Obituaries 2019

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Ronald F Frady 2019
Ronald Floyd Frady

Ronald Floyd Frady, age 75, of Odessa, passed away at Medical Center Hospital on Monday, November 18, 2019.  He was born in Odessa on March 11, 1944 to the late Floyd and Nathali (Baines) Frady.  He worked as a welder.

Ronald will be dearly missed by family and friends.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory one son:  Scott Frady; sister:  Kadon Shipley; grandsons:  Braden and Dryden Frady; nephews:  Dale Thomas and Mike Moseley; and numerous extended family and friends.

Visitation will begin Thursday at 2:00 pm.  Graveside services will be at 10:00 am on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Peaceful Gardens Section of Ector County Cemetery. 

Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Malinda J Dollison 2019
Malinda Jean Dollison

Malinda Jean Dollison, 57, of Odessa, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Medical Center Hospital. She was born Friday, November 9, 1962 in Evansville, IN to the late Francis and Marvin Lee Watson.

Malinda spent over 38 years married to the love of her life Jim. She cared for everyone and was a loving wife and mother. She loved her three cats Chubby, Spook and Jingles. Malinda enjoyed being outdoors, tending to her yard and planting. She loved playing her video game “Animal Crossing” and was always very good at it. Malinda will be missed dearly by her family.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband: Jim Dollison; daughters: Jeannie, Leah and Angela Dollison; brothers: Darrell Masterson, Josh Flores, and Chad Hall; sisters: Sandy Clement and Dee Dee Johnson; grandchildren: Zachary and Tiffany Russell, Brittney Dollison, Matthew Robitson, Tanner Job and Kasey Daniels; great-grandchildren: Jay’vone Britton, Alisa Dollison and Adlynn Dollison; and numerous family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents and brother: Ricky Watson.

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

Lawrence Nichols 2019
Lawrence Daniel Nichols

Lawrence Daniel Nichols, age 60, passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.  He was born in Anadarko, OK on June 20, 1959 to Lawrence Samuel and Earlene (Bare) Nichols. Lawrence began working in the oilfield at the age of 15 and was a very hard worker.  He worked long hours as a fishing tool operator.  He enjoyed fishing and camping.  Very independent, he was an honest and realistic person whose kindheartedness and compassionate nature were second to none.  Lawrence was faithful and loving to family and friends.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his mother: Earlene Nichols Gray; three sons: Christopher Nichols, Casey Nichols and Trevor Nichols; sister: Marilyn Grogan; many grandchildren; and numerous extended family and friends.

His father, Lawrence Nichols and step-dad, Don W. Gray, precede him in death.

Memorial services will be 10:00 am Friday, December 6, 2019 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Larry Elder will officiate.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Carmen M Subia 2019
Carmen Madrid Subia

Carmen Madrid Subia, age 72, of Odessa, TX, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Odessa.  Mrs. Subia was born June 16, 1947 in Presidio to her proud parents, Tomas and Maria de la Luz (Baeza) Madrid.  She was married to Ramon Subia for 29 years.

Carmen is preceded in death by her parents:  Tomas and Luz Madrid; brother: Tomasito Madrid; and nephews:  Larry Fox and Joey Madrid.

Left to cherish her memories are her loving husband:  Ramon Subia; brother:  Felipe Madrid and wife Marlene; sisters: Theresa Silvas and husband David, Socorro Mata and husband Glenn, Josie Bejaran and husband Gonzalo; nieces:  Anna Bejaran, Sadie Heredia, Vanessa Caudill, Gloria Walters, Tina Couch, Veronica Mata, Aphtan Edwards, Breanna Fox Alley, Alyssa Fox and Easton Fox; nephews:  Tomas Bejaran, John Glenn Mata, Ray Thomas Mata, Steve Fox, and Phil Madrid; as well as several great-nieces and nephews.

Carmen was a longtime resident of Odessa having moved from Presidio.  Carmen was a firm believer in her family.  Her nieces and nephews were her world and she dearly loved them as her own.  She enjoyed her life to the fullest and loved her husband with an un-ending love in addition to her brothers and sisters.  Carmen will be missed, but we know she is in Paradise waiting for us.  She will be embraced in our hearts forever, until we meet again.  Rest in Peace.

Visitation will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel beginning at noon on Monday, November 25, 2019, with the Rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 10:00 am.  Burial will be privately held at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

We would like to thank all of our friends and family for the calls, food, and support - especially all her doctors and nurses, caregivers at ORMC and Medical Center.  She was surrounded by many angels caring for her, especially Jason and Arturo.

Scott Alan Steward
Scott Alan Steward

Scott Alan Steward, age 39, of Odessa, passed away in Odessa on Friday, November 22, 2019.  He was born to Rebecca Ann (Martin) Steward and the late Wylie Scott Steward in Ft. Worth, TX on October 28, 1980.  He married Windie Starbuck in Odessa on March 18, 2017.  Scott worked as a caser in the oilfield.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Windie, of Odessa; mother:  Becky Steward of Ft. Worth; grandmother:  Bonnie Martin of Ft. Worth; two daughters:  Chloee Starbuck and Leah Huse, both of Odessa; and brother:  Wylie Steward of Ft. Worth.

His father and his brother, Verna, precede him in death.

Funeral services will be privately held. 

George Sydow Jr 2019
George Sydow, Jr.

George Sydow, Jr. age 68, passed away at Odessa Regional Medical Center on Friday, November 22, 2019.  He was born in El Paso, TX on January 28, 1951 to the late George Raymond Sydow Sr. and Eleanor (Murillo) Sydow.  

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his daughter:  Kathy Denise Sydow of Anaheim, CA; sons: Christopher George Sydow of Upland, CA, and Jerry Sydow and Jimmy Sydow, both of Los Angeles, CA; sisters:  Ramona Zubiate of Marfa, Virginia Chan of Los Angeles, CA, and Shirley Sydow of Odessa; brother:  Anthony Sydow of Marfa; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Richard Sydow.

Memorial services with military honors will be held at Los Angeles National Cemetery on December 13, 2019 at 2:30 pm.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Gladys Opal Riggs 2019
Gladys Opal Riggs

Gladys Opal Riggs, age 89, passed from this life at Sienna Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday, November 23, 2019.  She was born in Burnet, TX on Monday, September 15, 1930 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Nolan Newlin.  Gladys and her beloved husband, Douglas Clifton Riggs, were together for over 50 years before separated by his death in 2011.  She worked for ECISD as a cafeteria employee.

Gladys had a heart of gold, she would do anything for anyone and would take in people off of the streets.  She was a talented quilter and crocheted works of art.  She enjoyed going bowling and going to chili cook-offs with Douglas.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her daughters:  Diane Jean Keese, Janet Elaine Jones and Elizabeth Opal "Lizz" Lange; sons: Clifton Douglas Riggs, James Nolan Riggs, Carl Dean Riggs, and Jerry Neal Riggs; sister:  Nita Hines; fifteen grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and lots of extended family and friends. 

Gladys is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; infant triplet children born and returned straight to Jesus in 1961; and her brothers:  Charlie and Leroy Newlin.

Memorial services for Mrs. Riggs will be privately held at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Lovell Allonzo Bannowsky
Lovell Allonzo Bannowsky

Lovell Allonzo Bannowsky, 3 years, made his grand entrance in the Gates of Heaven on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in Odessa, TX. He was born Friday, April 29, 2016 in Odessa, TX to Larissa Marie (Ruddock) Bannowsky and Lawrence Alex Bannowsky.

Nicknamed the “Bodacious Bannowsky” he was feisty and a fighter from the day he was born. He loved causing mayhem with his siblings, slamming doors and throwing anything. He was playful and enjoyed playing ball, being silly with his mom, and big belly laughs. He liked his fox blankey, rock and roll, and especially Metallica which he jammed out to from inside his mom’s belly. Lovell was a daddy’s boy but he would light up when momma came home.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his mommy and daddy: Lawrence and Larissa Bannowsky; brother: Wyatt Bannowsky; sister: Lauren Bannowsky; grandparents: Terry and Laura Ruddock and Betty Janel Howell; uncles: Bret Bush and Jeremy Ruddock; aunts: Danielle Bush and Bethany Ruddock; great-aunt: Sheila “She-She” Grimes, and Betsy Rhodes and husband Tommy: great-uncle Alvin Ruddock and wife Sandra; and numerous family and friends.

He is preceded in death by grandparents: Lawrence and Rebecca Bannowsky; great-granny: Shirley Ann Ruddock; Great-grandpa: H.C “Shorty” Howell; great-grandmother: Carol Horne; great-paw paw: Ray Ruddock and great-aunt: Sherry Munoz.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Sunset Heights Baptist Church. Burial will be 11:00 am Monday, December 2, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.
Frank Cortez 2019
Frank Hernandez Cortez

Frank Hernandez Cortez, 68, of Odessa, passed from this life Monday, November 25, 2019. He was born Tuesday, May 29, 1951 in Marfa, TX to the late Francisco and Marcela (Hernandez) Cortez.

Frank was a lifetime resident of Kermit. He enjoyed listening to music and dancing. He was a simple, but loyal man who loved spending time with his family while cooking, eating, and drinking him a cold “brewsky”. Frank always came through when someone needed him.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his daughters: DeAnna Cortez and Denise Cuellar and husband Alexander Cuellar; brother: Thomas Cortez; sister: Betty Dominguez; grandchildren: Jacob Ruiz, Alexander Cuellar, Rey Valenzuela, Briseis Cuellar, Steven Valenzuela and Giselle Cuellar; and numerous family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Armando and Ernesto Cortez; and sister: Rosalinda Lara.

A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Acres West. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am Monday, December 2, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Kermit Cemetery in Kermit, TX. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Tomas O Duarte 2019
Tomas O. Duarte

Tomas O. Duarte, age 74, passed away at Medical Center Hospital on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.  He was born in Ft. Stockton on November 5, 1945 to the late Bernardino and Epifania (Ortega) Duarte.  He married Guadalupe Cabezuela in Odessa on July 25, 1968.  They were together for 52 years.

Tomas worked doing landscaping for the City of Odessa, Parks and Recreation in the Parks department.  He was a simple man with two great loves in his life: his beloved wife and his '82 Chevy Silverado.  They were his pride and joy.  He was a true Texas sports fan, who cheered on Texas Tech, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Texas Rangers.

Those left to cherish his love and memory and his wife:  Guadalupe Duarte; son:  Danny Duarte; daughters:  Denise Pando and Debbie Munoz and husband Gabriel; five granddaughters:  Mari, Icky, Marci Melon, Bonce, and Brit Brat; seven great-grandchildren:  Miley Roo-Roo, Checho, Leksi Poo Poo, Zozo, Dyn Dyn, Ky Ky and 7-11; numerous nieces and nephews; and many, many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents:  Bernardino and Epifania Duarte and two sisters:  Elida Lujan and Elfida Gonzalez.

A Memorial visitation will be held at Acres West Funeral Chapel from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 7, 2019.  The family welcomes friends to come by and share memories.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.


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