133 Cottonwood St, Abilene, TX 79604, with military honors.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William Homer and Debert Florine Loflin; brother, Melvin Loflin and sisters, Wanda Davis, Betty Loflin and Shirley Wade.  He is survived by his children, Lauretta Loflin Hardy and Rickey Loflin and granddaughter, Kayla Hardy.

William honorably served with the United States Army and Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran.  He loved country music and enjoyed writing songs.  He was loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.

Donations may be made in his memory to Hank Williams Museum, 118 Commerce St, Montgomery, AL 36104.

Services provided by Linville Memorial Funeral Home, Eclectic, Alabama and Acres West Funeral Chapel, Odessa, Texas.

Larry Don Walters 2019
Larry "Don" Walters

Larry "Don" Walters, age 74, of Odessa passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, March 29, 2019.  He was surrounded by his loved ones and devoted dog, Dixie.  He was born in Walters, OK to Lloyd and Delilah Walters on October 26, 1944.  He married Sandra Jean Wood in Odessa on March 17, 1962 and they had just celebrated 57 years together. 

Our dad's greatest passions in life were his wife, his family and pipelining.  He worked hard all of his life.  A young husband and father by 17, he knew the fate of his family rested on his shoulders.  He stepped up to that responsibility and took care of us all in whatever way he could until he took his last breath.  Even in his last moments, his thoughts were for the love and lives of his family. 

He showed his devotion to our mother, Sandy, by caring for her at home as long as it was possible.  He was nearly as devoted to his job of pipelining, retiring only to take care of mom.  He could talk pipelining to anyone that wanted to.  He could rehash jobs of the past and discuss jobs of the present.

Dad was an avid gardener and he loved fishing.  One of his greatest joys was catching a 56 pound record breaking Blue Cat out of Lake Spence. (He had the certificate to prove it!)  He enjoyed classic cars, and quirky as it sounds, shelling pecans, even earning the name, "Pecan Don."

Daddy will always be remembered as a hardworking, family man.

He was preceded in death by his parents:  Lloyd and Lucy Walters and his older brother:  Dale Walters.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife:  Sandra Jean Walters of Odessa; sons:  Ronnie Walters and wife Sondra and Cody Walters, all of  Odessa; daughters:  Diana Patterson and husband Cecil of Odessa and Christie Landfried and husband Johnny of Axtell, TX; brothers:  Cecil Walters and wife Ellen of Aztec, NM and Jackie McCain of Odessa; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his beloved dog:  Dixie.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Carolyn W Anderson
Carolyn Wynell Anderson

Carolyn Wynell Anderson, age 77, of Odessa, passed away at her home on Saturday, March 30, 2019.  She was born in Graham, TX on December 1, 1941to the late Kenneth Smith King and Frances Gray (Singleton) King. She married Norman Kent Anderson in 1971 and they enjoyed 30 years together before separated by his death in 2001.

Carolyn was an artist, author and adventurer.  She wrote Christian adventure books and devoted her life to God's service.  She was a health nut and loved to travel.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her sons:  Tracy Maxwell and wife Darla of Salado, TX, Tony Maxwell and wife Reiko of Jonesboro, LA, and Andy Anderson and wife Nami of Tularosa, NM; daughter:  Bethany Starchok and husband Mike of Elco, PA; brothers:  Kelly King and wife Sandra of Monahans, TX and Joe King and wife Julie of Lake Michigan; sister:  Viki Abbott and husband Joe of Odessa; and seven grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers:  Noel King and Kenneth King, Jr.; and one grandchild.

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

Lois B Deeds 2019
Lois Byrum Deeds

Lois Byrum Deeds, age 84, of Odessa, was transported to her heavenly home on Saturday, March 30, 2019.  She was born in Snow, Oklahoma on March 9, 1935 to the late Ottis Denford Byrum and Mamie Lelora Martin Byrum.  Lois married the love of her life, W.J. Deeds on August 11, 1951 in DeQueen, Arkansas.  She was a member of West University Church of Christ and loved her church family.

Lois was a fulltime homemaker but at times worked outside the home, including time at the Levi plant, Gibsons, and Medical Center Hospital.  She NEVER retired from being a homemaker.  She was an excellent cook.  All of her grandkids loved her biscuits and gravy and everything from fried chicken to the large Thanksgiving meal was a favorite for someone.  She was a self taught seamstress and enjoyed sewing.  She also loved gardening and working in the yard.

She was the matriarch of a large and loving family built over 67 years of marriage.  She and W.J. have 3 children:  Joyce and Mike Reyenga, Wade and Georgia Deeds and Regena and Gary Collinsworth; 9 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.  Her family was her pride and joy.  She was the backbone that supported them and held them together.  She was their rock.

She is preceded in death by her parents; six brothers and sisters:  Leonard, Loretha, O.D., Arlene, Lottie, and Vernon; and one grandchild.

Funeral services will be at West University Church of Christ in Odessa at 11:00 am  Thursday, April 4, 2019, officiated by Brother Doug Doyle.

Graveside services will be at Cox Cemetery in Mercury, TX on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 1:45.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Lometta I Bell 2019
Lometta Ineze Bell

Lometta Ineze Bell, age 94, of Odessa, passed from this life on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Madison Medical Resort in Odessa.  She was born in Perryville, AR on January 25, 1925 to the late Laurence and Faye (Howard) Price.  Lometta married Earl Bell in Coleman, TX on December 2, 1942. They enjoyed 32 years together before separated by his death March 30, 1975.

Lometta worked as a licensed vocational nurse and owned her own alterations shop.  Sewing was her art and she was skilled at needlework, knitting and crocheting.  A loving wife and mother, Lometta was very family oriented.  She was a Christian and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary 4372 and Epsilon Sigma Alpha.

Lometta is survived by her daughters:  Celia Hollon and Marie Covert, both of Odessa, ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and two sons:  Steve Bell and James Bell.

Funeral services in Odessa will be Friday, April 5, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 1:00 pm, officiated by Pastor Mike Bartlett.  Graveside funeral services where she will be laid to rest beside Earl will be Monday, April 8, 2019 at Prague Cemetery in Prague, Oklahoma.

Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Manuela Mora 2019
Manuela Mora

Manuela Mora, age 73, of Odessa, passed from this life on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Ft. Worth, TX.  She was born in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico on Sunday, October 21, 1945 to the late Domingo and Christina (Garcia) Hinojos. 

Manuela was a homemaker who loved to cook and bake.  She was very welcoming and outgoing and enjoyed going to new places.  She had a green thumb and loved her plants.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her daughters:  Eren Mora, Estrella Plascencia and fiance Abram Hernandez, all of Odessa, Norma Carbajal and husband Jesus and Coral Hernandez, all of Midland, and Laura Fields and husband Michael of Odessa; sons:  Hector Mora and Domingo Mora, both of Odessa, Jaime Mora and wife Cecilia of Ojinaga, Jesus Plascencia of Odessa, Gilbert Madrid and wife Isabella of Ojinaga, and Raul Hernandez of Odessa; thirty beloved grandchildren who she loved dearly; and seven great-grandbabies who were her delight.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother:  Ramon Hinojos and her sister:  Librada Hinojos.

Rosary will be recited at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic church with burial to follow at Odessa II Gardens section of Ector County Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West and condolences may be sent to the family online at acreswestfuneral.com.

Jose Hernandez 2019
Jose M. Hernandez

Jose M. Hernandez, age 48, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Odessa, TX. He was born Friday, May 8, 1970 in Ojinaga, Chihuahua to Mario Zacarias and Carmen (Melendez) Hernandez.

Jose “El Prieto” Hernandez was a man always worried about the well being of everyone else. He would support his family through every hardship. Prieto was a hard working man, and he loved to sing. We will always have you in our hearts and we will never forget you. You are loved by your parents, brothers and all of your family.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his parents; son: Ruben Avila; brothers: Mario Hernandez and wife Tomasa, Jesus Manuel Hernandez, Arnulfo Hernandez and wife Oralia, Reymundo Hernandez and wife Cindy Hernandez, and Eric Hernandez and wife Xochitl; sisters: Ramona Aguilar and husband Humberto, Ana Martinez and husband Hector, Magdalena Gutierrez and Francisco, and Maribel Nilla and husband Sabino.

Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Monday, April 8, 2019 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel. Interment will follow at Odessa II Gardens section of the Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.


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