Obituaries 2019

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Soledad Chole Shultz 2019
Soledad "Chole" Shultz

Soledad "Chole" Shultz, age 84, of Odessa, passed away in Odessa on Saturday, September 28, 2019.  She was born January 6, 1935 in Monahans, TX to the late Moises and Maria (Padilla) Banegas. 

Chole loved flowers, with roses being her favorite.  She was always on the go and loved to visit family and friends.  She and her late husband Bill enjoyed dancing together to any kind of music.

Soledad was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Billie D. Shultz; and her brothers:  Jesus P. Banegas and Ralph Banegas.

She leaves behind and will be greatly missed by her sister:  Raquel Ortega of El Paso, TX and her niece:  Sandra Burke and husband Warren of Odessa.

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

Nancy Mahan Kuhlmann
Nancy Mahan

On Saturday, September 28, 2019, Nancy Mahan, loving mother of 3 children went to be with the Lord at age 76. Nancy was born May 20, 1943 in Bethel Kansas.

Her spirit is carried on by her two daughters, Debbie and Terri, son James, eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Nancy had a passion for family and friends and looked for every opportunity to express her love by mailing greeting cards for every occasion. She was known for her kindness which could always be seen in her infectious smile and gentle touch. She also passed on her love of music to her children. She spoke of the good Lord often and was happiest when sharing meals with her family and friends. Nancy was frequently referred to as "Aunt Nancy" by friends and family alike. She had a generous spirit frequently putting others needs before her own and leaves behind countless beautiful memories.

Nancy is survived by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sister Linda, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Mary Smith 2019
Mary Lee Smith

Mary Lee Smith, age 94, of Odessa, passed from this life Monday, September 30, 2019. She was born July 4, 1925 in Fort Stockton, TX to Mabel and Benjamin Harrison Ryan.

Mary married the love of her life, Horace over 45 years ago. She was the greatest cook and her specialty was Turkey and dressing. She loved to sew and read books and newspapers. Mary was “old school” in the sense of writing letters and keeping newspaper clippings and calligraphy. She was a great mom and grandmother, and was always checking in to make sure everyone was always good. Mary loved animals, dogs especially, and her beloved Coco.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her son: Mark Smith and wife Sharon; daughter: Jean Mansell; sisters: Elizabeth Brown and Lucielle Holbrook; grandchildren: Ryan Smith, Chris Smith, Berry Mansell, Melissa Mansell, Lyn Mansell and Roy Mansell; 6 great-grandchildren; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband: Horace R. Smith; parents and grandparents.

A viewing will be held from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. The family will be present to greet guests from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.  Memorial Services will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Juan Jimenez 2019
Juan Jimenez

Juan Jimenez, age 58 of Seminole, passed from this life Monday, September 30, 2019. He was born Monday, November 7, 1960 in Three Rivers, TX to Adan and Angelita Jimenez.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his sons: John Ray, Christopher Adam and Brian Jimenez; daughters: Brittany and Camille Aguirre; brothers: David, Mario and Paul Jimenez and Wilfredo Saldana; sisters: Otilia Jimenez, Angie Ontiveros, Nancy Tarango and Elaine Saldana; and 13 grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

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

Juan Gabriel Muro 2019
Juan Gabriel Muro

Juan Gabriel Muro, age 42 of Odessa, passed away Monday, September 30, 2019. He was born Wednesday, April 20, 1977 in Morton, TX to Otilia and Gabriel Muro. He and the love of his life, Elizabeth, were together almost 20 years.

Juan was a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan. He was a great husband, father, brother, friend and best friend to his children. He recently fell in love with fishing and was proud of his catch. Juan was a very funny jokester, who would always use his humor to lighten the mood.  He was very outgoing and hard working. Juan never took his life for granted and he will never be forgotten.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife: Elizabeth Rodriguez Muro; sons: Anthony and Dominique Muro; daughters: Marisol and Brianna Muro; father: Gabriel Muro and wife Sylvia; brothers: Carlos, Rodrigo, Jesus and wife Noemi, Manuel and Omar and wife Maria) Muro; sisters: Mary Jean Torres and husband Ricardo, Mirna Muro, Angelica Perez and husband Maclen, and Gabriella Rojo and husband Julian; and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his mother: Otilia Muro; brother: Robert Muro; grandparents: Viviano and Carmen Muro; and grandmother-in-law: Rosa Bernal.

Visitation will begin 8:00 am Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Acres West.  Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Latter Rain Worship Center with interment to follow at the Odessa II Gardens section of the Ector County Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Richard Ortiz
Richard Stephen Ortiz
Richard Stephen Ortiz known as "Papa Guero" age 48, of Odessa,Tx passed away unexpectedly in San Antonio, TX on Monday, September 30, 2019. He was born in Odessa,Tx on Thursday, December 17, 1970.

Richard was very outgoing and always made everyone laugh. He was a good listener, who had a positive influence on everyone he met. Richard's cooking was legendary he made the best steaks. He loved to draw and listen to great rock and roll music. He enjoyed life and was free spirited.

Richard was the best father and grandfather, his family meant everything to him. He leaves to cherish his memory his son: Damien Stephen Ortiz; two daughters: Amanda Rincon and Olivia White; brother: Anthony Ortiz; sister: Yvette Martinez; eight beloved grandchildren: Nyra, Bella, Zoe, Xaien, Aizen, Eliseo, Daisy, and Ezrik; and numerous extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Betty Ann Ybarra Ortiz, Arthur Flores Ortiz and his brother: Raymond Ortiz.
Memorial services to honor his memory will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel in Odessa at 1:00 pm.

Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
Virgil Roy Chandler 2019
Virgil Roy Chandler

Virgil “Roy” Chandler, 71, was born April 18, 1948 in Eastland, TX. He was a resident of San Antonio, TX. He stepped in to his eternal life with the Lord after a long struggle on September 30, 2019 in San Antonio.

Roy was a kind and loving man who loved his son’s family dearly. He loved sci-fi, keeping his hummingbird feeders full, painting, art shows, and watching Game of Thrones and Downton Abby. He loved the singing group Celtic Women. Roy was smart with computers and was a carpenter and could build anything, starting with tables and cabinets. He was a great breakfast cook.

He is preceded in death by his wife: "Mary" Bernadette Land; father: Roy “Don” Chandler; mother: Della Fay Galloway; step-mother: Virgie “Bernice” Clary; sister: "Brenda" Kay Kenney Byrch; and brother: George Edward ”Eddie” Chandler.

He is survived by his sons: Darrell “Greg” Chandler and Aaron Chandler Moore; granddaughters: Amy Amador and Cecilia Cuevas; brothers: Douglas Jacob and wife Debbie and Cole Chandler; sisters: Glenda Parshall and husband Ted, Linda Edwards, Barbara Nance; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

Roy will be laid to rest in Double Mountain Cemetery in Peacock, TX. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Barbara Ann Wilson 2019
Barbara Ann Wilson

Barbara Ann Wilson, age 59, of Odessa, passed away at Odessa Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.  She was born in Monahans, TX on January 24, 1960 to Bill and Jaunita Ann (Henry) Baldree. Barbara was a real estate agent.

Survivors include her husband:  Harold Wilson; her parents:  Bill and Jaunita Baldree; three sons:  Christopher Slate, Shawn Slate and Trey Wilson; daughters:  Holly Patton, Tiffany Wilson and Tabatha Wilson; maternal grandmother:  Jaunita Gallander; brothers:  Walter Baldree and Michael Baldree; 19 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorial services will be at University Park Fellowship, 8650 N. Golder, Odessa, TX at 11:00 am on Monday, October 7, 2019.  Family and friends will fellowship and enjoy a meal together after services.

Julia Phinney 2019
Julia Anne Phinney

Julia Anne Phinney, age 60, of Odessa, passed from this life Friday, October 4, 2019 at her residence. She was born Monday, March 2, 1959 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada to the late Margaret Achison and Ernie Phinney.

Julia was a registered nurse at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa for over 22 years. She was exceptional at gardening and she always enjoyed working on her yard.  Julia will be missed by all.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband: Robert Ferguson; 3 brothers; and 1 sister.

She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.

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

Eric W Jackson 2019
Eric Wayne Jackson

Eric Wayne Jackson, age 50, of Odessa, passed from this life Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Medical Center Hospital. He was born Tuesday, July 29, 1969 in Odessa, TX to James Marvin and Nina Pauline Jackson.

Eric was a rodeo, NASCAR, and football fan. He worked as a diesel mechanic and was a jack-of-all trade. Eric loved watching movies and had a weakness for sweets.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his son: Trinity Jackson and wife Anita of Odessa; brother: Calvin Jackson and wife Sherry of Odessa; sister: René Gardner and husband Jack of Odessa; and nephews: Blake Jackson and Tyler Gardner.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother: Marvin Jackson.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Clint Barsch Foundation.

Armando Brito 2019
Armando Brito

Armando Brito, age 94, of Odessa, passed from this life Monday, October 7, 2019 at his residence. He was born Friday, January 9, 1925 in Presidio, TX to the late Francisco and Paula (Estrada) Brito.  Armando was a rancher, who loved his boots and his horses.

Armando was married to the love of his life Maria for over 69 years and they built a legacy together. He was an excellent husband, father, and grandfather. Family always came first and he and Maria raised nine children. He thoroughly enjoyed time spent with his family, especially if it was spiced up with live music. Armando loved food, especially fish and shrimp, and couldn't do without his coffee.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife: Maria Gallegos Brito; sons: Armando Brito, Jr. and Hervey Brito; daughters: Enedina Dominguez, Hortencia Jasso, Francisca Arias, Araceli Lara, Yolanda DeAnda, Irma Leyva and Mary Tavarez; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Paula and Francisco Brito; and all of his siblings:  Alicia Hernandez, Moises Brito, Trinidad Hernandez and Alberto Brito.

Viewing will begin Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with a Rosary to be recited at 6:00 pm. Funeral services and burial will take place in Puliquez, MX. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Nelson R Talkmitt 2019
Nelson Ray Talkmitt

Nelson Ray Talkmitt, 65, left this earth to be in the loving arms of his Savior Monday, October 7, 2019. He was born July 31, 1954 to Byron and Laura Talkmitt. He worked in Lubbock many years before he moved to Odessa, where he then worked at Mahone’s Auto Service, Agri-Empresa, and then LL Industrial Transmission.

After retirement, he moved back to Lubbock to be closer to his sons and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother in law: Charlie Bates.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his sons: Michael (Marie), and Devin (Kelly); grandchildren: Mackenzie and twins Byron and Tatum; sisters: Margie Bates, Charlene (Bill) Mahone, Linda (Roy) Sumruld; brother: Gerald (Susan) Talkmitt; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Nelson was Lutheran. He loved card games, dominoes and spending time with his family. He was especially close to his mother. The family wants to sincerely thank the mother of his children: Pansy Fox and her twin sister Patsy Fox for their loving care in his last months as his health began to fail.

Services will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 10:00 am at Grace Lutheran Church in Lamesa, TX with Pastor David Rohde of Wilson officiating.

Johnny Regalado 2019
Johnny “Popo” Garcia Regalado

Johnny “Popo” Garcia Regalado, age 58, passed from this life Tuesday, October 8, 2019 in Odessa, TX. He was born Sunday, August 27, 1961 in O’Donnell, TX to Daniel Lopez and Alba Garcia Regalado.

Popo was a loving husband, father, a great older brother, and a protector of the family. He loved working on cars. Popo was always so kind hearted and was always smiling. He was a big teddy bear who enjoyed talking and spending time with his family. He and his sister Lorraine would spend every Friday at BINGO.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife of 38 years: Teri Regalado; daughter: Shauna Maria Regalado; son: Jonathan Regalado and wife Amy; brother: Daniel Regalado, Jr.; sister: Lorraine Wilson and husband Carl; mother-in-law: Patty Turner; grandchildren: Tiffany, Matthew, and Addison; niece: Allani; nephew: Bryan Wilson; and numerous family, friends and his BINGO family at the VFW.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Viewing will be from 8:00 am to 10:00 am Friday, October 11, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with funeral services beginning at 11:00 am. Pastor Mark Roossinck is officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.


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