JAMES C. LAWBAUGH
September 22, 2005
James C. Lawbaugh, 75, of Andrews passed away Thursday, September 22, 2005 at his home in Andrews.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday September 27, 2005 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bryan Johnson, Chaplain for Home Hospice, officiating. Burial will be in Andrews Old Cemetery.
Mr. Lawbaugh was born on June 20, 1930 in North Little Rock, Arkansas. He attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He married Martha Helen Parker on June 16, 1954 in Fayetteville and they moved to West Texas, where he worked for Halliburton as a mechanical engineer for 34 years. The family moved to Andrews from Odessa in 1955. He loved working for Halliburton and living in West Texas. He loved to share all of the old stories of his Halliburton days. He loved to take family deer hunting trips. He always enjoyed being with his family. He liked to go to car and RV shows and was a member of the Good Sams RV Club. He enjoyed taking pictures and his stops at the coffee shop. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Lawbaugh in 1978.
He is Survived by; His Wife- Martha Helen Lawbaugh of Andrews; Three Sons- James " Jimmy" Lawbaugh of Midland; Charlie Lawbaugh of Midland; and Tommy Lawbaugh of Andrews; One Daughter- Nancy Dildine of Andrews; One Brother- Chuck Lawbaugh of Mesquite, Texas and One Sister- Helen Raible of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; 10 - Grandchildren and 2- Great-Grandchildren.
September 20, 2005
Graveside services for Lorene Green, 89, of Odessa will be 2:00 PM Thursday, September 22, 2005 in the Andrews West Cemetery with Rev. Ted Short of Grace Baptist Church in Andrews officiating.
She passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.
She was born January 3, 1916 in Thurber, Texas to Charles Augustus DeWitt and Bertie Allen DeWitt. She married Howell Benton Green on April 19, 1941 in Weatherford, Texas. They moved to Andrews in 1960, and then to Odessa in 1966. She was preceded in death on April 12, 1994 by her husband and her son: Charles Green in 2000. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; 3 sisters; and 2 brothers.
She is survived by her 2 sons: Donnie Green of Gainesville, Texas and Ronnie Green of Odessa; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.
September 19, 2005
Jessica Wright, 27, of Andrews passed away Monday September 19, 2005 in Ft. Stockton.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, September 22, 2005 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews. Rev. Ivy Shelton, Pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church in Odessa will officiate. Burial will be in Andrews North Cemetery.
Jessica was born March 30, 1978 in Big Spring, Texas. She moved to Andrews with her family when she was one month old. She married Thomas Wright in 1995 in Big Lake, Texas. She was a member of Second Baptist Church in Andrews. She enjoyed being around people and enjoyed her friends and family. She also liked to work Puzzles.
She was preceded in death by; her Grandfather, J.W Piipkin in 1979, her Husband Tommy Wright in 1997 and an Uncle, Jimmy Pipkin in 2005.
She is Survived by: Two Daughters-Tori and Cori Wright of Bandera, Texas and One Son- Robert Puckett of Bandera; Her Father - Robert Hale of Big Spring, and Mother- Dianne DeShazo of Bandera; One Brother- Daniel Patterson of Andrews; and her Grandmother - Doris Pipkin of Andrews.
JAMES WOOD 'JIM' BUTLER, SR.
September 18, 2005
Graveside services for James Wood "Jim" Butler, Sr, 78, of Andrews will be 4:00 PM Monday, September 19, 2005 in the Andrews West Cemetery with Gregory D. Young of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Andrews officiating.
He passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2005 at Permian Residential Care Center in Andrews.
He was born June 12, 1927 in Cone, Texas to William Fred Butler and Addie Leona Morgan Butler. He married Mary Ellen Conwell on January 31, 1948 in Lubbock. They moved to Kermit in 1959, where he worked for the Kermit Public Schools as a custodian and a bus driver until 1977. They moved to Andrews in 1977, where he worked as a custodian for the Andrews County Courthouse for 8 years. He owned and operated Jim's Mower Service in Andrews from 1987-Present. His wife preceded him in death on August 7, 1985. He was a member of McKinney Acres Baptist Church in Andrews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 brother; and 1 grandchild.
He is survived by his 1 son: James W. Butler, Jr. of Andrews; 1 daughter: Janice M. Arnold of Sweetwater; 1 brother: J.C. Butler of Abilene; 1 sister: Maurine McReynolds of Ralls; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent Home Hospice, 803 North Main Street, Andrews, Texas 79714.
ROBERT C. 'BOB' STEWARD
September 15, 2005
Funeral services for Robert C. "Bob" Steward, 75, of Andrews will be 2:00 PM Saturday, September 17, 2005 at the First Baptist Church in Andrews with Rev. Bob Gardner, son in law, of San Marcos and Dr. Jeff Donnell, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the Andrews West Cemetery.
Bob passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2005 at Home Hospice House in Odessa.
Bob was born on August 31, 1930 in Bowie County, Texas to William Franklin Steward and Era Mae Collvins. He married Geri Davee on May 21, 1949 in Hobbs, New Mexico. He had worked for Phillips Petroleum in Hobbs, Odessa, and Andrews from 1952-1983. He moved to Odessa in 1977 from Hobbs and then to Andrews in 1983. He was a member of the Andrews Philresters Club. He had served as a deacon at several churches. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers; and 1 sister.
He is survived by his wife: Geri Steward of Andrews; 1 son: Robert Steward of Austin; 2 daughters: Belinda Gardner of San Marcos and Virginia Robbins of Midland; and 4 grandchildren: Denise Gardner, Robert Dougals Gardner, Justin Robbins, and Jason Steward.
Memorials may be sent to the Home Hospice House, 903 North Sam Houston, Odessa, Texas 79761.
September 15, 2005
Iva McGee, 73, of Andrews passed away Thursday, September 15, 2005 at Home Hospice House in Odessa.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Sunday at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews. Rev. James Linton will officiate. Burial will be in Andrews North Cemetery.
Iva was born January 1, 1932 in Post, Texas. She married Garland Aubrey November 1, 1947 in Post and they moved to Andrews in 1969 from Post. He preceded her in death in 2002.
She was a Homemaker and member of the United Pentecostal Church in Andrews.
She enjoyed, Sewing and working in her garden and she loved to cook. She was active in her church and loved to share the Bible with her children and grandchildren. She liked to dance and sing in her younger years and taught all of her kids how to dance the "Two Step" on the kitchen floor.
She was preceded in death by Three brothers, and three sisters.
Survivors include: One Son - Doug Awbrey of Andrews; Three Daughters - Joy Lynn Wren, Brenda Kay Holly and Teresa Ann Smith all of Andrews; 9 Grandchildren and 14 Great-Grandchildren.
CONNIE MAE UNDERWOOD
September 14, 2005
Funeral services for Connie Mae Underwood, 89, of Andrews will be 2:00 PM Friday, September 16, 2005 at the First Baptist Church in Andrews with Dr. Jeff Donnell, Pastor, and Rev. Ivy Shelton, Pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church in Odessa, officiating. Burial will follow in the Andrews Old Cemetery.
She passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at Permian Regional Medical Center in Andrews.
She was born October 16, 1915 in Mitchell County, Texas to Albert Lowrey McCarley and Lila Sanders McCarley. She has lived in Andrews since 1924 and graduated from Andrews High School in 1934. She married William James "Jim" Underwood, Jr. on October 18, 1936 in Westbrook, Texas. She was a charter member of the First Baptist Church and was the first secretary for the church. Most of all she was a great housewife, mother, and MeMaw.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 1 sister: Grace Dowlen; and 1 brother: A.W. McCarley.
She is survived by her husband: Jim Underwood of Andrews; 1 son: James Underwood of Andrews; 3 sisters: Ruby Walker of Lubbock, Ila Fay Dement of Pasadena, Texas, and Louis Irwin of Odessa; and 1 grandchild: Creecy Hare of Las Vegas, Nevada; and a loved family member: Dee Becker of Midland (formerly of Andrews).
Memorials may be sent to Andrews Senior Center, 310 West Broadway, Andrews, Texas 79714 and the Alzheimer's Association.
BRODIE WAYNE HUTCHINSON, SR.
September 11, 2005
Funeral services for Brodie Wayne Hutchinson, Sr., 77, of Andrews will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 13, 2005 at Means Memorial United Methodist Church in Andrews with Rev. Rick Doyle, Pastor, and Mike Fetner of Dallas officiating. Burial will follow in the Andrews West Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brodie Hutchinson, Jr., Mark and Michael Randolph, Joseph and Clay Hutchinson, and Max Mainord. Honorary pallbearers will be A.J. Cain, Billy Cox, James Harder, Sam Hollis, Jerry Pitts, Bill Rogers, Forrest Scott, Bert Smith, and Sam Snoody.
Brodie passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2005 at Regency Hospital in Odessa.
Brodie W. Hutchinson was born in Aiken, Texas, October 29, 1927, the son of Joseph Cyrus Hutchinson, Jr. and Mary Morris Hutchinson. He attended school in Sudan, Texas until his senior year, which was completed at Brackenridge High School in San Antonio. He attended Trinity University, served in the Army of Occupation in Germany, and returned home to Texas Tech University, where he received a BA in Biology and MA in Education. He married La Rue Clark on May 26, 1950 in Littlefield, and they began teaching in Levelland that year. They moved to Andrews in 1955, where he was Assistant Principal from 1955-1965 and then High School Principal from 1965-1990. He took great pleasure in the accomplishments of students and former students, academically and in their careers, as well as successes in all sports activities. Brodie loved being with family, friends, enjoyed gardening, playing golf, traveling, and watching sports. He participated in many civic and professional organizations. He had served as past president of the Andrews Downtown Lions Club and Andrews Chamber of Commerce, where he also served as an Ambassador. He served on the Andrews City Council from 1997-2003. He was a past member of the Association of Secondary School Principals and the Governor's Professional Practices Commission. He was a member of Means Memorial United Methodist Church in Andrews for 50 years.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years: La Rue Hutchinson of Andrews; 1 son: Brodie Hutchinson, Jr. of Levelland; 2 daughters: Nedra Randolph and husband Mark of Houston and Beth Hutchinson of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and 4 beloved grandchildren: Joseph and Clay Hutchinson and Lindsey and Michael Randolph.
Memorials may be sent to the Means Memorial United Methodist Church, American Lung Society, or Disaster Relief Agencies.
WILLIE H. McCAIN
September 8, 2005
Willie H. McCain, 67, of Andrews passed away Thursday September 8, 2005 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday September 13, 2005 at Calvary Baptist Church in Andrews. Rev. Hezekiah Lewis form Odessa, Rev. Julius Brooks of Midland and Rev. Ted Short of Andrews, will officiate. Burial will be in the Andrews North Cemetery.
Mr. McCain was born June 8, 1938 in Lubbock, Texas. He played Quarterback at Blackshear High School in Odessa and graduated from Blackshear in 1957. He went to Butler College in Waco on a football scholarship and played quarterback there. He married Mary Brown on April 9, 1991 in Andrews.
He loved to Cook and read. He loved all kinds of sports like golf, football, and tennis. His favorite thing was to take his grandchildren out for a snow cone. He also like to pass on his life experiences and knowledge he had gained to others. He was preceded in death by his Father - Willie McCain and a Daughter - Patricia McGee.
Survivors include: his Wife - Mary McCain of Andrews; 6 Sons - Vance McCain of San Antonio; Anthony McCain of Livingston, Texas; Lance McCain of California; Quentin Brown of Amarillo; Kelly Brown of Andrews; and Christopher McCain of Lubbock; 4 Daughters- Valerie Ghoston of Indiana; Gwendolyn Rockwell of Irving; Ijuana Gadsden of South Carolina; and Nicole Brown of Andrews and His Mother- Margaret Parks of Andrews; 26 Grandchildren and 7 Great-Grandchildren.
CORDIE G. KEITH
September 8, 2005
Funeral services for Cordie G. Keith, 90, of Midland will be 2:00 PM Saturday, September 10, 2005 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews with John Snider of Greenwood Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow in the Andrews Old Cemetery.
She passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2005 at her residence in Midland.
She was born February 7, 1915 in Granbury, Texas to Allison W. McPherson and Dora June Vesta McPherson. She had worked as a secretary for the State of California in Long Beach for 30 years. She moved to Andrews in 1970, and worked for the Andrews Senior Center for 11 years. She married William Benjamin Keith on September 16, 1989 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She moved to Odessa in 1999. She was a member of the Andrews Eastern Star and the Andrews Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 4 brothers; 1 sister; and 1 stepson.
She is survived by; Husband: Ben Keith of Midland, her 2 stepdaughters: Ora Pearl Scott of Andrews and Jeannie Rogers of Wichita Falls; 2 stepsons: Alton Keith of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Roland Keith of Virginia Beach, Virginia; 2 brothers: Fred McPherson of Breckenridge, Texas and Tommy McPherson of State of Washington, 7 step grandchildren; and 15 step great grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Andrews Senior Center, 310 West Broadway, Andrews, Texas 79714.
September 6, 2005
Funeral services for “Granny” Bennett, 91, of Andrews will be 10:00 AM Thursday, September 8, 2005 at the Andrews Church of Christ with Mark Wilson, Rodney Noble, Moody Conner, and Dr. Jimmy Braswell officiating. Burial will follow in the Andrews Old Cemetery.
Neva passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2005 at her residence in Andrews.
She was born Neva Christine Grimes in Checotah, Oklahoma on December 5, 1913 to Flora and James Grimes. Neva graduated from high school and commercial college in Ardmore Oklahoma. She was married to Roy Davis Bennett, Sr. on March 15, 1942 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In 1949 they bought a 160-acre farm on Ruskin Road and settled down to raise the family. They opened a feed store on the spot now occupied by the county library. They also sold appliances to supplement the feed business. Soon the furniture and appliance business grew enough that it took over as the family business and Bennett’s Furniture was born. Roy became involved in politics and was elected County Judge in 1962. Roy and Neva had three children, Roy D, Phyllis, and Ellen. Neva was a charter member of the Pink Ladies Hospital Auxiliary and a member of the Andrews Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by husband, Roy, Sr., son, Roy D. Jr., and one granddaughter, Virginia Christine Hoffman.
Neva is survived by two daughters, Phyllis Ann Bain of Shreveport Louisiana, and Ellen Hoffman of Andrews; Five grandchildren, Bryan Hoffman, Angela Porter, Billy Joe Bain, Deborah McBride, and Bradley Bain; Eight great grandchildren, Lindsay and Chelsea Hoffman, Averee and Tyler Porter, Melissa Carlisle, Dustin and Mariah McBride, and Amanda Bain.
September 4, 2005
Funeral services for Neva Lee, 87 of Andrews will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, September 7, 2005 in McNett Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Minister John Snider of Greenwood Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the Andrews West Cemetery.
Neva died Sunday, September 4, 2005 in Andrews. She was born on March 26, 1918 in Moody, Texas. She married William J. Lee on October 22, 1936 in Snyder. They owned Basin LP Gas Company in Andrews. Mr. Lee preceded her in death on October 3, 1993. Neva was a member of the Andrews Church of Christ.
Survivors include; son Gaylan Lee, Andrews, daughters, Joyce Adams, Midland, Janis Overman and Sheila Bland, both of Andrews, 13 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
September 3, 2005
Wayne Langehennig, 50, of Andrews passed away Saturday, September 3, 2005 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.
Funeral services will be held in Andrews at 5:00 PM Tuesday, September 6, 2005 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel.
Another funeral service will be held in Seagraves at 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 7, 2005 at the First Assembly of God Church. Burial to follow at Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves.
Wayne was born November 17, 1954 in Seagraves. He married Edna Faye Sample in Seagraves on December 31, 1971. They moved to Andrews in 1978 from Seagraves. Wayne worked many years as a self-employed concrete contractor and was a 12 year employee for the Andrews Independent School District. Wayne was a great family man, husband, father, and Papa. He enjoyed quality time spent with his family including weekend barbecues, fishing, hunting, and camping.
He is survived by: His Wife - Edna Langehennig of Andrews; Two Sons - Wayne Langehennig, Jr.and his wife, Yumiko of Lubbock and Eric Langehennig and his wife, Tanisha of Seagraves; Parents - D.H. and Faye Langehennig of Seagraves; Sister – Linda Langehennig of Seagraves, and 4 Grandchildren - Yuna, Kai, Kennedy and Marquiz.
ALVARO 'LITO' RODRIQUEZ
August 28, 2005
Rosary services for Alvaro "Lito" Rodriquez, 32, of Andrews will be 7:00 PM Wednesday, August 31, 2005 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews. Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, September 1, 2005 at 10:00AM at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Andrews with Rev. Bernard Gully, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the Andrews North Cemetery.
He died Sunday, August 28, 2005 in Ward County, Texas.
Lito was born June 29, 1973 in Andrews and was a life long resident of Andrews. He married Lea Muniz on July 20, 2002 in Andrews. Lito worked for Andrews Pump and Supply as a machinist. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Andrews. He loved sports of all kinds, He was a big Dallas Cowboy and Texas Tech fan, and he loved to watch his daughter play softball. He loved music, dancing, singing, and was a DJ for dances. He also loved to go fishing with his daughter. He was preceded in death by: his Grand Parents- Antonio and Margarita Lopez and Santos Rodriquez; his Uncle Antonio Lopez and Aunt, Gloria Garcia.
Survivors include: His Wife- Lea Rodriquez of Andrews; One Daughter-Jenny Molina Rodriquez of Andrews; His Parents Alvaro and Felipa "Blackie" Rodriquez of Andrews; 3 Brothers - Robert and wife Rosemary Ramirez of Andrews; George and wife Theresa Ramirez of Anthony, Texas; and Tony Ramirez of Andrews; Sisters - Mary Jane Baeza and Husband Larry of Andrews and Kristy Rodriquez of Andrews; 2 Brother-in-laws - Jeremy Muniz of Minot Air Force Base, in North Dakota; and Jacob Nunez of Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis, New Mexico. Nieces and Nephews- Regina and Raelyn Ramirez, Nikki Baeza and Jeffery and Jared Ramirez.
HARLEY CHRISTOPHER WADE ORSON
August 27, 2005
Funeral services for Harley Christopher Wade Orson, 2 months old, of Andrews will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 30, 2005 at the First Church Of The Nazarene in Andrews with Rev. Robert Williams of Andrews officiating. Burial will follow in the Andrews North Babyland Cemetery.
He passed away Saturday, August 27, 2005 at Permian Regional Medical Center in Andrews.
He was born June 2, 2005 in Andrews to Beau Truman Casey Orson, Sr. and Amanda Lea Wilson Orson.
He is survived by his parents: Beau and Amanda Orson of Andrews; 1 brother: Beau Orson, Jr. of Andrews; Grandparents: Jim and Bobby Cardinal of Andrews, Bill and Mary Orson of Andrews, Bertha Orson of New Iberia, Louisiana, and Billy Hobbs, Jr. of Odessa; and Great Grandmother: Wanda Penney of Andrews.
PARELEE 'PERRY' GOOCH
August 23, 2005
Graveside services for Parelee "Perry" Gooch, 96, of Odessa will be 10:00 AM Saturday, August 27, 2005 in the Andrews Old Cemetery. Rev. Alvin Petty, Pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church in Andrews will officiate.
She passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at Avalon Place in Odessa.
Mrs. Gooch was born November 24, 1908 in Enid, Oklahoma . She married Arthur T. Gooch March 29, 1930 in Wagner, Oklahoma. They lived in Andrews from 1948 to 1988 until they moved to Eureka, Kansas. She moved to Odessa in January 2005 to be with her Grandchildren. Mr. Gooch preceded her in death in 1994. She was a homemaker and a member of Wesley Methodist Church. She was a member of the Andrews Lions Club Ladies Auxillary. She loved to write letters to friends and family, cook and watch her soap operas. She was a very strong Christian and was very active in the church. She was a Sunday School teacher and enjoyed working with the youth groups. She had a great sense of humor and loved to argue politics with her friends and family. She was preceded in death by 2 Sons- Donald Gooch in 1964 and Arthur Gooch in 1961.
Mrs. Gooch is survived by: 5 Grandchildren - Carolyn Davis and husband, Garvis of San Antonio, Bobby Gooch and wife, Suzann of Odessa, Terry Gooch and wife Debbie of Odessa; Donald Gooch and wife Susan of Forney, Texas and Vickie Wolfenbarger and husband, Buddy of Comstock, Texas; a niece Jean Marie Booth of Eureka, Kansas; 11 Great-Grandchildren and 12 Great-Great-Grandchildren.
TREVA YEAGER FARMER
August 23, 2005
Graveside services for Treva Yeager Farmer, 89, of Andrews will be 2:00 PM Friday, August 26, 2005 in the Andrews Old Cemetery with Felder Hogan of Andrews officiating.
She passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at Permian Regional Medical Center in Andrews.
She was born December 20, 1915 in Rule, Texas to Hairan Judson Swinney and Ellen A. Bailey. She married Eugene Wesley Yeager, and he preceded her in death in 1969. She married Stephen Edward Farmer, Sr., and he preceded her in death in 1999. She moved to Andrews in 1974 from Levelland. She worked as a nurse at Permian General Hospital for 6 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Andrews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 sons: Phil Yeager in 1969 and Jerry Yeager in 1991; 2 brothers; and 11 sisters.
She is survived by her 4 granddaughters, which included Kim Givhan of Andrews and Karen Crosby of Carrollton; and 4 great grandchildren.
August 22, 2005
Graveside services for Jimmie Parker, 97, of Andrews will be 10:00 AM Thursday, August 25, 2005 at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville, Arkansas with Rev. Phil Misenheimer of Fayetteville, Arkansas officiating.
She passed away Monday, August 22, 2005 at her residence in Andrews.
She was born November 3, 1907 in Farmington, Arkansas to George Lollar and Rosie Armstrong Lollar. She married Rev. Ray Parker on August 18, 1929 in Joplin, Missouri. She owned and operated Harris Grocery Store and Post Office in Harris, Arkansas for 16 years. She had lived in Harris, Fayetteville, and Springdale, Arkansas. Her husband preceded her in death on August 19, 1978. She moved to Andrews in 1995 from Springdale. She was a past member of Black Oak Baptist Church in Harris, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her parents; 6 sisters; 3 brothers; and a granddaughter.
She is survived by her daughter: Martha Helen Lawbaugh of Andrews; Son: Jack Ray Parker of Tontitown, Arkansas; 8 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Home Hospice, 803 North Main Street, Andrews, Texas 79714.
August 22, 2005
Ruth Welborn, 66, of Andrews passed away Monday, August 22, 2005 at Permian Regional Medical Center in Andrews.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 24, 2005 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Clifton Igoo will officiate. Burial will be in Andrews North Cemetery.
Ruth was born May 30, 1939 in Stanton, Texas to Johnny and Jewel Malone. She married Amos Welborn March 30, 1957 in Lamesa, Texas. They moved to Andrews in 1964 from Lamesa. She was a homemaker, and member of the Andrews Church of God. She loved to bake, and she liked to play on the computer and crochet and she enjoyed working in her garden and taking care of her flowers.
She is survived by Her Husband- Amos Welborn of Andrews; Daughter- Diana Crawford of Andrews; 2 Sons- Billy Welborn of Andrews and Donnie Welborn of Dallas, Texas; 4 Sisters- Josephine "Jo" Butler of Odessa; Dorothy Bullard of Lamesa; Helen Pennington of Farmington, NM and Evelyn Price of Ohio; and 5 Grandchildren and 9 Great-Grandchildren.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Andrews Church of God.
August 18, 2005
Services for Faye DeJarnette, 87 of Andrews, will be 10:00 AM Graveside, Saturday, August 20, 2005 in the Andrews North Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Bob Zap, pastor of the First Christian Church. Services are under the direction of McNett Funeral Home.
Faye died in Odessa, Thursday, August 18, 2005. She was born on November 7, 1917 in Ballinger, Texas. She married John H. DeJarnette on December 23, 1956 in Lovington, New Mexico. They owned and operated Andrews Body Shop for 34 years before retirement. She was a member of the first Christian Church. John preceded her in death on September 27, 1998.
Survivors include; sister Dola Watkins, Odessa, brother M.E. Thompson, Cleveland, Texas, nephew Mike Thomas, Odessa.
MARJORIE JANICE PHELPS
August 12, 2005
Longtime resident Marjorie Janice Phelps, 84, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2005. Born August 13, 1920 to C.S. and Vivian Hines. She is preceded in death by her father, mother, and brother, Homer Hines.
Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, August 14, 2005 in the Andrews Old Cemetery with Rev. Rick Doyle, Pastor of Means Memorial United Methodist Church in Andrews, officiating.
Marjorie moved to Andrews in 1955 with husband, Horace and son, Lewis. While in Andrews, she worked for Gist Well Service as a dispatcher, volunteered her time with the Band Booster Club, Pink Ladies Auxillary, and the Mothers of Vietnam Servicemen. She was an artist choosing to work for many years in the medium of oil painting before turning to china painting. She was a longtime member of Means Memorial United Methodist Church in Andrews.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years: Horace Phelps; son: Lewis Phelps; sister: Joy Lindsey and husband Gilbert and sister in law: Billie Hines.
Memorials may be sent to Pink Ladies Auxiliary, PO Box 1951, Andrews, Texas 79714.
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BELSORA V. CARRASCO
August 12, 2005
Belsora V. Carrasco, 91, of Andrews passed away Friday August 12, 2005 at her home in Andrews.
A Prayer Service will be held Sunday August 14, 2005 at 5:00 PM at the Apostolic Worship Center.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Monday at the Apostolic Worship Center in Andrews. Phil Maroquin, Pastor will officiate. Burial will be in Andrews North Cemetery under the direction of McNett Funeral Home.
Mrs. Carrasco was born Belsora Valenzuela, December 12, 1913 in Shafter, Texas. She married Jose Manuel Carrasco in 1928 in Mexico. He passed away in 1995.
They moved to Andrews in 1982 from Pecos. She was a Homemaker and member of the Apostolic Church in Andrews.
Belsora was a very strong Christian woman, and she enjoyed gardening and farming.
She was also preceded in death by; her brother Felipe Valenzuela and a Sister, Beatris Bonilla.
She is Survived by: Two Sons-Osbaldo Carrasco and Martin Carrasco both of Andrews. Two Brothers-Ricardo Valenzuela of California and Pedro Valenzuela of Mexico; Five Sisters- Juanita Carrasco of Houston; Rosa Hernandez of Odessa; Angelita Hernandez of Andrews; Magdalena Gomez of New Mexico and Consuelo Hernandez of Midland; and 15 Grandchildren , 39 Great-Grandchildren and 3 Great-Great-Grandchildren.
August 11, 2005
Graveside services for Billy Nichols, 75, of Seminole will be at 10:30 AM, Monday, August 15, 2005 at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Big Spring.
He passed away on Thusday, August 11, 2005 at Permian Residential Care Center in Andrews
He was born on February 11. 1930 in Big Spring to Oliver and Aline Burns Nichols. He farmed cotton all of his life. He was raised in Big Spring and moved to Seminole in 1965. He enjoyed farming, trying to make his dogs mind him, and enjoyed all of the family gatherings.
Billy is survived by: 4 Brothers: Oliver "Buddy" Nichols, Jr., Dick Nichols, and Lonnie Nichols, all of Big Spring, and Jerry Nichols of Seminole; 1 Sister: Charlotte Jackson of Andrews.
H.A. 'SONNY' MOORE
August 10, 2005
H.A. "Sonny" Moore, 76, of Midland passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at Midland Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Friday, August 12, 2005 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews. Bob Tremaine of Arlington will officiate.
Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Central Time, August 12, 2005 in the Jal Cemetery in Jal, New Mexico.
Sonny was born November 21, 1928 in Olney, Texas. He spent many years in Kermit. He served in the US Navy in the Korean War. He married Billie Marie Mitchell in Hobbs, New Mexico, January 13, 1975. They moved to Midland in 1981 from Jal, NM. He worked as an oil field salesman and in managment and in Kermit where he owned Kipco Inc. He loved his family. He enjoyed fishing, photography, and computers.
He is survived by: his wife-Billie Moore of Midland; Sons: Carrol Moore and Greg Moore of Andrews; Russell Moore of Odessa; Joe Mitchell of Hobbs; Ricky Mitchell and Buster Mitchell of Jal; Daughter: Sharon Scarcy of Hobbs; Sisters: Gae Noles of Abilene; Gloria Scott of Dripping Springs, Texas and JoAnn Stroud of Mesquite; 14 Grandchildren and 8 Great-Grandchildren.
JAMES D. 'JIMMY' PIPKIN
August 10, 2005
Memorial services for James D. "Jimmy" Pipkin, 59 of Andrews, will be 2:00 PM Saturday, August 13, 2005 in McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews with Rev. Ted Short, Pastor of Grace Baptist Church, officiating.. Cremation was under the direction of McNett Funeral Home.
Jimmy died at his residence in Andrews on Wednesday, August 10, 2005.
He was born on May 7, 1946 in Newman, California. He graduated from Andrews High School in 1964 and attended Odessa College. He was a self-employed insurance agent.
Survivors include: daughters: Kelsea Jo Pipkin, Crosby, Texas and Dawn Meider, Houston, Texas; mother: Doris Pipkin of Andrews; sisters: Sandy Brown, Andrews, Texas, Denise Pipkin, Boerne, Texas and Dianne DeShazo, Bandera, Texas.
Memorials may be sent to the Amercian Cancer Society of the American Heart Association.