Obituaries

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12
Dec
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Raymond Marquez, Sr.

Raymond Marquez, Sr

STANTON - Raymond Marquez, Sr. died Dec. 5, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. osary was at Stanton Memorial Funeral Home on Dec. 7 and 8. Funeral Mass was Dec. 9, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment followed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Stanton.

He was born to Daniel and Rosa Marquez on Sept. 17, 1948, in Sierra Blanca. They later came to Stanton where he married Mary Linda Silva Marquez and had three children. He loved being with his family, having a good time, listening to oldies riding around town, fishing, playing cards and dominoes, and would always put a smile on your face.

He is preceded in death by his parents Rosa and Daniel Marquez Sr.; brothers, Miguel Marquez, Augustine Marquez, Macario Marquez Sr., Daniel “Nene” Marquez, Timo Marquez; and sister, Leonor Urbina.

Wed
27
Nov
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Tommie Sue Casey McDaniel

Tommie Sue Casey McDaniel

STANTON - Tommie Sue Casey McDaniel, 91 of Stanton, died Nov. 16, 2019, in Stanton.

She was born May 20, 1928, in Robert Lee, to Jesse Martin Casey and Annie Rebeca Bessent Casey. She married Carl D. McDaniel in Robert Lee and he preceded her in death in 2008.

They were married 61 years. Everyone in her family and everyone she knew called her Granny. She was a hard worker but most of all she was a loving mother and Granny. She will be missed by all that knew her.

She is survived by her daughter Carlene Long and husband Lonnie of Stanton; grandchildren Stacy Hansard and husband George of Ft. Stockton, Nathan Long and wife Sabrina of Valdosta, GA; great grandchildren Taylor, Trey, Laci, Austin, Conner, Landon; great great grandson Devin.

Arrangements were under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory in Midland.

Wed
27
Nov
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Gonzalo Carrillo

Gonzalo Carrillo

MARFA - Gonzalo Carrillo died on Nov. 20, 2019. He was born June 5, 1944, to Jesus Carrillo and Merced Mendez in Delicias, Chihuahua Mexico and raised in San Antonio Del Bravo, Chihuahua Mexico.

He was a man who enjoyed all people and made friends easily. He knew no stranger. He loved music, dancing, storytelling, and most of all laughter. He was a hardworking man who always provided for his family.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, JoAnn Spitzer of Marfa; four daughters, Veronica Jo Molina of Stanton, Arabella Rodriguez and husband Luis of Odessa, Rebeca Carrillo of Stanton, and Ester White and husband Brad of Midland; one brother, Hernacilio Carrillo; one sister Lydia Nunez and husband Manuel all from Presidio; ten grandchildren, Melba Rodriguez, Alan Molina, Josh Rodriguez, Aryanna Molina, Adrianna Carrillo, James Molina, Xiana Rodriguez, Xavier Lussier, Raylee White, Luke White and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Fri
22
Nov
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Wilma Walker

Wilma Walker

STANTON - Wilma Walker, 88 of Stanton, formerly of Big Spring, died Nov. 11, 2019 at Ashton Medical Lodge in Midland. Graveside service wasNov. 15, at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel. Memorial service was at the First Baptist Church in Stanton.

She was born Mar. 29, 1931, in Farwell, to Esther McAlister Wolf and John Andrew Wolf. She married Charles Delton Walker on Aug. 12, 1950, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death on Nov. 19, 1987.

She had been a resident of Big Spring since 1963 coming from Brownfield. She was a Switch Board Operator at the Big Spring State Hospital for 25 years. She enjoyed country and western dancing, playing 42, attending Senior Citizens activities, cooking for her family and loved spending time with her family. She had a great sense of humor and everyone who entered her home became her extended family.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Stanton.

Fri
22
Nov
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H.L. "Jack" Clements, Jr.

H.L. "Jack" Clements, Jr.

ANDREWS - H.L. "Jack" Clements, Jr., 86 of Andrews died Nov. 14, 2019 in Odessa. Services were Nov. 19, at the First Baptist Church in Andrews with Pastor Brant O'Connor officiating. Military and Masonic graveside rites will be conducted at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton.

He was born on Sept. 10, 1933, in Martin County to Herma Lee Clements, Sr. and Ola Mae Angel Clements. He was raised in Stanton and graduated from Stanton High School in 1951.

He married Helen Ray Russell on Nov. 25, 1953, in Stanton.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1954 - 1956 and worked as an airplane mechanic. He moved to Andrews in 1961, where he worked at Meter Relay Foreman for Texas Electric for 25 years and assisted in the operation of the Andrews County Airport.

Fri
22
Nov
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Kent Robinson

Kent Robinson

ACKERLY - Kent Robinson, 59 of Ackerly, died Nov. 15, 2019, at his residence. Funeral services will be at 2 pm Nov. 22, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Ackerly Cemetery in Ackerly.

The family will receive friends from 6 pm to 8 pm Nov. 21, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

He was born July 18, 1960, in Big Spring. He attended Sands CISD from first grade until he graduated in 1978. He also attended Howard College.

His love for farming began early, as he was often known as “Grandad’s Little Farmer.” He was involved in Howard County 4-H and Sands FFA, participating on livestock judging teams and showing lambs and steers across the country.

Thu
14
Nov
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Eugene (Gene) Lewis

Eugene (Gene) Lewis

MIDLAND - Eugene (Gene) Lewis, 82, of Midland, died Nov. 4, 2019. He was born on Dec. 21, 1936 in Lamesa, to Alton and Geraldine Lewis. His early school years were spent at Sparenburg Community and Ackerly. He lived in Big Spring from third through seventh grades and then attended school in Coahoma from eighth through twelfth grades.

He graduated from Coahoma High School in 1956, where he excelled in basketball. He was left handed, so his classmates nicknamed him Lefty. He lived on the O'Daniel Ranch where he helped his dad farm during his high school years. He loved to hunt and spent many hours roaming the twelve sec tions of the ranch.

Thu
14
Nov
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Johnny Carroll Myrick

Johnny Carroll Myrick

CONROE - Johnny Carroll (JC) Myrick, 88, died at his home Nov. 8, 2019. He was born May 22, 1931, near Oak Grove, LA, to James and Allie Myrick. He was the 9th of 10 children.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters, five brothers, and one son, Johnny O'Neal Myrick.

He was a Midland, police officer and Chief of Police, Stanton, after completing his military service in the U.S. Air Force. He drove big rigs for 30 years and after retiring at age 55, returned to his passion of law enforcement. He proudly worked for the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and retired as a Lieutenant in 2016 at the age of 85. He was also a 32 degree Master Mason, having become a Mason with Stanton Lodge in 1961.

Thu
07
Nov
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Amelia Lopez Flores

Amelia Lopez Flores

STANTON - Amelia Lopez Flores died Nov. 5, 2019. Visitation will be Nov. 7, at Stanton Memorial Funeral Home from 9 a.m. till 9 p.m., a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be Nov. 8, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 11a.m. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 16, 1941, to Jose and Consuelo Lopez in Fort Stockton. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.

She was a member at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband Francisco Flores Sr.

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01
Nov
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Antonia Montez

Antonia Montez

STANTON - Antonia Montez died Oct. 27, 2019. Rosary was recited on Oct. 30 at Stanton Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be Oct. 31, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

She was born May 6, 1929, in Ojinaga, Mexico. She was a Cursillista and a member of the Sacred Heart Society. She loved cooking, music, singing, dancing, watching her novelas and spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed by many.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Apolinar Montez; son, Ricky Montez; grandson, Joseph Juarez; sisters, Juana Salgado, Eva Valles; and brother, Willie Navarrette.

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