Obituaries 2019

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Kenneth G Taylor 2019
Kenneth Gerald "Jerry" Taylor, Sr.

Kenneth Gerald Taylor, Sr. “Jerry”, age 82 went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, June 28, 2019 in Odessa, TX. He was born Sunday, April 4, 1937 in Wichita Falls, TX. to George Allen Taylor and Helen Hayman Taylor.

Family members left to cherish his love and memory are his wife: Ernestine Nora Taylor; sons: Kenneth Gerald Taylor, Jr. “Kenny” of Tyler, TX, Jimmy Don Taylor “JD” and Tim Allen Taylor “Skeet”, both of Odessa, TX; brother: Jack Clint Taylor of Wichita Falls, TX; 9 grandchildren: Star Rothrock, Sarah Jan Lewellen, Jessica Erin Taylor, Sarah Mastin, Rachel Taylor, Dana Star Gerber, Alexander Holland Taylor, Ty Anthony Taylor  and Andy William Taylor; 18 great-grandchildren: Sadie Rothrock, Laurel Rothrock, Sean Colton Martin, Russel Samuel Martin, Spencer Taylor Martin, Kaleigh Eve Lewellen, Addison Jewel Lewellen, Cross Taylor Lewellen, Cash Spencer Lewellen,  Thomas Scott Driver, Mandy Grace Bunting, Margaret Beth Bunting, Ember Rain Hobson, Allie Mae Taylor, Aubrey Jade Taylor, Kaylee Ann Wells, Keaton Anthony Taylor, and Zachery Ryan Taylor; and great-great grandchildren: Hayden Ramirez.

He is preceded in death by both his parents; brother: Jim Allen Taylor; and sisters: Norma Sue Taylor and Marsha Ann Taylor.

Funeral Services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Second Baptist Church in Odessa with the interment to follow at the Odessa II section of the Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Karen K Herrera 2019
Karen K. Herrera

Karen K. Herrera, age 74, of Odessa, passed from this life on Monday, July 1, 2019.  She was born in Des Moines, IA on June 10, 1945 to the late Chalmer and Velma (McIntosh) Efnor.  She was a legal secretary for 40 years and until recently had worked as a medical records clerk at Basin Orthopedic Surgical Specialists.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her son: Philip Snyder and wife Beverly and their daughter Elizabeth of Plano; daughter:  Debbie Mossbarger and husband David and their children: Alice Frost and husband Chase of Odessa, Emily Mossbarger, and Aiden Mossbarger; daughter:  Anne Greenlaw and husband Ronald of Friendswood and their two children; sister-in-law:  Beverly Efnor of Phoenix, AZ; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents;  her son: Paul Snyder; twin brother:  Kent Efnor; and grandson:  Joseph Snyder.

A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 10:00 am and her remains will be inurned at the church.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Barnabas Epsicopal Church, 4141 Tanglewood Lane, Odessa, TX 79762 or to Family Promise, 1354 E. 6th St. Odessa, TX 79761 are appreciated.

Michael R McClung 2019
Michael Ray McClung

Michael Ray McClung, age 66, passed from this life Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in Odessa, TX. He was born Tuesday, December 16, 1952 in Odessa, TX to Annie Louise and Homer McClung, Jr. He was a retired machinist.

Michael was a hard worker and an honest man. He was a quiet person, but extremely caring. He loved his family and his grandchildren were his life.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his son: Michael “Russell” Blazier and wife Anna of Elgin, TX; sisters: Peggy McClung Spruill of Odessa, Martha McGill of Dallas, Judy McClung Gray of Odessa and Jane McClung Mashburn of Alabama; grandchildren: Ayden Michael and Kyndra Elizabeth; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside memorial services will be Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Vickie Denise Felkins 2019
Vicki Denise Felkins

Vicki Denise Felkins, age 52, passed away at her home in Odessa on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.  She was born Tuesday, January 24, 1967 in Odessa to the late Luther McKinley and Reba Miller.  She married Louis Felkins on April 10, 2009 in Odessa.  Vicki was a jack of all trades and had worked as a cook and caretaker.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband:  Louis Felkins of Odessa; daughters:  Victoria Hildebrand and husband Collin of Grand Junction, CO, Reba Manning and husband Justin of Odessa, Leanna Greer and husband Caleb of Odessa, and Erica Montoya and partner Gerry of San Antonio; step-daughters:  Misty Hernandez and husband Mikey, Patty Villanueva and husband Alex, and Amber Gray and husband Oliver, all of Odessa; brothers:  Charles DeWayne Bryant, Rodney McKinley, Terry McKinley and Donald McKinley, all of Odessa; and loved her grandchildren.

Her parents precede her in death.

The family will gather to celebrate her life and share memories on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel from 2:00 to 6:00 pm.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Della P Bryant 2019
Della Phillips Bryant

Della Phillips Bryant, age 64, of Pflugerville, TX passed away at Cornerstone Hospital in Round Rock, TX on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. She was born in Lamesa, TX on Monday, September 20, 1954 to the late Charles Edward Jackson and Murl Maxine (Sanford) Toney Montgomery.  The only child born to this union, Della was the youngest of eight children born to Murl Montgomery.  She grew up in Odessa, TX where she was a member of the Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Rev. Elder Parks.  Through the guidance of her grandmother, Ardella Jackson, she was a dedicated member of the Sunshine Band.  At the age of 19, she moved her membership to Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.  She graduated from Ector Junior Senior High school in 1973 and worked as a Collection Supervisor for 10 years at the Odessa Women and Children's Hospital.

Della moved to Austin, TX in 1986, where she united with Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church and later moved her membership to Friendly Will Baptist Church where she was on the Usher Board.  Shortly after the move to Austin, she began working at St. David's Hospital.  In 1989, she moved on to the State of Texas at Austin State Hospital, starting in the billing department and later moving to Nursing Services.  In 1993, she was hired by the City of Austin at Breckenridge Hospital as a Financial Counselor, then working as a Purchasing Clerk in the Purchasing Office beginning in 1995.  In 2000, she moved to the Austin Energy Finance Contract Management Section as a Contract Compliance Specialist Senior, rounding out a career of over 30 years in professional public services. 

Della attended Austin Community College and graduated in 2004 with an Associates of Applied Sciences in Management.  As an Austin City employee, Della served on several committees such as the African American Heritage Committee and the Leadership, Education and Public Service Committee (LEAPS).  She also attended the American Contract Compliance Association receiving her Certification and Masters as a Contract Compliance Administrator.  In 2005, Della joined the St. John Regular District Association and served as the Recording Secretary for the Ushers, Nurses, and Greeters Auxiliary and a member of the Mission I Auxiliary.  She was a member of New Light Ebenezer Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Frank Cage and was elected Vice President of the Usher Board in 2009.  A faithful member of New Light, she also served as the Chairperson for the Culinary Committee.  She was the owner and operator of Granny's Catering and in her spare time she enjoyed shopping and loved cooking.  She also owned "Little Rascals Daycare."

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband:  Dennis E. Bryant of Pflugerville; her beloved children:  Charlette and Charles Toney (the twins), both of Houston, Linda J. Jackson of Austin, Marcus Toney of Austin, Michelle Williams of Austin, Le'Asia Rios Redic of Austin; sister:  Mary Toney of Arlington; brothers:  Lee Toney of California, Charles Toney of Seattle, WA, Johnny L. Toney, Vance Montgomery and Tim Montgomery, all of Odessa; special niece: Dorothy Purvis of Odessa; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her father:  Charles Edward Jackson; mother:  Murl Montgomery and her husband:  Howard; siblings:  Billy Joe Toney, Dorthy Shedwin, and Charles MackToney; granddaughter:  Quin'Qualita Jackson.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Odessa, officiated by Rev. Frank Cage and Rev. Melvin Manor.  Interment will follow at Odessa II Gardens section of Ector County Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the LeeLee's Lighthouse Foundation, as Della was a committed supporter.

Elvis A Dusty Hackworth 2019
Elvis Allen "Dusty" Hackworth

Elvis Allen "Dusty" Hackworth, age 93, of Odessa, passed away at Medical Center Hospital on Thursday, July 4, 2019.  He  was born in Curtis, AR on March 20, 1926 to the late Presley William and Mattie (Sublett) Hackworth.  A Baptist, Dusty accepted Christ at the early age of 12.  He entered the US Navy in 1942 and served during World War II for over three years.  He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Veteran's of Foreign Wars, and the NRA.

He married Celia Dremus in 1945.  They divorced and he married Carrie Ellen Commander in 1952.  She passed away July 7, 1962.  In 1976, he found love and companionship again with Shirley Ann Kincade Holmes.  They were together for almost 14 years before her passing February 7, 1990.  He is also preceded in death by his sisters: Sybil Schee and Louise Ramsey; brother:  Pressley Hackworth; two grandchildren; his sons:  Elvis Allen Hackworth II and Craig Allen Holmes; daughter:  Kathy Marie Cowan; and great-grandson:  Seamus Allen Meador.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his son: Dale Hackworth of Ft. Stockton, TX; daughters:  Cecelia Marie Quick of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and Dorothy Sue Anderson of Sealy, TX, and Virginia Holmes of Odessa; eighteen grandchildren; thirty-two great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

Memorial services with military honors will be at 10:00 am at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, officiated by Pastor Mike Bartlett.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Mack Williams 2019
Mack Henry Williams

Mack Henry Williams, age 57, passed away at his home in Odessa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  He was born in Phoenix, AZ on September 16, 1961 to the late Bernard Woody "Pete" Williams and Neva Mae (Milliken) Williams.  Mack was a carpenter and auto mechanic.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his son:  Mack Williams II of Odessa; daughter:  Stefanie Williams of Odessa; two brothers:  Derral Williams and Peter Williams; one sister: Neva Qualls; and three grandchildren:  Joslin Collette, Justyn Case, and Jace Carlton.

Memorial services will be privately held.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Jerry Treadwell 2019  Jerry L Treadwell 2019
Jerry L. Treadwell

Jerry L. Treadwell, 61 of Odessa passed away the afternoon of Thursday, July 4th in Lubbock, Texas. His celebration of life will be held at Acres West Funeral Chapel in Odessa on Friday, July 19th at 10 A.M.

Mr. Treadwell was born on the 2nd of September 1957 in Hobbs, New Mexico to James “Shots” & Janice Treadwell. Jerry grew up in Hobbs where he graduated from Hobbs High School in 1975.  In 1977 Jerry joined the United States Army where he honorably served for 20 years. During his service he went to optical school, flight school, and was promoted up through the ranks to Chief Warrant Officer 3.  He retired from the United States Army in 1997.

Jerry met the love of his life, Marilee, while going through optical school in Aurora, CO in 1978, however it took them until October 14th, 2000 to get married.  On that day he not only became a husband, but he became a father to Sara.

While Jerry enjoyed a number of hobbies he will be remembered by his family as a bronc rider and a biker.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Marilee, daughter Sara and husband Everett, grandchildren Madison and Caleb. As well as his siblings, Jim and wife Bess, Judith and husband Weldon, and Janie, along with a number of nieces and nephews.

Vivian Vicki Peacock 2019
Vivian Rea “Vicki” Peacock

Vivian Rea “Vicki” Peacock, age 64, passed from this life Saturday, July 6, 2019 in Odessa, TX. She was born Friday, July 16, 1954 in San Angelo, TX to Darrell and Nancy Evelyn Venable.

Vicki loved gardening and taking care of her garden and yard. She enjoyed watching web cams about eagles and wildlife. Vicki loved her dog “Miracle”. She enjoyed reading her Bible.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her father: Darrell Venable; son: Anthony “Tony” Mayhar from Odessa; daughters: Margaret Hudson and husband David of San Antonio, and Pamela Berry and husband Michael of Odessa; grandchildren: Michelle Niver, Cade Stock, Stevi Hudson, Lilly Hudson, and Dylan and Jacob Berry; nephew: Matthew Jarrell; niece: Kourtney Bryant and numerous cousins.

She is preceded in death by her mother: Evelyn Venable; brother: Dwight “Doby” Venable; and sister: Traci Jarrell.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Anthony Norton 2019
Anthony Wayne “Tony” Norton

Anthony Wayne “Tony” Norton, age 53, passed from this life on Saturday, July 6, 2019 in Amarillo, TX. He was born August 11, 1965 in Memphis, TX to Larry Dewayne Norton and Ruby Darlene (Cagle) Norton.

Tony proudly served our country and was an Iraq War Veteran. He received several awards for his honorable service. Tony loved his family dearly and was an amazing dad, son, brother, papaw and uncle. He was a dare devil and loved living life to the fullest. He was an amazing friend to many and will be missed dearly.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his parents: Larry and Darlene Norton; son: Kaiden Joe Wayne Norton; daughters: Tella Michelle and Taryn Nicole Norton; brother: Timmie Norton; sister: Tammie Boen; grandchildren: Rayleigh Nicole Duran and Ayden Ashton Gamboa; and a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and uncles.

Tony is reunited in Heaven with his infant sons: Brian Alexander Norton and Hadley Joe Norton.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am, on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Carey First Baptist Church in Carey, TX. Pastor Randal Wilson will be officiating. An inurnment will follow at Kirkland Cemetery with military honors.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Adela Jimenez 2019
Adela Jimenez

Adela Jimenez, age 60, of Odessa, passed away at her home on Sunday, July 7, 2019.  She was born to Alejandra Ornelas on August 24, 1958 in Balmorhea, TX.  Adela was a homemaker and wonderful mother who was very special to her children.  She loved her grandchildren dearly. 

She was an artist and music lover, especially a fan of Bob Seger and Pitbull.  Adela enjoyed watching wrestling and sports on TV.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her mother:  Alejandra Ornelas of Balmorhea; two sons:  Lupe Jimenez and girlfriend Beverly and Oscar Jimenez and his girlfriend Valerie, all of Odessa; daughter:  Crystal Garcia and husband Omar of Odessa; brothers:  Juan Ornelas and Raul Ornelas, both of Odessa and Joe Ornelas of Balmorhea; sisters:  Maria Duran and Santos Acosta, both of Odessa, Aurora Duran of Iraan, Irma Ornelas and Peggy Ornelas, both of Odessa, Martina Allen of San Angelo and Graciela Orrantia of Odessa; eight grandchildren:  Isaiah Jimenez, Taisha Garcia, Lynda Garcia, Bryson Garcia, Grace Garcia, Amia Garcia, Julius Jimenez and Ezraen Garcia; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial services will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Hilaria Dominguez 2019
Hilaria Montoya Dominguez

Hilaria Montoya Dominguez, age 51, passed from this life on Monday, July 8, 2019 at her residence in Midland, TX. She was born on October 20, 1967 in Ojinaga, MX to Callentano Renteria Montoya and Jobita Carrillo Venegas. Hilaria married the love of her life, Enrique, in 1984.

Hilaria loved cooking and could cook just about anything. She was very spiritual and would pray and read her Bible daily. As an infant, her aunt Virginia Venegas and uncle, Gregorio Baeza took her in and loved her as their own. She was kind to everyone. Hilaria loved traveling and going on vacations with her son, who was her pride and joy. He was a true blessing, as it took Hilaria 17 long years to have him. She was a survivor, having dialysis for 3 years and a kidney transplant in 2011. She was a strong willed, mighty woman.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her husband: Enrique M. Dominguez; son: Enrique Daniel Montoya Dominguez of Midland; brothers: Enrique Venegas Montoya of Odessa and Guadalupe Alejandro Montoya of Ojinaga;

She is preceded in death by her biological parents; her parents: Virginia Venegas and Gregorio Baeza; infant sister: Conchita Montoya Venegas; and infant brother: Eusebio Montoya Venegas.

Funeral services will be at Acres West 24 Chapel at 5:00 pm Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Rosary will be recited Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel at 7:00 pm. Burial will be Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Desert Hill Cemetery in Presidio, TX. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

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