Obituaries 2020

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Maria Luisa Garcia 2020
Maria Luisa Garcia

Maria Luisa Garcia, 75, of Odessa, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at Medical Center Hospital. She was born Wednesday, March 15, 1944 in Mexico to the late Jesus and Manuela (Calderon) Espinoza.

Maria Luisa would’ve been married to the love of her life Edmundo for 50 years on February 7th. She was a wonderful and strong mother and grandmother. She was independent, hardworking, had a vibrant personality and would light up a room with her very infectious smile. She loved her music and birthday parties. Maria Luisa was a classy and gentle woman. She never met a stranger and took in everyone with open arms. She lived for her grandchildren. Maria Luisa was their best friend and partner in crime and they always got in trouble together. She was loved beyond words by all who knew her and will be dearly missed.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband: Edmundo H. Garcia; daughters: Nancy Renteria and husband Mario, and Sonia Duran and husband Rene; brothers: Oscar, Baltazar, Abraham, Jesus “Chuy” and Gonzalo Espinoza; grandchildren: Krystal Renteria and Shamar Cooper, DeAndra Barrett and Tramaine, Diedrick Campos and Rachel, Clarissa Tealer and Stevan, and Kayla “Quay” Renteria; great-grandchildren: Jordan Tealer, Amiyah Cooper, Jaidan Tealer and Maddox Tealer; aunt: Elisa Calderon Diaz and numerous, nieces, nephews, cousin, extended family, and friends she considered family.

She is preceded in death by her parents: Jesus and Manuela Espinoza; brother: Israel Espinoza; uncle: Miguel Gonzalez; aunt: Prima Jimenez; nephew: Edward Espinoza; cousin: Estella Villa; grandmother: Eustacia Flores and uncle: Pablo Flores.  

A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Acres West. Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Friday, January 17, 2020 at St. Anthony Catholic Church with the interment to follow at the Rosehill Gardens section of the Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Jose Chepe Munoz 2020
Jose "Chepe" Muñoz

Jose Muñoz (Chepe), age 90 of Odessa, TX passed from this life on Monday, January 14, 2020. He was born in El Mulato, Mexico to the late Fidencio and Cruz (Holguin) Muñoz on November 12, 1929. Jose was married to his late wife Jesus Maria Muñoz.

He was a beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great grandfather. Jose was a well founded cowboy dedicated his life to making a living as a ranch hand on multiple ranches located north of the Texas border. He pursued life to the fullest and it was well spent making millions of unforgettable memories with family and friends. Chepe will be dearly missed.

Those left to cherish his love are his five children; his two sons: Jose Alfredo Muñoz and wife Lucema of Midland, TX and Rodrigo Muñoz and wife Luz Maria of Ojinaga, Mexico; three daughters: Luz Mila Tercero of Ojinaga, Mexico, Maricela Saenz and husband Rudy of Odessa, TX and Alma Sparkman and husband Kenneth of Pecos, TX, as well as 23 grandchildren, 46 great-grandkids and 5 great-great grandkids.

He is preceded in death by his wife: Jesus Maria Muñoz; parents: Fidencio and Cruz Muñoz; brothers: Saul, Nieves and Juan Muñoz; sister: Victoria Saenz; daughters: Obdulia and another infant daughter; son-in-law: Mario Tercero and grandson: Hector Mario Tercero.

A rosary was held at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, January 17, 2020 in El Mulato, MX.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.  

Gene Arnold Greeson 2020
Gene A. Greeson

Gene A. Greeson lived from June 16, 1936 to January 17, 2020.

He is preceded in death by his son: Gary Don Greeson and granddaughter:  Rochelle Skelton.

He is survived by his wife:  Mona Greeson; son:  Roger Greeson; daughter:  Vicki Bueno; son:  Timothy Greeson; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

No services will be held at this time.

Isela Machuca 2020
Isela Machuca

Isela Machuca, a light in this world for 42 years, departed this life on Friday, January 17, 2020.  She was born November 18, 1977 in Ojinaga, Chihuahua Mexico to Rosalio Moises Ramirez and Manuela (Hernandez) Ramirez.  Isela was God fearing, had a servant heart and volunteered her time actively participating in her preaching ministry.  She enjoyed teaching others about the Bible and Jehovah God. 

Isela always made an impression with her heart of gold, infectious smile, and hearty laugh. Everyone who met her loved her instantly.  She was a loving wife and mother who was always thinking of others.  Her life was marked by self sacrifice and attention to the needs of her family, friends, and spiritual family.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband of 13 years:  Israel Machuca; her father:  Rosalio Ramirez; three beloved sons:  Nicholas Machuca, Vincent Machuca and wife Angelica, and Matthew Machuca; two precious daughters:  Nylee Boatwright and husband Lance and Amariah Machuca; three brothers:  Francisco Guillen and wife Bertha Alicia, Auden Ramirez and wife Lucy, and Lauro Ramirez and wife Erika; one treasured grandson:  Cresencio Machuca; nieces:  Adrianna Vega and husband Benny, Briann Lopez, Alicia Guillen and Violeta Ramirez; nephews:  Alexandro Ramirez, Francisco Javier Guillen and Levi Ramirez; great-nieces:  Ryleigh Vega and Manuella Grace Vega; and numerous extended family and dearly loved friends.

Her mother, Manuela, precedes her in death.

Memorial services will be held at 2:30 pm on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1750 E. 87th Street, Odessa, TX.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Abraham Sanchez Alvarez

Abraham Sanchez Alvarez, age 77, of Odessa, passed from this life on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Odessa Regional Medical Center. He was born in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico on Monday, March 16, 1942 to the late Gualberto and Maria de la Luz (Sanchez) Alvarez.  He was skilled in working the land and worked in farming most of his life.  Abraham also enjoyed gardening.

A good father and grandfather, he had a huge heart and was always willing to help others.  Abraham was a jokester who loved a good prank.  He liked watching TV, especially sports life baseball and boxing.

Abraham was the patriarch of a large, loving family.  Those left to carry on his legacy are his sons: Raymundo Alvarez, Enrique Alvarez, and Pascual Alvarez; six daughters:  Maria Elizama Alvarez, Petra Alvarez, Juana Alvarez, Berta Alvarez, Maria Reyna Alvarez and Maria de la Luz Alvarez; two brothers:  Jesus Jose Alvarez and Trinidad Alvarez; twenty-seven grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren; as well as numerous extended family members and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Agustine Alvarez.

Rosary will be recited at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel in Odessa on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  Funeral services will be later in the week in San Juan, Ojinaga, Chihuahua Mexico with interment to follow at San Juan Cemetery. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel in Odessa.

Margarita Salazar 2020
Margarita Salazar Bustamante

Margarita Salazar, 76, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in Odessa, TX. She was born Thursday, September 9, 1943 in Los Alamos, MX to the late Francisco and Trinity (Carrasco) Bustamante.

Margarita was wonderful mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt. She was a hard working, tough and faithful Christian who loved reading her Bible and encouraging others, even when she was down herself. She married the love of her life, Alfredo, and they spent over 59 beautiful years together. Margarita had a green thumb and loved gardening. She was loveable and straight forward.  She was not afraid to discipline her children but it was always clear that it was done out of love. She touched many lives and will be dearly missed.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband: Alfredo Salazar Hurtado; sons: Jorge Salazar and wife Maria and Jesus Manuel Salazar and wife Mireya; daughters: Delia Rios and husband Jose Rios, Yolanda Renteria and husband Jose, and Judy Rodriguez; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous extended family members and friends.

She is preceded in death by her son: Facundo Salazar; daughter: Maria Delfina Salazar; parents; Francisco and Trinidad Bustamante; and brothers: Pablo and Francisco Bustamante;

Public visitation will begin Friday, January 24, 2020 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel. A Prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm, Saturday, January 25, 2020. Celebration of Life Services will be 1:00 pm Monday, January 27, 2020 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel with the interment to follow at the Odessa II Gardens section of the Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Christy D McPherson 2020
Christy Dawn “Rainbow” McPherson

Christy Dawn “Rainbow” McPherson, 41, passed from this life Sunday, January 26, 2020 due to her long battle with cancer. She was born Sunday, September 17, 1978 in Odessa, TX to Mark Souls and Marti Gail McPherson.

Rainbow was the type of person that everyone needs. She was an honest, take charge; get it over with, compassionate person. Once you got in with her, you were stuck. She was always the strongest person in the room and would love with everything she had. Rainbow was a keeper of secrets with the best judge of character you could ask to have on your side. She loved and adored her kids, husband and critters. There was never a more beautiful day to Rainbow than a day out on the bike with her friends and family. She will be missed by all who loved her.

Those left to cherish her love and memory are her husband: Jamey Lynn McPherson; wifey: AM-I? M.I.A. Danko; sons: Taylor D. Ratliff, Jameson Lynn McPherson, Tyler Whitney and Kyle Bates; daughters: Sidnee Ratliff, Calista Lynn McPherson, Loraine Abreu and Krista Pippin; mother: Marti Gail McPherson; granddaughter: Willow Lynn McPherson; dog: Nova McPherson; and many family members and friends.

She is preceded in death by her best friend: Tami Bullard.

A Memorial Last Ride will start at 4:30 pm Friday, January 31, 2020 in the Acres West parking lot. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Danny O Cooper 2020
Danny Ocola Cooper

Danny Ocola Cooper, 67, of Odessa, passed away Monday, January 27, 2020. He was born Wednesday, September 17, 1952 in Midland, TX to Doyle Ocola and Jewell LaVena (Robertson) Cooper.

Danny loved nature. He enjoyed camping, swimming and anything that involved the outdoor. He loved animals and would take in strays any time he could. Danny will be missed by all who loved him.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his mother: Jewell LaVena Cooper; brother: Mark Cooper; sister: Anna Marney; nieces: Auburn Marney and Crystal Preus; and many family members and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father Doyle Ocola Cooper

A Memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

The family asks that you do not send flowers. You may instead send donations in his memory to the charity of your choice.

Nepomuceno Urias 2020
Nepomuceno "Nepo" Urias

Nepomuceno "Nepo" Urias, age 91, passed away at Buena Vida Nursing and Rehabilitation in Odessa on Monday, January 27, 2020.  He was born in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico on Wednesday, May 16, 1928 to the late Felix and Juana (Venegas) Urias.  Nepo was a hard worker.  His first love was his horses and he absolutely loved his hat.  He enjoyed listening to music and spending time with his brothers. His family is great and grand in numbers.

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his sons:  Jesus J. Urias (Bernarda), Jose Inez Urias (Eduwiges), Marcos Urias (Maria), Omar Urias, Arturo Urias (Tammy), Joaquin Urias (Angela), Juan Urias, and George Urias (Charlie); daughters: Celia Urias Palomares (Cornelio), Hilda Maria Urias, and Rafaela Urias; brother:  Jose Maria Urias; sister:  Micaela U. Vuelvas; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents:  Felix and Juana Urias; daughters:  Manuela Urias Armendariz and Adelaida Urias Burciaga; grandchildren:  Anthony Urias and Naely Urias; five brothers and four sisters.

Rosary will be recited at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 10:00 am with burial to follow at Odessa II Gardens section of Ector County Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Ronald Reagan Haynes 2020   Ronald R Haynes 2020
Ronald Reagan "Ron" Haynes

Ronald Reagan Haynes, 72, of Odessa, passed away Monday, January 27, 2020 surrounded by his family.  He was born June 17, 1947 to Samuel Reagan and wife D. Lorene in Fort Stockton, TX. He was the youngest of three children.

Ron graduated from Permian High School in 1965.  Following graduation, he married his high school sweetheart, Patty Brewer.  He served in the Navy from 1965-1969.  After leaving the Navy, he and Patty had two beautiful daughters and he began working in the oil and gas industry.  Eventually he owned his own company DWC Consultants in Odessa, TX.  Anyone that knew him, knew he had a firm handshake that could break your hand.

He is preceded in death by his parents:  Samuel and D. Lorene; sister:  Sharon Thornburg; nieces:  Jeannette and Donna Haynie; son-in-law:  Tony Wilson; and great-grandson:  Braylan Wilson.

Ron is survived by his wife of 53 years:  Patty; daughters:  Angela and husband Chris Hoefling of Port Neches, TX, Annette and David Homsey of Odessa, TX, Cheryl Autry of San Antonio, TX; sister:  Carolyn and husband Raymond Haynie; grandchildren:  Brandon and wife Ashley Harrington, Brittleigh Harrington, Reagan and Zach Wilson, Kirsten Hoefling, Trinity and Conner Homsey; great-grandchildren:  Aaden, Channing, Jackson, Paisley, Brody, Ryder, Kealani, Kymbreigh, Kadence, Ronnie, Bryleigh, Perseus, and arriving soon - Athena Homsey and baby girl Harrington; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

"God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be; so He put his arms around you and whispered 'Come with me.' With tearful eyes we watched you fade away.  Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay.  A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest.  God broke our hearts to prove to us - He only takes the best!"


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