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Patricia (Pat) Elizabeth
Pat Randolph, age
71 of Kermit, went to be with her Lord on Monday, January 2, 2006.
She was born on February 27, 1934 in Whitbourne, Newfoundland,
She was a
resident of Kermit for the last 46 years, where she was a member of
the First Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Civil Air
Patrol. Pat will be remembered as a great cook and her love of
caring for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She was loved and cherished by all and she never met a stranger.
survived by her two sons, Barry Randolph of Kermit and Steven
Randolph of Kermit; one brother, Albert Newhook of Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada; one sister, Ruth Crosby of Corner Brook, Newfoundland,
Canada; one grandson, Matt Randolph; and two great-grandchildren,
Audrey and Makayla.
in death were her husband, Thomas Jerrold Randolph in 1972, two sons,
Thomas Edward and Gregory Lee Randolph, one brother, and two
Services will be
held at First Baptist Church on Friday, January 6, 2006 at 2:00 pm
with Brother Dudley Mullins officiating. Interment will follow at
be made to the First Baptist Church at 400 East Bryan, Kermit, TX.
79745. Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of
“Smitty” Lee Smith
Smith, age 74 of Kermit, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, January
5, 2006. He was born on August 12, 1931 in Springdale, Arkansas to
Fred and Minnie Smith.
He was a
resident of Kermit for the last 37 years, where he spent much time as
a truck driver in the oil field. John loved to fish and play
dominoes. He also enjoyed watching old westerns on TV.
survived by his three daughters: Barbara King of Austin, Texas,
Brenda Perez of Kermit, Texas, and Susan Carpenter of Cookville, Texas;
two sons: Gary Estep of Springdale, Arkansas and Johnny Smith of
Fayetteville, Arkansas; four sisters: Maxine Bookout of Rogers,
Arkansas, Lois Meizner of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, and Marilyn Hale
and Sherry Stephens, both of Springdale, Arkansas; three
brothers: Jack Smith of Springdale, Arkansas, Joe Smith of
Springdale, Arkansas, and Fred Smith of Dardanelle, Arkansas; nine
grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.
in death were his parents, Fred and Minnie Smith, one daughter,
Carolyn Smith, one sister, Violet McGouen, and one brother, Delmer
Graveside services will
be held at Kermit Cemetery on Monday, January 9, 2006 at 10:00 am
with Brother Dudley Mullins officiating. Arrangements entrusted to
Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
Arthur Schubert, age 51, of Kermit passed away Friday January 6,
2006 at Midland Memorial Hospital. He was born Monday June 21, 1954
in Queens, NY to Arthur H. and Patricia (Kearney) Schubert. He was a
retired plumber and had lived in Kermit for 10 years.
sports and was a New York Yankees fan. In high school, he was a
wrestler. Art loved riding motorcycles and he loved animals,
especially his dogs, Viper and Betty, and his pet bird- Larry Bird,
who he taught to stand on his head.
survived by his wife: Maria Mireles of Kermit; two sons: Johnny
Mireles of Sundown, Texas and Ricky Mireles of Levelland, Texas;
two daughters: Adrienne Schubert of Kermit, Texas and Bobby Jo
Elliott of Levelland, Texas; his mother: Patricia Schubert of
Kermit; one brother: John Schubert of Kermit, Texas; six sisters:
Debbie Schubert of Odessa, Texas, Linda Sarver of Fortuna, Montana,
Karen Schubert of Kermit, Texas, Jo Ann Schubert of Kermit, Texas,
Colleen Sarver of Kaiserslautern, Germany and Christine Kappes of
Kermit, Texas; six grandchildren: Clayton, Tyler, McKenzie, Zach,
Selena, and Eloisa.
in death were his father, Arthur H Schubert, and sister, Patricia
be held Monday, January 9, 2006 at 7:00 pm at Family Services
Funeral Parlor Chapel with Father Rudy Lacerna officiating.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at 11:00 am at
Family Services Funeral Chapel with Father Rudy Lacerna officiating.
Arrangements entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
Doris June Thomason
Thomason, 80, of Odessa, passed away at the Hospice House in Odessa
on Monday, January 9, 2006. She was born in Temple, Bell County,
Texas on Sunday, June 21, 1925 to the late Edward James and Grace
Marie (Roundtree) Tidwell. Doris married Ellis Walter Thomason in
Brownwood, Texas on November 30, 1942. They were long-time
residents of Monahans, Texas. She had made Odessa her home since
1996 and was a member of the Temple Baptist Church. She was the
matriarch of her family. They all looked up to her for guidance and
love. She will be sorely missed.
preceded in death by her son, Jackie Ray Thomason in 1969, grandson,
Garry Wayne Thomason (Meme) in 1971; her husband, Ellis “Dub”
Thomason, in 2001; her daughter, Cheryl Darlene Thomason Ward, in
2005; her brothers: Billy Ray Tidwell and Bobby James Tidwell, and
her grandson, Michael Glenn Gardner.
survived by her son: Gary Wayne Thomason and wife Trudy of Odessa,
Texas; one daughter: Lisa Kay Thomason of Corpus Christi; two
sisters: Anita Joyce Lakey and Linda Kay Tidwell, both of Kermit,
Texas; three brothers: Kenneth Edward Tidwell of Andrews, Texas,
Donald Lee Tidwell of Bedford, Texas, and Nobel (Teddy) Glenn
Tidwell of Odessa, Texas; four grandchildren: Leslyn Marie Kelso, David Dwight Thomason,
Kristine West, all of Odessa, Texas, and Christi Loretta Kurtz of Allen,
Texas; six great-grandchildren: Ashley, Jeremy, Megan, Emily, Lizzy,
and Quinten; her beloved pet and companion, “Chloe”; and too many
nieces and nephews to mention.
Services to honor Doris’ memory were
held on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 at the Family Services Funeral
Parlor Chapel at 2:00 pm. Pallbearers were: John David, Ronnie
Tidwell, Danny Tidwell, John Ford, Eddie Tidwell, and Eric Tidwell.
Honorary Pallbearers included Ray Henley and Ben Keele. Interment
followed at Kermit Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
Felipe “Don Chuy”
Vejil, longtime resident of Kermit, went to be with his Lord on
Sunday, January 8, 2006, at his residence in Kermit. He was the son
of the late Sebastian and Julianna (Esparza) Vejil, born into a
farming family on Thursday, February 05, 1925 in Grandfalls, Ward
A member of the
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Felipe was an outdoorsman who enjoyed
fishing and gardening. He also enjoyed playing dominoes and pool and
was a die-hard Dallas Cowboy fan. Felipe also served in the Army
behind his wife, Jesusita Vejil of Kermit, one son, Jesse Vejil of
Kermit, six daughters, Anita Vigil of Long Beach, Calif., Virginia
Donaldson of Lodi, Calif., Yolanda Brown of Odessa, Rita Resa of
Lometa, Texas, Julianna Vejil of Kermit, and Roxanna Vejil of Lodi,
Calif., two brothers, Jose Manuel Vejil of Albuquerque, NM and
Guillermo Galindo of Odessa. He is also survived by sixteen
grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces,
nephews and cousins.
preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Ciriaco Galindo
Eusebio, Juan, Gabriel and Manuel; and three sisters, Matilde
Marquez, Cruz Heredia and Dominga V. Rodriguez; and one grandson,
Keith Alan Clark.
are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit, where
Rosary is scheduled for 7 pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2006. Mass of
Christian Burial is scheduled for 10 am, Wednesday, January 11, 2006
at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Rudy Lacerna as celebrant.
Carlos Vargas Jr.
Jr., 50, of Kermit, went to be with his Lord on Monday, January 9,
2006. He was born in Fabens, Texas on April 7, 1955 to the late
Carlos Vargas, Sr. and Alicia (Fresquez) Vargas. Carlos married his
wife, Linda, in Alpine, Texas on February 28, 1975. They were
long-time residents of Kermit and members of the First
Carlos was an
art teacher in the Kermit school system; where he demonstrated his
great love of art to many students. He was a talented artist,
working in many mediums from sketches to ceramics. Carlos was a
graduate of Sul Ross State University with a Masters in Education.
survived by his wife: Linda Vargas of Kermit, Texas; one son: Michael
Vargas of Kermit; three brothers: Ruben Vargas, Arturo Vargas and Martin Vargas,
all of El Paso,
Texas; and one sister Guadalupe Velasquez, also of El Paso.
There will be a family visitation Wednesday, January 11, 2006 at
Family Services Funeral Parlor Chapel from 6-8 pm. Services will
be held 2:00 pm Thursday, January 12, 2006 at First Baptist Church
in Kermit with Brother Dudley Mullins officiating. Interment will be at Socorro
Mission Cemetery in El Paso, Texas at a later date.
be made to American Diabetes Association, Attn. ADA Web PO Box 2680,
North Canton, OH 44720.
J.M. Myers, 85,
longtime resident of Kermit went to be with the Lord on Tuesday,
January 17, 2006 at Kermit Healthcare Center. J.M. was the son of
the late John Morgan and Annie (Buford) Myers. He entered this life
on Sunday, May 16, 1920 in Tennyson, Texas. He volunteered for the
U.S. Navy in 1940, hoping that joining up would give him a better
chance at moving up in the ranks than if he waited for the draft.
When asked why he chose the Navy, his reply was, “It paid $36 a
month against the Army’s $21.” He was aboard the USS Honolulu in
Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He continued to serve his country
until March of 1946, working on a total of four different ships.
After leaving the service, not wanting to return to chopping cotton
for a dollar a day, J.M. worked for Sid Richardson as a plant
operator for 36 years. He was a hard working, Christian man, a
member of Northside Baptist Church.
J. M. is
survived by his son, John Myers of Navasota, TX; his daughters:
Linda Mitchell of Dallas, TX; Paula Montgomery, and husband, Jimmy,
of Denton, TX; and Beverly “Bugg” Crabtree of Midland, TX; eleven
grandchildren: Brian, Lyle, Lori Ann, Debbie, Bubba, Pud, Kent,
Angie, Shawn, Tana, and K.C; and seven great-grandchildren: Kevin,
Aaron, Ashley, Dillen, William Patrick, Joshua, and Kross Tye.
preceded in death by his wife, Quentana (Kennedy) Myers in 1996. He
was also preceded in death by his brother, Charlie Myers, and his
sister, Laverle Campbell.
services with military honors were held at 2:00 pm Friday, January
20, 2006 at Mule Creek Cemetery in Tennyson, TX with Brother Bob
Heidecker officiating. Services were entrusted to Family Services
Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
somebody’s telling you something and you heard it a thousand times
and you might not think he is going to pass on anything, listen, one
day he’s going to make you smarter—this other person is.” – J.M.
Myers, April 23, 1988.
Norma Sue Nash
Norma Sue Nash,
age 71 of Kermit, went to be with her Lord Thursday, February 2, 2006.
She was born Thursday November 22, 1934 to the late Dan Ray and
Velma (Williams) Humphries in Elk City, Oklahoma. She married Leo
Nash October 1, 1949 in Wheeler, Texas and together they settled in
Kermit in 1964. Norma was a homemaker and a member of Eastside
Church of Christ, as well as the V.F.W. Post # 6284 and the American
Legion Post # 339.
Norma was a
cheery person who enjoyed reading, traveling, an occasional cruise,
and spent a lot of time at her second home in Colorado. But, she
always made her way back home to West Texas, to the people and the
place she loved the most! One of her wishes was to be here to see
all her grandchildren graduate, and she did.
Those left to
cherish her love and memories are two sons- David Ray Nash and wife
Vicki of Bardstown, Ky. and Paul Mark Nash and wife Sharita of Lubbock,
Texas, one daughter- Luana Hewett and husband Johnny of Odessa, Texas,
four sisters- Janie Allen of Dothan, Georgia, Susan Patti of
Sacramento, California, Judy Humphries of Boise, Idaho, and Kathy
Lou Sliter of Reno, Nevada; five grandchildren- Wendy Vyoral, Trevor
Hewett, Heather Cammack, Wayland Nash, Savannah Nash; two
great-grandchildren- Nacole Clark and James Clark, and one
great-great-grandson- Dylan Nash Cammack.
preceded in death by her husband, Leo, and one grandson, Dustin Nash.
are: Wayland Nash, Jim Diller, Joe Mitchell, Mike Vyoral, Doak
Walker, and Norm Franklin. Honorary pallbearers are: Trevor Hewett,
Joe Rowe, and Mike Cammack.
services were 2 pm Saturday February 4, 2006 at Eastside Church of
Christ in Kermit with Brother Monty Huffman officiating. Interment followed
at Kermit Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Family Services
Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
Dennis O’Neill ,
age 65, of Kermit passed away Thursday, February 9, 2006 at his
residence. He was born December 6, 1940 in Minneapolis, MN to the
late Donald and Clarice (Loiselle) O’Neill. Dennis was a retired
house painter and had lived in Kermit for 8 years.
Mr. O’Neill is
survived by his friends- Elaine Jackson of Kermit, Nelly Forga of
Kermit, and his friends with Home Hospice, one sister- Sharyl Parker
of Mesa, Arizona, one brother- Bradley O’Neill of Minneapolis, MN,
and step-father- Winston Hendricks of Mesa, AZ.
preceded in death by his mother, father, and a sister- Donna
was Friday, February 10, 2006 and Saturday, February 11, 2006 from 8 am to
8 pm. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to Home Hospice, 903 N. Sam Houston, Odessa,
TX 79761 or the American Heart Association, or the American Lung
are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
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