Obituaries 2019

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Raul Pacheco Madrid 2019
Raul Pacheco Madrid

Raul Pacheco Madrid was called by God on  Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Medical Center Hospital at the age of 73. 

A Rosary will be held at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm.  Funeral Mass will be at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm.  Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 

Pallbearers will be:  Donovan Madrid, Derek Madrid, Dillan Madrid, Isaac Ortiz, Ruben Arreola and Raul Madrid Jr. 

Raul was born on July 13, 1946 to Enedina Pacheco Madrid and Diego Madrid.  He had retired from being a highly experienced driller in the 1990's.  

He is survived by his wife: Delia Martinez Madrid; his siblings: Arturo Madrid, Raymundo Madrid, Aurora Perez, Enedina Madrid and Gloria Madrid; his sons: Raul Madrid Jr. and Joe Madrid; his grandchildren: Donovan, Derek, and Dillan Madrid; Amber, Gabby, Austin and Melissa Madrid; his great-grandchildren: Jayde Madrid and Donovan Madrid. He also had many nieces and nephews. 

Raul was the anchor of our family.  We love him so much and always will.  He was the greatest example of a loving husband.  He adored and loved his grandchildren to no end.  His grandchildren and great-grandchildren will remember him as the perfect role model of a loyal man and hard working father.  He was our beautiful, intelligent, caring and funny Grandpa.  Our Grandpa will be very much  missed and will hold a very special place in our hearts forever.  He is now our angel and with our Lord.

PaQutia Keta Williams 2019
PaQutia Ieshia Nate "Keyta" Williams

PaQutia Ieshia Nate "Keyta" Williams, age 28, passed from this life on Friday, November 8, 2019 in Blytheville, AR.  She was born in Odessa, TX on December 15, 1990 to Wayne Spinks and Danielle Cherrelle Ann Williams. 

Keyta was a wonderful stay at home mom who was beloved by her family.  She had a heart of gold and was always sweet to everyone.  With the prettiest smile, she was full of fun and was always making people laugh.  She made the best of everything and was always willing to help someone; even if it meant there was a chance she could get in trouble.  How much she will be missed cannot be put into words. "Keyta was more than just my daughter.  She was one of my best friends.  - Love you Keyta and rest easy." Mom

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her children:  two sons, Keimonii Williams and Keionn Williams, and her daughter, Dnaisha Williams; mother:  Danielle Williams; father:  Wayne Spinks; grandfather:  Willie Williams Sr.; brothers:  Jermaine Williams, Aries Williams, Martavis Williams, Quest Williams, Malik Williams and Jay'shin Williams; sisters:  TeQulia Williams, Keyshay Williams, Martika Williams, Dion Williams, Ebony Williams, and Dijionisie Williams; aunts: Gynetta Williams, Sharika Groves, Catherine Montgomery, Patricia Williams, and Patricia Spinks; uncles:  Darin Montgomery, Michael Spinks, Willie Williams Jr., Payton Williams, Anthony Williams, Christopher Williams, Cedric Williams, and Greg Williams; her best friend:  Alisha Allen; extended family:  Kiara Davis, Marshelle Williams, Karen Davis, and Robin & Tony Pierce; as well as numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her grandmothers:  Aretha Kimble Spinks and Earnestine Williams; grandfather:  William Matthew Spinks; aunts:  Jamie Brown Spinks and Barbara Fields Spinks.

Funeral services will be at Greater St. John Baptist Church in Odessa, TX on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 11:00 am, officiated by Rev. E.J. Miller. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Elizabeth L Bayne 2019
Elizabeth Loree Bayne

Elizabeth Loree Bayne, age 59, of Andrews, TX passed from this life on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, TX. She began her earthly journey in Houston, TX on December 22, 1959, born to Hon. James Jesse Bayne Jr. and Freddie Beth (Miller) Bayne.  Elizabeth obtained her bachelor's degree later in life and taught English from 2006 to present.  She loved her students and colleagues and was much loved in return.

A fashionista - Elizabeth loved make-up and jewelry and was always experimenting with her "look."  She was a indomitable soul, who never gave up.  Traveling with Eric was a favorite pastime and she was passionate about life.  She was a giving and caring person who made instant best friends.  Selfless, Elizabeth was "Mom" to so many, always taking in and enveloping others with her loving attention.  This extended to her many foster dogs as well, most of whom ended up adopted into the family.  She was a wonderful daughter, mom, grandmother and sister.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her parents:  Hon. James and Freddie Bayne; son: Joseph Ashley; daughter:  Delaney Lattimer and husband David; precious grandchildren:  Brooklyn, Madilyn and Katelyn; brother:  Hon. Eric Bayne; nephew:  Matthew Bayne; and numerous extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter:  Heather Bayne; her grandparents:  Big Mama, Papa and Angel; and Daniel Ashley.

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

In lieu of flowers, please visit and donate at in Elizabeth's honor, as she would always put books into the hands of children.

J Jade Tellez 2019
Jaclyn Jade Tellez

Jaclyn Jade Tellez, age 1, left this life Sunday, November 10, 2019 in Frisco, TX. She was born Monday, October 8, 2018 in Odessa, TX to Kimberly Nikkol Tellez.

Those who look forward to holding her in Heaven are her loving mommy; sisters: Lydia Deligh, Jasmine Katelyn and Hilary Tellez; foster parents: Kristi and Robert Powell; grandmother: Wilma Gonzalez; aunt: Crystal de la Cruz and husband Chris; great aunt: Patsy Pitts; and her mommy’s friend: Sabino Samaniego.

She is preceded in death by and infant brother: Liam Elijah Tellez.

Graveside services will be at 9:00 am Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Los Angeles Gardens section of the Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Megan Kelso 2019
Megan Nicole Kelso

Megan Nicole Kelso, age 27, of Midland, TX, passed from this life suddenly on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in Hobbs, NM.  Megan was born in Odessa, TX on June 22, 1992 to Brian Dale and Leslyn Marie (Ward) Kelso.  She ran her own business as a massage therapist at MK Relaxation Massage.

Megan had a big heart and a big personality. She loved telling jokes and making people happy.  Larger than life, she was a beautiful young lady with great taste. A little "extra", she loved nice clothes and shoes; shopping was a favorite pastime. She was a loving, giving person who never held back, but would do anything for anyone. Megan's daughter, Brooklyn, was the center of her world and they went everywhere together. She touched many hearts and leaves behind many friends.

Family and close friends left to cherish her memory include her daughter: Brooklyn Marie Williamson and her dad Curtis Williamson; Megan's parents: Brian and Leslyn Kelso; grandparents: Suzanne and Terry Kelso; sisters: Ashley Marie Sanders, Emily Kristine Kelso, and Elizabeth Anne Kelso; nieces and nephews: Addyson Marie Hargett, Avery Nicole Sanders, Audrey Lynn Sanders, Kasin Michael, Emerson Paul Slaughter, and Whitlee Marie Lopez; aunts and uncles: Jackie West, Diane Jones, Jan & Charlie Lawbaugh, Nanette Fine, Trudy Thomason, Gary Thomason, and Lisa & Jerry Metcalf; family friend: Jackie Self; dear friend: Lopaka Brigoli; and numerous other extended family and friends.

She was preceded on her heavenly journey by her Nana and Papa: Cheryl & Gary Ward; great-grandparents: Doris & Chester Fine; Granny and Pappy: Doris & Dub Thomason; and uncle: Mike Gardener.

Visitation at the funeral home will be Friday, November 15th with the family present to greet friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  Funeral services will be on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10:00 am at Acres West Funeral Chapel in Odessa, TX, officiated by Father Jonathan.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Anna M Trattles 2019
Anna Marie Trattles (Beaird)
Anna Marie Trattles (Beaird) blessed this world with her presence on June 28, 1985 and left way too soon on November 12, 2019. She was a beloved mother, daughter, wife, sister, partner and friend. She loved her two sons Christopher and Alex more than anything in the world.

She brought light into every room she entered. She more than often set herself aside for others and was truly beautiful and was often asked if she was a model or an actress. She loved animals and always made a home for any furry ones she could. She loved the tree of life and used it as her inspiration for many paintings as she was an amazing artist. She embodied the tree of life as she was full of life, positive energy and wanted good things for anyone she came to know. She was a web designer at and she prided herself with being a wood worker as her artistic talents were never ending and her strength unfathomable. She was a very tiny girl, but had a heart bigger than Texas.
She is survived by her father Bruce Beaird, her mother, Joy Hulett, her sons Christopher and Alex Trattles, her grandmother Mavis Dean Beaird, her sister Jacqueline Rudloff (Josh) and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

She is preceded in death by both of her grandfathers Charles Beaird and William Bennett and her step-father Greg Hulett.
Funeral services will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 16, 2019, officiated by Pastor Vaughny Taylor. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West and condolences may be sent online at

She loved her Lord Almighty. “Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my Righteous Right hand.” Isaiah 41:10
Jerry Blair Swilling
Jerry Blair Swilling

Jerry Blair Swilling, 92, sailed home, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in Odessa, TX. He was born Sunday, January 16, 1927 in Throckmorton, TX to the late Eli Pentecost and Dulcie Blair Swilling.

Jerry proudly and honorably served our country in the United States Navy for 22 years. A consummate patriot, he loved his country dearly. He enjoyed fishing and working in his yard; keeping his grounds immaculate. He owned and operated a vending machine route, which was his passion. He was known as the “Bubblegum King of the Southwest”. All the neighborhood kids knew he always had gum in the trunk of his car. He will be dearly missed by many.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife: Nanette Swilling; sons: Scott Swilling and wife Marilyn, Forrest Swilling, Robin Swilling and wife Andrea; brothers: John Swilling and wife Mary, Bobby Swilling and wife Penny; and sister: Millie Goree; grandchildren: Jeremy, Kelly, Cory, Alissa, Brandon, Haley, Devin, Aaron, and Joli; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter: Krista Granath; daughter in law: Nancy Swilling; brother: Ronald Swilling; and sister: Mary Rachel Lee.

A viewing will be held at Acres West from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm Sunday, November 17, 2019. Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, November 18, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West and condolences to the family may be sent online at

In lieu of flowers, please send your donations to Gideon’s International at 602 N. Baird Street # 200 Midland, TX 79701 or a charity of your choice.

Larry H Permenter 2019
Larry Hugh Permenter

Larry Hugh Permenter, 62, passed from this life Sunday, November 17, 2019 in Odessa, TX. He was born Thursday, March 21, 1957 in Midland, TX to the late Lawton and Jackie Polly Permenter.

Larry was a machinist who loved fishing and riding motorcycles. Every weekend he would watch his grandchildren. He loved helping people, fixing cars, air conditioners and anything anyone needed. Larry was devoted to helping anyone in need.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife of forty-two years: Imelda C. Permenter; son: Adam Permenter: daughter: Amanda Rose Haulk and husband Wesley; brothers: Roy Permenter and Terry Permenter and wife Chris; sister: Nancy Permenter; grandchildren: Kami, Matthew and Kaden Haulk; and uncle: Tommy Polly and wife Judy.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother: Lawton Permenter, Jr.

Visitation at the funeral home will begin Monday, November18, 2019 at 10:00 am. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Acres West. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral.

Rosendo Salazar Martinez 2019
Rosendo Salazar Martinez

Rosendo Salazar Martinez, 74, of Odessa, passed from this life Sunday, November 17, 2019 at his residence. He was born Thursday, March 1, 1945 in Buenos Aires, MX to Esteban and Dominga Salazar Martinez.

Rosendo was a cowboy, and goat rancher, who loved working on vehicles and old cars. He loved his family get togethers and barbecues. He enjoyed an ice cold Bud Light with his boys. Rosendo liked watching the Bonanza and Gun Smoke movies. He was a very spiritual man with unconditional faith and a contagious smile.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife: Rosalba Martinez; sons: Steve Martinez and wife Gina, Xavier Martinez and wife Michelle, and Rosendo Martinez, Jr. and wife Irene; daughter: Bertha Calderon and husband Pilar; Brothers: Hilario, Anastasio, Enrique, Alvaro and Francisco Martinez; sister: Bertha Baeza and Maria Martinez; thirteen grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Rosary will be recited at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel on Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Thursday, November 21, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Los Angeles Gardens section of the Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Darrell Wayne Bryant 2019
Darrell Wayne Bryant

Darrell Wayne Bryant, 55, passed from this life Sunday, November 17, 2019 in Midland, TX. He was born Thursday, November 21, 1963 in Fort Worth, TX to Donald and Marjorie (Everitt) Helms, and was raised by Pauline (Mullins) and Gentry Leonard Bryant.

Darrell was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and uncle who will be missed dearly. He was always happy to help anyone; impacting many people throughout his career. He enjoyed working on his yard and having bon fires and barbecues. Darrell was a great family man and a strong believer in God and would talk to him often. He currently  worked for Premium Clean in Midland with over 30 years in the oilfield.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife: Vernice Rose Bryant; sons: Darrell Wayne Bryant, Jr. and Micheal Lee, both of Odessa; daughters: Carolann Francis and husband Brandon Skiles, Kimberly Bryant of Odessa, Moon Bryant of Odessa, and LaCresha Bryant of Washington; brothers: Niel Wayne Bryant and wife Janet of Mississippi, Larry Cave of Odessa, Leslie Wehmeyer and wife Jonell of Florence Ville, TX, LeRoy Lopez and wife Melissa Kelly of Aransas, TX, Gary Helm and wife Annie of Ingleside, and Dennis Helms and wife Angie of Portland; sisters: Donna Helm and fiancé George Contreras of Ingleside, TX, and Janet Hatcher and husband Chuck of Corpus Christi; grandchildren: Mekenzie Bizzell, Grayson Skiles, Phoenix Skiles, Samuel Jones, Mason Jones and Violet Jones; great-grandson: Stockton Bizzell; mother and father in law: Charlie “Charles” and Margaret Pellman; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Faith Community Baptist Church in Odessa, TX. Bro. Wayne Shelton is officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Maximino “Max” Mendoza
Maximino “Max” Mendoza

Maximino “Max” Mendoza, Jr., 81, passed from this life Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Odessa, TX. He was born Saturday, November 19, 1938 in Dl Rio, TX to Martina and Maximino Mendoza, Sr.

Max enjoyed going to the VFW flea markets, garage sales and messing with metal detectors. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother. He was the owner of Mendoza Tortilla Factory for many years before closing in 1991 to start truck driving for Lawson Trucking.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his sons: Max Mendoza, III of Jourdanton, TX, and James Mendoza and wife Toni of Little Elm, TX; daughters: Anita Chalambaga and husband Gilbert of Odessa, and Hilvia Garcia and husband Tony of Odessa; brother: Gregorio “Goyo” Mendoza and wife Gloria of Del Rico; sister: Amparo Vela of Del Rio; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife: Mary Lou Mendoza; and parents.

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

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