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Obituaries 2007
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Guadalupe Armendariz

Guadalupe Garcia Armendariz, age 72, passed away Monday, March 5, 2007 at Select Specialty Hospital in Midland, TX.  She was born Wednesday, December 12, 1934 in Mexico to the late Isidro and Herculana (Olivas) Garcia.   She married Antonio Armendariz in 1954 in Mulato, Mexico.  Together they raised eleven beautiful children.  They lived in Kermit for over 30 years.  After 52 happy years of marriage, he preceded her in death in 2006.  Guadalupe was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Those left behind to mourn the loss of Mrs. Armendariz include three sons:  Jose Antonio Armendariz and Sabino Armendariz, both of Odessa and Armando Armendariz of Kermit; six daughters:  Noelia Valenzuela of Midland, Silvia Porras of Ojinaga, Mexico, Elvia Chavez, Leonila Gallardo, and Yesenia Ortiz, all of Kermit, and Cindy Armendariz of Odessa; two sisters:  Elva Pando and Angelica Juarez both of Ojinaga, Mexico; twenty-four grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents:  Isidro and Herculana Garcia, her beloved husband:  Antonio Armendariz, two daughters:  Arcilia and Arcelia Armendariz, one sister:  Elena Hernandez, and one brother:  Felix Garcia.

Rosary was said 7:00 pm Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at Family Services Funeral Chapel.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, officiated by Father Rudy Lacerna.  Pallbearers will be Irvin Armendariz, Milo Valenzuela, Armando Porras, Jr, Eddie Armendariz, Tony Lares, Eduardo Gallardo, Adiel Armendariz, Oscar Ortiz, Jr., and Frank Lanbrano III.  Honorary pallbearers will include Jose Antonio Armendariz, Armando Armendariz, and Sabino Armendariz.  Interment will follow at Kermit Cemetery.   Services were entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor. 

Wilfred “Bill” Hoff

Wilfred “Bill” Hoff age 84 of Kermit passed from this life on Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at his Hospice House of Odessa.  He was born July 14, 1922 in Emmeram, KS to Charles and Josephine Hoff.  Wilfred married Marian Nowak on May 22, 1950 in Gorham, KS.  They raised three children.  He served his country in the US Army as Sergeant First Class during World War II.  He was wounded in the Philippines in 1944 and also served in Hawaii and New Guinea.  Wilfred was awarded a Purple Heart.

He was a resident of Kermit for 43 years and an usher at St. Thomas Church for 25 years.  He worked for Texaco as a pumper, truck driver, and gang pusher retiring in December of 1986 after 38 years of service.

He is survived by his loving wife:  Marian Hoff of Kermit; two sons:  Steven and Kevin Hoff, both of Kermit; one daughter:  Susan Hammond of Kermit; five granddaughters:  Sabrena Godaire, Melissa Turpin, Amanda Carey, Christina Hammond and Reaganne Hoff; and one grandson:  Keith Hoff.

Wilfred was preceded in death by his parents:  Charles and Josephine Hoff; two brothers and one sister.

A prayer service will be 7:00 pm Thursday, March 8, 2007 at Family Services Funeral Chapel.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 am Friday, March 9, 2007 at Saint Thomas Catholic Church with Father Rudy Lacerna officiating.  Pallbearers will include Ricando Rodriguez, Ramon Barriga, Ray Bustamante, Thomas Bolf, Tommy Escamilla, and Adrian Bonilla.  Interment will follow at Kermit Cemetery with full military honors.  Services are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor.

Angela Valenzuela

Angela Valenzuela, age 95, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2007 at the Kermit Healthcare Center in Kermit, TX.  She was born Thursday, June 01, 1911 in Terlingua, TX to the late Patrick and Erlinda (Olivas) Dominguez.   She married her late husband, Jesus Valenzuela in 1934 in Mexico.  Together they raised six beautiful children.  After 59 happy years of marriage, he preceded her in death in 1994.

Those left behind to mourn the loss of Mrs. Valenzuela include two sons:  Martin Valenzuela of Kermit, TX and Lolo Valenzuela of Ft. Stockton, TX; four daughters:  Lupe Hernandez and Enoe Valenzuela of Kermit, TX, Argentina Urias of Ft. Stockton, TX, and Vicky Vasquez of Chihuahua, Mexico; one sister:  Lupe Lujan of Kermit, TX; twenty-seven grandchildren, fifty three great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents:  Patrick and Erlinda Dominguez, and her beloved husband:  Jesus Valenzuela.

A Prayer Service was held 7:00 pm Sunday, March 11, 2007 at Family Services Funeral Chapel.  Funeral Services were held 2:00 pm Monday, March 12, 2007 at Family Services Funeral Chapel officiated by Rev. Daniel Garces.  Pallbearers will be Fabian Hernandez, Beto Montoya, Erick Lujan, Baldo Montoya, Jorge Valenzuela, and Jose Valenzuela.  Honorary pallbearers will include Rafael Lujan and Uriel Valenzuela.  Interment will follow at Kermit Cemetery.  Services were entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor. 


Gertha Mae Hernandez

Gertha Mae Hernandez, age 87, passed from this life Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, TX.  She was born Sunday, August 31, 1919 in Corsicana, Navarro County, TX to the late David and Mattie (Banks) Poole.   She obeyed the Lord at an early age.  She was one of eight children, five girls and three boys.

She married Carlos Hernandez in 1974 in Kermit.  She obeyed the Church of Christ under the late C.F. McGilbra.

Those left behind to mourn the loss of Mrs. Hernandez include her husband:  Carlos Hernandez of Kermit; one granddaughter:  Shiryl Shaw of Kermit; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Gertha was preceded in death by her parents:  David and Mattie Poole, all seven of her siblings, and one daughter:  Shirley Jean Rice.

A Wake will be held 6:30 to 9:00 pm Friday, March 16, 2007 at Family Services Funeral Chapel.  Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, March 17, 2007 at Westside Church of Christ, officiated by Brother Jodi Garrett.  Pallbearers will be Mike Kilgore, Reginald Samples, Lonnie Jones, Johnny Hernandez, Steven Sanchez, Israel Galindo, and Juan Sanchez.  Honorary pallbearers will include Mark Galindo, Carlos Hernandez, Jr., Berry Kilgore Jr., Clifford Smith, Robert Bearden, and Willie Moonie.  Interment will follow at Kermit Cemetery.  Services are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor.

Braulio Vargas

Braulio Vargas, age 19, of Kermit went to be with his Lord on Monday, March 12, 2007.  He was born on Thursday, October 8, 1987 in San Jose, CA to Gregorio and Marivel (Gonzales) Vargas.

Braulio was a 2006 graduate of Kermit High School and was currently attending the University of Texas at El Paso. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Those left to cherish his memory are his parents:  Gregorio and Marivel Vargas of Kermit; grandfather:  Steven Vargas of Jalisco, Mexico; his brother and sister:  Alejandro Vargas and Monica Vargas of Kermit; one uncle:  Pablo Gonzales of Ojinaga, Mexico; and one aunt:  Anita Lomeli of Kermit.

Rosary was said 6:00 pm, Sunday, March 18, 2007 at Family Services Funeral Chapel.  Mass of Christian Burial was 10:00 am Monday, March 19, 2007 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with Father John Lucido officiating.  Pallbearers included Luis Garcia, Jr., Pablo Gonzales, Jose Alberto Lepe, Alejandro Vargas, Rojelio Lomeli, and Eddie Muniz.   Arrangements were entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.

Faye Putman

Faye Putman, age 83 passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at Deerings Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Odessa, TX.  She was born Thursday, June 28, 1923 in Vanderpool, Texas to Elbert Jefferson Smart and Erin (Marshall) Smart. She worked as a waitress and was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include her six sons:  Mac McNutt of San Antonio, TX, Lynn McNutt of Henderson, NV, Larry Putman of San Antonio, TX, Steve McNutt of Kermit, TX, Tim Putman of San Angelo, TX and Bruce Putman of Caldwell, TX; one sister:  Nada Garrett of Utopia, TX; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents:  Elbert and Erin Smart and one brother:  E.J. Smart.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at Family Services Funeral Parlor in Kermit, TX with Pastor Joseph Mohler officiating.  Graveside Services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, March 21, 2007 at Sabinal Cemetery in Sabinal, TX with Pastor Don Snyder officiating.  Interment will follow graveside services at Sabinal Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.


Miriam Deloris White

 Miriam Deloris White, age 83, passed from this life Saturday, March 24, 2007 at her residence in Wink, TX.  She was born Tuesday, January 8, 1924 in Orange, Orange County, TX to the late Elmer Cecil and Stella (Edgerton) Bickerstaff.   She was one of thirteen children, six girls and seven boys.

She married Oliver Jordan in 1969.  After thirty-six happy years together, “O.J. White” preceded her in death August 4, 2005.

Those left behind to cherish the love and memory of Mrs. White include her sons:  James Edward White of Odessa, Robert Lee White and John Delbert White, both of Wink, Paul White and Cecil Allen White, both of Kermit; one daughter:  Martha Jo Hoge and husband Ron of Kermit; four brothers; five sisters; twenty-six grandchildren and thirty-four great-grandchildren.

Miriam was preceded in death by her parents:  Elmer and Stella Bickerstaff; husband:  Oliver Jordan, one daughter:  Paula White; and three brothers.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at Family Services Funeral Chapel officiated by Rev. Eddie Cotton.  Graveside services will be 10:00 am Friday, March 30, 2007 at Kilgore City Cemetery in Kilgore, TX.  Services are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.

Lidia Madrid Hernandez

Lidia Madrid Hernandez, age 62, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, TX.  She was born Saturday, June 10, 1944 in Presidio, Texas to Francisco and Santos Madrid.  She was a homemaker, a loving mother and grandmother.

Those left behind to mourn the loss of Mrs. Hernandez include her mother:  Santos Madrid of Kermit; one son:  Mario Hernandez of Odessa, TX; one daughter:  Minerva Almanza of Kermit; two sisters:  Alice Bass of McCamey, TX and Beatrice DeLeon of Crane, TX; and two grandchildren:  Steven Miranda and Sierra Almanza both of Kermit.

She was preceded in death by her father:  Francisco Madrid, her beloved husband:  Louis Hernandez; one sister:  Paulina Borrunda; and one brother:  Luis Madrid.

A prayer service will be held 7:00 pm Friday, March 30, 2007 at La Iglesia Pentecostes La Hermosa.  Funeral services will be  2:00 pm Saturday, March 31, 2007 at La Iglesia Pentecostes La Hermosa, officiated by Noemi Donato.  Pallbearers include Rey Tavarez, Ray Venegas, Omar Saenz, Ceasar Pando, Ernest Rodriguez, and Pete Garcia.  Interment will follow at Kermit Cemetery.

Services were entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor. 

Charles Armon Bickle

Charles Armon Bickle age 36 of Kermit passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 10, 2007 in a traffic accident.  He was born Thursday, November 5, 1970 in Kermit to A.H. and Etola (Nix) Bickle.  Charles served his country in the US Navy for 15 years.  He was currently employed as a derrick hand in the oilfield.  He was a member of the Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife:  Carla Bickle of Kermit; his father:  A.H. Bickle and wife Faith of Kermit; foster dad:  Jessie Paul Skinner of Pampa, TX; three sons:  Matthew Bickle, Austin Bickle, and Terry Reed; three daughters:  Jessica Bickle, Angela Buchanan, and Deanna Reed; three brothers:  Carlton Bickle of Hong Kong, Ricci Bickle and Chad Bickle both of Odessa; mother-in-law:  Shirley Holt of Kermit; three grandchildren:  Seth, Haley, and Nicholas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Charles was preceded in death by his mother:  Etola Bickle and one brother:  Michael Bickle.

Rosary will be said 6:00 pm Friday, April 13, 2007 at Family Services Funeral Chapel.   Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Saturday, April 14, 2007 at Family Services Funeral Chapel with Brother Charles Jones officiating.  Pallbearers will include: Chad Bickle, Mark Short, Donald Russell, Ricci Bickle, Barney Fife, and Dickie Bickle.  Interment will follow at Kermit Cemetery.  Services were entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor.

Edna Anderson

Edna Anderson, age 91, passed from this life Saturday, April 14, 2007 at her residence in Kermit, TX.  She was born Friday, April 7, 1916 in Stamford, TX to the late Jarod and Mamie (Roberson) Johnson.  Edna had lived in Kermit for thirty years.  She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and camping.  She was a homemaker and a member of Belvue Baptist Church.

She married Henry Anderson in Anson, Texas in 1931.  After sixty happy years together, he preceded her in death 1991.  She is also preceded in death by one son-in-law:  Clayton Day.

Those left behind to cherish the love and memory of Mrs. Anderson include her son:  Floyd Anderson and wife Jeanne of Artesia, NM; one daughter:  Barbara Day of Kermit; five grandchildren:  Gary and Judy Day, Cindy and Wayland Peterson, Bill and Kathy Day, Mike and Tammy Anderson, and Marla and Hondo Schneider; eleven great-grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Monday, April 16, 2007 at Belvue Baptist Church officiated by Pastor Gary Day assisted by Brother Danny Fitzpatrick. Pallbearers will include Mike Anderson, Bill Day, Hondo Schneider, Wayland Peterson, Jerry Purcell, and Mitch Simms. Her great-grandchildren will be honorary pallbearers.  Interment will follow at Kermit Cemetery.  Services were entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to:

Rural Home Health/Hospice of West Texas 214 W. Austin  Kermit, TX 79745

Or

Belvue Baptist Church, Nursery Fund  1101 S. Poplar  Kermit, TX 79745.




 

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