Obituaries

Fri
13
May

Tom L. Johnson, Sr.

ODESSA - Tom L. Johnson, Sr., 78 of Odessa, formerly of Stanton, died April 30, 2016, at his residence. Memorial services were May 4 at the First United Methodist Church of Stanton. He is survived by one son, Larry Johnson and wife Connie of Odessa; two daughters Leah Mitchell and husband Jimmy of Lenorah, and Julie Johnson of Big Spring; five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anita Johnson, parents, Jimmie D. and Vivian Grace (Webster) Johnson, and seven brothers and sisters. Arrangements were under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton. Online condolences may be made at www.npwelch.com

Fri
13
May

Nancy Haggard

CANYON - Nancy Haggard, 72 of Canyon, formerly of Stanton, died May 7, 2016, at BSA Hospice Southwest in Amarillo. Memorial services were May 10, at the First United Methodist Church in Stanton with Rev. Charlie Stevens officiating. A private  interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton. She was born June 6, 1943, in Houston, and married Kenneth  Ray “Butch” Haggard, July 25, 1966. He preceded her in death Sep. 22, 2008. She was a secretary for Phillips Oil Company until she  was married. She then focused on raising her two sons. Once they were grown she trained to become  a dental assistant, and retired 25 years later. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Stanton and loved singing in the choir.

Fri
06
May

Bobby Charles Jenkins

Fri
29
Apr

Isack Unger

STANTON - Funeral services for Isack Unger were Apr. 26 at the Community Church in Seminole. Interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton. He was born July 2, 1961, in Chihuahua, Mexico, and died Apr. 21, 2016. He married Katharina Unger Aug. 8, 1981. He was a self employed mechanic for many years. He is survived by his sons Isaack Unger and Peter Unger of Tarzan; sisters Elizabeth Martins of Lamesa, Ana Rymer of Chihuahua, MX., and Selena Martins of Chihuahua, MX.; brothers Willie Unger of Alberta, Canada, Henry Unger, Peter Unger, John Unger, Corny Unger and Jake Unger all of Chihuahua, MX., and many friends and relatives. He is preceded in death by his father Isak Unger. Serving as pallbearers were Johh Neufeld, Herman Klassen, Ben Sawatzky, Peter Wiebe, Peter Unger and Corny Unger. Arrangements were under the direction of Stanton Memorial Funeral Home and Chapel.

Fri
29
Apr

Sandra Mae Miller Krause

MIDLAND - Sandra Mae Miller Krause died Apr. 23, 2016. She was born to James Pierce Miller and Georgia Gordean Tunnell Miller on Mar. 9, 1943, in San Jose, CA, where her father was a welder in the ship yards during WWII. Her grandparents were longtime Martin County residents Gordon and Eula Tunnell. She came to Martin County in late 1944, and started school at Valley View until 1951. She finished grade school at Grady. She moved from the Valley View Community to Stanton in November of 1956 where she attended the Stanton school system until graduation. She married Johnny Charles Krause on Feb. 28, 1972. They moved to Midland in 1976. She was a member of the West Side Church of Christ which she attended until her health prevented her from attending. She moved to Manor Park in 2012 where she made many new friends. She loved being involved in the activities, especially bingo.

Fri
22
Apr

Virginia Rae Whitehurst

Virginia Rae “Jenny” Whitehurst, 65 of Stanton, died April 19, 2016, at her residence. Memorial services will be at a later date. She was born April 6, 1951, in Odessa. She was a bookkeeper. She is survived by one daughter, Nikki Whitehurst of Odessa; her mother and step-father, Norma and Chalmer Wren of Stanton; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Ray Risinger and her son, Jason Paul Whitehurst. Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton. Online condolences may be made at www.npwelch.com
Fri
22
Apr

Randall Lee Campbell

Fri
22
Apr

Adolfo Martinez Garza

Fri
15
Apr

Elmond E.C. St. Clair

SMYER-Elmond E. C. St. Clair, 97 of Smyer, died Mar. 31, 2016. He was born Nov. 1, 1918, in Wood County to Charles Edgar and Ettie Catherine (Atchison) St. Clair. He graduated from Stanton High School in 1935. In 1940 he earned his bachelors of science degree in agriculture from Texas Tech University. He continued his education, by earning his Master degree in agriculture education in 1949. He was a teacher for 25 years with the Levelland ISD, but he was in teaching for a total of 48 years. He was a veteran of World War II; he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1945. He married Ruth St. Clair on Sept. 17, 1944, in Deming, NM. They were married until her death. He was a member of Church of Christ in Smyer and Smyer Senior Citizens. Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Don St. Clair and wife, Carolyn from Plano, Linda Russell of Lubbock, James St. Clair of Smyer, and Michael St.

Fri
08
Apr

Diana Gayle Lewis

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