Obituaries 2019

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Beverly D P Lunceford 2019
Beverly Diane Pinard Lunceford

Beverly Diane Pinard Lunceford, 69, of Odessa, passed away on July 9, 2019 in Andrews.  Beverly was born in San Angelo, Texas to David and Wanda Thomas Pinard on January 22, 1950. Her family moved to Odessa where she lived most of her life. She married Thomas (Buddy) Lunceford on April 22, 1966 in Odessa, Texas. She attended Permian High School and graduated from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin with a degree in Geology in 2000.

Beverly enjoyed working outdoors, camping, digging for fossils, and collecting rocks, dinosaur bones, and other unique items. She was a charter member of the West Texas Geological Society and a member of the UTPB Geology Club. She attended Second Baptist Church in Andrews.

Beverly was preceded in death by both her parents and her great-grandson Bentlee Wayne Ehrenberg.

She is survived by her husband Buddy of Odessa, daughters Leilani Hankins and husband Charlie of Andrews, and Tina Arnold of Andrews, sister Kathy White and husband Jeff of Midland, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a large extended family who loved her deeply.

A memorial service is scheduled for Sunday, July 14, 2019, at 2 Acres West Funeral Chapel in Odessa. Her nephew, Chris Hubbard will officiate the ceremony.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hospice of Andrews.

The family wishes to extend our sincerest thanks to Hospice of Andrews and all the wonderful staff and care providers of Permian Residential Care Center of Andrews.

Helen W Pruett 2019
Helen Wynema Pruett

Helen Wynema Pruett, age 83, of Odessa, passed away at her home on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  She was born in Addington, OK on June 26, 1936 to the late Posey Brooks Webb and Bertha (Borden) Webb.  Helen married Kenneth Jack Pruett in Waurika, OK on February 11, 1956. She was a certified nurse's assistant and was a caregiver her entire life. 

A Christian, Helen was a Baptist and dedicated her life to helping others.  She loved to travel, especially to Hawaii or fun trips to the Oklahoma casinos where she could gamble, play cards, or play slot machines.  Helen enjoyed working in her yard and kept a beautiful yard up until the very end. 

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her faithful loving companion:  Richard Pacheco of Odessa; two daughters:  Alisia Jensen and Angela Lamb, both of Odessa; three brothers:  Gene Webb of Oklahoma, Hubert Webb of Texas and Curtis Webb of Oklahoma; sister:  Lola Pinson and husband Ted of Texas; her beloved grandchildren:  Randy Hunt, Garan Godfrey, Brett Godfrey, and Chrystal Guinn; and numerous great-grandchildren. 

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband:  Kenneth.  Her sister Margaret Crutcher and granddaughter:  Ashley Dawn Hunt.

Helen's wishes were to be cremated without ceremony, so no services will be held.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory. 

Carol Nan Shields 2019 
Carol Nan Shields

They say with great power comes great responsibility.  We say with great sorrow, comes great joy.  Carol Nan Shields, age 75, of Odessa passed from this life on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Madison Medical Resort in Odessa.  On that day, our family lost a wonderful wife, mother, sister, and grandmother.  Although we are greatly saddened by our loss, we can rejoice that she is no longer shackled by her horrible disease.  Her spirit now soars over us and she takes her place with her mom and dad in heavenly beauty. 

Carol was born April 8, 1944 in Wichita Falls, TX to the late D.O. and Louise (Jones) Daniel. She married John Edward "Johnny"  Shields in Henrietta, TX on December 29, 1967.  She was a great woman who would do for anyone and what was done was always right.

Carol taught school in Odessa at Ector and Bonham Middle Schools until the birth of her youngest child.  For over 20 years, she volunteered her time at the public schools.  As a full time homemaker, she loved sewing and was one heck of a cook.  She loved traveling and doing genealogy.  Carol seemed to know everyone and adopted in those she met as her "new" family. She loved working on her 15 acre lot and kept it green and beautiful.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband:  Johnny Shields of Odessa; three sons:  George Shields and wife Shawna of Lubbock, Daryl Shields of Justin, TX, and J.D. Shields and wife Lauren of Midlothian, TX; brother:  David Daniel and wife Sue of Lucas, TX; and five beloved grandchildren:  Owen, Georgia Lee, Mason, Rhett, and Rhody.

Graveside services will be at Hope Cemetery in Henrietta, TX on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:00 am.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Carol's memory to the Alzheimer's Association would be appreciated.

Carol Nan Shields, you will be missed by many, but replaced by none!

William Bill Talley 2019
William “Bill” Talley
William "Bill" Talley, age 76 of Odessa, Texas and formerly of Cleveland, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday evening, July 9.

Talley, handicapped at birth, accepted the challenge of becoming a productive citizen and spent most of his life helping direct the paths of young men and women as a teacher and coach.

He began by coaching youth football and baseball teams, later moving to the high school ranks where he served as a highly successful freshman football coach at Cleveland High School before being promoted to a varsity assistant football coach. He was also the baseball coach and took Cleveland High's team to its first appearance in the state tournament.

Talley left the Cleveland area to join high school friends Steve Sloan and Rex Dockery in Lubbock, Texas. Sloan had just been named the head coach at Texas Tech University and Dockery was his top assistant. Talley was the team's academic counselor.

When Sloan departed for the head job at University of Mississippi, Talley remained in West Texas as a high school teacher, coach and athletic director until he retired and remained in Odessa, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his loving mother Helen Talley and granddaughter Kate Chorney.
He is survived by his son Bryant Talley and wife Rosie; daughters Susie Chorney and Gracie Talley; grandchildren Brittany Chorney, Anthony Valdez, Victoria De Leon, Christopher De Leon, Jonathan De Leon, and Tiana Luna; cousins Joan Satterfield Gilliland, Linda Davis, Larry Darnell, Dana Darnell, Ellen McClure, and Hall Reynolds.

A service is planned for Bill on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Chapel Hill Baptist Church 1820 E. 52nd St. Odessa, TX at 11:00 am. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held in Cleveland, Tennessee and will be announced at a later date.
Martha Maldonado 2019
Martha Maldonado

Martha Maldonado, age 65, of Odessa passed from this life Tuesday, July 9, 2019. She was born Wednesday, July 29, 1953 to Rita Portillo and Matilde Cano in El Publito, Chihuahua.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her sons: Jorge Luis Rodriguez of Pecos, and Rogelio Rodriguez of Odessa; daughters: Senia Rodriguez and Yaritza Maldonado, both of Odessa; brother: Arnulfo Cano; sisters: Ramona Flotte, Blanca Leyva and Ofelia Samaniego; grandchildren: Rogelio Jr., Aryam, Annaleah, Diego, Juan Carlos, Izael and Bryan; and great-grandchild: Layla.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband: Pedro Maldonado; brother: Roberto Cano; and sisters: Maria Elena and Griselda.

A rosary will be recited 7:00 pm Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Friday, July 12, 2019 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Rose Hill Gardens section of the Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Jose G Marquez Gallegos 2019
Jose Guadalupe “Lupe” Gallegos Marquez

Jose Guadalupe “Lupe” Gallegos Marquez, age 75, passed from this life Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, TX. He was born Saturday, March 4, 1944 in Meoqui, Chihuahua to Carlos and Petra Marquez.

Lupe loved music and dancing. He was a kind person who loved and enjoyed life. He saw the best in almost everything. Lupe lived a full and happy life with all of his positivity.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his daughters: Patsy Marquez and husband Ricardo Lopez of Odessa, Lupita Marquez of Odessa, Rosario Ramirez and husband David Ramirez of Colorado, Margarita Marquez, Lupe Nieto and husband Lico Nieto of El Paso, Amelia Quintero and husband Ramon of El Paso, and Delia Marquez of El Paso; brother: Regino Marquez of Juarez; sisters: Josefina Gutierrez of Mineral Wells, and Jesusita Chavira of Delicias; 24 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his wife: Arcilia Gonzalez Marquez; parents; and grandparents.

A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Monday, July 15, 2019 at Holy redeemer Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Odessa II Gardens section of the Ector County Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Eddie Dean “Deanie” Calicutt

Eddie Dean “Deanie” Calicutt, age 66, passed from this life Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Wichita Falls, TX. He was born Sunday, June 14, 1953 in Odessa, TX to the late Robert Quincy and Pearl Sanford Calicutt.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his sons: Eddie Dean Pryor of San Bernadino, Eddie Dean Clay of San Antonio, Eddie Dean Foster and wife Melissa of Odessa, and Breion Green and wife Tarhonda of San Antonio; daughter: Janell Calicutt of Odessa; brothers: Robert Lee Mims of Odessa, and Robert L. Calicutt of Wichita Falls; sisters: Charlene Burnett and husband Charles of Wichita Falls and Janell Lewis of Odessa; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother: Larry Lynn Calicutt; and sister: Lanell Calicutt.

Viewing will be Friday, July 26 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am Saturday July 27, 2019 at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Carolyn Campbell 2019
Carolyn Ruth Campbell

Carolyn Ruth Campbell, age 71, of Odessa, passed from this life Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Medical Center Hospital. She was born Thursday, September 4, 1947 in Rochester, TX.

Carolyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was so loved and cherished and will be missed by many.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband: Jerry Wayne Campbell; daughter: Beva Lou Campbell Bell; brother: Jerry McDonald; sister: Linda Hudspeth and grandchildren: Tara Ja’Nene Smith, Kelly Heath Griffing, Jordan Wayne Young, Matthew James Awtry II, Gunner Ray Smith and Gaige River Smith.

She is preceded in death by her parents: J.C. Cobb and Bennie Ruth (Webb) Cobb; brothers: Nicky Cobb, Jimmy Underwood and Michael Cobb and grandchild: Matthew Awtry.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Monday, July 15, 2019 at Westover Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Joseph A Roczniak 2019
Joseph Anthony "Joe" Roczniak

Joseph Anthony "Joe" Roczniak, age 75, of Odessa, passed away in a tragic car accident in Howard County on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.  He was born January 11, 1944 in Kingston, Pennsylvania.

Joe was a veteran of the US Navy who proudly served for 10 years.  Joe worked as a welder and fabricator in the oilfield.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his son:  James Roczniak and spouse Tammy Nelson of Odessa; his beloved companion:  Prude Orosco of Odessa; grandson:  Joseph Roczniak; one brother; and two sisters.

He is preceded in death by his parents:  Walter Carl and Stella Marion (Wroblewski) Roczniak and his wife: Mary Roczniak.

A Memorial Mass will be at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church at 5:00 pm on Saturday, July 13, 2019, officiated by Father Fernando Bonilla.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Eduardo H Sanchez 2019
Eduardo Hernandez Sanchez

Eduardo Hernandez Sanchez, age 64, of Odessa, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019 at his residence. He was born Friday, June 10, 1955 in Phoenix, AZ to Arthur and Eliza Hernandez Sanchez.

Eduardo, known as “Lalo”, was a jack of all trades. He was a car fanatic and knew just about everything a person needed to know about them. He enjoyed painting cars and working on them as often as he could. Lalo helped anyone he could. He loved his dad, and when he went to visit him, it gave him peace to go on. 

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his father: Arthur “Arturo” Sanchez; son: Daniel Sanchez; brothers: Erasmo Sanchez and wife Oralia, and Rick Sanchez; sisters: Elida and Helen Sanchez; 3 grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

He is preceded in death by his mother: Eliza Hernandez Sanchez; sons: Stephen, Davis and Isaac Sanchez; and grandparents.

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

Laurisa Marie Aguirre

Laurisa Marie Aguirre, age 25, passed from this unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Atlanta, GA. She was born Tuesday, April 2, 1994 in Odessa, TX to Valentin Christopher Sanchez III and Lydia Sofia Esparza.

Laurisa loved being beautiful. She took pride in the way she looked and was very classy. She was an amazing mother and she loved being with her family. She enjoyed shopping and wearing makeup. Laurisa loved spending time with her dad. She enjoyed music. She was a loving person and was kind and compassionate to everyone she came across. Laurisa was beautiful inside and out.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband: Alberto Rojas Garcia, Jr.; son: Alberto Garcia Sanchez III; daughter: Destiny Leahn Garcia; parents; sisters: Katie and Kaitlin Sanchez; grandmothers: Ester Samaniego and Lydia Esparza; great-grandparents: Adan & Hela Matta; niece: Lauren; and numerous cousins, aunts and uncles.

She is preceded in death by her grandfather.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 pm Monday, July 15, 2019 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences to the family may be sent online at

“My sweetheart, I love you for millions of reasons, but the world must know I chose you because set a standard of excellence. Many have no examples of what excellence looks like, you were created to live a life that displays higher standards. Rissy, it’s time to bless me with our plans and let me continue our family love. I love you always.”  -Albert

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