Obituaries 2019

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Romelia Natividad 2019
Romelia Natividad

Romelia Natividad, age 55, passed away at her home in Odessa on Thursday, May 9, 2019.  She was born Sunday, August 4, 1963 in Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico to Julian and Luz Maria (Ramirez) Rodriguez, and grew up in La Mesa, TX.  Romelia married Florencio Natividad and they moved to Odessa, TX.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband: Florecio Natividad; sons: Jose Eloy Natividad and wife Liz, Andy Natividad and wife Brittany, and Steven Natividad and wife Janette; grandchildren:  Lindsay and Josiah Natividad, Noah Natividad, and Elias Natividad.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Monday, May 13, 2019 at Iglesia Apostolica de la Fe en Cristo Jesus, 2400 W. 16th St. Odessa, TX.  Interment follows at Ector County Cemetery, Odessa II section.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Alexander J Self
Alexander Joseph Self

Alexander Joseph Self, age 31, passed away at his home in Odessa on Saturday, May 11, 2019.  He was born in Odessa on January 14, 1988 to John Clay Self and the late Maria Teresa (Puga) Muñoz. Alex worked at Furr's Cafeteria.

He is survived by his father:  John Clay Self; grandmother:  Dolores Puga; son: Alexander Self Jr.; and daughter:  Kamila Self, all of Odessa; sister:  Sara Joann Hendricks of San Angelo; brother:  Jeremy Self of San Antonio; uncle:  Richy Puga of Odessa and aunt:  Dora Linda Savage of San Antonio.

He was preceded in death by his mother:  Maria Teresa Muñoz and his grandfather:  Joe Puga Jr.

Memorial services for Alex will be at Furr's, 4101 E. 42nd St. Odessa, TX on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Sharon A Dutch 2019
Sharon Ann Dutch

Sharon Ann Dutch, age 62, passed away at her home in Odessa on Sunday, May 12, 2019.  She was born in San Angelo, TX on June 22, 1956 to the late Lloyd and Bertha (Hettenbach) Sebolt.  Sharon married William "Bill" Dutch in Odessa on May 16, 1994.  After celebrating 17 years of marriage, he preceded her in death May 21, 2011.  Sharon worked as a store clerk.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are five daughters:  Roxann Kabler, Trina Goforth, Alie Kabler, Tina Goforth, and Jessica Dutch, all of Odessa; her sons:  Joshua Dutch of Odessa  and Jeremy Dutch of San Angelo; brothers:  Robert Sebolt of Corpus Christi, James Sebolt of Odessa and Terry Sebolt of San Antonio; sisters:  Ellen Smith of Odessa, Linda Tuck of Flower Mound and Barbara Richardson of Odessa; seventeen grandchildren and one on the way; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, brother:  Larry Sebolt; and sister: Carolyn Massey.

Visitation will begin Friday, May 17th at 1:00 pm and continue until 9:00 pm.  Funeral services will be on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 am at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Pastor Carrie Stanton.

Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Scott Demor 2019
Sandy “Scott” Demor
Sandy “Scott” Demor, age 60, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Odessa, TX. He was born August 18, 1958 in Truth or Consequences, NM to William Hunt and Laverne Schoonmaker.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his sons: Austin and Clinton Demor; daughters: Angela Thornock, Jamie Jackson, Lora Demor and Chelsea Demor; brothers: Jerry Carlo, Steve Hunt and Billy Hunt; sisters: Stayce Thurman, Debbie Jenkins and Ruby Casteel; and nine grandchildren with one on the way.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
Bobbie A Jenkins 2019
Bobbie Ann Jenkins

Bobbie Ann Jenkins, age 81, of Odessa, passed from this life at her home on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.  She was born in Knowles, New Mexico on Sunday, March 27, 1938 to the late Bob Robards Teague and Ezdar Ann Hall -Teague.  Bobbie was a retired ECISD school bus driver.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her son: Jeff Shults and wife Lisa of Odessa; two daughters:  Janice Amos of Odessa and Kem Tillford and husband Allen of Eugene, OR; fourteen grandchildren:  Jake, Heather, Ashley, Jessica, Christine, Casey, Dustin, Shawn, Erik, Jarelle, Jared, Seth, Madison, and Emily; sixteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her parents:  Bob and Ezdar Teague; her husband:  Raymond Jenkins (who passed away March 10, 1999); her siblings:  Janie Lucille Teague, Beatrice Iona Teague, Robert Clinton Teague, Triona Mae Teague and Tommy H. Teague; and one son:  Jason Shults.

Funeral services will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 2:00 pm on Monday, May 20, 2019, officiated by Pastor Clark Racca.  Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

With tearful eyes we watched you and saw you pass away and though we love you dearly, we could not make you stay.  God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be.  So he put his arms around you, and whispered, "Come on Home to me." 

Patsy Dean Gilliam 2019
Patsy Dean Gilliam

Patsy Dean Gilliam passed away on May 14, 2019 at Medical Center Hospital surrounded by her son Vance Gilliam along with family and friends. Patsy was born on December 14, 1934 in Erath County, Texas to Burt and Oma Dean Banks. She was one of nine brothers and sisters. She is preceded in death by her parents Burt and Oma Dean Banks, her husband Lelon Floyd (Bud) Gilliam, three brothers Preface Banks, James Banks, Mike Banks, a sister Betty Nell Lewis and daughter-in-law Celeste Gilliam.

Patsy met her husband, Lelon Floyd Gilliam, while she was in the field picking cotton. They were married on December 3, 1949 in Rule, Texas then moved to Odessa in 1952.

Patsy loved the Lord. She was instrumental in planting the seed that led all of her brothers and sisters to the Lord. She was a faithful member of Friendship Baptist Church which is currently Circle J Cowboy Church for 63 years. Patsy was a homemaker, seamstress and a home health provider. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed feeding friends and family.

Growing up, Patsy never met a stranger and loved joking around with friends and family. At the nursing home, she continued her good sense of humor joking around with the staff and residents at Deerings. During her stay at Deerings she crocheted beanies for the preemie babies at both hospitals in Odessa and made hats for cancer patients. She was the president of the residence at Deerings Nursing Home.

She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her son Vance and wife Jamie Gilliam, grandson Kyle and wife Samantha Gilliam and three great grandchildren Adalyn and Elizabeth Gilliam and Aubree Monahan.

A special thanks to the staff at Deerings Nursing Home for the love and care that was given to her during her years at the nursing home.

A Life Celebration will be held at Circle J Cowboy Church on Saturday May 18, 2019 at noon. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Circle J Cowboy Church building fund.

Larry Lamar Gaines
Larry Lamar Gaines
Larry Lamar Gaines, 76, died in Odessa, Texas, on Wednesday, May 15. He was born on April 12, 1943, in Sayre, Oklahoma. His memorial worship service will be at 4:00 Saturday afternoon, May 18, at Connection Christian Church, 4241 Tanglewood Lane in Odessa. Although he had a long history of heart disease, he had a “big heart.”

Larry was a loving, loyal husband and father. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Saundra Tramel Gaines; three sons, Larry Michael Gaines of Abilene, Texas, Steven Tramel Gaines (with wife Tamara) of Odessa, Texas, and John Mark Gaines (with wife Kendra) of Farmington, New Mexico; six grandchildren, Kassie, Timothy, Mary Ann, Brooklyn, Caleb, and Adalyn; three siblings, Lou Davis, Teresa Kravitz (with husband Donald), and Michael Arley Gaines (with wife Mae); and several other family members.

A faithful follower of Jesus, Brother Gaines volunteered substantially as a church teacher, deacon, and elder and ministered as a houseparent at New Mexico Christian Children’s Home.

A graduate of Texas Tech University and Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Mr. Gaines taught middle school and high school students for more than 40 years, mostly in math classes. His students remember his personal attention and patient guidance.

Retired in Odessa for the past few years, Larry continued actively serving others. His neighbors at Disciples Village remember him as a friend who checked in on people in need, delivered food, and was always happy to help in other ways.

Larry lived out the greatest commands to love God and to love people.
Manuela Sanchez 2019
Manuela Sanchez

Manuela Sanchez, age 66, passed from this life Saturday, May 18, 2019 in Odessa, TX. She was born Saturday, January 24, 1953 in La Esmeralda, MX to Carolina Brito.

Manuela loved her grandchildren and to go to all their parties. She enjoyed shopping, having her nails done, and going out to eat. She was always there when she was needed and loved to have family over so that she could cook for them. Manuela worked for Dickies Uniform until she got sick and retired.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her sons: Cruz Esteban Sanchez and Arturo Sanchez and wife Nicole Marquez; daughters: Veronica Lozoya and husband Alex, Brenda Sanchez and husband Nick Franco, and Araseli Garcia and husband David; brothers: Jesus Gabaldon, Pompello Gabaldon and wife Eloisa, Alfredo Gabaldon and wife Mary, and Lupe Gabaldon and wife Aida; sisters: Josefina Bribiescas and husband Santiago, Vicky Olguin and husband Pedro, Amy Franco and husband Catarino Rodriguez, Rose Brito and husband Raymond Vasquez; fourteen grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren with one on the way.

She is preceded in death by her mother and sister: Maria Salgado.

A Rosary will be recited 7:00 pm Monday, May 20, 2019 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. The interment will follow at the Odessa II Gardens section of the Ector County Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Virginia M Lankford 2019
Virginia “Ginger” May Lankford

Virginia “Ginger” May Lankford, age 69, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Odessa, TX. She was born Thursday, February 16, 1950 in Ft. Stockton, TX to Thomas Flenniken and June Parker.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her son: Michael James Holly of Odessa; daughter: Machaell Campbell of Midland; sisters: Cathy Fletcher and Judy Zayas, both of Dallas; grandchildren: Christian, Hayden, Weston and Mackenzie; and great-granddaughter: Georgia Ann

She is preceded in death by her parents and brother: Larry Flenniken.

There will be a gathering of family and friends at 1303 E. 44th Street in Odessa.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Maria C Moreno 2019
Maria Concepcion Moreno

Maria Concepcion Moreno, age 55, passed from this life Wednesday, May 22, 2019 in Odessa, TX. She was born Tuesday, April 21, 1964 in Juarez, Chihuahua to Santos Hernandez Gonzalez and Victoria Tejada de Hernandez Cifuentes.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her sons; Jose Luis Moreno, Jr. of Midland, and Pablo Moreno of Odessa; daughters: Lizette, Yudit and Norma Moreno, all of Midland; four brothers; two sisters; and seven grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

There are no services scheduled at this time. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Angela Hernandez 2019
Angela “Chrissy” Hernandez

Angela “Chrissy” Hernandez, age 44, passed from this life Wednesday, May 22, 2019 in Carlsbad, NM. She was born Sunday, June 2, 1974 in Odessa, TX to Harold Wayne Beaty, Jr. and Debra Ann Strickland.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her husband: Alvaro Hernandez; daughters: Brittnie Hill and husband David Mejia, Shelbie Sinnons and husband John Castillo, and Neoma Ortega and husband John; brother: Russell Strickland; and sister: Missy Farmer.

She is preceded in death by her parents

Private visitation will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

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