Family Services Funeral
Wendy Charmain Jones, age
46, longtime resident of Kermit, passed away in Odessa on Saturday,
August 26, 2006. She was born in Kermit, TX on Monday, August 31,
1959 to the late Kenneth W. Norton Sr. and Netta (Jolly) Norton.
Wendy married her husband Kerry Jones in 1989. She greatly
enjoyed gardening and growing beautiful flowers. One of her
favorite pastimes was walking on the beach.
Wendy is survived by her
husband Kerry Jones of Kermit, one son: Cody Jones of Kermit; four
brothers: John Norton of Kermit; Michael Norton of Kermit; Vernon
Norton of Ulysses, Kansas; Kenneth W. Norton Jr. of Kingsville, Texas;
and one sister: Mary Norton Walker of Odessa.
Funeral services will be
held 10:00 am Wednesday, August 30, 2006 at Family Services Funeral
Chapel with Brother Dudley Mullins officiating. Interment will
follow at Kermit Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Sheldon Roger,
Joel Bowman, Chad Walker, Jason Norton, J.J. Norton, and Eric
Arnold. Honorary Pallbearers will be John Norton, Mike Norton,
and Harold Jones. Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral
Rita Valenzuela Perez, age 86 went to be with her Lord Saturday,
September 2, 2006 at Winkler County Memorial Hospital in Kermit.
Mrs. Perez entered this life on Saturday, May 22, 1920. She was
born to the late Jesus and Ramona (Madrid) Valenzuela in San Jose, Texas.
years ago, she entered into the vows of matrimony with her beloved
husband, Manuel Hernandez Perez. Together, they raised seven
sons. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother,
great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, who loved to be
surrounded by her family. She was a homemaker who spent her time caring
for the needs of her family; cooking, sewing, and taking care of the
house. She also enjoyed quilting. Rita was a strong
Christian woman who attended St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Those left behind to
cherish Rita’s love and memories are her husband: Manuel
Hernandez Perez; five sons: Rudolfo “Rudy” Perez of Barstow, TX,
Ricardo “Rick” Perez of Houston, TX, Manuel “Blanco” Perez of
Breckenridge, TX and Reynaldo “Rey” Perez and Rene Perez, both of
Kermit; one brothers: Francisco “Kiko” Valenzuela of Kermit; two
sisters: Nicomedes “Nico” Lopez of Kermit and Lola Rios of
Odessa; fourteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and one
She is preceded in death
by her parents, two sons: Roberto “Beto” Perez and Raul “Weaver”
Perez, one brother: Ramon Valenzuela, and two sisters:
Manuela “Nena” Briones and Rosa Orona.
Rosary for Mrs. Perez was
said 7:00 pm Monday, September 4, 2006 at Family Services Funeral
Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial was 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 5, 2006
at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kermit with Father Rudy Lacerna
officiating. Pallbearers were Lupe Perez, Bobby Perez, Eric
Perez, Lorenzo Perez, Ricky Perez, Manuel Perez IV, and Cody
Perez. Honorary Pallbearers included Sylvia Garcia, Vicky Perez,
Tammy Watson, Priscilla Medina, Holly Perez, Rebecca Kingston, Jennifer
Kiser, and Amy Zipfel. Interment followed at Kermit Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of
| Hueldeen M. Rosiere
Hueldeen M. Rosiere, age
84, former resident of Kermit, went to be with her Lord Sunday,
September 3, 2006. She entered this life Saturday, October 15, 1921, in
Eufaula, Oklahoma. She was born to the late Huel Randolph and Sarah Ann
Hueldeen married Eugene
Rosiere on July 18, 1942. He preceded her in death on January 16,
1981. She was a homemaker, a loving sister, mother, aunt,
grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of the Friendship
Church in Denton.
She leaves behind one
son: Ron Rosiere of Arcadia, FL; two brothers: Edgar Helms of
Kermit, TX and Carl Parnell of Fresno, CA; two sisters: Lanora
Parnell Mongelli and Lillian Parnell Audelo, both of Clovis, CA; two
grandchildren: Shaun Rosiere and Jennifer Carlos and three
great-grandchildren: Max Rosiere, Tyson Rosiere, and Katherine
Mrs. Rosiere was preceded
in death by her parents: Huel Hardin and Sarah Hardin-Parnell,
her husband: Eugene Rosiere, two brothers: Bill Hardin and
Jack Parnell, and one sister: Rena Parnell Martin.
Funeral services will be
10:00 am Wednesday, September 6, 2006, at Belvue Baptist Church with
Reverend Danny Helms officiating. Brother Danny Fitzpatrick will
assist. Pallbearers will be Randy Segars, Scott Beeler, Ryan
Beeler, James Burns, Jerry Purcell, and James Segars. Interment
will follow at Kermit Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Family
Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
| Anacleto Flott Soltero
Anacleto Flott Soltero,
age 85, previous resident of Wink, went to be with his Lord on Sunday,
September 3, 2006 at his residence in Ben Wheeler, TX. Anacleto
was born in San Carlos, Chihuahua, Mexico to the late Luis Perches and
Amanda Garcia (Flott) Soltero on Wednesday, July 13, 1921.
Anacleto, an excellent musician, started the Pancho Soltero Band with
his sons over 30 ago and played numerous dances and weddings in the
Mr. Soltero married
Ricarda Cisneros Cortez on July 22, 1945. She preceded him in
death on February 12, 2002. He worked for the Missouri Pacific
Railroad for 40 years before his retirement.
Anacleto leaves behind a
large family to cherish his memory. His survivors include his
three sons: Frank Soltero and wife Helen of Ben Wheeler, TX; Rito
Soltero and wife Linda of Wink, TX; and Luis Soltero and wife Ana of
Kermit; four daughters: Celia Aldridge and husband Leonard; Teresa
Trejo and husband Raul; Gloria Cortez Soltero; and Virginia Medrano and
husband Hector, all of Ben Wheeler, TX; two brothers: Silverio
Soltero of Wink and Paulino Soltero of Ft. Stockton, TX; nine
sisters: Braulia Galindo and Eloisa Huerta, both of Ojinaga,
Chihuahua, Mexico, Simona Huerta of La Hacienda, Chihuahua, Mexico,
Santiaga Jimenez of Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico, Felicita Villarreal of
Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico, Maria Hinojos of La Palada Coahuila,
Mexico, Rosalia Carrasco of Manuel Boes, Chihuahua, Mexico, Alicia
Carrasco of Midland, TX and Guadalupe Armendariz of Chihuahua,
Chihuahua, Mexico; 26 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren.
Preceding Anacleto in
death were his parents: Luis and Amanda Soltero, his wife:
Ricarda, and one grandchild, Dario Dominguez Soltero.
Rosary will be said at
Family Services Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, September 6, 2006 at 7:00
pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Thursday, September 7,
2006 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Most Reverend Alvaro
Corrada del Rio, S.J. officiating. Pallbearers will include
Andres Martinez Soltero, Jeremy Luis Soltero, Jaime Soltero Martinez,
Luis Armando Soltero, Angel Soltero Medrano, and Joseluis Martinez
Honorary pallbearers will
include Hector Anacleto Madiano, Carlos (Chuckie) Trejo Jr. and Dario
Dominguez Soltero. Interment will be at Kermit Cemetery. Services were
entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
| Jack Marvin Horner
Marvin Horner, long time resident of Kermit, passed away at his
home on Monday, September 04, 2006. He was born December 19, 1932 in
Langley, KY. He was 73.
Survivors include his
wife, Sheila Horner of Kermit; sons, Orville Horner of California,
Ricky Horner of Florida and David Walker of Little Rock, Arkansas;
daughters Regina Horner, Lanetta Horner and Jackie Lynn Horner all of
California, Patricia Walker, Paula McDaniel and Amanda Walker all of
Benton, Arkansas; Brother, Tom Horner of Little Rock, California; and
Sisters Peggy Hartman of Chillecothe, OH, Jean Spencer of Easter, KY,
and Joelene Snyder of Wellston, OH
Wednesday, September 6, 2006 at Family Services Funeral Parlor in
Kermit, TX from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Memorial service held at a
later date in Langley, Kentucky.
| Albaro Uriquidi Olivas
Albaro Uriquidi Olivas,
age 34, went to be with his Lord on Monday, September 4, 2006 as a
result of a tragic car accident. He was born in Mexico on
October 6, 1971 to the Albaro R. Olivas and Gregoria (Uriquidi)
Olivas. He married Sandra Pineda in Kermit on July
Albaro was a heavy
equipment operator for Merryman Construction. He was a loving
husband and father to two beautiful little girls who were the light of
Mr. Olivas is survived by
his wife Sandra Olivas of Kermit; his parents: Albaro and
Gregoria Olivas of Kermit; his grandmother: Manuela Uriquidi of
Coyanosa, TX; two daughters: Arely and Anahi Olivas, both of Kermit;
three brothers: Maurilio Olivas, Ranulfo Olivas, and Roque
Olivas, all of Kermit; three sisters: Ana Hernandez of Eastland,
TX, and Maria E. Campos and Veronica Juarez, both of Kermit, and
numerous beloved nieces and nephews.
Rosary was said at 7:00
pm Thursday, September 7, 2006 at Family Services Funeral Chapel.
Mass of Christian Burial was 10:00 am Friday, September 8, 2006 at St.
Joseph Catholic Church with Father Rudy Lacerna officiating.
included: Aaron Franco, Helon Franco, Misael Franco, Manuel
Olivas, Antonio Olivas, and Rogelio Olivas. Interment followed at
The Olivas family wishes
to thank everyone for their expressions of love and support during this
difficult time. The cards, flowers, food, and other forms of
condolences from everyone were much appreciated. Gracias a
todos los que expresaron su amor y preocupación en este
difícil momento. Agradecemos todo el alimento, las flores,
las visitas, las llamadas, las tarjetas de condolencia y todo el apoyo
recibido. Estamos muy agradecidos. La Familia de Olivas.
Sarah Sue Hardy
| Sarah Sue Hardy, age 72,
of Dallas passed away on September 9, 2006 at Grace Presbyterian
Village in Dallas. She was born Tuesday, September 4, 1934 in
Jacksonville, TX to the late John and Lilah (White) Hardy.
graduated from Austin High School in 1951 and went on to obtain a
degree from Texas State Women’s College in 1954. She earned her
master’s degree in education in 1968. She was a dedicated
schoolteacher and counselor for Dallas Independent School District up
until her retirement.
is survived by one sister: Martha Stodghill of Kermit, TX; one
brother: John E. Hardy of El Paso, TX; two nephews: Charlie
Stodghill and John A. Hardy; one niece: Melissa Flores; and three
great-nieces and nephews: Jacob Flores, Erin Stodghill, and
Services were held 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 12, 2006 at Restlawn
Memorial Park in El Paso, Texas. Arrangements are entrusted to
Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit, TX.
Walter A. Anderson
Walter A. Anderson, age 83,
went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, September 26, 2006 at his home in
Kermit. He was born Tuesday, March 06, 1923 in Corsicana, Texas to the
late T. W. and Bessie (Pond) Anderson. He was a member of the First
United Methodist Church.
Walter married Joyce M.
Brininstool on June 6, 1942 in Kermit. Together they owned and operated
the Dairy Queen franchises in Kermit, Monahans, and Pecos, as well as
Walter’s Restaurant in Odessa until she preceded him in death on
February 24, 2005. Walter had a Dairy Queen franchise for 57
years and was on the Texas Dairy Queen Operators Council board of
Mr. Anderson graduated from
Jal High School in 1940, earning honors as a state champion
drummer. He went on to spend two years at Hardin Simmons
University, where he was a member of the world famous Cowboy
Band. He served his country during World War II in the US Army
Air Corp and was a drummer in their band. After moving to Kermit
in 1949, Walter became an active member of the Permian Basin
community. He was a member of the Downtown Lions Club for 55
years. He was a member of the Odessa and Kermit Chambers of
Commerce and an active member of the Ambassadors division in
Kermit. He served on the KISD school board for 15 years. He was
also involved in American Legion activities.
Those left to cherish his
love and memories are two sons: Larry Anderson and wife Diana
Vine-Anderson and Perry Anderson and wife Shiela, all of Odessa; two
brothers: Jim Anderson of Snyder, TX and John Anderson of
Abilene, TX; seven grandchildren: Lesa Sanchez and husband Louis
of Midland, John Allen Anderson and wife Beverly of Flower Mound, TX,
Brian Anderson of Cheyenne, WY, Amy Anderson of Denver, CO, Todd
Cullison and wife Audra of Odessa, Matt Cullison and Tisha Corcoran
both of Dallas; four great-grandchildren: Brandon and Matthew Sanchez
and Allison and Quinten Cullison and a host of nieces and nephews and
He was preceded in death by
his parents, his wife Joyce, one brother – Joe Anderson and one sister
– Gladys Anderson.
Funeral services are
scheduled for 2:00 pm, Friday, September 29, 2006 at First United
Methodist Church with Reverend David Weyant officiating. Pallbearers
will be his grandchildren and nephews: Carl Brininstool, Mitchell
Brininstool, Lindsay Brininstool, Matt Cullison, Todd Cullison, John
Anderson, Lesa Sanchez, and Louis Sanchez. Honorary Pallbearers
will include Kermit Ambassadors. Interment will follow at Kermit
In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church at 744 Jeffee,
Kermit, Texas or to the Children’s Miracle Network at 400 W. 4th
Street, Odessa, Texas 79761. Arrangements are entrusted
to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
Martin Estrada, age 23,
went to be with his Lord Wednesday,
October 4, 2006 in Artesia, NM. He was
born Tuesday, October 5, 1982 to Alfredo and Maria Elena (Ronquillo)
Kermit and was a lifetime Kermit resident.
Martin graduated from
Kermit High School in 2001. He worked for
Mayo-Marrs Casing Pulling Inc.
on a pulling unit. He was a friendly
outgoing person who loved and cherished his family.
He was a devoted father and loved spending time with
Erick was the center of his universe. He
was a sporting man who enjoyed horse races,
rooster fights, and drag
races. He was a member of St. Joseph
Those left behind to
cherish his memory include his
mother: Maria Elena Estrada of Kermit;
his son: Erick Andrew Estrada of
Sanderson, TX; two brothers: Freddy
Estrada of Kermit, TX and Victor Manuel Estrada of Midland, TX; two
sisters: Luz Maria Rodriguez and
Mariela Estrada both of Midland, TX; and several nieces and nephews: Karina, Alex, Alexia, Daniel, Carlos, Katya,
Daniela, and Victoria.
Martin was preceded in
death by his father, Alfredo Estrada.
Rosary will be said 7:00 pm Sunday October 8, 2006 at Family
Services Funeral Chapel. Mass of
Christian Burial will be 10:00 am October 9, 2006 at St. Joseph
in Kermit, officiated by Father Rudy Lacerna. Pallbearers
will be Elias Marquez, Tony Lares,
Rodney Garcia, Juan
Gomez, Rene Roman, Rene Urias, Brian Duncan, Walter Lujan, Cesar
Montoya, Bobby Gallardo, and Ervey Carrasco. Honorary
Pallbearers will be Alex Lopez, Daniel
Rodriguez, and Carlos
Estrada. Interment will follow at
Kermit Cemetery. Services were entrusted to Family Services
W. “Chuck” Hurst
Charles W. “Chuck” Hurst
76 of Kermit passed from this life
on Thursday, October 05, 2006 at the Hospice House in Odessa. He was born on July 28, 1930 in Gorman,
Eastland County, Texas to the late Willard and Edith (Hale) Hurst.
Charles had been a
resident of Kermit since 1954 where he
was employed by El Paso Natural Gas as an operator.
He married Ruby Hayden in Eunice, New Mexico in
enjoyed 52 wonderful years of marriage. He
served his country in the US Army during the
Korean conflict. In his spare time, he
enjoyed fishing and a
good game of golf.
Those left to cherish his
love and memories include his
wife: Ruby Hurst of Kermit; his daughter: Debbie
Lynn Dennis and husband Mike of Kermit; and
three grandchildren: Ryan Keith Dennis,
Michael Wayne Dennis, and
Trenton Dennis all of Kermit.
Graveside services were
held at Kermit Cemetery on Monday,
October 9, 2006 at 2:00 pm with Brother Dudley Mullins officiating.
Arrangements were entrusted to Family Services Funeral
Parlor of Kermit.
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